Tuesday's soccer news starts with the two clubs featuring USMNT players left in the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League. Christian Pulisic's Chelsea is a week away from their round of 16 series with Bayern Munich with Pulisic working towards match fitness. Tyler Adams strained his calf in training last Friday and is expected to miss RB Leipzig's Champions League first-leg against Spurs on . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the same thing most of soccer is talking about, UEFA banning Manchester City from European competition for two seasons over Financial Fair Play. For a team like Manchester City, that means no Champions League and no point for the vast amount of money the club spends. That's what has them in trouble, how they accounted for incoming revenue to stay on the right side . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the FA Cup Fourth Round replay results for USMNT players. DeAndre Yedlin's Newcastle United won 3-2 at Oxford United. Sean Longstaff put Newcastle up in the 15th minute with Joelinton doubling the lead in the 30th. Oxford United pulled a goal back in the 84th and equalized four minutes into stoppage time. With the game in extra time, Allan Saint-Maximin scored . . .
By J Hutcherson (Feb 4, 2020) US Soccer Players - Sticking a sell-by date on the current version of Manchester United has become a preoccupation this season. It's not just that United is spending another season buried in the shadow of Manchester City. It's that City is not the best team in the Premier League. Combining those two things leads to the only reasonable conclusion. Change the manager . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola choosing to raise the Premier League parity question directed at his club when they were the ones piling on the points at the top of the table. Former Premier League chairman Richard Scudamore raised that issue when City finished with 100 points, 19 ahead of Manchester United. Guardiola's reasoning is his own, but it does ask . . .
Timmy Chandler is turning into the unlikely offensive threat for Eintracht Frankfurt, scoring again in the roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico. Down a goal from the 78th, Chandler equalized three minutes into stoppage time for Eintracht's 1-1 draw at Alfredo Morales's Fortuna Dusseldorf. "It was certainly a lucky point," Eintracht coach Adi Hutter said. "I’m happy with how it ended but . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the other threat to the future of European club soccer as we know it. Running alongside the breakaway super league is the possibility of clubs going out of business. Administration is the polite British term for bankruptcy with the idea the same. The club can't manage its debts. With no realistic hope of solvency, it goes out of business. We already know how that . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the aftermath of the Fourth Round of the 2019-20 FA Cup. Tied games needing replays means not respecting the Premier League's new winter break. With that choice comes an almost predictable response. Unfortunately for the Football Association, the main voice belongs to Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp. "In April 2019, we got a letter from the Premier League where . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Manchester United once again in crisis. A 2-0 home loss to Burnley on Wednesday in the Premier League has increased the pressure on Sunday's Fourth Round FA Cup game at Tranmere. Depending on the reports and the rumors, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's time may be up. That's not exactly a new scenario, with the pressure on Solskjaer compounding over the course of the . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with midweek games in England. Christian Pulisic is recovering from injury and missed Chelsea's 2-2 home draw with Arsenal. Chelsea went a man up in the 26th with Jorginho converting the penalty two minutes later. Arsenal equalized in the 63rd. Cesar Azpilicueta scored for Chelsea in the 84th with Arsenal equalizing in the 87th minute. "At the point in the game you . . .