The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Timothy Weah debuting for Celtic in the Scottish Cup. Weah scored in Celtic's 3-0 home win over Airdrieonians. Scott Sinclair put Celtic up in the 37th and doubled their lead in the 56th. Weah subbed on in the 68th minute and scored in the 83rd. Celtic advances to play St Johnstone in the Fifth Round. “That’s one of the best . . .
By J Hutcherson (Jan 15, 2019) US Soccer Players - David Wagner's time as manager of Huddersfield Town ended on Tuesday and with it the American coach working at the highest level of the club game. Wagner isn't a product of the American soccer coaching model, far from it. He put his time in as a player and coach in Germany, part of the successful Borussia Dortmund system under now-Liverpool . . .
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The soccer news starts with the USMNT players in Europe and Mexico. In the Premier League, DeAndre Yedlin subbed out in the 82nd minute for Newcastle United's 2-1 loss at Chelsea. Failing behind in the 9th minute, Ciaran Clark equalized in the 40th. Chelsea scored their winner in the 57th minute. "We’ll look at that performance and take belief out of it," Clark said. "We’ve come away to Stamford . . .
Though it might not last for much longer, English soccer's insistence on not taking a winter break will be one of those things we miss when it's gone. The Premier League and the lower divisions not only play through, they load up on games around the holidays. Even if the weather isn't accommodating, the games continue. There's no stop-start to the season, resetting in January when the transfer . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Christian Pulisic's eventual move to Chelsea. Borussia Dortmund announced that they've transferred Pulisic for over $70m dollars to the Premier League club, but Pulisic will stay with them on loan through the end of the Bundesliga season. That's a major caveat for a deal of this size, giving pundits and fans plenty of time to pick apart the move. "It was always . . .
The first update of the New Year starts where last year left off, in England with the soccer scores. It was bad news for Tim Ream's Fulham in the Premier League, losing 4-1 at Arsenal. Trailing by two goals from the 55th, Aboubakar Kamara scored for Fulham in the 69th. Arsenal added goals in the 79th and 83rd minutes. "When they created the first chance we made a mistake because the goal came . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT players in England, Scotland, and Isreal. With most of the leagues on winter break or their off-season, the action focuses on the Premier League and Championship. Tim Ream's Fulham shutout Huddersfield Town 1-0 at home. Aleksandar Mitrovic scored the game's only goal a minute into stoppage time with Sergio Rico making 5 saves to keep the clean sheet. Mitrovic . . .
The US National Soccer Team Players Association joins with the rest of American soccer in mourning the loss and celebrating the life of Sigi Schmid. The former coach of UCLA, the LA Galaxy, the Columbus Crew, the Seattle Sounders, and the Galaxy again, Schmid has the all-time wins record for an MLS coach. His teams won three College Cups, five US Open Cups, and two MLS Cups. He joined the National . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with Josh Sargent scoring again for Werder Bremen. Sargent subbed on in the 65th minute for Werder's 3-2 loss at RB Leipzig. Trailing by two goals from the 44th minute, Max Kruse pulled a goal back for Werder in the 67th. Sargent equalized in the 77th. Leipzig scored their winner in the 87th minute. "We’ve played great football sometimes, but not got . . .