The soccer news starts with the limits to tradition when it comes to pushing a club forward. Manchester United is the latest to come head-to-head with their own past. Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's choice to hold a training session at the club's old facility The Cliff was about linking back to better days at United. Fair enough in the big picture, but this is a club that has had a difficult time . . .
By J Hutcherson (Apr 23, 2019) US Soccer Players - The Premier League has another game that may or may not decide the title. That adds even more to Wednesday's Manchester derby, with the running joke that United's support would be happy to see City win since it would hurt Liverpool's title chances. That's how you pick your real biggest rival, an object lesson of sorts for anybody who thinks things . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the 2.Bundesliga with another big game for Andrew Wooten. He scored both goals in Sandhausen's 2-2 draw at Joe Gyau's Duisburg. Wooten scored in the 28th minute and converted a penalty in the 62nd. Gyau subbed on in the 33rd, setting up Havard Nielsen's goal in the 71st. Duisburg's Kevin Wolze equalized from the penalty spot in the 88th . . .
It's a Champions League Tuesday in the soccer news with Manchester City trailing Spurs 1-0 and Juventus tied 1-1 with Ajax on one side of the quarterfinal bracket and Barcelona leading Manchester United 1-0 and Liverpool 2-0 up on Porto on the other side. Juventus vs Ajax and Barcelona vs Manchester United conclude later today, with the home teams holding the clear advantage. It's the same for . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Netherlands. Erik Palmer-Brown scored in NAC Breda's 1-1 home draw with FC Emmen. Falling behind in the 15th, Palmer-Brown equalized in the 88th. Andrija Novakovich scored in Fortuna Sittard's 1-1 home draw with VVV Venlo. Novakovich's goal came in the 11th with VVV equalizing in the 81st. John Brooks's Wolfsburg lost 2-0 at RB . . .
By J Hutcherson (Apr 9, 2019) US Soccer Players - Manchester City lost 1-0 at Sours to open their Champions League quarterfinal series. The result itself might not be much of a shock. Hosting the second-leg is an advantage, after all. Still, Manchester City is one of the favorites in the Champions League long with every other competition. This is an elite club playing at a level that leads to . . .
The soccer news starts with the Champions League quarterfinals. Tuesday sees Spurs host Manchester City and Porto open at Liverpool. Wednesday has Ajax vs Juventus and Manchester United playing Barcelona. With half the field Premier League teams and one semifinal slot guaranteed, the pressure is on the English clubs. Considering Barcelona is most people's favorite to end up lifting the trophy, . . .
The soccer news starts with what still seems like a rarity in England's Premier League. Tottenham Stadium officially opens on Wednesday when Spurs host Crystal Palace. They become the third London club to open a new stadium since Arsenal left Highbury in 2006. With Tottenham Stadium also designed for the National Football League and adding an annual home game for rugby club Saracens, this is . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with the goalscorers. Andrija Novakovich scored in Fortuna Sittard's 3-2 loss at Willem II. Novakovich scored in the 32nd with Willem II converting a penalty in the 44th. Branislav Ninaj returned the Sittard lead with Willem II converting another penalty in the 58th and winning from a 61st minute penalty. Jonathan Bornstein scored in . . .
Friday's soccer news starts at the top of the Premier League table. Liverpool has a two-point lead with an extra game played over Manchester City, 76 points to 74 but trailing +52 to +58 on goal difference. Spurs are in 3rd-place a point ahead of Arsenal 61 to 60. Manchester United is in 5th with 58, a point ahead of 6th-place Chelsea. There's a 13-point gulf between 6th and 7th, with 6th-place . . .