Wednesday's soccer news starts in the first-round of the Champions League quarterfinals. Gio Reyna subbed on in the 63rd minute of Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 loss at Manchester City. Kevin De Bruyne scored for City in the 19th minute with Dortmund's Marco Reus equalizing in the 84th. Phil Foden gave City the opening-leg lead in the 90th minute. Zack Steffen was on the bench for Manchester . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Daryl Dike making the difference in Barnsley's 2-1 win at Luton Town in the Championship. Dike opened the scoring in the 27th minute and doubled the lead in the 59th. Luton Town pulled a goal back in the 83rd minute. Barnsley is 5th in the Championship table with 69 points from 39 games, a point behind Swansea and Brentford. "It's good to get back to winning . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with resisting the urge to overplay what happened to Chelsea a man down at home to West Brom. Setting that 5-2 loss aside shifts the focus to Liverpool shutting out Arsenal 3-0 at the Emirates Stadium. Specifically, Liverpool pouring on the goals late. Diogo Jota opened the scoring in the 64th with Mohahmed Salah doubling the lead in the 68th. Jota scored again in the . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Christian Pulisic subbing off at halftime with a tight hamstring. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 27th minute of Chelsea's 5-2 loss to West Brom at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea's Thiago Silva saw red in the 29th minute. West Brom scored twice in stoppage time and made it 3-1 in the 63rd. They scored again in the 68th and finished off the . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with USMNT player Bobby Wood's near future. Real Salt Lake announced the forward will make the move to MLS following the completion of the 2.Bundesliga season with Hamburg. Wood will join the club as a free agent with his contract at Hamburg done at the end of the season. "It was really important for me to get into a club that felt like a family and that's why it . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Apr 1, 2021) US Soccer Players - From its history and location to its name to the fact of its very existence, Treasure Island is a curiosity. Carved out of shallow water next to Yerba Buena Island in the mouth of San Francisco Bay to host the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, it's a monument to the ambitions of the New Deal. Over the decades, the . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with FIFA's announcement of the host cities for the 2023 Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Dunedin, Hamilton, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, and Wellington will stage games. Sydney's Stadium Australia at 83,500 and Sydney Football Stadium at 45,000 along with Auckland's Eden Park at 50,000 are the largest venues. Eden Park is the . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Mar 31, 2021) US Soccer Players - Major League Soccer teams got a bit more time to prepare for the 2021 season due to the delay caused by collective bargaining negotiations in January. That extra month might look like a positive after 2020 pushed rosters to the brink. Then again, there's already been more than enough time to recover and plan. New England . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the difference between a delay and a reevaluation. UEFA formally postponed a decision on the future of the Champions League until next month. European soccer's governing body originally set today to vote on changes to their marquee club tournament in advance of the 2024-25 season. Reports have UEFA pushing for the Swiss system that would dramatically increase . . .
By J Hutcherson (Mar 30, 2021) US Soccer Players - It's probably easier to look at what might not be changing in the way European club soccer runs. We already knew about the various ideas for revamping the Champions League, the threat of a super league, and FIFA's push for a bigger Club World Cup. Now, there are reports that UEFA is considering doing away with Financial Fair Play. That comes at a . . .