Wednesday's soccer news starts with John Brooks's Wolfsburg beating Mainz 2-0 on the road in the Bundesliga. Bartosz Bialek scored in the 65th and Wout Weghorst doubled the lead in the 79th minute. Ulysses Llanez wasn't in the squad for Wolfsburg. Josh Sargent subbed out in the 74th minute of Werder Bremen's 1-0 loss at Gladbach with the goal coming in the 66th minute. Sargent saw yellow in the . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with DC and Miami hiring coaches. DC United announced that Hernan Losada has taken their head coaching job, leaving Beerschot in Belgium's Pro League. A former Beerschot player, Losada quickly became the club's head coach three months after taking their U-23 job for the 2018-19 season. "I'm excited about the opportunity to join DC United and to write a new chapter . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Liverpool sliding down the Premier League table after a 0-0 home draw with Manchester United. The result leaves Liverpool in 4th-place, three points behind leaders Manchester United with both teams on 18 games played. The bad news is that Manchester City is now in 2nd-place, tied on points with 3rd-place Leicester City but with a game in hand on the top . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe, Mexico, and Brazil starts with John Brooks's Wolfsburg drawing 2-2 at home with RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga. Nordi Mukiele scored for Leipzig in the 4th. Wout Weghorst equalized for Wolfsburg in the 22nd with Renato Steffen putting them up in the 34th minute. Willi Orban equalized for Leipzig in the 54th minute. Tyler Adams was on the bench for Leipzig. . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 15, 2021) US Soccer Players - MLS history is a bit deceiving. As a league with a quarter-century of existence, MLS has packed a lot into a relatively short period. With parity a central feature, the fortunes of clubs have risen and fallen in dramatic ways at shorter intervals than happens in the rest of the world. Those big swings can be disorienting when it . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 15, 2020) US Soccer Players - After a year’s delay imposed by COVID-19, the details became official this week. The USMNT Under-23 squad travels to Guadalajara in late March for Concacaf Olympic qualifying, hopeful of plotting a course to the Summer Games for the first time since 2008. Coach Jason Kreis was already on site at Guadalajara at the same time . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with another Major League Soccer club deciding that at least a partial answer to their problems is a rebrand. Goodbye, Montreal Impact. Hello, Club de Foot Montreal, CF Montreal to its friends. Also welcome the kind of logo that's going to get what we'll politely refer to as a divisive response. If Impact Black, Ice Silver, and Sacre Bleu look familiar, it's because the . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Fulham getting a point in a version of the London derby. Antonee Robinson's Fulham drew 1-1 at Spurs in a game rearranged due to Aston Villa's coronovirus issues. Trailing from the 25th minute, Ivan Cavaleiro equalized in the 74th minute. Tim Ream was on the bench for Fulham, in 18th-place with 12 points from 16 games. "To a man we were superb under what we . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 13, 2021) US Soccer Players - Mesut Ozil added his name to an illustrious fraternity on Monday. The Germany international and erstwhile Arsenal midfielder took to Twitter to answer questions from fans. When asked what he might do when his contract with the Premier League club runs out, Ozil responded by saying that he’d like to play in the United States and . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with USMNT players in the Premier League. DeAndre Yedlin subbed out in the 84th minute of Newcastle's 1-0 loss at Sheffield United. Newcastle's Ryan Fraser saw red in the 45th with Sheffield United converting a penalty in the 73rd minute. Newcastle is in 15th-place with 19 points from 17 games. "I'll never ever walk away from a challenge," Newcastle manager Steve . . .