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Christian Pulisic well-poised going into his third Bundesliga season

Christian Pulisic, who turns 19 in September, enters his third season for Borussia Dortmund with a new coach. The early indications are that Dutchman Peter Bosz expects the young American to play a key role. And that's not the only good news coming out Dortmund.

England among the possible upsetters at Women's 2017 Euros

An encouraging and historic third-place finish at the 2015 Women's World Cup has fueled optimism among the players and head coach of England, which is one of several nations hoping to spring a surprise at the 2017 European Championships.

Barcelona opens new chapter with Ernesto Valverde, another Cruyff connection

Barcelona, which started its preseason training on Wednesday, arrives in the USA next week for three games, beginning with a July 22 match against Juventus in New Jersey. That will be Barcelona's first game with new coach Ernesto Valverde in charge. Who?

Chuck Blazer dies at age of 72

Chuck Blazer, the larger-than-life American soccer executive who became the symbol of the excesses in international soccer, died on Wednesday at the age of 72. Before he became a whistleblower and the center of attention of the Federal investigation that resulted in indictments against dozens of soccer and marketing executives, Blazer had been highly influential in U.S. Soccer and FIFA.

Soccer made in Germany and the reality

Could the recent FIFA Confederations Cup championship coupled with UEFA U-21 championship be a coincidence for German MNTs? I personally believe in luck and coincidences in soccer results, but they are usually limited to a game or two.

Will Lukaku be enough to turn around Mourinho's Manchester United?

Will Romelu Lukaku be the force who will turn around Manchester United's struggling attack? Not since the start of the English Premier League has United scored as few league goals as it's scored in the last two seasons: 49 in 2015-16 and 54 in 2016-17.

Leicester City and Mahrez are reluctant partners as last dance begins

Five weeks after declaring his wish to leave Leicester City, midfielder Riyad Mahrez reported for preseason training and a vital meeting with manager Craig Shakespeare.

Time is of essence for World Cup 2026 bid committee

With less than nine months before their combined World Cup 2026 bid must be submitted to FIFA, time is of the essence for the U.S., Canadian and Mexican federations. They've formed the United Bid Committee for handling the bid process and hired John Kristick, who worked on the USA's unsuccessful 2022 World Cup bid, as executive director.

Pressure will all be on Alexandre Lacazette, Arsenal's record signing

No player will have more pressure on him in the English Premier League next season than Alexandre Lacazette. You might not have heard of the 26-year-old Frenchman, but Arsenal just set a club record when it agreed to pay Lyon what could amount to $68 million for his transfer.

Germany's double championship impressive in many ways

Key players on Germany's Confederations Cup-winning team, such as Golden and Bronze Boot winners Timo Werner and Leon Goretzka, could have played in the concurrent U-21 European Championship. Yet Germany won that tournament as well.

David Wagner is happy to take on new challenge at Huddersfield Town

He is not the dyed-in-the-wool American coach slogging it out in Europe, as did Bob Bradley for a few seasons, but David Wagner is a man to root for nonetheless. He played eight times for the U.S. in the late 1990s and in his first stint as manager of a first team has led Huddersfield Town into the English Premier ...