• Nathan Goldberg Crenier, who for the last year has served as Assistant GM & Chief Soccer Officer of the NWSL's Gotham FC, has announced his candidacy for vice presidency of U.S. Soccer. Goldberg Crenier, who served as special assistant to current U.S. Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone and her predecessor, Carlos Cordeiro, is running for the seat currently held by Bill Taylor, who won a 2021 election to fill the VP position vacated when Parlow Cone (VP since 2019) moved into the presidency upon Cordeiro's resignation. Cordeiro had served as VP in 2016-2018. Mike Edwards served as VP in 2006-2016.
The matches will be first since USA qualified for 2024 Olympics in 2022 and first under new U-23 head coach Marko Mitrovic. Read the whole story
The launch marks the end of an alliance with soccer's world soccer governing body that spanned three decades. Read the whole story
Coach Francis Farberoff has selected 16 players for the men's beach soccer national team's training camp Oct. 3-8 in Fort Lauderdale. Read the whole story
• Joe Dickerson, who will serve as a VAR, is the lone U.S. official assigned to the 2023 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Indonesia (Nov. 10-Dec 2) for which 18 referees, 36
assistant referees and 18 video game officials have been appointed. He is the only Concacaf official assigned from a participant nation. The other eight from the Concacaf region hail from Honduras,
Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua.
NOTE: Complete list of 72 officials assigned to 2023 U-17 men's World Cup HERE.
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1. Luciano Acosta, FC Cincinnati (15 goals + 12 assists) 27
2. Thiago Almada, Atlanta United (10 goals + 16 assists) 26
3. Hany Mukhtar, Nashville SC (15 goals + 10 assists) 25
4. Cucho Hernandez, Columbus (13 goals + 11 assists) 24
5. Daniel Gazdag, Philadelphia (13 goals + 10 assists) 23
5. Cristian Espinoza, San Jose (12 goals + 11 assists) 23
Elsewhere in the new UEFA Nations League, the Netherlands spoiled England coach Sarina Wiegman's homecoming. Read the whole story
• Canada, winner of the gold medal in women's soccer at the Tokyo Olympics, will play in 2024 Paris Games. It completed a sweep of the Concacaf playoffs with a 2-1 victory over Jamaica for
a 4-1 aggregate win and advanced to next year's 12-team competition. Cloe Lacasse (Arsenal) and Jordyn Huitema (OL Reign) scored for Canada in the second leg, which drew a sold-out
crowd of 29,212 at Toronto's BMO Field, a record for a men’s or women’s national team game in Ontario.
• Women's qualifiers: 1. France (host). 2. USA. 3. Brazil. 4. Colombia. 5. Canada.
The primary crest features the Space Needle flanked by the numbers "19" and "74." The Sounders will celebrate their 50th anniversary in 2024. Read the whole story
The NFL's ambassador to Brazil befriended the Real Madrid star last summer and conjured up a multi-sport competition. Read the whole story
Cincinnati is one of seven teams that have clinched berths in the 2023 MLS playoffs. Only two teams have been eliminated. Read the whole story
The 25-year-old defender with 28 U.S. caps has signed with Queens Park Rangers after leaving Boavista in June. Read the whole story
Coach Tata Martino said a decision on Messi's involvement in Wednesday's showdown will be made at the "last minute," Read the whole story
Men from Cornell, North Carolina and Seattle and women from Arkansas, Texas Tech and UCLA enjoyed big weeks. Read the whole story
Sunday, October 1
New York Red Bulls II (No. 4) vs. Chicago Fire II (No. 6), 1 p.m. ET
Columbus Crew 2 (No. 3) vs. Orlando City B (No. 5), 5:30 p.m. ET
New England Revolution II (No. 2) vs. Philadelphia Union II (No. 7), 8 p.m. ET
Bye: Crown Legacy FC
Friday, September 29
Sporting Kansas City II (No. 3) vs. Austin FC II (No. 4), 8 p.m. ET
Sunday, October 1
St Louis CITY2 (No. 5) vs. Earthquakes II (No. 6). 6 p.m. ET)
Tacoma Defiance (No. 2) vs. Houston Dynamo 2 (No. 7), 10 p.m. ET)
Bye: Colorado Rapids 2
Note: No. 2 and No. 3 seeds choose their opponent from the No. 4-7 seeds.