Until U.S. Soccer gave the NASL provisional Division 2 sanctioning on Friday night, Rocco Commisso wasn't ready to commit to buying the New York ... Read the whole story
"I think he wasn't treated fairly and he needed time, like any manager, to try to get that team turned around. And unfortunately I think in the future, American managers will still be judged
differently and it could hurt opportunities for other managers. But I can clearly say this: Bob's a quality manager. He's certainly capable of managing in the EPL and I think he got a raw deal."
-- U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena on Bob Bradley, his former assistant and successor with the national team in 2006, on Bradley's 11-game stint at Swansea City. ("Soccer Today" Radio via ESPN FC)
Christian Pulisic makes a quick cameo -- borrowing a pocket -- in the montage that precedes the Bundesliga's compilation of "Top 10 Funny Moments" ... Read the whole story
"FIFA are not setting a good example. The equipment should be ready for use beside the pitch, not in the building. The first three minutes are the most important in the event of the heart stopping.
And this is a dangerous day, with many of the legends and the football officials not being particularly fit. It's high risk."
-- Michel D'Hooghe, chairman of FIFA's medical committee, visibly angry at the lack of emergency medical equipment on the sidelines for the FIFA Legends match held at FIFA House, especially considering the ages and physical shape of those playing -- among them Diego Maradona, 56, and many FIFA officials. (Daily Mail)
Jan. 31 is the deadline for MLS expansion candidates to submit proposals to league. Besides the soccer part -- fan support, past, present and ... Read the whole story
The U.S. Soccer Boys Development Academy, which launched in 2007 with two age groups, will be adding a single-age U-15 division in the 2017-18 ... Read the whole story
Christian Pulisic, who scored in Borussia Dortmund's 4-1 win over PSV, isn't the only American teenager on winter duty with a German club. Haji ... Read the whole story
That expanding the World Cup by 16 teams to 48 is a financially driven, politically motivated move by the FIFA bosses raises our hackles. ... Read the whole story
There's more bad luck for D.C. United keeper Bill Hamid. For the third year in a row, he's been called up or was expected ... Read the whole story
The suspect nature of the enforcement of protocols is by no means the only barrier to any campaign that aims to reduce concussion injuries. Read the whole story
Bermudan Zeiko Lewis scored two more goals to give him three goals in two games at the adidas Player Combine. U.S. U-20 Jonathan Lewis ... Read the whole story
The signings of Alan Gordon (Colorado) and Chance Myers (Portland) bring to six the number of MLS free agents who have switched clubs. Read the whole story