The USA built on the momentum of its dramatic 3-3 tie with Ecuador in its opening game by beating Senegal, 1-0, to put it … Read the whole story
"Which saint is that?"
-- Ivanka Trump, who went to dinner on the presidential trip to Rome at the Le cave di Sant'Ignazio restaurant whose walls were full of religious images. The man she asked about in a light blue shirt with arms outstretched as he looked up to the sky was the late Giorgio Chinaglia, Lazio's greatest player. (Huffington Post Italy edition)
England won its first U-20 World Cup thanks to a 1-0 win over Venezuela on a 35th-minute goal by Dominic Calvert-Lewin. Italy finished third, … Read the whole story
"I actually just got off the phone with Timber Joey and I wanted to clarify his experience working in the woods. So, I will have you hear today that he is a legitimate 'lumberman.' He has worked in
the woods. To quote him, he has 'cut, milled and built things out of wood' and he did go to a school of forestry in high school. So, I think he's legit."
-- Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter on the Timbers mascot in response to Seattle Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer, who said he did not like Timber Joey's tradition of cutting a slab after each Portland goal and questioned whether Timber Joey was indeed a lumberman. (Oregonian)
Disaster struck for England's U-20 World Cup team when defender Fikayo Tomori scored an own goal from the center circle. The Chelsea product's back … Read the whole story
The U.S. Soccer Girls Development Academy, which kicks off its first season in September, has named its first five Technical Advisors, who are charged … Read the whole story
U.S. midfielder Gedion Zelalem will miss the rest of the U-20 World Cup because of knee injury suffered in the 34th minute of the … Read the whole story
David Beckham, who spent six seasons in MLS with the LA Galaxy and won two MLS titles, is on the National Soccer Hall of … Read the whole story
It has signed only two players and hasn't hired a head coach, so it's impossible to predict the competitive future of Los Angeles Football … Read the whole story
The Chicago Red Stars signed Japanese midfielder Yuki Nagasato, a veteran of three Women's World Cups and twp Olympics. She has spent the last … Read the whole story