Much of the talk about promotion-relegation has focused on the top. Among other things, how do you compensate owners for their investment in MLS? ... Read the whole story
"This club means everything to the people of Azerbaijan. Our lands are being occupied. It's through success with Qarabag that we bring that to the attention of the world."
-- Nurlan Ibrahimov, head of communications of Azerbaijan's Qarabag, which makes its UEFA Champions League debut against Chelsea on Tuesday, 24 years after the club's hometown, Aghdam, was occupied by Armenian forces. Aghdam is today a ghost town, and Qarabag, depicted by Armenia as a puppet of the Azeri regime, plays in Baku, Azerbaijan's capital. (Daily Telegraph)
Tunisian-French midfielder Wahbi Khazri scored the best back-heel goal of the week (or month, or year, or decade). The 26-year-old, within two minutes of ... Read the whole story
"We were intensely motivated. I knew we had an extraordinary group of players, and we all just meshed together. They deserve this. It was a special time for Hartwick. Soccer was a very special thing
in those days."
-- Jim Lennox, former Hartwick coach, on the 40th anniversary reunion of the 1977 NCAA Division I championship team. Hartwick is the smallest school by enrollment to win a men's Division I championship in the history of NCAA championships. (Oneonta Daily Star)
Another big Toronto FC win kept it atop Soccer America's MLS Power Rankings, and Cascadia teams fill three of the top seven slots after ... Read the whole story
Cybersecurity has been an issue in our lives since the Internet took off in the mid-1990s. It became a central issue in the 2016 ... Read the whole story
This is the last week before MLS rosters are frozen for the season on Friday. Since the summer window closed on Aug. 9, MLS ... Read the whole story
Christian Pulisic is tied for sixth with the likes of Naby Keita and Franck Ribery for the highest-rated player in German magazine kicker's Topspieler ... Read the whole story
Young Texan Keaton Parks, who was frozen out of the first team at Portuguese second division Varzim and took his fight for freedom all ... Read the whole story
Maryland and Indiana, which played to a 0-0 tie on Friday night, are now 1-2 in the Soccer America Men's College 25 rankings after ... Read the whole story