Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • Pep Guardiola supports VAR even after Manchester City's 'cruel' exit

    Wednesday's Man City-Tottenham Champions League game was one of the craziest matches ever played in Europe. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Christian Eriksen

    "I think I must be one of the luckiest guys on the planet today. With the last one they scored, I thought it was over. Thank God the ref gave offside. The whole game was a roller-coaster. It was goals, goals, goals, goals and drama everywhere."

    -- Tottenham star Christian Eriksen, who gave the ball away on the play that led to Raheem Sterling's potentially decisive goal for Manchester City that was called off on Video Review for offside on Sergio Aguero when Eriksen's backpass deflected off City's Bernardo Silva to Aguero. Manchester City was victorious, 4-3, but with the series tied at 4-4 Tottenham advanced to the semifinals of the UEFA Champions League on away goals. (Guardian)

  • Watch: Spin move, step-over, goal by D.C. United 17-year-old

    Theodore Ku-DiPietro scored this terrific goal in D.C. United's 3-0 win over South Korea's Ulsan Hyundai in U-17 Premier Division Generation adidas Cup action. Read the whole story

  • Evening Edition: What's in the news ...

    1. Inter Miami has been hit with another suit as it seeks to find a home before its 2020 launch as an MLS expansion team. FXE Futbol has sued David Beckham's ownership group and the city of Fort Lauderdale after Fort Lauderdale commissioners gave approval for Inter Miami, favoring the MLS group over FXE Futbol, to redevelop the site of Lockhart Stadium and build a new 18,000-seat stadium that would serve as its MLS home for at least 2020 and 2021. Inter Miami has also been in negotiations with the city of Miami to build a stadium as part of a development at Melreese golf course.

    2. The Chicago Red Stars signed a broadcasting deal to air 16 of their 23 remaining NWSL games on NBC Sports Chicago. Seven games, including Saturday's home opener against Portland, will air on NBC Sports Chicago+. In addition, authenticated NBC Sports Chicago subscribers will able to view a live stream of every Red Stars telecast at NBC Sports Chicago's Web site.

    3. The Columbus Crew hired Neil McGuinness as its director of scouting. McGuinness was the first-team senior scout at Celtic when it signed Virgil Van Dijk, now at Liverpool, and most recently he worked for the Qatar Football Association as a recruiter.