A groin injury diagnosed on Monday will require a minimum of 6-8 week recovery period for the 20-year-old RB Leipzig midfielder. Read the whole story
"If this is 10-nil in a men's World Cup, are we getting the same questions, to be quite honest? I think a World Cup, it is about competing. It is about peaking. It is about priming your players
ready for the next game."
-- U.S. head coach Jill Ellis, after the USA's 13-0 win over Thailand, on concerns about how many goals the USA scored. (FIFA via YouTube)
The goal-scorers: Alex Morgan (5), Sam Mewis (2), Rose Lavelle (2), Lindsey Horan, Mal Pugh, Megan Rapinoe and Carli Lloyd. Read the whole story
The USA will face the Netherlands in the final on Sunday. England and Sweden will play for third place in Nice on Saturday. Read the whole story
1. Four MLS clubs qualified teams in all three age categories for the 2019 Boys Development Academy Playoffs: the Chicago Fire, Montreal Impact, Philadelphia
Union and Toronto FC. FC Dallas and Shattuck-St. Mary's enter as the U-18/19 and U-16/17 No. 1 seeds, respectively. A U-15 boys' playoff will be held for the first time with the qualified
teams drawn into two groups of four. The Academy Playoffs and quarterfinal knockout round in the two older age groups will be held June 17-29 at the SoCal Sports Complex in Oceanside, California.
The semifinals and final in the older age groups will take place July 8-10 at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. The U-15 boys champion will be crowned in Oceanside.
2. LA Surf Soccer Club has added LA Premier FC to the Los Angeles-based club that was formed in January following the merger of SoCal Academy, San Gabriel
Valley Surf and Soltilo FC. The focus will be teams in the Boys and Girls Development Academy, Boys ECNL and Girls Development Player League. Surf Soccer started in San Diego but has recently
expanded into other parts of California, including Orange County, San Jose and Walnut Creek.
3. The Philadelphia Union's Warren Creavalle, who was
slated to represent Guyana, the USA's opening opponent, at the Gold Cup, will miss the tournament after breaking a foot in training with the Golden Jaguars. The American-born midfielder has
played six games for the Eastern Conference-leading Union in 2019.