A Covid-19 outbreak forced MLS expansion team Nashville SC to withdraw from the MLS is Back Tournament without playing a game. Read the whole story
July 9 in Kissimmee, Florida
Philadelphia 1 NYCFC 0. Goal: Bedoya 63.
Philadelphia -- Blake; Gaddis, Elliott, McKenzie, Wagner Bedoya (De Vries, 84), Martinez (Creavalle 73), Monteiro, Aaronson (Glesnes 83); Przybylko, Ilsinho (Fontana 58).
NYCFC -- Johnson; Tinnerholm, Sands, Callens, Matarrita; Ring, Parks (Medina 46), Tajouri-Shradi (Mackay-Steven 76); Moralez (Zelalem 76), Castellanos (Thorarinsson 90+3), Heber.
July 9 in Kissimmee, Florida
New England 1 Montreal 0. Goal: Bou (Gil) 56.
New England -- Turner; Bye, Mancienne (Kessler 67), Delamea, Buettner (Jones 82); Caldwell, Rowe, Penilla (Buchanan 86), Bou, Gil; Buksa (Bunbury 86).
Montreal -- Diop, Piette (Lappalainen 84), Binks, Fanni, Raitala; Camacho, Bojan (Quioto 57), Wanyama, Taider; Okwonkwo (Brault-Guillard 46); Urruti (Tabla 75).
The Orlando City-Inter Miami game is the second most-viewed MLS regular-season telecast on the ESPN networks in the last two years. Read the whole story
1. Orlando (1.4)
2. Kansas City (1.1)
3. Atlanta (1.0)
4. Miami (0.9)
5. Columbus, Ohio (0.7)
6. Providence (0.5)
6. Cleveland (0.5)
6. Philadelphia (0.5)
6. Minneapolis-St. Paul (0.5)
10. Norfolk-Portsmouth-Newport News, Va. (0.4).
The new schedule takes into the account the withdrawal of FC Dallas and Nashville SC and Chicago's move from Group A to Group B. Read the whole story
England (Premier League) Indiana Vassilev, Aston Villa, sub-7 minutes (0-3 vs. Man. United)
Spain (Segunda Division) Shaq Moore, Tenerife, 83 minutes (1-1 vs. Real Zaragoza)
Turkey (SuperLig) Tyler Boyd, Besiktas , 90 minutes, 1 goal (3-2 vs. Kasmpasa)
The move will allow athletic departments, among other things, to develop common Covid-19 testing protocols. Read the whole story
"It's a phenomenal format for us in the U.S. to do it this way. A single-elimination tournament is something these audiences fully understand. Obviously, there are big soccer fans but March Madness
having been effectively canceled, I think people are hungry for things like this."
-- ViacomCBS chief digital officer Marc DeBevoise on the UEFA Champions League, which resumes in August and finishes up with two-week knockout tournament in Lisbon, Portugal, culminating in the final on Aug. 23. CBS Sports is taking over the U.S. English-language coverage of the Champions League for the rest of 2019-20 and 2020-21 following Turner Sports' decision to pull out after UEFA granted CBS Sports the rights, beginning in 2021-22. (AP)
To date, almost three dozen JC programs with men's or women's soccer have been shut down for the fall. Read the whole story
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3. The 'ghost': 4 top-flight clubs, 3 continents over 9 months. Zero matches played By Jack Lang (The Athletic)
In May of 2020, App State, a public North Carolina University with 17,500 undergraduates, dropped men's soccer, men's tennis and men's indoor track & ... Read the whole story