On a night when all 26 teams were in action, three teams stood out -- for their futility. Read the whole story
1. *San Jose Earthquakes (2020), 2.92
2. Tampa Bay Mutiny (2001), 2.52
3. FC Cincinnati (2019), 2.21
4. Orlando City (2018), 2.18
5. Colorado Rapids (1998), 2.16
*Through 13 games.
For the first time in MLS history, 13 games were played on the same day. Here all the game summaries. Read the whole story
Bradley Wright-Phillips' volley stands out among Big Wednesday goals. Read the whole story
"Things go in cycles, and you heard a couple years ago, 'Where are all our players?' Now you see an abundance of players performing on the world stage. That is great, and it's great for U.S.
-- U.S. national team coach Gregg Berhalter on the breakthrough by young Americans across Europe. (Washington Post)
His first game in charge of the Oranje will be against Mexico, coached by his predecessor at Atlanta United, Argentine Tata Martino. Read the whole story
"We champion change and equality. RBG certainly gave all of us hope of an empowered future and we want to be able to honor her in this simple way."
-- Laura Montgomery, manager of Glasgow City, winner of 13 straight Scottish women's league titles, on the decision to wear Ruth Bader Ginsburg's name on the left sleeve of its jerseys as a tribute to the late Supreme Court Justice when the new season starts on Oct. 18. (BBC Football)
Who knew they had alpaca farms in North East England? Oscar escaped from one and interrupted the Carlton Athletic-Ilkley Town game for 20 minutes. Read the whole story
Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal, the defending champion, was kicked out after it was hit by an outbreak: 30 players and staff, including Sebastian Giovinco. Read the whole story
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