Garber says the league has not heard from the MLS Players Association since it sent its proposal to modify their CBA. Read the whole story
The Stanford star said the decision to sign with French club Lyon over playing in the NWSL had nothing to do with money. Read the whole story
1. Sacramento will become second California expansion team in 2012 after Angel City FC.
2. Managing partnership between U.S. Soccer and NWSL has been dissolved.
3. Preseason begins on Feb. 1, Challenge Cup returns in April, and regular season kicks off in May.
The Colombian youth international has received approval from FIFA to make a one-time switch of association to represent the USA. Read the whole story
"It is with great amazement we noticed that over the last match days of Bundesliga a vast majority of the professional footballers took to the pitch with new haircuts. Freshly cut football stars put
an entire branch under pressure. Many hairdressers are threatened in their existence. The discontent with the top styled football pros is growing. They lead to customers calling and asking for work
on the side and breaches of the corona regulations like visits at home."
-- German Hairdressers Association in a letter to the German soccer federation with its concern that Bundesliga players have been showing off fresh hair cuts that "can only be cut by a professional hairdresser with professional equipment" despite the month-long lockdown that has closed hair salons across Germany to prevent the spread of COVID-19. (ESPN)
Captain April Heinrichs graced the cover ahead of USWNT's first official international tournament -- Concacaf qualifying for the inaugural Women's World Cup. Read the whole story
Villafana, 31, returns home. He started out his pro career with Chivas USA after winning 2007 Sueno MLS and entering its academy. Read the whole story
England (Premier League)
DeAndre Yedlin, Newcastle United, 84 minutes (0-1 at Newcastle United)
Geoff Cameron, QPR, 90 minutes, 1 assist (2-0 at Luton Town)
Charlie Kelman, QPR, sub-1 minute (2-0 at Luton Town)
Tim Chandler, Eintracht Frankfurt, sub-11 minutes (1-4 at Bayer Leverkusen)
Luca de la Torre, Heracles, 90 minutes (4-0 vs. Emmen)
Scotland (Premier League)
Ian Harkes, Dundee United, 90 minutes (2-2 vs. St. Johnstone)
Dillon Powers, Dundee United, 90 minutes (2-2 vs. St. Johnstone)
The Frenchman's 17-yard volley deflected off Matthew Lowton and nutmegged Burnley goalkeeper Nike Pope to give Manchester United a 1-0 win. Read the whole story
1. Megan Rapinoe rails against Trump backer wearing USWNT crest upon return from Capitol By Ann Killion (San Francisco
2. Private sports competitions grow across Southland in violation of health orders By Eric Sondheimer (LA Times)
3. The COVID-19 pandemic will cost Europe's big soccer leagues over $7 billion in lost revenue, and has exposed deep 'flaws' in how the game is run By Barnaby Lane (Insider)