Soccer America Daily
Monday, May 23, 2022
  • Yanks Abroad: European big 5 league debuts (2021-22)

    1. Germany (7). George Bello (Arminia Bielefeld, 20), Justin Che (Hoffenheim, 19),  Lennart Maloney (Bor. Dortmund, 22), Kevin Paredes (Wolfsburg, 19), Ricardo Pepi (Augsburg, 19), Joseph Scally (Bor. M'Gladbach, 19), Malik Tillman (Bayern Munich, 19).
    2. France (3). Konrad de la Fuente (Marseille, 20), Nicholas Gioacchini (Montpellier, 21), Erik Palmer-Brown (Troyes, 24).
    2. Italy (3). Gianluca Busio (Venezia, 19), *Patrick Leal (Venezia, 19), Tanner Tessmann (Venezia, 20).
    4. Spain (1). *Luca Koleosho (Espanyol, 17).
    5. England (0). -
    *Made their debuts on Sunday, the final day of the season.
    Note: Matthew Hoppe (Real Mallorca, Spain), Matt Miazga (Alaves, Spain) and Josh Sargent (Norwich City, England) previously played in other big 5 leagues.

  • Jesse Marsch's mission accomplished: Leeds United stays in Premier League

    The American took the helm on March 1 after Leeds United had conceded 21 goals in six games. Read the whole story

  • Watch: Drama and celebrations from Manchester City's title win

    Down 2-0 against Aston Villa, City scored three goals in five minutes to beat out Liverpool, a 3-1 winner over Wolves. Read the whole story

  • MLS: Academy teen Max Anchor gets emergency start in Vancouver goal -- and hears it from Charlotte fans

    Covid-19 continues to impact pro teams. It left the injury-hit 'Caps without a first-team keeper for the trip to Charlotte FC. Read the whole story

  • Top 5: MLS Supporters' Shield race

    1. LAFC  (8-3-2, 26/14), 26 points. Remained perfect (3 shutout wins) against Crew.
    2. Austin FC (7-3-3, 27/14), 24 points. Erased early 2-0 deficit to tie Orlando 2-2.
    3. Philadelphia (6-1-6, 18/9), 24 points. Retook Eastern lead with 2-0 win at Portland.
    4. NYCFC (7-3-2, 24/10), 23 points. Club record shutout streak is now 5 games.
    5. FC Dallas (6-3-4, 21/12), 22 points. Dropped pair of 2-1 decisions this week.
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  • NWSL: Alex Morgan continues hot streak

    Morgan scored her sixth goal for surprise leader San Diego. Elsewhere, Gotham FC lost after hitting the woodwork five times. Read the whole story

  • Weekend News: USL Championship

    • Memphis 901 takes Eastern Conference lead. Memphis (8-2-1) remained unbeaten on the road with a 3-0 win at Loudoun United (2-8-1) on goals by Jeremy Kelly, Laurent Kissiedou and Phillip Goodrum. Kelly, who played his first two pro seasons with the Colorado Rapids in MLS, also added his league-high sixth assist of the season. (Highlighs)

    • U.S. Open Cup warmups. Ahead of Wednesday's U.S. Open Cup round-of-16 match against Nashville SC at Lynn Family Stadium, Louisville City  (7-2-3) lost at home for the first time this season, dropping a 2-0 decision to expansion Monterey Bay (3-7-0). Sac Republic FC (4-3-3), the USL Championship's other team still alive in the Open Cup, was idle this weekend after losing to El Paso (5-6-2), 1-0, on Wednesday. (Open Cup schedule)
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  • Qatar 2022: What to know about attending the World Cup

    Qatar has eliminated most Covid-19-related entry and tracing requirements for visitors during the World Cup. Read the whole story

  • Monday morning: What we're reading (and listening to)

    1. Man City apologizes to Aston Villa's Robin Olsen after he was 'attacked' during pitch invasion By Rob Dawson (ESPN)
    2. In Milan, an iconic stadium isn’t going down without a fight By Jack Williams (New York Times)
    3. Marquette sells 11 acres to developer for new Milwaukee downtown soccer stadium (wisn.com)