1. USMNT vs. Colombia (Jan. 28, friendly) 540,000
2. USWNT vs. Brazil (Feb. 19, SheBelieves Cup) 454,000
3. USMNT vs. El Salvador (March 27, Concacaf Nations League) 433,000
4. USWNT vs. Japan (Feb. 22, SheBelieves Cup) 373,000
5. USMNT vs. Grenada (March 24, Concacaf Nations League) 260,000
For all his ups and downs, Ricardo Pepi is further along than Folarin Balogun was at his age. Read the whole story
After starring at Texas A&M, Spisak played in the WPS and coached in the W-League and NWSL. Read the whole story
80. Teams entered in U-17 and U-15 play.
49. Different clubs entered in the tournament.
29. All MLS teams have entrants in both age groups.
19. Record foreign clubs entered (Mexico with five).
1. One non-MLS MLS Next entrant: Irvine Strikers U-17s.
Dates: April 1-9. Venue: IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida.
Bayern Munich's new coach's previous eight years were spent at the helm of Borussia Dortmund, Paris SG and Chelsea. Read the whole story
• Minnesota Aurora FC, the USL W League runner-up in the women's amateur league's first season, will have all home games air on local channel FOX 9+ for the 2023 season. Andrea Yoch, president of Aurora FC, described the partnership as "a huge step for our team and fans." Community-owned (3,080 investors) Aurora FC finished the 2022 season with a 13-1-1 record and regularly sold out the Vikings' 5,000-seat TCO Stadium in Eagan.
The extended ban Paratici faces is the latest turbulence for a reeling Tottenham club fresh off sacking its manager. Read the whole story
Ansu Fati, not too recently seen as Barcelona's next big thing, wants to stay and succeed at the club despite his dad's differing opinion. Read the whole story
1. Indonesia stripped of hosting Under-20 World Cup by FIFA (Reuters)
2. Broken promises? Future of Qatar’s World Cup stadiums still up in the air By Nick Ames (Guardian)
3. VAR was supposed to fix the NWSL's referee problems, but its debut only added more controversy By Jeff Carlisle (ESPN)