Oct. 11. USA vs. Mexico, at Phoenix Rising Stadium, 10 p.m. ET
Oct. 14. Mexico vs. Japan, at Phoenix Rising Stadium, 6 p.m. ET
Oct. 17. USA vs. Japan, at Phoenix Rising Stadium, 10:30 p.m. ET
Note: The matches will be first since USA qualified for 2024 Olympics in 2022 and first under new U-23 head coach Marko Mitrovic.
The Dynamo completed a remarkable turnaround when it won the final over Inter Miami missing Lionel Messi. Read the whole story
It was LAFC's third scoreless draw in the last week and sixth in 2023. It had two 0-0 ties in its first five seasons. Read the whole story
Wednesday, September 27
Philadelphia 1 FC Dallas 1. (Goals: Sullivan 25; Velasco 36. Att.: 18,515.)
Colorado 2 Vancouver 2. (Goals: Rubio 47, Bassett 67; Laborda 11, White 78. Att.: 12,064.)
Johnny Cardoso returned for Internacional in the first leg of the all-Brazilian Libertadores Cup semifinal series. Read the whole story
• Nathan Goldberg Crenier, who for the last year has served as Assistant GM & Chief Soccer Officer of the NWSL's Gotham FC, has announced his candidacy for U.S. Soccer vice president. Goldberg Crenier, who served as special assistant to current U.S. Soccer president Cindy Parlow Cone and her predecessor, Carlos Cordeiro, is running for the seat currently held by Bill Taylor, who won a 2021 election to fill the VP position vacated when Parlow Cone (VP since 2019) moved into the presidency upon Cordeiro's resignation. Cordeiro had served as VP in 2016-2018. Mike Edwards served as VP in 2006-2016.
Two former players are finalists on the Player ballot in their first year of eligibility: Kyle Beckerman and Tim Howard. Read the whole story
• Coach Francis Farberoff has selected 16 players for the U.S. men’s beach soccer national team’s training camp Oct. 3-8 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. It is preparing for November’s Intercontinental Cup in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and February’s FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, also in the UAE. Nine players were part of the U.S. squad that claimed the 2023 Concacaf Beach Championship. Two newcomers are goalkeeper Patrick Leeman and forward Arlo Moore-Bloom, a frequent Soccer America contributor.
• Roster: Fort Lauderdale camp
Beckham helped pave the way for Messi's success by applying the lessons of his own MLS tenure. Read the whole story
The 26-year-old Portuguese capped Liverpool's 3-1 win over Leicester City with a slick strike while facing away from goal. Read the whole story
The launch marks the end of an alliance with soccer's world soccer governing body that spanned three decades. Read the whole story