In my latest installment of silly nicknames to D.C. United players, I know this needs a little workshopping, but wanted to get things in anyway. Please to enjoy.
Los hinchas de Boca insultaron en Twitter toda la noche a Luciano Acosta al confundirlo con Lautaro Acosta - 29.09.2016 - LA NACION: So Lautaro Acosta plays for Lanus in Argentina's first division, and he mixed it up with Carlos Tevez in a recent match with Boca Juniors. So naturally, Boca fans started throwing insults and whatnot at...Luciano Acosta? Yep, yep they did.
DC's Nick DeLeon getting help from unlikely source in transition to defense | MLSsoccer.com: NDL the RB gets some TS from a UNLV alum.
Steve Birnbaum on USMNT roster for October friendlies - Black And Red United: Steve Birnbaum continues to have a good 2016 (with all these United States call-ups), now to make it a great one in the last couple months.
Washington Spirit heading to NWSL championship after 2-1 win over Chicago Red Stars - Black And Red United: Francisca Ordega sent the Spirit back to the NWSL Final (Sunday in Houston), where they will face the Western New York Flash. Washington Post has an alternate look on things.
Who are the best goalkeepers in MLS? – Sportify: This puts Bill Hamid and Travis Worra into a more appropriate, non Audi Player Index light.
Eryk Williamson was a dominant forward. Now he patrols Maryland men’s soccer’s midfield. - The Diamondback: Looking at a new aspect of possible future homegrown signing Eryk Williamson's game.
Bethlehem Steel FC Make Moves With 2017 in Mind: Former Black-and-Red midfielder Fred has been let go from the Philadelphia Union's USL team. Fred was a player/coach so whether his release impacts his coaching remains to be known (to me at least).
5 important things we learned as Liverpool FC defeat Swansea City to pile more pressure on Francesco Guidolin - Wales Online: In kinda partner club news, Swansea City started off strong with an early Leroy Fer goal, but eventually let in two in the second half, including a late penalty kick, to drop a 2-1 result to Liverpool. The Swans are knocking on the door of relegation early in the year, and talk of replacing coach Francesco Guidolin continues to increase, with
Ryan Giggs and Bob Bradley among the rumored replacements former USMNT manager Bob Bradley confirmed this morning as his replacement.
Roma 2-1 Inter Milan: A crazy game and a damaging defeat - Serpents of Madonnina: In more partner club news, Kostas Manolas had a late second half header to lift Roma to a win over Inter Milan, despite Edin Dzeko's goal. Inter drops to 7th in the Serie A.
Finally, I've started to read "TV (The Book)" by Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz as they talk about the best television shows in American history. With that in mind, here's one of the moments they cite in it; from The Simpsons, it's Sideshow Bob stepping on rakes.
For ten minutes. Have a good day everyone!