Happy United Day folks! Today sees many teams in MLS involved in league action or CONCACAF Champions League play. However, the main event is D.C. United taking on Columbus Crew SC tonight (7:30pm, Newschannel 8). There’s also UEFA Champions League matches today, but before all that, here’s the news:
After a newspaper investigation caught Big Sam offering advice on how to circumvent transfer rules on players in England, he and the England FA decide to end his contract by mutual consent. Jurgen Klinsmann back on the short list?
This is a massive hire for an expansion franchise to pull the former Argentina national team manager to become its first head coach in team history. Atlanta United is looking to make a splash and this will certainly make waves across the league.
Clint Dempsey’s season is done as doctors will try to fix the irregular heartbeat that has kept him out of the last four Seattle Sounders matches as well as the last two World Cup qualifiers for the United States. Get well soon, Deuce, and we hope to see you back on the field in 2017.
It’s United Day, so to get you ready for the match tonight, check out that new Filibuster podcast. ChestRockwell and Adam M Taylor clown BRUBromley for choosing his grill over his podcast and they preview tonight’s match against Columbus Crew SC.
Is Bob Bradley off to Swansea? The former USMNT manager met with the Swans’ chairman about possibly taking over for Francesco Guidolin. Go Bob Go!
Yaya Toure openly disses FIFA for disbanding the anti-racism taskforce, making him the billionth person to do so. FIFA, however, thinks that racism in football is no longer an issue so this will fall on deaf ears.
Our friends at Stars and Stripes FC dive into the mess that is the NASL and why we could be seeing its end.
Jake Rozhansky, who played with the D.C. United U-23 team this summer along with fellow Terp Eryk Williamson, credits his move to center midfield for his success in Maryland’s win last Friday against Michigan State.
If Qatar thinks for one second that they’re gonna have me out here living in a tent in the middle of the red hot desert for the World Cup, they are SORELY mistaken.
And there you have it. The comments section is now open for business. And remember, Black and Red be the colors we bleed. See you tonight at RFK...Vamos D.C.