Happy Wednesday everyone. Tuesday started off just absolutely bonkers, and it didn’t stop the entire day. Let’s jump right into it:
Jose Mourinho was fired as we all woke up yesterday morning, leaving Manchester United 19 points behind Liverpool in the table after they lost at Anfield 3-1 Sunday. The Special One is back on the unemployment line.
The Richmond Kickers gain new ownership in the form of former player Rob Ukrop and his company, 22 Holdings LLC.
Earl Edwards may be on the verge of moving to D.C. United to serve as backup goalkeeper to Bill Hamid. The team is looking to trade David Ousted. The team is also looking to sign Maryland Terrapins defender Donovan Pines and William & Mary Tribe forward Antonio Bustamante to homegrown contracts.
The tragic story of how Mike Piazza and his wife moved to Italy to take over an Italian club, only to squander it all and declare for bankruptcy in the middle of the night, leaving players and staff and longtime, dedicated fans out in the cold.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is coming back to the LA Galaxy next season as a Designated Player. The team did not mention who of Jonathan Dos Santos, Giovani Dos Santos, or Romain Alessandrini will surrender their DP status.
River Plate lost in the Club World Cup semifinals yesterday to Al Ain, the winner of the United Arab Emirates domestic league. Al Ain will face the winner of Real Madrid and Kashima Antlers for the title on Saturday. In CONCACAF news, Chivas lost in the 5th place match to Espérance de Tunis of Tunisia.
What will happen to the former home of the Black-and-Red? Plans have lawmakers and residents in a tailspin.
One of the better rivalries most of the world has never heard of, take a look inside the Kolkata derby.
That’s it for now. Breathe, then hit the comments to discuss it all!