Happy Wednesday everyone. Hopefully you are enjoying a snow day, and last night Toronto FC got smoked in CONCACAF Champions League. So, while you cozy up on a cold day, here’s what we got from yesterday:
USMNT finalizing pre-Gold Cup friendlies in Washington, DC and Cincinnati | Stars & Stripes FC
Holy United States, Batman! Looks like the USMNT may be coming to town in June!
The story behind the 2019 Black Diamond Kit | Colorado Rapids
Look here Colorado Rapids, there is nothing black or diamond on this kit. So, don’t drop a white jersey on us and tell us it’s snowing.
CONCACAF reiterates commitment to Gold Cup to 2023 and beyond | ESPNFC
Sounds like we’ll get at least 3 more Gold Cups, according to CONCACAF. Now, how the rest of the FIFA calendar will shape up is anyone’s guess.
Unlike men’s World Cup, no public vote on women’s event host | NBC Sports
The FIFA Council will select the 2023 Women’s World Cup host behind closed doors. Seems suspect, which also sounds like FIFA.
Liberia - where no-one dares to tackle President George Weah | BBC
Can I play pickup soccer with Liberian president George Weah? That’s a life goal at this point.
USL academy signings signal improving pathway to pro soccer | The Athletic
USL Championship teams are getting into the homegrown act, and that is a great thing for youth development in this country.
Enjoy the day everyone!