Happy D.C. United day, everyone. The Black-and-Red take on New York City FC tonight (7:00pm, WJLA 24/7 News, dcunited.com), and we still have an entire team on the injured list. Let’s hope for a turnaround. First, the news...
Junior Flemmings of Phoenix Rising was suspended 6 games for use of a homophobic slur against former D.C. United Homegrown Player and current San Diego Loyal midfielder Collin Martin. Punishment should be much stronger, honestly.
Mesut Ozil has offered to pay the salary of Gunnersaurus after Arsenal decided inexplicably to lay off the mascot (and the man who plays him). Ozil said he would continue to pay the dinosaur’s salary as long as he remained at the Emirates, which leaves the Arsenal-D.C. United fans in a bit of a quandry.
Things are heating up in the Cristiano Ronaldo rape case in Las Vegas, as a judge will hear arguments over whether the victim possessed the mental capacity to sign the confidentiality agreement Cristiano Ronaldo’s legal team negotiated over a decade ago.
Aubrey Bledsoe has had a wonderful year for the Washington Spirit, and she’s hoping to break through onto the United States Women’s National Team. At the very minimum, she should be called into any post-NWSL Fall Series camp by USWNT head coach Vlatko Andonovski.
The former Barnsley FC head coach agreed to a 3 year deal to coach the New York Red Bulls.
American Chris Richards had a great debut start for Bayern Munich over the weekend, having one assist to Thomas Muller that was called back due to offside but having another one that counted to Robert Lewandowski.
The USL Championship begins the playoffs this weekend. Which teams do you think will move onto the Conference Semifinals?