D.C. United considering Man City assistant Rodolfo Borrell, sources say (Athletic, $): I’m very much here for a guy who’s worked as Coach and/or Technical Director for the Manchester City and Liverpool FC Academies (after coaching more than a decade coaching Barcelona youth sides) coming over to revive things here.
Match recap: USA vs Netherlands (SSFC): Nice to see Kristie Mewis get back at it. WaPo with more.
While the tributes to Diego Maradona continue, the team he was coaching at the time of his death (Gimnasia La Plata) resumed play on Saturday at Velez. They won 1-0 and song the Maradona Hand of God song as a celebratory tribute:
PIEL DE GALLINA— TNT Sports LA (en ) (@TNTSportsLA) November 29, 2020
El festejo de los jugadores de Gimnasia en el vestuario, con 'La Mano de Dios' de Rodrigo y un homenaje eterno para Diego Armando Maradona pic.twitter.com/y5mQdsQMO2
Lionel Messi scores for Barcelona and breaks out the OG Newell’s:
Pongan las palabras ustedes porque yo no puedo— Newell's Old Boys (@CANOBoficial) November 29, 2020
November 29, 2020
Speaking of Newell’s, they lost to Boca Juniors Sunday night, with Diego’s daughter Dalma in attendance:
¡El momento de la noche! Los jugadores de Boca se acercaron a dedicarle el triunfo ante Newell´s a Dalma Maradona, que vivió el partido en el palco de su padre.#DiegoEterno pic.twitter.com/0XWZgli8jn— ESPN Argentina (@ESPNArgentina) November 30, 2020
Daryl Grove’s touching tribute by Wolves on Sunday led to a destined win over Arsenal (and if you haven’t, consider supporting the family):
Thank you all for the incredible listener love that enveloped myself & the Grove family this month. It is felt & appreciated. And thank you to @Wolves for this amazing tribute in time for Daryl’s birthday today. “Out of darkness cometh light” -Shannon pic.twitter.com/a8s654FHm4— Total Soccer Show (@TotalSoccerShow) November 29, 2020
Revolution 3, Orlando 1: Revs trample Orlando City on way to Eastern Conference Finals (Bent Musket): Bruce keeps rolling on. Mane Land with the other end...
Crew heads to Eastern Conference Final after 2-0 extra time win against Nashville SC (Massive Report): ...and meets Caleb Porter in the Eastern Final
Charlie Davies hoping to help young soccer players ‘chase their dreams’ (Union Leader): Charlie Davies discusses aspirations for a USL League One team in New Hampshire.
Finally, the HBO comedy/docuseries How to With John Wilson wrapped up over the weekend. The Nathan Fielder-produced show lasts six episodes, includes a random celebrity cameo and is equal parts mesmerizing, hilarious and touching. Trailer ahoy: