Happy Wednesday, everyone. Today is Equal Pay Day in America, so take the time to show solidarity with women in their fight for pay equity. Here in DC, the USWNT will be showcasing that at the White House today:
Tomorrow afternoon, President Biden and the first lady will host a event with Margaret Purce, Megan Rapinoe and members of the U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team to mark Equal Pay Day, the White House says.— Jennifer Epstein (@jeneps) March 24, 2021
Wear your red y’all. Show support. It’s important that we get on the same levels. Now, to the news from yesterday:
Nigel Robertha is a D.C. United player, agreeing to a transfer. He will join the team pending a passed physical, and will be a TAM player. Welcome to the Black-and-Red!
Loudoun United has their home opener, opening up at Segra Field on May 18th against New York Red Bulls 2. They will also serve as the opponent for Miami FC’s home opener on May 2nd.
Spain has released a new jersey crest and federation logo. The new crest on the jerseys look pretty sharp. The federation logo...not so much.
️ Muchos caminos hemos recorrido para volver donde comienza todo.— Selección Española de Fútbol (@SeFutbol) March 23, 2021
⚽️ Empieza un nuevo partido más intenso, abierto y moderno. Para llegar a todos los lugares.
RFEF, EL FÚTBOL.#NuevaImagenRFEF pic.twitter.com/QVeF9NHR05
Stephen Glass served as Atlanta United’s interim coach last season after Frank de Boer was fired, and now he will leave Atlanta altogether to take over at Aberdeen FC in Scotland.
On your podcast feeds, make sure you download and listen to the new Diaspora United episode!
✊ NEW POD✊— Diaspora United (@DiasporaUtdPod) March 23, 2021
On this episode we humbly welcome @USWNT GOAT, two-time Olympic gold medalist, @UVAWomenSoccer record holder, @weareangelcity part-owner, former Boston Breaker, Renegade and Hampton Roads Piranha, @angelahucles!https://t.co/75kNWTbYMF
Finally, the Leagues Cup will return this summer. New York City FC, Orlando City, Sporting Kansas City, and the Seattle Sounders will be the teams representing MLS in the competition. Campeones Cup, which will be between Columbus Crew and the winner of Liga MX’s Campeón de Campeones.
That’s it for today. Stay dry out there.