Happy Wednesday, everyone. Some stories from yesterday worth catching up on, so here we go:
Ukraine asked for and received a postponement of their World Cup playoff against Scotland. They will now play that match and the playoff final in June.
Nashville SC gets a sponsorship deal, and 100% of the payment is in bitcoin. They better hope the price of the brick goes way up.
Lots of punishment handed down from Liga MX to Queretaro, and it’s still not enough.
The Bundesliga is getting young stars in from the United States, but they aren’t necessarily giving them all the playing time. The Athletic digs into why.
The EPL will no longer be shown in Russia, as the broadcast deal has been suspended, further isolating Russia from the rest of the world, both in life and in sport.
Bradley Wright-Phillips terrorized MLS defenses for years, but he’s now saying goodbye to the game.
▪️ 2x Golden Boot winner ('14, '16)— Major League Soccer (@MLS) March 8, 2022
▪️ 2x MLS Best XI: ('14, '16)
▪️ 2x MLS All-Star: ('14, '18)
▪️ MLS Comeback Player of the Year ('20)
▪️ 6th on all-time MLS goals list (117)
Congrats on an incredible career, @BWPNINENINE.
Enjoy retirement! pic.twitter.com/LYk0Vdc3OQ
Matt Turner is now doubtful for the USMNT roster this month as he’s out a couple more weeks with an ankle injury. He has yet to play for the New England Revolution this season.
In my mind, Vini is fast becoming one of the best players in the world, and definitely Brazil’s most lethal option up front. We’ll see if it converts to country as we approach the World Cup.
FIFA has let foreign players who play for Russian clubs to leave them on loan for the rest of the season, but FIFPro wants them to be able to terminate their contracts.
That’s it for today...stay dry!