Daily news roundups

News roundup: Deflating draw, swooning for Seba, WCQ previews, more

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Philadelphia Union

10 observations from another deflating draw.

Union playoff chances are just about kaput.

Bethlehem Steel

Full report from Bethlehem’s tough 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh.

Major League Soccer

How MLS fans can help Hurricane Harvey victims.

Please bookmark this, Earnie: How Toronto FC went from worst in the league to historic success.

Speaking of, Sebastian Giovinco had three Goal of the Week entries, including his midweek free kick past a frozen Andre Blake.

Patrick Viera says MLS has completely changed over the last decade.

Seattle’s sale of Joevin Jones shows how soccer differs from other American sports.

Why increased pressure on managers is good for the league.

What Minnesota United’s modest budget means for future MLS newcomers.

11 things to revisit from Week 25.

Power rankings from ESPN and Soccer America.

A funny weekend “hatewatch” recap of league action. And if that’s your speed: the Galaxy are all but out of the playoff contention.

U.S. Soccer

There were no surprises in Bruce Arena’s latest World Cup Qualifiers call-up.

Christian Bolaños is looking to haunt the U.S. on Friday.

A brief history of the U.S. versus Costa Rica.

Why U.S. Soccer is forfeiting revenue to play the game at Red Bull Arena.


  1. Zizouisgod says:

    While it’s fun to hyperventilate over Giovinco’s free kicks, everyone knows that the walls in Europe are so much better than the ones in MLS.

  2. Jenkintown Juke Step says:

    Amazes me Arsene Wenger has not yet figured out he needs a French destroyer and a world class french goal scorer and all will be well every other position on the field will resolve itself.
    Meanwhile one New York coach lauds the league while another derides its format.

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