Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union lose in NYC, local teams’ seasons end, Pulisic helps Dortmund win (again)

Philadelphia Union

The Union are out of the playoffs with a 3-1 loss to NYCFC. Hmm, that score sounds spookily familiar. . . . Check out PSP’s coverage, and here’s Tannenwald and Tansey.

Mark McKenzie is a finalist for Rookie of the Year, and Ilsinho is up for Goal of the Year.

Matt Real is the U-20’s captain for the 2018 Concacaf U-20 Championship.

Bethlehem Steel

2018 season in photos.


Temple’s women are out of the playoffs with a 3-0 loss to the University of Central Florida.

In their season finale, Villanova’s men won, 1-0, against Seton Hall.

Saint Joseph’s men closed out their season with a 3-3 draw against Saint Louis. For the first time since the ’70s, the Hawks played an entire season without losing a single home match.

Rowan University women defeated Kean University, 3-0, in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) semifinals.

Sounds like Rutgers University-Camden women had a good year.

On Tuesday, Cumberland Valley girls came from behind to defeat Wilson West Lawn, 2-1.

NJ Youth Soccer launches the NJYS Futsal State Cup.

Real Madrid’s interim manager played college soccer in South Jersey.


Portland beat Dallas, 2-1.

MLS average attendance down, but ticket revenues jump almost 10%.

For Ben Olsen, winning in D.C. has been a lifelong pursuit.

ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle takes a stab at doing a post-mortem on the Galaxy.

A recent Soc Takes podcast features Justin Mapp. I haven’t listened to it yet, but apparently he credits his 1-on-1 style to the relentless reps he took in his backyard as a kid, and he reminisces about training with some Trinidadians.

Alan Gordon calls it a career.

Around the globe

Christian Pulisic’s goal and assist helped Dortmund win against Union Berlin, 3-2, to advance in the DFB Pokal.

In news from south of the border, riot police protected the ref as River Plate beat incensed Gremio after a VAR penalty.

How could Brexit affect football transfers?

The BBC and Sky Sports call for the EU to crackdown on a Saudi pirate TV service.

Highlight of the day


  1. Are most of the links not working for everyone else?

  2. As of 1:10 pm Thurs 11/1 every one that I tried worked.

    • For me, everything in the “Local” section on down isn’t clickable. The text is blue, but it’s not a link.
      Possibly related, I don’t see anything at all in the “Highlight of the Day” section. That could be the firewall here at work, though.

    • As of 6:03 pm still this ^.

      Also not going to use explorer ever so oh well.

  3. Following Vincent’s announcement the other day, Christian Dean just retired at only 25yrs old.

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