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News roundup: Blake and Medunjanin’s season reviews, Fontana’s hat trick and Rooney’s England call up

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Union

The Union’s ever shining star, Andre Blake is “that guy” among other things in his season review by Adam Cann.

Medunjanin’s season review interview.

Fontana scored a hat trick in a Concacaf U-20 Championship match.

Local

The number 14 Penn State women’s team hosts the Bowling Green Falcons in the first round of the NCAA Tournament tonight at 6pm.

US

Here’s more recap of the U-20 USMNT’s 6-0 victory over St. Vincent and the Grenadines at the Concacaf U-20 Championship.

England has announced their squad for the upcoming friendly against the USMNT on November 15th.

Abby Wambach calls out FIFA for their ‘BS’ regarding the women’s World Cup.

MLS

It was a crazy night in Seattle at the Cascadia playoff showdown. Seattle beat Portland, 3-2 in the second leg, but ultimately Portland moves on, after winning 4-2 in the shootout.

Beckham wants Greizmann, and Griezmann wants Beckham. At Inter Miami and the MLS.

“I’m not a dinosaur” says Red Bulls’ head coach Chris Armas as he joins Twitter right after the team’s loss.

Here’s who’s winning Goal of the Year and Save of the Year. Hint, it’s not Blake, so go vote.

World

England criticizes Rooney’s call up in the friendly against the US, much to Gareth Southgate’s surprise.

Time to get political. Does soccer need a Kaepernick figure to strengthen the fight against racism and other social issues? Kevin Prince Boateng says yes.

Real Madrid is winning again, but don’t get too carried away.

10 things you can look forward to in the Premier League this weekend, like the Manchester Derby on Sunday.

9 Comments

  1. Overlooked in all of the Lopetegui business is that when he ruined Spain’s chances at the World Cup by negotiating with Real Madrid during the run-up to the tournament, he then had to coach six of the players at the club level (Ramos, Isco, Asensio, Carvajal, Nacho and Vasquez). You can’t tell me that there wasn’t some underlying anger from each of them at Lopetegui which probably led to some poor performances.

    Is Solari the answer long term? Who knows and honestly, who cares since most Madrid managers don’t last more than 2-3 seasons anyway.

  2. el Pachyderm says:

    this thing- a (cash poor) New York real estate mogul owns our team. It’s some kind of mind fuck this is know.
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    Happy Friday everyone!

  3. News Roundup doesn’r have anything on Hackworth winning USL Cup?!
    https://twitter.com/DaveZeitlin/status/1060734164666855424

    • Was it just me or did Louisville play the game at a noticeably much faster pace than did Phoenix?
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      Louisville contained phoenix’s speed on the flanks, and seemed to reduce them to Drogba free kicks as their major threat. But I was not watching carefully.
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      Seemed like a just result.

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