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News roundup: Kreis is U-23 coach, Derrick Jones called up, Zlatan vs. ManU’s class of ’92

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Philadelphia Union

Derrick Jones got called up to the U.S. U-23 national team in Spain, and Auston Trusty ain’t going anywhere. It’s Jones’s fifth international call-up.

A look at Columbus Crew‘s lineup options for Saturday’s match against the Union. Here’s what Adam Cann wrote about the match.

Jamiro Monteiro will be available this Saturday.

Apparently, Doolsta, the Union’s esports competitor, is pretty good at soccer. You know, the kind played outside.

Bethlehem Steel

Defender Jamoi Topey is set to make his national senior team debut for Jamaica.


Unity FC in Conshohocken claims there’s strong interest in the club, so it’s adding a few teams.


D.C. United signed a 16-year-old to a homegrown contract.

Starting at the Lockhart site isn’t good optics for Inter Miami and MLS. The site is in Fort Lauderdale, about an hour’s drive from Miami.

Four reasons why Atlanta United is struggling.

Should players celebrate against their old team?

The league will implement global rule changes in 2020.


U.S. Soccer

Earnie Stewart appointed Jason Kreis as the U-23 head coach. And it looks like Kreis is still on staff at Inter Miami.

The National Soccer Hall of Fame announced 2019 candidates.

Around the globe

FIFA received a record nine expressions of interest to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup.

Soccer diplomacy in divided Cyprus.

France has trouble making money in soccer.

Why women’s soccer in Spain is so popular and packing stadiums.

How Borussia Dortmund is leading the fight against fascism in Germany.

Zlatan dropping truth bombs like Galileo dropped an orange.

Highlight of the day

A former St. Louis University forward earned the fifth straight red card of his Bundesliga career, tying the all-time record:

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