Articles written by: John Osborn

John Osborn is currently writing a novel where soccer is a plot device. It will come out under his pen name, Johnny Ostentatious.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Jim Curtin on Supporters’ Shield, Phoenix Rising give up hosting rights, Nashville win, more

Plus, MLSsoccer.com loves Fontana, from the Middle East to South Jersey, and Marcus Rashford’s great day at the office.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union II may leave USL, Ronaldo has COVID, Liverpool and ManU’s power grab

Plus, Cory Burke may play Monday, Colorado Rapids’ games suspended for 10 days, Neymar’s hat-trick, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Fans allowed in PA stadiums, Cory Burke “in transit”, Red Bulls’ new coach

Also, José Andrés Martínez staying in Philly, USL midfielder suspended six games, Özil offers to pay Gunnersaurus’ salary, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Jack McGlynn makes USL Team of the Week, Lone Star schedule released, Tottenham beat Chelsea

Plus, why so many USMNT players choose the Bundesliga, FIFA to order clubs to release players for World Cup qualifying, Portland Thorns’ Sophia Smith, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union remaining schedule announced, USMNT camp cancelled, Liverpool’s throw-in coach

Plus, why Aaronson should move to Red Bull Salzburg, Atlanta’s Frank de Boer probably Netherlands coach, why soccer in U.S. is so white, more.

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News roundup: Union II play tonight, Oakland Roots to join USL, soccer lost $14B

Plus, Sky Blue FC raise $1K for National Black Justice Coalition, Robert Lewandowski isn’t coming to MLS anytime soon (duh), D.C. United ain’t down yet, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Carlos Bocanegra inducted to NSHOF, World Cup qualifying postponed

Plus, Union Homegrowns’ impact, Timbers’ Sebastian Blanco tears ACL, Lee Nguyen back to New England, etc.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Both Unions play tonight, Toronto missed MLS record, DOJ warns FIFA

Plus, a potential return for Cory Burke, and we’re thinking about renaming this to the Messi Soccer Page.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union beat Red Bulls, NWSL restarts Sept. 5, Messi causes social media meltdown

Plus, LAFC’s Carlos Vela out for at least a few weeks, MLS results from last night, Wolfsburg reach women’s Champions League final, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union 2nd faves in MLS East, Amazon gets Sounders’ rights, Barcelona names coach

Plus, Fabian Herbers signs with Chicago until ’23, Toronto beat Whitecaps, Kacper Przybylko ain’t worried, more.