Articles written by: John Osborn

John Osborn is currently writing a novel where soccer is a plot device. He blogs at JohnnyOstentatious.com about music, books, and TV.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Megan Rapinoe returns to USWNT, Sacramento joining NWSL in ’22, ManU top EPL table

Plus, Union trade homegrown rights to FC Dallas, ch-ch-changes between U.S. Soccer and NWSL, 53-year-old Japanese player, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: MLS vs. MLSPA, USMNT Jan. camp, Sky Blue signing

Plus, Mark McKenzie and Mesut Özil rumors, Diego Fagundez off to Austin, COVID in the UK, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Messi breaks Pele’s record, LAFC lose to Tigres, Gio Reyna voted young male player of year

Plus, Sky Blue FC re-sign Gina Lewandowski, FIFA file criminal complaint vs. Sepp Blatter, A-League opener delayed, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union unscathed in Expansion Draft, MLS Cup ratings, Cardassar’s Cinderella story

Plus, Union win bigly in The Guardian’s awards, CCL action, Chinese Super League to cap wages, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Weston McKennie’s gonzo goal, ManU exit Champions League, Don Garber’s MLS address

Plus, looking at the Union’s moves last offseason and their 2021 needs, USMNT vs. El Salvador today, PSG and Basaksehir players walked off field over alleged racism, more.

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: Sounders reach MLS West final, Greg Vanney leaves Toronto, USWNT partially settle lawsuit

Plus, Amobi Okugo makes Forbes’ 30 Under 30, LAFC declines option for Bradley Wright-Phillips, first woman to ref a men’s Champions League match, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Union season over, Nashville & Seattle advance, clarity on handballs

Plus, Jeff Larentowicz leaves Atlanta, Zlatan slams EA Sports, black keepers in Europe, more.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Jim Curtin is Coach of the Year, USWNT roster announced, soccer’s celebrity investors

Plus, Union’s new scouts, MLS chartering flights for int’l players, FIFA’s AI-driven semi-automated VAR in ’21, ,more.

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Daily news roundups

News roundup: USMNT roster announced, Keegan Rosenberry wins Goal of the Week, Archbishop Wood make state playoffs

Plus, what the Union need to do to win the MLS Cup, Ryan Giggs temporarily steps down as Wales coach, and Schalke’s first win in nine months.

Daily news roundups

News roundup: Monteiro may miss some of playoffs, FIFA president has COVID, 2020 good for NWSL

Plus, Seattle (definitely) and Nashville (pretty much) clinch playoff spots, Barcelona’s board and president resign, and more.