It’s official – after just one season with the Chicago Fire, Colombian teenager Jhon Duran is heading to the Premier League. Aston Villa are reported to have dished out $22 million for the young winger, an all-time Fire record. Duran becomes the second Fire talent to move to England this winter, joining 18-year-old goalkeeper Gabriel […]
In desperate need of a win, Jesse Marsch and Leeds pulled through. Giovanni Reyna makes another return, and the 17 year keeper for the Chicago Fire is off to a hot start. (Pun 100% intended) Americans Abroad Weekly: Jesse Marsch first win. Reyna returns, Slonina on fire Jesse Marsch It had been a really rough […]
PREVIEW – Just one thing comes to mind when thinking about the Los Angeles Galaxy’s 2021 campaign. Two things, really. The first is, despite having one of the highest payrolls in the league, Los Angeles failed to make the playoffs again. That’s the fourth time out of the last five seasons. The second is the […]
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Yesterday Colorado Rapids and Arsenal FC announced that center back Auston Trusty was sold from MLS to the Premier League side. He was then loaned back to Colorado through July 17, a little over half way through the MLS season. This is a massive transfer for the Rapids. For the player, […]
INTERVIEW – Brad Friedel spoke to Last Word on Soccer in association with sports betting site Betway US and had this to say on the Revs, the USMNT and more. Friedel may have previously been the New England Revolution manager but he is much better known for his time on the field. He made over […]
EDITORIAL – OK, I have a really exciting proposition for you. Are you ready? You and I, we’re going to build an English Premier League team from scratch! We get to come up with the team name, team colors, uniforms, and a badge. We’ll also invest in hiring a complete staff, a purpose-built stadium, and […]
EDITORIAL – This interview was conducted a couple of days before Austin FC’s historic victory over Portland Timbers, a game in which ATX finally scored at Q2 and secured their first-ever hometown win. Prior to that match, we asked Verde keeper Brad Stuver how he’d feel about the prospect of swapping a coveted clean sheet […]
EDITORIAL – By his own admission, Jon Gallagher used to be a tiny kid. When they could get near him, the older boys would try and muscle him off the ball. His technical ability and pace usually won out. Gallagher isn’t tiny anymore, but not much else has changed. As the bustling, pacey, defense-stretching No. […]
So with a full slate of soccer across the pond, how did the Americans fair? Nicolas Severini takes a look at the Premier League, Bundesliga and other spots where Americans are featuring in Europe.
The return of sports is happening around the world, and the Bundesliga has been back for almost a month. But, is it too early for sports to return?
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (July 15, 2019) – Arsenal Football Club opened their 2019-2020 preseason tour in America with a win. James Olayinka shined, with a goal and assist in the first half. Colorado Rapids played mostly a reserve side with several Colorado Springs Switchbacks players getting some playing side. It showed with the final score […]
Which players are ready for the English Premier League? There’s a few from MLS that can follow the footsteps of Miguel Almiron and head over to England.
Editorial (February 1, 2019) – Atlanta United FC are basking in the warm glow of playmaker Miguel Almiron’s transfer for a record fee, but they may have had help from an unlikely source—MLS Eastern Conference rivals New York Red Bulls and their own recently sold young star, Tyler Adams. Could Miguel Almiron’s transfer have been […]
A Midseason Look at the Favorites for Champions League 2018 – 2019 Referred to as soccer here in the U.S., football is the national sport in Europe and so it is with great anticipation that the whole of Europe follows this season’s favorites. While Real Madrid will be seeking a fourth world title, they are […]
Clint Dempsey, tied with Landon Donovan for most goals in USMNT history, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Wednesday.
Manchester has a reputation for rain. And on July 25th in Washington, it poured heavily. Maybe it reminded Wayne Rooney of his previous home. His DC United team would play New York Red Bulls in the Atlantic Cup after a long weather delay. Wayne’s new world. Just like Manchester?. Wayne’s New World Can Rooney Deliver? […]
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ANALYSIS – The Canadian Men’s National Team revealed their 23-man roster for the upcoming Nations League Finals in Las Vegas, Nevada between June 15th and June 18th. While there were a couple of surprise omissions, there were more relieved inclusions in what will be Canada’s first opportunity for silverware after their disappointing early World Cup exit. […]
PREVIEW – The Vancouver Whitecaps host CF Montreal for the Canadian Championship Final this Wednesday, June 7th, in what will be another all-MLS affair for the Voyageurs Cup. The Whitecaps last won the trophy last year in a stellar shoot-out win over Toronto FC at home to claim their second Voyageurs Cup, and now have the […]
After this upcoming weekend’s matchups, NWSL will be at its season’s halfway point. Meanwhile, all 12 NWSL teams are still in the thick of the Challenge Cup. This Wednesday there is only one match, Gotham FC vs Orlando Pride at Red Bull Arena. It is still early in the group stage, but Gotham is first […]
ANALYSIS – The Vancouver Whitecaps managed to salvage a draw at the very end of their home encounter at BC Place versus Sporting Kansas City, as Ryan Gauld put away a penalty in the 88-minute. It was a frustrating night for Caps fans, as officiating controversy loomed once more this season, with a goal chalked off […]
ANALYSIS: Despite building the team back to nearly full strength, second half errors cost the Red Bulls the game. Here are three takeaways as New York falls to Orlando City at Red Bull Arena before the team takes a break. New York Vs Orlando City: Three Takeaways Grab It And Go Red Bull fans may […]
Following several consecutive playoff appearances, the Pittsburgh Riverhounds had high expectations coming into the 2023 USL Championship season. While the start wasn’t a total disaster, it was definitely below their standards. Through their first nine games, the Riverhounds has just two losses. The issue was that they also only had two wins. However, since the […]
The United States Men’s National Team’s Nations League title defense officially gets underway in just under two weeks, but it might as well have started yesterday with the much anticipated roster drop. Some newer faces headline, and one in particular has fans really excited. Here’s a look at the roster: Big Takeaways From the USMNT […]
After a midweek slate of Challenge Cup matches, NWSL will kick off June with some big time matchups this weekend. The biggest of them all looking at the table is the matchup on Sunday with Gotham FC vs San Diego. Gotham will host the Wave with a crowd of more than 10,000 at Red Bull […]