Luis Muriel Returns To Former Club In His First League Match For Fiorentina
Jan 18, 2019Chloe Beresford
Having dispossessed an unwitting Genoa defender, Sampdoria’s Luis Muriel dribbled the ball towards the box. Spotting his chance, the Colombian slotted an angled shot past the goalkeeper into the corner, sending the supporters behind the goal in the Gradinata Sud into delirium.
With New Contract Inked, DC United's Ben Olsen Looks For Right Recipe
Jan 18, 2019Wesley Davidson
With a contract extension in hand, Ben Olsen must work on finding the right tactics to help D.C. reach their full potential.
Amid Boxing Day Racism In Serie A, Fabio's Story Gives Hope From San Siro
At the end of the 2016-17 campaign, Benevento shocked Italian football by reaching the top-flight through the playoffs in what was their maiden outing in Serie B. It was no surprise that there were wild parties in the streets upon their promotion to Serie A, but what followed was an unmitigated disaster in terms of results — a case of too much, too soon.
DC United Archives: Luciano Emilio's Magical Spell In Black & Red
Jan 16, 2019Wesley Davidson
The year is 2007 and D.C. United are fresh off the heels of a third Supporters’ Shield and a disheartening playoff defeat to the New England Revolution in the conference finals. Sure, the narrow 1-0 loss left supporters grasping for words at the thought of what could have been, but the league’s original champion had officially returned to center stage for the first time since 1999, and expectations were again boiling over in the nation’s capital.
10 Things In Italy: Gonzalo Higuain, Luis Muriel, & Juve's Drab Uniforms
A 2-1 win over S.P.A.L. on Dec. 29 saw A.C. Milan break a goal drought that had lasted though their previous four matches, the team’s longest run in the Italian top flight without scoring since 1984. It would also be their last encounter before the winter break, the lack of matches over this period giving often under-fire boss Gennaro Gattuso plenty of food for thought.
Juventus, AC Milan Face Off In Rare International Supercoppa Italiana
“I still get goosebumps,” said Inter fan Angelo Ruggeri of watching his team take on their crosstown rivals AC Milan back in August 2011.
DC United Position Battle: Paul Arriola & Draft Pick Akeem Ward
Jan 14, 2019Harrison Hamm
D.C. United, with as positive an outlook as they’ve had in years, is aiming high. With Lucas Rodriguez arriving soon from Argentina and Wayne Rooney heading a new generation of DCU positivity, coach Ben Olsen faces the pressure of maintaining last season’s run of success.
Gregg Berhalter Draws Both Sneers & Praise As US Men's National Team Boss
Jan 13, 2019Wesley Davidson
It’s been just over a month since Gregg Berhalter was named head coach of the U.S. men’s national team, and the 45-year-old tactician is currently engrossed in his first training camp at the helm. Initial reactions to the hire were certainly complicated, but for now it is a wait-and-see game for those eager to find out what sorts of significant changes the former Columbus Crew skipper can bring in 2019.
5 Key Fixtures For DC United Including Atlanta United, Columbus Crew & More
The MLS offseason is in full swing, complete with transfers, call-ups to national team camps and fans hypothesizing about which players their respective teams might select in Friday’s SuperDraft. In addition, supporters can now solidify plans for following all the action with this week’s full schedule release for the league’s 24th season.