Lucas Rodriguez & Donovan Pines Exert Their Influence In D.C. United's Win
Jul 19, 2019Hunter Sharpless
After a brutal nine-game stretch with just a single win, D.C. United hurled the monkey off their back, across the room, and into a pile of cardboard boxes. That had to have felt pretty darn good.
Matthijs De Ligt Could Be More Crucial For Juventus Than Cristiano Ronaldo
Jul 19, 2019Adam Digby
A year after Portuguese megastar Cristiano Ronaldo ended Juventus’ Champions League run, 19-year-old Matthijs de Ligt did the same thing, his powerful header sending Ajax through at the expense of the Bianconeri.
D.C. United Overcome Second Half Penalty, Beat FC Cincinnati 4-1
Jul 19, 2019Steven Streff
D.C. United were quite unhappy about a second-half penalty awarded to hosts FC Cincinnati on Thursday night in the first-ever meeting between the two clubs. Emmanuel Ledesma converted the spot-kick in the 54th minute, canceling out Lucas Rodriguez's first-half goal. However, instead of being put off by the call, United responded in aggressive fashion, scoring three second-half goals to win 4-1 at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati.
USMNT No. 1 Zack Steffen Heads To Fortuna Dusseldorf On Loan
Throughout the decades of ups and downs in U.S. Soccer, there has always been one thing that fans of the men’s national team have been able to count on: a good goalie between the sticks. Tim Howard, Kasey Keller, and Tony Meola each earned at least 100 caps since 1988, and a host of dependable reserve keepers since that year has kept the position completely solid.
18 Players The USMNT Should & Shouldn't Play In The Concacaf Nations League
When my wife and I got to our car in the parking garage this morning, I realized with great sadness I had left my cell phone — which I use to stream audiobooks on my morning commute — up in the condo, and since we were already a couple minutes late I decided not to waste several minutes retrieving it.
Bournemouth & Girona Are Paragons Of Small-Market Success In England, Spain
You’ve probably heard the tale at least once by now.
D.C. United Face FC Cincinnati For The First Time In Need Of A Win
Jul 18, 2019Steven Streff
A week after facing off against an MLS original, D.C. United head to Ohio to take on the league's newest team, FC Cincinnati, in the first meeting between the two clubs. Last Friday, the Black-and-Red had to fight back for a 2-2 draw against the New England Revolution, giving them just one win in their past nine league games. Meanwhile, Cincinnati, still mired in last place in MLS in 2019, have reeled off two wins in a row.
Fiorentina's Federico Chiesa: The Most Talented & Divisive Starlet In Italy
Jul 17, 2019Hunter Sharpless
Growing up, there was this kid named Albus Dinglefeet — I’ve fictionalized his name for anonymity’s sake — in my brother’s grade, and Albus was one of the fastest kids around.
Everton, Sevilla & Nantes Feature On Top 5 European Friendlies On FloFC
With the Women’s World Cup, Copa America, and Concacaf Gold Cup officially in the books, your significant other is breathing a sigh of relief because a break in summer soccer has finally arrived, right?
Orlando's US Open Cup Quarterfinal Win Hints At Future Potential
Jul 17, 2019Harrison Hamm
In the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals against NYCFC last week, Orlando City SC nearly blew it. They held a 1-0 lead at home, with a chance to squeak into the semifinals of a tournament that could be a boon for the playoff-less Lions. Simply playing important knockout games is enticing for a restless fanbase just waiting to get excited about something.