Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Some Soccer News for Jun 21, 2017

It's Day 172 of 2017.

My latest for 1500ESPN: Minnesota United. USA Men's National Team. 12 Days. 4 Games. 3 Competitions. 2 Countries.


Minnesota United

Lack of goals: Its one thing to be shutout twice by the best defense in the league in Kansas City, but not putting one past the worst defense in the league, Salt Lake, is worrisome. All those games were on the road. The next two are at home. And Portland is susceptible, lets see what happens at home.

Portland will focus on improving their defense for tonight's game. By Jamie Goldberg for the Oregonian.

Minn United brass says they are ready to add players. By Andy Greder for the Pioneer Press.
  • I am very curious to see how far the management will take this. They need 5-6 players. My guess is we will see 1-2.

MNUFC sees Sporting Kansas City's entire organization as a role model. By Megan Ryan for the Star Tribune.

-Wed Jun 21
Minnesota v Portland - 7:00pm CT on My29.
-Sat Jun 24
Minnesota v Vancouver - 7:00pm CT on My29.


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Former Republican Senator Lowell Weicker Jr from Connecticut, was on a Watergate investigative committee and does not like what he is seeing and hearing from the White House today, it has too many similarities for him. By the former Senator for the New York Times.



4 games tonight, and 2 more on Friday. Mid-week oh yeah!

The sound coming from the stands means everything to this New York Red Bulls player. In his own words. By Mike Grella of NYRB for The Players Tribune.

The LA Galaxy season got off to a very rough start, but things have turned around in an unexpected way. By Kevin Baxter for the LA Times.

Week 17 schedule/results:
(15 games)
-Wed Jun 21
DC v Atlanta
Minnesota v Portland
Colorado v LA
Seattle v Orlando
-Fri Jun 23
Toronto v New England
Houston v Dallas
-Sat Jun 24
New York RB v New York City
Atlanta v Colorado
Philadelphia v DC
Columbus v Montreal
Minnesota v Vancouver
Chicago v Orlando
LA v Kansas City
San Jose v Salt Lake
-Sun Jun 25
Portland v Seattle


Samantha Kerr of Sky Blue named NWSL Player Of The Week



Gold Cup roster speculation. By Brian Straus for Sports Illustrated.
  • I am not big on speculation. Just thought I would put this here in case you are. I know many people dig it.


Canadian Championship - Final Schedule/Results:
1st Leg
-Wed Jun 21
Montreal v Toronto
2nd Leg
-Tue Jun 27
Toronto v Montreal

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