Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Some Soccer News for Aug 29, 2017

It's Day 241 of 2017.


A reporter who is used to seeing the game from the press box takes in the Seattle-Portland rivalry from the sidelines, and it is intense. By Matt Pentz for Four Four Two.

LA Galaxy has added Dominic Kinear to their assistant coaching staff.


"I dont think you know who I am. I'm the sausage man. The shadow licker. I'm a tiny little ghost that features in your despondent moments. A timeless whisper. A glassy dude. I'm Miami."



  • Jack Blake of Jacksonville Armada named NASL Player Of The Week
  • Hayley Raso of Portland Thorns named NWSL Player Of The Week
  • Sebastian Giovinco of Toronto named MLS Player Of The Week
  • Kevin Kerr of Pittsburgh Riverhounds named USL Player Of The Week


The new USL team in Las Vegas will be called - Las Vegas Lights FC.
  • Owned by long time du Nord Futbol reader and supporter Brett Lashbrook!


USMNT - World Cup Qualifying

-Fri Sep 1
USA v Costa Rica - 5:55pm CT on ESPN
-Tue Sep 5
Honduras v USA - 4:30pm CT on beIN

USA Roster
  • G: Brad Guzan - Atlanta United, Tim Howard - Colorado Rapids, Nick Rimando - Real Salt Lake
  • D: DaMarcus Beasley - Houston Dynamo, Matt Besler - Sporting Kansas City, Geoff Cameron - Stoke City, Omar Gonzalez - Pachuca, Matt Hedges - Dallas, Eric Lichaj - Nottingham Forest, Tim Ream - Fulham, Jorge Villafana - Santos Laguna, Graham Zusi - Sporting Kansas City
  • M: Kellyn Acosta - Dallas, Paul Arriola - DC United, Alejandro Bedoya - Philadelphia Union, Michael Bradley - Toronto, Fabian Johnson - Borussia Monchengladbach, Dax McCarty - Chicago Fire, Darlington Nagbe - Portland Timbers, Christian Pulisic - Borussia Dortmund, Cristian Roldan - Seattle Sounders
  • F: Jozy Altidore - Toronto, Clint Dempsey - Seattle Sounders, Jordan Morris - Seattle Sounders, Chris Wondolowski - San Jose Earthquakes, Bobby Wood - Hamburger


CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying:
Hexagonal Schedule/results:
Matchday 7
-Fri Sep 1
USA v Costa Rica - 5:55pm CT on ESPN
T+T v Honduras - 7:00pm CT on beIN
Mexico v Panama - 8:30pm CT on FS2
Matchday 8
-Tue Sep 5
Honduras v USA - 4:30pm CT on beIN
Panama v T+T - 7:00pm CT (No USA TV)
Costa Rica v Mexico - 9:00pm CT on beIN

Hexagonal Standings:
(6 of 10 games played)
14 Mexico (+7)
11 Costa Rica (+5)
8 USA (+3)
7 Panama (0)
5 Honduras (-8)
3 Trinidad +Tobago (-7)

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