If you thought the new CONCACAF format would eliminate US-Mexico matches, think again. President Montagliani would like that to never end.
Lauren Holiday was an incredible player, especially at the World Cup for USWNT. After retiring from soccer the new mom underwent brain surgery, and was successful there too. We wish her a speedy recovery.
USL's final this year will be contested for by MLS Affiliates, and the influence their parent clubs have on every aspect is very clear. President Jake Edwards, however, may want to see a shift to the Houston model with near zero involvement. Also, he continues to talk expansion in clubs and media.
The other USA 2nd/3rd division league has faced plenty of issues, but NASL commissioner Bill Peterson says the exodus of clubs may not have been too unexpected.
New England's attempt to find a new stadium has been hitting snags, but a new idea involves moving about 20 miles and closer to the city limits of Boston, making a new home in Dorchester. Even current MA Governor, Charlie Baker appears to be on board or at least considering it.
Philadelphia may want to consider a new coach even though Jim Curtin hasn't been bad, and former Sounders coach Sigi Schmid is an option to consider.
With only one game left for everyone and only four spots remaining, the major fight of the weekend for most teams is seeding; for the rest of the players, the probabilities for each team and seed are investigated here.
7am: Barclays Premier League, a handful of games on NBC, NBCSN, and NBC Online.
9:30am: Liverpool vs. West Brom, NBC and NBC Online.
9:30am: Bayern Munich vs Boruissa M'gladbach, FS2
4:30pm: Indy Eleven vs Puerto Rico (NASL), WatchESPN
7pm: Necaxa vs Veracruz, ESPN Deportes
All Day: NCAA Women's Soccer, WatchESPN
11pm: Wellington Phoenix vs Sydney FC, WatchESPN