As if the LA Galaxy aren’t having enough issues on the field right now. Losers of five straight, they learned on Wednesday that Jack McBean has been suspended one game and issued an undisclosed fine for serious foul play.
Sporting KC will be without Gerso Fernandes for their game against Real Salt Lake. He was also suspended one game and issued an undisclosed fine for serious foul play.
His teammate Ilie Sanchez was fined an undisclosed amount for violating league policy regarding hands to the face, head or neck of an opponent.
The Portland Timbers have signed some defensive help. They announced the signing of New Zealand international Bill Tuiloma. In keeping with tradition, we should expect to hear about his season-ending injury tomorrow.
The Vancouver Whitecaps have loaned midfielder Ben McKendry to NASL side FC Edmonton. The loan will last until the end of 2017 with an option to recall him.
Everyone knows that the United States, Mexico and Canada all plan on putting up a joint bid for the 2026 World Cup. It looks like Atlanta was contacted about being a host city in 2026.
The State of California will have another soccer team in 2018. No, I’m not talking about LAFC. I’m talking about Fresno Football Club. They are set to join the USL in 2018.
Derlis Gonzalez‘ current club, Dynamo Kiev, played Young Boys in UEFA Champions League preliminary round action and won the first leg 3-1. Gonzalez played 81 minutes in what could be his final game.
Here are the rest of latest results from UEFA Champions League action as well. The clubs currently playing are trying to get into the playoff round.
It was mentioned in yesterday’s links that Barcelona wants to replace Neymar with Coutinho. Liverpool doesn’t want to sell him, but Barcelona is confident they can get a deal done to bring the Brazilian to Camp Nou.
FIFA has approved a change of nationality for Jozo Simunovic. The Croatian-born defender is now allowed to represent Bosnia-Herzegovina as they try to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.
Never to be one to hold anything back, Jose Mourinho took a page from his favorite fellow coach’s book and slammed the amount of money being spent on this summer’s transfer window.