clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Major Link Soccer: CJ Sapong traded to Chicago Fire

New, 41 comments

Philadelphia Union gain 450k in xAM. Fortnite fans hate on players who wear soccer gear in-game. Will Ferrell will portray Chuck Blazer in film about soccer corruption.

MLS: Philadelphia Union at Columbus Crew SC Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle

Washington State Legends of Soccer and Sounders FC a Night with Alan Hinton & Friends | Seattle Sounders FC

Emerald City Supporters - Vancouver Away I March 30, 2019
Now open to non-members

3-0 Loss Ends ‘Good Preseason’ At Its Low Point | FC Cincinnati
Check in on the opening weekend’s opponents.

FC Cincinnati notes: Preseason update, Cruz listed as DP, and more | SBI Soccer
FC Cincinnati managed to draw Chicago Fire, 1-1, on Wednesday evening in Charleston, South Carolina. In a match where Chicago dominated possession, FCC was not creating chances on the counter for the majority of the match.

Seattle dancers talk possible breakdancing event at Olympics | king5.com
The Paris organizing committee wants to add breakdancing to 2024 Olympic games.

North America Top 150 Attendance Average Rankings 2018 : MLS
Sounders had the fourth best attendance in North America last year.

MLS Watercolors — Cat Scarf Special Pre-Order
You made it! This is a pre-order for the long-awaited but hopefully-worth-the-wait Cat Scarf! Yes, setbacks like not winning the scarf contest were...

News & Culture

The New D&D Book Is Called "Ghosts of Saltmarsh"
It seems those who suggested that the upcoming 'nautical themed' book was based on the old Saltmarsh trilogy were correct. Ghosts of Saltmarsh is the new book, with a release date of May 21st, 2019.

Fortnite fans now hate players who wear soccer skins - Polygon
According to fans, anyone who wears a customizable soccer jersey in Fortnite is probably a tryhard or a newbie. As always, Fortnite’s community continues to be defined by the cosmetics that developer Epic Games sells.

Leslye Headland, Will Ferrell HBO Films FIFA Soccer American Huckster | Deadline
Leslye Headland, Will Ferrell Team At HBO Films For FIFA Soccer Hustle Story ‘American Huckster’

Major League Soccer

Fire Sign C.J. Sapong - Hot Time In Old Town
The MLS vet offers some much-needed attacking depth.

Philadelphia Union trade CJ Sapong to the Chicago Fire for allocation money - Brotherly Game
Striker is on his way to Chicago for $450,00 in xAM.

The Implications of Robert Kraft’s Arrest on Charges of Solicitation of Prostitution – Socceresq
Officials in Jupiter, Florida have issued an arrest warrant for New England Revolution (and Patriots) owner Robert Kraft on charges of soliciting prostitution.

FC Dallas' Fernando Clavijo was an American immigrant story worth celebrating | Commentary | Dallas News

Billy Álvarez wants it, yes or yes; Cruz Azul people have already searched for Almeyda - Univision
[Spanish]
Cruz Azul could already be trying to steal Matias Almeyda from the Earthquakes.

NWSL

USWNT star Tobin Heath is becoming as comfortable with fame as she’s long been with a soccer ball
The New Jersey native is now a U.S. women’s national team’s superstar, and a force of creative wizardry almost unequaled in all of American soccer - men’s or women’s.

Driven - The Coaches' Voice
Utah Royals head coach Laura Harvey talks exclusively to The Coaches' Voice about the challenge of motivating a dominant Arsenal Women's team and why she chose to leave the FAWSL and start from scratch with Seattle Reign in America's NWSL.

USL

ARLIA: Three Teams That Missed the 2018 USL Cup Playoffs That Will Make the 2019 Field

United States

Thirteen NCAA Men's Soccer Teams to Participate in Expanded 2019 Spring College Development Program - U.S. Soccer
Thirteen top NCAA men’s soccer programs will compete in the second annual College Development Program. Designed to further player development opportunities in players 18 and over.

USA learn U-20 World Cup group stage opponents - Stars and Stripes FC
This group stage looks like a reasonably favorable draw for the USA.

ASN article: United States receives tricky U-20 World Cup draw
That doesn’t mean it won’t be tricky,

World

WATCH: Kepa refuses to be substituted and disobeys Sarri's direct order - We Ain't Got No History
Whoa!

Deadly rivalries, rioting fans and corruption: Covering the wild world of Indonesian soccer - Television - ABC News
It was meant to be a friendly match between Bali United and Jakarta's team Persija — but even before David Lipson got into the Bali stadium, a brawl between rival fans broke out.

Report: Alphonso Davies dropped from Bayern Munich first team, not considered good enough - Bavarian Football Works
If true, this could be a huge setback in the career of the talented youngster.