Each Monday we'll give you links to RSL, MLS and other Soccer news from the past week that you may have missed. We'll start with Real's news.
- Beckerman sees progress from last year, and promise for next year.
- Real Monarchs keep seven players.
- RSL looks to Iceland model when opening new regional training center.
- Any hope of Ned Grabavoy returning to Utah are dashed as he accepts the post of Scouting Director for the Timbers.
- Javier Morales ranked in #9 in 442's Best Designated Players in MLS History.
- Steven Gerrard experiment is finally over for LA. One rumor has him going to Scottish team Celtic, another puts him coaching.
- Tim Howard done for season after adductor surgery.
- Frank Lampard leaving NYCFC with a mixed record. The question everyone wants to know is, will he retire?
- Rumor mill churning away - will the Chicago Fire be sold and relocated?
- Kansas City bring Feilhaber back with new contract.
- Atlanta United reveal their new kit.
- One rumor has Minnesota United choosing former Orlando coach Adrian Heath for inaugural year.
- Robbie Keane leaving the Galaxy, where he will land is undetermined.
- Two Opinion pieces on Klinsman about loss to Mexico.
- Interview with Sunil Gulati covering numerous topics (Trump, World Cup bid. USMNT, USWNT, NASL and more).
- USMNT trounced by Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifier. But at least the US Women are still winning!
- After a 2nd US loss the Fire Klinsman train gains momentum. At least he took responsibility this time instead of throwing players under the bus. Some sport media that previously preached patience are now jumping on board. The big question is, can the US still qualify? The British news took notice, CBS Sports referred to it as a "Nightmare in Central America"; Soccer America had two articles on the problems, Goal.Com comments on the "flat and uninspiring" performance, The Score pronounced it "Historically Inept", but for now Gulati isn't bowing to pressure; Yarkbarker calls for major overhaul, while a NBC Sports ProSoccerTalk roundtable is mixed on fate of Klinsman. Soccer By Ives believes USMNT has reached the breaking point, and finally Fox Sports calls for Klinsman's time to be done.
- FIFA boss Infantino proposes a 3 week, 32 team Club World Cup.
Video of the Week
Yet another Own Goal of the humorous kind.