Each Monday we'll give you links to RSL, MLS and other Soccer news from the past week that you may have missed.
- Jeff Cassar completes US Soccer "Pro Course" pilot coaching program (along with eight other MLS coaches).
- Jeff Attinella on the move again - the rumored move from Minnesota to
RSL-CascadiaPortland is true.
- Both Maund and Wingert are returning for the 2017 season.
- Will Johnson won't be returning to RSL; apparently Kreis talked him into moving to Florida.
- From the "Beating a dead horse" file, one writer opines on how to make MLS better. Does your opinion differ?
- St. Louis' plans to join MLS hit a major setback regarding stadium, while Nashville's plans move forward.
- NYCFC to start their preseason in Ecuador.
- The MLS Website loves it's lists. Here's every MLS team's Christmas Wish List, followed by a list of all-time Top Players for every (still active) team.
- How big should MLS get, (and yes it comes with yet another mention of Pro/Rel).
- Top 5 controversies of the 2016 season (according to MLSSoccer). What did they miss?
- There's a growing problem with the Territorial Rights for MLS Teams.
- Roster status for all 22 Teams.
- First look at the top 50 Draft Prospects from Soccer By Ives.
US Soccer News
- Long-rumored changes to CONCACAF's Champion's League schedule may be coming soon.
- 2017 Gold Cup stadiums announced (the RioT isn't included this time). Goal.com wonders if it's time to let other countries host?
- USWNT star Alex Morgan is moving to French side Lyon on half-season loan.
- USMNT remains at #28 on the latest FIFA rankings, and also learned that the summer World Cup qualifying schedule has been moved up.
- US Soccer once again delays decision on which league will be Division II. NASL may get a stay of execution much to USL's irritation.
- One sad aspect of NASL's New York Cosmos, what happens to the former Players?
- Top stories of 2016 (according to FourFourTwo website).
- Big surprise! FIFA confirmed that the 2018 World Cup WILL be held in Russia regardless of the doping investigations in the IOC.
- The Pres. of FIFA still wants to expand the World Cup, here's a look at the top 5 options, FIFA's own research indicates 16 groups of 3 would work best.
Videos of the Week
Wonder goal from Germany
Also from Germany, ref gets an assist