Each Monday we'll give you links to RSL, MLS and other Soccer news from the past week that you may have missed.
- It seems the Brooks Lennon rumor has some real legs to it. NBC Sports, and Goal.com have also reported on it.
- RSL will be well represented in the USMNT U-20 camp. Here's the full list (which includes 3 of last Friday's top 5 draft picks).
- Time running out for Beckham's Miami plans, end of January presumed.
- Galaxy aiming for a double dose of dos Santos, but will have to share their stadium again (not Chivas this time).
- Sounders hopeful for Dempsey's return before preseason camp.
- St. Louis stadium funding bill pulled. Expansion plans flounder.
- The coaches have been selected for the second PRO coaching course.
- Players from the UK are coming to MLS, why aren't coaches?
- Atlanta may have to wait on Guzan's arrival.
- An evaluation of the "Clearance" statistic.
- State of the teams going into preseason - Eastern Conf., Western Conf.
- MLS draft rounds 3-4 set for Tuesday via conference call.
- With the Chargers moving to LA, San Diego may have just vaulted into the MLS Expansion list.
US Soccer News
- Sigi Schmidt has some suggestions for College Soccer.
- Bill Peterson gets the axe by NASL, 8 teams confirmed for 2017 season. Cosmos sale finalized. and new owner pays off outstanding salary debt.
- Top NWSL team NY Flash to re-brand after moving to N. Carolina, will be called N. Carolina Courage.
- Once again , Bill Hamid has had to pull out of a USMNT camp due to injury, followed by Stefan Frei on Saturday; Bryan Rowe from LA has been picked as a replacement.
- USWNT to play against Germany, England and France between March 1-7th.
- USL's Orange County Blues may be rebranding in the near future.
- USWNT player Carli Lloyd wins FIFA Women's Player of 2016, Ronaldo wins Men's award for the 4th time.
- Starting with 2026 the World Cup will expand to 48 teams, playing 16 groups of 3, it opened a debate about it hurting quality of play.
- Quickly following the World Cup announcement, CONCACAF is looking at expansion of the Gold Cup, and may re-form without the Caribbean..
- For your next bit of random trivia, here's the wealthiest soccer players in the world (as of 2015...).
Videos of the Week
Young player from Real Madrid scores single-handedly.