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Royal Roundup 5/23/20

Beasley and USL, a new coach for the Cinci, Liga MX cancels, and Rimando in HOF.

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Here’s some of the latest news items from the world of soccer!

Soccer News

  • Retired USMNT and Houston Dynamo defender DaMarcus Beasley is working on setting up a USL League One team in his home of Fort Wayne Indiana.
  • A hip injury has finally forced Spain’s scoring legend Aritz Aduriz into retirement at the age of 39.
  • Eight players from Liga MX side Santos Laguna tested positive for Covid-19 in tests taken prior to return to training.
  • England has a real problem this year determining Promotion / Relegation between the leagues.
  • FC Cincinnati has finally settled on a new coach - Manchester United defender and Dutch national team legend Jaap Stam.
  • Montreal Impact is one of 6 teams that still has not returned to individual training, they’re considering temporarily moving the team outside of the region to resume.
  • US Soccer’s chief legal officer Lydia Wahlke has resigned. Unknown if this is connected to the USWNT lawsuit.
  • Some additional details have emerged about the proposed MLS tournament in Florida.
  • During MLS Jersey Week you have the chance to design your own MLS Team jersey. The best will be showcased by the league digital channels.
  • Liga MX has decided to cancel it’s 2020 Clausura season due to pandemic. Cruz Azul and Leon will take remaining Champions League slots.
  • Nick Rimando will be the first RSL player inducted into the Utah Sports Hall of Fame in September.
  • Remembering the Goalie Wars from 2001’s All Star Game.

Classic Games on TV and Streaming

  • 5/23: (MLS site, Youtube, Facebook & App) - San Jose Earthquakes vs LA Galaxy (2003) Spanish broadcast.
  • 5/23: (Youtube) - Saint Louis FC vs Las Vegas Lights (2018)
  • 5/23 7 PM: (RSL page & KMYU) - Real Salt Lake vs New York City FC (2019).
  • 5/24: (MLS site, Youtube, Facebook & App) - Toronto FC vs Montreal Impact (2016 playoffs).
  • 5/25: (MLS site, Youtube, Facebook & App) - San Jose Earthquakes vs Chicago Fire (2003 MLS Cup).
  • 5/26: (MLS site, Youtube, Facebook & App) - LA Galaxy vs Houston Dynamo (2011 MLS Cup).

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