PSP continues its season preview with an examination of what Derrick Jones could offer the team from Tim Jones.
Adam Cann considers whether the Union have lost their high pressing identity with their new players and whether the Union do indeed have the personnel to run a 3-5-2.
Kevin Kinkead mentioned on Twitter about a week ago that he’d been working on a story for a year and he was going to put it out this week. Instead, he tweeted it out last night. The carefully researched series of tweets is about CJ Sapong’s alleged DUI. Sapong did not refuse the DUI test: When he asked for time to read the paperwork, the trooper told him he was refusing it.
MLS has a short interview with Alexandra Bedoya. According to Bedoya, trash talk of the brotherly fashion is the norm in the Union locker room.
In the eyes of fan John Fleming, there are reasons for optimism in the eighth season of the Union.
FC Dallas was in a good position when they traveled down to play Arabe Unido in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal, holding a 4-0 lead. Things only improved when Michael Barrios sent in a cross that bounced off Leslie Heraldez for an own goal. Roberto Chen of the Panamanian side headed one in at the ninety-minute mark and Heraldez found some redemption minutes later when he glanced one in. Arabe Unido won late 2-1, but the MLS side moves on.
New York Red Bull and the Vancouver White Caps play the second leg of the other CCL quarter involving an MLS side tonight.
The USWNT played in Chester and Lynn Williams turned a second rebound in to earn a 1-0 victory. The US used a less standard formation, playing a 3-4-1-2. Caitlyn Murray has six takeaways from the match. Ryan Bright of CSN recaps the “fantastic test.”
The format for the 2017 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup has been announced. The tournament will see a record 99 teams in the knockout stage. Round one is May 10.
The West Chester NPSL team has tryouts on March 4 and 25 and April 15.
Bethlehem Steel continued preseason with a 3-2 win against Villanova. The game was not about results but opportunity.