In a game no one should have stayed up to watch, the US defeated Canada, 1–0 on a very late Jozy Altidore goal. Neither team cared about this game, and it showed. Or if they did care, it didn’t look like it.
PSP contributor and labor lawyer Steve Holroyd breaks down the issues at play in US Soccer’s lawsuit against the union representing the US women’s national team.
US Open Cup
Elimination of the third round of local qualifiers sees West Chester United Predators through to First Round of US Open Cup.
The US came back twice to defeat Iceland 3–2 on Sunday. Goals from Jozy Altidore, Michael Orozco, and Steve Birnbaum were enough to see off the Icelanders on a day when neither team seemed all that energized.
USL / USL - Bethlehem Steel FC
Bethlehem Steel sign experienced defender, young striker, and former NYRB II midfielder ahead of inaugural USL season.
Commentary / MLS
Peter Andrews on how the limited grant of free agency in the most recent CBA presents a danger to the league’s status as a “single entity” under the Sherman Antitrust Act.
The US played Trinidad & Tobago to a dour 0-0 draw in Port of Spain on Tuesday night in their second qualifier for the 2018 World Cup.
The result on Friday was welcome, even if the game opened poorly. The US will hope to have put their mind right when they face Trinidad and Tobago.