News in Brief: National Team, Pro/Rel, and More

by on 28 August 2017

It’s been a busy weekend, with the Loons’ first road win coming on Saturday against the Chicago Fire. Perhaps even bigger news, Miami FC’s CEO released the Full “Silva Report” on promotion/relegation in MLS. It’s a hefty read at almost 50 pages, but very intriguing. The conclusions reached are on page 42, if you’re interested.


Along the same lines, John Paul Motta announced on twitter that he and US Adult Soccer would be revealing their plans for a fourth division.

John Paul Motta(USASA President and US Soccer Board Member) on Twitter: "We will unveil the new @USAdultSoccer tiers this Fall. @ussoccer does not want to recognize Division 4 at this time, so we will do our own!" from MLS


US Manager Bruce Arena announced his roster for World Cup Qualifiers. The team is headlined by Borussia Dortmund starter Christian Pulisic.

In national team news, US youngster Cameron Carter-Vickers has signed a new contract at Spurs and been sent out on loan.


Minnesota news

The American Pyramid Blog interviewed Peter Xiong of Viejos Son Los Trapos

Humans of Minneapolis featured a soccer coach on Instagram with comments on weekly soccer tournaments in Currie Park and who participates.

Minnesota United FC earned its first away win in a 2-1 victory over Chicago.

MLS Weekend Roundup

San Jose downed the struggling LA Galaxy 3-0

Toronto FC topped Montreal 3-1

Real Salt Lake put Colorado to the sword, winning 4-1

Orlando City still searches for Dom Dwyer’s first win; it lost 2-1 to Vancouver

FC Dallas lost 2-1 to Columbus

Philadelphia drew 2-2 with Atlanta United

D.C. United defeated New England 1-0

The Hudson Derby ended in a 1-1 draw

The Cascadia Derby… also ended in a 1-1 draw

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