News in Brief: US Internationals, Female Referees, and More

by on 11 September 2017

Top stories of the day

Americans have another reason to watch Manchester City. American U-20 player Erik Palmer-Brown has reportedly signed a contract with the Premier League side after good international showings for the youth.

The Bundesliga is about to have its first female referee.

Minnesota news

Meg Ryan reports that Christian Ramirez will be on the bench at a minimum on Wednesday when the Loons play in Vancouver.

Ethan Finlay is feeling at home in Minnesota, writes Jeff Rueter for

Minnesota High Schools were honored by the United Soccer Coaches  (formerly the National Soccer Coaches’ Association of America) with Stillwater ranked in the top 10 for the boys and Centennial at 21st for the girls.

Minnesota-based Tap In Design put out “Tap In Guide”: an app designed to make following soccer easier than ever.

MLS league wrap up

Atlanta downed FC Dallas 3-0.

SKC and Columbus drew 1-1.

Vancouver topped Real Salt Lake 3-2.

Houston fell to Colorado 1-0.

Minnesota drew 1-1 with Philadelphia.

Lee Nguyen’s goal put New England over Montreal 1-0.

Orlando won 2-1 over D.C. United, but Dom Dwyer is still goalless.

New York City FC fell 1-0 to Portland on a goal from Diego Valeri.

Toronto dominated San Jose to the tune of 4-0.

Chicago and New York Red Bulls drew 1-1.

LA Galaxy and Seattle also drew 1-1.

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