Andy Greder at the Pioneer Press published a lengthy piece detailing Adrian Heath’s history and the plan for the future. Included is the note that Tuesday marks the opening of the transfer window. The first of those signings are coming, with both winger Romario Ibarra and forward Angelo Rodríguez reportedly having signed for MNUFC.
Slightly less imminent than new signings (though more predictable) is the construction and completion of Allianz Field. Most recently, the team has announced that the PTFE installation has been completed. The outer skin of the stadium is attached, though without the lighting effects the outside view of the stadium is not what renderings make it out to be.
The Men’s World Cup semifinals are set to be played this week, with England taking on Croatia in Moscow and France battling Belgium in St. Petersburg. While France entered the tournament as favorites, Belgium have impressed throughout the tournament. On the other side of the bracket, England will be favorites over Croatia, which has needed penalties to secure its last two wins over Russia and Denmark. ESPN has the full preview.
Matthew Doyle recaps Week 19 in MLS and gives his thoughts
Late goal from Maxi Morales sees New York City FC win 1-0 over New York Red Bulls
Florian Jungwirth’s late goal not enough as San Jose fall 2-1 to Portland
Orlando overwhelmed and outmatched by LAFC, lose 4-1
LA Galaxy dominant in 4-1 win over Columbus
Kei Kamara brace lifts Vancouver Whitecaps over Chicago Fire 3-2
Real Salt Lake score early and late to win 2-0 over FC Dallas
Anemic Minnesota United FC fall 3-0 to Houston Dynamo
Toronto FC and Sporting KC battle to a 2-2 draw
Only one shot on target apiece as New England Revolution and Seattle Sounders draw 0-0
Two-minute brace for Saphir Taïder gives Montreal Impact the 2-1 win over Colorado Rapids
Martinez, Villalba score in 2-0 Atlanta United’s victory over Philadelphia
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