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How Angel City FC Is Traveling To NWSL Championship Game In Style

From the first day it was officially announced Los Angeles would be getting an NWSL expansion team, Angel City FC has done things differently. From the star-studded cast of owners and investors to the commitment to community, Angel City has already made more headlines before playing a single match than some NWSL clubs that have been around for years. 

The Last Time Canada Was In A World Cup It Lost To A Country That Doesn’t Exist Anymore

Has Canada qualified for a World Cup before? The Canucks look well on their way to Qatar 2022 after an iconic victory against Mexico in World Cup qualifying. If Canada qualifies for next year’s tournament, it won’t be the first time the Northerners have made the big stage.

Canada Pulled Out The Ultimate Home-Field Advantage For Its WCQ Match Against Mexico

Well played Canada, well played. 

Instead of scheduling a mid-November fixture at its usual home field in Toronto, the Canucks will be playing a crucial World Cup Qualifying match against Mexico on the frigid plains of Alberta. 

Taylor Twellman And Grant Wahl Are Bickering On Twitter And We’re All Losing

On Friday night, I was out of my element. 

Usually when the USMNT is playing a big match, I’m in front of a TV with a laptop and maybe a third screen for other matches, watching every possible second of pregame and checking lineups and the latest from social media. For USA-Mexico on Friday, I was out of town for a wedding, completely unfettered from requirements of covering the match for my job. I wound up at a sports bar in Austin (the Black Sheep Lodge) that promised to show the big game, but I wasn’t quite sure what that meant. 

Mental Fitness And Local Pride: How Bodø/Glimt Became An Improbable Norwegian Powerhouse

José Mourinho was confident when he brought his Roma side to the Aspmyra Stadion for a UEFA Conference League match on Oct. 21. The Portuguese manager named a noticeably second-rate squad for the trip to the Arctic Circle to face reigning Eliteserien (Norwegian top-flight) champion FK Bodø/Glimt. 

Crystal Dunn Wasn’t In The Latest USWNT Squad. Now We Know Why

Crystal Dunn was not included in the USWNT roster announced this week for the upcoming friendlies against Australia. On Thursday, it became clear why.

Dunn, one of the most versatile footballers in the world, is adding a new position to her repertoire. In addition to playing fullback, midfielder and forward for her club and national team — and a chicken and cat mom off the pitch — she’ll soon become a human mom.

Bidding War For U.S. Premier League TV Rights Just Got Even More Interesting

The U.S. Premier League TV rights bidding war just took a turn that is likely to benefit individual EPL clubs. The English Premier League is sending the bidding to a second round, a sign the league thinks it can squeeze even more money out of American broadcasters desperate for one of the hottest commodities in sports. It now appears the new U.S. Premier League TV rights owner (or potentially owners) will be decided next week.

USMNT vs. Mexico For Dummies — How To Explain Friday’s Match To Filthy Casuals

The biggest quadrennial men’s soccer game in America is on Friday. Chances are, you or someone you know has no idea what’s going on. That’s fine. We’re here to explain USA vs Mexico, to either help you explain what’s going on to your filthy casual friends or so you don’t look like the dummy to your buddies on Friday night. 

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