It’s Friday! And the start of another long weekend to boot. I’ve got plenty of rumors and news for us to talk about, so let’s get started.
Gregg Berhalter set to return as USMNT coach: sources (The Athletic)
After a long search and much speculation, U.S. Soccer has apparently chosen their old coach to be their new coach.
Sources: Alessia Russo could snub Arsenal, move to NWSL (ESPN)
To start off, we have some unnamed sources who say England WNT and Manchester United player Alessio Russo is considering a move to Washington Spirit. This would be a pretty big deal. San Diego Wave coach Casey Stoney insists Russo wouldn’t come to the NWSL without telling her first, however.
Ryan also got an update on those Nottingham Forest to D.C. United rumors he shared yesterday:
Christian Pulisic shines in USMNT’s 3-0 domination over Mexico, advance to Concacaf Nations League Final (Stars and Stripes FC)
This game, which ended in a 3-0 win for the USMNT, was wild. Four red cards mean the US will have to play without Weston McKennie and Sergiño Dest in the finals against Canada on Sunday.
Angel City fires coach Freya Coombe after 11th-place start to season (The Athletic)
Feels like the Spirit are at least partly to blame for this, having handed Angel City two of their six losses.
Messi celebrates Inter Miami move by scoring fastest goal of career (Pro Soccer Wire)
Important to note he didn’t score it for Inter Miami, though.
|Loudoun United FC vs. Miami FC||Sat., June 17 at 7 p.m. ET||FIU Stadium||ESPN+|
|D.C. United vs. Real Salt Lake||Sat., June 17 at 7:30 p.m. ET||Audi Field||Apple TV|
|Washington Spirit vs KC Current||Sun., June 18 at 7 p.m. ET||Children’s Mercy Park||Paramount+, NBC Sports Washington|
|Old Glory DC vs. Rugby ATL||Sat., June 17 at at 7 p.m. ET||Segra Field||TRN, MASN|
Have a good weekend, everyone! I will be watching soccer and playing some Topgolf.