Rise and shine! We hope you all had a great long weekend as we honored and celebrated Juneteenth.
Both Major League Soccer and the National Women’s Soccer League created commemorative shirts and merchandise in collaboration and support of the Black Women’s Player Collective and Black Players for Change. Sales benefited organizations engaged in advocacy work and serving the community.
Black Players for Change celebrated the organization’s three-year anniversary. Founded on Juneteenth in 2020 as the Black Players Collective, Black Players for Change has been making an impact in MLS markets nationwide ever since.
Taxi Fountas played for Greece against France in the UEFA EURO qualifiers. Greece, playing with ten men, lost 0-1 as Kylian Mbappe scored the game-winner.
Mexico fired Diego Cocca yesterday on the heels of their most recent 3-0 loss to the USMNT in the Concacaf semi-finals on June 15.
New Zealand Football is raising concerns of racism to FIFA on the heels of their abandoned friendly with Qatar. New Zealand alleges that a Qatari player used a racial slur against defender Michael Boxall.
Local soccer photographer (Loudoun United, Washington Spirit, D.C. United) Ari Anderson celebrated her 18th birthday on the pitch in a different way with a hat trick for her club Gunston SC (VA) in their 5-3 win over Velocity Premier SC (ME).
Hope you all have a wonderful day and week ahead!