Rise and shine!
Wow, it has been a busy couple of weeks for soccer news, some great and some… not so great.
According to a statement from D.C. United, Nigel Robertha was cleared by MLS to rejoin team activities yesterday. Both he and Taxi Fountas were placed on administrative leave this past Friday. First reported by The Athletic, Fountas allegedly used racial slurs against Robertha.
Griffin Yow will be on the sidelines for Westerlo for a while after suffering a knee injury during training. While the full extent of Yow’s injury isn’t known, the club is anticipating he will be out for about three months.
D.C. United heads to Stade Saputo to face CF Montréal tomorrow for Leagues Cup at 7:30 pm ET. The Black-and-Red will take on Pumas UNAM on Saturday, July 29 at Audi Field.
Casey Phair becomes the youngest player ever to compete in the Women’s World Cup at 16 years old. From New Jersey, Phair made her World Cup debut for South Korea against Colombia.
BBC has apologized for a harmful question posed to Morocco’s team captain during a press conference on the sexual orientation of team members.
That’s all from me, have a great day!