Hey there, so I guess some soccering happened this weekend, so let’s take a peek at it.
USA 0(4)-0(5) Sweden: excitement, dread, and demise as the Americans are eliminated (SSFC): Clearly the presence of a domestic club league in America was a scourge to National play! WaPo with some more.
Taxi Fountas submitted polygraph amid probe into racism allegations; contract termination imminent: Sources (Athletic, $): This development was, um, something, but I wonder what the people who scouted him and saw his games for months before signing him, then pushed to get him in sooner, they stayed silent about his first infraction think about all this. WaPo with more.
Goles ‘canaleros’: D.C. ficha al delantero panameño José Fajardo (TUDN): Friday signing number one from Panama, which smells like a stopgap one, as does the one for Eric Davis.
Nottingham Forest demand £10m transfer fee from Sheffield United for unwanted star who was exiled after paperwork mishap (S*n): Meanwhile in former D.C. signings, Lewis O’Brien remains a Forest player for now?
Washington Spirit looking to mentor next generation of female soccer coaches (WTOP): Hey, this is a good idea!
Anyway, it’s way too hot where I am, go enjoy your Monday how you see fit.