Hi there, sorry for missing last Monday, I was watching the USL League One final between North Carolina FC and Charlotte. Nice little Derby (the Dogwood I’m told) for a cup, and a nice back and forth for 120 minutes that went to kicks, and the hosts NCFC won. Weird to be around such optimism for a local club, let me tell you!
Gotham FC claims first-ever NWSL Championship in wild 2-1 win over OL Reign (PSW): Hey, look at that, go Ali Krieger! WaPo with more.
Luciano Acosta isn’t the only former D.C. United midfielder from a South American country to find success following an unsuccessful stint at Atlas, as Edison Flores scored what was ultimately the winning goal for Universitario as they won the Peruvian Liga for the first time in a decade:
Mattar M’Boge discusses the US, Gambian Football, and other topics (Alkamba Times): If there is one soccer blog you read today that links to a Gambian site interviewing a D.C. United Academy coach, make it this one.
Anyway, hope there’s some sort of news to chat about sometime!