Let's see if I can sprinkle in some news bits in 5 minutes................

USWNT defeats Finland 1-0 in Algarve Cup

US Soccer.com

Abby came on at halftime, Shannon Boxx played the full ninety, and Carli Lloyd got the winner shortly after the half.

Rhinos unveil more preseason games

Rhinos Soccer.com

That's cool, but when are they going to unveil some players?

Liverpool is finally under American control

Fox Sports.com

Will You'll Never Walk Alone be replaced by The Star Spangled Banner?

Josh Wolff gets hurt

Yanks Abroad.com

Does that count as news?

Jay Demerit not banking on a call to the USMNT

Yanks Abroad.com

Perhaps if he had played for Chivas USA in 2006 he would be?

T&T suspends their MNT program due to a lack of funds

Soca Warriors.com

We need to get Craig Demmin on the horn and work on a fund raiser. Perhaps we can sell some Salvatore's pasta sauce or pizza slices?

MLS in Phoenix?


They better put a roof on that stadium or the fans will be burned to a crisp by the 30 minute mark if they play in the afternoon.

Robbie Rogers is headed to C'Bus

Washington Post.com

Hopefully he's not pouting like Danny Szetela was when he got sent to the Crew.

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