August 16, 2022

Jess Fishlock’s compatriots are heading to their first men’s World Cup in over 60 years after a gutsy win over Ukraine, and have now secured a place in the same group as USA, England and England. Iran. Canada Soccer is struggling, even though the men’s and women’s teams are at the top of their game. The men’s team is now absent from their game against Panama as they demand a contract that gives them and their colleagues the respect they deserve.

It’s worth taking a look from the other side’s perspective after a win. Tactical analysis: how San Diego Wave FC lost to OL reign – LAG Confidential

Is Defiance too good for Next Pro? MATCH RECAP: Tacoma Defiance rout Earthquakes II 6-1 at Cheney Stadium | Tacoma Challenge

No matter which train you take, every stop in Chicago is painful for the Reign. Match recap: OL Reign lose 1-0 against Chicago – OL REIGN: WE ARE THE BOLD

Taty Castellanos isn’t long for NYCFC, and it looks like he could join Jesse March as the latest MLS export at Leeds. Leeds United among suitors for Valentin Castellanos – Through It All Together

Vancouver picked up a late victory over RSL, putting them one point ahead of the Sounders in the standings. Cardiac ‘Caps does it again! Playoff line in sight | Vancouver Whitecaps

Edison Flores hasn’t met his transfer fee since joining DC United, and it looks like he could return to Liga MX to hopefully regain his form. Reports: Liga MX Atlas champions eye DC United’s Edison Flores | MLS

The defending NWSL champion was scheduled to join three other teams in Portland, Oregon in August for the Women’s International Champions Cup. Washington Spirit pulls out of international women’s soccer tournament – The Washington Post

“I pave the way for younger players and show older players that this is what they should have gotten in the first place.” Trinity Rodman: The future of American football has arrived

Regardless of Tobin Heath’s future in the NWSL, for a little longer at least, Racing Louisville will have to be involved in some way. USWNT star Tobin Heath’s NWSL rights explained – Just Women’s Sports

Shout out to the defenders. Destroying dreams is a totally valid and viable dream. #002 – Defenders Assemble! – by Yash – Dribbling and Nutmeg

Liverpool Liverpool FC Women in talks with defender Gilly Flaherty – Liverpool offside

His departure will come just three weeks before the start of the 2022 World Cup. USA Soccer Federation CEO Will Wilson resigns in October – The Athletic

Will Wilson was a major MLS/US Soccer insider before taking on the role, and for better or worse, he leaves the organization in a strong position. US Soccer Federation CEO Will Wilson to step down in October – Stars and Stripes FC

The brightest of American stars will only have the chance to shine again in 2023 after suffering an ACL injury with Olympique Lyonnais. USWNT star Catarina Macario suffers a torn ACL

USMNT players have joined a global chorus calling on US lawmakers to do something about our country’s gun violence. USMNT Letter to Congress: Vote Yes for Stricter Gun Control

Replacing the Premier League’s best player and a Ballon d’Or contender isn’t easy, but Liverpool may have a few options to fill the hole in Sadio Mane’s form. How do Liverpool replace Sadio Mane? – data analysis

Liverpool have played every game possible this season. Add international duty, and it’s been absolutely grueling. Van Dijk can’t wait to ‘completely switch off’ after a long year – The Liverpool Offside

AC Milan have just won the league for the first time in over a decade, and now they are entering a major transition period. AC Milan president discusses next steps after sale to RedBird Capital – AC Milan offside

Canada’s National Men’s Team is in the strongest position it has ever been in, and the players are using this as leverage to ensure fairer working conditions for themselves and their colleagues. Canada Soccer cancels international friendly against Panama – Waking The Red

The hot stove of world football is just starting to cook. Liverpool watch Pulisic; Chelsea ‘believes in confidence’ for Dembele – We Ain’t Got No History

Wales are heading to their first men’s World Cup since 1958. They will have the reward of facing noisy neighbors USA, Iran and England. Who are Wales? Introducing USMNT, England and Iran’s World Cup opponents – The Athletic

11:45 a.m. – A whole bunch of UEFA Nations League matches are all kicking off on FuboTV.

11:45 a.m. – Croatia vs France (UEFA Nations League) – Fox Sports 1

CONCACAF Nations League matches start from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Paramount+