August 12, 2022

Dave Clark is the founder of the Seattle Sounders blog, Sounder at Heart and a former color commentator for Tacoma Defiance. He came on the show to offer a mid-season update on the state of the season for both teams. A Mid-Season Poll and Challenge Recording – Dave Clark, Sounder at Heart – #166 – Nerd Farmer Podcast

Buksa, 25, played his last game for the Revolution in May, when he extended his scoring streak to seven games. Revolution agree $10m transfer that sends top scorer Adam Buksa to French Ligue 1 side – Reuters

A number of MLS stars and contributors are in the final year of their contract with no club options remaining on their contract. Sometimes this information flies under the radar. Who is out of contract after the 2022 MLS season? Notable names to watch | MLS Soccer.com

USMNT took on Uruguay to a 0-0 draw. Here’s what we learned. United States vs. Uruguay, 2022 friendly match; What We Learned – Stars and Stripes FC

USWNT striker Catarina Macario suffered an ACL injury in a game against French side Lyon and will miss World Cup qualifying next month. USWNT striker Catarina Macario tears ACL while playing with Lyon

The leading media platform, which exclusively covers women’s sports, is welcoming Pride Month with a special t-shirt and hoodie that says “Love whoever you want and watch women’s sports”. Just Women’s Sports launches t-shirt and hoodie to celebrate LGBTQI+ pride – Swish Appeal

Arlo White, the voice of the Premier League in the United States for almost a decade, will handle the main duties. LIV Golf Announces Broadcast Team, Including Golf Channel’s Jerry Foltz – Morning Read

The United States Men’s National Team Twitter community is an interesting place. While there’s a lot of good stuff there, like detailed tactical analysis and extensive coverage of every rebound pass, there’s also a huge number of people who seem to hate everything about football in this country. . BOTHALTEROUT: Training an AI to Hate the USMNT – American Football Analysis

“It’s a group that’s always been brave,” center back Walker Zimmerman said last week during training camp in Cincinnati. “We are using the opportunities of this camp to talk about it, are there any steps we want to take in Qatar? Are there things we want to do? what we believe USMNT thinks big with World Cup in Qatar – Reuters

“It’s really disappointing that decades later we still have the same kind of problems with Mickey Mouse in our association,” said former national team forward John Catliff. Soccer showdown between Canadian players and association triggers deja vu for former star forward | Radio-Canada News

The United States Men’s National Team is set to complete its preparations for the 2022 World Cup with September friendlies against two of the Asian confederation’s top teams, according to a Sunday night report from TUDN’s Daniel Nohra. . Report: USMNT To Face 2 Asian Powers In Europe During September International Window | MLS Soccer.com

Mexico drew 0-0 with Ecuador to end their MexTour and are now ready to begin their CONCACAF Nations League campaign. Mexico ends MexTour with 0-0 draw against Ecuador – FMF State Of Mind

Ahead of the Asian Cup qualifiers, former USA international Thomas Dooley is set to lead the Philippines national team. Ex-USMNT star Thomas Dooley is back in charge of the Philippines

The USMNT has embraced their ‘be the change’ mantra for a year and a half now, but speaking out in support of ongoing legislative efforts in Congress to stem their country’s bloody tide of gun violence marks a new level of commitment. . USMNT raises collective voice on gun violence: ‘We want to be a team that takes action’ | MLS Soccer.com

Footballers are now playing well into their 30s and the old guard are not yet ready to hand over to the 2022 World Cup. Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo’s World Cup may be the last, but they prove that age is just a number

A statue of Zinedine Zidane’s header in the 2006 World Cup final will be reinstalled in Qatar after being removed in 2013 amid a backlash. Zinedine Zidane’s header statue to be reinstalled in Qatar ahead of 2022 World Cup

Former Real Madrid striker Ronaldo has embarked on a 450km bike ride, fulfilling his promise if his club Real Valladolid were promoted to the Spanish Premier League. Brazilian great Ronaldo travels 450km after club promotion

Nadya Karpova is one of the few Russian sportswomen to have spoken out against the war in Ukraine. She does it almost every day. Nadya Karpova: Russian striker speaks out against war in Ukraine – BBC Sport

Cardiff City are stepping up their efforts to secure the unlikely signing of Welsh captain Gareth Bale following his departure from Real Madrid. Gareth Bale: Cardiff City step up push to land Wales captain after Real Madrid exit – BBC News BBC Homepage

England coach Gareth Southgate hails Germany’s decision to take a knee in solidarity ahead of Tuesday’s Nations League game in Munich. Gareth Southgate: England boss hails Germany’s decision to kneel in Nations League – BBC Sport

The England manager has addressed the issue of penalties after racial abuse suffered by Bukayo Saka, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford. Southgate says racism in Euro final adds ‘layer of difficulty’ to shootout plans | England | The Guardian

A man jailed for selling illegal devices providing unauthorized streams of Premier League matches has been ordered to repay the proceeds of his criminal activities. Man jailed for selling illegal football streaming boxes ordered to pay £1million | Soccer | The Guardian

A late Andrej Kramaric penalty gave Croatia a draw against France, while Jens Stryger Larsen scored late in a game delayed 90 minutes. Kramaric on the spot as Croatia hold France and Denmark against Austria after power cut | Nations League | The Guardian

Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, once chief executives of world and European football, will go on trial on Wednesday over an alleged fraudulent payment that rocked the sport and torpedoed their way to the top. Ousted football chiefs Blatter and Platini face trial for fraud

After 1,140 games, patterns began to emerge that show the influence of VAR on the Premier League itself and its laws. We take a closer look. How VAR changed the Premier League, from penalties to offside and handball

The playmaker is back in the UAE national team setup after a succession of long-term fitness issues. Omar Abdulrahman still has fear-mongering magic in Australia – despite injuries

09:00 – Finland v. Montenegro – UEFA Nations League – FS2

11:00 am – United Arab Emirates v. Australia – AFC World Cup Qualifiers – Paramount+

11:45 – Italy v. Hungary – UEFA Nations League – FS1

1:00 p.m. – Guyana v. Bermuda – CONCACAF Nations League – Paramount+

2:00 p.m. – Haiti v. Montserrat – CONCACAF Nations League – Paramount+

4:00 p.m. – Granada v. El Salvador – CONCACAF Nations League – TUDN, Paramount+

5:30 p.m. – Cuiabá vs. Corinthians – Brasileirão – Paramount+

6:00 p.m. – Jamaica v. Suriname – CONCACAF Nations League – TUDN, Paramount+

7:00 p.m. – Angel City FC vs. Houston Dash – NWSL – Paramount+