A bunch of stuff to get to today.
Camp Cupcake ended a couple weeks ago so John broke down the USMNT depth chart as we look towards this summer’s Gold Cup.
It has been a good week in Copa MX for various Americans, including goals by Amando Moreno, Stevie Rodriguez and Gabriel Farfan.
Remember this random graphic that aired during a US U-20 game last month that showed two unannounced USMNT friendlies for later this year? US Soccer shot down the rumor of the Australia friendly.
The new USMNT away jersey became a real thing this week. And this is what the pre-match and training tops look like. Then while browsing World Soccer Shop, I stumbled across the socks and anthem jackets.
Winter is coming. Multiple sources have told Grant Wahl that the 2022 World Cup moving to November and December is a done deal.
Fitness. Fitness. Fitness. Matt Besler made some comments then Jurgen Klinsmann tweeted something out and now Besler has to make another comment. I hate fitness-gate. Moving on.
Julian Green scored a goal in a friendly yesterday as Hamburg U-23s beat some fifth division team 13-2.
I’m assuming it was because I was in attendance, but Joe Corona was named to ESPN’s Liga MX Team of the Week.
Robbie Kristo has signed with Serie B side Spezia Calcio.
Alfred Koroma has signed with SV Lafnitz in the Austrian Regionalliga (third division).
A.J. Soares played 45 minutes for Viking FK while on trial in a preseason friendly against Vålerenga yesterday.
In the FA Youth Cup quarterfinals this week, Kyle Scott (started and played 97 minutes) and Chelsea defeated Newcastle United 3-0. And Cameron Carter-Vickers (started and played 90 minutes) and Tottenham defeated Nottingham Forest 2-1.
Ariel Lassiter has been called up by Costa Rica’s U-23 team for the IMG Suncoast Pro Classic in Bradenton, Florida.
Greg Seltzer caught up with Rhett Bernstein as Mjøndalen begin play in the Tippeligaen in a couple of months after earning promotion last year.
Ryan Adeleye is now with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, but he spoke to NASL.com about his time in Israel.
George Mason product Chase Miller has signed with Swedish club Bodens BK. Here is a video of Miller talking while he was on trial a couple weeks ago.
And finally, it looks like the 2015 CONCACAF U-17 Championship will be on Fox Sports 2, while the US U-20’s games at the U-20 World Cup will be on Fox Sports 1.