After the United States surprising success in the Confederations Cup, they move up to 12th in FIFA rankings, Spain drops to 2nd and Brazil moves up to number 1. Best of all is Mexico is 33rd, behind Costa Rica at 30.
So DC United beat he Ocean City Barons 2-0, but it sounds like DC struggled with the amateur side. MLS certainly did not show up well the first night, did it? Pair of MLS teams Score US Open Cup upsets...
Richard Jata resurfaces with the Fire. He was the player with the great speech at the MLS Draft.
Really? I so often think of Michael Jackson and US Soccer in the same thought, or not...
Matt Besler's weekly column: Across the Midwest Pitch #4
du Nord interview with Kevin Hartman
Chivas trades Alecko Eskandarian to the Galaxy for allocation money and a draft pick. I'm sure this will go better than it did with his previous 4 teams.