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Morris, Weah, Dest, Zardes on US roster for WCup qualifiers

Jan. 21, 2022 16:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Morris, Tim Weah, Sergiño Dest and Gyasi Zardes returned from injuries to make the U.S. roster ahead of the next three World Cup qualifiers, while Gio Reyna, Gianluca Busio and Aaron Long missed out. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced a 28-man group that...

American defender Justin Che loaned to Hoffenheim by Dallas

Jan. 21, 2022 10:59 AM EST

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — American defender Justin Che has been loaned to Germany's Hoffenheim by Dallas through the 2022-23 season. Dallas said Thursday that Hoffenehim has an option to purchase the 18-year-old's rights. Dallas also announced Che had agreed to a four-year contract that...

Africa's soccer show a virus risk and a vaccine opportunity

Jan. 21, 2022 05:43 AM EST

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — The risk is obvious when you hold a major international soccer tournament right after the emergence of the omicron variant and in a country with precariously low COVID-19 vaccination levels. Less evident is the opportunity it may bring in the fight against...

Valeri leaves Timbers for Lanus in Argentina's top division

Jan. 20, 2022 18:30 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri is heading home to Argentina. The Timbers on Thursday announced an agreement with Lanus for the transfer of the 35-year-old former league MVP. Lanus plays in Argentina's top division. A nine-year veteran...

Bassett loaned to Feyenoord by Rapids through 2022-23 season

Jan. 20, 2022 17:16 PM EST

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Midfielder Cole Bassett was loaned Wednesday by Major League Soccer’s Colorado Rapids to the Dutch club Feyenoord through the 2022-23 season. Bassett agreed to a three-year contract with Colorado through the 2024 season. Feyenoord has an option to...

Medvedev withstands Kyrgios, crowd to advance in Australia

Jan. 20, 2022 09:17 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev faced a hostile crowd and a full array of Nick Kyrgios’ outbursts and tricks, and still remained calm for long enough to reach the third round at the Australian Open. The 115th-ranked Kyrgios worked up the crowd, hit ’tweeners and...

Chilly Ohio qualifier nears 'high risk' for USSF guidelines

Jan. 20, 2022 02:49 AM EST

A kickoff temperature of about 25 degrees is forecast for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against El Salvador at Columbus, Ohio, on Jan. 27, with a wind chill index approaching what the U.S. Soccer Federation’s health guidelines call “high risk for cold-related illness.” ...

Video review added for CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers

Jan. 20, 2022 02:13 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — CONCACAF will institute video review during the final two windows of World Cup qualifying starting next week. The governing body for soccer in North and Central America and the Caribbean was criticized by U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter in September for its lack of Video...

Honduran midfielder Bryan Acosta signs with Colorado

Jan. 19, 2022 21:50 PM EST

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Honduran midfielder Bryan Acosta agreed Wednesday to a two-year deal with the Colorado Rapids of Major League Soccer. The 28-year-old was selected in last month's MLS re-entry draft. He spent the previous three seasons with Dallas, scoring two...

Pérez not on El Salvador roster for World Cup qualifier

Jan. 19, 2022 19:35 PM EST

Former American forward Joshua Pérez was not on the roster of the El Salvador team coached by his uncle, Hugo Pérez, for training in Indianapolis ahead of next week’s World Cup qualifier against the United States. Pérez was a teammate of Christian Pulisic and Tyler Adams on the...