• EFL Cup Final preview: Saints aim to deny Manchester United, Mourinho

    EFL Cup Final preview: Saints aim to deny Manchester United, Mourinho

    With the Community Shield in tow, Jose Mourinho aims for his first full tournament trophy as Manchester United boss when his Red Devils meet Southampton at 11:30 a.m. EDT Sunday. Wembley Stadium is the venue for the EFL Cup Final, a trophy United has claimed four times. The last one came in 2010, as the Red Devils clinched their third League Cup in five seasons. Sunday marks Southampton’s first final since 1979, when Saints fell 3-2 to Nottingham Forest. Saints continue to make due without Virgil Van Dijk and Charlie Austin, but newcomers Manolo Gabbiadini, Sofiane Boufal, and Martin Caceres could all feature on Friday. Gabbiadini almost certainly will, and he’s been a difference maker for Saints

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    Worth watching: MSU LB Jon Reschke seeking grad transfer...

    Played and started for Narduzzi and potentially has 2 years of eligibility left. Here's the problem-rumor has it he apparently made a racist remark to a teammate that caused a lot of locker room dissension, and he was about to be kicked off the MSU team. Would Narduzzi take a chance on him knowing that could be an unpopular move with his players?

  • Rule Changes Coming to MLS in 2017
    The Blue Testament

    Rule Changes Coming to MLS in 2017

    When Major League Soccer started play 22-years-ago they didn’t follow the rules that most of the rest of the world were using. One such example is that their clock counted down instead of up. This was in an attempt to align themselves with other American sports instead of playing football (soccer) like the rest of the world does. Starting in 2005, MLS adopted the rules from the International Football Association Board (IFAB). People often mistake FIFA as the governing body over the laws of the game. That said, FIFA represents half the voting members of IFAB, but they are separate institutions. You are probably wondering why all of this matters. Well IFAB have released a new set of rules that