Stephen Jones came to the aid of Manchester bombing victims. The latter was the scene at Wednesday’s Europa League final outside Stockholm, where Manchester United fans watched their club beat Ajax just two days after a terrorist’s bombs exploded at a pop concert in Manchester. Out of this latest evil act, the story of Stephen Jones will go down as some of the good to come from it.
LAFC’s plan to spend $30 million on a training complex on the campus of Cal State Los Angeles would make it the third-largest investment in a practice facility in Major League Soccer history. Only Atlanta United and Real Salt Lake, who spent $60 million apiece, invested more. Atlanta, which joined MLS this season, opened its complex in April while Real Salt Lake’s new training home will be at least partly ready this fall. The Cal State University Board of Trustees approved LAFC’s ambitious proposal Wednesday. To build its complex, LAFC will renovate Cal State L.A.’s stadium and construct fields, locker rooms, sports medicine facilities and office space for coaches and staff as well for the club’s
John Terry is a man who… well, let’s just say, does things his way. For instance, remember the time Chelsea won the UEFA Champions League, by beating Bayern Munich, in penalties? Remember Chelsea’s post-game celebrations, which saw Terry, who was suspended for the final at the Allianz Arena, joyously jumping around with his teammates wearing his full kit, shin guards and all?