Premier League outfit Newcastle United are reportedly interested in snapping up Chris Gloster from PSV Eindhoven’s youth system, according to ESPN. The Tyneside club have been somewhat busy in the January transfer window after confirming the capture of yet another youngster in the person of Jay Turner-Cooke. Jay was signed from the Sunderland youth team after it was confirmed that he would find opportunities to impress his boss hard to come by.
United States under-23 superstar Gloster who rose through the ranks at MLS side New York Red Bulls was a break-out star before leaving the club in search of greener pastures. The 20-year-old departed the United States and headed for the Netherlands after New York Red Bulls struck a deal with Eindhoven for his transfer.
Nashville SC have stunned heavy favourites Toronto FC to seal a place in the Eastern Conference semi-finals of the MLS Cup playoffs as far as MLS football is concerned. Major League Soccer (MLS) football is at the semi-final stage and Nashville SC are one of the four teams from the Eastern Conference. There are four teams left bothin the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference.
Nashville SC were underdogs ahead of their game with Toronto FC but in the end, they were able to overcome the odds via a 1-0 away win over their Canadian opposition. The game played at the Pratt and Whitney Stadium in the East Hartford part of Connecticut was decided in extra time after the two teams played out a goalless draw at the end of full-time. Mexican striker Daniel Armando Rios scored after three second half minutes of extra time to send his team to the final four of the Eastern Conference. (more…)
Montreal Impact missed the chance to play in the Canadian Championship final as they were beaten 3-1 away from home by Vancouver Whitecaps. Impact manager Thierry Henry is left to rue a moment of madness from his player Rudy Camacho.
Camacho got his marching order in the 37th minute of the game. Leaving his team mate with an almost impossible task. The early dismissal of the defender saw the game swing towards Vancouver Whitecaps as Impact suffered a 3-1 loss.
When players are are approaching the end of their career, the thought of retirement is inevitable. Players have moved to less demanding league to try and get a few more years of their playing career. MLS football, A League and the Middle East are among the options that top footballers have explored in the last couple of years.
The A League has welcomed some special talent around the world. You’ll probably remember Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero’s brief time in Sydney. There are host of other names that you’ll have probably forgotten about.
Inter Milan drew at home to Cagliari to further jeopardize their chase for the Scuddetti but the Neazzuri fans still happened to find a way to be in the news for the most negative of reasons.
They chanted their frustration of the afternoon on Zlatan Ibrahimovic making one wonder how uncouth they will come prepared with their mouth on the day AC actually plays Inter before the end of the season.