GET READY FOR AN IMPACT
Montreal routs D.C., to face Red Bulls Sunday; Eastern Conference semis: New York vs. Canadian clubs
Bradley Wright-Phillips and his Red Bulls teammates will take on the Montreal Impact in the MLS Eastern Conference semifinals, starting Sunday.
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Even before the two Eastern Conference semifinal series kick off Sunday, they will be defined, defined as New York vs. Eastern Canada. Toronto FC will host New York City FC at BMO Field Sunday. On Thursday night, the Montreal Impact booked a spot in the other conference semis by besting D.C. United, 4-2, at RFK Stadium. The Impact will welcome the Red Bulls at Saputo Stadium in Montreal Sunday.
Red Bulls at 3 p.m., NYC FC at 7 p.m.
Well, metropolitan area soccer fans, you know when you have to be in front of your television for the MLS Cup playoffs Sunday. Complete
HOUSTON, WE HAVE A COACH
Reports: ex-Rider Cabrera to coach Dynamo
Former Long Island Rough Rider and Colombian international Wilmer Cabrera will be unveiled as the new coach of the Houston Dynamo Friday, according to several reports. Complete
OFFSIDE REMARKS Remembering the great Carlos Alberto
Just about every soccer fan probably has seen the goal on video, DVD or the internet. While overlapping on the right wing, Brazilian fullback and captain Carlos Alberto fires home a long-range shot for an emphatic goal to put an exclamation point on the 1970 World Cup in a 4-1 triumph over Italy in the final in Mexico City.
CUTTONE'S CONCEPTS With a voice, WNT players can do greater good
On Saturday, the WNBA rescinded a fine it had issued to several teams and players because the players used pregame warm-up gear to promote social causes. It wasn't that the league objected to the players taking a social stance, hence the rescinding of the fine. The players in question wore shirts that said #BlackLivesMatter and #Dallas5. Thatís not exactly a soccer story. But it is relevant. Complete
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MY TWO CENTS How would you solve the Red Bulls' inability to close out games?
How would you solve the Red Bulls' failure to close out games in which they have a two-goal advantage? Complete
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IN SEARCH OF . . . . . . the right soccer camp for your children
Trying to find the right soccer camp for your child can entail a lot of hard work. But if you ask the right questions and do the correct research, your son or daughter will definitely enjoy a week or two of their summer vacation and have a pleasant educational experience as well.