Thursday, June 1, 2017

Hooligan's Daily: Atletico Madrid transfer ban upheld by CAS

Yesterday's Scores
Columbus Crew 3-0 Seattle Sounders
(Higuain 10', Meram 20', Kamara 59')

New York City FC 2-2 New England Revolution
(Harrison 16', Camargo 64')-(Kamara 24', Kouassi 86')

Orlando City 2-0 D.C. United
(Larin 66', Barnes 88')

Houston Dynamo 5-1 Real Salt Lake
(Schmidt OG 3', Alex 15', Manotas 45', Torres 52', Leonardo 68')-(Plata 63')

North American League Tables

US Open Cup- Third Round
FC Cincinnati 1-0 Louisville City
(Fall 49')

Jacksonville Armada 0-1 Charleston Battery
(Beckie OG 25')

Rochester Rhinos 2-1 GPS Omens
(Borwn 52', Edoung-Biye 120+2')-(Caldwell 55')

Miami FC 2-0 Tampa Bay Rowdies
(Rennella PK 74', Chavez 84')

North Carolina FC 4-1 Charlotte Independence
(Marcelin 17', Albadawi 51', 82', Tobin 83')-(Martinez PK 90+2')

Reading United 0-3 Harrisburg City Islanders
(Diprima 8', Bond 15', 50')

Chicago FC United 0-1 Christos FC
(Houapeu 1')

Tulsa Roughnecks 0-0 San Antonio FC (7-6 on penalties)

Colorado Springs Switchbacks 1-2 Oklahoma City Energy
(Burt PK 90+1')-(Barril 72', Wojcik 83')

Phoenix Rising 1-2 San Francisco Deltas
(Bravo PK 85')-(Bekker 81', Heinemann 90+4')

LA Wolves 0-1 Orange County SC
(Meeus 42')

Sacramento Republic 2-0 Reno 1868
(Williams 41', Caesar 59')

MLS teams join the fray next round and there will be exactly one MLS v. amateur matchup. Christos FC will take on D.C. United in the fourth round. Here's the full slate of matches to be played either June 13 or 14:

D.C. United v. Christos FC
Seattle Sounders v. Portland Timbers
FC Cincinnati v. Columbus Crew
North Carolina FC v. Houston Dynamo
New England Revolution v, Rochester Rhinos
Philadelphia Union v. Harrisburg City Islanders
Atlanta United v. Charleston Battery
Orlando City v. Miami FC
Saint Louis FC v. Chicago Fire
New York Red Bulls v. New York City
FC Dallas v. Tulsa Roughnecks
Sporting Kansas City v. Minnesota United
Colorado Rapids v. OKC Energy
Sacramento Republic v. Real Salt Lake
LA Galaxy v. Orange County SC
San Jose Earthquakes v. San Francisco Deltas

Canadian Championship- Semi-Finals Second Leg
Toronto FC 4-0 Ottawa Fury (5-2 on aggregate)
(Edward OG 41', Endoh 42', Delgado 80', Giovinvo 85')

Toronto FC will take on Montreal Impact in the Canadian Championship Final beginning on June 21 in Toronto with the second leg six days later in Montreal.

Atletico Madrid have failed in their appeal of their transfer ban, unlike their cross city rivals. The Court of Arbitration for Sport has ruled they sill cannot sign new players until 2018 after violating FIFA's youth transfer regulations.

Manchester City have bought goalkeeper Ederson Moraes from Benfica for €40 million. He is expected to challenge Claudio bravo for he starting job. This is more rough news for former City number one Joe Hart, who does not wish to spend another year on loan.

The John Brooks transfer to Wolfsburg is now official. The fee has reached the whopping sum of €20 million, which is a record for an American player. The previous record belonged to Jozy Altidore, who went to Sunderland from AZ Alkmaar for €10 million. Brooks was born in Berlin, and has only played for Hertha in his career. He was under contract until 2019, but requested a transfer just a couple days ago. 

David Beckham got more good news in his Miami stadium battle. County councilor Audrey Edmonson has backed legislation that would allow him to buy the last remaining parcel of land he needs to build his proposed MLS stadium. If that deal makes it through, Beckham would only need to get the privately financed project approved by the city of Miami and official word from MLS that he still has a team. It isn't the last hurdle he needs to climb. There is still the issue of parking near the stadium and traffic problems in the surrounding neighborhoods, but it's finally looking like David Beckham will get his team in Miami.

Today's Matches

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