Could Alessandro Nesta soon be coaching in MLS? The legendary Italian sure hopes so.
During a Q-and-A session on Heineken's offical soccer account last week, Nesta gave a brief update as to what he's up to these days. He said he is working toward becoming a coach, and then revealed that he would like to take the helm of an MLS club in the not too distant future.
A year after saying he turned down offers to play in MLS, Ashley Cole might be making the move across the pond to join one of the league's expansion clubs.
The on-again, off-again rumors regarding a potential MLS move for Didier Drogba are making the rounds again.
AMSTERDAM – This weekend's European menu will feature no less than four tasty showdowns between clubs employing Americans, topped by the Aston Villa star Brad Guzan's chase for his first career triumph over an in-form Tim Howard and Everton.
All times listed are ET.
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Brad Guzan – Aston Villa vs. Tim Howard – Everton
(Saturday, 10 am on Premier League Extra Time)
American Exports: Champions League, anyone? Which Yanks are on the move, in the groove and on the spot
AMSTERDAM – With several of our boys making news across the pond, the time has come again to spill straight from the old American Exports notepad.
AMSTERDAM – On a weekend card chock-full of tough crunch-time challenges for Americans playing overseas, John Brooks and Hertha Berlin will put their fine defensive form to the test away to Bundesliga kings Bayern Munich.
All times listed in ET.
ENGLISH PREMIER LEAGUE
Brad Guzan – Aston Villa at Manchester City (Saturday, 12:30 pm on NBC)
WOLVERHAMPTON, England – The sun is beaming through the windows at the Sir Jack Hayward Training Centre as players begin to filter past, each with something to complain about.
Having just completed a grueling double training session on a spring Monday morning, the younger members of the Wolverhampton Wanderers first-team squad are muttering some choice words as they attempt to describe the ordeal that they have just survived.
Former US national team defender Steve Cherundolo has a new job in a familiar setting.
On Monday, Bundesliga side Hannover 96 announced the firing of head coach Tayfun Korkut and the appointment of Michael Frontzeck for the remainder of the current season. In turn, the club announced that Cherundolo, an assistant coach for Hannover's reserve team, was named an assistant to the first team under Frontzeck.
DENVER – For a city deeply rooted in Wild West traditions, it was perhaps no surprise that Denver will be a welcoming host to “Spurs” when the 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game comes to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday, July 29 (9 pm ET on Fox Sports 1, UniMas, TSN, RDS2).
Freddy Adu might have been out of the American soccer spotlight in recent months, but make no mistake he is still a big name around the world. Just ask his new club Kuopion Palloseura.