HOUSTON – Geoff Cameron is on his way back to Houston, at least for a few days.
The Houston Dynamo announced Tuesday that they will take on English Premier League's Stoke City FC this summer as part of the BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup.
Former Dynamo defender Geoff Cameron and former FC Dallas midfielder Brek Shea, as well as English national teamer Peter Crouch, are among the players who will lead the Potters into BBVA Compass stadium for the 7 pm ET July 24 kickoff. US national team midfielder Maurice Edu is also under contract with Stoke, though he's been on loan to Bursaspor of Turkey since January.
Brek Shea will make his grand return to FC Dallas Stadium this summer.
The US national team winger, who spent the first five years of his professional career with FC Dallas, will reunite with his former hometown fans when his English Premier League side Stoke City face FCD in a summer friendly on Saturday, July 27. The MLS club confirmed the news on Thursday via Twitter.
The LA Galaxy may have been eliminated from the CONCACAF Champions League recently, but they'll have the Champions Cup to look forward to this summer.
On Wednesday, the defending MLS Cup champions announced that they will be one of eight teams to participate in the International Champions Cup that will also feature Italian powers Inter Milan and Juventus as well as Spanish giants Real Madrid.
The other four teams will be announced on May 7 and the tournament will be televised on Fox Soccer and Fox Sports.
Soccer returns to the Bronx: Yankee Stadium set to host Chelsea vs. Manchester City, Spain vs. Ireland
The soccer world's biggest names – both club and country – are headed back to Yankee Stadium for the second straight summer.
On Monday, it was announced Chelsea FC will face Manchester City FC on May 25 at 5:30 pm ET, while reigning World Cup and European champions Spain will play Ireland on June 11 at 8 pm ET.
International Roundup: Blas Perez, Tim Cahill, Joel Lindpere score in busy day of World Cup qualifiers
The United States' historic 0-0 draw at the Estadio Azteca wasn't the only thing going on in CONCACAF qualifying on Tuesday, with FC Dallas striker Blas Pérez netting in Panama's 2-0 home win over Honduras. D.C. United midfielder Marcos Sánchez, along with Pérez, went the full 90 for Panama, while Víctor Bernárdez (San Jose), Mario Martínez (Seattle), Boniek García (Houston) and Jerry Bengtson (New England) all featured for Honduras.
CHESTER, Pa. – Let’s call it the undercard to the main event.
Three days before the US national team’s crucial World Cup qualifier against Mexico at Estadio Azteca, the Philadelphia Union hosted the Mexico City-based club Pumas UNAM in a friendly Saturday at PPL Park.
And if that game is any indicator, the US-Mexico contest won’t be very friendly.
The Canadian national team was left to rue a slew of second-half chances on Monday as it dropped a 2-0 result to Belarus in a friendly at the Aspire Zone sports facility in Doha, Qatar. Canada concluded their March camp with a pair of losses, following a 2-1 defeat against Japan on Friday.