ASN Morning Read: Does the U.S. Need an Azteca?
Our country's lack of a definitive national stadium isn't anything new, but the team's recent barnstorming act across the lower 48 has people thinking again. Oh joy, oh joy.
The U.S. men's national team's bounced from Cleveland and Washington D.C. to Seattle and now Salt Lake City. Enter the conversation about America's lack of a national stadium. Should the U.S. have an Azteca? Sam Borden explores the issue as only he can.
Doug McIntyre takes a stab at what the Starting XI will look like against Honduras on Tuesday night. Suspensions and lingering injuries will take their toll. Read McIntyre's thoughts, then make your own.
The summer transfer window is approaching and the European carousel is already in full swing. Eric Lichaj made a move, but the rest is mostly speculation. There's an interesting note in this story though about a financial benefit coming from the city of Liverpool that could help Everton strengthen its ranks more than its normal tight budget might allow. The club's training ground now costs roughly $750,000 to use, rather than $3.1 million per year.
The unusual purge of players that has occurred at Chivas USA lately has a new, suprising wrinkle: parent club Chivas Guadalajara taking players. Mexican-American Eric Avila appears to be one of those headed south of the border, although neither side has announced anything official yet. “I’m very excited,” Avila said. “Guadalajara is a big team and just for me to practice with them is unbelievable. Luckily, they’ve given me a chance. Talk about an upgrade.
Maurice Edu goes to the movies.
June 17, 2013
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