Wednesday Kickoff: Toure, Mourinho, Ronaldinho and more


The highly-publicized feud between a player and his manager continued, while Jose Mourinho continues to struggle to piece together Manchester United.

After Pep Guardiola said Yaya Toure won’t play until his agent apologizes for comments about the club, Toure’s agent, Dimitri Seluk, responded by stating, “I can say whatever I like”. (REPORT)

Jose Mourinho reportedly believes his Manchester Unites tenure is being hindered by the work of previous manger Louis van Gaal. Mourinho is reportedly frustrated with how rigid van Gaal’s former players are as he asks them to play more freely in his system. (REPORT)

Ronaldinho will play in a friendly for Mexican third-division Cinco Estrellas. (REPORT)

Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata says Chelsea made “a very good offer” for him this summer. (REPORT)

Sergio Busquets has signed a new five-year deal with Barcelona. (REPORT)

Valencia fired head coach  Pako Ayestaran following four straight defeats to open the La Liga season. (REPORT)

Barcelona defender Samuel Umtitti will miss his side’s clash with Atletico Madrid due to a knee injury. (REPORT)


Kellyn Acosta thrived in a crazy month that saw him represent the U.S. Men’s National Team before claiming the U.S. Open Cup with FC Dallas. (READ)

Aron Johannsson has received a two-match ban for a red card earned over the weekend. (READ)

Hertha Berlin defender John Brooks is set to miss two matches due to injury. (READ)

FC Dallas remained atop the latest edition of the SBI MLS Power Rankings. (READ)

Creighton hosts Denver while Delaware takes on Virginia Tech to headline college soccer’s midweek action. (READ)

Sunday’s MLS doubleheader set viewership records with 1,298,000 viewers. (READ)

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  • M

    As it should have on Sunday. Donovan scores 12 minutes into his comeback and Toronto’s big guns putting in a shift.


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