Wednesday Kickoff: Rooney, Panama U-20s, Red Bull and more

Wednesday Kickoff: Rooney, Panama U-20s, Red Bull and more


Wednesday Kickoff: Rooney, Panama U-20s, Red Bull and more


One Chinese club admitted interest in two star forwards while Panama’s U-20s took care of business to remain ahead of the U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team.

Fabio Cannavaro says Chinese Super League club Tianjin made offers for Wayne Rooney and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. (REPORT)

Panama cruised to a 4-0 win over St. Kitts & Neves to remain atop the group at the CONCACAF U-20 Championships. (REPORT)

UEFA could reportedly prevent one of RB Leipzig or Red Bull Salzburg from playing in European competition next season, citing a rule that no two clubs controlled by the same organisation may play simultaneously in European competition. (REPORT)

Italy manager Gabriele Oriali said it is “best if we talk as little about Balotelli as possible, for everybody’s sake” when asked if the Nice striker could expect a return to the national team. (REPORT)

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan is targeting a return next season. (REPORT)

Sutton United reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw resigned from the club after authorities began an investigation of his potential connection to gambling for eating pie on the sideline. (REPORT)

Napoli will be without midfielder Alan due to a groin injury. (REPORT)


The U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team bounced back with a 4-1 win over Haiti. (READ)

Jonathan Lewis earned Man of the Match honors for earning a penalty kick and providing an assist in the win. (READ)

SBI previews Minnesota United, who believe they’ll be better than people think in 2017. (READ)

After missing the playoffs in 2017, the Columbus Crew are looking to push back towards the postseason. (READ)

U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team midfielder Tyler Adams is dealing with an ankle injury. (READ)

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