NEW YORK – FC Barcelona announced that the entire first team, including Lionel Messi, will travel with the club to the United States for the inaugural LaLiga-Serie A Cup against Napoli. Messi will join Griezmann, Suarez, Coutinho, De Jong and the rest of the star-studded cast for a two-game series against Napoli, August 7th at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, FL and August 10th at Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Kingston…The 11th Annual David “Wagga” Hunt Football Classic will take place on Saturday August 10, 2019 with three exciting match-ups that should have the Barbican Football Field humming with excitement. At 2pm two of the titans of local football Harbour View FC and newly minted Premier League Club, Molynes United FC will take the field in what is widely expected to be a thriller. The feature match, between reigning Manning Cup Champion Kingston College and Calabar will square off at 5pm. KC came out on top in last year’s milestone 10th Anniversary event. In both instances, fans will get the chance to see (what could be considered) early season previews. In-between those two highly anticipated match-ups, will be the Masters’ match between Pelicans FC and St. George's Masters which starts at 3:30pm.
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — Minnesota United and U.S. Soccer announced today that Allianz Field will host the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup champions in a game against Portugal on Tuesday, September 3 as part of the U.S. Women’s National Team Victory Tour presented by Allstate®. The game will be broadcast on ESPN 2 and the ESPN App at 7:00 p.m. CT.
OTTAWA - Ottawa Fury FC midfielder Wal Fall was voted to the USL Championship Team of the Week bench for Week 19 of the 2019 season, the league announced Tuesday. Fall scored Ottawa’s lone goal on Sunday against two-time defending champions Louisville City FC, converting from the penalty spot, his sixth goal of the season, and recording three key passes, as well as winning 12 of 15 duels.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jamaica’s senior men soccer team rose above yet another explosive episode of internal conflict to beat the United States last month in an international friendly match played here.
South Florida will be the first stop for India as part of its cricket tour against the West Indies starting next month.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- In the Quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Allianz Field on Wednesday night, Minnesota United met a New Mexico United squad with a reputation as giant killers. In just its first year in the USL Championship, the visitors had already knocked off MLS sides FC Dallas and Colorado Rapids on the way to this game, but the Loons would brook no upset on this night, putting up six goals to New Mexico's one and punching their ticket to the Semifinal — the furthest the team has ever advanced in the tournament.
RJ Barrett, the 19-year-old grandson of Jamaicans, is greeted by National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the New York Knicks with the third overall pick of the NBA draft held last month. The late Noel Duhaney, the Jamaican father of Barrett’s mother Kesha, used to root for the Knicks and watch games with his grandson. The parents of Barrett’s father Rowan were also from Jamaica. Barrett, a 6’ 7” player, is from Duke University. He said Duhaney told him he’d play for the Knicks and that’s the NBA team he wanted to play for as well.