Always a little jarring when events take you away from something familiar and it’s a little hard to recognize at first when you get back isn’t it?
Hope you like the new look of the blog. Feedback always appreciated.
It was something I knew was coming, but not the time line and in fact I didn’t know the change had been made until a reader informed me. It’s probably why I was unable to blog after the Toronto-D.C. United game where Coach Tom Soehn is increasingly looking the best bet to follow Steve Morrow out the rotating coaching door next.
Penalty highlights of the UEFA Champions League final are below, by the way.
Galaxy fans may remember Afshin Ghotbi, an assistant coach with the Galaxy during Steve Sampson’s reign and notable for his role in developing John O’Brien, who has turned up coaching in his native Iran.
Finally, the experimental U.S. Under-23 National Team dropped its first game of the Toulon Tournament 3-2 to Turkey in the early hours of Wednesday morning despite second-half goals from Eric Brunner and Sammy Ochoa.
The U.S. lineup: 18-Dominic Cervi; 13-Blake Wagner (7-Tony Beltran, 46), 3-Eric Brunner, 6-Julian Valentin, 25-Jonathon Leathers; 16-Corey Ashe, 10-Benny Feilhaber – capt. (21-Brek Shea, 67), 8-Greg Dalby, 17-Lee Nguyen (7-Kamani Hill, 46); 19-Sammy Ochoa, 9-Gabe Ferrari.
Subs Not Used: 1-Chris Seitz, 2-Rob Valentino, 4-Kyle Davies, 5-Michael Gavin, 11-Ellis McLoughlin, 14-Bryan Arguez, 15-Bryan Jordan, 24-Quentin Westberg
Head Coach: Peter Nowak