MLS Cup: Five things we learned from Toronto's cathartic, legacy-sealing win

Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore enjoyed sweet vindication as Toronto FC made their most compelling pitch for Major League Soccer’s best team everThe spirit of blame has been bouncing around US soccer circles since the USA’s World Cup elimination – but over the course of these MLS playoffs far more…
Source: MLS Cup: Five things we learned from Toronto's cathartic, legacy-sealing win

Jozy Altidore has last laugh to seal MLS Cup glory for Toronto FC

USA forward’s decisive strike erases memory of 2016 agony.Injury-time goal by Victor Vazquez seals historic domestic treble.Read Bob Williams’ minute-by-minute report of the match. For long stretches of this final it looked as if Stefan Frei was about to singlehandedly thwart Toronto yet again. But this time Jozy Altidore proved…
Source: Jozy Altidore has last laugh to seal MLS Cup glory for Toronto FC

What we learned from the USA's Gold Cup triumph

Tim Howard is still the first-choice keeper, Darlington Nagbe shone in midfield and Jozy Altidore remains the team’s focal point ahead of next year’s World CupTo the USA got what they needed out of the Gold Cup. If there was ever any doubt that Bruce Arena was playing to lift…
Source: What we learned from the USA's Gold Cup triumph

USA v Jamaica: Gold Cup final – live!

Bruce Arena’s men looking to win title for sixth time in historyReggae Boyz upset Mexico in semi-final as they chase first titleEmail graham.parker@theguardian.com or tweet @grahamparkerfc 2.27am BST Deuce:So obviously no Dempsey starting tonight, but don’t forget that if we see him at some stage tonight (and we surely will)…
Source: USA v Jamaica: Gold Cup final – live!

Clint Dempsey's taste for havoc shows he's not done yet

Christian Pulisic may well be the future of US soccer but during the Gold Cup semi-final the Sounders striker showed he is integral in the short-termClint Dempsey’s star turn against Costa Rica in the Gold Cup semi-final did more than win his team the game and help the striker match…
Source: Clint Dempsey's taste for havoc shows he's not done yet

Manchester United v Real Madrid: International Champions Cup – live!

Cristiano Ronaldo faces more team in Santa Clara, CaliforniaJosé Mourinho guarantees David de Gea is staying at Old TraffordEmail graham.parker@theguardian.com or tweet @KidWeil 9.21pm BST PreambleIf you like football, you’ll love a “summer of football”. Like football, but sweatier, and with more subs. 2.04pm BST Graham will be here shortly,…
Source: Manchester United v Real Madrid: International Champions Cup – live!

Real Salt Lake v Manchester United – live!

José Mourinho’s team continue summer tour of the USEmail graham.parker@theguardian.com or tweet @KidWeil 2.27am BST So…this could be a long night…And it’s up now. Wind seriously blowing hard. pic.twitter.com/dRXf1MZLFs 2.16am BST PreambleGood evening, and welcome to one of the Big Utah Nights™ Romelu Lukaku was promised. Not quite the glitz…
Source: Real Salt Lake v Manchester United – live!

Los Angeles Galaxy v Manchester United – live!

José Mourinho’s side start their US tour in southern CaliforniaEmail graham.parker@theguardian.com or tweet @KidWeil 2.21am BST PreambleEvening all. And welcome to a meaningful game. 9.34pm BST Graham will be here soon. In the meantime, here’s the latest on Romelu Lukaku:As a coup de théâtre, Manchester United’s swoop for Romelu Lukaku…
Source: Los Angeles Galaxy v Manchester United – live!

Pennsylvania missing youths: one body found and person of interest named

Three young men still missing after remains found on a farm, and person of interest held on $5m bail for allegedly stealing car of one of the missing menWhen helicopters started buzzing around Solebury on Sunday night, most local residents assumed the action concerned a rescue on the Delaware river.…
Source: Pennsylvania missing youths: one body found and person of interest named

Gold Cup picks: the winners … and Malouda's return to internationals

USA and Mexico are co-favorites, Costa Rica are a trendy pick while minnows Curaçao and French Guiana (featuring a World Cup finalist) could surpriseCosta Rica. The Gold Cup trophy shuttles between the US and Mexico. Yet … Los Ticos are in form and bring arguably the Gold Cup’s strongest squad;…
Source: Gold Cup picks: the winners … and Malouda's return to internationals