Recalling the Tanya Harding incident in the 1990s, Paris Saint Germain women’s team player Aminata Diallo was arrested in France. Diallo reportedly paid two men to assault another player, Kheira Hamraoui, who was competing for playing time.
Diallo played for the Utah Royals in 2020 on loan from Paris Saint Germain.
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- [PRO][SBI][NBC] The Professional Referees Organization (PRO) took the unusual route of publicly announcing a VAR error in the Sporting Kansas City vs RSL game.
- [SocWire] Skyline HS takes first place in the latest national women’s high school football ratings.
- [SBI] An overview of all MLS teams with vacant coaching positions.
MLS / USL / NWSL
- [NBC][FRS] New York City FC have unveiled their 50th mini-court. The sites cover all New York boroughs and have been praised by Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.
- [NWSL] The 12th league expansion club has announced its new name, San Diego Wave Fútbol Club.
- [USL][SSD][FRS] Two-time NISA champions Detroit City FC have announced their withdrawal from the league to join the USL Championship in 2022.
- [MLS][USAT][90Min] After 13 years in the league, playing for USMNT, Sporting Kansas City and Austin FC, center-back Matt Besler is the latest player to announce his retirement.
- [SSD] USL and officials in Hawaii are in talks about a potential expansion squad to play at Aloha Stadium.
- [USSP] What went wrong with both LA teams missing the playoffs.
- [90Min] The Chicago Fire playoffs begin with the release of 7 players, with two more free agents without contracts.
- [FRS] ESPN has announced details of its coverage for Friday’s USMNT game against Mexico.
- [CBS] The best moments of the USMNT vs Mexico rivalry.
- [SI][SBI][FRS] USWNT coach Vlatko Andonovski has announced the 22 players called up for the upcoming friendlies in Australia, including 5 unselected players.
- [FRS] US Soccer expands its partnership with Nike. Details on the amount and duration of the contract were not disclosed.
- [Balls] The role of experts in the age of social networks.
- [FRS] The FIFA delegation inspecting potential venues for the 2026 World Cup will travel to Edmonton, Mexico City, Guadalajara, Los Angeles and Toronto on their next tour.
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