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Gotham FC Announces Updates to Preseason Roster

NWSL NJ/NY Gotham FC February 26, 2024 - CALI, COLOMBIA - NJ/NY Gotham FC today announced updates to its preseason roster. The team is currently in Cali, Colombia and will be playing in its first preseason tournament of 2024 at The Women's Cup Colombia. The club is set to face Deportivo Cali on Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 5 p.m. ET at Estadio Olímpico Pascual Guerrero. The following is Gotham FC's 2024 preseason roster: 2024 Gotham FC Preseason Roster Goalkeepers (4): Michelle Betos, Kailey Carlen (U18), Cassie Miller, Abby Smith (SEI) Defenders (12): Mayc... Full Story

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Central Valley Fuego FC Welcomes Miguel Martinez as Goalkeeper Coach

USL1 Central Valley Fuego FC February 26, 2024 - FRESNO, CA - Central Valley Fuego FC is thrilled to announce the addition of Miguel Martinez to the club's technical staff as the Goalkeeper Coach. Martinez joins Head Coach Jermaine Jones, Assistant Coach Mike Elias, and Assistant Coach Edison Gonzalez in what promises to be an exciting season ahead. Martinez, a native of Tulare, CA, brings a wealth of experience and expertise to Central Valley Fuego FC. A graduate of Fresno State University, Martinez has honed his coaching skills through rigorous UEFA and USSF coaching ... Full Story

New York City FC II Sign Academy Product Peter Molinari to an MLS NEXT Pro Contract, with Path to Sign First Team Deal as a Homegrown

MLS NEXT Pro New York City FC II February 26, 2024 - New York City FC II announced today that it has signed midfielder Peter Molinari to an MLS NEXT Pro contract through 2026. The academy standout will join the first team as a homegrown player on an MLS contract through the 2029 season, with an option through 2030. "We are delighted to have signed Peter on a long-term deal, ensuring that his growth in the game happens here in New York," said Sporting Director David Lee. "Peter is an extremely talented player with huge potential, and we're excited to guide him in his develop... Full Story

D.C. United Forward Christian Benteke Voted MLS Player of the Matchday for Opening Week

MLS D.C. United February 26, 2024 - NEW YORK - D.C. United forward Christian Benteke was voted the Major League Soccer Player of the Matchday for the opening week of the 2024 MLS season. Benteke scored all three of the club's goals as part of the 3-1 season-opening home victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday, February 24 (Watch Highlights from His Performance Here). With his hat trick, Benteke became just the sixth player in MLS history to score at least three goals in a season-opening match and the first since Carlos Vela did so in 2022. The B... Full Story

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