The Sweeper is pleased to announced that MLS and the MLSPA will be hosting a joint teleconference today at 1:00 PM EST, likely to tell us they've reached a deal on a new five-year collective bargaining agreement.
Serie A's decline is the Bundesliga's gain as the Sweeper looks to see whether predictions of calcio's demise are greatly exaggerated. Plus, the safest scoreline bet of the year can be found in the Turkish second division.
Will Sir Alex Ferguson's alleged support of the Red Knights' bid to takeover United be enough to overcome the reluctant Glazers? Plus Portsmouth fans prepare for the worst, FC Moscow is no more, and a brief look at this past week's Soccerex conference.
Portsmouth are on the brink unless they come up with £22 million to remain a going concern until the end of the season. And Pompey supporters won't be happy with some of Balram Chainrai's proposed fund-raising efforts.