*D.C. United is in negotiations to play Spanish club Valencia at RFK Stadium in August, sources close to the negotiations confirmed. United officials declined comment, but we do know they have been working on arranging friendlies with foreign clubs this summer.
was ousted from the UEFA Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday is third in La Liga behind Real Madrid and Barcelona and will continue its Europa League campaign Thursday, says it is also hoping to face Philadelphia and New England as part of a preseason tour. The news originated on Valencia's Web site and then appeared on Philly.com's soccer blog.
*Former DCU keeper Louis Crayton, who was released by Kansas City this week, has signed with second-division Minnesota.
*Columbus faces a daunting task in the second leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals at Toluca.
*USA striker Jozy Altidore has a new manager at Hull City.
For Americans abroad and TV listings.....
MF Jose Francisco Torres 90 in Pachuca's 2-1 win over Comunicaciones
(Pachuca advances to CONCACAF Champions League semifinals)
GK Brad Friedel 90 in Aston Villa's 2-1 win at Wigan
D Jay DeMerit 90 in Watford's 2-1 win over Ipswich
D Frank Simek in 18, didn't play in Sheffield Wed's 2-2 tie at PNE
F Kenny Cooper in 18, didn't play in Plymouth's 3-2 win over Bristol City
F Eddie Johnson and Aris in Greek Cup vs. Kavala
(Freddy Adu not in the 18)
*Soccer on TV:
UEFA Champions League, Barcelona-Stuttgart 3:30 p.m. ET, Fox Soccer Channel (tape at 6 on Fox Soccer Plus)
UEFA Champions League, Bordeaux-Olympiakos 3:30 p.m. FSP (tape at 6 on FSC)
CONCACAF, Toluca-Columbus 8 p.m. FSC, Telefutura
Libertadores Universidad Chile-Flamengo 8:30 p.m. Fox Sports Espanol
CONCACAF, Cruz Azul-Arabe Unido 10 p.m. Galavision
Friendly, Mexico-North Korea 10:30 p.m. Telemundo
Liberadores, Monterrey-Once Caldas 11 p.m. FSE
March 17, 2010; 10:54 AM ET
Categories: Americans Abroad , CONCACAF Champions League , D.C. United , MLS , Spain , USA 2nd division
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