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I thought MLS had moved past this. Signing over the hill European players for big money contracts? Wasn’t the way forward the signing of younger, up-and-coming stars like Giovani dos Santos and Sebastian Giovinco ? Well it seems that the Chicago FIre did not get the memo, as the have just signed Manchester United reserve [...]

We will have some blockbuster matches in the USA this summer. Manchester United will face Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona in the United States this summer as part of the International Champions Cup. Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus, Roma and Tottenham will also take part in the tournament, which will also include a Clasico between Real [...]

USA v Honduras In San Jose

The US Soccer Federation has surprisingly selected Avaya Stadium, home of MLS clubs San Jose Earthquakes, for their must-win World Cup qualifier against Honduras on Friday, March 24. It has been years since the USA has played such an important home game in a stadium as small as the Avaya Stadium, which has a capacity [...]

Don Garber Outlines MLS’s Latest Money Grab

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber has announced that is all about the money. Well actually, he announced the leagues plans for the next round of expansion, with the process, timeline, but with an expected $150 million expansion fee, it is clear that expansion is being driven by dollar signs. There are currently 22 teams [...]

Don Garber Says No Thanks To The Cosmos

They are still the most recognizable USA soccer club worldwide but Major League Soccer President Don Garber said on Friday that the New York Cosmos will not be joining MLS as a third team in the New York area. The Cosmos, which became world famous club during the 1970s when the likes of Pele and [...]

It's fair to say David Beckham has found things more difficult than first expected when it comes to launching his own MLS franchise in Miami, but it seems as if there may finally be light at the end of the tunnel. It was more than two years ago that the Beckham camp and MLS announced [...]

A huge win for Major League Soccer and expansion side Atlanta United FC, as the club announced that former Barcelona and Argentina coach Gerardo "Tata" Martino will oversee Atlanta’s first season in the MLS in 2017. “This is an incredibly exciting and historic day for our club,” Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank said. “Gerardo brings [...]

There are some MLS sides that have no plan in place (hello New England Revolution) while someone like the LA Galaxy are always looking two or three steps ahead. The Galaxy have realized that midfielder Nigel de Jong is not worthy of a Designated Player place and the player is in talks with Turkish side [...]

The New England Revolution advanced to the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final with a 3-1 victory against the Chicago Fire at Gillette Stadium on Tuesday night. With the win, New England clinches its third trip to the Open Cup Final and its first appearance since 2007, when it won the tournament. The Revolution [...]

It Costs $200m Now For A MLS Expansion Fee

The interest in having an MLS franchise is so great that Major League Soccer is plans to nearly double expansion fees to $200 million. MLS has announced that they want to expand from its current 20 teams to 28. The first two of those clubs will be Atlanta United and the Minnesota franchise who will [...]