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USA Gets Valuable Point At Honduras

It was a game the United States did not need to win but one they dared not lose. And Bobby Wood rescued a point – and with it his country’s World Cupqualifying hopes – with a dramatic late equalizer against Honduras on Tuesday. Wood, a second-half substitute, pounced on a loose ball in the 85th minute, [...]

Former Barcelona and New York Red Bulls defender Rafael Marquez is among 22 people sanctioned for alleged ties to a drug trafficking organization, the United States Treasury announced on Wednesday. The Treasury said in a statement that it will also sanction 43 entities in Mexico, including a football team and casino. The sanctions freeze all [...]

Summer Games Have Already Kicked Off

These might be the dog days of summer in other sports, but here in the U.S., this is one of the the most exciting times of the year as we have real competition in the Gold Cup underway plus all the big European teams have arrived in the US to begin their pre-season training. 2017 [...]

Bastian Schweinsteiger says he is struggling to adapt to the ‘huge’ step down in quality in Major League Soccer, saying he sometimes finds himself frustrated by his new team-mates. Winning titles and World Cups with Bayern Munich and Germany for the majority of his career, Schweinsteiger grew used to sharing a field with world-class players. [...]

It has been rumored for months, but now it is official. On August 2 in Chicago, reigning UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid will meet the MLS All-Stars. This will be the first time that the MLS All-Stars will play a team from Spain’s La Liga. The MLS All-Stars have previously faced clubs from the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]