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February 3, 2017
MLS INFORMER
“Bailing out” Detroit

MLS has been very vocal about wanting its teams to have stadia in downtown locales to appeal to its “hip," “urban” and “millennial” fans. The bid by a hopeful Detroit expansion group headed by Pistons’ owner Tom Gores and his Cleveland counterpart Dan Gilbert meets that criterion – with a different flavor to it.


January 31, 2017
MOVING TOWARD 28
MLS receives expansion bids from 12 cities

NEW YORK -- Major League Soccer announced 12 ownership groups and markets have submitted applications for the league’s next round of expansion. MLS will add four teams, increasing to 28 teams.


January 31, 2017
BIG STAGE
MLS sets All-Star game at Chicago's Soldier Field

The MLS All-Star Game will be played at Soldier Field in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 2, the league announced as commissioner Don Garber was joined at the stadium Tuesday by Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Chicago Fire owner and chairman Andrew Hauptman.


January 27, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Laying out a red carpet for the competition?

With the NFL’s Chargers move to Los Angeles and the LA Galaxy’s StubHub Center, the resulting vacancy at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium is apparently opening an opportunity for MLS, or prospective MLS club owners.


January 20, 2017
MLS INFORMER
Major League Soccer's second generation

Should the Washington Post report come to pass that MAC Hermann Trophy winner Ian Harkes has agreed to terms with D.C. United and is expected to sign so he can start training camp next week, he would become the fifth son of a former MLS player to join the league and second in less than two years.


January 17, 2017
MLS SUPERDRAFT
Third and Fourth round selctions

The Colorado Rapids selected Pfeiffer University forward Jaime Siaj with the first pick of the third round of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday.


January 13, 2017
MLS SUPERDRAFT
College-by-college selections



January 13, 2017
MLS SUPERDRAFT
Team-by-team selections



January 13, 2017
MLS SUPERDRAFT
First and Second round selections



January 13, 2017
RIGHT TO BE NO. 1
Minnesota United selects UCLA forward Abu Danladi

LOS ANGELES -- Minnesota United FC selected UCLA forward Abu Danladi with the No. 1 pick in the MLS SuperDraft Friday.


January 13, 2017
MLS INFORMER
Coming full circle

When MLS started in 1996, all 10 teams played in stadia where either NFL or college football teams were the primary tenant (if not the building owners). Oversized seating capacity, narrow fields, obtrusive line markings, uneven surfaces and schedule changes necessitated by NFL games – not to mention the exorbitant rents in some cases, restrictions on advertising and the loss of other revenue streams – were among the many reasons MLS teams strived to distance themselves from their American football brethren.


January 12, 2017
THE BIGGEST SEASON
MLS schedule includes two rivalry weeks, most games, new teams, new stadiums



NEW YORK -- Major League Soccer Thursday unveiled the regular season schedule for its 22 clubs, including broadcast coverage across the five national broadcast partners in the U.S. and Canada.


January 6, 2017
MLS INFORMER
Vegas wants back into MLS expansion race

Las Vegas’ hopes of getting an MLS team were put on hold nearly two years ago when Commissioner Don Garber said Sin City wouldn’t be considered “until after 2018." Two years until the start of 2019, Las Vegas is moving to re-enter the race.


December 23, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Changing the whole guard

Curt Onalfo apparently won’t have to worry about hurting anybody’s feelings to make room for his own assistants at the LA Galaxy. According to one report (albeit on Twitter), Bruce Arena is taking his entire LA Galaxy staff (not counting Onalfo) with him to the U.S. national team.


December 16, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Two tracks

It was the most foreign of teams. It was the most American of teams.The patterns Atlanta and Minnesota have been going about stocking their rosters read like a Charles Dickens novel (OK, that’s a stretch for an analogy).


December 15, 2016
EXPANSION PLAN SET
MLS to grow to 28 teams; fee $150M for next 2 clubs

Major League Soccer seemingly has an insatiable appetite for growth. Following a board of governors meeting on Thursday, the league announced a timetable to grow to 28 teams, after announcing a year ago that was where the league was heading.


December 13, 2016
MLS EXPANSION PICKS
Minnesota, Atlanta select five each

Atlanta United and Minnesota United FC conducted the 2016 MLS Expansion Draft Tuesday, with each team selecting five players.


December 10, 2016
THIRD TIME'S THE CHARM
Outplayed Sounders win MLS Cup over Toronto FC in pks

TORONTO -- The third time was the charm for Seattle Sounders FC Saturday night. Despite being outplayed for most of the match, the Sounders won their first Division 1 pro soccer title, outlasting Toronto FC in penalty kicks, 5-4, after playing 120 minutes of scoreless soccer to capture MLS Cup at before a capacity crowd of 36,045 at BMO Field.


December 10, 2016
SMALL IN STATURE, BIG IN IMPACT
Players like the Atomic Ant and El Topolino cast a giant shadow despite their height

TORONTO -- In soccer, bigger isn't always better. Sometimes that adage is spot on -- as big things do come from small packages and can cause some big headaches for opposing players.


December 10, 2016
CANCER FREE
MLS boss Garber says he is in great shape

TORONTO -- Don Garber says he feels great.

Two years after he was diagnosed with prostate cancer, the Major League Soccer commissioner says he is cancer free.

"My health is great," Garber said at his state of the league address at the Intercontinental Hotel Friday afternoon. "I am a year cancer free.


December 9, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Safe to return?

With Jurgen Klinsmann no longer making player selections for the U.S. national team, maybe Brad Guzan feels it’s safe to return to Major League Soccer. One report quoting anonymous sources said the backup U.S. national team goalkeeper is “exploring a potential return.”


December 6, 2016
TOP OF THE HEAP
New York City FC's David Villa named MLS MVP

NEW YORK -- New York City FC striker David Villa was named MVP of Major League Soccer for the 2016 season Tuesday morning.


December 6, 2016
THEY WANT IN
Tampa Bay, Carolina to seek MLS franchises

While the North American Soccer League teeters on the brink of extinction, the Tampa Bay Rowdies and the newly re-branded North Carolina Football Club hope to join Major League Soccer in the future.


December 5, 2016
MLS BEST XI
Toronto FC's Giovinco leads way

Forward Sebastian Giovinco of MLS Cup finalist Toronto FC heads the Best XI team, the league announced Monday.


December 3, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Buying local

While expansion club Atlanta felt it needed to go all the way to Argentina for its coach, the MLS original LA Galaxy seems to think staying closer to home is a better bet.


November 30, 2016
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Toronto wins East in extra time, will host MLS Cup

TORONTO--Toronto FC scored on three of their four corner kicks in regulation, but needed overtime goals by Benoit Cheyrou and Tosaint Ricketts to pull away from the Montreal Impact and win Wednesday's second-leg Eastern Conference Final at packed and rainswept BMO Field.


November 27, 2016
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Morris powers Seattle to Western Conference crown

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.-- MLS Rookie of the Year Jordan Morris scored the only goal Seattle Sounders FC needed to defeat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 Sunday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park and sail through to the MLS Cup Final by a 3-1 aggregate score.


November 25, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Life of the playoff party

Not that it will be a major surprise to the suits on Fifth Avenue or other close followers of the league, but if Major League Soccer really wants to make sure its playoff attendance numbers remain high, it needs to assure Seattle and Montreal are invited to the party.


November 24, 2016
GONE FOR GOOD
Ex-Galaxy star Gerrard retires from soccer

Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, who left the LA Galaxy last week, is now leaving the game. On Thursday he announced his retirement from soccer.


November 22, 2016
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Impact, Sounders seize advantage in Conference Finals

MONTREAL--Just when it looked like the Montreal Impact were going to run away with the first league of the Eastern Conference championship, Toronto FC came up with a pair of late road goals and trim the Impact's lead to 3-2 Tuesday night at sold-out Stade Olympique.


November 19, 2016
MLS INFORMER
LA Supernova

First Nigel de Jong left. Then Steven Gerrard. Then Robbie Keane. Add eight-year associate head coach Dave Sarachan. And if speculation is right, Bruce Arena could soon follow to replace the as yet-to-be fired Juergen Klinsmann at the U.S. national team.


November 17, 2016
HE'S KEANE TO LEAVE
Robbie departs after leading Galaxy to three MLS Cup titles

Forward Robbie Keane will depart the LA Galaxy after helping the team win three MLS Cup titles, the team announced Thursday.


November 15, 2016
LEAVING LA
Galaxy announce Gerrard departure

CARSON, Calif. -- Midfielder Steven Gerrard will not return to the LA Galaxy, the team announced Tuesday.


November 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Don't blame Trump for THIS anti-Americanism

The anti-Americanism in soccer is rarely uttered in public. The difficulty of U.S. players and coaches getting any respect – just because they're American – is palpable if not quotable. In the past two weeks, it's become far more glaring.


November 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Canadian teams KO New Yorkers; Rapids, Sounders advance

FC Dallas went all out in attack in producing a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders at Toyota Stadium Sunday night. But FC Dallas, attempting to rally from a three-goal first-leg deficit, fell short, falling, 4-2 on aggregate, despite headers from Tesho Akindele in the 25th minute and Maxi Urruti in the 56th minute. The Sounders, who will meet the Colorado Rapids in the Western Conference finals, weathered a first-half storm.


October 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Underdogs rule in conference semis

MONTREAL--The Montreal Impact seized the early advantage in their Eastern Conference semifinal series with a 1-0 win over the top-seeded New York Red Bulls Sunday at Stade Saputo.


October 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact, Sounders round out semifinal field

WASHINGTON, DC--If the Montreal Impact missed disgruntled star forward Didier Drogba during Thursday's Eastern Conference knockout round match against DC United at RFK Stadium, they didn't show it. Laurent Ciman scored in the fourth minute and the Impact ran up a 4-0 lead on their way to a 4-2 win that set them up for a two-game semifinal against top seeds the New York Red Bulls starting Sunday at Stade Saputo.


October 27, 2016
GOODBYE, COLUMBUS
MLS veteran Conor Casey retires from pro soccer

Columbus Crew SC forward and 10-year Major League Soccer veteran Conor Casey Thursday announced his retirement from professional soccer.


October 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds, Galaxy advance to semifinals

TORONTO--Toronto FC hosted a playoff game for the first time ever on Wednesday, and made it count with a 3-1 knockout round win over the Philadelphia Union at BMO Field.


October 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
FC Dallas takes the Shield, Red Bulls top the East

BRONX, N.Y. -- New York City FC avoided playing a mid-week knockout-round game in the Major League Soccer playoffs by recording a 4-1 victory over the Columbus Crew in the season finale for both teams Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


October 22, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Disassembling the Erector Set?

With word that the last of the original MLS stadia – RFK Stadium – officially has its days numbered, i.e. the 2017 season, now rumblings are being heard that the first of the new generation of buildings also may be on the way out.


October 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
The playoff picture starts to come into focus

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The New England Revolution's playoff hopes were all but extinguished with Sunday's 2-1 loss to the last-place Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.


October 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
End of the line for Columbus, Quakes

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire aren't going to the playoffs this season, but they made sure that Columbus Crew SC would join them in the "wait 'til next year" club by playing their conference rivals to a 2-2 draw Thursday night at Toyota Park.


October 12, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless in Seattle

SEATTLE--The last-place Houston Dynamo gave playoff-hungry Seattle Sounders FC all they could handle on the way to a scoreless draw Wednesday night at CenturyLink Stadium.


October 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids edge Dynamo

HOUSTON--The Colorado Rapids closed to within two points of first place in the MLS West with Saturday's 3-2 win over the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.


October 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions, 'Caps eliminated from the playoff chase

ORLANDO--The Montreal Impact put only one shot on goal Sunday at Camping World Stadium, but it was a big one. Dominic Oduro scored in the 56th minute to not only give the Impact a 1-0 win over Orlando City SC, but also knock the Lions out of the hunt for a playoff spot in the MLS East.


October 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas extends Supporter's Shield lead; Red Bulls pull level with NYC at top of the East

HARRISON, NJ--The New York Red Bulls (14-9-9, 51 pts) moved into a tie with Hudson River rivals New York City FC at the top of the MLS East with Saturday's 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Union at Red Bull Arena.


September 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa lifts NYC to top spot in the East

HOUSTON--David Villa scored two second-half goals as New York City FC blanked the Houston Dynamo 2-0 Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


September 30, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Champions League check

With one round of games remaining in the CONCACAF Champions League, MLS still has a chance to match last year's performance – when for the first time four teams reached the quarterfinals. But it's far from a sure thing.


September 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Toronto take over 1st place in the East; Fire out of the playoff chase

TORONTO--Orlando City SC lost valuable ground in their hunt for an MLS playoff berth with Wednesday's scoreless draw against Toronto FC at BMO Field.


September 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Kamara bags two in Columbus win over NE

CARSON, Calif.--Jordan Morris and Seattle Sounders FC delayed the LA Galaxy's march to the MLS Cup playoffs for at least a few more days, rallying to defeat their Southern California rivals 4-2 Sunday at the StubHub Center.


September 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Three teams through in the East; Manotas nets three for Houston

TORONTO--Justin Morrrow scored in the 70th minute to lift Toronto FC into a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union Saturday at BMO Field.


September 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa leads NYC past Fire, 4-1

BRONX, NY--A brace from David Villa and strikes from Jefferson Mena and Steven Mendoza powered New York City FC to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Fire Friday night at Yankee Stadium.


September 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy, Reds rally to draws

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Showing no signs of rust from his recently-ended retirement, Landon Donovan came off the bench to lift the LA Galaxy into a 2-2 tie with Sporting Kansas City Sunday at Children's Mercy Park.


September 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Braces for New England's Rowe, Crew SC's Kamara

SEATTLE--Jordan Morris scored in the 81st minute to give Seattle Sounders FC a 1-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


September 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC tie Fire in stoppage time

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Bobby Boswell headed home a rebound in the second minute of stoppage time to lift DC United into a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Fire Friday night at Toyota Park.


September 15, 2016
GONE FISHING
FC Dallas signs Carlos (El Pescadito) Ruiz

FC Dallas signed Guatemalan forward Carlos Ruiz through the end of the Major League Soccer season, pending receipt of his ITC, the club announced Thursday.


September 13, 2016
EXPANSION DRAFT DETAILS
Atlanta, Minnesota will pick 5 players apiece

Major League Soccer Tuesday announced the details for the expansion draft as Atlanta United and Minnesota United FC prepare for their inaugural seasons in the league next year.


September 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC rallies against Red Bulls; Dos Santos paces Galaxy

HARRISON, NJ--DC United trailed by two in the 88th minute, but rallied to a dramatic 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls Sunday afternoon at Red Bull Arena.


September 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids hand FCD a rare home loss; Toronto moves to the top of the East

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Vancouver Whitecaps FC shook off a 90-minute pregame weather delay and an early goal by Ola Kamara, going on to defeat Columbus Crew SC 3-1 Saturday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


September 10, 2016
MLS INFORMER
City of roses, not of soccer

Someone at the Portland Oregonian can't read a map. At least that's one way to explain how the newspaper rated arch-rival city Seattle as the No. 1 soccer town in the United States.


September 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo rally against SKC

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Raul Rodriguez scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to lift the Houston Dynamo into a 3-3 tie with Sporting Kansas City Friday night at Children's Mercy Park.


September 8, 2016
A NEW GALAXY QUEST
Report: Donovan un-retires, to return to LA

Landon Donovan is coming back -- to the LA Galaxy. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that the former U.S. international midfielder-forward is returning to the Major League Soccer team. Sportswriter Kevin Baxter cited two sources that the 34-year-old would be returning to the club.


September 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rivas leads Lions; Plata powers RSL comeback

MONTREAL--Kaka scored twice and Carlos Rivas had a goal and two assists as Orlando City SC steamrolled the Montreal Impact 4-1 Wednesday at Stade Saputo.


September 6, 2016
PRIME TIME VIEWING
Playoffs, MLS Cup dates set

NEW YORK -- The MLS Cup final will be shown in a Saturday night prime time network television slot for the first time, the league announced Tuesday.


September 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
BWP lifts Red Bulls; Dallas pads lead in the West

VANCOUVER--Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the only goal the New York Red Bulls needed to edge Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1-0 Saturday at BC Place.


September 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lampard steals the show as NYC nips DC United in stoppage time

BRONX, NY---Frank Lampard entered Thursday night's game at Yankee Stadium with 300 goals. He left with 302, including the stoppage-time clincher to give New York City FC a 3-2 win over DC United.


August 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Wright-Phillips makes it a 3-way race for the Golden Boot

HARRISON, NJ-- Bradley Wright-Phillips' lightning 55th-minute volley gave the New York Red Bulls a 1-0 victory over the punchless New England Revolution Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


August 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Hat trick for DC's Mullins, brace for Barrios as Dallas beats Houston

WASHINGTON, DC---Patrick Mullins scored three goals as DC United trounced the Chicago Fire 6-2 at R.F.K. Stadium Saturday night.


August 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL edge Rapids to take Rocky Mountain Cup

SANDY, Utah--Yura Movsisyan scored on both sides of halftime to lift Real salt Lake into a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids Friday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


August 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact rally in stoppage time, Reds move to the top in MLS East

MONTREAL--The Montreal Impact conceded an early penalty kick, but rallied to tie DC United 1-1 Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.


August 24, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Trying to overcome goal barriers

Being a defender, Keegan Rosenberry has a steeper hill to climb when making his case for the MLS rookie of the year award.


August 21, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DCU rallies in the rain; Sounders win third straight

WASHINGTON, DC--DC United rallied to a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls Sunday at rain-drenched RFK Stadium. The match was interrupted by lightning in the ninth minute and delayed for 73 minutes.


August 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire post historic road win; Villa and Giovinco both score to stay on top of Golden Boot race

CARSON, Calif.--David Villa scored in the sixth minute and New York City FC guaranteed themselves sole possession of first place in the MLS East for another week with a 1-0 win over the LA Galaxy Saturday at the StubHub Center.


August 19, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Horst goal lifts Dynamo over San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif.--The Houston Dynamo edged the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 Friday night at Avaya Stadium.


August 19, 2016
READY FOR 2017
Minnesota United FC will begin play next year

SAINT PAUL, Minn. --Despite not having a stadium ready, Minnesota United FC will begin play in Major League Soccer in 2017. The team is planning a new privately financed stadium in St. Paul, but will begin play at TCF Bank Stadium while their new facility is built.


August 19, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Short time can be a career in New York

When the Red Bull Arena stadium announcer declared Bradley Wright-Phillips had broken Juan Pablo Angel's club record for MLS goals with his 58th and 59th in Sunday's 3-1 victory over Montreal, the crowd of 23,459 roared its approval – as much for his perseverance if nothing else.


August 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo salvage shorthanded draw

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire blew an early lead, but rallied to a 2-2 draw with Orlando City SC Sunday at Toyota Park.


August 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo salvage shorthanded draw

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire blew an early lead, but rallied to a 2-2 draw with Orlando City SC Sunday at Toyota Park.


August 12, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes edge Caps

VANCOUVER--Simon Dawkins' 60th-minute goal gave the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC Friday at BC Place.


August 11, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Trophies, Tennessee and transfers

Victories by New England and Dallas over Chicago and Los Angeles, respectively, in the Lamar Hunt/ U.S. Open Cup semifinals this week give both teams another chance to fill two of the barest trophy cases in all of MLS, even including all the expansion teams since the original 10 and the folded teams.


August 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Epic day for Dempsey, epic rally for LAG

PORTLAND, Ore.--The Portland Timbers scored three second-half goals to pull away from Sporting Kansas City 3-0 Sunday at Providence Park.


August 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
3 more for Gio; Rimando notches record win

WASHINGTON, DC--Steve Birnbaum scored in stoppage time to lift DC United into a 2-2 comeback draw with the Philadelphia Union Saturday night at RFK Stadium.


August 5, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless in San Jose

SAN JOSE--New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders earned his keep and then some in a scoreless draw with the San Jose Earthquakes at Avaya Stadium Friday night.


August 4, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Lies, damn lies – better known as statistics

Don't mistake Peter Vermes for Sigi Schmid, but in the same week the latter was fired, the former put himself in the same sentence with MLS' winningest coach.


August 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds top RSL

TORONTO--Tosaint Ricketts opened his MLS scoring account with the 68th-minute game-winner as Toronto FC edged Real Salt Lake 1-0 Wednesday night at BMO Field.


July 31, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas tightens grip on top spot; Giovinco powers Toronto - again

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Jacob Peterson's 50th-minute goal lifted Sporting Kansas City (10-10-4, 34 pts) over the Portland Timbers 1-0 Sunday at rainswept Children's Mercy Park.


July 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC routs Rapids

BRONX, NY--Frank Lampard netted the first hat trick in New York City FC history as the Eastern Conference leaders hammered the shorthanded Colorado Rapids 5-1 Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


July 28, 2016
NO-STAR GAME
Young Gunners defeat MLS All-Stars, 2-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Arsenal FC went with a no-star lineup in the second half, and the Gunners were good enough to edge the MLS All-Stars, 2-1, at Avaya Stadium Thursday night.


July 28, 2016
MLS INFORMER
MLS' all-star record can be measured differently

Since switching the format of the MLS all-star game from an intra-league affair to essentially a club friendly in 2003, the results have been somewhat mixed – depending on how you view the game.


July 26, 2016
TIME FOR CHANGE
Schmid, Sounders 'part ways' after eight years

SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Seattle Sounders and coach Sigi Schmid have “agreed to mutually part ways,” the team announced Tuesday.


July 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls win Hudson River Derby; KC rout Sounders

HARRISON, N.J. -- Bradley Wright-Phillips led the way with two goal as the New York Red Bulls thrashed New York City FC 4-1 in Sunday's Hudson River Derby match at steamy Red Bull Arena.


July 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Star power shines in Toronto, Montreal

PORTLAND, Ore.---The Los Angeles Galaxy got early goals from Robbie Keane and Gyasi Zardes on the way to a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers Saturday at Providence Park.


July 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL pull out draw with San Jose

SANDY, Utah--Luke Mulholland's 64th-minute goal lifted Real Salt Lake into a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 20, 2016
INSTANT REPLAY
Human, not tech, issues may be biggest hurdle for video



July 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers' streak at 9; NYC tightens hold on MLS East

PORTLAND, Ore.--Diego Valeri scored two goals and Lucas Melano had two assists as the Portland Timbers defeated Seattle Sounders FC 3-1 Sunday at Providence Park.


July 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
FCD take Brimstone Cup; 9-man Quakes rock TFC

COLUMBUS, Ohio--- Second half substitute Fabian Espindola scored in the 88th minute to give DC United a 1-1 draw against man-down Columbus Crew SC at MAPFRE Stadium Saturday night.


July 16, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Portland comes into the weekend unbeaten in eight games, but has only one win its last five and one goal in its last three matches.


July 15, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy edge Dynamo

CARSON, Calif.--They didn't get many points for style, but the LA Galaxy did what they needed to do to eke out a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo Friday night at the StubHub Center.


July 15, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus is winless in its last six, and D.C., although it has a win, has only three goals in its last half dozen matches (and that includes a goalless penalty kick loss to the NASL's Fort Lauderdale in the U.S. Open Cup).


July 15, 2016
MLS ALL-STAR ROSTER
Will be revealed at NYC FC-Montreal halftime

The Major League Soccer all-star game-day roster – as chosen by all-star head coach Dominic Kinnear – will be unveiled Sunday during ESPN’s halftime coverage of Montreal Impact vs. New York City FC.


July 14, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

For the second time this season the Galaxy will be without Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong for an extended period because of what might charitably be termed an ill-advised tackle.


July 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders blitz FCD, de Leeuw opens his account for Fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Columbus Crew SC and Toronto FC exchanged second-half goals on their way to a 1-1 tie Wednesday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
The Americas' League

MLS has long touted its efforts to lure home U.S. national team regulars from Europe. It may start adding their Canadian counterparts to that mission.


July 12, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus Crew SC come home after three straight losses on the road – including a U.S. Open Cup elimination defeat at Chicago.


July 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
No goals at RBA; Sporting end NYC's run

HARRISON, NJ-- The New York Red Bulls played to a 0-0 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls are undefeated in their last six home games, with five shutouts in that stretch.


July 9, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch's confidence in rookie Alex Muyl will be on display as the 20-year-old forward will in all likelihood assume the right side slot vacated by Lloyd Sam's trade to D.C. earlier this week.


July 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs, Union romp; Rapids pull out dramatic draw

SEATTLE--The LA Galaxy got an early goal from Robbie Keane and a couple of lucky breaks down the stretch to hold on for an unconvincing 1-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


July 9, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The two most experienced coaches in MLS face off for the first of two times in 11 days when Bruce Arena's LA Galaxy clashes with Sigi Schmid's Seattle Sounders.


July 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo escape West cellar; Urruti's dazzler lifts FCD

ORLANDO--The Houston Dynamo posted their second straight shutout with Friday night's weather-delayed scoreless draw with Orlando City SC at Camping World Stadium.


July 7, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Orlando comes into the match four days after its worst loss of the season, 4-0 to Dallas, and two days after the dismissal of coach Adrian Heath, who had been with the club for five years starting with its USL birth.


July 7, 2016
MLS ALL-STAR ANNOUNCEMENT
Fan XI selection will be announced during halftime of Sounders-Galaxy game Saturday

The 2016 All-Star Fan XI selections for the Major League Soccer All-Star Game will be unveiled Saturday during ESPN’s halftime coverage of the Seattle Sounders FC-LA Galaxy game.


July 6, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Winning the battle, losing the war – or vice versa

It's one of those moments when victory not only feels like a loss, it is a loss – a big, painful one. Vancouver seemed set to win a second straight Canadian Championship title last week, yet seized defeat from the steel jaws of victory.


July 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC widens lead in the East

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Frank Lampard scored his third goal of the season to give New York City FC a 1-0 win over the New England Revolution and a four-point hold on first place in the MLS East Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium.


July 5, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Three straight victories – the last two by shutout – after a five-game winless streak, which included elimination from the U.S. Open Cup by the NASL's New York Cosmos -- has moved NYC to the top of the Eastern Conference.


July 4, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
FC Dallas romp to the top of MLS West; Keane helps Galaxy snap skid

FRISCO, Texas---FC Dallas got the July 4 fireworks started early on Monday night, cruising to a 4-0 win over Orlando City SC before a sellout crowd of 16,195 at Toyota Stadium.


July 3, 2016
MLS MONDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Since going on a five-game unbeaten streak – not counting U.S. Open Cup games -- Portland has climbed four spots in the Western Conference. Diego Valeri has scored five goals during the run, three on penalties.


July 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC takes revenge on Red Bulls; Sporting outlast Columbus

BRONX, NY--New York City FC took over first place in the MLS East with Sunday's 2-0 Hudson River derby win over the New York Red Bulls Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


July 2, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Red Bulls have won all four meetings since NYCFC came into the league last year, and the last on May 21 was the most lopsided of all: a 7-0 rout that equaled the biggest margin of victory in MLS history.


July 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact rally past Revs, Maidana lifts Houston in stoppage time

MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact rallied from two goals down to edge the New England Revolution 3-2 Saturday at Stade Saputo.


July 1, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Despite a 2-0 loss to D.C. a week ago, New England has won three of its last five in MLS and four of its last five overall counting U.S. Open Cup victories over Carolina and the New York Cosmos.


June 30, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Chris Wondolowski has been away with the U.S. national team since May 22 and San Jose has scored three goals in the subsequent five games. Now that he's back, the Earthquakes will look to end a six-game winless streak against a team whose only two wins in their last five have come in the U.S. Open Cup.


June 29, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No good deed goes unpunished

Tim Howard's long-anticipated arrival in Colorado, more than three months after his transfer from Everton was announced, has been feted with everything but a brass band. The Rapids are happy to have him. Colorado welcomes him. But what about Zac MacMath?


June 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers top Houston

PORTLAND, Ore.--The Portland Timbers reeled off three goals in the last 26 minutes to rally past the Houston Dynamo 3-2 Sunday at Providence Park.


June 25, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Portland returns home after a 2-2 draw at Salt Lake, which will be welcome since it has a 5-2-1 record in Providence Park, and not a single win away from it this season.


June 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial start, dramatic finish for busy Saturday

SEATTLE--Frank Lampard scored early and Ronald Matarrita added a late insurance goal as New York City FC blanked Seattle Sounders FC 2-0 Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field.


June 24, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After losing two of three on the road , Seattle returns to CenturyLink Field, where it has won five of its last six since the beginning of April.


June 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls falter late, Union hang on

SANDY, Utah -- Jordan Allen's deflected goal in the 88th minute capped a comeback for Real Salt Lake, giving them a 2-1 win over the New York Red Bulls at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Not-so-memorable milestone

It wasn't a game Sigi Schmid wants to – or will – remember. Despite coaching in his 500th MLS game – the first and only one to reach the milestone, the Seattle Sounders coach admits Sunday's 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls was one he'd rather forget.


June 21, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Union is hoping that Talen Energy Stadium, where it hasn't lost since September of last year – a stretch of eight games in MLS -- will help it recover from its 3-2 loss at New York City on Saturday.


June 18, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both FC Dallas and Sporting Kansas City come in off Wednesday U.S. Open Cup wins: KC 2-1 in extra time over MLS wannabe Minnesota United, Dallas dragged into penalties before prevailing over USL side OKC Energy.


June 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes pull out dramatic draw with Orlando City; Rapids extend Chicago's record winless streak

BRONX, NY--Frank Lampard, David Villa and Andrea Pirlo each scored and New York City FC defeated the Philadelphia Union, 3-2, Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.


June 17, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York has lost three of its last four in Yankee Stadium and won only once in 10 home games this season – including Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to the Cosmos in the U.S. Open Cup.


June 9, 2016
MLS INFORMER
DisCo doings

MLS may have suspended its schedule for the Copa America. That doesn't mean everything with the league stops


June 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL holds on against NYC; FCD and Houston play to waterlogged 1-1 tie

BRONX, NY--A deflected goal by Juan Manuel Martinez and an own goal by defender Frederic Brillant lifted Real Salt Lake over New York City FC 3-2 Thursday at Yankee Stadium.


June 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union edge Columbus, DCU's home woes continue

CHESTER, Pa. – Chris Pontius, Vincent Nogueira and Fabian Herbers each scored one goal and the Philadelphia Union overcame an early deficit to post a 3-2 victory over Columbus Crew SC Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


June 1, 2016
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both Real Salt Lake and New York City FC have sunk in the last month from shares of the lead of their respective conferences to fourth place.


June 1, 2016
MLS INFORMER
CCL breakdown

The CONCACAF Champions League draw once again gave hope, or cause to groan, to MLS clubs with regard to the league's international aspirations.


May 31, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

A 1-1 draw at Colorado on Saturday may be an indication of Philly's tangible chances.


May 29, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions rally from two goals down to tie NYC FC 2-2

BRONX, NY--Kevin Molino's gutsy header on the last play of the game lifted Orlando City SC into an unlikely 2-2 tie with New York City FC Sunday before 25,039 at Yankee Stadium.


May 28, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

New York City FC will look to recover from its record-tying loss to cross-Hudson rivals the Red Bulls a week ago. The 7-0 loss equaled the biggest margin of victory in MLS history and was last reached 15 years ago.


May 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Another record performance by Red Bulls; Conference leaders in 1-1 draw

VANCOUVER--Octavio Rivero's 52nd-minute goal lifted Vancouver Whitecaps FC into a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo Saturday at BC Place.


May 27, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

With manager Owen Coyle resigning on Wednesday, Houston will be run by a committee of assistants: Wade Barrett, Paul Caffrey and Paul Roger. They will need to figure out how to rectify the Dynamo's woes on the road, where they have lost all six games and scored only two goals in their last five road matches.


May 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Newcomer Kamara takes less than a minute to lift DC United over Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--Alhaji Kamara scored less than a minute into his MLS debut to lift the DC United to a 1-0 road victory over Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Friday night.


May 26, 2016
MLS INFORMER
It's not the dollars - it's what you do with them

Former MLSer/U.S. national teamer and now TV analyst Brian Dunseth last week tweeted out that Thursday – the day that the MLS Players' Union issued its semi-annual release of player salary data – was the day calls were made to agents with screams the equivalent of “That guy is making that?!”


May 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union, Orlando City play to draw

ORLANDO--A missed first-half penalty kick came back to bite Orlando City SC on Wednesday night. The Lions scored two goals in a three-minute span of the second half but had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Eastern Conference leaders the Philadelphia Union at Camping World Stadium.


May 24, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando City, which felt short-changed from the teams' first meeting of the season in Philadelphia after PRO said the Union's 90th-minute winning goal on a free kick by Tranquillo Barnetta should have been disallowed because of Philly's wall, gets a shot at the Eastern Conference leaders in Florida.


April 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers stand tall against Caps, Quakes rally to draw Galaxy

PORTLAND, Ore.--Portland Timbers FC used two penalty kicks and a set piece to roar past Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Providence Park.


April 21, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first meeting of the season between the two clubs two weeks ago started a three-game winning streak for Vancouver and a three-game losing streak for Portland.


April 21, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls rumble in the Bronx; Rapids still lead the league

BRONX, NY--Bradley Wright-Phillips led the way with two goals and an assist as the New York Red Bulls humbled New York City FC 7-0 Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


April 20, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

NYC comes into their clash with the Red Bulls with the upper hand for the first time, unbeaten in five and leading the Eastern Conference – albeit only four points ahead of the Red Bulls.


May 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union beat DC United in stoppage time

CHESTER, Pa. – Richie Marquez scored his first career MLS goal in second half stoppage time as the Philadelphia Union pulled out a clutch 1-0 victory over rival D.C. United Friday night before a crowd of 17,364 at Talen Energy Stadium.


May 19, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Chris Pontius, who already has four goals for Philadelphia, faces the team where he spent seven seasons for the first time since he was traded in December for allocation money.


May 18, 2016
MLS INFORMER
The real deal

Sebastian Giovinco's first-season success in MLS clearly wasn't a fluke.


May 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
New Yorks rule

TORONTO--New York City FC took sole possession of first place in the MLS East with Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Toronto FC at BMO Field.


May 17, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City still has not seen Frank Lampard on the field (although he reportedly trained before Sunday's 2-1 victory over Portland), but amid a three-game winning streak will Patrick Viera want to risk inserting him into the lineup?


May 15, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting KC snaps skid; big win for NYC

HOUSTON-- Giles Barnes scored the only goal the Houston Dynamo needed to defeat Real Salt Lake 1-0 Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Draws keep Rapids, Impact in conference leads

MONTREAL--C.J. Sapong scored his fifth goal of the season and the Philadelphia Union overcame an early goal by Didier Drogba for a tough 1-1 draw in a steady rain against the Montreal Impact Saturday at Stade Saputo.


May 14, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Postponed from Saturday night due to weather. Houston will try to get even for the 2-1 loss two weeks ago at Salt Lake, and can feel fairly confident having lost only one of five this season, and winning two by shutout, at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 13, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Montreal looks to break a string of three straight draws (and four games without a win), hoping to build on its last outing on Saturday when it recovered from a three-goal deficit in 33 minutes to earn a 4-4 tie with the Columbus Crew SC.


May 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United blank NYRB, 2-0

WASHINGTON -- Alvaro Saborio scored his team-leading fourth goal of the campaign, Patrick Nyarko added his third, and D.C. United eased to a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Friday evening at RFK Stadium.


May 12, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

One of the oldest rivalries in MLS resumes at RFK with both teams trying to recover from rough starts. New York seems to have sorted out many of its early season woes with a three-game unbeaten streak, replacing Karl Ouimette in central defense, scoring eight goals in its last three games, even getting a point on the road.


May 12, 2016
MLS INFORMER
FCD's Mr. Versatility

FC Dallas' “Swiss army knife” has added another gizmo to his repertoire. Toyota Stadium's video board last August compared third-year defender Ryan Hollingshead to the ubiquitous utility tool after he played five different positions, from attacking central midfield to both wings and both wide backs.


May 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union play Galaxy to draw; Rapids pad lead in West

CHESTER, Pa. – Vincent Nogueira and rookie Keegan Rosenberry each scored for the Philadelphia Union in a hard-fought 2-2 draw before a spirited crowd of 17,985 Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


May 10, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Galaxy come in unbeaten in seven with victories in three of their last four and 14 goals in five matches. But it also will be their third game in 12 days and second in four.


May 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Keane returns with brace against Revs; NYC on first winning streak of season

CARSON, Calif.-- The LA Galaxy extended their unbeaten streak to seven games and took over second place in the MLS West with Sunday's 4-2 win over the New England Revolution at the StubHub Center.


May 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids take top spot in the West; Reds open BMO Field with win over FCD

VANCOUVER--Masato Kudo had a goal and an assist to lead Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-5-2, 14 pts) to a 2-1 comeback win over the Portland Timbers (3-4-3, 12) Saturday at BC Place.


May 7, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Revolution have more draws than anybody (seven in 10 games), including four during its ongoing five-game winless streak. They're well on pace for Chicago's record of 18 in 2014,


May 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions rally to draw with Red Bulls

ORLANDO -- Kevin Molino's second half goal lifted Orlando City SC into a 1-1- draw with the New York Red Bulls in a card-riddled MLS match at Camping World Stadium Friday night.


May 6, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers roar into BC Place to face Vancouver Whitecaps FC on a three-game unbeaten streak after last weekend's 2-1 win over Toronto


May 5, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando coach Adrian Heath was highly critical of a referee's decision – or non-decision-- to not call a foul on Karl Ouimette which he insinuated cost OCSC two weeks ago when his team lost to the Red Bulls 3-2. Now Heath gets the Red Bulls in Camping World Stadium (Citrus Bowl for those not keeping track).


May 4, 2016
MLS INFORMER
It ain't over 'til it's over -- or is it?

If the playoffs started today, neither last year's Supporters' Shield winner, either of last year's MLS Cup finalists nor any Pacific Northwest teams would be in the MLS playoffs. And if recent history is a guide, they most likely won't be there in October.


May 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Golazos galore in KC; Valeri leads Timbers past Toronto

PORTLAND, Ore.--Diego Valeri had a goal and an assist to lead the Portland Timbers past Toronto FC 2-1 Sunday night at sold-out Providence Park.


April 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa leads NYC to 1st home win; 3-way tie at top of the MLS West

BRONX, NY--David Villa led the way with two goals as New York City FC edged Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3-2 Saturday at Yankee Stadium for their first home win of the season.


April 30, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto hasn't allowed a goal in 256 minutes, and heads to Portland knowing this is the last of its eight-game road trip to start the season.


April 29, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls romp over FC Dallas

HARRISON, NJ---Lloyd Sam, Sacha Kljestan and Felipe each had a goal and an assist as the New York Red Bulls trounced FC Dallas 4-0 Friday at Red Bull Arena.


April 29, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Rapids, who won only nine games all of last season, have won five of eight this year, including three straight and four of their last five. Away from home though, they've won only one of four and haven't score more than a goal.


April 28, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Red Bulls finally ended their seemingly uncontrollable four-game skid with a 3-2 win over Orlando on Sunday, but still made it interesting by giving up an own-goal in the 84th minute.


April 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Drawn out

BRONX, NY--Dominic Oduro scored in the first minute of stoppage time to give the Montreal Impact a 1-1 draw with New York City FC Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.


April 27, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Mile markers

It was noted last week that the New York Red Bulls' Luis Robles had passed Kevin Hartman with his 113th consecutive start – the most by a goalkeeper in MLS history (he added his 114th on Sunday putting him within four of overall record holder Chris Klein). This week several more are trying to get their name onto pages in the MLS Fact and Record Book, known in the trade as the FARB.


April 26, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Didier Drogba finally played a full match for Montreal on Saturday, but the Impact still lost 2-0 to Toronto. With Yankee Stadium having a grass surface, he supposedly is ready to go again.


April 26, 2016
MOTOR CITY SOCCER
Detroit making a bid for MLS expansion team

An investor group is being formed to bring an MLS expansion team to downtown Detroit, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert announced Tuesday.


April 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Wondo scores again; Wright-Phillips leads Red Bulls past Lions

SAN JOSE -- Chris Wondolowski converted a penalty kick in the 59th minute and goalkeeper David Bingham made five saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes defeat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 Sunday at Avaya Stadium.


April 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union top the East; Galaxy hand RSL their first loss

MONTREAL - Sebastian Giovinco scored two goals, leading Toronto FC to a 2-0 win over the Montreal Impact Saturday afternoon in front of a sell-out crowd of 20,801 at Stade Saputo.


April 23, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Kansas City will try to end a two-game losing streak – and a skid that has seen it lose three of four – with a second straight road match.


April 22, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sebastian Giovinco has scored in two straight matches but nobody else from Toronto has tallied since March 13.


April 20, 2016
MLS INFORMER
NYC gets a Win! at Tribeca fest

NYC FC is the subject of a documentary film making its debut this week at the Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan, the first MLS team to be “featured in a documentary at a major mainstream film festival” – according to MLSsoccer.com.


April 19, 2016
NEW SECURITY STANDARDS
At all MLS stadium starting Saturday

Major League Soccer Tuesday announced elevated security standards that will be applied across all MLS stadiums to ensure a safe environment for soccer fans.


April 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial draw in Orlando; FCD edges SKC

ORLANDO--Neither team went home happy as Orlando City SC (2-1-3, 9 pts) and the New England Revolution (1-1-5, 8 pts) battled to a wire-to-wire 2-2 tie Sunday at the Citrus Bowl.


April 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew get first win, escape Eastern Conference cellar; RSL claim share of first in the West

BRIDGEVIEW, ILL.--The Chicago Fire (1-2-3) set a new club record for consecutive shutout minutes (412 minutes) on Saturday against the Montreal Impact (4-2-0), but second half strikes by Didier Drogba and Ignacio Piatti canceled out a first half strike from Kennedy Igboananike to give the Impact the 2-1 win before 14,509 at Toyota Park.


April 16, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After being shut out in two straight games, New England has only scored one goal in each of its last three matches – and yet is unbeaten in that stretch.


April 15, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Didier Drogba might actually be available to Montreal – for only the second time this season – on Saturday since Chicago's Toyota Park has a grass surface.


April 15, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Galaxy have allowed only four goals in five games this season, tied with the Rapids for the fewest, but their defense took a hit when the MLS Disciplinary Committee suspended midfielder Nigel de Jong three games for his yellow-card tackle on Darlington Nagbe last week.


April 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas to the top of MLS West; Red Bulls' struggles continue

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Shkelzen Gashi's first MLS goal was a big one, giving the Colorado Rapids a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City Wednesday at Sporting Park.


April 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No, No, Nigel

Nigel de Jong's 73rd-minute foul tackle of Darlington Nagbe during the Timbers' and Galaxy's 1-1 draw has been getting as much, if not more, attention than Nat Borchers' wrong-headed own-goal in the 84th minute – and it soon will be getting the attention of the MLS Disciplinary Committee.


April 12, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Don't expect a goal-fest as both the Colorado Rapids and Sporting Kansas City are tied for allowing a league-low three goals each.


April 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
No winners, no losers on Sunday

HOUSTON - Chad Marshall scored a 94th-minute equalizer as Seattle Sounders FC earned a road point against the Houston Dynamo Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


April 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Montreal, DC, KC, RSL post clean sheets

MONTREAL, PQ--The Montreal Impact blanked Columbus Crew SC 2-0 Saturday at Stade Olympique.


April 9, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both teams come into this one limping – at best. After scoring an MLS record 11 goals in its first three games, Houston was shut out by Vancouver two weeks ago in its last match – and lost a second straight after starting the season with a draw and a win.


April 8, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

For making it to the MLS Cup Final last year, the Crew are one of only two winless teams still remaining in MLS, mainly due to an anemic offense.


April 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Barnetta's golazo lifts Union over Orlando City

CHESTER, Pa. – C.J. Sapong and Tranquillo Barnetta each scored one goal and the Philadelphia Union defeated Orlando City SC, 2-1, before a crowd of 15,011 Friday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


April 7, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando will have a short turnaround having played Sunday, when Kaka made his season debut with a goal and two assists to lead a 4-1 win over Portland and claim Player of the Week honors.


April 6, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Deja vu all over again

Adam Jahn isn't Eric Wynalda. Avaya Stadium is clearly not Spartan Stadium. And a draw isn't a win. But you'll have to excuse those who can remember from 20 years ago for drawing comparisons.


April 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Kaka powers Lions past Portland

ORLANDO--In his first game of the season, Kaka didn't steal the show, he was the show. The Brazilian midfielder scored one goal and set up two others, leading Orlando City SC to a stunning 4-1 win over the defending champion Portland Timbers Sunday night at the Citrus Bowl.


April 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
First win for Seattle, first loss for SKC

The Chicago Fire notched their first win of the season on Saturday, edging the shorthanded Philadelphia Union 1-0 at Toyota Park.


April 2, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando is one of only two undefeated teams remaining, but needed an injury time collapse by Real Salt Lake to score twice and earn a 2-2 draw in their opener; couldn't capitalize on a 58-minute advantage against Chicago and settled for a 1-1 tie; and beat a NYC team that hasn't won at home since September.


April 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs notch first win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Diego Fagundez ran on to Juan Agudelo's 55th-minute cross to score the only goal New England needed to beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 Friday night at Gillette Stadium.


April 1, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both Philadelphia and Chicago are coming off a two-week break and the Union are hoping that doesn't stall the momentum of their two-game winning streak and surprisingly good start to their season.


March 31, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Neither team is roaring out of the gate, but at least the Red Bulls have a victory.


March 30, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Anniversary match - sort of

Saturday's night's San Jose-D.C. United match is being billed as a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the league's inaugural game between the two. It'll be at least half of that.


March 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs, DC still winless; Morales pk lifts 'Caps

BRONX, NY -- Chris Tierney’s deflected free kick neutralized an early score by Thomas McNamara and the New England Revolution escaped Yankee Stadium with a 1-1 draw despite playing the final forty minutes shorthanded after Gershon Koffie was sent off early in the second half.


March 25, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New England's slow starts are getting routine, but a third straight year beginning winless in three matches has to be getting old.


March 23, 2016
MLS INFORMER
MLS teams answer the call (-ups)

International fixture date call-ups will claim 70 players from Major League Soccer this coming week, and no club is immune – although some are hit harder than others.


March 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sapong brace leads Union win

CHESTER, Pa. – C.J. Sapong scored two goals and Sebastien Le Toux added a late goal leading the Philadelphia Union to their second straight victory, a 3-0 win over the New England Revolution Sunday afternoon before an announced crowd of 17,027 at Talen Energy Stadium.


March 20, 2016
RAPID RETURN
Tim Howard headed to Colorado

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- The Colorado Rapids announced the acquisition of U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard from Everton FC as a Designated Player Sunday.



MLS ROUNDUP
Braces key comebacks in New York, Portland

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Both the Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew SC are still looking for their first win of the season after they struggled throughout a 0-0 draw in front of a chilled 12,605 at Toyota Park on Saturday afternoon


March 19, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Philadelphia returns home after splitting its first two games on the road and is looking to stem a trend against New England that has seen the Union go winless in four of the last five meetings between the two.


March 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions get first win

BRONX, NY--Cyle Larin scored in the seventh minute and Orlando City SC held on for their first win of the season, 1-0 over New York City FC Friday night at Yankee Stadium.


March 18, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

About the only thing Columbus Crew SC can say good about their season two games in is that the New York Red Bulls are worse.


March 17, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

NYC FC is one of only seven remaining undefeated teams after the first two weeks of the season, but it surrendered an early two-goal lead to finish with a 2-2 draw against Toronto last week at home.


March 16, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Wondo climbs the MLS scoring list

It won't be long before Chris Wondolowski climbs into fourth place on MLS' career scoring list. With two goals in as many games to start the new season, Wondolowski sits among the leaders and has hiked his career total to 111. That leaves him three behind Ante Razov.


March 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Giovinco lifts TFC, Wondo leads Quakes past Timbers

BRONX, NY--Toronto FC rallied to a 2-2 draw with New York City FC Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


March 12, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC will try to start their season two-for-New York when they visit New York City FC Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


March 12, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact blank Red Bulls, Dynamo rout FCD

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--DC United and the New England Revolution battled to a scoreless draw Saturday at Foxborough Stadium.


March 1, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United knocked the New England Revolution out of the MLS East playoffs in 2015. The Revs will have a chance to seek payback on Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium


March 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Shorthanded Fire hang on for draw with Lions

ORLANDO-- The Chicago Fire's hopes of ending their 17-game road winless streak went for naught, but they did earn their first point of the 2016 season on Friday, overcoming an early goal from Cyle Larin and an early red card to Michael Harrington to hang on for a 1-1 draw with Orlando City SC at the Citrus Bowl.


March 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Record crop of goals on opening weekend

HARRISON, N.J. -- Sebastian Giovinco converted a penalty kick and second-half sub Marco Delgado added an insurance goal, giving Toronto FC a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls in front of 21,303 at Red Bull Arena Sunday.


March 5, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Defending Supporters' Shield champions the New York Red Bulls open their season against Toronto FC Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


February 11, 2016
TAKING AIM
Arsenal FC will be the opponent in MLS All-Star Game

Premier League giants Arsenal will be the opponents in the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday.


January 19, 2016
DONE AND DUSTED
Rapids load up on final day of MLS SuperDraft

The Colorado Rapids selected four players and both New York teams – the Red Bulls and NYCFC – made no selections in the final two rounds of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday.


January 14, 2016
MLS SUPERDRAFT
Second round selections




INSTANT REPLAY
Garber: MLS evaluating about USL testing it this year

BALTIMORE -- Instant replay could be coming to an American Soccer city near you sooner than you think.

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber Thursday afternoon said that the league is "evaluating, very closely," testing instant replay with the USL this year.



MLS SUPERDRAFT
First round selections

The first round selections in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft held at the Baltimore Convention Center as part of the National Soccer Coaches Association of American convention.


January 14, 2016
FIRST PICK
Fire take Wake Forest midfielder Harrison to open MLS SuperDraft

BALTIMORE -- The Chicago Fire have selected midfielder Jack Harrison out of Wake Forest with the first overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.


January 13, 2016
FOUR FOR MLS
Campbell, Fisher, Irving, Wharton sign

Major League Soccer announced the signing of four college seniors in advance of Thursday’s SuperDraft.


January 1, 2016
THURSDAY'S THE DAY
Garber: MLS will unveil 2016 schedule then



In a New Year's email to the league's fans, Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber Friday said that the 2016 full schedule will be unveiled Thursday.


December 15, 2015
BRENER TAKES CONTROL
Buys AEG's interest in Dynamo, Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium

HOUSTON –Gabriel Brener, CEO of Brener International Group, LLC, has acquired AEG’s interests in the Houston Dynamo, the NWSL’s Houston Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium.


December 9, 2015
BIGGER SPENDERS
MLS clubs will have $37M to spend to bolster rosters in 2016, 2017

NEW YORK -- With its goal of becoming one of the top-flight soccer leagues in the world in sight, Major League Soccer Wednesday took another step towards bulking up team rosters.


December 7, 2015
HAVING A (NEW) BALL
MLS unveils official ball for 2016 season

NEW YORK – adidas and Major League Soccer Monday unveiled a newly designed NATIVO, the official match ball for the 2016 season.


December 6, 2015
"A GREAT FEELING"
Four decades after starting as a soccer club, Timbers finally earn their first championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 40-year wait is over. Forty years after playing and losing in its first pro soccer championship game, the Portland Timbers have a title they can call their own.


December 6, 2015
"WE'LL BE BACK"
MLS Cup disappointment strengthens Crew SC's resolve for next season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Crew SC entered Sunday's MLS Cup final with home field advantage and one of the league's most dangerous goalscorers in Kei Kamara. But they and the 21,747 fans, most of them in black-and-gold, at MAPFRE Stadium were in for a rude awakening from the upstart Portland Timbers.


December 6, 2015
WHEN EAST MEETS WEST
Left coast teams dominate MLS Cup

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Historically the Western Conference has dominated MLS Cup. Well at least, the way the league is aligned today. With 20 teams, 10 in each conference the West was leading 13-6 going into Sunday’s 20th MLS Cup.


December 6, 2015
40-YEAR ITCH IS SCRATCHED
Four decades after starting as a soccer club, Portland Timbers finally earn a championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 40-year wait is over. Forty years after playing and losing in its first pro soccer championship game, the Portland Timbers have a title they can call their own.


December 5, 2015
SMALL MARKETS EYEING THE BIG PRIZE
Columbus, Portland vie for MLS Cup crown

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sorry folks, there are no big-name stars in Sunday's MLS Cup.

There's only a pair of hard-working small-market teams striving for some Major League Soccer glory at MAPFRE Stadium -- host Columbus Crew SC and the Portland Timbers.


December 5, 2015
MORE EXPANSION
MLS owners support growing to 28 clubs;make competition changes

Major League Soccer owners gave hope to Sacramento and other cities that want to hop on the bandwagon and get an expansion franchise, voting in Columbus on Saturday to support future expansion to 28 teams.


December 5, 2015
A COLUMBUS SCARE
Kamara injured in practice,; Berhalter hopeful striker will play Sunday

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Kei Kamara, who has been an absolute terror to opposing defenders and goalkeepers all season long, gave Columbus Crew SC one big scare Saturday.


December 2, 2015
MOST VALUABLE
Toronto's Giovinco named MLS MVP

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer announced Wednesday that Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco was named the 2015 Landon Donovan Most Valuable Player.


November 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Portland, Columbus to vie for MLS Cup

FRISCO, Texas--The Portland Timbers are headed to their first-ever MLS Cup after playing top-seeded FC Dallas to a 2-2 draw in Sunday's Western Conference Final second leg at Toyota Stadium.


November 29, 2015
MLS BEST XI
Columbus, Dallas, NYRB lead the way

NEW YORK---Players from eight different clubs, with two each from Conference Finalists, the Columbus Crew SC , FC Dallas and New York Red Bulls were named to the MLS Best XI.


November 28, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the Conference Finals

FC Dallas have battled back from one heavy deficit already during this playoff season, and will need to do so again when they host the Portland Timbers on Sunday if they are to make it to their second-ever MLS Cup final.


November 24, 2015
COACH OF THE YEAR
Red Bulls' Marsch honored by MLS

NEW YORK, NY –New York Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch has been named MLS Coach of the Year.


November 24, 2015
INTO THE FIRE
Chicago hires Veljko Paunovic as its head coach

CHICAGO - Veljko Paunovic, who led Serbia to the FIFA Under-20 World Cup championship, will coach the Chicago Fire for the 2016 Major League Soccer season.


November 23, 2015
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
Giovinco wins MLS honor, Drogba second

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer announced Monday that Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco was voted the MLS newcomer of the year.


November 22, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew, Timbers take series openers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Justin Meram scored nine seconds into the match and Kei Kamara added one in the 85th minute to give the Columbus Crew SC a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls before a crowd of 21,617 at MAPFRE Stadium Sunday.


November 21, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the Conference championships

The Eastern Conference finals open Sunday at sold-out MAPFRE Stadium when the Supporters' Shield-winning New York Red Bulls visit Columbus Crew SC.


November 11, 2015
TOP DEFENDER
Montreal Impact's Laurent Ciman honored by MLS

NEW YORK--- Montreal Impact and Belgian international Laurent Ciman has been named the Major League Soccer Defender of the Year.


November 10, 2015
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Orlando's Cyle Larin wins MLS honor

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer announced today that record-setting Orlando City SC forward Cyle Larin is the winner of the Major League Soccer Rookie of the Year Award.


November 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls, Crew SC advance in East, Dallas and Portland in the West

HARRISON, NJ--Bradley Wright-Phillips scored in the third minute of stoppage time to lift the New York Red Bulls over DC United 1-0 and into the Eastern Conference Finals by a 2-0 aggregate score Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


November 7, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Supporters' Shield winning New York Red Bulls have a 1-0 lead and home field advantage for the second leg of their Eastern Conference semifinal against DC United Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


November 3, 2015
THE NOMINEES ARE:
2015 Major League Soccer Awards Finalists

The complete list of Major League Soccer Awards finalists.


November 1, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Tight matches highlight semifinal first legs

The New York Red Bulls seized the early advantage in their Eastern Conference semifinal series against DC United with a 1-0 win Sunday at RFK Stadium.


October 31, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

D.C. United might have some weary legs for its second high-stakes game of the week when the New York Red Bulls visit Sunday begin a two-leg Eastern Conference semifinal at RFK Stadium, but they feel they have momentum on their side. They'll probably need it.


October 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact, Timbers fill out the semifinal brackets

MONTREAL--The Montreal Impact made sure that Toronto FC's first visit to the MLS postseason was a short one, cruising to a 3-0 win in Thursday's knockout round match at Stade Saputo.


October 28, 2015
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC closed out their regular season with a 2-1 loss to the Montreal Impact, or, more specifically, to Didier Drogba, who scored two goals in as many minutes to deliver the win. They must learn to control the Ivorian striker and his Impact teammates by Thursday night's knockout round match at Stade Saputo if their first-ever playoff campaign is to last more than one game.


October 28, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC, Seattle survive the knockout round

WASHINGTON, DC--Chris Rolfe scored in the 83rd minute to give DC United a 2-1 win over the New England Revolution in Wednesday's Eastern Conference knockout round match at rain-drenched RFK Stadium.


October 27, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United were the beasts of the East for much of the regular season, but lost their form in August, winning only two of their last nine games and falling to fourth place. The good news is that the two wins were their last two games at RFK Stadium, where they will host the New England Revolution in a knockout round match on Wednesday night.


October 25, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls take the Shield; playoff brackets filled on Decision Day

CHESTER, Pa. – Sebastien Le Toux converted a penalty kick in the 41st minute and that was all the offense the Philadelphia Union needed as they closed out the 2015 MLS campaign with a 1-0 victory over Orlando City SC Sunday night before a crowd of 17,309 at PPL Park.


October 24, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The top spot in the MLS East is out of reach, but DC United can lock up second place with a win over suspension-sapped Columbus Crew SC Sunday at MAPFRE Stadium.


October 21, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids win adds suspense to Decision Day

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--A rare 2-0 road win by the Colorado Rapids against Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday ratcheted up the drama for Sunday's MLS Decision Day.


October 20, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

A win over the last-place Colorado Rapids Wednesday night at Sporting Park would put Sporting Kansas City into the MLS Western Conference playoffs with one game to spare in the regular season.


October 18, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls top the MLS East; Timbers rout Galaxy at StubHub Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- D.C. United closed out the home portion of its regular season schedule with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over a road-weary Chicago Fire side Sunday afternoon at RFK Stadium.


October 17, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United might have already guaranteed themselves a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs, but there's still a lot at stake when they host the last-place Chicago Fire Sunday at RFK Stadium.


October 17, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew SC, Impact punch playoff tickets; FCD wins the West

TORONTO--Columbus Crew SC locked down a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs with Saturday's 2-0 win over Toronto FC at BMO Field.


October 16, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Larin powers Lions past NYC; Quakes top SKC

ORLANDO-- Rookie Cyle Larin struck twice within an eight-minute span of the second half to power Orlando City SC to a 2-1 victory over New York City FC in a battle of MLS expansion teams Friday night.


October 16, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC nailed down their first-ever playoff berth with Wednesday's 2-1 victory over the Red Bulls, their fifth straight victory, and could close to within two points of the Eastern Conference and Supporters' Shield lead with a win over Columbus Crew SC Saturday at BMO Field.


October 15, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Orlando City SC are the last team with a hope of squeaking into the MLS Eastern Conference playoffs, but must extend their winning streak to five games against fellow expansion side New York City FC Friday at the Citrus Bowl.


October 15, 2015
PRIVATE PRACTICE
Eddie Pope leaving MLS Player Union for agent business

MCLEAN, Va. – Former D.C. United defender Eddie Pope is leaving the Major League Soccer Players Association along with colleague Mike Senkowski to spearhead Octagon's player representation business in North America.


October 14, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds to the postseason; FCD grab share of Supporters' Shield lead

TORONTO--Toronto FC are headed to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history after defeating the New York Red Bulls 2-1 Wednesday at BMO Field.


October 13, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls can sew up first place in the MLS East with a win or a tie against Toronto FC Wednesday at BMO Field.


October 10, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact edge closer to playoffs

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.--The Montreal Impact snapped a two-game losing streak and kept their playoff hunt on track with a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids Saturday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


October 9, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Montreal Impact have squandered two of the three games they had in hand on the teams chasing them for the final MLS East playoff berth, and need to get back on track quickly. A Saturday win over Western Conference doormats the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park is essential before Montreal closes out the regular season against two better-placed conference rivals in New England and Toronto.


October 7, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls, FCD are conference leaders

HARRISON, NJ--Sacha Kljestan and Lloyd Sam scored as the New York Red Bulls tightened their hold on first place in the MLS East with a 2-1 win over the shorthanded Montreal Impact Wednesday at Red Bull Arena.


October 6, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The playoff- bound New York Red Bulls close out a three-game homestand against the Montreal Impact, whose hold on the sixth and final playoff spot in the MLS East was cut to a single point over surging Orlando City SC last weekend.


October 4, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas, LA punch playoff tickets

FRISCO, Texas--FC Dallas nailed down a spot in the MLS Western Conference playoffs with a 4-1 win over the Houston Dynamo Sunday at Toyota Stadium.


October 3, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

FC Dallas will try to snap a two-game losing streak Sunday against the Houston Dynamo at Toyota Stadium.


October 3, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions' win keeps Eastern Conference in flux; KC to third in the West

TORONTO--Toronto FC inched closer to the first playoff berth in franchise history by defeating the Philadelphia Union 3-1 Saturday at BMO Field.


October 2, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United snap skid, book playoff spot with 2-1 win over NYC

WASHINGTON, DC--Alvaro Saborio lifted D.C. United out of its six-match funk with a goal in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, delivering a 2-1 victory over New York City FC on Friday night at RFK Stadium.


October 2, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC can clinch their first-ever playoff spot when they host the Philadelphia Union Saturday at BMO Field.


October 2, 2015
THE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
MLS post season will begin on Oct. 28 and will culminate with MLS Cup on Dec. 6

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer Friday announced the national broadcast schedule for the MLS Cup playoffs.


October 1, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

There's a lot at stake when New York City FC visits DC United Friday night, and heavy rain is expected to leave the conditions at RFK Stadium far less than ideal.


September 27, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC have won three of four heading into Sunday's Western Conference showdown with Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park.


September 26, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds douse Fire's playoff hopes; Whitecaps' slide continues

TORONTO--Sebastian Giovinco assisted on three goals, including Jozy Altidore's 79th-minute game-winner, to lead Toronto FC to a 3-2 comeback win over the Chicago Fire Saturday at BMO Field.


September 25, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Chicago Fire complete a whirlwind Canadian tour Saturday against Toronto FC at BMO Field.


September 25, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Larin breaks rookie scoring record with hat trick against Red Bulls

HARRISON, NJ--Rookie Cyle Larin broke out of his scoring slump in a big way on Friday night, netting a hat trick to lead Orlando City SC past Eastern Conference leaders the New York Red Bulls 5-2 at Red Bull Arena.


September 24, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Eastern Conference-leading New York Red Bulls kick off a three-game homestand Friday against Orlando City SC at Red Bull Arena.


September 23, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact top Fire; shorthanded Dynamo hold on against KC

MONTREAL-- The Montreal Impact spoiled Brian Bliss' debut as Chicago Fire interim coach by snatching a 2-1 win at Stade Saputo Wednesday night.


September 22, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first two stops on the MLS coaching carousel this season were in Montreal and Chicago, and the league's two interim headmen will meet when the Impact host the Fire Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.


September 20, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls book playoff berth; Union keep hopes alive

PORTLAND, Ore.--The New York Red Bulls became the first team to book a spot in the MLS Playoffs with a 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers Sunday at Providence Park.


September 20, 2015
FIRING FRANK
Yallop gets the axe in Chicago

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill..---The axe finally came for Chicago Fire Head Coach Frank Yallop, who was fired on Sunday after another in a string of underwhelming losses.


September 19, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls surrendered first place in the MLS East with Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the New England Revolution, and will try to regain their momentum -- and guarantee themselves a playoff berth -- Sunday versus the Portland Timbers at Providence Park.


September 19, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact, NYC, RSL keep their playoff hopes alive

TORONTO--Sebastian Giovinco scored two goals and assisted on a third to lift Toronto FC over the Colorado Rapids 3-1 in a Saturday matinee at BMO Field.


September 18, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC begin a five-game homestand Saturday against the Colorado Rapids at BMO Field.


September 18, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Feilhaber powers KC past FCD

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--A late attacking surge lifted Sporting Kansas City over FC Dallas 3-1 Friday at Sporting Park.


September 17, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City remain in MLS West playoff position despite a five-game winless streak, but need to start reversing their slide starting Friday night against FC Dallas at Sporting Park.


September 16, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs top the East; Lampard opens his account

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Diego Fagundez scored in his fourth consecutive match to give the New England Revolution an early lead and Kelyn Rowe broke a deadlock midway through the second half to lead the Revs past the New York Red Bulls 2-1 at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday night.


September 15, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Heading into Wednesday's match against Toronto FC at Yankee Stadium, New York City FC are trying to reverse a three-game slide in time to keep their postseason prospects alive.


September 13, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs extend streak, Lions snap skid

TORONTO--The New England Revolution made the most of their limited opportunities on Sunday afternoon, capitalizing on Toronto FC errors and topping their conference rivals 3-1 at BMO Field despite conceding a majority of possession and most of the chances.


September 12, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Kamara pads league scoring lead; Dallas extends winning streak

CHESTER, Pa. – Kei Kamara scored two goals in five minutes to lead Columbus Crew SC to a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union Saturday before an announced crowd of 17,283 at PPL Park.


September 12, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution take a six-game unbeaten streak to BMO Field for Sunday night's match against Toronto FC.


September 11, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union have scrapped themselves to within a point of playoff position in the MLS East after stunning San Jose 2-1 last weekend, and can give their postseason hopes a big boost with a result against Columbus Crew SC Saturday at PPL Park.


September 10, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New York Red Bulls will be looking for their sixth straight home win when they host the Chicago Fire Friday night at Red Bull Arena.


September 9, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
'Caps take Supporters' Shield lead

VANCOUVER--Cristian Techera came through with a goal and an assist in a four-minute span of the second half to lift Vancouver Whitecaps FC over the Colorado Rapids 2-0 and into first place in the Western Conference and Supporters' Shield standings Wednesday night at BC Place.


September 8, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Colorado Rapids bring a rare three-game win streak into Wednesday's match against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place


September 6, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
FCD gets first win in Columbus since 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Atiba Harris and David Texeira each had a goal and an assist as FC Dallas blanked Columbus Crew SC 3-0 Sunday at MAPFRE Stadium, their first victory in the Ohio capital since October 2007.


September 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs cruise past Orlando City, 3-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution extended their winning streak to four games with a dominating 3-0 win over Orlando City SC in the expansion side’s first trip to Gillette Stadium.


September 5, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

International call-ups will take a heavy toll on both sides as Columbus Crew SC host FC Dallas Sunday at MAPFRE Stadium.


September 4, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution will shoot for their fourth straight victory Saturday against an Orlando City SC team that was in free-fall even before losing their two leading scorers -- Brazilian Kaka and Canadian rookie Cyle Larin -- to international call-ups this week.


August 30, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders, Red Bulls win rivalry matches

SEATTLE--First-half goals by Obafemi Martins and Brad Evans, plus a five-save performance by goalkeeper Stefan Frei, lifted Seattle Sounders FC to a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers Sunday at CenturyLink Field.


August 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs' Fagundez scores milestone goal; Rapids escape the cellar

BRONX, NY --Justin Meram scored in the 83rd minute to give Columbus Crew SC a 2-1 win over New York City FC at Yankee Stadium Saturday afternoon.


August 29, 2015
FIRST FIRING
Frank Klopas gets the axe in Montreal

MONTREAL---The Montreal Impact's Frank Klopas became the first coaching casualty of the Major League Soccer season on Saturday. He will be replaced on an interim basis by Mauro Biello.


August 29, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers will try to extend their current unbeaten streak to five games when they face Cascadia Cup rivals Seattle Sounders FC Sunday at CenturyLink Field.


August 28, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes keep the streak alive

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Shea Salinas scored the only goal the San Jose Earthquakes needed to defeat the LA Galaxy 1-0 Friday night at Avaya Stadium.


August 28, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC roar into Saturday's home match against the Montreal Impact on the heels of the biggest win in franchise history, 5-0 over Orlando City SC last Saturday.


August 27, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

This season's California Clasico series wraps up Friday, when the San Jose Earthquakes host the LA Galaxy at Avaya Stadium.


August 26, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
A good night for last-place teams

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Kennedy Igboananike scored two goals and Michael Stephens contributed two assists as the Chicago Fire halted the New York Red Bulls' six-game unbeaten streak with a 3-2 win Wednesday at Toyota Park.


August 25, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The well-rested New York Red Bulls will make another try for their first-ever win at Toyota Park when they face the struggling Chicago Fire on Wednesday.


August 23, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy stars outshine NYC

CARSON, Calif. -- Sunday's highly-hyped battle of the MLS international superstars at the StubHub Center turned out to be a lopsided rout as the LA Galaxy battered New York City FC 5-1.


August 22, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Whitecaps take over Supporters' Shield lead; Union spoil Drogba debut

TORONTO--Jozy Altidore netted two goals off the bench, Sebastian Giovinco scored his 17th of the season and Michael Bradley recorded three assists as Toronto FC romped past reeling Orlando City SC 5-0 Saturday at BMO Field.


August 22, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Major League Soccer's two most star-studded sides face off off Sunday at the StubHub Center, when the LA Galaxy host New York City FC


August 21, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC are looking to sweep their season series with Orlando City SC Saturday at BMO Field. Both teams are in a slump.


August 21, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Melano lifts Timbers into draw with Houston

PORTLAND, Ore.--The Portland Timbers rallied to a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo Friday night at Providence Park.


August 20, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Houston Dynamo and Portland Timbers close out their season series Friday night at Providence Park.


August 19, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes rock KC; Poku scores twice in NYC draw

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Kei Kamara scored his league-leading 18th goal of the season and Kwadwo Poku countered with a brace as Columbus Crew SC and New York City FC battled to a weather-delayed 2-2 draw Wednesday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


August 18, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City FC kick off a two-game cross-country road swing Wednesday night against Columbus Crew SC at MAPFRE Stadium.


August 16, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Seattle roar past Lions; high-scoring draw for Fire and Union

SEATTLE--Seattle Sounders FC snapped their five-game losing streak in a big way on Sunday, routing Orlando City SC 4-0 at CenturyLink Field.


August 15, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC are on the longest losing streak in the team's MLS history -- five games -- heading into Sunday's matinee against expansion Orlando City SC at CenturyLink Field.


August 15, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
New England weathers the storms, KC storms back against Vancouver

HARRISON, NJ--The New York Red Bulls closed the gap on Eastern Conference leaders DC United with Saturday's 3-0 shutout win over Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena.


August 14, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls will try to stretch their unbeaten run to six games Saturday night against Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena.


August 14, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes snap skid

SAN JOSE, Calif.--The San Jose Earthquakes snapped a six-game winless streak with a lackluster 1-0 win over Western Conference rivals the Colorado Rapids Friday at Avaya Stadium.


August 13, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The bottom two teams in the MLS West meet Friday when the Colorado Rapids travel to Avaya Stadium to take on the skidding San Jose Earthquakes.


August 13, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
NYCFC comes back to defeat DC United

BRONX, NY -- David Villa scored the go-ahead goal on the kind of classy finish that made him one of the most feared players in Europe for years, as New York City FC came from behind to defeat DC United 3-1 at Yankee Stadium Thursday night.


August 12, 2015
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

DC United eked out a 1-0 victory over Montreal last weekend, with Chris Rolfe scoring on their only shot of the match, and will try to extend their current winning streak to four games when they face New York City FC Thursday night at Yankee Stadium.


August 11, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Puzzling player moves

Amid the flurry of transfers, trades and contract terminations the past two to three weeks, a couple of the more peculiar ones may have gone little noticed.


August 9, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Gio opens MLS account; Red Bulls sweep season series with NYC

CARSON, Calif.--Giovani Dos Santos had a goal and an assist in his MLS debut, leading the LA Galaxy to a 3-1 comeback win over Seattle Sounders FC Sunday at the StubHub Center.


August 8, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC bring their four-game losing streak to the StubHub Center for a Sunday matinee against the homestrong LA Galaxy.


August 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC, Vancouver pad their conference leads

Benny Feilhaber scored from the penalty spot and assisted on Krisztian Nemeth's game-winner as Sporting Kansas City defeated Toronto FC 3-1 Saturday at BMO Field.


August 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Adi delivers as Timbers snap skid

PORTLAND, Ore.--Fanendo Adi scored his tenth goal of the season to lift the Portland Timbers to a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire Friday night at Providence Park.


August 7, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

This is the lone matchup between the two clubs during the 2015 MLS regular season. Sporting KC earned a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dynamo at Sporting Park in their last MLS outing, while Toronto is coming off a big mid-week win over Orlando City FC.


August 6, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The slumping Portland Timbers host the Chicago Fire at Providence Park on Friday night.


August 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Giovinco leads Golden Boot race after hat trick against Lions

MONTREAL--Lloyd Sam's 52nd-minute goal lifted the New York Red Bulls into a 1-1 tie with the Montreal Impact Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.


August 4, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Despite record weekend, MLS teams scoring goals at the usual pace

While some took to the social mediasphere to suggest that Saturday's record day of 39 goals is clear evidence of the “wildest season” in MLS, other numbers say no.


August 4, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls take a three-game winning streak into Wednesday's match against the Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo.


August 2, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire end skid, Dallas' winning streak

SAN JOSE---The Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes played to a scoreless draw at Avaya Stadium Sunday afternoon.


August 1, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Goals and more goals

BRONX -- Ignacio Piatti scored two goals as the Montreal Impact slipped past New York City FC in front of 27,645 at Yankee Stadium Saturday.


August 1, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The San Jose Earthquakes have lost four straight heading into Sunday's match against the Portland Timbers at Avaya Stadium.


July 31, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City FC scored five goals at home against Orlando City last Sunday, and will look to keep their attacking momentum when the Montreal Impact come to Yankee Stadium on Saturday.


July 29, 2015
STARS SHINE
Kaka, David Villa lead MLS over Tottenham

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.---Two of Major League Soccer's newest stars, Orlando City's Kaka and New York City's David Villa provided the goals in a low scoring all-star game, as MLS defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


July 29, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Same old story - Lampard, Gerrard, Pirlo, Drogba come to MLS near the end of their careers

Seemingly lost in all the ballyhoo of the recent MLS “big name” arrivals is the advanced age of the overwhelming majority of those arrivals.


July 26, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
3 games - 17 goals

BRONX, NY--David Villa scored two goals and assisted on another to lead New York City FC to a wild 5-3 win over Orlando City SC Sunday in front of 32,041 at Yankee Stadium.


July 25, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
The hot get hotter -- Kamara, Giovinco score in Crew SC-Toronto tie

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Columbus Crew FC blew a three-goal lead, settling for a 3-3 draw with Toronto FC Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 24, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL snatch win over Sporting KC

SANDY, Utah--Joao Plata converted a penalty kick in the 73rd minute to lift Real Salt Lake over Sporting Kansas City 2-1 Friday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 24, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus Crew SC can close to within two points of the top spot in the MLS East win a win over Toronto FC Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 23, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas city close out their season series Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 21, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Kaka tops MLS salary list

Those looking for surprises in the MLS Players' Union's latest disclosure of salary information didn't find it at the top of the list. Except for maybe the exact number, it was fairly understood (after being widely reported) that Orlando's Kaka was the league's best paid player.


July 19, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew to #2 in East

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Columbus Crew SC shot up to second place in the MLS east with Sunday's 3-1 win over the Chicago Fire at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 18, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas moves to top of the West; Revs snap skid

TORONTO--Marco Delgado and Sebastian Giovinco each scored in the first half, leading Toronto FC to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union Saturday afternoon at BMO Field.


July 18, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew SC wrap up their home-and-home set Sunday afternoon at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 17, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Keane, Gerrard power Galaxy comeback

CARSON, Calif.--Robbie Keane had a hat trick and Steven Gerrard scored his first MLS goal as the LA Galaxy roared past the San Jose Earthquakes 5-2 Friday night at the StubHub Center.


July 17, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union travel north to face the hottest player in MLS, Sebastian Giovinco, and Toronto FC without suspended captain and center back Maurice Edu.


July 17, 2015
DEAL RATIFIED
MLS Players Union members ok new CBA

The Major League Soccer Players Union announced Thursday that the agreement between the union and Major League had been ratified by its members.


July 16, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The California Clasico resumes Friday when the LA Galaxy host the San Jose Earthquakes at the StubHub Center.


July 15, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew finally win on the road

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Kei Kamara's league-leading 13th goal of the season lifted Columbus Crew SC to their first road win of the season, 1-0 over the Chicago Fire Wednesday night at Toyota Park.


July 14, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Columbus Crew SC and the Chicago Fire start a home-and-home series Wednesday night at Toyota Park.


July 14, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Garber's eye-rolling all-star picks

The MLS All-Star Game often has elicited rolled eyes as it has tried get traction – mostly for sponsors. Don Garber added the latest sigh-generating moment on Monday when he added his “commissioner's picks” of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, who have yet to play a second in MLS.


July 12, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
TFC, NYC in wild draw; Sporting nips 'Caps

BRONX, NY--Sebastian Giovinco had a nine-minute hat trick and David Villa scored twice as Toronto FC and New York City FC battled to a penalty-filled 4-4 draw Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


July 11, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Frank Lampard's much-anticipated debut for New York City FC will not happen on Sunday, when the expansion team hosts Toronto FC at Yankee Stadium.


July 11, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Upset wins for Fire, Rapids

HARRISON, N.J. – Three goals in the opening 12 minutes of the match spurred the Red Bulls to an impressive 4-1 win on Saturday night over the New England Revolution.


July 10, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After defeating D.C. United in the round of 16 in the U.S. Open Cup June 30, the Philadelphia Union received some much-needed time off, and look to be rested and fresh against the Portland Timbers Saturday night at PPL Park.


July 10, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo blank San Jose

SAN JOSE--Ricardo Clark scored early and Will Bruin late as the Houston Dynamo shut out the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 Friday night at Avaya Stadium.


July 9, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Houston Dynamo will try to snap a three-game winless streak against the San Jose Earthquakes at Avaya Stadium on Friday -- a tough task given the fact that the Dynamo haven't won on the road since May 10, and have taken only one point from four contests away from BBVA Compass Stadium.


July 9, 2015
CALL HIM COACH LANDON
Donovan to head MLS Homegrown Team

NEW YORK – You can call him coach Landon, at least for a day.

Major League Soccer Thursday announced that MLS and U.S. Soccer standout Landon Donovan will coach the MLS Homegrown Team at the 2015 MLS Homegrown Game.


July 7, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Gold Cup depleting MLS rosters

With the Gold Cup starting Tuesday night, the “final” count of MLS players lost to the biennial nations championship is holding at 45 – significantly fewer than the 63 that were included on the “provisional” rosters of the 12 competing teams.


July 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers shake Quakes in stoppage time

PORTLAND, Ore.--Jack Jewsbury scored in the first minute of stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers their fifth straight home win, 1-0 over the San Jose Earthquakes Sunday at Providence Park.


July 4, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Portland Timbers have won five of their last six games overall, and four straight at home, heading into Sunday night's home match against the San Jose Earthquakes at Providence Park.


July 4, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Big wins for Dallas, LA; Villa nets a brace

COLUMBUS--Ethan Finlay scored on both sides of the intermission to lead Columbus Crew SC to a 2-1 comeback win over the New York Red Bulls Saturday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 3, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls bring a two-game winning streak to MAPFRE Stadium for a Saturday night clash with Columbus Crew SC.


July 3, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire rallies against Houston; Sounders snap skid

HOUSTON--Patrick Nyarko made his season debut for the Chicago Fire on Friday, coming off the bench at halftime to score the equalizing goal in a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.


June 30, 2015
MLS INFORMER
What's in a name? For Atlanta, its United FC

D.C. United was the oddball when MLS started in 1996, the only one of 10 founding teams that swam against the current trend of traditional U.S. sports team names or – at the time – gauche singular nicknames.


June 28, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls, Timbers take rivalry matches

BRONX, NY--The New York Red Bulls scored two goals in a five-minute span of the second half on their way to a 3-1 comeback win over New York City FC Sunday at sold-out Yankee Stadium.


June 27, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC hangs on against Toronto; Caps move to the top of the MLS West

TORONTO--Bill Hamid preserved his sixth shutout of the season and D.C. United’s defense also offered a resolute performance in a 0-0 draw against Toronto FC Saturday at BMO Field.


June 27, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls put the brakes on a four-game losing skid on Wednesday, edging Real Salt Lake 1-0 at Red Bull Arena, and will try to snap expansion New York City FC's first-ever three-game winning streak Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


June 26, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
FCD returns to win column

FRISCO, Texas---Fabian Castillo scored one goal and created another as FC Dallas blanked the Houston Dynamo 2-0 Friday at Toyota Stadium.


June 26, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United bring a healthy 10-point lead at the top of the MLS East to BMO Field for a Saturday afternoon match against Toronto FC.


June 25, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

After going winless in five games on the road, FC Dallas return to Toyota Stadium to host El Capitan rival the Houston Dynamo on Friday night.


June 24, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Union stun Sounders, Galaxy romp past Portland

CHESTER, Pa. – C.J. Sapong’s goal in the 69th minute lifted the Philadelphia Union over Western Conference power Seattle Sounders FC, 1-0, before a crowd of 18,072 Wednesday night at PPL Park.


June 23, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After falling 5-1 to the LA Galaxy last Saturday, the Philadelphia Union jetted back across country to face another Western Conference power, Seattle Sounders FC,


June 23, 2015
MLS INFORMER
More callups to sap MLS rosters

After learning last week that MLS teams could lose as many as 63 players to the Gold Cup, another batch is going to the Pan Am Games in Canada.


June 21, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Rolfe leads DC past Revs; RSL win in stoppage time

WASHINGTON, DC---Chris Rolfe scored his fifth and sixth goals of the season, including a game-winning penalty in the 80th minute, to lift D.C. United to a 2-1 comeback victory over the New England Revolution.


June 20, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy roll to easy win, NYC FC on a streak

SEATTLE--Matias Perez Garcia led the way with a goal and an assist as the San Jose Earthquakes (6-5-4, 22 pts) blanked Western Conference leaders Seattle Sounders FC 2-0 Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


June 20, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United will try to break out of their first two-game losing streak of the season when they host the New England Revolution Sunday at RFK Stadium.


June 19, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids rally to tie FCD

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.--Dillon Serna scored in the 88th minute to lift the Colorado Rapids into a 1-1 draw with FC Dallas Friday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


June 19, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC will face the san Jose Earthquakes on Saturday without both of their scoring leaders.


June 18, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

FC Dallas close out their franchise-record five-game road trip -- and their season series against Western Conference rivals the Colorado Rapids -- Friday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


June 16, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Movsisyan on the move?

What started as a single story in the Salt Lake Tribune nearly a month ago seems to be gaining traction as the weeks pass. Armenian-born, California-raised Yura Movsisyan, who spent four seasons in Major League Soccer – including helping Real Salt Lake to the 2009 title -- may be returning to the scene of his greatest triumph.


June 14, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Kaka lifts Orlando City over DC United

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Kaka scored his team-leading seventh goal of the MLS campaign on a rebound of his own penalty kick to send D.C. United to a 1-0 defeat Sunday night at the Citrus Bowl.


June 13, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC on winning streak; Martins makes impactful return for Seattle

BRONX, NY--David Villa and Kwadwo Poku each had a goal and an assist as New York City FC defeated the Montreal Impact 3-1 Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


June 13, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

DC United and Orlando City SC wrap up their season series Sunday at the Citrus Bowl.


June 12, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City FC snapped an 11-game winless streak with last weekend's 2-1 win over Philadelphia, and will look for an additional leg up out of the Eastern Conference cellar against the Montreal Impact at Yankee Stadium on Saturday.


June 9, 2015
MLS INFORMER
DC stadium deal announced; Giovinco repeats as POW

Once upon a time, in a land called the United States, soccer teams played in cavernous NFL or college football stadiums and draped gigantic polyester shrouds to conceal empty seats. Now they open the extra seats for certain games or temporarily expand smaller purpose-built facilities.


June 7, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless Sunday

SANDY, Utah--Nick Rimando returned to Real Salt Lake from National Team duty to post his 121st career shutout in Sunday's scoreless Rocky Mountain Cup draw with the Colorado Rapids at Rio Tinto Stadium.


June 6, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC, LA home streaks end

WASHINGTON, DC--Sebastian Giovinco scored two highlight-reel goals as Toronto FC ended DC United's team-record 20-game home unbeaten streak with a 2-1 win Saturday night at RFK Stadium.


June 6, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The battle for this year's Rocky Mountain Cup begins Sunday at Rio Tinto Stadium, between the bottom two teams in the MLS West.


June 5, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Eastern Conference cellar-dwellers New York City FC take on the improving Philadelphia Union Saturday night at PPL Park.


June 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo blow past Red Bulls

HOUSTON--The Houston Dynamo exploded for four second-half goals on their way to a 4-2 victory over the New York Red Bulls Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


June 4, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New York Red Bulls drag a two-game losing streak into BBVA Compass Stadium for Friday night's match against the Houston Dynamo.


June 3, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC dominant at RFK

WASHINGTON--Jairo Arrieta scored twice in an eight minute stretch to help D.C. United snatch a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night and run their home unbeaten run in all competitions to 20 matches, a new club record.


June 2, 2015
MLS INFORMER
International affairs

MLS teams, or at least most of the U.S. MLS teams, should be happy with regard to the CONCACAF Champions League draw.


June 2, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United will host the Chicago Fire Wednesday night without clutch goal scorer Chris Rolfe, who is tied for the MLS lead with three game-winning goals but was suspended by the MLS Disciplinary Committee on Tuesday for a dangerous foul on Vincent Nogueira during last Saturday's 2-1 win over Philadelphia.


May 31, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Seattle bests Bulls; costly draw in New England

SEATTLE – Chad Barrett scored 33 seconds into injury time to complete Seattle's rally from a first-half deficit for a 2-1 victory Sunday and extend the New York Red Bulls' winless streak to three.


May 30, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire snaps skid, Timbers get late lift

TORONTO--Sebastian Giovinco set up a pair of goals as Toronto FC blew past the San Jose Earthquakes 3-1 on a rainy Saturday at BMO Field.


May 30, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls have not scored a goal in more than two games, a trend they will try to reverse in the inhospitable confines of CenturyLink Field Sunday against Seattle Sounders FC.


May 29, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC will try for their second home win of the season when they host the San Jose Earthquakes Saturday at BMO Field.


May 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting romps over 10-man Dallas

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-- Kevin Ellis, Krisztian Nemeth and Graham Zusi each had a goal and an assist as Sporting Kansas City hammered FC Dallas 4-0 Friday night at Sporting Park.


May 28, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City will try to extend their five-game unbeaten run, and grab a share of second place in the MLS West, when they host FC Dallas Friday night at Sporting Park.


May 28, 2015
DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE?
Avaya Stadium to host 2016 MLS All Star Game

SAN JOSE – Avaya Stadium, the brand new home of the San Jose Earthquakes in San Jose, California will host the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game.


May 27, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Seattle surges to top of the table

SEATTLE--Seattle Sounders FC took over first place in the MLS West with Wednesday's 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids at CenturyLink Field.


May 26, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Colorado Rapids extended their unbeaten streak to five with a rare home victory, 1-0 over Vancouver, last weekend.


May 26, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Between the lines

An original element of the MLS business plan was that teams needed to find, or more accurately build, their own stadiums and not share a facility with another team. The idea was to control the stadia and the revenue they generated.


May 24, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Union stun Red Bulls; Wondo nets his 100th

HARRISON, NJ--Second-half goals by Vincent Nogueira and C.J. Sapong lifted the Philadelphia Union (3-7-3, 12 pts) to their first-ever win at Red Bull Arena, 2-0 over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday afternoon.


May 23, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union might still be basking in the glow of last weekend's slump-busting 1-0 win over DC United, but on Sunday they face even a tougher challenge -- beat the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena for the first time ever.


May 23, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Wins for Impact, TFC; RSL spoils Kreis' homecoming

TORONTO--Sebastian Giovinco scored the only goal Toronto FC needed to post their first home win of the season, 1-0 over the Portland Timbers Saturday at BMO Field.


May 22, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC will host the Portland Timbers on Saturday without scoring leader Jozy Altidore (five goals), out 4-5 weeks with a newly-diagnosed hamstring injury. Sebastian Giovinco has started to find his scoring touch of late, and coach Greg Vanney has indicated he will move midfielder Michael Bradley more forward to help improve service to the Italian forward.


May 22, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Stoppage-time drama

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Jason Johnson came off the bench to score in the fourth minute of stoppage time and lift the Chicago Fire into a 2-2 draw with Columbus Crew SC Friday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


May 21, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both the Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew SC have lost two of their last three heading into Friday night's match at MAPFRE Stadium.


May 20, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting KC ends Revolution unbeaten streak

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Sporting Kansas City ended the New England Revolution’s unbeaten streak at nine games with a 4-2 thumping on Wednesday night at Sporting Park.


May 19, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City had an unexpected rest last weekend, when their scheduled home match against Colorado was postponed due to severe weather. They'll return to action on Wednesday against the New England Revolution, who are unbeaten in nine straight after last weekend's 1-1 draw with Toronto FC.


May 19, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Coming and goings

Shut out of the MLS playoffs since entering the league in 2007, Toronto's streak of not reaching the CONCACAF Champions League has reached four years.


May 17, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions, Union snap skids

ORLANDO--Orlando City SC shook off their homefield jinx in impressive fashion on Sunday, pounding the defending champion LA Galaxy 4-0 in front of an ecstatic Citrus Bowl crowd of 40,122.


May 16, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

A war of attrition awaits when the injury-riddled LA Galaxy visit similarly-hobbled Orlando City SC on Sunday.


May 16, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Three braces in five games

MONTREAL--Andres Romero scored two goals in nine minutes to lead the Montreal Impact to their first win of the season, 4-1 over Real Salt Lake Saturday at Stade Saputo.


May 15, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After snapping a five-game winless streak with last weekend's 2-1 win over Chicago, Real Salt Lake continue their May road swing with a Saturday matinee date at Stade Saputo against the struggling Montreal Impact.


May 15, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Pair of draws

BRONX, NY----New York City FC snapped their four-game losing streak in gallant fashion on Friday, rallying from two goals down to snatch a shorthanded 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire in front of 23, 315 Friday night at Yankee Stadium.


April 14, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City FC will try to snap their four-game losing streak -- and eight-game winless skid -- Friday against the streaky Chicago Fire at Yankee Stadium.


May 13, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
United rallies past Lions

WASHINGTON, DC--Substitute Chris Rolfe scored in the 79th minute to seal D.C. United's 2-1 comeback victory over Orlando City SC on Wednesday night at RFK Stadium.


May 12, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

DC United needed a stoppage-time goal from Luis Silva to pull out a 1-0 win over expansion Orlando City SC when the teams first met on April 3.


May 12, 2015
MLS INFORMER
DeRo departs

After 17 years, eight different pro clubs (seven if you count the old San Jose Earthquakes and the Houston Dynamo as one) and nearly seven months after he played his last game, Dwayne De Rosario has decided to call it a career.


May 10, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo win at BMO; Red Bulls take NY derby

TORONTO--The Houston Dynamo spoiled Toronto FC's long-awaited home opener with a 2-1 win Sunday at the newly-renovated BMO Field.


May 9, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After struggling through a seven-match road swing to open the season, Toronto FC return home for the first time on Sunday, hosting the Houston Dynamo at the newly-renovated BMO Field.


May 9, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL scoring drought ends; Crew top Sounders

BRIDGEVIEW, IL. - Real Salt Lake, which hadn't scored a goal in over a month, broke their five game winless streak at the expense of the Chicago Fire with a 2-1 win at Toyota Park on Saturday afternoon.


May 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions, Rapids rally to draws

ORLANDO--Aurelien Collin's 90th-minute header lifted Orlando City SC into a 2-2 comeback draw with the New England Revolution Friday at the Citrus Bowl.


May 8, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Real Salt Lake will try to snap a five-game winless streak Saturday against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.


May 7, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After taking maximum points from a two-game homestand, the New England Revolution (5-2-2, 17 points) will migrate south for a first encounter with expansion Orlando City SC (2-4-2, 8 points) under Friday night lights in the Citrus Bowl.


May 6, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Rimando's pk stop salvages 0-0 draw

SANDY, Utah---Nick Rimando came up big again on a penalty kick, denying Juninho in second-half stoppage as Real Salt Lake, settled for a 0-0 home draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy, which saw its road winless streak reach 11 games.


May 5, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Despite Robbie Keane's nagging hamstring injury, the LA Galaxy are unbeaten in four games coming into Wednesday night's contest against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium.


May 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes win in Houston

HOUSTON--Adam Jahn's 54th-minute goal gave the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo Tuesday night at BBVA Compass Stadium.


April 5, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Wait 'til next year -- or the next

A week after seeing its CONCACAF Champions League hopes go poof in about 16 minutes, the Montreal Impact begins its attempt to return to the continental club championship finals on Wednesday – a journey – if successful – that will take two years.


May 4, 2015
MLS TUESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Longtime Houston Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear will occupy the visitors' bench at BBVA Compass Stadium for the first time on Tuesday night, when he brings his San Jose Earthquakes to the Bayou City.


May 3, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Good day for Sporting, Sounders

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Paulo Nagamura came off the bench to score the game-winner as Sporting Kansas City defeated the Fire 1-0 Sunday afternoon at Sporting Park.


May 2, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC, Revs stay on top in the East; Rapids tie Galaxy

CHESTER, PA - Sebastian Giovinco scored the only goal of the game as Toronto FC handed the Philadelphia Union their third straight loss, 1-0 Saturday in front of 17,859 at PPL Park.


May 2, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Chicago Fire take their three-game winning streak to Sporting Park for a Sunday match against Sporting Kansas City.


May 1, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas routs Houston, Quakes tie RSL

HOUSTON-- Fabian Castillo and Mauro Diaz had a goal and an assist each to lead FC Dallas past the Houston Dynamo 4-1 Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 1, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

In the wake of his team's 4-1 loss to Columbus last weekend and woeful 17 goals allowed this season, Philadelphia Union coach Jim Curtin has promised lineup changes for Saturday's home match against Toronto FC.


April 30, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

FC Dallas and the Houston Dynamo begin this year's struggle for the possession of the El Capitan cannon Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


April 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls settle for draw with Rapids; Impact fall in Champions League final

HARRISON, NJ--The Colorado Rapids and New York Red Bulls traded early goals on their way to a 1-1 draw Wednesday night at red Bull Arena.


April 28, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Colorado Rapids were originally scheduled to visit the New York Red Bulls on July 25, and they probably wish things had stayed that way. Instead, because of this summer's Gold Cup, the game will be played Wednesday as the first leg of a whirlwind three-day coast-to-coast road trip for the Western Conference cellar-dwellers, who will try to put the first black mark on the record of the last remaining undefeated team in MLS.


April 28, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Historic week for Impact

As the Montreal Impact seeks to become the first MLS team – and first non-Mexican team – to win the CONCACAF Champions League, it's interesting to note the parallels to the last time an MLS team – and a non-Mexican team – was in position to win the title.


April 26, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders take Cascadia Cup clash

HARRISON, NJ--- The LA Galaxy’s Bradford Jamieson IV scored a superb early goal, and Felipe Martins pulled the New York Red Bulls even with a second-half strike, as the two teams played to a 1-1 draw at Red Bull Arena Sunday.


April 25, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The LA Galaxy will put an injury-depleted attack on the field against the undefeated New York Red Bulls on Sunday.


April 25, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Four games, 20 goals

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Crew SC scored on three of four shots before halftime on their way to a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Union Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium.


April 24, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC nightmare in Chicago; Rapids rally against FCD

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - David Accam scored in the 20th minute to give the Chicago Fire a 1-0 win over a disintegrating New York City FC Friday at Toyota Park.


April 24, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union will continue the search for their first road win of the season on Saturday against Columbus Crew SC at MAPFRE Stadium.


April 23, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City FC are winless in five matches, three of them in a busy eight-day span ending last Sunday. On Friday, they take on a Chicago Fire side who have not played a competitive match in 20 days.


April 19, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs come back over Union, Timbers blank NYC

CHESTER, Pa. – The New England Revolution scored two second half goals to take a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over the Philadelphia Union Sunday at PPL Park.


April 18, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution will try to extend their unbeaten streak to five games when they face the Philadelphia Union Sunday at PPL Park.


April 18, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
FCD weathers storm and TFC; Gonzalez lifts Galaxy

WASHINGTON -- Ricardo Clark tucked in an opportunistic rebound in the 65th minute and D.C. United failed to preserve a home lead for the second match running in a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dynamo Saturday night at RFK Stadium.


April 18, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Impact's "Buzz" is back

Two and a half months after Montreal Impact owner Joey Saputo bemoaned that “the buzz isn't there anymore” with regard to his club's CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal, the insect wing flapping appears to have returned.


April 17, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United and the Houston Dynamo scored five goals between them last weekend, and both will be trying to keep their offensive momentum going when they meet Saturday at RFK Stadium.


April 17, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls overpower Quakes, 2-0

HARRISON, N.J. -- In their most complete performance of the young season, the unbeaten New York Red Bulls rolled to a 2-0 triumph over the San Jose Earthquakes at Red Bull Arena on Friday night.


April 16, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Union grab a point in New York

BRONX, NY --Second-half substitute C.J. Sapong scored in the 86th minute to lift the Philadelphia Union into a 1-1 draw with New York City FC before an announced crowd of 20,461 at Yankee Stadium Thursday night.


April 16, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The San Jose Earthquakes are earning a reputation as giant-killers this season. So far this season, they've knocked off the LA Galaxy, Seattle Sounders FC and, last weekend, the league-leading Vancouver Whitecaps FC. On Friday, they visit Red Bull Arena to face one of the last two unbeaten teams in MLS, the New York Red Bulls.


April 15, 2015
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Philadelphia Union and New York City FC wrap up their home-and-home series Thursday night at Yankee Stadium.


April 15, 2015
MLS ALL-STARS TO FACE TOTTENHAM
Game set for Dick's Sporting Goods Park on July 29

For the 12th time in the 20-year history of the MLS All-Star game, an international club will take on the MLS All-Stars when Tottenham Hotspur face the All-Stars in the 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on July 29


April 12, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions blank Portland; Galaxy edge Sounders

PORTLAND, Ore.--Orlando City SC pulled off one of the most difficult tasks in Major League Soccer on Sunday, defeating the Portland Timbers at Providence Park. The final score was 2-0.


April 11, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timers are fresh off a huge win, 3-1 over then-league leaders FC Dallas last weekend, and will try for their second victory of the season Sunday against expansion Orlando City SC at Providence Park.


April 11, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dramatic results in Philadelphia, DC

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Road-weary Columbus Crew SC held on for a 0-0 tie with the New England Revolution Saturday at Gillette Stadium.


April 10, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus Crew SC battled to a respectable 2-2 road draw with Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Wednesday, but will have to dig deep for a result on Saturday after a cross-country journey to face the surging New England Revolution at Gillette Stadium.


April 10, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids snap winless streak with 4-0 victory over FCD

FRISCO, Texas---For a team that hadn’t won since last July, the Colorado Rapids showed up in a big way on Friday, ending their MLS record-tying winless streak at 18 games by blanking FC Dallas 4-0 at Toyota Stadium.


April 9, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Colorado Rapids are on the verge of an MLS record for futility - without a victory against FC Dallas Friday at Toyota Stadium, they will claim the longest winless streak in league history at 19 games.


April 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Caps rally to tie Columbus

VANCOUVER--Vancouver Whitecaps FC rallied twice to finish in a 2-2 tie with Columbus Crew SC Wednesday night at BC Place.


April 8, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Impact to represent MLS in Champions League final

Utilizing the concept that the best defense is a good offense – or at least a sufficiently adequate one, the Montreal Impact has completed its surprising climb to the CONCACAF Champions League finals.


April 7, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Vancouver Whitecaps FC will try to extend their league-best four-game winning streak when they host Columbus Crew SC Wednesday at BC Place.


April 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting triumph in stoppage time

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Javier Morales scored on a free kick to give Real Salt Lake a 1-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes at Avaya Stadium Sunday.


April 4, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire top TFC; first loss for Dallas

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Shaun Maloney had a goal and an assist, and Harrison Shipp set up a pair of goals including Jeff Larentowcz's game-winner as the Chicago Fire rallied to beat Toronto FC 3-2 Saturday at Toyota Park.


April 4, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Real Salt Lake posted their first victory of the season last week, 2-1 over Toronto FC, and will try to put together their first winning streak of 2015 when they visit the San Jose Earthquakes Sunday at Avaya Stadium.


April 3, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Chicago Fire finally made it into the win column last weekend, and have two additional attacking options on board for Saturday's match against Toronto FC at Toyota Park.


April 3, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Silva makes a dramatic comeback for DC United

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Luis Silva returned from his long injury layoff to give D.C. United a 1-0 victory over Orlando City SC with a sensational stoppage-time free kick Friday night at the Citrus Bowl.


April 2, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

DC United are fresh off an energizing 1-0 stoppage-time win over the LA Galaxy, and expect to have forward Luis Silva available for the first time this season when they face Orlando City SC Friday at the Citrus Bowl.


April 1, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Impact poised to make MLS history

The Montreal Impact, which has failed to qualify for the MLS Cup playoffs in two of its three years in the league and lost the only postseason game in the year (2013) that it did qualify, is making its bid to reach an historic first for MLS.


March 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
First win for Fire; Allen lifts RSL

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Adailton scored in the 37th minute and the Chicago Fire (1-3-0) held on for their first win of the season, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Union Sunday at Toyota Park.


March 28, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs snap skid, United tops LA

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.---The New England Revolution ended a season-opening three-game winless and scoreless streak with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes, riding a first-half Kelyn Rowe brace in the snow at Gillette Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


March 28, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Coach Jim Curtin will take the Philadelphia Union to Toyota Park to face the team where he spent most of his playing career, the Chicago Fire, on Sunday.


March 27, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution are still searching for their first goal of the season heading into Saturday's home date against the San Jose Earthquakes at Gillette Stadium


March 26, 2015
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

Jurgen Klinsmann may have a problem with MLS players being out of form so early in the U.S. league season, but that doesn't seem to be as big of a concern for other countries, particularly Canada and Jamaica.


March 25, 2015
MAKE WAY FOR MINNESOTA
MLS' 23rd team to begin play in 2018

MINNEAPOLIS – The neighboring Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minn., were introduced as the home of Major League Soccer's 23rd team


March 22, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls top DC, Fire fall to Quakes

HARRISON, N.J. -- Bradley Wright-Phillips and Lloyd Sam scored to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 2-0 win over DC United as Jesse Marsch secured his first victory in charge of the Red Bulls.


March 21, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas goes to 3-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Despite playing the final half-hour with a man advantage, the New England Revolution remained scoreless in 2015 and had to settle for a disappointing 0-0 draw with the Montreal Impact in the season home opener at Gillette Stadium on Saturday afternoon.


March 21, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The quest for the Atlantic Cup begins on Sunday, when DC United travel up I-95 to face the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena.


March 20, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Montreal Impact travel to Gillette Stadium Saturday on short rest, facing the New England Revolution three days after notching a 2-0 Scotiabank Champions League semifinal win over Alajuelense at Stade Saputo.


March 19, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The hottest-starting team in MLS, FC Dallas, head north Friday for what is likely to be a sloppy match against the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park.


March 19, 2015
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

Major League Soccer's expansion plans have become a little clearer. Earlier this week, league headquarters issued a statement from Commissioner Don Garber saying MLS was in “advanced discussions” with Bill McGuire, owner of the NASL club Minnesota United, about an expansion team in the Minneapolis-St. Paul area.


March 15, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC FC wins home opener, Galaxy draw Timbers

BRONX, NY---David Villa scored the first home goal in club history and assisted on another as New York City FC defeated the New England Revolution 2-0 in front of 43, 507 at Yankee Stadium on Sunday.


March 14, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes snap epic winless streak

BRIDGEVIEW, IL – Vancouver Whitecaps FC tallied a late goal to defeat the Chicago Fire 1-0 under unusually warm conditions near 60 and on a freshly laid down pitch at Toyota Field on Saturday afternoon.


March 14, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

They were still installing grass in Yankee Stadium on Friday, and the region was soaked with rain all day on Saturday, which leaves a big question mark about the playing surface heading into NYC FC's Sunday home opener against the New England Revolution.


March 13, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Orlando posts first MLS win

HOUSTON--Orlando City SC (1-0-1, 4 pts) took advantage of a disastrous mistake by netminder Tyler Deric to snatch their first MLS win, 1-0 over the Houston Dynamo Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


March 13, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After a thoroughly lackluster opening performance against the LA Galaxy last weekend, the Chicago Fire hope their home stadium will add some pep to their step Saturday against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Toyota Park.


March 12, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Houston Dynamo will try for their second win of the MLS season when they host expansion Orlando City SC Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


March 11, 2015
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

Apparently thinking they can spark an offense that scored the fifth fewest goals in MLS last season (41), the Houston Dynamo has widened its field this year – by three yards.


March 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
MLS debutantes play to draw; Sounders rout Revs

ORLANDO--A sellout crowd of 62,510 was on hand at the Florida Citrus Bowl to see Orlando City SC rally to a 1-1 draw with New York City FC as both teams made their MLS debuts on Sunday.


March 7, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Drama in Big D; Jozy bags a brace

WASHINGTON, DC---Jairo Arrieta scored in the 58th minute to give DC United a 1-0 win over the Montreal Impact at RFK Stadium Saturday.


March 7, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Major League Soccer's two newest teams face off Sunday in front of a sellout crowd at the Citrus Bowl.


March 6, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy open with win

CARSON, Calif.--Second-half goals by Jose Villareal and Robbie Keane lifted the LA Galaxy to a 2-0 win over the Chicago Fire in Friday's MLS season opener at the StubHub Center.


March 6, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both the Montreal Impact and DC United will be on their second game of the week when they open their MLS seasons Saturday at RFK Stadium.


March 6, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Chicago Fire open the MLS season against the defending champion LA Galaxy Friday at the StubHub Center.


March 5, 2015
MLS PREVIEW
Eastern Conference

In MLS' single-entity model of salary budgets and competitive balance, change is inevitable. Big and small, moves are made literally by every team – they have to be. However, when expansion strikes, the dynamic is skewed somewhat in that two teams emerge from the ground, sort of like volcanoes, shifting the earth around them.


March 4, 2015
MARCH FORTH AND BEYOND
MLS, players union reach agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Play ball or kick the ball or whatever.

There will be no work stoppage, strike or lockout in Major League Soccer.


March 3, 2015
MLS PREVIEW
Western Conference

The Western Conference of MLS added by subtraction with the dissolution of Chivas USA after last season, but the transfer of the Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City from the east bolsters the division even more.


March 2, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Surprise turn for teams in Champions League

If one were to use statistics, or logic, or even common sense, one reasonably would have predicted D.C. United had a better chance to reach the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals than MLS' other knockout round entry, the Montreal Impact.


February 22, 2015
MLS INFORMER
From matchmaking to odds making

Sporting KC fans probably were expecting the club to find a different kind of front line teammate for Dom Dwyer, but nevertheless the 24-year-old has acquired one on his own – U.S. women's national team forward Sydney Leroux.


February 16, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Brad Davis now longest tenured MLS player

Gonzalo Segares announced his retirement from the Chicago Fire on Feb. 4, and a week later the Houston Dynamo claimed the title of “longest-tenured active MLS player” for Brad Davis.


February 6, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Montreal losing Impact, looks to reverse decline

For a team that drew a CONCACAF Champions League record 55,571 to a quarterfinal game in 2009, the Montreal Impact is predicting it will be fortunate to get a little better than half of that when it returns next month to the last eight of the confederation club championship for the first time since.


February 1, 2015
MLS INFORMER
MLS youngsters make up half of U.S. U-18s

Former U.S. national team and MLS Cup winning coach Bob Gansler is back at home and feeling “OK” after suffering a stroke last week.


January 23, 2015
MLS INFORMER
US U20s get spark from MLS youngsters

After a less-than-convincing start, the U.S. Under-20s are within a victory of reaching the semifinals of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship and qualifying for the U-20 World Cup – thanks to the scoring exploits of three MLS players.


January 21, 2015
2015 MLS ALL-STAR GAME GOES TO DENVER
Dick's Sporting Goods Park to host on July 29

DENVER – Major League Soccer has awarded the 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game to Denver, with the game to be played at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo.


January 15, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER DRAFT
First- and second-round selections

Complete selections from the MLS SuperDraft at the Pennsylvania Convention Center:


January 15, 2015
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER DRAFT
First-round selections

Complete first round selections from the MLS SuperDraft at the Pennsylvania Convention Center:


January 15, 2015
FIRST PICK
UConn’s Larin selected by Orlando City

PHILADELPHIA---Orlando City SC selected University of Connecticut forward Cyle Larin as the first overall pick in the Major League Soccer Super Draft being held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center on Thursday.


January15, 2015
IT'S THE LANDON DONOVAN MVP AWARD
MLS names highest honor for its biggest star

Major League Soccer has named its Most Valuable Player award after American soccer legend Landon Donovan,


January 14, 2015
MLS INFORMER
MLS players dominate January friendly rosters

January friendlies don't have FIFA fixture dates to help pry players away from their club commitments, so US National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann and his Canadian counterpart, Benito Floro, have a limited pool to draw from.


January 9, 2015
MLS INFORMER
MLS players key ingredient for CONCACAF U-20 teams

Besides the clear MLS impact, the U.S. squad Tab Ramos will take to the CONCACAF U-20 Championship, which starts Friday in Jamaica, has more than a whiff of other influences.


January 7, 2015
CHANGES AFOOT
New alignment, playoff format for MLS

With the New Year and the addition of two new teams, Orlando City SC and New York City FC, Major League Soccer has re-jiggered its conference alignments and expanded its playoff format.


January 7, 2015
MARSCH IN, PETKE OUT
Red Bulls coaching carousel spins

NEW YORK - Jesse Marsch is in and Mike Petke out as head coach of the New York Red Bulls.


January 7, 2015
GERRARD JUMPS TO THE GALAXY
Liverpool, England star signs, will join MLS club in July

CARSON, Calif. – Steven Gerrard, long-time Liverpool captain as well as captain of England's national team, has been signed as a Designated Player by the LA Galaxy.


December 21, 2014
MLS INFORMER
KC's Dwyer has U.S. hopes

Sporting KC's English forward Dom Dwyer's contract extension with the club apparently has him thinking about club AND country. With a U.S. green card in hand for nearly three years, he's a little more than two years shy of getting American citizenship that would make him eligible for the U.S. national team.


December 11, 2014
RE-ENTRY DRAFT SET
62 players with MLS experience available

NEW YORK – A total of 62 players are on Major League Soccer's Re-entry Draft eligible player list.


December 10, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Dynamo goes to Europe for new coach

Amid all the attention paid to who was, and, more importantly, who wasn't protected for the MLS expansion draft, a four-hour trade window saw a lot of players go in and out – from the young to the old.


December 10, 2014
SHAPING THEIR ROSTERS
New York City FC, Orlando City SC make expansion picks

NEW YORK – New York City FC and Orlando City SC took big steps towards bolstering their rosters ahead of their 2015 league debuts as each team added ten players in Wednesday’s MLS Expansion Draft.


December 8, 2014
MAKING A LIST
MLS clubs make players available for expansion draft

Santa Claus isn't the only one making a list this time of year. Each of Major League Soccer's teams have set their available and protected player lists for the Expansion draft which will be held on Wednesday to stock Orlando City SC and New York City FC.


December 6, 2014
PERFECT PITCH
Arena, Sarachan form a long-standing, successful coaching partnership

CARSON, Calif. -- Lewis had his Clark. Abbott had his Costello. Joe Torre had his Don Zimmer. And LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena has his Dave Sarachan.


December 6, 2014
THE LAST HURRAH
Playing his final MLS Cup near tinseltown, Donovan and his teammates hope for a Hollywood ending

CARSON, Calif. -- It's not every day a soccer players gets not one, but two farewell games.

But then again, Landon Donovan is not your every-day soccer player.


December 5, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Roster moves abound; Galaxy favored in MLS Cup

The annual MLS season-ending roster shuffle is claiming more names, with designated players and former designated players on the chopping block.


December 4, 2014
IT'S A GOAL, IT'S A SAVE
MLA rewards plays by Martins, Robles

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer’s most spectacular individual plays were recognized


December 3, 2014
KEANE GETS MVP AWARD
Nguyen finishes third in MLS voting

NEW YORK - LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane has been named the 2014 Volkswagen MLS Most Valuable Player.


December 3, 2014
TWO MORE WINNERS
Hamid is top keeper, Morales, newcomer

NEW YORK – The extraordinary performances of two diverse Major League Soccer players have been recognized by MLS as winners of the 2014 Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year and Newcomer of the Year awards.


December 2, 2014
WELCOME BACK RODNEY WALLACE
Portland midfielder is MLS Comeback Player-of-Year

Portland Timbers midfielder Rodney Wallace is the MLS Comeback Player of the Year for 2014.


December 2, 2014
BEN OLSEN IS TOP COACH IN MLS
D.C. United boss is runaway winner in Coach-of-Year voting

D.C. United's Ben Olsen has been named Major League Soccer's 2014 Coach of the Year.


November 30, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy to host MLS Cup final

SEATTLE--The LA Galaxy staked Seattle Sounders FC to a pair of first-half goals, but took one back after the intermission, and that critical road tally sent them through to the MLS Cup final despite Sunday's 2-1 loss at CenturyLink Field.


November 29, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
Western Conference final at CenturyLink Field

The Los Angeles Galaxy come into the second leg of the MLS Western Conference final with a slim edge, having registered a 1-0 win in the series’ opening game at StubHub Center last Sunday.


November 29, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revolution squeak past Red Bulls into MLS Cup Final

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—Charlie Davies scored both goals as the New England Revolution advanced to the MLS Cup final with a 2-2 draw in Saturday’s Eastern Conference Championship second leg at Gillette Stadium.


November 28, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
MLS East final at Gillette Stadium

The New England Revolution are on the verge of qualifying for the MLS Cup final for the first time since 2007, and have the upper hand heading into Saturday’s second leg.


November 27, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Contract season has begun

The annual MLS player contract game has begun with three clubs announcing whose options they're not picking up, including some recognizable names like Edson Buddle, Marvelle Wynne, Omar Cummings, Andy Gruenebaum and Sal Zizzo.


November 25, 2014
HANDING OUT THE HONORS
MLS awards defender, referee and humanitarian of the year

NEW YORK--- Seattle Sounders FC defender Chad Marshall been named Major League Soccer's 2014 Defender of the Year. In addition, Mark Geiger has been named Referee of the Year. Paul Scott picked up the Assistant Referee of the Year award. Los Angeles Galaxy defender AJ DeLaGarza was selected as humanitarian of the year.


November 24, 2014
AKINDELE IS MLS' TOP ROOKIE
First Dallas player to win the award

NEW YORK - FC Dallas' Tesho Akindele has been named Major League Soccer’s 2014 AT&T Rookie of the Year.


November 23, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs, Galaxy take first legs

HARRISON, NJ--The New England Revolution achieved everything they needed to in New Jersey on Sunday afternoon, taking a decisive 2-1 lead in their two-game Eastern Conference Championship series with the New York Red Bulls.


November 22, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
Conference finals begin

Two teams at the top of their games vie for the MLS East championship beginning Sunday, when the New England Revolution take on the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena.


November 20, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

With Jurgen Klinsmann's charges dropping their last two games of the year – and with only one win in their last seven, U.S. Soccer fans can look at least to the U-20s for solace. The U.S. youngsters, who counted seven MLS-contracted players among them, won two of three against European (and Canadian) counterparts in the past week on a trip to Marbella, Spain.


November 13, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

Whatever Jurgen Klinsmann thinks about MLS apparently doesn't translate north of the border. Canada has called in 20 players from Major League Soccer teams for the upcoming international fixture date, four more than the United States.


November 10, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
FCD, Sounders draw in second leg as Seattle advances

SEATTLE--Seattle Sounders FC squeaked into the Western Conference finals with a scoreless draw against FC Dallas Monday in front of a sellout crowd of 38,912 at CenturyLink Field.


November 9, 2014
MLS MONDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Seattle Sounders FC have a chance to become the first Supporters' Shield winner since 2011 to advance beyond the conference semifinals when they host FC Dallas Monday in front of a sellout crowd at always-raucous CenturyLink Field.


November 9, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs complete semifinal rout of Columbus, Galaxy romp past RSL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.-- A lively crowd of 20,184, the largest in New England playoff history, turned out Sunday at Gillette Stadium to see the New England Revoution dispatch the Columbus Crew 3-1 and advance to the MLS Eastern Conference Finals with a 7-3 aggregate-goals victory in the two-game semifinal matchup.


November 8, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution are in prime position to advance to their first Eastern Conference final since 2007 after last weekend's 4-2 road win over the Columbus Crew.


November 8, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls lose, but advance

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The New York Red Bulls lost the battle here Saturday afternoon, but they won the war. Peguy Luyindula scored an away goal in the 57th minute to clinch the Red Bulls' 3-2 series win over D.C. United at RFK Stadium.


November 7, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming game

DC United might have finished on top of the MLS East in the regular season, but they dug themselves into a deep hole with last Sunday's 2-0 semifinal loss to the fourth-seeded New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena.


November 5, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

Some of the teams that aren’t moving through the MLS Cup playoff bracket already are moving pieces in their rosters.


November 2, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls blank DCU, Dallas ties Seattle

HARRISON, N.J.--Bradley Wright-Phillips and Peguy Luyindula scored each side of halftime to put the New York Red Bulls in command of their Eastern Conference semifinal with a 2-0 win over top-seeded DC United Sunday afternoon at Red Bull Arena.


November 1, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
Conference semifinals continue

DC United defeated the New York Red Bulls in the 1996, 2004, 2006 and 2012 Eastern conference semifinals, and will try to run that string to five beginning Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


November 1, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revolution take control of MLS East semis with 4-2 road win over Crew

COLUMBUS, Ohio--The New England Revolution took early control of the Eastern Conference semifinals with a commanding 4-2 road win over the Columbus Crew Saturday at Crew Stadium.


October 31, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The two hottest teams in MLS over the final third of the regular season face off in the two-game Eastern Conference semifinals beginning Saturday with the second-place New England Revolution (17-13-4, 55 points) on the road against the third-place Columbus Crew (14-10-10, 52 points).


October 30, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Wright-Phillips sends Red Bulls to East semis

HARRISON, NJ--Bradley Wright-Phillips scored both goals as the New York Red Bulls rallied to knock defending champions Sporting Kansas City out of the Eastern Conference playoffs 2-1 in Thursday's knockout round match at Red Bull Arena.


October 30, 2014
NEW START
Los Angeles Football Club joins MLS

LOS ANGELES – Major League Soccer has announced the ownership group for a Los Angeles expansion team that is replacing Chivas USA which the league folded on Monday.


October 29, 2014
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New York Red Bulls beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 last Sunday to nail down fourth place in the MLS East and hosting rights to Thursday night's knockout-round rematch with the defending MLS champs at Red Bull Arena.


October 29, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial Michel PK difference as Dallas advances to semis

FRISCO, Texas---It was a tough call to make, especially given the potential ramifications and the time in the game, but referee Mark Geiger deemed Vancouver’s Kendall Waston guilty of a handball in the 82nd minute and promptly awarded a penalty kick that gave FC Dallas a 2-1 win over the Whitecaps in Wednesday's Western conference wild card match in front of 10,279 at Toyota Stadium.


October 29, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Sounders go for a treble

While Seattle starts the MLS Cup playoffs with a chance to win an unprecedented “treble” of titles, they’ve already completed an uncommon double. With their win over the LA Galaxy on Sunday, the Sounders are only the second team and first since Chicago in 2003 to win both the Supporters’ Shield and the U.S. Open Cup in the same season.


October 28, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

FC Dallas ended the season on a down note, snapping an eight-game home winning streak with a 2-0 loss to Portland to fall into wild card territory in the MLS West. On Wednesday, they host the surging Vancouver Whitecaps, who clawed their way into the playoffs by winning four of their last five, including last Saturday's win-or-go-home match against Colorado.


October 27, 2014
CHIVAS TO FOLD
MLS pulls plug, will award LA new team

Major League Soccer has decided to cease operations of Chivas USA effective immediately.


October 26, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Eastern Conference playoff field finalized; Wright-Phillips ties scoring record

COLUMBUS--The Columbus Crew snatched the third seed in the MLS East playoffs with Sunday's 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union at Crew Stadium.


October 25, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders take Supporters' Shield

SEATTLE-- Marco Pappa came off the bench to score two late goals as Seattle Sounders FC pulled out a dramatic 2-0 victory Saturday afternoon over the visiting LA Galaxy to claim MLS's regular-season championship.


October 24, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Galaxy had their best chance to win the Supporters’ Shield last weekend at home, especially when they were up against the Sounders 2-0 midway through the second half.


October 24, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire close out season with win over Houston

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Florent Sinama-Pongolle scored in the 90th minute to give the Chicago Fire a season-ending 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo Friday at Toyota Park.


October 23, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Chicago Fire and Houston Dynamo close out their disappointing seasons Friday at Toyota Park.


October 22, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL blanks Goats to re-take third place in West

SANDY, Utah-- Real Salt Lake edged back into third place in the MLS West with Wednesday night's 2-0 win over Chivas USA at Rio Tinto Stadium.


October 21, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Vancouver finds a way to CCL; MLS teams poised for record showing

The Vancouver Whitecaps finally figured a way to qualify for the CONCACAF Champions League – avoid the Canadian Championship tournament.


October 21, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Real Salt Lake are headed to the playoffs, but whether or not they can avoid the wildcard is no longer in their control.


October 19, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew to fourth place, Supporters' Shield still in play

HARRISON, NJ—The Columbus Crew vaulted into fourth place in the MLS East with a 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


October 18, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both the Columbus Crew and New York Red Bulls are assured of a spot in the Eastern Conference playoff, and will concentrate on trying to avoid the knockout round with a win on Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


October 18, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC clinch 1st place in East, Toronto draw sends Crew through to postseason

TORONTO—Nobody went home happy after Toronto FC and the Montreal Impact played to a 1-1 draw Saturday at BMO Field.


October 17, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC have lost three straight heading into Saturday’s match against the Montreal Impact at BMO Field, most recently a 3-1 thrashing at the hands of the New York Red Bulls, and are on the verge of missing the playoffs for the eighth straight season


October 17, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless draw between RSL, Portland

PORTLAND, Ore.—Goalkeeper Nick Rimando made six saves to help Real Salt Lake hang on for a scoreless draw against the fired-up Portland Timbers Friday at rain-soaked Providence Park.


October 16, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Real Salt Lake is headed to the playoffs for the seventh straight season – the longest active streak in MLS – and starting Friday against the Portland Timbers at Providence Park, has two games left to lock down third place in the Western Conference and avoid the knockout round.


October 16, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Nguyen paces Revs -- again

HOUSTON—Lee Nguyen scored twice in the second half, and the New England Revolution guaranteed themselves a top-three finish in the MLS East with a 2-1 comeback win over the Houston Dynamo Thursday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


October 15, 2014
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The last two games of the regular season, starting with Thursday's match against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium, are all about postseason position for the New England Revolution.


October 15, 2014
"INCREDIBLY DAMAGING"
Garber lashes out at Klinsmann remarks

MLS Commissioner Don Garber sharply criticized U.S. national team coach Juergen Klinsmann Wednesday for comments this past week that, among other things, rebuked Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey for returning to play in Major League Soccer.


October 15, 2014
KINNEAR KNOWS THE WAY TO SAN JOSE
Resigns as Houston coach to return to Earthquakes

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Earthquakes have announced that Dominic Kinnear will return to the club as head coach at the conclusion of the 2014 MLS regular season.


October 14, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

U.S. preparations for Olympic qualifying and hopefully the 2016 Rio Games had a less-than-promising setback Monday when Tab Ramos’ U-23 charges fell 3-0 to Brazil after a weeklong training camp in the South American nation.


October 12, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC dumps Dynamo, Dallas clinches playoff berth

HOUSTON--Taylor Kemp scored his first career goal and Fabian Espindola added his 10th of the season as D.C. United defeated the Houston Dynamo 3-1 Sunday to move within a point of winning the Eastern Conference regular season crown.


October 11, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The never-say-die Houston Dynamo host Eastern Conference leaders DC United Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium


October 11, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs, RSL book passage to playoffs

MONTREAL--Lee Nguyen lifted the New England Revolution into the MLS Cup playoffs with a spectacular 69th minute chip from the edge of the penalty area Saturday at Stade Saputo.


October 10, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The hottest team in MLS takes on the league's lowest ranked side when the New England Revolution (15-13-3, 48 points) crosses the border to play the Montreal Impact (6-18-7, 25 points) at Stade Saputo Saturday afternoon.


October 10, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
KC clinch playoff spot, Caps top Seattle

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-- Sporting Kansas City came up with a pair of late goals to book their passage to the MLS Cup playoffs with a 2-0 win, their first home victory since August 16.


October 9, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sporting Kansas City can clinch a playoff berth in the MLS East with a win over the Chicago Fire Friday night at Sporting Park.


October 8, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers move up, Dynamo stay alive

TORONTO--Giles Barnes scored in the 35th minute and goalkeeper Tyler Deric did the rest as the shorthanded Houston Dynamo pulled out a 1-0 win over Toronto FC Wednesday night at rainy BMO Field.


October 7, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

Jurgen Klinsmann may be calling only six MLS players for the United States’ friendlies on the latest international fixture date, but they’re only a fraction of the players the league will lose as the schedule hits the final three games of the season.


October 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders win, Fire eliminated, Chivas USA stuns RSL

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.--Obafemi Martins scored twice and Clint Dempsey added a goal and an assist as Seattle Sounders FC steamrolled the Colorado Rapids 4-1 Sunday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


October 4, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy top the table; Red Bulls push Houston to the brink

HARRISON, NJ--Thierry Henry scored in the 47th minute and the New York Red Bulls held on for a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo Saturday night at Red Bull Arena.


October 3, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

A huge match for a pair of teams aiming to stay in the thick of the Eastern Conference playoff chase.


October 3, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United clinches playoff spot

WASHINGTON--D.C. United clinched a playoff spot and prevented Sporting Kansas City from gaining ground in the race for the Eastern Conference title with 0-0 home draw on a rainy Friday evening.


October 2, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

DC United will be looking for a sweep of their season series with defending champions Sporting Kansas City Friday at RFK Stadium.


October 2, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire sets record with another draw

CHESTER, Pa. – Robert Earnshaw scored a stoppage time goal to lift the Chicago Fire to a 1-1 tie with the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park Thursday night. The draw is a new MLS record 17th for the Fire.


October 1, 2014
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Chicago Fire enter Thursday's match against the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park on the verge of elimination from the playoff chase.


October 1, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber was quick to trumpet the league’s 113th sellout, “tweeting” the achievement when Toronto FC announced their crowd of 22,591 for Saturday’s 3-2 win over Portland.


September 28, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy rout Red Bulls, Dynamo top Fire

HOUSTON--The Houston Dynamo kept their faint postseason hopes alive with a 2-0 win over the Chicago Fire Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


September 27, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Chicago Fire can set a new league record if they tie the Houston Dynamo Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium for their 17th draw of the season.


September 27, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders re-take Supporters' Shield lead; United pull away in East

SEATTLE---The Seattle Sounders got two goals from Obafemi Martins and strikes from Lamar Neagle and Clint Dempsey to come from behind twice to defeat Chivas USA 4-2 at Century Link Field Saturday.


September 26, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers clawed their way into playoff position with last weekend's 3-0 win over Vancouver, and will look to open up some breathing room over the Caps on Saturday against Toronto FC at BMO Field.


September 26, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs edge KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-- Jermaine Jones broke a late deadlock with his first MLS goal to give the New England Revolution a thrilling 3-2 Friday night win over Sporting Kansas City at sold-out Sporting Park.


September 25, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City can, at least temporarily, reclaim a share of first place in the MLS East with a win over the New England Revolution Friday at Sporting Park.


September 24, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Texeira brace leads Dallas past Sounders

FRISCO, Texas ---David Texeira scored two goals and Blas Perez added another as FC Dallas defeated the Seattle Sounders 3-1 Wednesday night at Toyota Stadium.


September 23, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Sigi masters the Cup

When Major League Soccer starts using its new “MLS Crest” later this year/next season it will have only two of its original marks largely untouched from when the league started nearly than 20 years ago.


September 23, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Seattle Sounders FC will try to sweep their season series with FC Dallas Wednesday night at Toyota Stadium.


September 21, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds snap skid

TORONTO—Toronto FC snapped their six-game winless streak in emphatic fashion on Sunday, routing Chivas USA 3-0 at BMO Field.


September 20, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Between them, Toronto FC and Chivas USA are winless in 16 matches – six for the Reds and ten for the Goats – heading into Sunday’s match at BMO Field.


September 20, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy win, Sounders lose big to Red Bulls

PORTLAND, Ore.—Fanendo Adi scored two goals in four minutes as the Portland Timbers snatched fifth place in the MLS West away from Vancouver Whitecaps FC with a 3-0 win Saturday afternoon at steamy Providence Park.


September 19, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps FC continue their joust for the fifth and final playoff berth in the MLS West Saturday at Providence Park.


September 19, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Real roars back against Rapids

SANDY, Utah—Real Salt Lake roared back from an early deficit, scoring three goals in a five-minute span of the first half and benefitting from an own goal by netminder Joe Nasco on their way to a 5-1 win over the Colorado Rapids Friday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


September 18, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Real Salt Lake will look to sweep their season series against the Colorado Rapids when the two teams meet Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.


September 18, 2014
BREAKING THE MOLD
MLS wanted progressive new look

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer unveiled a new league logo Thursday, replacing the familiar green, blue and black rectangle of a shoe striking a ball with the “MLS crest” – a much simpler three-sided blue-bordered shield.


September 18, 2014
NEW LOOK
MLS makes change to logo

NEW YORK---Major League Soccer unveiled its new logo on Thursday. The less said about it the better.


September 16, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Clubs looking to make an impression in Champions League

MLS has never had four teams advance to the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League, and this week could give a good indication if it finally has a chance of ending that streak.


September 14, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes rally to draw with LA

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—Chris Wondolowski scored a second-half equalizer and Robbie Keane missed what would have been the game-winning penalty kick as the LA Galaxy settled for a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes in Sunday’s California Clasico at sold-out Buck Shaw Stadium.


September 13, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Landon Donovan is coming off back-to-back MLS Player of the Week performances, but will miss Sunday’s California Clasico against the San Jose Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium after picking up his fifth yellow card in the LA Galaxy’s 2-2 Wednesday night draw with Montreal.


September 13, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Comebacks abound on Saturday

CHESTER, Pa.---Neither a lengthy weather delay nor the New York Red Bulls could put a total damper on the Philadelphia Union, who extended their unbeaten streak to four games with a 2-2 tie at PPL Park Saturday.


September 12, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Philadelphia Union and the New York Red Bulls meet for the third time this season in a crucial match for both clubs in the Eastern Conference when they face off Saturday afternoon at PPL Park


September 13, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting snap skid

CARSON, Calif. – Sporting Kansas City snapped their four-game losing streak in a big way on Friday, steamrolling Chivas USA 4-0 at the StubHub Center.


September 11, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Who would have imagined that, heading into the homestretch of the MLS season, Sporting Kansas City’s short-term record would look almost as bad as that of their Friday night opponent, and perpetual Western Conference doormat, Chivas USA?


September 10, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls play the advantage, ‘Caps’ drought ends

MONTREAL—The LA Galaxy rallied from two goals down to tie the upset-minded Montreal Impact 2-2 Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.


September 9, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The LA Galaxy scored the most goals in one game by any MLS team since 2012 in their 6-0 dismantling of Colorado last Friday, and take their longest winning streak in five years, five games, to Stade Saputo for a match against Eastern Conference bottom-dwellers Montreal this Wednesday.


September 9, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Kids Winning Under the Radar

For all the praise heaped on youth development efforts of Germany (and other countries), the U.S./MLS youngsters are at least acquitting themselves well.


September 7, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew cruise; Revs, Portland rally

Bernardo Anor returned from a hamstring injury with a late goal as the Columbus Crew (9-9-9) vaulted from seventh to fourth in the Eastern Conference with a one-sided 3-0 triumph over Chivas USA Sunday at Crew Stadium, their third three-goal victory in their last four outings.


September 6, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Chivas USA have not won a match at Columbus Crew Stadium since 2005, and the odds appear long that they will be able to snap that jinx on Sunday.


September 6, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Union sweep TFC; drama in the Wasatch

TORONTO—Toronto FC are a team in trouble, and the Philadelphia Union took full advantage on Saturday, getting goals from Conor Casey and Andrew Wenger on their way to a 2-0 win Saturday afternoon at BMO Field.


September 5, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union will be looking for their second win over Toronto FC in four days when the teams meet Saturday at BMO Field.


September 5, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy rout Colorado 6-0

CARSON, Calif.—Landon Donovan converted the first of his two penalty kicks after the fastest red card in MLS history, and collected two assists as the LA Galaxy romped past the shorthanded Colorado Rapids 6-0 Friday night at the StubHub Center.


September 5, 2014
BRIGHT FUTURE
Garber bullish on MLS progress, prospects

NEW YORK, NY--Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber is bullish on the future of the league and the sport in the United States. And well he should be.


September 4, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Led by red-hot youngster Gyasi Zardes and retiring star Landon Donovan, the LA Galaxy won their fourth straight match last weekend, and are well-positioned to make it five in a row when they host the Colorado Rapids Friday at the StubHub Center.


September 3, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Union, Revs, Sounders win

CHESTER, Pa. – Conor Casey scored in the 56th minute and the Philadelphia Union held on for a 1-0 win over skidding Toronto FC Wednesday night at PPL Park.


September 3, 2014
THE RACE IS ON
Aspiring MLS cities making strides

Both Las Vegas and San Antonio have made strides in their bids to land Major League Soccer expansion franchises, with both cities unveiling stadium plans. Meanwhile, the new Atlanta team is selling tickets at a brisk pace that would give it one of the league’s largest season ticket bases.


September 2, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC’s weekend loss to the New England Revolution led to public sniping between head coach Ryan Nelsen and General Manager Tim Bezbatchenko, capped by Nelsen’s dismissal, so the Reds will try to reverse course on Wednesday against the Philadelphia Union under newly-installed headman Greg Vanney.


September 2, 2014
MLS INFORMER
National team call ups will test teams

Juergen Klinsmann has called away only Nick Rimando from MLS for the United States’ friendly game against the Czech Republic in Prague, but that doesn’t mean locker rooms around the league will be full over the next week.


August 31, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC tightens grip on MLS East; Galaxy takes SuperClasico

WASHINGTON--Luis Silva scored in the 57th minute to lift D.C. United to a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls Sunday at RFK Stadium.


August 31, 2014
BLACK DAY FOR REDS
Toronto fires Nelson, names Greg Vanney new coach

TORONTO---After a tumultuous week which saw the club's general manager criticize the team's performance, Toronto FC has fired head coach Ryan Nelsen, replacing him with Greg Vanney.


August 30, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

A home win over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday would leave DC United with a healthy four-point lead in the MLS East.


August 30, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas's streak ends; Piatti scores twice in Impact win

SEATTLE—Clint Dempsey scored in the 52nd minute to lift Seattle Sounders FC over the Colorado Rapids 1-0 Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field.


August 29, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Colorado Rapids have lost five straight heading into Saturday’s match against the powerhouse Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field.


August 29, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo get rare road win

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—The Houston Dynamo snapped their team-record seven-game road losing streak with Friday’s 3-1 weather-delayed win over Sporting Kansas City.


August 28, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City has beaten the Houston Dynamo once this season, at BBVA Compass Stadium, and will try to repeat that feat – and re-take first place in the MLS East -- Friday night at Sporting Park.


August 27, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Donovan leads Galaxy past DC United

CARSON, Calif.---The Los Angeles Galaxy dominated MLS East leader DC United 4-1 at the StubHub Center Wednesday night.


August 26, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Two of the league’s hottest offenses collide Wednesday night, when DC United visit the LA Galaxy at the StubHub Center, in a match rescheduled from March due to the Galaxy’s Champions’ League commitments.


August 26, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

The upcoming “FIFA International Fixture Date” in September won’t take as many players away from MLS as the World Cup did (23), but it will take them for an extended period.


August 24, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders back on top; Union rattle Quakes

PORTLAND, Ore.—Obafemi Martins had two goals and an assist to lead Seattle Sounders FC past the Portland Timbers 4-2 Sunday at sold-out Providence Park.


August 23, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC and the Portland Timbers close out their season series Sunday at Providence Park.


August 23, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC take Supporters' Shield lead

HARRISON, N.J. – Two goals and an assist from Thierry Henry and a brace from Bradley Wright-Phillips helped the Red Bulls overcome a halftime deficit in a 4-2 win over the Montreal Impact Saturday at Red Bull Arena.


August 22, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas top RSL for share of league lead

FRISCO, Texas—FC Dallas moved into a three-way tie at the top of the MLS West – and four-way logjam in the race for the MLS Supporters’ Shield –with Friday’s dramatic 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake at Toyota Stadium.


August 22, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Montreal Impact ended a seven-game losing streak with last weekend’s 1-0 win over Chicago, and will shoot for their first road victory of the season Saturday against the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena.


August 21, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Two of Major League Soccer’s hottest teams clash Friday when FC Dallas hosts Real Salt Lake at Toyota Stadium.


August 22, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy come back for win, Sounders in tie for Shield

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.---Landon Donovan’s 80th minute goal gave the Los Angeles Galaxy a 4-3 win over the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park Wednesday night.


August 19, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

On the heels of their worst loss in more than a year, 4-1 to the Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium last Saturday, the LA Galaxy try to salvage their road trip with a midweek date against the Colorado Rapids at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.


August 19, 2014
MLS INFORMER
CCL travel to test MLS teams

With the CONCACAF Champions League moving into its third week, MLS teams have the honor of traveling to the fabled and exotic destinations of San Salvador, Nicaragua and Guyana.


August 17, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Silva’s brace paces DC United against Colorado

WASHINGTON, DC--Luis Silva scored twice to lead D.C. United to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rapids Sunday evening a RFK Stadium.


August 16, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Things have not been going well for either DC United or the Colorado Rapids heading into Sunday night’s match at RFK Stadium


August 16, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting, RSL share Supporters’ Shield lead

SANDY, Utah—Real Salt Lake moved into a tie for the top spot in the race for the MLS Supporters’ Shield with Saturday’s 2-1 win over Seattle Sounders FC at Rio Tinto Stadium.


August 15, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The top two teams in MLS face off Saturday when Real Salt Lake host Seattle Sounders FC at Rio Tinto Stadium.


August 15, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Bruin leads Dynamo over Union

HOUSTON—Will Bruin scored in the 51st minute to give the Houston Dynamo only their second win in their last 11 games, 2-0 over the Philadelphia Union Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


August 14, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Philadelphia Union take a five-game MLS unbeaten streak and newly-won berth in the US Open Cup final to BBVA Compass Stadium for a Friday night match against the Houston Dynamo.


August 12, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Teams make moves as window closes

Last Wednesday’s “Secondary Window” for transfers in MLS saw a flurry of late acquisitions, but teams still could change their rosters before the freeze date of Sept. 15.



MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting’s streak stopped by Vancouver

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Mike Magee scored the only goal of the game, a rebound of his own penalty kick to give the Chicago Fire a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls at Toyota Park Sunday.


August 9, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas extends streak, as RSL moves into first

CHESTER, Pa. –Sebastien Le Toux powered the Philadelphia Union to a 2-1 win over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night at PPL Park. The Union are now unbeaten in their last five league matches, going 2-0-3 in that span.


August 9, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York forward Bradley Wright-Phillips has scored in all but one of his last nine games, and that includes Wednesday’s MLS All-Star Game against Bayern Munich.


August 8, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy dominate, get 2-2 tie with Quakes

CARSON, Calif.---The Los Angeles Galaxy completely dominated the first game of the Landon Donovan farewell tour against the San Jose Earthquakes at the Stub Hub Center Friday night, but had to settle for a 2-2 tie.



MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

This will be the third meeting between the Eastern Conference foes and second since they swapped Jack McInerney for Andrew Wenger in April.


August 7, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

After a stretch that saw Los Angeles win only three of 10 games, the Galaxy have won four of their last five, including two straight.


August 7, 2014
A LOSS OF PASSION
Donovan says his ‘gut’ told him it was time to retire

CARSON, Calif. -- Landon Donovan first mulled retirement when he took his extended leave of absence following the Galaxy’s 2012 MLS Cup title run, a break he said was required to refuel after years of nonstop service had worn him down.


August 7, 2014
DONOVAN CALLING IT QUITS
Greatest of U.S. soccer players will retire at season’s end

CARSON, Calif. -- Landon Donovan announced Thursday morning that he would retire as a soccer player at the end of the Major League Soccer season.


August 6, 2014
MLS STARS STAND TALL
Donovan, Wright-Phillips score in 2-1 win over Bayern Munich

PORTLAND, Ore. – Landon Donovan proved more than worthy of his MLS All-Star selection, scoring a 70th-minute winner to lead the U.S. league select side to a 2-1 victory over 24-time and defending Bundesliga champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday.


August 5, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Window about to close; Defoe is sidelined

All the transfer speculation will end Wednesday. That’s when the “Secondary Window” – according to MLS regulations – closes.

With the post-World Cup flurry, there still are a few high-profile names being bandied about.


August 2, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Bruin lifts Dynamo in stoppage time

HOUSTON--Will Bruin scored in the first minute of stoppage time to send D.C. United to its first league loss since June, 1-0 to the Houston Dynamo Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


August 2, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United look for their second win of the season over the Houston Dynamo Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


August 2, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Ten men enough for Red Bulls, RSL

CARSON, Calif. --Robbie Keane scored two goals and helped set up Gyasi Zardes' header at the end of the first half as the L.A. Galaxy (9-4-6) rallied from a deficit to defeat the Portland Timbers 3-1 Saturday in front of 20,089 fans at StubHub Center.


August 1, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
KC takes Supporter’s Shield lead

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-- Brian Brown scored his first career Major League Soccer goal in the 71st minute, the equalizer the Philadelphia Union needed, as they walked out of Sporting Park with a 1-1 draw against Sporting Kansas City.


July 30, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

On May 15, the Philadelphia Union snapped a nine-game winless streak with a victory over Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park. On Friday, they will try to make it two road wins in a row over the MLS East leaders.


July 30, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC wins fourth, Revs snap skid

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Eddie Johnson and Chris Rolfe each scored their fourth goals of the season as D.C. United rolled to a 3-0 victory over Toronto FC Wednesday at RFK Stadium.


July 29, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC and DC United play the rubber match of their season series Wednesday at RFK Stadium.


July 29, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

The European transfer season continues to impact Major League Soccer, with more than a few names changing addresses.


July 28, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy romp in the Emerald City

SEATTLE--Landon Donovan scored a goal and assisted on two more as the L.A. Galaxy romped to a three-goal lead before halftime, then cruised the rest of the way to a 3-0 triumph over Western Conference leaders Seattle Sounders FC, pulling within eight points of the lead in the Supporters' Shield standings.


July 27, 2014
MLS MONDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The LA Galaxy and Seattle Sounders FC meet for some Monday night futbol at CenturyLink Field.


July 27, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas unbeaten in six; Impact lose fifth straight

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – FC Dallas rallied from an early deficit and extended their unbeaten streak to six games with Sunday’s 2-2 draw with Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place.


July 26, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting claims share of Supporters’ Shield lead

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.-Teenager Moussa Dembele scored every goal as Fulham shut out DC United 3-0 Saturday night at EverBank Field.


July 26, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Even though FC Dallas currently sits fourth in the Western Conference standings with an 8-7-5 record and 29 points, one thing the team has not done since early April is win on the road.


July 25, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sporting Kansas City can open up some breathing room as the top of the MLS East with a good result against Toronto FC Saturday at BMO Field.


July 25, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids roll over Chivas USA

CHESTER, PA—Ethan White’s 20th-minute own goal was the difference-maker as Crystal Palace FC edged the Philadelphia Union 1-0 in a Friday night friendly at PPL Park.


July 24, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Chivas USA’s Erick Torres has scored in six straight games, and can tie the MLS record of seven with a goal against the Colorado Rapids Friday at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park.


July 24, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL wins big over Montreal

SANDY, Utah—Olmes Garcia led the way with two goals and Javier Morales contributed two assists, as Real Salt Lake defeated the Montreal Impact 3-1 Thursday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 23, 2014
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Montreal Impact continue their search for their first road win of the season Thursday against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 23, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes rock Fire; mixed results for MLS in friendlies

TORONTO—Toronto FC rallied to tie from two goals down, but ultimately fell to Tottenham Hotspur on Andros Townsend’s 85th-minute strike Wednesday at sold-out BMO Field.


July 22, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The San Jose Earthquakes are winless in five heading into Wednesday’s match against former coach Frank Yallop and the Chicago Fire at Buck Shaw Stadium.


July 22, 2014
MLS INFORMER
KC rewards Zusi, Besler; Wondo gets grief

A second-round appearance in the World Cup can spark worldwide interest, and get you designated player status in Major League Soccer.


July 20, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United ends Chivas' streak

WASHINGTON, DC--- -Luis Silva scored his fifth goal of the season while Perry Kitchen and Eddie Johnson each added their third as D.C. United cruised past Chivas USA 3-1 on Sunday night at R.F.K. Stadium.


July 19, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting boosts East lead

KANSAS CITY, Kan.---- Benny Feilhaber scored on a 10th-minute free kick, Lawrence Olum nodded home a rebound after an hour, and Sporting Kansas City held on for a 2-1 triumph Saturday evening at Sporting Park, ending the LA Galaxy’s eight-game unbeaten streak.


July 19, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Chivas USA bring a franchise-high four-game winning streak into RFK Stadium for a Sunday night match against DC United.


July 19, 2014
ALL-STAR PICKS
Revolution shut out in selections

NEW YORK – MLS Golden Boot frontrunners Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls) and Erick “Cubo” Torres (Chivas USA) join international stars Jermain Defoe (Toronto FC), Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy) and Aurélien Collin (Sporting Kansas City) on the 23-man roster for the 2014 AT&T MLS All-star Game.


July 18, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers rally to top Rapids

PORTLAND, Ore.—Maximiliano Urruti and Diego Valeri scored within a five-minute span of the second half to lift the Portland Timbers over the Colorado Rapids 2-1 Friday at Providence Park.


July 18, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sporting KC enters Saturday's match in first place in the Eastern Conference after a 2-1 road victory at Columbus on Wednesday.


July 17, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Colorado Rapids have not scored a goal in Portland since 2011, but will have another chance Friday against the Portland Timbers at Providence Park.


July 17, 2014
8 U.S. WORLD CUP STARS NAMED TO ALL-STAR FAN XI
MLS stars to play Bayern Munich on Aug. 6

NEW YORK – Eight players who took part in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil highlight the athletes named to Major League Soccer’s 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Fan XI


July 16, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting retakes 1st place in East; Galaxy rout Revs

CHESTER, Pa.—Conor Casey scored in the ninth minute to start the Philadelphia Union on their way to a 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls Wednesday night at PPL Park.


July 15, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls roar into PPL Park for Wednesday’s match against the Philadelphia Union on the heels of a landmark 4-1 win over the Columbus Crew that not only saw Bradley Wright-Phillips score for the 14th time in his last 11 games, but saw Thierry Henry set up three goals to become the Red Bulls all-time assists leader with 37.


July 15, 2014
MLS INFORMER
USL Pro Becoming Mini-MLS?

Another Major League Soccer club intends to put a team in USL Pro, which could mean at least four MLS organizations running sides in the third-division league by next season.


July 13, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Late goals lead Sounders over Timbers 2-0

SEATTLE—Late goals by Clint Dempsey and Marco Pappa gave the Seattle Sounders a 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers in front of 64,207 fans at CenturyLink Field Sunday night.


July 12, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Portland Timbers will try to avenge Wednesday’s US Open Cup overtime loss to Seattle Sounders FC Sunday night at CenturyLink Field. The Sounders are expected to field their A-list lineup, including both Clint Dempsey and Obafemi Martins, neither of whom played at midweek.


July 12, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Still hot – Wright-Phillips, Dwyer and Torres continue battle for league scoring lead

CHESTER, Pa.-- The Colorado Rapids took advantage of the Philadelphia Union playing with 10 men and scored two goals after the 75th minute as the teams walked out of PPL Park on Saturday night with a 3-3 draw.


July 11, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC will try to get back in gear after last weekend’s 2-1 loss to DC United when they host the Houston Dynamo Saturday at BMO Field.


July 11, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Early goals, late heroics from Hamid lift DC United over San Jose

SANTA CLARA, Calif.-- Luis Silva scored in the 25th minute after Eddie Johnson converted an earlier penalty and D.C. United held on for a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium Friday evening.


July 10, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

DC United take their first road winning streak since 2007 to Buck Shaw Stadium for Friday night’s match against the San Jose Earthquakes.


July 8, 2014
US OPEN CUP ROUNDUP
Union’s Cup quest continues after win over Revolution

CHESTER, Pa. – Conor Casey and Sebastien Le Toux scored on either side of halftime as the Philadelphia Union ousted the New England Revolution from the US Open Cup with a 2-0 win in Tuesday’s weather-interrupted quarterfinal match at PPL Park.


July 8, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Sporting stars on World Cup springboard?

Overland Park, Kan., native Matt Besler says it’s been a “dream” to play for his hometown club Sporting Kansas City, one he’s lived for five-and-a-half seasons. Now, after an impressive World Cup performance, he may be having other nighttime visions.


July 6, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Outplayed Fire tie Sporting KC, 1-1

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Dom Dwyer and Mike Magee traded early goals, and goalkeeper Sean Johnson made eight saves as the Chicago Fire and Sporting Kansas City played to a 1-1 draw Sunday afternoon at Sporting Park.


July 5, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City have won two straight, and will need to make it three against the Chicago Fire Sunday at Sporting Park if they want to regain a share of first place in the MLS East.


July 5, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC tops TFC, MLS East; Torres lifts Chivas in stoppage time

TORONTO--Perry Kitchen scored his second goal of the season, off a corner kick in the 70th minute, to give D.C. United a 2-1 victory over Toronto FC Saturday evening at BMO Field.


July 2, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC and US National Team midfielder Michael Bradley is expected to jump right back into MLS play on Saturday, taking the field against DC United Saturday at BMO Field.


July 4, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo, RSL snap skids Revs lose fourth straight

HOUSTON—The Houston Dynamo snapped a five-game losing streak with a 2-2 Independence Day draw with the New York Red Bulls Friday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


July 4, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Houston Dynamo will try to reverse their free-fall Friday against the New York Red Bulls at BBVA Compass Stadium.


July 2, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire draw shorthanded Reds; Torres lifts Chivas USA

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Harry Shipp scored his sixth goal of the season early in the second half as Chicago finally capitalized on a man advantage, earning a 1-1 draw with Toronto FC on Wednesday as the Fire resumed their MLS schedule following the World Cup pause.


July 2, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Wynalda has Atlanta facing MLS foe

Eric Wynalda often was maligned as a television commentator: overbearing, too opinionated, a loose cannon off the set as well as on camera. And those were the nice things people said.


July 1, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC will attempt to extend their unbeaten streak to a team-record six games when they host the Chicago Fire Wednesday at BMO Field.


July 1, 2014
KAKA SIGNS WITH LIONS
Will join Orlando SC for inaugural MLS season

ORLANDO - Brazilian soccer star Kaka signed a multi-year guaranteed contract through 2017 with Orlando City SC,


June 29, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Jack Mac has an Impact on Dynamo

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The Columbus Crew and FC Dallas battled to a scoreless draw Sunday, in a match postponed from Saturday night after severe weather at Crew Stadium.


June 28, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

A depleted FC Dallas returns to league play after the World Cup break with a trip to Columbus Crew Stadium, where they have won only once in franchise history.


June 28, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders still #1

WASHINGTON, DC--Chad Barrett scored shortly before halftime to lift Seattle Sounders FC to a 1-0 win over D.C. United Saturday night at RFK Stadium.


June 27, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Eastern Conference leaders DC United host the top team in the West – and the league – when Seattle Sounders FC comes to RFK Stadium on Saturday night, both without their offensive linchpins.


June 27, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls salvage draw, Sporting wins in Portland

HARRISON, NJ.—Bradley Wright-Phillips scored in the third minute of stoppage time to lift the New York Red Bulls into a 2-2 tie with Toronto FC Friday at Red Bull Arena.


June 26, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls will look to avenge their 2-0 May 17 loss to Toronto FC on Friday at Red Bull Arena.


June 25, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless in Vancouver

The MLS season resumed after a brief World Cup hiatus with a scoreless tie between Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the Montreal Impact Wednesday at BC Place.


June 24, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Vancouver Whitecaps FC and the Montreal Impact will shake off the rust after their World Cup breaks Wednesday at BC Place.


June 20, 2014
KAKA COMING TO MLS?
New Orlando franchise confirms meetings with Brazilian great

Orlando City SC could have their first major signing ahead of joining Major League Soccer in 2015. The club confirmed that it is close to signing former Brazilian international Kaka.


June 11, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United beat Montreal, enter break 1st in the MLS East

MONTREAL--Luis Silva scored his first career hat trick by halftime as D.C. United moved into first place in the Eastern Conference with a 4-2 victory at the Montreal Impact Wednesday evening.


June 10, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Montreal Impact come off a two-week break from league play to take on DC United Wednesday at Stade Saputo, in the last Eastern Conference match before Major League Soccer’s two-week World Cup hiatus.


June 10, 2014
MLS INFORMER
A New York Rivalry Begins

The New York Cosmos will finally get their shot at Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls, this week in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup.


June 10, 2014
OUT AT THE UNION
Hackworth becomes first MLS coach to get the axe this season

CHESTER, Pa. - Philadelphia Union Team Manager John Hackworth has become the first Major League Soccer coach this season to lose his job.


June 8, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls finally win in Foxborough; SuperClasico draw

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—The New York Red Bulls scored on their only two shots on goal, and netminder Luis Robles came up with ten saves to preserve a 2-0 win over the New England Revolution Sunday in front of 23,950 at Gillette Stadium.


June 7, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution have lost only one game in their last eight, and have not lost a regular season game at home to the New York Red Bulls since September 21, 2002 heading into Sunday’s match at Gillette Stadium.


June 7, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders pad lead in MLS West, FC Dallas snaps skid

TORONTO—Jermaine Defoe’s 27th-minute penalty kick was all Toronto FC needed to edge the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 Saturday at BMO Field.


June 6, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Shorthanded KC blanks Houston 2-0

HOUSTON--- Despite playing shorthanded for more than 70 minutes on Friday, Sporting Kansas City claimed a 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.


June 6, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC haven’t beaten the San Jose Earthquakes since 2010, but their odds might be a little better this weekend at BMO Field.


June 5, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Last season’s Eastern Conference finalists have both fallen on hard times heading into Friday’s rematch between Sporting Kansas City and the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.


June 4, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Pair of draws

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Ethan Finley scored in the 88th minute to lift the Columbus Crew into a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake Wednesday at Crew Stadium.


June 3, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Real Salt Lake suffered their first loss of the season last Saturday, and will try to regain their form Wednesday against the Columbus Crew at Crew Stadium.


June 3, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Saborio to miss some time

The New York Red Bulls will face a familiar foe when it plays in the CONCACAF Champions League this fall, either Toronto FC or the Montreal Impact. The MLS v. MLS clash was a result of Wednesday’s draw, which also pitted the two against 17-time Salvadoran champion FAS in Group 3.


June 2, 2014
DAVID VILLA IS COMING TO MLS
Spanish international signs with New York City FC

Spanish international David Villa has agreed to a three-year deal with New york City FC, which will play as an expansion team in Major League Soccer in 2015. He is the first player signed by the team.


June 1, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Donovan scores again

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.—The Chicago Fire and LA Galaxy battled to a 1-1 draw in sweltering heat at Toyota Park on Sunday afternoon.


May 31, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The LA Galaxy’s scoring tandem of Landon Donovan and Robbie Keane are firing on all cylinders heading into Sunday’s match against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.


May 31, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders blank RSL, DC reclaims 2nd place in the East

SEATTLE—Seattle Sounders FC brought high-flying Real Salt Lake crashing to earth with a 4-0 win Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


May 30, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Real Salt Lake, unbeaten in their first 12 games of the season, can set a new MLS record with a result against Seattle Sounders FC Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


May 28, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Adi leads Timbers past Chivas USA

CARSON, Calif.---A pair of second half goals by Fanendo Adi gave the Portland Timbers a 2-0 win over Chivas USA Wednesday at the StubHub Center.


May 27, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The bottom two teams in the MLS West face off Wednesday at the StubHub Center, when Chivas USA hosts the Portland Timbers.


May 27, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting, Red Bulls battle to draw

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Toni Dovale scored his first MLS goal and Bradley Wright-Phillips regained sole possession of first place in the Golden Boot race as Sporting Kansas City and the New York Red Bulls played to a 1-1 draw Tuesday night at Sporting Park.


May 27, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Donovan sets the record; Cup tied in Canada

LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan sent a message to U.S. National team coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Sunday, that maybe he should be going to Brazil. Donovan scored two goal and added an assist as he became MLS's all time leading scorer, and was named the leagues' player of the week by the North American Soccer Reporters


May 26, 2014
MLS TUESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New York Red Bulls take their three-game losing streak on the road for a rare Tuesday night game against Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park.


May 25, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Donovan sets MLS scoring record in Galaxy win

CARSON, Calif.---New MLS goal-scoring king Landon Donovan led the way with a brace and an assist as the LA Galaxy manhandled the Philadelphia Union 4-1 Sunday at the StubHub Center.


May 24, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union kick off a weeklong California road trip Sunday against the LA Galaxy at the StubHub Center.


May 24, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs win fifth straight, Rapids romp

HARRISON, NJ—Maximiliano Urruti scored on both side of halftime to lead the Portland Timbers to only their second win of the season, 2-1 over the New York Red Bulls Saturday at Red Bull Arena.


May 23, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Vancouver Whitecaps FC host Cascadia Cup rivals Seattle Sounders FC Saturday at BC Place.


May 23, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Two rallies for Reds

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Toronto FC rallied twice to pull out a 2-2 tie with Sporting Kansas City Friday night at Sporting Park.


May 22, 2014
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City have lost two straight heading into Friday night’s match against Toronto FC at Sporting Park.


May 21, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Espindola, Rolfe lead DC United to 2-0 win over Houston

WASHINGTON--Chris Rolfe and Fabian Espindola connected twice Wednesday night to lead D.C. United to a 2-0 victory over the short-staffed Houston Dynamo Wednesday night at RFK Stadium.


May 20, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Surprising DC United can take over second place in the MLS East with a win over the Houston Dynamo Wednesday at RFK Stadium.


May 20, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Toronto-Montreal to clash for Canadian final

For the first time in six years, the Amway Canadian Championship finals will be an all-eastern affair. Toronto and Montreal, the only two teams to win the tournament since it was introduced in 2008, will face off May 28 (at Toronto’s BMO Field) and June 4 (at Montreal’s Stade Saputo).


May 18, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Pks key as Fire top Sporting Kansas City

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.—The Chicago Fire got two first half penalty kicks, both converted by Mike Magee, to defeat the skidding Sporting Kansas City 2-1 at Toyota Park Sunday afternoon.


May 17, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs roll; RSL still undefeated

TORONTO -- Jermain Defoe scored the first goal of the match and Luke Moore added one in stoppage time en route a 2-0 Toronto FC victory over the New York Red Bulls at BMO Field Saturday afternoon.


May 17, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Chicago Fire shocked the New York Red Bulls 5-2 last weekend, and on Sunday set their sights on reigning MLS Cup champions Sporting Kansas City at Toyota Park.


May 16, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC have rolled to the final of the Canadian Championship in recent weeks, but have not fared so well in MLS, and will try to snap a three-game losing streak against the New York Red Bulls Saturday at BMO Field.


May 15, 2014
PDL REVIEW
Aztex get title defense underway

AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Aztex got the defense of their PDL Championship off to a winning start as Tony Rocha had a goal and an assist in a 5-0 victory against the Houston Dutch Lions in front of 1,748 fans at House Park.


May 14, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Union stun Sporting KC, 2-1

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—The Philadelphia Union used goals from Danny Cruz and Cristian Maidana, plus a lights-out performance from goalkeeper Zac MacMath, to smash their nine-game winless streak with a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City Wednesday at Sporting Park.


May 13, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Philadelphia Union drag their franchise-record nine-game winless streak to Kansas City for Wednesday’s match against Eastern Conference leaders Sporting KC.


May 13, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Toronto taking Canadian Championship seriously

Four-time champion Toronto appears to be taking the Amway Canadian Championship seriously from the start this season, and it at least paid off this past week.


May 12, 2014
LANDMARK TV DEAL
ESPN, FOX Sports, Univision Deportes sign 8-year TV deal with MLS, U.S. Soccer

NEW YORK - Major League Soccer and U.S. Soccer have signed new television and media rights partnerships with ESPN, FOX Sports and Univision Deportes, reaching eight-year agreements with the networks to televise MLS and U.S. Soccer matches in the United States through the end of 2022.


May 11, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs stun Seattle, Chivas snaps skid

PORTLAND, Ore.—A lackluster game exploded in the final seconds as the Portland Timbers rallied to a 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy Sunday at Providence Park.


May 10, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers needed every goal they could score and every minute of the match to snap their season-opening eight-game winless streak last weekend.


May 10, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting moves to top of East

CHESTER, Pa.—Chris Rolfe’s opportunistic goal in the sixth minute gave DC United their first road win since October 2012, 1-0 over the Philadelphia Union Saturday at PPL Park.


May 9, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sporting Kansas City will try for their second win of the season over the Montreal Impact Saturday at Stade Saputo.


May 7, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders win 5th straight, Dynamo move up

HOUSTON—The Houston Dynamo joined the logjam at the top of the MLS East after defeating the Columbus Crew 1-0 Wednesday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 6, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Houston Dynamo snapped their six-game winless streak with an emphatic 4-1 win over Chivas USA last Saturday, and will look to pick up ground in the MLS East with a result against the slumping Columbus Crew Wednesday night at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 6, 2014
MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league

The Vancouver Whitecaps have played fewer than 3½ seasons, and they already have gone through four designated players. Kenny Miller is the latest casualty, having parted ways with the ‘Caps after the two “mutually agreed to a contract termination.”


May 4, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls, Sporting claim share of first in MLS East

FRISCO, Texas—The New York Red Bulls picked up a man advantage in the tenth minute, and their first road win of the season by defeating FC Dallas 1-0 Sunday at Toyota Stadium.


May 3, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Led by MLS Player of the Week Bradley Wright-Phillips, the New York Red Bulls are firing on all cylinders right now, which is probably bad news for shorthanded FC Dallas heading into Sunday afternoon’s match at Toyota Stadium.


May 3, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Late winners make for a dramatic Saturday

TORONTO--Lee Nguyen made it three-for-three from the penalty spot in 2014, beating Brazil ‘keeper Julio Cesar in the 82nd minute to give the New England Revolution a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Toronto FC – and at least temporary possession of first place in the MLS East -- at BMO Field on Saturday afternoon.


May 2, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution have never won a game at BMO Field, but cruise into Saturday’s match against Toronto FC on a three-game unbeaten streak, while the Reds stumbled after a raft of injuries, losing three of four after knocks to stars Jermaine Defoe and Michael Bradley, former MLS MVP Dwayne De Rosario and attacking midfielder Jonathan Osorio.


April 27, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers still winless, tie Dynamo 1-1

HOUSTON---Will Bruin scored his fourth goal of the season to help the Houston Dynamo to a 1-1 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


April 26, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Portland Timbers are closing in on an ignominious team record, going winless in their first seven matches of the season after last weekend’s 1-0 loss to Real Salt Lake, and will try again to crack the win column Saturday against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.


April 26, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders, DC United win in routs

MONTREAL – Felipe scored in the 14th minute to give the Montreal Impact a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Union at Stade Saputo Saturday.


April 25, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC will try for their third straight win when they host the Colorado Rapids Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field


April 23, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Wright-Phillips leads as Red Bulls romp over Dynamo

HARRISON, N.J. – After missing practice on Tuesday with a fever, New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips torched the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday, scoring three goals in a 4-0 win at Red Bull Arena.


April 22, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New York Red Bulls snapped their season-opening six-game winless streak last week against the Philadelphia Union, but will host the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday without dynamic midfielder Tim Cahill, who reaggravated his still-healing hamstring in a short stint off the bench against the Union, and might also be missing forward Bradley Wright-Phillips due to illness


April 19, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Dempsey stays hot for Sounders; Sporting romps past Montreal

CHESTER, Pa. – Playing their third game in eight days, the Philadelphia Union (1-2-5) earned a 0-0 draw against Eastern Conference opponent Houston Dynamo Saturday afternoon at PPL Park behind a shutout from goalkeeper Zac MacMath.


April 18, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union close out a grueling three-games-in-eight-days run at home on Saturday against the Houston Dynamo. Philadelphia stretched their winless run to five games with Wednesday night’s 2-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls.


April 16, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls crack the win column

HARRISON, NJ—Eric Alexander set up two goals as the New York Red Bulls posted their first win of the season, 2-1 over the Philadelphia Union Wednesday night at Red Bull Arena.


April 16, 2014
MLS WELCOMES ATLANTA
Team to begin play in 2017

ATLANTA – Major League Soccer continues to expand its footprint in the Southeast with the addition of a franchise in Atlanta that will begin play in 2017 and will be owned by Arthur Blank, owner of the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons, and will play at the new world-class stadium soon to be built in
downtown Atlanta.


April 15, 2014
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Both the New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union are on quick turnaround from rough Saturday outings that did little to improve their positions in the MLS East.


April 13, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Wondo lifts Quakes into draw with Columbus

SANTA CLARA, CALIF.—Chris Wondolowski scored his third goal of the season as the San Jose Earthquakes rallied to a 1-1 draw with the Columbus Crew Sunday at Buck Shaw Stadium.


April 12, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Dempsey, Sounders end Dallas streak; unlikely heroes for Revs, DC

CHESTER, PA.—Maurice Edu’s 90th-minute goal lifted the Philadelphia Union into a 2-2 draw with Real Salt Lake Saturday at PPL Park.


April 12, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Columbus Crew will try to get back on the winning track Sunday against the well-rested San Jose Earthquakes, who had last weekend off.


April 12, 2014
UNDERGOING TREATMENT
MLS Commissioner Don Garber has prostate cancer

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber has been diagnosed with prostate cancer, the league announced on Saturday.


April 11, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both the Philadelphia Union and Real Salt Lake already have a healthy share of draws this season – three apiece – and have never played to anything else at PPL Park, where they meet for the fourth time ever on Saturday afternoon.


April 6, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy dominate in SuperClasico

CARSON, Calif.—Robbie Keane and Stefan Ishikazi each had a goal and an assist, and Landon Donovan added two assists as the LA Galaxy shut out Chivas USA 3-0 in Sunday’s SuperClasico at the StubHub Center.


April 5, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The LA Galaxy and Chivas USA kick off the 2014 SuperClasico Sunday at the StubHub Center.


April 5, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Wild Saturday from coast to coast

PORTLAND, Ore. - Clint Dempsey scored twice in the final five minutes to complete his first career MLS hat trick as Seattle Sounders FC (2-2-1, 7 points) tied the Portland Timbers (0-2-3, 3 points) 4-4 Saturday afternoon at Providence Park.


April 4, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC return to Portland for the first time since the Timbers knocked them out of last season’s Western Conference semifinals 5-3, including a 3-2 second leg win at then-Jeld-Wen Field (now Providence Park).


March 31, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls pull out last-minute draw with Chivas USA

HARRISON, NJ—Peguy Luyindula’s last-minute header lifted the New York Red Bulls into a 1-1 draw with Chivas USA Sunday at rain-drenched Red Bull Arena.


March 29, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Chivas USA brings one of the hottest goalscorers in MLS, young Mexican forward Erick Torres, to Red Bull Arena for Sunday’s match against the New York Red Bulls.


March 29, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew extend streak, Hoops still undefeated

WASHINGTON, DC---A late equalizer by Quincy Amarikwa gave the Chicago Fire their third straight draw, 2-2 with DC United Saturday at rain-soaked R.F.K. Stadium


March 28, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United will try to break their season-opening string of two shutout losses against the winless Chicago Fire Saturday afternoon at RFK Stadium.


March 23 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Delayed a day, Sounders blank Montreal

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.—The Chicago Fire and New York Red Bulls exchanged first-half goals on their way to a 1-1 draw on a frigid Sunday afternoon at Toyota Park.


March 22, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both the New York Red Bulls and Chicago Fire will be shorthanded when they meet Sunday at Toyota Park. Red Bulls defender Armando will be serving a one-game suspension after a red-card foul on DeShorn Brown during last weekend’s 1-1 draw with the Colorado Rapids.


March 22, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds win again; late run lifts Hoops

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—The New England Revolution got off 17 shots against Vancouver Whitecaps FC, but settled for a scoreless draw Saturday in front of 13,103 at Gillette Stadium.


March 21, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Home field advantage played a large role in getting the New England Revolution to the MLS Cup playoffs last season. And after their winless, scoreless start to this season, they’ll need all the boost Gillette Stadium can give them when they host Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday.


March 20, 2014
BACK TO WORK
MLS reaches deal with referees

Major League Soccer's regular officials will be back at work this weekend, after the league used replacement refs for the first two weeks of its 2014 season.


March 16, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Two ties

PORTLAND, Ore. – History repeated at Providence Park on Sunday. For the second straight week, the Chicago Fire surrendered a late goal, and Gaston Fernández came through to lift the Portland Timbers into a 1-1 draw.


March 15, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both the Chicago Fire and Portland Timbers turned in gutsy performances in their season openers last weekend, but only the Timbers came away with a point, and both will be looking to make a statement Sunday afternoon at Providence Park.


March 15, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Defoe leads Reds past Sounders; Rapids, Quakes, Hoops rally to ties

CHESTER, Pa.---Sebastien Le Toux scored the only goal to give the Philadelphia Union a 1-0 win over the New England Revolution Saturday in front of a sellout crowd of 18,651 at PPL Park.


March 14, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New Colorado Rapids head coach Pablo Mastroeni makes his debut Saturday at Red Bull Arena against a New York Red Bulls side still smarting from last weekend’s 4-1 loss to Vancouver Whitecaps FC.


March 9, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Chivas wins on late goal, 3-2, over Fire

CARSON, Calif.--- Bobby Burling scored the game winner in the 88th minute, to give Chivas USA a 3-2 win over the Chicago Fire at the StubHub Center Sunday.


March 8, 2014
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Chicago Fire got all the offense they could want from MLS MVP Mike Magee last season, but got too little production from the rest of their attack, and too often surrendered more goals than they scored.


March 8, 2014
MLS ROUNDUP
Champs KC and NY fall in openers

SEATTLE, Wash. - Chad Barrett scored the game winner in second-half stoppage time as Seattle Sounders FC beat defending MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City, 1-0, in the MLS regular season opener Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field. Seattle's attendance of 39,240 marked the largest opening day crowd in club history.


March 7, 2014
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC bring a seven-game unbeaten streak against defending MLS Cup champions Sporting Kansas City into Saturday’s season opener at CenturyLink Field.


March 7. 2014
MLS TO OPEN WITH REPLACEMENT REFS
Lockout in place for opening weekend

NEW YORK – Following a rejection by referees of a no strike/no lockout agreement, the Professional Referee Organization (PRO) announced that it will commence a lockout of its match officials, effective at 11:00 am ET on Friday, March 7, until a new collective bargaining agreement is reached between PRO and the Professional Soccer Referees Associations (PSRA). PRO will use replacement officials for the Major League Soccer matches that will be played this weekend.


March 6, 2014
SEASON PREVIEW
Part II – MLS West

In Major League Soccer’s Western Conference, some teams aren’t changing that much (Portland, Real Salt Lake), some are changing a good bit (Seattle, San Jose) , and one team is in the beginning of personality transplant (Chivas USA).
But ready or not, the season starts for nearly everybody this weekend.


March 5, 2014
SEASON PREVIEW
Part I – MLS East

Not that long ago, Major League Soccer’s western half was clearly the stronger of the two conferences. But with the New York Red Bulls winning the Supporters’ Shield, Sporting KC finishing only a point behind and winning MLS Cup plus perennial stalwarts the Houston Dynamo, joined by upgraded Philadelphia and Toronto and now resurgent New England, the Eastern Conference can stake its claim.


March 4, 2014
PLANS IN PLACE
Garber says MLS prepared for possible referee work stoppage

MLS Commissioner Don Garber said Tuesday that the league has options should referees stage a strike or be locked out prior to Saturday’s season-opening games.


March 3, 2014
HOMEGROWN GAME
MLS youngsters to be featured as part of sponsor deal

Major League Soccer's homegrown players will be featured in a game during All-Star week as part of a new Major League Soccer sponsorship deal with Chipotle Mexican Grill. This year's MLS All Star game will be held in Portland, Ore. On August 6.


February 20, 2014
RE-BOOT
MLS hopes to correct mistakes with purchase of Chivas USA

While Major League Soccer continues to push expansion, with two new teams joining the league in 2015, it is also correcting its first expansion mistake, purchasing Chivas USA from Jorge Vergara and his wife Angelica Fuentes.


February 5, 2014
EXERCISING HIS OPTION
Beckham selects Miami, still needs stadium deal

MIAMI--David Beckham has officially exercised his option in obtaining an MLS franchise for the city of Miami, it was announced Wednesday at a news conference at the Perez Art Museum in downtown Miami.


January 21, 2014
MLS SUPERDRAFT
Third and Fourth Round results

NEW YORK, NY—Thirty-eight players were selected in the third and fourth round of the MLS SuperDraft, held Tuesday via conference call.


January 16, 2014
MLS 2014 SUPER DRAFT
All the picks

Complete first and second round MLS SuperDraft selections from the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.


January 16, 2014
MLS 2014 SUPER DRAFT
First Round

Complete first round MLS SuperDraft selections from the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.


January 13, 2014
IT'S OFFICIAL
Michael Bradley makes move to Toronto FC

TORONTO---It's been a poorly kept secret, but it’s finally official. Toronto FC announced Monday that it has reached a transfer agreement with Italian Serie A club AS Roma and has signed American international midfielder Michael Bradley as a Designated Player.


January 10, 2013
BACK IN TEXAS
FC Dallas names Oscar Pareja head coach

FRISCO, Texas –Oscar Pareja is returning to Texas as head coach of FC Dallas, replacing Schellas Hyndman who stepped down at the end of the 2013 season.


January 10, 2014
DESIGNATING DEFOE
Toronto signs English international as DP

TORONTO---Toronto FC has reached a transfer agreement with English Premier League club, Tottenham Hotspur F.C. and has signed English international forward Jermain Defoe as a Designated Player. Defoe will remain at Tottenham until February 28 before joining Toronto FC ahead of the start of the 2014 season.


January 9, 2013
TAKING OVER THE GOATS
Wilmer Cabrera to coach Chivas USA

CARSON, Calif.– Chivas USA has a new coach---again. For the third time in a year, the Goats have announced a new man at the helm, naming Wilmer Cabrera to lead the club heading into Major League Soccer’s 2014 season. The Colombian national joins Chivas USA after serving as the Colorado Rapids’ assistant coach under former Colombian National Team teammate Oscar Pareja.


December 18, 2013
MOVING UP
Jeff Cassar gets Real Salt Lake coaching job

SANDY, Utah – Real Salt Lake has named Jeff Cassar as the team’s head coach, taking over for Jason Kreis who accepted the position as coach of New York City FC last week.



December 18, 2013
MLS RE-ENTRY DRAFT
Revolution passes, doesn’t make a pick

NEW YORK---Five teams selected eight players in Stage Two of the 2013 MLS Re-Entry Process. The New England Revolution were among the 14 teams that passed and did not select anyone.


December 18, 2013
MAKING AN IMPACT
Ex-Fire coach Frank Klopas lands in Montreal

MONTREAL - Former Chicago Fire head coach Frank Klopas has been named head coach of the Montreal Impact. Klopas, who parted ways with the Fire at the end of the 2013 season after the team missed the playoffs, replaces Marco Schällibaum.


December 16, 2013
A NEW CHALLENGE
Former MLS player Carl Robinson named Whitecaps coach

VANCOUVER -- Former Toronto FC and New York Red Bulls midfielder Carl Robinson became the latest player to move into the league's coaching ranks when he was named coach of the Vancouver Whitecaps Monday.


December 12, 2013
BRINGING BAYERN
Bundesliga team to face MLS stars in Portland

PORTLAND, Ore. – For the first time, Major League Soccer's All-Stars will face a team from the Bundesliga. FC Bayern Munich, the reigning champions of Europe and the German Bundesliga, will face the MLS All-Stars in the 2014 MLS All-Star Game at JELD-WEN Field, the home of the Portland Timbers on August 6, 2014 (9:30 p.m. ET).


December 10, 2013
KREIS IN THE CITY
Former RSL head coach joins NYCFC

NEW YORK---New York City FC has named Jason Kreis as the team's first head coach. The long rumored appointment comes just days after Kreis guided Real Salt Lake into the MLS Cup, falling in penalty kicks to Sporting Kansas City.


December 10, 2013
HANGING UP HIS BOOTS
Ex-U.S. international Mastroeni retires

CARSON, Calif. – LA Galaxy midfielder Pablo Mastroeni has decided to retire from the game. Mastroeni’s decision brings an end to a 16-year MLS career that saw him captain the Colorado Rapids to their first MLS Cup championship in 2010.


December 9, 2013
MLS RE-ENTRY
List of eligible players released

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer announced the list of players eligible for participation in the 2013 MLS Re-Entry Process.


December 7, 2013
FACT AND FIGURES
Some interesting tidbits from MLS Cup

* Sporting Kansas City won its second MLS Cup, the club’s first since 2000. It was its third appearance in the MLS championship game.


December 7, 2013
TWICE IN A LIFETIME
For the first time in 13 years, Sporting KC rules the MLS roost

KANSAS CITY, Kansas -- A huge banner behind one of the goals at Sporting Park has a message for visiting sides:

Welcome to the Blue Hell

On a cold Saturday afternoon, the stadium was more like blue heaven for Sporting Kansas City and definitely hell for Real Salt Lake.


December 7, 2013
A HOT FINISH ON A COLD DAY
Sporting KC wins MLS Cup, besting RSL in penalties

KANSAS CITY, Kansas -- A huge banner behind one of the goals at Sporting Park has a message for visiting sides:

Welcome to the Blue Hell

On Saturday, the stadium was more like blue heaven for Sporting Kansas City and definitely hell for Real Salt Lake.


December 6, 2013
BATTLING THE ELEMENTS
KC, RSL face a cold time in a hot encounter

KANSAS CITY, Kansas -- Regardless what transpires and who wins Saturday, one thing is certain: MLS Cup will be one of the coldest domestic championship games, if not the coldest, in North American soccer history.


December 5, 2013
MVP
Fire’s Magee takes league’s top honor

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Chicago Fire forward Mike Magee is the 2013 MLS Most Valuable Player, beating out LA Galaxy captain Robbie Keane, Montreal Impact striker Marco DiVaio and New York Red Bulls midfielder Tim Cahill in a vote of media, MLS players and MLS club management.


December 4, 2013
MLS AWARDS
Portland’s Ricketts, Valeri earn league honors

NEW YORK—Portland Timbers goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts and midfielder Diego Valeri were both honored by MLS on Wednesday, Ricketts with the league’s Goalkeeper of the Year award and Valeri with the nod as Newcomer of the Year.


December 3, 2013
EXPANSION ALMOST SET
Miami, Atlanta appear next in line, 1 more spot open

If deals can be finalized, Miami and Atlanta will be the next two Major League Soccer expansion teams, Commissioner Don Garber said on his annual state of the league address on Tuesday.


December 2, 2013
MLS AWARDS
Porter takes Coach of the Year, Revs’ Alston is Comeback Player of the Year

NEW YORK—Portland Timbers first-year coach Caleb Porter was named MLS Coach of the Year after leading the third-year franchise to the Western Conference regular-season championship and to the postseason conference finals.


November 26, 2013
MLS AWARDS
New England’s Goncalves, Reis honored; Grajeda is top referee

NEW YORK—A pair of New England Revolution stalwarts were honored by MLS on Tuesday. Defender and New England captain Jose Goncalves was named the league’s defender of the year, and veteran goalkeeper Matt Reis was recognized as Humanitarian of the Year.


November 25, 2013
MLS AWARDS
Rapids’ Powers is Rookie of the Year

NEW YORK, NY—Colorado midfielder Dillon Powers has been named the MLS Rookie of the Year.


November 24, 2013
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
RSL books passage to MLS Cup final

PORTLAND, Ore.—Robbie Findley’s 29th-minute goal was the icing on the cake as Real Salt Lake defeated the Portland Timbers 1-0 Sunday at Jeld-Wen Field to take the Western Conference championship and advance to the MLS Cup final by a 5-2 aggregate margin.


November 23, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Real Salt Lake brought the high-flying Portland Timbers back to earth in a big way in the first leg of the MLS West finals, reeling off four unanswered goals on their way to a 4-2 win at Rio Tinto Stadium that extended their overall unbeaten streak over the Timbers to nine games


November 23, 2013
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Sporting KC wins the East, will host MLS Cup

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Rookie Dom Dwyer’s 63rd-minute goal lifted Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 win over the Houston Dynamo in Saturday night’s winner-take-all Eastern Conference championship second leg in front of an SRO crowd of 22,107 at Sporting Park.


November 22, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Houston Dynamo have knocked Sporting Kansas City out of the MLS Cup playoffs three times, including in each of the past two seasons, but it’s anybody’s game when the two teams meet for the winner-take-all second leg of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday at Sporting Park.


November 19, 2013
SECOND CITY
MLS awards 21st team to Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla.---Major League Soccer has awarded its 21st franchise to Orlando City SC. The team will begin play in 2015, the same time New York City FC is scheduled to enter the league


November 10, 2013
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
RSL take command in Western Conference championship

SANDY, Utah—Real Salt Lake will take a healthy 4-2 lead into the second leg of the MLS Western Conference championship after manhandling the top-seeded Portland Timbers Sunday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


November 9, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Everything’s going right for the Portland Timbers heading into Sunday’s Western Conference championship opener against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium.


November 9, 2013
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Scoreless draw in Houston

HOUSTON—The Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City, both obviously feeling the effects of extratime semifinal wins at midweek, battled to a scoreless draw in the first match of the MLS Eastern Conference championship, Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


November 8, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Both Sporting Kansas City and the Houston Dynamo needed 120 minutes to book their passage to the Eastern Conference Finals that begin Saturday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


November 7, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
It’s RSL vs Timbers for the MLS West crown

SANDY, Utah—Real Salt Lake got unanswered goals from Sebastian Velasquez and Chris Schuler to end the LA Galaxy’s quest for a third straight MLS Cup with a 2-0 extratime win in Thursday’s second-leg semifinal at Rio Tinto Stadium.


November 6, 2013
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The LA Galaxy are a force to be reckoned with in the conference semifinals, winning their last six, and they are closing in on a seventh, taking a one-goal aggregate lead into Thursday’s second leg against Real Salt Lake at Rio Tinto Stadium.


November 6, 2013
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Extra special wins for Houston, Kansas City

HARRISON, NJ—For the second straight game, Omar Cummings came through with a difference-making late goal for the Houston Dynamo against the New York Red Bulls. Wednesday, in the 14th minute of the first extra time period, he knocked home the 2-1 game-winner that sent the Orange Crush through to their third straight Eastern Conference final series.


November 5, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls made their own path to the Eastern Conference finals harder last Saturday by squandering a 2-0 lead and settling for a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium, losing backline mainstay Jamison Olave to a red card in the process.


November 3, 2013
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Tie for Red Bulls and Houston; Galaxy get a leg up in the West

HOUSTON—The Houston Dynamo rallied from two goals down to tie the New York Red Bulls 2-2 in the first leg of their MLS East semifinal set Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


November 2, 2013
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
New England, Portland win semifinal openers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.—The New England Revolution snapped a two-year scoring drought against Sporting Kansas City at the best possible time, getting goals from Andy Dorman and Kelyn Rowe on their way to a 2-1 win in Saturday’s first-leg Eastern Conference semifinal at Gillette Stadium.


November 1, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution have not been to the postseason in four years. They have not scored against Sporting Kansas City in more than two, but will have another crack at them in Saturday’s Eastern Conference semifinal at Gillette Stadium.


October 31, 2013
MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Houston ousts Montreal

HOUSTON—Will Bruin scored twice to lead the fourth-seeded Houston Dynamo to a 3-0 victory over the Montreal Impact in Thursday night’s Eastern Conference play-in game at BBVA Compass Stadium.


October 30, 2013
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

A late-season collapse sent the Montreal Impact spiraling down the MLS East standings to the point that they needed to back into the playoffs when the Chicago Fire lost to New York on Sunday. Although the playoffs wipe everyone’s slate clean, the Canadians’ prospects don’t look good against the Houston Dynamo Thursday night at BBVA Compass Stadium.


October 30, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders advance to semis

SEATTLE—Seattle Sounders FC will face the first-place Portland Timbers in the Western Conference semifinals on Saturday, but will do so without goalkeeper Michael Gspurning, who was sent off in the 85th minute of Wednesday’s 2-0 play-in win over the Colorado Rapids at CenturyLink Field.


October 30, 2013
MLS PLAYOFFS
Full schedule set

NEW YORK—Major League Soccer has released the complete schedule for the 2013 playoffs.


October 29, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Colorado Rapids and Seattle Sounders FC split their regular season series 1-1-1, and put their seasons on the line in Wednesday’s win-or-go-home play-in match for a spot in the MLS West semifinals.


October 29, 2013
LAYING THE GROUNDWORK
Orlando City SC prepared for a quick start after MLS entry is finalized

Now that its stadium funding plan is in place, Orlando City SC hopes to have a final agreement to join Major League Soccer for the 2015 season within the next couple of weeks, certainly by the time MLS Cup rolls around on December 7.


October 27, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls win Supporters’ Shield, playoff field finally set

WASHINGTON, DC-Oscar Boniek Garcia converted a penalty kick and Giles Barnes netted the game-winner as the Houston Dynamo snatched a spot in the MLS playoffs with a 2-1 win over DC United Sunday at RFK Stadium.


October 26, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both the Houston Dynamo and DC United have much to gain from Sunday’s regular-season finale at RFK Stadium. The Dynamo could book passage to the postseason with a win. United’s playoff hopes died long ago, but they could snap an 11-game winless streak and avoid setting a record for fewest wins in a season by playing the spoiler.


October 26, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting takes Supporters’ Shield lead; Timbers roar into playoffs by routing Chivas USA

CHESTER, PA—Lawrence Olum had a goal and an assist to lead Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union and to the top of the MLS East standings in both teams’ regular season finales Saturday at PPL Park.


October 25, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union’s last shot at the MLS Cup playoffs hinges on a win over Sporting Kansas City Saturday at PPL Park.


October 23, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL lead race for the Supporters’ Shield

SANDY, Utah-Alvaro Saborio converted a penalty kick and Joao Plata struck three minutes later early in the second half to send Real Salt Lake(16-10-8) to a 2-1 victory over Chivas USA (6-19-8) and into the lead for the MLS Supporters’ Shield Wednesday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


October 23, 2013
ORLANDO IS A GO
Stadium funding approved, MLS expansion is next

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando's entry into Major League Soccer is virtually assured. Orange County Board of Commissioners voted to provide $20 million in funding toward the soccer stadium which would be built a block west of the Amway Center in downtown Orlando.


October 22, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Real Salt Lake already have nailed down a playoff berth, but could put themselves in position to snatch the Supporters’ Shield with a win over Chivas USA on Wednesday.


October 20, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls rout Dynamo

HOUSTON—Tim Cahill scored the fasted goal in MLS history, starting the New York Red Bulls on their way to a 3-0 romp over the Houston Dynamo Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium.


October 19, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls have owned the Houston Dynamo this season, winning both previous encounters by a 6-1 cumulative margin. But, heading into Sunday’s match at BBVA Compass Stadium, the Red Bulls are assured of a spot in the postseason, while the Dynamo know they need a win to keep their playoff hopes alive.


October 19, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers, RSL in, Crew and Caps out of postseason chase

MONTREAL--- The Montreal Impact snapped a six-game winless streak and vastly improved their prospects of making the Eastern Conference playoffs with Saturday’s 2-1 comeback win over the Philadelphia Union at Stade Saputo.


October 18, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

One of the biggest matches in the tightly-packed MLS East is Saturday’s showdown between the skidding Montreal Impact and inconsistent Philadelphia Union at Stade Saputo.


October 18, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting KC takes top spot

KANSAS CITY, Kan.-- Dom Dwyer seized upon Perry Kitchen’s early ill-advised backpass to score the only goal in Sporting Kansas City’s 1-0 victory over D.C. United Friday night at Sporting Park.


October 17, 2013
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

It’s all about the seeding when Sporting Kansas City hosts DC United Friday at Sporting Park.


October 16, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy edge Impact

CARSON, Calif.---With both teams playing with cobbled together lineups, the Los Angeles Galaxy defeated the Montreal Impact 1-0 Wednesday night at the StubHub Center.


October 15, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Landon Donovan is within a goal of becoming the all-time-leading scorer in MLS history, but injury concerns leave him questionable for Wednesday’s home match against the increasingly desperate Montreal Impact at the StubHub Center.


October 13, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers top MLS West

PORTLAND, Ore.—Khalif Alhassan scored seconds before halftime as the Portland Timbers vaulted into first place in the MLS West with a 1-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC Sunday at Jeld-Wen Field.


October 12, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Seattle Sounders FC have been outscored 9-2 over their last two games, and if they can’t put the brakes on that free-fall Sunday against Portland, the Timbers will replace them as the #2 team in the MLS West.


October 12, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Chicago moves into playoff picture, Dallas eliminated

MONTREAL – Jose Goncalves scored the only goal to give the New England Revolution a 1-0 win over the Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo Saturday.


October 11, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Montreal Impact are winless in four games and have fallen to fourth place in the MLS East heading into Saturday afternoon’s critical match with the New England Revolution at Stade Saputo


October 9, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes, ‘Caps make up ground

HOUSTON--Nothing much changed in the MLS East on Wednesday, as second-place Sporting Kansas City and #3 the Houston Dynamo played to a scoreless tie at BBVA Compass Stadium.


October 8, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

An Eastern Conference playoff berth might well be on the line when Sporting Kansas City visit the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night. Sporting can clinch a spot with a win,


October 6, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy romp, Camilo lifts ‘Caps into draw

CARSON, Calif—The LA Galaxy recovered their scoring touch in a big way on Sunday, manhandling Chivas USA 5-0 in the final SuperClasico of the 2013 season at the StubHub Center.


October 5, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The LA Galaxy – without suspended head coach Bruce Arena – host the season’s final SuperClasico against Chivas USA Sunday at the StubHub Center.


October 5, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls clinch; Rapids stun Sounders

HARRISON, NJ—Tim Cahill’s last-second header lifted the New York Red Bulls into a wild 2-2 draw with the shorthanded New England Revolution Saturday in front of a sellout crowd at Red Bull Arena, making the Red Bulls (15-9-8, 53 pts) the first team to qualify for the MLS postseason


October 4, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls can nail down a spot in the MLS Cup playoffs with a win or tie against the New England Revolution Saturday in front of a sellout crowd at Red Bull Arena.


October 4, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Win over DC lifts Fire into 5th place in the East

WASHINGTON, DC-- Jeff Larentowicz and Bakary Soumare scored during a two-minute span and goalkeeper Sean Johnson made eight saves as the Chicago Fire beat DC United 3-0 at RFK Stadium on Friday night.


October 3, 2013
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United might have won the US Open Cup on Tuesday night, but on Friday they get back to trying to salvage enough of a woebegone MLS season to avoid finishing with the fewest wins in league history (4).


September 29, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders-Red Bulls draw in top of table clash

PORTLAND, Ore.--- Maximiliano Urruti scored his first goal with the Timbers, giving Portland a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy Sunday at Jeld-Wen Field.


September 28, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The LA Galaxy will try to snap a three-game winless streak against the Portland Timbers Sunday at what is expected to be a rain-soaked Jeld-Wen Field.


September 28, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL regain West lead

TORONTO—DC United coach Ben Olsen took a reserve-laden lineup into Saturday match with Toronto FC at BMO Field, and the Reds took full advantage, scoring three second-half goals on their way to a 4-1 rout and their fifth win of the season.


September 27, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United will take a young and inexperienced squad north of the border for Saturday’s match against Toronto FC at BMO Field.


September 27, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Union stop skid with win over Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--- Conor Casey’s 38th minute goal was all the Philadelphia Union needed to defeat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 at Sporting Park Friday night.


September 26, 2013
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Philadelphia Union will try to snap a team-record 310-minute scoring drought and five-game winless streak against Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park on Friday.


September 22, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls gifted first place in East and Golden Boot race

HARRISON, NJ—Erick’s own goal in the 76th minute gave the New York Red Bulls not only a 1-0 win over FC Dallas Sunday afternoon at Red Bull Arena, but also first place in the MLS East and the lead in the race for the MLS Supporters’ Shield.


September 21, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New York Red Bulls started the weekend alone on top of the MLS East, but now share the leasd with Sporting Kansas City as they get set to host FC Dallas Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


September 21, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Big wins for ‘Caps, Quakes, Revs

MONTREAL—Camilo Sanvezzo came off the bench to score two goals in two minutes and lift Vancouver Whitecaps FC to a 3-0 win over the Montreal Impact Saturday at Stade Saputo.


September 20, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Montreal Impact will attempt to reclaim a share of first place in the MLS East when they host Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday at Stade Saputo.


September 20, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers end Rapids’ streak

PORTLAND, Ore.—Diego Valeri’s eighth-minute goal was all the Portland Timbers needed to edge the Colorado Rapids 1-0 Friday night at Jeld-Wen Field and vault into third place in the MLS West with 46 points (11-5-13).


September 14, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls take over first in East

MONTREAL – The Columbus Crew pushed its way back into the playoff hunt on Saturday afternoon with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over the Eastern Conference-leading Montreal Impact in front of 20, 210 at Stade Saputo on Saturday.


September 13, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Montreal Impact forward Marco DiVaio has roared to the top of the MLS scoring table with five goals in his last four games, most recently a rare pair of road strikes in a 4-2 win over New England. Saturday, he returns to the comfortable confines of Stade Saputo as the Impact host the travel-challenged Columbus Crew.


September 13, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders take over top spot in West

SEATTLE—Obafemi Martins led the way with a goal and an assist as Seattle Sounders FC took over first place in the MLS West – and the lead for the MLS Supporters’ Shield—with a 2-0 win over Real Salt Lake Friday at CenturyLink Field.


September 12, 2013
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The top two teams in the MLS West clash Friday when Seattle Sounders FC host Real Salt Lake


September 11, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds play Fire to 1-1 draw

TORONTO—Dilly Duka and Robert Earnshaw scored within three minutes of each other as the Chicago Fire and Toronto FC battled to a 1-1 draw Wednesday at BMO Field.


September 10, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Chicago Fire will try to snap a two-game road losing streak against Toronto FC at BMO Field on Wednesday. If history is any indication, their chances are good.


September 8, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls, Montreal keep pace in the East; torrid Torres lifts Chivas USA

HOUSTON—The New York Red Bulls pulled even with Eastern Conference leaders Sporting Kansas City with Sunday’s 4-1 win over the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.


September 7, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls will look for the second win of the season over the Houston Dynamo Sunday at BBVA Compass Stadium, but will have to do it without offensive catalyst Tim Cahill, sidelined for an expected six weeks with a torn ankle ligament.


September 7, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting back on top in the East; Sounders take over second in the West

KANSAS CITY, Kan.—Claudio Bieler led the way with a goal and an assist as Sporting Kansas City reclaimed the top spot in the MLS East with a 3-0 drubbing of the Columbus Crew Saturday night at Sporting Park.


September 6, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

FC Dallas will be without scoring leader Blas Perez when they host Vancouver Whitecaps FC on Saturday. The Panamanian’s tenth goal of the season started FCD’s comeback from two goals down in their last match, a 2-2 draw with San Jose on August 24, but he is with his national team for the current round of World Cup qualifying.


September 4, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew “find their bliss,” defeat Houston 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Ryan Finley and Justin Meram each had a goal and an assist as the Columbus Crew gave interim head coach Brian Bliss his first win, 2-0 over the Houston Dynamo Wednesday at Crew Stadium


September 3, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Columbus Crew begin a new era Wednesday when they host the Houston Dynamo at Crew Stadium. On Monday, the Crew fired head coach Robert Warzycha, ending his 18-year association with the club as a player and coach.


September 1, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo move up in East; Whitecaps rally to draw

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.—Adam Moffat beat goalkeeper Sean Johnson in the 90th minute to lift the Houston Dynamo into a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.


August 31, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Houston Dynamo and Chicago Fire close out their season series Sunday at Toyota Park.


August 31, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Shakeup in the East; Rapids streak ends

CHESTER, Pa.—The Philadelphia Union turned in a stalwart and composed defensive performance to hold Eastern Conference leaders the Montreal Impact to a scoreless draw Saturday at PPL Park.


August 30, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Columbus Crew were manhandled 4-0 by Real Salt Lake last weekend, and lost scoring leader Federico Higuain (9g, 6a) for the next two games after he collected his second yellow card of the match in stoppage time.


August 30, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL pads lead in West with win over Timbers

SANDY, Utah—Real Salt Lake padded their lead at the top of the MLS West with Friday’s 4-2 win over the Portland Timbers at Rio Tinto Stadium.


August 29, 2013
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After taking maximum points from conference rivals Chicago and Philadelphia on a two-game homestand, the New England Revolution head north for a conference rematch with Toronto FC under Friday night lights at BMO Field.


August 25, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Chivas pulls off an upset of Red Bulls

CARSON, Calif.-- Erick “Cubo” Torres scored two goals as Chivas USA upset the New York Red Bulls 3-2 at the Stub Hub Center Sunday.


August 24, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

However woeful their seasons might otherwise be – and this year’s is one of the worst in memory – Chivas USA have always been at their best against the New York Red Bulls, who visit the StubHub Center on Sunday afternoon.


August 24, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact roar into first, RSL solidify lead

WASHINGTON, DC--Bobby Convey scored in the 60th minute to cancel out Dwayne De Rosario’s sensational 10th-minute strike as D.C. United settled for a 1-1 draw with Toronto FC Saturday night at RFK Stadium.


August 23, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC will try for their second win of the season at RFK Stadium when they take on DC United on Saturday night. With help from a United own goal, the Reds edged DCU 2-1 on June 15, one of only two Toronto road wins so far this season.


August 23, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire edge Sporting KC

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.—First place in the MLS East is up for grabs after the Chicago Fire nipped conference leaders Sporting Kansas City 1-0 Friday night at Toyota Park.


August 22, 2013
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Eastern Conference rivals Sporting Kansas City and the Chicago Fire meet for the third and final time this season Friday night at Toyota Park.


August 21, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL comes back to tie Timbers

PORTLAND, Ore.---Second half sub Cole Grossman lifted man-down Real Salt Lake to a 3-3 tie against the Portland Timbers with a stoppage time goal at in front of 20,674 at Jeld Wen Field Wednesday night.


August 20, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

FC Dallas is in an 11-game winless rut that has dropped them from first in the MLS West to eighth place, just above perennial cellar-dwellers – and Wednesday night’s opponent – Chivas USA.


August 18, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Wondo wins it for Quakes

SANTA CLARA, Calif.---Chris Wondolowski headed in the game winner in the 55th minute, giving the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City at Buck Shaw Stadium Sunday night.


August 17, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City reclaimed first place in the MLS East with last Saturday’s 3-0 win over the New England Revolution, but the New York Red Bulls 0-0 tie with Philadelphia on Saturday left them tied for the top spot, with the Union just a point behind.


August 17, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo snap Sounders streak

MONTREAL---Marco Di Vaio scored twice after going scoreless in his previous six matches to help the Montreal Impact to a 2-1 victory over D.C. United on a wild Saturday night at Stade Saputo.


August 16, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The skidding Montreal Impact are hoping for a reversal of fortune on Saturday, when they host league doormats DC United at Stade Saputo


August 12, 2013
WHERE WILL THE PLAYERS COME FROM?
Proposed MLS expansion raises question from director of player programs Mondelo

It's a question of numbers. Major League Soccer has some 2020 vision as it wants to add four more expansion teams in seven years. There are plenty of candidates, but the big question is whether there are enough players -- Americans -- to stock these new sides.


August 11, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Donovan hat trick leads Galaxy in 3-3 draw with FCD

FRISCO, Texas – Landon Donovan scored three goals for his fourth career MLS hat trick, but Blas Perez’s second goal of the night in the 86th minute lifted FC Dallas into a 3-3 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy Sunday in a crucial Western Conference matchup with playoff implications at FC Dallas Stadium.


August 10, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Shakeup in the East

SEATTLE—Doneil Henry’s own goal was the difference-maker as Seattle Sounders FC edged Toronto FC 2-1 Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field.


August 10, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

For the first time in more than a month, the LA Galaxy are expected to have both Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan in their lineup for an MLS match, Sunday against FC Dallas at FC Dallas Stadium.


August 9, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Clint Dempsey is expected to make his Seattle Sounders FC debut Saturday on the road against Toronto FC. Dempsey returns to the MLS fold after an absence of seven years, far from the record layoff of teammate Marcus Hahnemann, who stepped into the Sounders goal last week for the injured Michael Gspurning for his first MLS minutes since June 26, 1999


August 4, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Laba lifts Reds over Revs

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.-Toronto FC made an unassisted Matias Laba goal in the second minute hold up for a 1-0 win Sunday at Gillette Stadium, giving the Reds (4-10-8, 20 points) their second straight victory and ending the New England Revolution’s modest two-game winning streak.


August 3, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New England Revolution return to Gillette Stadium after back-to-back road wins to face struggling Toronto FC on Sunday.


August 3, 2013
MLS ROUND UP
United upset Impact, Timbers earn another draw

WASHINGTON, DC- Conor Doyle and Jared Jeffrey each scored their first career professional goals for D.C. United, sparking a 3-1 win over the Montreal Impact Saturday night.


August 2, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls have another crack at first place in the MLS East when they visit Sporting Kansas City on Saturday.


July 31, 2013
ROMAN CONQUERORS
MLS All-Stars fall 3-1

KANSAS CITY, Kan. ---Alessandro Florenzi had a goal and an assist, leading AS Roma to a 3-1 win over the Major League Soccer All Stars in the MLS All Star Game in front of 21,175 fans Wednesday at Sporting Park.


July 31, 2013
2020 VISION
Major League Soccer to add four more teams, to expand to 24 by the end of the decade

Major League Soccer will expand by four more teams by 2020. The league Board of Governors, meeting in conjunction with the League’s All-Star game in Kansas City, Kan. voted to expand the league to 24 teams.


July 28, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders edge Chivas USA

SEATTLE—Seattle Sounders FC bounced back from an early deficit to nip Chivas USA 2-1 Sunday in front of 38,463 at CenturyLink Field.


July 28, 2013
REPLACEMENT STAR
Union’s McInerney takes Red Bulls’s Cahill’s place

KANSAS CITY, Kan.– Philadelphia Union forward Jack McInerney has been added the MLS All-Star Game roster by MLS All-Star Head Coach Peter Vermes as a replacement for injured New York Red Bulls midfielder Tim Cahill.


July 27, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
First home loss for ‘Caps, first win at BMO Field for TFC

TORONTO—Toronto FC snapped their BMO Field jinx in crowd-pleasing fashion Saturday, with Bobby Convey orchestrating two goals in the final three minutes to edge the Columbus Crew 2-1 for their first win on their home field since July 18, 2012.


July 27, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

In only one match, newcomer Erick Torres has made his mark on Chivas USA, scoring a late-game winner to end the club’s 14-game winless streak with a shorthanded 1-0 win over Toronto FC last Saturday at the StubHub Center.


July 26, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC are winless in six, but played the favored New York Red Bulls to a creditable scoreless draw last weekend, and will be looking for their first-ever home win over the Columbus Crew Saturday at BMO Field


July 26, 2013
MLS ALL STAR ADDITION
Landon Donovan replaces injured Robbie Keane

NEW YORK – MLS Commissioner Don Garber has selected LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan as a replacement for injured LA Galaxy teammate Robbie Keane for Wednesday’s MLS All-Star Game against AS Roma (9:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2, UniMas, TSN, RDS).


July 20, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting Kansas City moves clear in the east

TORONTO—Struggling Toronto FC played the New York Red Bulls to a scoreless draw Saturday at BMO Field.


July 19, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls set their sights on first place in the MLS East against a demoralized Toronto FC Saturday at BMO Field.


July 17, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids rally; Cubo lifts Chivas USA

CARSON, Calif.-Erick “Cubo” Torres punctuated his MLS debut with the game-winning goal as shorthanded Chivas USA edged Toronto FC 1-0 Wednesday at the StubHub Center.


July 16, 2013
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Colorado Rapids will be looking for their third defensive shutout in a row when the New England Revolution come to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday.


July 15, 2013
MLS STARS SELECTED
No Revs on MLS squad

NEW YORK – The players who will play in the MLS All-Star game in Kansas City were announced by Major League Soccer on Monday, and it includes all eleven of the players selected by the fans. The lineup does not incude any players from the New England Revolution.


July 14, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Camilo lifts ‘Caps over Fire

VANCOUVER, BC---Camillo Sanvezzo scored twice in five minutes to lead Vancouver Whitecaps FC past the Chicago Fire 3-1 and himself to the top of the MLS scoring chart Sunday at BC Place.


July 13, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Vancouver Whitecaps FC are on a team-record five-game MLS unbeaten streak as they prepare to host the Chicago Fire Sunday at BC Place.


July 13, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
First home loss for Dallas; Red Bulls rout Impact

HARRISON, NJ—Thierry Henry led the way with a goal and two assists as the New York Red Bulls rolled over the Montreal Impact 4-0 Saturday at Red Bull Arena.


July 12, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Neither the Montreal Impact nor the New York Red Bulls have been playing at their best going into Saturday’s match at Red Bull Arena.


July 12, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Union comeback to down Chivas 3-1

CHESTER, PA---Conor Casey had a goal and an assist and Sebastien Le Toux registered two assists to move back into the league lead, helping the Philadelphia Union to a 3-1 comeback win over Chivas USA at rain drenched PPL Park Friday night.


July 11, 2013
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Chivas USA will look to extend their current unbeaten streak to four games against the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park on Friday


July 10, 2013
SOCCER CITY TO HOST STARS
MLS tabs Portland for 2014 game

PORTLAND, Ore---Major League Soccer is rewarding Portland’s soccer crazy population with the 2014 MLS All-Star Game.


July 7, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers suffer second loss of season

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.—Sporting Kansas City scored twice in the first eight minutes and held on to hand the Chicago Fire their first loss since May 18, 2-1 Sunday at Toyota Park.


July 7, 2013
MLS ALL STAR FAN XI
National Teamers lead the list

NEW YORK – Five U.S. national team players highlight the list of athletes named to Major League Soccer’s 2013 MLS All-Star Fan XI that will compete against AS Roma in the 2013 MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday, July 31 at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kansas. No member of the New England Revolution was named to the team.


July 6, 2013
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Chicago Fire have won their last five matches in all competitions heading into Sunday’s home showdown with Eastern Conference rivals Sporting Kansas City.


July 6, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo end skid, Whitecaps take first Cascadia win

VANCOUVER—Vancouver Whitecaps FC posted their first-ever Cascadia Cup victory on Saturday, blanking Seattle Sounders FC 2-0 at BC Place


July 5, 2013
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

So far this season, the New England Revolution have exceeded expectations, while the San Jose Earthquakes have fallen well short of last season’s dominating performance, which saw them score 75 goals, the third highest total in MLS history, and take home the Supporter’s Shield with 66 points.


July 4, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids blank Red Bulls, Galaxy win on pks

FRISCO, Tex.—Chivas USA’s winless streak stretched to 12 games on Thursday, but the struggling Goats took the moral victory by playing FC Dallas to a scoreless draw at FC Dallas Stadium.


July 3, 2013
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming games

FC Dallas have turned into comeback kids the past two weeks, coming up with heartstopping late goals to salvage draws against Sporting Kansas City and the Philadelphia Union.


July 3, 2013
MLS ROUNDUP
Montreal comes back to tie TFC

TORONTO—The Montreal Impact came up with two goals in a one-minute span of the second half to pull out a 3-3 draw with Toronto FC Wednesday night at BMO Field.


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