MLS

Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer has been traded to Orlando City for what could be a Major League Soccer-record $1.6 million. Orlando traded $900,000 in guaranteed allocation money plus more based on performance in the deal for Dwyer, who recently got his first call-up for the U.S. national team
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 26, 2017, 4:36 am
The nature of the home-and-and home set between Columbus Crew SC and Philadelphia Union that continues Wednesday in Chester, Pa., makes it feel like a playoff series. Unfortunately for the Union, that may be as close to the postseason as they get if they drop a second straight match to the Crew. By
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: July 25, 2017, 11:39 pm
After Kemar Lawrence ripped an exquisite shot over Mexico's five-man wall and into the top corner for one of the biggest goals in Jamaican soccer history, the defender hushed his teammates and refused to celebrate. Lawrence scored on a clutch 24-yard free kick in the 88th minute, and Jamaica advanced
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 24, 2017, 8:52 am
Caleb Porter spent the last few days trying to patch together a lineup with injuries, suspensions and international duty ravaging his roster. At the final whistle Sunday, the Portland Timbers coach pumped a jubilant and relieved fist in celebration before hugging his assistants - a reaction not usually
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:49 am
Jesse Gonzalez started in the 2015 Under-20 World Cup for Mexico, his parents' homeland. Then last month, the 22-year-old FC Dallas goalkeeper switched his affiliation to join the United States, his home country. Gonzalez just felt more comfortable in the red, white and blue.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:00 am
Jesse Gonzalez started in the 2015 Under-20 World Cup for Mexico, his parents' homeland. Then last month, the 22-year-old FC Dallas goalkeeper switched his affiliation to join the United States, his home country. Gonzalez just felt more comfortable in the red, white and blue.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 24, 2017, 3:00 am
MONTREAL (AP) -- Cristian Colman scored his first two goals of the season and FC Dallas rallied to beat the Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 23, 2017, 2:00 am
TORONTO (AP) -- Dominique Badji scored in the 76th minute and Colorado tied Toronto FC 1-1 on Saturday night for the Rapids' first road point of the season
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 23, 2017, 1:33 am
U.S. national team goalkeeper Brad Guzan had a shutout in his return to Major League Soccer, Hector Villalba scored in the 86th minute and Atlanta United beat Orlando City 1-0 on Friday night in the clubs' first meeting. Expansion Atlanta (10-7-3) has won four straight games and five of its last
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 22, 2017, 1:32 am
Clint Dempsey is back in his home state of Texas, one goal away from a national scoring record for the United States team that is one win from playing in another CONCACAF Gold Cup final. The Americans play a semifinal game Saturday night against Costa Rica in a stadium synonymous with American football
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 22, 2017, 12:42 am
Howard Webb would have given Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong a red card in the 2010 World Cup final if a video assistant referee had been in place. The English referee showed de Jong a yellow card in the 28th minute for his karate kick into the chest of Spain's Xabi Alonso. ''Yes, it was
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:05 pm
Joao Plata scored twice and Kyle Beckerman added a goal before receiving a red card in Real Salt Lake's 4-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night. The eventful match featured seven yellow cards and three red cards.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 20, 2017, 5:47 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Bobby Shuttleworth saved all four Houston shots on goal and Minnesota United tied the Dynamo 0-0 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:53 am
MONTREAL (AP) -- Blerim Dzemaili broke a tie in the 51st minute to help the Montreal Impact beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:09 am
The Major League Soccer 2017 expansion tour continued this week with official league visits in North Carolina. Charlotte and Raleigh are among 12 cities hoping to land an MLS team. Nashville appeared to make a strong case recently when league Commissioner Don Garber visited the city in conjunction
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:11 pm
Perhaps no Major League Soccer team needed the Gold Cup break more than the Portland Timbers. The teams will resume MLS play on Wednesday night, when they meet at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. The injury-riddled Timbers (7-7-6) are winless in their past five matches, and they tied each of their
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: July 19, 2017, 2:32 am
Two Eastern Conference squads trying get back into the playoff race collide Wednesday when the Philadelphia Union visit Stade Saputo to take on the host Montreal Impact, who will be without their top weapon. Montreal star midfielder Ignacio Piatti is out with a groin injury. Piatti suffered the injury
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:51 am
Two original MLS teams clash when the San Jose Earthquakes visit the New York Red Bulls in Harrison, N.J., on Wednesday. The two sides were part of the 10 original MLS clubs from the league's inaugural 1996 season when they were called the San Jose Clash and New York/New Jersey MetroStars. The
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:50 am
The Galaxy are coming off a 5-2 loss in a friendly against Manchester United on Saturday, a match in which LA's Giovani dos Santos scored two goals. Vancouver, which has not played since July 5 when it beat New York City FC 3-2, is in the sixth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference with
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:48 am
The next four days could shed light on whether New York City is a real contender in the Eastern Conference of MLS. The third-place Blues will host the two teams tied for first in the East -- Toronto FC on Wednesday and the Chicago Fire on Saturday -- at Yankee Stadium, hoping to close what is a five-point
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:47 am
There's no doubt that the Houston Dynamo have been one of the most surprising teams in the MLS this season. Houston and Minnesota will be short-handed as several of their key players continue to play for their respective national teams in the Gold Cup but there will still be plenty of fireworks
Author: STATS/TSX
Posted: July 19, 2017, 1:46 am
Thirteen players including Toronto's Jozy Altidore and Portland's Diego Valeri have been added to Major League Soccer's All-Star team for the Aug. 2 game against Real Madrid in Chicago.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2017, 11:30 pm
Omar Gonzalez had just left the LA Galaxy to join Mexico's Pachuca when his new club's chairman had a request: Would the 6-foot-5 defender walk into his introductory news conference dressed as Darth Vader? ''I had signed a contract 15 minutes prior to that, so I was like, 'Yeah,
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2017, 11:01 pm
In a story July 12 about MLS attendance, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Minnesota United FC's average home attendance is 12,260. Minnesota United FC's average home attendance is 19,960. ATLANTA (AP) - Darren Eales sensed the potential for a rabid soccer fan base in Atlanta long
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 13, 2017, 8:31 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- The LA Galaxy have acquired Dutch defender Pele Van Anholt.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 12, 2017, 8:37 pm
Darren Eales sensed the potential for a rabid soccer fan base in Atlanta long before the expansion United first took the field. The Atlanta United president just didn't know how quickly it would blossom. Atlanta leads the MLS in attendance, averaging 46,482 fans per game.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 12, 2017, 8:29 pm
For the first time ever, the United States failed to win its CONCACAF Gold Cup opener. Dom Dwyer scored for the second straight game but Miguel Camargo's goal gave Panama a 1-1 tie Saturday, ending a streak of 13 straight wins by the Americans in their opener of soccer's North and Central American
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 9, 2017, 12:58 am
A professional soccer player who nearly drowned in Lake Tahoe likely suffered cold water shock, a condition that regularly overwhelms swimmers in the icy waters of the mountain lake, authorities said Friday. Matheus Silva, 20, emerged from a coma Thursday, the San Jose Earthquakes said. Swimmers drown
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 8, 2017, 4:06 pm
This already has been a year of transition and triumph for Dax McCarty. ''It's given me a lot of confidence,'' McCarty said ahead of Friday's CONCACAF Gold Cup opener against Panama. The U.S. tied Panama 1-1 in a March 28 World Cup qualifier at Panama City , though both teams
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 7, 2017, 11:35 pm
Nemanja Nikolic expected that coming to America meant he'd have an adjustment period. The Hungarian international was unsure of how he'd get along with his new Chicago Fire teammates or how long it would take to feel comfortable with Major League Soccer. Most significantly, he's on pace
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 7, 2017, 10:53 pm
Nemanja Nikolic expected that coming to America meant he'd have an adjustment period. The Hungarian international was unsure of how he'd get along with his new Chicago Fire teammates or how long it would take to feel comfortable with Major League Soccer. Most significantly, he's on pace
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 7, 2017, 10:49 pm
Authorities say the professional soccer player who went into a coma after nearly drowning in Lake Tahoe likely suffered from cold-water shock. Fire Marshal Eric Guevin from the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District said Matheus Silva was swimming with teammates about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday when he cried
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 7, 2017, 7:11 pm
NYCFC's David Villa, Toronto's Michael Bradley and Chicago's Bastian Schweinsteiger are among the fan selections for next month's Major League Soccer All-Star Game.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 7, 2017, 5:07 pm
Sebastian Giovinco scored twice and set up Jozy Altidore's goal to help Toronto FC beat Orlando City 3-1 on Wednesday night. Toronto FC (11-3-5) is tied with Chicago for the Eastern Conference and overall MLS lead. Chicago tied 2-2 at Portland.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 6, 2017, 6:37 am
Before last week, Kenny Saief had not been in the United States since he was 3 years old. Born in Panama City, Florida, Saief moved to Israel with his parents when he was young and last year played twice for Israel's national soccer team. The 23-year-old midfielder returned to his original homeland
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 6, 2017, 6:25 am
After a draw against the Timbers, the music was playing loud in the Chicago Fire's locker room and the players were in a festive mood. The 2-2 tie in Portland on Wednesday night was the latest in a string of matches without a loss that started May 6. ''If you're happy outside the field
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 6, 2017, 6:08 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) -- Yordy Reyna scored on a header in the 88th minute to give the Vancouver Whitecaps a 3-2 victory over New York City FC on Wednesday night.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 6, 2017, 4:25 am
Andrew Wenger scored in the first minute against his former team and the Houston Dynamo cruised to a 3-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night. Houston (8-7-4) snapped a four-game winless streak. Mauro Manotas played a short corner kick, got it back and crossed it to find Wenger's
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 6, 2017, 3:13 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Gonzalo Veron scored in the 90th minute to give the New York Red Bulls a 3-2 victory over the New England Revolution on Wednesday night in the I-95 rivalry.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 6, 2017, 2:14 am
Before last week, Kenny Saief had not been in the United States since he was 3 years old. Born in Panama City, Florida, Saief moved to Israel with his parents when he was young and last year played twice for Israel's national soccer team. The 23-year-old midfielder returned to his original homeland
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 6, 2017, 12:51 am
Amid a fevered political and social climate, more and more soccer players are speaking out despite the perceived consequences.
Author: FC Yahoo
Posted: June 20, 2017, 3:16 am
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