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Why Julian Green is missing U-23 game vs. Mexico 
Hamburg SV gave Julian Green permission to join the U.S. U-23s for its friendly against Mexico on Wednesday -- but ...
What They're Saying: Thomas Mueller 
"It is difficult to find the right words to explain this. … When you're with you back to the wall ...
'Sons of Ben' movie hits Philly in June  
The documentary "Sons of Ben: The Movie," about the Philadelphia Union supporters' group that was instrumental in creating the momentum ...
Both legs of Concacaf Champions League final sold out 
Both legs of the Concacaf Champions League final between the Montreal Impact and Club America are sellouts: Wednesday's first leg ...
What They're Saying: Adrian Heath 
"Nobody wants to play football more than I do. But there are times and places for it. Sometimes you just ...
STORY OF THE DAY!
MLS attendance takes big jump
by Paul Kennedy on Monday, Apr 20, 2015 9:23 PM EDT
Photo MLS average attendance is on course to smash the league record set last year and top the 20,000 mark for the first time. Through Week 7, MLS is averaging 20,873 fans a game, up almost 16 percent from the league average after Week 7 a year ago. Most impressively, the average attendance of the 17 returning teams who have opened at home is up almost 5 percent compared to last year through the same number of dates.  
Video Pick: A wonderful miss from two yards 
It's been quite a week for Porto's Colombian striker Jackson Martinez. His goals in each of Porto's UCL quarterfinal legs ...
Soccer on TV 
The second leg of UEFA Champions League quarterfinals continues on Wednesday with Real Madrid-Atletico Madrid and Monaco-Juventus. Also on tap: ...
Brendan Rodgers Should be LFC History  
To be fair, Liverpool has had some good seasons since its 70s and 80s heyday: notably 2000/01, when it won ...
Three First-Team Strikers Injured for Chelsea  
Chelsea, England's champion-elect, might have to go into Sunday's top-of-the-table showdown with Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium missing each of ...
PSV Wins Dutch Title, Young Team to be Broken Up 
PSV Eindhoven romped to the Dutch Eredivisie title over the weekend after beating Heerenveen 4-1 at home, marking the Dutch ...
Real Missing Four for Madrid UCL Derby 
Real Madrid will be missing Gareth Bale, Luka Modric, Karim Benzema and Marcelo when it hosts Atletico Madrid in the ...
Smalling Extends Man United Contract 
Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal confirmed that defender Chris Smalling has signed a new contract that will keep him ...
Report: Dos Santos Could Miss the Rest of Season 
Mexico international Giovani dos Santos could miss the rest of the La Liga season after he suffered a Grade 1 ...
U.S. U-20s tie Qatar on late Conor Donovan goal  
The U.S. U-20 men's national team, which is preparing for this summer's U-20 World Cup, tied Qatar, 2-2, in a ...
Youth Soccer Reporter:
Mike Woitalla


Roster: U.S. U-18 boys head to Bosnia
U-18 boys national team coach Javier Perez has selected a 18-player squad to travel Bosnia & Herzegovina April 22-May 1. ...
Soccer America Confidential:
Ridge Mahoney


Montreal's commitment to CCL pays off with dramatic success
A sellout crowd of 105,000 is expected Wednesday for the first leg of the Concacaf Champions League finals between Club ...
College Soccer Reporter

UMBC, the ACC giant slayer, strikes again
UMBC won its third straight game on the road against current and former ACC giants, following up on wins over ...
Youth Soccer Insider:
Randy Vogt


The Skin Cancer Dilemma for Refs
I started refereeing in 1978 so I have been officiating for 37 years. The only regret that I have during ...
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Spring 2015 Magazine Issue
Complete Guide to MLS 2015
20 Years! 20 Teams!


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The Greatest. Remembering Richie Benaud, 1930-2015
I'll need to switch sports for a moment here. But it's important. The greatest of television sports commentators died last week. Richie Benaud, the Australian cricket commentator.

"It is difficult to find the right words to explain this. … When you're with you back to the wall then sometimes that is a good thing."

-- Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller after his team overcame a 3-1 first-leg loss to Porto in the Champions League quarterfinals with a 6-1 second-leg win in which it scored five first-half goal. (Reuters)