Making a List: Quickest MLS firings
Real Salt Lake fired Jeff Cassar after his three games to start the 2017 MLS season, making it the quickest firing to start the season in league history. The previous record was four games, the
time it took the Kansas City Wizards (0-4-0) to fire Ron Newman in 1999 and RSL to fire John Ellinger (0-2-2) in 2007.
Fewest MLS games coached at start of season:
GP COACH, TEAM (W-L-T), YEAR
3 Jeff Cassar, Real Salt Lake (0-2-1), 2017
4 Ron Newman,
Kansas City (0-4-0), 1999
4 John Ellinger, Real Salt Lake (0-2-2) 2007
5 Octavio Zambrano, LA Galaxy (2-3-0), 1999
5 Jose Luis Sanchez Sola, Chivas USA (3-1-1),
6 Tom Fitzgerald, Columbus (1-3-2), 2001
6 John Carver, Toronto FC (2-2-2), 2009
7 Fernando Clavijo, New England (2-4-1), 2002
8 Eddie Firmani,
MetroStars (3-5-0), 1996
8 Ivo Wortman, Miami (1-3-4), 2000
8 Steve Morrow, Dallas Burn (2-3-3) 2007
No comments yet.
Recent Soccer America Daily
TV Report: USA-Honduras draws 1 million viewers March 28, 6:06 a.m.
Friday's USA-Honduras match averaged 1,025,000 for English-language and Spanish-language coverage on FS1 and UniMas/UDN. The Mexico-Costa ...
USA-Panama: Multiple changes likely despite big win March 28, 5:04 a.m.
A 6-0 thrashing of Honduras has re-started the U.S. World Cup qualifying campaign, and the Americans ...
USWNT: Knee injury sidelines Brian for Russia series March 27, 9:28 p.m.
Houston Dash midfielder Morgan Brian, a starter on the U.S. women's national team for the last ...
What They're Saying: Bruce Arena March 27, 9:23 p.m.
"We're not smart enough to think like that. If we were smart enough, we wouldn't have ...
USL Rewind: Ex-Sounder Ochoa sparks Sac comeback March 27, 9:14 p.m.
The seventh USL season kicked off last weekend with some big crowds, new facilities and a ...
What They're Saying: Bobby Wood March 27, 8:54 p.m.
"I believe that if Jurgen had not been the U.S. head coach, I might have quit ...
Video Pick: River Plate blows 4v1 March 27, 6:20 p.m.
River Plate squandered a golden scoring chance in embarrassing fashion during its 2-1 win over Belgrano, ...
NASL Rewind: Season starts with three ties March 27, 6:04 p.m.
Kyle Bekker scored the first goal in San Francisco Deltas' NASL history, in a 1-1 tie ...
MLS Power Rankings: Crew SC jumps up 11 spots March 27, 4:43 a.m.
Idle FC Dallas stayed No. 1 in Soccer America's MLS Power Rankings, but the Portland Timbers ...
USA-Panama: Americans not expecting another 6-0 win March 27, 4:33 a.m.
The USA men's team has never lost in Panama City and buoyed by a 6-0 stomping ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives