German World Cup champion Bastian Schweinsteiger was instrumental in leading the Chicago Fire to the MLS playoffs after a four-year absence. Read the whole story
"They are a group of accountants moving money around and tripping on themselves, and falling in a bucket of TV money and calling themselves businessmen.”
-- U.S. Soccer presidential candidate Eric Wynalda on the organization's board of directors and paid staff members. (New York Times)
Crystal Dunn. Washington Spirit to *NC Courage.
Allie Long. Portland Thorns to Seattle Reign.
Kelley O’Hara. Sky Blue FC to Utah Royals.
Taylor Smith. NC Courage to Washington Spirit.
*NC Courage acquired NWSL rights to Dunn, who is with Chelsea Ladies.
9:30 am 1-on-1 with Thierry Henry (113B)
9:30 am 1-on-1 with Kathy Carter (203AB)
10:00 am NWSL College Draft (Grand Ballroom)
11:00 am 1-on-1 with Michael Winograd (203AB)
1:00 pm 1-on-1 with Sunil Gulati (201 ABC)
1:00 pm 1-on-1 with Mark Pulisic (203AB)
2:30 pm 1-on-1 with Paul Caligiuri (105AB)
4:00 pm 1-on-1 with Kyle Martino (103AB)
6:00 pm Exhibit Hall Grand Opening (Hall B)
7-8:00 pm Meet SA's Paul Gardner, Paul Kennedy, Mike Woitalla (Exhibit Hall, Booth 300)
On the eve of the draft in Philadelphia, Andi Sullivan, projected to be the No. 1 pick, finally was included in the list of ... Read the whole story
Chicago. Re-signed MF Bastian Schweinsteiger to one-year contract.
Los Angeles FC. Signed MF Calum Mallace from Seattle (Re-Entry Draft, Stage 2).
Philadelphia. Re-signed GK Andre Blake to three-year contract plus club option for a fourth.
Portland. Signed W Andy Polo from Morelia/MEX (loan with purchase option), using TAM.
Real Salt Lake. Signed DF Shawn Barry from Korona Kielce/POL (free).
San Jose. Signed Yeferson Quintana from Penarol/URU (loan).
Sporting KC. Signed FW Zach Wright from Univ. of North Carolina (Homegrown signing).
More than 20 years ago after he left his Southern California home to sign for Manchester United, Thorrington is back home building MLS's newest ... Read the whole story