According to a source, New York Red Bull has asked, and been refused, permission to talk to Fire head coach Juan Carlos Osorio. But ... Read the whole story
"We all feel the same, that we don't feel respected. Players had to take unpaid leave and some are now not able to sustain training because they don't have the time because of the money lost in
China. We are all grateful that we went to the World Cup but realistically we can't sustain the level of progress because of employment issues."
-- Forward Eniola Aluko on the travails of players on the England national team that reached the quarterfinals of the Women's World Cup in September. Since returning home, players say they have been unable to train properly since they have to work overtime to make up for lost wages while representing England in China, where they were paid only 40 pounds ($80) a day. (BBC Sport)
MLS teams won't have the option of adding a second Designated Player next year unless they trade for another team's slot. The league's Board ... Read the whole story
Pat Onstad, Craig Waibel, Ryan Cochrane, starters on the Houston Dynamo's 2007 MLS Cup championship team, are among the players left protected for Wednesday's ... Read the whole story
[MAKING A LIST] MLS Cup is headed back to the Home Depot Center for the third time. MLS announced that the 2008 final would ... Read the whole story