MLS fans who stayed up late on Thursday night for the fourth and final knockout game were treated to a classic. Visiting Sporting Kansas … Read the whole story
"It was either them or God because the thing bounced twice, and I don't how it didn't go in. But it didn't."
-- Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter, crediting the Portland fans for willing out the attempt of Sporting Kansas City's Saad Abdul-Salaam in the ninth round of the shootout. Abdul-Salaam's potentially winning shot bounced off both posts and missed to extend the penalty kicks the Timbers won, 7-6, in the 11th round to advance to the Western Conference semifinals. (MLSSoccer.com)
Captain Patrick Bernier opened the scoring and subsequent first-half goals by Ignacio Piatti and Didier Drogba took away any chance of a Toronto FC … Read the whole story
"Imagine you play two games and receive a minimum $5 million. The answer is straightforward."
-- Eduardo Ache, president of Uruguayan club Nacional, on whether it would agree to participate in the proposed 64-team Americas Champions League club competition. The $5 million for being eliminated in the first round (two-leg series) is only slightly less than the payout for the winner of the Libertadores Cup (Bloomberg)
The MLS playoffs continue Sunday with four games back to back: D.C United-NY Red Bulls, Portland-Vancouver, Montreal-Columbus and Seattle-FC Dallas. Read the whole story
One of my favorite soccer memories: I was 13, sitting next to my grandfather who was visiting us from Germany, in Aloha Stadium watching … Read the whole story
Christen Press narrates highlights of the Women's World Cup champions' visit to the White House and what it occurred when she met President Barack … Read the whole story
At a funeral service in Liverpool on Thursday, the Everton community bade farewell to Howard Kendall, a longtime servant of the club as player … Read the whole story
Two matchups -- Panama vs. Cuba and Trinidad & Tobago vs. Haiti -- will be played as a doubleheader on Jan. 8 at the … Read the whole story
On Tuesday Serie A resumes with the Derby della Lanterna between city rivals Genoa and Sampdoria, and Stoke City plays Liverpool in the first … Read the whole story
Portland Timbers 2 forward Kharlton Belmar was named the 2015 USL Rookie of the Year, beating out Brady Ballew of Tulsa and Ken Tribbett … Read the whole story
Nigeria won its second-straight and fifth overall U-17 World Cup with a 2-0 win over Mali in the final. Belgium beat Mexico, 3-2, in … Read the whole story