St. Louis, one of the oldest hotbeds for soccer in the United States, has until recently rarely been considered an MLS expansion target. But … Read the whole story
"We could have sold over 50,000 tickets. So, in relation to supply and demand, the price might have been even higher."
-- Claus Steinlein, the sports director Midtjylland, which is charging Manchester United fans $100 per ticket for Thursday's Europa League game at Midtjylland's 11,800-capacity stadium. Man United fans, citing that Southampton supporters were charged only $31 in August, are planning a protest, which includes unfurling a banner reading, "Welcome to Scamdinavia." (BBC)
After unveiling its new uniforms, the Columbus Crew faced enough social media backlash to enlist players Michael Parkhurst, Wil Trapp, Justin Meram, Ethan Finlay … Read the whole story
"If taxpayers' money was used to underwrite the Gareth Bale transfer deal then this is something the EU should investigate."
-- British Member of the European Union Parliament Daniel Dalton, who wants an investigation into Gareth Bale's $111.25 million move from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid in 2013. Dalton and other MEPs want the EU to find out if the transfer was supported by Spanish banks that had been bailed out by European Union taxpayers. (Reuters)
In their last match before opening their competitive seasons in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League, the Seattle Sounders crushed the LA Galaxy, 4-0, at … Read the whole story
At its annual general meeting next month, the International Football Association Board, which is authorized by FIFA to test and adopt rule changes, is … Read the whole story
After 15 teams in action on Wednesday, just one MLS team will play on Thursday. As it settles in to Portland for the Simple … Read the whole story
In nine days, we will know who the next FIFA president is, and given the reputation of soccer's world governing body, doubts about the … Read the whole story
D.C. United signed English midfielder Rob Vincent, who starred in the USL for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Vincent, 25, led Pittsburgh with 18 goals in … Read the whole story
How does a group with Ecuador, Bolivia and Haiti sound? Or Chile, Peru and Costa Rica? Those are the extremes of the groups the … Read the whole story
Israeli-American Kenny Saief came off the bench and assisted on Gent's second goal as it fell to Wolfsburg, 3-2, in the first leg of … Read the whole story