Jozy Altidore exited the 2014 World Cup with a hamstring injury and 2015 Gold Cup suffering from the lingering effects of a hamstring injury. ... Read the whole story
"So that's the Red Bulls and the NYCFC. So their name is just New York City Football Club? They don't have a nickname? NYCFC? They don't call them anything else? They call them a bunch of
-- New York radio talk show titan Mike Francesa, butchering a promo of Saturday's MLS New York derby on WFAN. (Twitter @RNs_Funhouse)
When Bayern Munich celebrated its fourth straight Bundesliga title at the Munich Marienplatz, the crowd of more than 10,000 fans started singing a profane ... Read the whole story
"The referee apparently suffered from a strange form of paralysis that prevented him from pulling a yellow card from his pocket until late in the game, despite a plethora of bodies in blue that
littered the field."
-- Seattle Reign press release on the NWSL team's 1-1 tie with the Portland Thorns. The comments (since deleted) and those of general manager and coach Laura Harvey about the refereeing of Matthew Kreitzer earned the Reign an undisclosed fine from the league. (The Oregonian)
An offseason makeover in several key defensive positions had seemingly paid off for Toronto FC; it allowed only seven goals in its first nine ... Read the whole story
"If you get taken out after 20 minutes it's a big blow to you. From that point I lost confidence a little bit. It's embarrassing, kind of humiliating a little bit, and for the next three weeks it
was a period of feeling sorry for myself, that sort of thing, pouting about it. That's when I said 'Alright, you've got to do something about it. Nobody's going to help you improve except yourself.
If you don't want it then nobody's going to want it for you.'"
-- DeAndre Yedlin on the turning point to his season at Sunderland, after he was pulled from a game against Watford. He got his chance two months later when right back Billy Jones was injured and kept the starting job after that. (Goal.com)
The Chicago Fire announced Tuesday that the club has signed 29-year-old Dutch forward Michael de Leeuw from Dutch Eredivisie club FC Groningen, using Targeted ... Read the whole story
Christian Pulisic, the 17-year-old Pennsylvania kid who has already played nine Bundesliga games, is one game away from winning his second German youth national ... Read the whole story
Two games kick off the last week of MLS play before national team players depart for the Copa Centenario. Toronto FC hosts red-hot New ... Read the whole story
Leicester City was a revelation in more ways than one this season, while there are always compelling storylines, Europe's top leagues and the Champions ... Read the whole story
Not surprisingly since he has not played for Mexico since Juan Carlos Osorio took over as head coach last fall, LA Galaxy forward Giovani ... Read the whole story
The second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup will be played Wednesday and Thursday and feature the entrance of 17 USL clubs ... Read the whole story