There's good news and bad news for fans hoping to see Lionel Messi play for Argentina at the Copa Centenario. The good news: Messi's ... Read the whole story
"This is a little bit like two years ago. We talked about that with the Ghana game before Brazil, before the World Cup started, we made it kind of like our final. We start the tournament with a
-- U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, saying his team needs a good result in Friday's Copa Centenario opener against Colombia. (Facebook)
Spaniard David Villa, New York City FC's top player with 27 goals and eight assists since the club arrived in MLS in 2015, scored ... Read the whole story
"Alan Pulido was victim of the most inept kidnappers on the planet or there is something that [Mexican authorities] haven't wanted to reveal."
-- Security analyst Alejandro Hope, on the escape of the Mexican star 24 hours after being kidnapped. Authorities reported that Pulido escaped by disarming and taking a cell phone away from one of his captors, then calling the police. (Guardian)
"Discrimination of any kind in sport and this society deserves the red card. Jerome Boateng is a wonderful human being and an example to follow as a professional football player at this
club. We are proud that he also plays for the German national team."
-- Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge on Bayern's Boateng, whose mother is German and whose father is from Ghana, after Alexander Gauland of Germany's anti-immigration party was quoted as saying, "People find him good as a footballer, but they don't want to have a Boateng as their neighbor." (Washington Post)
Colorado, Philadelphia and the Red Bulls maintained their good form as the Copa America Centenario break draws closer. The Union emerged from an arduous ... Read the whole story
MLS's Sporting KC and the Vancouver Whitecaps will meet in the group stage of the 2016-17 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. FC Dallas, the New ... Read the whole story
Sunday's Cascadia match between the Portland Thorns and Seattle Reign drew 18,114 fans on Sunday afternoon at Providence Park even though the Thorns were ... Read the whole story
Defending champ New York Cosmos took a big step toward winning the NASL spring title, which guarantees a 2016 championship semifinal spot, with a ... Read the whole story
Charleston's home unbeaten streak dating back 29 games over more than two years ended Saturday when the Battery fell to Eastern Conference leader Louisville ... Read the whole story