Clint Dempsey and Gyasi Zardes, the USA's top two contributors in 2016 with seven goals and six assists between them, are out, but U.S. … Read the whole story
"That isn't the way we look at it, anyway. If any of that happens, great. But we just want him to have a long, successful, healthy professional career. Would that be so bad?"
-- Mike Morris, father of Seattle Sounders forward Jordan Morris, on whether his son can be the first great American goalscorer, or any of the other labels he has been tagged with in his rookie season. (New York Times)
The eight nominees for Week 25 MLS Goal of the Week include one of D.C. United's goals in a 6-2 win over Chicago -- … Read the whole story
"I know nearly all the clubs, but I had no idea where they are. So if you would've told me Norwich was over there, I would've believed. Now I know. Nottingham I know because of Robin Hood."
-- Liverpool's German coach Jurgen Klopp on why he has a map of England on the wall of his office. (BBC via FIFA.com)
Sacha Kljestan, who has not played for the USA since before the 2014 World Cup, was called into the U.S. national team camp in … Read the whole story
I have admired Hope Solo for many reasons. I've sent YouTube clips of Solo's highlights to goalkeepers I've trained, because I believe that players … Read the whole story
John Doyle, San Jose Earthquakes general manager since the club returned to MLS in 2008, has been fired with nine games to play in … Read the whole story
The pitiful lack of clarity that infests English-language soccer terminology was intriguingly exposed in Taylor Twellman's recent interview with Jordan Morris. Read the whole story
The FIFA break follows a crazy-busy week in MLS, with 16 league matches - including several rivalry games -- as well as a few … Read the whole story
Whether new owner Frank McCourt knows it or not, few soccer clubs have the history of French club Olympique de Marseille, or OM for … Read the whole story
Defending champion New York Cosmos returned to first place with a 6-1 win over the Carolina RailHawks. The six strikes were the most in … Read the whole story