In the space of a week, the Portland Timbers, the 2015 MLS champions, failed to reach the 2016 playoffs and were eliminated from the … Read the whole story
"Carlos Alberto was like a brother to me, one of my best friends."
-- Former German great Franz Beckenbauer on Brazilian Carlos Alberto, who died of a heart attack on Tuesday. Beckenbauer captained West Germany to the 1974 World Cup title four years after Alberto captained Brazil to its third world championship. In 1977, they joined the New York Cosmos, where they played four seasons together. (Twitter @beckenbauer)
Carlos Alberto, who died at age 72 on Tuesday, scored one of the greatest World Cup goals ever, finishing off a brilliant sequence and … Read the whole story
"This project in my opinion is a game changer."
-- Sacramento planning and design commissioner Cornelious Burke on recommending approval for the plan to redevelop Sacramento's historic downtown railyard with, among other things, a soccer stadium needed for approval for an MLS team. (Sacramento Bee)
Between them, the LA Galaxy and Real Salt Lake have made 11 MLS Cup appearances and won six league titles. In 15 combined seasons, … Read the whole story
Voting closed Monday for the MLS individual awards and without knowing who the three finalists will be in each category, here's how we see … Read the whole story
Of the 12 playoff qualifiers, Philadelphia compiled the fewest points (42) and drew a daunting match in the Knockout Round at Toronto that could … Read the whole story
Coach John Hackworth made 11 changes to the 32-player roster for the U-17 Residency Program for the fall semester from the squad launched in … Read the whole story
A rough season for Crew SC did yield some hope for the future, and as part of its rebuild the team announced Tuesday it … Read the whole story
Let's hope Manchester City defeats Manchester United on Wednesday, because it could hasten the departure of Jose Mourinho, a man whose behavior the sport … Read the whole story
Bobby Wood scored two goals for Hamburg, his first since the second week of the Bundesliga season, and Fabian Johnson and Andrew Wooten both … Read the whole story
As the USL and MLS grow, the NASL shrinks. From its membership of 12 teams for the current season at least three NASL teams … Read the whole story