The rush of pro prospects out of college continues though not all will enter MLS. Some have signed or have options elsewhere. Read the whole story
"The level of MLS has increased a lot, and I think that the level of university [soccer] has been more or less the same. There is quite a big gap. ... There are lots of players who are quite okay
for the USL level, but it doesn't necessarily make us better in the MLS level, and that is something a lot of clubs are realizing."
-- Philadelphia Union sporting director Ernst Tanner on punting on Friday's MLS SuperDraft by trading all of the Union's draft picks -- five in all -- to FC Cincinnati for allocation money. (Philadelphia Inquirer)
Doug Hamilton Executive of the Year: Darren Eales (Atlanta United)
Sporting Executive of the Year: Peter Vermes (Sporting KC)
Corporate Partnerships Executive of the Year: Justin Compton (Sporting KC)
Ticket Sales Executive of the Year: Sean Sittnick (Minnesota United)
Marketing Executive of the Year: Rich Orosco (LAFC)
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World champions Thomas Mueller and Manuel Neuer share early impressions of 18-year-old Alphonso Davies from training camp in Doha. Read the whole story
LA Galaxy. Re-signed DF Dave Romney.
Minnesota United. Signed MF Osvaldo Alonso from Seattle after acquiring No. 1 waiver priority and two 4th-round picks in 2019 SuperDraft from Orlando City for No. 4 waiver priority and 2nd-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft pick.
Portland. Agreed with DF Liam Ridgewell to part ways.
Orlando City. Signed DF Alex De John from Dalkurd (SWE) as free agent.
The New Jersey team cannot seem to shake 2018 reports about its poor working conditions and the housing situation for players. Read the whole story
It introduced plans for a mixed-use development with a 20,000-seat stadium it hopes to have ready for 2022. Read the whole story
William Gordon has been traversing the USA to document, in the most extensive manner ever, the history of American soccer. Read the whole story