MLS free agency, in its fifth season, is quite restrictive. Less than 30 percent of eligible free agents played in MLS in 2019. Read the whole story
1. Drew Moor (Toronto FC, 2016). Anchored Reds' backline at two MLS Cups.
2. Jeff Larentowicz (Atlanta United, 2017). Played 94 games in three seasons.
3. Osvaldo Alonso (Minnesota United, 2019). Captained Loons to first playoff berth.
4. Steven Beitashour (LAFC, 2018). Started 54 games in two seasons at right back.
5. Jordan Harvey (LAFC, 2018). Re-signed as free agent and started again in 2019.
Note: Free agents who changed teams.
Chicago acquired Slovenian striker Robert Beric from French club St. Etienne as its first Designated Player signing of the 2020 season. Read the whole story
"After 16, a player needs strong competition -- in the United States you don't have this. The academy in 16, 17, 18 is a low, low level in comparison to Europe and South America -- it really is a
-- Spaniard Albert Puig, the former technical director of La Masia, the Barcelona academy, on the lack of competition for young Americans seeking to become pros. Puig is leaving after working three years in the United States to become the head coach of Albirex Niigata in Japan. He was the technical director of the DeAnza Force in the Development Academy and an assistant under Dome Torrent at MLS's New York City FC. (Pro Soccer USA)
Gray is the first player from The Bronx, NYCFC's home borough, to sign with the MLS team. Read the whole story
The six women's nominees include three former winners. On the men's side, Christian Pulisic is the only former winner. Read the whole story
Tuesday, November 26
England Cameron Carter-Vickers, Stoke City/D2, 90 minutes (0-1 at Cardiff City)
-- Duane Holmes, Derby County/D2, sub-76 minutes (0-3 at Fulham)
-- Matt Miazga, Reading/D2, 90 minutes (0-1 vs. Leeds United)
-- Matthew Olosunde, Rotherham United/D3, 45 minutes (2-3 at Portsmouth)
-- Tim Ream, Fulham/D2, 90 minutes (3-0 vs. Derby County)
-- Antonee Robinson, Wigan Athletic/D2, 90 minutes, 1 goal (2-2 at Millwall)
A montage of every goal from Tuesday's UEFA Champions League action includes Bayern Munich's rout, Tottenham's big win and the Real Madrid-PSG thriller. Read the whole story