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Orlando City Will Face New...

Orlando City Soccer Club will open its inaugural Major League Soccer (MLS) campaign against fellow expansion club and Eastern Conference rivals New York City FC (NYCFC) at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on March 8, 2015 the League announced today. Scheduled to kick-off at 5:00 p.m. ET, the marquee match-up will feature international superstars Kaká, David Villa and Frank Lampard, who will compete in their...

DaMarcus Beasley Retires F...

After a decorated career with the United States Men’s National Team, 32-year-old DaMarcus Beasley announced his retirement from international soccer with a simple post on his Instagram account. Beasley made his national team debut in 2001 at the age of 18 and earned 121 caps since, scoring 17 goals. This summer, Beasley joined Claudio Reyna and Kasey Keller as the only American players to be a member...

Three Players Taken in MLS...

Former Sporting Kansas City goalkeepers Eric Kronberg and Andy Gruenebaum found new homes in Major League Soccer on Friday via the first stage of the MLS Re-Entry Draft. The Montreal Impact selected  the 31-year-old Kronberg with the first overall pick of the draft, and the San Jose Earthquakes followed by snatching up the 31-year-old veteran Gruenebaum with the second pick overall. Both players...

Adidas and MLS Release NAT...

 Adidas and Major League Soccer today unveiled NATIVO, the official match ball for 2015, the League’s 20th season. NATIVO’s bold aesthetic meshes with the new MLS brand identity while the ball’s materials and technology meet the unrivaled standards set by Brazuca, the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. The NATIVO structure features six identical panels to optimize...

MLS releases list of eligi...

Major League Soccer unveiled the list of 62 players eligible for selection in the 2014 MLS Re-Entry Process on Thursday. The first stage of the Re-Entry Process – when clubs can claim players by exercising their current options or extending them a bona fide offer as stipulated by the CBA – will take place on Friday at 3 pm ET. The results of the draft will be published on MLSsoccer.com. Players that...

Ronaldo Officially Joins S...

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers have officially confirmed the addition of Ronaldo to its ownership group this afternoon. Ronaldo, who began his soccer career playing for Cruzeiro at 16 years of age, has been linked to the Strikers for a few months, dating back to when the two-time World Cup Champion sent out a “good luck” Instagram post to the Strikers ahead of their NASL Championship Game versus...

Reports: Ronaldo to Join F...

UPDATE: Ronaldo Officially Joins Strikers Ownership Group; Could Suit Up in 2015 Earlier this afternoon, Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated announced that 3-time FIFA Player of the Year, Ronaldo has joined the Fort Lauderdale Strikers ownership group. Brazilian legend Ronaldo has signed on to become a minority owner of NASL’s Fort Lauderdale Strikers http://t.co/Pq8Xuva4OD — Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl)...

Available Players for 2015...

Below is the list of all the players that were left unprotected and available for selection by Orlando City and New York City FC in the 2015 MLS Expansion Draft. At first glance, a few names pop out at you like Eddie Johnson, Alan Gordon, Tim Cahill, Dwyane DeRosario, A.J. Soares, and Donovan Ricketts. Of the Designated Players on the list, Eddie Johnson is one of the few who might be picked up, I...

U.S. Soccer Announces Firs...

The U.S. Men’s National Team will embark on arguably its most challenging schedule of friendly matches in team history with seven top quality friendlies in the first half of 2015, highlighted by a string of three matches against regional rival Mexico, 2014 FIFA World Cup champion Germany and fifth-ranked Netherlands. The United States will face five teams ranked in the top 20 in the world and...

Donovan, Galaxy Claim Reco...

No team had ever won five MLS Cups before the league’s premier team pulled out a victory in extra time on Sunday. While the LA Galaxy victory didn’t come as a surprise, it still proved historic for the franchise and their retiring legend. Entering the season, the Galaxy were the odds-on favorite to hoist the trophy at the end of the season, trailed closely by Sporting Kansas City, New York Red...

Tim Howard Voted 2014 U.S....

Goalkeeper Tim Howard has been voted the 2014 U.S. Soccer Male Athlete of the Year, with the announcement taking place earlier today live on ESPN’s SportsCenter. This is Howard’s second time winning AOTY, previously earning the honor in 2008. The three-time FIFA World Cup veteran becomes the fifth player to win Male Athlete of the Year on multiple occasions, joining defender Marcelo Balboa...

MLS announces awards final...

By: Pedro Heizer Major League Soccer announced three finalists for each of its 2014 awards on Thursday, with the winners to be announced in the coming weeks. The finalists for each award, listed in alphabetical order below, earned the most votes in polling of three voting groups: Current MLS players MLS clubs (coaches, technical directors, chief business officers, communications) Media members who covered...

MLS Announces Expansion Dr...

Major League Soccer has announced the rules for the expansion draft that will take place on December 10th. New York City FC and Orlando City SC will each get 10 picks in the draft, with Orlando picking first. Throughout the history of the MLS Expansion Draft, the rules have changed as different league structures and policies were put into place. The 2015 Expansion Draft will be no different and includes...

Blend of Youth and Experie...

Jurgen Klinsmann has called his 25 players that will face No. 3-ranked Colombia this Friday at Craven Cottage, and the Republic of Ireland on November 18th. Klinsmann has once again chosen to blend youth and experience. A total of 16 players were part the squad that reached the Round of 16 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, led by four-time tournament veteran DaMarcus Beasley. At the other end of the spectrum,...

League Attendances Grow Ac...

By: Pedro Heizer Soccer in the Unites States continues to grow, despite what people continue to tell you. If you don’t want to take my word for it, let’s just look at the numbers. All three men’s professional levels of The Beautiful Game set new average attendance records this season. Major League Soccer, the top tier league in the United States, saw a 3% growth in attendance compared to...

MLS Products Headline List...

As predicted, U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made six changes to the squad that tied Ecuador 1-1 in what was Landon Donovan’s final match as a member of the USMNT. Clint Dempsey, whom captained the USMNT in Brazil during the 2014 FIFA World Cup, leads the list of news players which also include Toronto FC’s Michael Bradley, New England Revolution’s Jermaine...

U.S. Soccer Tribute To Lan...

On Friday, Landon Donovan, U.S. Soccer’s all-time goals and assist leader will suit up for the National Team for the last time. As part of the weeklong tribute, U.S. Soccer released this amazing video tribute to the USMNT’s legendary number 10. According to Franco Panizo of Soccer By Ives, The American Outlaws, U.S. Soccer’s main supporters group, have prepared a large tifo for Donovan...

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