7:45 PM EST, Fri January 30, 2015

Weekend Watch: Must-see matches from around the world

Apologies on the Weekend Watch layoff – unfortunately timed travel plans have gotten in the way. It, right alongside the Old Firm, returns with a vengeance. South Korea vs. Australia, AFC Asian Cup final, Saturday at 1 a.m. At long last, one for the night owls: The Koreans are gunning for their first Asian Cup title since 1960, while host Australia is looking for its first overall after jumping over from the Oceania federation in 2006. Congo vs. Congo DR, African Cup of Nations quarterfinals, Saturday at 8 a.m. The Congolese derby will improve your geography game, if nothing else. Congo,...

Former RSL center back Nat Borchers discusses the MLS CBA negotiations

freeform The current Collective Bargaining Agreement bites the dust Saturday, leaving Major League Soccer, its owners and players in an expected standoff. It’s not a surprise, by any means. It was expected. Talk around the league throughout the 2014 season was that the CBA talks could shape the future of the league going forward — and that it could get contentious. Several players have spoken out about the wants and needs of the MLS Players Union during the talks, primarily free agenc...
Oregonian 5 hours ago

Portland Timbers to stream preseason match vs. Sporting Kansas City

Even though MLS was apparently not planning to stream the preseason games in Tucson, Arizona, Saturday's Portland Timbers match will be streamed thanks to some quick work by the Timbers.
Denver Post 7 hours ago
Rapids Gabriel Torres to join Panama for friendly vs. U.S.

Rapids Gabriel Torres to join Panama for friendly vs. U.S.

Gabriel Torres. (The Associated Press)U.S. vs. Panama will be must-see TV for Rapids supporters.
The Crew 7 hours ago

Cedrick acquisition gives Crew SC another ascending international mainstay

What do Waylon Francis, Romain Gall, Emanuel Pogatetz, Ben Swanson, Kei Kamara, Kristinn Steindorsson, and Cedrick Mabwati have in common? Aside from all being acquired by Crew SC Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter since his arrival in Columbus, all seven players have experience at the international level, whether within the youth ranks or with the senior National Team. While not necessarily a requirement to be on the Black & Golds radar, Berhalter naturally values the experience and development that can come with international play. Read More
Denver Post 8 hours ago

Colorado Rapids preseason schedule 2015

The Rapids have arrived in San Diego, where the club will participate in warm weather training before returning to Colorado on Feb.
The Crew 8 hours ago
Crew SC players honored and proud of club's Pillar Award for Community Service

Crew SC players honored and proud of club's Pillar Award for Community Service

Columbus Crew SC is far more than just a soccer team, and last night at the Medical Mutual Pillar Awards presented by Smart Business Magazine, that fact was reinforced with the club earning an award for its work in community service in 2014. Read More
Columbus Dispatch 8 hours ago

Soccer: Crew acquires Congo midfielder Cedrick Mabwati

Crew SC has acquired Democratic Republic of the Congo midfielder Cedrick Mabwati. Mabwati, 22, will join the Crew during the summer after he completes his season with Spanish second-division club Osasuna.

Agudelo gives Revs a top scoring threat

What’s the best way to fill the void left by the departure of a star player? The Revolution came up with an answer to that quandary on Friday: Bring him back. Fourteen months after he waved goodbye to Foxborough for what proved to be an ill-fated European journey, dynamic striker Juan Agudelo returned to the Revolution by signing a multi-year deal that will reportedly run through 2018. The addition of Agudelo immediately gives the Revolution offense something it's lacked since his departure: a true back-to-goal striker who is both physically imposing and tactically sound, a rare...
The Crew 10 hours ago
Columbus Crew SC's community relations and charitable arm evolve as

Columbus Crew SC's community relations and charitable arm evolve as "Give Forward" and the Columbus Crew SC Foundation

Columbus Crew SC today announced that the clubs community initiatives are being organized under a new platform titled Give Forward. Formerly Dare to Care, the new platform of Give Forward will continue the clubs commitment to serving challenged youth, encouraging healthy and positive lifestyles, honoring the military and keeping Columbus beautiful.   Read More
The Crew 14 hours ago
Crew SC Acquires Cedrick Mabwati

Crew SC Acquires Cedrick Mabwati

Columbus Crew SC today announced that the club has acquired Cedrick Mabwati (SEHD-rick Ma-BWAH-ti), commonly known as Cedrick. An attacking threat, Cedrick has spent his entire professional career playing in Spain. Via a transfer, Crew SC has acquired Cedrick from Real Betis in Spain, and he will spend the remainder of his loan with Second Division side Osasuna this spring before joining the Black & Gold this summer following the conclusion of Osasuna’s campaign. Per club and MLS policy, additional details of the deal were not disclosed. Read More
Toronto Sun 20 hours ago
TFC adds French midfielder Cheyrou

TFC adds French midfielder Cheyrou

Toronto FC added another veteran to the mix on Thursday, signing French midfielder Benoit Cheyrou.
Denver Post 21 hours ago
Dillon Powers: Italian passport

Dillon Powers: Italian passport "opens up a lot of doors"

Dillon Powers, Colorado Rapids' two-time team MVP, has dual citizenship. The 2013 MLS Rookie of the Year posted a photo of his new Italian passport on Twitter on Jan.
Oregonian Jan 29, 2015
The Oregonian to run Q&A series with 1975 Portland Timbers players

The Oregonian to run Q&A series with 1975 Portland Timbers players

The Portland Timbers are celebrating their 40th anniversary as a club this year and in honor of the anniversary The Oregonian/OregonLive will be rolling out a series of Q&As with players from the original 1975 Timbers team.

MLS, U.S. Soccer officially announce new TV deal with ESPN, Fox, Univision

At 1 p.m. Monday, MLS commissioner Don Garber and U.S. Soccer Federation CEO Dan Flynn will officially unveil the two organizations' newest media rights agreements.

MLS Player News

  • 1 Romain Gall

    Romain Gall

    Major League Soccer: Crew SC’s Romain Gall takes big step with U-20 team

  • 1 Nat Borchers

    Nat Borchers

    Former RSL center back Nat Borchers discusses the MLS CBA negotiations

  • 1 Kei Kamara

    Kei Kamara

    WATCH: Kei Kamara relives 2006 SuperDraft experience

  • 1 Gregg Berhalter

    Gregg Berhalter

    Berhalter provides updates from Lakewood Ranch

  • 1 Gabriel Torres

    Gabriel Torres

    Rapids Gabriel Torres to join Panama for friendly vs. U.S.

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