6:02 PM EDT, Tue April 13, 2021
Waking The Red 1 hour ago
Recap & Highlights: Canada capitalize on pair of England errors in 2-0 victory

Recap & Highlights: Canada capitalize on pair of England errors in 2-0 victory

Photo by Catherine Ivill/ Evelyne Viens scores for the second match in a row as Canada beat the Lionesses They weren’t the prettiest goals, but they counted just the same. Evelyne Viens and Nichelle Prince took advantage of England errors as Canada slayed the Lionesses on Tuesday afternoon for their first win against a top-ten side in two years. Canada got off to a quick start, as it took Evelyne Viens just three minutes to find the back of the net, her second goal in two games, after scoring her first international goal on Friday. Despite being offside for the...
Waking The Red 1 hour ago
Toronto FC (once again) add Luke Singh to CONCACAF Champions League roster

Toronto FC (once again) add Luke Singh to CONCACAF Champions League roster

Photo by Lars Ronbog / FrontZoneSport via The Toronto FC II defender signs on a short-term deal for the second time. TORONTO, Canada—As the team gets set for it’s second-leg Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League matchup against Club León on Wednesday, Toronto FC have announced that they have once again added defender Luke Singh to the roster on a short-term deal. Toronto FC has once again signed Luke Singh to a four-day short-term agreement, making the 20-year-old CB eligible for tomorrow's match vs. Club León. Singh made his first-team debut last week, coming...
Waking The Red 3 hours ago
Toronto FC will rely heavily on young guns once again vs. Club León

Toronto FC will rely heavily on young guns once again vs. Club León

Noble Okello (L) of Toronto fights for the ball with Fernando Navarro (C) and Angel Mena (R) of Leon during a first leg match of round of sixteen between Leon and Toronto as part of Concacaf Champions League 2021 | (Gomez/Jam Media/Getty) Chris Armas has made his intentions clear. TORONTO, Canada—In last week’s 1-1 draw with Club León, Chris Armas stuck to his word, fielding a squad full of youngsters in his first match in charge of the club, despite heading into a treacherous environment down in Mexico. 21 year old Jacob Shaffelburg, 18 year old Ralph Priso, 20...
Waking The Red 3 hours ago
Injury Updates: Pozuelo unlikely to play in second-leg CCL match vs. Club León

Injury Updates: Pozuelo unlikely to play in second-leg CCL match vs. Club León

Alejandro Pozuelo (10) of Toronto FC celebrates after scoring his first goal for Toronto FC with Jonathan Osorio (21). | (Avram/Icon Sportswire via Getty) The Reds won’t have their MVP, but it’s not all bad news on the injury front for Toronto FC. TORONTO, Canada—Toronto FC will once again have to take on the reigning LigaMX champions Club León without the reigning MLS MVP Alejandro Pozuelo. “We’re still a little bit banged up, but that’s part of it right now. The guys that have been injured are slowly coming off that list,” said Armas prior to...
Mount Royal Soccer 4 hours ago
Opening Day Countdown - The Captain Debate...

Opening Day Countdown - The Captain Debate...

Is Sam Piette about to be named first-ever CF Montreal captain? | Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via ... or is there one? Having watched a lot of football I’ve often wondered on this side of the Atlantic if the role of skipper is considered as important as what we tend to see in Europe for instance.I think back to the great captains over there who bore enormous leadership influence on the pitch; Keane, Gerrard, Maldini, Baresi, Kompany, Terry, Totti, Hierro, Puyol and so on. I don’t quite see the same sphere of influence from the MLS captain, apart maybe...
MLS Multiplex 5 hours ago

New York City FC: Top 3 moves before 2021 season

New York City FC has made a few vital moves this offseason.  Here are the top 3. New York City FC had an up and down 2020 season.  Scoring was problematic and inconsistent, and wins against top of the table teams were hard to come by.  They finished 5th in the regular season, and once […] New York City FC: Top 3 moves before 2021 season - MLS Multiplex - MLS Multiplex - Major League Soccer | MLS News, Rumors, Updates, and More
Sounder At Heart 5 hours ago
Inspired by their players, OL Reign goes big on sustainability

Inspired by their players, OL Reign goes big on sustainability

The club is taking a holistic approach to reduce its reliance on single-use plastics and become more eco-friendly. When OL Reign kick off their first Challenge Cup match this Friday, a lot more than a pre-match pep talk will take place in their locker room. The team will be rolling out several changes in the hope of becoming one of the most sustainable clubs in America. As the dance music gets players hyped for their first match in front of home fans since 2019, signage on the walls will continue to remind them of the changes they’re hoping to tackle off and on the pitch:...
MLS Multiplex 6 hours ago

USL: Making soccer work without relegation/promotion

You’re really not supposed to grow a soccer league too quickly – study the NASL in 1984. Yet United Soccer League (USL) is exploding theirs successfully. United Soccer League (USL) has grown like such a mountain leading to the 2021 season that no one remembers the molehill. It’s second-tier U.S. professional soccer that has no […] USL: Making soccer work without relegation/promotion - MLS Multiplex - MLS Multiplex - Major League Soccer | MLS News, Rumors, Updates, and More
MLS Multiplex 6 hours ago

Finding value in 2021 MLS Cup odds

A new MLS season means plenty of things. Exciting prospects to make their debuts, a new name for Montreal, Austin FC celebrates their inaugural season and plenty of opportunities to increase your bankroll. With five days to go until opening kick-off, game lines are already out, but we’ll hold off on those until later. For […] Finding value in 2021 MLS Cup odds - MLS Multiplex - MLS Multiplex - Major League Soccer | MLS News, Rumors, Updates, and More
MLS Multiplex 6 hours ago

The Tuesday MLS Notebook: Inter Miami’s DP Quandary

As of late last week, sources said that Matías Pellegrini will likely be shipped to the Montreal Impact, a move that would get Inter Miami under the threshold for Designated Players. Part of the reason why Montreal might be the landing spot for the Argentina youth international is because Montreal’s owner also owns Bologna in […] The Tuesday MLS Notebook: Inter Miami’s DP Quandary - MLS Multiplex - MLS Multiplex - Major League Soccer | MLS News, Rumors, Updates, and More
Sounder At Heart 6 hours ago
New formation will be key to Sounders’ success in 2021

New formation will be key to Sounders’ success in 2021

Seattle will be trying out a new formation with mostly familiar faces. After qualifying for four of the last five MLS Cup finals and winning two of them, the Seattle Sounders should always be considered among the favorites. Considering the core of that team remains largely intact, there’s good reason to believe they can at least be competitive again. Still, there are bigger question marks surrounding the team heading in 2021 than is usually the case. In addition to losing veterans like Gustav Svensson, Kelvin Leerdam and Joevin Jones over the offseason, they will also be...
Waking The Red 7 hours ago
MATCH DAY | Canada vs England—Preview, key players & how to watch

MATCH DAY | Canada vs England—Preview, key players & how to watch

Canada sing the national anthem ahead of their match against Wales on April 9th, 2021 | Canada Soccer After a 3-0 victory over Wales on Friday, Canada are back this afternoon with a match against the Lionesses BURLINGTON, Canada—After a 3-0 victory over Wales on Friday, the Canadian women's national team is back in action this afternoon against England. If playing the 6th-best team in the world wasn’t hard enough (Canada are just behind in 8th), England will be looking to avenge their 3-1 loss to France on Friday. A late penalty from Fran Kirby (more on her later)...
Sounder At Heart 8 hours ago
Major Link Soccer: USWNT working conditions settlement granted

Major Link Soccer: USWNT working conditions settlement granted

A judge approved a partial settlement between the USWNT and US Soccer over unequal working conditions Seattle Three new light rail stations arrive on October 2. And more are on the way. North Seattle's Getting Linked This Fall | Seattle Met MLS D.C. United has hired Lucy Rushton to be the team’s new GM, becoming the first woman to hold that role at a MLS club since 1999, sources tell ESPN. Sources: D.C. United hires Lucy Rushton as first female MLS general manager since '99 MLS has moved forward on vetting alternative sites — including Phoenix, Las Vegas, and San Diego —...
Once A Metro 10 hours ago
The future is now for New York Red Bulls goalkeeping

The future is now for New York Red Bulls goalkeeping

Salzburg loanee Carlos Coronel looks set to begin a sophisticated new era for the Red Bulls goalkeeping department as the preferred starter | Photo by TF-Images/ An accomplished new keepers coach and an overspill of personnel have the Red Bulls set to mind the net more than they ever have Continuity at the goalkeeping position is easy to take for granted. Clubs as big as Manchester United and Arsenal have seen recent dynasties crumble partially due to upheaval at the last line of defense. While some may bristle at the idea of the New York Red Bulls and their three...
Waking The Red 18 hours ago
LIVE at 11:30 ET: Epi 39: Waking The Red Weekly—CCL Leg 2 + MLS Season Preview

LIVE at 11:30 ET: Epi 39: Waking The Red Weekly—CCL Leg 2 + MLS Season Preview

Questions? Come along and chime in as the crew are joined live by TFC Republic’s John Molinaro to preview tomorrow’s CONCACAF Champions League Leg 2 match vs. Leon + more TORONTO, Canada—Welcome back to another edition of WTR Weekly x Footy Talks Live! On today’s episode, hosts Mitchell Tierney, Michael Singh, and Jeffrey P. Nesker will be joined by TFC Republic’s John Molinaro to discuss the launch of his new site, preview tomorrow’s CONCACAF Champions League Leg 2 bout with Club León, and tee up the start of the 2021 MLS Season, which kicks off on Saturday. The...

MLS Player News

  • 1 Ralph Priso

    Ralph Priso

    Toronto FC will rely heavily on young guns once again vs. Club León

  • 1 Noble Okello

    Noble Okello

    Toronto FC will rely heavily on young guns once again vs. Club León

  • 1 Kelvin Leerdam

    Kelvin Leerdam

    New formation will be key to Sounders’ success in 2021

  • 1 Jonathan Osorio

    Jonathan Osorio

    Injury Updates: Pozuelo unlikely to play in second-leg CCL match vs. Club León

  • 1 Jacob Shaffelburg

    Jacob Shaffelburg

    Toronto FC will rely heavily on young guns once again vs. Club León

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