8:05 PM EST, Sun December 28, 2014
MLS Rumors & News
The Crew 6 hours ago
U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team head coach Tab Ramos has submitted its 35-player provisional roster for the 2015 CONCACAF U-20 Championship and has gathered a group of players for one final camp before heading to Jamaica for the qualifying tournament. The final camp will take place in Sunrise, Florida, located near Fort Lauderdale, and begins on Sunday, Dec. 28. Ramos will name the final 20-player roster on Friday, Jan. 2. While there are 21 players in the final camp, all 35 players are available for selection to the final roster. Read More
The Crew 7 hours ago
In many ways, 2014 was a landmark year for Columbus Crew SC. The year marked the first full season with Chairman Anthony Precourt at the helm of the club, as well as the influx of a new look on the field brought on by Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter. Read More
Boston Herald 20 hours ago
Why is it such a big deal?It’s a question — as naive as it is frequent — fielded by Robbie Rogers when he talks about his homosexuality and his new book, “Coming Out to Play.”A large segment of people would prefer not to hear about Rogers, who plays for the Los Angeles Galaxy team that beat the Revolution in the MLS Cup final this month and is, at the moment, the only openly gay man playing on a North American professional sports team.
Sounders FC Blog | Seattle Times Dec 27, 2014
There are no off days in Major League Soccer, not even on major holidays, and this Christmas season brought a pair of signings that make the already-loaded Western Conference look even tougher ahead of the new year. First, the Houston Dynamo -- having already made a splash in bringing in former English Premier League coach Owen Coyle -- dropped the news late on the 23rd, Christmas Eve Eve, that it is signing striker Erick "Cubo" Torres on a designated player contract. Though the terms of the deal keep Torres with Chivas Guadalajara for the first half of the year, Houston is bringing in one...
Sounders FC Blog | Seattle Times Dec 26, 2014
The Boxing Day English Premier League extravaganza was just the beginning of an Anglo-Saxon-heavy weekend of soccer. Hibernian vs. Rangers, Scottish Championship, Saturday at 4:15 a.m. That a Scottish second division match is getting a Weekend Watch nod before the top tier hints at the weird state of the game in that country. Scotland will be better off when both these traditional giants are back in the Premiership – as it is, they’re currently second and third in the table. Tottenham Hotspur vs. Manchester United, English Premier League, Sunday at 4 a.m. Christian Eriksen, as is his...
Real Salt Lake Blog | Salt Lake Tribune Dec 26, 2014
freeform Is bCarlos Salcedo/b set for a move to his hometown club? According to a Christmas Day report, the 21-year-old Real Salt Lake defender is going to sign with Mexican club giant Chivas de Guadalajara. In a report by bMario Aguirre/b of iFOX Deportes/i, Salcedoâs agent bOskar Olsen/b told iFOX Sports/i that Salcedo will sign with Chivas to either a 3-or-4-year contract. However, Salcedo remains under...
Houston Chronicle Dec 24, 2014
Not long ago, the only Mexican national team stars who considered Major League Soccer were washed up guys looking for one last financial score. At 21, Torres is one of Mexico's brightest young players. Only a few months after U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann took swipes at MLS, Torres smartly sought Herrera's blessings before signing with the Dynamo. Torres' signing with the Dynamo captured headlines throughout Mexico, where most soccer fans still look down on MLS and American soccer even though the U.S. national team long ago proved unbeatable against El Tri in World Cup...
Real Salt Lake Blog | Salt Lake Tribune Dec 24, 2014
freeform He goes by bPecka/b or Wellington De Jorge Estanislau Paeckart. The 25-year-old Brazilian midfielder is reportedly to sign with Real Salt Lake. bLiviu Bird/b of iSI.com/i reported Wednesday that RSL has signed the central midfield staple. According to a league source, the paperwork on a contract with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers product has not been finalized. Commonly known as Pecka with the Strikers, the Flamengo academy produc...
Oregonian Dec 23, 2014
The Portland Timbers have re-signed forward Gaston Fernandez, according to sources.
Sounders Insider | Tacoma News-Tribune Dec 23, 2014
This just in from the Sounders: Seattle Sounders FC today announced that defender DeAndre Yedlin has finalized his transfer to Barclays Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur. The two clubs originally agreed to the deal on August 13, 2014, and Yedlin is set to complete his move to North London during the January Transfer Window. “We are extremely proud of what DeAndre has accomplished during his time in Seattle and we wish him every success in the next step of his career,” said Sounders FC Owner and General Manager Adrian Hanauer. “DeAndre will always be a member of the Sounders FC … ...
Seattle native DeAndre Yedlin will make his move to Tottenham Hotspur earlier than expected. (Victor Decolongon/) Former Sounders defender DeAndre Yedlin will join Tottenham Hotspur in January, the team announced on Tuesday. The move means that the 21-year-old homegrown Seattle star will complete his transfer to the London-based club earlier than expected when the two clubs confirmed the deal in August. Yedlin had been expected to move to Tottenham over the summer at the beginning of the 2015-16 Premier League season — or perhaps even spend a year on loan with the Sounders or another squad...
Sounders FC Blog | Seattle Times Dec 23, 2014
At long last, it's official: DeAndre Yedlin is joining Tottenham Hotspur in January, the English Premier League club confirmed Tuesday in a release. Reports from both The People and MLSSoccer.com over the weekend indicated that Yedlin had received a UK work permit, clearing the final hurdle for a winter move. The 21-year-old Seattle native finishes his Sounders career with 56 league games played, six assists and a single goal. Yedlin made 10 appearances with the U.S. men's national team in 2014, including three at the World Cup in Brazil, and was named the federation's Young Male Athlete of...
Soccer Insider | Washington Post Dec 23, 2014
Before every Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal match was available on your flat screen at home, there was Summers. Before GolTV and Fox Soccer Channel and beIN Sports and NBC Sports Network and Fox Soccer Plus, before ESPN3.com, Fios, Xfinity and DirecTV, before every World Cup game was live and commercial free and in HD, […]
Washington Post Dec 23, 2014
Before every Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal match was available on your flat screen at home, there was Summers.Before GolTV and Fox Soccer Channel and beIN Sports and NBC Sports Network and Fox Soccer Plus, before ESPN3.com, Fios, Xfinity and DirecTV, before every World Cup game was live and commercial free and in HD, before digital programming, outdoor fanfests, mega-sports bars and video on your cell phone, there was Summers.Read full article >>
Seattle Post-Intelligencer Dec 23, 2014
The London club said Monday it had reached an agreement with the Seattle Sounders in August for Yedlin to join ahead of the next Premier League season, but now wants him earlier to allow him to adapt. "DeAndre is a young player with great potential who has already achieved a lot in Major League Soccer," Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said.