2:38 PM EDT, Fri October 31, 2014

Dallas’ Diaz suspended for 1st game vs. Seattle

The Sounders were scheduled to train in Tukwila this morning and then fly out to Texas. There was no media access, so not much news is expected. However, some relevant news did come out of the league offices, with the disciplinary committee suspended Dallas midfielder Mauro Diaz for the first leg of the Sounders series after leaving the bench area to join a scuffle in the midweek knockout win over Vancouver. Here’s the word from the league.
Washington Post 1 hour ago

Soccer Insider: D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium ahead of D.C. United’s trip north for the playoff opener Sunday … Forward Luis Silva, the club’s co-leading scorer sidelined for four weeks with a hamstring injury, saw a doctor Friday instead of practicing but is “moving along very well,” Coach Ben Olsen said. “It’s a possibility [he could return] this weekend” against New York at Red Bull Arena. Read full article >>

D.C. United news and notes

The latest from RFK Stadium ahead of D.C. United’s trip north for the playoff opener Sunday … Forward Luis Silva, the club’s co-leading scorer sidelined for four weeks with a hamstring injury, saw a doctor Friday instead of practicing but is “moving along very well,” Coach Ben Olsen said. “It’s a possibility [he could return] […]

Live Sounders FC chat at 2 p.m. today

Join the conversation as the Sounders prepare for the first leg of the Western Conference semifinals.
Columbus Dispatch 7 hours ago

Around Major League Soccer: Red Bulls rally, eliminate defending champs

Red Bulls 2, Sporting Kansas City 1: Bradley Wright-Phillips scored twice in the final 13 minutes to rally host New York over Sporting Kansas City last night, eliminating the defending MLS Cup champion from the playoffs and sending the Red Bulls to the Eastern Conference semifinals.
Boston Herald 13 hours ago
No doubt Nguyen most valuable to Revs

No doubt Nguyen most valuable to Revs

Lee Nguyen took the long and winding road from promising midfielder to Revolution linchpin. His journey included stints in Denmark, Netherlands and Vietnam and a brief and humbling interlude in Vancouver. He toiled away earnestly for the chance to reveal his best qualities consistently, secure a prominent place in a successful team and transform into one of the top candidates for MLS’ Most Valuable Player award.
CSN Washington 14 hours ago

D.C. United will face Red Bulls in playoffs on CSN

Watch D.C. United take on the Red Bulls at 4 p.m. this Sunday on CSN in MLS Playoff action.
Seattle Times 15 hours ago
Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei in eye of MLS playoff storm

Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei in eye of MLS playoff storm

Stefen Frei, like Sounders goalkeepers before him, knows all eyes will be on him as his team enters the MLS playoffs. But with Seattle the top seed, the pressure could be intense.
Washington Post 16 hours ago

Soccer Insider: D.C. United will face New York Red Bulls in MLS playoffs

MLS’s longest enduring rivalry is set for a renewal in the playoffs. Bradley Wright-Phillips, the league’s top scorer, struck twice in the last 13 minutes, including a header in the 90th, as the New York Red Bulls overturned a deficit and ousted reigning champion Sporting Kansas City, 2-1, in a first-round match Thursday night in Harrison, N.J. Read full article >>

D.C. United will face New York Red Bulls in MLS playoffs

MLS’s longest enduring rivalry is set for a renewal in the playoffs. Bradley Wright-Phillips, the league’s top scorer, struck twice in the last 13 minutes, including a header in the 90th, as the New York Red Bulls overturned a deficit and ousted reigning champion Sporting Kansas City, 2-1, in a first-round match Thursday night in […]
Denver Post 16 hours ago
Colorado Rapids sue Ciao Telecom over missed sponsorship payments

Colorado Rapids sue Ciao Telecom over missed sponsorship payments

The Colorado Rapids filed a lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court alleging Ciao Telecom's parent company has failed to make nearly half a million dollars in jersey-sponsorship payments.
Columbus Dispatch 16 hours ago

Soccer: Crew enters playoffs short on postseason experience

With the Crew set to host the New England Revolution on Saturday to open a two-game Eastern Conference semifinal series, Tony Tchani is one of only five players on the roster with MLS postseason experience.
Tacoma News-Tribune 17 hours ago

Marshall sees championship quality in close-knit Sounders

Winner of a double in Columbus, the two-time MLS defender of the year wants a treble in Seattle.

Football Manager projects Sounders as MLS Cup champs

Experts are split on the MLS Cup favorites as the playoffs kick off this week. Sports Illustrated is torn between the Sounders and Galaxy in the West, while two out of the three ESPNFC writers have tabbed Seattle has the team to beat. Football Manager, "the most realistic, in-depth and immersive soccer management game," according to its own release -- and the basis for the greatest soccer video game fan fiction of all-time --  agrees with the latter. A simulation run ahead of the game's release on Nov. 7 ended with the Sounders as MLS Cup champs, 2-0 winners over D.C. United in the...

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