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Oregonian 45 mins ago

Portland Timbers vs. D.C. United game day preview: Players to watch

For the Portland Timbers, the players to watch are Will Johnson, Maximiliano Urruti and Adam Kwarasey. For D.C. United, the players to watch are Bill Hamid, Chris Rolfe and Jairo Arrieta.

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CSN Washington 6 hours ago

FIFA, soccer officials arrested in Zurich; World Cup votes probed

Swiss prosecutors arrested seven FIFA and soccer officials in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption.
Washington Post 9 hours ago

FIFA officials arrested on corruption charges; Sepp Blatter is not among them

As the leaders of FIFA gathered in Zurich for what was expected to be the election of Sepp Blatter to a fifth term as president, Swiss authorities conducted an unprecedented raid early Wednesday morning, arresting several top soccer officials with plans to extradite them to the United States to face federal corruption charges.Read full article >>
Columbus Dispatch 17 hours ago

Crew: Finlay likely to return for MLS play

He won’t play Wednesday in an exhibition against Spanish club Valencia, but Crew SC midfielder Ethan Finlay is not expected to miss any regular-season time because of a broken toe in his right foot, coach Gregg Berhalter said on Tuesday. Finlay suffered an apparent foot injury at the end of workouts on Friday before a game against the Chicago Fire at Mapfre Stadium, but he looked no worse for the wear as the game went on. He was fouled in the 72nd minute by Adailton and left the game three minutes later. He was seen leaving the stadium on crutches. On Tuesday, Finlay took part in about...
Washington Post May 26, 2015

Soccer Insider: Will MLS suspend New England’s Jermaine Jones for bumping referee?

In the dying moments of New England’s 1-1 draw with D.C. United on Saturday, Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones became enraged about a foul call. No shrinking violet, Jones followed Geiger while growling his discontent. When Geiger turned to show a yellow card, Jones appeared to bump him. Play continued. Geiger did not issue another yellow or a straight red.Read full article >>
CSN Washington May 26, 2015

First place D.C. United travels to Portland to face reeling Timbers

First place D.C. United travels to Portland to face reeling Timbers on Wednesday.
Columbus Dispatch May 26, 2015

Soccer: Crew SC's Finlay to play despite broken toe

Crew SC midfielder Ethan Finlay has a broken toe on his right foot, but coach Gregg Berhalter said he does not expect the team’s assist leader to miss any league games.
Washington Post May 26, 2015

Soccer Insider: MLS-leading D.C. United regroups for mid-week match vs. Timbers in Portland

Some 30 minutes after D.C. United’s 1-1 draw at New England on Saturday, Ben Olsen and his staff stood before a white board covered with names of players. The delegation would not fly to Washington the next day. Rather, it was off to Portland for a Wednesday encounter against the Timbers.Read full article >>
Toronto Star May 26, 2015
Manchester’s other soccer team: It isn’t United, it’s not City

Manchester’s other soccer team: It isn’t United, it’s not City

Soccer split: FC United of Manchester was formed by Manchester United fans unhappy at big-money takeover of Old Trafford club by Glazer family.
Toronto Sun May 25, 2015
In defence of MLSE's Tim Leiweke

In defence of MLSE's Tim Leiweke

It’s far more frightening than the “Day of Mourning” Toronto FC supporters organized on Saturday.
Columbus Dispatch May 25, 2015

Crew's offense clicking, but defense is a problem

The Crew's 2-2 tie against Chicago on Friday marked the third straight in which the Crew allowed two goals and brought out what has become a common refrain: It’s just a few little things that need corrected.
Toronto Star May 25, 2015
Toronto FC's Benoit Cheyrou key cog for Reds: Young

Toronto FC's Benoit Cheyrou key cog for Reds: Young

Frenchman has strung together three strong games in a row as the kick-starter bridging defence and offence.
Toronto Star May 25, 2015
Manchester City stars Aguero, Toure and Hart set to face TFC

Manchester City stars Aguero, Toure and Hart set to face TFC

Facing three games in a week, Toronto FC is, like Manchester City, likely to dig deep into its squad for players in BMO Field clash
Toronto Sun May 24, 2015
Could former captain O'Dea return to TFC?

Could former captain O'Dea return to TFC?

He’d listen if Toronto FC showed interest.
philly.com May 24, 2015

Union shut out Red Bulls for second straight win

HARRISON, N.J. - It's too small of a sample size to say whether the Union have turned their fortunes around, but for the first time this year they have earned consecutive victories and suddenly this Major League Soccer season has a different outlook.

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