2:09 PM EST, Thu February 11, 2016
Columbus Dispatch 22 hours ago

Columbus Crew SC unveils new uniform

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC revealed a bold new uniform that it will wear during the upcoming season on Wednesday afternoon during a ceremony at Columbus City Hall, unveiling a design with new colors inspired by the city’s flag.
Washington Post 23 hours ago

D.C. United preseason news and notes from RFK Stadium

Argentine midfielder Luciano Acosta arrived at RFK Stadium on Wednesday to undergo a physical and sign a contract to join D.C. United on loan from Boca Juniors. Accompanied by his agent, the 21-year-old playmaker introduced himself to his new teammates and watched part of the training session. If all details are finalized, Acosta is likely […]
philly.com Feb 10, 2016

Union re-signs striker Sapong

Whether C.J. Sapong ends up being the Union's top striker this season, it's clear that the team expects him to be an integral part of the squad.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 9, 2016

Soccer | Crew: Improving on roster a tough task

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Every starter from a team that made a run to the MLS Cup Final will return to Crew SC this season. That is both a comfort and a curse for coach and sporting director Gregg Berhalter.

Live MLS preseason video: Los Angeles Galaxy vs. Club Tijuana

It's only a preseason game, and Galaxy coach Bruce Arena is notorious for doing whatever the heck he wants with his lineups. Still, any time L.A. plays Tijuana, it's something of a big deal - especially for the top youth soccer prospects in Southern California who get recruited heavily by both teams.

Live MLS preseason video: Vancouver Whitecaps vs. Houston Dynamo

Kickoff at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz., is set for 8:00 p.m. Eastern time.
philly.com Feb 9, 2016

Union add goalie Matt Jones

The Union added goalkeeping depth by acquiring English born keeper Matt Jones on loan from Belenenses of Portugal's Primeira Liga, the top division.
Washington Post Feb 9, 2016

D.C. United strikes deal for Boca Juniors midfielder Luciano Acosta

D.C. United has struck agreement with Argentine power Boca Juniors to acquire midfielder Luciano Acosta on loan for the 2016 MLS season, multiple sources familiar with the negotiations said Tuesday. Club officials declined comment on their pursuit, but those sources say the 21-year-old playmaker is scheduled to arrive in Washington on Wednesday to undergo a physical […]
Washington Post Feb 9, 2016

Tuesday kickaround

Happy Fat Tuesday. Let’s load up on some syrup-doused football … *D.C. United is back in Washington for a few days of outdoor workouts (weather permitting) before returning to Florida on Thursday for the final stage of training camp. All eyes and ears, though, are on Argentina (Luciano Acosta) and Italy (Antonio Nocerino). With two […]

Round 3: U.S. Soccer sees clear women's team strike threat

The U.S. Soccer Federation's response to the U.S. women's soccer players union's view of the sides' legal dispute makes it clear that the governing body sees a real possibility of a strike occurring before the Olympics.
Toronto Sun Feb 8, 2016
Moore's future with Toronto FC uncertain

Moore's future with Toronto FC uncertain

Of the 37 men on TFC’s pre-season roster, all returned to Toronto on Monday following an extended training camp in southern California.

U.S. women's soccer players union fires back at Federation

The U.S. women's national team's players union has launched a broadside of its own after the United States Soccer Federation threatened legal action to block the team from striking.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 7, 2016

Crew | Additions bring playoff experience

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};It took seven minutes, one gaffe by a goalkeeper and one blown call by an assistant referee for Crew SC to allow two goals in an MLS Cup final it eventually lost 2-1 to the Portland Timbers on Dec. 6.

Live MLS preseason video: Seattle Sounders vs. Portland Timbers

Kickoff at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz., is set for 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

Live video: Philadelphia Union vs. Jacksonville Armada

The Union take the field for their first preseason game of the year tonight. It could be the first chance to see some of the team's new signings, including Roland Alberg, Walter Restrepo and draft picks Joshua Yaro and Keegan Rosenberry.

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