6:41 PM EST, Sat November 22, 2014

Three Revs up for MLS awards

Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen is among three finalists for league MVP, while teammates Jermaine Jones and Charlie Davies are also up for individual honors after MLS announced the finalists for its annual awards on Thursday. Joining Nguyen on the shortlist for hardware is Jones, who was named a finalist for Newcomer of the Year, and Davies, who was named a candidate for Comeback Player of the Year. Nguyen (18 goals, 5 assists) is up against Seattle Sounders forward Obafemi Martins (17 goals, 13 assists) and Los Angeles Galaxy striker Robbie Keane (19 goals, 14 assists).
Toronto Sun Nov 20, 2014
Toronto FC establishes USL PRO affiliate

Toronto FC establishes USL PRO affiliate

Toronto FC 2.0 is set to kick up next spring.
Houston Chronicle Nov 20, 2014

Dynamo coaching search to extend beyond Thanksgiving

The Dynamo coaching search appears likely to extend beyond the Thanksgiving holiday as the front office sets up interviews between a handful of candidates and the team's ownership group. Since submitting a list of nine candidates to the ownership group over the weekend, Dynamo president Chris Canetti and general manager Matt Jordan were asked to set up interviews between a handful of candidates and the owners. "I would think between now and Thanksgiving we're trying to get the finalists in front of ownership one way or another, whether it's a video or conference call," Canetti said. "That's...
The Crew Nov 20, 2014
Meram earns third cap as Iraq bows out of 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations

Meram earns third cap as Iraq bows out of 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations

Winger Justin Meram earned his third start and third internaitional cap for Iraq on Thursday as the Lions of Mesopotamia fell to the United Arab Emirates by a 2-0 scoreline. With the defeat, Iraq was eliminated from the 2014 Gulf Cup of Nations. In his first action with Iraq, Meram started all three matches of the tournament as the Iraqi National Team earned a draw against Oman and fell to Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates. Next up, Iraq will shift its focus to the 2015 AFC Asian Cup taking place in Australia in January. Read More
The Crew Nov 20, 2014
Black & Gold Bullets: November 20

Black & Gold Bullets: November 20

Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter, goalkeeper Steve Clark and defender Michael Parkurst are all nominated for individual 2014 MLS Awards. Berhalter is up for Coach of the Year, Clark is contending for Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year and Michael Parkhurst is a candidate for the Xbox Individual Fair Play Award. Head over to MLSsoccer.com for the complete list of award finalists. Read More
The Crew Nov 20, 2014
2014 Crew Goal of the Year: First Round, Match-Up D

2014 Crew Goal of the Year: First Round, Match-Up D

2014 Crew Goal of the Year voting continues today in First Round Match-Up D as a pair of equalizers are up for polling. Hector Jimenezs stoppage-time leveler against D.C. United is up against Ethan Finlays chip to draw Real Salt Lake. Fans have until midnight on Thursday, November 20 to vote between the two goals. The Semifinal Round will be unveiled on Friday, November 21. April 19: Jimenez equalizer vs. D.C. United Read More
The Crew Nov 20, 2014
Crew SC nominated for three individual 2014 Major League Soccer Awards

Crew SC nominated for three individual 2014 Major League Soccer Awards

Major League Soccer announced its 2014 award finalists as Columbus Crew Soccer Club has three individuals eligible for League honors. Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter is up for Coach of the Year following his first year at the helm; newcomer Steve Clark is a finalist for Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year; and Captain Michael Parkhurst looks to secure the Xbox Individual Fair Play award for the third time in his career.  Read More
Toronto Sun Nov 19, 2014

Ex-TFC captain recounts unsettling season in Ukraine

A former TFC captain’s struggle in war-torn Ukraine was akin to a sci-fi film — scenes so “chaotic” they appeared out of this world.

Revs look to conquer Red Bull Arena demons

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Red Bull Arena has never been a particularly hospitable place for the Revolution to play since it opened its doors four years ago. And center back A.J. Soares doesn’t expect that to change much anytime soon. Although the Revolution enter Sunday’s first leg of the conference finals as the higher seed against the resurgent Red Bulls, Soares knows it won’t be easy for his squad to snap its six-game winless streak at the state-of-the-art stadium.
Washington Post Nov 19, 2014

Soccer Insider: D.C. United selects Thomas McNamara in MLS dispersal draft

D.C. United selected central midfielder Thomas McNamara with the fourth pick in an MLS dispersal draft for players formerly with Chivas USA, which was disbanded last month. McNamara cracked the starting lineup at the beginning of his pro career this year and scored in the opener against Chicago but tore his right ACL and medial meniscus in the sixth game and was lost for the season. Read full article >>

D.C. United selects Thomas McNamara in MLS dispersal draft

D.C. United selected central midfielder Thomas McNamara with the fourth pick in an MLS dispersal draft for players formerly with Chivas USA, which was disbanded last month. McNamara cracked the starting lineup at the beginning of his pro career this year and scored in the opener against Chicago but tore his right ACL and medial […]
The Crew Nov 19, 2014
Crew SC passes in Chivas USA Dispersal Draft

Crew SC passes in Chivas USA Dispersal Draft

The Chivas USA Dispersal Draft was conducted earlier today, with Crew SC passing on making a selection. The Black & Gold held the 15th overall spot in the Draft, and elected not to select anyone from the available list of former Chivas USA players. The complete list of who was taken and where is as follows: Read More
CSN Washington Nov 19, 2014

Ireland dominates USA in Bill Hamid's 2nd national team start

After watching the United States go winless in four straight games for the first time since he took over as coach three years ago, Jurgen Klinsmann had a harsh assessment of the Americans' post-World Cup performances.
The Crew Nov 19, 2014
Buckeyes, Zips to meet in Columbus in NCAA Tournament opener

Buckeyes, Zips to meet in Columbus in NCAA Tournament opener

The NCAA Tournament opens with a bang in Columbus on Thursday, as Akron travels down I-71 to meet Ohio State at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at 5:00 p.m. ET tomorrow afternoon. Its the first match of the tournament for both sides, and the stakes are high: the winner advances to meet the top-seeded Notre Dame Fighting Irish on November 23. Read More
The Crew Nov 19, 2014
2014 Crew Goal of the Year: First Round, Match-Up C

2014 Crew Goal of the Year: First Round, Match-Up C

2014 Crew Goal of the Year voting continues today in First Round Match-Up C as a pair of Justin Meram meathook goals are up to advance to the next round as Merams winner in Seattle takes on his beautiful finish against the LA Galaxy. Fans have until midnight on Tuesday, November 19 to vote between the two goals. The Semifinal Round will be unveiled on Friday, November 21. March 29: Stoppage-time winner at Seattle Read More

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