7:18 AM EDT, Mon October 20, 2014
MLS Rumors & News
Columbus Dispatch 2 hours ago
HARRISON, N.J. — One week after his Crew debut, defender Emanuel Pogatetz was called on for a bigger impact against New York.
Denver Post 5 hours ago
At 6-foot-6 and 225 pounds, Zat Knight doesn't hold down the center of the Rapids' defense so much as he presides over it like a battleship looming over a fleet of destroyers.
philly.com 7 hours ago
The Union's focus will be making the playoffs for just the second time in 6 years in 2015.
Sounders Insider | Tacoma News-Tribune 7 hours ago
Here is coach Sigi Schmid’s opening statement after his club came from two goals down for a 2-2 tie tonight in LA: I was extremely proud of our team because we took goals at the worst possible time. We took a goal right before halftime, we took a goal right after halftime. A little bit I think we helped on both of those goals, with just the deflection and a combination of errors on the first. But then I think we showed character. After the first 15-20 minutes, I thought we created the better chances from then on throughout the … Read more »
Tacoma News-Tribune 8 hours ago
Seattle Sounders FC seized the upper hand in the race for the Supporters' Shield on Sunday, rallying from a two-goal deficit to earn a 2-2 draw with the Los Angeles…
The Portland Timbers were hoping to move closer to secure their postseason plans in hosting Real Salt Lake on October 17 at Providence Park, but RSL had other designs to help their post season positioning. While the Timbers applied relentless pressure on goal, they couldn't find anything to break past RSL goalkeeper Nick Rimando as the teams played to a scoreless draw.
Oregonian 14 hours ago
The Timbers play at CD Olimpia in Honduras Tuesday before taking playing at Dallas Saturday afternoon.
The Crew 16 hours ago
On the surface, the Crew had a tall task entering Saturdays match. Although it was in excellent form, still, the Black & Gold had a record of 1-10-6 in their last 17 visits to the Big Apple, including a 4-1 loss earlier this season that Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter deemed the worst loss of the season. Top that off with the fact that yesterday, without even taking the pitch, the Crew clinched a spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs by virtue of Toronto FCs tie. Read More
The Crew 17 hours ago
The Columbus Crew showed Sunday it is not just content with merely getting into the playoffs. A day after earning a postseason berth, the Crew went into Red Bull Arena and defeated the New York Red Bulls, 3-1, to move up the Eastern Conference table. Aaron Schoenfeld led the way for Columbus, bagging a brace with goals on each side of halftime. Gregg Berhalter’s side moved to 13-10-10 on the year and leapfrogged the Red Bulls for fourth place in the East. New York, who are also assured of a place in the playoffs, fell to fifth place at 12-10-11. Read More
Sounders FC Blog | Seattle Times 20 hours ago
The Sounders visit the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., with a chance to clinch the Supporters' Shield with a win over the L.A. Galaxy. Here's what to watch for. Last time out: Galaxy 3, Sounders 0 on July 28 at CenturyLink Field -- Gyasi Zardes, Landon Donovan and Stefan Ishizaki stunned home fans with a trio of first-half goals en route to a comfortable romp. Battle to watch: Seattle's counterattack vs. L.A. counterattack Both teams like to play on the break, though they go about it in different ways. The Sounders want to get the ball to the feet of Clint Dempsey or Obafemi Martins as...
Oregonian 22 hours ago
In case you missed them, these five Oregonian sports stories proved most popular with readers on Saturday, Oct. 18 (as of 11 p.m.).
The Crew Oct 19, 2014
Toronto FCs 1-1 draw with the Montreal Impact yesterday officially put the Crew into the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs, but the work is just getting started for the Black & Gold. Todays match with the Red Bulls is no longer about mere qualification. The Crew has a gigantic opportunity ahead of it to improve its seeding with a strong performance at Red Bull Arena. Read More