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San Jose Mercury News Dec 19, 2014

Earthquakes to face Chicago Fire in Avaya Stadium debut

San Jose Earthquakes to debut $100-million Avaya Stadium on March 22 against coach Frank Yallop and his Chicago Fire

MLS announced 2015 home openers; Sounders’ season begins March 8 vs. Revs

MLS announced the 2015 home openers for its 20 teams today. The Sounders will open at 6:30 p.m. March 8, when the New England Revolution visits. The entire MLS schedule is expected to be released in early January. Here’s the news from the league: Today Major League Soccer and its broadcast partners announced the lineup of home openers for the League’s 20th season, as well as the schedule of games available nationally across the U.S. and Canada on opening week. The 2015 season is the first of eight-year landmark television and media rights partnerships with ESPN, FOX Sports and Univision...
Columbus Dispatch Dec 19, 2014

Soccer: Crew will open 2015 at Houston

The Crew will open the 2015 season with a game at Houston on March 7, Major League Soccer announced today. One week later, the Crew will begin its home slate with a game against Toronto. That game will likely feature the team’s new uniforms for the first time.

Pappa wins Premios Univision Deportes for MLS

Here’s the report from the club: Seattle Sounders FC midfielder Marco Pappa won the MLS Player of the Year Award Thursday night at the inaugural Premios Univision Deportes (Univision Sports Awards). Univision Deportes is the sport division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Pappa, 27, edged Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri and Chivas USA forward Erick Torres for the award. The Guatemalan had six goals and five assists in 28 appearances in 2014, including a brace in the Supporters’ Shield-clinching 2-0 win over the LA Galaxy in...
San Jose Mercury News Dec 19, 2014

Quakes open new stadium against Chicago

The San Jose Earthquakes will open Avaya Stadium against the Chicago Fire on March 22.

FIFA will not reopen 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes

The decision by the FIFA executive committee to publish ethics investigator Michael Garcia's report, with witnesses' names taken out, is aimed at lifting the cloud of suspicion that has dogged the 2018 and 2022 tournaments in Russia and Qatar and the December 2010 vote that sent the World Cup to those countries for the first time. The 78-year-old Blatter, who is seeking a fifth term as president, said the decisions by the FIFA executive committee will allow the governing body to move on from four years of controversy. There are also cases against Franz Beckenbauer, the Germany great and...
The Crew Dec 19, 2014
Columbus Crew SC to open 2015 home schedule on March 14 versus Toronto FC

Columbus Crew SC to open 2015 home schedule on March 14 versus Toronto FC

Major League Soccer announced today that Columbus Crew SC will host Toronto FC in the club’s 2015 home Opening Match on Saturday, March 14, 2015 as the doors of Crew Stadium – the country’s first soccer-specific stadium – open to welcome supporters for its 17th season. Prior to the commencement of the home schedule, Major League Soccer’s first club begins its 20th season in the League with a road test at the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, March 7. A complete 2015 MLS schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.  Read More
Tacoma News-Tribune Dec 19, 2014

Sounders pass in Re-Entry draft; but lose two

Forward Tristan Bowen goes to New England, goalkeeper Josh Ford to Orlando City.
San Jose Mercury News Dec 18, 2014

Earthquakes add veteran pair in MLS re-entry draft

San Jose improves depth with additions of defender Marvell Wynne, midfielder Sanna Nyassi
philly.com Dec 18, 2014

Like Phillies, Union to go to Clearwater, Fla. for preseason

Philly's MLS team will be based at Joe DiMaggio Sports Complex, across the street from Phils' Bright house Field.
Seattle Times Dec 18, 2014

Sounders pass on taking any action during MLS Re-Entry draft

Two former Seattle players picked up by other teams
CSN Washington Dec 18, 2014

Will new stadium help United lure international stars?

As teams around MLS land big-name foreign players, United must look to keep up. Will the prospect of a new stadium help?
Toronto Sun Dec 18, 2014
TFC too smart for its own good

TFC too smart for its own good

I can tell you this with all confidence: If winning an MLS championship ever came down to cognitive development and executive cognitive function, Toronto FC would kick butt.

Union to spend preseason in Clearwater

The Philadelphia Union will have a "spring training" trip of their own in 2015, and it will be right next door to the Phillies' longtime home in Clearwater.
Oregonian Dec 18, 2014

Portland Timbers officially announce that Jay Vidovich will be first head coach of T2

Jay Vidovich will serve as the first head coach for T2 and as an assistant coach with the Portland Timbers first team.

MLS Player News

  • 1 Marco Pappa

    Marco Pappa

    Marco Pappa wins Univision MLS player of the year award

  • 1 Diego Valeri

    Diego Valeri

    Can Diego Valeri reclaim his brilliant form following season-ending knee injury? You be the Portland Timbers GM

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