11:12 AM EDT, Wed July 30, 2014
Washington Post 15 hours ago

D.C. United on pace for MLS-record turnaround, but Ben Olsen isn’t boasting yet

Ben Olsen would be perfectly justified gushing about D.C. United’s achievements this season. After all, his club is on pace to record the greatest turnaround in MLS history and make the playoffs for just the second time in seven campaigns. Read full article >>

Howard to call Premier League games during season

In the more immediate future, he will either serve as a game commentator in the booth or as an on-site studio analyst for high-profile matches on NBC networks. Everton manager Roberto Martinez is certainly familiar with fitting in the demands of a TV job. For NBC, Howard's presence is highly appealing as it sells international soccer to an American audience. Play-by-play announcer Arlo White joked that "this is our biggest signing of the Premier League offseason in the transfer window."

The morning after: Schmid reviews 3-0 result

Here’s some of what coach Sigi Schmid had to say after training today, a light day back after the Sounders’ 3-0 loss to the Galaxy on Monday: We just wanted to talk a little bit about our feelings, our thoughts about last night. For us, situations like that I always say they have to be speed bumps, they’re not detours. We know that we didn’t play well last night, and we’ll come out against San Jose ready to play well on Saturday. On the team’s previous ability to bounce back: It’s encouraging, but you don’t want to have defeats like … Read more »

Reign forward Kawasumi named NWSL player of week

Here’s the news from the league: Seattle Reign FC forward Nahomi “Naho” Kawasumi has been voted the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 16 of the 2014 NWSL season. Kawasumi, 28, had two goals and an assist to lead Reign FC to a 5-0 victory Sunday over Portland Thorns FC at the Moda Pitch at Memorial Stadium in Seattle. It is the second time she has been voted NWSL Player of the Week after also receiving the honor for a two-goal performance in Week 13. The Yamato, Japan native has seven goals … Read more »
San Jose Mercury News 19 hours ago

Earthquakes Yannick Djalo named MLS player of week

Portuguese striker Yannick Djalo named MLS player of week after big game against Chicago Fire

Quakes forward voted MLS player of week

Here’s the news from the league: San Jose Earthquakes forward Yannick Djalo was voted Major League Soccer Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) for Week 20 of the 2014 MLS season. Djalo notched a goal and two assists in the Earthquakes’ 5-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on July 23. Djalo’s first assist of the night came in the 45th minute when he corralled a loose ball and sent a high arching pass down the left wing for midfielder Shea Salinas. Salinas took the ball into the box, evading the defender and sent a curling … Read more »
Oregonian 19 hours ago

MLS All-Star Game features best talent yet in 19th season

As the profile of the MLS has grown during it's 19 years of existence, the MLS All-Star Game has developed from an interleague exhibition to an international event.
Denver Post 20 hours ago
Mexico to face Bolivia in friendly match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park

Mexico to face Bolivia in friendly match at Dick's Sporting Goods Park

Mexican star Javier Hernandez competed with Manchester United in its friendly match against AS Roma at Sports Authority Field at Mile High last weekend.

Loss to LA echoes blowout at New England

Seattle Sounders FC coach Sigi Schmid, on May 11: “It was just one of those days.” Schmid on Monday: “It’s just one of those things.” In the first case, Schmid was talking about his team’s 5-0 loss at New England. And in the second he was talking about its 3-0 home loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy. Schmid and the Sounders return to training today hoping they can react to their latest embarrassing performance as well as they did to that earlier one. Seattle had gone into New England riding the wave of a first-place ranking and five-game … Read more »
San Jose Mercury News 21 hours ago

Mexico, Chile to play soccer friendly at Levi's Stadium

World Cup teams Mexico and Chile to meet Sept. 6 in first international game at Levi's Stadium
Washington Post 22 hours ago

Soccer Insider: D.C. United acquires defender Kofi Opare in trade with Los Angeles Galaxy

With Jeff Parke sidelined indefinitely with migraine headaches, D.C. United addressed depth in central defense Tuesday by acquiring second-year pro Kofi Opare from the Los Angeles Galaxy. In exchange, United agreed to swap positions in MLS’s allocation order, which is used when some U.S. national team players sign with the league. The Galaxy is now third on the list, while United drops to 11th. D.C. also received a second-round pick in the 2015 MLS draft. Read full article >>

D.C. United acquires defender Kofi Opare in trade with Los Angeles Galaxy

With Jeff Parke sidelined indefinitely with migraine headaches, D.C. United addressed depth in central defense Tuesday by acquiring second-year pro Kofi Opare from the Los Angeles Galaxy. In exchange, United agreed to swap positions in MLS’s allocation order, which is used when some U.S. national team players sign with the league. The Galaxy is now […]

MLS Player News

  • 2 Yannick Djalo

    Yannick Djalo

    Earthquakes Yannick Djalo named MLS player of week

  • 2 Kofi Opare

    Kofi Opare

    LA Galaxy trade Kofi Opare for no. 3 spot in Allocation Ranking

  • 2 Jeff Parke

    Jeff Parke

    D.C. United acquires defender Kofi Opare in trade with Los Angeles Galaxy

  • 1 Will Johnson

    Will Johnson

    For Will Johnson and Diego Valeri, home field in 2014 MLS All-Star Game a bonus

  • 1 Shea Salinas

    Shea Salinas

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