11:42 PM EDT, Mon June 26, 2017
ESPN FC 10 hours ago

Stevie and Shaka applaud Medunjanin's fair play

Steve Nicol and Shaka Hislop are delighted with Haris Medunjanins show of sportsmanship after admitting to the referee he was not touched by Luciano Acosta.

FIFA accepts video reviews must improve after Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Refereeing at the Confederations Cup in Russia may have been chaotic at times, but Video Assistant Referees have prevented major mistakes from being made, football's governing body says. FIFA's head of refereeing Massimo Busacca says video reviews have not always looked good in tests at the tournament and admitted "many aspects should be improved" including faster, clearer communication after slow reviews have confused players, coaches and fans. The former international referee said that communications between referees and the video assistants sitting in a...
RDS 11 hours ago
Des pièges à éviter pour l'Impact à Toronto

Des pièges à éviter pour l'Impact à Toronto

L'Impact est conscient des pièges à éviter lors du match retour de la finale du Championnat canadien de soccer contre le Toronto FC.
Oregonian 11 hours ago

Portland Timbers waste lead in draw with Seattle Sounders: 5 takeaways

The Portland Timbers conceded a goal in second half stoppage time as they posted a disappointing 2-2 draw with the Seattle Sounders Sunday. Here are the Oregonian/OregonLive's five takeaways from the game.

Timo Werner abused in Germany but key to World Cup defense

"Kobe Bryant has also been booed everywhere and he always been the best," Werner reflected ahead of Germany's Confederations Cup semifinal against Mexico on Thursday, seeing a kindred spirit in the basketball great. The insults have even been hurled far from Germany, far from soccer stadiums. The dive won a penalty against Schalke, and provided Werner with one of the 21 goals that helped to propel Leipzig into second place and a Champions League debut next season. Germany's striking options are being assessed at the eight-team Confederations Cup as Loew still seeks a long-term successor to...
ESPN FC 12 hours ago

Toronto, Chicago and SKC continue runs atop MLS Power Rankings

NYCFC picked up just their second ever win in the Hudson River Derby with a 2-0 victory at Red Bull Arena. Its mostly as you were for the Power Rankings this week. Toronto FC maintained the top spot with a gritty win, while Chicago and Sporting Kansas City kept pace with impressive victories of their own. 1. Toronto FC (no change): Two-day turnaround off a Canadian Cup match proved to be no problem for the best team in MLS in a comprehensive 2-0 win over New England. 2. Chicago Fire (no change): Chicagos 4-0 destruction of Orlando is the latest evidence that the Fire project has produced an...
RDS 13 hours ago
Jackson-Hamel fera-t-il le voyage à Toronto?

Jackson-Hamel fera-t-il le voyage à Toronto?

Blessé à la jambe droite samedi contre le Crew de Columbus, l'attaquant québécois représente un cas incertain pour le match retour de la finale du Championnat canadien.
ESPN FC 14 hours ago

Real Salt Lake fire Daryl Shore from director of goalkeeping post

Danny Hoesen and Marco Urena both had chances for multiple goals, but one each was enough to lead San Jose past RSL. SANDY, Utah -- Real Salt Lake has fired director of goalkeeping Daryl Shore. Coach Mike Petke announced Monday that Real Monarchs goalkeeping coach Matt Glaeser will take over the position on an interim basis. The team will conduct a search to find a permanent replacement. RSL parts ways with Daryl Shore: https://t.co/UCYuOEP9Va pic.twitter.com/lmoWGD6gp9 Real Salt Lake (@RealSaltLake) June 26, 2017 Glaeser has helped the United Soccer Leagues Real Monarchs to a 12-1-1...
SBI Soccer 14 hours ago
MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 17

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 17

Take a look back at what was certainly an eventful week across MLS.
ESPN FC 16 hours ago

Will VAR negatively affect football?

Ex-Premier League referee Howard Webb insists that video assistant referees will not interrupt the flow of football matches.
ESPN FC 16 hours ago

Replacing Kinnear with Leitch is a gamble for San Jose's playoff hopes

Herculez Gomez discusses the firing of Dominic Kinnear, the U.S. Gold Cup roster and Clint Dempseys impact against Portland. Adrian Healey and Taylor Twellman discuss the talking points around MLS, including the firing of Earthquakes coach, Dominic Kinnear. SAN JOSE, California -- Chris Wondolowski stood before the assembled media less than 36 hours after Dominic Kinnear had been fired as manager of the San Jose Earthquakes and replaced by technical director Chris Leitch. He spoke of how much Kinnear meant to him given the immense impact the coach had on his career. I didnt see...
ESPN FC 16 hours ago

Webb: Henry handball influenced VAR

MLS manager of VAR operations Howard Webb believes that it was Thierry Henrys handball against Ireland that introduced the idea of VAR.
ESPN FC 18 hours ago

Who scored the goal of Week 17 in MLS? Vote now!

Relive the top goals from Week 17 throughout Major League Soccer. Ike Opara, David Accam, Fafa Picault, Jack Harrison or Patrick Nyarko -- who scored the MLS Goal of the Week? window.embedPollPro(//pollpro.omnigonprosuite.com/#!10618/10223761/en,poll-10618-10223761,container-poll-10618-10223761); Watch the highlights for all of Week 16s entries, then vote! The poll is open until June 29. Follow @ESPNFC on Twitter to keep up with the latest football updates.
ESPN FC 18 hours ago

Gomez: Writing was on the wall for Kinnear

Herculez Gomez discusses the firing of Dominic Kinnear, the U.S. Gold Cup roster and Clint Dempseys impact against Portland.
ESPN FC 19 hours ago

Portland Timbers sign DR Congo defender Larrys Mabiala

Alejandro Moreno and Kasey Keller explain why the 2-2 draw between Seattle and Portland could have a lasting effect for both sides. The Portland Timbers signed DR Congo international center-backLarrys Mabiala from Turkish club Kayserispor on Monday. The 29-year-old will be able to play when the MLS secondary transfer window opens July 10. The Timbers used targeted allocation money to complete the deal. Portland general manager Gavin Wilkinson saidMabiala would help replace the inuredGbenga Arokoyo, who tore his Achilles before the season began. We are pleased to acquire a player of Larrys...

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  • 2 Brad Evans

    Brad Evans

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    Romell Quioto

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