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MLS Soccer (Football) News

Jan 18

MLS extends deal with Southern New Hampshire University

Tesho Akindele realizes a career as a soccer player can be fleeting at best. The FC Dallas forward went to college but never finished before he was drafted by the Major League Soccer team in 2014. A partnership between MLS and Southern New Hampshire University allowed him to wrap up his bachelor’

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Jan 17

Timbers acquire winger Andy Polo from Liga MX club

The Portland Timbers have acquired winger Andy Polo on loan from Liga MX club Monarcas Morelia for the upcoming season. The 23-year-old native of Peru played in 25 matches last year for Morelia and made six starts with two goals. Peru won 2-0 on aggr…

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Jan 17

Meet Jon Bakero: the MLS SuperDraft prospect with ties to Johan Cruyff

The son of longtime Spanish international José Mari Bakero is one of the most intriguing prospects heading into Friday’s MLS SuperDraftIt isn’t common practice for the son of a World Cup starter to enter the MLS SuperDraft.Once seen as a vital way to a…

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Jan 13

Donovan coming out of retirement … again

U.S. legend Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement for the second time in three years, this time to join Club Leon in Mexico.

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Jan 13

Donovan coming out of retirement … again

U.S. legend Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement for the second time in three years, this time to join Club Leon in Mexico.

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Jan 12

Cameron embraces groundbreaking role with Sporting KC

Meghan Cameron didn’t go out looking to break barriers. Instead, Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes came to her. Cameron is settling into her job as assistant director of player personnel with Sporting, the first woman to manage player contracts, salary budget, and acquisitions for a Major

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Jan 12

Cameron embraces groundbreaking role with Sporting KC

Meghan Cameron didn’t go out looking to break barriers. Instead, Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes came to her. Cameron is settling into her job as assistant director of player personnel with Sporting, the first woman to manage player contracts, salary budget, and acquisitions for a Major

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Jan 12

Cameron embraces groundbreaking role with Sporting KC

Meghan Cameron didn’t go out looking to break barriers. Instead, Sporting Kansas City coach Peter Vermes came to her. Cameron is settling into her job as assistant director of player personnel with Sporting, the first woman to manage player contracts, salary budget, and acquisitions for a Major

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Jan 11

Martino: If Gulati backs Carter, he should do so publicly

Kyle Martino says that if Sunil Gulati is backing Kathy Carter to succeed him as U.S. Soccer Federation President, Gulati should state his allegiance publicly. A former U.S. national team player and on-leave NBC analyst, Martino is among eight candida…

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Jan 10

LA Galaxy reach deal with new goalkeeper David Bingham

The LA Galaxy have signed goalkeeper David Bingham. The Galaxy announced a new deal with their recent acquisition Wednesday. Bingham spent the past seven seasons with the San Jose Earthquakes, earning 27 shutouts in 95 starts.

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Jan 09

With words, Zidane tries to get Real Madrid back on track

Zinedine Zidane is hoping his words will help put Real Madrid back on track. Zidane had a longer than usual talk with his players before training on Tuesday, saying it’s his responsibility to keep them motivated despite the team’s struggles in the Spanish league. ”Sometimes a talk

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Jan 08

Giovanni Savarese formally introduced as new Timbers coach

When Giovanni Savarese was interviewing to be the Portland Timbers’ new head coach, he brought along a scouting report as if he was going to face that team. Team owner Merritt Paulson appreciated that and on Monday, Savarese was formally introduced as the team’s coach. The 46-year-old former

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Jan 08

Son of ex-US captain John Harkes could make national debut

CHICAGO (AP) — D.C. United midfielder Ian Harkes, a son of former U.S. captain John Harkes, is among 15 players who could make their national team debuts in an exhibition against Bosnia and Herzegovina on Jan. 28 at Carson, California.

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Jan 06

Korede Aiyegbusi: ‘In Karaganda they only see black people in movies’

Having played in MLS, Finland and Iran, the Englishman has finished a season for Kazakh side Shakhter Karagandy. ‘I’m always up for seeing new cultures,’ he saysKorede Aiyegbusi is fearless on and off the pitch. He left his home at 16 to chase his drea…

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Jan 04

Feilhaber headed to LAFC for $400K

The move reunites Benny Feilhaber with former USMNT coach Bob Bradley as well as KC striker Latif Blessing.

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Jan 03

Orlando signs Dom Dwyer to 3-year deal

Orlando City has signed forward Dom Dwyer to a three-year contract. Dwyer, who played on the U.S. national team last year, was traded to Orlando from Kansas City last July. The deal included an MLS-record $1.6 million in allocation money.

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