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Whitecaps get late goal from Waston to tie Dynamo 2-2

Defender Kendall Waston scored four minutes into injury time and the Vancouver Whitecaps twice battled back from a goal down for a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Friday night. With the Whitecaps desperately searching for the equalizer, midfielder…

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In a US soccer rivalry dating to 1975, this one is notable

American soccer’s most storied rivalry reaches a milestone on Sunday. The rivalry persevered throughout the years until gaining national attention when the Timbers joined the Sounders in Major League Soccer in 2011. Since both have played at the sport’s top level in the United States, Seattle

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How Spurs’ rise is informing Friedel’s coaching

Brad Friedel has the Revolution challenging for their first playoff spot since 2015, and he credits Mauricio Pochettino’s work with Tottenham.

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Wayne Rooney wants Everton manager clarification before deciding future

• DC United offer on the table for former England captain• Rooney unhappy at lack of playing time under Sam AllardyceWayne Rooney will await clarification from Everton on the club’s future management situation before deciding whether to end his Goodiso…

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Why D.C. United is about to make a $16M mistake

A reported deal between the MLS club and English soccer star Wayne Rooney makes no sense, especially in the wake of Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s move stateside.

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Sporting Kansas City beats short-handed Atlanta United 2-0

Turns out, the showdown between the two leading teams in Major League Soccer was not a fair fight. Atlanta went a man down in the first half – losing its starting goalkeeper, no less – and Sporting Kansas City took advantage of the extra player to score a pair of second-half goals, snapping United’

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Handwalla Bwana lifts Sounders past Toronto FC, 2-1

TORONTO (AP) — Handwalla Bwana scored early in the second half and the Seattle Sounders beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Wednesday night in a rematch of the previous two MLS Cup finals.

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Rivalry Hijinks: Timbers tease the Sounders before match

The salvos are being launched well before Sunday’s rivalry game between the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders. The Timbers put out a mock-documentary about the rivalry Tuesday, poking fun at Seattle’s traffic, the departure of the SuperSonics and even Clint Dempsey’s ill-fated attempt

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Philippe Senderos: ‘Arsenal gave me the opportunity to fulfil a dream’ | Ewan Murray

Houston Dynamo defender on Arsène Wenger, the Invincibles and how his early days in Texas were shaped by a hurricaneEight years have passed since Philippe Senderos left Arsenal. Conversation reveals Arsenal will never leave Philippe Senderos. “I am a f…

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How three cities are fighting back against the oldest scam in US sports

Billionaire owners have for years leveraged the threat of relocation to line their pockets. Here’s how three cities are fighting back against one of the longest-running scams in American sportsDoes this story sound familiar: a sports team pleads povert…

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Sporting KC boss Vermes signs extension through 2023 season

Sporting Kansas City manager and technical director Peter Vermes has signed a contract extension that could keep him with the Major League Soccer club through the 2023 season. Sporting KC announced the deal in a statement Monday. The longest-tenured …

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Sporting KC boss Vermes signs extension through 2023 season

Peter Vermes laid out last November a five-year plan for Sporting Kansas City to the club’s ownership group, essentially a blueprint for how to keep the MLS team near the top of the standings. The talks continued for the next couple months, but were mostly on the back burner as Vermes worked in

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Orlando City tops Real Salt Lake 3-1 for 6th straight win

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Yoshimar Yotun had a goal and an assist to help Orlando City beat Real Salt Lake 3-1 on Sunday night for its franchise-record sixth consecutive win.

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Ronaldo substituted at halftime in Barcelona game

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has been substituted with an apparent leg injury at halftime in Real Madrid’s league game at Barcelona.

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Salloi scores early, Sporting KC beats Rapids 2-1

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Salloi scored the lone goal early in the first half, and Sporting Kansas City held on for a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.

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Barco, Martinez score; Atlanta United beats Fire 2-1

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Ezequiel Barco and Josef Martinez scored, and Atlanta United extended its unbeaten streak to eight with a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire on Saturday night.

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