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Jan 23

Building a team: LAFC kicks off with its first practice

Diego Rossi drew the attention of scouts worldwide last year while playing a prominent role in Penarol’s championship season in his native Uruguay. ”To write the history,” Rossi said Monday after the first training session in franchise history. Nearly 39 months after a deep-pocketed

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Jan 23

LA Galaxy sign experienced MLS midfielder Chris Pontius

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Veteran MLS midfielder Chris Pontius has signed with the LA Galaxy.

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Jan 21

Messi, Suarez score twice as Barcelona extends league lead

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored twice as Barcelona won 5-0 at Real Betis on Sunday with five second-half goals to increase its Spanish league lead. Ivan Rakitic also scored for the Catalan club, which moved 11 points ahead of Atletico Madrid at the start of La Liga’s second half. After 20 rounds

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Jan 21

Solo to coaches: ‘The Federation has failed you’

There’s a clear divide in the U.S. Soccer presidential election between the establishment candidates and their challengers, most notably Hope Solo.

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Jan 20

LA Galaxy send Gyasi Zardes to Crew in trade for Kamara

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have traded forward Gyasi Zardes to the Columbus Crew in exchange for forward Ola Kamara.

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Jan 19

Akron’s Moutinho goes No. 1 in MLS amateur draft

Akron’s Joao Moutinho was selected Friday by Los Angeles FC with the No. 1 overall pick in Major League Soccer’s amateur draft. The day also featured a major trade: The Philadelphia Union acquired winger Davis Accam from Chicago for $1.2 million in allocation money. Atlanta United also announced

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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 14

TFC’s Jozy Altidore responds to Trump’s vulgar remarks

The Toronto FC star was kicking it with Nashville Predators blueliner P.K. Subban and sprinter Usain Bolt.

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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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