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MLS Soccer (Football) News

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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Jan 03

Dom Dwyer signs three-year contract extension with Orlando City SC

England-born USA international signs three-year deal with Orlando CityDwyer, 27, had four goals and four assists in 12 games after joining clubThe England-born USA international Dom Dwyer has signed a new three-year contract with Orlando City SC, the c…

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Jan 03

Red Bulls trade Kljestan to Orlando City for 2 players

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The New York Red Bulls have traded midfielder Sacha Kljestan and $150,000 in targeted allocation money to Orlando City SC for forward Carlos Rivas and center back Tommy Redding.

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Jan 03

English defender Ashley Cole staying with LA Galaxy

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Defender Ashley Cole has agreed to return for another season with the LA Galaxy.

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Jan 03

Expansion LAFC signs veteran MLS defender Jordan Harvey

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veteran MLS defender Jordan Harvey has signed with the expansion Los Angeles Football Club.

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Jan 02

Timbers acquire central defender Julio Cascante

The Portland Timbers have acquired central defender Julio Cascante from Costa Rica’s first-division Deportiva Saprissa. The Timbers used targeted allocation money for the transfer, which is pending approval of his visa and other documentation. Cascante, who is from Puerto Limon, Costa Rica, has

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Dec 29

Oregon native Terry Boss named coach at Oregon State

Oregon native Terry Boss, who has been an assistant at Virginia for the past four seasons, has been named head coach at Oregon State. A former goalkeeper, Boss played mostly in the USL but spent his last three seasons with the Seattle Sounders before …

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Dec 26

The top US sports stories of 2017: NFL, Conor McGregor and Dennis Rodman

After a thrilling 2016, sports fans might have expected an anticlimax. Instead, they got fights, feuds – and an NFL storyline that ran and ranSports fans had such a thrilling 2016 – with the NBA finals and World Series both ending in dramatic victories…

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Dec 25

Mutko steps down as president of Russian Football Union

Vitaly Mutko, a Russian government official who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in doping, said Monday he would temporarily step down as president of the Russian Football Union. It’s a move apparently intended to deflect international criticism as Russia prepares to host the 2018 World

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Dec 22

Vancouver Whitecaps add former Toronto FC centre back Doneil Henry

Doneil Henry is heading back to Canada. The Vancouver Whitecaps announced Friday they have acquired the Canadian international and former Toronto FC centre back from West Ham United of the English Premier League via Major League Soccer’s allocation process. Henry was Toronto’s first academy

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Dec 22

Red Bulls’ Kljestan now suspended 2 games for tunnel brawl

New York Red Bulls captain Sacha Kljestan has been suspended an additional game and fined for his actions during a fight with Toronto FC striker Jozy Altidore in a stadium tunnel during a playoff match. Major League Soccer announced the additional sus…

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