• MLS play cost Andrea Pirlo, Sebastian Giovinco their Italy chance - Conte

    ESPN FC "Italy coach Antonio Conte said that he left Andrea Pirlo and Sebastian Giovinco out of his squad of 30 players leading up to Euro 2016 because they opted to play Major League Soccer. Former AC Milan and Juventus midfielder Pirlo was a surprise omission, having been convinced by Conte to..." May 24

  • MLS salaries are extremely uneven but it's hard to argue with the results

    The Comeback "The Major League Soccer Players Union released its bi-annual salary information Thursday and one thing is clear: Player salaries are financially top-heavy. As Luke Kerr-Dineen breaks down over at For The Win, most of the league’s total salary compensation of $151,719,752 is concentrated in the..." May 19

  • Jozy Altidore (hamstring) out 6-8 weeks, will miss Copa America

    SI "Another major tournament for the USA, another hamstring injury that will keep Jozy Altidore from participating. Altidore will be out for 6-8 weeks, ruling him out of contention for Copa America Centenario, Toronto FC announced on Monday. Altidore injured his hamstring in Toronto FC's 4-3..." May 16

  • Ibrahimovic in talks to join MLS with LA Galaxy

    ESPN FC "Paris Saint-Germain striker and pending free agent Zlatan Ibrahimovic is in discussions to play in Major League Soccer, multiple sources told ESPN FC. The 34-year-old Swede, who is out of contract in July, confirmed on Friday that he will not return to the French champions for the 2016-17..." May 13

  • Liga MX is better than Major League Soccer right now - Don Garber

    ESPN FC "Commissioner Don Garber said that Major League Soccer is still intent on becoming one of the best leagues in the world, but he acknowledged it still has a ways to go to catch up to Mexican counterpart Liga MX. MLS has grown to 20 teams, with four more set to come on board in the next two or..." May 11

  • LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane out 4-6 weeks after knee surgery

    The Score "LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane will miss four-to-six weeks of action as he recovers from an operation on his right knee, the club announced Thursday. Keane, 35, picked up the injury prior to a pair of friendlies in March and underwent surgery in Los Angeles. Ireland manager Martin O'Neill is..." April 02

  • Whitecaps have customized boots stolen from practice facility

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Vancouver Whitecaps had 32 pairs of boots stolen from their practice facility, mostly customized pairs owned by players, according to coach Carl Robinson. Robinson was furious while speaking to reporters after practice, bringing up the subject unprompted and lashing out at both security and..." March 30

  • Tim Howard: I moved to Colorado to cement 2018 World Cup hopes

    Pro Soccer Talk "USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard has been speaking about his move from Everton to the Colorado Rapids in Major League Soccer. Howard, 37, will join the Rapids in July after bringing an end to his 13-year career in the Premier League. The Everton goalkeeper will remain at Goodison Park until the..." March 24

  • Tim Howard seals summer move from Everton to Colorado Rapids in MLS

    ESPN FC "Tim Howard has completed a deal to join the Colorado Rapids, returning to Major League Soccer after 13 years in England. The United States goalkeeper will leave Everton at the end of the Premier League season and will be eligible to play for the Rapids when the MLS summer transfer window opens..." March 20

  • Barcelona ace Lionel Messi is long-term target for David Beckham's MLS franchise

    Daily Mail "David Beckham has made the audacious capture of Lionel Messi one of Miami United’s long-term priorities. The England legend, who hopes to have the club up and running by 2017, believes the Barcelona superstar is his golden ticket to ensuring the MLS franchise becomes a success. Miami has a..." March 05

  • Strength of MLS competition shocks Steven Gerrard

    Sporting News "Steven Gerrard says he was shocked by the difficulty of playing in MLS in his first season. The North American soccer league's season begins Sunday. Garrard and the Los Angeles Galaxy play their first match at home against DC United. Garrard, former captain of English Premier League side..." March 03

  • Chelsea legend Frank Lampard blasts Blues' 'ridiculous' Premier League position

    Daily Mirror "Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is concerned the Blues are lacking "real personalities" and believes their current Premier League position is "ridiculous." Under the leadership of interim manager, Chelsea have put a poor start to the season behind them. They are still in the..." February 28

  • Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard to star in film about his life

    Metro "Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard’s life is set to be made in to a film. Director Asif Kapadia has agreed a deal with the 35-year-old to make a documentary about his sporting career, which will feature the Champions League victory in 2005 as it’s climax, reports The Sun. " February 28

  • Tim Howard set to join Colorado Rapids from Everton - sources

    ESPN FC "U.S. international goalkeeper Tim Howard is on the verge of completing a move to the Colorado Rapids from Everton, multiple sources with knowledge of the negotiations have told ESPN FC. Colorado's interest in Howard first surfaced in January, shortly after it acquired the top spot in the MLS..." February 27

  • Tim Howard wants a four-year deal worth more than £14million to join Colorado Rapids

    The Sun "The United States number one has shocked Rapids officials with the size and length of his demands. Colorado want the USA No 1 as a marquee signing and have been to England for talks with him and Goodison chiefs. Howard has a couple of years left on his Everton deal and is on around..." February 23

  • MLS clubs ready to snap up Yaya Toure

    Daily Star "The unsettled Manchester City star is expected to leave the Etihad when Pep Guardiola takes over as boss in June. And Major League Soccer clubs are queuing up to land the midfielder. New York Red Bulls and Orlando City have made their interest known with at least one other club also weighing..." February 19

  • New York City FC targeting Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas - source

    ESPN FC "Porto goalkeeper Iker Casillas is a target for Major League Soccer franchise New York City FC, a source has told ESPN FC. New York City, under head coach Patrick Vieira, are keen to strengthen their squad after a disappointing first campaign last season in MLS. Manchester's City's sister..." February 04

  • Nigel de Jong: Former Man City midfielder moves to LA Galaxy

    BBC "Former Manchester City and AC Milan midfielder Nigel de Jong has joined Steven Gerrard and Ashley Cole at Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy. Netherlands international De Jong, 31, had his contract cancelled by Milan last week after three and a half years in Italy. "He'll add qualities on..." February 03

  • Report: MLS demands Orlando stop courting Nocerino because DC called dibs

    Pro Soccer Talk "That headline: it’s pretty much the whole story. We told you earlier this week that Orlando City was after AC Milan midfielder Antonio Nocerino on a loan deal. Nocerino, 30, is pals with OCSC midfielder Kaka and a reunion may’ve suited the pair. Well it turns out DC United filed a discovery..." February 03

  • Colorado Rapids sign two-time reigning Swiss Golden Boot winner to DP deal

    Pro Soccer Talk "The Colorado Rapids scooped up a Designated Player on Deadline Day, as MLS buzzed with activity almost as much as any top flight in Europe. The name is Shkëlzen Gashi, and he’s the twice-reigning leading scorer in the Swiss League, where he spent the last two seasons with Basel. The 27-year-old..." February 01

  • Report claims Iker Casillas could join New York City FC in the summer

    Pro Soccer Talk "We’ve got an update of sorts on the latest batch of “Iker Casillas to MLS” rumors. The obscenely-decorated Porto goalkeeper, 34, could make a move to New York City FC at the end of the Super Liga season, according to multiple reports. We know Casillas is open to Major League Soccer, and..." February 01

  • AC Milan release Nigel De Jong, LA Galaxy linked with move

    ESPN FC "AC Milan have terminated the contract of Nigel de Jong by mutual consent, with the Netherlands international being linked with a move to LA Galaxy. The Serie A side confirmed on their official website that the 31-year-old had been released after three-and-a-half-years at the San Siro. The..." February 01

  • LA Galaxy newcomer Ashley Cole hopes to prove haters wrong in MLS

    The Score "LA Galaxy newcomer Ashley Cole has some work to do if he wants to earn the favor of the league's supporters after lambasting Major League Soccer two years ago. The Galaxy's latest star signing said he was not "ready to relax on a beach yet" when linked with a move to MLS in 2014. Back then,..." January 28

  • Kaka: AC Milan would have me back but I'm happy at Orlando City

    ESPN FC "Orlando City midfielder Kaka believes he would be welcomed back to AC Milan for a third spell at the club, although it is not a move he is currently contemplating. Kaka, 33, won a Serie A title as well as the Champions League, two UEFA Super Cups, the FIFA Club World Cup and the Italian..." January 28

  • Tim Howard “highly likely” for Colorado Rapids, MLS move in May

    Pro Soccer Talk "A few days ago the rumor mill was suggesting that Everton and USMNT goalkeeper Tim Howard could be heading back to Major League Soccer with the Colorado Rapids. The rumor had died down for a few days but just got very interesting as a source has told ProSoccerTalk that Howard has held “serious..." January 27

  • Everton had no bid for Tim Howard from Colorado Rapids - Martinez

    ESPN FC "Everton manager Roberto Martinez said the club have received no contact from Major League Soccer side Colorado Rapids about a reported move for Tim Howard. Last week, sources told ESPN FC's Jeff Carlisle that the Rapids are attempting to acquire the U.S. goalkeeper after being rebuffed in their..." January 25

  • Montreal Impact uncertain Didier Drogba will complete season in MLS

    ESPN FC "Didier Drogba will return for preseason training with the Montreal Impact, but owner Joey Saputo stopped short of saying that the Chelsea legend will spend the entire 2016 season with the MLS club. Drogba signed an 18-month contract with the Impact last summer. With 12 goals in 14 appearances,..." January 25

  • NYCFC's Andrea Pirlo says level of play in MLS is 'higher than I thought'

    ESPN FC "Andrea Pirlo says he was surprised by the high level of play during his first year in MLS with New York City FC, while Kaka believes the league will join the world's elite within a decade. Pirlo never really took off in his first season at Yankee Stadium, as he tallied just two assists and..." January 20

  • Benny Feilhaber slams Jurgen Klinsmann's USMNT player selection policy

    USA Today "Jurgen Klinsmann’s player selection policy for the United States national team is seriously flawed, unfair, and affects the squad’s quality of play, according to Major League Soccer midfielder Benny Feilhaber. Feilhaber, who scored the winning goal for the USA in the 2007 CONCACAF Gold Cup..." January 20

  • Jermaine Jones would take pay cut for long-term Revolution deal

    ESPN FC "U.S. international midfielder Jermaine Jones said he is no closer to signing a new contract with the New England Revolution, but is willing to take a pay cut so long as it is accompanied by an increase in guaranteed years. Jones is currently training with the U.S. team as it prepare for..." January 19

  • Ashley Cole free to sign for MLS side LA Galaxy after reaching agreement with Roma

    Daily Mail "Ashley Cole has reached agreement with Roma for the termination of his contract and is discussing a move to LA Galaxy. Former Chelsea and Arsenal defender Cole made just 11 appearances for the Serie A side, who earlier this week sacked their manager. The 35-year-old could yet be joined by..." January 18

  • Colorado Rapids pursuing move to bring Tim Howard to MLS - sources

    ESPN FC "The Colorado Rapids are attempting to acquire Everton and U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard, sources say, after being rebuffed in their attempt to land midfielder Alejandro Bedoya. The Rapids acquired the top spot in the MLS allocation order from the Chicago Fire during Thursday's MLS SuperDraft,..." January 16

  • Ben Polk and Hadji Barry become latest college seniors to pen MLS deals before SuperDraft

    MLS News "Make it a total of seven college seniors who have penned MLS contracts ahead of Thursday's 2016 MLS SuperDraft in Baltimore. The league has confirmed that two goal-scoring forwards – Central Florida's Hadji Barry and Syracuse star Ben Polk – sealed MLS deals on Wednesday night. Barry had 11..." January 14

  • Chicago Fire pick Jack Harrison first in MLS SuperDraft, trade him to NYCFC

    ESPN FC "New York City FC acquired Jack Harrison on Thursday after the Wake Forest midfielder was selected first in the MLS SuperDraft by the Chicago Fire. After taking the 19-year-old Harrison first, the Fire then traded with NYCFC to take Stanford defender Brandon Vincent with the fourth pick in..." January 14

  • Galaxy signs Mike Magee and Emmanuel Boateng, more moves expected

    Los Angeles Times "Forward Mike Magee is returning to the Galaxy, the club announced Thursday. Then two hours later the club said it had also signed Ghanaian forward Emmanuel Boateng, beginning what could be a flurry of moves over the coming days. The team opens its preseason training camp Jan. 22 and is believed..." January 14

  • New MLS team LAFC unveils team logo and Will Ferrell as part-owner

    ESPN FC "Los Angeles Football Club unveiled their official crest and colors on Thursday -- along with a new celebrity part-owner. The Major League Soccer team showed off the logo at news conference at Union Station in Los Angeles. LAFC, which will begin playing in 2018, replaces Chivas USA as the..." January 07

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