• Impact rookie Cameron Porter tears his ACL, done for the year

    Pro Soccer Talk "Horrible news out of Canada, Montreal Impact rookie Cameron Porter has been shelved for the year after tearing the ACL in his left knee, the team announced. The third round pick out of Princeton University had a stellar first few games of his career. He scored an enormous CONCACAF Champions..." March 25

  • MLS introduces Minnesota United FC as newest expansion team

    CBSSports.com "Major League Soccer introduced Minnesota United FC as its newest expansion team during a Wednesday press conference at Target Field. United, currently a second-tier NASL club, beat out investors from the Minnesota Vikings to secure an MLS club in Minnesota. "We are proud to welcome Minnesota..." March 25

  • Frank Lampard on facing Steven Gerrard in MLS: 'I look forward to going up against him'

    The Score "When New York City FC visit the L.A. Galaxy on Aug. 23, it will mark the first-ever Major League Soccer meeting between Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard. The two prolific midfielders, who could seemingly never play well together for England's national team, will both be crossing the Atlantic..." March 25

  • Clint Dempsey strains hamstring, will miss 2-3 weeks

    Sporting News "Clint Dempsey will miss the U.S. national team's upcoming friendlies against Denmark and Switzerland after straining his hamstring in training. The injury occurred Monday in Zurich, U.S. Soccer said. Dempsey is headed back to Seattle for treatment and is expected to miss 2-3 weeks." March 24

  • Report: Colorado Rapids’ Deshorn Brown set for transfer to Norwegian club Valerenga

    Pro Soccer Talk "Colorado Rapids forward Deshorn Brown is close to completing a move from Major League Soccer to Norwegian powerhouse Valerenga, according to multiple reports this weekend and on Monday. Brown, who led the Rapids in scoring each of his first two seasons as a pro (10 goals a piece), was..." March 17

  • Robbie Keane negotiating new deal to stay in L.A. “for a few more years”

    Pro Soccer Talk "Fresh off an MLS MVP award, Robbie Keane is looking to make it not just one honor, but several in succession. A few months after saying he doesn’t like career uncertainty, the Galaxy are sorting it out for him: Keane is negotiating a contract extension with Los Angeles. Keane had said he..." March 11

  • Insiders and agents trash the new MLS labor deal

    Vice Sports "Critics have skewered MLS players in the last few days for supposedly bungling negotiations of the new MLS collective bargaining agreement. The common assessment is that they achieved free agency, but with strict limits on salary; they increased the salary cap, but only marginally; they kept the..." March 09

  • MLS, union come together to avoid calamitous work stoppage

    Pro Soccer Talk "Neither side seems happy about it, and it’s reportedly far from unanimous, but Major League Soccer’s owners and players have apparently found a workable collective bargaining agreement that stops the 20-year-old league from a cringeworthy work stoppage. Simon Evans quotes Real Salt Lake..." March 05

  • MLS, players' union move closer to free agency, but issues remain, source says

    ESPN FC "The MLS and the MLSPU reportedly staked out their positions regarding free agency on Tuesday, with the proposed cap on increasing free agent salaries among the issues putting a potential deal in peril, sources told ESPN FC. For the past month, the two sides have stood their ground on the main..." March 04

  • MLS owners reportedly make ludicrous free agency offer, derailing CBA negotiations

    SB Nation "We might be heading for a work stoppage in MLS if things don't get better quickly. News of a ridiculous proposal dropped on Tuesday. The MLS collective bargaining agreement is expiring, and with the season scheduled to start this week, the players' union and owners need to hash out an..." March 04

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