• Didier Drogba wants to manage Chelsea in the future... but for now he's backing his old boss Jose Mourinho

    Daily Mail "Didier Drogba has revealed he has ambitions to manage former club Chelsea one day when he takes his place in the dugout. Drogba played for the Blues for nine seasons and earned legend status after helping them win four Premier League crowns and the Champions League. The 37-year-old Drogba,..." November 26

  • Steven Gerrard confirms he'll train with Liverpool... but LA Galaxy midfielder rules out return to Anfield

    Daily Mail "Steven Gerrard will return to Liverpool next week but the iconic Reds midfielder has ruled out a loan move back to Anfield. The 35-year-old left his boyhood club for LA Galaxy in the summer on an 18-month deal. Gerrard's first campaign with the MLS side ended prematurely after they were..." November 25

  • Jesse Marsch named MLS Coach of the Year

    Goal.com "The Red Bulls head coach led his side to the Supporters' Shield in his first season in charge. New York Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch has been voted MLS Coach of the Year, the league announced Tuesday. After the controversial offseason firing of Mike Petke, Marsch stepped in and hit the..." November 25

  • Bradley Wright-Phillips eyes Prem loan amid Bournemouth interest - sources

    ESPN FC "New York Red Bulls striker Bradley Wright-Phillips is keen on a loan move to the Premier League during the Major League Soccer off-season with Bournemouth expressing an interest, sources have told ESPN FC. Wright-Phillips, who began his career with Manchester City, has been a major success in..." November 25

  • Agent rules out Tottenham and Barcelona moves for MLS goal machine

    The Express "The former Juventus striker has been turning heads since his move to America, last January, ending a nine-year spell with the Italian club. He has netted 22 goals and made 12 assists in 31 appearances for Toronto and has attracted the interest of Tottenham and Barcelona. However, the..." November 24

  • Andrea Pirlo loan move to Inter Milan played down as Roberto Mancini admits 'I don't even have his phone number'

    Daily Mail "Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini has dampened speculation that he will attempt to sign Andrea Pirlo on loan. The former Juventus midfielder quit Serie A in the summer to join Major League Soccer outfit New York City and reports have claimed that Inter are keen to bring Pirlo back to Italy..." November 23

  • New York Red Bulls' Luis Robles named Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year

    MLS News "Luis Robles has been a mainstay in the New York Red Bulls goal since he became the full-time starter in 2013, and now he’s been crowned the league’s best. Robles was named Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year on Thursday after starting all 34 of New York’s regular-season games and heading one of the..." November 20

  • LA Galaxy's Steven Gerrard rules out Liverpool return during MLS offseason

    ESPN FC "Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has told Eurosport International that he will not be signing at Anfield or for any other European side in January. Gerrard, 35, joined LA Galaxy after his contracted expired with Liverpool in the summer, and his first MLS season came to an end recently..." November 20

  • Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard surprised by MLS' difficulty - Donovan

    ESPN FC "Landon Donovan believes that the first-season struggles of both Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard reflect the difficulty of adapting to life in Major League Soccer. "They've been perceived [to have played] well but it's not easy," Donovan, the former USA forward who retired in 2014 after winning..." November 19

  • Didier Drogba not keen on potential offseason Chelsea loan

    ESPN FC "Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba said that spending time in London during the Major League Soccer offseason will not mean another playing return to Chelsea. The 37-year-old striker ended a second spell with the Stamford Bridge club last season before moving to the Montreal Impact in..." November 17

  • Sebastian Giovinco won't go on European loan after MLS - agent

    ESPN FC "Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco will not be moving on loan once the MLS season ends, according to his agent Andrea D'Amico. Giovinco, 28, set a new record and netted 22 goals with 16 assists in a stellar campaign for the Canadian side, but they were knocked out of the MLS Cup by Montreal..." November 16

  • Patrick Vieira named new New York City FC head coach

    Pro Soccer Talk "New York City FC have named legendary midfielder Patrick Vieira as their new manager on a three-year deal. The Major League Soccer franchise fired Jason Kreis last week after the former Real Salt Lake boss failed to make the 2015 postseason during the expansion franchise’s first season of..." November 10

  • LA Galaxy boss Bruce Arena dismisses idea of Steven Gerrard playing for Liverpool again as 'ridiculous'

    Daily Mail "LA Galaxy boss Bruce Arena has dismissed the prospect of Steven Gerrard returning to play for Liverpool as 'ridiculous'. The 35-year-old midfielder is currently in the Major League Soccer off-season after his summer move and had been linked with a temporary return to action for his former..." November 05

  • Man City rule out January move for ex Juventus star Andrea Pirlo

    Manchester Evening News "Manchester City are NOT interested in a loan move for Andrea Pirlo. Sources at the Etihad have dismissed suggestions that Manuel Pellegrini could move for the veteran Italian in January. Pirlo plays for City’s sister club New York City FC, whose season is over after missing out on the MLS..." November 05

  • MLS announces award finalists: Giovinco, Kamara, Feilhaber up for MVP

    Pro Soccer Talk "With the regular season complete and the playoffs in full swing, Major League Soccer has announced the finalists for the 2015 season awards. This year, the MVP award is officially recognized as the Landon Donovan MLS MVP, and is arguably the easiest to decide. While the Crew’s Kei Kamara and..." November 05

  • Man City set for tug of war with Roberto Mancini's Inter to sign Andrea Pirlo on loan

    The Express "The 36-year-old Italian international midfielder left Juventus to join up with Frank Lampard and David Villa in New York City last year - a club part owned by the Premier League leaders. But it is believed that Pirlo is now considering returning to European football on loan in a bid to boost..." November 04

  • Steven Gerrard will NOT return as a Liverpool player insist MLS bosses - and there have been no talks

    Daily Mirror "American soccer bosses will block any attempt by Steven Gerrard to return to Anfield in a playing capacity. The Liverpool legend has spoken with new Reds boss Jurgen Klopp several times in recent weeks - but ONLY about training with his former club in the MLS off-season, an offer made to him..." November 04

  • Montreal Impact deny Didier Drogba is joining Bologna on loan in January

    Sky Sports "Montreal Impact have denied reports that Didier Drogba will be heading on loan to Bologna. It was reported earlier in the week in the Italian press that the 37-year-old could potentially head to Serie A during the MLS off-season. Impact president Joey Saputo is also the president of Bologna." November 04

  • Steven Gerrard admits next season may be his last as a player

    Sky Sports "Former England and Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has admitted he may retire from football next year. Gerrard joined LA Galaxy in the summer halfway through the MLS season after playing over 700 games and scoring 185 goals for the Reds in a 17-year spell The 35-year-old marked his MLS..." November 03

  • Patrick Vieira and Fabio Capello in contention to take over MLS side New York City

    Daily Mail "Patrick Vieira and Fabio Capello are two of the names being considered for the manager’s job at New York City. The MLS side sacked head coach Jason Kreis this week after they failed to make the play-offs in their inaugural season in the league. New York City – who are Manchester City’s..." November 03

  • USMNT striker Eddie Johnson announces retirement

    Pro Soccer Talk "The professional soccer career of Edward Abraham “Eddie” Johnson is, very sadly, officially over after the 31-year-old former U.S. national team striker announced his retirement on Sunday. Forced into retirement by a recently discovered heart condition, Johnson leaves Major League Soccer (most..." November 02

  • Didier Drogba says there are still a 'lot of things to improve' in MLS

    ESPN FC "Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba says MLS has a ways to go before it can be considered among the word's best leagues. Drogba scored 11 goals in as many starts for Montreal since joining the league in August and helped the Impact qualify for the playoffs. They will host Toronto FC in their..." October 27

  • Manchester City star Yaya Toure could join New York City in 2017

    Daily Star "Toure, 32, is expected to be offered the chance to end his career in America's MLS - with the Blues' sister club New York City. The Ivory Coast powerhouse has again been moaning about his life in the spotlight. That's after performing a career U-turn in the summer, when he opted to snub the..." October 21

  • 'I need to rest to be fully fit for next year' - Frank Lampard rules out Premier League return

    London Evening Standard "Former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard has ruled out returning to the Premier League on a loan deal during the MLS off-season after saying he needs rest. The ex-England international has endured an injury-hit first season for New York City, and only made his debut for the team in August after..." October 17

  • Toronto FC beats New York Red Bulls to make first-ever MLS playoffs

    ESPN FC "Sebastian Giovinco came off the bench to score a miraculous winner as Toronto FC topped the New York Red Bulls 2-1 to clinch the club's first-ever Major League Soccer playoff spot. Herculez Gomez started the scoring for TFC, netting his first goal for the MLS club in the 51st minute to give the..." October 15

  • Report: Orlando City chasing Zlatan for 2016 arrival

    Pro Soccer Talk "Kaka, Villa, Drogba, Gerrard, Lampard, Keane, Giovinco, Dempsey, Bradley and… Zlatan? Yes, we’ve all been dreaming of the day that Zlatan Ibrahimovic graces Major League Soccer with his presence by signing with one of the league’s 20 (for now) clubs, even if just for one day to make one..." October 06

  • Orlando City owner wants Ronaldo over Messi

    ESPN FC "Given his druthers, Orlando City SC owner Augusto Da Silva says he'd rather bring Cristiano Ronaldo into his team than Lionel Messi. The thought of either one coming to Major League Soccer before their respective 40th birthdays seems like an extreme long shot. That said, the first-year MLS club..." October 01

  • Sebastian Giovinco awarded goal, makes MLS history

    Pro Soccer Talk "Toronto FC defeated the Chicago Fire 3-2 on Saturday, with Sebastian Giovinco finishing the match with three assists. Today, however, MLS has gone back and credited Giovinco with Toronto’s first goal, which was originally awarded to Jonathan Osorio. That gives Giovinco 20 goals on the..." September 28

  • Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard behind Kaka in MLS earners list

    Sky Sports "Orlando City midfielder Kaka has been revealed as the highest earner in the MLS, beating Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard to the top spot. The MLS Players Union have released details of salaries for the league, with the former AC Milan star, who won the Ballon d'Or in 2007, receiving an annual..." September 23

  • NYCFC's Frank Lampard says more time needed to jell with Andrea Pirlo

    ESPN FC "New York City FC star Frank Lampard believes his pairing with Andrea Pirlo will bring significant dividends as they jell and gain chemistry. When NYCFC announced its signing of Pirlo, there was a mixed reaction to the move, with some hailing the club's recruitment of the Italian set-piece..." September 23

  • Fire dismiss coach Frank Yallop, other staffers

    Chicago Tribune "The Fire dismissed head coach Frank Yallop and two assistant coaches Sunday and named technical director Brian Bliss interim coach for the team's five remaining games this season. Also Sunday, the Fire named Nelson Rodriguez, a former Chivas USA and MLS executive, general manager. Rodriguez..." September 21

  • Former Liverpool striker El-Hadji Diouf: 'Gerrard has never liked black people'

    The Score "With the impending release of the Steven Gerrard autobiography "My Story," ex-Liverpool attacker El-Hadji Diouf has joined manager Rafa Benitez in questioning several of the excerpts made available prior to the book's release. Diouf has taken his criticism to the next level, however, making..." September 15

  • GERRARD: For me, the ideal situation would obviously have been for Mourinho to have managed Liverpool

    Daily Mail "Chelsea fans are not my people. We've all worked that out over the years. I belong to Liverpool. Jose Mourinho understood my reasons; but each time he came in for me he was very persuasive. I liked the way he spoke to me and I could see how most of his players were ready to die for him. I..." September 14

  • Gerrard: “I miss everything about” Liverpool

    Pro Soccer Talk "Let’s say you worked one job, at the same company, all your life, before suddenly uprooting yourself, your family and setting up shop somewhere completely foreign to you and yours. Would you miss the life you left behind? Chances are, you probably would. So, it comes as little or no surprise..." September 11

  • Steven Gerrard will not follow Man Utd and Arsenal legends with Liverpool loan return

    The Express "Gerrard's debut season with LA Galaxy will have finished by Christmas, but Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber does not expect the midfielder to move back to Anfield on a temporary basis. David Beckham had two spells on loan at AC Milan during his time at Galaxy, one which over-ran into..." September 09

  • Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Teams 2015

    Forbes.com "Two years ago, David Villa,Kaka, Steven Gerard and Frank Lampard were playing for some of the world’s most valuable soccer teams around the world. Today, all four call America’s Major League Soccer home, with each making well over $5 million annually. What’s even more impressive for the domestic..." August 19

  • Steven Gerrard sends Liverpool a good luck message from LA Galaxy

    ESPN FC "Steven Gerrard has taken time out from what is surely a hectic schedule in sun-drenched Los Angeles to wish his former club well for the new season. Former skipper Gerrard left Liverpool last month to start a new adventure in Major League Soccer with LA Galaxy, and later on Sunday he will take..." August 09

  • Montreal Impact get Didier Drogba's MLS rights from Chicago Fire

    ESPN FC "The Montreal Impact has acquired the MLS rights to Ivorian striker Didier Drogba from the Chicago Fire, and is poised to sign the player to a contract, sources have told ESPN FC. The current deal on the table will see Drogba, 37, sign an 18-month contract in excess of $3 million per year but..." July 27

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