• 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

  • Frank Lampard sees New York City debut delayed again

    Daily Mail "Frank Lampard's New York City bow will be delayed by another week with a calf injury suffered in training ruling him out of this week's clash with New England Revoultion. The former Manchester City and Chelsea midfielder was due for his debut on Saturday night but the calf problem that kept him..." July 18

  • Didier Drogba offered MLS contract as Chicago Fire lead chase - sources

    ESPN FC "Major League Soccer has made a contract offer to Ivorian striker Didier Drogba, multiple sources have told ESPN FC, but there is competition from an unknown Qatari club. Sources have also confirmed that within MLS, several teams are in the mix to land Drogba, with the Chicago Fire making the..." July 18

  • Report: Galaxy sign Mexican star Dos Santos

    CBS Sports "The rich keep getting richer. The Los Angeles Galaxy, who just debuted newest signing Steven Gerrard, have added Mexico international Giovani Dos Santos, according to the Los Angeles Times. The club had not officially announced the deal as of Wednesday morning. The attacker, who had stints at..." July 15

  • Commissioner makes joke of MLS All-Star Game by choosing Gerrard, Lampard

    Sporting News "It is not easy to make a mockery of an all-star game, because all-star games in most every circumstance mock the game they are designed to celebrate. The final score of the 2015 NBA All-Star Game was 163-158. That’s 60 percent more points than were recorded in the average game last season. You..." July 14

  • Andrea Pirlo joins New York City FC from Juventus

    ESPN FC "Juventus have confirmed that midfielder Andrea Pirlo has completed a move to New York City FC. Italy international Pirlo will play alongside Frank Lampard and David Villa at the Major League Soccer club after leaving for a side not from his homeland for the first time in his career. With a..." July 06

  • Steven Gerrard’s first gift to his new LA Galaxy supporters — cases of California beer

    Pro Soccer Talk "Steven Gerrard knows a thing or two about forming and maintaining a special relationship with the supporters of his football club. After all, the Liverpool legend spent 17 years at his boyhood club and left this season as one of the Premier League club’s most revered and respected players of..." July 05

  • Ex-Liverpool star Steven Gerrard to make LA Galaxy debut July 17

    CBS Sports "The Los Angeles Galaxy's latest star signing will take the pitch for his first game on July 17. Steven Gerrard, Liverpool legend and do-it-all midfielder, met with his new team on Friday and will formally be introduced on July 7. The MLS club expects him to be fit for his debut 10 days later at..." July 03

  • U.S. soccer changes captain, from Clint Dempsey to Michael Bradley

    Tennessean "When the U.S. men's national soccer team takes the field Friday against Guatemala, it will do so with a new captain. In the aftermath of forward Clint Dempsey's three-game Major League Soccer suspension following an ejection last month, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said Thursday that midfielder..." July 03

  • Steven Gerrard reveals he turned down 'opportunities around Europe' to join LA Galaxy

    Daily Star "The Liverpool legend called time on his illustrious Anfield career earlier this year and is set to make his LA Galaxy debut on 17 July against San Jose Earthquakes. And the former England captain has admitted he wasn't short of offers when he decided to leave Brendan Rodgers' side. He told..." July 03

  • Report: Abou Diaby heading to MLS, FC Dallas after Arsenal release

    Pro Soccer Talk "Abou Diaby was finally released by Arsenal on Wednesday, as the French international midfielder ended his eight-year stay with the Gunners after being riddled by injury. Diaby, 29, was supposed to be the next Patrick Vieria and was given years of support from Arsene Wenger and Arsenal’s fans to..." July 02

  • Steven Gerrard to be unveiled by Los Angeles Galaxy on July 4

    ESPN FC "The Los Angeles Galaxy have announced former Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard will be unveiled at half-time of the franchise's July 4 home game against Toronto FC. Gerrard, who signed a designated player contract with the team in January, won't be eligible to make his first MLS appearance..." June 29

  • MLS suspends Clint Dempsey three games for ripping ref's notepad

    CBS Sports "US soccer captain Clint Dempsey was suspended three games and fined an undisclosed amount for his actions during Tuesday's US Open match against the Portland Timbers, Major League Soccer announced, per the Associated Press. Dempsey approached the referee Daniel Radford to protest a call in the..." June 20

  • Clint Dempsey sees red after RIPPING up referee's notebook in crazy outburst

    Daily Mail "Clint Dempsey lost his cool in spectacular fashion on Tuesday night as the former Fulham star saw red for Seattle Sounders as they fell to a 3-1 defeat in the fourth round of the US Open Cup against Portland Timbers. The 32-year-old was initially booked for dissent after remonstrating with the..." June 17

  • Report: New York’s David Villa open to Manchester City loan deal in January

    Pro Soccer Talk "David Villa could be heading to Manchester City during the Major League Soccer offseason as New York City FC’s Designated Player may risk the wrath of supporters across MLS. In the past other big-name DPs such as Thierry Henry, David Beckham and Robbie Keane have made loan switches back to..." June 08

  • Report: Italian legend Andrea Pirlo to sign for New York City FC

    Pro Soccer Talk "Andrea Pirlo ripping it up at Yankee Stadium in the Big Apple? My word. Pirlo, 36, will run Juventus’ midfield in the UEFA Champions League final against Barcelona in Berlin this Saturday but rumors are swirling that the Italian international could be on the move to Major League Soccer this..." June 03

  • Steven Gerrard set to make LA Galaxy debut on July 11

    Pro Soccer Talk "After playing his final game for Liverpool, Steven Gerrard is getting ready to head Stateside. LA Galaxy’s head coach Bruce Arena spoke about Gerrard’s imminent arrival in California following their 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake on Wednesday. Gerrard, 34, is currently on a end of season break..." May 28

  • Report: Bad-boy Dani Osvaldo linked with move to New York Red Bulls

    Pro Soccer Talk "Dani Osvaldo could be heading to Major League Soccer. Argentine outlet Ole claim that the Southampton striker, who has spent time on loan at Juventus, Inter Milan and Boca Juniors over the past 18-months, could be heading to the New York Red Bulls this summer. Osvaldo, 29, is an Italian..." May 22

  • TFC confirms Jozy Altidore will miss 4-5 weeks with hamstring injury

    The Score "Toronto FC will be without its leading scorer for upwards of a month. The club announced Tuesday that the hamstring strain sustained by Jozy Altidore in Saturday's 1-1 draw with New England will sideline the powerful striker for four-to-five weeks. The American international, 25, left the..." May 19

  • Frank Lampard's MLS contract is through 2016, worth $6 million a year

    SI "The list of $6 million men in Major League Soccer will grow again when midfielder Frank Lampard finally joins up with New York City FC. The Chelsea legend, who is spending the 2014-15 English Premier League season with Manchester City, will earn an annual base salary of $6 million according to..." May 13

  • Canadian star De Rosario announces his retirement

    Sportsnet "Canadian soccer star Dwayne De Rosario is retiring. The 36-year-old announced his decision in an Instagram post Sunday night. De Rosario, who most recently played for Major League Soccer’s Toronto FC, will take on an ambassador role with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment. "Salute to all..." May 11

  • Steven Gerrard admits 'it's going to be difficult to let go' when he leaves his boyhood club for LA Galaxy

    Daily Mail "Liverpool's departing captain Steven Gerrard admits it will be difficult for him to let go of his long association with his boyhood club but he intends to return in some capacity in the future. The midfielder will leave the Reds, whom he joined at the age of nine, for Los Angeles Galaxy in the..." May 07

  • Sebastian Lletget reportedly to sign with LA Galaxy

    Pro Soccer Talk "According to a report by Goal USA, American midfielder Sebastian Lletget will reportedly sign with the LA Galaxy on a free transfer from West Ham United. The 22-year-old has been with the West Ham academy since 2009, and made his first and only professional appearance with the first team in..." May 06

  • Report: Ronaldo prefers to play for MLS club in Los Angeles in 2018

    CBS Sports "Cristiano Ronaldo's contract with Real Madrid is set to expire in 2018, and it appears as if he's leaning toward taking his talents to the United States -- preferably in Los Angeles, according to Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated on Wednesday. It was previously reported that Ronaldo had..." April 23

  • 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

    CBS Sports "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