• Dempsey to decide on wearing face mask

    ESPN FC "Clint Dempsey is still deciding whether to wear a mask to protect his broken nose when the United States plays Portugal on Sunday. Dempsey suffered a basal fracture on Monday during the Americans' 2-1 win over Ghana in their World Cup opener, though the U.S. Soccer Federation said he should be..." June 17

  • Landon Donovan joining ESPN as World Cup TV analyst

    ESPN MediaZone "Landon Donovan, widely considered the best player in United States Men’s National Team history and the star of the past three FIFA World Cup squads (2002, 2006 and 2010), will be part of ESPN’s coverage of the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Donovan will contribute analysis from ESPN/ABC..." June 11

  • David Beckham's plan for waterfront football stadium in Miami rejected by city

    Daily Mail "David Beckham's bid for a Major League Soccer team suffered a setback on Tuesday when the city of Miami rejected his plan to build a downtown waterfront stadium on a site next to the Miami Heat basketball arena. Beckham's business group, Beckham Miami United, issued a statement saying city..." June 10

  • Philadelphia Union let go of manager John Hackworth, name assistant Jim Curtin interim team manager

    MLS News "After collecting just three victories in their first 16 matches of the season, the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday sacked manager John Hackworth. Current Union assistant coach and former MLS player Jim Curtin takes over for Hackworth as interim team manager. "We are a very ambitious club and..." June 10

  • Jermain Defoe left heartbroken by England World Cup snub

    Daily Mail "Being overlooked for England's World Cup squad broke Jermain Defoe's heart and provided him with the lowest moment of his career, the Toronto FC striker has claimed. Defoe, who has 55 caps to his name, was told by Roy Hodgson at the weekend that he would not be going to Brazil this..." May 14

  • Jermain Defoe expected to return this weekend for Toronto

    Pro Soccer Talk "With all the adulation Clint Dempsey has received during his recent surge, it’s easy to forget that’s another former Tottenham attacker is also scoring at a better than goal-per-90 rate. That Jermain Defoe hasn’t played since the fourth week of the season has helped keep him from competing with..." May 01

  • Beckham set to unveil plans for stadium in Miami

    Fox Sports "Retired soccer star David Beckham and the Miami-based Major League Soccer franchise he was recently awarded will unveil their plans for a stadium in PortMiami, the Miami Herald reports. There is no timetable for the new team to begin play yet, as it is at least partly incumbent on a stadium..." March 24

  • MLS referee lockout ends after new deal agreed

    Goal.com "The lockout that kept MLS' regular refs from officiating the first two weeks of the 2014 season is over after the referee's union agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement. After weeks of negotiations, and two weeks of replacement referees, Major League Soccer will welcome back its..." March 20

  • Ouch! Clint Dempsey banned after slapping defender in the testicles

    Metro "He’s only recently returned to the MLS after a very unsuccessful loan spell with Fulham, in which he failed to help fire them away from the relegation zone. And it appears Clint Dempsey is running on pure frustration at the moment, with the forward picking up a stupid ban for his actions this..." March 19

  • Frank Lampard 'set to be offered a staggering £4million-a-year contract' by LA Galaxy

    Daily Mirror "The England midfielder all-but agreed to move to the MLS last summer before being persuaded to stay by Blues' boss Jose Mourinho. LA Galaxy reportedly remain hopeful of signing Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard this summer. The 35-year-old looked set to move to the MLS at the end of last..." March 17

  • New York Red Bulls give head coach Mike Petke new deal

    Pro Soccer Talk "You can take the man out of New York, but you can’t take New York out of the man… Or something like that. Luckily for the New York Red Bulls, they don’t have to worry about either, as talented head coach Mike Petke is sticking around with his hometown club after agreeing a new contract at Red..." March 13

  • Robbie Keane, LA Galaxy reach deal

    ESPN FC "Irish striker Robbie Keane has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to stay with the LA Galaxy. The Galaxy didn't release terms of the deal announced Wednesday. Keane has been one of Major League Soccer's top scorers since moving to Southern California in August 2011. He has contributed..." March 06

  • San Jose picks up veteran German defender Andreas Gorlitz

    Goal.com "The former Bayern Munich wingback joins the Major League Soccer side after a long career in Germany. The San Jose Earthquakes have signed former Bayern Munich right back Andreas Gorlitz, the club announced Tuesday. The 32-year-old wingback previously spent all of his career in his native..." March 05

  • Rapids sign Spanish midfielder Jose Mari

    Goal.com "The 26-year-old La Liga veteran officially joins Colorado after impressing throughout preseason. The Colorado Rapids added some Spanish class to their midfield Tuesday, signing La Liga veteran Jose Mari after a preseason trial. The 26-year-old most recently played with Real Zaragoza, logging..." March 05

  • Sporting KC names Matt Besler captain, unveils new secondary jerseys

    Kansas City Star "The transition from a local high school athlete to professional stardom continues for Matt Besler. The hometown kid is now the hometown captain. Sporting Kansas City announced Tuesday that Besler will wear the captain’s armband for the 2014 season, which opens Saturday with a trip to..." March 05

  • Referee lockout looming in MLS

    ESPN FC "With the start of the MLS season just days away, the Professional Referees Organization, the company that employs MLS officials, is threatening to lock out referees belonging to the Professional Soccer Referees Association, according to Steve Taylor, the union's vice president. PRO -- which is..." March 04

  • Revolution get Daigo Kobayashi from Whitecaps, midfielder inks new deal

    MLS News "The attack-heavy New England Revolution added another piece to their midfield on Wednesday with the acquisition of Daigo Kobayashi. The Revs nabbed the former Japanese national teamer from the Vancouver Whitecaps in exchange for a fourth-round pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft. Kobayashi also..." February 27

  • Whitecaps acquire Argentine midfielder Matias Laba on loan from Toronto FC

    The Province "The Vancouver Whitecaps have acquired Argentine midfielder Matias Laba on loan from Toronto FC, multiple sources have confirmed to the Province. Toronto was forced to shop the 22-year-old young designated player after signing England international Jermain Defoe and U.S. international Michael..." February 26

  • League MVP Mike Magee still holding out in Chicago

    Pro Soccer Talk "For a guy barely recognizable to most domestic soccer fans through most of his professional career, Mike Magee sure has made a lot of news over the last few months. His inspirational goal-scoring tear nearly rescued an entire club’s season, his big run at the Golden Boot, his involvement in the..." February 25

  • Come and join me! Thierry Henry wants Chelsea legend Didier Drogba with him in New York

    Daily Star "The Galatasaray star and Chelsea legend, 35, will be a free agent at the end of this season and is set to move on from the Turkish club. And now Drogba is at the centre of a tug of war between two of the Major League Soccer’s biggest clubs, Henry’s Red Bulls, and the Seattle Sounders. Drogba..." February 25

  • Galaxy Robbie Keane says he "felt sharp" in preseason debut after offseason surgeries

    MLS News "Robbie Keane made his first game appearance of the preseason Wednesday, and if he looked a bit rusty, as expected, well, he didn't see it that way. The Irish striker, who returned to full training last week after undergoing offseason surgeries on both Achilles' tendons, teamed up front with..." February 20

  • Thierry Henry has no plans to retire

    ESPN FC "Thierry Henry has said he has no plans for retirement as he prepares for the 2014 MLS season with New York Red Bulls in the final year of his contract. Henry, who helped his team claim the Supporters' Shield for registering the best regular-season record in 2013 and earned himself the Best MLS..." February 18

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    DEAL DONE: Toronto have officially signed QPR goalkeeper Júlio César on loan. (Source: @TorontoFC)

  • Toronto strikers looking to have 'breakout' year

    Goal.com "After the team scored a dismal 30 league goals last year, TFC's Bright Dike and Gilberto aim to have a big impact alongside high-scoring vets Jermain Defoe and Dwayne De Rosario. TORONTO -- Heading into the 2014 season, Toronto FC seems to have a relative embarrassment of riches at the..." February 13

  • Montreal Impact name Patrice Bernier team captain

    Goal.com "The Quebec native becomes the Impact's seventh captain in its 21-year history. After former Montreal Impact captain Davy Arnaud was traded away to DC United in January, Impact midfielder Patrice Bernier hasn't shied away from expressing his desire to fill the leadership void. The..." February 13

  • Beckham seeks MLS funding from PSG owners

    Goal.com "David Beckham has reportedly sought help from Paris Saint-Germain's wealthy owners to fund his new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami. The 38-year-old retired at PSG last May and revealed his desire to establish a MLS side in Miami, Florida last week, but would like help from Qatar Sports..." February 10