New York Rumors & News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • David Beckham confirms MLS team for Miami

    The Guardian "David Beckham has confirmed that he has taken up the option to buy a new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami. The former England and LA Galaxy winger appeared at a news conference in Miami to make the announcement. Beckham said: "This is an exciting time for myself, my family, my friends..." February 05

  • Beckham closer to starting new MLS team after getting backing to search for stadium site

    Daily Mirror "David Beckham has come a step closer to fielding a new Major League Soccer team after authorities gave him the green light to look for a site for a new stadium. The vote by Miami-Dade county commissioners was the first test of political support for Beckham's football venture in the Florida..." December 18

  • MLS invites 24 players from 16 countries to first-ever Caribbean Player Combine

    MLS News "Major League Soccer announced today the 24 players who have been invited to participate in the 2014 Caribbean Combine from January 2-4, 2014, at the Antigua Recreation Grounds in St. John’s, Antigua. The three-day event, in partnership with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), will feature..." December 16

  • Chelsea's Ashley Cole considering transfer to join Thierry Henry at New York Red Bulls

    Daily Mirror "Ashley Cole is weighing up a move to the United States – with New York Red Bulls leading the race for his signature, writes Dave Kidd in the Sunday People. The Chelsea and England left-back is facing an uncertain future for club and country – as revealed by Sunday People Sport last week. Red..." December 01

  • Red Bulls terminate Digao deal, work on adding Wright-Phillips

    New York Post "The Red Bulls finally parted ways officially with Digão, cancelling the contract of Kaka’s younger brother today. It’s no coincidence that the Post first reported that they’d moved on from their pursuit of Kaka last Wednesday, and by Saturday’s game his brother’s locker was empty. This morning,..." July 19

  • Didier Drogba could join MLS, but not Red Bull

    New York Post "A year after Didier Drogba rejected a proposed $10 million annual salary from MLS – a windfall that would’ve been by far the richest in the league’s history – the star striker now is interested in coming stateside. But if he does, it won’t be to New York. The Red Bulls had put in a discovery..." July 07

  • Oka Nikolov moving to MLS

    ESPN FC "Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Oka Nikolov is leaving the Bundesliga club after 19 years to move to Major League Soccer. Eintracht chief executive officer Heribert Bruchhagen says it is still not clear which MLS club the goalkeeper will join but that his contract with Eintracht had been..." June 25

  • Red Bulls to play Lyon in friendly

    ESPN FC "Seven-time French champion Lyon will play the New York Red Bulls in a friendly on July 16 at Red Bull Arena. The MLS team announced the exhibition on Friday. Two current Red Bulls have played for the French team -- Juninho and Peguy Luyindula. Lyon qualified for the 2013-14 UEFA Champions..." June 25

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  • Tim Cahill rejoining New York Red Bulls after extended stay in Australia

    MLS News "Tim Cahill's groin injury is apparently no longer an issue. New York Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke insinuated as much during a conference call with reporters on Tuesday morning, stating that Cahill was already en route from Australia to the New York area and would arrive at some point later..." June 25

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