MLS, adidas Extend Partnership Through 2018
MLS, adidas Extend Partnership Through 2018

Major League Soccer and adidas have extended their partnership agreement through 2018, according to a press release Monday. The two have been partners since the first season of MLS back in 1996. “The United States is a breeding ground for athletic talent and we need to ensure our homegrown athletes […]

MLS Weekend Preview – Aug. 28-29
MLS Weekend Preview – Aug. 28-29

Freddie Ljungberg will change in the visitors’ locker room at Qwest Field Saturday night as the Chicago Fire make the trip to Seattle to tangle with the Sounders. “It’s going to be weird,” he told the Fire’s official Web site. “I have a lot of friends there, so it’s going […]

MLS Weekend Preview – Aug. 21-22
MLS Weekend Preview – Aug. 21-22

Fresh off a 2-1 win over Cruz Azul in CONCACAF Champions League play in mid-week, Toronto FC will try to ride that momentum when it hosts the New York Red Bulls Saturday afternoon at BMO Field. The Red Bulls and Toronto are both chasing Columbus in the Eastern Conference standings, […]

MLS Weekend Preview – Aug. 14
MLS Weekend Preview – Aug. 14

Seven games dot the Saturday schedule, and the main attraction has to be the Galaxy’s visit to New York to face the Red Bulls. New York is coming off a 1-0 win over Toronto on Wednesday, while the Galaxy is in the news for a decent showing in a 3-2 […]

Sir Alex Ferguson Has High Praise for Bob Bradley
Sir Alex Ferguson Has High Praise for Bob Bradley

He hasn’t gotten a call from Fulham yet, and the USSF hasn’t renewed his contract with the men’s national team, but Bob Bradley has at least one high-profile supporter. Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson said as much in the Daily Mail, saying that, “‘I think he did a fantastic […]

Freddie Ljungberg Plotting Return to Europe?
Freddie Ljungberg Plotting Return to Europe?

Freddie Ljungberg hasn’t played for Seattle since July 4 because of an ankle injury, and if the rumors floating around him are true, he may not be playing for them again anytime soon. The Sun and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer are both reporting that the former Arsenal winger is considering leaving […]

Sal Zizzo Returning to Major League Soccer
Sal Zizzo Returning to Major League Soccer

It’s been quite the journey for Sal Zizzo. From the 2007 U-20 World Cup, where he showed enough promise to earn a contract with Hannover 96 to an injury-marred stay in Germany that saw him earn eight first-team appearances in three seasons. And now, he’s coming to MLS. He’s going […]

Red Bulls Sign Thierry Henry
Red Bulls Sign Thierry Henry

It’s been rumored for quite some time, and today, it finally happened. Thierry Henry is now an official member of the New York Red Bulls. “It is an honor to play for the New York Red Bulls,” Henry said. “I am fully aware of the team’s history and my sole goal during […]

U.S. Finishes Ahead of England in World Cup Rankings
U.S. Finishes Ahead of England in World Cup Rankings

If failing to win a group lauded by a national media as “EASY” and crashing out to their hated German rivals in the round of 16 weren’t bad enough for England’s 2010 World Cup team, today brought another piece of bad news for the Three Lions. FIFA ranked England 13th […]

The Bob Bradley Watch Rolls On
The Bob Bradley Watch Rolls On

  A few seconds after the final whistle sounded in the United States’ round of 16 loss to Ghana in the World Cup, speculation began on the future of men’s national team coach Bob Bradley. OK, maybe not seconds. But not long after. Since then, it’s come out that USSF […]

MLS Ratings – Is There A World Cup Bounce?
MLS Ratings – Is There A World Cup Bounce?

Major League Soccer’s decision to take only part of the month of June off for the World Cup has come under some scrutiny in recent weeks. Supporters of the schedule, and likely MLS owners as well, point to the potential for a World Cup TV ratings and interest bounce for the league. […]

Everton Plotting Permanent Move For Landon Donovan?
Everton Plotting Permanent Move For Landon Donovan?

  Landon Donovan has been making news lately. From his solid play at the World Cup to a potential paternity suit, the American International has been finding his way into print in recent days. Turns out he’s still on the mind of David Moyes as well. The News of the […]

MLS Makes Return This Weekend
MLS Makes Return This Weekend

The World Cup has captured the hearts of fans all around the globe over the past few weeks. Meanwhile, Major League Soccer – aside from a few friendlies – has been silent. That changes on Friday, when the league springs back into action.

MLS Rumor Mill – Galaxy Interested in Ronaldinho
MLS Rumor Mill – Galaxy Interested in Ronaldinho

  According toLa Gazzetta dello Sport andTuttomercato, the L.A. Galaxy is looking to bring David Beckham’s AC Milan teammate, Ronaldinho, to Major League Soccer. You’d have to believe that the Galaxy, facing the prospect of Beckham missing most, if not all, of the season with a ruptured Achilles, would be […]

MLS Players Union Releases 2010 Salaries
MLS Players Union Releases 2010 Salaries

The World Cup is edging towards the conclusion of its group stage, so MLS gets ready for a return to action soon. Before that, the MLS Players Union released the salaries for the 406 players under contract with MLS clubs for the 2010 season. The Galaxy’s David Beckham, ruptured Achilles […]

USA vs. Slovenia Preview
USA vs. Slovenia Preview

When looking at the prospect of a nation of 300 million people battling a nation with just 2 million, it would be easy to slip into the classic David vs. Goliath cliché. But it really doesn’t fit here. The United States takes on Slovenia Friday at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, and […]

U.S. Lifting the World Cup? – A Shock to the Planet and the Wallet
U.S. Lifting the World Cup? – A Shock to the Planet and the Wallet

Most U.S. soccer fans occupy a place somewhere between realism and pessimism in their support of the national team. But for the 23-man roster, there’s a reason – thousands of them, actually – to dream big. Turns out that U.S. players are guaranteed the biggest payout for a World Cup […]

MLS, Versus in Early TV Contract Talks
MLS, Versus in Early TV Contract Talks

It’s already been a year full of off-field news – good and bad – for Major League Soccer. And it may be about to pick up again. MLS and Versus are talking about a potential TV partnership after the league’s current deal with Fox Soccer Channel expires at the end of […]