Leagues: Major League Soccer

Chicago Fire vs New England Revolution, Live at 4pm ET on NBCSN: Open Thread

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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Chicago Fire (0-1-5) vs New England Revolution (2-3-1) Toyota Park April 19, 2013 4 p.m (NBCSN)  Probable Lineup: The Chicago Fire come into this game still looking for their first “W” of the season. The Fire reached a draw for … Continue reading

RBNY Escapes With First Win Of MLS Season In Unimpressive Circumstances

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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Last night, the New York Red Bulls sought out their first win of the season. They got it in a 2-1 victory over Philadelphia Union on a cold night in a thinly attended match. As my son and I drove … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey Finding His Form At Just the Right Time For Seattle and USMNT

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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There was no celebration, no puff of the chest and no over exuberance from Clint Dempsey. The American forward had scored a goal and, much like Mario Balotelli, seemed to view it as no more impressive than a USPS employee … Continue reading

MLS Stadium Plans Not Going According to Plan In New York and Miami

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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On Monday, the New York Times broke the news that Major League Soccer’s newest MLS franchise, New York City FC (NYCFC) — which is slated to begin play in 2015, will be playing its first three seasons in a baseball … Continue reading

MLS Team In Atlanta Is a Smart Move For League and Atlanta Falcons

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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All indications are that Atlanta will be officially named as Major League Soccer’s newest franchise on Wednesday, and that Hotlanta, not Miami, will be the 22nd team in MLS. Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank and MLS have scheduled a “major … Continue reading

Toronto FC Showing Early Potential Under Head Coach Ryan Nelsen

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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From the moment Jermain Defoe and Michael Bradley were announced as Toronto FC’s new designated players, an air of intrigue enveloped the club. Described as a bloody big deal by the club’s marketing department, it was a fair and accurate evaluation. … Continue reading

Manchester United to Play LA Galaxy In Friendly at Rose Bowl

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Manchester United have announced an additional match on their 2014 summer tour in the United States with a friendly against LA Galaxy, to be played at the Rose Bowl Stadium on July 23. Kick-off time is 7:30pm PT/10:30pm ET. The … Continue reading

After Another Scintillating Start, Is FC Dallas For Real This Season?

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
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At the beginning of the 2013 MLS season, FC Dallas surprised fans and pundits with their quick start. After the first month of the season, Dallas had a league-leading 12 points with four wins and a single loss. By the … Continue reading

Sporting Kansas City 0-0 Real Salt Lake: Exclusive [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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2013 MLS Cup champions Sporting Kansas City continued its run of scoring a low number of goals at home with its 0-0 tie against Real Salt Lake at the Sporting KC Stadium on Saturday night. The key incidents in the … Continue reading

Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders, First Cascadia Cup Of 2014 Season: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Who: Portland Timbers vs Seattle Sounders When: Saturday, April 5, 2014 Where: Providence Park, Portland What time: 3pm ET on NBCSN and NBC Sports Live Extra The first Cascadia Cup of the 2014 season kicks off today with Portland Timbers hosting … Continue reading

Muriel Bowser’s Win Casts Doubts On DC United’s Stadium Bid

Posted on by Harry Cee
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While many DC United supporters may not be residents of Washington, DC, fans kept a close eye on the mayoral race earlier this week.  The main reason is that the current mayor, Vincent Gray, last year gave his support on … Continue reading

Popular Soccer App Changes Name and Adds New Functionality

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Soccer apps are an important part of a fan’s way of following the Beautiful Game. Hot on the heels of the launch of World Soccer Talk’s own iPhone and Android app, a German company has made significant changes to its … Continue reading

New York Red Bulls 1-1 Chivas USA: Regret and Respect

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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New York Red Bulls Head Coach Mike Petke summed up the opposition on Friday when he said Chivas USA is a “young hard working team, organized, run hard and fast. Anticipate them coming in organized.” The rain that had been … Continue reading

Kaka Has Verbal Agreement to Join Orlando City In MLS Next Year, Says Source

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Brazilian maestro Kaka has a verbal agreement to join Orlando City in MLS next year, says Spanish newspaper AS. And AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has confirmed that Kaka can leave the club on a free transfer if AC Milan fail … Continue reading

New York Red Bulls Are Confident That Slow Start to Season Will End Soon

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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The New York Red Bulls are practicing on a rainy Friday at their arena in Harrison, New Jersey. There is still a little yellow grass behind the goal down in front of the supporters end, and a yellow blur of … Continue reading

World Soccer Talk App Now Available On Android Devices

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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The World Soccer Talk app is now available for Android devices. Filled with soccer news, podcasts, videos and more, the World Soccer Talk app for Android phones and tablets is free and can be downloaded here from the Google Play store. … Continue reading

Arsenal Are Coming to America: Club Announces July Friendly Against New York Red Bulls

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Finally. After years of pent-up demand to see Arsenal play pre-season games in the United States, while all of the major clubs in the Premier League have toured the US of A for several years, Arsenal have announced that the … Continue reading

Jurgen Klinsmann Names 22-Man Squad For USMNT Game vs Mexico

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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Mostly made up of Major League Soccer talent, U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called up 22 players for the friendly on April 2nd versus border rivals Mexico. The clock is ticking, and this will be the … Continue reading