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Leagues: Major League Soccer

Sling TV offers ESPN, beIN SPORTS and Univision Deportes to sports fans and cord cutters

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Sling TV, a brand-new online streaming service, is now available that provides sports fans and cord cutters with access to ESPN, beIN SPORTS and more than 20 other network channels. The service is available in the United States and no cable … Continue reading

MLS owners have leverage in CBA talks with resolute Single Entity structure in place

Posted on by Steve Davis

To hear this disaffected Major League Soccer player tell it, hope is all but lost. Sounds like the gap between what players want in collective bargaining and what the league may be willing to concede is too vast, and some … Continue reading

Listen to Soccer Morning live at 10am ET with guests Janusz Michallik and Craig Waibel

Posted on by Alex Muller

Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features guests FOX Sports analyst and commentator Janusz Michallik and Real Salt Lake Technical Director Craig Waibel to discuss the latest soccer news and talking points. Former USA soccer player Michallik will discuss yesterday’s UEFA … Continue reading

GQ meets Howler: Review of ‘Associated,’ the new soccer magazine

Posted on by Robert Hay

Soccer in America has forever been the domain of those who enjoy combining philosophy and sport.  Until the recent growth of MLS, soccer fans tended to gather in their corners of the internet and often try to create enclaves of … Continue reading

It’s becoming increasingly difficult to justify MLS’s flawed Single Entity policy

Posted on by Earl Reed

On Twitter, I have seen more and more MLS pundits sitting firmly behind the MLS Players Union, wanting to see them hold strong and fight for free agency. This is an interesting position for these pundits, who over the years … Continue reading

Download the World Soccer Talk apps for Android and Apple iOS smartphones and tablets

Posted on by Christopher Harris

World Soccer Talk now has brand-new apps available for Android and Apple iOS devices so you can read the latest news and opinion pieces from us on your smartphones or tablets. The apps are free. You can download the World … Continue reading

MLS championships odds are out; See who the books favor

Posted on by Steve Davis

Since the L.A. Galaxy ushered in the Designated Player era with David Beckham’s ballyhooed signing back in 2007, we have all argued about whether spending big for stars was “essential” or merely “helpful” in the MLS title chase? Oddsmakers have … Continue reading

Listen to Soccer Morning live at 10am ET with guests Eric Gomez and Jonathan Tannenwald

Posted on by Alex Muller

Today’s episode of Soccer Morning features all of the latest news and discussion as well as guests Eric Gomez and Jonathan Tannenwald. Gomez will discuss Liga MX, while Tannenwald will chat about the latest FIFA news regarding FOX Sports being … Continue reading

MLS is growing at an exceptional rate and bringing it closer to the world’s elite leagues

Posted on by Ben Rosener

Major League Soccer is constantly being lambasted as a retirement league – a comfy setting where older players in the twilights of their careers can earn good paychecks, while experiencing famous cities like Seattle, New York and Los Angeles (no … Continue reading

Watch Soccer Morning live at 10am ET with guests Paul Tenorio and Stefan Uersfeld

Posted on by Alex Muller

Today marks the first episode of Soccer Morning that we’re broadcasting live and making available on demand as a podcast as part of our partnership with the leading daily soccer show in the US. Today and moving forward, you can … Continue reading

Manchester United will buy creative midfielder this summer, claims Louis van Gaal

Posted on by PA Sport

Louis van Gaal will make signing a creative midfielder his top priority this summer. Van Gaal has spent more than £150million on seven new players since he took charge of Manchester United just over seven months ago, but he is … Continue reading

MLS’ newest signing is going to be a big star this season

Posted on by Alex Muller

The 2015 MLS season hasn’t even started yet, but the league already has a new signing that we believe is guaranteed to be a winner. It’s not who you think it is. It’s a 23-year old girl by the name … Continue reading

Why MLS can be a globalized success story like the EPL; By Simon Evans

Posted on by Simon Evans

This week’s news that the Premier League has sold its three-year domestic television package for a record-shattering $7.7 billion dollars highlighted once again the dominant position the EPL has gained in the global game, which makes Major League Soccer’s most … Continue reading

Western Conference still strongest in MLS despite new additions in East

Posted on by Steve Davis

Quick quiz: Which team from the Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference can best compete for the landmark 20th league title this season? Answer: It’s a trick question, of course. Far more likely that your 2015 title winner comes out of the … Continue reading

World Soccer Talk partners with Soccer Morning to bring daily soccer audio/video show to the masses

Posted on by Christopher Harris

World Soccer Talk has partnered with Soccer Morning to distribute the award-winning audio/video show on a live and on-demand basis. Soccer Morning, hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor Hayward, features interviews with prominent journalists, players and coaches in … Continue reading

David Villa scores first goal in New York City FC history

Posted on by Peter Quinn

David Villa scored the first goal in the history of new Major League Soccer side, New York City FC, during a 2-0 friendly win over the Scottish Premier League club, St. Mirren. The 33-year-old forward broke the scoreless game in … Continue reading

Why USL’s quest for US Soccer’s Division 2 status is problematic

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Tuesday’s news that USL will apply for Division 2 status shook up the US Soccer community. As the former Director of Communications for the North American Soccer League (NASL) when the league battled USL for D2 status in 2010 and … Continue reading

Owen Coyle is an unknown quantity as he tries to improve Houston Dynamo

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The clear trend for hip, successful, front-running MLS clubs – almost always owned by young, heavily engaged owners – is to hire progressive American managers and rely heavily on systems, analytics and attractive soccer. Gregg Berhalter in Columbus, Caleb Porter … Continue reading