Leagues: Major League Soccer

New York City FC Invites Fans to Decide on Final Team Badge

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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With its launch just a year away, MLS team New York City FC have launched a campaign to allow soccer fans to vote on the badge the club should wear. Created by designer Rafael Esquer and chosen by the club, … Continue reading

MLS Scores 283% Overnight Ratings Increase For 2014 Season Opener

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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NBCSN’s live coverage of the 2014 MLS season opener between Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City scored a ratings boost Saturday when the coverage netted a 283% increase over the 2013 season opener on NBCSN, based on overnight ratings. Seattle-KC … Continue reading

DC United Gives Eddie Johnson His Designated Player Contract, But is He Worth It?

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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Eddie Johnson has been given his money. Earlier this week, D.C. United announced that Johnson, acquired over the offseason in a trade with the Seattle Sounders, was given a contract extension that elevates him to Designated Player status. Johnson, who … Continue reading

Seattle Sounders vs Sporting Kansas City, Opening 2014 MLS Game: Open Thread

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Today’s opening game of the 2014 MLS season between Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City kicks off at 3pm ET today on NBCSN. It’s one of the most highly anticipated MLS seasons in recent memory after a crop of big … Continue reading

3 of the Biggest MLS Games to Watch This Weekend On US TV and Internet

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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With the MLS season set to kickoff this afternoon, below are three of the biggest matches of the weekend. Seattle Sounders FC vs Sporting Kansas City, 3pm ET, NBCSN Graham Zusi, and the rest of the MLS Cup defending Champions, … Continue reading

2014 MLS Western Conference Preview

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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Will it be the Eastern or Western Conference of MLS that will take the honors during the 2014 season? There’s no doubt there’s plenty of talent among the teams in the Western Conference, but there are plenty of question marks … Continue reading

Top 5 Reasons to be Excited for the Opening Weekend of MLS

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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MLS returns this Saturday for its 19th season as a top flight league in the United States. There’s plenty to look forward, but here are 5 reasons in particular to be excited about the opening weekend: 1. Michael Bradley – When … Continue reading

The Top 5 Must-See Soccer Matches On Television This Weekend

Posted on by Matt Jones
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Rejoice! Rejoice! After the a couple of weeks when UEFA Champions League action provided some superb midweek relief, we were “treated” to international friendlies this time round. This weekend we’ve got a host of magnificent games to look forward to … Continue reading

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET; Tonight’s Topics: Montreal Impact Preview & Review Of This Week’s Soccer Stories

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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World Soccer Radio 9pm ET, we continue our MLS previews with the season now less than 48 hours away, and focus on the Montreal Impact. Plus David Mosse joins the show as we discuss all that has gone on this … Continue reading

Interview With Peguy Luyindula, New York Red Bulls’ Versatile Footballer

Posted on by Todd Simmons
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“Knowledge of positions is a good thing.” Attaquant polyvalent. It is the french description of the position on the pitch that Peguy Luyindula occupies. In English, it translates as versatile forward. He is a player who feels like the off-season … Continue reading

Seattle Sounders Need to Be More Dangerous On The Field Than On Paper This Season

Posted on by Kristan Heneage
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Change has been abundant in Seattle this year. With a number of prominent first team members shipped out of Seattle Sounders, it facilitated the arrival of a number of new faces. The home of the Super Bowl champions, the city’s … Continue reading

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET; Tonight’s Topics: Vancouver Whitecaps Preview & USMNT Review

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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TONIGHT on World Soccer Radio 9PM ET/6PM PT – An eventful day of internationals as we break down the US 2-0 loss to Ukraine and much more. Our MLS previews continue with former MLS goalie Paul Dolan, who is part … Continue reading

Wiping The Slate Clean With Major League Soccer

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Over the past few years, I’ve been a critic of Major League Soccer, but I believe much of my criticism has been misconstrued by soccer fans in the United States. It’s not that I want MLS to fail. Far from … Continue reading

Sporting Kansas City Away Shirt For 2014 MLS Season Revealed: Media Event & Trophy Party [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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More than 2,500 people attended Sporting Kansas City’s media event this week for the unveiling of Sporting Kansas City’s away uniform for the 2014 MLS season, as well as interviews with the press, and a trophy celebration party where fans … Continue reading

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET; Tonight’s Topics: DC United Preview & Update On Chivas USA

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TONIGHT on World Soccer Radio 9PM ET/6PM PT – We continue our MLS previews with a look at DC United…plus check-in with Marc Serber with more on Chivas USA. Plus on Landon Donovan’s 32nd birthday, we look back at his … Continue reading

Find Out Where to Watch This Wednesday’s International Friendlies On US TV and Internet

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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National soccer teams around the world are playing matches mid-week as an opportunity to prepare for the World Cup (if they’re in the final 32), reveal their new 2014 kits (for the majority of teams) and get some much-needed match … Continue reading

WATCH World Soccer Radio, Live at 9pm ET; Tonight’s Topics: Chicago Fire Preview & EPL Weekend Review

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TONIGHT on World Soccer Radio 9PM ET/6PM PT – Danny Page takes you through a wild weekend in world football as the true contenders begin to separate themselves, specifically in England. Plus, we’ll be joined by Jeff Crandall of the … Continue reading

2014 MLS Eastern Conference Preview

Posted on by Pedro Heizer
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With the season scheduled to kick off this Saturday, World Soccer Talk brings you the 2014 MLS Eastern Conference preview. There might be a shift in powers in the East after a few clubs made some huge offseason splashes, but … Continue reading