Archives: MLS

Robbie Savage Headed to Vancouver?

Posted on by Randy Capps

Vancouver will start its MLS journey in a few months, and the Whitecaps may be doing so with some imported talent. The Daily Mirror is reporting that Derby County’s Robbie Savage is considering making the move to MLS. “The presentation … Continue reading

Help Bring Major League Soccer Back to South Florida

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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For those of you who’ll be in South Florida this weekend, I’d like to invite you to an important meeting with Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber. The meeting begins at 1pm Saturday, January 8th in Fort Lauderdale. Commissioner Garber will … Continue reading

What You Missed in American Soccer Over the Holidays

Posted on by Robert Hay

If you’re like me, the holidays are a time of getting out of your workday routines due to relaxation/travel/stress.  In fact, at times I miss news stories because I tend not to check news sites or Twitter as much as … Continue reading

Transfer Buzz: Gallas and Keane to MLS?

Posted on by Randy Capps

With MLS clubs signing up more designated players than ever before, fans should start getting used to European players being linked with moves to America. A pair of Tottenham players, William Gallas and Robbie Keane, have been linked recently with … Continue reading

Why I’m Optimistic for US Soccer

Posted on by Robert Hay

A little more than a week after Colorado, an original club, won its first MLS Cup and less than a week before the U.S. potentially wins a second World Cup bid, I am optimistic about the progress of American soccer … Continue reading

You Be The Commissioner – What Would You Change?

Posted on by Robert Hay

MLS Talk has been buzzing all week about the proposed changes to the 2011 season and the reaction to the most recent playoffs.  Some of this is spurred by Don Garber’s press conference and MLS Cup halftime show; some by … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Playoffs – Week 3

Posted on by Peter C

The playoff numbers look like this… 5 year comparison Quarterfinals Totals(both legs)   Avg +/- Teams  2006   12,736   NA  CHI, COL, CHV, DAL, DCU, HOU, NE, RBNY  2007   17,041   33.81%   CHI, CHV, DAL, DCU, HOU, KC, NE, RBNY  2008   14,960  … Continue reading

More Rumors on Ronaldinho and the Galaxy

Posted on by Randy Capps

Back in June, I wrote an article for MLS Talk about the possibility of Ronaldinho taking his talents to Los Angeles to play for the Galaxy. Apparently, the rumor is alive and well. The latest incarnation is the speculation that … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Playoffs – Week 2

Posted on by Peter C

The playoff numbers look like this… 5 year comparison Conference Semifinals – 2nd Leg   Avg +/- Home Teams  2006   15,938  NA  New England  Dallas  Houston  DC United  2007   19,838   24.47%   New England  Chivas USA  Houston  DC United  2008   19,444  … Continue reading

How to Improve The MLS TV Playoff Experience

Posted on by Robert Hay

I want to begin by stating that I am a fan of the current MLS playoffs and in general I enjoy the way Major League Soccer organizes them.  Like all MLS fans, I have things I love and things I … Continue reading

MLS Crystal Balls Revisited

Posted on by Peter C

Way back in March, I wrote a post with the preseason predictions of some of the most widely read soccer pundits. Among the prognosticators that went so far as to designate playoff teams were Ives, a consolidation of ESPNSoccernet writers, … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 30

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 30 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Final Week YTD  YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- GP  2006   20,277  NA  6   15,502  NA  192   2007   20,575   1.47%   7   16,767   8.16%   195   2008   17,338   -15.73%  … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 29

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 29 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 29 Thru Week 29  YTD    Avg  +/-  GP  Avg  +/-  GP  2006   20,277     6   15,502     192   2007   20,575   1.47%   7   16,767   8.16%   195   2008  … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 28

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 28 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 28 Thru Week 28  YTD    Avg  +/-  GP  Avg  +/-  GP  2006   19,097     6   15,348     186   2007   19,419   1.68%   6   16,636   8.39%   187   2008  … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 27

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 27 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 27 Thru Week 27  YTD    Avg  +/-  GP  Avg  +/-  GP  2006   18,083     6   15,116     180   2007   18,241   0.87%   7   16,593   9.77%   181   2008  … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 26

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 26 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 26 Thru Week 26  YTD    Avg  +/-  GP  Avg  +/-  GP  2006   15,419     7   15,014     174   2007   23,104   49.84%   7   16,475   9.73%   174   2008  … Continue reading

MLS Weekend Preview – Sept. 24-25

Posted on by Randy Capps

In another piece of bizarre scheduling, MLS and ESPN team up to bring us the Red Bulls and Galaxy tonight, live at 11. I’m working, so thanks to the magic of ESPN3, it suits me fine. Still, it will be … Continue reading

Take Me Out to the Ballgame – Week 25

Posted on by Peter C

The Week 25 numbers look like this…   5 year comparison   Week 25 194 GP YTD   Avg +/- GP Avg +/- Avg +/- GP  2006   12,373     8   16,126     14,997     167   2007   18,809   52.02%   8   16,743  … Continue reading