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Red Cards Upset Goals in CONCACAF First Leg

Posted on by Robert Hay

Last night was the unofficial start to the MLS season, as Real Salt Lake and Columbus faced off in their first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal.  In a night that was below freezing and in front of a … Continue reading

The MLS Schedule is Finally Released!

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Our long national nightmare is over.  The MLS schedule is out. About a month before the beginning of the season, MLS finally released the entire schedule for all 18 MLS teams.  Previously, only each team’s first home game was known, … Continue reading

Could Charlie Davies Make DC United an MLS Cup Contender?

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The rumor mill was in full tilt Tuesday with the news that national team member Charlie Davies was sent by his French club Sochaux to train with D.C. United in Florida, with a successful training leading to a year-long loan.  … Continue reading

MLS Unveils First Matches of 2011 Season

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The cold days of winter have gotten a little sunlight – MLS today unveiled their schedule for “First Kick 2011″, the first home games for every MLS team in the upcoming season.  The week will be the first week of … Continue reading

First Round of MLS Re-Entry Draft is Boring

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The first round of the MLS re-entry draft is in the books, and the result of the new process to improve player movement among clubs is……meh.  Every club had a chance to select the 35 players who, due to time … Continue reading

Which Team(s) Will Pull the Upset This Weekend?

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With San Jose’s dramatic victory last night, they will await this weekend’s slate of matches to see who their next round opponent will be.  Their upset victory has set the stage for an interest weekend of matches where we could … Continue reading

Predicting the MLS Best XI

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MLS has already announced its award finalists for the 2010 season and throughout the month will be slowly unveiling the winners of each award (congratulations Andy Najar and Donovan Ricketts).  On November 15, MLS will announce the Best XI for … Continue reading

Colorado Kicks Off MLS Playoffs with a Win

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The quest for the MLS Cup began last night with a late arriving crowd, an ironic “One Goal” MLS playoff video, and a match of two teams with vastly different playoff histories and playing styles.  The end result was a … Continue reading

Fire Send Off McBride, Brown in Style

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Jaime Moreno was not the only big-name retiree this weekend; the Chicago Fire said goodbye to American soccer legend Brian McBride and longtime defender C.J. Brown.  The club’s overall record was disappointing to fans, but by getting ten points in … Continue reading

San Jose Earthquakes and Columbus Crew Draw 2-2

Posted on by James Stevens

It was a bittersweet moment watching Eddie Gavin of the Columbus Crew score the first goal in the 6th minute of their away game against the San Jose Earthquakes.  I grew up in Columbus, Ohio and my family were season … Continue reading

How Major League Soccer Is Losing The TV War in the United States

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The last few weeks should have been some worrying times for Major League Soccer. First, the protracted labor disputes are still unresolved and there remains a lot of uncertainty regarding what may happen in the next few weeks. Second, ESPN … Continue reading

MLS Playoff Results Going According to Plan

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The second round of the MLS Cup Playoffs has the two higher seeds in each conference hosting their opponents from last week’s match-ups. In the four matches from last week, the home teams either tied or won leaving the seeded … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League Week 5 in Review

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Week #5 of the CONCACAF Champions League saw all three MLS participants playing at home looking to gain maximum points in their groups. For DC United, it was mission accomplished, as the Black-and-Red punished San Juan Jabloteh 5-1 at RFK … Continue reading

CONCACAF Champions League Week 4 in Review

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Another busy week for the three MLS entrants in the CONCACAF Champions League concluded last night, with DC United earning a convincing 3-0 victory over Marathón of Honduras at RFK Stadium. Following on the heels of the Houston Dynamo’s 5-1 … Continue reading

Columbus Crew Win One for the Ages

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While most people were still nursing their hangovers from a two day orgy of UEFA Champions League matches, the CONCACAF equivalent was contested at sites around Northern and Central America the past three nights. So perhaps you missed what is … Continue reading

West Ham & Columbus Violence Is The Wake Up Call America Needs

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If you ask an average American what words he or she associates with soccer, chances are that the first one uttered will be ‘hooligans.’ It’s a word that has long tarnished mainstream America’s view of the sport, but it’s always … Continue reading

Columbus Crew 1-3 West Ham United: Your Reaction To The Game And Violence

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Nothing much usually happens in Ohio. Last night was an exception, though. West Ham United beat Columbus Crew 3-1 in a preseason friendly at the Columbus Crew Stadium, but most of the action happened off the pitch, not on it.According … Continue reading

West Ham United Announces Friendly Against Columbus Crew

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West Ham United announced this morning that the club has scheduled a friendly against MLS side Columbus Crew for Sunday, July 20 at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. The friendly is West Ham’s second on their North American tour. On … Continue reading