Conmebol and Concacaf's new club competition is fascinating
CONCACAF

Conmebol and Concacaf's new club competition is fascinating

Tucked away in the last paragraph of the press release about Copa America returning to the United States was arguably the biggest news of the day. Conmebol and Concacaf have decided to create a brand-new final four tournament between the best teams from Copa Libertadores versus Concacaf Champions League. The club angle of the Conmebol-Concacaf […]

CONCACAF

/ 1 day ago

Conmebol and Concacaf's new club competition is fascinating

Tucked away in the last paragraph of the press release about Copa America returning to the United States was arguably the biggest news of the day. Conmebol and Concacaf have decided to create a brand-new final four tournament between the best teams from Copa Libertadores versus Concacaf Champions League. The club angle of the Conmebol-Concacaf […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 4 days ago

Study: MLS ranked 29th most competitive soccer league in world

Major League Soccer has been working to grow its standing as a top competitive soccer league in the world. Yet, a new study may do damage to that metric. Twenty-First Group is a sports intelligence agency that works to compare leagues across continents. Think of Five Thirty Eight's Global Soccer Rankings. Twenty-First Group wanted to […]

Apple TV

/ 5 days ago

MLS Season Pass will have a local angle after all

One of the biggest concerns that fans of Major League Soccer teams have about MLS Season Pass is that they're losing local announcers. Previously, MLS has always had local announcers calling games across a range of regional sports networks nationwide. Many of them were considered experts and familiar voices that fans grew up with, while […]

Apple TV

/ 9 days ago

Android users feel left out as MLS embraces Apple

Anyone who watched the recent MLS Season Pass press conference may have been forgiven for mistakenly thinking it was an event for Apple fanboys. Yes, there was some discussion about the talent that will be bringing MLS games to viewers. But a lot of the press conference sounded like it was an infomercial for Apple, […]

Apple TV

/ 10 days ago

Bundesliga and ESPN paved the way for MLS-Apple deal

When the Bundesliga and ESPN announced a historic deal in 2019 to stream every single game from Germany's top-flight league, few could have predicted how revolutionary it was. The six-year deal to stream every game on ESPN+ was the first of its kind. So, imagine what Bundesliga and ESPN executives may have been thinking last […]

Atlanta United FC

/ 11 days ago

Inter Miami signs Atlanta United star Josef Martínez

Fresh off making its playoff debut last season, Inter Miami acquired star forward Josef Martínez. Martínez is a former MLS MVP and MLS Cup Champion with Atlanta United. However, Atlanta exercised an offseason buyout of Josef Martínez following a fallout with the club despite a massive fan base. Now, the Venezuelan joins an Inter Miami […]

Aston Villa

/ 13 days ago

Chicago Fire teenager jumps to Europe with Aston Villa

Chicago Fire teenage winger Jhon Duran is on his way to England to join Aston Villa. The 19-year-old thrived in Major League Soccer with Chicago. He scored eight goals and provided a further five assists this past season with the Fire. Duran joins Aston Villa for an initial fee of $18 million with $4 million […]

Apple TV

/ 13 days ago

Apple TV app coming to Android for MLS Season Pass: Rumor

One of the main backlashes to MLS Season Pass is the inability to watch on Android mobile devices because there is no Apple TV app. Sure, Android users can watch games via a browser or on Android TV, but it's not the same as having an app on your mobile phone — like Apple iPhone users […]

Apple TV

/ 17 days ago

MLS mandates clubs to provide extensive video content

As part of the new MLS deal with Apple TV, each club will put out a large quantity of video content surrounding the team. That includes player profiles, historic moments, community involvement and more. This video content from the 29 MLS clubs is available on MLS Season Pass. The project is called "club rooms," offering […]

Apple TV

/ 19 days ago

Apple and MLS broadcasters for MLS Season Pass

Apple and Major League Soccer released a list of on-air broadcasters for the upcoming 2023 season. MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app will be the new home to American soccer beginning next month. Play-by-play duties will be handled by Max Bretos, Steve Cangialosi, Jake Zivin, Pablo Ramírez and Frederic Lord. Match analysts include Kyndra […]

Leagues: MLS

/ 27 days ago

MLS on Pluto TV shut down as Apple era begins

MLS on Pluto TV is no more. The free channel featuring MLS games, highlights and interviews has been shut down as the Apple era begins. According to Pluto TV, the MLS Channel is no longer available. Originally launched in 2019, Major League Soccer heralded MLS on Pluto TV as "the first pro sports league to […]