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How Adama Diomande has rekindled his career with LAFC in MLS
09:00 Sunday 9th September 2018

Los Angeles FC burst onto the Major League Soccer scene this season with Adama Diomande to thank in large part.  The records are rolling in for the Norwegian international. He set an MLS record by scoring seven goals in his first five…

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Four players who have ditched British clubs to join the Colorado Rapids
16:00 Tuesday 13th March 2018

It has become increasingly popular for players to swap England for the Major League Soccer (MLS). We have seen the odd player move to the MLS from England recently, such as Derby County's Johnny Russell to Sporting Kansas City…

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Chivas switch mascot from goat to Grinch for holiday
17:00 Friday 22nd December 2017

Wait a minute, sir /You kind of hurt my feelings/ You see me as a sweet back-loaded puppet /And you’ve got meal ticket taste. Because everything is connected in our brave new world, Alanis Morissette’s lyric fits center…

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MLS Conference semifinal hokey pokey: Pull your second leg out
15:27 Wednesday 8th November 2017

With one game oddly scheduled for last Thursday, the other three played out Sunday, MLS goes into the international break with its semifinal matchups set. Thursday, November 2nd Western Conference #2 Seattle Sounders  2 (2-0) 0  #3…

Opinion
Five MLS players who possess Premier League quality
10:00 Tuesday 7th November 2017

The MLS playoffs are down to four teams. There is talent to be found in this league. A few, young and old, have the ability to thrive in the Premier League. I'm not talking about the likes of Jozy Altidore, who tried and failed to make an impact…

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Jose Altuve, Sebastian Giovinco: Coming up short
16:00 Saturday 4th November 2017

Reaching the MLS Cup or World Series is a tall order. Yet, in 2017, shorties Jose Altuve and Sebastian Giovinco have led the way in their respective sports. Much to Harvey Weinstein and Kevin Spacey's chagrin, Americans are combating their…

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MLS Conference semifinal hokey pokey: Put your first leg in
16:00 Wednesday 1st November 2017

Sunday through Tuesday, the first legs in the four MLS conference semifinals took place. Here's a quick review for each seeded fixture. SundayWestern Conference#3 Vancouver Whitecaps 0-0 #2 Seattle SoundersTo be fair, only two franchises averaged…

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Columbus Crew now the moving variety?
16:00 Sunday 29th October 2017

With his club in the thick of the MLS playoffs, Columbus Crew owner Anthony Precourt confirmed he was planning to relocate his franchise to Texas. Even though I was born and live stateside, I prefer European football to North American sport.…

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MLS wildcards once again prove playoffs wholly different than regular season
12:00 Sunday 29th October 2017

Four midweek MLS matches produced opponents for the top two sides in each conference's semifinals while re-emphasising the gap between season and playoffs. While the North American sports media likes to promote any competition's regular season…

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Atlanta United's first season mission: To boldly go where just one MLS debutante has gone before
15:30 Thursday 26th October 2017

Star Trek Discovery stars an underhanded captain. For its part, Atlanta United is open and direct. The MLS debutantes aim to advance to the MLS Cup. It's fair to say we live in dishonourable times. To garner votes, Brexit campaigners made false…

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Which teams are the biggest contenders to win 2017 MLS Cup?
19:30 Wednesday 25th October 2017

The Major League Soccer playoffs begin on Wednesday. Twelve franchises will take part. But being realistic, only several have a chance of lifting the MLS Cup trophy. We have analysed the teams best equipped to go all the way.

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Dax McCarty, Chicago Fire represent validation/condemnation for NY Red Bulls
15:30 Wednesday 25th October 2017

In 2015, NY Red Bulls changed tack. Outsiders took key roles. Beloved faces were shown the door. Now, NYRB must face one, Dax McCarty, with its season at stake. Just once, wouldn't you like to see a sporting figure who is under the cosh for…

Opinion
MLS Decision Day offers pros, cons for playoffs
11:30 Tuesday 24th October 2017

Major League Soccer's Decision Day is in the books. There was at least one shock to the system. But the completed 2017 MLS table makes more than one point. Fair warning. You're about to read an article regarding football (soccer) as played…

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Top MVP candidates in MLS
18:30 Thursday 19th October 2017

The official most valuable player (MVP) list includes 53 players, representing 21 of the league's 22 teams. Los Angeles Galaxy is the only side without a candidate, and deservedly so. The LA-based franchise has been a massive disappointment…

Opinion
MLS ruining its own product by playing crucial matches during international window
15:30 Friday 6th October 2017

MLS' refusal to respect FIFA's calendar by playing through international breaks may be rude, arrogant, and greedy. More importantly, it's suicidal. Major League Soccer is doing the same thing they did long before Donald Trump was elected: ignoring…

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