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MLS Weekend Review: Revenge of the Set Piece
22:03 Monday 30th April 2018

Another Major League Soccer match day is in the books. Let me catch you up. Three Stars 3. Kevin Kratz -- Atlanta United are the Liverpool/Borussia Dortmund of MLS. They will hit you on the counter all day long. If anyone tries to tell you…

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MLS Weekend Review: A Scot with a temper? No, couldn't be.
21:00 Monday 23rd April 2018

Another full slate of 11 Major League Soccer matches took place over the weekend, one Friday, eight on Saturday, and the remaining pair on Sunday around tea time. Let me catch you up. Three Stars 3. Chris Mueller -- Orlando City went shopping…

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MLS Grab Bag, Week 7: Hold your applause, construction delays, and Liverpool/Manchester City American style
18:30 Friday 13th April 2018

Welcome to the 2018 season’s seventh edition of MLS Grab Bag. Each Friday we’ll review midweek news, preview key weekend matches, and explore other interesting developments. MLS slows Dempsey’s roll Major League Soccer has…

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MLS Weekend Review: Referees and woodwork take over the spotlight
18:00 Monday 9th April 2018

In the first full slate of matches last week, Major League Soccer’s players dominated the storylines. This week, it was more about neutral parties, as in the referees and woodwork. Let me catch you up on the weekend’s events. Three…

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MLS Weekend Review: More World Cup woes, Chubby Schweini, and Bob Bradley, Genius
14:00 Monday 12th March 2018

Welcome to the second instalment of MLS Weekend Review. Let me catch you up on what’s been happening in North American soccer. Just ignore the problem and it will go away In 2016, then USSF president Sunil Gulati wasn’t concerned…

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4 candidates to win the 2018 MLS Golden Boot
15:00 Friday 2nd March 2018

The 2018 MLS season will start this weekend. The campaign promises to be filled with star players and a playing level previously unseen on American soil. One reason is the influx of players with attacking quality. Almost every team…

America
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…

America
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…

America
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…

Match Reports
Bastian Schweinsteiger "Kramers" Chicago Fire Debut
09:30 Tuesday 4th April 2017

Some people naturally know how to make an entrance. As his crashing header to open the scoring against Montreal Impact in his Chicago Fire debut proved, Bastian Schweinsteiger is one. Awarded a corner from the right side, Arturo Ávarez played…

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Rekindling Chicago Fire?
15:48 Thursday 19th January 2017

An interesting culture change is underway at MLS cellar dwellers Chicago Fire, designed to put them back in the mix on the pitch and possibly in the crowded Windy City sports market as well. If I had to choose one thing my parents provided,…

Football
CHICAGO FIRE V D.C. UNITED
11:13 Friday 19th August 2011

Chicago Fire 1 D.C. United 1 Venue: Toyota Park                          Referee: Ricardo Salazar18 August 2011  KO 9pm (2 am uk time)Preview:These 2 teams have met a total of 39 times in which 159 goals have been scored with the Chicago Fire…