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America
Why MLS will remain a retirement league
15:00 Sunday 20th October 2019

Javier Bardem is a great actor who thoroughly plumbs the depth of his characters. In addition to his lyrical voice, he’s known for the outlandish hairstyles he sports for different roles. There was the overgrown brunette pageboy cut in…

International
Copa America knockout rounds: No continent for old men?
08:01 Wednesday 26th June 2019

Despite more credible showings than the two Conmebol teams eliminated from the Copa America, the guests have gone home and South America can get down to the business of deciding its champion for 2019. Bolivia and Ecuador looked more like rank…

Features
Can Salomon Rondon, Josef Martinez's thunder and lightning rain on Copa America heavyweights?
15:00 Saturday 15th June 2019

If there's a time for Venezuela to challenge for the Copa America, it is now. Rafael Dudamel flaunts the most luscious Red Wine in ages, especially in attack. The frightful pair of Salomon Rondon and Josef Martinez, combining…

Usa
Is De Boer tempting fate with another slow start in MLS?
15:00 Saturday 6th April 2019

After my time at Inter, I had to get back to coaching because football and doing crossfit are the best things. Here at Atlanta, 80% is organized. In Milan and at Crystal Palace, I had to do everything myself, even the cafeteria. Now I will…

Usa
Will Atlanta United's MLS Cup be C-Beams glittering or tears in rain?
17:00 Saturday 8th December 2018

The MLS Cup plays tonight between Atlanta United and Portland Timbers at 8PM local time, 1AM in the UK. Don't roll your eyes at me. Fair is fair. You stayed up late [or came in early] for Tyson Fury; you can do the same for this title fight.…

Usa
90 minutes to MLS Cup: Red Bulls need not apply
17:00 Thursday 29th November 2018

Major League Soccer's Conference Finals began on Sunday. Going into the first leg matches, the four teams hoping to reach the MLS Cup Final on Saturday, December 8th each had a script they wanted to follow. Two stories from the…

Usa
2018 MLS Cup Story draws nearer a conclusion with Conference Finals set
15:00 Wednesday 14th November 2018

While Real Madrid promoted their third B-team coach in as many years and Bayern Munich backed its struggling boss, while Manchester City proved it had more class on the pitch than Manchester United and a manager who would immediately correct…

Usa
Gerardo Martino says, 'Gracias, pero no gracias' to Atlanta United extension
17:00 Thursday 25th October 2018

Many things are coming to the United States: the mid-term elections, a caravan of Central American refugees, the MLS Cup. One person is leaving. He's Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino. European football fans know him as the manager who…

Usa
Meet Josef Martinez, MLS' new goal king
12:00 Tuesday 28th August 2018

With Major League Soccer yet to pervade the mainstream European football psyche, the spotlight settled on Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney navigating their first season in North America. Both are doing well but neither is tearing up the…

Usa
MLS World Cup break ends; where do Eastern Conference teams stand?
17:00 Friday 22nd June 2018

On Saturday, Major League Soccer’s brief nod of respect towards the World Cup concludes. The league went on hiatus on June 13th. In previous World Cup years, MLS has suspended play for the entire group stage. Not this year. When you consider…

Usa
MLS Weekend Review: What's wrong with Toronto FC?
18:00 Monday 19th March 2018

Major League Soccer’s third week of competition is in the books. Let me catch you up. Three Stars 3. Alberth Elis -- The Houston Dynamo forward had a big day in front of a small crowd in Maryland. DC United were playing the first of two…

Usa
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…

Usa
The Rich Get Richer: Darlington Nagbe joins Atlanta United FC
10:30 Friday 15th December 2017

Atlanta United might have not won the MLS Cup during the most recent MLS season, but there is no question the team was one of the most exciting teams to watch during the campaign until their elimination in the playoffs. Gerardo Martino's…

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…

America
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…