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2019 MLS Cup anything but a dead rubber
12:01 Friday 1st November 2019

On Wednesday evening, the Washington Nationals defeated the Houston Astros 6-2 in the deciding Game 7, winning their first World Series. It was also the first time in 114 World Series that the travelling team won every game. The phenomenon…

Usa
MLS Cup: Why do they play the games?
19:01 Tuesday 29th October 2019

All five major team sports in America are governed by some form of wage control. Owners would have fans believe this gives franchises in smaller markets with fewer, less lucrative revenue streams a fair chance to win trophies, that salary caps…

Usa
Who and what to watch during the MLS run-in
17:00 Sunday 23rd September 2018

When this weekend's action concludes, every Major League franchise except Wayne Rooney's DC United will have competed in 29 or 30 matches of the regular season's 34. DCU began the season with a light schedule while their new…

Usa
Stefan Frei nearly denies Toronto FC destiny again
10:00 Sunday 10th December 2017

Saturday’s 2-0 MLS Cup victory over Seattle Sounders raised Toronto FC to a level previously unreached in Major League Soccer, but a former TFC player nearly denied his old side for a second year running. The franchise business model…

Usa
Only room for one team in MLS Western Conference
19:36 Friday 1st December 2017

If you ever played Cowboys and Indians as a kid, you probably uttered the line, “This town ain’t big enough for the two of us!” Most times the town was in Texas because it was fun to feel big and strong, and everything is…

America
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…

America
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.

Opinion
Pity the MLS stretch run
15:00 Saturday 26th August 2017

It stands for Major League Soccer, not 'Masochistic'. Sometimes, one wonders. In any event, the 2017 MLS stretch run is here, not that anyone will notice.  When you think about it, Major League Soccer can be its own worst enemy. It appears…

Football
5 Things From Around the MLS
06:27 Sunday 4th March 2012

With the MLS season right around the corner, here are five observations from the MLS preseason.1)   Revs Kelyn Rowe The New England Revolution were widely expected to be one of, if not the worst, teams in the league. While the organization…