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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…

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Old is new again in MLS management
17:00 Tuesday 25th September 2018

Youth has been the buzzword in football recently, perhaps in all team sports. Energy, athleticism, work rate and input formed up behind it to compose a new ethos for professional competitions. Knowledge, experience and efficiency suddenly counted…

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Mike Petke: Managers can express themselves, too
17:00 Friday 20th July 2018

Mike Petke is a Bohemian. Not in the sense of having a quirky lifestyle or being from a certain region in the Czech Republic. His Twitter account describes him as “Head coach RSL. Family man. Sweater connoisseur.” Petke’s…

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How World Cup impacts MLS' competitive balance
17:00 Tuesday 5th June 2018

Competitive balance is at the heart of European football leagues. All the top divisions conduct regular seasons in which each team plays every other, home and away. No club has an easier road to their league title than another. Major League…

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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: Toronto FC prioritise CONCACAF Champions League
21:30 Monday 16th April 2018

Another full slate of Major League Soccer action took place over the weekend. Seven Saturday matches squeezed between two apiece on Friday and Sunday. Let me catch you up. Three Stars 3. Bradley Wright-Phillips -- The New York Red Bulls couldn’t…

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What do you mean there is more than one Champions League?
20:30 Wednesday 11th April 2018

Tuesday was a vintage evening for UEFA Champions League football. Jurgen Klopp and Liverpool brought tragedy in so many different threes to Manchester City. Third loss in a row for the Sky Blues. First time a rival has beaten Mourinho three…

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MLS Grab Bag, Week 6: On Brazilian holidays and more Zlatan
13:00 Friday 6th April 2018

Welcome to the 2018 season’s sixth edition of MLS Grab Bag. Each Friday we’ll review midweek news, preview key weekend matches, and explore other interesting developments. On Tap Major League Soccer has eight matches on the docket…

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MLS Grab Bag, Week 3: League tears down Trump's wall
14:00 Friday 16th March 2018

Welcome to the 2018 season’s third edition of MLS Grab Bag. Each Friday we’ll review midweek news, preview key weekend matches, and explore other interesting developments. Tear down the wall The USSF has been slow to act on the…

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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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MLS Grab Bag, Week 2: No dimples for Golden Balls, slow starts, and cooking the books
16:00 Friday 9th March 2018

Welcome to the second week of coverage at MLS Grab Bag. Each week we’ll review interesting developments from the week, preview key weekend matches, and, you know, stuff. Let them play golf After two years of battling various litigants,…

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New York Red Bulls becoming small club
14:00 Sunday 7th January 2018

For the second consecutive Major League Soccer off-season New York Red Bulls have traded their captain. For one of the league’s most marketable teams it’s a confounding trend. In January 2017 Red Bulls parted ways with Dax McCarty.…

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Five MLS players that could make it in European football
10:00 Monday 12th September 2016

The MLS is known for its star power; as it has a tendency to sign former world class players prior to their retirement. Although below the stardom sits an undercurrent of players which given their chance could feasibly make a name for themselves…

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RBNY's July - A Mixed Bag of Bull
23:15 Tuesday 2nd August 2011

The New York Red Bulls ended July with a mixed bag of results.They played 6 league fixtures, 1 US Open Quarter Final game, hosted an MLS All-Star Game, and competed in a European Exhibition against some top clubs. It was quite a busy month…

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The Shallow Pool at Red Bull New York
21:25 Friday 15th July 2011

The Red Bull in New York is standing in it's player pool and i am very nervouse about its future.July is proving to be a huge test for the team that was once heralded as one of the deepest squads in all of MLS by many Soccer pundits. As recent…