Philadelphia Union sign Brazilian striker Sergio Santos via TAM
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Signing The Philadelphia Union announced the signing of Brazilian forward Sergio Santos on Friday, bolstering their attack or 2019 via the use of Targeted Allocation Money. Santos joins Philly from Chilean Primera Division club Audax Italiano for an undisclosed transfer fee; he will be added to... Read more
2019 Campeones Cup to be played in Atlanta on August 14
Atlanta, get ready for Campeones Cup. The second edition of the competition, which pits the champions of Major League Soccer and Mexico’s Campeón de Campeones, will be hosted by Atlanta United, the 2018 MLS Cup winner on August 14. The announcement was made at the State of the League address in... Read more
2018 MLS Cup in Atlanta shatters previous MLS Cup attendance record
In a brief history full of attendance records, it was only appropriate Atlanta United set a new record for attendance at an MLS Cup on Saturday. The 2018 final, between Atlanta and the Portland Timbers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, featured 73,019 in attendance. That set a new record for MLS Cup... Read more
Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez named 2018 MLS Cup Most Valuable Player
After a record-breaking season that will go down in Major League Soccer lore, Josef Martinez capped off his stellar 2018 season with MLS Cup, and the 2018 MLS Cup Most Valuable Player award. The Atlanta United forward was named MLS Cup MVP, after scoring the winning goal and assisting... Read more
The Portland Timbers have promoted Ned Grabavoy to technical director, the club announced Thursday. Grabavoy was previously director of scouting and recruitment.  Grabavoy will manage scouting, identification and evaluation of players, oversee pathways from the academy to T2 and the first team. He will also work with first-team technical staff and develop key markets for recruiting players. “Ned has earned this... Read more
Marc Dos Santos on Whitecaps rebuild: It looks ugly, but we have a plan
After a coaching change and MLS record outgoing transfer fee, this offseason was always going to usher in a new era in Vancouver, but the Whitecaps are in the process of a massive overhaul since Marc Dos Santos took over as head coach.  Next season, the Whitecaps will be... Read more
Stejskal: Why waiting to join Man City makes sense for Zack Steffen
Zack Steffen’s move to Manchester City came with something of a surprising wrinkle when it was officially announced earlier this week. Contrary to previous reporting by and other outlets, Steffen won’t join the English Premier League giants in January. Instead, he’ll remain with Columbus Crew SC until the summer... Read more
MLS invites initial group of 60 players to 2019 Combine
The 2019 adidas MLS Player Combine is almost here, and the list of invitees for the event is out. 60 players from universities in the United States and Canada were invited for the Combine, scheduled to take place from Jan. 3-9 at Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Prospective... Read more
LA Galaxy to rename stadium Dignity Health Sports Park in 2019
The LA Galaxy will rename their stadium Dignity Health Sports Park in 2019, the club announced Thursday.  It had been named StubHub Center since June 1, 2013 after opening as the Home Depot Center in 2003. Dignity Health, one of the nation’s largest health care systems, will have exclusive naming rights... Read more
Report: D.C. United working to re-sign Acosta, keep Asad
After a stunning finish to the 2018 season, D.C. United are working to keep the core of their squad together ahead of 2019. Lucho Acosta, who earned a place in 2018 MLS Best XI with 10 goals and 17 assists and has been making cryptic posts on social media... Read more