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Special guest Benny Feilhaber joins Matchday Central for Round One of MLS Cup Playoffs
It’s time for the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs and Matchday Central has you covered for all your Round One needs, going live for six shows to preview and break down a weekend full of playoff action. Oh, and there’s going to be a special guest. Sporting KC midfielder and up-and-coming podcast... Read more
FC Dallas’ Zdenek Ondrasek carries confidence from stellar international debut into Seattle
FRISCO, Texas — Earlier this season, Zdenek Ondrasek struggled. Through FC Dallas’ first 10 games, Ondrasek, 30, had played 48 minutes over three appearances, leading FCD fans to wonder if the veteran striker was a swing-and-miss by the front office. However, as the Texas summer wore on, “Cobra” found... Read more
After years as favorites, New York Red Bulls enjoying being the underdogs
HANOVER, N.J. — There’s a different feeling heading into the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs than there was last year for the New York Red Bulls.  It’s somewhat of a unique feeling for goalkeeper Luis Robles, who has been part of three Supporters’ Shield-winning teams in six years and... Read more
Toronto FC’s Nick DeLeon: Anything less than MLS Cup “would be a failure”
TORONTO – It’s that time of year again. The Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs kick off this weekend and for Toronto FC, that means they’ll welcome D.C. United to BMO Field on Saturday for a Round One clash (6 pm ET | TUDN in US; TSN4, TVAS in Canada), with... Read more
MLS reinstates LAFC forward Adama Diomande after SABH program assessment
LAFC forward Adama Diomande has been reinstated by Major League Soccer, the league announced Friday. Diomande voluntarily entered MLS’s Substance Abuse and Behavioral Health (SABH) program on Sept. 20 and was assessed by SABH program doctors. He has been cleared to resume all team activities, including competition. Diomande’s return... Read more
Minnesota United see “huge opportunity” against LA Galaxy defense
BLAINE, Minn. –  Count Minnesota United attackers Ethan Finlay and Mason Toye among those looking forward to facing off against a LA Galaxy defense that hasn’t been great of late. The Galaxy ended their season 3-4, while conceding 19 goals in those seven matches. “The Galaxy are a team that... Read more
Sebastian Blanco emerges as Timbers’ steadiest presence in turbulent year
PORTLAND, Ore. – Despite the difficult road they faced, including numerous injuries, a winless six-game start, and struggles to score late in the season, the Portland Timbers survived to make it to the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs. That has been in no small part due to the excellent... Read more
The Under-17 World Cup kicks off in Brazil this month, and MLS will by represented by three different countries at the competition, with the USA, Mexico and Canada featuring players from MLS first teams, academies or USL sides. Here’s the rundown for each nation ahead of the tournament’s curtain-raiser... Read more
FC Cincinnati interested in NWSL expansion; Sacramento could join, too
Could American World Cup winners be coming to a city near you in the coming years? It’s certainly possible, as the women’s top flight, the NWSL, will kick off their playoffs this weekend. The league, currently nine teams, has been rumored to be adding expansion teams for some time,... Read more
Carles Gil leads New England into MLS Playoffs after sparkling debut season
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — When Carles Gil was approached about signing as a Designated Player with the New England Revolution before the 2019 season, the project was framed to the Spanish midfielder as him being the missing piece in the attacking puzzle. Gil, who was at Deportivo de La Coruña... Read more