MLS
Portland Timbers acquire right back Jorge Moreira from River Plate
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Loan The Portland Timbers have acquired Paraguay international right back Jorge Moreira from River Plate on loan with option to buy, the club announced Wednesday. MLSsoccer.com’s Sam Stejskal was the first to report the news on Friday. Moreira, 29, joined River Plate in 2016, appearing in 58 games across... Read more
Nashville MLS set for major announcement Wednesday night
A major announcement described as a “pivotal moment in Nashville sports history” is no doubt music to Nashville soccer fans’ ears.  That’s what’s on deck today at Marathon Music Works on Wednesday night as the MLS expansion franchise continues their ‘March to MLS’ and first game of the 2020 MLS... Read more
“Dale Dynamo:” Houston fans have #CCLFever in Guatemala City
It’s clear Houston Dynamo fans have #CCLFever. A sizable group made the trip from Texas to Guatemala for their club’s 2019 Concacaf Champions League opener, a 1-0 win against CD Guastatoya on Tuesday night. The Texian Army and El Batallon Houston made their voices heard in the buildup to... Read more
Season Countdown: 10 days until #MLSisBack, ranking top five No. 10’s
The wait is almost over: We are just 10 days from #MLSisBack, so let’s take a run through some of the league’s top No. 10’s. The No. 10 kit is soccer is sacred. Some of the world’s greatest players have donned the shirt, which is typically marked for a... Read more
Report: Toronto FC to sign Ligue 2 goalkeeper Quentin Westberg?
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report Toronto FC already have a US international at goalkeeper in Alex Bono, but apparently the club are interested in signing a former US youth international ‘keeper.  According to Kristian Dyer of The Athletic, TFC are set to sign Quentin Westberg, a dual-national keeper playing for Ligue... Read more
Watch: DaMarcus Beasley drills late winner for Houston Dynamo in CCL opener
DaMarcus Beasley just keeps on trucking.  Nearly 20 years after he signed his first MLS contract, the Houston Dynamo’s left back and captain donned his hero’s cape in their 2019 Concacaf Champions League opener on Tuesday, racing into the CD Gustatoya penalty area to lash home an 84th-minute game-winner... Read more
Wiebe: Yet again, free space is disappointment in Concacaf Champions League
Free space is disappointment*, and nothing is more frustrating, more humbling, more predictably soul-crushing for Major League Soccer than the Concacaf Champions League. *CCL Bingo isn’t back for 2019, but its catchphrase lives on. Think about it this way, what’s the one constant for MLS teams in this competition?... Read more
Report: Portland Timbers moving on from their pursuit of Eduardo Vargas
TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report The Portland Timbers’ search for a new striker won’t end with a move for UANL Tigres striker Eduardo Vargas, according to a report from ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle. A source with direct knowledge of the negotiations tells Carlisle the Timbers and Tigres didn’t see eye-to-eye on Vargas’... Read more
Season Countdown: 11 days until #MLSisBack, 11 clubs yet to win MLS Cup
The wait is almost over: We are just 11 days from #MLSisBack, the same number of days as there are clubs yet to win MLS Cup. Every single year, MLS Cup grows more difficult to win. The reasoning is both simple and complex. Simply put: The league continues to... Read more
True blue: New York City FC releases 2019 home kit
New York City FC dropped its new 2019 home jersey Tuesday morning, drawing inspiration from the Big Apple. The primary blue kit, the club’s third home uniform, includes a pigeon mosaic on the jock tag, honoring the unofficial bird of the city, a vertical stripe in the tricolor colors... Read more