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MLS: Clint Dempsey sends Seattle Sounders top of Western Conference
Seattle Sounders moved to the top of Major League Soccer’s Western Conference after Clint Dempsey’s injury-time penalty secured a 2-1 win over Minnesota United. Ethan Finlay had poked Minnesota ahead in the 21st minute with a fine finish, but Chad Marshall headed home Nicolas Lodeiro’s free-kick to level for... Read more
MLS round-up: Toronto FC continue to set pace with win over Chicago Fire
Toronto FC underlined their position as Eastern Conference leaders with a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday. While Toronto continue to set the pace at the top of the East – and in all of Major League Soccer – it was a third straight loss for Chicago,... Read more
MLS round-up: Portland Timbers beat New York Red Bulsl to close on play-off spot
Portland Timbers picked up a vital win in the race for the MLS play-offs as they saw off the New York Red Bulls 2-0, despite finishing the match with 10 men. Diego Valeri put Portland ahead in the 65th minute, turning home Diego Chara’s cross. There was a nervous... Read more
MLS round-up: Montreal Impact maintain play-off push
Montreal Impact continued their push for a spot in the MLS play-offs with a 3-0 win over the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night. Ignacio Piatti scored in each half – either side of a penalty which Matteo Mancosu won and then scored – as the Impact registered their third... Read more
Kaka was bizarrely sent off for Orlando City FC despite a seemingly playful incident with former team-mate Aurelien Collin on Saturday night. In injury time, with Orlando 3-1 down against New York Red Bulls, Kaka bizarrely grabbed Collin around the face from behind while laughing. But when Collin turned... Read more
Ref Watch: Dermot Gallagher returns for start of Sky Bet EFL season
Dermot Gallagher returns for a new season of Ref Watch and casts his expert eye over the opening weekend in the Sky Bet EFL. After a summer break, the former Premier League and FIFA referee returned to Premier League Daily to have his say on the big decisions as... Read more
Didier Drogba may be in the twilight years of his career, but the veteran forward has lost none of his goalscoring prowess… The 39-year-old provided a stunning reminder of his ability from dead-ball situations while playing for new side Phoenix Rising in their match against LA Galaxy reserves on... Read more
Chicago Fire beat New England Revolution 4-1 on Saturday to continue their winning streak and close in on MLS Eastern Conference leaders Toronto. Matt Polster and Juninho both scored for Chicago in the first half before Michael de Leeuw and Luis Solignac added goals in the second half. With... Read more
Real Madrid ended their frustrating pre-season tour of the USA by beating the MLS All-Stars 4-2 on penalties after a 1-1 draw in Chicago. Marcelo scored the decisive penalty as the Champions League holders took the victory on Wednesday in front of a sellout crowd of 61,000 at Soldier... Read more
The MLS All-Stars are currently preparing to take on Real Madrid in an exhibition match in Chicago filled with some of the most prestigious names in football. The star-studded contest will take place in the early hours of Thursday morning, live on Sky Sports, as Orlando City’s Kaka is... Read more