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Warshaw: Three things I want to see from the US national team vs. England
The US national team takes on England (and Wayne Rooney!) on Wednesday afternoon (3 pm ET | ESPN2, UniMás, UDN). The USMNT still doesn’t have a full-time head coach. In light of that, I’d like to see them try a few new things. I don’t want them to throw random stuff... Read more
Savarese breaks Portland Timbers “curse,” brings underdog group together
PORTLAND, Ore.— Until this season, a curse seemed to fall on the Portland Timbers. Prior to 2018, the Timbers seemed destined to miss out on the Audi MLS Cup Playoffs altogether in even-numbered years. While they finished atop Western Conference in 2013 and 2017 and they hoisted MLS Cup in 2015, the Timbers... Read more
Wiebe: My alternate 2018 MLS Best XI selections
Back in April, I gave you the All-Underrated Best XI, aka the “Dom Badji All-Stars”. In the wake of the release of the official MLS Best XI – yes, we all have takes – here’s another crop of Best XIs from 2018. Before you get all bent out of... Read more
DC United’s Olsen hails Rooney, rips “ridiculous” criticism of England call
WASHINGTON – From across the Atlantic Ocean, D.C. United coach Ben Olsen has caught wind of the “backlash” to Wayne Rooney’s reunion with the England national team to face the United States in Thursday’s international friendly at Wembley Stadium (3 pm ET | ESPN2, UniMás, UDN). Having seen the impact... Read more
Atlanta United vs. New York Red Bulls: Who has the best goalkeeper?
And then there were four. It’s time to get hyped for the Conference Championships, with the first legs kicking off Sunday, Nov. 25. Over the next week, we’re going to dive deep into New York Red Bulls vs. Atlanta United and Sporting KC vs. Portland Timbers to see where... Read more
Atlanta United lead the way in Forbes’ annual MLS team valuations
There’s a new No. 1 atop Forbes’ annual valuations of the league’s most valuable teams.  Atlanta United have dethroned the LA Galaxy for the moniker of league’s most valuable club with a valuation of $330 million. The Galaxy came in second at $320 million, a growth of 1.6 pct... Read more
We know Atlanta United is one of the — if not the best — teams to watch in Major League Soccer. We know that Atlanta has accumulated the most points over the last two regular seasons. We know that the Five Stripes have ignited a fan base in the South to an extent we... Read more
FC Cincinnati’s Alan Koch named USL Coach of the Year
They made a splash with the unveiling of a new logo that symbolizes the club’s transition from USL to MLS on Monday. On their way out the door, FC Cincinnati received a parting gift of sorts from USL with Alan Koch voted the 2018 USL Coach of the Year, the league announced... Read more
Report: RBNY talking sponsorship deals with sports betting companies
Have the New York Red Bulls ended a three-year search for naming rights for Red Bull Arena? Don’t bet against it. According to the Sports Business Journal, the club is in conversation with sports betting companies regarding sponsorship deals that may include stadium naming rights. “If we can find... Read more
Miguel Almiron’s agent says client will play in the English Premier League
TRANSFER TRACKER: Report Miguel Almiron appears to be England-bound. Atlanta United’s star midfielder has been the subject of transfer buzz aplenty for much of his two seasons with the club and his agent Daniel Campos joined AM 1080 in Paraguay and said his client will be playing in England, though nothing... Read more