MLS
San Jose Earthquakes boss Matias Almeyda: NYCFC play best soccer in MLS
Now having coached in the league nearly a full season, San Jose Earthquakes head coach Matias Almeyda is ready to crown the best opponent. LAFC? They’re atop the standings and have beaten the Quakes handily in every meeting. Atlanta United? San Jose face off against the defending champs tomorrow (3:30 pm ET... Read more
Exploria Stadium to host critical Nations League clash between USMNT and Canada
Exploria Stadium, home of Orlando City SC, will host a critical Concacaf Nations League showdown between the US men’s national team and Canada on Nov. 15, U.S. Soccer announced Friday. The USMNT last played in Orlando March 21, beating Ecuador, 1-0, in an international friendly. “Winning at home is... Read more
Seltzer: The ten best players to ever play in MLS
Ever since Zlatan Ibrahimovic proclaimed himself the “best-ever player in MLS” on Sunday, debates have raged from sea to shining sea over whether or not he was right. I’m not here trying to settle that argument. Instead, I’ve accepted the near impossible challenge to create a shortlist of the top 10 candidates for... Read more
Wiebe: Five big questions for MLS Week 29 weekend action
Last Friday, I gave you my six biggest matches remaining in the regular season. For this weekend, I chose the LA Galaxy vs. Montreal Impact (Saturday, 10:30 pm ET | TVAS, MLS LIVE on ESPN+ in US). I still feel good about that choice, despite the fact the Galaxy are... Read more
Bradley Bowl II: Michael praises what Bob has built at LAFC: “They’re so much fun to watch”
TORONTO – On the cusp of an historic season, the next challenge ahead of LAFC is a familial one, for Bob Bradley at least. Michael Bradley’s Toronto FC travel to Los Angeles between the two legs of the 2019 Canadian Championship for an MLS match Saturday (10:30 pm ET... Read more
Keaton Parks confidently heads home to face FC Dallas: “NYCFC the better team in any MLS matchup”
As a boy growing up in North Texas, Keaton Parks became an FC Dallas fan. His family had season tickets and he thought about how it might be cool to play professionally near home.  As a high school soccer standout, Parks played a few games at Toyota Stadium in front of... Read more
As the LA Galaxy look to lock down a spot in the Audi 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs, they could be regaining the services of one of their most vital contributors. Midfielder Romain Alessandrini reportedly returned to the training ground on Thursday, five months after he suffered a meniscus injury... Read more
Canada, United States climb in latest edition of FIFA World Rankings
The United States and Canada moved up in the latest edition of the FIFA World Rankings, released on Thursday – and the latter’s progress is especially significant given the format of the Concacaf 2022 World Cup qualifying process that begins next year. There was relatively little movement at the top... Read more
The 2019 MLS Award ballots are here: See who made the cut in each honor
Major League Soccer released its year-end award ballots Thursday, featuring the candidates eligible for each of the league’s honors in 2019. Players, media and technical staff will vote for each category, with each group representing a third of the vote. Those same voters will also submit their votes for the annual... Read more
Criticism of Chris Armas “really unfair,” says Jim Curtin ahead of RBNY-Union clash
CHESTER, Pa. — After guiding the New York Red Bulls to the Supporters’ Shield over the final four months of the 2018 season, head coach Chris Armas has had a rockier year two at the helm of his hometown club. As is usually the case, the criticism has followed... Read more