Discuss: Do NYCFC or DC United have a better shot at the playoffs?
Welcome to another edition of “Discuss,” in which editors debate the topics of the moment in MLS. Despite underwhelming starts to the season, two Eastern Conference teams – D.C. United and New York City FC – find themselves in the final two available playoff berths. Read more
Kemar Lawrence (New York Red Bulls) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul. Read more
Houston Dynamo, supporters to honor fallen fan this Saturday
Houston Dynamo fans will welcome their team back to BBVA Compass Stadium this coming Saturday against Sporting Kansas City, the first home match since April 15. But many of them will be doing so with heavy hearts. Leo Ponce, Jr., a Dynamo and Dash superfan who blogged and podcasted about... Read more’s Jillian Sakovits and Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle break down the Soccer Sunday ESPN clash between the New England Revolution and the LA Galaxy. Read more
After reports earlier in the week suggested D.C. United defender Steve Birnbaum was attracting interest overseas, it’s now a bit clearer what some of that interest looks like. According to a report from Steven Goff of The Washington Post, Israeli club Maccabi Haifa is looking at Birnbaum to join... Read more
Mitchell & Ness launches Spotify playlists curated by MLS players
Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez: MLS will be one of the world’s best leagues
Though efforts to bring Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez stateside to MLS haven’t been successful yet, the Mexican striker thinks the league is on the right track. “I think in the future, it’s going to be one of the best leagues in the world, definitely,” he told Bayer Leverkusen’s website. “The... Read more
Los Angeles FC given planning permission for stadium
MLS expansion team Los Angeles FC have been given the green light for their $250m stadium. The 22,000 seater arena is scheduled to be built on the site of the old Sports Arena, adjacent to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum which hosted the 1984 Olympic Games. Their plans were... Read more
D.C. United’s midfield duo expected back for clash with New York City FC
Buried within this Washington Times feature on the breakthrough of D.C. United midfielder Jared Jeffrey is what should be a very encouraging note for fans of the Black and Red. Their starting midfield pairing of Marcelo Sarvas and Nick DeLeon is set to reunite for Sunday’s nationally televised match... Read more
Poll: Who is the best set-piece specialist in Seattle Sounders history?
Every team in MLS needs its own free kick specialist – someone who, when he steps up to the ball, anything can happen. For the Seattle Sounders, these days that player is Andreas Ivanschitz, whose absence with a thigh injury has been felt lately. Read more