1. MLS Team of the Week: Giovinco, BWP, Drogba Shine in Week of the Striker

    Week 20 in Major League Soccer belonged to the strikers. Didier Drogba and Sebastian Giovinco both netted hat-tricks north of the border in Canada for their respective sides, ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 1,142 reads 1 comments

  2. New York Derby Growing in Hate but Not in Competitiveness After 2 Years

    HARRISON, N.J. — The hate and passion are evident in the New York derby. All you have to do to realize that is look at the comments New York City FC boss Patrick Vieira ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 4,775 reads 8 comments

  3. Didier Drogba and Sebastian Giovinco Score MLS Hat-Tricks on Same Night

    Didier Drogba is a 38-year-old man. It almost felt like his youthful Chelsea years on Saturday night in Montreal as the Blues legend hit a 52-minute hat-trick against the Philadelphia Union ...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 6 months ago 15,892 reads 14 comments

  4. Sunday's New York Derby the Most Important in Rivalry's Short History

    Major League Soccer's youngest and fastest-growing derby takes center stage for the final time during the regular season Sunday at Red Bull Arena as the New York Red Bulls host New York City FC...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 207 reads 0 comments

  5. MLS Player Rankings: Diaz Goes Top, Lampard Continues Surge Up List

    The presence of Mauro Diaz , Frank Lampard and countless others in their respective Major League Soccer lineups has altered results over the last few weeks...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 1,426 reads 0 comments

  6. MLS Team of the Week: Portland Timbers Trio Shines in Rivalry Win over Seattle

    The biggest stars on the winning team shone in Major League Soccer's premier rivalry match on Sunday as the Portland Timbers downed the Seattle Sounders 3-1...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 1,952 reads 2 comments

  7. Seattle Sounders Still a Work in Progress Heading into Cascadia Cup Clash

    Sometimes winning can cure everything for a team in turmoil. But for the Seattle Sounders, their 5-0 home win over FC Dallas on Wednesday night was just a temporary bandage that ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 642 reads 2 comments

  8. MLS Player Rankings: Ola Kamara Rises to Top; Lampard, Keane Debut

    Since the resumption of play in Major League Soccer after the Copa America Centenario break, a few attackers have gone on impressive scoring runs...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 4,165 reads 2 comments

  9. MLS Team of the Week: Feilhaber, Ilsinho, Doyle Star in Week 18

    Major League Soccer produced a rare set of results in Week 18 as eight of the 20 clubs that took to the pitch were shut out...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 1,895 reads 1 comments

  10. Kei Kamara Focused on Getting Revolution on Right Track Against Former Club

    In advance of Saturday's Major League Soccer clash between the New England Revolution and the Columbus Crew, much has been made about the presence of Kei Kamara in the New England lineup...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 6 months ago 285 reads 0 comments

  11. MLS Player Rankings: Piatti, Diaz, Villa Surge Near Top After Week 17

    Plenty has changed in Major League Soccer since the last edition of our MLS Player Rankings came out before the Copa America Centenario ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 7 months ago 3,575 reads 7 comments

  12. MLS Team of the Week: FC Dallas Trio, Pair of Rookies Shine in Week 17

    All sorts of statements were made during Major League Soccer's four-day slate over Independence Day weekend. FC Dallas caught the attention of many on a team level for their 4-0 thrashing of Orlando City on the Fourth of July at Toyota Stadium...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 7 months ago 1,263 reads 2 comments

  13. MLS Players Union Sued by 3 American Youth Soccer Clubs: Details and Comments

    Clint Dempsey , Michael Bradley, DeAndre Yedlin and the Major League Soccer Players Union have all been named as defendants in a class-action lawsuit filed by three youth soccer clubs...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 7 months ago 17,925 reads 18 comments

  14. Grading the MLS Teams Midway Through the 2016 Season

    If it feels like the first half of the Major League Soccer season has flown by, it has. Before the league embarks on a busy July schedule in which most of the 20 clubs will play ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 7 months ago 7,514 reads 9 comments

  15. Philadelphia, Colorado Taking Different Paths to Reach Same Spot Atop MLS Table

    If you asked fans of Major League Soccer at the beginning of the season who they thought would lead the Eastern and Western Conferences at the halfway mark, no one would've answered with the Philadelphia Union and Colorado Rapids...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 7 months ago 184 reads 0 comments

  16. Portland Timbers' Lucas Melano Performs Epic Front-Flip Dive to Try to Draw Foul

    We've reached peak flopping. Just when you thought you'd seen it all in terms of theatrics to draw a foul, Lucas Melano of the Portland Timbers went and did a full front flip to try to get the referee's attention...

    Sean Swaby Written by Sean Swaby about 7 months ago 7,235 reads 2 comments

  17. Andrea Pirlo Scores 1st MLS Goal with Delightful Free-Kick

    Andrea Pirlo finally opened his MLS goalscoring account on Saturday with a trademark free-kick in New York City FC 's 3-2 win at home over the Philadelphia Union ...

    Tom Webb Written by Tom Webb about 7 months ago 10,963 reads 13 comments

  18. Kaka Injury: Updates on Orlando City Star's Status and Return

    Orlando City captain Kaka will not be able to participate in Copa America Centenario for the Brazil national team due to a muscle injury. Continue for updates...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 8 months ago 9,172 reads 44 comments

  19. David Villa Slips, Misses Penalty, Combines with Andrea Pirlo for NYCFC Goal

    It was an eventful day for David Villa in Major League Soccer on Sunday, as his New York City FC took on Orlando City at Yankee Stadium...

    Joe Gallagher Written by Joe Gallagher about 8 months ago 9,166 reads 6 comments

  20. Ultimate Guide to MLS Weekend: Goalkeepers in Focus for Union-Rapids Clash

    No matter where the respective careers of Zac MacMath and Andre Blake take them, they will always be linked together. The pair of goalkeepers, who have been intertwined since the Philadelphia Union drafted Blake with the No...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,433 reads 2 comments

  21. MLS Player Rankings: Red Bulls' Kljestan, BWP Surge After Drubbing of NYCFC

    The one thing everyone who watches Major League Soccer was talking about after Week 12 was the New York Red Bulls' blowout win over New York City FC on Saturday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 6,206 reads 8 comments

  22. MLS Team of the Week: McCarty, BWP, Kaka, Larin Shine During Rivalry Week

    Major League Soccer's Rivalry Week may not have lived up to the hype in terms of competition on the pitch, but it certainly produced some interesting results...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 3,090 reads 1 comments

  23. Ultimate Guide to MLS Weekend: Red Bulls, NYCFC Enter Rivalry Week in Solid Form

    The New York Red Bulls and New York City FC are set to renew hostilities for the fourth time in the history of their young rivalry on Saturday at Yankee Stadium...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 1,427 reads 4 comments

  24. Kaka, Frank Lampard Among MLS' Highest-Paid Players for 2016-17 Season

    Orlando City's Kaka ( $7.167 million) and Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco ( $7.115 million) are the highest-paid players in MLS in the 2016-17 season, the MLS Players Union (via Steven Goff of the Washington Post ) revealed Thursday...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 8 months ago 7,529 reads 6 comments

  25. MLS Player Rankings: Giovinco Goes Top, Bolanos and Manneh Debut After Week 11

    It was going to take a special individual showing in Week 11 to take Giovani dos Santos out of the top spot of our weekly MLS Player Rankings...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 8 months ago 4,439 reads 5 comments