1. Deloitte Study Suggests U.S. Soccer Could Benefit from Promotion/Relegation

    Whenever the topic of promotion and relegation gets brought up in the American soccer community, a long and heated debate takes place...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 9 months ago 8,165 reads 16 comments

  2. Previewing the 1st Leg of the MLS Conference Finals

    After a long layoff of 16 days, the Major League Soccer playoffs will resume on Tuesday with the first leg of the Eastern and Western Conference finals...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 9 months ago 1,300 reads 1 comments

  3. Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard Underline That MLS Is No Retirement Home

    There is a certain quirk in the universe’s space-time continuum, perhaps something cosmically charged, something written in the stars, that links Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard ...

    Graham Ruthven Written by Graham Ruthven about 9 months ago 3,697 reads 6 comments

  4. Steven Gerrard to Depart LA Galaxy: Latest Comments and Reaction

    L.A. Galaxy have announced former England captain Steven Gerrard is set to leave the MLS club following the conclusion of his deal with the Californian team...

    Rob Blanchette Written by Rob Blanchette about 9 months ago 5,087 reads 11 comments

  5. Frank Lampard to Leave New York City FC: Latest Details, Comments and Reaction

    New York City FC have confirmed that Frank Lampard is to leave the club when his contract expires at the end of the Major League Soccer season...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 9 months ago 6,553 reads 10 comments

  6. MLS Player Rankings: Toronto Trio Take Up Top Spots After Dominant Showings

    Toronto FC's designated players dominated the second leg of the Eastern Conference semifinal against New York City FC on Sunday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 2,279 reads 0 comments

  7. MLS Team of the Week: Giovinco, Piatti Power Clubs into Conference Finals

    Three of the four Major League Soccer clubs that took an advantage into the second leg of the conference semi-final round on Sunday moved on to the conference final stage of the postseason...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 913 reads 4 comments

  8. Previewing the 2nd Legs of the MLS Conference Semifinals

    The home teams had their way during the first legs of the Major League Soccer conference semifinals, but that may not be the case during the quartet of second-leg showdowns on Sunday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 577 reads 0 comments

  9. MLS Player Rankings: Mancosu, Altidore Lead After 1st Weekend of Postseason

    A number of unexpected heroes appeared during the first week of the Major League Soccer playoffs. The L.A...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 1,083 reads 0 comments

  10. MLS Team of the Week: Altidore and Valdez Dazzle in Postseason

    The home teams were thoroughly dominant during the opening two rounds of the Major League Soccer postseason. Three of the four home sides advanced out of the knockout round by a combined score of 9-6...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 891 reads 0 comments

  11. Previewing the 1st Leg of the MLS Conference Semifinals

    The conference semifinal stage of the MLS Cup Playoffs begins on Sunday with four first-leg contests between the eight remaining sides in the competition...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 2,351 reads 2 comments

  12. MLS Player Rankings: Golden Boot Winner BWP Ends Regular Season on Top

    In a league in which parity and competition reign supreme, one player has been able to dominate the headlines since the middle of the summer...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 1,060 reads 0 comments

  13. MLS Cup Playoffs 2016: Dates, Schedule, Odds, Bracket and Live-Stream Info

    There will be a new MLS Cup winner in 2016. Both the Portland Timbers—the reigning champions—and 2015 runners-up Columbus Crew SC failed to qualify for the playoffs, ...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 10 months ago 4,138 reads 4 comments

  14. MLS Team of the Week: Kaka, Molino, Giovinco Impress on Decision Day

    The final day of the Major League Soccer regular season was supposed to hand us 90 minutes of drama-filled action with playoff berths on the line...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 2,556 reads 2 comments

  15. D.C. United Emerging as Dark-Horse MLS Cup Contender as Regular Season Ends

    When you start compiling a shortlist of MLS Cup contenders, the teams that easily come to mind are FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls , who lead the Western and Eastern Conferences, respectively...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 523 reads 2 comments

  16. MLS Player Rankings: BWP Remains on Top, Piatti, Mullins Surge Up List

    As the best teams in Major League Soccer jockey for position in the standings, the league's best players are all trying to knock Bradley Wright-Phillips from the top spot in the Bleacher Report MLS Player Rankings...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 1,648 reads 2 comments

  17. MLS Team of the Week: Piatti, BWP, Accam Impress in Week 33

    The penultimate weekend of the Major League Soccer regular season didn't produce too much in terms of drama, but it did set the stage for what should be a thrilling Decision Day on Sunday...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 185 reads 0 comments

  18. Resurgent Seattle Sounders Benefiting from New Mentality Under Interim Boss

    Rock bottom for the Seattle Sounders came at the end of July. Two days after their miserable performance against Sporting Kansas City on July 24 resulted in a 3-0 loss, the ...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 808 reads 0 comments

  19. Colorado Rapids on Accelerated Path Toward Winning Trophies in 2016

    The path to achieve a string of advantageous goals was set out during the preseason by the Colorado Rapids . They just didn't think they'd travel down that path so fast in only one season...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 10 months ago 901 reads 0 comments

  20. Quiet Leader Bradley Wright-Phillips Pushing Red Bulls to the Top of MLS East

    Bradley Wright-Phillips isn't your typical striker. The New York Red Bulls forward is stellar in front of the net, but he doesn't possess the flash and flair of many of the big personalities who play his position across the globe...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 11 months ago 437 reads 1 comments

  21. MLS Player Rankings: BWP, Villa in Direct Battle for Top Spot After Week 30

    The competition between the New York Red Bulls and New York City FC runs deeper than the fight for the No. 1 playoff position in the Eastern Conference...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 11 months ago 153 reads 0 comments

  22. MLS Team of the Week: Villa, Kamara, McCarty Stand out in Wild Week 30

    Week 30 was a massive week for a few clubs looking to secure the best possible position in the Major League Soccer postseason. The Montreal Impact and D.C...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 11 months ago 2,431 reads 1 comments

  23. Ambitious Atlanta United Make Bold Statement with Hire of Gerardo Martino

    Before the business end of the 2016 Major League Soccer regular season begins, the hype for the 2017 campaign has started thanks to ambitious expansion side Atlanta United...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 11 months ago 2,223 reads 2 comments

  24. Clint Dempsey Out for Remainder of 2016 MLS Season with Irregular Heartbeat

    Seattle Sounders general manager and president Garth Lagerwey announced Tuesday that star forward Clint Dempsey would miss the remainder of the season because of an irregular heartbeat, according to Ryan Krasnoo of SoundersFC...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 11 months ago 13,983 reads 5 comments

  25. MLS Player Rankings: Morris, Kamara, Villa Make Big Moves After Week 29

    The season may have flipped from summer to fall last week, but the heat is being felt all over Major League Soccer by teams jockeying for playoff positions...

    Joe Tansey Written by Joe Tansey about 11 months ago 1,589 reads 2 comments