1. 5 Things We Learned from MLS Week of August 22-24

    It was another wild week of action in Major League Soccer with a series of surprising results, including FC Dallas’ win over Real Salt Lake, D.C. United’s thrashing of Sporting KC and the Seattle Sounders taking it to the Timbers in Portland...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 11 months ago 1,882 reads 1 comments

  2. USMNT Watch: Tim Howard to Take Break; Geoff Cameron May Be on the Move

    There was as much action off the field as on it this week for Americans playing abroad, including an announcement from U.S...

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  3. 5 Things We Learned from MLS Week of August 15

    It was another exciting weekend in Major League Soccer with a full schedule of games, highlighted by solid wins from four of the league's Supporters' Shield contenders...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 months ago 1,632 reads 2 comments

  4. USMNT Watch: Emerson Hyndman and Rubio Rubin Make Debuts

    A new season is off and running in Europe, with many Americans looking to make their marks and, hopefully, earn a call-up to the United States men’s national team in the next World Cup cycle...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 months ago 6,004 reads 7 comments

  5. 5 Things We Learned from MLS Matches from August 8-10

    Following the league's all-star break, Major League Soccer was back in action this weekend with a full schedule. With only a third of the season left to play, the intensity and importance of every match is becoming more and more amplified each week...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 months ago 282 reads 0 comments

  6. 6 Key Battles for MLS Matches from August 8-10

    Now that the MLS All-Star match is over, in which Major League Soccer’s all-stars defeated Pep Guardiola ’s German champions Bayern Munich 2-1, attention in the league ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 months ago 1,205 reads 0 comments

  7. Tony Meola Exclusive: Former Star Talks MLS, USMNT and Life After Tim Howard

    In his United States men's national team career, which spanned nearly two decades, Tony Meola earned 100 caps for the Americans and represented the team in three World Cups...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 months ago 5,606 reads 7 comments

  8. 5 Things We Learned from MLS Matches from August 1-3

    The big story this coming week in Major League Soccer will be the MLS All-Star Game against German champions Bayern Munich...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 months ago 1,665 reads 0 comments

  9. 10 Key Battles for MLS Week 23

    Major League Soccer's Week 23 will feature a full schedule of nine weekend matchups, many of which have serious playoff implications on the line as the league heads into the final third of the season...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 12 months ago 1,281 reads 0 comments

  10. Breaking Down MLS' Attendances and TV Viewing Figures Following US World Cup Run

    Following the United States men's national team's exciting run in the 2014 World Cup, many turned their attention to how that enthusiasm could be transformed into larger support for North America's domestic professional league, Major League Soccer...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 7,052 reads 8 comments

  11. 10 Things We Learned from MLS Week 20

    There was plenty to see in Major League Soccer's Week 20, headlined by action on and off the field. Vancouver Whitecaps and United States men's national team fan favorite Jay DeMerit ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 876 reads 0 comments

  12. 5 Key Battles for MLS Week 21

    Major League Soccer's Week 21 should be an exciting one for fans with eight games spread over six days of action. On Wednesday night, the San Jose Earthquakes drew first blood, beating up on the Chicago Fire 5-1...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 655 reads 1 comments

  13. 5 Clubs Where Jozy Altidore Could Restore Confidence

    One year ago, fresh off a 31-goal season with AZ Alkmaar in the Netherlands and having scored in four straight games for the United States men's national team, striker Jozy Altidore ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 11,891 reads 22 comments

  14. Would Matt Besler Have Been Successful in the Premier League?

    On Saturday, after weeks of reported interest from teams abroad, as per MLSsoccer .com's Greg Seltzer (via Pro Soccer Talk's Kyle Bonn ), it was announced that Sporting Kansas ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 2,352 reads 9 comments

  15. 10 Things We Learned from MLS Week 20

    Major League Soccer had a full slate of action-packed games this weekend in MLS Week 20, but the biggest news of the week came off the field with the league re-signing stars Matt Besler and Graham Zusi ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 2,175 reads 3 comments

  16. 5 USMNT Players Who Are Likely to Transfer off the World Cup

    One of the most entertaining and maddening things about being a world football fan is the summer transfer season. What's more, in a World Cup year, things always seem to get a little more silly than usual...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 17,373 reads 24 comments

  17. 10 Things We Learned from MLS Week 19

    With a slate of four midweek matches, Major League Soccer fans had plenty to watch on Wednesday night. Sporting Kansas City went top of the table in the Eastern Conference with a ...

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  18. 10 Things We Learned from MLS Week 18

    With the 2014 World Cup coming to an end, the attention of many American soccer fans is starting to return home to Major League Soccer...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 2,834 reads 4 comments

  19. Can MLS Develop USMNT Players Capable of Making a Deep World Cup Run?

    As exciting as the 2014 World Cup was for United States's national team fans, the harsh reality is that the team advanced no further than it did in 2010...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 2,789 reads 7 comments

  20. 8 Potential Breakout USMNT Stars in 2018 World Cup

    As the United States men's national team begins to re-focus on the road ahead, it will have to start integrating new talent in preparation for the 2018 World Cup cycle. Luckily for the U...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 7,576 reads 27 comments

  21. 3 Things MLS Must Do to Take Advantage of Euphoria in US Soccer

    As the United States men's national soccer team made its run in the 2014 World Cup, Americans showed up at public watch parties by the thousands to support them...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 12,924 reads 66 comments

  22. 5 Players USMNT Should Call Up for Copa America Challenge

    With the 2014 World Cup now over for the United States men's national team and their head coach, Jurgen Klinsmann, thoughts will turn to the future. That includes the 2015 Gold Cup, the 2016 Copa America and qualifying for the 2018 World Cup...

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  23. 5 USMNT Players Whose Stock Fell at 2014 World Cup

    Now that the United States men's national team has been eliminated from the 2014 World Cup, much of the focus has turned to a number of USMNT players who are rumored to be gearing ...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 36,295 reads 55 comments

  24. Where Does USA's World Cup 2014 Campaign Rank in Their All-Time Performances?

    With the United States men's national team now out of the 2014 World Cup, it's time to reflect on where their performance ranks in terms of the team's all-time World Cup performances...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 9,629 reads 21 comments

  25. Criticism of Jurgen Klinsmann Largely Unfair After USMNT World Cup Run

    When U.S. Soccer hired Jurgen Klinsmann to revamp the United States men's national team after the 2011 Gold Cup, I was a fan of the move. However, to call me a sycophant of the German native would be well wide of the mark...

    John D. Halloran Written by John D. Halloran about 1 year ago 101,472 reads 215 comments