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Games to Watch: MLS, EPL derbies, La Liga

Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:31 AM
New England Revolution at Sporting Kansas City 8:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) Major League Soccer’s Western Conference has bigger star power, but the East may have the more dramatic playoff race. With six games to go in the season, nine of the conference’s 10 teams are still in contention.... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League: New York Red Bulls ousted, D.C. United advance

Friday, September 26, 2014, 8:37 AM
Here's the roundup of all the CONCACAF Champions League results from Wednesday and Thursday. First up are Wednesday's highlights: D.C. United (United States) 2, Tauro (Panama) 0 D.C. United: Chris Pontius 46', Eddie Johnson 58' Pachuca (Mexico) 4, Municipal (Guatemala) 1 Pachuca: Diego de... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League: Kansas City, Portland enjoy easy wins

Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 9:21 AM
I wrote in last week's Games to Watch column that Sporting Kansas City and the Portland Timbers both needed big wins in order to have comfortable goal differences going into their tricky last group stage games. Although it turns out goal difference isn't the first tiebreaker, it was nonetheless good... Read more

Union to remove interim tag from manager Jim Curtin

Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 7:17 PM
Updated Wednesday afternoon: As you'll see in the above video from the Inquirer's Marc Narducci, Jim Curtin announced at his weekly press conference Wednesday that officially, he is still the Union's interim manager. "I'm still fighting to have the interim tag dropped," Curtin said. "To be honest... Read more

2014 MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

Sunday, October 12, 2014, 1:00 AM
With just over a month to go in the regular season, Major League Soccer has announced the framework of dates for this year's playoffs. The big news is that for the first time in the current postseason format, both legs of the conference semifinals will be contested on weekends. This is something that... Read more

MLS roundup: New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips nears goal record

Monday, September 22, 2014, 1:46 AM
Major League Soccer is renowned for its relentless focus on the present and future instead of the past. But as the league's 19th season builds towards its climax, the spotlight is taking a rare turn towards the history books. One of MLS' signature records, the single-season scoring record, has stood... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League: Kansas City impresses in win over Saprissa

Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:34 PM
If you tuned in to Fox Sports 1 on Thursday evening, you saw a pretty impressive performance by Sporting Kansas City in the CONCACAF Champions League. Their 3-1 win over Deportivo Saprissa secured three big points, and provided a goal difference cushion ahead of the group stage-ending rematch in Costa... Read more

Games to Watch: MLS, CONCACAF Champions League, EPL giants clash

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:24 PM
Colorado Rapids at Real Salt Lake 10:00 p.m. Friday (NBCSN) The latest chapter of one of Major League Soccer’s most underrated rivalries is a must-win game for Dillon Powers and the Rapids, who are fading in the Western Conference playoff race. But Real Salt Lake is nearly unbeatable at their... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League: Montréal Impact beat New York Red Bulls

Thursday, September 18, 2014, 3:10 PM
Montréal's season in MLS has long since been left for dead, but the Impact are alive and well in the CONCACAF Champions League. And if you haven't yet watched Designated Player midfielder Ignacio Piatti, you might want to start paying attention. The Argentine playmaker had another fine performance... Read more

CONCACAF Champions League roundup: D.C., Portland keep rolling

Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 11:42 AM
While Philadelphia and Seattle were focusing on the U.S. Open Cup last night, D.C. and Portland were watching their teams in the CONCACAF Champions League. Both teams recorded important victories, with United taking a big step toward clinching a spot in the knockout rounds. Here are the video highlights... Read more
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