Thursday, July 30, 2015

Major League Soccer

2015 Major League Soccer national television schedule

Wednesday, July 29, 2015, 2:14 PM
Here's the full national television schedule for the 2015 Major League Soccer season. This year brings unprecedented national exposure for MLS. It's the start of the league's eight-year, $720 million rights deal with Univision, ESPN and Fox. Each network will get an exclusive national broadcast window... Read more

MLS Wrap: Goal-fests across Eastern Conference

Monday, July 27, 2015, 7:58 AM
The Union's 3-2 fall-from-ahead loss at D.C. United wasn't the only game with a lot of scoring in Major League Soccer this weekend. A total of 39 goals were scored in the nine games from Friday to Sunday, an average of 4.33 per contest. If you missed any of the highlights from around the league, here... Read more

Union trade Sheanon Williams to Houston Dynamo

Thursday, July 23, 2015, 12:07 PM
The Union made a surprising trade on Thursday that may be a sign of more moves to come, sending veteran right back Sheanon Williams and an international roster slot to the Houston Dynamo for cash and other future considerations. Williams was the last player on the team who had been with the organization... Read more

Philadelphia Union 2015 player salaries as of July 17

Monday, July 20, 2015, 12:46 PM
Updated Monday, July 20 with a few minor corrections: the number of players in the pool and the amount of Real Salt Lake's payroll. TORONTO - This year's initial release of salary data by the Major League Soccer Players Union was delayed until official ratification of the new collective bargaining... Read more

MLS Wrap: Steven Gerrard's sensational L.A. debut, FC Dallas wins late

Monday, July 20, 2015, 7:54 AM
Amid all the talk of Giovani dos Santos signing for the Los Angeles Galaxy, it was - dare I say it? - almost overlooked for a while that Friday night was Steven Gerrard's first league game for the club. The former Liverpool star made his official Galaxy debut in a friendly against Club América... Read more

MLS Wrap: Giovinco, Villa shine in New York-TFC 4-4 draw

Monday, July 13, 2015, 10:54 AM
Okay, we had our detox period after the end of the Women's World Cup. Now attention shifts back to Major League Soccer - and conveniently for Union fans, the team stepped up with a 3-0 rout of the Portland Timbers. The rest of the league's action this weekend included one of the wildest games you'll... Read more

MLS Wrap: Villa, Keane deliver big performances

Thursday, July 9, 2015, 8:30 AM
Now that I'm home I can get back to posting this on time... starting next week, hopefully. Houston Dynamo 1, Chicago Fire 1 Houston Dynamo: Alex 56' Chicago Fire: Patrick Nyarko 72' Seattle Sounders 1, D.C. United 0 Seattle Sounders: Tyrone Mears 88' Columbus Crew 2, New York Red Bulls 1 Columbus... Read more

2014-15 UEFA and CONCACAF tournament TV schedule

Wednesday, July 8, 2015, 7:57 AM
Here's your viewer's guide to this season's TV coverage of the UEFA Champions League and Europa League, and the CONCACAF Champions League. Almost all UEFA tournament broadcast rights in English and Spanish are held by Fox Sports. The network has sub-licensed some Champions League and Europa League... Read more

MLS Wrap: Big wins for Red Bulls, Timbers

Monday, June 29, 2015, 12:52 AM
MONTREAL - If you were looking for something to watch on a Women's World Cup off day, Major League Soccer gave you a full serving of entertainment. Here are the highlights from Sunday's rivalry doubleheader and the rest of the weekend's action: FC Dallas 2, Houston Dynamo 0 FC Dallas: Jermaine Taylor... Read more

MLS Wrap: Toronto dominates Montréal

Friday, June 26, 2015, 12:18 AM
OTTAWA, Ontario - It's pure coincidence that I found myself stuck right in the middle of Canadian soccer's fiercest rivalry, but it was still pretty cool. I headed out to a soccer bar near Lansdowne Stadium with a few people who follow my work on Twitter, and we had a good time. If you haven't yet... Read more
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The Goalkeeper is your home for the latest news about the Philadelphia Union, Major League Soccer, the National Women's Soccer League, the U.S. men's and women's national teams, and the rest of the world's most popular sport. It's also a place for fans to gather and celebrate the culture of soccer and its unique place on the sports landscape.

Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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