Friday, July 31, 2015

MLS Wrap: New York Red Bulls win first Hudson River Derby

Monday, May 11, 2015, 2:01 AM
HARRISON, N.J. - It was clear from the moment the New York Red Bulls and New York City FC took the field for pregame warmups that Sunday's inaugural Hudson River Derby was going to be something special. More importantly, it was a a sign that the occasion was going to be something real. So much of... Read more

Jim Curtin confirms Rais Mbolhi won't play for Union anymore

Friday, May 8, 2015, 6:22 PM
VANCOUVER, B.C. - Spending time in Major League Soccer's most northwestern outpost naturally puts visitors at ease. This city's pristine waterfronts, abundant greenery and dramatic mountains make for a superb backdrop to a buzzing hive of modern urbanity. Jim Curtin and the Union are in sore need... Read more

Games to Watch: USWNT, Hudson River derby, Champions League climax

Friday, May 8, 2015, 12:23 AM
New England Revolution at Orlando City 8:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) The Revs are fully deserving of their place atop Major League Soccer’s Eastern Conference. Expect to see some great individual matchups in this game, as New England’s Jermaine Jones and Lee Nguyen face Orlando’s... Read more

MLS Wrap: RSL and L.A. draw, Voyageurs Cup semifinals

Thursday, May 7, 2015, 8:48 AM
There was one game in Major League Soccer on Wednesday, and it brought plenty of promise. Real Salt Lake and the Los Angeles Galaxy have a pretty good history of fireworks in their matchups over the years. Wednesday's matchup brought its own share of fireworks, but not on the field. A lightning storm... Read more

MLS Wrap: Red Bulls finally beaten, Seattle routs NYCFC

Monday, May 4, 2015, 7:53 AM
There are no more unbeaten teams in Major League Soccer. Here's a look back at the weekend's action from coast to coast: Houston Dynamo 1, FC Dallas 4 Houston Dynamo: Giles Barnes 32' FC Dallas: Ryan Hollingshead 9', David Texeira 21', Mauro Díaz 52', Fabián Castillo 55' Real... Read more

Union's C.J. Sapong arrested, charged with DUI and reckless driving

Friday, May 1, 2015, 10:33 PM
Union forward C.J. Sapong will not play Saturday against Toronto FC after being arrested in Philadelphia early Friday morning and charged with reckless driving and driving under the influence. The Union issued the following statement in conjunction with Major League Soccer: Philadelphia Union forward... Read more

MLS announces 2015 roster rules, finally

Friday, May 1, 2015, 4:00 PM
It took a while because of the CBA negotiations, but Major League Soccer has finally unveiled its roster rules for the 2015 season. Here are a few highlights from the league's press releas on the rules, which summarize some of the major changes in plainer English than the rules themselves. - Allocation... Read more

Games to Watch: UEFA Champions League semifinals, MLS

Friday, May 1, 2015, 12:26 PM
FC Dallas at Houston Dynamo 8:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) Dallas and Houston have been natural rivals for years. But this year it goes to a new level, as Houston’s move to the Western Conference means the clubs meet three times each season instead of once. Key to the battle for bragging... Read more

MLS Wrap: Goals galore in Houston, Altidore shines for TFC

Monday, April 27, 2015, 8:14 AM
Here we go again with another Monday morning look back at the weekend in Major League Soccer. Chicago Fire 1, New York City FC 0 Chicago Fire: David Accam 20' Colorado Rapids 1, FC Dallas 1 Colorado Rapids: Nick LaBrocca 79' FC Dallas: Mauro Díaz 31' New England Revolution... Read more

Games to Watch: Montreal aims for CCL history

Friday, April 24, 2015, 7:55 AM
New York City FC at Chicago Fire 7:00 p.m. Friday (Univision Deportes) For as much attention as NYCFC has gotten in its first Major League Soccer season, David Villa and Mix Diskerud are looking up at the unheralded Fire in the standings. Among the reasons why is Chicago playmaker Harrison Shipp... Read more
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Jonathan Tannenwald
Lauren Green Inquirer Staff Writer
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