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De Boer takes over Atlanta United with big shoes to fill

1 month 1 week ago
Frank de Boer was sacked by Inter Milan after less than three months on the job. Now, after two short-lived coaching stints, de Boer has a chance to revive his career with the wildly popular champions of Major League Soccer. The longtime stalwart of the Dutch national team has taken over at Atlanta
The Associated Press

York 9 of CPL signs former Toronto FC homegrown player Manuel Aparicio

1 month 1 week ago
TORONTO — York 9 has signed former Toronto FC homegrown player Manuel Aparicio.Aparicio joins Swedish forward Simon Karlsson Adjei and Canadians Kyle Porter, Joe Di Chiara, Roger Thompson, Austin Ricci, Steven Furlano and U-Sports prospects Daniel Gogarty and Emmanuel Zambazis on the Canadian Premier
The Canadian Press

Ceballos late goal saves Madrid from another slip in Spain

1 month 1 week ago
Substitute Dani Ceballos scored from a free kick in the final minutes to save Real Madrid from another setback in the Spanish league title race on Sunday. Ceballos sent his strike through a gap in the defensive wall to claim the winning goal in a 2-1 victory at Real Betis. Ceballos, who joined Madrid
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UCLA's Amaya taken with top pick in MLS SuperDraft

1 month 1 week ago
Major League Soccer's expansion Cincinnati team selected UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya with the No. 1 pick in the league's SuperDraft on Friday. Amaya, who has played for the U.S. under-20 team, made 10 starts in 14 appearances as a freshman with the Bruins last season. Cincinnati had 12 picks
The Associated Press

Toronto FC draft choice Griffin Dorsey inspired by eight-year-old friend

1 month 1 week ago
Toronto FC got a package deal Friday when it took Indiana University winger Griffin Dorsey sixth overall in the MLS SuperDraft in Chicago. Dorsey, a U.S. under-20 international, brought a friend — eight-year-old Caleb Anderson of McCourtsville, Ind. Anderson was born with common variable immune deficiency
The Canadian Press

MLS names Coach of the Year honor in memory of Schmid

1 month 1 week ago
Major League Soccer is renaming its annual Coach of the Year award to honor the late Sigi Schmid, the winningest coach in league history. Schmid died late last month in Los Angeles while he was awaiting a heart transplant. Schmid had an MLS-record 266 regular-season and postseason victories over nearly
The Associated Press

Timbers and defender Liam Ridgewell part ways

1 month 1 week ago
The Portland Timbers and defender Liam Ridgewell have mutually parted ways. Ridgewell played for the Timbers for five seasons and made 97 appearances, all starts. The two-time All-Star was on the Portland team that won the MLS Cup in 2015 and appeared in 13 overall postseason games.
The Associated Press

Crew plans to start stadium construction this summer

1 month 1 week ago
The Columbus Crew has new owners and management, and the team plans a summer groundbreaking for a $230 million downtown stadium. The Save the Crew movement gained momentum last year after the team owner, Precourt Sports Ventures, announced plans to move the franchise to Austin, Texas. The incoming
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Canadian goalkeeper Dayne St. Clair one to watch at MLS SuperDraft

1 month 1 week ago
While Dayne St. Clair wears No. 99, his brief is stopping goals not scoring them. The 21-year-old from Pickering, Ont., finished his collegiate career at the University of Maryland in December by winning the NCAA championship. The six-foot-four St. Clair is projected to go high in Friday's MLS
The Canadian Press

Study: MLS improves racial hiring, slides in gender hiring

1 month 1 week ago
A diversity report released Wednesday on Major League Soccer finds that the sport improved last year with its racial hiring practices but slid in gender hiring. The report card from The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at Central Florida finds a ''substantial'' increase
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Plans for a soccer stadium scrapped by Chicago developers

1 month 2 weeks ago
The owner of the Chicago Cubs has pulled out of plans to invest in a United Soccer League team after developers scrapped a planned 20,000-seat stadium. Sterling Bay, a real estate development company, announced last year the formation of a joint venture with Tom Ricketts to own the team. On Tuesday
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