It was a bumper day for Canadians in the MLS SuperDraft in Chicago on Friday with three taken in the top 10 and two more in the second round.UNC-Charlotte centre back Callum Montgomery (Lantzville, B.C) led the way, going fourth overall to FC Dallas. The 21-year-old joins Cyle Larin (first overall in
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
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
CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- The LA Galaxy have re-signed defender Dave Romney.
TORONTO — Tajon Buchanan, who had to pay to take part in a Syracuse University ID camp in 2016 to make his case to join the Orange, could take centre stage Friday in an MLS SuperDraft long on Canadian talent.Several mock drafts have projected the speedy 19-year-old forward from Brampton, Ont., going
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.
On YouTube, Simon Fraser University simply calls it "Mamadi Camara's amazing goal."Receiving the ball 40 yards away from goal, the Montreal forward beats five Saint Martin's University defenders and then cooly slots a right-footed shot past the goalkeeper.It was October 2015 and Camara
Callum Montgomery's road to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte was circuitous.After sending out a flood of emails to universities, the defender from Lantzville, B.C., didn't get much of a response other than local U.S. options like the University of Washington and Seattle University.While
CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- New LA Galaxy coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto has hired his twin brother as an assistant and kept predecessor Dominic Kinnear on staff.
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
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
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
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
Substitute forward Nick Blackman scored the winning goal with his first touch of the ball Tuesday to give second-division club Sporting Gijon a 2-1 win over Valencia in the first leg of their round-of-16 match in the Copa del Rey. The hosts had opened the scoring with a close-range shot by Javi Noblejas
Toronto FC, with former Impact defender Laurent Ciman wearing red instead of blue, will renew its fierce rivalry with Montreal on July 13 at Stade Saputo.The two face off again Aug. 24 at BMO Field as part of Major League Soccer's so-called Heineken Rivalry Week.The Vancouver Whitecaps, under new
Ten-man Real Madrid lost 2-0 at home to Real Sociedad on Sunday to concede further ground in the Spanish league title race. The pressure is mounting on coach Santiago Solari with Madrid in fifth place behind Alaves, which moved ahead of the 33-time champion on Saturday. Madrid fell behind in the third
Soccer star Wayne Rooney was arrested last month on a public intoxication charge and taken to jail to sober up after he triggered a door alarm at a Washington-area airport, authorities said Sunday. Rooney was arrested Dec. 16 by police at Dulles International Airport in Virginia after he caused the
Airport officials say soccer star Wayne Rooney's arrest last month was prompted by his triggering an alarm at international arrivals. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority says airport police at Dulles International Airport arrested Rooney Dec. 16 at an international arrivals gate. Court
PADERBORN, Germany (AP) -- German side Paderborn has signed two forwards from the United States to help its bid for promotion back to the Bundesliga.
Bale hurt his lower left leg late in the first half on Thursday in the 2-2 draw at Villarreal. Madrid is in fourth place in the Spanish league and trailing leader Barcelona by seven points. It hosts Real Sociedad on Sunday.
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