January 29, 2017 KNOWING THE WAY TO SAN JOSE
Avaya Stadium to host USA-Honduras WCQ March 24
It's official. U.S. Soccer has selected Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif., to host the critical World Cup qualifier between the U.S. and Honduras March 24.
January 27, 2016 MLS INFORMER
Laying out a red carpet for the competition?
With the NFL’s Chargers move to Los Angeles and the LA Galaxy’s StubHub Center, the resulting vacancy at San Diego’s Qualcomm Stadium is apparently opening an opportunity for MLS, or prospective MLS club owners.
January 27, 2017 GOING FOR A CENTURY
Arena finalizes roster for Sunday's friendly against Serbia
Toronto FC forward Jozy Altidore is set to earn his 100th cap when the U.S. national team meets Serbia at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego at 1 p.m. PT Sunday. Altidore was named to the 23-man roster by coach Bruce Arena Friday.
January 25, 2017 CAMP DEBUT
Former Timber left back joins USMNT
Santos Laguna defender Jorge Villafaña has been called into his first U.S. national team training camp in preparation for Sunday’s game against Serbia.
January 25, 2017 CANADIAN CONTRIBUTION
D'Angelo, Sinclair on NWSL teams' list
The NWSL announced 10 Canadian Women's National Team players, including goalkeeper Sabrina D’Angelo, who helped the Western New York Flash capture last year’s title, will be subsidized this season.
January 24, 2016 PIONEER PASSES
Former MISL Commissioner Earl Foreman was 92
Earl Foreman, who was one of the original owners in what became the North American Soccer League, and who founded the Major Indoor Soccer League died on Tuesday at the age of 92.
January 20, 2017 MLS INFORMER
Major League Soccer's second generation
Should the Washington Post report come to pass that MAC Hermann Trophy winner Ian Harkes has agreed to terms with D.C. United and is expected to sign so he can start training camp next week, he would become the fifth son of a former MLS player to join the league and second in less than two years.
NASL sets dates for openers, Championship Final
NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League will kick off the Spring Season on Saturday, March 25, the league announced Friday.
January 18, 2017 BEST OF CONCACAF
Alex Morgan, Costa Rica's Bryan Ruiz named players of year
U.S. national team star Alex Morgan has been named CONCACAF Female Player of the Year for the second time, the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football announced Wednesday.
January 18, 2017 A JERMAINE SIGNING
LA Galaxy gets U.S. national team midfielder Jones
CARSON, Calif. -- The LA Galaxy have signed U.S. national team midfielder Jermaine Jones, the team announced Wednesday.
January 17, 2017 MLS SUPERDRAFT
Third and Fourth round selctions
The Colorado Rapids selected Pfeiffer University forward Jaime Siaj with the first pick of the third round of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday.
January 14, 2017 GETTING CLOSE
Donovan says he will make a decision soon on whether he will play this season
LOS ANGELES -- After Landon Donovan received the Walter Chyzowych Lifetime Achievement Award Saturday night, a reporter asked whether he would have to put the latest honor of his illustrious career into trust if he decided to return playing for the 2017 Major League Soccer season.
January 13, 2017 MOVING OUT
Galaxy trade DeLaGarza to Houston
The LA Galaxy have acquired Targeted and General Allocation Money from the Houston Dynamo in exchange for defender A.J. DeLaGarza. The Galaxy will receive $125,000 in General Allocation Money and $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money from the trade.
January 13, 2017 MOVING UP II
Academy product signs with Los Dos
LA Galaxy II have signed Galaxy Academy product and Cal Poly standout forward Justin Dhillon. Dhillon, from Rancho Santa Margarita, spent four seasons at Cal Poly and was named to the 2016 All-Big West Conference First Team in his senior season.
January 13, 2017 MOVING UP
Galaxy sign Los Dos defender
CARSON, Calif.-- The LA Galaxy have signed 18-year-old LA Galaxy II defender Hugo Arellano as a Homegrown Player. Arellano, a product of the LA Galaxy Academy, made eight appearances for Los Dos in 2016 after signing his first professional contract with the club on July 18, 2016.
January 13, 2017 RIGHT TO BE NO. 1
Minnesota United selects UCLA forward Abu Danladi
LOS ANGELES -- Minnesota United FC selected UCLA forward Abu Danladi with the No. 1 pick in the MLS SuperDraft Friday.
January 13, 2017 MLS INFORMER
Coming full circle
When MLS started in 1996, all 10 teams played in stadia where either NFL or college football teams were the primary tenant (if not the building owners). Oversized seating capacity, narrow fields, obtrusive line markings, uneven surfaces and schedule changes necessitated by NFL games – not to mention the exorbitant rents in some cases, restrictions on advertising and the loss of other revenue streams – were among the many reasons MLS teams strived to distance themselves from their American football brethren.