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Osvaldo Alonso retires after 15 years in MLS, 10 of those seasons with the Seattle Sounders

Feb. 29, 2024 18:48 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — Osvaldo Alonso was never a star in the traditional sense despite being one of the most feared players in Major League Soccer during his 15-year career. A four-time MLS All-Star and Seattle's all-time leader in appearances during the MLS era, Osvaldo retired Thursday...

The Portland Timbers have dropped their jersey sponsor

Feb. 29, 2024 16:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers have dropped their jersey sponsor, DaBella Exteriors, after just over three months. The team announced that it was immediately terminating its deal with the Hillsboro, Oregon, home-improvement contractor after court documents connected to...

The first stadium built for a National Women's Soccer League club is ready to open in Kansas City

Feb. 29, 2024 12:36 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One by one the women walked onto the field for the first time, shortly before they departed for a warm-weather camp in Florida, and gazed at the stands towering above them on three sides and the scoreboard looming over them on the fourth. For the first time,...

Timbers start fast, cruise to 4-1 victory over Rapids in opener

Feb. 27, 2024 15:58 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Eryk Williamson scored nine minutes into the match, Antony Alves Santos added two goals before halftime and the Portland Timbers rolled to a 4-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids in a season opener on Saturday night. Phil Neville earned the victory in his first...

Minnesota United finalizes hiring of head coach Eric Ramsay, former Manchester United assistant

Feb. 26, 2024 19:00 PM EST

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota United finalized the hiring of head coach Eric Ramsay on Monday, one game into the MLS regular season after the unusually drawn-out process of replacing Adrian Heath. Ramsay will join the club once he receives his work visa. The native of...

Lionel Messi scores in injury time, and Inter Miami salvages a 1-1 draw with the LA Galaxy

Feb. 26, 2024 00:32 AM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Anyone who thought Lionel Messi and Inter Miami would steamroll over the rest of Major League Soccer this year has already been proven wrong by the upstart LA Galaxy. Messi was still brilliant enough to keep Miami unbeaten after an early-season test from...

Nashville, Red Bulls kick off season with scoreless draw

Feb. 25, 2024 19:16 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Joe Willis and Carlos Coronel of the New York Red Bulls both opened the season with clean sheets in a scoreless season opener on Sunday. Willis had three of his four saves in the first half for Nashville. Coronel did not face a shot on target...

Johnson helps Toronto earn scoreless draw with Cincinnati in opener

Feb. 25, 2024 17:17 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Sean Johnson made seven saves and Toronto FC played FC Cincinnati to a scoreless draw in a season opener on Sunday. Johnson turned away four shots in the second half to earn the clean sheet for Toronto, which has opened a season on the road in six straight and 16...

Dynamo, Sporting KC play to 1-1 draw in season opener

Feb. 25, 2024 02:20 AM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's Gabriel Segal scored eight minutes after Sporting Kansas City's Erik Thommy found the net in the second half and the Dynamo rallied to forge a 1-1 draw in a season opener on Saturday night. After a scoreless first half, Sporting KC grabbed the lead on...

St Louis City, Real Salt Lake play to 1-1 draw

Feb. 25, 2024 00:22 AM EST

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Samuel Adeniran scored late in the second half to rally St. Louis City to a 1-1 draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Adeniran's goal in St. Louis City's opener came in the 79th minute, five minutes after Cristian Arango's netter had given Real Salt Lake...