Latest Major League Soccer News

US defender Miles Robinson hurt, will miss Canada game

Oct. 12, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Miles Robinson will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League match against Canada on Tuesday night because of a strained left hamstring. Robinson did not play in Friday's 7-0 win over Cuba, then got hurt in a post-match training session. The U.S. Soccer Federation said the...

Gio Reyna to play for US at U17 World Cup, like dad Claudio

Oct. 10, 2019 2:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gio Reyna, a son of former U.S. national team captain Claudio Reyna, was among 21 players announced Thursday for the American roster for the 2019 Under-17 World Cup in Brazil. Reyna, who turns 17 on Nov. 13, has seven league starts this season for Borussia Dortmund's Under-19 team. His...

Altidore hurt again, will miss US Nations League games

Oct. 8, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Forward Jozy Altidore is hurt again and will miss the United States' Nations League games against Cuba and Canada. Altidore, who turns 30 next month, left Toronto FC's regular-season finale on Sunday. The U.S. Soccer Federation did not announce the nature of the injury in its announcement...

Chicago Fire make move back to Soldier Field official

Oct. 8, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Fire are returning to Soldier Field. The Major League Soccer team made the expected move from SeatGeek Stadium in suburban Bridgeview official Tuesday at a news conference that included Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. The Fire's first game back at Soldier Field — their home...

Timbers forward Brian Fernández enters MLS health program

Oct. 7, 2019 7:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Portland Timbers forward Brian Fernández has entered Major League Soccer's substance abuse and behavioral health program. MLS announced Fernández's voluntary decision Monday. Fernández won't play for Portland at least until the program's doctors complete their evaluation and...

Unions sue USDA seeking to halt new pork processing rule

Oct. 7, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The union representing workers at pork processing plants sued the federal government on Monday to challenge a new rule that allows companies to set line speeds and turn over more food safety tasks to company employees. The United Food and Commercial Workers International Union and...

Vela, LAFC set offensive records in 3-1 win over Colorado

Oct. 6, 2019 9:41 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela hat a hat trick to break the MLS season goals record with 34 and help the Los Angeles FC beat the Colorado Rapids 3-1 on Sunday in the regular-season finale. Vela broke the mark of 31 set last year by Atlanta United's Josef Martinez. Los Angeles (21-4-9) set an MLS record for...

Timbers beat Quakes 3-1, earn playoff spot

Oct. 6, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers defied their recent results for a dominant win over San Jose that secured them a spot in the playoffs. "The players showed that in big moments they show up," Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese said. "They came today with an unbelievable energy, they stuck to the...

Sounders take 2nd in West with 1-0 win over Minnesota

Oct. 6, 2019 7:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Welcome back, Roman Torres. Torres scored in the 29th minute and the Seattle Sounders beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Sunday in the regular-season finale to finish second in the Western Conference. The Sounders (16-10-8) will host a first-round playoff game against FC Dallas. They are making...

Orji Okwonkwo leads Impact over Red Bulls, 3-0

Oct. 6, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Orji Okwonkwo had a goal and an assist to help the Montreal Impact beat the New York Red Bulls 3-0 on Sunday in the regular-season finale. Bojan and Maximiliano Urruti also scored for the Impact (12-17-5) and goalkeeper Clement Diop made one save for the shutout. With their first loss in...