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FILE - In this Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018 file photo, Atlanta United defender Julian Gressel (24) reacts as he makes his way onstage for the trophy presentation after defeating the Portland Timbers 2-0 to win during the MLS Cup soccer championship in Atlanta. Atlanta United surrendered another big part of its MLS Cup-winning squad, trading midfielder Julian Gressel to D.C. United on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 after failing to reach agreement on a new contract. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)

Atlanta United deals MF Julian Gressel to D.C. United

Jan. 21, 2020 6:05 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United surrendered another big part of its MLS Cup-winning squad, trading midfielder Julian Gressel to D.C. United on Tuesday after failing to reach agreement on a new contract. Atlanta acquired $650,000 in targeted allocation money in 2020 and another $100,000 in 2021, with the...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2019, file photo, Seattle Sounders players celebrate after beating the Toronto FC in the MLS Cup championship soccer match in Seattle. The Sounders victory was among Washington state's top news stories of 2019. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Defending champ Sounders open camp with plenty of questions

Jan. 14, 2020 7:24 PM EST

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Barely two months after celebrating their second MLS Cup title, the Seattle Sounders opened training camp Tuesday in a winter snowstorm. The thin layer of snow on the practice field was hardly the biggest obstacle facing Seattle after a challenging offseason. Players have departed and...

Pareja returns to MLS as Orlando City coach

Dec. 4, 2019 12:56 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Oscar Pareja is the new coach of Major League Soccer's Orlando City Lions. The 51-year-old Pareja returns to MLS following a stint with Club Tijuana of Liga MX. He previously coached FC Dallas, leading the club to a 78-49-41 record and making the postseason four of five seasons before...