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FC Dallas dismisses coach Nico Estevez after 3-8-5 start to the MLS season

Jun. 09, 2024 19:46 PM EDT

FC Dallas on Sunday dismissed coach Nico Estevez, who was in his third season with the team. Dallas has gone 3-8-5 this season and sits in second-to-last in Major League Soccer's Western Conference. Dallas, winless in its last five matches, was coming off a 1-1 draw on the road with...

Mexican winger Chucky Lozano signs with MLS expansion team San Diego FC

Jun. 06, 2024 14:02 PM EDT

Major League Soccer expansion team San Diego FC has signed winger Hirving “Chucky” Lozano as the club's first designated player. Lozano signed a four-year deal through the 2028 season, the team said Thursday. Financial terms were not released. San Diego FC will...

Mired in disappointing season, Atlanta United fires coach Gonzalo Pineda

Jun. 03, 2024 14:21 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United fired coach Gonzalo Pineda on Monday, less than 24 hours after another loss dropped the team farther from playoff contention in Major League Soccer. The team announced the change coming off a 3-2 home setback to Charlotte before more than 61,000 fans...

Messi scores 12th goal of season, MLS-leading Inter Miami comes back to tie St. Louis 3-3

Jun. 01, 2024 22:27 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi scored his 12th goal of the season in his last Major League Soccer match before the Copa America, and MLS-leading Inter Miami came from behind to tie St. Louis City 3-3 on Saturday night. Miami (10-3-5, 35 points) took a two-point lead atop...

Messi scores, but Inter Miami's 10-match MLS unbeaten streak ends in 3-1 loss to Atlanta United

May. 29, 2024 22:12 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lionel Messi scored yet again. It was the lone real highlight for Inter Miami, as its 10-match Major League Soccer winning streak was ended by an Atlanta United side that got its first league win in nearly two months. Saba Lobjanidze scored once in each...

Messi, Suarez and Busquets to miss Inter Miami's MLS game against Whitecaps

May. 24, 2024 20:54 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lionel Messi will not play in Inter Miami's match in Vancouver against the Whitecaps on Saturday, a move coach Gerardo Martino said was based on the team's crowded upcoming schedule. Messi and teammates Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets will not...

Messi's $20.4 million compensation with Miami exceeds all but 3 other MLS teams

May. 16, 2024 17:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lionel Messi’s annualized pay from his Major League Soccer contract with Inter Miami is just over $20.4 million in his first full season, exceeding the payrolls of all but three other teams in the league. Messi joined Inter Miami last summer and has a base salary...

American Jesse Marsch hired as coach of Canada's men's national soccer team through 2026 World Cup

May. 13, 2024 19:36 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — American Jesse Marsch was hired Monday as coach of Canada's men's national soccer team and signed to a contract through the 2026 World Cup. The 50-year-old takes over Canada ahead of the Copa América, where Canada plays defending champion Argentina in the tournament...

Timbers' Chara readies for rival Sounders boasting MLS record for regular-season games with a club

May. 10, 2024 20:47 PM EDT

Diego Chara's legacy in Major League Soccer isn't just the fouls that he's so frequently called for. It's his longevity. And that smile. Chara and the Portland Timbers will host longtime Cascadia Cup rival Seattle on Sunday. It will be the 38-year-old Colombian...

Tim Howard, last in line of top American goalkeepers, enters U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame

May. 02, 2024 13:41 PM EDT

Tim Howard was 10 years old when he walked into Giants Stadium's upper deck in June 1989 for a United States-Peru friendly that featured goalkeeper Tony Meola making his second international appearance. “My earliest soccer memory,” Howard recalled last month. ...