Latest Major League Soccer News

DirecTV signs multiyear deal as kit sponsor for the MLS expansion San Diego FC

Jul. 18, 2024 16:10 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — DirecTV has signed a multiyear deal to become the jersey partner of the San Diego FC, its first foray into kit sponsorship in MLS while expanding its presence in the local sports market. DirecTV will appear across the front of SDFC’s primary and secondary jerseys...

MLS modifies rules to improve flexibility in how teams add world-class or developing players

Jul. 18, 2024 15:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Soccer is modifying roster rules to give clubs more flexibility in how they build their rosters as well as providing more benefits when players are transferred or loaned to clubs outside of the league. MLS announced the changes Thursday, saying they...

Salt Lake forward Cristian Arango suspended 4 matches by MLS for violating anti-harassment policy

Jul. 15, 2024 20:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Real Salt Lake forward Cristian Arango was suspended for four matches by Major League Soccer on Monday for violating the league's anti-harassment policy. Arango, who leads MLS with 17 goals and 11 assists, will miss Salt Lake's games against LAFC on Wednesday,...

If Jürgen Klopp is available, Jim Curtin says no others need be interviewed by US Soccer

Jul. 11, 2024 21:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Curtin thinks the search for Gregg Berhalter’s successor as U.S. coach doesn’t need to be complicated. “If Jürgen Klopp is available to do it and wants to do it, you don’t need an interview process for that. That’s the guy,” the Philadelphia Union...

Robinson, Zimmerman and Mihailovic on US men's Olympic soccer roster

Jul. 08, 2024 14:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Tim Weah's red card against Uruguay and the United States' first-round exit from the Copa America should be a lesson for players as they head to the Olympics, according to likely captain Walker Zimmerman. “It's a great example of how one moment can kind of change...

MLS teams adjust to a summer of soccer without some of the league's biggest names

Jun. 16, 2024 14:57 PM EDT

Lionel Messi could miss as many as six games with Inter Miami if Argentina wins its way to the Copa America final. With 12 goals and a league-leading 13 assists, Messi has helped push Miami to the top of Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference. Questions loom about whether Miami can...

'Chucky Mania' hits San Diego as Lozano expresses desire to win titles for MLS expansion team

Jun. 13, 2024 19:14 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — On a typically brilliant San Diego day, Mexican soccer star Hirving “Chucky” Lozano said he'd like to do something that's generally atypical around here — win championships. Lozano was introduced Thursday as the first designated player of the Major League...

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...