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MLS to meet Mexican league counterparts in All-Star Game

Jun. 09, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It will take place more than a year later than originally scheduled, but a match between the top players in Major League Soccer and Mexico's Liga MX is on. The two leagues announced Wednesday that the MLS All-Star Game will be played Aug. 25 at Banc...

Inter Miami fined $2 million following Matuidi inquiry

May. 28, 2021 19:15 PM EDT

Major League Soccer has fined Inter Miami $2 million and imposed other sanctions following its investigation into the 2020 signing of French international Blaise Matuidi. The league's investigation determined Miami violated roster designation rules for Matuidi and Andrés...

Youth movement afoot in MLS

May. 19, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

The New York Red Bulls are emblematic of a growing youth movement in Major League Soccer. The team has one of the most talked-about young players in the league in 17-year-old Caden Clark. The native Minnesotan has three goals already this season for the Red Bulls. ...

Cincinnati FC set to debut new stadium Sunday

May. 12, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

The first of three new stadiums in Major League Soccer throws open its doors on Sunday. FC Cincinnati will host Inter Miami at TQL Stadium, the team's new $250 million home. The exterior of the 26,000-seat stadium is covered with LED lights that make for something of a...

Chicharito hopes to face Vela in this year's 1st El Tráfico

May. 07, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Javier “Chicharito” Hernández will be participating in his first El Tráfico but it remains to be seen whether he will be facing close friend Carlos Vela. The LA Galaxy and LAFC — whose stadiums are only 12 miles apart — have the first of...

MLS 2021: Austin FC built in pandemic and ready to play

Apr. 16, 2021 02:32 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' capital city finally has a major league sports franchise to call its own. All it took was a fight with another city over an attempted Major League Soccer team move before the granting of an expansion franchise, a bruising spat among Austin...

MLS season starts with hopes of returning to normalcy

Apr. 15, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

Major League Soccer embarks on the 2021 season with a new labor agreement in hand, the return of two big stars, a new team in Austin, Texas, and lessons learned from 2020. There still won't be full crowds in most places but there are reasons to be optimistic for the...

Olympic failures show structural issues for US Soccer, MLS

Mar. 29, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK. (AP) — The Catch-22 for U.S. men’s soccer in the Olympics is this: The better a player gets, the less likely he is to play. And compounding the difficulty is a structural issue, according to American under-24 coach Jason Kreis: Major League Soccer does not...