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MLS players gear up for busy summer of international duty

May. 27, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

Major League Soccer clubs are about to head into an extended international break ahead of a busy season for national teams. The league has a full slate of games this weekend before many players scatter across the globe to play for their countries in an array of...

Carlos Vela is MLS's highest paid player at $6.3 million

May. 13, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Los Angeles FC attacker Carlos Vela is Major League Soccer’s highest paid player this season, with $6.3 million in total compensation, including $4.5 million in salary. LA Galaxy forward Javier “Chicharito” Hernández is second at $6 million, all...

Philly goes up 3-0 on Atlanta in Champions League quarters

Apr. 27, 2021 22:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kacper Przybylko scored twice and the Philadelphia Union went up 3-0 on Atlanta United Tuesday night in the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal. Philadelphia’s goals all came in the second half. Przybylko's first goal came in the...

Guzan, Atlanta United hang on for 0-0 tie with Orlando City

Apr. 17, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Brad Guzan had three saves to help Atlanta United to a 0-0 tie with Orlando City on Saturday in the season opener for both teams. Atlanta had 59.7% possession and 88% passing accuracy. Guzan made a diving one-handed stop of a...

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...

Defending champ Columbus, Philadelphia again tops in East

Apr. 13, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA UNITED 2020 Record: 6-13-4, 12th in the East Coach: Gabriel Heinze New Faces: MF Franco Ibarra, MF Santiago Sosa, D Alan Franco Moved On: MF Jeff Larentowicz, MF Jon Gallagher, MF Eric Remedi ...

MLS 2021: Players young and old to watch in new MLS season

Apr. 13, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

Nobody was better at finding the back of the net than Diego Rossi of Los Angeles FC a season ago. Alejandro Pozuelo is the reigning league MVP in Toronto and nobody was better in goal than Philadelphia’s Andre Blake. Now players like Caden Clark, Cade Cowell, Ayo...