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Nani's 2022 option declined by Major League Soccer's Orlando

Nov. 26, 2021 21:54 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nani's 2022 option was declined by Major League Soccer's Orlando on Friday, allowing the 35-year-old forward to leave on a free transfer. Nani scored 28 goals and had 23 assists in 84 matches over all competitions in three seasons. ...

Kyle Duncan leaves NY Red Bulls for Belgium's Oostende

Nov. 26, 2021 18:48 PM EST

Right back Kyle Duncan left Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls on Friday to sign with Oostende of Belgium's first tier on a free transfer. The club said the 24-year-old will arrive on Dec. 1 and be eligible to play after the winter break. Duncan...

Timbers beat Rapids on late goal to reach MLS West final

Nov. 25, 2021 19:03 PM EST

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Larrys Mabiala scored in the 90th minute and the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Thursday to advance to the Western Conference final. Portland will face the winner of the game Sunday between Sporting Kansas City and Real Salt...

Danish journalist union advises against travel to Qatar

Nov. 25, 2021 04:19 AM EST

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s Union of Journalists is urging all Danish journalists not to travel to Qatar to cover next year's World Cup, saying the Arab country cannot be trusted. “I do not trust Qatar," said Allan Boye Thulstrup, the union’s deputy...

Ezra Hendrickson hired as coach of Chicago Fire.

Nov. 24, 2021 22:31 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Ezra Hendrickson was hired Wednesday as coach of Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire. Hendrickson had spent three seasons with the Columbus Crew, which won last year's MLS title. He succeeds Frank Klopas, who became interim coach in...

Real Salt Lake eliminates Sounders in penalty shootout

Nov. 24, 2021 02:28 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — For 120 minutes, Real Salt Lake never threatened, failing to send even one shot in the direction of the Seattle Sounders net. When it came time for the penalty shootout, RSL was right on target. Justen Glad scored the deciding goal...

Nashville advances past Orlando, faces Philadelphia Sunday

Nov. 23, 2021 22:30 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored his second goal of the game in the 74th minute and Nashville beat Orlando 3-1 on Tuesday night. Nashville will play the Philadelphia Union on Sunday in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Mukhtar, who has...

Charlotte to play 1st MLS game on Feb 26 against DC United

Nov. 22, 2021 11:26 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Charlotte will plays its first Major League Soccer match on Feb. 26 at D.C. United and will host the LA Galaxy in its home opener on March 5. Nashville's new 30,000-seat stadium will open May 1 with a game against Philadelphia, the league said Monday. ...

Sebastian Blanco scores twice, Timbers beat Minnesota 3-1

Nov. 21, 2021 20:50 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastian Blanco scored the go-ahead goal and adding an insurance score and the Portland Timbers eliminated Minnesota United from the MLS playoffs with a 3-1 opening-round victory Sunday. The fourth-seeded Timbers advanced to play the top-seeded...

Castellanos, Callens lift NYC FC past Atlanta United, 2-0

Nov. 21, 2021 17:33 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Golden Boot winner Valentín Castellanos and Alexander Callens scored less than four minutes apart early in the second half and New York City FC beat Atlanta United 2-0 on Sunday in the first round of the MLS playoffs. Fourth-seeded NYCFC will play at...