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Seattle's Chad Marshall announces retirement due to injuries

May. 22, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Three-time MLS defender of the year Chad Marshall announced his retirement due to injury on Wednesday, bringing an end to a 16-year career that included stints with the Columbus Crew and Seattle Sounders. Marshall's last game for Seattle was on May 4 against Minnesota United, after...

Revolution hire 5-time MLS Cup champ Bruce Arena as coach

May. 14, 2019 3:02 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Revolution are turning to one of the most decorated coaches in Major League Soccer to help revive a season and a franchise. Bruce Arena, a five-time MLS Cup winner and former U.S. national coach, was hired Tuesday as the Revolution's coach and sports director. He...

Villalba, Gressel score to lead Atlanta past Toronto 2-0

May. 8, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United is starting to resemble the team that won the MLS Cup five months ago. Hector Villalba and Julian Gressel scored to lead resurgent Atlanta to its third victory in a row, 2-0 over Toronto FC in a matchup of the last two MLS Cup champions Wednesday night. After a sluggish start...

Gressel lifts Atlanta United over Rapids 1-0

Apr. 27, 2019 8:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Julian Gressel scored in the 74th minute and Atlanta United beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday night for the defending MLS Cup champion's first home victory of the season. Darlington Nagbe set up the goal for Atlanta (2-3-2), stealing a pass deep in Rapids territory and driving up the...

Ezequiel Barco leads Atlanta United over Revs 2-0

Apr. 13, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Ezequiel Barco scored in each half and defending MLS Cup champion Atlanta United won for the first time this season, beating the New England Revolution 2-0 on Saturday night. Hector Villalba dribbled from the left channel into the penalty area and fed it back to Barco for the...

Seattle's hot start putting memories of past seasons to rest

Mar. 27, 2019 4:49 PM EDT

All offseason, the Seattle Sounders vowed they would not repeat what happened a year ago when the club had an awful spring and found itself among the worst in Major League Soccer near the midseason mark. The Sounders understood a quick start to the 2019 season was important for their own psyche and their bigger...