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MLS meets with supporters groups over political displays

Sep. 19, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

Major League Soccer officials met Thursday with supporters' groups from the Seattle Sounders, the Portland Timbers and the Independent Supporters Council to discuss a new league policy that bans fan displays deemed as political. At the heart of the issue is display of the Iron Front symbol, first used by an...

Rooney wants another trip to MLS playoffs before going home

Sep. 19, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

As his Major League Soccer career draws to a close and he prepares to return home to England, Wayne Rooney would like one more shot at the playoffs. The longtime Manchester United and English national team striker is in the final regular-season stretch with D.C. United, which is 12-10-9 this season for fifth in...

United's Kallman suspended 10 games for substance abuse

Sep. 19, 2019 3:51 PM EDT

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota United defender Brent Kallman has been suspended 10 games for violating the MLS substance abuse policy. The league announced Thursday he tested positive for an identified performance-enhancing substance. He will also be fined 20% of his salary. Kallman will miss the...

Sounders, FC Dallas battle to scoreless tie

Sep. 19, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said it was two points lost for the Sounders. His coaching counterpart, Luchi Gonzalez, saw it as one big point gained for FC Dallas. Stefan Frei made three saves for his first shutout since July as both Seattle and Dallas picked up a crucial point in the...

Red Bulls snap 3-game losing streak with 2-0 win at Portland

Sep. 19, 2019 1:49 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Kyle Duncan scored his first MLS goal in the opening minutes and Daniel Royer added a penalty kick in stoppage time to give the New York Red Bulls a 2-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night. The Red Bulls (13-13-5), jockeying for home-field advantage in the playoffs...

Martinez scores twice, Atlanta shuts out Cincinnati 2-0

Sep. 18, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Josef Martinez scored two goals six-minutes apart in the second half to help Atlanta United FC secure a 2-0 win over FC Cincinnati Wednesday night. Martinez gave Atlanta (16-11-3) the lead in the 59th minute on a shot 12 yards out from the center of the box, assisted by Gonzalo Pity...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hat trick, Galaxy routs Sporting 7-2

Sep. 16, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a hat trick and broke Los Angeles' season goal record with 26 in the Galaxy's 7-2 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday night. The 37-year-old Swedish star tied it at 1 in 32nd minute to match the goal record set by Carlos Ruiz in 2002, then gave Los...

Own goal, Lodeiro's brace lift Sounders past Red Bulls, 4-2

Sep. 15, 2019 9:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — In the jumbled MLS Western Conference, the Seattle Sounders know they can't afford to drop points at home. On Sunday, they found a way to pull out all three. A shot by Victor Rodriguez that was knocked in for an own goal in the 83rd minute put Seattle ahead, and Nico Lodeiro's goal in...

Quintero, Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-1

Sep. 15, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Darwin Quintero led Minnesota United FC to a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake with a two-goal showing Sunday. Albert Rusnak struck first for Real Salt Lake (14-12-4) in the 17th minute on a shot 19 yards out from the edge of the box. Quintero put Minnesota United FC (14-10-6) on the board...

Toronto FC beats Rapids 3-2, spoiling Fraser's homecoming

Sep. 15, 2019 7:22 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Osorio broke a tie in the 70th minute and Toronto FC beat Colorado 3-2 on Sunday to spoil Rapids coach Robin Fraser's homecoming. Fraser, a former Toronto assistant coach, had won three straight since taking charge of the Rapids (10-15-6) on Aug. 25. Tsubasa Endoh and Alejandro...