Latest Jozy Altidore News

Sounders claim 2nd title in 4 years, beating Toronto FC 3-1

Nov. 10, 2019 8:42 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — They waited a decade to enjoy a celebration like this. As the Seattle Sounders paraded the championship trophy around their home stadium, only those clad in red headed for the exits. Ten years after helping change the scope of Major League Soccer, Seattle finally got to see its home team...

Part III: Seattle and Toronto meet for MLS title

Nov. 9, 2019 4:15 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When Jordan Morris takes the field in his hometown Sunday it will be a scene he could only imagine as a kid when the Sounders were in their infancy. The team that helped changed the scope of Major League Soccer when it arrived a decade ago will host the MLS Cup final for the first time,...

Bradley's finale? Maybe not if Toronto FC wins MLS Cup

Nov. 8, 2019 4:59 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When Michael Bradley left Italy and returned to Major League Soccer to join Toronto FC, he was the secondary attraction. Most of the attention was on Toronto's simultaneous acquisition of striker Jermain Defoe. Six seasons later, Defoe is long gone and Bradley is secondary to no one in...

MLS Cup final preview capsule

Nov. 8, 2019 11:58 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A look at Sunday's MLS Cup final between Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders: WHERE: CenturyLink Field. WHEN: 3 p.m. EST. ATTENDANCE: Game is a sellout, with more than 69,000 expected. REFEREE: Allen Chapman. He was also in charge of the 2017 final in Toronto. ALL-TIME MEETINGS: The Sounders...

Toronto FC gets hot at the right time in run to MLS final

Oct. 31, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto FC's season has been a slow boil. Now Greg Vanney's team is starting to sizzle. And in reaching the MLS Cup for the third time in four years, Toronto is renewing acquaintances with an old foe in the Seattle Sounders. But to claim the championship again, it will have to do it the hard...

Pozuelo scores twice, Toronto advances to conference final

Oct. 23, 2019 9:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Alejandro Pozuelo converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute for his second goal of the game and Toronto FC beat top-seeded New York City FC 2-1 on Wednesday night in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Playing without striker Jozy Altidore (quad) and defender Omar Gonzalez (hamstring),...

Ibrahimovic makes playoff debut as chase for MLS Cup begins

Oct. 17, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

Josef Martinez is back just in time to help Atlanta United try to defend its MLS Cup title. Martinez twisted his knee in a Sept. 21 game against the San Jose Earthquakes. The reigning league MVP was expected to miss several weeks but then he teased his return with a Rocky-inspired Instagram post. He started in...

US defender Miles Robinson hurt, will miss Canada game

Oct. 12, 2019 2:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Defender Miles Robinson will miss the United States' CONCACAF Nations League match against Canada on Tuesday night because of a strained left hamstring. Robinson did not play in Friday's 7-0 win over Cuba, then got hurt in a post-match training session. The U.S. Soccer Federation said the...

Altidore hurt again, will miss US Nations League games

Oct. 8, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Forward Jozy Altidore is hurt again and will miss the United States' Nations League games against Cuba and Canada. Altidore, who turns 30 next month, left Toronto FC's regular-season finale on Sunday. The U.S. Soccer Federation did not announce the nature of the injury in its announcement...

Zimmerman to miss US Nations League games

Oct. 7, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Defender Walker Zimmerman will miss the United States' Nations League games against Cuba and Canada after getting hurt. Zimmerman left Los Angeles' regular-season finale in the 66th minute on Sunday. He was replaced Monday by Atlanta defender Miles Robinson, originally scheduled to spend...