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Arriola could leave DC United for Mexico, other MLS team

Jan. 19, 2022 19:26 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Paul Arriola could be on the move from D.C. United after five seasons. The 26-year-old winger, a regular on the U.S. national team, said Wednesday a trade or transfer was possible before the end of the month. Mexico's Club América is trying to acquire...

MLS Crew names Bernert as senior business executive

Jan. 18, 2022 13:30 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew have hired Kristin Bernert as president of business operations, the latest woman to move into a prominent executive role in Major League Soccer. Haslam Sports Group announced Bernert's addition on Tuesday. She previously spent 10 years with...

RSL's Kei becomes youngest player to sign with MLS club

Jan. 14, 2022 18:13 PM EST

HERRIMAN, Utah (AP) — Real Salt Lake has signed 14-year-old forward Axel Kei, the youngest player ever to sign with a Major League Soccer senior team. Kei, a lanky 6-foot-4 product of the RSL Academy, inked a two-year deal at 14 years and 15 days, the club announced Friday. ...

Aaron Long works to rejoin US lineup after torn Achilles

Jan. 13, 2022 18:40 PM EST

Aaron Long thought back to the aftermath of May 15, when he landed awkwardly during an aerial challenge in the New York Red Bulls’ game at Philadelphia. Two days later, he had surgery to repair a torn right Achilles tendon and started a rehabilitation odyssey that would see him...

NYCFC will play Champions League 'home' match in Los Angeles

Jan. 11, 2022 16:56 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — MLS Cup champion New York City FC will cross the country for a “home” match in the CONCACAF Champions League. NYCFC plays Costa Rica's Santos de Guápiles in the Champions League round of 16. The second leg will be played on Feb. 23 at Banc of California...

Shawcross retires due to back injury after 16-year career

Jan. 11, 2022 11:20 AM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Defender Ryan Shawcross is retiring after a 16-year career that ended last season with David Beckham's Inter Miami in Major League Soccer. The 34-year-old central defender and the team said Tuesday they have mutually terminated the contract agreed to...

Today in History

Jan. 09, 2022 00:05 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Jan. 9, the ninth day of 2022. There are 356 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 9, 2015, French security forces shot and killed two al-Qaida-linked brothers suspected of carrying out the...

Insigne to leave Napoli after 15 years, join Toronto in July

Jan. 08, 2022 09:51 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Italy winger Lorenzo Insigne will end his 15-year association with Napoli at the end of the season after signing a pre-contract agreement with Toronto FC in Major League Soccer. Insigne will join Toronto on a four-year deal starting July 1, the team said Saturday. ...

St. Louis MLS expansion team hires Bradley Carnell as coach

Jan. 05, 2022 12:42 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The new MLS team in St. Louis named Bradley Carnell as head coach on Wednesday. The 44-year-old Carnell is a former defender who played in more than 300 professional games and made three starts in the 2002 World Cup for his native South Africa. He’ll lead St....

Sloane Stephens, Jozy Altidore wed on New Year's Day

Jan. 04, 2022 17:49 PM EST

Tennis star Sloane Stephens and soccer player Jozy Altidore have gotten married. Stephens and Altidore posted a wedding photo Tuesday on their Instagram accounts. The wedding took place Saturday at the St. Regis Bal Harbour in Miami Beach, Florida, according to People magazine. ...