Latest Bob Bradley News

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. ...

LAFC hires USMNT vet Steve Cherundolo as new head coach

Jan. 03, 2022 16:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Los Angeles FC went searching for the second head coach in franchise history, general manager John Thorrington didn't have to look far at all. Steve Cherundolo, his friend and teammate for decades, was already in the building and eager to return this young...

Cole Bassett's late goal in debut sends US past Bosnia 1-0

Dec. 18, 2021 23:28 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Cole Bassett wrote down his two main goals for the U.S. national team's two-week December camp and left them sitting on his bed so he would see them every day. “Make my debut, and score a goal,” Bassett recalled. The 20-year-old Colorado...

LAFC picks up short contract option on Carlos Vela

Dec. 01, 2021 17:51 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has picked up its short-term contract option on former MLS Most Valuable Player Carlos Vela. Vela's option extends to next summer. LAFC said it also exercised its options on forward Danny Musovski and midfielder Eduard Atuesta on...

Bob Bradley, LAFC parting ways after 4 seasons

Nov. 18, 2021 17:09 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Bob Bradley and Los Angeles FC said they mutually agreed to part ways Thursday. Bradley was the first and only coach in the Major League Soccer expansion franchise's four-year history. The former U.S. men's national team and Swansea coach led...

As much as American players want wins, they crave respect

Nov. 13, 2021 17:23 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — As much as American soccer players want wins, they crave respect. During a climb from soccer obscurity that began four decades ago, the U.S. has achieved milestone after milestone but carries its poor pedigree like a millstone as it tries to force its...