Month: December 2017

Before Adrian Heath became their first coach, before the likes of Christian Ramirez and Francisco Calvo graced the pitch, there was one immediate draw to Minnesota United: their crest. The consensus around the crest is that it’s a thing of beauty. The striking image contains many elements that are uniquely Minnesotan, especially at the center
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Another momentous year in North American soccer is about to unfold. Here’s a rundown of key dates and events to mark on your calendar. Winter 2018 Early January: MLS schedule releaseEvery team’s full slate of regular-season matches is revealed, with about two months to go until opening day. Home openers have already been announced and can be
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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report Updated: December 31, 2017 After reports in mid-December linked 26-year-old Syrian-Swedish defender Gabriel Somi with a potential move to the New England Revolution, the player has said his goodbyes at Swedish club Ostersunds FK. Back on December 17, Swedish outlet Nerikes Allehanda first reported that Somi will sign for New England and on a post
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LAFC are stacking up international talent on their roster as they count down to their 2018 expansion debut, and recent reports suggest that they could soon be splashing out for another impact signing, specifically from the home of the defending European champions. LAFC have been connected to young Portuguese midfield talents Francisco Geraldes and Andre Horta,
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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report The LA Galaxy are tracking out of favor Dijon defender Adam Lang, according to French outlet L’Equipe. L’Equipe reported this week that the Galaxy, French club Nancy and unnamed Polish and Russian teams are monitoring the 24-year-old Hungarian defender, who has only played in three Ligue 1 games this season. He
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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report The Portland Timbers appear close to landing Peruvian international winger Andy Polo, according to a report. Peruvian outlet Libero.pe reported on Thursday that the Timbers are close to signing Polo from Liga MX club Monarcas Morelia. #AndyPolo tiene casi todo cerrado para jugar en Portland Timbers de la MLS https://t.co/lvYD0imx7f pic.twitter.com/smhZQyAu8f
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Editor’s Note Earlier this year, MLSsoccer.com contributor Kurt Larson took a browse through the MLS books to determine what qualified an MLS player for legend status, and who he thought met the mark. Take a look at the list and let us know what you think.—Ben Couch, Senior Editor | Dec. 29, 2017 What makes
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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report The Montreal Impact will acquire 20-year-old Chilean winger Jeisson Vargas, according to Chilean journalist Bruno Sampieri. UNO MENOS Jeisson Vargas no renovó su préstamo con Universidad Católica y continuará su carrera en el Montreal Impact de la Mayor League Soccer. #LosCruzados #CónclaveInocentes pic.twitter.com/5uXo6GnaOI — Bruno Sampieri (@BSampieri) December 28, 2017 It
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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report A Croatian outlet has linked the Seattle Sounders to one of the top wingers in that nation’s top division, Ante Erceg. Zagreb-based tabloid 24sata reported on Thursday that Seattle have made a €6 million ($7.1 million) bid to Hajduk Split for the attacker, a right-footed winger who typically plays an inverted
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Most folks reading this site  know that MLS roster-building has, of late, ramped up in its focus on finding young, undersung talent around the globe to build a successfully deadly squad. While plenty of the hype lately has centered around Central and South America, though, smart scouts are increasingly spreading their search across several countries in
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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report Paraguayan youth international Jesus Medina departed for the US after Christmas to take a team physical for New York City FC, according to Paraguayan outlet Tigo Sports. #EnUnFlashEl volante liberteño Jesús Medina, partió a Estados Unidos para finiquitar su fichaje por el New York City y ser presentado oficialmente.Presenta @Juliosaza pic.twitter.com/R8MsWjvQXG —
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TRANSFER TRACKER STATUS: Report Atiba Hutchinson has once again been linked to a Canadian club. TVA Sports’ Vincent Destouches and a Turkish report on Tuesday claimed that the Montreal Impact are interested in the longtime Besiktas and Canada national team central midfielder. Mercato #IMFC: c’est Noël! Selon mes sources: Intérêt pour Atiba Hutchinson (Besiktas), le
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Teenagers. At times tantalizing with their on-field potential, at others frustrating with their youthful mistakes. While they’re certainly prone to inconsistency, there are quite a few teens in MLS who are providing plenty of hope for the future of their clubs. Here are the top five from the 2017 season: Perhaps the best teen in
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