Author Archives: Thomas Floyd

MLS Week 17: A Look Ahead

The Seattle Sounders and Real Salt Lake will meet once again as MLS kicks back into high gear this weekend. Continue reading »

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Toronto FC savor long-awaited victory

With nine goals conceded in the final 15 minutes of matches this season, Toronto FC finally managed to protect a lead in a 2-1 win over D.C. United. Continue reading »

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MLS Week 16: A Look Ahead

Saturday’s meeting between FC Dallas and the Portland TImbers highlights another light weekend of MLS action as World Cup qualifying carries on. Continue reading »

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D.C. United’s Rochat rips trade experience as ‘terrible,’ not ‘human’

After a trade sent him to D.C. United from the Vancouver Whitecaps, Swiss international Alain Rochat called such midseason deals “terrible.” Continue reading »

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MLS Week 15: A Look Ahead

It may be a light MLS schedule this weekend with World Cup qualifying taking center stage, but a pair of marquee matchups still offer plenty of intrigue. Continue reading »

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D.C. United Notes: Shanosky makes MLS debut; Nyassi facing old team; and more

D.C. United’s Conor Shanosky made his long-awaited MLS debut Sunday, starting and playing 64 minutes in a 2-0 loss at the Chicago Fire. Continue reading »

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Evans takes advantage of USMNT opportunity at right back

Brad Evans impressed U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann with his performance at right back in the Americans’ 4-3 win over Germany on Sunday. Continue reading »

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USMNT still searching for right attacking formula heading into Germany friendly

The effort to find a definitive attacking system is an ongoing one for the U.S. Men’s National Team, and the inability to find a system that works consistently has led to an offense that has struggled to generate goals consistently. Continue reading »

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Friendly carries added significance for USMNT’s German-Americans

When defender Fabian Johnson, midfielders Jermaine Jones and Danny Williams, and forward Terrence Boyd pull on the U.S. jersey Sunday, they’ll do so to play against the nation they were born in. Continue reading »

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MLS Week 14: A Look Ahead

Sporting Kansas City and the Montreal Impact highlight a packed slate of MLS action this weekend as teams try to make due without international call-ups. Continue reading »

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Changes in personnel, formation no hurdle to Timbers’ road success

As the Timbers continue to rack up points on the road, coach Caleb Porter feels his side is sending a message to the rest of MLS: Portland is no “one-trick pony.” Continue reading »

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MLS Week 13: A Look Ahead

This weekend’s MLS slate is highlighted by a Western Conference final rematch between the Los Angeles Galaxy and Seattle Sounders. Continue reading »

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