Category Archives: MLS Spotlight

MLS Ticker: Union, Bimbo sign eight-figure extension; Earthquakes DP tears meniscus; and more

The Philadelphia Union have reportedly signed a new shirt sponsorship deal with Bimbo Bakeries, worth $11 million in total during the duration of the deal. Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS - Atlanta, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Orlando City, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- San Jose Earthquakes | 33 Comments

Miller poised to realize World Cup dream after overcoming adversity with Red Bulls

New York Red Bulls fullback Roy Miller is on the verge of realizing a World Cup dream some eight years after falling just short, and after overcoming his share of adversity with the New York Red Bulls. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Spotlight: Kekuta Manneh

Vancouver Whitecaps forward Kekuta Manneh has developed into one of MLS’ top youngsters, with head coach Carl Robinson calling him “a fantastic prospect.” Continue reading »

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MLS welcomes Atlanta as newest expansion franchise

Atlanta has been awarded an MLS expansion franchise to begin play in 2017, officially making it the league’s 22nd franchise. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: After struggling start to season, Robles shining in goal for RBNY

From heavily-scrutinized goalkeeper to unquestionable starter, New York Red Bulls’ Luis Robles has become an integral part of a club with big aspirations. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: John aiming to stay healthy, continue growth as one of league’s best defenders

FC Dallas defender George John has long been considered one of the top centerbacks in MLS, but injuries have kept him from receiving the U.S. Men’s National Team and MLS All-Star opportunities expected of him. He is determined to do something about that. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Red-hot Magee cherishes Chicago homecoming

Chicago Fire forward Mike Magee has made the most of his return to his hometown, flourishing with the Fire since being acquired in a blockbuster trade away from the Los Angeles Galaxy. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Red-hot Dwyer making most of loan to Orlando City

Since joining Orlando City on loan from Sporting Kansas City, Dom Dwyer has gone on a goal-scoring tear and shown just how fruitful deals like those can be. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Wallace emerges for Timbers with breakout campaign

Rodney Wallace has served as a consistent threat on the left flank for the Portland Timbers, emerging as perhaps the league’s most improved player in 2013. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Nguyen has sights set on USMNT as he impresses in MLS for Revs

Lee Nguyen has enjoyed an impressive run with the New England Revolution since signing with MLS a year ago. He has hopes of a return to the USMNT after a spin around the globe brought him back home. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, MLS Spotlight, MLS- New England Revolution | 26 Comments

MLS Spotlight: Six years after first impressing Vermes, Bieler shining for Sporting KC

Six years ago Peter Vermes got his first good look at Claudio Bieler, and he knew then that there was something special about the forward. Six years later, Bieler is starring for Vermes’ Sporting Kansas City. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Rapids goalkeeper Irwin took road less traveled to MLS

After two rejection-filled years on the minor league soccer circuit, Clint Irwin has seized his opportunity to start between the posts for the Colorado Rapids. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS Spotlight, MLS- Colorado Rapids | 27 Comments