Category Archives: MLS Spotlight

Adu: “Everyone fighting for their spots” on the 2013 Union

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JOEY SAMUEL CHESTER, Pa. — Nineteen points back with only seven games remaining, the playoffs are out of reach for the Philadelphia Union. But that doesn't mean they have nothing left to play for in 2012. … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Rolfe feeling back at home in the Windy City

By THOMAS FLOYD Fire forward Chris Rolfe may have spent two and a half years plying his trade in Denmark, but it's readily apparent the 29-year-old's heart never left Chicago. For as grateful as Rolfe was for his opportunity to … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: RSL captain Beckerman plays balancing act in trying to lead club

Photo by ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO The past few weeks have been pretty busy for Kyle Beckerman, and they have seen the veteran midfielder go through a whirlwind of emotions. From trying to help Real Salt Lake get out of … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: John emerges from setbacks, adversity for FC Dallas

Photo by ISIphotos.com By THOMAS FLOYD George John has experienced his fair share of setbacks in the past year. But if the FC Dallas centerback's spirits have been dampened, he isn't showing it. Last summer, a deal that would have … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: SKC anchor Besler relishes whirlwind summer

By THOMAS FLOYD Matt Besler, if nothing else, sure has stayed busy this summer. The Sporting Kansas City centerback has been there for his team's surge back to first place. He also was a stalwart for the club's run to … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Johnson shining after overcoming Olympic qualifying nightmare

By FRANCO PANIZO CHESTER, Pa. — Sean Johnson may be quietly piecing together one of the best seasons among goalkeepers in MLS this year, but not many people will point to that when asked about the year he is having. … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Red Bulls rookie Lade proving size doesn’t matter

By DAN MONTESANO HARRISON, New Jersey– Connor Lade is very aware of his size. He understands that, more often than not, each time he steps onto the field he will be the shortest one out there. It's been this way … Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Johnson repaying Seattle’s confidence in him with goals

By FRANCO PANIZO UPPER MONTCLAIR, N.J. — Eddie Johnson may seem like a confident player for the Seattle Sounders these days, but that's only because of the belief his new team has had in him. After spending eight months without … Continue reading »

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