Category Archives: MLS Training Camp

MLS teams line up 2012 preseason training in Arizona

Photo by Stephen Brashear/ISIphotos.com By JOSE M. ROMERO The MLS Cup final was played not even three weeks ago, but teams are already making training plans in preparation for next season.  Three MLS teams are confirmed for training at Grande … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Training Camp, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- New England Revolution, MLS- Portland Timbers, MLS- Real Salt Lake, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 6 Comments

Whitecaps top Seattle to wrap up Cascadia Summit

  Omar Salgado showed fans in the Pacific Northwest on just why the Vancouver Whitecaps made him the first pick in the 2011 MLS Draft. The tall striker with the deft touch and deceptive speed repeatedly torched a second-team Seattle … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS Training Camp, MLS- Seattle Sounders, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 25 Comments

Sunday MLS Ticker: Pappa lifts Chicago, D.C. defeats Charleston, and more

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By THOMAS FLOYD An early Marco Pappa strike led the Chicago Fire to a 1-0 win over Toronto FC in Saturday's Carolina Challenge Cup opener between two Eastern Conference foes looking to bounce back from missing the playoffs in 2010. … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Training Camp, MLS- Chicago Fire, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Expansion, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- Toronto FC | 19 Comments

Cascadia Summit: Portland Timbers vs. Vancouver Whitecaps (Your Running Commentary)

The Portland Timbers will look to build on the momentum of their 2-0 victory against Seattle on Friday when they take on the Vancouver Whitecaps in the second match of the Cascadia Summit (7pm). The 2011 Expansion classmates will be … Continue reading »

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Cascadia Summit: Seattle vs. Portland (Your Running Commentary)

    It might just be a pre-season game, but any time soccer teams from the Pacific Northwest meet, the match has special meaning. The Seattle Sounders take on the Portland Timbers tonight in the first game of the Cascadia … Continue reading »

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MLS preseason recap: Davies scores twice, Texas derby gets intense and more

By THOMAS FLOYD The optimism surrounding Charlie Davies’ trial with D.C. United seems to increase by the day. In a development that is sure to please U.S. national team and United supporters alike, Davies notched two goals and an assist … Continue reading »

Posted in Major League Soccer, MLS Training Camp, MLS- Chivas USA, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- Houston Dynamo, MLS- New York Red Bulls, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 50 Comments

Salgado winner lifts Whitecaps past Crew

  By ODEEN DOMINGO PHOENIX – The absence of creases on the cheekbones of his weathered face tells you enough. Vancouver Whitecaps coach Teitur Thordarson is not one for smiling. But Thordarson couldn’t help but force a hint of a … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Philadelphia Union

By AVI CREDITOR The training wheels have been taken off, and the Philadelphia Union is ready to ride with the big boys. After an inaugural season that ended well short of a postseason berth, the Union has made a number … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Portland Timbers

By ADAM SERRANO The Portland Timbers hope their look in their first year in MLS not as a typical expansion franchise, but instead as a powerhouse in the nation's top league. The Rose City faithful will have much to be … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: FC Dallas

By ADAM SERRANO One win away. That is how close FC Dallas came winning the franchise's first MLS Cup in 2010. Fresh off its crushing defeat to the Colorado Rapids in the final, FCD is ready to make a return … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Toronto FC

  By JOHN BOSCHINI 2011 is a year of new beginnings for Toronto FC. An 11th-placed finish in last year's campaign fell wildly short of both fan and ownership expectations, resulting in the ousting of head coach Preki and director … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Colorado Rapids

By AVI CREDITOR The Colorado Rapids enter the 2011 preseason with an unfamiliar distinction: Defending MLS Cup champions. Not much has changed in terms of the team's make-up. Captain Pablo Mastroeni is back in the fold after climbing the champion's … Continue reading »

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