Category Archives: MLS Training Camp

MLS Training Camp Preview: Houston Dynamo

By AVI CREDITOR To date, perhaps no team has had as active a preseason as the Houston Dynamo. And the club has barely hit the training pitch. With the team breaking ground on its new downtown stadium last week and … Continue reading »

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MLS Pre-Season Recap: Nagbe shines in debut, Seattle tops Whitecaps, and more

By THOMAS FLOYD Is it too early to peg Darlington Nagbe as the MLS rookie of the year favorite? The Portland Timbers midfielder-forward showed a glimpse of the lofty potential that made him the No. 2 pick in January's SuperDraft, … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: New York Red Bulls

  The New York Red Bulls will begin their journey toward the club's first MLS Cup title in Mexico, where the team's pre-season will hit full swing. The regular season Eastern Conference champions are coming in off a busy off-season … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Chivas USA

BY ADAM SERRANO It's a new era at Chivas USA and its fans hope that it will lead to a new mindset and greater success. New Head Coach Robin Fraser has taken over for the Rojiblancos replacing Martin Vasquez, who … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: San Jose Earthquakes

By ADAM SERRANO The San Jose Earthquakes aren't hoping to catch lightning in a bottle again, but rather a year that signals their return to prominence for good.  Earthquakes forward Chris Wondolowski was the story last year, scoring 18 goals … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: LA Galaxy

BY ADAM SERRANO The Los Angeles Galaxy are going "all-in" in 2011.  After falling short of the MLS Cup the last two years, the Galaxy have loaded the roster with a number of veterans to make another serious play for … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Sporting Kansas City

By JOSE M. ROMERO PHOENIX — No MLS team will spend more time in the desert than Sporting KC, around four weeks in all. That's OK, because the newly-branded club (formerly the Kansas City Wizards) could use the "on the … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: New England Revolution

By IAN HOLLIDAY After missing the playoffs for the first time under Steve Nicol last season, the Revolution enters the 2011 season with more questions than answers. The Revs have been in transition since Taylor Twellman first sustained the head … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Columbus Crew

By JOSE M. ROMERO PHOENIX — As training convenes in Phoenix for the Columbus Crew, there are plenty of unanswered questions.  Most of the questions surround the team's roster, which has undergone a major overhaul, making it easy to wonder … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: D.C. United

By AVI CREDITOR After putting last season's historically bad campaign in the rear-view mirror, D.C. United is aiming for a fresh start with Ben Olsen at the helm of a team on a mission. With a bevy of new faces … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Vancouver Whitecaps

  By JOSE M. ROMERO PHOENIX — The Vancouver Whitecaps' first MLS preseason camp away from home figures to draw some interest from plenty of those following the expansion club.  Vancouver is no stranger to training in Arizona. The USSF … Continue reading »

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MLS Training Camp Preview: Real Salt Lake

  By JOSE M. ROMERO      PHOENIX — Like Florida and Arizona in major league baseball, the two sunny states are also entrenched as the destinations of choice for U.S. winter preseason training for Major League Soccer clubs. And … Continue reading »

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