Doug McIntyre breaks down Bruce Arena's return to the league with New England and much more.
Posted: May 17, 2019, 4:02 pm
In his weekly MLS column, Doug McIntyre checks in on New York City FC, top prospects on the U.S. under-20 World Cup team, and U-20 alums Erik Palmer-Brown and Gedion Zelalem
Posted: May 10, 2019, 8:17 pm
In his weekly MLS column, Doug McIntyre explores how the Philadelphia Union and Montreal Impact have soared to the top of the Eastern Conference with almost a third of the 2019 season already gone.
Posted: May 3, 2019, 5:17 pm
In his weekly MLS column, Doug McIntyre checks in on FC Dallas, which is off to a 5W-2L-1T under new coach (and former FCD academy chief) Luchi Gonzalez.
Posted: April 26, 2019, 12:18 am
In his weekly MLS column, Doug McIntyre offers his take on Wednesday's expansion news, weighs in on the training compensation debate and checks in with the reborn Columbus Crew
Posted: April 19, 2019, 4:17 am
With LAFC off to a record-breaking start to the MLS season, Zlatan Ibrahimovic is trying to help his LA Galaxy -- historically the league most successful club -- keep pace.
Posted: April 12, 2019, 5:37 pm
In his weekly MLS column, Doug McIntyre checks in with the high-flying Houston Dynamo and D.C. United, offers thoughts on a potential rebrand in Chicago and chats with U.S. U-20 coach Tab Ramos.
Posted: April 4, 2019, 6:11 pm
Walker Zimmerman's own goal was the reason LAFC exited last year's postseason against Real Salt Lake. He shifted the narrative on Saturday.
Posted: March 24, 2019, 4:54 am
24 Thoughts: Minnesota United on the ascent, plus the latest on Zlatan's injury and Copa America 2020
Where did Minnesota United's hot start come from? Will Zlatan Ibrahimovic be out for an extended period? Doug McIntyre ponders that and much more.
Posted: March 15, 2019, 6:14 pm
United Sates midfielder Joe Corona is swapping Mexico for MLS after agreeing to a contract with the LA Galaxy.
Posted: March 6, 2019, 5:46 pm
Leonardo Bertone scored FC Cincinnati's first MLS goal in style. But it was against the Sounders, who practically invented instant success in this league.
Posted: March 3, 2019, 4:20 am
The famous midfielder's impact on MLS was considerable, and the Galaxy paid a fitting tribute.
Posted: March 3, 2019, 1:23 am
24 Thoughts: A Toronto FC state of the union, a welcome to FC Cincinnati – and a new tournament for the Americas?
I’m told Cincy is the frontrunner to sign Saief. Hagglund grew up supporting Ohio’s original MLS team, the Columbus Crew. I’m not sure Tata Martino ends up as Atlanta United’s first manager without spending June of 2016 hopping around the U.S. with Argentina’s national team.
Posted: February 28, 2019, 11:02 pm
The past-their-prime stars of MLS's yesteryear are giving way to new talents developed by the ever-growing league.
Posted: February 28, 2019, 3:45 am
Miguel Almiron is off to English Premier League club Newcastle from MLS champ Atlanta United, according to a report.
Posted: January 29, 2019, 6:48 pm
Sigi Schmid won three national championships with UCLA and two MLS Cup titles as the league's all-time coaching winner.
Posted: December 27, 2018, 1:11 am
New U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter summoned 27 players on Thursday, all of them from MLS, for his first two matches early next year.
Posted: December 20, 2018, 3:02 pm
In the span of a half-decade or so, the New York Red Bulls remade themselves from bungling league laughing stock to a model franchise in Major League Soccer. Without the fanfare they probably deserve, the Red Bulls claimed four of the last six Eastern Conference regular season titles. Its 71 points
Posted: November 30, 2018, 5:02 am
Atlanta United could punch its ticket to MLS Cup on Thursday after routing the New York Red Bulls Sunday in the opening match of the Eastern Conference final.
Posted: November 26, 2018, 3:06 am
The MLS Cup playoff semifinals are set after three decisive matches on Sunday.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 3:03 am
In his weekly MLS column, Doug McIntyre suggests tweaking the MLS playoffs, explains how the Galaxy can keep Zlatan Ibrahimovic and talks to former Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch,
Posted: November 9, 2018, 4:56 pm
Wayne Rooney and red-hot D.C. United were stopped cold by the Columbus Crew and eliminated from the MLS Cup playoffs.
Posted: November 2, 2018, 3:06 am
Is Bruce Arena headed back to the LA Galaxy? How did the Chicago Fire's season go so wrong? It's all Doug McIntyre's latest MLS column 23 Thoughts.
Posted: November 2, 2018, 12:24 am
Wayne Rooney has sent fans into meltdown with this outrageous free kick.
Posted: October 18, 2018, 2:09 am
Columbus Crew FC is reportedly staying put in Ohio after nearly a year of uncertainty and a potential move to Austin, likely under a new ownership group.
Posted: October 12, 2018, 9:40 pm
In his MLS column, Doug McIntyre reports on MLS labor talks, the Philadelphia Union, the big game nobody's talking about and much more
Posted: September 27, 2018, 11:38 pm
Tigres players celebrate their 3-1 win over Toronto FC in Wednesday’s inaugural Campeones Cup between the MLS and Mexican champs. Doug McIntyre’s weekly MLS column, 23 Thoughts, parses through the latest insights and inside info from around American soccer. Say what you want about Wednesday’s inaugural
Posted: September 20, 2018, 9:46 pm
The writing was on the wall for Sigi Schmid, who resigned as coach of the LA Galaxy on Sept. 10, when the MLS club signed global superstar Zlatan Ibrahimovic in March. Doug McIntyre’s weekly MLS column, 23 Thoughts, parses through the latest insights and inside info from around American soccer. The
Posted: September 13, 2018, 10:09 pm
Bone cancer and a brutal commute couldn't stop this Orlando City keeper from training with the team.
Posted: September 4, 2018, 5:42 pm
A duck made its way onto the field on Saturday night in the middle of Real Salt Lake's game against the LA Galaxy.
Posted: September 2, 2018, 3:12 am
The San Jose Quakes have been the worst team in MLS this season, and the Colorado Rapids haven’t been much better. For just about as long as American professional men’s soccer has been out of perpetual existential danger, the issue has been vexing. Most everywhere in the world, but not exactly everywhere
Posted: August 27, 2018, 3:27 am
Guram Kashia is getting a prestigious award next week. The award is for “promoting UEFA’s social responsibility values of diversity, inclusion and accessibility.” More specifically, it’s for his courage in wearing a rainbow-colored captain’s armband for his previous team, Vitesse Arnhem, last October
Posted: August 22, 2018, 12:03 pm
Toronto FC supporters group Kings in the North formed when the team was a laughing stock but five years later, their passion and pride have driven the Reds to ultimate prize.
Posted: August 18, 2018, 6:50 pm
In many ways, Carlos Vela has never been in a better place. The 29-year-old Mexican forward is playing some of the best soccer of his career for MLS expansion team Los Angeles FC, which is on track to qualify for the playoffs in its maiden season.
Posted: August 15, 2018, 12:06 am
It’s easy to look at the numbers and decide that Wayne Rooney hasn’t made much of an impact in MLS. “He’s everything we thought he would be: Highly competitive, a winner, selfless, a great training player, great teammate with the older guys and a good leader who helps guide the young guys,” D.C. United
Posted: August 6, 2018, 7:37 pm
Major League Soccer’s All-Stars may have lost to Juventus on penalty kicks following Wednesday’s 1-1 tie at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, but if a defeat could ever feel like victory for the MLS players and the league they represent, this was probably it. “I think congratulations are in order for the president
Posted: August 2, 2018, 4:47 pm
United States goalkeeper Brad Guzan is hoping to continue his international career and help the Americans return to the Word Cup stage. Guzan is one of several U.S. veterans who haven’t played for the men’s national team since last October, when a loss at tiny Trinidad and Tobago cost them a trip to
Posted: July 30, 2018, 7:16 pm
'El Trafico' – the nascent rivalry between the Los Angeles Galaxy and LAFC – delivered again on Thursday in thrilling fashion.
Posted: July 27, 2018, 5:02 am
Toronto FC's treble-winning, MLS record-breaking 2017 has given way to a strange, mishap-ridden 2018 and a tricky question: Blow it up, or stay the course?
Posted: July 23, 2018, 1:00 am
The struggling LA Galaxy wants to shore up its leaky backline by signing U.S. national team and English Premier League veteran Geoff Cameron, multiple sources told Yahoo Sports.
Posted: July 3, 2018, 7:30 pm
Minnesota United's Collin Martin publicly came out as gay on Friday, becoming the only out athlete in the five major professional sports.
Posted: June 29, 2018, 4:04 pm
Zlatan Ibrahimovic felt he was stepped on by Michael Petrasso ... so he slapped the Montreal Impact player in the side of the head.
Posted: May 21, 2018, 8:03 pm
New England coach Brad Friedel has the team positioned to return to the playoffs in his first season. Friedel, a former U.S. international and current coach of the New England Revolution, joined Tottenham in 2011 toward the end of a storied career in England’s Premier League, where he still holds the
Posted: May 11, 2018, 5:43 pm
This makes no sense for D.C. United. Or indeed for MLS and its retirement league image.
Posted: May 10, 2018, 3:31 pm
Wonder strike or horrendous goalkeeping error? Doesn't matter to LAFC, which wins last-gasp home opener
LAFC players celebrate after Laurent Ciman’s game-winning strike against Seattle. The opening of LAFC’s Banc of America Stadium had everything for 90 minutes plus stoppage time. Laurent Ciman was happy to oblige.
Posted: April 30, 2018, 4:15 am
Toronto FC is the best team in MLS history, and was MLS' best shot at a first CONCACAF Champions League title. But the first leg of the final didn't go as planned.
Posted: April 18, 2018, 2:36 am
Zlatan Ibrahimovic hasn't played for Sweden since retiring from international duty in 2016. But he seems to be on course for a World Cup comeback.
Posted: April 15, 2018, 4:01 pm
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is a legend. His legend arrived in MLS, in Los Angeles, and with the Galaxy with two of the most dramatic debut goals you'll see.
Posted: March 31, 2018, 9:00 pm
New eMLS venture hopes to grow soccer's popularity, but its participants get something even more valuable
Major League Soccer is venturing into e-sports with eMLS, its new gaming offshoot.
Posted: March 6, 2018, 7:59 pm
The domestic league is growing quickly, but does that mean it's also responsible for the national team's growth?
Posted: March 1, 2018, 10:51 pm