Philly scored three unanswered goals in a 4-3 extra-time win for their first-ever playoff victory. And the motivation came from the crowd.
Posted: October 21, 2019, 12:53 am
As the league is about to bid farewell to some of its signature names, we say hello to Decision Day and the upcoming postseason.
Posted: October 4, 2019, 4:28 pm
Uruguayan forward Brian Rodriguez was one of two blue-chip South American prospects to join LAFC midway though its Supporters Shield-winning 2019 season. Doug McIntyre’s MLS column, 24 Thoughts, parses through the latest insights and inside info from around American soccer. A win and a tie in the club
Posted: September 27, 2019, 5:14 pm
There's still a ton to play for this season, but LAFC paused Wednesday night to recognize the first trophy in club history.
Posted: September 26, 2019, 4:15 pm
This week spotlights the challenges the first-year MLS club has faced, along with an interview with Jozy Altidore and some thoughts on VAR.
Posted: September 20, 2019, 4:37 pm
Former RLS coach Mike Petke alleges the team owes him money for a breach of contract that occurred when he was fired before the end of a suspension.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 11:59 pm
The Emerald City Supporters ordered all of its group out of its seats after the leader was removed for flying the flag.
Posted: September 16, 2019, 9:05 pm
D.C. United has been up and down since Wayne Rooney announced he'd be leaving at the end of the MLS season.
Posted: September 13, 2019, 5:23 pm
The U.S. goalkeeping great is nearing the end of his career, and says the lack of minorities in the stands and in the coaching and playing ranks is "something I would try to change overnight."
Posted: August 29, 2019, 10:29 pm
Clark played nine MLS seasons in the MLS with Colorado Rapids, LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo.
Posted: August 27, 2019, 9:06 pm
Ibra doesn't poke and prod other teams the way he does LAFC. Because despite the Galaxy's spotless record in the derby, it's not just another game.
Posted: August 26, 2019, 3:15 pm
Loyal Timbers fans feel betrayed by both the team and MLS.
Posted: August 23, 2019, 3:51 pm
Atlanta United's vice president and technical director talked with Doug McIntyre on a variety of topics. Also, the Impact sacked Remi Garde and Rivalry Week is in store this weekend.
Posted: August 23, 2019, 3:36 pm
What counts as "political" these days? Fans feel one way, Major League Soccer feels another, and it seems this is only going to get more complicated.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 4:23 pm
St. Louis' new MLS expansion team is the first in league history – and one of just a handful in North American professional sports – to be majority-owned by women.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 6:53 pm
In his latest 24 Thoughts column, Doug Mcintyre explores the burgeoning relationship between MLS and Mexico's top league and chats with former Chicago Fire GM Peter Wilt about the club's move back to Soldier Field.
Posted: August 16, 2019, 3:24 pm
LAFC is powerhousing through the MLS regular season, and has three significant numbers on the horizon.
Posted: August 12, 2019, 5:04 pm
News and views on the Fire nearly bringing in a big name, the Union's sustainability, Bob Bradley, and the big transfer activity in MLS.
Posted: August 8, 2019, 8:45 pm
Alejandro Bedoya celebrates goal in D.C. by grabbing field mic, telling Congress to 'end gun violence'
The Union winger and former USMNT international delivered an extremely clear message to Congress in the wake of two mass shootings after scoring on Sunday.
Posted: August 5, 2019, 12:13 am
This week's MLS Board of Governors meeting didn't result in a new team being announced, but it did provide a number of updates on the expansion front.
Posted: August 2, 2019, 5:53 pm
He talked a big game. Then Zlatan Ibrahimovic played even bigger.
Posted: July 20, 2019, 4:30 am
Wayne Rooney scored an incredible goal from beyond midfield on Wednesday night, leading D.C. United past Orlando City.
Posted: June 27, 2019, 4:25 am
Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson spent more than $100 million to upgrade Providence Park, but it's just one of many upgrades designed to keep the club among the most competitive in MLS.
Posted: May 30, 2019, 3:01 pm
LAFC once again showed why they are the highest scoring team in MLS, and why winning at home remains a crucial part of their success.
Posted: May 25, 2019, 5:54 am
In his weekly MLS column, Doug McIntyre breaks down Bruce Arena's return to the league with New England and discusses Columbus' recent roster moves with Crew prez Tim Bezbatchenko and USMNT forward Gyasi Zardes.
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