With the Crew's signing of Jeff Cunningham on Friday and the earlier signing of Juan Pablo Ángel by the LA Galaxy, the total number of strikers who have found new homes through the Re-Entry process has risen to four.
WASHINGTON — As the complexion of youth development in MLS and the United States continues to evolve, the role of college soccer goes along with it. And while the role of the collegiate program will be debated down the road, given the size of the United States, players will most likely always emerge from the college system.
Houston, we might have solved a problem.
After an offseason of
fevered debate among hardcore fans all over the map, MLS announced on Friday that
two-time MLS Cup champions Houston Dynamo will be switching to the Eastern
Conference. The switch will make room for expansion teams Portland Timbers and
Vancouver Whitecaps in the Western Conference, and keep the numbers in each
conference even at nine apiece.
D.C. United inició los entrenamientos de pre-temporada esta semana en las instalaciones del Estadio RFK. Entre las caras nuevas del plantel capitalino se encuentra el defensa Rodrigo Brasesco, nuevo fichaje que llega a reforzar la última línea del conjunto que dirige Ben Olsen, procedente del Racing Club de Montevideo, de la primera división de Uruguay. Brasesco, que se convierte en el primer uruguayo en defender la camisa rojinegra, conversó con futboldcunited.com sobre su trayectoria y sus expectativas con el cuadro de la capital de los Estados Unidos.
NEW YORK – Fans can now follow every transaction made by their club in 2011 afer the league released of the full set of MLS player
and roster rules on Friday.
The document outlines the current MLS roster structure and
the mechanisms by which players can be acquired and released.
NEW YORK – The Eastern Conference just added a little Texas twang for the 2011 MLS season.
NEW YORK – The 2011 MLS season will see the league’s two
Canadian clubs operate on a more even playing field compared to their US-based counterparts.
The league announced on Friday that players
considered domestic players in the United States will also be considered domestic players
Segment 2: Advice for a young athlete in DC
A humorous segment with Rick "Doc" Walker and comedian Donnell Rawlings
Midfielder and new acquisition Dax McCarty will be one of the last members of D.C. United to report to preseason camp.
And it’s for a good reason, as he’s taken a few days off after representing the US against Chile last Saturday.
McCarty opened camp with the national team since Jan. 3 in Carson, Calif., working and training ahead of the friendly. Part of an extremely young group of players, mostly from MLS, it was exciting for him just to be back in camp.