May 7, 2016

Plan approved for L.A. soccer venue

The City Council on Friday approved plans to build a $250 million stadium for Major League Soccer’s expansion Los Angeles Football Club. The council voted 12-0 to move forward with the 22,000-seat stadium on the site of the old Sports Arena next to the ...

Jun 24, 2014

Gamba defender Kaji to join MLS club Chivas USA

Former Japan defender Akira Kaji will transfer to Major League Soccer’s Chivas USA, his J. League first-division club Gamba Osaka announced on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Kaji, who appeared in the 2006 World Cup in Germany, will speak at a news conference on Thursday. A ...

Mar 2, 2013

Red Bulls' Kimura keeps focus on winning

Kosuke Kimura, the first Japan-born player in America’s Major League Soccer, will begin his seventh pro season on Sunday as the newest member of a star-studded New York Red Bulls team seeking its first MLS Cup championship. The 28-year-old defender, who was drafted in ...