MLS and U.S. Soccer to allow two concussion substitutions

Soccer Apr 6, 2021

MLS and U.S. Soccer to allow two concussion substitutions

Major League Soccer and the U.S. Soccer Federation will implement concussion substitutions for 2021 in a pilot program aimed at player safety, replacing those with head injuries regardless of prior substitutions. The move, pending FIFA approval, will see two concussion substitutions allowed per game no ...

Soccer / J. League 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 native of ...

Soccer 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 2007 ...