After rough start, MLS bubble in Florida seems to be working

Soccer Jul 25, 2020

After rough start, MLS bubble in Florida seems to be working

Jeff Agoos arrived inside the Major League Soccer bubble in Florida in late June. About a month into his stay, the number of restful, relaxing moments have been rare. "I don’t think I’ve actually exhaled since I first arrived,” Agoos joked. Agoos is the senior vice president ...

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

Soccer Jul 9, 2020

MLS returns to action after poignant moment of silence

Nearly 200 players took the field for an 8-minute, 46-second moment of silence to protest racial injustice before Major League Soccer’s return to action Wednesday night. Players wore black T-shirts, black gloves and black facemasks emblazoned with Black Lives Matter. The shirts had varying slogans ...

LAFC's Carlos Vela opts out of MLS restart as FC Dallas withdraws

Soccer Jul 7, 2020

LAFC's Carlos Vela opts out of MLS restart as FC Dallas withdraws

FC Dallas has withdrawn from Major League Soccer's restart tournament on Monday after 11 members of the franchise tested positive for COVID-19, another blow for an event that had already lost LAFC star Carlos Vela. Vela announced his decision on Monday, saying he would skip ...

Yuya Kubo joins FC Cincinnati

Soccer Jan 10, 2020

Yuya Kubo joins FC Cincinnati

Striker Yuya Kubo will join FC Cincinnati via transfer from Belgian first-division side Gent, the Major League Soccer team announced Thursday. The 26-year-old Kubo, a former international with 13 caps and two goals for Japan, is a veteran of 10 professional seasons in Belgium, Germany, ...

Soccer Feb 25, 2017

MLS club Seattle eyes Honda: report

Japan international Keisuke Honda is reportedly set for a move to Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders, but Italian club AC Milan said Friday the 30-year-old attacker will be going nowhere until his contract expires in June. Italian sports daily La Gazzetta dello Sport reported Friday ...

Kimura eyes World Cup place

Soccer Jan 18, 2014

Kimura eyes World Cup place

by Andrew McKirdy

Kosuke Kimura may be Japanese soccer's best-kept secret, but the New York Red Bulls right back is hoping to announce himself on the biggest stage at this summer's World Cup. Kimura remains a relative unknown in his home country despite carving out a successful career ...