As I lay awake in the early morning hours after a long transcontinental flight in a Los Angeles hotel room in May 2007, I had an idea. The previous night I had been on a six-hour flight from Fort Lauderdale ... Continue reading → Farewell to MLS Talk is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
After launching in 2007, Major League Soccer Talk (aka MLS Talk) is coming to an end. In the next two weeks, we'll be shutting down the website and consolidating all of the articles under the flagship website EPLTalk.com. When appropriate, ... Continue reading → MLS Talk Is Coming to an End After 6 Years of MLS and US Soccer Coverage is a post from MLS News from Major League.
As March closes, the MLS Talk Podcast talks about the matches that closed out this holiday weekend in American soccer. LA enjoys a late equalizer, Dallas continues to lead out west, Sporting Kansas City kicks out of their funk against ... Continue reading → Conclusions (MLS Talk Podcast) is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
"Desperation." "Must have it." "Need to keep our confidence high." "Must win game." These are the adjectives that were thrown at the New York Red Bulls as they started with two draws and two losses this season. But there was ... Continue reading → Henry's Winner Earns Petke's Red Bulls First Win is a post from MLS News from.
What an amazing night down at the Estadio Azteca for the Stars and Stripes. Even though there wasn't a magical goal that brought the entire stadium crumbling down you can definitely say that cracks in the armor on the greatest ... Continue reading → USMNT Battles Through Squabbles For Solid March Results is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
If the Vancouver Whitecaps learned anything about themselves following their 2-1 loss against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium, it's that they'll enjoy more victories away from B.C. Place this season. In 2012, the Whitecaps improved significantly, managing a ... Continue reading → Some Positive Signs For Whitecaps In 2-1 Loss To Houston is a post from MLS News from Major.
We've seen this script many times so far in the United States Mens National Team's attempts to get results on foreign soil in 2014 World Cup Qualifying. -US plays football for a decent portion of the first half, -US holds ... Continue reading → Pragmatism Or Luck In USMNT's 0-0 Draw With Mexico? is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
Spring has arrived, yet the frozen stuff is still having an impact on the American soccer world. This episode of the MLS Talk Podcast takes a look at the United States victory over Costa Rica from Friday night. The match ... Continue reading → Weather Report (MLS Talk Podcast) is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
In a different year, a different city, a different era, a 1-0 United States Men's National Team home victory over Costa Rica may have been a ho-hum, run-of-the-mill result ground out in front of a sellout crowd. But this was ... Continue reading → March 22nd: A Memory That Will Persist is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
2014 World Cup Qualifying USA Vs Costa Rica Friday, March 22nd Guests: Earl Reed, Chris Webb, Robert Hay 9:30 PM EDT 6:30PM PDT Pre Game 30 Minutes Midnight EDT(WED) 9:00PM EDT Post Game 1 Hour Saturday, March 23rd ... Continue reading → Feuerstein's Fire USMNT And Red Bull Shows is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
It became evident Saturday afternoon that even though the Seattle Sounders have championship aspirations, they are not a championship caliber team yet. This will be a team that as the season progresses, on-lookers will see if they can do the ... Continue reading → Sounders Fail to Hold off Portland Timbers in Cascadia Cup is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
It turns out that a weekend of rivalries led to a weekend of draws in Major League Soccer this week. In our weekend review podcast, Robert Hay co-hosts the podcast alongside me as we go through the match-ups. They weren't ... Continue reading → Rivalry (MLS Talk Podcast) is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
Despite some of the more odd pairings for MLS Rivalry Weekend/Day (you can just taste the hatred between the Union and Revs!) the attempt by MLS and its TV partners to drive attention and viewers on a crowded sports weekend ... Continue reading → NBC Highlights Two of MLS's Best Rivalries to Mixed Results is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
If the Philadelphia Union want to return to being in the 2013 Eastern Conference playoff picture, it figures that the partnership of Jack McInerney and Sebastien Le Toux needs to blossom. On Saturday evening in the Delaware Valley, that tandem ... Continue reading → Another Game Winner For McInerney, Union Defeat Revs 1-0 is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.
A nearly full Sporting Park saw the one-time Wizards dominate play against Chicago Fire in Sporting's home opener, but ultimately come away with nothing but a single point in the standings. Sporting started the match brightly, deploying C.J. Sapong on ... Continue reading → Dominant Kansas City Held To Draw By Pesky Chicago is a post from MLS News from Major League Soccer Talk.