Bob Bradley

LAFC

Following first two setbacks, LAFC shows ability to rebound in win over Whitecaps

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Setbacks happen in MLS and, sometimes, even the league's best teams slip up. It's the nature of the league.

It's too soon to tell if Los Angeles FC is among the league's best teams and we're not far enough into the season to get a full read on how good the expansion team truly is. However, we did get a good look at how they handled adversity thanks to a bounce-back performance on Friday night.

Bradley pleased with LAFC moves but still preparing to add more talent to squad

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There's still a lot of work to be done for Los Angeles FC. There are still players to sign, moves to make. They are still very much a work in progress.

That progress, though, is moving rapidly, and it took another step on Friday at the MLS Draft.

With the top overall selection, LAFC selected Akron defender Joao Moutinho, fortifying the backline with a player that could feature at either centerback or left back.

'Ecstatic' Moutinho ready for fresh start with LAFC after being selected first overall

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PHILADELPHIA When Joao Moutinho came to the U.S., he was searching for a fresh start, a new beginning and a clean slate. He found it at the University of Akron, rapidly becoming one of the top prospects in the college game.

On Friday, he joined a team beginning anew as he was selected first overall in the MLS Draft.

Our D.C. United protected list for SB Nation’s mock 2017 MLS Expansion Draft

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LAFC is coming to take everyone's players. Here's who we would protect if we were running the Black-and-Red

With LAFC taking the field in 2018, MLS has opted to bring back one of its many time-honored traditions: the Expansion Draft. Well, "honored" might not be right, since most people really dislike the Expansion Draft, and for good reason.

Galaxy, LAFC signal start of battle for Los Angeles with big-name coaching hires

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The two Los Angeles soccer teams were in need of new beginnings.

One was obvious. It's hard to have anything but a new beginning when your team literally doesn't exist yet. Los Angeles FC has to face the uphill climb that weighs down any expansion team, even with all of the promised resources and glamor that are seemingly on the way.

Report: LAFC set to hire Bob Bradley as first coach

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Los Angeles FC is reportedly set to make a major splash with the club's first head coaching hire.

According to Goal USA, Bob Bradley is set to join the expansion club as the team's first head coach. The club is set to begin play in 2018, and they will do so under the leadership of the former U.

Major Link Soccer: Bob Bradley continues talks with LAFC

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It's starting to look likely. Also, lots of 2017 MLS kits to ogle, and can Atlanta United FC stop unwanted chants before they start?

Seattle

Celebrating Brian Schmetzer is always a good idea in our opinion, and Washington State Legends of Soccer seems to agree. February 28 at the Market Arms in Ballard, you can attend "Brian Schmetzer: This is your life.

Major League Soccer

News roundup: Curtin’s presser, Nova beat Syracuse, LA derby crowned El Tráfico

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Plus where to watch Saturday's Union game, Bob Bradley interview, Russia, and more.

MLS Week 1: Open thread

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Check out our Three Big Storylines, National TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View

Author's Note: I am back in 2018 with your weekly MLS gamethread on Sounder at Heart. This is my fifth year writing this particular feature, and we are going to stick with the format that you know and love.

SBI MLS Season Preview: Los Angeles FC

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After what feels like ages of hype, Los Angeles FC is ready to open the book on their MLS existence.

Expansion teams come with unique challenges that established outfits don't usually have to face. They have to assemble an entire team from scratch, come up with a vision of how they want that team to play, and hope all the guys can come in from around the world and adapt to that vision as well as each other.

Some Soccer News for Jan 25, 2018

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It's Day 25 of 2018.


Powerful women making a difference:
Thursday's front page of the Detroit Free Press. pic.twitter.com/FN0X3Bo9fd — Detroit Free Press (@freep) January 25, 2018


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JONATHAN GONZALEZ FALLOUT + BOB BRADLEY GETS INTENSE + US SOCCER TURMOIL

3 recent podcasts featured the biggest topics today in American soccer, US Soccer, MLS, SUM etc:
  • Extra Time Radio with Bob Bradley talking LAFC, and everything US Soccer.

News roundup: 2018 MLS Schedule revealed, National TV schedule, USWNT star Tobin Heath injured

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Philadelphia Union 2018 MLS schedule released. National TV game times also revealed. Atlanta United FC on verge of another massive signing. Tobin Heath undergoes minor ankle surgery.

Bob Bradley 'more determined than ever' to thrive with new challenge at LAFC

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Bob Bradley has never been one to back away from a challenge. Just look at his tenure at Swansea City. He was not afraid to take a risk as the first American to manage in the Premier League.

In his view, the timing of his firing from the Welsh club was unfair, but that hasn't phased the former U.

Union news and previews, MLS transfer news: Brotherly Game Daily Links 7/29/17

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Preview of tonight's game, more MLS transfers and more in today's links.

Philadelphia Union News

Match preview: New England Revolution vs. Philadelphia Union
The Union look to inch ever closer to the red line, facing off against a Revolution team trying to do the same.

Major Link Soccer: LA Galaxy sign Jonathan dos Santos

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The Mexican midfielder will be LA's 3rd DP. LAFC bring in Bob Bradley. Jordan Morris should go to the World Cup.

Seattle

We already know it in our (Sounder at) hearts, but MLSSoccer.com's Andrew Wiebe agrees: Jordan Morris has proven he should make the roster for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

MLS transfer rumors, Galaxy hire Schmid, LAFC hires Bob Bradley: Brotherly Game Daily Links 7/28/17

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Blake injury news, two new coaches in LA, and new from across the Atlantic.

Philadelphia Union News

Even on a record-setting night, Sapong's goal was the least of his Union contributions
On a night when C.J. Sapong hit double-digit goals for the first time in his seven-year MLS career, it was probably his contribution in other areas that propelled the Union to a 3-0 home win against Columbus.

With dueling coaching hires, the battle between LAFC and LA Galaxy is on

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The news dropped like dueling sledgehammers on Wednesday morning: First, the LA Galaxy announced that they had fired manager Curt Onalfo and replaced him with Sigi Schmid.

Then, not two hours later, the Galaxy’s new cross-town rivals answered. LAFC announced that it had landed former U.

Bob Bradley to coach MLS newcomers LAFC

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Bob Bradley will return to the Major League Soccer as the first coach of the expansion Los Angeles FC, which is set to debut in the North American league in 2018.

The 59-year-old Bradley hasn’t coached in MLS since leaving Chivas USA to become head coach of the United States in 2006, a job he held until the summer of 2011.

Bob Bradley to coach MLS newcomers LAFC

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Bob Bradley will return to the Major League Soccer as the first coach of the expansion Los Angeles FC, which is set to debut in the North American league in 2018.

The 59-year-old Bradley hasn’t coached in MLS since leaving Chivas USA to become head coach of the United States in 2006, a job he held until the summer of 2011.

Major Link Soccer - NYCFC’s Third DP

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Also: Gyasi Zardes gets surgery, Bob Bradley speaks out, and a lot of players with unethical hair.

Seattle

There is no doubt that Fredy's move to Vancouver is a pretty big deal in a significant rivalry, but he is not the first major MLS player to defect to a perceived enemy.

While it's not entirely clear what brought on the emotion, Brad Evan made it clear on twitter that he isn't interested in going anywhere.

English Premier League

Giggs rules himself out of running for Swansea job

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London (AFP) – Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant manager’s job at Premier League strugglers Swansea following the dismissal of Paul Clement.

With the Swans looking for a third boss in less than 12 months, Giggs had been talked about in relation with the role along with Ronald Koeman, Tony Pulis and Louis van Gaal.

Giggs rules himself out of running for Swansea job

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London (AFP) – Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant manager’s job at Premier League strugglers Swansea following the dismissal of Paul Clement.

With the Swans looking for a third boss in less than 12 months, Giggs had been talked about in relation with the role along with Ronald Koeman, Tony Pulis and Louis van Gaal.

Bradley not dwelling on Swansea City departure as he looks ahead to new chance

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Bob Bradley isn't dwelling on the past. His tenure at Swansea City has been over for several weeksand, in the days and weeks that have come since his dismissal, Bradley has come to accept what happened during his Premier League stint.

Now, though, the task is learning from it, something Bradley is hoping to do as he prepares for whatever his next challenge may be.

Bob Bradley sacked but Swansea City’s problems go deeper

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That didn't go well, did it? After all the controversy that greeted his appointment (though an experienced former international manager joining the Premier League really didn't need to...

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Report: Swansea City launches review as pressure on Bradley heats up

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Bob Bradley is reportedly on the hot seat at Swansea City already.

According to the Telegraph, the club will conduct a review of themost recent results as it searches for a solution to climb out of the relegation zone in the Premier League. Bradley's team selections have reportedly come under scrutiny, as the manager has frequently changed lineups through his first matches in charge.

Bruce Arena

USMNT Notes: Christian Pulisic prepared for physical Panama, Bob Bradley joins camp and more

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Christian Pulisic is learning the harsh realities of CONCACAF. Matches within the region certainly don't live up to the technique on display in the Champions League atmospheres he's grown accustomed to, but CONCACAF matches present an entirely different challenge altogether, especially for budding superstars.

Major Link Soccer: Bruce Talks Soccer

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Bruce Arena shared his opinion, Sounders won't sign a DP anytime soon, and Goals of the Week.

Seattle

Don't expect any huge moves from the Seattle Sounders this winter. With Nelson Valdez now back in his native Paraguay, the MLS Cup champions have one Designated Player spot available and won't use it just yet.

Americans Abroad

Rubio Rubin signs with Norwegian club Stabaek

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Another young American is on the move in Europe, this time en route to Norway.

After departing Silkeborg IF of the Danish Superliga, 21-year-old forward Rubio Rubin has signed with Stabaek, the team announced Friday. Rubin joins De Blaa, formerly managed by Bob Bradley, during the club's fourth campaign since being promoted back into the top flight after the 2013 season.

Bob Bradley 'angry' with Swansea City owners

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Bob Bradley's tenure with Swansea City lasted just 85 days, but it appears that his emotions remain several months after his dismissal.

The American coach says he is "angry"with the Swansea owners Jason Levien and Steve Kaplanfor what he perceives as an admission that his hiring was a mistake.

Philadelphia Union

Playoffs? The road ahead for the Union

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The Union's remaining schedule doesn't look good. PSP's Dan Walsh breaks it down game-by-game to lay out what their playoff chances really look like. Also, some chatter about some young Union players who need to get some minutes.

The missed opportunity in hosting Swansea City

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Summer friendlies are great money makers, but could the Union have made more money with a different opponent?

Curtin’s press conference: homegrowns and swan songs

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PSP recaps Jim Curtin's weekly press conference. The coach touched on two Union players' selection in the MLS Homegrown game, the friendly with Swansea City, and the club's overall first half of the season.

Bayern thrashes Arsenal, Vancouver signs Fredy Montero: Brotherly Game Daily Links 2/16/17

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If you're ready for some links, gimmie a HELL YEAH!

Philadelphia Union News

Union scrimmage Orlando City SC as second Clearwater camp opens
The Union arrived in Clearwater, Florida to open their second Sunshine State preseason camp yesterday, February 14. Following an evening training session, the team got back on the field Wednesday afternoon in a closed-door scrimmage against Orlando City SC.

It’s Always Soccer in Philadelphia: Bob Bradley, Union rumors, and Kevin’s dog

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Baxter the dog joins Kevin and Dave as they discuss the Union's 2017 outlook, the lack of news coming out of Chester, and Bob Bradley's firing.

Union bits, more news

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Newsy news links and such like.

Union bits, league news, Bradley fired, more news

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Union bits and bobs. Latest MLS signings. Bob Bradley out at Swansea. More news.

Union bits and bobs, US Soccer postpones Division 2 decision, more

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Got news if you want it.

The Rest

Mike Sorber joins LAFC

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The Union assistant is reuniting with his old boss.

Confirming earlier reports, the Union have announced that assistant coach Mike Sorber has joined Los Angeles FC. Sorber will take up the same role under LAFC Head Coach Bob Bradley.

Sorber joined the Union as an assistant prior to the 2014 season, when John Hackworth was still in charge.

Some Soccer News for Aug 8, 2017

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It's Day 220 of 2017.


I received this email from my father on Sunday. He was referring to the Minnesota United game on Saturday night against Seattle. I have left the email unedited:

Subject: Last nights Game
From John McGuire
Time: 5:02 PM
Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017
To: Bruce

Ha Bruce;
Have your Coaches just look at the last two Games.

Klinsmann’s goalkeeper son named to US under-20 team

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Chicago (AFP) – Jonathan Klinsmann, the son of fired US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, has been called into the American squad for the North American regional under-20 championship tournament.

The younger Klinsmann, a goalkeeper for the University of California, was among five college players in the lineup, which also included defender Marlon Fossey and midfielder Luca de la Torre from English Championship side Fulham.