Don Garber

Major League Soccer

Sounders considered building own stadium, MLS commissioner confirms

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You may remember about this time last year, there was some speculation that Adrian Hanauer was giving up his role as general manager in part to focus his energies on getting the Seattle Sounders their own stadium. We used that an excuse to do a rather exhaustive series looking at places the Sounders might actually consider moving.

Commissioner Garber and the MLS version of transparency

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In front of a live audience, MLS commissioner Don Garber gave his assessment of a league still playing by its own rules. Read More

Does Klinsman Have Anything to Do With the #USMNT Loss to Mexico?

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Fabian Johnson challenged by Oribe Peralta during USMNT vs Mexico match Saturday(via

After the U.S. did not make the Gold Cup final earlier this year, it's clear that Jurgen Klinsman had been given a longer leash than previous National Team coaches like Bob Bradley and Bruce Arena.

Does MLS understand soccer fans?

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MLS isn't shy about its success, but it's how the league handles its problems that shows how they treat their customers. Read More

Can MLS really compete with Europe?

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MLS commissioner Don Garber is talking about a bright future for MLS, but paying attention to his choice of words is important. Read More

The potential pros and persisting cons to Don Garber’s MLS-EPL summer tournament idea

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Four teams two from the Premier League, two from Major League Soccer meeting in a mid-summer, trans-Atlantic, trans-federation battle. And we're not just talking about random teams that volunteer for the task. No, we're talking about a partnership between MLS and the EPL, one that would see each circuit's league and cup winners descend on New York each summer, creating a fan, television and marketing bonanza.

The MLS All-Star Game isn’t about an MLS All-Star team

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MLS has its own definition for All-Star, and it's one enough fans share when choosing the players representing the league. Read More

Major League Soccer releases fans' Starting XI, Commissioner's picks

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With Major League Soccer's fans voting and Commissioner Don Garber adding two more picks, it's up to Colorado Rapids manager Pablo Mastroeni to make sure players that had a good first half of the season actually get rewarded.

During the half of the United States vs. Panama Gold Cup match, the Major League Soccer Fans' Starting XI was released.

MLS still targeting USMNT players in Europe? There are hardly any left; By Simon Evans

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MLS Commissioner Don Garber re-opened his dispute with Jurgen Klinsmann last week when he said that the league would continue to pursue U.S. national team players regardless of what the national team coach thought of that approach.

While the comments sparked another round of debate about the relationship between Garber and Klinsmann, the reality is that this is mostly hot air because when it comes down to it, there aren't really many Americans left in Europe to tempt back.

Don Garber eyes MLS expansion beyond 24 teams

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MLS Commissioner Don Garber said the league is looking at expanding beyond 24 teams. That gets the mind thinking about things like dilution of talent, the future of NASL and of course promotion/relegation.

Don Garber dropped a mini-bomb on soccer in the United States Monday when he suggested the possibility of Major League Soccer expanding beyond the previously identified target of 24 teams.

MLS releases statement on Minnesota expansion

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MLS Commissioner Don Garber has issued a statement regarding expansion to Minnesota today:

"Expansion continues to be a priority for Major League Soccer. We have all witnessed the resounding success that Orlando City SC and New York City FC have experienced as their expansion clubs debuted to record crowds at the start of the 2015 season.

Influx of foreign players into Major League Soccer

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With the start of the 2015 Major League Soccer (MLS) season and the newly signed Collective Bargaining Agreement, there are many notablethings going onfor soccer in the United States. Specifically, it is important to note the increasingpresence of foreign soccer stars playing in theMLS. Now more than ever before, foreign players are scattered throughout the league, from Kaka's debut withOrlando City FC and David Villa's arrivalwith New York City FC, to the futureintroductionsof Frank Lampard with New York City FCand Steven Gerrard withLos Angeles Galaxy.

MLS Expansion: Examining the hopefuls

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One thing I get the pleasure of having on what feels like a fairly regular basis these days is talks about MLS expansion. I know I write a ton about it on this space but it is always nice talking to people who don't normally cover the league about it. It has been a while since I have gone through some of the hopefuls in the expansion game to weigh their chances and to discuss what is going on with them as well.

Philadelphia Union

Stewart wraps tenure at AZ, Steel tryout, Academy results, East and Haverford state champs, more

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Earnie Stewart finish last day at AZ ahead of joining Union. Burke on BSFC tryouts. Strong weekend for Union Academy. CB East and Haverford School PA champions. Crew and Timbers win. More

Edu out for final games of season after sports hernia surgery, notes from Curtin’s presser, more

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Edu undergoes successful surgery to repair sports hernia. Notes from Curtin's weekly presser. Fernando wants to stay. National Soccer Hall of Fame in Frisco details. More.

Barnetta with ToW honors, Union Academy USYT callups, 2016 USOC local qualifiers dates, more

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Got news if you want some.

“A step late every time”: Recaps and reaction to Crew loss, league results, more

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Union drop an opportunity. Again. League results. Copa Centenario update. More FIFA corruption news.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Garber says no pro/rel, more news

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Notes from Curtin's presser. Garber says no pro/rel in MLS anytime soon, believes league on track to join the world's best.

Cast your vote, US schooled by Brazil, more news

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Cast your vote for the name of the Union's USL team. US destroyed by Brazil in last warmup game before playoff against Mexico. More news.

A must win vs. NYRB, Barnetta unveiled today, more news

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Union host Red Bulls in a must win game on Saturday. Tranquillo Barnetta to be unveiled today, says his contract is through end of 2016. More news.

Barnetta! Nogs out at least 3-4 weeks, McCarthy named USOC Player of the Round, more

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Union land Tranquillo Barnetta. Nogueira out at least 3-4 weeks. John McCarthy named US Open Cup Player of the Round. All-Stars win. More news.

US face China, Union face Impact, more news

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US face China in Women's World Cup quarterfinals tonight. Union host Impact on Saturday. Union Academy in playoff action. More news.

“Outplayed”: Reaction to Union’s thumping in LA, US faces Colombia in WWC, Dempsey, more

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Humiliation in LA. US prepares to face smack-talking Colombia tonight. Dempsey gets 3-game ban for "Referee Abuse." more news.

Readying for Red Bulls, Sapong cleared to play, Union to face Hburg or Rochester in US Open Cup 4th round

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Union face Red Bulls on Sunday. The importance of Maidana and Nogueira. Sapong cleared to return to play. Union for face winner of Harrisburg-Rochester in fourth round of US Open Cup. More news.

Union bits, transfer rumor, Reading hosts Harrisburg in USOC 2nd rounder, more

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Union news. Reading hosts Harrisburg tonight in US Open Cup second round. Expansion news. More.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Mbolhi speaks, no Pfeffer on US U-20 WC roster, Reading advances to USOC 2nd round

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Lots of news. Lots of it.

“Unacceptable”: recaps and reaction to loss in Columbus, Garber says more expansion coming, more news

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Recaps and reaction from the Union's humiliating loss in Columbus. LEague results wrap. Garber on expansion, promotion/relegation, and more.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Fernando on adjusting to MLS, big Impact road goal in CCL, terrible new USWNT’s first kit, more

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Notes from Curtin's presser. Chaco on his goal, Fernando on adjusting to MLS. Montreal draws at Azteca in CCL final first leg. New USWNT first kit released and it sucks. More.

Meet the team event, 90th Minute returns, more fallout from Dallas loss, Minneapolis expansion announcement, more

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The postponed Meet the Team event takes place tonight, preceded by the return of the 90th Minute Radio Show. More fallout to Saturday's loss. League expected to announce Minneapolis expansion on Wednesday. More.

More reaction to that call, Chaco named to SI TOW, league could expand beyond 24 teams, more

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Union news. League confirms advanced talks with Minnesota United for next MLS franchise. Garber says league considering expanding beyond 24 teams. More news.

Ready for RSL, Philly Gold Cup, more news

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Union's first road game of 2015 on Saturday. Reaction to Philly Gold Cup final announcement. Much more.

Union bits, Langley to Ireland, MLS bits, big NT games today, more

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Curtin presser today. RSL notes. Morgan Langley signs with Irish club. MLS bits. USWNT and US U-17 MNT in big games today. More news.


Linc to host Copa Centenario games, Maidana nominated, Conference finals begin, more

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Philly announced as one of ten Copa America Centenario host cities. Maidana nominated for Latino Player of the Year. MLS conference finals begin on Sunday. More news.

Paris, West Chester United wins USOC qualifier, report says Linc a Copa Centenario venue, more

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Explosions outside France-Germany friendly signal start of Paris attacks. West Chester United advances to final round of US Open Cup qualifiers. Report says The Linc will be a Copa Centenario host. More.

Soccer News: Garber at the All-Star Game

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Tuesday's soccer news has MLS commissioner Don Garber holding a media session and UEFA president Michel Platini considering FIFA. Read More

Houston Dynamo

Is soon soon enough for Houston Dynamo fans?

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MLS Commissioner Don Garber says AEG will 'soon' be selling one team but is soon soon enough for Dynamo fans?

What is soon? According to Don Garber AEG will soon be an ownership group who only owns one team.

Speaking at Blazer Con which was held this past weekend, Johnathan Tannenwald tweeted out a quote from Garber that "We'll announce soon the sale.

Houston Dynamo will soon have different owner than LA Galaxy

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AEG will soon be a one team ownership entity which means either the L.A. Galaxy or Houston Dynamo will be sold.

Speaking today at BlazerCon, MLS Comissioner Don Garber said "We'll announce soon the sale." about AEG going from a two team ownership entity to one. The quote initially came out via a tweet from Jonathan Tannenwald who speculated that it would be the Houston Dynamo that AEG would be selling.

Soccer News Update

Soccer News: MLS All-Star Wednesday

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The MLS All-Star Game is finally here in Wednesday's soccer news update with players joining in the discussion over its format. Read More

Soccer News: Garber vs Klinsmann all over again

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MLS commissioner Don Garber used a meeting with sports editors to repeat his issues with USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann in Monday's soccer news. Read More

The Rest

Las diez mejores ligas de la CONCACAF

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Estamos listando las 10 mejores liga de futbol del Centro y Norte America.

Cual liga de fútbol es la mejor del mundo? Esta es una pregunta que los aficionados se hacen a menudo, desafortunadamente, el mundo del futbol es corto en respuestas definitivas.

El Comisionador de la MLS, Don Garber, quiere que su liga, este entre las mejores ligas del mundo antes del ano 2022.