Don Garber

Major League Soccer

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.

CBA deal reached, Union news ahead of Saturday’s opener, more

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Early quotes and reaction to new CBA deal. Union news. Amobi on the Union. Lloyd brace powers USWNT to Algarve Cup opener win. More.

The MLS sense of style

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While waiting on a labor deal to start the season on time, MLS teams went ahead with their shirt announcements. Read More

Great Soccer Minds: My Q&A with John Ellinger

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Welcome to part two of a two-part series interview with John Ellinger. Ellinger is most-known for coaching the U.S. Under-17 National Team from 1997-2005, which included the memorable run made by the 1999 squad at the World Championships. The team included the likes of Landon Donovan, DaMarcus Beasley and Kyle.

Why MLS can be a globalized success story like the EPL; By Simon Evans

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This week's news that the Premier League has sold its three-year domestic television package for a record-shattering $7.7 billion dollars highlighted once again the dominant position the EPL has gained in the global game, which makes Major League Soccer's most recent record deal look like spare change.

Philadelphia Union

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.

Reaction to Union’s season opening draw, league results, CBA update, USNTs news, more

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Disappointment is the refrain from the Union locker room after Saturday's draw. Results from around the league. CBA update. More.

Union issue statement on CBA deal

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Quotes on the new CBA from Nick Sakiewicz, Jim Curtin, and Brian Carroll.

Union top NYRB for IMG title, CBA news, preseason results wrap, much more

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Union top Red Bulls. Lots of CBA info. Preseason results from across the league. Much more.

Union back in Philly, HCI owner on possible move, mediator brought in for CBA talks, more

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Union return from Clearwater. More on possible Harrisburg City Islanders relocation. Federal mediator brought in for CBA talks. FIFA extends US broadcast rights for World Cup. More.

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 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

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

Soccer News: The new MLS CBA

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MLS and the MLS Players Union announcing a new CBA is the big story for Thursday's soccer news update. 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.