Jason Kreis

Major League Soccer

10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 6 of the 2017 season

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Here are the ten things we learned from Week 6 of the 2017 MLS season.

1. Changed Calculus For Orlando

Orlando City was plenty entertaining during their first two years in MLS, but their inability to do two things – play defense and win home games – meant that they were never a legitimate contender.

MLS Ticker: Orlando City closes in on Gil, Jones attracting interest and more

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Orlando City may have lost a few players to injury, but it could be nearing a deal to bolster its midfield.

According to ESPN, Orlando is close to signing midfielder Luis Gil from Queretaro on a loan deal. The Lions will also reportedly send $50,000 in targeted allocation money to Real Salt Lake for Gil's rights and RSL could reportedly receive another $50,000 in TAM if the 23-year-old midfielder is signed permanently.

Major Link Soccer - The Allure of Failure

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Also, NASL season preparation, the future of soccer in China, and the resurgence of Kezar

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So how did Chicago convince Schweinsteiger to sign? They apparently flaunted just how terrible they have been.

Unfortunately for the windy city, it seems highly unlikely that the German will be the solution to all of their problems.

Report: Jason Kreis joins Orlando City as new head coach

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After first being reported on Sunday night by FourFourTwo USA, Orlando City SC appears to have found its next head coach.

Goal USAis reporting that Jason Kreis will become the club's next head coach after recently parting ways with Adrian Heath.

Report: Orlando City in talks with Jason Kreis

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Orlando City's head coaching search has reportedly seen the club turn towardsone of the most recognizable faces on the MLS coaching scene.

FourFourTwo reported on Sunday that Orlando Cityis in advanced discussions with Jason Kreis to become the team'snext head coach.

A rundown of coaches the Dynamo could consider

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The no-vacancy light has been shut off. Let the coaching search in Houston begin.

The Houston Dynamo grabbed plenty of attention on Wednesday night by announcing that they had parted ways with head coach Owen Coyle, whose desire to be closer to his family in England was cited as the primary reason for the split.

Who Is The Next Chicago Fire Coach?

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Does Fire GM Nelson Rodriguez's upcoming coaching decision dwarf the rest on the organization's needs?

New Chicago Fire General Manager Nelson Rodriguez speaks to the press for the first time officially thisSunday. Media speculatesthat a great deal of this conversation revolves around choosing a coach for the 2015 season.

Despite struggles and rumors, Kreis proud of NYCFC's first year

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NEW YORK —Jason Kreis is not one for moral victories. However,despite a season full of challengesand recent rumorsregarding his job status, he has managedto find something to hang his hat on this season.

"I look at (this season)in a positive way," the New York City FC coach said Friday at the club's open training session at Yankee Stadium.

D.C. United vs. New England Revolution MLS live stream: Time, TV schedule, and how to watch online

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Our preview of the biggest game in MLS this weekend.

The top two teams in the Eastern Conference meet tonight, as D.C. United travels north to take on the New England Revolution. Never mind Jason Kreis's return to Utah, or the other Atlantic coast battle between the Red Bulls and Union; this is the premier matchup in MLS this weekend.

Philadelphia Union

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Orlando City SC-THURSDAY

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We take a look at the upcoming Philadelphia-Orlando match. Here is a few things to watch when the teams take the field in central Florida.

Union injury update, Bedoya on USWNT pay dispute, US draws with NZ, more

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Union injured returning to training. Bedoya on the USWNT's pay dispute. Bethlehem's Cory Burke scores first goal for Jamaica. US draws 1-1 with New Zealand. More.

“A sense of urgency”: Union news, USA-New Zealand, more

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Curtin acknowledges team feels "a sense of urgency" ahead of final two games of the season. U-17s wrap up regional Generation adidas Cup qualifiers. US hosts New Zealand tonight. More.

Union’s training facility gets a name, more news

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Union training facility now the Power Training Complex. More morning news.

The Union are tired and miss Nogueira

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The reasons for Philadelphia Union's struggles are pretty straightforward. PSP's Dan Walsh lays out the numbers and explains why.

Union-NE USOC quarterfinal tonight, Pappas fired after guilty plea, Reading and OC advance in PDL playoffs, more

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Union look to reach USOC semis for fourth time in five years. Pappas fired after guilty plea for fraud. Reading and Ocean City advance to PDL Eastern Conference semis. More news.

2016’s 10 most intriguing names in US soccer

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There are notable figures you may hear more about in 2016, but will they provide us with sufficient stacks of intrigue? In other words, are they supplying plot? Are there impending twists in their tale?

We've picked out our 10 most intriguing men and women in US Soccer this year. (We left Jurgen Klinsmann off the list because the national team manager is intriguing by default; nothing new about 2016.

2016’s 10 most intriguing names in US soccer

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There are notable figures you may hear more about in 2016, but will they provide us with sufficient stacks of intrigue? In other words, are they supplying plot? Are there impending twists in their tale?

We've picked out our 10 most intriguing men and women in US Soccer this year. (We left Jurgen Klinsmann off the list because the national team manager is intriguing by default; nothing new about 2016.

The latest Union coach speculation

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Despite Jim Curtin getting the nod from ownership for a return next year, there has been some speculation about alternatives on the coaching staff. PSP's Dan Walsh takes a crack at it.

KYW Philly Soccer Show: New SoB president Ami Rivera

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New SoB president Ami Rivera joins Greg and Eli on the pod.

Union up for Fair Play award, Rivera to replace Hanson as SoB prez, Army tops Navy, more news

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Union up for award. Ami Rivera to be next SoB president. Army tops Navy at PPL Park. More news.

Army-Navy Cup at PPL tonight, NYCFC fire Kreis, more news

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Rescheduled Army-Navy Cup at PPL Park tonight. NYCFC fire head coach Jason Kreis. Police, tax inspectors raid German FA headquarters in tax investigation. More.

Postgame video and quote sheet: Union 1-2 NYCFC

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Mike and Eli's postgame wrap. Jim Curtin's postgame press conference. Interviews with Richie Marquez, Sheanon Williams and Zach Pfeffer. Quote sheet.

MatchPreview: Philadelphia Union Host New York City FC

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The Big Apple's first club is visiting the City of Brotherly Love for the first time. With no past history, the Union will be looking to get the series off on the right foot.

The what: Philadelphia Union vs New York City FC

The where: PPL Park, Chester, PA

The when: Saturday, April 11th at 4pm (6ABC)

The history:

With a disastrous start to the 2015 campaign, the Union will be hoping the opening of a new chapter against one of the expansion duo is enough to kick start the season.

Chicago previews, Union Academy begins GA Cup final play, more

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Union look for first win of 2015. Union Academy begins play in Generation adidas Cup finals on SUnday. City Islanders open season on the road on Saturday. More news.

Pfeffer suspended additional game, depth concerns, Minnesota’s in, another late USMNT collapse

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Pfeffer out for two games after additional suspension for violent conduct. Union's depth concerns. Minnesota United named next expansion franchise. USMNT blows it late again. More.

Philadelphia Union vs. Real Salt Lake: The Whole Story - Match 2

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This week the Philadelphia Union go to Utah on their first road trip of the year to face off against Real Salt Lake. From previews to reviews, this is the whole story

tBG) Jason Kreis was a legend with Real Salt Lake. How has Jeff Cassar done stepping into what must be very difficult shoes to fill, and what's it like seeing Kreis with New York City FC?

Orlando City

Report: Kaka to miss six weeks with hamstring injury

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While Orlando City emerged victorious from Sunday's match against New York City FC, it came at a steep price.

Star DP midfielder Kaka will reportedly miss up to six weeks with a grade 1-2hamstring injury. Kaka was forced off the field early in Sunday's match, just before Cyle Larin put the hosts up in a match they'd eventually win, 1-0.

D.C. United vs. Orlando City: 3 questions with The Mane Land

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Ahead of MLS's "Decision Day," we checked up on United's next opponent

Ahead of D.C. United's visit to Florida to take on Orlando City SC, we found ourselves with some questions about the Lions. What do you do when you have some questions? You go ask somebody! So we checked in with The Mane Land (the OCSC version of what we do here), and the site's managing editor Michael Citro filled us in:

Since Orlando City has been eliminated from the playoffs, what do you want to see Jason Kreis do with this final game of the 2016 season?

Kreis reflects on 'unfair', 'irrational' NYCFC dismissal

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Jason Kreis landed on his feet as the head coach of Orlando City, but the MLS Cup-winning coach remains motivated to prove his former employers wrong following what he views as an unfair dismissal.

After just one season in charge of New York City, Kreis was let gofollowing the 2015 season.

Kreis faces challenges with Orlando City, but has pieces to make it work

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Jason Kreis already finds himself in elite company. One of just 13coachesto have led a team to an MLS Cup, Kreis is already regarded as one of the brightest minds in American soccer for his achievements with Real Salt Lake.

However, after a trying spell with New York City FC, Kreis is set for another challenge: rebuilding an Orlando City team in need of a major change.

New York City FC

Orlando open new football stadium with win but Kaka injured

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Miami (AFP) – Cyle Larin’s header in the 15th minute was enough to let Orlando City SC open their new stadium with a 1-0 victory over New York City FC Sunday on Major League Soccer’s opening weekend.

It wasn’t all good news for Orlando, however, as Larin’s header came minutes after Brazilian veteran Kaka limped off with a left hamstring injury.

Orlando open new football stadium with win but Kaka injured

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Miami (AFP) – Cyle Larin’s header in the 15th minute was enough to let Orlando City SC open their new stadium with a 1-0 victory over New York City FC Sunday on Major League Soccer’s opening weekend.

It wasn’t all good news for Orlando, however, as Larin’s header came minutes after Brazilian veteran Kaka limped off with a left hamstring injury.

Report: Jason Kreis to join USMNT January camp coaching staff

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Out the door as head coach of New York City FC one day, joining the U.S. Men's National Team's coaching staff for January camp the next.

According to ESPN FC, former NYCFC and Real Salt Lake head coach Jason Kreis has joined Jurgen Klinsmann's coaching staff for the upcoming training camp.

Jim Curtin

NYRB away on Saturday, Union bits, more

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Motivation high for both Union and NYRB ahead of Saturday's big game. Penn Fusion's Sydney Sandi with US at U-17 Women's World Cup. More news.

Restrepo in-Lahoud loaned out, pre-draft news, Nowak, more

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Restrepo deal announced, Lahoud loaned to Cosmos. Roster and draft news. Nowak named head coach of Lechia Gdansk after judge upholds arbitrator's decision against him in Union case. More news.

Notes from Curtin’s presser, Nogueira, new trialist, more news

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Notes from Jim Curtin's weekly press conference. Nogueira hopes to return. New tiralist at left back. More news.

NYCFC

SBI Question of the Day: Was NYCFC wrong to fire Kreis?

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After just one season in charge of New York City FC, Jason Kreis finds himself out of a job.

Kreis was dismissed by the club Monday, ending his tenure as the club's first ever head coach after just 34 games in charge. The firing comes in the wake of a season that saw just 10 wins from 34 games, with NYCFC finishing 12 points out of a playoff position.

NYCFC parts ways with Jason Kreis after inaugural season

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After just one season at the helm of expansion franchise New York City FC, Jason Kries is out as head coach.

NYCFC officially parted ways with Kreis on Monday, stating that he did not meet the team's main goal of achieving an MLS Playoffs spot during his first season in charge.

What I'm watching for in Portland Timbers versus New York City FC match

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Who knows what to expect from the Portland Timbers when they face New York City FC in their next match? Hopefully the effort will be different from what we witnessed in their last match versus Orlando City FC - where the Timbers really struggled with focus and executing their attack plan.

The Rest

Opposite View: Three questions with Randal Serr with RSL Soapbox

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This week we've caught up with Randal Serr of RSL Soapbox - SB Nation's Real Salt Lake blog - to talk about the upcoming match in Sandy, Utah between Real Salt Lake and the Philadelphia Union.

tBG) Jason Kreis was a legend with Real Salt Lake. How has Jeff Cassar done stepping into what must be very difficult shoes to fill, and what's it like seeing Kreis with New York City FC?