COMMERCE CITY, Colo.â€” The Colorado Rapids have decided not to pick up options on midfielders
Claudio Lopez, Ciaran O'Brien and the recently acquired Peter Vagenas. All three are eligible for
the MLS re-entry draft this month, if they choose to participate. Lopez joined the Rapids on April
2 and appeared in 11 games for Colorado.
The club, formerly known as the Kansas City Wizards, launched the Sporting Kansas City era with
more than a thousand supporters in attendance and presented the signature elements of the
organization's new look, including a strategically designed crest, carefully chosen colors and bold
Major League Soccer hopes fans come to its new online fantasy soccer game for kicks and turn into
even bigger lovers of the global sport. MLS and partner Big Lead Sports are increasing marketing
for the newly launched "Pro Soccer Picks", which asks players to select winners or who will score
goals in each day's matchups, in the run-up to the MLS Cup final on November 21.
The Toronto FC of the Major Soccer League has been through some major changes after the end of
this season. With a new head coach scheduled for the 2010 season much has been done to shake things
up. Today they have announced that they will be replacing their assistant coach as well.
John Carver will be replaced by Leo Percovich, who acted as a goal-keeper coach for Chivas
The Montreal Impact felt like they were duped when they withdrew their bid for
a MLS franchise after finding out that the MLS is charging a $40 million expansion fee. The Impact
could have been playing in the MLS by 2011 had they followed through with the deal. However, not
all is lost for the Canadian soccer team.
The Seattle Sounders shut down any hopes for the F.C. Dallas winning the Major League Soccer Cup
this year by eliminating them from the playoffs. Saturday night's game at the Qwest Fields in
Seattle was a saddening loss for Dallas when they let in two goals, ending the game 2-1.
Sigi Schmid waves to the fans, in a 3-0 Seattle Sounders victory over the New Your Red Bulls,
Thursday, March 19, 2009.
If you read this blog often you'll notice that I am of course a soccer fan but that I love the
Montreal Impact and the Bordeaux Girondins. So when I heard the news that
David Beckham was interested in being part owner of the Montreal Impact and
helping them find their way into the MLS I nearly hit the roof.
April 7, 2012 - The new New York Cosmos to Face Old Foe In West Coast Clash The reborn
New York Cosmos FC will play against a familiar name from it's NASL days, the Seattle Sounders.
Seattle reports that all 37,300 tickets have been sold for the marquee Saturday match up on
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"La Super Copa VII" kicks off this weekend16 champions from local amateur leagues set to
begin tournament March 31
Washington, D.C. (March 26, 2012) - D.C. United announced today the seventh edition of La Super
Copa, a single elimination full side 11-v-11 invitational soccer tournament that brings together
different amateur champions from DC's Metropolitan local leagues, will kick off this weekend with
first round games at the RFK Stadium Turf Training Field.
Guardian: LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane set for two-month Aston Villa loan
â€¢ Keane could make Villa debut against Everton â€¢ Petr Cech commits to Chelsea despite
transfer talk Aston Villa are in talks to sign the LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane on a two-month
loan deal, which could be completed in time for their next Premier League game against Everton on
LONDON, England Â Harry Redknapp will try to press home Tottenham's bid to sign David Beckham on
loan this week just as the Football Association was refuting claims that it was lining up the pair
to work together for England after Fabio Capello's tenure at the end of Euro 2012. Redknapp wants
to land the [.
Yesterday, ESPN announced that the sports channel's football coverage would be extended to
include matches from the top-flight domestic competitions in Germany, Portugal, Russia and the
The US broadcaster has also secured the UK and Ireland rights to air the remainder of the Major
Soccer League competition in the US, featuring David Beckham's LA Galaxy.
One of the most fascinating aspects of soccer is its formula for declaring a champion. In no
other sport (mind you I come from an American sports background) can a match that pits the team at
the top of the league versus a middle-of-the-pack team be the game that goes further than any other
in determining that season's champion.
Ottawa, Ontario has announced that they will be added to the United Soccer Leagues First
Division for the 2012 season as the Ottawa Fury. The deal with the USL is however
conditional that they upgrade the proposed Frank Clair Stadium at Lansdowne Park to their
Frank Clair Stadium - Ottawa, Canada
Organizers are also setting their sights high for the proposed team.