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Sporting Clinch Playoff Spot

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Sporting Kansas City punched their ticket to the MLS Cup playoffs with a convincing 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes at Children's Mercy Park. With the way other results went today that slide them into the fifth seed and will now see them travel to Seattle on Thursday for a match up with the Seattle Sounders.

MLS Cup champs Portland miss playoffs

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New York (AFP) Reigning MLS Cup champions the Portland Timbers missed out on a playoff berth as the regular season concluded Sunday with a welter of matches that included a big win for New York City FC.

Portland needed a win against the Vancouver Whitecaps to reach the post-season, but fell 4-1 to their Cascadia Cup rivals at BC Place.

Match Day 34: All Down to This

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Sporting Kansas City's season has all come down to this, one game at Children's Mercy Park against the San Jose Earthquakes, a win and their in the playoffs, a draw or a loss and the club puts themselves in the position where they need help to qualify. All the games tomorrow will take place at the same time as MLS completely embraces the final day drama with Decision Day.

Sounders will preseason in Tucson, again

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Even as the 2016 season marches on, Seattle Sounders FC are making plans to begin their 2017 campaign. They will once again head down to Tucson for a portion of their 2017 preseason to take part in the Desert Friendlies as one of seven MLS clubs participating, along with Portland Timbers, Sporting Kansas City, San Jose Earthquakes, New England Revolution, Real Salt Lake, and a final team to be announced later.

Sounders vs. Dallas - Aftermatch Aftermath: The Geiger Effect

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If MLS referees were in charge of other aspects of your daily life, you'd probably be dead.

On Sunday, the Seattle Sounders traveled to Texas to play the FC Dallas of Frisco, and in doing so they lost in agonizing fashion. It was a loss where the Sounders were once winning. It was a loss where questionable refereeing dominated the post-game headlines.

MLS Week 32: A Midweek Look Ahead

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The international break is just ending, but MLS returns to action on Wednesday night to kickstart a midweek slate of three games.

All three matches have major playoff implications, starting with Wednesday's clash that pits the Seattle Sounders against the Houston Dynamo.

Some Soccer News for Oct 11, 2016

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It's Day 285 of 2016.

It took Belgium 8.1 seconds from kickoff to score against Gibraltar in UEFA World Cup qualifying. Christian Benteke got the goal. Belgium won 0-6.

USA Mens National Team friendly:
-Tue Oct 11
USA v New Zealand - RFK Stadium, Washington DC - 7:00pm CT on on ESPN + UniMas

Here is the Roster for the Cuba game:
  • G: David Bingham - San Jose Earthquakes, Bill Hamid - DC United, William Yarbrough - Leon
  • D: Kellyn Acosta - Dallas, Matt Besler - Sporting Kansas City, Steve Birnbaum - DC United, Omar Gonzalez - Pachuca, Michael Orozco - Tijuana, Tim Parker - Vancouver Whitecaps, DeAndre Yedlin - Newcastle
  • M: Paul Arriola - Tijuana, Michael Bradley - Toronto, Lynden Gooch - Sunderland, Perry Kitchen - Heart Of Midlothian, Sacha Kljestan - New York Red Bulls, Danny Williams - Reading
  • F: Juan Agudelo - New England Revolution, Jozy Altidore - Toronto, Terrence Boyd - RB Leipzig, Julian Green - Bayern Munich, Jordan Morris - Seattle Sounders


A preview of tonight's game.

Seven in, nine out

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We have some changes to the USMNT squad ahead of Tuesday's friendly with New Zealand. The most notable addition? How does Terrence Boyd grab ya?The end result roster? Here ya go...G - David Bingham (San Jose Earthquakes), Bill Hamid (D.C. United), William Yarbrough (León)D - Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Matt Besler (Sporting KC), Steve Birnbaum (D.

MLS Week 31: A Look Ahead

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With only three weeks left in the MLS regular season, the pressure is cranking up for a few teams on either side of the red line.

One of several marquee matcheson Saturday features FC Dallas hosting the LA Galaxy. These teams are separated by five points, but the Colorado Rapids have games in hand on both sides, adding more incentive to already heated matchup.

Sporting End Their Jinx in San Jose

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For the first time in 16 years, Sporting Kansas City is returning to Kansas City from San Jose with all three points after a 2-1 win at Avaya Stadium last night. Not since 2000 when a lineup mixed with starters and back ups went to San Jose and won 3-0 has Kansas City been able to get a win on the road in San Jose.

Sporting KC steals three points in away win over Earthquakes

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A long-awaited win on the road boosted Sporting KC in the playoff hunt Saturday night in San Jose.

A late corner kick goal from Kevin Ellis proved to bethe winner in the 2-1 win for Sporting KC. A dragged-out, physical match eventually paid off for a Sporting KC team that created few clear-cut chances.

MLS Look Ahead: Week 30

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With only five weeks left in the MLS regular season, the race to the playoffs is heating up.

A battle between first and second place in the Eastern Conference highlights the action this weekend, with Toronto FC hosting the New York Red Bulls on Sunday.

MLS Look Ahead: Week 29

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There is a full slate of games this weekend in MLS following the international break,and an American soccer legendcould return to the pitch on Sunday.

Landon Donovan is back with the LA Galaxy after announcing that he is coming out of retirement to finish the 2016 season in light of the injury problems at the club.

The Path to the Playoffs: Six Games to Go

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The Portland Timbers did not do themselves any favors in Saturday's 3-1 loss to FC Dallas, failing to bring home a road point for the 14th time this season and losing control of their playoff destiny. Of course, a road loss to the best team in the league comes as no surprise, and looking at the remainder of the Timbers' schedule, reaching the playoffs still looks like a very attainable goal.

MLS Week 25: A Look Ahead

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Rivalries dominate Week 25 in MLS,and there a few salivating matchupson tap this weekend.

The most notable is the Cascadia Cup as the resurgent Seattle Sounders face the Portland Timbers at Providence Park. Both sides met last week withthe Sounders cruised to a 3-1 win.

MLS Ticker: Ceren, Dynamo, Red Bulls and more

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With the primary MLS transfer deadline closing on Wednesday night, teams were scrambling to make several deals in the final hours.

Orlando City has sent midfielder Darwin Ceren to the San Jose Earthquakes in exchange for Matias Perez Garcia and an international roster spot.

Major League Soccer

MLS Week 34: A Look Ahead

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Decision Day in Major League Soccer is finally here, and it promises to be even more exciting than last year.

TheWestern Conference will be especially hectic as four teams vie for three playoff spots. The Seattle Sounders will try to solidify a berth and a home playoff game againstReal Salt Lake, whichis one point above the Sounders entering Sunday's clash.

Major Link Soccer: Canadian league forming

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The prospective league would play at one tier below MLS, keeping the current slate of Canadian MLS teams in place.


With LAFC's impending expansion, it may seem that California is filling up it's MLS quota with three teams, but in actuality, there is more than enough room for future teams in the golden state.

Draw in Chicago, win for the Rapids

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The Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew drew at Toyota Park and the Colorado Rapids beat San Jose at home in MLS action.

Rapids top Earthquakes to jump into Supporters' Shield lead

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The Colorado Rapids are leading the Supporters' Shield race. If anyone had mentioned this in March, theywould have been laughed at.

However, that is the reality as Kevin Doyle marked his return with two goals to lead the Rapids past the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Thursday night.

MLS Ticker: Updated salaries, D.C. United stadium, Rowe, and more

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MLS player salaries have been updated, while D.C. Unitedreceived mixed news regarding its new stadium.

The MLS Players Union has updated its salary list, which now includes Nicolas Lodeiro's infomation. (READ)

The District of Columbia will hand over the Buzzard Point land to D.

MLS Week 31: A Midweek Look Ahead

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Week 31 in Major League Soccer begins early as eight teams are in action on Wednesday.

The match with the most playoff implications is at RFK Stadium where D.C. United hosts the Columbus Crew. If Columbus beats D.C., then the Crew would be two points adrift of the final postseason berth in the Eastern Conference.

Sounders likely won’t set new attendance record in 2016

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Poor results on the field lead to reduced demand at the gate.

When the Sounders take the field Saturday afternoon against Cascadia Cup rivals Vancouver Whitecaps, they'll do so in front of a now-expected 50,000+ bodied crowd. But now in a three-year period of growth stagnation, the era of the Sounders sitting all alone at the top of Major League Soccer's attendance charts may be coming to an end.

Earthquakes part ways with GM John Doyle

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The San Earthquakes have made a significant change within their front office.

The club announced on Monday that it has parted ways with general manager John Doyle, with technical director Chris Leitch taking over the role on an interim basis.

Chris Wondolowski

USA 2, Cuba 0 - Green, Wondo Shine In Second Half

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An ugly game but a fine way to introduce the youth to the future and what CONCACAF qualifying is all about.

For forty-five minutes the United States looked as disjointed as the field they were playing on.

But in the second half, thanks to substitute Chris Wondolowski and a tenacious all-around effort from Julian Green, the USMNT defeated Cuba 2-0 in a historical friendly from Havana.

Wondolowski, Green lead USMNT to ugly win over Cuba

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It certainly wasn't the U.S. Men's National Team's best performance. Uglyfield conditionsled to an even uglier first half before a pair of the more debated call-ups sealed a win.

Chris Wondolowski and Julian Green each scored a second half goal to push the USMNT to a 2-0 win over Cuba at theEstadio Pedro Marrero.

Chris Wondolowski taps it to get San Jose early lead

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After a horrid attempted clearance by Tyrone Mears the ball falls into space where Jordan Stewart could cut it back into the area. Chris Wondolowski finished the simple shot from the center and top of the six.

San Jose Earthquakes have dominated possession early in the match. Seattle is not creating going forward, and their defense is defined by Stefan Frei's dominance defending set-pieces.

Seattle Sounders

Blas Pérez suspended one match, fined for kicking Herculez Gomez

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Notorious for his dark arts on the pitch, Pérez will miss the Whitecaps' next match against San Jose

The MLS Disciplinary Committee announced on Wednesday that Vancouver Whitecaps striker Blas Pérez has been suspended for one match and issued an undisclosed fine for violent conduct against Seattle Sounders forward Herculez Gomez in the 78th minute of their match on Sunday.

Seattle Sounders vs. San Jose Earthquakes: Community player ratings form

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It was looking like a night of hard work and nothing to show for it in San Jose for Seattle after they went down a sloppy goal in the first half, but Nicolas Lodeiro saved the day (and a point) again in the end for the Sounders, and the path to the playoffs is still there.

How did the individual players fare in this California trip?

Seattle Sounders vs. San Jose Earthquakes: Highlights, stats and quotes

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"San Jose is playing for their lives as well, so you have to give them some credit. Dom is a good coach ... It's just can we play a little better soccer at times. Yes they can, and that's what we're going to work on." -Brian Schmetzer

After being thoroughly outplayed to start the match at Avaya Stadium, the Sounders managed to push hard in the second half for another late goal by Nicolas Lodeiro to produce one more road point.

Seattle Sounders at San Jose Earthquakes: News, updates, highlights, analysis

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With Clint Dempsey still out due to an irregular heartbeat Brian Schmetzer will need to find a way to create offense against San Jose (7-8-11 -3, 7th in West). The Seattle Sounders (9-13-4 -4, 8th in West) can leapfrog the 'Quakes with a win or a draw. Both of those results would also earn them the Heritage Cup.

Is no news bad news for Clint Dempsey’s availability?

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There's still nothing like a timetable being given for Dempsey's return from irregular heartbeat.

It has now been nearly two weeks since the Seattle Sounders first revealed that Clint Dempsey was undergoing tests for an irregular heartbeat, and his status remains as unclear as ever.

There had been at least some hope that Dempsey might be back in time for the Sounders' game against the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.

The Rest

Steve Birnbaum on USMNT roster for October friendlies

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Birdbomb among 23 players called in to face Cuba and New Zealand

Earlier today U.S. Soccer announced the list of 23 players that will comprised the United States team for friendlies in the upcoming international break. The U.S. plays Cuba in Havana Friday afternoon at 4pm Eastern before coming to RFK to host New Zealand on Tuesday, October 11.

Earthquakes halt winless streak with win over RSL

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The San Jose Earthquakes kept their playoff hopes alive on Saturday while also forcing Real Salt Lake to wait for their chance to clinch.

A 72nd goal from Fatai Alashe proved the difference on Saturday night as the Earthquakes topped RSL, 2-1, at Avaya Stadium.

Impact pick up much-needed win over Earthquakes

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The Montreal Impact entered Wednesday's match in a major funk, but a pair of first half goals proved just enough to put an end to the team's cold streak while keeping their postseason push alive.

Ignacio Piatti and Dominic Oduro scored 10 minutes apart to get the Impactgoing, leading the way ina 3-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes.

Sounders at San Jose Earthquakes: Roman Torres starts while Cristian Roldan enters the attack

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Tyrone Mears gets the nod at right back as Brad Evans is out injured.

The good news is that Roman Torres is getting his first Sounders start since his injury, against the San Jose Earthquakes. As Brad Evans is out injured Osvaldo Alonso takes the captain's armband and Tyrone Mears remains the starting right back.

Trapp, Bingham leave with injuries as Crew surge past Quakes

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A U.S. Men's National Team wingershined, but injuries to two members of the USMNT pool headlined Saturday's clash between the Columbus Crew and San Jose Earthquakes.

Ethan Finlay continued his recent hot streak while Justin Meram added a second from the spot, leading the Columbus Crew to a 2-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday.

Revolution and Earthquakes play to scoreless draw

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Neither the New England Revolution or San Jose Earthquakes could find the back of the net on Wednesday night at Avaya Stadium as the two sides closed out the MLS midweek action with a 0-0 draw.

The pair of teams fighting for playoff positions in their respective conferences could only manage a combined four shots on targetin the only scoreless match in league playon Wednesday.

Earthquakes pick up road win against Whitecaps

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The San Jose Earthquakes failed to win each of their first 12 road matches, but Quincy Amarikwa and Simon Dawkins ensured Friday night would be a successful one for a team still in the thick of a playoff race.

Amarikwa and Dawkins each contributed goals on the night, leading the Quakes to a 2-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps at BC Place.

NYCFC earns draw from visit to Earthquakes

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New York City FC and the San Jose Earthquakes combined to create plenty of chances on Friday night, but neither could slip a shot past the opposing goalkeeper and earn all three points.

Josh Sanders and David Bingham combined for seven saves on the night, as NYCFC earned an away point against the Earthquakes from Friday's scoreless draw at Avaya Stadium.