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American Exports: Club Tijuana brings in new head coach to help resurrect Apertura season

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:05pm

GUADALAJARA, Mexico – Club Tijuana’s American legion will have a new coach after the international break, with Xolos naming Mexican Daniel “Travieso” Guzmán as the replacement for Venezuelan César Farías, who left by mutual consent on Saturday.

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MLS Fantasy Advice: Landon Donovan leads the way in Round 26

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:23pm
Transfer Deadline: Wednesday, 7 pm ET

Over the last three weeks, the high score in MLS Fantasy has gone from 90 to 117 to 165 points; a new record-high this season. The previous top score was 144 points back in Round 12.

All in all, 22 players cracked double digits in Round 24 and LA Galaxy led all teams with seven selections.

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As Landon Donovan heats up, MLS career assist record in striking distance

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 3:30pm

CARSON, Calif. -- Landon Donovan is closing in on Steve Ralston's assist record as he enters the final two months of his Major League Soccer career, and if he can keep up his current pace, the mark will be his by the end of October.

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Current and former MLSers called in as Central American Cup gears up

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:51pm

Seattle Sounders winger Marco Pappa, LA Galaxy goalkeeper Jaime Penedo and FC Dallas striker Blas Perez highlight the rosters for the seven-nation Central American Cup Tigo 2014 USA, beginning Wednesday in Washington D.C.

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US Under-20s call Columbus Crew's Romain Gall into Argentina camp

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 2:29pm

One rising star in Major League Soccer is out and one is in for the Under-20 US national team bound for Argentina this month.

U.S. Soccer announced on Monday that head coach Tab Ramos has released San Jose Earthquakes forward Tommy Thompson so he can tend to club commitments and added Columbus Crew midfielder Romain Gall in his place, forcing Gall out of contention for the Crew’s matchup against Chivas USA on Sept. 6.

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Toronto FC GM says club turned down record transfer deal for Jermain Defoe

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 1:46pm

TORONTO – Jermain Defoe isn’t going anywhere.

Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko announced on Monday that the club considered but ultimately turned down a big-money offer from an anonymous club abroad to keep Defoe at TFC for the team’s stretch run.

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American Exports: Julian Green eyes new challenge with loan deal to Hamburg

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:59pm

AMSTERDAM – Hamburg loan catch Julian Green says he is eager to get his first taste of Bundesliga action upon returning to Germany after Wednesday's US friendly in the Czech Republic.

The move, which coalesced in a matter of days and was the biggest on an otherwise quiet Deadline Day for American Exports in Europe, was completed late Sunday night and announced by parent club Bayern Munich on Monday afternoon.

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Toronto FC GM Tim Bezbatchenko brushes off Ryan Nelsen's complaints

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 12:25pm

TORONTO – Toronto FC general manager Tim Bezbatchenko has no regrets about putting pressure on Ryan Nelsen to lead the team to the postseason, and said the former head coach’s complaints about the GM’s role in adding unnecessary drama to the locker room are nothing more than excuses.

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Jermain Defoe staying put at Toronto FC after club turns down international interest

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:36am

Toronto FC’s head coach is gone and their playoff chances are suddenly under siege, but at least they’ll have Jermain Defoe to stick around for the fight.

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Sporting Kansas City forced to play waiting game on Kei Kamara's future

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:06am

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sporting Kansas City would be interested in bringing back forward Kei Kamara for a second stint, but it's a moot point for now.

“The way he got out of his contract – it was after the deadline, so he can't come back this season,” manager and technical director Peter Vermes told reporters after Monday's training season. “So we'll really have to see how things take shape in the offseason.”

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Despite loss, Nigel Reo-Coker impressive in Chivas USA debut

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 11:00am

CARSON, Calif. -- If there was any timidity while taking the pitch with his new team Sunday, midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker sure didn’t show it.

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MLS Stream of the Week: Vote to see your favorite match in Week 26

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:45am

It's time to pick MLSsoccer.com's Stream of the Week.

Last week you picked Toronto FC vs New England Revolution. This week, four matches are eligible. Make your pick before the polls close at 11:59 pm PT on Tuesday night, and we’ll offer up the winning game on mlssoccer.com.

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Rosenmeier: It was my time

FIFA - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:35am

New FIFA Interactive World Cup champion August Rosenmeier spoke exclusively to FIFA.com about the path that lead him to his first interactive world title at FIWC 2014 in Rio de Janeiro.

MLS on Campus: Leo Stolz and UCLA Bruins still the class of the NCAAs after Week 1

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 8:29am

The 2014 men's college season kicked off in earnest this weekend. Here's what you need to know:


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Have the Colorado Rapids unearthed yet another goalkeeping prospect in Joe Nasco?

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 7:49am

Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Joe Nasco had waited a long, long time for Saturday afternoon. And he made the most of his first chance in a Major League Soccer uniform.

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USA-born Fiorentina forward Giuseppe Rossi set to go under the knife again

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:52am

Safe to say 2014 won't be one of Giuseppe Rossi's most memorable years.

Italian side Fiorentina announced on Monday that their US-born forward will be undergoing "diagnostic arthroscopic surgery to resolve the current problems in his right knee." The procedure is set to take place this week and it was not clear how long he would have to sit out.

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Zambia coach's debut win at new stadium

FIFA - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 6:05am
Zambia have warmed up for the CAF Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Sudan at the new National Heroes Stadium in Lusaka.

Transfer Deadline Day: All the latest news as the transfer window closes in Europe

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 5:56am

MLSsoccer.com's Greg Seltzer is the man in the know when it comes to Americans based in Europe. Here's his blow-by-blow of Transfer Deadline Day across the pond:

12:45 pm ET -- No other Americans will be moving to a German club in this window. Sources tell MLSsoccer.com that no US exports appear on national federation DfB's deadline day transfer deal list, which was finalized less than an hour ago.

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Kick Off: Ryan Nelsen is out in Toronto, is forward Jermain Defoe set to follow him?

MLS Soccer - Mon, 09/01/2014 - 4:30am

Here are the top 15 stories everyone's talking about this morning:


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