I made it longer than a World Cup cycle. I did better than 90 percent of men who served as national team coaches.
At least that’s the way I’m looking at it. This is my final Throw-In column. After four-and-a-half years as MLSsoccer.com’s managing editor, I’m stepping away for a new opportunity. And no, smart guys on Twitter, I’m not taking a gig at Chivas USA. My next challenge is outside the soccer world.Read More
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – With the Eastern Conference lead on the line heading into the final third of the regular season, Sporting Kansas City are likely to give the goalkeeping nod once more to 21-year-old Jon Kempin when they play host to second-place D.C. United on Saturday (8:30 pm ET; MLS Live).Read More
What do you give an American soccer legend as one last parting gift when he's already got — or could probably afford — everything?Read More
HOUSTON – The life of a striker is usually predicated upon scoring goals.
When they’re filling the stat sheet, they’re beloved. When they’re not, they come under fire regardless of other factors.
However, there’s an underlying factor that doesn’t fit in. For forwards, their chances are usually dependent upon the play of those around them. Getting quality service in good areas can turn five goals into 15.
No forward embodies this more than Will Bruin.Read More
GUADALAJARA, Mexico – US international Jose Torres is out of Tigres’ match against Morelia on Friday with a “bruised right leg,” according to the club.
Tigres didn’t reveal how long Torres will be out for, but striker Herculez Gomez did travel with the team for the game against Liga MX’s 17th-placed team (8:30 p.m. ET, Azteca America, ESPN Deportes).
When professional soccer left Austin, Texas, in 2010 for a brighter future in Orlando, fans in one of the fastest-growing markets in the United States suddenly had nowhere to watch the world’s game.
A group of local businessmen are trying to change all that, even if they understand it could be a long, tough road to bring someday bring Major League Soccer’s 24th expansion franchise to the heart of Texas football country.Read More
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