MLS Regular Season
Columbus Crew's Gregg Berhalter admits to being interested in Kei Kamara, but no firm plans to sign him
OBETZ, Ohio – Columbus Crew Head Coach and Sporting Director Gregg Berhalter confirmed Friday that he finds free agent and former Sporting Kansas City forward Kei Kamara to be an “interesting” potential target.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – A new strategic partnership with four-time Brazilian champions Fluminense FC will guarantee an ongoing flow of players to Sporting Kansas City and other clubs affiliated with them.
Under the deal, announced Friday, Fluminense – the parent club of Sporting right back Igor Juliao, who is on loan to Kansas City through this season – commits to loan at least one player per year to Sporting. Other players will be loaned to Sporting's affiliates.
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – When a team is mired in as deep a slump as the Colorado Rapids are currently in, it’s usually due to a wide combination of factors. This slump, however, comes down almost entirely come down to one key issue.
MONTREAL – It’s been a tale of two half-seasons for Marco Di Vaio.
What had been a disappointing 2014 for Di Vaio started with a three-game suspension picked up in Houston in the MLS Cup Playoffs. Nagging injuries, mostly hamstring-related, then made his extraordinary 20-goal campaign in 2013 an even tougher act to follow.
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Sporting Kansas City manager Peter Vermes still hasn't talked directly to his defenders about what went wrong in their last match. Then again, he hasn't had to.
MONTRÉAL IMPACT vs COLUMBUS CREW
STADE SAPUTO, Montréal, Qué.
Aug. 30, 2014 (WEEK 25, MLS Game #233)
7:30 p.m. ET (TVA; TWCS-OH)
TORONTO FC vs NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION
BMO FIELD, Toronto, Ont.
Aug. 30, 2014 (WEEK 25, MLS Game #234)
5 p.m. ET (SNet One; CSN-NE)
Colorado Rapids' Clint Irwin wins extremely tight Save of the Week race with denial of Omar Gonzalez
In what may very well have been the closest Save of the Week vote ever, Clint Irwin came out on top by the slimmest of margins.
The Seattle Sounders delivered an emphatic win over their rivals the Portland Timbers on Sunday, and Obafemi Martins powerfully punctuated the commanding victory with an incredible goal.