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Jimmy "Conradinho" Conrad still has a posse in Kansas City, and that was proved beyond doubt this week during every event leading up to the 2013 MLS All-Star Game in KC.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – OK, All-Star haters, I hear your whining. And you’ve got a point.
MONTREAL — Marco Di Vaio, matchmaker?
For Italian Serie A players seeking information on MLS, Di Vaio is a definite resource, all the more with the interest that his All-Star caliber 2013 season has generated in Italy.
But on Wednesday, instead of a phone call or text, he received an in-person inquiry after the MLS All-Stars’ 3-1 defeat to Italian side AS Roma at Sporting Park.
Well, that was fun.
No, the All-Stars didn't win, but fans in KC and watching on television were treated to an entertaining display of soccer from some of the top stars in MLS and abroad, not to mention a memorable week of events in Kansas City. In fact, the hype is already building in some corners for the league's 2014 summer showcase, with the enticing prospect of a game at JELD-WEN Field on the cards.
Sporting KC "soldier" Aurelien Collin gladly logs full shift for All-Stars despite impending RBNY tilt
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – As one of just two players given the full 90 in the AT&T MLS All-Star Game, Aurélien Collin might have spared some energy for Sporting Kansas City's important Eastern Conference date with New York on Saturday (6:30 pm ET, NBCSN).
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Even as fans and message boards buzzed all night Wednesday following the news that Major League Soccer expects to add four expansion teams by 2020, most players and coaches gathered for the MLS All-Star Game at Sporting Park kept their thoughts to themselves about the big question hanging in the air.
En esta última semana hemos presenciado como Kansas City ha confirmado lo que ya todos sabíamos, como una de las ciudades más futboleras en todo el país, y sin duda la mejor en el medio-oeste. Hoy esto se dice muy fácil, pero a principios de la década el enunciado previo seria poco menos que una utopía.
KANSAS CITY, Kan.- Jugar frente a la afición que por casi una década vio de cerca su desarrollo futbolístico y palpar de cerca el desarrollo de la liga que lo vio nacer, fueron motivos suficientes para que el mediocampista del AS Roma y la Selección de Estados Unidos Michael Bradley defendiera el nivel de la MLS.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Not long after the final whistle brought an end to the MLS All-Stars’ 3-1 loss to AS Roma at Sporting Park on Wednesday night, the numbers began to sink in. And even MLS backers could tell they aren’t good.
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — With nearly a month remaining until the Serie A season gets underway for AS Roma, fans saw plenty of encouraging signs during a dominant 3-1 win over the MLS All-Stars on Wednesday night at Sporting Park.