PRIMER PLANO es la serie de reportajes especiales de FutbolMLS.com. En esta entrega, el Editor Asociado de FutbolMLS.com, Diego Pinzón, analiza qué tan viable es la adaptación del método alemán en el fútbol, particularmente el de Estados Unidos, utilizando a Pep Guardiola - entrenador del Bayern de Múnich - como la principal variable.
La acción el Partido de las Estrellas de la MLS en la cancha arranco este lunes con el partido de las Fuerzas Básicas Chipotle.
Los mejores jugadores de las fuerzas básicas de la MLS se enfrentaron a la sub-23 de Portland Timbers en un duelo que tuvo mucha acción pero que termino en un empate a cero goles, en el amistoso disputado en el Providende Park la noche del lunes.
PORTLAND, Ore. – Highlighting the growth of MLS, US and Canadian player development is one of the most widely-discussed topics in North American soccer today.
As the league grows and the US national team continues to become a player on the international stage, club academies and youth national teams have become of the focal point of that bottom-to-top approach. And MLS director of player programs Alfonso Mondelo said there’s no reason why the Chipotle Homegrown Game can’t be a part of that development – even if it is a fun part.
PORTLAND, Ore. – With not a goal to be found in the inaugural Chipotle Homegrown Game, it was a night for the goalkeepers to shine.
And MLS Homegrown ‘keeper Jon Kempin, who came on in the second half Monday night at Providence Park, shined the brightest. The Sporting Kansas City product came up with two diving saves to preserve the scoreless draw against the Portland Timbers U-23s and received the game's MVP award for his efforts.
All-Star: New York Red Bulls' Thierry Henry believes Franck Ribery, Thomas Muller don't get enough credit
PORTLAND – When New York Red Bull star Thierry Henry takes the field on Wednesday night against Bayern Munich — possibly his last MLS All-Star Game — he'll go up against two of the soccer players he admires the most on the world stage.
PORTLAND – MLS All-Star Week's on-field action got underway Monday as the league's top Homegrown products took on the Portland Timbers’ U-23s in the inaugural Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game, which featured plenty of action but no score as the two sides played to a scoreless draw on a steamy evening at Providence Park.
The "Men In Blazers" had a grand old time in Portland's Pioneer Courthouse Square on Monday night, entertaining fans packed in at the city landmark with over an hour of their trademark wit, and plenty of special guests, from local hero Will Johnson to US women's national team star Alex Morgan.
The DeAndre Yedlin transfer saga rumbles on, but at this point all he can do is sit back and wait.
The 21-year-old Seattle Sounders right back was linked with a move to Europe after a breakout World Cup with the United States men’s national team, with Italy’s AS Roma believed to be close to securing a deal.
On Monday afternoon, the official pregame press conference for the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game took place.
Bayern Munich went first, and the German champions were represented by manager Pep Guardiola and players Julian Green, Franck Ribery, and Robert Lewandowski.