The intensity is gradually ratcheting up as MLS preseason training continues at a variety of locations around the world. Catch all the other news and updates from MLS training camps below. And for the entire February preseason schedule, click here.
STEPHENSON ON TRIAL WITH QUAKES: Former San Jose Earthquakes midfielder Khari Stephenson is on trial with his former club and featured in the Quakes' 1-0 win over the Portland Timbers at the Rose City Invitational preseason tournament Sunday. Coming off the bench, the veteran played the final 27 minutes of the game and picked up a yellow card.
The 33-year-old played most recently for Real Salt Lake, but was released after last season. With San Jose from 2010-12, the Jamaican scored eight goals in 69 appearances. Earthquakes head coach Mark Watson said Stephenson was among the players the team was evaluating during the preseason tournament hosted by the Timbers.
REVS BRING LA LIGA VETERAN LARREA IN ON TRIAL: Could the New England Revolution be looking to add a Spanish presence to their midfield? By the looks of it, it's possible:
One addition to the preseason roster today: 29-year-old Spanish midfielder Gorka Larrea, most recently w/ Numancia. #NERevs— Jeff Lemieux (@jeff_lemieux) February 25, 2014
Larrea is a former Spanish youth international who has also played for Real Sociedad, where he came through the youth system, Almeria, and Levante.