By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Dec 5, 2018) US Soccer Players - The LA Galaxy has had some major acquisitions in its history. David Beckham helped transform not only the club but the entire league during his six-year stay. Landon Donovan became the face of the franchise, helping the Galaxy win four MLS Cups from 2005-2014. Bruce Arena built powerful teams during his eight-year stint. The Galaxy’s . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Dec 5, 2018) US Soccer Players - On Thursday, FC Dallas will unveil the name, logo, and first signing of a new United Soccer League entry run by the Major League Soccer club. The lower division side will bring FC Dallas into line with a majority of MLS teams who operate a team at the USL level to serve as a stepping stone between their academies and the first . . .
The soccer news starts with Gregg Berhalter officially introduced as the new coach of the USMNT. Berhalter discussed his plans for the team in a media event in New York, but the process to get to this point stayed front and center. US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro offered a chronology that would be familiar to USMNT fans. The focus on the World Cup bid. The hiring of Earnie Stewart as general . . .
By J Hutcherson (Dec 4, 2018) US Soccer Players - When Atlanta United hosts the Portland Timbers on Saturday (8pm ET - Fox) there's more at play than just the 2018 MLS Cup. That game should help set the tone for the offseason all over the league, with clubs looking at what worked for the two finalists and what they can take and adapt for their teams. In a league still under single-entity, . . .
The soccer news starts with Concacaf announcing the schedule for the 2019 Champions League. With clubs from the region's bigger leagues no longer having to play through a group stage, the tournament starts at the round of 16 for MLS and Liga MX. The home and away knockout rounds begin on February 19 and conclude May 2. Because the Canadian champion and the US Open Cup winner are MLS clubs, Major . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Dec 3, 2018) US Soccer Players – It isn’t so unusual to see former players now coaching some of the best teams in the world. Zinedine Zidane went from World Cup-winning attacking midfielder for France to helping Real Madrid capture three consecutive Champions League titles as their coach. He isn’t alone in making the transition from elite player to elite . . .
USMNT midfielder Tyler Adams is officially a member of Bundesliga club RB Leipzig. The New York Red Bulls announced that they completed the transfer on Sunday. Adams becomes available for RB Leipzig in January. "I’d like to thank everyone at the organization, coaches, staff, my teammates and the supporters,” Adams said in a press statement. “I’ve worn a New York Red Bulls shirt for eight years, . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in Liga MX. Joe Corona subbed on in the 69th minute for Club America in their 3-2 home win over Toluca, taking their Apertura playoff quarterfinal series 5-4 on aggregate. Roger Martinez scored for Club America in the 3rd minute with Bruno Valdez doubling the lead in the 24th. Toluca went a man down in the 51st with Paul Aguilar scoring for . . .
US Soccer officially named Gregg Berhalter as the new coach of the USMNT on December 2, 2018. With Berhalter strongly linked with the job, the announcement wasn't a surprise. Berhalter leaves the Columbus Crew, where he took over in 2013. As a player, Berhalter had 44 appearances for the USMNT. He won the 2011 MLS Cup as a member of the LA Galaxy, taking Columbus to MLS Cup in 2015 as a . . .
The 2018 MLS Cup is set. Atlanta won the Eastern Conference final 3-1 on aggregate, losing 1-0 on the night to the New York Red Bulls. In the Western Conference, the Portland Timbers came back to take the series 3-2 on the night and by the same score on aggregate. Atlanta will host the 2018 MLS Cup on December 8 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium (8pm ET - Fox). In the East, the Red Bulls trailed 3-0 going . . .