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Why you should care about the MLS schedule

Why you should care about the MLS schedule 0

Alex Timperley discusses the significance of the recently released MLS schedule… The schedule for next year’s MLS regular season was announced this week (full schedule can be found here) and it is even more unusual than normal. The idea of a season starting in March and finishing in October is already strange to football fans(…)

The MLS over the next decade

The MLS over the next decade 1

Alex Timperley discusses the present and future of the MLS and US soccer… The last decade has seen a huge change in the popularity of soccer in the USA. Interest in foreign leagues is at an all time high and their domestic league, the MLS, has gone from strength to strength. Attendances are up across(…)

Tottenham’s Jermain Defoe and some premature claims about the MLS

Tottenham’s Jermain Defoe and some premature claims about the MLS 0

Be honest, when you first read Ryan Nelson’s comments about Jermain Defoe two days ago, you knew that some wag in the media would try to make a transfer story out of it, didn’t you? …and hats-off to Darren Lewis, who is the first to do just that: “Jermain Defoe has received a whopping ÂŁ5million-a-year(…)

Where will Frank Lampard be playing next season? Five possible destinations

Where will Frank Lampard be playing next season? Five possible destinations 1

Frank Lampard has come as close as he’s going to come to admitting that his time at Chelsea is almost up, with the player revealing that no negotiations have taken place regarding the extension to his contract - which expires at the end of this season. Almost certainly, the - then - thirty-five year-old will(…)

QPR, Tottenham and the obvious Beckham rumours 0

Take Tottenham out of this for a second, and doesn’t it seem like anytime a club is taken over a rumour about David Beckham is never far behind. Blackburn, West Ham, and now Queens Park Rangers. Obviously forgetting that Tony Fernandes is fond of using Twitter for his own promotional purposes, the papers have got(…)

Henry to return to Arsenal… Sort of.

Henry to return to Arsenal… Sort of. 0

Taking a leaf out of David Beckham’s book, Arsenal’s all-time record goalscorer Thierry Henry will train with the North London club during the MLS’s off-season period. It has to be said though, that if this continues to trend amongst high-profile European stars in the MLS, then we can’t really see anyone in America being that(…)