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2016 MLS All-Star team announced

The 26-man Major League Soccer All-Star team to face Arsenal on July 29 has been announced, with some big names leading the side from the States. Didier Drogba, Kaka, Andrea Pirlo, David Villa and 2015 MLS MVP Sebastian Giovinco headline the star-studded squad, although Steven Gerrard, Robbie Keane and Frank Lampard will not be lining…read more

Pirlo tops MLS shirt sales

New York City midfielder Andrea Pirlo has topped the MLS shirt sales for 2016, topping last year’s leading player Clint Dempsey. Pirlo has risen three places from last year having finished 4th in the rankings in 2015, while NYC teammate David Villa has risen up to third. Seattle Sounders’ Jordan Morris and La Galaxy’s Steven…read more

Dempsey hero and villain in Sounders win

Clint Dempsey enjoyed a mixed night on Wednesday evening, as his team secured an emphatic 5-0 win over FC Dallas – during which he scored, made an assist and was sent off. The result ensured the Sounders moved off the bottom of the Western Conference table and up to 17th in the overall MLS standings…read more

Tim Howard buzzing to get started

Former Everton goalkeeper Tim Howard joined Colorado Rapids in the summer and is eager to get started. The 37-year-old will not have long left in his career, but he is clearly keeping himself in the best possible shape to make it last as long as possible. This will see his season extended from the Premier…read more

Messi to retire from international football

  The 29-year-old missed his spot-kick, along with midfielder Lucas Biglia, and the pain of losing a fourth successive final with his country appears to have taken its toll on the Barcelona forward. “For me the national team is over,” he said. “I’ve done all I can, it hurts not to be a champion. “It’s…read more

MLS All-Stars set for Arsenal showdown

Arsenal are this year’s chosen opponents to face the MLS All-Stars in the annual star-studded event at Avaya Stadium in San Jose on July 28. The All-Stars side have enjoyed success in this fixture across recent years, losing just once in the last four games with Italian giants Roma the only team to conquer them….read more