Posts Categorized: News

John Brooks became the most expensive American player in history

John Brooks has become the most expensive US footballer of all time after joining Wolfsburg from Hertha Berlin for a reported £17.4m. The previous record belonged to Jozy Altidore after his move from AZ Alkmaar to Sunderland for €10m back in 2013. The 24-year-old defender was born in Berlin to a German mother and an…read more

U.S Under-20s looks to continue their 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup adventure

United States U20 squad managed to top their World Cup group F with five points under their belts after three group fixtures. They kicked off the group campaign with an entertaining 3-3 draw against Ecuador U20, but managed to get their first victory in the second round, winning 1-0 over Senegal U20. The Star and…read more

David Beckham nominated to U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame

The former MLS player and English midfielder David Beckham is among the first-time nominees this year. The 42-year-old Manchester United legend is eligible as he played at least five seasons in the top flight in the US and was an MLS Best XI selection in 2011. Actually, Beckham played six seasons in the Major League…read more

Galaxy hoping to keep Gerrard, Keane

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena hopes designated players Steven Gerrard and Robbie Keane can be persuaded to remain with the club for another season. Gerrard and Keane, both 36, are out of contract at the StubHub Center at the end of this season following a disappointing end to the playoffs, losing on penalties against the…read more

‘Tim Howard was the difference’

In fact, Kevin Doyle says that he and his teammates were backing the former Manchester United and Everton shot-stopper to be the hero before a ball was even kicked. This shows how highly the think of him, even at this stage of his career. Tim Howard went on to save two penalties in the game against…read more

Who will win the MLS Cup 2017?

  We are now down to our final four of the season, with some big names already knocked out of the playoffs. However, the four teams still in the competition will all feel they have a very good chance of going on to win it now. The four teams that still remain in the competition…read more

Drogba willing to be patient at Montreal

Didier Drogba says he is willing to start as a substitute throughout Montreal Impact’s play-off run – that after previous refusing to appear on the bench. Drogba hasn’t featured for Impact in the past month due to the subsequent fallout from his stance at the decision, although the club have put that down to a…read more

Gerrard “always welcome” at Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp says Steven Gerrard is “always welcome” at Liverpool, after the LA Galaxy midfielder hinted that he would retire at the end of the season. Galaxy have already booked their place in the playoffs this season after wrapping up the regular season with a tame 0-0 draw at home to FC Dallas, with Gerrard…read more

Kljestan: Recall a “second chance”

New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan admits his recall to the U.S. National Men’s Team feels like a “second chance”. Kljestan, 31, made his debut nine years ago for the US, but has appeared just four times for his country since the beginning of 2014. However, his form for New York Red Bulls –…read more

Red Bulls rule out Schweinsteiger deal

New York Red Bulls’ Head of Global Soccer Oliver Mintzlaff says that Bastian Schweinsteiger is not on the club’s list of targets and has ruled out a potential deal for the former German international. Schweinsteiger, 32, has been frozen out as current club Manchester United, who he has confirmed will be his “final club in…read more