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Seattle Hammers the Hammers

West Ham are currently in the US preparing for the new season. They had their first game last night as they faced Seattle Sounders. It was not the start they would have been looking for as they got mashed 3-0. It was a quiet first half, but a few minutes from half-time, a Seattle player…read more

Guardado won’t rule out MLS move

Mexican midfielder Andres Guardado admits he is tempted by a move to Major League Soccer in the near future.   Guardado is currently plying his trade in the Eredivisie in the Netherlands with back-to-back league champions PSV Eindhoven and has played in Europe for the last nine years, having left Mexican outfit Club Atlas in…read more

City secure first NY derby victory

Goals from Jack Harrison and David Villa ensured New York City earned their first win over rivals New York Red Bulls in a 2-0 victory at Yankees Stadium.   Winger Harrison got his team off the perfect start after firing home with his weaker foot after Andrea Pirlo’s cleverly disguised corner found him in acres…read more

Gerrard in talks over England coaching role

Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard is set to talk with the FA over the possibility of a coaching role within the England setup.   The 36-year-old has admitted he expects this season to be his last as a player as he looks to bow out in style by securing the MLS Cup with the…read more

Vieira talks Zlatan move

Arsenal legend and ex-Manchester City player Patrick Vieira has come out to talk about what he thinks about the ‘Big Swede’, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, moving to old rivals Manchester United. Patrick Vieira and Zlatan Ibrahimovic played together for a while at Inter Milan and Juventus, so it is fair to say they know a lot about…read more

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