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Bocanegra: Jones will be a handful

Atlanta United techincal director Carlos Bocanegra says his own personal experience of facing Kenwyne Jones persuaded him to offer the Trinidadian forward a contract. Bocanegra played in the Premier League for Fulham between 2004-2008, with the two players’ paths crossing when Jones led the line for Sunderland in a match on October 27, 2007, during…read more

Roman Torres returns to full training

Seattle Sounders defender, Roman Torres, has returned to full training with his teammates, after being out since last September with an ACL injury. It has been a key week for the club, who have recently got a boost in the squad going forward, with Nicolas Lodeiro signing for the club. It may be a great…read more

Timbers tie up Taylor deal

Ex-Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor has joined MLS Cup holders Portland Timbers. The 30-year-old had previously spent his entire professional career with his boyhood club, making 268 appearances for the Magpies, but now leaves for a new challenge across the Atlantic after failing to agree a new contract with the recently relegated side. Taylor will…read more

Chris Wondolowski scores first against former club

Chris Wondolowski scored his first goal against former club, Houston Dynamo, last night, which would have been a special goal for the striker. Chris joined San Jose Earthquakes back in 2009 and has had a very successful time. The forward has managed to score 113 goals in 206 appearances. But the one last night would…read more

Kreis earns first win as Orlando boss

New Orlando City head coach Jason Kreis says he is “really, really happy”, after watching his side claim their first victory under his tutelage. In just his second competitive outing as Lions boss, Kreis claimed a 3-1 win over New England Revolution, ensuring he has four points from his opening two matches. Goals from Cyle…read more

Lampard nets hat-trick in NYC win

Frank Lampard’s scintillating form continued on Saturday evening, as the midfielder netted a hat-trick to help New York City FC to an emphatic 5-1 win over Colorado Rapids. Lampard opened the scoring in the 28th minute to give NYC the lead, with Michael Ariza sent off just nine minutes later to put Patrick Vieira’s men…read more

Chambers relishing Drogba test

Arsenal defender Calum Chambers says he is looking forward to the challenge Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba will provide when the pair meet in the MLS All-Star Game. Chambers, 21, will be the Gunners’ most experienced centre-half for the match with Laurent Koscielny offered an extended rest after the Euros, Gabriel Paulista suffering with tonsillitis…read more

Fantasy Football Premier League Preview

  The Premier League 2016/17 season is only a couple of weeks away, and now is that the time to get your fantasy football tips in! Fantasy football has a huge following of people that compete against each other every week, sometimes for pride and sometimes for money. Here we have our team for the…read more

Olympiakos offer $3m for Dom Dwyer

Greek Super League outfit Olympiakos have submitted a $3 million offer for Sporting Kansas City striker Dom Dwyer. Dwyer, 25, scored twice on Sunday evening Sporting KC to help his side secure a comfortable 3-0 victory at home to the struggling Seattle Sounders. A first-round draft pick in 2012, Dwyer has established himself as one…read more

Seattle manager Sigi Schmid: ‘We just weren’t good enough’

Seattle Sounders manager Sigi Schmid has had a week to forget after losing two matches in quick succession. The week started badly with Seattle Sounders getting knocked out of the Open Cup. Manager Sigi Schmid fielded a weakened team for the game, hoping they can win it as well as saving their top players for…read more