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8:09 AM ET Eden Hazard has told ESPN that he is not thinking about a move to Major League Soccer for now as he vowed to prove himself at Real Madrid this season. Hazard has experienced torrid luck with injuries since he joined Madrid from Chelsea three years ago, making just 66 appearances and scoring
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12:18 PM ET ESPN news services U.S. men’s national team hopefuls DeAndre Yedlin, Jesus Ferreira, Walker Zimmerman, Jordan Morris, Paul Arriola, Aaron Long and Sean Johnson, along with reigning MLS award winners Valentin Castellanos and Carles Gil, are among 26 players named on Tuesday for the 2022 MLS All-Star Game. For the second year in
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2:09 PM ET Jeff Carlisle Close U.S. soccer correspondent Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Austin Lindberg From the beginning of the 2022 campaign, Austin FC has drawn plenty of attention. Following a difficult expansion campaign, the goals have flowed in its sophomore season, and so have the wins.
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4:45 PM ET Just a week ago, on the back of fine form from FC Dallas, we pondered whether Southern California’s duopoly of LAFC and the LA Galaxy could soon be threatened by the Texan trident of Dallas, Austin FC and the Houston Dynamo. The answer, following a double game week of action for many
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8:35 PM ET Austin FC forward Cecilio Dominguez has been reinstated by MLS following a suspension and investigation into possible off-field misconduct, the league announced on Wednesday. Dominguez is now free to participate in all team activities, though his reinstatement is contingent on participation in “ongoing counseling,” the league said in a statement. Dominguez will
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4:21 PM ET Sebastian Driussi‘s goal in the 66th minute was the difference as visiting Austin FC came from behind to beat the host Houston Dynamo FC 2-1 on Saturday afternoon in a Texas Derby clash. Austin FC (6-1-2, 20 points), which won its fourth-straight game for the first time in team history, beat Houston
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11:00 AM ET Major League Soccer’s new development league, MLS Next Pro, will begin its inaugural season this week and it will do so will an old twist: There will be no draws. Games tied at the end of 90 minutes will be decided with penalty kicks. “We think about creative ways that can engage
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10:22 AM ET Tenerife and United States international defender Shaq Moore is the target of CF Montreal and Nashville SC, sources have told ESPN. Tenerife-based journalist Juanjo Ramos was the first to report of general MLS interest in Moore. The sources told ESPN that Moore is seeking a loan move given that Tenerife are keen
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10:22 AM ET Tenerife and United States international defender Shaq Moore is the target of three MLS sides — including FC Cincinnati, CF Montreal and Nashville SC — sources have told ESPN. Tenerife-based journalist Juanjo Ramos was the first to report of general MLS interest in Moore. The sources told ESPN that Moore is seeking
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5:46 PM ET Associated Press Diego Valeri led Portland to an MLS title in 2015 and was league MVP in 2017. Diego Diaz/Icon Sportswire Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri is heading home to Argentina. The Timbers on Thursday announced an agreement with Lanus for the transfer of the 35-year-old former league MVP. Lanus plays in Argentina’s
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11:00 AM ET Of the 26 players called in by Gregg Berhalter, five play outside of MLS. Brad Smith/ISI Photos/Getty Images U.S. men’s national team manager Gregg Berhalter has named a 26-man, MLS-heavy roster to a training camp ahead of a Dec. 18 friendly against Bosnia & Herzegovina. Players will begin reporting to camp in Carson,
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6:28 PM ET Sporting Kansas City midfielder Felipe Hernandez has been suspended without pay after an investigation revealed violations of Major League Soccer’s gambling integrity rules, including that he bet on two MLS matches. MLS announced Friday that an independent investigation launched in July found that Hernandez had engaged in “extensive and unlawful sports gambling”
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1:16 PM ET England and Manchester United defender Harry Maguire has hit back at his critics, saying negative stories about him are only done for “clicks.” Maguire played the full 90 minutes of England’s 1-0 defeat to Italy in the UEFA Nations League on Friday, a result which relegated Gareth Southgate’s side to the second
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3:56 PM ET DUSSELDORF, Germany — United States men’s national team manager Gregg Berhalter conceded that his side has “work to do” ahead of the World Cup following a 2-0 friendly defeat to Japan in which the Americans struggled against the Samurai Blue’s press. Japan applied pressure throughout the opening 45 minutes, limiting the U.S.
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11:06 AM ET DUSSELDORF, Germany — With the World Cup less than two months away, the United States men’s national team was hoping to sharpen up its game against Japan, but if anything, it was the Samurai Blue who looked more ready for the showpiece tournament, riding goals either side of halftime from Daichi Kamada
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8:38 AM ET Associated Press Christian Pulisic missed the United States‘ next-to-last warm-up match before the World Cup against Japan on Friday in Germany because of an unspecified injury. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Pulisic was out “because of a knock he took in training earlier this week.” The USSF said it was too soon
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