North American Soccer League

Montreal Impact loan goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau to USL's Ottawa Fury FC

MONTREAL — The Montreal Impact loaned goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau to Ottawa Fury FC for the 2018 season, the team announced Sunday.<p>Ottawa is the …

Soccer

European rumour roundup: Real Madrid banking on costly Sterling

<i>With European football's silly season in full swing, it can be a challenge to discern between an accurate report and fraudulent speculation. Here's a</i> …

Sports

MLS Stadiums: Western Conference Update LAFC, Portland Timbers and more

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 26: Construction of the Banc of California Stadium, the new 22,000 capacity home of LAFC - Los Angeles Football Club an …

Soccer

NASL shift to international calendar is a major gamble

(Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images for Laureus)<p>In sitting out its spring season, the NASL is making a bold gamble by aligning to a European calendar. …

Soccer

Indiana well-represented at 2018 MLS SuperDraft

Given that Butler Men's Soccer, Notre Dame Men's Soccer and Indiana Men's Soccer all participated in the 2017 Men's Soccer Championship, with IU …

Indianapolis

Fury FC will be road warriors to start USL season

Soon enough, Ottawa Fury FC will kick off its United Soccer League season, opening March 17 in Charlotte, and that’s just the beginning of a grueling …

Soccer

Minnesota United traded fifth pick in the MLS SuperDraft for four items

Minnesota United traded its fifth overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft on Friday in Philadelphia. The Chicago Fire gave the Loons $75,000 in general …

Soccer

Pele is resting, not suffering exhaustion: spokesman

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian soccer great Pele is resting at home in and reports that he was taken to hospital because of exhaustion are "fake news," his spokesperson told Reuters on Friday.<p>Pele was supposed to attend a dinner in his honor at the Savoy hotel in London on Sunday but organizers …

Brazil

Pele Treated at Hospital After Collapsing from 'Severe Exhaustion'

Pele has been treated in a hospital for "severe exhaustion" after collapsing in his native Brazil.<p>According to Reuters (h/t the <i>Daily Mail</i>), the Football Writers' Association broke the news in a statement:<p><i>"In the early hours of Thursday morning, Pele collapsed and was taken to hospital in Brazil</i> …

Soccer

LIVE: 2018 MLS SuperDraft Stream, Picks, Full Results

The 2018 MLS SuperDraft is here, with the annual event kicking off Friday in Philadelphia.<p>The draft is a four-round affair, with the first two taking …

Sports

Impact trade 4th overall pick at MLS college draft to FC Dallas

PHILADELPHIA — The Montreal Impact traded both of their first-round picks at the MLS SuperDraft on Friday.<p>Montreal traded its fourth overall pick to …

Soccer

Soccer Legend Pele Hospitalized After Collapsing

Brazilian soccer legend <b>Pele</b> was hospitalized after collapsing due to exhaustion on Thursday, according to BBC Sport.<p>The 77-year-old, widely …

Soccer

Toronto FC select two players in 2018 MLS SuperDraft

Toronto FC selected defender Tim Kübel (28th overall) from the University of Louisville and goalkeeper Drew Shepherd (46th overall) from Western …

Toronto FC

Minnesota United: Analyzing the Loons’ SuperDraft Results (Rd 1-2)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - MARCH 12: A Minnesota United flag waves during the regular season game between Atlanta United FC and Minnesota United FC on March …

Soccer

United remains steadfast on adding players after several got away

With the 2018 season opener six weeks away, Minnesota United’s front office continues efforts to sign new players for its second campaign in MLS.But …

Soccer

Minnesota United set to pick fifth in Friday's MLS SuperDraft

In last year's Major League Soccer SuperDraft, Minnesota United picked first and took forward Abu Danladi, who ended up second in Rookie of the Year …

Soccer

Minnesota United: 3 potential MLS SuperDraft targets

13 January 2017: Abu Danladi (UCLA) (GHA) (Generation Adidas) was select<p>The MLS SuperDraft is tomorrow, and here are 3 players who could really help …

Soccer

Tampa Bay Rowdies Owner Bill Edwards is moving out of downtown St. Pete

The move will save him about $400,000 a year in rent.

American Soccer

Minnesota United's Adrian Heath gets emotional about Orlando City's new stadium, his undignified firing

Adrian Heath admits he got a bit choked up the other day when he walked into Orlando City’s new stadium for the first time.<p>In Central Florida for the …

Orlando City SC

Christian Ramirez's USMNT Call-Up a Landmark Moment After His Family's Sacrifice

When it comes to the U.S. men's national team's January camp and new recruits hoping to make strong first impressions, Christian Ramirez is at the …

Soccer

Change of Leadership at OSEG

<b>OTTAWA</b> – The Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) today announced that Bernie Ashe, the organization’s first Chief Executive Officer, has …

Canadian Football League

FC Cincinnati to play MLS club, expansion rivals and USL foes in 2018 preseason

FC Cincinnati will begin its third season in USL on March 17 in Charleston, S.C.

Soccer

The best we never had: England’s 10 greatest underachievers

For every gifted player who squeezes the absolute maximum out of their ability – Frank Lampard or Paul Scholes, for example – there are those who …

Soccer

Why Target Is Putting Even More Kick Into the Soccer Category

Target has inked a new deal with Umbro that will bring an exclusive assortment of kids’ soccer footwear, apparel and gear to its website and stores …

Fashion Industry

Roster decisions loom for Minnesota United FC

Hellooooooo, everyone! Are y'all ready for some soccer because let me tell you, the offseason is rapidly coming to a close.<p>I talked to Minnesota …

Canadian soccer player struck by virus

"It will be about an eight-month recovery ... six-to-eight months," said Janine Beckie, who plays professionally for the Houston Dash.<p>"He was just …

Southwestern Ontario

MLS approved for 14% of U.S. Soccer presidential vote - sources

Major League Soccer's delegates will account for 14 percent of the overall vote in the upcoming election for the president of the U.S. Soccer …

Soccer

This Brand Partnership Is A Real Kick

As I told Mark Tritton, EVP and Chief Merchandising Officer for Target, when we spoke on the phone a few weeks ago — I am hardly the biggest soccer fan in the world. I am, however, a fan of brand partnerships. So when I got the news of Target’s new partnership with Umbro, the global English …

Trends

With 'passionate' Giovanni Savarese at the helm, Portland Timbers embark on a new era

Giovanni Savarese led the New York Cosmos to three North American Soccer League championships in five years and won over players and fans with his …

Soccer

USL releases home openers for 2018 season

It’s been a busy few weeks for USL with the introduction of several new clubs, and now with the arrival of the 2018 season just a few months away we …

Soccer