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#Major League Soccer

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Ireland defender Derrick Williams completes MLS switch
# Rover And Out
# Rover And Out

Ireland defender Derrick Williams completes MLS switch

Mar 4th 2021, 7:48 PM 3,296 Views 1 Comment

The 28-year-old has left Blackburn Rovers to sign a two-year deal with LA Galaxy.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Phil Neville being lined up to take over David Beckham's Inter Miami as manager departs
# In The Pipeline
# In The Pipeline

Phil Neville being lined up to take over David Beckham's Inter Miami as manager departs

Jan 7th 2021, 5:54 PM 7,403 Views 6 Comments

The England Women boss is understood to have held preliminary discussions with the Major League Soccer side.

# major-league-soccer - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Irish attacker Gallagher signed by Major League Soccer's newest franchise
# And That's The Bottom Line
# And That's The Bottom Line

Irish attacker Gallagher signed by Major League Soccer's newest franchise

Dec 15th 2020, 10:29 AM 7,861 Views 1 Comment

Versatile 24-year-old Jon Gallagher will be playing for Austin FC during the 2021 MLS season.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Former Man City defender feels unsafe in United States
# Problems
# Problems

Former Man City defender feels unsafe in United States

Jun 3rd 2020, 4:31 PM 9,859 Views 1 Comment

Nedum Onuoha says he has a ‘fear and distrust’ of police.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 16 March, 2020

CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down
# Future Plans
# Future Plans

CDC recommendation suggests lengthy sports shut-down

Mar 16th 2020, 11:20 AM 2,952 Views 1 Comment

The NBA and other major sports leagues in the United States could be idle for longer than initially anticipated.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 28 February, 2020

After an injury-ravaged few years, a familiar face is back and seeking a rebirth in MLS
# Blast From The Past
# Blast From The Past

After an injury-ravaged few years, a familiar face is back and seeking a rebirth in MLS

Feb 28th 2020, 7:05 AM 10,152 Views 2 Comments

Giuseppe Rossi has had a run of misfortune and he’s hoping a change of scenery will help.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Hitting the celebrity circuit, David Beckham remains the biggest show in town as he prepares for latest role
# Becks Appeal
# Becks Appeal

Hitting the celebrity circuit, David Beckham remains the biggest show in town as he prepares for latest role

Feb 27th 2020, 7:46 PM 8,442 Views 3 Comments

This weekend, Inter Miami – Beckham’s Major League Soccer franchise – will make a long-awaited debut.

From refugee camp to Champions League stardom: the inexplicable and inspiring rise of Alphonso Davies
# Compelling
# Compelling

From refugee camp to Champions League stardom: the inexplicable and inspiring rise of Alphonso Davies

Feb 27th 2020, 7:15 AM 7,654 Views 4 Comments

The 19-year-old who dazzled at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday has quite the story to tell.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 16 February, 2020

'I feel I can enjoy my football a lot more over there' - babies, bereavement and a new chapter in America
# All Change
# All Change

'I feel I can enjoy my football a lot more over there' - babies, bereavement and a new chapter in America

Feb 16th 2020, 7:00 AM 38,321 Views 7 Comments

After a difficult time at Hearts, Jake Mulraney is preparing for a debut Major League Soccer season with Atlanta United.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 2 November, 2019

Broken promises and MLS disappointment but the American dream continues for Paddy Barrett
# Indy Hit
# Indy Hit

Broken promises and MLS disappointment but the American dream continues for Paddy Barrett

Nov 2nd 2019, 9:15 AM 8,326 Views 0 Comments

The former Dundalk man has swapped Cincinnati for Indianapolis and another excellent season could get even better.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Rooney's MLS farewell falls flat as DC United dumped out of play-offs
# Major League Soccer
# Major League Soccer

Rooney's MLS farewell falls flat as DC United dumped out of play-offs

Oct 20th 2019, 8:20 AM 5,234 Views 1 Comment

The striker is heading back to England to join Derby County.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path
# Saved
# Saved

'I just remember the pain of being so completely lost' - How a lifelong wanderer rediscovered his path

Oct 13th 2019, 9:30 PM 37,633 Views 8 Comments

Des McAleenan has travelled the world as a goalkeeping coach but his current role has helped him rebuild both his life and love of the game.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 7 October, 2019

Dubliner James O'Connor sacked as Orlando City manager
# Major League Soccer
# Major League Soccer

Dubliner James O'Connor sacked as Orlando City manager

Oct 7th 2019, 5:58 PM 9,102 Views 5 Comments

The 40-year-old had been in charge of the MLS side since June 2018.

# major-league-soccer - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

'Is that what was in the media? That my wife got her own way?' - Rooney rebuffs reports of MLS exit
# Touchy Subject
# Touchy Subject

'Is that what was in the media? That my wife got her own way?' - Rooney rebuffs reports of MLS exit

Jul 30th 2019, 7:43 PM 15,982 Views 7 Comments

The former England captain bristled when asked about stories that wife Coleen demanded he quits North America when his contract expires.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Huge pay increase sees Zlatan Ibrahimovic set MLS salary record for 2019
# Swede Deal
# Swede Deal

Huge pay increase sees Zlatan Ibrahimovic set MLS salary record for 2019

Jun 13th 2019, 10:07 AM 10,385 Views 2 Comments

The LA Galaxy star now earns more than twice the salary of ex-Manchester United team-mate Wayne Rooney.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 7 April, 2019

Always dreamed of owning a football team? The story of the latest club trying to shake up the system
# Bored Room
# Bored Room

Always dreamed of owning a football team? The story of the latest club trying to shake up the system

Updated Apr 7th 2019, 2:59 PM 23,381 Views 10 Comments

Chattanooga FC have already raised $650,000 from 2000 investors in 20 countries around the world, including Ireland.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

David Beckham in legal battle with Serie A giants over MLS club name
# Dispute
# Dispute

David Beckham in legal battle with Serie A giants over MLS club name

Apr 3rd 2019, 3:22 PM 16,646 Views 3 Comments

The United legend has been trying to get his American franchise up and running for years, and has now hit another stumbling block.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 10 March, 2019

All eyes on Jim McGuinness but plenty more Irish interest in US football's second tier
# Faraway Hills
# Faraway Hills

All eyes on Jim McGuinness but plenty more Irish interest in US football's second tier

Mar 10th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,884 Views 4 Comments

Dubliner Niall McCabe is aiming for a third straight championship while Richie Ryan and Paddy Barrett will also feature prominently.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 28 February, 2019

Highly-rated manager James O'Connor heads the Irish interest as new MLS season boasts exciting arrivals
# Ready To Roll
# Ready To Roll

Highly-rated manager James O'Connor heads the Irish interest as new MLS season boasts exciting arrivals

Feb 28th 2019, 8:35 AM 7,318 Views 1 Comment

24 teams will battle it out this term and there’s a multitude of talking points.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 23 December, 2018

'A lot of clubs can sell you a dream but they actually backed it up': the Irishman and his American dream
# Southern Comfort
# Southern Comfort

'A lot of clubs can sell you a dream but they actually backed it up': the Irishman and his American dream

Dec 23rd 2018, 9:30 PM 26,962 Views 3 Comments

Dubliner Chris McCann was crowned an MLS champion earlier this month after Atlanta United delivered on all of the expectation.

# major-league-soccer - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

LA Galaxy receive Zlatan Ibrahimovic boost after unforgettable debut season
# Hanging Around
# Hanging Around

LA Galaxy receive Zlatan Ibrahimovic boost after unforgettable debut season

Dec 18th 2018, 8:46 PM 4,367 Views 2 Comments

The 37-year-old scored 22 goals in 27 games for the club in 2018.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 15 December, 2018

'He's somebody who knows how to get the best out of people': Jim McGuinness and fulfilling a football fantasy
# Independence Day
# Independence Day

'He's somebody who knows how to get the best out of people': Jim McGuinness and fulfilling a football fantasy

Dec 15th 2018, 8:30 AM 13,020 Views 32 Comments

After six years serving his apprenticeship, the Donegal man has got his chance in North Carolina.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Cork's Alan Kelly named MLS Referee of the Year for third time in four years
# Top Of His Game
# Top Of His Game

Cork's Alan Kelly named MLS Referee of the Year for third time in four years

Dec 1st 2018, 10:34 AM 5,020 Views 2 Comments

The 43-year-old served as a League of Ireland referee for 15 years but moved to the USA in 2014.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 3 November, 2018

Treated with derision by some, Wayne Rooney's debut MLS season has been an absolute triumph
# Washington Wizard
# Washington Wizard

Treated with derision by some, Wayne Rooney's debut MLS season has been an absolute triumph

Nov 3rd 2018, 7:15 AM 9,705 Views 3 Comments

There was suspicion and plenty of criticism when he joined DC United but he galvanised a poorly-performing team.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

Zlatan, Rooney among MLS Most Valuable Player finalists
# Recognition
# Recognition

Zlatan, Rooney among MLS Most Valuable Player finalists

Oct 31st 2018, 5:29 PM 3,879 Views 3 Comments

The Swedish star scored 22 goals and added 10 assists — only the fourth 20-and-10 season in MLS history.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 7 October, 2018

'I took the road less travelled when I came to America but this is where I belong'
# Texas Forever
# Texas Forever

'I took the road less travelled when I came to America but this is where I belong'

Oct 7th 2018, 10:00 AM 29,608 Views 4 Comments

Paul Caffrey never quite made it as a professional footballer but having taken a few risks he’s pretty happy with how everything turned out.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Rooney and Zlatan score a brace each to keep play-off hopes on track
# MLS
# MLS

Rooney and Zlatan score a brace each to keep play-off hopes on track

Sep 30th 2018, 11:05 AM 6,123 Views 3 Comments

DC United and LA Galaxy both boosted their post-season prospects with victories last night.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 30 August, 2018

'My Mam rings me ten times a day to make sure I'm alive': Paddy Barrett on swapping Oriel Park for Ohio
# Cin City
# Cin City

'My Mam rings me ten times a day to make sure I'm alive': Paddy Barrett on swapping Oriel Park for Ohio

Aug 30th 2018, 9:30 PM 23,793 Views 2 Comments

With average crowds of over 25,000 and MLS on its way next season, the former Dundalk man is enjoying himself at FC Cincinnati.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Wayne Rooney continues excellent start to life in US
# Rejuvenated
# Rejuvenated

Wayne Rooney continues excellent start to life in US

Aug 16th 2018, 8:17 AM 9,440 Views 12 Comments

His club, DC United, are fighting for their Major League Soccer play-off lives.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 13 July, 2018

Beckham vows to bring MLS to Miami 'no matter what' as plans for new stadium face opposition
# Becks
# Becks

Beckham vows to bring MLS to Miami 'no matter what' as plans for new stadium face opposition

Jul 13th 2018, 8:51 AM 4,786 Views 0 Comments

The former Man United star acknowledged the concerns of locals as plans for a new 25,000-seater stadium faced criticism.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 9 July, 2018

'Being here opens your eyes': the Irishman and the biggest success story in American soccer
# Atlanta Brave
# Atlanta Brave

'Being here opens your eyes': the Irishman and the biggest success story in American soccer

Jul 9th 2018, 5:00 PM 51,017 Views 5 Comments

Despite Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney arriving in MLS, the league’s best storyline is Atlanta United.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 28 March, 2018

'You're not talking about a normal, mortal human'
# Superstar
# Superstar

'You're not talking about a normal, mortal human'

Mar 28th 2018, 11:09 PM 9,212 Views 8 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic could be set for his MLS debut as early as this weekend.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 25 February, 2018

'We've had two years living in paradise but in this business you can't get too attached'
# The Cincinnati Kid
# The Cincinnati Kid

'We've had two years living in paradise but in this business you can't get too attached'

Feb 25th 2018, 9:30 AM 10,286 Views 2 Comments

After plenty of chaos and confusion, Tipperary’s Richie Ryan is swapping Miami for Cincinnati and still chasing the MLS dream.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 29 January, 2018

David Beckham has finally got his MLS franchise in Miami
# Long Time Coming
# Long Time Coming

David Beckham has finally got his MLS franchise in Miami

Jan 29th 2018, 6:36 PM 8,398 Views 6 Comments

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star was officially awarded a licence today.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'A shambles - nobody has thought about the players': Irish contingent caught up in US chaos
# Mayhem
# Mayhem

'A shambles - nobody has thought about the players': Irish contingent caught up in US chaos

Jan 18th 2018, 9:34 PM 44,743 Views 20 Comments

It’s a complicated mess with many layers.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

'Not everybody sees the path you want to go but you've got to stick with what you feel is right'
# Texas Forever
# Texas Forever

'Not everybody sees the path you want to go but you've got to stick with what you feel is right'

Dec 27th 2017, 5:00 PM 16,097 Views 4 Comments

Drew Keeshan on leaving a farm in Tipperary, the move to the US and his life as a goalkeeping coach in Dallas.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Remember football prodigy Freddy Adu? He won't be joining his 14th club after all
# Have Boots Will Travel
# Have Boots Will Travel

Remember football prodigy Freddy Adu? He won't be joining his 14th club after all

Aug 2nd 2017, 1:32 AM 10,870 Views 12 Comments

A proposed move to Poland has fallen through after the 28-year-old suspected being used as a mere marketing ploy.

# major-league-soccer - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

After four-year battle, David Beckham secures massive victory in quest to own Miami MLS team
# Becks Appeal
# Becks Appeal

After four-year battle, David Beckham secures massive victory in quest to own Miami MLS team

Jun 6th 2017, 9:16 PM 8,890 Views 2 Comments

There’s still a long way to go but the former Manchester United and Real Madrid has inched closer to making the dream a reality.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 19 May, 2017

Has Wayne Rooney already played his last competitive game at Old Trafford?
# The Long Goodbye
# The Long Goodbye

Has Wayne Rooney already played his last competitive game at Old Trafford?

May 19th 2017, 8:26 PM 6,539 Views 17 Comments

Jose Mourinho has confirmed it’s unlikely the 31-year-old will feature against Crystal Palace on Sunday.

# major-league-soccer - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and the top 10 highest earners in MLS
# Big Money
# Big Money

Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and the top 10 highest earners in MLS

Apr 25th 2017, 11:47 PM 8,192 Views 5 Comments

Kaka tops the list of Major League Soccer’s highest-paid players for a third straight year.

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