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#Major League Soccer

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 9 March, 2017

LA Galaxy aim to make Zlatan the highest-paid player in MLS history - reports

Sports Illustrated’s soccer correspondent, Grant Wahl, reported that “multiple sources” had confirmed the move.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 6 March, 2017

No dream MLS debut for former Barcelona coach Tata Martino as new season gets underway

Both expansion sides – Atlanta and Minnesota – suffered defeat in their opening fixtures.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Rapid Revolution: the Irishman making waves in the American sports landscape

Padraig Smith has been in Colorado for the last two years as the franchise’s sporting director.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Much more than Robbie Keane and Kevin Doyle: the Irish history in Major League Soccer

From Paul Keegan to Chris McCann and everyone in between.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 1 March, 2017

No Lampard, no Gerrard, no Drogba: new season signals seismic change in MLS attitude

The 2017 campaign gets underway on Friday as Portland take on Minnesota.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

After major health scare, Clint Dempsey is back and ready for a new season

The former Fulham and Tottenham midfielder was not involved in Seattle Sounders’ MLS success.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 16 December, 2016

Major League Soccer continues rapid growth as it's revealed 26 teams will compete by 2020

The league started out with 10 teams when it first began in 1996.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 11 December, 2016

Seattle crowned MLS champions for first time after dramatic penalty shootout in Toronto Surround Sound This post contains videos

Seattle crowned MLS champions for first time after dramatic penalty shootout in Toronto

Roman Torres proved the hero while goalkeeper Stefan Frei also proved crucial to the Sounders’ victory.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 10 December, 2016

'I'll always reflect on where we started, the highs, lows and everything in between'

The 2016 Major League Soccer decider takes place in Toronto later this evening and Cork native Alan Kelly will be at the centre of it.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 20 November, 2016

Irish influence proving crucial in remarkable Major League Soccer turnaround for Colorado

Kevin Doyle is the headline act but Meath man Padraig Smith is the Rapids’ Sporting Director.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 19 November, 2016

One final fling: where will Robbie Keane finish his club career?

Remaining in Major League Soccer seems to make the most sense but which franchise has the money and the space?

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Robbie Keane confirms he's leaving LA Galaxy but seeking 'one last major challenge'

The 36-year-old will take some time before deciding on his next move.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

Former Premier League favourite ruled out for remainder of MLS season due to irregular heartbeat

Clint Dempsey’s enforced absence is a big blow to the Seattle Sounders.

# major-league-soccer - Thursday 8 September, 2016

A very familiar face is making an unexpected return and will link up with Robbie Keane

US legend Landon Donovan is coming back to Major League Soccer.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 2 September, 2016

Renaissance Man: 38-year-old Frank Lampard continues remarkable resurgence in New York Ageless This post contains videos

Renaissance Man: 38-year-old Frank Lampard continues remarkable resurgence in New York

The former Chelsea midfielder has had well-documented problems since joining NYC FC.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 29 August, 2016

Kaka rolled back the years in MLS last night and got one over on Patrick Vieira

A litany of high-profile stars were on display as Orlando faced NYC FC.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 26 August, 2016

'Very difficult' for Bastian Schweinsteiger to play for Man United again, says Jose Mourinho

What’s the next move going to be for the World Cup winner?

# major-league-soccer - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Forget MLS - the second tier of football in North America is seeing benefit of familiar names

The likes of Joe Cole and former Juventus striker Amauri have rediscovered their form in the US.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 20 August, 2016

A litany of high-profile stars clash in MLS tonight - with two frenemies coming face to face

It’s the first time Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard will play each other since joining Major League Soccer.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 25 July, 2016

Two of the finest players in Major League Soccer really enjoyed themselves at the weekend Class Is Permanent This post contains videos

Two of the finest players in Major League Soccer really enjoyed themselves at the weekend

Sebastian Giovinco and Didier Drogba both scored hat-tricks for Toronto FC and Montreal Impact respectively.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 15 July, 2016

Former Northern Ireland international signed by Alessandro Nesta and makes move to Miami

Jonny Steele is back from the brink and has been rewarded for his perseverance.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 9 July, 2016

An emotional night in MLS as tributes are paid to gun attack victims

A spectacular goal from the Dallas’ Maxi Urruti decided the clash against San Jose Earthquakes.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 8 July, 2016

It's taken an eternity but 38-year-old Frank Lampard is finding form in Major League Soccer

Veteran midfielder has significantly underachieved since arriving in MLS but has found some form at last.

# major-league-soccer - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Today Andrea Pirlo showed us why we all still love him, even if his country doesn't Maestro This post contains videos

Today Andrea Pirlo showed us why we all still love him, even if his country doesn't

The Italian midfielder conjured a moment of magic in Major League Soccer.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 29 May, 2016

Goalkeeping blunder from Drogba's added-time free-kick ends LA Galaxy's unbeaten run Oh Dear This post contains videos

Goalkeeping blunder from Drogba's added-time free-kick ends LA Galaxy's unbeaten run

Steven Gerrard’s side were beaten at the death in Quebec.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 23 May, 2016

Andrea Pirlo: 'In MLS there's lots of running and too little play'

The Italian playmaker believes more needs to be done to teach young players technical skills before Major League Soccer can properly develop.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 20 May, 2016

The MLS player salaries have been revealed and Robbie Keane has dropped out of the top 10

But the veteran Irish striker, who turns 36 in July, is still not doing too badly.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 13 May, 2016

'I came like a king, left like a legend': Clubs on red alert as Zlatan confirms PSG exit

The 34-year-old striker has been linked with a move to Manchester United.

# major-league-soccer - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

How Kevin Doyle's Colorado are 'doing a Leicester' in Major League Soccer Turnaround This post contains videos

How Kevin Doyle's Colorado are 'doing a Leicester' in Major League Soccer

The Rapids endured a dismal 2015 but have started the new season in superb form.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Pirlo and Villa combined beautifully as Vieira's NYC picked up rare win Dream Team This post contains videos

Pirlo and Villa combined beautifully as Vieira's NYC picked up rare win

It’s not been the best of managerial starts for the legendary former Arsenal skipper.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 25 April, 2016

Fairytale of New York turning into a nightmare experience for Vieira, Pirlo and Lampard

Ranked as the second-worst team in MLS right now, things are not going to plan for NYC FC.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Steven Gerrard rolled the years back last night by scoring a textbook goal for the LA Galaxy Vintage This post contains videos

Steven Gerrard rolled the years back last night by scoring a textbook goal for the LA Galaxy

The team made light work of Real Salt Lake in what proved a one-sided affair in California.

With the Euros not far away, Kevin Doyle returned last night and scored a peach Wexford Youth This post contains videos

With the Euros not far away, Kevin Doyle returned last night and scored a peach

The attacker picked up that gruesome leg injury while on international duty last month.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 18 April, 2016

Latest high-profile MLS recruit Julio Baptista makes instant impact in hugely controversial clash Baptism Of Fire This post contains videos

Latest high-profile MLS recruit Julio Baptista makes instant impact in hugely controversial clash

The Brazilian was awarded a penalty after just twelve seconds of his first start for Orlando City SC.

# major-league-soccer - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Mid-April in Colorado but the orange ball still made an appearance after a blizzard last night

Injured duo Kevin Doyle and Sean St Ledger were probably relieved that they missed out on this one.

38-year-old Didier Drogba puts controversy behind him, continues superb MLS run Deep Impact This post contains videos

38-year-old Didier Drogba puts controversy behind him, continues superb MLS run

The veteran striker came off the bench to help change the game for Montreal Impact.

# major-league-soccer - Friday 8 April, 2016

Frank Lampard's miserable time in Major League Soccer set to continue for a little longer

The veteran midfielder made ten appearances in an injury-plagued debut season for New York City FC and he’s currently sidelined again.

# major-league-soccer - Monday 4 April, 2016

'I was getting out of a country that was struggling and I don't regret it a day since'

In the mid-1980s, Ian Hennessy was playing for Cork City while earning a pound an hour working for a taxi company. He’s now a top collegiate coach in the United States.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Another high-profile figure is keen on a move to Major League Soccer

Kaka says Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas is interested in a move across the water.

# major-league-soccer - Wednesday 23 March, 2016

Remember Julio Baptista? Arsenal flop is making a comeback alongside an old friend

The 34-year-old is on his way to Major League Soccer.