MLS: UNION TO LEARN SEMI-FINAL OPPONENTS

Philadelphia Union will know their semi-final opponents in the Eastern Conference when Nashville SC play hosts to Orlando City SC later on Tuesday as far MLS football is concerned.

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MLS football for this year is gradually coming to an end as teams battle to secure a final berth by winning their Conference. The winner of the Eastern Conference will face the Western Conference winner in the MLS Cup playoffs final. Columbus Crews are the defending champions after they thrashed Seattle Sounders 3-0 in last year’s MLS Cup playoffs final.
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DONOVAN OUT OF RSL JOB RUNNING

MLS football legend Landon Donovan has ruled himself out of the running for the vacant Real Salt Lake (RSL) managerial job. This is according to sources close to popular media outlet ESPN. It was revealed that the United States of America international has made the decision to withdraw his name from the running for the managerial job at MLS football side Real Salt Lake.


39-year-old Donovan is currently the manager at San Diego Loyal in the second tier of club football in the United States. The ex-Everton and Bayern Munich attacker has been the managing the San Diego Loyal first team squad since the start of last season. Donovan has been able to lead San Diego Loyal to second spot as far as the Pacific Division of the Western Conference is concerned. There are eight teams in the Pacific Division. Continue reading “DONOVAN OUT OF RSL JOB RUNNING”

WILL RONALDO FINISH HIS CAREER IN THE MLS?

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Cristiano Ronaldo, fans and everyone else associated with Manchester United, and neutral football fans may still be just getting used to the fact that the Portugal international superstar made a sensational return to Old Trafford this summer, but there is more to talk about than him coming back to the Theater of Dreams. In his career, Ronaldo has played for Portuguese League side Sporting Lisbon before making his first move to English Premier League giants Manchester United back in 2003 and then followed up by sealing a world-record (then) transfer to Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid. Before returning to United, he had a stint with Italian Serie A giants Juventus and his second chapter as a Red Devil is only set to begin this weekend.

Before Ronaldo left Juventus for United some weeks ago, right after the news broke out that he would be leaving Juventus, reports started making the rounds that he could be set for a shocking move to the United States Major League Soccer. Indeed, here were a couple of clubs in the United States that were clamoring for his signature but it looks as though those clubs were basically trying to sign him mostly for commercial reasons. Continue reading “WILL RONALDO FINISH HIS CAREER IN THE MLS?”

MLS TRIO MAKES GOLD CUP XI

Three MLS football stars were named in theGold Cup XI at the end of the latest edition this weekend. Two of the three players are from New England Revolution who are the Eastern Conference leaders. The third player is from Atlanta United.

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United States goalkeeper Matt Turner and Canada winger Tajon Buchanan made the Gold Cup XI. The two MLS football stars are on the payroll of New England Revolution.
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US GAMBLE WITH GOLD CUP SQUAD

The United States (US) have decided to gamble with their squad ahead of this summer’s Gold Cup. The US football federation has made the decision to prioritisequalification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar over the Gold Cup. European stars such as Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic, Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie, Borussia Dortmund attacker Gio Reyna and many more have been left out of the Gold Cup squad in favour of mls football players.

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The United States football federation has decided to focus more on qualification for Qatar 2022 and has decided to prosecute the Gold Cup with mls football stars to ensure that their European stars are ready to fire on all cylinders when the final round of Qatar 2022 qualifiers in the CONCACAF region starts with three games in September. The US football federation is adamant that the mls football stars would be as competitive as their European counterparts when hostilities begin at the Gold Cup on the American soil this summer.
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