Major Link Soccer: MLS is back in Toronto

The fifth edition of Diary of a Striker with Bethany Balcer is here! Take a look inside the life of a pro NWSL player: Diary of a Striker with Bethany Balcer: Playing for the Right Reasons - Girls Soccer Network. MLS/USL. Toronto FC’s return to BMO Field marked the return...
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Why Atlanta United parted ways with Gabriel Heinze

With 7:00 on the clock at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, the crowd chanted for Josef Martinez. At the end of Atlanta United’s 1-0 loss to New England, Atlanta’s eight-straight game without a win, there were boos. Then another chant for Josef Martinez. And that’s how Gabriel Heinze’s 13-game, seven-month, 212-day tenure as manager of Atlanta United thudded to an end.
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Nashville’s Mukhtar sets new MLS record with quick-fire hat-trick against Chicago Fire

The former Germany youth international of Sudanese descent produced a stunning performance that etched his name in the record books. Nashville SC midfielder Hany Mukhtar has scored the fastest hat-trick in Major Soccer League history. The former Germany youth international of Sudanese background achieved this feat within six minutes during...
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Liga MX Reveals Squad for MLS All-Star Game in Los Angeles

Liga MX will be bringing its biggest names to the MLS All-Star Game next month with a roster led by Tigres star André-Pierre Gignac and Club América's Guillermo Ochoa. The Liga MX team is primarily made up of the league's Balón de Oro winners from each position, in addition to 11 players selected by Cruz Azul coach Juan Reynoso. The final addition to the roster will be selected in a process led by Liga MX president Mikel Arriola.

Atlanta United: What’s next?

Gabriel Heinze is extremely rough around the edges, anyone who has followed his career can tell you that. As a coach, the Argentine has had a bad history with the press and has been dubbed as obsessive and a reclusive person in his day-to-day management of his teams. You’d figure that upper management would have researched that before signing him to the club, yet it all came as a surprise in the last few weeks some of the things coming out of the Atlanta United camp.

Los Angeles FC is now the hottest team in MLS

Los Angeles FC defended Banc of California Stadium on Saturday night with a 2-1 win over a difficult and gritty Real Salt Lake, a win that perhaps shows that the black and gold are ready to make a run up the MLS table. An early goal by Diego Rossi in...

2021 MLS Breakout XI: Eleven players breaking out in 2021

Over the past few years, we’ve watched talents such as Carles Gil and Lucas Zelarayán immediately capture our attention when they arrived in Major League Soccer. Those familiar names have continued to impress in MLS this season, but this year like the years before has introduced us to new faces. So far, 2021 has had no shortage of young players and newcomers ready to break into the spotlight. Most teams are about 40% through their season; while these players could fade down the stretch, they wasted no time introducing themselves to the league.

Recap: Philadelphia Union 2, DC United 1

Kacper Przybylko scored in the 83rd minute, and the Philadelphia Union overcame conceding a penalty and two unfavorable video reviews to defeat D.C. United 2-1 on Saturday night at Subaru Park. Sergio Santos assisted Przybylko's winner 72 minutes after he opened the scoring for Philadelphia, which snapped a rare three-match...

MLS Predict 6 presented by BetMGM: Your complete guide to Round 12

MLS Predict 6 presented by BetMGM is FREE to play and takes only four steps for a chance to win $50,000:. Pick the outcome of six matches. You can select win, loss, or draw. Underdog outcomes are worth more points than favorites. Next, predict the action. Predict match action to...
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MLS: Atlanta Sack Ex-Manchester United Defender After Managing Only 13 Games

Atlanta United sacked former Manchester United defender Gabriel Heinze with immediate effect, the Major League Soccer (MLS) club announced Monday. Heinze was asked to step down from the role after being in charge of the club in the MLS Eastern Conference only for 13 games, out of which, his side won two, drew seven and lost four. At the end of the 43-year-old’s reign at the club, Atlanta United have 13 points and are placed 10th in the MLS Eastern Conference’s table.

Crew fans can help select who goes to 2021 MLS All-Star Game

On Wednesday, Major League Soccer released the selection procedures for the 2021 MLS All-Star game, which is to be held at LAFC’s Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles. This year's All-Star game is set to feature the best of MLS as they take on the top players from Mexico’s Liga MX.

Aliseda Scores Tap-In, Nashville’s Mukhtar Scores Fastest Hat Trick In MLS History As Chicago Fire Lose

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored three goals within a six-minute span and Nashville beat the 10-man Chicago Fire 5-1 on Saturday night. Mukhtar scored in the 10th, 13th and 16th minutes, the fastest hat trick in MLS history. C.J. Sapong made it 4-0 for Nashville (5-1-7) in the 39th minute with a putback off the rebound of Randall Leal’s shot off the post. Brian Anunga capped the scoring in the 62nd.

My 2021 MLS All-Star Game lineup

I’m not encouraging you to stuff the ballot box for the 2021 MLS All-Star Game presented by Target. I am simply communicating the facts. There are only eight days to vote this year. It’s a sprint, and you can vote once per day. Therefore, you can, in theory, vote up to eight times.

Eight players have swapped MLS for a European club

Major League Soccer is becoming one of the most important leagues in North, Central and South America. Many young talented players now appear to prefer to play in the MLS, before making the jump to a European club. MLS: exporting young talent. So far this year, eight players from different...