Rooney Says Not ‘On Holiday’ In MLS

The Major League soccer is buzzing over the late-game exploits of Wayne Rooney in Sunday win of DC United over Orlando, Rooney, the former star of England on Tuesday said, he is not in North America on holiday.

He said “I can understand that people get frustrated watching players coming over probably a bit later in their career, but for me that is to show with performances. I want to show them through my performances that I am not in the North America to be on holiday,”
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TEPPER KEEN ON MLS OWNERSHIP

David Tepper of the Carolina Panthers is keen on the Major League Soccer (MLS) team ownership despite his stake in the NFL. Whilst discussing topics bothering on the Panthers, he has hinted at the budding MLS market.

He spoke about doing “development” that keeps the fans entertained not just on game days but on other things. He said if he made investment in the United States top tier soccer league, then there would be more money coming in to the community. He was speaking recently about expanding the functions of Bank of America Stadium in the community. Of course the city would benefit from increased taxation and a new stream of resources.
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MLS Football: Real Salt Lake To Meet LAFC

The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) have started their Major League Soccer campaign very well. They are only the second MLS expansion team to win their opener. They went away to defeat Seattle Sounders 1-0 following the footsteps of Chicago Fire in 1998. Funny thing is both teams were coached by Bob Bradley.

It has been a nice start but they are set to meet with Real Salt Lake. Real Salt Lake played a 1-1 draw with FC Dallas at the Toyota Stadium so they would be keen on victory in their first home game. Real Salt Lake played well with Nick Rimando impressing. Joao Plata scored in the first half but they thwarted their effort by an own goal by Marcelo Silva. Continue reading “MLS Football: Real Salt Lake To Meet LAFC”

LA Galaxy signs Carrasco

LA Galaxy has announced the signing of Servando Carrasco from Orlando City where he has played for the last two seasons. This will be a great signing for LA Galaxy as they were looking to add a quality player in the middle of the park. Servando Carrasco will not only bring some much-needed aggressiveness in the team but also some valuable experience.

Servando Carrasco is an experienced MLS player and has played for several clubs such as Kansas City and Seattle Sounders during his career in the MLS league.
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WHO WILL BE WINNERS OF THE MLS CUP?

The MLS Cup playoffs are set to kickoff so the big question is who will be the winners at the end of the day? Chicago Fire are set to host the New York Red Bulls as the Cup begins on Wednesday.

There is widespread belief that Toronto would do enough to win the Cup this time. They were very close the last time and with their current team, they could really go all the way this time. While history does not favour them that much, Toronto FC have always been a consistent side in the league. The Reds could finally make history this time.
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