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Chicago Fire names Motorola as Official Jersey Partner!

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Motorola have announced a three-year partnership agreement, naming the Chicago-based mobile communications company the official jersey partner of the Club. Throughout the term of the partnership, Motorola will be prominently featured on the front of the Chicago Fire’s match jerseys and training apparel. The …

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Inter Miami name first two coaches to club’s youth academy staff!

MLS expansion franchise Inter Miami have announced that local youth coaching standouts Juan Carlos Michia and Victor Pastora have joined the club as the first two Inter Miami youth academy coaches. “We welcome Juan Carlos and Victor to the Inter Miami family with open arms,” club sporting director Paul McDonough …

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Austin FC to begin MLS play in 2021 as league’s 27th club!

Austin FC is set to begin play in MLS in 2021 as the league’s 27th club, commissioner Don Garber announced Tuesday. The club will become the city’s first team in a major professional sports league. The announcement was made at Rustic Tap in Austin’s West Sixth district, with Garber alongside …

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LA Galaxy name Guillermo Barros Schelotto as new Head Coach!

Major League Soccer side LA Galaxy announced on Wednesday, January 2 that they have named Guillermo Barros Schelotto as their new head coach. 45 year old Schelotto departed Argentine powerhouse Boca Juniors after falling in the 2018 Copa Libertadores final, ending a successful spell with the club in which he …

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MLS’ Columbus Crew SC get new owners in Haslam & Edwards families!

Major League Soccer announced on Friday, December 28 that an agreement in principle has been reached with the Haslam and Edwards families to become MLS owners and take over operating rights of Columbus Crew SC beginning in January 2019. The Haslam family, owners of the NFL’s Cleveland Browns, and the …

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MLS announces 2019 home openers for all 24 clubs!

Major League Soccer (MLS) revealed the home openers for all 24 clubs for its 24th season in 2019 – a year that will feature the highly-anticipated launch of an expansion club in the Midwest and opening of the league’s 20th stadium built for soccer, and culminate with the debut of …

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German-born MLS coaching legend Sigi Schmid no more!

Sigi Schmid, the all-time winningest head coach in North America’s MLS history, passed away on Tuesday, December 25 at the age of 65. Schmid, who coached the LA Galaxy during the recently concluded 2018 season, was hospitalized and reported to be in intensive care earlier this month. Schmid’s family released …

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MLS champions Atlanta United appoint Frank de Boer new head coach!

Atlanta United announced on Sunday, December 23 that Dutchman Frank de Boer has signed a multiyear contract to become the club’s next head coach, succeeding Gerardo ‘Tata’ Martino. A superstar at Ajax Amsterdam, FC Barcelona and several other clubs during his playing days, de Boer, 48, began his managerial career …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic to stay with LA Galaxy for 2019 season!

The era of Swedish legend Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Los Angeles is not over yet. After a scintillating first season with the LA Galaxy, Ibrahimovic was heavily rumoured for a return to AC Milan, but the Swede is staying in the MLS for 2019. The club announced on Tuesday that he …

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MLS announces new playoff format for 2019 season!

The Audi MLS Cup playoffs are undergoing a big change, starting in 2019. The MLS playoffs will now consist of a fixed-bracket, single-elimination format with the higher seed hosting every match. The Bracket In 2019, 14 of the league’s 24 teams will qualify for the postseason, up from 12 in …

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