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St. Louis CITY SC bring in experienced backroom staff!

St. Louis CITY SC is wasting no time in building a best-in-class sporting department. Hot off the heels of introducing German soccer legend Lutz Pfannenstiel as Sporting Director, it became Lutz’s turn to make HIS first announcement – that he is tapping two top international executives, Bernhard Peters and Mike …

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Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen announces plans to sell club!

Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen issued a statement on Sunday announcing he will be seeking to sell Utah Soccer Holdings, which owns Real Salt Lake (MLS), Utah Royals SC (NWSL) and Real Monarchs (USL). Hansen, who has been the majority owner of RSL since acquiring the club in …

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MLS provides COVID-19 testing update following return to home markets!

Major League Soccer on Friday, August 28 provided an update on the results of COVID-19 testing for players, coaches, and staff throughout the league since clubs began returning to home markets following the conclusion of their time at the MLS is Back Tournament through the end of Wednesday, August 26. …

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2020 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup canceled due to COVID-19 pandemic!

The 2020 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has officially been canceled, U.S. Soccer announced on Monday, August 17 afternoon, confirming initial reporting on Friday by Sports Illustrated. In a release, the federation cited the continuing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic as the driving factor behind the U.S. Open Cup Committee’s …

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Lutz Pfannenstiel to be St. Louis City SC’s sporting director before joining MLS 2023!

St. Louis City SC have hired a world-renowned sporting director in Lutz Pfannenstiel of Germany, the expansion club announced Monday, August 17 ahead of their inaugural MLS season in 2023. Pfannenstiel arrives stateside from Bundesliga side Fortuna Düsseldorf, where he was the club’s sporting director and served on the managing …

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MLS expansion club St. Louis City SC unveils name, crest & colors!

The St. Louis MLS expansion team revealed its official name, crest and colors on Thursday, August 13 during a live-streamed event featuring the team’s supporters and ownership group. Name & Colors The team will be known as St. Louis City SC. Selected from over 6,000 fan submissions, the name is …

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Inter Miami CF signs France midfielder Blaise Matuidi!

Inter Miami CF announced today it has signed FIFA World Cup champion, four-time Ligue 1 and three-time Serie A winning French international Blaise Matuidi, using Targeted Allocation Money (TAM). The midfielder joins Inter Miami after leading Juventus FC to the 2019/20 Serie A title and will bring championship-winning experience and …

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Atlanta United & Frank de Boer mutually agree to part ways!

Atlanta United announced on Friday, July 24 that the club and head coach Frank de Boer have mutually agreed to part ways, effective immediately. The club will announce an interim coach shortly while beginning a search for De Boer’s permanent replacement. Also departing from the club are assistant coaches Orlando …

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Major League Soccer announces new expansion timeline!

Major League Soccer announced a new timeline for the inaugural seasons of three of the four expansion clubs. The new timeline is the result of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the commencement of business operations and stadium development of these clubs and will give the clubs an appropriate …

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MLS reschedules Toronto FC vs. DC United to Monday, three other matches rescheduled!

Major League Soccer announced on Sunday, July 12 night that the match between D.C. United and Toronto FC, which was postponed earlier on Sunday, will now be played on Monday at 9 am ET (ESPN2, ESPN Deportes in US; TSN in Canada). Under the league’s health and safety protocols, clubs …

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