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Tag Archives: MLS

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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Atlanta United beat Portland Timbers to lift MLS Cup!

Atlanta United capped their astonishing first two years of existence with a confident 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers in the 2018 MLS Cup at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Saturday night, delighting the biggest crowd in league history with a vintage performance spearheaded by a goal and assist from star striker …

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MLS and EA SPORTS Reveal Expanded Competitive eMLS FIFA Infrastructure!

Major League Soccer and EA SPORTS announced an expanded eMLS, poised to grow the fan connection to MLS through FIFA competition. The 2019 eMLS season features 22 MLS clubs integrated into the competitive ecosystem, with Atlanta United, D.C. United and FC Cincinnati joining the competition for the first time, as …

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Bundesliga’s VfL Wolfsburg & MLS’s Orlando City SC join forces!

German Bundesliga side VfL Wolfsburg today, November 16, announced that they will be working closely with US club Orlando City. The Florida-based outfit have been in North America’s top division, Major League Soccer (MLS) since 2015. The franchise, led by Flavio Augusto da Silva and Phil Rawlins, also owns the …

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic wins AT&T MLS Goal of the Year!

Major League Soccer (MLS) announced that LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has earned the 2018 AT&T MLS Goal of the Year for his blistering first MLS goal against the Los Angeles Football Club. Additionally, Seattle Sounders FC goalkeeper Stefan Frei has garnered the 2018 MLS Save of the Year for …

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FC Cincinnati unveils its Major League Soccer Logo, Marks & Colours!

Major League Soccer expansion team FC Cincinnati unveiled their much-speculated MLS identity before a capacity crowd at the Woodward Theater and via a worldwide live stream. In an ode to what the club built in its first three years of play, the new MLS look takes the club’s vision and …

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