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Are Creative Players Doomed in MLS?

In the past few weeks Major League Soccer has seen some of its brightest stars fall victim to tragic injuries. I can’t recall ever seeing a league’s best players get hurt so brutally in such a short time span. With Javier Morales (MLS Best XI last year), Steve Zakuani (one of the best wingers in […]

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The Issues of MLS Officiating

    The past few weeks a lot has been made about the officiating in Major League Soccer. In 110 matches there have 22 Red Cards issued by MLS officials. That translates to one every five matches. That is not really a ridiculous number in itself so it seems that maybe there has been some […]

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Real Salt Lake Is For Real

Perhaps lost a bit in the return of the Champions League in Europe last week was the historic result achieved by MLS side Real Salt Lake in the CONCACAF Champions League. No MLS side had made it to the finals of the competition since its new format was adopted and in doing so the club […]

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MLS WESTERN CONFERENCE PREVIEW

CHIVAS USA New manager Robin Fraser has brought in a new attitude to the Goats’ camp and the club should benefit from it. It would be pretty hard for the club to be worse than last year and there are some bright spots to be sure in the 2011 version. Jimmy Conrad adds a steady […]

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MLS EASTERN CONFERENCE PREVIEW

CHICAGO FIRE A mass exodus of players in the offseason, including stalwarts like C.J. Brown, Wilman Conde, Brian McBride, and Freddie Ljunberg, mean this season could be a long one at Toyota Park. The team struggled for most of the season under first year manager Carlos de Los Cobos last year and another poor start […]

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Major League Soccer Season 16: A Fork in The Road?

Major League Soccer, America’s top-flight professional league begins its 16th season next Tuesday at Qwest Field in Seattle. It certainly is fitting that the season starts at the home of the Seattle Sounders, as they are the standard in MLS in terms of crowd support; Seattle, along with a few other teams has the type […]

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