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January 9th, 2015

Frank Lampard Addresses Man City / NYCFC Situation On Facebook

~~  Smart move by Lampard.  Very clear about what he thought he was signing... BUT.  No mention of signing an MLS contract. ' I signed a commitment to play in NYCFC for two years starting January 1st 2015.'
January 8th, 2015

Robin Fraser Named New Toronto FC Assistant

Toronto FC names Robin Fraser assistant coach. #TFClive — Toronto FC (@torontofc) January 8, 2015 ~~  Just two days after the rumors started and a day after Mike Petke was fired as the Head Coach of the New York Red Bulls, assistant coach and former Chivas USA head coach Robin Fraser was named as ...
January 8th, 2015

Spurs Confirm Jermain Defoe Training Stint

We can confirm that @IAmJermainDefoe will train with our Development Squad for the next week to maintain fitness during MLS close season. — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) January 8, 2015 ~~  Not surprising to see a player go back to his old club and get some training in during the offseason.... Beckham, Henry, etc.... But this one just feels ...
January 7th, 2015

MLS Releases 2015 Game Schedule

~~  With all the big news dropping earlier this morning, it was also D-day for the official 2015 MLS Schedule.....  And it definitely doesn't disappoint. Some of the highlights of the 20th year in Major League Soccer :: 'An eight-year television and media rights partnership with ESPN, FOX Sports and Univision that will feature a Univision game of ...
January 7th, 2015

LA Galaxy Signs Steven Gerrard To Designated Player Contract

~~  'Their pursuit of me was very aggressive.....'  That's a damn telling statement right there. 'I'm not going over there for a holiday... I'm going over there to win trophies.'  Just checking all the boxes. via LAGalaxy The LA Galaxy have signed English midfielder Steven Gerrard as a Designated Player, the club announced Wednesday. ...
January 7th, 2015

New York Red Bulls ‘Part Ways’ With Head Coach Mike Petke

~~  At a loss for words right now... While none of us know what went down behind closed doors, there's a few things to keep in mind.  When someone (Ali Curtis) comes in at the top, they usually want 'their' guys... But Petke (who is the heart and soul of #NYRB) taking over when no one else wanted that job, running with it and earning the club a ...
January 6th, 2015 :: DeAndre Yedlin Article – ‘It All Happened So Fast’

~~  There hasn't been a meteoric rise like this since 1998 when Frankie Hejduk came on as a substitute in France against Germany, whipped in three crosses and found himself at Bayer Leverkusen less than a month later.... via FIFA There’s no substitute for skill the old football saying goes. But if there were, it would be speed. Good coaches ...
January 6th, 2015

Seattle Sounders Appoint Garth Lagerwey As General Manager & President of Soccer

~~  You won't find a better guy in Major League Soccer and I'm truly happy for Garth and his family as the make the move to the Pacific Northwest. via SoundersFC Seattle Sounders FC today announced that it has appointed Garth Lagerwey as General Manager and President of Soccer, effective immediately. Lagerwey spent the past seven-plus seasons ...