LAFC lost to Houston twice earlier this season, but the defending MLS Cup champions have reason to be optimistic heading into their playoff showdown.
Posted: December 2, 2023, 12:09 am
Carlos Vela says he doesn't want this to be his final season with LAFC, but outdated MLS salary rules might force him to continue his career elsewhere.
Posted: December 1, 2023, 12:30 pm
MLS suspends Whitecaps head coach Vanni Sartini for joking about ref dying after contentious playoff exit
Sartini wasn't happy after the Whitecaps' season-ending loss to LAFC.
Posted: November 30, 2023, 11:26 pm
FC Cincinnati’s Matt Miazga suspended 3 games for ‘misconduct’ after allegedly confronting officials in locker room
Matt Miazga allegedly confronted officials after their playoff win over the New York Red Bulls earlier this month.
Posted: November 30, 2023, 1:04 am
Striker Denis Bouanga and goalkeeper Maxime Crepeau are having big seasons for LAFC, which is one win away from playing for a second straight MLS Cup.
Posted: November 28, 2023, 12:00 pm
Denis Bouanga's goal in the 30th minute gave him a score in eight straight games and proved the difference in LAFC's 1-0 victory.
Posted: November 27, 2023, 5:09 am
Denis Bouanga's goal and Maxime Crépeau's saves propelled LAFC to the Western Conference final.
Posted: November 27, 2023, 5:01 am
FC Cincinnati's 94th-minute winner against the Philadelphia Union sure looked to be offside. Here's why it wasn't disallowed by VAR.
Posted: November 26, 2023, 4:26 am
When Los Angeles-based pro soccer teams head to Seattle for the playoffs, Lumen Field appears to be a big advantage for the home team.
Posted: November 25, 2023, 12:00 pm
This year’s postseason was designed to bridge the gap between a North American audience and soccer traditionalists. But it sapped the competition of momentum
Posted: November 16, 2023, 12:42 pm
The Timbers announced Neville as their new head coach this week, five months after he was sacked by Inter Miami
Posted: November 8, 2023, 3:08 pm
The former England full-back has been appointed manager of the MLS club, to the consternation of some supporters
Posted: November 8, 2023, 12:35 pm
Not only is the mistreatment and abuse of soccer referees dehumanizing, it's contributing to a much deeper problem.
Posted: November 7, 2023, 10:51 pm
MLS is investigating the incident which occurred after the playoff match between FC Cincinnati and New York Red Bulls
Posted: November 7, 2023, 8:30 pm
Phil Neville is appointed the new Portland Timbers manager on a contract until 2026.
Posted: November 6, 2023, 11:34 pm
There have been more eyes on Major League Soccer this season than at any point in recent history (if ever), so can the league keep momentum without Messi's Inter Miami in the playoffs?
Posted: November 6, 2023, 9:22 am
Sporting Kansas City, the Western Conference's No. 8 seed, toppled St. Louis City and reinforced the irrelevance of the MLS regular season.
Posted: November 6, 2023, 12:13 am
A Portland Timbers fan group are "deeply disappointed" the club has been linked with manager Phil Neville after his "history of sexist statements".
Posted: November 4, 2023, 4:15 pm
LAFC looks to beat Vancouver and advance to the next round of the MLS Cup playoffs on the anniversary of its championship victory last year.
Posted: November 4, 2023, 1:00 pm
A third longtime Barcelona teammate is joining Lionel Messi in Miami.
Posted: November 3, 2023, 10:09 pm
The new MLS playoff format is finding near-universal disdain from players and fans, but the league's revenue ambitions are driving the changes.
Posted: October 29, 2023, 10:54 pm
Ryan Hollingshead and Dénis Bouanga each scored two goals as LAFC beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 5-2 in Game 1 of their best-of-three first-round MLS playoff series.
Posted: October 29, 2023, 2:09 am
As LAFC looks to win another title, many of its players dislike the new playoff format that features a break in play for teams vying for the MLS Cup.
Posted: October 27, 2023, 10:44 pm
In an MLS season dominated by Lionel Messi, another Argentinian midfielder is set to be named league MVP
Posted: October 27, 2023, 3:00 am
The 16-team playoff field is set, so we've ranked every team in the race for MLS Cup.
Posted: October 26, 2023, 8:09 pm
The former USA captain, who retired after Toronto FC’s final regular-season game last Saturday, was a true general: someone who cared more about the club, than his individual career
Posted: October 26, 2023, 8:00 am
The road to the MLS Cup kicks off this week. Our writers predict the dark horses, the key players and who will wind up as champions
Posted: October 25, 2023, 11:07 am
Greg Vanney touted a three-year plan to lead the Galaxy back to MLS prominence when he was hired in 2021. He has yet to achieve his goal.
Posted: October 24, 2023, 12:00 pm
The league was once made up of would-bes and has-beens. Now there’s a burgeoning middle class: talented players looking to kickstart stalled careers
Posted: October 24, 2023, 9:00 am
The Fire's season is over as Chicago lost 1-0 to NYCFC, missing the playoffs for the sixth season in a row.
Posted: October 22, 2023, 12:26 am
MLS has upped the playoff teams from 14 to 18 and added a best-of-three format. But what is a boon for the postseason has belittled the rest of the year
Posted: October 21, 2023, 8:00 am
The Chicago Fire head into Decision day with a chance of making the MLS playoffs. However, certain results need to go their way.
Posted: October 20, 2023, 3:20 pm
Messi was rumored to potentially rejoin Barcelona or go to the Saudi Pro League on loan to keep his match fitness.
Posted: October 18, 2023, 2:12 pm
On the latest episode of La Previa, hosts Asli Pelit and Boris Gartner talk to Diego Gigliani, the president and general manager of St. Louis City SC. Originally from Argentina, Gigliani joined St. Louis City after a decade with City Football Group, the parent company of Premier League’s Manchester City and MLS’ New York City …
Posted: October 18, 2023, 9:55 am
Four years after coming forward about systemic abuse in Canadian soccer, Ciara McCormack has become the first female co-owner and CEO of a League of Ireland club
Posted: October 18, 2023, 9:00 am
Pat Noonan had never been a head coach at any level when he took over FC Cincinnati. The team is now among the favorites to win the MLS Cup.
Posted: October 17, 2023, 11:05 am
Jack Wilshere is in contention for the head coach role at Major League Soccer side Colorado Rapids and has held talks over the position.
Posted: October 12, 2023, 7:34 pm
The profile of Inter Miami – and the league itself – have been boosted by the Argentinian’s arrival. But it’s led to an increase in prices for some
Posted: October 12, 2023, 8:00 am
Messi returned to the field for 35 minutes off the bench, but couldn't find a goal, and Inter Miami's long-shot playoff hopes officially disappeared.
Posted: October 8, 2023, 1:33 am
The former Sheffield United forward has made an instant impact in MLS. He’s still scoring goals, and leading a late-season revival for LA Galaxy
Posted: October 6, 2023, 8:00 am
Will Lionel Messi play at Soldier Field Wednesday during Inter Miami's match against the Chicago Fire? It's the million-dollar question on thousands of fans minds.
Posted: October 4, 2023, 7:41 pm
MLS stuffs 34 regular-season rounds into less than eight months to eliminate only 11 of 29 teams. The other 18 make the playoffs, where one or two losses can override the February-to-October grind.
Posted: October 4, 2023, 2:16 pm
With a sellout crowd for the match against Inter Miami, the Fire will be looking to take advantage of the "Messi effect."
Posted: October 4, 2023, 1:48 am
While the spotlight will be pointed at Lionel Messi, the Chicago Fire will look to further build on their playoff aspirations when they take on Inter Miami on Wednesday night.
Posted: October 3, 2023, 11:17 pm
Messi 36, has been listed as day to day for much of the past month.
Posted: October 3, 2023, 4:22 pm
36-year-old Lionel Messi has now missed four of Inter Miami’s last five matches.
Posted: October 2, 2023, 8:53 pm
The turnaround in Cincinnati might be one of the best stories Major League Soccer has seen in some time.
Posted: October 2, 2023, 7:00 pm
While Messi remains sidelined with an undisclosed injury, a cloud of uncertainty lingers over DRV PNK Stadium and Inter Miami's loyal supporters.
Posted: October 1, 2023, 7:51 am
The Chicago Fire kept their playoff dreams alive following a 1-0 win over the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night.
Posted: October 1, 2023, 2:15 am
Messi last played Sept. 20 against Toronto when he was substituted off in the 37th minute.
Posted: September 30, 2023, 11:28 pm