Manager Of Mexican National Team Tells Players To Stay Away From MLS

Jürgen Klinsmann has gotten shit over the years for failing to cheerlead for MLS. He has called for the league to get better, and for his players to challenge themselves at the highest levels of the sport. To some, this is evidence not of Klinsmann’s ability to recognize the obvious, but of some sort of shortcoming.…

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Young American Stud Matt Miazga Set To Join Chelsea And Become New King Of English Soccer

Hell yeah, now this is more like it! While it was understandable if disappointing (and disappointing exactly because it was understandable) that Jordan Morris skipped out on the chance to take his talents to the Bundesliga and instead decided to start his pro career in MLS, we are not without hope that one brave…

Robert Sarver's Purchase Of Mallorca Is An Indictment Of The American Soccer System

Phoenix Suns owner and amateur intergenerational psychologist Robert Sarver has purchased a controlling stake in Mallorca, a Spanish soccer club currently playing in the country’s second division. The move is presumably good for Sarver and the rest of his ownership group, which includes noted soccer obsessive and…

Bob Bradley Doesn't Understand Why He Isn't Managing In A Top European League

Bob Bradley is at his wit’s end. He has managed Stabæk, a small Norwegian team from the Oslo suburb of Stabekk, for the past two seasons. He took over in 2014, following the club’s promotion back into the Tippeligaen after one year in the second division. To hear him tell it in an interview with AP’s Rob Harris, the…

Didier Drogba, Who's Destroying MLS, Says MLS Has A Lot To Improve

Didier Drogba, one of our favorite players over the years who’s nonetheless closer to middle age than the middle of his playing prime, gave some of the gentle yet unambiguous real talk that former European stars cashing checks in MLS are prone to hand down from time to time. Surprise surprise, he doesn’t think the…