Archives: Major League Soccer

MLS Preview ’12 – San Jose Earthquakes

Posted on by Robert Hay

Team: San Jose Earthquakes Coach: Frank Yallop Last Season: 8-12-14, 7th Western Conference, 14th Overall Hashtag: #SJEarthquakes Although it is an overused phrase, this year is a critical year for the San Jose ‘Quakes.  The team is at a crossroads and this season … Continue reading

MLS ’12 Preview – Houston Dynamo

Posted on by Robert Hay

Name: Houston Dynamo Head Coach: Dominic Kinnear 2011 Record: 12-9-13, 2nd Eastern Conference, 7th overall Twitter Hashtag: #HoustonDynamo The Dynamo are the defending Eastern Conference champions, but all the talk this offseason has been about other teams.  That’s not to say … Continue reading

MLS ’12 Preview – The Chicago Fire

Posted on by Robert Hay

Team: Chicago Fire Coach: Frank Klopas Last Season: 9-9-16, 6th East, 11th Overall Twitter Hashtag: #CF97 In our 2011 preview of the Chicago Fire, I predicted the Fire would either make a surprise long run in the playoffs or miss the … Continue reading

The 2012 MLS Season Preview Preview

Posted on by Robert Hay

Did you feel that?  That little shiver down your spine as you clicked on this story to read it.  Was it too much caffeine this morning?  Or was it the sense that the beginning of spring and the MLS season … Continue reading

Who is the Best Head Coach in MLS?

Posted on by Robert Hay

As the preseason gets into full swing and rosters begin to stabilize, it’s time to take a look at the men who pull the strings and have the greatest impact on the team itself.  The modern manager is part tactician, … Continue reading

MLS Blows it Badly With Comeback, Coach of the Year Awards

Posted on by Robert Hay

Leave it to MLS to miss a slam dunk.  As part of their daily unveiling of award winners leading up to the MLS Cup (an idea that I like that they do), the league announced the winners of the Comeback … Continue reading

MLS Gets It Right Regarding International Breaks

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Video: Klinsmann gets the win Who remembers the last time that Major League Soccer played a regular season match during an international date? Who remembers the last time when an important World Cup Qualifier was being played while the New … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast : This Week in US Soccer, September 1, 2011

Posted on by Chris Riordan

On the latest edition of the Major League Soccer Talk Podcast : This Week in US Soccer, your hosts (the Chris and Chris of American soccer) bring you a view of the beautiful game from an American and regional perspective.  … Continue reading

Seattle Sounders and Colorado Rapids Help MLS Stay Undefeated in Champions League

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Has hell frozen over all of a sudden? What magic and mystery has happened down in Mexico. Last week we saw FC Dallas achieve history with the first ever MLS victory on Mexican soil against UNAM Pumas. The big question … Continue reading

New England 2-2 New York Red Bulls: Yet Another Draw

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Hans Backe said that last week’s home draw was a step in the right direction. Well after a good week of training at Montclair State University, you would think that this would be the case. A trip to a house … Continue reading