Archives: MLS Single Table

Final MLS Table

Posted on by Eric Altshule

The season is over and, after a wild weekend, we have our playoff teams.  The first round of playoffs looks like this: West LA Galaxy vs Chivas USA Houston Dynamo vs Seattle Sounders East Columbus Crew vs Real Salt Lake … Continue reading

MLS Schedule: Why we need a Traditional Calendar WITHOUT Single Table

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

We’ve read for many years that a “traditional” calendar will never work in Major League Soccer. Stadium issues, weather and competition from other sports forces MLS to play over the summer. After many years of defending that policy, I have … Continue reading

Apertura/Clausura Debate: My Thoughts

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Last week MLS Rumors broke the story that Major League Soccer had tired off fending off critics like yours truly and was looking at revamping the entire structure of its season. Subsequently, The Original Winger and BBC Five Live’s Sean … Continue reading

Another Look at the MLS Table

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Beginning this week and re-appearing periodically throughout the MLS season we’ll begin a new exercise looking at the MLS table in a different way. Assuming clubs should get an optimum of three points at home, and aren’t expected to achieve … Continue reading

MLS Single Table Coming?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

On the early week edition of the Major League Soccer Talk Podcast, Peter Brown of CSRN indicated that a single table for MLS next year could be on the way. Now, MLS Rumors is reporting the same thing. Stay tuned, … Continue reading