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MLS has two conferences - Eastern & Western- with eight teams Each. Eastern Conference: Chicago Fire, Columbus Crew, D.C. United, Kansas City Wizards, New England Revolution, New York Red Bulls, Philadelphia Union, Toronto FC. Western Conference: C.D. Chivas USA, Colorado Rapids, FC Dallas, Houston Dynamo, Los Angeles Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, San Jose Earthquakes, Seattle Sounders FC.

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NEW YORKMajor League Soccer (MLS) has said 20 players and six club staff have tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the 'MLS is Back Tournament' set to...
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Barcelona and Bayern Munich at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain
Lionel Messi may end up leaving Barcelona for MLS or China at some point in the future, says Rivaldo, but the Argentine superstar is not expected to link up with Serie A giants Inter. Speculation...
Monaco coach Thierry Henry watches the players as they train before the Champions League Group A soccer match between Monaco and Club Brugge at the Louis II stadium in Monaco, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018
MONTREAL (AP) — Thierry Henry is returning to Major League Soccer to coach Montreal Impact. Montreal says in a statement the...
Los Angeles Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, of Sweden, smiles during warmups
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is soon to end his spell in Major League Soccer, with a return to Europe seemingly imminent – and AC Milan appears to be his destination. Having signed for LA Galaxy in 2018, he...
LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic (9) celebrates his goal against the Seattle Sounders in the first half of an MLS soccer match in Carson, Calif., Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018. The Galaxy won 3-0.
Zlatan Ibrahimovicaimed an indecent gesture at an LAFC fan on Thursday, grabbing his crotch after his LA Galaxy side suffered a 5-3 defeat to their rivals in the MLS Western Conference semifinals. As...

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Marseille's Luiz Gustavo Dias, left,  reacts with Marseille's Florian Thauvin
PARISOlympique Marseille earned a smash-and-grab 1-0 win at Ligue 1 champions Paris St Germain after forward Florian Thauvin struck in the 31st minute of a pulsating though ill-tempered match...
Lionel Messi during the Champions League quarterfinal match between FC Barcelona and Bayern Munich
Lionel Messi is unlikely to change his mind about leaving Barcelona, the club’s presidential candidate Victor Font has said. Messi rocked Barcelona last month when his lawyers told the club he...
Barcelona's Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Barcelona and Eibar at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday Feb. 22, 2020
Lionel Messi could be forced to take an entire season away from football if he wants to leave FC Barcelona for free this year, ESPN reported on Monday. Messi and Barcelona...
Jens Spahn at the CDU federal party conference in December 2014 in Cologne, Germany
BERLIN — The health ministers of Germany’s federal and state governments have agreed to extend a ban for spectators in stadiums at Bundesliga soccer matches until at...
FC Barcelona Xavi Hernandez attends a conference for his farewell event at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, June 3, 2015
DOHA, Qatar — Former Spain and Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has tested positive for the coronavirus. The 40-year-old Xavi, now the coach of Qatari club...
A ranking as a way to measure performance, following some rules. It's not perfect, but it works. Somehow. The ranking algorithm computes more than 150,000 results from 11510, in 145 countries. ...
Governor Keramuddin Karim answers questions during a press conference at the Astana Guest House in Panjshir Province, Afghanistan, 5 July 2011.
GENEVA (AP) — The former president of the Afghan soccer federation lost his appeal Tuesday against a life ban for sexually abusing women’s national team players. The Court of Arbitration for Sport...
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A group of football-thirsty Argentinians have made an innovative return to playing after more than 100 days under suspension, with a social-distancing format locals call “human table football”. In...
President Donald Trump speaks to over 1,110 cadets in the Class of 2020 at a commencement ceremony on the parade field, at the United States Military Academy in West Point, N.Y., Saturday, June 13, 2020.
Donald Trump has threatened to boycott the NFL and US Soccer after the leagues decided to repeal bans on players kneeling during the national anthem due to ongoing Black Lives Matter protests. In a...
Cristiano Ronaldo greets AC Milan's Simon Kjaer at the end of an Italian Cup second leg soccer match between Juventus and AC Milan
Soccer finally resumed in Italy in a surreal atmosphere as Juventus drew with 10-man AC Milan 0-0 to reach the Italian Cup final on the away goals rule. The first leg finished 1-1 in Milan before the...
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Major League Soccer will make its return with an all-league tournament in Orlando beginning in July, the league announced Wednesday morning. The tournament, called “MLS is Back," will include all...
USA's Megan Rapinoe, right, kneels next to teammates Christen Press (12), Ali Krieger (11), Crystal Dunn (16) and Ashlyn Harris (22) as the US national anthem is played before an exhibition soccer match against Netherlands Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, in Atlanta
U.S. Soccer’s board of directors has voted to repeal a 2017 policy that required national team players to stand during the national anthem, a rule adopted after Megan Rapinoe kneeled in support...
Paris Saint Germain owner Nasser bin Ghanim Al-Khelaifi waves to his teams fans after the end of the Champions League round of 16 soccer match between Manchester United and Paris Saint Germain at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, England, Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019
BELLINZONA, Switzerland (AP) — Qatari soccer and television executive Nasser al-Khelaifi will go on trial in Switzerland in September, implicated in providing a holiday villa to a FIFA official linked...
This question raised curiosity because people continue to be confused with it. Freestyler's ability to carry out different mixtures of complex sequences of juggling and dribbling (earth ) techniques...
Copa Santander Libertadores de América Defensor Sporting's Álvaro Navarro stretches his leg to steal the ball during the first period the match that ended Defensor Sporting 4 Independiente Medellín 3, Centenario Stadium, Montevideo, Uruguay, 22th April, 2009
With soccer’s global calendar upended by the coronavirus, FIFA is scrambling to draft new regulations for player contracts and transactions between clubs in an effort to create a road map out of...