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One log, 2,600 miles: Portland sends slice of home to Atlanta for MLS Cup
Just 1,300 of the 70,000 fans at MLS Cup will be supporting the Portland Timbers, so they're bringing with them a reminder of home: a giant log.

What they’re saying: Portland Timbers players discuss MLS Cup final matchup with Atlanta United |
Here's a look at what the Portland Timbers players and coach Giovanni Savarese had to say about their opponent, Atlanta United, and how they are preparing to face them in the MLS Cup final on Saturday, December 8.

MLS Cup | Playoff run provides Jorge Villafaña another reward for returning home | Portland Timbers

How did the Portland Timbers, Atlanta United build their MLS Cup rosters? |

Portland Timbers: Being scared is no help at all
The Portland Timbers travel Atlanta United to face the Eastern Champions in MLS Cup at the weekend. But being scared of their opposition is no help at all.

Timbers’ Savarese has won a title in Atlanta before

ASN article: U.S. Olympic hopeful Ebobisse looks to cap his late season rise at MLS Cup

Major League Soccer

Zlatan Ibrahimovic transfer news: LA Galaxy striker edging closer to AC Milan return from MLS during winter window |
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is closing in on a return to AC Milan, with Goal of the understanding that talks are at an advanced stage.

Fox is putting cameras on corner flags for Saturday's MLS Cup
When Atlanta United FC and the Portland Timbers go head-to-head December 8th to determine the winner of the MLS Cup, you'll be able to see the action from the d...

Neymar: David Beckham jokingly tries to sign Brazilian for Inter Miami
David Beckham's Inter Miami CF doesn't begin play in Major League Soccer until 2020, but he's already trying to recruit Neymar to his new team.

NYCFC hire former Cleveland Cavaliers exec Brad Sims as new CEO |

Josef Martinez with one more chance to climb 2018 global goalscoring chart |

MLS Partners With R/GA Ventures on Accelerator League Tech
MLS is working with R/GA Ventures on an accelerator to develop new technologies for the 23-year-old soccer league.

New York Red Bulls part with 8 players in end-of-season roster update - Once A Metro
RBNY’s squad has been trimmed from 31 to 23 by the end-of-season roster update; it’ll be 24 if they find their way to re-signing Tim Parker.

Argentina: San Martín de Tucumán, the Argentine home of former MLS players | MARCA in English
There has been a lot of talk about the influx of South American footballers, notably Argentines, to Major League Soccer (MLS) in recent years. But...

Boehm: Tyler Adams may be special, but he's far from unique |

Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney and the top 10 transfers of the season in MLS |
The Major League Soccer season is drawing to a close with MLS Cup on Saturday. Goal looks back at the top players brought into the league in 2018

Rumor: Tyler Adams was a free transfer to RB Leipzig - Once A Metro

Plans for new Crew SC stadium in motion, Columbus Community Sports Park proposed | WSYX
The City of Columbus announced that MAPFRE stadium would remain relevant as a new Crew SC stadium is being built.

World Football

Ada Hegerberg: Why the world's best player won't be at the Women's World Cup - CNN
Lyon striker Ada Hegerberg tells CNN Sport she was expecting a question on football after collecting her historic Ballon d'Or award and explains why she won't be representing Norway at next year's World Cup.

Lothar Matthaus urges Bayern Munich to sign Timo Werner
The former Bayern Munich defender believes that Timo Werner is the ideal player the Bavarians should sign in order to start the rebuilding of the squad.

Neymar Skipped Soccer's Most Prestigious Awards To Play Call Of Duty
The Ballon d’Or is the most prestigious award in world football, given each year to the player deemed by journalists to have been the best on the planet.