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Fulham FC v West Ham United - Premier League Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images


Colorado Rapids vs. Portland Timbers - Football Match Report - March 2, 2019 - ESPN

Snow thanks: Benny Feilhaber not a fan of Snow Clasico 3 |

Major League Soccer

D.C. United's revolution on course after victory over reigning MLS Cup champs Atlanta United
On a cold, rainy Sunday night at Audi Field, Major League Soccer's past, present and future collided in D.C. United's 2-0 win over Atlanta United.

Armchair Analyst: Form, function, the bubble and more from Week 1 |

MLS Linesman Was The First Substitution Of The Game He Was Officiating
It’s not often that a referee is the first person to get subbed off in a soccer match, but that’s exactly what happened in the 33rd minute of the opening weekend game between Orlando City and NYCFC.

Efrain Alvarez steals the show with stellar MLS debut in LA Galaxy win over Chicago Fire | LA Galaxy

Jordan Morris savors star turn in long-awaited return for Seattle Sounders |

After further review, Orlando City robbed of season-opening victory | Pro Soccer USA

Frank de Boer: Ezequiel Barco’s performance was “Unbelievable” - Dirty South Soccer
The young Argentine is finally starting to shine in Atlanta

LAFC Starts Season by Targeting Anti-Gay Slur During Goal Kicks - NBC Southern California
The Los Angeles Football Club announced it will have an improved and heavier security presence to combat an anti-gay slur that is sometimes shouted by soccer fans during goal kicks at stadiums throughout...

Porter and Crew disappointed to draw on "emotional" day in Columbus |

Can Atlanta repeat? Will Zlatan win MVP? We make our 2019 predictions!
Major League Soccer

Marco Fabian starts, scores for Philadelphia Union in debut |

2019 Concacaf Champions League: Round of 16 results, quarterfinal bracket - Dirty South Soccer
MLS teams ended up pretty well - the ones in the U.S., that is.

Nicolas Lodeiro reaffirms commitment to Sounders - Sounder At Heart
The newly-christened club captain says ‘Seattle is my life.’

English-Style Sports Books In Major League Soccer Stadiums? Garber Leaves Door Open
Betting on sports is ubiquitous in soccer-mad England, where gaming companies sponsor teams and leagues and routinely set up shop within stadium corridors. On Sunday, MLS Commissioner Don Garber left open the possibility that some day fans in American stadiums could have the same options.

Indy Eleven’s race to join Major League Soccer must clear many hurdles | 2019-03-01 | Indianapolis Business Journal |
The Indy Eleven appears to face long odds in landing a Major League Soccer franchise, a requirement the team needs to meet under pending state legislation to get $150 million for a stadium.

Friedel: Revolution will add a Designated Player - The Bent Musket
A big signing is coming.

Team by team, what each MLS side can do to advance their youth development operations in 2019 – The Athletic ($)
No matter the means, there is always room to improve in youth development

Stejskal: Chicago Fire closing in on Nico Gaitan, working for Swedish CB |