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12:16 PM ET The 2020 MLS Cup champion Columbus Crew got right back to work, acquiring veteran goalkeeper Evan Bush in a trade with the Vancouver Whitecaps. The Whitecaps will receive $125,000 in general allocation money in exchange, the Crew announced Monday. The deal was completed during Sunday’s half-day trade window. – Carlisle: Crew deliver
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11:43 PM ET Columbus Crew midfielder Lucas Zelarayan was named the 2020 MLS Cup’s Most Valuable Player after scoring twice and providing an assist as his side thumped defending champions Seattle Sounders 3-0 on Saturday. The Argentine playmaker, who arrived from Tigres in the offseason in a deal worth a reported $7 million, opened the
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3:54 PM ET Jeff Carlisle Close U.S. soccer correspondent Jeff Carlisle covers MLS and the U.S. national team for ESPN FC. Kyle Bonagura Close ESPN Staff Writer Covers the Pac-12. Joined ESPN in 2014. Attended Washington State University. MLS is making contingency plans for the MLS Cup final that include the possibility of holding the
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10:16 AM ET D.C. United have named Hernan Losada their new head coach, ending a three-month search for a successor to former manager Ben Olsen, the MLS club announced on Monday. Losada, 38, moves to D.C. from Belgium side Beerschot, where he had been coaching since 2018. He becomes the youngest manager in MLS with
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2:45 PM ET ESPN Facebook Twitter Facebook Messenger Pinterest Email United States international midfielder Brenden Aaronson scored in his first appearance for FC Salzburg on Saturday. The former Philadelphia Union star struck in the 52nd minute of a 6-0 friendly win over second-division side Vorwaerts Steyr, firing home from the middle of the box after
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4:57 PM ET Paul Scholes knows all about winning Premier League titles. He won 11 with Manchester United including the club’s 20th, and last, league championship in 2013. Eight years on, he believes they can finally win it again this season if Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team clears the psychological hurdle of beating Liverpool at Anfield
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12:21 PM ET Swansea City are in “ongoing” discussions to acquire United States winger Jordan Morris from the Seattle Sounders on a six-month loan, a source confirmed to ESPN. The Telegraph was the first to report Swansea’s interest in Morris. – USMNT 2021 to-do list: Find a striker, build depth behind stars– Sources: Juve interested
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5:59 AM ET On-loan Manchester United forward Odion Ighalo has told ESPN he would be interested in playing Major League Soccer before he retires. The former Nigeria international, who is contracted to Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua, is expected to leave Old Trafford at the end of this month when his loan deal ends.
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7:09 PM ET MLS Players Association executive director Bob Foose disputed assertions made by MLS commissioner Don Garber about the current negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement, questioning whether the decision to reopen CBA negotiations was more about “financial opportunity” than “financial necessity.” The MLSPA chief added that the players do not plan to
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9:17 AM ET Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho and Fulham counterpart Scott Parker have clashed over the Premier League’s decision to rearrange their fixture at only 48 hours notice. Fourth-placed Spurs were scheduled to face Aston Villa on Wednesday but that match was postponed after a COVID-19 outbreak forced the closure of the Midlands club’s training
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4:02 PM ET LAFC has acquired United States forward Corey Baird from Real Salt Lake, as well South Korea international defender Kim Moon-Hwan from K League side Busan IPark, the teams announced on Monday. Baird, 24, moves to Los Angeles for $500,000 in general allocation money, a 2021 international roster spot and future considerations to
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9:31 AM ET United States men’s national team and Philadelphia Union defender Mark McKenzie has signed with Belgian side Genk, the Union announced on Thursday. While the exact terms of the deal were not disclosed, the transfer fee is reportedly $6 million which, when combined with performance based incentives, could make the transfer the highest
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6:15 PM ET Major League Soccer submitted a verbal proposal to the MLS Players Association on Tuesday in which it won’t insist on salary cuts for the upcoming season in exchange for extending the current collective bargaining agreement for two years. Multiple sources told ESPN that the proposal would freeze compensation growth between 2021 and
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