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MLS may be 20 years old but there is a lot that’s new this season, from the overall league rebranding, to a pair of high-profile expansion teams and an influx of internationally proven talent.
Major League Soccer and its players’ union have agreed in principle to a new CBA, establishing free agency for the first time and averting a possible strike ahead of Friday’s season opener.
Grella, a Long Island native, made the team after a tryout during the team’s first preseason trip to Orlando, Florida.
The all-time leading goal scorer for Australia, Cahill hopes to announce his future plans soon.
American midfielder Sacha Kljestan is returning to Major League Soccer with the New York Red Bulls.
Felipe was pulled aside by Montreal coach Frank Klopas ahead of practice Tuesday and told he was headed to New York. The 24-year-old Brazilian was a regular in Montreal’s lineup since the team joined Major League Soccer three years ago.
The move came two weeks after Ali Curtis was hired to replace Andy Roxburgh as the team’s sporting director.
Curtis, 36, will be responsible for all soccer activities at the club, including player acquisition, scouting and oversight of the coaching staff.
Former Arsenal, France and Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry announced his retirement on Tuesday, ending a 20-year career in which he earned a place in the pantheon of modern greats.
It was as improbable a love story as has ever been written in New York City sports, an enigmatic Frenchman and a city that wants passion from its stars.
Taking a look at who’s hot and who’s not on the NY/NJ sports landscape.
Thierry Henry is leaving Major League Soccer after 4 1/2 seasons, unable to lead the New York Red Bulls to the team’s first championship.
Jay Heaps is taking the New England Revolution back to the MLS Cup, this time as the head coach, still looking for his first win.
If you look hard, there were some moments and players from 2014 that made us thankful that we are who we are: loyal Big Apple sports fans to the core.
It hasn’t been a very good year for New York sports franchises, but it’s important not to get lost in the moment.