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Barco, Atlanta United rally for 1-1 tie win Union

ATLANTA (AP) — Ezequiel Barco came on in the 67th minute and scored three minutes later to help Atlanta United tie the Philadelphia Union 1-1 on Sunday night. Defending champion Atlanta (0-1-2) used a series of quick passes to move to ball from the left to the right side where Julian Gressel first-timed a high […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Union, Philadelphia Union, Atlanta United, Julian Gressel, Ezequiel Barco, Barco Atlanta United


Mexico’s Liga MX still rules in rivalry with MLS

ATLANTA (AP) — When the final whistle blew, Atlanta United half-heatedly celebrated a moral victory. That’s all they had. The reigning MLS Cup winners were bounced out of the CONCACAF Champions League by Monterrey on Wednesday night, leaving only one U.S.-based team in a tournament that seems certain to add another prize to Mexico’s trophy […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Soccer, Nation, Mls, Monterrey, Atlanta United


MLS kings Atlanta win but ousted from CONCACAF Champions League

Washington (AFP) – Josef Martinez’s 77th-minute strike lifted Atlanta United over Monterrey 1-0 Wednesday but it was the defeated Mexican club that advanced to the CONCACAF Champions League semi-finals. Monterrey won the two-leg aggregate goals... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Washington, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Mls, Concacaf Champions League, Monterrey, Afp, Atlanta United, Josef Martinez


United coach de Boer apologizes for calling fans “spoiled”

ATLANTA (AP) — Frank de Boer has apologized for calling Atlanta United fans “spoiled.” The first-year Atlanta coach issued the apology ahead of Wednesday night’s CONCACAF Champions League match against Monterrey. A native of the Netherlands, he says the word has a different connotation in his homeland. He says he merely meant to imply that […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Netherlands, United, Monterrey, De Boer, Atlanta United, Frank de Boer


Late goal gives FC Cincinnati a 1-1 tie vs Atlanta United

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United unveiled its championship banner Sunday, and then turned in another disappointing performance. Josef Martinez scored an early goal but the lead didn’t stand up for the defending MLS Cup champions. Roland Lamah scored in the 86th minute to give expansion FC Cincinnati its first point with a 1-1 draw. An […]
Tags: News, Sports, Atlanta, Ap, Mls, Atlanta United, FC Cincinnati, Josef Martinez, Roland Lamah


Wayne Rooney's DC United beat MLS champions Atlanta United in season opener

Wayne Rooney's DC United beat MLS champions Atlanta United 2-0 in their season opener.
Tags: Football, Wayne Rooney, Mls, DC United, Atlanta United


D.C. United beats defending champion Atlanta United 2-0

MLS Capsules            [Author: AP]
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Arriola, Acosta help DC United beat Atlanta United 2-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Luciano Acosta scored and assisted on Paul Arriola’s goal to help D.C. United beat defending champion Atlanta United 2-0 on Sunday night in the MLS opener for both teams. D.C. United is unbeaten in its last 11 regular-season matches. Arriola opened the scoring in first-half stoppage time. Wayne Rooney’s corner kick was […]
Tags: News, Washington, Sports, Ap, Wayne Rooney, DC United, D C United, Atlanta United, Luciano Acosta, Paul Arriola, Arriola, Arriola Acosta


LAFC opens season against rival Sporting KC

The opening month of the  Major League Soccer calendar won’t make or break Los Angeles Football Club’s second season, but it will let them know where they stand. League action begins Sunday at Banc of California Stadium when the defending Western Conference champions, Sporting Kansas City, return to L.A. as the lone squad to beat Bob Bradley’s team twice last year The pair met in a high-stakes match in Kansas City in late October, and despite being up a man for much of the contest LAFC failed to...
Tags: New York, Sports, Sport, Soccer, Portland, Mls, San Jose, Kansas City, Sporting Kansas City, Real Salt Lake, Walker Zimmerman, Independiente, Lafc, Bradley, Sporting, Harvey


Major League Soccer 2019 predictions: Atlanta United favored to repeat; SKC, LAFC in hunt

As Major League Soccer embarks on its 2019 season, USA TODAY Sports attempts to pick the MLS Cup finalists, MVP, Golden Boot winner and more.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Major League Soccer, Usa Today, Atlanta United, SKC LAFC


New-look Atlanta chase MLS repeat as new season kicks off

Los Angeles (AFP) – A new-look Atlanta United launch the defence of their Major League Soccer crown on Sunday as the new season kicks off with FC Cincinnati looking to become the latest expansion side... Visit http://www.majorleaguesoccertalk.com for the rest of the story.
Tags: Los Angeles, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Major League Soccer, Afp, Atlanta United, FC Cincinnati


Major League Soccer 2019 top storylines: Can Atlanta United repeat? Will Zlatan dominate?

As Zlatan Ibrahimovic has vowed to "break every record in the MLS" this season, Atlanta United looks to build off the momentum of its MLS Cup title.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Usa Today, Atlanta United, Will Zlatan


The incredible rise of Atlanta United

Some of Major League Soccer's biggest stars discuss the overnight success of Atlanta United.
Tags: Cnn, Major League Soccer, Atlanta United


Agent claims Miguel Almiron chose Newcastle over Arsenal

Gunners snub The agent of new Newcastle signing Miguel Almiron has revealed that his client chose Newcastle over Arsenal. According to the attacking midfielder’s agent, Almiron was wanted by Arsenal and Southampton, but both clubs were only offering loan deals. Daniel Campo: “Arsenal & Southampton offered a loan deal for Miguel Almiron, but we didn’t want him to go on loan.” #NUFC https://t.co/6VFjuDWxDj — Roberto Rojas (@RobertoRojas97) February 26, 2019 Almiron signed for Newcastle from M...
Tags: Sport, Barcelona, Soccer, Southampton, Arsenal, Newcastle, Mls, Burnley, Huddersfield, Suarez, Michael Owen, Geordie, Nufc, Yannick Carrasco, Atlanta United, Denis Suarez


Florentin Pogba: Guinea defender ready for 'new adventure'

Guinea's Florentin Pogba says he's ready for a new adventure at Major Soccer League club Atlanta United after Elche deal falls through.
Tags: News, Guinea, Elche, Atlanta United, Florentin Pogba, Major Soccer League


Montreal acquires Brault-Guillard on loan from Lyon, Vancouver parts ways with De Jong

With the 2019 Major League Soccer season right around the corner, take a look back at the best skills from last campaign. The Montreal Impact announced the acquisition of Canadian defender Zachary Brault-Guillard on loan from French side Olympique Lyonnais for the 2019 season. The 20-year-old has captained Lyon's reserve squad since August 2018. He also wore the armband while playing on the club's Under-19 team. MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER WATCH ON ESPN+ ESPN+: Atlanta caps dream season w...
Tags: Football, Atlanta, Sport, Story, Mls, LA Galaxy, Vancouver Whitecaps, Espn, Major League Soccer, Montreal, Lyon, ESPN FC TV, Montreal Impact, Remi Garde, Zachary, De Jong


Toronto FC signs United States international striker Terrence Boyd

Paul Mariner offers his thoughts on why Toronto FC decided to part with Sebastian Giovinco. Taylor Twellman reflects on Sebastian Giovinco's time at Toronto FC and examines where he ranks among the best Designated Players in MLS history. Toronto FC have signed United States international striker Terrence Boyd from German side Darmstadt, the club announced on Tuesday. "We are excited to welcome Terrence and his family to the club," Toronto general manager Ali Curtis said in a state...
Tags: Germany, Football, Toronto, Atlanta, Sport, Story, United States, Transfers, Mls, LA Galaxy, Espn, Major League Soccer, Toronto FC, ESPN FC TV, Darmstadt, Sebastian Giovinco


Atlanta United acquires Paul Pogba's brother Florentin Pogba

Brad Guzan chats with ESPN FC about Atlanta United's chances to win the CONCACAF Champions League and what winning would mean for all of MLS. Frank De Boer says Atlanta United will strive to become the first MLS team to win the CONCACAF Champions League. Atlanta United have signed Guinea international defender Florentin Pogba, the club announced on Tuesday. Pogba, 28, is the older brother of Manchester United and France star Paul Pogba and joins the defending MLS champions as a D...
Tags: Texas, France, Football, Atlanta, Sport, Story, Austin, Manchester United, Guinea, Transfers, Mls, Espn, Major League Soccer, Columbus, ESPN FC TV, Concacaf Champions League


NYCFC signs Romania star Alexandru Mitrita as Designated Player

Steve Nicol reflects on the impact David Villa has had on Major League Soccer after announcing his departure from NYCFC after four seasons. New York City FC has signed Romania international midfielder Alexandru Mitrita as a Designated Player, the club announced on Monday. Mitrita, 23, joins from Romanian side Universitatea Craiova after putting pen to paper on a multi-year contract. He has already joined the team at their preseason training camp in Abu Dhabi. MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER WATCH ON ESPN+ ...
Tags: Football, Atlanta, Sport, Story, Transfers, Romania, Mls, LA Galaxy, Espn, Major League Soccer, Abu Dhabi, New York City FC, David Villa, ESPN FC TV, Nycfc, Steve Nicol


If Almiron thrives in Premier League with Newcastle, MLS will benefit most

Ale Moreno breaks down Miguel Almiron's strengths and weaknesses and explains what Newcastle fans can expect from their newest transfer. There is plenty riding on Miguel Almiron's progress in the Premier League now that he's completed his move from Atlanta United; it's bigger than Newcastle United and bigger than Paraguay. It has to do with the possibility of a shift in the architecture of the global game. Almiron's £20 million move from Atlanta United to Newcastle ha...
Tags: Football, Blog, Sport, Premier League, Paraguay, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Major League Soccer, Blog Post, English Premier League, Ale Moreno, Atlanta United, Atlanta United FC, Miguel Almiron, Almiron, Newcastle MLS


Miguel Almiron sale proof top clubs taking notice of MLS, says Atlanta United president

Paul Mariner offers his thoughts on why Toronto FC decided to part with Sebastian Giovinco. Atlanta United president Darren Eales said the move for Miguel Almiron from Major League Soccer to Newcastle in the Premier League is further proof that clubs all around the world are taking notice of the talent in North America's top flight. And Almiron's was just one of many for MLS players in recent months. Recent high-profile moves -- and near moves -- for MLS players are signaling a shift ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Premier League, Mls, North America, Major League Soccer, Toronto FC, Paul Mariner, Atlanta United, Atlanta United FC, Darren Eales, Miguel Almiron, Sebastian Giovinco Atlanta United, Major League Soccer to Newcastle


Vancouver Whitecaps sign Tunisia international center-back Jasser Khemiri

Major League Soccer wasn't short of quite a few filthy moves against defenders and Ale Moreno ranks his top five this season. The Vancouver Whitecaps added Tunisian center-back Jasser Khemiri, the team announced Friday. Khemiri, 21, is the first player from Tunisia to be signed by an MLS club. He agreed to a three-year contract with a club option for 2022. MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER WATCH ON ESPN+ ESPN+: Atlanta caps dream season with MLS Cup ESPN FC TV has all the latest MLS playoff action a...
Tags: Football, Atlanta, Sport, Story, Transfers, Mls, LA Galaxy, Vancouver Whitecaps, Espn, Major League Soccer, Tunisia, ESPN FC TV, Ale Moreno, Atlanta United, Whitecaps, ESPN ESPN


Vancouver Whitecaps sign Tunisia international center-back Jasser Khemir

Major League Soccer wasn't short of quite a few filthy moves against defenders and Ale Moreno ranks his top five this season. The Vancouver Whitecaps added Tunisian center-back Jasser Khemiri, the team announced Friday. Khemiri, 21, is the first player from Tunisia to be signed by an MLS club. He agreed to a three-year contract with a club option for 2022. MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER WATCH ON ESPN+ ESPN+: Atlanta caps dream season with MLS Cup ESPN FC TV has all the latest MLS playoff action a...
Tags: Football, Atlanta, Sport, Story, Transfers, Mls, LA Galaxy, Vancouver Whitecaps, Espn, Major League Soccer, Tunisia, ESPN FC TV, Ale Moreno, Atlanta United, Whitecaps, ESPN ESPN


Newcastle break transfer record for first time in 14 years with £20m Almiron deal

Newcastle United break their transfer record to sign Paraguay playmaker Miguel Almiron from MLS side Atlanta United for £20m
Tags: News, Paraguay, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Mls, Atlanta United, Miguel Almiron


Newcastle United complete record deal for Miguel Almirón

Finally broken that transfer record Newcastle United have finally broken their transfer record after signing Atlanta United striker Miguel Almirón in a deal said to be worth £20million. It only took them 4901 days but they’ve finally done it! The Magpies completed a club record deal for Almiron today with time to spare before the deadline. The Paraguay star helped guide Atlanta to their first-ever MLS Cup in the last campaign, scoring 13 goals from midfield in the process. According to the Tele...
Tags: England, Atlanta, Sport, Soccer, Premier League, Liverpool, Paraguay, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Mike Ashley, Monaco, Rafael Benitez, St James Park, Michael Owen, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Nufc


Newcastle break 14-year transfer record with £20m Almiron deal

Newcastle United break their transfer record to sign Paraguay playmaker Miguel Almiron from MLS side Atlanta United for £20m
Tags: News, Paraguay, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Mls, Atlanta United, Miguel Almiron


Miguel Almiron: Newcastle United sign playmaker for club-record fee of £20m

Newcastle United break their transfer record to sign Paraguay playmaker Miguel Almiron from MLS side Atlanta United for £20m
Tags: Sport, Paraguay, Newcastle United, Mls, Atlanta United, Miguel Almiron


Photo: Miguel Almiron poses in Newcastle shirt after £21m move from Atlanta United

Newcastle United have completed the signing of Miguel Almiron from Major League Soccer side Atlanta United for a club record £21m. The 24-year-old... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Photos, Sport, Soccer, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Major League Soccer, Atlanta United, Transfer News and Gossip, Kitman, MLS & US, Miguel Almiron


Atlanta United's Miguel Almiron joins Newcastle in record deal

Ale Moreno breaks down Miguel Almiron's strengths and weaknesses and explains what Newcastle fans can expect from their newest transfer. Newcastle United have confirmed the signing of Atlanta United forward Miguel Almiron for a record amount. Almiron, 24, has signed for a fee around £20 million ($26m) in a move that surpasses the £16m Newcastle paid for Michael Owen in 2005. The signing is also the highest amount for a Major League Soccer club in history.  We are delighted to announce the ...
Tags: Football, Sport, Story, Newcastle United, Newcastle, Transfers, Major League Soccer, St James Park, Michael Owen, Rafa Benitez, English Premier League, Ale Moreno, Atlanta United, Atlanta United FC, Miguel Almiron, Almiron


Toronto FC will miss Sebastian Giovinco - Michael Bradley

Paul Mariner offers his thoughts on why Toronto FC decided to part with Sebastian Giovinco. ESPN FC picked out the best of Sebastian Giovinco's 73 goals for Toronto FC SAN JOSE, Calif. -- U.S. international and Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley said Toronto FC is going to miss departed star Sebastian Giovinco. Giovinco's move to Saudi Arabian side Al-Hilal was made official late Wednesday, ending a four-year stint with the Reds, a time that saw the Italian win the league&...
Tags: Football, Atlanta, Sport, Story, Mls, LA Galaxy, Espn, Major League Soccer, Reds, Toronto FC, ESPN FC TV, Michael Bradley, Sebastian Giovinco, Giovinco, Paul Mariner, Al Hilal