Mar 01, 2013 18:07 EST
Yazid Atouba, a 20-year-old midfielder who helped Cameroon reach the last 16 of the 2011 world junior championships, has signed with Major League Soccer's Chicago Fire, the club announced on Friday.
Feb 15, 2013 15:18 EST
Robbie Rogers, a former US national team midfielder and 2008 Olympian, announced in a blog posting on Friday that he is gay and that he is retiring from football at age 25.
Nov 28, 2012 14:44 EST
Columbus Crew's Argentinian forward Federico Higuain was named Major League Soccer's Newcomer of the Year for 2012 on Wednesday, making his mark for the club in its final 13 matches of the season.
Oct 08, 2012 16:00 EDT
Honduran midfielder Roger Espinoza suffered a right ankle sprain in Sporting Kansas City's 1-1 Major League Soccer draw at Columbus and will be sidelined up to a month, the team said Monday.
Nov 23, 2011 17:11 EST
Brian Ching, a 33-year-old US forward who helped the Houston Dynamo reach the 2011 Major League Soccer final, was among 10 players chosen by the Montreal Impact on Wednesday in an expansion draft.
Nov 16, 2011 14:17 EST
USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has organised for two of the Stars and Stripes' squad to train with German league club Kaiserslautern, it was announced on Wednesday.
Nov 14, 2011 19:00 EST
Professional soccer player David Testo has said he treated his former boyfriend Shane Landrum badly. ?Professional soccer player David Testo has said he treated his former boyfriend Shane Landrum badly. In a wide-ranging interview with gay sports blog Outsports.com, Testo, who came out publicly last week, talked about living in the closet and his relationship with Landrum, an alum of MTV's Road Rules. ?In some respects, I didn't even treat him like a human being,? Testo, 30, said. Testo reportedly hid Landrum in a bathroom when teammates dropped in and pushed him out of their apartment during extended visits. But the relationship slowly helped Testo to reconcile with his sexual orientation. ?I don't think if I dated Shane I'd be as open as I am because it forced me to tell so many people,? he said. He added that coming out publicly for professional athletes remains difficult. ?Being gay to your teammates and your organization is very different from being gay publicly,? he said. ?When y
Nov 12, 2011 19:00 EST
Teammates of professional soccer player David Testo support his decision to come out gay. ?Teammates of professional soccer player David Testo support his decision to come out gay. The 30-year-old Testo came out publicly during a CBS Radio-Canada interview last week. ?I'm a homosexual, I'm gay. I didn't choose this. This is just who I am. It has nothing to do with if you're good at soccer. And you still can be an amazing soccer player and be gay,? he said. The North Carolina native has previously played for the Vancouver Whitecaps, the Columbus Crew and Richmond Kickers. He joined the Montreal Impact in 2007 but is without a contract. Two Impact players say they admire Testo's courage to come forward. ?I come from a country where there's really, you know, a macho mentality,? Eduardo Sebrango, a Cuban-born Canadian, told the Montreal Gazette. ?I think things are getting better, but for guys who are gay in professional sport, especially, things are a lot harder.? ?But being in Quebec and
Nov 10, 2011 19:00 EST
Pro soccer player David Testo has announced he's gay. Pro soccer player David Testo has announced he's gay. The 30-year-old Testo came out publicly for the first time during a CBC Radio-Canada interview. ?I'm a homosexual, I'm gay. I didn't choose this. This is just who I am. It has nothing to do with if you're good at soccer. And you still can be an amazing soccer player and be gay,? he said. ?It's like carrying around a secret, you know, and carrying around luggage and just never being allowed to be yourself,? Testo added. ?And it's incredibly energy draining.? (The video is embedded in the right panel of this page.) Testo said he regretted not coming forward sooner and that his teammates knew he was gay and accepted him. The North Carolina native has previously played for the Vancouver Whitecaps, the Columbus Crew and Richmond Kickers. He joined the Montreal Impact in 2007 but is without a contract. Montreal Impact President Joey Saputo said in a statement that officials were aware
Nov 03, 2011 15:30 EDT
US coach Jurgen Klinsmann, seeking his first away victory since taking charge, announced his squad on Thursday for friendlies against Euro 2012 qualifiers France on November 11 and Slovenia four days later.
Oct 28, 2011 02:24 EDT
(Reuters) - Jamaica striker Omar Cummings scored in the dying moments of the first half as the champion Colorado Rapids defeated the Columbus Crew 1-0 in their Major League Soccer wild-card playoff game Thursday.
Aug 31, 2011 15:55 EDT
Former Germany coach Jurgen Klinsmann will seek his first victory as manager of the United States national team when the Americans play host to Costa Rica on Friday in a friendly.
Aug 25, 2011 18:14 EDT
MIAMI (Reuters) - United States head coach Juergen Klinsmann has called uncapped German-born Fabian Johnson into his squad for a pair of September friendlies against Costa Rica and Belgium.
Jul 13, 2011 13:10 EDT
Joey Barton's criminal past came back to haunt him when the Newcastle midfielder was denied a US visa, meaning he will miss his club's pre-season Stateside trip.
Jun 03, 2011 09:55 EDT
American goalkeeper Brad Friedel is set to sign a two-year deal with Tottenham as the London club look to bolster their last line of defence following Heurelho Gomes' mitigated season as number one.
May 23, 2011 16:14 EDT
MIAMI (Reuters) - United States coach Bob Bradley has recalled forward Freddy Adu, naming the former 'gold boy' of American soccer, in the 23-man squad for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup and the June 4 friendly against world champions Spain.
May 23, 2011 16:12 EDT
Teen prodigy Freddy Adu was selected for the United States for next month's Gold Cup football tournament announced on Monday but Charlie Davies, battling back after severe injuries, did not make the list.
Apr 03, 2011 14:30 EDT
MIAMI (Reuters) - The Vancouver Whitecaps stormed back from three goals down to earn a 3-3 draw in a thrilling encounter with Sporting Kansas City while David Beckham set up the winner in L.A. Galaxy's 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer action this weekend.
Mar 27, 2011 02:21 EDT
ORLANDO (Reuters) - David Beckham and the Los Angeles Galaxy suffered a humbling 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Real Salt Lake in Major League Soccer on Saturday while the Philadelphia Union earned their second straight win.
Mar 20, 2011 02:34 EDT
Charlie Davies, in his first competitive match since being severely injured in a car crash 17 months ago, scored twice to lift D.C. United past Columbus 3-1 in a Major League Soccer game.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|Full name||Columbus Crew|
|Nickname(s)||The Crew, Massive,|
America's Hardest Working Team
|Stadium||Columbus Crew Stadium|
|Head Coach||Robert Warzycha|
|League||Major League Soccer|
|2009||Eastern Conference: 1st|