The league's most-hyped rivalry is renewed in the playoffs as the Timbers travel to Seattle for the first leg of a Western Conference semifinal series.
Major League Soccer
Friday, November 1, 2013
In his first year as an MLS coach, the former University of Akron boss took the Timbers from eighth in the Western Conference to first.
The LA Galaxy may be two-time defending champion, but calling Robbie Keane's side the clear favorite to three-peat isn't easy in a stacked field of title contenders.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
The Irish striker compiled 16 goals and 11 assists for the LA Galaxy, who went 12-4-7 with him in the lineup but 3-7-1 when he was absent.
Montreal ended the game with eight men, but was outplayed and outscored by a tough Houston side.
The Montreal Impact were overwhelmed by a motivated Houston Dynamo side on Thursday night. Dom Kinnear's side put forth another classic playoff performance.
The veteran midfielder, who suffered a torn ACL in May, is stepping away from the game after 11 years in MLS.
Quagliarella's representative said TFC is one of several MLS clubs interested in acquiring the 30-year-old Juventus striker.
The Real Salt Lake shot-stopper turned in another tremendous campaign in 2013, and was honored with the Goal USA award.
The former MLS MVP and club captain will be eligible for the re-entry draft after a disappointing season in the nation's capital.
The former San Jose coach has been named the new head man in Chicago, taking over as both head coach and director of soccer.
Portland Timbers playmaker Diego Valeri was a key factor behind Portland's turnaround in 2013, with his MLS-leading 13 assists helping him earn Goal USA Newcomer of the Year honors
The pressure is on for the Vancouver Whitecaps, as it appears they have missed out on hiring one of their top head coaching targets, former Canada boss Frank Yallop.
Seattle sets up a showdown against Portland with Wednesday night's win over Colorado.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The experienced Canadian will succeed Frank Klopas, who was let go by Chicago earlier in the day.
The San Jose interim head coach will lead the team into the future after it was announced he will move into the role on a permanent basis.
The former Manchester United midfielder had toyed with the idea of approaching the Scot to manage his Miami-based club, but does not believe the 71-year-old would accept
The Portuguese center back stepped into a leadership role and helped turned the Revolution into a defensive powerhouse.
The striker's former Tottenham teammate has hailed the striker as a "natural goalscorer", but admits he is unlikely to persuade him to join his MLS side.
He may be an 18-year-old prospect yet to play pro first-team soccer, but Bayern Munich starlet Julian Green is still a prospect USA boss Jurgen Klinsmann is working hard to recruit