Friday, December 13, 2013
After playing just 10 games last season, the injury-plagued winger heads to Kansas City in exchange for allocation money.
The Germany striker says he hasn't thought about leaving Lazio, adding that he "never spoke to Bayer Leverkusen or to MLS."
The journeyman midfielder will play for former teammate Mike Petke after the deal, which also saw the clubs swap SuperDraft picks.
Goal has learned that the Swiss coach will not be returning to Stade Saputo next year. Schallibaum's contract was set to automatically renew due to Montreal's playoff appearance.
AS Roma midfielder Michael Bradley should have a chance to start against AC Milan on Monday, and the American star will look to impress potential suitors as well as Rudi Garcia.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
General manager Dave Kasper added the veteran defenders in Thursday's MLS re-entry draft in hopes of improving the league's second-worst back line.
Portland traded Andrew Jean-Baptiste to Chivas USA for Jorge Villafana ahead of the first stage, which also saw Corben Bone sent to Philadelphia and Marc Burch taken by Colorado.
The UEFA Champions League winners will take on the best MLS has to offer on Aug. 6 at Jeld-Wen Field in Portland.
The Sounders sent allocation money and a third-round SuperDraft pick to Columbus for the center back, a two-time MLS Defender of the Year.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Chivas USA receives a player with plenty of experience, while Seattle will now be better positioned to sign players returning to MLS.
The New England Revolution said goodbye to longtime goalkeeper Matt Reis, who retired Wednesday, but are welcoming back a former Rev via trade.
The New England Revolution shot-stopper faced a long road back after suffering a quadriceps tendon tear and has opted to end his playing career to accept a coaching job with LA.
With the U.S. national team's January camp a month from kicking off, here is a look at the players Goal can see getting call-ups, including some 2010 World Cup veterans.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
In 2013, Real Salt Lake lost the U.S. Open Cup final, the MLS Cup final and now its talismanic head coach.
Joe Bendik also re-signed with Toronto FC amid the flurry of transactions as clubs start to build their rosters for 2013.
The veteran holding midfielder is hanging up the cleats after an illustrious career that saw him suit up in two World Cups and lift a MLS Cup.
The MLS veteran had a career season in 2013, and spoke to Goal about his excitement to play under his team's new coach.
Monday, December 9, 2013
The Danish goalkeeper made his mark during his four years in Kansas City, winning numerous individual and team honors.
Several big names will be available for MLS teams to select when the league begins its Re-Entry process later this week.
TFC made its first acquisition of the offseason when it traded for the 25-year-old Brazilian, giving up a conditional 2015 draft pick and allocation money in the transaction.