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MLS Cup 2016 Preview: Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders

It all boils down to this: the Eastern Conference champs vs. Western Conference Champs, winner take all. Toronto FC vs Seattle Sounders, both in the final for the first time in both their histories, seek the ultimate MLS prize. But the journey’s both teams endured to get here couldn’t have been more different. Toronto FC … Continue reading

Premier League Journal: Bob Bradley Needs a Hero

Swansea City are currently enduring their worst run since promotion to the top flight in 2011; 9 matches without a win is a record only beaten by Sunderland in the current Premier League season. But following the appointment of former US coach Bob Bradley, he was quick to acknowledge the root of the problems. “Let’s … Continue reading

MLS Off The Record: Why Brian Schmetzer is More Than Just The Interim

On July 26th the Sounders had only 20 points from 20 games, had only scored 20 goals and sat 2nd from bottom in the Western Conference. Coach Sigi Schmid’s 8 year run also came to an end that day, following the abysmal 0-3 defeat at the hands of Sporting Kansas City. Brian Schmetzer, Schmid’s assistant, … Continue reading

MLS Off the Record: FIFA 17’s Take on Decision Day

This Sunday, all 10 final MLS regular season fixtures take place this Sunday at 9PM BST, and there is a lot to play for. The penultimate weekend answered some questions but also raised many others. Can the MLS cup holder Portland sneak back above the red line? Can Seattle bounce back from the late defeat … Continue reading

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