Atlanta United take ambition to another level with signing of Miguel Almiron

Atlanta have never been shy about their ambition. They hired Carlos Bocanegra two years before they were set to play their first match and set about building an expansive training facility that would rival any in MLS. They established an academy from the start and signed one of the United States' best youth internationals, Andrew Carleton, not long after.When people questioned the...
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December 05, 2016

MLS Daily – March 2, 2015

The MLS season is supposed to start this Friday…will it?  MLS:  - Dell Hansen of RSL fined by the league - FC Dallas lost 1-2 to NASL side, San Antonio - Houston routs OCSC, 3-0, to win Carolina Challenge Cup - MLS Atlanta announces Carlos Bocanegra as their technical director - OCSC announce a sold-out inaugural game vs NYCFC - Balotelli to MLS? - Galaxy...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS expansion team Atlanta names Carlos Bocanegra technical director ahead of 2017 debut

MLS expansion side Atlanta has named former U.S. men's national team captain Carlos Bocanegra as technical director ahead of its first campaign in 2017. Bocanegra, 35, retired from professional soccer at the end of last season and expressed his desire to stay active in the game. This role gives him a chance to leverage the knowledge cultivated over a 15-year career to build the expansion...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Home Away From Home: Fulham offers safe harbor for USMNT stars

At the beginning, Brian McBride started his matchday routine at Craven Cottage with a brief stroll through Fulham. McBride and his teammates drove their cars to a local school and parked them there due to the restrictions in the area. They would then board a bus to wind through the streets of West London and disembark a couple of blocks from the ground. The entire group completed...
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November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-USA captain Bocanegra to retire after end of 2014 MLS season

Former USA captain Carlos Bocanegra has announced he will retire at the end of the 2014 season. Bocanegra, 35, announced his intentions to draw a close to his 15-year professional career on his personal Twitter account Thursday. The current Chivas USA skipper and the former Chicago Fire, Fulham and Glasgow Rangers defender said he started to contemplate retirement prior to this season...
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Bocanegra will retire from Chivas USA after season

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Former U.S. national team captain Carlos Bocanegra says he will retire at the conclusion of Chivas USA's season. The 35-year-old Bocanegra announced his decision Thursday. Bocanegra played in two World Cups for the American team, and he scored a record 14 goals as a U.S. defender. He made 110 appearances, becoming the 12th U.S. player with at least 100 caps....
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September 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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