The great individual performances in week 25 proves that the talent level in MLS is rapidly improving, and sooner than later the league will be up there with the best in Europe.
In a week overshadowed by Ryan Nelsen’s ousting in Toronto, there were sublime goals, dexterous defending and mouth-watering saves.
Here are the top ten players from week 25.
10. Clint Dempsey: The American...
SEATTLE – A different look Colorado Rapids side took to the pitch at Century Link Field this weekend against the Seattle Sounders but the result remained as it has for the past six games, ending in a 1-0 loss on Saturday afternoon.
The Rapids’ recent string of injuries, particularly along the defensive back four, meant that Thomas Piermayr would make a start at center back in...
SEATTLE (AP) Clint Dempsey scored off a corner kick in the 52nd minute and the Seattle Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday to extend their overall MLS lead.
Seattle goalkeeper Stefan Frei had his league-leading eighth shutout. The Sounders (15-7-3) boosted their points total to 48, assuring that they'll retain the Western Conference and Supporters Shield leads...
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In the most crucial part of the season, MLS teams in dire need of a proven scorer should throw themselves at free agent Kei Kamara. The former Sporting Kansas city talisman mutually parted ways with English side Middlesbrough F.C. on Thursday and there have been reports that he might be interested in a move back to the league that kick started his career.
Re. #MLS Kei Kamara: Hearing...
Obafemi Martins scored two goals as Seattle Sounders FC (14-3-7, 45 points) beat the Portland Timbers (7-11-7, 31 points), 4-2, on Sunday afternoon at Providence Park. Seattle moved into sole possession of first place for the Supporter’s Shield, improving to 3-0-1 against the Timbers across all competitions this season.
Seattle opened the scoring in the 17th minute on a goal from...
PORTLAND, Ore. --
Obafemi Martins scored two goals and got an assist for another from Clint Dempsey, and the Seattle Sounders went on to defeat the Portland Timbers 4-2 in a Cascadia Cup rivalry match on Sunday.
Chad Barrett also scored for the Sounders, who showed little fatigue after five matches in the past 15 days. Fanendo Adi scored twice for the Timbers.
The victory moved the...
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Clint Dempsey trades his jersey to a young fan, and in the process drives moms of Seattle absolutely wild.
Clint Dempsey thrilled Team USA fans with his performance in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Dempsey made another young fan happy on Sunday, but not for his performance on the field.
Dempsey was held without a goal during the Seattle Sounders’ 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo. His absence on the score sheet might have made him a little hungry for a post-game snack.
Dempsey headed over...
Captain Clint Dempsey does more than just play soccer and bleed for his country, Dempsey will be releasing a rap album with his friend, rapper XO. This is the first I have ever heard of Dempsey’s second career but apparently he has been rapping for a while as there are plenty of videos on YouTube of him performing. His 13 song album titled “The Redux” will “drop” later...
Clint Dempsey in all likelihood suffered a broken nose against Ghana in Group G play of the World Cup on Monday. Dempsey scored in the first minute to give the US a 1-0 lead over Ghana in the 2-1 victory. A little over 30 minutes later, he was kicked in the face and began bleeding. […]