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Aaron Molloy Selected At 16th Overall In MLS Draft

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Aaron Molloy has been selected by the Portland Timbers at 16th overall in the 2020 MLS Draft. Dublin native, Molloy, who is the son of League of Ireland legend Trevor, first moved to the United States in 2016 where he took up a position with Keiser University. The Dubliner was then picked up by the more prestigious Penn State University …

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Atlanta Topple Portland To Seize MLS Cup Crown In Second Season

Atlanta United won the Major League Soccer title in its second season of existence, defeating the Portland Timbers 2-0 in the MLS Cup final on Saturday. Atlanta’s MLS Most Valuable Player Josef Martinez led the way in front of a league-record crowd of 73,019 at Mercedes Benz Stadium, opening the scoring in the 39th minute with his 35th goal of …

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Ireland’s Alan Kelly Wins Third MLS Referee Of The Year Gong

Alan Kelly has won the Major League Soccer ‘Referee of the Year’ for the third time in four years. The former League of Ireland referee made the move to the States in 2014 and has flourished in the MLS thanks to his domestic experience. With the combined submissions of MLS clubs, players and media, the Corkonian claimed over 46% of …

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Rooney Misses Penalty As DC United’s MLS Cup Dreams Dashed

Federico Higuain scored two goals and converted in the penalty shootout as the Columbus Crew advanced in the MLS Cup playoffs on Thursday over Wayne Rooney’s DC United. The teams were knotted at 2-2 after extra time after Nick DeLeon grabbed an equalizer for DC United in the 116th minute. But DeLeon would plummet from the heights to the depths …

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Zlatan, Rooney Among MLS Most Valuable Player Finalists

Sweden’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic, England’s Wayne Rooney and Venezuelan striker Josef Martinez were among five finalists named Wednesday for Major League Soccer’s 2018 Most Valuable Player Award. Hours before the North American league began its playoff championship run, the league announced finalists for its season awards, topped by the MVP race, which also includes Mexico’s Carlos Vela and Paraguayan midfielder Miguel …

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Zlatan Coy On LA Future Following Frustrating MLS Season

Zlatan Ibrahimovic plans to discuss his future with Los Angeles Galaxy chiefs after a frustrating first season in Major League Soccer. Swedish star Ibrahimovic has made a prolific start to his MLS career, scoring 17 goals in 22 games since joining the Galaxy from Manchester United in March. However, the 36-year-old striker’s efforts have not been enough to transform the …

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Wayne Rooney Adamant That He Is Not In MLS On Holiday

Rooney’s work ethic was on full display on Sunday, after Orlando broke out following a United corner in the fifth minute of stoppage time in a game that looked set to finish 2-2. With United goalkeeper David Ousted stranded upfield, Orlando’s Will Johnson advanced past halfway with an empty net ahead of him. Rooney raced half the length of the …

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17-Year-Old Vancouver Star Davies Joins Bayern Munich In Record Deal

Vancouver Whitecaps starlet Alphonso Davies has joined Bayern Munich in a record-breaking $13 million deal, the highest transfer fee ever paid for a Major League Soccer player, it was confirmed on Wednesday. Davies, who turns 18 in November, has signed a contract which runs from January 2019 until June 2023, the two clubs confirmed. The Whitecaps said the deal could …

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Wayne Rooney Marks DC United Debut With Assist In Victory

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 14: Wayne Rooney #9 of D.C. United reacts in the second half against the Vancouver Whitecaps during his MLS debut at Audi Field on July 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney began his MLS career in fine fashion as he helped new club DC United to a 3-1 win against Vancouver Whitecaps. The former England captain began the clash on the subs’ bench, but was handed his debut (resulting in a huge reaction from the crowd) just before the hour mark with his side already 1-0 up. His first …

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Done Deal: Wayne Rooney Leaves Everton To Join DC United

England's captain Wayne Rooney is pictured during the World Cup 2018 football qualification match between England and Malta at Wembley Stadium in London on October 8, 2016. / AFP / Justin TALLIS / NOT FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING USE / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE (Photo credit should read JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Wayne Rooney’s second spell at Everton has officially come to and, with confirmation of his move to DC United. The Premier League side have confirmed that, 12 months after rejoining Everton from Manchester United, the former England international would be departing Goodison Park once again and embarking on a new life in the MLS. ? | @WayneRooney has today joined …

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