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The Refrain 'Oh, When the Spurs...' With its Echoes of Glory is Increasingly Reverberating Over American Soil

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.27.2015 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

Already one of the best supported English teams here with over 40 supporters groups nationwide, Spurs recently signed a new commercial partnership with Fanatics a major North American sport merchandise retailer.

D.C. United 3 - 2 Philadelphia Union

Simon Heseltine | Posted 07.27.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

D.C. United came into this game on the back of a 3 game losing streak. A trade with Real Salt Lake resulted in proven goal scorer, and Costa Rican international, Alvaro Saborio joining the team. With this increased firepower United were hoping to reverse their slide and get a win. It didn't start out well...

Shakespeare's Hotspur Would Be Proud to See His Namesake Tottenham Hotspur Leading Another British Invasion of America

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.21.2015 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

The profile of England's elite football league has never been higher. So it makes sense that "Spurs" are making huge moves in growing that base.

Hiring Guru: Lamar Hunt Jr. -- A Humble Maverick

David Jensen | Posted 07.17.2015 | Business
David Jensen

In addition to being a member of the founding family of the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs and operators of the MLS's FC Dallas, his education and devotion to his Catholic religion guide his vast philanthropic activities. Two of his passions in life are classical music and promoting healthy family relationships in the community.

Robbie Rogers Wants To Be 'Extremely Flamboyant' At Anti-LGBT Russia, Qatar World Cups

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.13.2015 | Sports

The world's only gay professional footballer doesn't plan on hiding who he is at the next two World Cups.  LA Galaxy fullback Robbie Rogers told...

The Hidden International PR Disaster That Could Derail MLS -- Part 1

Steve Clare | Posted 06.24.2015 | Sports
Steve Clare

What will the world see when the cameras and the eyes of the world look into our house and see us in our own natural environment? It will be a reality TV show for the North American soccer community.

Clint Dempsey Sees Red, Rips Ref's Notebook To Pieces

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.17.2015 | Sports

Hey, ref, you're making Clint Dempsey mad. You won't like him when he's mad. DEMPSEY SMASH! The Seattle Sounders forward got a little frustrated...

D.C. United 1 - 2 Toronto F.C.

Simon Heseltine | Posted 06.07.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

D.C. United entered this contest with Toronto F.C. knowing that by avoiding defeat they'd be equalizing a club record of 17 unbeaten home league games, and expand their club record of unbeaten home games in all competitions to 21.

D.C. United 2 - 1 Orlando City

Simon Heseltine | Posted 05.14.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

May 13th marked the first visit of Orlando City to Washington D.C. The last, and first time ever, that these teams met, in Orlando in April, D.C. United came away with a 91st minute winner, would this game be as close?

D.C. United 1 - 1 Sporting Kansas City

Simon Heseltine | Posted 05.11.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

A crowd of 16,221 people were at RFK on Saturday to watch D.C. United take on Sporting Kansas City. Should United win, they'd take sole possession of 1st place in the Eastern Conference, continuing their best ever start to a season.

D.C. United 2 - 0 Columbus Crew

Simon Heseltine | Posted 05.04.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

On May 2nd, D.C. United hosted Columbus Crew for the first time this season. With United holding a 15 game home unbeaten streak in all competitions, and the Crew on a 4 game unbeaten streak, something had to give.

D.C. United v Houston Dynamo, April 2015

Simon Heseltine | Posted 06.20.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

On Saturday D.C. United faced the Houston Dynamo for their only regular season meeting in 2015. Fresh off the disappointment of losing a 2 goal lead to the New York Red Bulls last weekend, United were out for a win to move them ahead of the Red Bulls in the Eastern Conference standings.

D.C. United v N.Y. Red Bulls, April 2015

Simon Heseltine | Posted 06.15.2015 | Sports
Simon Heseltine

On April 11, 2015, D.C. United took on the New York Red Bulls in a regular season MLS game. D.C. were looking to avenge their March 22nd 2-0 loss to the Red Bulls, and came out strong with a brace of goals from midfielder Perry Kitchen.

When Sunday Comes... MLS Week 1

Steve Clare | Posted 05.11.2015 | Sports
Steve Clare

However, for a league desperately hoping we'd forget its intransigence towards the players and making us wait till the last moment to secure any soccer whatsoever, the start was a little disappointing. Worst of all, it initially lacked anything new.

Future of Soccer in the U.S. May Rest at the Feet of Young Players

Daniel Cox | Posted 03.29.2015 | Sports
Daniel Cox

Forty percent of the public says football is their favorite sport to watch, making it roughly four times more popular than any other sport. Even so, the dominance of football in American culture should not be taken for granted.

Landon Donovan Goes Out On Top

Posted 12.08.2014 | Sports

By Thomas Floyd, Goal.com CARSON, Calif. — For the past four months, the mortality of Landon Donovan’s career has become increasingly tangible....

L.A., Seattle, New England, New York; 4 Local Writers on Who'll Win MLS Cup

Steve Clare | Posted 01.21.2015 | Sports
Steve Clare

This past week on soccerly.com, I asked four writers from LA, New York, Seattle and New England to postulate a case for their local side to emerge victorious on December 7 in the final.

Staying Gold: World Fights for Pediatric Cancer Awareness

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 12.27.2014 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

So it seems when the Empire State Building went silent instead of gold, they underestimated passionate advocates and supporters, who are raising awareness that has the potential to save lives.

David Beckham, Live In New York (Kinda)

Michael J. Agovino | Posted 11.19.2014 | Sports
Michael J. Agovino

Bruce Arena had said at one point that Beckham trained hard every day. He had never been a favorite of mine -- I thought he was another good-looking, overrated British brat -- but the older he got, the more he earned my respect.

Are the NFL's Woes Good for Soccer?

Michael J. Agovino | Posted 11.17.2014 | Sports
Michael J. Agovino

It goes without saying that this has been a bad couple of weeks for the NFL, so much so that a tweet -- post-Ray Rice, pre-Adrian Peterson -- came my way that read, "Let's all start watching soccer instead!"

Athletes Everywhere Take The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.12.2014 | Sports

It's no longer just friends and relatives blanketing your Facebook newsfeed with the Ice Bucket Challenge, the social media-based campaign intended to...

WATCH: Clint Dempsey Makes Fan's Day

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports

One young Seattle Sounders fan will definitely not regret the trade he made over the weekend. After the Sounders shut out the Houston Dynamo, 2-0, Sea...

Landon Donovan Announces Retirement

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.07.2014 | Sports

Landon Donovan, the all-time leading scorer in U.S. men's soccer history, announced on Thursday that his 14th Major League Soccer season will be his l...

No Love Between USA Teammates?

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 07.29.2014 | Sports

Omar Gonzalez, DeAndre Yedlin, and Clint Dempsey might have been brothers in Brazil, but it seems like the good vibes from their World Cup stint have ...

Clint Dempsey And MLS Will Provide Your Post-World Cup Soccer Fix

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.14.2014 | Sports

Don't worry, soccer fans. The goals aren't going to stop just because the World Cup has ended. Clint Dempsey and Major League Soccer are ready to prov...