Arena’s squad for Jamaica made known

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Held back with intent by national team boss Bruce Arena, the roster for the United States national team for Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier has been left mostly unknown. But now various reports are peeling back some of the layers of Arena’s squad, and the team that will face Jamaica in Kingston tomorrow evening is being … Read moreArena’s squad for Jamaica made known

Salt Lake building towards name, manager

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Since the announcement last month that Salt Lake City was to join Major League Soccer next April, the expansion franchise has been relatively quiet. But in the coming weeks, the club’s first steps will be taken as a name for the team and its first head coach should be announced. Dave Checketts, the team’s owner/investor, … Read moreSalt Lake building towards name, manager

Montreal sign up released Rapid

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A-League club Montreal Impact have signed highly-rated defensive midfielder Adrian Cann from Major League Soccer side Colorado Rapids. The Canadian Olympic Under-23 international was released by The Rapids recently after the MLS club signed Cuban striker Alberto Delgado late last month. Cann joins the Quebec-based outfit until the end of the season, as he looks … Read moreMontreal sign up released Rapid

Expansion announcement mid June – Garber

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Major League Soccer will announce its 2005 expansion cities no later than mid-June, including the home base for Chivas USA and a potential twelfth team, commissioner Don Garber said Wednesday. Speaking to reporters after the Chicago Fire’s training session at Lake Forest College, Garber said the Windy City and Los Angeles are the two finalists … Read moreExpansion announcement mid June – Garber

Blackburn complete McBride transfer

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Sources within MLS have confirmed that the league and Blackburn Rovers have finalised the sale of Columbus striker Brian McBride to the Premiership club for an immediate transfer. A reported three-year contract worth around $1,400,000 annually (750,000 pounds) is to be paid to McBride, with MLS garnering a transfer fee of under $1,000,000 for the … Read moreBlackburn complete McBride transfer

MLS reveal huge 2005 expansion plan

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MLS commissioner Don Garber has revealed that MLS will expand by “three to four teams” in 2005, holding back plans for a 2004 increase in the League’s size. Just when everyone had assumed that Oklahoma City’s MLS expansion bid had stalled, Garber revealed that they too, along with Cleveland and Chivas USA, will possibly be … Read moreMLS reveal huge 2005 expansion plan

We’ll listen to Rochester – Abbott

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MLS chief operating officer Mark Abbott has noted how Rochester’s new stadium is integral to their sudden jump up the expansion ladder, while noting more talks will need to take place with the A-League powerhouse. Rochester head Frank DuRoss believes his club’s chances of becoming a new MLS team for the 2004 season are “over … Read moreWe’ll listen to Rochester – Abbott