1 (4) Montreal (4-0-0, 9 points). Beat New York 1-0; Beat Toronto 2-1. Montreal No. 1, really? Yeah, I know, but they’re the only team that has performed in every match so far this season. 2 (16) Dallas (3-1-0, 9 points). Beat Real Salt Lake 2-0; Beat Houston 3-2. Until the win over RSL, Dallas hadn’t … Continue reading MLS Power Rankings: March 25
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood As someone who is more or less a neutral when it comes to MLS teams – I vowed to support whatever team is closest to wherever my job is located after graduation, I’m always amused by MLS offseason transactions. Sure, there are always a bunch of Colombians signed, and the odd designated … Continue reading Wait, you signed who?
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer This week’s edition of Weekend Preview will be short, since I’m out of town and didn’t bring my computer. All times Pacific. Saturday Philadelphia (0-1-3) v. Columbus (2-0-2). (12:30 p.m.) The Union are especially bad, but home advantage should be enough for them to get a point against … Continue reading MLS Weekend Preview: April 14-15
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood | Only Love Soccer Aston Villa, who are terrible again this year, but it’s worth noting have won the English league, Champions League and FA Cup more than Chelsea, are doing a three-match tour of the MLS ballparks in July. They open against the Union in Philadelphia on July 18, play the … Continue reading Aston Villa to do 3-match U.S. tour in July
I neglected to mention this yesterday, but the Chicago Fire signed former German international Arnie Friedrich. He has 82 caps for his country, played most recently with Wolfsburg after spending nine years with Hertha Berlin. He hasn’t played since 2010 after suffering a long-term injury with Wolfsburg, but he’s very experienced and should be a … Continue reading Fire sign German international Friedrich
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood *Games to watch ^Games not to watch All times Pacific, as usual Friday *Colorado v Columbus. (6:30 p.m.) This is a matchup between the 4th- and 5th-place teams in the standings. Colorado is coming off a 2-1 win at Philadelphia – the first time an opposing team has won at the Union’s … Continue reading MLS weekend preview: August 5-7
By Jeremiah Paschke-Wood Sporting Kansas City opened their home stadium finally last night, and Livestrong Park was toasted with some words from Lance Armstrong. Wow, having a guy who every competitive cyclist in the world says used drugs to open your stadium. Bad omen. So it worked as expected when KC goalie Jimmy Nielsen handled … Continue reading Livestrong Park opens, weird refereeing, Lance Armstrong talks