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# mls - Friday 13 July, 2018

From The42 Beckham vows to bring MLS to Miami 'no matter what' as plans for new stadium face opposition Becks

Beckham vows to bring MLS to Miami 'no matter what' as plans for new stadium face opposition

The former Man United star acknowledged the concerns of locals as plans for a new 25,000-seater stadium faced criticism.

Rooney: Everton made it clear they wanted me to leave

The striker has been speaking to ESPN ahead of his MLS debut.

# mls - Monday 9 July, 2018

From The42 'Being here opens your eyes': the Irishman and the biggest success story in American soccer Atlanta Brave

'Being here opens your eyes': the Irishman and the biggest success story in American soccer

Despite Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney arriving in MLS, the league’s best storyline is Atlanta United.

# mls - Saturday 30 June, 2018

From The42 MLS player Martin celebrates 'openly gay' identity on Minnesota United Pride night Pride

MLS player Martin celebrates 'openly gay' identity on Minnesota United Pride night

The ex-DC United player will become the only active openly gay athlete in the United States’ top five sports leagues after Robbie Rogers’ retirement.

# mls - Thursday 28 June, 2018

Wayne Rooney completes move to MLS side DC United

The former Manchester United and England star has signed a three-and-half-year deal with the club.

# mls - Friday 8 June, 2018

From The42 Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams Swedish media over World Cup snub Blame Game

Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams Swedish media over World Cup snub

Sweden coach Janne Andersson previously shut the door on the star player making a return to the squad.

# mls - Monday 4 June, 2018

From The42 'He is talking with Washington' - Rooney free to join DC United, confirms new Everton boss Silva Stateside

'He is talking with Washington' - Rooney free to join DC United, confirms new Everton boss Silva

Marco Silva has confirmed Wayne Rooney is in talks to join MLS side DC United.

# mls - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

From The42 A team including two ex-League of Ireland stars has been added to MLS for 2019 Irish Abroad

A team including two ex-League of Ireland stars has been added to MLS for 2019

FC Cincinnati will join the top tier of US soccer, which could have an impact on Paddy Barrett and Richie Ryan.

# mls - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The42 'I think there is interest from his end' - Rooney would thrive in MLS, says DC United boss Stateside

'I think there is interest from his end' - Rooney would thrive in MLS, says DC United boss

Wayne Rooney appears close to sealing a switch from Everton to the MLS.

# mls - Tuesday 22 May, 2018

From The42 Ibrahimovic sent off for slapping opponent but Galaxy halt losing run Red Mist This post contains videos

Ibrahimovic sent off for slapping opponent but Galaxy halt losing run

Galaxy’s 1-0 MLS victory at Montreal Impact was overshadowed by the dismissal of their star striker.

# mls - Tuesday 8 May, 2018

From The42 Rooney reportedly in advanced talks to join MLS club Stateside

Rooney reportedly in advanced talks to join MLS club

DC United have been linked with a move for the 32-year-old Everton striker.

# mls - Monday 9 April, 2018

From The42 Zlatan Ibrahimovic's second MLS appearance didn't go as well as his first Star Attraction

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's second MLS appearance didn't go as well as his first

There were no fireworks this time around, but the 36-year-old striker did create some scoring chances.

# mls - Sunday 1 April, 2018

From The42 Zlatan nets derby-winning brace - including 40-yard screamer - on MLS debut Are You Serious This post contains videos

Zlatan nets derby-winning brace - including 40-yard screamer - on MLS debut

Ibrahimovic scored a 91st-minute winner after the Galaxy trailed 3-0 into the second half.

# mls - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From The42 World Cup referees selected - Two from MLS, none from Premier League Russia 2018

World Cup referees selected - Two from MLS, none from Premier League

FIFA has announced its referees for the 2018 World Cup, and none are English.

# mls - Friday 23 March, 2018

From The42 'Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome' - Zlatan announces Galaxy move with newspaper advert Dare To Zlatan

'Dear Los Angeles, you're welcome' - Zlatan announces Galaxy move with newspaper advert

Ibrahimovic spent two seasons at Manchester United, winning the League Cup and Europa League.

# mls - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From The42 Man City sign English youngster from partner club New York and immediately loan him to 'Boro Pulling Rank

Man City sign English youngster from partner club New York and immediately loan him to 'Boro

Jack Harrison will spend the rest of the season with Middlesbrough after agreeing to join City on a three-and-a-half-year deal.

# mls - Monday 29 January, 2018

From The42 David Beckham has finally got his MLS franchise in Miami Long Time Coming This post contains videos

David Beckham has finally got his MLS franchise in Miami

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star was officially awarded a licence today.

From The42 Ibrahimovic nearing return as LA Galaxy rumours swirl Transfer News

Ibrahimovic nearing return as LA Galaxy rumours swirl

The Swedish superstar is reportedly considering a switch to the MLS club.

# mls - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From The42 'Last year was a special moment for my career': Schweinsteiger extends MLS stay Basti

'Last year was a special moment for my career': Schweinsteiger extends MLS stay

The German is eyeing silverware during his second season in America.

# mls - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From The42 'Not everybody sees the path you want to go but you've got to stick with what you feel is right' Texas Forever

'Not everybody sees the path you want to go but you've got to stick with what you feel is right'

Drew Keeshan on leaving a farm in Tipperary, the move to the US and his life as a goalkeeping coach in Dallas.

# mls - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From The42 Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement CALLING IT A DAY

Former Ballon d'Or and World Cup winner Kaká announces retirement

The 35-year-old won the Champions League, Serie A, La Liga and the World Cup.

# mls - Sunday 10 December, 2017

From The42 Ex-Premier League flop scores to help Toronto to their first MLS crown Revenge This post contains videos

Ex-Premier League flop scores to help Toronto to their first MLS crown

Jozy Altidore scored just three times in 52 appearances during his time at Sunderland.

# mls - Monday 23 October, 2017

From The42 Giovinco takes a swig of beer launched from the crowd at Toronto FC team-mate Altidore Drink Up This post contains videos

Giovinco takes a swig of beer launched from the crowd at Toronto FC team-mate Altidore

The ex-Juventus man also scored a delicious free-kick as his club set an MLS points-tally record.

# mls - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From The42 'It's sad, but it's a cycle that's finishing' - Brazil star is leaving his MLS club but no word on retiring Kaka

'It's sad, but it's a cycle that's finishing' - Brazil star is leaving his MLS club but no word on retiring

Kaka has revealed that he will depart MLS side Orlando City in December.

# mls - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From The42 Andrea Pirlo, one of your favourite players, is set to retire from football Bearded Gentleman

Andrea Pirlo, one of your favourite players, is set to retire from football

It’s time to concentrate on that vineyard.

# mls - Tuesday 6 June, 2017

From The42 After four-year battle, David Beckham secures massive victory in quest to own Miami MLS team Becks Appeal

After four-year battle, David Beckham secures massive victory in quest to own Miami MLS team

There’s still a long way to go but the former Manchester United and Real Madrid has inched closer to making the dream a reality.

# mls - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

From The42 'I'd just be thankful to play again' - Ireland defender's mission to find a club after nightmare spell Last Chance Saloon

'I'd just be thankful to play again' - Ireland defender's mission to find a club after nightmare spell

32-year-old Sean St Ledger is refusing to retire despite being out of football for the past 18 months.

# mls - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

From The42 He played with Pele and Beckenbauer, but this 63-year-old ex-footballer is now driving for Uber New Career

He played with Pele and Beckenbauer, but this 63-year-old ex-footballer is now driving for Uber

Santiago Formoso played for the New York Cosmos.

# mls - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

From The42 Schweinsteiger: Playing in MLS is 'frustrating' and standard is far from Europe Transatlantic

Schweinsteiger: Playing in MLS is 'frustrating' and standard is far from Europe

Bastian Schweinsteiger made the move from Manchester United in March.

# mls - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

From The42 Kevin Doyle's seven-figure salary puts him in the top 30 MLS earners Money Money Money

Kevin Doyle's seven-figure salary puts him in the top 30 MLS earners

The Ireland and Colorado Rapids striker is set to earn a base salary of $1 million.

# mls - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

From The42 Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and the top 10 highest earners in MLS Big Money

Kaka, Andrea Pirlo and the top 10 highest earners in MLS

Kaka tops the list of Major League Soccer’s highest-paid players for a third straight year.

# mls - Saturday 15 April, 2017

From The42 David Villa produces a stunning goal from 50 yards out Star Of David This post contains videos

David Villa produces a stunning goal from 50 yards out

But the goalkeeper probably should have done more to deny the former Barcelona striker.

# mls - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Didier Drogba has signed a deal to play for and co-own a team in North America's second tier

The 39-year-old will play for Phoenix Rising this season before concentrating on trying to get the franchise into Major League Soccer.

# mls - Saturday 1 April, 2017

From The42 Watch: Bastian Schweinsteiger scores 17 minutes into his MLS debut Impact

# mls - Friday 31 March, 2017

From The42 Schweinsteiger 'World Cup' journalist offers apology Schweini

Schweinsteiger 'World Cup' journalist offers apology

Derek Henkle, the man who infamously asked Bastian Schweinsteiger about winning the World Cup with Chicago Fire, has explained his error.

# mls - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Bastian Schweinsteiger leaves United for Chicago Fire (and €4.1 million)

The German midfielder is poised to link up with the MLS side next week after departing Old Trafford for a designated player deal.

# mls - Sunday 19 March, 2017

From The42 From Messi to McCann: Irish midfielder on being coached by Barca's ex-boss and a new MLS life Atlanta Brave

From Messi to McCann: Irish midfielder on being coached by Barca's ex-boss and a new MLS life

After a long stint in England with Burnley and Wigan, Chris McCann is building a new home in America’s south-east.

# mls - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

From The42 David Beckham's dream ownership of MLS franchise met with fierce opposition in Miami Becks Appeal

David Beckham's dream ownership of MLS franchise met with fierce opposition in Miami

The former Manchester United midfielder is finding his value is not what it once was.

# mls - Monday 6 March, 2017

From The42 No dream MLS debut for former Barcelona coach Tata Martino as new season gets underway Kick Off

No dream MLS debut for former Barcelona coach Tata Martino as new season gets underway

Both expansion sides – Atlanta and Minnesota – suffered defeat in their opening fixtures.

# mls - Sunday 5 March, 2017

Rapid Revolution: the Irishman making waves in the American sports landscape

Padraig Smith has been in Colorado for the last two years as the franchise’s sporting director.