New York has never been much of a one-team town. And soccer fans in the Big Apple will soon have two choices when it comes to MLS. The league announced Tuesday that an expansion team is coming to New York for the 2015 season.
As soon as David Beckham announced his retirement, some soccer commentators started saying he was never much of a player. Bill Littlefield disagrees.
Major League Soccer’s regular season opens this weekend. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl joins Bill Littlefield to discuss whether or not the defending champion L.A. Galaxy, or the league itself, will be any good without what’s-his-name.
After five-and-a-half seasons, soccer superstar David Beckham will play his last game with the L.A. Galaxy on December 1st. Sports Illustrated’s Grant Wahl talks with Bill Littlefield about Beckham’s impact of Major League Soccer — past, present, and future.
The New York Red Bulls are preparing to play in the MLS playoffs, but face the dual challenges of declining attendance and a potential regional rival. Jim Edwards of ‘Business Insider’ talked with Bill about the state of soccer in New York and postseason hopes for the Red Bulls.
The Houston Dynamo, coached by Dominic Kinnear, are undefeated at home this season, and prepare for postseason play. Jesus Ortiz of the ‘Houston Chronicle’ spoke with Bill about the team’s dominance and Kinnear’s coaching success.
The Vancouver Whitecaps became the first Canadian soccer team to qualify for MLS postseason. Bill talks with Vancouver Sun columnist Iain MacIntyre about the team’s success and potential performance in their first match-up.
Some of Europe’s most accomplished soccer teams offer fans the opportunity to vote on club management. Now, the Seattle Sounders, a MLS team partially owned by comedian Drew Carey, is following suit. Bill speaks with Adrian Hanauer, the general manager whose job is on the line.
Two former European stars have had very different starts to this MLS season. New York forward Thierry Henry leads the league with five goals, while David Beckham and the LA Galaxy have lost two of their first three games. Bill Littlefield discusses to beginning of the MLS season.
Major League Soccer will begin its 17th season this weekend. The Los Angeles Galaxy came out on top last season, winning the MLS cup over the Houston Dynamo. Bill Littlefield says their title defense is looking strong.