Major League Soccer’s (MLS) 2014 season will kick off this Saturday and, as expected, the league has been hard at work hyping up opening weekend. Unfortunately for the league, a few factors are looking to rain on the MLS parade: renewed competition from the North American Soccer League (NASL) and, more urgently, the impasse between MLS’s Professional Referee Organization ( 717 more words
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On Friday, the New York Cosmos announced contract extensions for two more returning players from the 2013 NASL Championship team. Peri Marosevic will be back with the team in 2014 as he will come back as a striker for the Cosmos. 261 more words
he New York Cosmos announced on Wednesday that the club has acquired defender James Ockford on loan from the Seattle Sounders of Major League Soccer. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. 125 more words
Local political figures joined league commissioner Bill Peterson and the team’s executives during a press conference on Tuesday morning in Jacksonville, Florida.
Council President Bill Gulliford told the crowd that he was “proud to welcome Jacksonville Armada FC to our city,” while Mayor Alvin Brown declared, “We want everyone to know that Jacksonville is soccer territory.” 381 more words