GOING OUT IN STYLE
Donovan leaves a champion as Keane's OT goal lifts Galaxy to MLS Cup title
Landon Donovan ended his MLS career a champion -- for the sixth time. photo by Kelvin Kuo/USATODAY Sports
CARSON, Calif. -- Landon Donovan finished his illustrious and legendary career in style Sunday as the LA Galaxy became the first team to win five MLS Cups. After an afternoon of frustration and near misses, Robbie Keane finally scored – the game-winner in the 111th minute – to boost the Galaxy to a 2-1 victory before a capacity crowd of 27,000 at the StubHub Center.
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER RECENT NEWS
KC's Dwyer has U.S. hopes
Sporting KC's English forward Dom Dwyer's contract extension with the club apparently has him thinking about club AND country. With a U.S. green card in hand for nearly three years, he's a little more than two years shy of getting American citizenship that would make him eligible for the U.S. national team.
RE-ENTRY DRAFT SET
62 players with MLS experience availanle
NEW YORK – A total of 62 players are on Major League Soccer's Re-entry Draft eligible player list.
Dynamo goes to Europe for new coach
Amid all the attention paid to who was, and, more importantly, who wasn't protected for the MLS expansion draft, a four-hour trade window saw a lot of players go in and out – from the young to the old.
SHAPING THEIR ROSTERS
New York City FC, Orlando City SC make expansion picks
NEW YORK – New York City FC and Orlando City SC took big steps towards bolstering their rosters ahead of their 2015 league debuts as each team added ten players in Wednesday’s MLS Expansion Draft.
MAKING A LIST
MLS clubs make players available for expansion draft
Santa Claus isn't the only one making a list this time of year. Each of Major League Soccer's teams have set their available and protected player lists for the Expansion draft which will be held on Wednesday to stock Orlando City SC and New York City FC.
FOCUSING ON YOUTH
U.S. Soccer adding teams, Academy programs
U.S. Soccer is adding to the number of youth national teams as well as expanding the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Program. Youth national teams for both girls and boys will be added at the U-16 and U-19 levels.
Major League Soccer
Sporting Kansas City
Los Angeles Galaxy
New England Revolution
New York Red Bulls
Real Salt Lake
Seattle Sounders F.C.
San Jose Earthquakes
Vancouver Whitecaps FC