MLS Thoughts: Are Houston, Chicago back?
Both Houston and Chicago struggled last year, but have come out of the gate strong in 2017. I talk about both teams and other topics in my thoughts from the second week of the MLS season.Read This Post About MLS Thoughts: Are Houston, Chicago back?
CONCACAF Champions League rout gives great hope for FC Dallas’ 2017 season
FC Dallas entered this season with a number of question marks. A lot of those changed to great optimism after the 4–0 rout of Arabe Unido in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals last Thursday. Now the hype train has no brakes.Read This Post About CONCACAF Champions League rout gives great hope for FC Dallas’ 2017 season
FC Dallas roster looks strong going into 2017
My apologies for the Cowboys losing, but FC Dallas' 2017 campaign begins in just under two months. The team faces Árabe Unido in the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals in 37 days and starts its MLS season in 46 days. Oh, and it might just be the best roster the team has had in recent years.Read This Post About FC Dallas roster looks strong going into 2017
Who the next four teams to join MLS should be
With Atlanta and Minnesota joining the league this year and Los Angeles FC and hopefully Miami joining next year, MLS has laid out a timeline for announcing teams 25-28 within the next year or so. Here are the four cities I hope earn an expansion team soon.Read This Post About Who the next four teams to join MLS should be
A few thoughts on the first weekend of 2017 MLS season
The 2017 MLS season kicked off this weekend. While the play was definitely in early season form, it's great to have the league back again. Here are a few of my thoughts over the first weekend of matches.Read This Post About A few thoughts on the first weekend of 2017 MLS season
FC Dallas offense humming right along with 4-4-2, no Mauro Diaz
FC Dallas struggled without Mauro Diaz in the past, but with a formation change and the emergence of Kellyn Acosta, the team hasn't missed a beat this season.Read This Post About FC Dallas offense humming right along with 4-4-2, no Mauro Diaz
MLS Thoughts: Portland Timbers a real contenders this year
Portland struggled last season, failing to win a single road match in their MLS Cup title defense. But this season has been very different. The Timbers sit atop MLS with nine points and ten goals. And they look ready to make another MLS Cup run.Read This Post About MLS Thoughts: Portland Timbers a real contenders this year
MLS Thoughts: Bastian Schweinsteiger makes his debut
The Chicago Fire signed Bastian Schweinsteiger on March 21. But it only took the German 17 minutes to make an impact on the team. Now, can he lead them to the MLS Cup (but not the World Cup)?Read This Post About MLS Thoughts: Bastian Schweinsteiger makes his debut