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Dec 5, 2014

Combative Jones has become heart of the Revolution

CARSON, California (Reuters) – He was one of the success stories of the United States’ World Cup campaign in Brazil and now German-born Jermaine Jones hopes to deliver a maiden MLS title for his New England Revolution.

The Revolution, who will visit LA Galaxy for Sunday’s final, have lost four previous trips to the title game but under young American coach Jay Heaps they have emerged as a respected force.

Dec 5, 2014

Soccer-Combative Jones has become heart of the Revolution

CARSON, California Dec 5 (Reuters) – He was one of the success stories of the United States’ World Cup campaign in Brazil and now German-born Jermaine Jones hopes to deliver a maiden MLS title for his New England Revolution.

The Revolution, who will visit LA Galaxy for Sunday’s final, have lost four previous trips to the title game but under young American coach Jay Heaps they have emerged as a respected force.

Dec 5, 2014

Galaxy seek record fifth MLS title in Donovan’s send-off

CARSON, California (Reuters) – The LA Galaxy hope to give Landon Donovan a fairytale finish to a storied career when they shoot for a record fifth MLS title in Sunday’s championship game versus the New England Revolution.

The league’s all-time top scorer announced in August that will retire at the end of this season, putting added focus on the playoffs with each tie potentially his last.

Dec 5, 2014

Soccer-Galaxy seek record fifth MLS title in Donovan’s send-off

CARSON, California, Dec 5 (Reuters) – The LA Galaxy hope to give Landon Donovan a fairytale finish to a storied career when they shoot for a record fifth MLS title in Sunday’s championship game versus the New England Revolution.

The league’s all-time top scorer announced in August that will retire at the end of this season, putting added focus on the playoffs with each tie potentially his last.

Dec 3, 2014

Beckham group say Miami MLS deal will succeed

MIAMI (Reuters) – David Beckham’s business group say his plan to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami will happen and that they hope to have “positive and exciting news” soon.

The comments come after Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber told Reuters on Tuesday that the search for a home for Beckham’s proposed team “can’t go on forever” and noted a number of other cities were lining up for expansion spots in the growing North American league.

Dec 3, 2014

Soccer-Beckham group say Miami MLS deal will succeed

MIAMI, Dec 3 (Reuters) – David Beckham’s business group say his plan to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami will happen and that they hope to have “positive and exciting news” soon.

The comments come after Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber told Reuters on Tuesday that the search for a home for Beckham’s proposed team “can’t go on forever” and noted a number of other cities were lining up for expansion spots in the growing North American league.

Dec 3, 2014

Clock ticking on Beckham’s struggle for Miami stadium: MLS

MIAMI (Reuters) – David Beckham’s plans to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami are showing no signs of progress and league commissioner Don Garber said on Tuesday the process “can’t go on forever.”

Beckham announced in February that he would exercise his option to become the owner of a new MLS franchise in Miami but he and his partners have been unable to find political support for their stadium plans.

Dec 3, 2014

Soccer-Clock ticking on Beckham’s struggle for Miami stadium-MLS

MIAMI, Dec 2 (Reuters) – David Beckham’s plans to bring a Major League Soccer team to Miami are showing no signs of progress and league commissioner Don Garber said on Tuesday the process “can’t go on forever.”

Beckham announced in February that he would exercise his option to become the owner of a new MLS franchise in Miami but he and his partners have been unable to find political support for their stadium plans.

Dec 2, 2014

MLS won’t interfere in Lampard loan situation says Garber

By Simon Evans

(Reuters) – Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber says the league will not get involved in the decision over whether Frank Lampard’s loan deal at Manchester City will be extended into next year.

Former Chelsea and England midfielder Lampard is on loan at City from new MLS team New York City FC, who will start their first season in late February, and he is expected to play a high profile role in the launch of the club’s first campaign.

Dec 2, 2014

Soccer-MLS won’t interfere in Lampard loan situation says Garber

Dec 2 (Reuters) – Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber says the league will not get involved in the decision over whether Frank Lampard’s loan deal at Manchester City will be extended into next year.

Former Chelsea and England midfielder Lampard is on loan at City from new MLS team New York City FC, who will start their first season in late February, and he is expected to play a high profile role in the launch of the club’s first campaign.

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