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MLS MVP: Obafemi Martins Should be Considered

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MLS MVP: Obafemi Martins Should be Considered

There is about a third of the season left at this point and if the season ended today and if I had a vote for MLS MVP, my vote would go to Seattle Sounders forward, Obafemi Martins. Are there players having a better season statistically speaking? Yes. But being an MVP is more then scoring goals and dishing out assists. […]

Philadelphia Union: Jim Curtin Should Have Interim Tag Removed

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Philadelphia Union: Jim Curtin Should Have Interim Tag Removed

Jim Curtin was named the interim coach of the Philadelphia Union after former coach John Hackworth was relieved of his duties on June 10, 2014. Since Curtin took over managerial duties, the Union have lost only two matches in over two months. The Union are 4-2-3 (win-loss-tie) since Curtin took over and have found themselves deep […]

Philadelphia Union Gain Momentum for Playoffs in Exciting Win at PPL Park

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Philadelphia Union Gain Momentum for Playoffs in Exciting Win at PPL Park

In an exciting inter-conference match PPL Park which saw Rais M’Bohli make his MLS debut, the Philadelphia Union came out in dominating fashion to go home with the three points they desperately needed to keep them in the hunt for a playoff spot in the extremely tight Eastern Conference.  The San Jose Earthquakes have dealt with injuries […]

Seattle Sounders Win in Portland for First Time in Three Years

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Seattle Sounders Win in Portland for First Time in Three Years

Coming into their match against the Portland Timbers, the Seattle Sounders have been struggling as of late. Only winning two matches in league play since July 13th. With a win Seattle would move back to the top of the Western Conference standings and the Supporters Shield. Seattle was also looking for their first win in Portland since 2011. Seattle […]

Philadelphia Union Seek Key Win Against Banged-Up San Jose Earthquakes

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Philadelphia Union Seek Key Win Against Banged-Up San Jose Earthquakes

The Philadelphia Union host injury-riddled San Jose Earthquakes Sunday night in a key match for both playoff hopefuls.  The Union are coming off a nine day break after three games in seven days, including two in a four day period in hot and humid Texas.  They will host the Earthquakes, who are coming off a […]

San Jose Earthquakes Steal Two Points in Seattle

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San Jose Earthquakes Steal Two Points in Seattle

This was the fourth time that the San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders faced each other. Seattle won two of the previous three, one of those wins coming in the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Last time out San Jose snuck away with a 1-0 win at the new built Levi’s Stadium in Santa […]

San Jose Earthquakes Look to Rebound from Worst Defeat When they Face Seattle Sounders FC

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San Jose Earthquakes Look to Rebound from Worst Defeat When they Face Seattle Sounders FC

Just 72 hours after an unwinding debacle of a loss at the hands of FC Dallas which led to the San Jose Earthquakes worst loss since their first incarnation in 1996 and ending in a 5-0 scoreline, they find themselves traveling to CenturyLink Field to take on the Seattle Sounders.  In the past week, the Sounders clinched their […]

San Jose Earthquakes Can’t Pick Up Three Points To Continue Playoff Run

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San Jose Earthquakes Can’t Pick Up Three Points To Continue Playoff Run

As the run to the playoffs becomes even tighter in the Western Conference, the San Jose Earthquakes faced an FC Dallas side which had just lost in penalty kicks to the Philadelphia Union in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup semi-final on Tuesday night.  The Dallas squad played 120 minutes and went into penalty kicks, but was only able to […]

Tired Philadelphia Union Lose to Houston Dynamo 2-0

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Tired Philadelphia Union Lose to Houston Dynamo 2-0

Playing three games in seven days, especially back-to-back games in very hot and humid Texas, is bound to take a toll on a team.  The Philadelphia Union found that out tonight at BBVA Compass Stadium in Houston, Texas as the blue and gold struggled to get going, losing 2-0.  Houston Dynamo controlled possession, as is typical in a Union […]

San Jose Earthquakes Look To Keep Undefeated Streak Going

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San Jose Earthquakes Look To Keep Undefeated Streak Going

After playing to a draw against a challenging LA Galaxy side which kept the majority of possession causing Jon Busch to make quite a few saves, the San Jose Earthquakes return to Buck Shaw Stadium this Saturday at 10:30pm on MLS Live (CSN-BA; TWCS-TX).  The Earthquakes will take on an FC Dallas side which is on an eight game unbeaten […]