Report: Portland Timbers beats Sporting KC away 3-2. First leg, the game ended a 0-0 draw. Second leg, Portland Timbers beats Sporting KC 3-2 at Children’s Mercy Park during injury time. Portland Timbers is the western conference winner and will be playing against Atlanta United in the MLS Cup Finals. Portland Timbers have won their last MLS cup in 2015 while Atlanta United reaches their first MLS Cup final during their second season in MLS.
Report: New York Red Bull’s beats Atlanta United 1-0 at home but wasn’t enough to qualify for the MLS cup final. Atlanta United has previously won 3-0 in the first leg. Atlanta United are the champions of the eastern conference and qualifies for the MLS cup finals from an aggregate score of 3-1 against NY RedBulls! They will be facing against Portland Timbers in the MLS cup final
BREAKING: The Houston Dynamo have unveiled their New Jersey sponsorship: The University Of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center! The MD Anderson Cancer Center is a world-class Cancer prevention and treatment program. Thoughts?!
BREAKING: LA Galaxy and Irish National Team Legend Striker Robbie Keane has officially announced his retirement from professional soccer at the age of 38. The former Tottenham star joined the Galaxy in 2011, scoring 83 goals alongside 45 assists with the team and won the 2014 MLS MVP as well as three MLS Cups in LA. The former LA Galaxy Captain will now join the Ireland National Team’s coaching staff.
DC United Offseason Roster Moves:
Options Picked Up: Luciano Acosta and Jalen Robinson.
Already Under Contract: Wayne Rooney, Paul Arriola, Russell Canouse, Chris Durkin, Junior Moreno, Ulises Segura, Zoltan Stieber, Steven Birnbaum, Frederic Brillant, Joseph Mora, Chris Odoi-Atsem, Bill Hamid and David Ousted.
Options Declined: Yamil Asad (Under Negotiation), Nick DeLeon, Vytas, Kevin Ellis, Ian Harkes, Jared Jeffrey, Dane Kelly, Bruno Miranda and Kofi Opare
Out Of Contract: Darren Mattocks, Oniel Fisher and Travis Worra.
Real Salt Lake’s Offseason Roster Moves:
Options Picked Up: Jefferson Savarino, Corey Baird, Andrew Putna, Danilo Acosta, Nick Besler and Sebastian Saucedo.
Already Under Contract: Jordan Allen, Joao Plata, Julian Vazquez, Kyle Beckerman, Damir Kreilach, Pablo Ruiz, Albert Rusnak, Justen Glad, Adam Henley, Aaron Herrera, Brooks Lennon, Nedum Onuoha, Marcelo Silva, Alex Horwath and Nick Rimando.
Options Declined: Tony Beltran, Demar Phillips, Luke Muholland, Sunny, Luis Silva, Connor Sparrow, Shawn Barry, David Horst, Jose Hernandez and Ricky Lopez-Espin.
LAFC’s Offseason Roster Moves:
Options Picked Up: Lee Nguyen, Tyler Miller, Mark-Anthony Kaye, Josh Perez and Shaft Brewer Jr.
Already Under Contract: Latif Blessing, Adama Diomande, Christian Ramirez, Diego Rossi, Carlos Vela, Eduard Atuesta, Andre Horta, Steven Beitashour, Tristan Blackmon, Joao Moutinho and Eddie Segura.
Options Declined: Marco Urena, Charlie Lyon, Quillan Roberts, Nico Czornomaz, Calum Mallace, James Murphy and Steeve Saint-Duc.
Out Of Contract: Benny Feilhaber, Walker Zimmerman, Jordan Harvey and Dejan Jakovic.
Loans Expired: Luis Lopez, Danilo Silva and Aaron Kovar.
Note: Walker Zimmerman is out of contract, but has been extended a bona fide offer, making him ineligible for the Re-Entry Draft.
Orlando City SC Offseason Roster Moves:
Options Picked Up: Carlos Ascues, Adam Grinwis, Cristian Higuita, Will Johnson, Chris Mueller, Victor “PC” Giro, Uri Rosell and Mason Stajduhar.
Already Under Contract: RJ Allen, Josué Colmán, Pierre Da Silva, Dom Dwyer, Mohamed El-Munir, Sacha Kljestan, Cam Lindley, Shane O'Neill, Stéfano Pinho, Dillon Powers, Lamine Sané, Amro Tarek and Yoshimar Yotún.
Options Declined: Joe Bendik, Richie Laryea, Tony Rocha, Chris Schuler, Jonathan Spector, Scott Sutter, Donny Toia and Jose Villarreal.
Out Of Contract: Earl Edwards Jr.
Houston Dynamo Offseason Roster Moves:
Options Picked Up: AJ Delagarza, Romell Quioto, Juan David Cabezas, Boniek Garcia and Joe Willis.
Already Under Contract: Tyler Deric, Chris Seitz, Michael Nelson, Alejandro Fuenmayor, Adam Lundkvist, Kevin Garcia, Erik McCue, Eric Alexander, Memo Rodriguez, Tomas Martinez, Darwin Ceren, Eric Bird, Mauro Manotas, Alberth Elis and Ronaldo Pena.
Options Declined: Conor Donovan, Leonardo, Adolfo Machado, Dylan Remick, Jared Watts and Mac Steeves.
Out Of Contract: Arturo Alvarez, DaMarcus Beasley and Andrew Wenger.
Loans Expired: Luis Gil.
Colorado Rapids Offseason Roster Moves:
Options Picked Up: Kellyn Acosta, Deklan Wynne, Dillon Serna and Niki Jackson.
Already Under Contract: Tim Howard, Zac MacMath, Kortne Ford, Marlon Hairston, Axel Sjoberg, Tommy Smith, Sam Vines, Danny Wilson, Cole Bassett, Nana Boateng, Johan Bloomberg, Sam Nicholson, Jack Price, and Shkelzen Gashi.
Options Declined: Kip Colvey, Mike da Fonte, Giles Barnes, Sam Hamilton, Enzo Martinez, Ricardo Perez, Caleb Calvert and Jack McBean.
Out of Contract: Andrew Dykstra, Yannick Boli and Edgar Castillo (still negotiating). Thoughts?!