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Can MLS grow its fanbase by ‘doing a Wrexham’?
The Welsh club has enjoyed a surge in popularity thanks to its starring role in a docuseries. But TV coverage doesn’t necessarily guarantee success

Graham Ruthven

08, Mar, 2023 @9:00 AM

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MLS 2023 predictions: are LAFC and Philly on a repeat collision course?
The new season kicks off this weekend. Our panel of writers deliver their verdicts on the MVP, champions and the young players to watch

Tom Dart, Bryan Armen Graham, Graham Ruthven and Megan Swanick

24, Feb, 2023 @10:00 AM

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LA Galaxy fans fear club’s glory days are far gone as new season approaches
The five-time MLS champions were once seen as a model for success in US soccer. But they have been overtaken in their own city

Graham Ruthven

23, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Is MLS truly a major league in the US? It depends where you are
Teams from America’s largest cities have won the last two editions of MLS Cup. But their victories struggled to break through to the mainstream

James Nalton

20, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Once Manchester City’s sibling, NYC FC is now more like a distant cousin
MLS franchise once helped itself to some of the Premier League side’s best young players. Those days are over, although that’s not necessarily a negative

Graham Ruthven

31, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Joy of the playground defined Gareth Bale more than records or trophies
The Wales forward has retired with a glittering CV but it was his breathtaking style which set him apart from the rest

Jonathan Liew

09, Jan, 2023 @9:19 PM

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Gareth Bale announces retirement from football: ‘I have realised my dream’
Gareth Bale has announced his retirement from football after a glittering career with clubs including Real Madrid and more than 100 appearances for Wales

Ben Fisher

09, Jan, 2023 @3:27 PM

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Messi to Miami: an MLS masterstroke or Beckham’s biggest gamble?
The MLS side is reportedly confident of landing Argentina’s World Cup hero this summer. But is signing the 35-year-old right for Inter Miami and the league?

Chris Smith in Miami

19, Dec, 2022 @3:30 PM

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NYC FC’s years in wilderness to end with construction of permanent home
New York City FC will finally have a permanent home after the club announced plans for a 25,000-capacity venue in the Willets Point neighborhood in Queens

Guardian sport

16, Nov, 2022 @6:22 PM

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MLS Cup 2022: LAFC edge Philadelphia on pens after Bale’s 128th-minute goal
Jack McCarthy stopped two penalty kicks as LAFC defeated the Philadelphia Union on penalties, 3-0, after playing to a 3-3 draw to capture the MLS Cup

Joseph D'Hippolito at Banc of California Stadium

05, Nov, 2022 @11:32 PM

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MLS Cup final could be a battle to become the next USMNT coach
Philadelphia Union and LAFC meet on Saturday for the championship and are led by two of the best young coaches in the league

Graham Ruthven

04, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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MLS playoffs: LAFC stun LA Galaxy on Chicho Arango’s 93rd-minute winner
Los Angeles FC and the Philadelphia Union each won their conference semi-final matches on Thursday to inch closer to the MLS Cup final


21, Oct, 2022 @4:59 AM

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