Santa Clara, California – Saturday July 14, 2012: Real Salt Lake vs San Jose Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium. San Jose Earthquakes defeated Real Salt Lake 5 – 0.
While Oscar Pareja’s dynamic, young squad fell just short against the Portland Timbers over two legs, the FC Dallas coach is proud of the achievements of the team in 2015.
The Western Conference trophy was lifted by the Portland Timbers on Sunday, but the players and coaches were ready to look ahead to the MLS Cup following post-game celebrations.
There was no champagne or celebration for the Columbus Crew following Sunday’s victory. Rather, there was a team-wide belief that there is one more step to take.
Carli Lloyd has been nominated for FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year, while Jill Ellis is in the running for FIFA World Coach of the Year for Women’s Football.
The New York Red Bulls admitted following their playoff elimination that they were second-best in the Eastern Conference Finals series vs. the Columbus Crew.
A handful of surprise teams reached the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday and Sunday, and no result was more shocking than No. 3 seed Georgetown falling to unseeded Boston College.
Robbie Keane is the only returning player on the 2015 MLS Best XI, which features 10 first-time selections.