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MLS Ticker: Drogba training in Sacramento, Castillo injury and more

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Photo by Eric Bolte/USA TODAY Sports

The Montreal Impact captured a big opening day victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday, and one of the team’s missing stars seems to have found a temporary training location.

Didier Drogba will train with USL side Sacramento Republic FC, as the striker continues to prepareĀ for the 2016 MLS season. The 37-year old is expected to play for the Impact in the team’s third regular season match on March 19, pending his health status. (REPORT)

FC Dallas head coach Oscar Pareja expects Fabian Castillo to miss the side’s next match against Houston Dynamo on Saturday. Pareja confirmed that his attacker suffered an adductor strain, and that he will likely miss about two weeks for the Western Conference club. (REPORT)

Orlando City SC’s home match against Real Salt Lake drew over 60,000 fans to the Citrus Bowl. The crowd was reportedly the fifth-largest attendance at a soccer game in the world over the weekend. (REPORT)

The New York Red Bulls have waived Homegrown signing Scott Thomsen. (REPORT)

What do you think of the Drogba news? How will FC Dallas fare without Castillo?

Share your thoughts below.


    • They waived Corboz as well. You’d think if these kids weren’t ready they’d be on Red Bulls II instead but I guess not.

  1. Not training/traveling with team. Refusing to play matches until the conditions are to his liking.

    Major League Soccer Designated Player, ladies and gentlemen.


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