Major League Soccer outfit Toronto FC have completed the signing of highly anticipated forward Alejandro Pozuelo from Belgium side Genk. According to reports, negotiations took a while but both clubs have agreed to a deal that would see the player move by the middle of March.
Pozuelo is set to take the remaining Designated player spot after the departure of Italian midfielder Sebastian Giovinco. Giovinco is considered one of the best ever Toronto player of all time and helped the team to the league title two seasons ago. (more…)
United States of America defender Matt Polster, has joined Scottish club Rangers from Major league soccer sideChicago fire The 25-year-old has signed a two-and-a-half year deal with the Glasgow club, which is managed byformer England captain Steven Gerrard.
Polster, who has trained with Rangers this month, won his only international cap to date in a friendly against Bosnia last year.Polster was selected as the 7th overall pick by the Chicago Fire on the 15th of January 2015, during the 2015 MLS SuperDraft and was signed to a contract on February 4. Matt Polster who can play at right back as well as in the midfield, made 83 appearances for Chicago fire and managed a only three goals. is the latest American to play for Rangers after DaMarcus Beasley, Carlos Bocanegra, Maurice Edu, Claudio Reyna and GedionZelalem.
On paper, the match between Portland Timbers and Real Salt Lake seemed like a perfect match in heaven. The two teams had never met before but they had a good knowledge of one another because we are in an age where information can easily be found online or in a video.
RSL came into the match on the back of plenty of positives – seven wins in its last nine games and a Western Conference-leading home record – which is a remarkable feat for any club.
There are only a few mid-season signings that slot into fresh sides beginning to line-up. However, Brad Smith feels so much at home wearing a Seattle Sounders shirt and especially after entering only in the beginning of August. Smith is the left back and he made an entry into the club on a loan from Premier League. Smith wanted to be convinced to leave south coast of England and to his surprise Brian Schmetzer, the head coach personally rang him up to announce about the opportunity. After having a long chat, Smith did not take time to take a decision and it appeared like he made the right choice.
The immigration paperwork is all done smoothly and his debut appearance was seen before time. He made his first appearance which made the Sounders beat FC Dallas as their previous games were unbeaten. However, Smith is yet to experience defeat in his new club and has been consistent in playing a significant role in all four wins. His brilliant crossing helped in a goal for Raul Ruidiaz. Smith has an excellent pace which is one of the greatest skills that he acquires and much needed for the sport.
Nashville got approved for the year 2020 Expansion plans in December 2017, yet the city has a long way to go to get ready to storm the Major League Soccer. US billionaire John Ingram led the initiative to have an MLS side in Nashville, aside the team in the United Soccer League (USL) – the second tier league in the US. However, they are still far behind as there is no concrete team or coach in place, no permanent stadium sorted out yet, and other necessary infrastructure.
The team would have less than two years to develop a professional side that can compete at the highest levels. Well, the club has been able to convince former Liverpool chief executive Ian Ayre to assume the task of filling the empty slots in the structure.