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Major Link Soccer: Pittsburgh new USL Affiliate

Houston picked the Pit.

Defoe to Toronto?
Defoe to Toronto?
Ian Walton


The Houston Dynamo have confirmed their choice as USL Affiliate, and they have picked the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. It continues a big change for the Pennsylvania club, who recently built a new stadium right on the river.

Now that Sigi is locked up, us Sounders fans don't get the fun of analyzing our own coaching search. However, nothing is stopping us from following the other interviews from a distance! With Chivas' new vacancy, The Goat Parade has lined up some Usual Suspects (spoiler alert: Eric Wynalda is Keyser Soze). Speaking of twists, can you imagine finding out that our Joe Roth was feeding information to foreign intelligence agencies?

In what would be one of the most beautiful and potentially dangerous locations in MLS, David Beckham appears to be looking closely at a stadium site on PortMiami, just off the Atlantic Ocean and within walking distance of downtown.

Things are looking good for Toronto FC acquiring English great Jermain Defoe, and Toronto FC is all a tizzy. Prosoccertalk however, is pumping the brakes.

When the Sounders play the Montreal Impact in March, the Quebec club will be without Marco Di Vaio, who will be serving a three game suspension for his actions in the playoffs.

Real Salt Lake fans are already getting into the spirit of the MLS Cup, releasing a classy new T-shirt design that likely qualifies as edgy in Utah's capital. KC fans couldn't be bothered to react to what is surely an old joke by now.

Portland Thorns defender Marian Dougherty has retired from professional soccer, the club announced yesterday. The press release properly elected not to disclose her age. However, I have no such hangups. The 29 year-old will reportedly be taking a job with Nike.

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