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Major Links: Preseason takes shape

Mark January 22nd down on your calendar for a first look at the 2016 version of the Seattle Sounders.


Choosing to return home to continue his career Leo Gonzalez signs with Herediano. The Costa Rican club was his first pro club  for seven years before joining Muncipal then Seattle Sounders.

Mark January 22nd down on your calendar, that is the first day you can get a look at the 2016 version of the Seattle Sounders. The Sounders have their first preseason game February 3rd in the Desert Diamond Cup and 20 days later host Club America in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League.

Major League Soccer

Omar Gonzalez is not in a galaxy uniform any more nor is he so far away. The United States men’s national team defender Omar Gonzalez joined Mexican club Pachuca and embraced the Dark Side.

Major League Soccer had a big year in viewership around the world and at home through TV and online platforms. MLS also feels they are making in-roads on the top four sports in the United States.

U.S. Soccer

2015 was a big year for Michael Bradley and it was capped off with Bradley winning U.S. Soccer male player of the year.

The Women's World Cup Golden Ball winner has been chosen by Goal editors as the most influential figure in American soccer this year.

One way we can get ahead is to take a look back. In this case looking back at 2015 as a whole for the United States youth national teams.

World Soccer

Modern business practices for FIFA in a bid to sweep aside the culture the disgraced Sepp Blatter created. FIFA aims to look more like a corporation in future with governance structures and proper business practices

2016 will be a big year for soccer in the U.S. and around the world.

Tony Meola and TIm Howard make the list, what list you ask? The 20 worst goalkeeper uniforms in history.

"Not only are the Foxes surprisingly atop the Premier League table at Christmas, but to celebrate, club owners Vichai and Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha have pledged to buy each fan a beer for the final home match of 2015, next Tuesday vs Manchester City."

Your juggling skills are nothing compared to Jonathan Tivadar juggling skills.

Goals of the week: Curling Volley, Team goal, and YaYa give and goal.

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