clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Major Link Soccer: Atlanta United are betting big on Ezequiel Barco

Also: Beckham FC inches closer to launching, Cyle Larin is flying the coop, and MLS is crashing the e-sports party

Is Ezequiel Barco a sign of a quantum shift in MLS?
Is Ezequiel Barco a sign of a quantum shift in MLS?


Sunday marked the 154th anniversary of Seattle becoming incorporated.


Los Angeles FC is reportedly fielding multiple offers for the #1 overall SuperDraft pick.

Ezequiel Barco will come to Atlanta United with high expectations, including filling the high production the club found from former starter Yamil Asad.

David Beckham’s saga to bring an MLS team to Miami may be finally coming to a close, with the Miami Herald reporting an announcement is expected to be made later this month.

Thrust into the middle of a tense transfer debate themselves, The Mane Land examines how players and supporters each perceive transfers and club loyalty in 2018.

Orlando City isn’t letting the saga keep them from everything else, though. They’re partnering with the Soccer Institute of Montverde Academy to form a new academy and residential program.

The Save the Crew movement had a strong 2017, and expects to grow even more in 2018.

FC Dallas inquired about former Galaxy defender Omar Gonzalez, but he’s expected to stay at Pachuca for the 2018 season.

The Portland Timbers hope that new manager Giovanni Savarese’s passion will bring them success as the club moves on from the Caleb Porter era.

Jozy Altidore took to Twitter to respond to the latest offensive comments delivered by Trump.

MLS is bringing their desire for growth and expansion into the virtual realm with the launch of eMLS, an esports league for the FIFA 18 World Cup.

United States

U.S. Goalkeeper and Memphis native Tim Howard believes that the city’s USL team is going to get off to a fast start in their first season.

USL coaches Paul Buckle (Sacramento) Darren Powell (San Antonio) reflected on what they have learned during the USSF Pro License course.

It’s a commonly held belief that current USSF president Sunil Gulati is backing Kathy Carter as his preferred replacement candidate, and fellow presidential candidate Kyle Martino wants him to make that backing public.

The World

Bloomberg argues that soccer has already set a precedent that Britain can follow for a Brexit revote.

Raheem Sterling’s productive 2018 goal-scoring season offers us a completely different understanding of goal scoring and offensive soccer efficiency.

One modder brought all of women’s soccer to Football Manager 18 through a custom database.

Despite a herculean comeback effort, Manchester City lost for the first time this season in a thrilling 4-3 result versus Liverpool.

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Sounder At Heart Weekly Roundup newsletter!

A twice weekly roundup of Seattle Sounders and OL Reign news from Sounder at Heart