New York City FC's David Villa was named Major League Soccer's MVP for the 2016 season on Tuesday.
In his second season in MLS, Villa scored 23 goals -- one off the league lead -- in helping NYCFC finish second in the Eastern Conference and qualify for the playoffs for the first time.
"I'm very proud to represent NYCFC and to receive this award," Villa said. "It's a big day for me because this is one of the things I said I wanted to do when I came here two years ago.
"This is an important day in...
Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco was named to the MLS Best XI on Monday after being controversially left out of the MVP finalists last month.
The Italian playmaker provided 17 goals and 15 assists but the three finalists for the top individual award -- to be announced on Tuesday -- were Sacha Kljestan, David Villa and Bradley Wright-Phillips, all of whom were also named to the Best XI.
Giovinco was the only player from MLS Cup finalists Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders who were named...
The New York Red Bulls parted ways with defender Karl Ouimette on Monday, while announcing talks with Ronald Zubar over a new deal.
The Red Bulls exercised the options on striker Bradley Wright-Phillips, midfielder Sean Davis and defenders Chris Duvall and Justin Bilyeu, but declined those on Ouimette and Zubar.
"We want to thank Karl for his service to the club over the last two years," Red Bulls sporting director Ali Curtis said in a statement. "Despite not picking up Ronald's option,...
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MLS clubs chasing Khedira
Juventus and Germany midfielder Sami Khedira will be offered the chance to test himself in Major League Soccer next season with LA Galaxy, New York Red Bulls and New York City all interested, Calcio Mercato claims.
The former Real Madrid man has a contract with Italian champions Juve until 2019 and is said to currently be fully focused on adding...