Columbus Crew SC turned down an offer from English Championship side Bristol City for goalkeeper Zack Steffen on Thursday.
"We evaluated an offer and decided it wasn't the right opportunity for the club at this moment," Crew sporting director and coach Gregg Berhalter told ESPN.
But following a meeting on Thursday morning, the decision...
Leon Clarke, Billy Sharp and Kieron Freeman all struck in the first half as Sheffield United overcame Bristol City 3-2 at Ashton Gate.
Clarke opened the scoring after eight minutes, collecting the ball 30 yards out before unleashing a fine effort into the top corner which gave Frank Fielding no chance.
The Blades doubled their lead on the half-hour mark as Sharp connected perfectly with a right-footed volley, the ball striking the underside of the crossbar before crossing the line.
City were all over...
Bristol City saw their play-off hopes ended by a 0-0 draw at Nottingham Forest - but it could have been even worse for Lee Johnson's men.
Aitor Karanka's side threw everything but the kitchen sink at the Robins but could not turn 25 efforts on goal into a single goal as Frank Fielding stood tall, with the keeper even saving a Lee Tomlin penalty.
Forest should have signed off the season at the City Ground with a comfortable win but saw Tomlin, Joe Lolley, Adlene Guedioura and Andreas Bouchalakis all...