National Soccer Hall of Fame member Fernando Clavijo, who was part of the U.S. squad at the 1994 World Cup, died Friday at age 63.
Clavijo died at his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., and had battled multiple myeloma, a form of blood cancer, for five years.
Clavijo had a prominent career as a coach and club executive with Major League Soccer. The Uruguay native served as head coach of the New England Revolution (2000-02) and Colorado Rapids (2005-08), and served as technical director at FC Dallas for...
Bayern Munich have signed American defender Chris Richards on a long-term deal following his loan move from MLS side FC Dallas.
The German club says the 18-year-old Richards signed a deal through June 2023 on Thursday.
Jochen Sauer, the head of Bayern's youth academy, says "Chris has given a good account of himself here over the last half year, and we're confident he will continue to develop very well at FC Bayern. We see a lot of potential in him."
Richards, from Hoover, Alabama, joined Bayern...
Expansion side FC Cincinnati selected UCLA midfielder Frankie Amaya No. 1 overall in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft on Friday.
"This is what I worked my whole life for," Amaya told MLSSoccer.com at the draft in Chicago. "This is a crazy moment."
Amaya, 18, is the youngest player in the draft, but his upside is such that he's expected to adapt well to the professional game, even in a central playmaking role that is usually the domain of foreign players.
The Generation Adidas player spent just one season...
FC Dallas has named club academy director Luchi Gonzalez as its new coach, the club announced on Sunday.
Gonzalez becomes the club's seventh boss in franchise history and takes over for Oscar Pareja, who moved on to Liga MX side Tijuana earlier this month.
At 38, he becomes the second-youngest manager in Major League Soccer. Terms were not disclosed.
It's official! Luchi Gonzalez becomes the seventh head coach in team history.— FC Dallas (@FCDallas) December 16, 2018
He will be formally introduced at press conference on Monday at 1 p.m. CT.
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"Luchi is an outstanding teacher, a smart tactician and has a keen understanding of what it takes to build a successful team," said FC Dallas...