NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 15: New York City FC fans wait for the start of the game during the inaugural game of the New York City FC as they take on the New England Revolution at Yankee Stadium on March 15, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Is MLS in danger of having its own hooligan problem?

Hooliganism was a plague upon English soccer for the better part of three decades, and while forms of the disease persist around the rest of continental Europe and South America, the thought of such a thing happening on United States soil seems preposterous. However, after another round of incidents between fans of NYCFC and New […]

COLUMBUS, OH – NOVEMBER 22: Kei Kamara #23 of the Columbus Crew SC celebrates after defeating the New York Red Bulls 2-0 on November 22, 2015 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

Why a lack of “big name” players in the playoffs is the best thing for MLS

The MLS Cup playoffs will conclude their second legs of their Conference Finals today. As the Portland Timbers lead FC Dallas 3-1 and Columbus Crew SC lead New York Red Bulls 2-0, a casual fan may come across this as something being a bit off. Where’s Steven Gerrard and Robbie Keane of the LA Galaxy? […]

WASHINGTON, DC – MARCH 07: Perry Kitchen #23 of D.C. United and Dilly Duka #11 of Montreal Impact go after the ball during the first half at RFK Stadium on March 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Pitch invader gets tackled by security during D.C. United vs. Red Bulls game

A pitch invader ran out onto the field at RFK Stadium at around the 40th minute of today’s New York Red Bull/D.C. United MLS Cup Playoff game and was promptly tackled by security. Normally on U.S. TV, fans running out on the field of sporting events are typically not shown on TV for a variety […]

NEW YORK, NY – JULY 12: Sebastian Giovinco #10 of Toronto FC reacts after missing a shot against the New York City FC during a soccer game at Yankee Stadium on July 12, 2015 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Sebastian Giovinco scores golazo in Toronto 24 hours after playing in Italy

This is why Sebastian Giovinco will be Most Valuable Player in Major League Soccer. Not offense to guys like Kei Kamara and Benny Feilhaber, but the Toronto FC midfielder played two games, on both sides of the world, in a 24 hour span. And he capped it all off by scoring one of MLS’ goals […]

KANSAS CITY, KS – MARCH 08: Amadou Dia #13 of Sporting KC battles Mike Grella #13 of the New York Red Bulls for a head ball during the game at Sporting Park on March 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

VIDEO: No joke, Frank Lampard got nutmegged by Red Bulls Mike Grella

No, your eyes haven’t deceived you, New York Red Bulls Mike Grella nutmegged New York City FC’s Frank Lampard. After the nutmeg, the Red Bulls went on to score their second goal of the night, thanks to Felipe and won 2-0. Felipe goal. Grella nutmeg on Frank Lampard included.

KANSAS CITY, KS – MARCH 08: Sacha Kljestan #16 of New York Red Bulls competes for the ball as Amadou Dia #13 and Roger Espinoza #27 of Sporting KC look on during the game at Sporting Park on March 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Banter: Red Bulls troll NYCFC on Twitter before Derby

When MLS announced NYCFC as an expansion team, the league was hoping to create a derby between NYCFC and the New York Red Bulls. They don’t play their first regular season game against each other until this Sunday (Mother’s Day) but the Red Bulls are trying to plant the seeds for a can’t miss Derby […]

SEATTLE, WA – APRIL 13: A general view during the match between the New England Revolution and the Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field on April 13, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Best and worst MLS kits for the 2015 season

Every year, every team in MLS unveils one or two new kits. We at 32 Flags are here to rank each kit, both home and away and determine where each team ranks overall in their kit designs. Some of these kits, we agreed with how they looked while some others, we highly disagreed. Hopefully, with […]

HARRISON, NJ – NOVEMBER 07: D.C. United take to the field to salute fans after their Eastern Conference Semifinal match against the New York Red Bulls was postponed due to weather conditions at Red Bull Arena on November 7, 2012 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

New York Red Bulls are for sale

The New York Red Bulls are for sale, at least according to eBay. As of now, the current bid is at $41.00 so this is a real bargain if you ever wanted to “own” an MLS team. No, this obvious joke was done as a likely response to the Red Bulls offseason. It started by […]

What Do You Need To Know About The MLS Cup Playoffs?

The international break is over and we’re back onto club soccer for the rest of the year. Amid the great games in Europe in which we will be watching, MLS is entering into the first leg of the Conference Finals this weekend. The second legs will be played next weekend. MLS is halfway into the […]