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  • MLS regular season to begin April 3; MLS Cup final on Dec. 11

    ESPN "Major League Soccer announced the 2021 MLS season will begin on Saturday, April 3 and feature 34 matches for each of the league's 27 clubs, including expansion side Austin FC. The regular season will conclude with MLS Decision Day on Nov. 7, followed by the MLS Cup playoffs..." January 25

  • Atlanta United to sign Lisandro Lopez from Racing Club

    Dirty South Soccer "Atlanta United is set to sign 37-year-old striker Lisandro Lopez from Racing Club, according to a report from Cesar Luis Merlo Monday night. The report states that Lopez will announce the decision tomorrow. Implicit in the wording and context of the report is that this..." January 19

  • Atlanta United transfer target Moises Caicedo to sign with Brighton

    Dirty South Soccer "Moises Caicedo, the 19-year-old Ecuadorian midfielder who is one of the brightest young soccer stars the nation has seen in recent years, is headed to the Premier League to play for Brighton and Hove Albion FC according to TyC’s Cesar Luis Merlo. Atlanta..." January 11

  • Gabriel Heinze hints at signings in winter transfer window for Atlanta United

    Dirty South Soccer "New Atlanta United manager Gabriel Heinze was formally introduced to the media and fans in his introductory press conference this morning, and the Argentine wasn’t timid to share that the club is indeed looking at reinforcements. Heinze said that he wants to bring in..." December 22

  • Amad Diallo: Winger gets Italian passport ahead of transfer to Man United

    Sky Sports "United are optimistic the forward, who has also received Italian citizenship, will be granted a United Kingdom work permit to enable him to travel to Manchester next month. The Premier League club confirmed they had agreed a deal for the 18-year-old on transfer deadline day in..." December 20

  • Boca Juniors midfielder reportedly tops Gabriel Heinze’s Atlanta United shopping list

    Dirty South Soccer "Despite not being officially announced as the new manager of Atlanta United yet, we’re already learning about Gabriel Heinze’s possible transfer wishlist.  According to The Athletic’s Felipe Cardenas, the Argentine has his sights set on at least one..." December 14

  • MLS to charter flights for players on international duty to sidestep quarantine

    ESPN "In a bid to have players on international duty return in time for the MLS Cup playoffs, the league is taking the unusual step of using charter flights to speed their return to the U.S. and thus avoid quarantine periods, sources have told ESPN. This move will allow these players to be..." November 17

  • Breaking Down What's at Stake on MLS Decision Day

    Bleacher Report "The final day of the Major League Soccer season is here. Decision Day is split into two time windows. The Eastern Conference teams will play first at 3:30 p.m. ET, and then the Western Conference sides will do battle at 6:30 p.m. ET. The Supporters' Shield is the biggest..." November 08

  • Club Tijuana seeking Fernando Meza transfer

    Dirty South Soccer "Club Tijuana are exploring options seeking the signing of Fernando Meza after only one season at Atlanta United ahead of the 2021 Liga MX clausura, according to a report from Mexican outlet El Imparcial. The report states that prior to flipping Meza to Atlanta..." October 24

  • What broke down, and what's next after summer window?

    The Score "Real target Mbappe, will settle for Haaland Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe's eventual move to Real Madrid seems inevitable, and according to Eurosport, the Frenchman will join the reigning La Liga champs next summer to replace Luka Jovic...." October 18

  • MLS announces end-of-season schedule; Decision Day set for Nov. 8

    ESPN "MLS announced the remainder of its regular season schedule, with each team playing nine more matches and concluding on Nov. 8. The last day of the regular season -- which the league is calling Decision Day and will likely have a bearing on playoff qualification and seeding..." September 22

  • Atlanta United signs Marcelino Moreno from Lanús

    Dirty South Soccer "It’s officially official. Atlanta United have completed their latest big acquisition. The club announced today that it has signed midfielder Marcelino Moreno from Lanús. The 25-year-old joins the club and fills the third Designated Player slot. Financial details..." September 22

  • Atlanta United “in negotiations” to acquire Marcelino Moreno from Lanús

    Dirty South Soccer "According to journalist César Luis Merlo, Atlanta United are “in negotiations” on a transfer deal for Lanús midfielder Marcelino Moreno. According to Merlo, Moreno, 25, is being viewed as a replacement for Pity Martinez, who recently departed..." September 11

  • Major League Soccer sees five matches called off amid Jacob Blake protests

    ESPN "Most of Wednesday's matches in Major League Soccer were postponed as players chose not to play in protest of racial injustice, and in particular the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man, by police on Sunday in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The development came as players in both..." August 26

  • Atalanta join Leeds United in potential Michy Batshuayi interest

    We Ain't Got No History "Michy Batshuayi has one year left on his Chelsea contract and the Blues have been actively trying to get the 26-year-old fourth-choice striker moved on this summer. Unfortunately, there hasn’t been much interest, which isn’t too surprising given Michy’s wages, his lack of..." August 23

  • MLS will resume regular-season games on Aug. 12 in its own stadiums, some with fans in attendance

    Yahoo! Sports "Major League Soccer is coming right back following the MLS is Back Tournament. The top circuit in the United States and Canada announced plans to resume the regular season on Aug. 12, a day after its monthlong, World Cup-style tournament concludes in a “bubble” in Central..." August 08

  • Erik López says he’ll play for Atlanta United in MLS immediately

    Dirty South Soccer "New Atlanta United 2 signing Erik López has revealed certain details of his move to his new club in an interview with Fox Sports Argentina. The 18-year-old Paraguayan officially became an Atlanta United 2 player on July 18, having signed with Atlanta..." August 05