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Cork's Alan Kelly named MLS Referee of the Year for third time in four years
The 43-year-old served as a League of Ireland referee for 15 years but moved to the USA in 2014.
Greatest sporting comebacks, Kellie's homecoming and more tweets of the week
Here’s the best of what the world of sport had to offer on Twitter over the past seven days.
After four years and 80 goals in New York, Spain legend David Villa to join Iniesta in Japan
Ahead of his imminent departure from New York City, the veteran striker has confirmed he will join Vissel Kobe.
'They made me feel like Benjamin Button. I was getting younger and younger'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic said moving to Manchester United at the age of 34 made him feel young again.
Ibrahimovic comes out on top and beats Rooney to MLS Newcomer award
The Swede’s impressive first season Stateside was enough to see him scoop the annual prize.
Confused Portland players start to celebrate - then discover the game has gone to penalties
Sebastián Blanco was not aware of the MLS’s away goals rule during their Western Conference semi-final tie with the Seattle Sounders.
Treated with derision by some, Wayne Rooney's debut MLS season has been an absolute triumph
There was suspicion and plenty of criticism when he joined DC United but he galvanised a poorly-performing team.
'I don't think it'd be right' - Rooney rules out loan switch
The 33-year-old DC United striker has insisted he will stay in the United States during the MLS offseason.
Mourinho rules out Man United return for Ibrahimovic
Romelu Lukaku’s lean spell in front of goal will not persuade the manager to look elsewhere.
Wayne Rooney fires DC United into MLS play-offs
The former England striker has scored 12 goals in 19 games for his new side.
Stunning Wayne Rooney free-kick seals win for DC United as striker nets 10th goal in 18 games
The ex-England captain scored on Wednesday as DC United extended their winning streak to four games.
Ibrahimovic to Milan talk branded 'hot air' by AC boss Gattuso
Zlatan Ibrahimovic continues to be linked with a return, but Gennaro Gattuso knows nothing of a move.
Rooney and Zlatan score a brace each to keep play-off hopes on track
DC United and LA Galaxy both boosted their post-season prospects with victories last night.
7-year-old impresses Zlatan with her powerful rendition of US anthem
The LA Galaxy striker labelled Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja ‘the MVP’ after her performance at Stubhub Center.
'I would prefer to see a great MLS game in the US rather than La Liga being in the US'
Fifa President Gianni Infantino has expressed reservations about La Liga’s proposal to stage a fixture between Girona and Barcelona in America.
#DaretoZlatan - Ibrahimovic joins Ronaldo and Messi in 500 club with outrageous goal
Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his 500th career goal with an incredible flick for LA Galaxy on Saturday.
David Beckham's MLS franchise finally revealed as Inter Miami
The new franchise will enter the MLS in 2020.
'My Mam rings me ten times a day to make sure I'm alive': Paddy Barrett on swapping Oriel Park for Ohio
With average crowds of over 25,000 and MLS on its way next season, the former Dundalk man is enjoying himself at FC Cincinnati.
'All of you should enjoy it while I'm here', Ibra tells LA
The Swede is determined to put off retirement for as long as possible.
Wayne Rooney inspires DC United to last-gasp win with goal-saving tackle and cross
The skipper manufactured the final chance of the tie.
Mic'd up Brad Guzan interviewed by TV commentators during the MLS All-Star game
The ex-Aston Villa goalkeeper chatted away while the ball was in play.
Zlatan scores his first MLS hat-trick as Galaxy nick 4-3 thriller
It’s 15 goals in 17 appearances now for Zlatan.
Rooney beats former Manchester United team-mate to score first MLS goal
The Englishman also suffered a broken nose as DC United recorded a 2-1 win over Colorado Rapids.
Rooney refused to be 'dead weight' at Everton
Wayne Rooney said Everton “made it clear” they were happy for him to leave Merseyside following Marco Silva’s arrival as manager.
United can challenge cross-city rivals City for Premier League title, says Rooney
Former captain Wayne Rooney feels Manchester United are on track to claim their first Premier League crown since 2012-13.
Rooney makes impressive MLS debut as DC United open new stadium with win
The striker came on as a second-half substitute last night.
Beckham vows to bring MLS to Miami 'no matter what' as plans for new stadium face opposition
The former Man United star acknowledged the concerns of locals as plans for a new 25,000-seater stadium faced criticism.
Rooney: Everton made it clear they wanted me to leave
The striker has been speaking to ESPN ahead of his MLS debut.
'Being here opens your eyes': the Irishman and the biggest success story in American soccer
Despite Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney arriving in MLS, the league’s best storyline is Atlanta United.
MLS player Martin celebrates 'openly gay' identity on Minnesota United Pride night
The ex-DC United player will become the only active openly gay athlete in the United States’ top five sports leagues after Robbie Rogers’ retirement.
Wayne Rooney completes move to MLS side DC United
The former Manchester United and England star has signed a three-and-half-year deal with the club.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic slams Swedish media over World Cup snub
Sweden coach Janne Andersson previously shut the door on the star player making a return to the squad.
'He is talking with Washington' - Rooney free to join DC United, confirms new Everton boss Silva
Marco Silva has confirmed Wayne Rooney is in talks to join MLS side DC United.
A team including two ex-League of Ireland stars has been added to MLS for 2019
FC Cincinnati will join the top tier of US soccer, which could have an impact on Paddy Barrett and Richie Ryan.
'I think there is interest from his end' - Rooney would thrive in MLS, says DC United boss
Wayne Rooney appears close to sealing a switch from Everton to the MLS.
Ibrahimovic sent off for slapping opponent but Galaxy halt losing run
Galaxy’s 1-0 MLS victory at Montreal Impact was overshadowed by the dismissal of their star striker.
Rooney reportedly in advanced talks to join MLS club
DC United have been linked with a move for the 32-year-old Everton striker.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's second MLS appearance didn't go as well as his first
There were no fireworks this time around, but the 36-year-old striker did create some scoring chances.
Zlatan nets derby-winning brace - including 40-yard screamer - on MLS debut
Ibrahimovic scored a 91st-minute winner after the Galaxy trailed 3-0 into the second half.
World Cup referees selected - Two from MLS, none from Premier League
FIFA has announced its referees for the 2018 World Cup, and none are English.