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All time
Dos Santos the difference as Keane's Galaxy hold the playoff edge over Doyle and Colorado
It was playoff time in the MLS last night.
# on the wayne
Lalas warns LA Galaxy against Rooney bid
Wayne Rooney is far from the player he was and would be a big risk for LA Galaxy, according to former United States star Alexi Lalas.
# Don't call it a comeback
David Villa dreaming of Spain recall
Spain’s all-time leading goalscorer David Villa, 34, has not featured for the national team since the 2014 World Cup in Brazil
# Interview
Rapid to Vienna: Doyle aims to stake claim in play-off showdown with Keane
“As long as I’m playing professionally I’ll be available for Ireland.”
Robbie and the LA Galaxy book their place in MLS Conference semis
Emmanuel Boateng scored twice as the Galaxy beat Real Salt Lake 3-1.
# bum note
MLS striker booked for celebrating goal by twerking
Ex-Middlesbrough man Kei Kamara wasn’t one bit happy about the yellow card.
# Speculation
Robbie Keane's time as LA Galaxy designated player set to end - reports
It is uncertain whether the Dubliner will choose to extend his stay in the US.
# Speculation
Jurgen Klopp would 'welcome' Steven Gerrard back at Liverpool
There has been much speculation that the Anfield legend is set to end his stay in America.
# Strop
Montreal Impact coach: Drogba refused to be named on the bench
“He did not accept to come off the bench. In the end he did not want to be in the 18.”
# Bleedin Rapids
Kevin Doyle shows he's still got an eye for goal with cracking diving header
The Ireland striker bagged a brace in a 2-1 win over the San Jose Earthquakes in MLS last night.
# heir to the throne
Gerrard urges critics to ease off Henderson
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has backed Jordan Henderson to rediscover his best form, proving critics wrong in the process.
Gerrard could return to England after MLS season
The ex-England international is out of contract with his MLS club in November.
# dempsey makes peace
Former Premier League favourite ruled out for remainder of MLS season due to irregular heartbeat
Clint Dempsey’s enforced absence is a big blow to the Seattle Sounders.
# In the Drog House
Didier Drogba's MLS struggles continue as he confronts opposing fans
The former Chelsea striker has endured a frustrating season and he lost his cool over the weekend.
# Robbie Robbie Keano
Robbie Keane is back among the goals for the Galaxy tonight
Keane heads home ninth goal of the season.
Remember Bradley Wright-Phillips? He set a new goalscoring record in the MLS last night
Something even Robbie Keane hasn’t managed yet.
# Star Man
Watch: Robbie Keane's finishing instincts looking as sharp as ever for LA Galaxy
It took the Dubliner less than 10 minutes to find the net after being introduced as a substitute.
# Call it a Comeback
A very familiar face is making an unexpected return and will link up with Robbie Keane
US legend Landon Donovan is coming back to Major League Soccer.
# Ageless
Renaissance Man: 38-year-old Frank Lampard continues remarkable resurgence in New York
The former Chelsea midfielder has had well-documented problems since joining NYC FC.
# shut the door behind you
Bizarre MLS video admits delight at seeing back of Nigel De Jong
The Dutch midfielder clearly didn’t make a positive impression Stateside.
# Familiar faces
Kaka rolled back the years in MLS last night and got one over on Patrick Vieira
A litany of high-profile stars were on display as Orlando faced NYC FC.
Ex-Premier League midfielder suspended for homophobic abuse of LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers
Richard Chaplow was suspended for offensive and abusive language but claims he is wrongfully being painted as homophobic.
# blasts from the past
Forget MLS - the second tier of football in North America is seeing benefit of familiar names
The likes of Joe Cole and former Juventus striker Amauri have rediscovered their form in the US.
# Box Office
A litany of high-profile stars clash in MLS tonight - with two frenemies coming face to face
It’s the first time Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard will play each other since joining Major League Soccer.
# Hitting back
Pirlo slams English paper for 'interview' in which he allegedly trolls Man United
The Italian was quoted as saying that Juventus were “still laughing” at Manchester United over losing Paul Pogba.
# To be Frank
Frank Lampard finally delivering in MLS as he fires a hat-trick past Tim Howard
New York City were 5-1 winners against Kevin Doyle’s Colorado Rapids, which keeps them at the top of the Eastern Conference.
# class is permanent
Two of the finest players in Major League Soccer really enjoyed themselves at the weekend
Sebastian Giovinco and Didier Drogba both scored hat-tricks for Toronto FC and Montreal Impact respectively.
# Take a Bow
Irish-qualified MLS midfielder scores cracker in New York Derby
Tommy McNamara is on the FAI’s radar and recently expressed an interest in representing the Boys in Green.
# Stateside
Robbie Keane ghosts into the box to score after some pretty non-existent defending
LA Galaxy caught Portland Timbers on the hop with two early goals tonight.
# jack the lad
Lampard, Pirlo, Villa and Drogba were on show... but an English teen was the star
Former Manchester United academy player Jack Harrison is making quite an impression in MLS.
# Happy Days
Robbie Keane missed a penalty last night, but a familiar face bailed him out
It was the Dubliner’s rebounded shot that provided the winner in the 66th minute
# man of steele
Former Northern Ireland international signed by Alessandro Nesta and makes move to Miami
Jonny Steele is back from the brink and has been rewarded for his perseverance.
# Going Well
Robbie Keane wasn't the only Irishman on target in MLS last night
Wexford native Kevin Doyle has impressed Stateside in recent times.
# dallas strong
An emotional night in MLS as tributes are paid to gun attack victims
A spectacular goal from the Dallas’ Maxi Urruti decided the clash against San Jose Earthquakes.
# About time
It's taken an eternity but 38-year-old Frank Lampard is finding form in Major League Soccer
Veteran midfielder has significantly underachieved since arriving in MLS but has found some form at last.
Robbie Keane caps return from Euro 2016 with stunning goal for LA Galaxy
It was a happy 4 July for the Ireland striker and his team-mates.
Lampard scores controversial goal to lift New York to important victory
The ball appeared to strike the arm of the former England international.
# An Irishman Abroad
At least one Irish striker found the net yesterday, as Kevin Doyle helped Colorado to a big win
His third goal of the MLS season.
# Maestro
Today Andrea Pirlo showed us why we all still love him, even if his country doesn't
The Italian midfielder conjured a moment of magic in Major League Soccer.
# No Pirlo No party
Andrea Pirlo and David Villa combined for a magical goal last night for New York City
The less said about Villa’s penalty attempt, the better.