Major League Soccer

Professional soccer league

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Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation which represents the sport's highest level in the United States. The league comprises 24 teamsβ€”21 in the U.S. and 3 in Canada and constitutes one of the major professional sports leagues in both countries. The regular season runs from March to October, with each team playing 34Β games; the team with the best record is awarded the Supporters' Shield. Fourteen teams compete in the postseason MLS Cup Playoffs through October and November, culminating in the championship game, the MLS Cup. MLS teams also play in domestic competitions against teams from other divisions in the U.S. Open Cup and in the Canadian Championship. MLS teams also compete against continental rivals in the CONCACAF Champions League. The league plans to expand to 27 teams with the addition of Inter Miami CF and Nashville SC in 2020 and Austin FC in 2021, with further plans to expand to 28 teams by 2022 and 30 teams at a later date.

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Ali Adnan had his first MLS goal to help the Vancouver Whitecaps beat FC Dallas 2-1
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Three-time MLS defender of the year Chad Marshall has announced his retirement due to injury, bringing an end to a 16-year career that included stints with the..
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Tom Barlow scored his first MLS goal to help the short-handed New York Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0 and snap Atlanta's MLS-record streak of five consecutive..
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LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been suspended two games by Major League Soccer's disciplinary committee for his conduct during last Saturday's game..
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