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Miami, Messi to play El Salvador in preseason

Inter Miami CF and star Lionel Messi will begin their preparations for the 2024 season with a friendly against the El Salvador national team in San Salvador on Jan. 19, the club announced Thursday.

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Whitecaps' Sartini banned 6 games for ref rant

Vancouver Whitecaps FC head coach Vanni Sartini has been suspended a total of six matches and fined $20,000 by MLS on Thursday for multiple violations of league policy.

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Messi effect: Miami sells out 2024 season tickets

Inter Miami announced Thursday that it has sold out its season tickets for 2024, the first full year with eight-time Ballon d'Or winner Lionel Messi as part of the MLS club's roster.

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MLS name 'Best XI' of season

Expansion team St. Louis City SC was one of four clubs with two players named to the 2023 MLS Best XI on Tuesday.

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Cincinnati's Lucho Acosta named 2023 MLS MVP

FC Cincinnati midfielder Luciano Acosta was named MLS MVP on Monday, becoming the first player in the club's history to earn the honor.

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USMNT to start 2024 vs. Slovenia on Jan. 20

The United States men's national team will open their 2024 schedule against Slovenia on Jan. 20, U.S. Soccer said on Monday.

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Dynamo hold off Sporting KC to reach West final

Franco Escobar scored on a corner-kick header late in the first half to lift the Houston Dynamo to a 1-0 victory over visiting Sporting Kansas City in Sunday's Western Conference semifinal.

Houston hang on to beat SKC in playoffs (0:36)

Cincy advance past Union after controversial goal

Yerson Mosquera scored an opportunistic goal in second-half stoppage time and FC Cincinnati pulled off a dramatic 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night in an Eastern Conference semifinal.

FC Cincinnati win it in stoppage time to advance (0:34)

Crew beat Orlando in ET to reach Eastern final

Christian Ramirez and Cucho Hernández scored in extra time as the visiting Columbus Crew defeated 10-man Orlando City 2-0 in an Eastern Conference semifinal match on Saturday.

Columbus outlasts 10-man Orlando to advance (0:58)
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Humbug! Red Bulls ticket deal has 'Messi clause'

The New York Red Bulls' holiday ticket promotion involving next season's home opener has a catch written in the small print: A game against Lionel Messi's Inter Miami isn't included.

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Miami denies agreement for Messi-Ronaldo match

Inter Miami has denied that it agreed to participate in the Riyadh Season Cup friendly tournament in February 2024 against Al Nassr, which could have seen Lionel Messi face off with great rival Cristiano Ronaldo one last time.

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Cincinnati's Noonan wins MLS Coach of the Year

FC Cincinnati coach Pat Noonan's achievements at the club have been officially recognised, as he was named MLS Sigi Schmid Coach of the Year on Tuesday.

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