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News in Brief: MLS Prospects, Nashville Stadium, and More…

by on 6 August 2018

MLS Clubs compete for youth players

While MLS has instituted well-defined “homegrown regions” for each MLS club, there are some areas where no team has rights. In these areas, MLS clubs recruit like colleges. This is how Jaylin Lindsey came to play for Sporting KC; he chose to join SKC’s academy as his best option.

Nashville Moves forward with stadium plan

Nashville’s planning committee has recommended rezoning 10 acres for MLS’ new stadium. There are four total pieces of legislation affecting the future stadium, with a final vote possible on September 4.

MLS scoring record set to be broken

Josef Martinez is one goal away from tying the single-season scoring record at 27, and two goals away from breaking it. The current record is held by Roy Lassiter, Chris Wondolowski, and Bradley Wright-Phillips.

 

MLS Weekend Roundup

Daniel Royer brace leads New York Red Bulls over LAFC 2-1

Portland Timbres run riot over Philadelphia Union, win 3-0

Damir Kreilach scores two, Real Salt Lake beat Chicago Fire 2-1

Sporting KC wins 1-0 over Houston Dynamo

Former Loon Sam Nicholson scores late winner for Colorado, Rapids top LA Galaxy 2-1

Erik Hurtado scores late to save 2-2 draw for Vancouver against New York City FC

Seattle scores twice in stoppage time to win 2-1 over Minnesota United FC

San Jose Earthquakes net 3 to win over FC Dallas

New England and Orlando City trade 76′ goals to draw 3-3

Montreal Impact and D.C. United draw 1-1