Start of the MLS season is in doubt because of a possible players’ strike over contract agreements. Photograph: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Major League Soccer is on the verge of a players’ strike as talks on a new collective contract have failed to bring a deal with just two days until th(...)

 Wayne Rooney in action with his boyhood club Everton in 2003. He would soon join Manchester United and go on to greater things.Photograph By Clive Brunskill/Getty Images.

Once a Blue, always a Blue. So said Wayne Rooney, once upon a time. Rooney was an Evertonian then, the son of a Blue father who wanted to call his son(...)