Fifa president Gianni Infantino:  recognises the increasingly important role of the United States iin world football.   Photo: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

Last Thursday afternoon the streets of Manhattan were flooded with spring sunshine, but Smithfield Hall NYC on 25th Street was full of people whose ey(...)

Manchester City have the richest owner in Sheikh Mansour; United, however, boast a worldwide reach as Ed Woodward continues to grow the business

Managers Manchester City Pep Guardiola, Manchester City, head coach are six words to delight all City fans and make every Manchester United devote(...)

Robbie Keane’s five goals in two matches against Gibraltar have enabled him win back top scorer slot in  history of European qualification matches from Cristiano Ronaldo. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Andrea Pirlo was one of the classiest midfield playmakers in Europe for more than a decade, but it turns out that doesn’t count for much in Major L(...)

Kevin Doyle will come face to face with Robbie Keane this weekend as Colorado Rapids take on LA Galaxy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kevin Doyle plans to get one over on compatriot Robbie Keane when the Irish strikers line up against each other in Major League Soccer tonight and hop(...)

Rookie outfit Orlando City are paying Kaka $6.6 million while the 30 other squad players receive a total of $4 million between them.  Photo:  Alex Menendez/Getty

Twenty-four-year-old Thomas McNamara grew up 40 minutes north of Yankee Stadium where he currently patrols midfield for New York City FC. With enough (...)

Andrea Pirlo has agreed a deal with Major League Soccer side New York City FC which will see him leave Juventus and line up alongside Frank Lampard and David Villa. Photo: Getty Images

Italy midfielder Andrea Pirlo is leaving Juventus to join Major League Soccer side New York City FC, the Turin club have announced. The Italy star, 36(...)

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(...)

“That’s some unique s**t, man” was supposedly LeBron James’s reaction to being presented with a chart of every shot he had taken over the previous five seasons.   Photograph: Hans Deryk/Reuters.

“That’s some unique s**t, man”. That’s what Kirk Goldsberry says basketball great LeBron James told him when presented with a chart of every shot the (...)

Seán St Ledger previously said he would consider a move to the League of Ireland in order to get back playing again. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO Seán St Ledger previously said he would consider a move to the League of Ireland in order to get back playing again. Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

Republic of Ireland defender Seán St Ledger is bidding to relaunch his career in Major League Soccer, going on trial at DC United after a lengthy spel(...)

Manchester City’s Frank Lampard (centre) insists he is committed to New York City FC.  Photograph: Andrew Yates / Reuters

Frank Lampard has insisted he remains fully committed to New York City and said he only ever joined Manchester City as a way of staying fit ahead of t(...)