• The Canadian Press

    Arango leads surging LAFC past slumping Sounders 3-0

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cristian Arango continued his scoring tear with his seventh goal in four matches, and Los Angeles FC stayed in the MLS playoff race with a 3-0 thrashing of the Western Conference-leading Seattle Sounders on Tuesday night. Brian Rodríguez and Latif Blessing scored in the first half as LAFC moved into a seventh-place tie and a temporary playoff spot by goal differential over Vancouver, which has a game in hand. LAFC is unbeaten in five straight matches, rallying late in a disapp

  • The Canadian Press

    Cavallo comes out in a big statement before A-League season

    Josh Cavallo recorded the statement that he'd been too concerned to talk about publicly for a very long time. “There's something personal that I need to share with everyone: I'm a footballer, and I am gay,” Cavallo said in video published Wednesday by Adelaide United, his A-League club. The 21-year-old Cavallo said he's the first player to come out while active in Australia's top-flight men's soccer competition. It's a rarity across the globe in men's sport, something Cavallo wants to change. Th

  • The Canadian Press

    Carli Lloyd plays final match for US in rout of South Korea

    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The U.S. women sent Carli Lloyd into retirement with a 6-0 rout of South Korea on Tuesday night. Lloyd didn't score in her final match, but it hardly mattered because the night was all about her. Fans chanted Lloyd’s name before the match, with one holding a sign that read: “One More World Cup, Please?” Lloyd is retiring after a career that includes two World Cup titles and a pair of Olympic gold medals. She scored three goals in the opening 16 minutes of the U.S. victory