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Entries Tagged as 'MLS'

Steven Taylor Leaves Portland Timbers By Mutual Consent

December 16th, 2016 · 4 Comments

At the end of the MLS season Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter said the team would be signing a new center-back for next season and that had put some doubt on the future of Steven Taylor at the Timbers. Taylor was released by Newcastle in the summer after he turned down a one year deal […]

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Steven Taylor Signs For MLS Club Portland Timbers

August 1st, 2016 · 76 Comments

MLS club Portland Timbers have just announced they have signed former Newcastle United center-back Steven Taylor. Steven left the club at the end of June and had been on the books for 21 years having first signed on in 1995 when he was 9 years old. He was a ball-boy at St. James’ Park  during […]

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Tags: Contracts · MLS · Newcastle News · Steven Taylor

America Beckons For This Disappointed And Sad Star

February 3rd, 2015 · 133 Comments

Hatem Ben Arfa has made his statement today, and the good thing is that he has not announced his retirement, which was one of the things rumored last night after his agent had said the Frenchman was contemplating retirement, but he has announced he is leaving Nice. Ben Arfa – when things were going well […]

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Tags: Coaching · Contracts · Hatem Ben Arfa · MLS · Other News