New Study Shows That EA Sports FIFA Games Helps Attract New Fans to the Sport of Soccer

Study Shows FIFA 15 Video Game Attracts New Fans to Soccer For Holiday Season

With sales of Electronic Arts (EA) Sports "FIFA 15" continue to grow in North America, particularly during the holidays, a recent study showed that the video game draws new fans to the sport of soccer.
LA Galaxy win the 2014 MLS Cup sending off Landon Donovan on his Retirement With a Championship

MLS / Liga MX Report: Retiring Landon Donovan Wins Sixth MLS Cup, America & UANL Head to 2014 Liguilla Finals

The L.A. Galaxy gave Landon Donovan his sixth career MLS Cup championship as a retirement gift after defeating the New England Revolution in 2-1 overtime to earn the 2014 MLS Cup title. Meanwhile, in Liga MX action, the top two seeds in the 2014 Liguilla postseason -- Club America and Tigres of UANL -- advanced into the finals over the weekend and will decided who will be the Mexican champs later this week.
Landon Donovan (L) and the LA Galaxy Advance to the MLS Cup Finals While Jesus Molina (R) Get By UNAM to Move on to the Liguilla Semifinals

MLS / Liga MX Report: Landon Donovan Looks to End Career with MLS Cup Title, Club America Advances

Also, the New England Revolution end Thierry Henry's career after defeating the Red Bulls to advance to the MLS Cup finals while Monterrey upsets Atlas in the 2014 Liga MX Liguilla postseason.
Honduras Travels to Asia to Take on Japan

Japan vs. Honduras: International Friendly Schedule, Predictions & Preview - Los Catrachos Travel Halfway Around the World to Face the Samurai Blue

Honduras, under new head coach Hernán Medford, travels to Toyota, Japan Friday to take on the Japanese national soccer team, who is preparing for their upcoming defense of the Asian Cup.
Landon Donovan's (L) Hat-Trick Helps LA Galaxy Advance Into MLS Western Conference Finals While Ronaldinho (R) & Queretaro Must Battle Eight Other Liga MX Teams To Advance to the Liguilla

MLS / Liga MX Report: Landon Donovan & LA Galaxy Advance to Western Conference Finals, Eight Teams Battle for Four Liguilla Spots

Landon Donovan, looking to win his sixth MLS Cup before he retires, scores a hat trick against Real Salt Lake on Sunday helping the LA Galaxy advance into the Western Conference finals. In Liga MX action, eight teams -- including Ronaldinho's Querétaro club -- are vying for four spots in the 2014 Apertura Liguilla with one game left in the season.
Thierry Henry (L) Makes Two Key Assists as NY Red Bulls Upset DC United; In Liga MX, Club America & Guadalajara Play to 0-0 in

MLS / Liga MX Report: Thierry Henry's Two Assists Help NY Red Bulls Upset DC United; Chivas Play Club America to Draw in "Super Clasico"

The 2014 Major League Soccer Playoffs have started off with a bang as the New York Red Bulls upset Eastern Conference top seed, DC United, in the first leg of their Eastern Conference semifinals series. In Liga MX action, Guadalajara, who has struggled for most of the year, managed to earn a point against Club América in their "Super Clasico"
New England Revolution Middlefielder Lee Nguyen

Columbus Crew Take on the New England Revolution in MLS Semifinals

The Columbus Crew will take on the New England Revolution in the 2014 Major League Soccer semifinals. Latin Post previews this match-up and predicts who will win.
MLS Club Seattle Sounders Takes the Supporters' Shield This Weekend While Queretaro Upset Liga MX Leaders Club America

MLS / Liga MX Report: Seattle Sounders Win League's Supporters' Shield While Queretaro Upset Top-Ranked Club America

With the playoffs set to start on Wednesday, the Seattle Sounders defeated the LA Galaxy to capture the Supporters' Shield -- given to the club with the best record in Major League Soccer while New York Red Bulls forward Bradley Wright-Phillips tied Chris Wondolowski and Roy Lassiter for the MLS season goal record. In Liga MX action, Queretaro, trying to slide into the last 2014 Liguilla playoff spot upset league leader Club América, keeping with pace with Cruz Azul.
Landon Donovan Looks to Help His Team Win The Supports Shield in His Last Home Game While Ronaldinho's Queretaro Struggles to Make Postseason

MLS / Liga MX Report: Ronaldinho & Queretaro Struggle Against Tijuana, Landon Donovan Plays Last Home Game,

Also, Atlas fails to catch Club America after losing to Toluca in Liga MX action, while Toronto FC is eliminated from a postseason berth despite having spent $100 million during the offseason on English Premier League striker Jermain Defoe and U.S. national team midfielder Michael Bradley.
Liga MX's Miguel Layún of Club America Makes It Rain Goals While Toronto FC Puts Pressure on the NY Red Bulls in MLS Playoff Race

MLS / Liga MX Report: Miguel Layún Makes it Rain Goals for America, Toronto FC Puts Pressure on Red Bulls in Playoff Race

Also, Guadalajara of the Liga MX contemplates making a changes at the head coach position as the continue to struggle in the standings, while MLS's DC United defeats Panama's Tauro FC to qualify into the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League.
MLS Spotlights Young Stars at FIFA 15 Video Game Launch Party

MLS Spotlights Erick Torres, Young Guns at FIFA 15 Launch Party as They Unveil New Logo

With Major League Soccer (MLS) turning 20 years old next season, the league shined the spotlight on young players such as Chivas USA's Erick Torres as they unveiled their new logo at the MLS and EA Sports FIFA 15 launch party Thursday night.
MLS Spotlights Young Stars at FIFA 15 Video Game Launch Party

MLS Spotlights Erick Torres, Young Guns at FIFA 15 Launch Party as They Unveil New Logo

With Major League Soccer (MLS) turning 20 years old next season, the league shined the spotlight on young players such as Chivas USA's Erick Torres as they unveiled their new logo at the MLS and EA Sports FIFA 15 launch party Thursday night.
Is Real Madrid the Favorite to Win the Spanish League Title in 2014-15?

Soccer For Dummies: New Book 'Club Soccer 101' Guides New Fans Through Post-World Cup Action

With the 2014 World Cup now in the rear-view, Luke Dempsey's entertaining book "Club Soccer 101" helps new-school soccer fans and sports history wonks learn more about professional club teams from around the world -- including La Liga, Bundesliga, English Premier League (EPL), Liga MX, and Major League Soccer (MLS) -- with his new book further helping them understand the passion of "the beautiful game."
Ronaldinho Joins Queretaro While Clint Dempsey, Seattle Sounders Qualify For MLS Playoffs

MLS / Liga MX Report: Ronaldinho Signs With Queretaro FC, Seattle Sounders Clinch Playoff Berth, More

Brazilian legend Ronaldinho signs with Queretaro of Liga MX and is met with both open arms and a racial slur by a former Mexican politician, Seattle Sounders clinch MLS Playoff berth and aim for the Supporters Shield, and MLS Commissioner Don Garber is interested in replay challenges for the league.
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber Discusses Future of MLS, Soccer in U.S.

Sports Business: MLS Looks to Leverage 2014 World Cup to Grow League's, Soccer's Popularity

Capitalizing on a surprisingly good run by the Unites States Men's National Team (USMNT) in the 2014 World Cup, as well the recording-breaking ratings for ESPN and Univision, United States Soccer Federation President Sunil Gulati and Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber discuss the future of MLS and soccer future during Bloomberg Sports Business Summit.
Can New York Red Bulls Make Playoffs as 2014 MLS Standings Race Continues?

MLS Playoffs Update: New York Red Bulls Still Alive in Eastern Conference

The 2014 Major League Soccer season is winding down. With so few games remaining in the standings, every game is critical, and the New York Red Bulls are currently in sixth place and in need of a big win to make the playoffs.
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