Tribal Football - Football News, Soccer News, Transfers & Rumours Latest Articles for Chivas USA http://www.tribalfootball.com/clubs/chivas-usa Fri, 17 Nov 2017 17:56:47 +0000 http://www.tribalfootball.com/images/tribal-logo-rss.png Tribal Football http://www.tribalfootball.com <![CDATA[Ex-West Ham midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker set for UK return]]> <p>Former West Ham midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker is ready to return to England.</p><p>The People says Scottish heavyweights Celtic and Rangers are keen on signing the 32-year-old.</p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-west-ham-midfielder-nigel-reo-coker-set-for-uk-return-4146355?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-west-ham-midfielder-nigel-reo-coker-set-for-uk-return-4146355?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-west-ham-midfielder-nigel-reo-coker-set-for-uk-return-4146355?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Mon, 12 Sep 2016 22:01:06 +0000 Paul Vegas <![CDATA[Anderlecht great Kljestan eagerly anticipating first kick with NYRB]]> <p>Sacha Kljestan was in a buoyant mood as the 2015 MLS season loomed near on Wednesday evening.<p>New York Red Bulls recruit Kljestan has been preparing for this weekend's opener against Sporting Kansas City at Red Bull Arena and took to Twitter to thanks the club's supporters who were out in droves for the kit launch on Tuesday.<p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Love this jersey. Can&#39;t wait to put it on Sunday vs KC. Thanks fans for last night, that was awesome. I feel at home! <a href="http://t.co/Vq8tAWOVho">pic.twitter.com/Vq8tAWOVho</a></p>&mdash; Sacha Kljestan (@SachaKljestan) <a href="https://twitter.com/SachaKljestan/status/573301692516597760">March 5, 2015</a></blockquote> <p>Kljestan joined NYRB in January after spending four-and-a-half years with Belgian club Anderlecht. He has previous MLS experience with Chivas USA where he spent time between 2006 and 2010.<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/anderlecht-great-kljestan-eagerly-anticipating-first-kick-nyrb-4066225?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/anderlecht-great-kljestan-eagerly-anticipating-first-kick-nyrb-4066225?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/anderlecht-great-kljestan-eagerly-anticipating-first-kick-nyrb-4066225?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Thu, 05 Mar 2015 04:53:42 +0000 <![CDATA[Ex-Anderlecht ace Kljestan ready for NYRB challenge]]> <p>Sacha Kljestan insists he is completely prepared to help New York Red Bulls achieve success in 2015 and beyond.<p>The 29-year old midfielder joined the Red Bulls last month after spending five years in Belgium with Anderlecht and is looking to make a positive impact at his new club.<p>Kljestan, who returns to MLS following an initial stint with Chivas USA between 2006 and 2010, won three Pro League titles and four Belgian Super Cups during his time with Anderlecht and is now eyeing a fruitful spell at the Red Bull Arena.<p>"The most important thing for me was the challenge on the field and the challenge to lead this team, the challenge to try to win, to try to lead this organization to wins, to have a winning mentality," Kljestan said.<p>"I think everybody that works for the club is as motivated as I am to win, so it seemed like it fit hand in hand in the end.<p>"But the challenge arose to try to come to New York with the Red Bull organization and try to be a leader, a team that has never won an MLS Cup; it's a huge challenge.<p>"We want to make something that the fans are proud of, and the sporting challenge was the biggest draw."<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-anderlecht-ace-kljestan-ready-nyrb-challenge-4062670?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-anderlecht-ace-kljestan-ready-nyrb-challenge-4062670?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-anderlecht-ace-kljestan-ready-nyrb-challenge-4062670?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Wed, 11 Feb 2015 01:06:26 +0000 <![CDATA[Flexibility of ex-Chivas USA midfielder Avila pleases Orlando City boss]]> <p>Orlando City SC head coach Adrian Heath was thrilled to welcome Eric Avila to the club on Monday.<p>The 27-year old midfielder has joined the MLS expansion club via the Allocation Ranking process following the demise of Chivas USA in the off-season.<p>Of the new inclusion, Heath spoke highly of Avila who he feels will help deepen the OCSC playing roster with his versatility.<p>"Eric is a very flexible midfielder who we think will be able to help us in a variety of ways," said Heath in a statement.<p>"He's an experienced player who has played in this league for quite some time now, so we're delighted to have him with us for the 2015 season."<p>The California native, who has previously represented the USA at U17 and U20 level, has 153 matches MLS experience following spells with FC Dallas, Toronto FC and Chivas.<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/flexibility-ex-chivas-usa-midfielder-avila-pleases-orlando-city-boss-4061615?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/flexibility-ex-chivas-usa-midfielder-avila-pleases-orlando-city-boss-4061615?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/flexibility-ex-chivas-usa-midfielder-avila-pleases-orlando-city-boss-4061615?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Wed, 04 Feb 2015 01:05:54 +0000 <![CDATA[Agudelo returns to New England Revolution]]> <p>New England Revolution confirmed the signing of Juan Agudelo on Friday morning.<p>The 22-year old forward has re-signed with the Revs with whom he spent the second half of the 2013 season following a trade with Chivas USA.<p>Since then Agudelo tried his luck in England with Stoke City but visa issues denied him the chance to ever play for the Premier League club who sent him on loan to Dutch side FC Utrecht.<p>But today it was revealed that Agudelo has returned to the Gillette Stadium on what is believed to be a four-year deal according to MLSsoccer.com.<p>"Juan is a player that we always knew that we would be interested in welcoming back to the club if the opportunity presented itself, and now it has," general manager Michael Burns said in a statement.<p>"He is familiar with our club, our coaches, many of his teammates and the system that we play so we are confident that he will be able to fit right in and help us straight away."<p>During his first spell in Foxborough, the former New York Red Bulls young gun scored seven goals in 14 appearances for the Revs.<p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>I am extremely happy to officially sign minutes ago and be back with the best teammates and coaching staff <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NERevs?src=hash">#NERevs</a> <a href="http://t.co/1Lvw36hYbw">pic.twitter.com/1Lvw36hYbw</a></p>&mdash; AGUDELO (@JuanAgudelo) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuanAgudelo/status/560922843550990337">January 29, 2015</a></blockquote> <p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/agudelo-returns-new-england-revolution-4060929?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/agudelo-returns-new-england-revolution-4060929?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/agudelo-returns-new-england-revolution-4060929?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Fri, 30 Jan 2015 21:58:25 +0000 <![CDATA[Capture of ex-Anderlecht ace Kljestan delights NYRB]]> <p>Sacha Kljestan completed his transfer from Anderlecht to New York Red Bulls on Wednesday.<p>The 29-year old midfielder returns to MLS after spending the past four-and-a-half years in Belgium and his arrival at the Red Bull Arena had sporting director Ali Curtis in a very buoyant mood as the 2015 season looms closer.<p>"All along we've been trying to bring players to the club that fit the way we want to play from a style perspective," Curtis said after the signing was complete.<p>"He's got great leadership and experience, and from a character standpoint we felt Sacha really fits in well with what we're trying to achieve with the club, not only for 2015 but for years beyond."<p>Despite the positivity that comes with the signing of former Chivas USA star Kljestan, Curtis did admit that it was quite a tricky transfer to conduct.<p>"I've worked on a number of different transfers and player signings and this transaction was especially, it was a challenge," he added.<p>During his career with Anderlecht, Kljestan made over 175 appearances on his way to three Belgian Pro League titles as well as four Belgian Super Cups.<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/capture-ex-anderlecht-ace-kljestan-delights-nyrb-4060806?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/capture-ex-anderlecht-ace-kljestan-delights-nyrb-4060806?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/capture-ex-anderlecht-ace-kljestan-delights-nyrb-4060806?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:32:02 +0000 <![CDATA[NYRB re-sign ex-Boulogne defender Perrinelle, add Jean-Baptiste, ex-Marseille, Wolves man Zubar ]]> <p>New York Red Bulls have made a trio of defensive signings on Tuesday to reinforce things at the back.<p>Frenchman Damien Perrinelle has been re-signed by the club after seeing his option fall by the wayside at the end of the 2014 MLS season.<p>The 31-year old former Boulogne and Clermont Foot defender joined the Red Bulls in July last year and made six appearances in all competitions last term.<p>Joining Perrinelle at the Red Bull Arena for the 2015 campaign is 22-year old New York native Andrew Jean-Baptiste who spent last season with Chivas USA following stints with Portland Timbers and Los Angeles Blues.<p>The Red Bulls have also acquired former Caen, Marseille and Wolves centre-back Ronald Zubar who has been with AJ Ajaccio since January 2013.<p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>SIGNING: Red Bulls sign defensive trio <a href="https://twitter.com/ajeanbaptiste92">@ajeanbaptiste92</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/DamP_92">@DamP_92</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/zubarronald">@zubarronald</a>.&#10;&#10;<a href="http://t.co/DBxnzWMk7C">http://t.co/DBxnzWMk7C</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RBNY?src=hash">#RBNY</a> <a href="http://t.co/E4fYW2qqhY">pic.twitter.com/E4fYW2qqhY</a></p>&mdash; New York Red Bulls (@NewYorkRedBulls) <a href="https://twitter.com/NewYorkRedBulls/status/560196977833820160">January 27, 2015</a></blockquote> <p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/nyrb-re-sign-ex-boulogne-defender-perrinelle-add-jean-baptiste-ex-marseille-wolves-man-zuba?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/nyrb-re-sign-ex-boulogne-defender-perrinelle-add-jean-baptiste-ex-marseille-wolves-man-zuba?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/nyrb-re-sign-ex-boulogne-defender-perrinelle-add-jean-baptiste-ex-marseille-wolves-man-zuba?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Wed, 28 Jan 2015 01:03:37 +0000 <![CDATA[Ex-Chicago Fire, Chivas USA forward Razov joins Seattle Sounders ]]> <p>Seattle Sounders have appointed Ante Razov as their new assistant coach ahead of the 2015 MLS season.<p>The 40-year old former USA international has joined Sigi Schmid's coaching staff at CenturyLink Field after most recently acting as coach of the LA Galaxy's U18 team.<p>Razov has plenty of MLS experience with the likes of Chicago Fire and Chivas USA and sits fourth on MLS' all-time scoring chart with 114 goals.<p>Of the appointment, Schmid said in a statement: "We're excited to have Ante join our staff. He brings a unique perspective based upon his years of experience in our league, and being one of the top forwards in MLS.<p>"I think he's a great addition for our club and our young forwards as they continue to grow and develop."<p>Razov added: "This is a fantastic opportunity and I'm thrilled beyond words.<p>"I've known Sigi since I was 15 years old, so there's a familiarity there. An opportunity to join a massive club like Seattle is exciting and I can't wait to get to work."<p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>OFFICIAL: <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Sounders?src=hash">#Sounders</a> hire Ante Razov as assistant coach: <a href="http://t.co/kolbZvMwZ2">http://t.co/kolbZvMwZ2</a> <a href="http://t.co/39Rp0UYLw7">pic.twitter.com/39Rp0UYLw7</a></p>&mdash; Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) <a href="https://twitter.com/SoundersFC/status/558401649094701056">January 22, 2015</a></blockquote> <p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-chicago-fire-chivas-usa-forward-razov-joins-seattle-sounders-4059648?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-chicago-fire-chivas-usa-forward-razov-joins-seattle-sounders-4059648?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/ex-chicago-fire-chivas-usa-forward-razov-joins-seattle-sounders-4059648?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:38:10 +0000 <![CDATA[FC Dallas land Bekker from Toronto FC, sign ex-forward Harris]]> <p>FC Dallas have confirmed that they have signed Kyle Bekker from Toronto FC.<p>The 24-year old midfielder has been picked up in exchange for allocation money after spending the past two seasons at BMO Field.<p>13-time Canada international Bekker, who was taken with pick number three in the 2013 MLS SuperDraft, made 29 appearances during his time with TFC.<p>In addition, the Texan outfit have agreed a deal with Atiba Harris after selecting him in Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Draft in December.<p>The former Real Salt Lake, Chivas USA, Vancouver Whitecaps, Colorado Rapids and San Jose Earthquakes forward returns to Dallas after spending 18 months with the club in 2009/10.<p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>NEWS: FC Dallas acquires <a href="https://twitter.com/torontofc">@torontofc</a> midfielder Kyle Bekker, officially signs Atiba Harris --&gt; <a href="http://t.co/qO6iBrnjxu">http://t.co/qO6iBrnjxu</a> <a href="http://t.co/EathObnfdQ">pic.twitter.com/EathObnfdQ</a></p>&mdash; FC Dallas (@FCDallas) <a href="https://twitter.com/FCDallas/status/557993603255906305">January 21, 2015</a></blockquote> <p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/fc-dallas-land-bekker-toronto-fc-sign-ex-forward-harris-4059449?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/fc-dallas-land-bekker-toronto-fc-sign-ex-forward-harris-4059449?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/fc-dallas-land-bekker-toronto-fc-sign-ex-forward-harris-4059449?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Thu, 22 Jan 2015 02:48:25 +0000 <![CDATA[Philadelphia Union confirm interest in Anderlecht's Kljestan]]> <p>Anderlecht midfielder Sacha Kljestan is a confirmed target for Philadelphia Union.<p>The 29-year old Californian native could be headed back to MLS this year and reports suggest the Union are leading the race.<p>Recent reports have suggested that former Chivas USA star Kljestan is on Philly's agenda and the clubs technical director Chris Albright did not deny the speculation when speaking to reports on a conference call on Monday.<p>"As far as players of Sacha's caliber, we're always going to be interested in players of that quality," Albright said.<p>"We're not going to get into speaking about specific players we're targeting, but I think a player with Sacha's resume speaks for itself. And I think he'd be a great addition to MLS no matter where he'd wind up, if he were to come back."<p>Defensive midfielder Kljestan has been with Brussels-based Anderlecht since 2010 and has made 175 appearances on his way to three Belgian Pro League titles.<p>&nbsp;For breaking stories and all the great banter like us on Facebook: <a href=https://www.facebook.com/tribalfootball target=new>facebook.com/tribalfootball</a></p></p><a href='http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/philadelphia-union-confirm-interest-anderlecht-s-kljestan-4057858?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA'>Read more on Tribal Football</a> http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/philadelphia-union-confirm-interest-anderlecht-s-kljestan-4057858?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/philadelphia-union-confirm-interest-anderlecht-s-kljestan-4057858?utm_source%3Dmediafed%26utm_medium%3Drss-feed%26utm_campaign%3DFeed-Latest%2BArticles%2Bfor%2BChivas%2BUSA Tue, 13 Jan 2015 02:30:22 +0000