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MLS Week: DC United Rookie Perry Kitchen Answer’s OMB’s Questions

As the 3rd overall pick in the MLS SuperDraft, Perry Kitchen is a highly regarded soccer player. The 19 year-old defender/defensive midfielder turned down a trial in Europe with Anderlecht to play his trade in the MLS. Europe’s loss seems to be United’s gain, but what is it that kept Kitchen in the US? Among other things, OMB asked him what he was most looking forward to this season. Check out what he said…

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MLS Week: The Experts Predict The 2011 MLS Cup Winners

At the end of the season there can only be one winner. In the MLS, the season is decided by a number of play-off matches. These matches are played until only two teams remain. The last two teams standing then fight it out for the MLS Cup in the final game of the season. You’ve heard The Experts talk about who they think will do well in their respective conferences, but now is the time for the chatting to stop and predictions to be made. Who do they think will be standing victorious at the end of MLS 2011? Find out below…

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Tweet of the Week – Justin Meram, Columbus Crew

The Crew’s new striker was chillin’, minding his own business, when he saw something quite ridiculous. Does anyone know if Stephen Ireland has been spending time in the Ohio recently?

You can follow Justin at twitter.com/JustinMeram

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MLS Week: The Ten Most Followed MLS Players On Twitter

There are loads of footballers using Twitter to communicate with fans. The MLS is no different. There is no better way to find out what is going on with your favourite player, no need to weigh up whether you believe what is being printed about them in the newspapers. No way! This information comes straight from the horse’s mouth. So who are the most popular twitterers in the MLS? Take a look at the top ten countdown below to find out (amount of followers correct at time of writing)…

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MLS Week: D.C. United Rookie Chris Korb Answers OMB’s Questions

23 year-old defender, Chris Korb, is about to play in his first year in the MLS. He was chosen by D.C. United in the second round of the SuperDraft in January and given the #22 shirt. What is he most looking forward to this season? He told One Match Ban, check out what he said…

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MLS Week: The Experts Talk Top Players

America has always been able to attract big names, the original NASL saw Pele, Best and Beckenbauer all turn out for teams. Big names are a big attraction in the MLS and fundamental to a growing sport looking to gain attention. There are though, many quality players who you may not have heard of. So, who is expected to star in the MLS this season? Let The Experts share their knowledge…

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MLS Week: New England Revolution Rookie Stephen McCarthy Answers OMB’s Questions

This week, One Match Ban has been introducing new MLS talent to you. Now it’s the turn of New England rookie, Stephen McCarthy. McCarthy is a 22 year-old midfielder, picked by New England in the second round at the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. What is he looking forward to most in his maiden season? Find out that and much more right here…

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