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Ola Kamara interview: Nine goals high and rising – Crew SC striker serving up a steady storm

Photo: Daniel Herlensky / Crew SC Communications

 

Save the odd blast on the stadium megaphone, Columbus Crew SC frontman Ola Kamara doesn’t tend to chase too much unnecessary noise. Nevertheless, the Norwegian international’s sublime finishing repertoire has meant the hits have been raining down in audible fashion since he arrived Stateside last year. Read more →

Steve Zakuani interview: ‘Let’s take it back to the concrete streets…’ – Sounders favourite’s original beats for an emerald playground

 

Football and music gave Steve Zakuani his relatable role models growing up in Tottenham, with both providing the platform for his expression to roam free as he went from North London teenager to a young adult illuminating Major League Soccer. Through come-ups to comebacks, and an ultimately early farewell to playing, the ex-Seattle Sounders winger’s best-loved worlds have kept with him like his two sidekicks in a sparkling three-pronged attack. Read more →

Heath Pearce interview: ‘This should move ya!’ – Former U.S. defender kicking the same game under a future sound

 

Excelling enough during his career to earn 35 caps for the United States and three Major League Soccer All-Star selections, Heath Pearce also had more than a dose of versatility in his locker, whether in the backline or the DJ booth. The Californian may have strayed further from the penalty area these days, but as the man with more interests than most, post-playing life was never likely to leave him boxed in. Read more →

Juan Agudelo interview: ‘This business of art’ – Revs striker bringing back the knack

Photo: Jason Dalrymple / courtesy of New England Revolution

Photo: Jason Dalrymple/Courtesy of New England Revolution

 

The sparks of flair found in U.S. international Juan Agudelo’s early career have brought many to their feet, and after returning last season to the team who enjoyed arguably his most stunningly impudent piece of on-field showmanship in his first spell, the New England Revolution forward hasn’t lost that all-round taste for expression. Read more →

Kellyn Acosta interview: Into the flame but out of the mix for FC Dallas’ homegrown All-Star

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Photo: FC Dallas

 

Steadily on the come-up at FC Dallas in recent years, midfielder Kellyn Acosta has made his U.S. National Team breakthrough in a 2016 that could yet herald long-awaited success for the club he’s grown up with. MLS All-Star recognition was a reflection of the 21-year-old’s growing impact in the league, even if he has long since vacated his number-one spot in the team sound stakes. Read more →