New England Revolution defender Chris Tierney, 32, announced his retirement on Thursday, bringing an end to his 11-year career with his hometown team.
Tierney, who grew up in nearby Wellesley, Massachusetts, was selected by the Revs in the 2008 Supplemental Draft. He made 246 appearances for New England, third most in club history, and scored 13 goals throughout his career.
"After 11 seasons, the time has come for me to step away from the game I love," said Tierney, the longest-tenured field player...
Chelsea are in discussions about playing a friendly match against MLS club New England Revolution next summer as part of their antisemitism initiative, sources have told ESPN FC.
Last week, Robert Kraft, the owner of the Revolution and the New England Patriots, told the World Jewish Congress he had spoken to Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich about a game that would see both men donate $1 million (£778,565) to the fight against antisemitism, with all money from ticket sales going to the cause.