Matt Besler

Sporting Kansas City #5 - Defender

  • Born: 02/11/87
  • Age: 27
  • Height: 6-0
  • Weight: 170

EN: Not so silly season, fan behavior, and more


Every week we bring you the Editors' Notes version of the soccer news from the previous week. This week includes transfer season news from Houston Dynamo, Sporting Kansas City and New York City FC,...

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Donte Whitner & Ted Ginn Jr. go back to Cleveland


Every NFL player got their start in HS. Some were stars, some had just discovered the game. Now, six of them are going back to lend a surprise hand.

Zusi, Besler extensions show future of MLS is here

Contracts like Graham Zusi and Matt Besler's are going to be the norm in MLS before long.

Podcast: Shades of Blue episode 2


Shades of Blue episode 2: The American DP edition - Besler, Zusi and Kansas City - SKC vs LA - All Star roster - SKC - Manchester City

Road tripping to Indy to watch the Eleven

One of two NASL expansion teams for the 2014 spring season, the Indianapolis Eleven have sold out every game they've played. An Indiana native myself, I had to go back home again to see it first-hand.

MLS Team of Week 19


Big week in MLS for Sporting Kansas City, Philadelphia Union, and many, many midfielders.

Major Link Soccer: Sounders Torchlight Marshals


Get ready for Frank Lampard, Xavi, and David Villa together in New York. Renders of a new Las Vegas stadium have been released, and they are HOT! Chris Hansen likes what the Sounders have going on.

Besler, Zusi sign extensions with Sporting KC

Sporting KC have kept their two in-demand stars.

Listen to Shades of Blue Episode 1


Listen to the first episode of the Shades of Blue podcast

Take Your Pick: MLS Week 19's weekend predictions


The Big D Soccer team makes their predictions for the Week 19 weekend games.

Besler appears to be leaning toward KC extension

Sunderland and Fulham have been the top clubs mentioned by name as being interested in Besler.

Major Link Soccer: SEC takes tips from Sporting KC


How much will it take to get Jermaine Jones to MLS? Qataris buy a side door into European soccer with farm team in Belgium. Jozy is sad.

FK: Stadium RFP, Luis Silva, Ferris Bueller


A heaping cup-full of soccer goodness to start your day off right.

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