2004 MLS Season Preview
In a league where parity is the key theme, any one of four or five teams could win it all this year, but Marc Connolly says the last team left standing will be the San Jose Earthquakes in his 2004 season preview.
Marc Connolly explores the variety of ways that D.C. coach Peter Nowak could use Freddy Adu in his pro soccer debut and the club's important season opener.
He may be 14, but as Freddy Adu makes his MLS debut he definitely has all the weapons needed to attack opposing defenses and he's not afraid to use them.
Defender Chad Marshall was picked by Columbus at No. 2 after Freddy Adu in the 2004 MLS SuperDraft, but he just might be this year's top rookie.
Striker Jovan Kirovski hopes his move to the L.A. Galaxy leads to a regular role with the U.S. National Team and a chance to play at the 2006 World Cup.
John Harkes discussed his new job with D.C. United, the 2004 MLS season, his role in the movie The Game of Our Lives and more with Marc Connolly.
Despite going through a coaching change in the offseason, San Jose won't miss a beat with Dominic Kinnear in charge, writes Marc Connolly.
A move to the Columbus Crew has re-energized midfielder Simon Elliott and he has quickly become a team leader both on and off the field.
Since being named D.C. United's head coach in January, Peter Nowak has brought discipline and organization to last year's underachieving team.
ESPN's soccer announcer talked about Freddy Adu, the new MLS season and much more on March 26.
Want to know what the experts think about the 2004 season? Check out their picks for MLS champion and some of the top individual awards.
|Eastern Conference||Western Conference|
|Chicago Fire||Colorado Rapids|
|Colombus Crew||Dallas Burn|
|D.C. United||Kansas City Wizards|
|MetroStars||Los Angeles Galaxy|
|New England Revolution||San Jose Earthquakes|
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