MLS Matchday

Get ready for first kick this Saturday with the latest news, analysis and alerts from MLS

Along with the hype machine of "Jersey Week" and last-minute roster changes surrounding the MLS season kickoff this Saturday, MLS has updated its Matchday app for Android with a fresh look and even more features over the 2013 version. You'll instantly notice a refreshed interface that looks and acts like a 2014 Android app, with a slide-in drawer taking over more navigation function and the top action bar making proper use of category selection, filter, refresh and settings buttons.

As for under-the-hood functionality, you'll notice a drastically improved notification and news system that lets you follow multiple aspects of several teams if you choose to. You have your selection of every MLS team, along with the U.S. and Canadian national teams, of which you no longer have to select one "favorite" but can instead follow as many teams as you'd like. You can choose specifically what notifications you see about each team, and can even filter news by both content type and team in the homescreen view.

The app looks great and seems to perform just as well as it should (although the persistent "MLS Fantasy Soccer" banner at the bottom is getting a bit old already). If you plan on watching MLS this season in any capacity, you'll want to have MLS Matchday installed to keep up with all of the news. You can grab the just-updated version from the Play Store at the link above.

 

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MLS Matchday updated for 2014 season with fresh look, enhanced notification and sorting features

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Going to assume since there was no mention that Chromecast support is not there... I guess it's possible they'd add it (given that it only recently became widely available to devs, but I'm not going to keep my fingers crossed.)

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Funny you should mention that, I e-mailed MLS about providing Chromecasting capabilities to MLS matchday live and I was told it was not in the plans since it was still in beta. I got the impression they thought it was not in a good enough state, I replyed to them and stated that if it was in good enough of a state for HULU, NETFLIX and others to incorporate in into their app it should be good enough for MLS as well. I've found that if it is not an Apple product MLS seems to drag there feet on development.

...here's to seeing if they fixed the fact that even if you had not selected some of the notification options, you got notifications anyway...

Oh, and Welcome to your Nightmare, Andrew. #RCTID

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If you believe then just stand up on your feet... And shout it loud REAL... Here at the RioT the battle hymns begun... We're here for RSL!

I am sad... We moved away and no more MLS games for me... I loved games at Rio tinto... Great venue for football.... Soccer... Just depends on what time of year it is as to what I say.

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