Jermaine Jones grabbed a late minute winner as New England Revolution beat NY Red Bulls 2-1 in the play-off first leg.
Jurgen Klinsmann says Ireland skipper Robbie Keane should be viewed as a role model for all aspiring young footballers.
New York Red Bulls took command of their MLS Eastern Conference semi-final against DC United with a 2-0 home win.
Hull City have taken Chicago Fire's Sean Johnson on a short-term trial as they seek cover in the goalkeeping department.
Major League Soccer franchise Chivas USA has ceased operations with immediate effect.