Jonathan Sigal


Boston, Mass.

Jonathan Sigal

Journalist with a digital background and passion for soccer.



FC Dallas: Latest defeat to Seattle Sounders stings even more than 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs loss

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Thayer Academy freshman Ally Sentnor carries sky-high potential

Lee Sentnor isn’t quite sure where the competitive nature comes from. Neither is Rich, her husband. numbers people — whose athletic careers never extended beyond Lee’s childhood gymnastics days and Rich’s high school soccer team. They value education dearly, and live a simple life, a nice life in Hanson, Mass., a town on Boston’s South Shore.
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As Tim Howard and Nick Rimando retire, is the golden age of US goalkeepers over?

But as these two American goalkeeping pillars retire – only a few years after a previous wave of star 'keepers called it a career, including Kasey Keller (2011), Brad Friedel (2015) and Marcus Hahnemann (2014) – questions loom over what comes next.
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After missing his big chance, New England Revolution prospect Isaac Angking prepares to create another

Isaac Angking knew the question about the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India, the one he missed, was bound to come. After all, that World Cup was what he was building towards when he left home at age 15 to join U.S. Soccer’s now-defunct residency program in Bradenton, Fla. The biennial tournament was his chance to impress the soccer world.
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Siad Haji: From refugee to Generation adidas deal in MLS

Standout midfielder from Manchester, N.H., leaves behind Virginia Commonwealth University ahead of bright future.
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Division III Notebook: Bates Showing Shades of 2017

Bates men’s lacrosse coach Peter Lasagna understands why last Saturday’s 15-12 win over Wesleyan, the defending NCAA Division III champion, was perceived as an upset. But the formula for that NESCAC win up in Lewiston, Maine, was quite simple. All-American attackman Matt Chlastawa had a monster day with five goals, five assists and four ground balls.
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Sean Quirk says Boston Cannons checked needs in 2019 MLL Draft

As the Boston Cannons enter a new era at Veterans Memorial Stadium in Quincy, Mass., key roster changes also lie ahead for a club that hasn't made the Major League Lacrosse playoffs since 2015. On defense, Brodie Merrill, Brandon Mullins and Tim Mueller have all left to join the Premier Lacrosse League, a showcase-centric league with six teams.
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New England Revolution reshaping how they scout internationally, but still have work to do to catch MLS’ best

When Luis Caicedo was announced as the New England Revolution’s latest signing on March 8, few understood why the club brought the Colombian midfielder stateside — especially considering it required the use of precious Targeted Allocation Money (TAM). But Caicedo was no panic move, nor another last-minute need signing for a club that has a history of them.
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Lee Nguyen trying to be positive as status with Revolution remains in limbo

Seven weeks into the 2018 season, Lee Nguyen has at long last publicly commented on his trade request from the New England Revolution.
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Leonardo Teixeira helps Brockton capture first state soccer title

Leonardo Teixeira, a Cape Verde native who arrived in America just this past year, brought the house down for Brockton in Saturday’s Division 1 boys’ soccer final at Worcester State University. The junior forward scored a second-half hat trick and assisted on the Boxers’ two other goals and Brockton edged Longmeadow, 5-3, for the program’s first state championship.
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BU hockey learns NCAA Tournament path goes through Fargo, North Dakota

The No. 7 Boston University men’s hockey team is Fargo, North Dakota bound for the NCAA Tournament.
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Is two leagues too many for women's pro lacrosse?

"Seeing this other league come up, to me, it's insanity," Murphy said.


Jonathan Sigal



  • Multimedia
  • Reporting
  • Feature Writing
  • Editing
  • Deadline Writing
  • Social Media