Posts tagged "LA Galaxy"

Galaxy 4 Fire 0 - recap and ratings

There will be some gnashing of teeth and sounding of the panic alarm after a 4-0 drubbing to start this season but it’s important to remember that one loss on the road against the defending champions doesn’t signify the end of the season after one match. There was certainly nothing pretty or rarely even hopeful... Read more »

Galaxy 2 Fire 0 - Recap and Ratings

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One of the keys to a successful season is not celebrating wins too loudly and not pressing the panic button after losses.  Frank Klopas didn’t seem worried about the result after the Fire dropped a 2-0 decision to the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday afternoon.  ”It’s one game.  We didn’t lose anything right now.  There’s... Read more »

Fire v Galaxy Match Day

Fire  GK Johnson D Anibaba, Friedrich, Berry, Segares M Nyarko, Pause, Pardo, Pappa, Rolfe F Oduro Bench: Nolly, Gargan, Jumper, Alex, Paladini, Robayo, Barouch Galaxy GK Saunders D DeLaGarza, Franklin, Lopes, Dunivant M Juninho, Sarvas, Stephens, Jimenez F Barrett, Keane Bench: Perk, Gaul, Gonzalez, Meyer, Donovan, Jordan, Magee
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Carr v Barrett Mega Showdown Spoiled

Okay…so the headline is a bit tongue in cheek but just when we thought we’d see two former maligned Fire strikers starting against each other in an MLS Cup Final the count is down to one.  Chad Barrett will miss the season’s final match after suffering a dislocated ankle during training last week. That leaves... Read more »

Galaxy 2 Fire 1 - Recap and Ratings

The Fire probably played well enough to earn a tie against one of the league’s top sides but a relapse into the team that blundered it’s way through the first eleven matches of the season ultimately made the difference.  After allowing two set piece goals, the second of which was next to inexcusable the Fire... Read more »

Fire v Galaxy Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Anibaba, Cuesta, Gibbs, Segares M Nyarko, Pause, Paladini, Pappa F Oduro, Nazirit Bench: Conway, Ristic, Mikulic, Videira, Husidic, Chaves, Barouch Galaxy GK Saunders D Jordan, Gonzalez, Berhalter, Dunivant M Beckham, Juninho, Birchall, Donovan F Angel, Cardozo Bench: Perk, Kirovski, Jimenez, Cristman, Lopez, Stephens, Davies  
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Fire v Galaxy Match Preview

The second match of the season against the league leading Los Angeles Galaxy will feature two teams riding long undefeated streaks.  Los Angeles is undefeated in their last eleven matches while the Fire remains unbeaten in seven.  The biggest difference between the two?  Bruce Arena’s side has five victories in their last eleven outings while... Read more »

Morning Links

Yesterday afternoon was a busy one in the world of soccer. I didn’t update then, so we’re getting caught up now… In an announcement that certainly surprised me (just take a look at yesterday’s morning links for proof…), [Landon Donovan has signed a new deal with the L.A. Galaxy which will keep him at the... Read more »

Morning Links

I’ll be back later on today with a full post, but here are some links to kick start your day. The US Soccer Federation announced yesterday that [the team will conclude its annual January training camp with a friendly against Honduras at the Home Depot Center](http://www.ussoccer.com/News/Mens-National-Team/2009/12/US-to-Face-Honduras-January-23.aspx). The match will take place on January 23rd —... Read more »
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Morning Links

L.A. Galaxy and U.S. National Team forward [Landon Donovan is close to signing a short-term loan deal that would send him to Everton of the English Premier League](http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=710499&sec=mls&cc=5901). [Soccer By Ives is reporting that](http://www.soccerbyives.net/soccer_by_ives/2009/12/everton-finalizes-loan-deal-for-donovan.html) [the deal is already done](http://www.soccerbyives.net/soccer_by_ives/2009/12/la-galaxy-issue-statement-regarding-donovaneverton-move.html), despite the Galaxy issuing a statement last night that no deal has been made and [Everton... Read more »