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Manchester United Blows Out Galaxy By 7

((HT: beINSport))When you looked at the Starting XI in the Los Angeles Galaxy-Manchester United, there was the prevailing opinion that the Galaxy were more concerned about the MLS regular season than the nearly 86,000 people watching the game at the Rose Bowl were.ManU put up 7 on a non-starting side with a starting side of their own that included Welbeck, Rooney, Mata, Valencia...
Via Online Sports Guys
7 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy: Gyasi Zardes is the real deal

If you try something and it doesn’t work, you try again. If your second attempt is unsuccessful, you have to keep on experimenting until you get it right. It seems like that’s what Bruce Arena and LA Galaxy have been doing with their Homegrown Players. First it was Tristan Bowen. The tricky attacker only lasted two seasons with the Galaxy before he joined Chivas USA. He appeared...
Via isportsweb.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Magee leads MLS stars in 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' spoof

If you liked those wacky 2014 FIFA World Cup commercials, you’ll  love Major League Soccer’s latest buzz-generating effort. 2013 MLS MVP Mike Magee leads a cast of MLS stars in a new skit titled “Mike Magee’s Day Off” — a spoof of the hit 1980s film “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off.” KICKTV produced the spot in which Magee fakes an illness in order to miss a day...
Via NESN.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Claudio Reyna, Bruce Arena predict U.S. XI vs. Ghana

Former United States midfielder Claudio Reyna and former head coach Bruce Arena predicted nearly identical starting sides for the red, white and blue vs. Ghana.
Via Ghanasoccernet
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Arena: An American Should be Coaching men’s Soccer Team

Sorry Bruce but they’ve been there, done that and it isn’t working quite frankly. U.S. men’s national team soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann (who is German),  has been taking a lot of criticism lately ever since he dropped American golden boy Landon Donovan from the World Cup squad and stated that his team doesn’t have what it takes to win the tournament this time around. Well...
Via BlackSportsOnline
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruce Arena’s Nationalistic Criticisms of Jürgen Klinsmann Have No Place in American Soccer

Former US Men’s National Team Coach Bruce Arena believes that the US Men’s National Team needs to be a fundamentally American team. Currently, German playing legend Jürgen Klinsmann who has lived in California since 1998 is managing the national team. “I believe an American should be coaching the national team,” Arena told the New York Times. “I think the majority of the...
Via World Soccer Talk
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Major League Soccer: Week 12 talking points

LA Galxy forward Robbie Keane As Major League Soccer 2014 season progresses, the matchups are becoming more intense, physical and results carry more weight. In the 12th week, this is when teams start to show what they’re made of. They’ll reveal to the world whether or not they are capable of taking the next step and how big of a step will they take. Players start to show some...
Via isportsweb.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy: The storm will pass

LA Galaxy midfielder, Juninho Failure to win against Houston Dynamo condemned Los Angeles Galaxy to last place in the Western Conference, but no need to push the panic button, Bruce Arena and his men will bounce back. Major League Soccer’s most notable franchise is going through a rough patch right now, picking up nine points from eight games. The four time MLS Cup champions started...
Via isportsweb.com
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy and Sporting Kansas crushed in CCL – post game talk

Tijuana 4-2 LA Galaxy / Cruz Azul 5-1 Sporting Kansas Coach SKC Vermes reacts And as long as the CONCACAF Champions League schedule matches up with Liga MX’s and conflicts with MLS’ season, Sporting manager Peter Vermes said, that discrepancy is going to pose a challenge for the latter league’s clubs in the knockout stage. “You’re still getting your season started off,...
Via 90Soccer
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy drop home opener – coaches react

LA Galaxy 0 – 1 Real Salt Lake LA GALAXY HEAD COACH BRUCE ARENA On tonight’s game: “It’s obviously a disappointing result. I thought it was a good game, two good teams. They made the most out of their opportunities. We had a couple of good chances as well. Our best players had a few good looks at the goal. I think [Nick] Rimando was outstanding and certainly saving the penalty...
Via 90Soccer
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Psychology Of Caleb Porter

It’s one of Caleb Porter’s favorite topics of conversation: You’ll talk about his tactics, he’ll talk about his psychology. You’ll talk about the pretty play on the field, and he’ll talk about getting his players’ minds right off the field. Said Porter in 2013: “I’m a student of psychology.” He loves this stuff. Everyone last year from Will Johnson, to...
Via Oregon Sports News
February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Psychology Of Caleb Porter

The Psychology Of Caleb Porter - originally posted on Soccerlens.com It’s one of Caleb Porter’s favorite topics of conversation: You’ll talk about his tactics, he’ll talk about his psychology. You’ll talk about the pretty play on the field, and he’ll talk about getting his players’ minds right off the field. Said Porter in 2013: “I’m a student of psychology....
Via Soccerlens
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Arena signs new Galaxy deal

Los Angeles Galaxy head coach and general manager Bruce Arena has signed a new “multi-year” deal with the franchise. The […]
Via Soccer News
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

LA sign Arena to contract extension

The Los Angeles Galaxy have signed coach Bruce Arena to a multi-year contract extension. Terms of the deal were not released when the extension was announced Thursday. Arena, a three-time MLS coach of the year, joined the Galaxy in 2008 and has led the club to MLS titles in 2011 and 2012. He has an 82-46-44 regular-season record with Los Angeles. Arena said in a release that he...
Via Fox Soccer
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Galaxy sign Bruce Arena to contract extension

The Los Angeles Galaxy have signed coach Bruce Arena to a multi-year contract extension. Terms of the deal were not released when the extension was announced Thursday. Arena, a three-time MLS coach of the year, joined the Galaxy in 2008 and has led the club to MLS titles in 2011 and 2012. He has an 82-46-44 regular-season record with Los Angeles. Arena said in a release that he...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Portugal, Not Germany, Will Be Greater Threat to United States at World Cup

The United States have been drawn into a “Group of Death” in the 2014 World Cup. The storylines are plentiful. The USA faces Ghana yet again, this time in its opening match of Group G. The previous two World Cups for the United States have ended after losses to the Ghanaians. In 2002, the USA under Bruce Arena stunned the world with an opening group game victory over the heavily...
Via La Liga Talk
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Analysis: Don’t make the U.S. an underdog in the World Cup just yet

US coach Klinsman By Bruce Arena The U.S. might be in a ‘Group of Death’ for the 2014 World Cup. But experienced players and a competitive mind-set make the Americans formidable. My initial reaction to Friday’s World Cup draw is the U.S.’ group will be labeled a “Group of Death.” The U.S. will face Germany, Portugal and Ghana in the opening round, teams with a wide range...
Via Ghanasoccernet
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy rule out PL loans

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena has ruled out the possibility of Robbie Keane and Landon Donovan returning to the Premier League on loan. The pair have both had loan spells in England in recent years with Keane spending two months at Aston Villa at the start of 2012, while Donovan joined Everton on loan in 2010 and 2012. The Toffees have again been linked with the United States international...
Via Fox Soccer
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Timbers seal shock Galaxy victory

Portland Timbers 1, LA Galaxy 0 Timbers coach Caleb Porter didn't stray from his business-like approach to the season even after Portland downed the two-time defending league champion Los Angeles Galaxy to gain crucial playoff position. "The first thing I said was 'we've still got work to do'," he said during his postgame address. The 1-0 victory Sunday...
Via Fox Soccer
September 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Urruti scores in 1-0 Portland win over LA

Maximiliano Urruti scored his first Major League Soccer goal to give the Portland Timbers a 1-0 rain-drenched victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Sunday. Urruti was acquired by the Timbers this month from Toronto FC, which had signed him in August from Argentina's top division Newell's Old Boys. His goal was a deftly executed flick in the 52nd minute that fooled Los Angeles...
Via AP on Fox
September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Bruce Arena Says Landon Donovan Could Retire From US National Team After 2014 World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup could be Landon Donovan‘s international swansong. Bruce Arena, Donovan’s head coach at club level (L.A. Galaxy), told the Washington Post that Donovan might retire from the U.S. men’s national team after the 2014 World Cup. “He [Donovan] is getting better, he is feeling better, and he is positioned to end his international career in the right way —...
Via NESN.com
September 16, 2013  |  Discuss

LA lose to Colorado – post game talk

Los Angeles Galaxy 0-1 Colorado Rapids – Former Galaxy player, Edson Buddle scored the lone goal on this game. LA Galaxy Head Coach Bruce Arena His thoughts on the match: “We just didn’t play well tonight, not well enough to win anyway. Give them credit they got an opportunistic goal and a great finish by Edson.” On Kofi Opare’s performance in his MLS debut: “Kofi played...
Via 90Soccer
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy secures 1-0 road win over Vancouver

In the midst of an extremely tight Western Conference playoff race, the Los Angeles Galaxy traveled to Vancouver on Saturday to play another team eager to improve its playoff positioning as well.  Fortunately for LA, the Galaxy's championship experience and clutch play proved to be the edge, as it was able to squeeze out a 1-0 victory in this closely-contested battle. The...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
August 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Robbie Keane’s hat-trick lifts Galaxy pass RSL 4-2

LA GALAXY – Post game reactions: HEAD COACH BRUCE ARENA Overall thoughts on the result: “It was a good win for our team tonight. Obviously, we played well in the second half. [Robbie] Keane and [Landon] Donovan were very good and overall it was a good effort by our team.” On what changed from the first half to the second: “You know, the game slowed down a little bit. I think...
Via 90Soccer
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Galaxy-FC Dallas Preview

After three Champions Cup matches in seven days, the Los Angeles Galaxy return to MLS play for the first time in two weeks looking to avoid their worst road losing streak in nearly five years. FC Dallas is a loss or draw away from tying the franchise's second-longest winless skid as it hosts the Galaxy on Sunday night. A 2-0 loss at Colorado on July 27 marked the last league...
Via Fox Soccer
August 10, 2013  |  Discuss
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