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Bruce Arena Punishment Reinforces His Criticisms

It is not a surprise that the MLS league office passed on a hefty fine to Bruce Arena this week for his comments on the strange Sacha Kljestan transfer saga. What is a surprise is how it was handled, and the process by which Arena was told of the fine ironically justifies his comments. As a refresher Arena and the Galaxy cleared roster space and cap room to acquire Sacha Kljestan...
Via World Soccer Talk
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena fined $20,000 for criticizing MLS structure

NEW YORK LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena received a $20,000 fine for criticizing the league's single-entity structure last month, MLS commissioner Don Garber revealed on Thursday. In those remarks to the Washington Post, Arena blamed the league for scuppering the Galaxy's move for Sacha Kljestan, labeled league executives "children" and questioned the transparency...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arena fined for MLS comments

Los Angeles Galaxy coach Bruce Arena defended his comments regarding the MLS, after the league hit him with a $20,000 […]
Via Soccer News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS: Chivas USA might not play in 2015, future remains in doubt

NEW YORK -- Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber says Chivas USA might not play in 2015 and perhaps longer, a decision that won't be made until a new owner takes over the team. Speaking Thursday after the launch of the league's new logo, Garber said he expects an agreement to acquire the team by the end of the season and ''once we get an ownership group in...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Don Garber: Bruce Arena to receive 'major fine' over critical comments

The LA Galaxy are on a tear in MLS, losing just twice in its last 20 games and rising to second place in the Western Conference. But LA coach Bruce Arena is about to receive “a major fine,” MLS commissioner Don Garber told SI.com, for Arena’s provocative comments about the league in a recent Washington Post piece. Arena criticized the single-entity league after the Galaxy’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy 4 DC United 1: Arena´s side show quality

The Los Angeles Galaxy underlined their MLS title credentials with a 4-1 thrashing of DC United on Wednesday. Bruce Arena’s […]
Via Soccer News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Galaxy-Crew preview

The Los Angeles Galaxy have been the best team in MLS since the middle of May, but keeping that run going is about to become a bit more difficult. The club opens a stretch of four games in 12 days Saturday night with a visit to the Columbus Crew and a coach they know quite well. The match marks Los Angeles coach Bruce Arena's first clash with former Galaxy player and coach Gregg...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
August 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Galaxy-Crew Preview

The Los Angeles Galaxy have been the best team in MLS since the middle of May, but keeping that run going is about to become a bit more difficult. The club opens a stretch of four games in 12 days Saturday night with a visit to the Columbus Crew and a coach they know quite well. The match marks Los Angeles coach Bruce Arena's first clash with former Galaxy player and coach Gregg...
Via AP on Fox
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy tie 2-2 with San Jose – highlights

http://90soccer.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/galaxy-e1367821583453.gif Coach Bruce Arena: “They obviously weren’t real dangerous going forward, and somehow we managed to concede two goals. “I think that’s the storyline. Pretty sloppy defending on a couple of plays, and give San Jose credit, good finishing on their part. “In general, I think we played a fairly inefficient...
Via 90Soccer
August 09, 2014  |  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
July 19, 2014  |  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
July 16, 2014  |  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

Pablo Mastroeni discusses his World Cup experience

Back in March, the Colorado Rapids made a splash by officially naming former team captain Pablo Mastroeni as head coach following the controversial departure of Oscar Pareja prior to the start of the MLS season. But this week marks a more triumphant return from soccer’s global perspective, as the FIFA World Cup makes its return to Brazilian soil for the first time since 1950...
Via Mile High Sports
June 09, 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

Portland Timbers Succeed Against LA – Even If They Don’t Think So

It was inevitably another classic in Portland between the Timbers and LA. This one had two goals in stoppage time, and ended in familiar fashion: Robbie Keane charging down the referee with Bruce Arena walking down the touchline in flummoxed exasperation as if to say, “How did they do it again?” Make no mistake: A 1-1 draw salvaged with the last kick of the game is a terrific...
Via Oregon Sports News
May 12, 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
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