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A Jose Villarreal Return is Just as Essential for a Galaxy Season Turnaround

Jose Villarreal, and part of his team, stand at the opening ceremony and fireworks display before facing Houston Dynamo on Friday May 22, 2015 in Carson, Calif. (Mandatory Credit: Gabriela Vidal/ The Sports Journal) Forward Jose Villarreal may not hold as legendary of a presence on the field like teammate Robbie Keane, but rest assured that this young Galaxy is a force to be reckoned...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alan Gordon Gives the Los Angeles Galaxy a Much Needed Victory

Forward Alan Gordon celebrates his game-winning goal against the Houston Dynamo on May 23, 2015. (LA Galaxy/Twitter) The Galaxy finally pulled out a win after not being able to attain three points in their last five games. The team won 1-0 against the Houston dynamo thanks to a dramatic stoppage time match-winner from Alan Gordon. The first half was a tentative half by both the...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Keane Returns, Shows Why the LA Galaxy Have Missed Him so Much

Robbie Keane #7 and Alan Gordon celebrate the goal in extra time against the Houston Dynamo on Friday May 22, 2015. (Mandatory Credit: Gabriela Vidal/The Sports Journal) The Los Angeles Galaxy’s slump finally came to an end on Friday night, when they defeated the Houston Dynamo 1-0 at StubHub Center. Much of the credit belongs to a specific player that has been unable to to help...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon's stoppage time goal gives LA 1-0 win vs. Houston

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Los Angeles' Alan Gordon headed home the winning goal in stoppage time to give the Galaxy a 1-0 victory over Houston on Friday, ending a five-game winless slump in Major League Soccer. Gordon's soft touch with the header caught goalkeeper Tyler Deric flat-footed 90 seconds into stoppage time. The perfect feed came from Robbie Keane. The Galaxy had the better...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon's goal in stoppage time lifts Galaxy over Dynamo 1-0

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Alan Gordon scored on a header in stoppage time to give the L.A. Galaxy a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Friday night, ending a five-game winless streak. Gordon's soft touch with the header caught goalkeeper Tyler Deric flat-footed 90 seconds into stoppage time. The perfect feed came from Robbie Keane. The Galaxy (4-4-5) had the better of possession...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS players to watch this weekend

After an enthralling midweek battle between Sporting Kansas City and New England Revolution that yielded six goals, this weekend is shaping up to be one of the best this season. With 10 games scheduled, fans will probably get a chance to watch stars return from injuries, new Federico Higuain arrivals make their debut and teams going all out in order to get back on track before...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Limping Los Angeles Galaxy in a Must-Win Situation against Houston Dynamo

Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Sebastian Lletget (17) kicks the ball as midfielder Darwin Ceren (17) attempts to defend during the second half at Orlando Citrus Bowl Stadium. (Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports) The Los Angeles Galaxy will fight for playoff contention survival versus the Houston Dynamo Friday night, but they’ll battle with a scrappy lineup, quilted...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orlando City Dominates LA Galaxy En Route to 4-0 Victory

Orlando player Darwin Ceren (top) celebrates with teammates including Kaka (10) after Ceren scored a goal during the LA Galaxy at Orlando City Soccer MLS game at the Orlando Citrus Bowl on Sunday, May 17, 2015. Orlando won the game 4-0. (Mandatory Credit: Stephen M. Dowell/Orlando Sentinel) In their first season in Major League Soccer, the Orlando City Soccer Club has experienced...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WEEK 12 MLS PREDICTIONS & FANTASY LINEUP

Week 12 Major League Soccer action is right around the corner as the run of mid-week matchups continues with the Revolution travelling to the heart of the country to battle Sporting KC. Last week I squeaked out a .500% prediction rate going 5 for 10. With the Colorado and Sporting KC match being postponed, I feel like I would have been over the hump. Damn you, Soccer Gods!  Let’s...
Via Total MLS
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Galaxy Hope to Correct Ailments Against Orlando City

Robbie Keane celebrates with his teammates after scoring a goal. (Scott French/MLSsoccer.com) The Los Angeles Galaxy will travel across country this Sunday to face Orlando City F.C. The Galaxy are facing the new kids on the block for the first time, and are hoping to come out of the game with three points, which will help them get their campaign back on track. Both teams are in...
Via The Sports Journal
11 days ago  |  Discuss

FC Dallas leave it late to defeat LA Galaxy 2-1

LA Galaxy traveled to Frisco to face FC Dallas Saturday night in the first 2015 meeting between the Western Conference foes. Both teams had unbeaten streaks entering the match (LA with five, FC Dallas with three), yet both teams are also dealing with injuries to key players. LA had to do without 2014 MLS MVP Robbie Keane, while Dallas missed their center-back and captain Matt Hegdes...
Via World Soccer Talk
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Galaxy Different yet Dangerous; Dallas Defense Halfway Drained

This may appear to be the most depleted Galaxy lineup in years to step into Frisco. Robbie Keane will be out. Landon Donovan has retired. Alan Gordon and Gyasi Zardes, who do both provide defenses individual issues, will lead Los Angeles’ line yet again. In all actuality, this lineup isn’t unlike many Galaxy starting XI’s that faced Dallas in 2014. Yet, this visit feels different...
Via Total MLS
17 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy Earns a Point on the Road Against Real Salt Lake

The LA Galaxy took on Real Salt Lake on Wednesday night for the first time since their 5-0 rout in the Western Conference semifinals last season. However, the game was delayed for an hour due to severe weather conditions with lightning right before the scheduled start time. Captain Robbie Keane missed his fifth straight game with a nagging groin injury while Robbie Rogers (suffering...
Via Total MLS
19 days ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy Gets Three Points Off Gonzalez’s late winner

Carson, Calif. — Manager Bruce Arena fielded another entirely new lineup Saturday night against Sporting Kansas City. For the first time in a while, the Galaxy did not have a designated player in the starting lineup. Robbie Keane was still out with a groin injury and Omar Gonzalez started on the bench after going a full 90 minutes in the USA’s win over Mexico a few days...
Via Total MLS
April 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Galaxy-D.C. United Preview

The Los Angeles Galaxy haven't lost to D.C. United in nearly seven years, and they'll need to overcome two key absences to make it eight. One of them is reigning MLS MVP Robbie Keane. With Keane and Gyasi Zardes on international duty, the Galaxy could turn to a pair of journeymen at forward in an effort to hand United their first home loss in nine months Saturday night. Los Angeles...
Via AP on Fox
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dynamo, Galaxy draw 1-1 after early goals

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Robbie Keane and Nathan Sturgis traded early goals, and the Los Angeles Galaxy and Houston Dynamo settled for a 1-1 draw on Saturday night. Keane opened the scoring in the third minute, beating Sturgis with a cut near the top of the box and finishing despite goalkeeper Tyler Deric's deflection. Sturgis answered in the 11th minute for the Dynamo (1-1-1). David...
Via AP on Fox
March 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Irish striker Kevin Doyle joins Colorado Rapids

A few days after trading its most consistent scorer – Deshorn Brown – to Norwegian club Valerenga, the Colorado Rapids have signed Irish international Kevin Doyle. Doyle, 31, is currently under contract with English Championship side Wolvehampton Wanderers, meaning he will join his new team on July 1. He is the third Designated Player Rapids’ history and his contract with...
Via isportsweb.com
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Why L.A. Galaxy should pass on a Robbie Keane contract extension

All due respect to Landon Donovan, no man in an L.A. Galaxy uniform has been more responsible in forging a Major League Soccer dynasty than veteran striker Robbie Keane. I was on the record two years ago saying that the passionate, highly productive Irishman should have been Major League Soccer’s MVP for 2013. There was a little bit of “Lifetime Achievement Award” feel last...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Portland Timbers Give Up Late Goal, Drop Points At Home For Second Straight Week

What a funny game soccer is. A week after failing to score despite numerous chances and dominating the run of play against Real Salt Lake, the Portland Timbers once again ended up splitting the points with the visitor, albeit under completely different circumstances. This time around, this was not a toothless Real Salt Lake, consistently bailed out by the outstanding play of Nick...
Via Oregon Sports News
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Robbie Keane provides reliability and precision as Galaxy travel to Portland

It does not take long to figure out how Robbie Keane engages in a game. He makes it evident from the moment he steps on the field. It is apparent in his body language, his effort and his toil from the first to the last minute. There are no questions about his investment in the task at hand. The former Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur forward demands a certain level of competency...
Via Fox Sports
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch LA Galaxy 2-0 Chicago Fire match highlights

Robbie Keane got on the scoresheet once again for LA Galaxy to help them earn a 2-0 victory in the opening game of the 2015 MLS season. The game, which marked the first of the 20th MLS season after threats of a strike, debuted on UniMas to Hispanic viewers around the United States. In front of an attendance of 27,000, Jose Villarreal and Robbie Keane netted the goals at the Stubhub...
Via World Soccer Talk
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Keane's LA Galaxy open MLS season with 2-0 win over Chicago

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Jose Villarreal scored in the 65th minute, Robbie Keane added a late goal and the defending champion LA Galaxy opened the 20th MLS season Friday night with a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Fire. Brian Rowe earned the shutout with just one save in a dominant performance by the Galaxy just three months after they raised their third MLS Cup trophy in four seasons...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Gerrard confirms LA Galaxy move

Team mates again: Steven Gerrard and Robbie Keane playing for Liverpool in 2008, they will be reunited in Los Angeles. Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has confirmed that he will be joining Los Angeles Galaxy in July. The announcement comes under a week after the 35 year old confirmed that this current season will be his last in Premier League. “I’m very excited to begin the...
Via isportsweb.com
January 07, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS Transfer Rumor: January loan is out of the picture for Robbie Keane

Robbie Keane will not return to England in January. MLS Cup Final hero and LA Galaxy captain Robbie Keane has confirmed that he would not be seeking a loan move when the European transfer window opens in January. “I’ve been asked to go on loan by clubs, mostly in the Premier League, but it’s not going to happen,” Keane said. Since he joined the Galaxy in 2011, the Republic...
Via isportsweb.com
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

QPR boss denies making approaches for MLS stars Keane, Defoe

Harry Redknapp has denied making any enquiries about either Robbie Keane or Jermain Defoe ahead of the January transfer window. The QPR manager has been heavily linked with both players - who have been plying their trade in the MLS with LA Galaxy and Toronto FC respectively - as he looks to guide his side to Premier League safety. But he has played down reports that suggest he will...
Via Fox Sports
December 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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