The L.A. Galaxy are building a dynasty

With European football leagues at the onset of their season and a break for international competition arriving in two weeks, it’s time to look at a team in Major League Soccer who up until now have flown under the radar in 2015. They have methodically been adding the pieces needed to dominate the rest of the season and win the Supporters’ Shield as well as the MLS Cup. The Galaxy’s...
Via The Sports Daily
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy are Favored, But That Won’t Stop the Earthquakes From Fighting

Forward Robbie Keane (left) and midfielder Steven Gerrard (right) celebrate a goal against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 17, 2015. (LA Galaxy/Twitter) The Los Angeles Galaxy will face the San Jose Earthquakes for the fifth time this season tomorrow.  This season, the Earthquakes and Galaxy have both won two of the matchups between each other. San Jose currently has the edge...
Via The Sports Journal
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

LA Galaxy boss Arena hints at Gerrard's Liverpool return

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena has hinted that Steven Gerrard will one day return to the Premier League as Liverpool boss. Gerrard, 35, signed an 18-month contract with the MLS side in the summer and Arena is convinced the midfielder has all the attributes to eventually enter football management. The former England man has previously spoken about returning to Anfield and Arena, who...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerrard praises Galaxy teammate Keane's goal-scoring ability

Steven Gerrard has praised Robbie Keane's goal-scoring ability and says that the LA Galaxy players are "desperate" for their captain to be crowned MLS MVP for the second successive season. Keane, who was recently included in Martin O'Neill's Republic of Ireland squad for games against Gibraltar and Georgia, was named Major League Soccer's Most Valuable Player in 2014 after scoring...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Galaxy Thrash New York City FC 5-1 in Their Inaugural Meeting

Giovani Dos Santos and Steven Gerrard congratulate each other after a 5-1 victory over NYC FC on August 23, 2015 (LA Galaxy/Twitter) The Los Angeles Galaxy and New York City FC squared off Saturday afternoon in a matchup featuring some of the biggest names in the MLS. Andrea Pirlo, and David Villa featured for New York City, while Giovani Dos Santos, Steven Gerrard, and Robbie Keane...
Via The Sports Journal
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York City FC-Galaxy Preview

Frank Lampard may prove healthy enough to play in his first MLS matchup against another English superstar, Steven Gerrard. However, Gerrard would rather the focus move toward the Los Angeles Galaxy's attempt at a fourth consecutive league win and sixth in a row at home Sunday against New York City FC. Lampard joined expansion NYCFC with a $6 million annual contract, but injuries...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Los Angles Galaxy Must Continue to Live Up to the Hype

Galaxy midfielder, Steven Gerrard, warms up before a game at the StubHub Center. (LA Galaxy/Twitter) All of the star power that the Los Angeles Galaxy have is paying dividends at the moment. Los Angeles are one point away from having the best record in the MLS. This is largely thanks to the additions of Giovani Dos Santos, Sebastian Lletget, and ex Liverpool captain, Steven Gerrard...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Ross Barkley’s sublime strike seals 3-0 win for Everton over Southampton

Everton surprisingly came into the South of England to completely dismantle Southampton 3-0. While Southampton had the possession, they didn’t really do anything with that possessing and rarely posed a threat to Tim Howard and the Everton goal. On the other hand, Everton were scoring goals left and right and their day was capped off by this Ross Barkley stunner towards the end...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Pirlo Hails Steven Gerrard As His Toughest English Opponent

Italian soccer legend Andrea Pirlo says former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is the toughest English opponent he has ever faced. The FIFA World Cup and double UEFA Champions League winner also revealed former AC Milan boss Carlo Ancelotti, who managed the Rossoneri from 2001 to 2009, was a keen admirer of Gerrard and attempted to lure the midfielder to the San Siro. “Carlo...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

10 things that will most likely happen in the Premier League

By Dillon Friday, Carden Hedelt, Josh Naso and Eddie Maisonet As hard as it is to believe, the 2015-15 Barclays Premier League starts this weekend after an offseason that lasted about as long as a Ronda Rousey Fight or DeAndre Jordan’s stint as a Dallas Maverick. Chelsea seeks to defend its title with a lineup that remains virtually unchanged. Meanwhile, Manchester United loaded...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard kicks ball into fallen opponent's face (Video)

L.A. Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard kicked the ball into the face of a fallen opponent during last Saturday's MLS match against Colorado.It happened in the 88th minute as Rapids midfielder Juan Ramirez was pushed to the ground from behind by Galaxy midfielder Rafael Garcia. Ramirez lost possession of the ball with the foul, and Gerrard added insult to injury by blasting the ball...
Via Holdout Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Giovani dos Santos praises 'superstars' on LA Galaxy roster

LA Galaxy new boy Giovani dos Santos is looking forward to playing alongside "superstars" Robbie Keane and Steven Gerrard in MLS. The Mexico international, who has been signed as a designated player, was mobbed at the airport by Galaxy fans when he arrived in Los Angeles on Sunday. "Well they are superstars. I think it is a pleasure to play with them," he told the Galaxy's official...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Major League Soccer Has Come so Far, but Has a Far It Still Has to Go

For fans of North America’s top-tier soccer league, 2015 has been a memorable year for a lot of reasons. We’re seeing incredible growth in the 20-year-old league, but there are still things to fix. Here are three things that show how far MLS has come – and three reasons to stay reasonable about its prospects. Three Reasons to Celebrate Progress: The 2015 league expansion ...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Will Giovani Dos Santos or Steven Gerrard Benefit the LA Galaxy More?

  Club America’s Francisco Rivvera, left, and Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard, of England, try to head the ball during the first half of an International Champions Cup soccer match, Saturday, July 11, 2015, in Carson, Claif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) Both Steven Gerrard and Giovani Dos Santos will be key players for the Los Angeles Galaxy this season. The two players...
Via The Sports Journal
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Comparing Andrea Pirlo’s life at Juventus to New York City FC

Andrea Pirlo and Steven Gerrard, the greatest Italian (definitively) and English (arguably) players of the 21st century, are coming to America. Their paths famously crossed on that 2005 night in Istanbul, back when Gerrard looked exactly the same but Pirlo hadn’t yet birthed the beard that gives him his >brooding il professore look. Two year’s later Pirlo’s Milan would...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Los Angeles Galaxy Attack be Stopped?

Forward Robbie Keane (left) and midfielder Steven Gerrard (right) celebrate a goal against the San Jose Earthquakes on July 17, 2015. (LA Galaxy/Twitter) The Los Angeles Galaxy are on a tear as of late. It seems that the five time MLS cup winners will never stop scoring. Over their last five games, the team has scored 20 goals. Over their last five games, Los Angeles has lost just...
Via The Sports Journal
July 21, 2015  |  Discuss

FC Barcelona’s Game One of the ICC Preview

Two days from this writing, on July 21 2015, 11 men (with 13 reserves) will play away from their familiar pitch of the Camp Nou against an unfamiliar team: the MLS side Los Angeles Galaxy. Both teams will be facing off in a tournament of friendlies called the International Champions Cup. These teams have only played each other once before, and that came in 2009. Fresh off winning...
July 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Hard to let go? Gerrard still wears his old Liverpool shinguards

Steven Gerrard seems to be settling in to LA nicely. Or so we think.
Via Fox Sports
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard scores in Galaxy debut wearing Liverpool shinpads (Video)

Longtime Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard made his much-awaited MLS debut for the Los Angeles Galaxy on Friday and it was an eventful one. The English football legend found the back of the net in the 37th minute off the counter-attack after a nifty cross by Baggio Husidic and a backheel assist from Sebastian Lletget. Here...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard Scores, Assists For L.A. Galaxy In Dream MLS Debut (Videos)

CARSON, Calif. — Steven Gerrard pounded home his first MLS goal and sprinted to the corner, sliding on his knees and spreading his arms in triumph, while the LA Galaxy’s sellout crowd roared. The Liverpool icon already looks quite comfortable on the West Coast, and that could be bad news for the rest of this league. Gerrard scored in the 37th minute of his official MLS debut...
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

One Last Chance for Brendan Rodgers with Liverpool

Last season wasn't a disaster for Liverpool, but it was a disappointment. They were back in the Champions League for the first time since 2009/10, only to fall out of their group and into Europa where they were then dispatched of in the very first knockout round. In terms of their Premier League finish, sixth was the best they could muster—meaning Europa League, but not without...
Via The Sports Post
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

How Steven Gerrard’s life in LA compares to Liverpool

Arguably the greatest English footballer of the 21st century, Steven Gerrard has invaded America. After making his LA Galaxy debut in the International Champions Cup followed by a second half outing in the US Open Cup earlier this week, Gerrard scored his first goal in MLS after his team thrashed San Jose on Friday night. Before making his first three appearances for the Galaxy...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Brian McBride interview about US soccer, Steven Gerrard and World Cup dreams

World Soccer Talk got the opportunity to interview legendary U.S. National Team and Fulham player Brian McBride on his current work with AllState and the changes he has seen within the United States and the growth of the sport. Here’s the interview: Caitlin O’Connell: Thank you for talking with us today. What advice do you give the young players you interact with, and what...
Via World Soccer Talk
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard scores his first goal in MLS

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Via World Soccer Talk
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Gerrard scores in MLS debut, Galaxy rout Quakes 5-2

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Steven Gerrard scored in the 37th minute of his MLS debut before assisting on Robbie Keane's tiebreaking goal in the LA Galaxy's 5-2 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday night. Keane also scored twice on penalty kicks for his second straight hat trick in league play. His new partnership with Gerrard got off to a tantalizing start for the Galaxy, who...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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