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MLS names MVP award after Landon Donovan

Landon Donovan’s legend will live on in Major League Soccer, despite his recent retirement.     MLS honored Donovan on Thursday by naming its MVP award after him and commissioning a new trophy, which includes his likeness. The “Landon Donovan MVP Award” will recognize the outstanding player in each MLS season, starting in 2015. Donovan, who retired from professional soccer...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS renames MVP award after Landon Donovan

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Major League Soccer has renamed its Most Valuable Player award after Landon Donovan, its career scoring leader who retired last month after helping establish the league and boost the prominence of the U.S. national team. MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced the decision Thursday before the MLS draft, calling Donovan's decision to join the league in 2001 ''one...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: MLS makes unfortunate typo on Landon Donovan tribute

MLS has given more than a few tributes to the retired Landon Donovan. Donovan has been given far more tributes than I could remember. There was the US Soccer tribute that culminated with an awkward hug with Jurgen Klinsmann. Then there was the tribute at Donovan’s final home regular season game when his chose Boys II Men and Five For Fighting to perform for him before the game...
Via Bloguin Best
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Major League Soccer renames MVP award to honor Landon Donovan

PHILADELPHIA MLS has renamed its Most Valuable Player award to honor retired LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan. Donovan, 32, stepped away from professional soccer in December after spending the bulk of his career in MLS. His contributions to the game -- including his status as the all-time leading scorer in the history of the league -- prompted MLS to name its MVP award after him...
Via Fox Sports West
17 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS Cup sees over 50%increase in viewership from 2013

Aired on ESPN, UniMás and Univision Deportes, the MLS Cup this past Sunday received a bigger audience than last year: Total aggregate U.S. viewership for MLS Cup 2014, per an informed source: 1.907 million. ESPN 964K, UniMás 698K, Univision Deportes 245K. — Jonathan Tannenwald (@thegoalkeeper) December 9, 2014   The aggregate audience between the three networks is 53...
Via Awful Announcing
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Caligiuri Scored ‘Shot Heard Around The World’ 25 Years Ago (Video)

Landon Donovan probably wouldn’t have scored that goal against Algeria in 2010 if Paul Caligiuri didn’t score this one against Trinidad and Tobago in 1989. Caligiuri scored a monumental goal in U.S. Soccer history 25 years ago Wednesday. His “Shot Heard Round the World” earned visiting Team USA a 1-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago on Nov. 19, 1989. The victory gave the United...
Via NESN.com
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

There will never be another Landon Donovan

Tonight will be the last time Landon Donovan puts on a USA uniform as the Americans face Ecuador in Connecticut. Donovan will be captain and will play the first 30 minutes. The man is arguably the greatest American soccer player ever and owns MLS records for most goals and assists as well as a five time MLS Cup winner. With all the ups and downs of his career, there will never be...
Via 32 Flags
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Tim Howard posted wonderful tribute to Landon Donovan

Post by Tim Howard. The timing of this particular Throwback Thursday post by Tim Howard... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
October 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan’s U.S. National Team Career Relived In Stirring Tribute (Video)

The Landon Donovan love-fest officially is underway. The U.S. Soccer federation released a stirring tribute video Wednesday, which celebrates Donovan’s 15-year career with the U.S. men’s national team. U.S. Soccer charted Donovan’s path from youth-system standout to national team star to true icon of the sport in this country. Throughout, Donovan reflects on some of his biggest...
Via NESN.com
October 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan to retire from MLS at end of 2014 season

Landon Donovan will retire at the end of the 2014 MLS season, confirmed a statement by LA Galaxy. According to the statement on the club website, Donovan wrote: “After careful deliberation and many conversations with those closest to me, I have decided that this will be my last year as a professional soccer player,” said Donovan. “It has been more than anything I could have...
Via World Soccer Talk
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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