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Seattle, LA favorites as MLS playoffs get going

Seattle is trying to make MLS history. Los Angeles would love nothing more than to send Landon Donovan into retirement raising another trophy. New England is the hottest team in the league entering the playoffs after the addition of midfielder Jermaine Jones. And New York's Bradley Wright-Phillips gets two more games to try to add to his scoring barrage while questions linger...
Via AP on Fox
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Landon Donovan’s final regular season game on NBC outrate the Premier League?

NBC will air their final Major League Soccer telecast this weekend, and it’s not without its ratings potential, despite the limited numbers that have plagued the league on the network and NBCSN in recent years. Landon Donovan will be playing his final regular season game in MLS (though his LA Galaxy did qualify for the playoffs), and two of the league’s biggest markets — Los...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Five for Fighting awkwardly pays tribute to Landon Donovan

There’s a piano on the field and Boys II Men even performed the national anthem before the LA Galaxy/Seattle Sounders game tonight. Landon Donovan is a legend and all but isn’t this getting a bit overboard?
Via 32 Flags
12 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. Soccer pays tribute to Landon Donovan (Video)

With American soccer star Landon Donovan preparing to play his final game for the U.S. Men's National Team in Friday night's friendly match against Ecuador, U.S. Soccer has packaged together a video capturing the highlights of his memorable career. The video traces "his rise as a U-17 MNT forward through the heights at the 2002 and 2010 FIFA World Cups" and serves...
Via Holdout Sports
22 days ago  |  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
22 days ago  |  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...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Donovan and Klinsmann Are Fighting and We’re Caught In the Middle

The ongoing soap opera between Landon Donovan and Jurgen Klinsmann took a rather interesting turn of events today as Alexi Lalas and Grant Wahl, in their series of tweets, pulled another layer back on this in-house rivalry in US Soccer. LD told @GrantWahl he didn’t speak to @J_Klinsmann re final #USMNT gm & Klinsmann’s son never apologized for tweet.
Via 32 Flags
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan Heads Team USA Squad For Friday’s Game Against Ecuador

BOSTON — Landon Donovan will be surrounded by a relatively youthful roster for the United States’ exhibition game against Ecuador in Connecticut on Friday, when he is set to make his 157th and final international appearance. The 32-year-old Los Angeles Galaxy forward, who is retiring at the end of Major League Soccer’s season, is the American leader with 57 goals and 58 assists...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jimmy Kimmel catches American soccer 'fans' lying

This is rather hilarious stuff right here. Jimmy Kimmel Live took to the streets of California to ask American soccer fans what they thought of Landon Donovan’s performance during the 2014 World Cup.  The responses were epic. One minor issue for those being interviewed. Donovan was cut from the national team in May and didn’t take part in the World Cup. Maybe this lends credence...
Via Sportsnaut
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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