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Report: Landon Donovan coming out of retirement to re-join Galaxy

Retirement didn’t last long for the MLS and United States legend. Landon Donovan is coming out of retirement to play for the LA Galaxy again. Blake Thomsen of SI.com was first to report and multiple outlets have since confirmed that the 34-year-old forward is in talks to re-join his former team. Donovan retired from soccer in 2014 after one of his best seasons ever in MLS, scoring...
Via The Sports Daily
September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan is reportedly coming out of retirement for the LA Galaxy

Landon Donovan is only 34 years old, yet he retired from professional soccer just after turning 33. Now, two years after retiring, Donovan is reportedly trying to make a comeback. Hearing from multiple sources that @landondonovan is close to coming out of retirement to rejoin @lagalaxy for remainder of season — Blake Thomsen (@blakecthomsen) September 8, 2016 Two years after...
Via The Comeback
September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Landon Donovan coming out of retirement

Landon Donovan is reportedly coming out of retirement to rejoin the L.A. Galaxy for the remainder of the season. Blake Thomsen of The Cauldron was the first to report the news, with several reporters quickly confirming that Donovan is, indeed, in talks with his former team. There has been speculation that Donovan is returning to the Galaxy because controversial Dutch midfielder...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan says USWNT shouldn't get same pay as men

Members of the United States women’s soccer team are fighting for higher pay from U.S. Soccer, alleging the discrepancy between what they make and what the men make represents wage discrimination. Naturally, Landon Donovan, American soccer’s most outspoken hero, has weighed in on the issue, arguing on Twitter that the women should not make as much as the men because they don’t...
Via The Comeback
March 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan in favor of eliminating headers for youths

Curbing concussions in all sports is high on the minds of most every leader and thinker imaginable, and soccer is no different. But with soccer, banning headers in certain youth levels is not only a question about safety and health, but a developmental question too. Naturally, America’s best and brightest soccer players and analysts have chimed in, and now, add former USMNT star...
Via The Comeback
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan volunteers to kick for Steelers

The Pittsburgh Steelers probably have no other choice but attempt to rectify the team’s woeful situation at the kicker position after Josh Scobee missed two fourth-quarter field goal attempts in a 23-20 overtime loss to the Baltimore Ravens. It appears that will be the case as reports indicate the team will hold kicker tryouts, beginning with former Washington Redskins kicker...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan engaged to girlfriend Hannah Bartell

By Steve DelVecchio Landon Donovan is beginning his post-playing career by planning a wedding. On Monday, Donovan announced that he recently got engaged to longtime girlfriend Hannah Bartell. The former LA Galaxy star wrote on Facebook that he has been traveling a lot since he retired and is in the process of enrolling in college. “Lastly, and most importantly, I recently...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan Rec Soccer’s ‘New Guy’ In Wells Fargo Commercial (Video)

Landon Donovan couldn’t stay off the soccer field for long, despite retiring from professional soccer. Donovan stars in a new Wells Fargo Commercial in which he joins a recreational soccer team as the “new guy.” He appears to be more than willing to pay his dues, literally and figuratively, for a chance to return to the sport. Donovan hasn’t strayed too far from...
Via NESN.com
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

MLS names MVP award after Landon Donovan

By Marcus Kwesi O'Mard  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...
Via NESN.com
January 15, 2015  |  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. Jonathan Tannenwald of Philly.com reported the raw numbers via Twitter:  Total aggregate U.S. viewership for MLS Cup 2014, per an informed source: 1.907 million. ESPN 964K, UniMás 698K, Univision Deportes 245K. The aggregate audience between the three networks...
Via Awful Announcing
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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