USMNT, Donovan and the quest for Brazil 2014

USMNT, Donovan and the quest for Brazil 2014 - originally posted on Soccerlens.comLess than 100 days out from Brazil 2014, the US national team has a lot going for it. Yes, they’re in a tough group but they’ve also improved considerably from the last World Cup, building a strong base and a cohesive team under coach Jurgen Klinsmann. Despite the odd injury (here’s wishing Stu...
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March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan: Brazil 2014 likely my ‘last chance’ at World Cup

Landon Donovan has a feeling that it’s better to bow out in Brazil than in Russia. Donovan expects the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be his fourth and final appearance on the world stage. The 31-year-old American soccer star says he’ll probably be too old to represent his country at the 2018 World Cup, according to ESPN. “It’s hard for me to imagine, sitting here, that I’ll be...
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Donovan: US never this experienced before Cup

Landon Donovan says the United States will head to the World Cup with its most experienced group of players, giving the Americans a ''real chance'' to do well at this year's tournament. As the U.S. finishes a week-and-a-half training camp in the host country, Donovan said American players have enough confidence and experience to confront more traditional World...
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Landon Donovan's disgusting eye infection

There’s something a little weird going on with Landon Donovan‘s eye. That’s not to be mean or anything, that’s just stating the facts. Donovan was battling an eye infection Tuesday night, but he didn’t let it get to him. The Team USA veteran helped propelled his team to a 2-0 win over Mexico as the Americans ended up clinching a World Cup berth when it was all said and...
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan leads U.S. to win…GAH! WHAT’S WRONG WITH HIS EYE?!? (pic)

The United States defeated Mexico by a score of 2-0 in front of the home country fans in Columbus, Ohio on Tuesday. A momentous win, to be sure, as it qualified the Americans for the 2014 World Cup. The score, referred to as “Dos a cero,” is the fourth consecutive time the U.S. has defeated […]The post Landon Donovan leads U.S. to win…GAH! WHAT’S WRONG WITH HIS EYE?!? ...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Donovan signs new LA Galaxy deal

Landon Donovan has signed a multiyear contract extension with the Los Angeles Galaxy , keeping the United States forward with his MLS club. The Galaxy announced the deal Wednesday with Donovan, whose current contract was up at the end of the season. The 31-year-old Donovan has been with the Galaxy since 2005, winning three of his five career MLS Cup titles with Los Angeles. He...
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August 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Donovan helps Galaxy draw FC Dallas

Landon Donovan scored three goals for his fourth Major League Soccer hat trick before Blas Perez found the net a second time Sunday to give FC Dallas a 3-3 draw with the Los Angeles Galaxy . Donovan scored twice in nine minutes to give Los Angeles a 3-2 lead in the 82nd minute, but Perez notched his team-leading eighth goal of the season four minutes later. Dallas nearly won it...
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August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Landon Donovan dons sunglasses on pitch

YouTube The United States welcomed El Salvador to Baltimore for the quarterfinal of the Gold Cup over the weekend and the El Salvadorians made themselves right at home – in a rather impolite way.  The U.S. up 5-1 in the 87th minute when Landon Donovan lined up to take a corner kick. Along with the steady rain, Donovan was showered with whatever objects the El Salvadorian fans...
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July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Donovan enjoying time off in Madison?

Landon Donovan, currently on an organized soccer sabbatical, was spotted in Middleton, Wis., this week playing pickup soccer at an indoor facility and wearing a University of Wisconsin soccer T-shirt. This isn't the first time Donovan has visited the Madison area to play some soccer he dropped by in December 2011 but when combined with the shorthanded squad in Denver, his appearance...
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March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

U.S. Soccer: Landon Donovan is needed more than ever

Landon Donovan is still uncertain whether he will return to the game. There is absent piece in the United States Men’s National Team. They are missing the three-time World Cup starter and all-time leader  in U.S. goals scored and assists. They are missing the dynamic and influential Landon Donovan. Donovan’s presence had been key to United States soccer for over a decade, and...
February 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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