August 6, 2011
When: 7:30 PDT. Where: Home Depot Center, Carson. On the air: TV: Prime Ticket; radio: 1150. Records: Galaxy 12-3-9; Dallas 12-5-6. Record vs. Dallas: 0-1-0. Update: The fight for the top spot in the Western Conference standings could be settled with the outcome of this game. The Galaxy holds a three-point edge over FC Dallas. If Dallas prevails, the teams would be tied at 45 points, with Dallas holding both the head-to-head advantage and one less game played, meaning one extra chance to grab points in the coming weeks.
October 14, 2012 |
The short-handed U.S. national soccer team shrunk again Sunday when it was announced that defender Fabian Johnson would not be joining the team in Kansas City, Kan., for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier with Guatemala, while suspended defender Jermaine Jones was sent home. The U.S., missing five players from the 24 it called up a week ago, held a two-hour public workout Sunday in Kansas City. The U.S. leads its qualifying group with 10 points after five matches and needs only a draw Tuesday to guarantee the Americans a spot in the final round of regional qualifying for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
July 29, 2013 |
U.S. national team midfielder Stuart Holden will miss the remainder of World Cup qualifying and could miss next summer's tournament in Brazil after being diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in his right knee following an MRI evaluation Monday in Chicago. Holden will consult with the medical teams of U.S. Soccer and Bolton Wanderers, his club team, to formulate a treatment plan. Holden sustained the injury in the 18 th minute of the USA's 1-0 win against Panama in the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup final Sunday.
September 2, 2011 |
Call it a movable laboratory, a testing ground of possession futbol . And Friday's petri dish, featuring the U.S. men's national soccer team, happened to be the Home Depot Center. Unfortunately, for the Americans, the dish imploded with some suspect defending in the second half against Costa Rica, a full-scale breakdown leading to defender Rodney Wallace's goal, a header, in the 65th minute, leading Costa Rica to a 1-0 win. And shortly after the lone goal, there was more imploding, in terms of temper, between the sides.
July 28, 2013 |
CHICAGO -- Brek Shea wasted no time giving the U.S. men's soccer team it's biggest lift on Sunday. The backup midfielder entered the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship game at Soldier Field in the 68th minute and 42 seconds later to break a soreless tie. Panama failed to answer and the U.S. secured a 1-0 triumph and its fifth Gold Cup championship in front of a largely pro-USA crowd announced at 57,920. The victory extended the Americans' winning streak to 11 games in 2013, four more than its previous best of seven in a row in 2007, the last time the Americans won a Gold Cup trophy.
January 5, 2011 |
Bob Bradley, who coached the U.S. men's soccer team into the second round at the World Cup in South Africa last summer, might try to do the same thing or better at the Olympic Games in London in 2012. On Wednesday, the opening day of the national team's January camp at the Home Depot Center, Bradley said taking charge of the American Olympic squad is something that is of interest to him. "It is, it just has to fit with everything that we do," he said. "The reason that it is [appealing]