November 3, 2009 |
David Beckham is assured of spending the winter and spring playing in Italy after the Galaxy and AC Milan on Monday finalized an agreement that will send him on loan again to the Serie A club. Beckham, 34, spent the first five months of this year with Milan and wanted to repeat the experience to earn a place on England's roster for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. "I need to give myself the best chance possible to make the World Cup squad, and playing for Milan on loan will help me do that," Beckham said in a statement.
September 27, 2009 |
The Columbus Crew extended its MLS-record home unbeaten streak to 24 matches with a 2-0 win over the Galaxy on Saturday night. Eddie Gaven and Steven Lenhart scored goals for Columbus (12-4-10), which leads the MLS with 46 points. Its unbeaten run at Crew Stadium includes 22 regular-season matches and two in the postseason. Los Angeles (10-6-11), which squandered a chance to overtake Houston for the Western Conference lead, has 41 points. The Galaxy played without David Beckham, who did not travel to Columbus with the team and was scratched from the game roster by Coach Bruce Arena on Thursday because of an injured ankle.
August 19, 2009 |
AT CHICAGO Time: 6 PDT. On the air: TV: ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes; Radio: 570 and 1330. Where: Toyota Park, Bridgeview, Ill. Records: Galaxy 7-4-10, Fire 9-4-8. Record vs. Fire (2008): 0-2. Update: Saturday night's 2-0 loss to Seattle dropped the Galaxy to third place in the Western Conference and the red cards issued to David Beckham and Eddie Lewis mean they will miss tonight's match. The shutout loss was the first for the Galaxy since June 13. Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena minced no words in the aftermath.
June 29, 2009 |
The Houston Dynamo, owner of the best record in Major League Soccer, gave Galaxy fans a nervous feeling that wouldn't be put to rest until the very end of Sunday night's game, when they were showered with victory confetti. It was a feeling Galaxy fans have been deprived of for much of a season in which the team has recorded only three victories. But on a night when the home crowd perhaps needed a reason to forget the U.S.
June 10, 2009 |
Edson Buddle scored his third goal in as many games Tuesday night to lead the Galaxy to a 1-0 victory over Club Sport Herediano of Costa Rica in an international soccer friendly at the Home Depot Center. Coach Bruce Arena fielded a mix of starters and reserves in the exhibition. Buddle's goal came in the 12th minute off a pass from Leo Griffin as the teams took nine shots apiece.
May 18, 2009 |
Sometimes, experience means nothing at all. Just ask Galaxy defender Tony Sanneh, whose calamitous mistake in the 70th minute gave the Columbus Crew's Guillermo Barros Schelotto a gift goal in Carson on Sunday afternoon. Sometimes, experience means everything. Just ask Galaxy defender Eddie Lewis, whose superb shot in the 91st minute flew low and true and into the back of the Columbus net to earn Los Angeles a 1-1 tie. Both players were starters on Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena's U.S.