May 6, 2009 |
AT SALT LAKE Time: 6. On the air: TV: KWHY Channel 22 (Spanish); Radio: 1330 (Spanish). Where: Rio Tinto Stadium, Sandy, Utah. Records: Galaxy 1-1-4, Real Salt Lake 3-3-0. Vs. Real (2008): 0-0-2. Update: Galaxy Coach Bruce Arena has used six starting lineups but tonight could keep intact the lineup that earned a 1-0 victory over New York on Saturday. In that game, Landon Donovan scored his team-high fourth goal and the Galaxy extended its unbeaten streak to four games.
April 5, 2009 |
The Colorado Rapids stunned the Galaxy with the second-fastest goal in Major League Soccer history Saturday night, scoring after a mere 16 seconds en route to a 3-2 victory. The loss, in front of a sparse crowd at the Home Depot Center -- it was announced as 16,709 -- left the Galaxy (0-1-1) still seeking its first win of the season after having leaked five goals in two matches. For Colorado (2-1-0), it was a lively beginning.
March 23, 2009 |
Landon Donovan, who led Major League Soccer with 20 goals last season, scored twice in the final 10 minutes Sunday afternoon as the Galaxy salvaged a 2-2 tie with D.C. United in a curiously unsatisfying game at the Home Depot Center. It was the MLS season opener for both teams, and the players showed that there are still plenty of kinks to be worked out.
February 16, 2009 |
Now that AC Milan's chance of winning the Italian championship has all but vanished, one question remains: How much is David Beckham worth to the Serie A club now? The Times has learned that AC Milan's initial offer, made 10 days ago, reputedly was for no more than $3 million, whereas AEG, which owns the Galaxy, and Major League Soccer, which holds Beckham's contract, have been seeking between $10 million and $15 million for the English midfielder.
February 7, 2009 |
David Beckham will return to the Galaxy in March unless AC Milan makes an offer for the English midfielder that is substantially higher than the one currently on the table. Showing a sudden ability to play hardball when needed, AEG, which owns the Galaxy, said Friday that the Italian club, a three-time world champion and seven-time European champion, had little time left to make up its mind.
November 7, 2008 |
Alexi Lalas, surfacing in public for the first time since being fired in August as the Galaxy's president and general manager, took a few shots of his own on Thursday night. Appearing as an ESPN co-host during coverage of the Chicago Fire's 3-0 playoff victory over the New England Revolution, Lalas said David Beckham's connections had shown "disrespect" to the Galaxy by not letting the club know in advance of their talks with AC Milan.
October 30, 2008 |
The Galaxy on Wednesday canceled its off-season exhibition game in Australia, saying it was "not in a position to absolutely guarantee David Beckham's availability." Beckham is under contract to the Galaxy but is negotiating a loan to AC Milan. He said last week that he hoped to join the Italian team in late December. Cancellation of the Galaxy's planned exhibition match against the Queensland Roar in Brisbane on Dec.
October 27, 2008 |
On the same day that he won Major League Soccer's scoring title while helping the Galaxy tie FC Dallas, 2-2, in its season finale, striker Landon Donovan on Sunday signaled that he is ready to move on. If Europe comes calling, Donovan is prepared to answer the call. "Obviously, there's a lot of ifs," Donovan said. "If the Galaxy is OK with me going. If the league is willing to accept an offer. If an offer comes.