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GAME THREAD: LA Galaxy vs. Philadelphia Union

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Game Info

  • Date: April 29, 2017
  • Time: 10:30 PM ET
  • Place: StubHub Center, Carson, CA
  • Television: The Comcast Network - Mike Watts and Tommy Smyth
  • Stream: MLS Live
  • All-Time Record: The Philadelphia Union are an abysmal 1-6-2 against LA Galaxy
  • Know Thy Enemy: LAG Confidential

Starting XI

  • Philadelphia Union: Andre Blake; Fabinho, Richie Marquez, Jack Elliott, Ray Gaddis; Haris Medunjanin, Alejandro Bedoya; Fabrice-Jean Picault, Roland Alberg, Chris Pontius; C.

Know Thy Enemy: Three Questions with Sean Steffan of LAG Confidential

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The LA Galaxy are on a bit of a hot streak, with Gio dos Santos leading the charge. Will the Western Conference continue their pounding of the East this week?

The New England Revolution are on the west coast for a Sunday afternoon national television game against he Los Angeles Galaxy. We chatted with site manager Sean Steffan of LAG Confidential about what's going right for the Galaxy recently and why the West seems so much better than the East.

A Look at Sporting KC and Red Cards Around the League

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Sunday night against the LA Galaxy, Sporting KC played up a man for the final 20 minutes of their 1-1 draw at Children's Mercy Park. The red card given to the Galaxy's Ashley Cole was the fourth given to a Sporting KC opponent this season, the most in all of MLS. The next closest teams have only been up a man twice.

Ten-man LA Galaxy draw 1-1 at Kansas City

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Los Angeles (AFP) Giovani dos Santos produced another superb goal to help the Los Angeles Galaxy draw 1-1 at Sporting Kansas City despite being having Ashley Cole sent off in the second half.

Brad Davis put Kansas City 1-0 up in the 30th minute. Twelve minutes later, Gyasi Zardes found dos Santos on a counter-attack and the Mexican attacker lofted a shot over charging Sporting goalkeeper Tim Melia.

Ten-man LA Galaxy draw 1-1 at Kansas City

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Los Angeles (AFP) Giovani dos Santos produced another superb goal to help the Los Angeles Galaxy draw 1-1 at Sporting Kansas City despite being having Ashley Cole sent off in the second half.

Brad Davis put Kansas City 1-0 up in the 30th minute. Twelve minutes later, Gyasi Zardes found dos Santos on a counter-attack and the Mexican attacker lofted a shot over charging Sporting goalkeeper Tim Melia.

LA’s Ashley Cole and Nigel de Jong ready for MLS altitude test against Colorado

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Los Angeles Galaxy summer signings Ashley Cole and Nigel de Jong insist they will be ready for a demanding test at altitude against the Colorado Rapids in the second round of the new Major League Soccer season on Saturday.

Former England and Chelsea star Cole and Dutch international de Jong got off to a winning start last weekend in the Galaxy's come-from-behind 4-1 victory over DC United at Carson.

LA’s Ashley Cole and Nigel de Jong ready for MLS altitude test against Colorado

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Los Angeles Galaxy summer signings Ashley Cole and Nigel de Jong insist they will be ready for a demanding test at altitude against the Colorado Rapids in the second round of the new Major League Soccer season on Saturday.

Former England and Chelsea star Cole and Dutch international de Jong got off to a winning start last weekend in the Galaxy's come-from-behind 4-1 victory over DC United at Carson.

LA Galaxy romp and Vieira gets NYCFC’s first win as MLS kicks off

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Los Angeles Galaxy launched their new Major League Soccer season with a 4-1 victory over DC United on Sunday inspired by two of the star-studded outfit's lesser lights.

The Galaxy, whose starting line-up featured former Premier League stalwarts Steven Gerrard, Ashley Cole, Nigel de Jong and Robbie Keane, had looked in danger of suffering a shock loss after United took the lead through Lamar Neagle on five minutes.

LA Galaxy romp and Vieira gets NYCFC’s first win as MLS kicks off

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Los Angeles Galaxy launched their new Major League Soccer season with a 4-1 victory over DC United on Sunday inspired by two of the star-studded outfit's lesser lights.

The Galaxy, whose starting line-up featured former Premier League stalwarts Steven Gerrard, Ashley Cole, Nigel de Jong and Robbie Keane, had looked in danger of suffering a shock loss after United took the lead through Lamar Neagle on five minutes.

SBI MLS Season Preview: LA Galaxy

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A team with threechampionships in the last five years isn't the most likely candidate to undergo a massive overhaul to their roster. But after losing eight of their last nine to close out the 2015 season, including an ugly defeatin the rain in Seattle to end the season, the LA Galaxy have done just that.

Galaxy debutants impress in 2016 opener

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The LA Galaxy officially began their 2016 campaign on Wednesday nightwith five new starters, and a total of eight players in the starting lineupwho were not members of the club this time last year.

Giovani Dos Santos and Steven Gerrard were both added as designated players in the middle of last season.

Revamped LA Galaxy will be MLS powerhouse in 2016

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The last piece of the LA Galaxy's offseason overhaul fell into place on Wednesday, when the team announced the signing of Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong from AC Milan.

De Jong is, most likely, the final move of an offseason in which the Galaxy added and subtracted some twenty players – and the final move of a triumphant two weeks in which LA announced the signings of de Jong, Ashley Cole, and Jelle Van Damme.

Revamped LA Galaxy will be MLS powerhouse in 2016

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The last piece of the LA Galaxy's offseason overhaul fell into place on Wednesday, when the team announced the signing of Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong from AC Milan.

De Jong is, most likely, the final move of an offseason in which the Galaxy added and subtracted some twenty players – and the final move of a triumphant two weeks in which LA announced the signings of de Jong, Ashley Cole, and Jelle Van Damme.

Ashley Cole hoping to change negative opinions of him

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Ashley Cole knew it was coming.It was inevitable, of course.

Ever since Cole uttered the words "I'm not ready to relax on a beach yet" when talking about why he chose Roma over MLS almost two years ago, theveteran Englishman has become one of the top public enemies to many of the league's fans.

Galaxy announce signing of Ashley Cole

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After months of rumors and reports, Ashley Cole is officially a member of the LA Galaxy.

The Galaxy announced on Wednesday that they havesigned Cole, the 35-year-old fullback who earned 107 caps forEngland between 2001-14. Cole most recently featured for Roma, but terminated his deal with the Serie A club last week.

Naysayers be damned, Ashley Cole may help the LA Galaxy

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Ashley Cole's move to LA Galaxy has been roundly panned by journalists and fans of Major League Soccer. But several reasons stand out why this might prove to be a good one.

Through the years, Major League Soccer has emphasized the signing of high-profile attacking players. In fact, when Toronto FC tried to sign defender Olof Mellberg as a Designated Player, it is perceived that MLS frowned upon the potential signing, and Toronto FC pulled out of the deal.

Naysayers be damned, Ashley Cole may help the LA Galaxy

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Ashley Cole's move to LA Galaxy has been roundly panned by journalists and fans of Major League Soccer. But several reasons stand out why this might prove to be a good one.

Through the years, Major League Soccer has emphasized the signing of high-profile attacking players. In fact, when Toronto FC tried to sign defender Olof Mellberg as a Designated Player, it is perceived that MLS frowned upon the potential signing, and Toronto FC pulled out of the deal.

A discount Ashley Cole is still a bad fit for the LA Galaxy and Major League Soccer

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The Los Angeles Times' Kevin Baxter tweeted last week that Ashley Cole's salary with the LA Galaxy will be "well below [the Major League Soccer] max of $457,500." Let's hope the defender's agent told him this before he drives down the 405 to Carson.

When I helped pick extracts for a serialization of Cole's autobiography in the London Times a decade ago, it wasn't hard to predict which bit would make headlines.

A discount Ashley Cole is still a bad fit for the LA Galaxy and Major League Soccer

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The Los Angeles Times' Kevin Baxter tweeted last week that Ashley Cole's salary with the LA Galaxy will be "well below [the Major League Soccer] max of $457,500." Let's hope the defender's agent told him this before he drives down the 405 to Carson.

When I helped pick extracts for a serialization of Cole's autobiography in the London Times a decade ago, it wasn't hard to predict which bit would make headlines.

Philadelphia Union and MLS News and Notes 1-20-15

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The SuperDraft is officially over! Now time to turn all of our time towards speculation on what players will be joining MLS.

Galaxy boss Bruce Arena- MLS needs to slow expansion plans | ESPN FC:
Should expansion be the primary focus of the MLS? LA Galaxy manager Bruce Arena feels Major League Soccer needs to slow its expansion plans and that the league is losing focus on developing domestic players.

Reports: Ashley Cole To Sign For LA Galaxy After Roma Contract Cancelled

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Ashley Cole looks headed for a lucrative move to the sunny west coast of America, with the former England star reported to be on his way to MLS heavyweights LA Galaxy.

Once considered the best left-back in the world. Ashley Cole has endured a rather horrid time since leaving Chelsea in 2014.

Roma officially releases Ashley Cole, clearing the way for MLS move

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England's most capped full back Ashley Cole has been released by Roma, the Italian Serie A club said on Tuesday.

The 35-year-old former Arsenal and Chelsea star only joined the Italians 18 months ago. He made just 16 appearances across all competitions last season and had not featured a single time on a match sheet during the current campaign.

Roma officially releases Ashley Cole, clearing the way for MLS move

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England's most capped full back Ashley Cole has been released by Roma, the Italian Serie A club said on Tuesday.

The 35-year-old former Arsenal and Chelsea star only joined the Italians 18 months ago. He made just 16 appearances across all competitions last season and had not featured a single time on a match sheet during the current campaign.

MLS Ticker: Fire, Impact, Cole and more

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The end of the MLS transfer window is in sight, and teams like the Chicago Fire and Montreal Impact are making some interesting moves.

Portuguese defender João Meira will reportedly join the Fire ahead of the 2016 season. The 28-year-old has reportedly signed for two years and is quoted as saying: "I'm pretty happy with this my new challenge that I will face with the expectation of the great club that is the Chicago Fire.

Report: Cole set to join Galaxy after Roma buys out contract

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The LA Galaxy have reportedly expressed an interest in bringing Ashley Cole to MLS for weeks, and it appears as though the final hurdle has been cleared to complete the move.

According to the LA Times, AS Roma has bought out the remaining few months of the former English national team defender's contract.

Major League Soccer

Donald Trump’s Thanksgiving Message To America Features Surprise Appearance From Andy Cole (Video)

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In his guise as President-elect, Donald Trump has taken the time to deliver a heartfelt Thanksgiving message to his loyal US subjects-to-be.

Perhaps a little more confoundingwas an appearance in the accompanying video of former Manchester United striker Andy Cole, whose image popped uphalf-way through for no immediately discernible reason.

MLS Fans Growing Up As Lampard Booed At Home

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Don Garber and Major League Soccer have a fascination with former England internationals. From David Beckham to Jermain Defoe, Ashley Cole, Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard there has been a steady parade of former Three Lion stars who have moved to the U.S.

Some like Beckham have been stars in MLS, but many like Defoe and Gerrard came here for the money and cannot wait to move back home.

Philadelphia Union

Let's take a moment to appreciate the Union's young defensive core

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The Union have a very young defense, which worried a lot of people going into the season. But the group has performed so admirably this season that it's easy to forget just how young they are. The Union may well have locked up four out of five of their starting defenders for the next 10 years.

The Philadelphia Union's defense is good.

Postgame video and quotes: Union 2-2 Galaxy

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Mike and Kevin's postgame wrap. Transcript of Jim Curtin's postgame press conference. Comments from Keegan Rosenberry, Chris Pontius, Vincent Nogueira,and CJ Sapong. More.

Union drop preseason opener, US tops Canada, more news

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UNion rotate use 31 players in 1-0 loss to Jacksonville. Altidore scores in 89th minute as US defeats Canada. More news.

New Union CBO, more preseason games, open practice, more news

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Union announce new chief business officer. Preseason match schedule now at six games. Video and more from open practice. More news.

Union complete draft with defender and winger, preseason dates, more news

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Union select defender and winger in final rounds of 2016 draft. Where the roster is now. More Union preseason dates. Lots more news.

Pfeffer bids farewell, more from the draft, Curtin on Edu and Fabinho, more news

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Pfeffer thanks Union fans. Curtin on Edu and Fabinho. Four Union Academy players called up for US U-18 camp. Locals selected in NWSL draft. More news.

Jermaine Jones

Major Link Soccer: National Team Tune-ups

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The USMNT looks to start a pivotal 2016 against a tough Iceland squad.

United States:

Facing a pivotal year for management and beyond, Jurgen Klinsmann has the keys to the USMNT's success. That journey will start by taking on an overachieving Iceland Squad this weekend. Take a look at who and what to watch on Sunday.

Who had soccer’s worst 2015?

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The end of the Gregorian calendar year is a time when many publications, websites and blogs pull out their "best of" lists. These are always fun to read because they provide a nostalgic look back on the year that was, but if you really think about, it these are sad articles. The heroes we commemorate may have reached a high-point that can never be reached again.

Who had soccer’s worst 2015?

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The end of the Gregorian calendar year is a time when many publications, websites and blogs pull out their "best of" lists. These are always fun to read because they provide a nostalgic look back on the year that was, but if you really think about, it these are sad articles. The heroes we commemorate may have reached a high-point that can never be reached again.

The Rest

Nani: I knew I had to score against Chelsea after Ronaldo missed his pen

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The biggest moment of Nani's Manchester United career came at the end of his first season when his team faced Chelsea in the Champions League final.

When the game went to penalties, Nani was chosen to take one for United, and executed it perfectly.

When you are on the bench you dream about getting on the pitch because it's a final, it's the biggest moment.

Former Chelsea and Arsenal defender Ashley Cole on £3,951.58-a-week

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Ex-England international Ashley Cole has taken a huge pay-cut to sign for MLS side LA Galaxy. The LA Times reports that the former Chelsea and...

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ADO Den Haag says Roland Alberg in US to complete Union move, new Union kit leaked, more

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Dutch club says Roland Alberg in US to complete move to the Union. Images of new Union home kit leaked. Starting times to all 2016 Union games announced. More news.

Major Link Soccer: LA (fans) don't want Ashley

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Sounders players highlighted in best-of lists, US women get a development system, and an Ashley Cole signing disappoints.

Seattle

Osvaldo Alonso may not have joined Tyrone Mears in FOX Soccer's Best XI, but Soccer America at least counts him as the second-best defensive midfielder of the season.