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SBI MLS Player of the Week: Gyasi Zardes

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By DAN KARELL

Gyasi Zardes picked a great time to come out of a three-game scoreless drought.

The second-year forward bagged a brace in what was possibly the final Superclasico as we know it, as the LA Galaxy defeated Chivas USA, 3-0, on Sunday evening at the StubHub Center.

MLS Week 25: A Look Ahead

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By RYAN TOLMICH

As one of the league's fiercest rivalries, Sunday's clash between D.C. United and the New York Red Bulls is sure to feature the tenacity and aggression that have come to define the series. However, Sunday's edition should feature a little something extra with both teams jockeying for playoff position.

The 5 Best MLS Super Clasicos

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With the final MLS Super Clasico set for Sunday, Luis Bueno lists the top 5 moments from the Chivas USA vs LA Galaxy series. Read More

What If Landon Donovan Stayed At Everton

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When he retires at the end of this MLS season and after the October 10 USMNT friendly in which he will feature Landon Donovan will be shrouded as the greatest American soccer player of all-time. While some soccer historians and fairly recent players may have a say in that argument, undoubtedly Donovan has made the biggest impact on the growth of soccer in the U.

LA Galaxy 4 – DC United 1

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The LA Galaxy beat DC United 4-1 at StubHub Center showing a quality difference between the Western and Eastern conferences in MLS. Read More

D.C. United vs. LA Galaxy MLS TV/streaming, lineup, previews, prediction and gamethread

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Playing the Galaxy in LA mid-week is a tough ask, but D.C. United proved on the weekend that they can beat anyone in MLS. This is a huge game in the Supporters Shield race, and you're in the right place for pre-, in-, and post-game discussion.

Playing mid-week and on the other side of the country is not an ideal time to be playing a fellow Supporters Shield contender, but that's the job facing D.

LA Galaxy Striker Robbie Keane Provides Best/Worst Assist in History Of Football (Video)

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By Alan Duffy

Robbie Keane is certainly enjoying himself in MLS and judging by this 'assist' even the Irishman's mistakes end up reaping rewards.

Here, an appalling airshot ends up setting up Keane's LA Galaxy team-mateMarcelo Sarvas who fired home. Either this was the cleverest assist in the history of football (it wasn't) or a very amusing bit of luck.

LA Galaxy stage an MLS comeback and Seattle draws with San Jose

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The LA Galaxy turned the game around against the Colorado Rapids and San Jose got a point on the road in Seattle. Read More

Revs Draw With Portland As SKC Extends Lead At Top Of Eastern Conference

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Charlie Davies scored his second goal in as many games as the New England Revolution were held at home by the Portand Timbers while elsewhere in MLS, Sporting Kansas City opened up a five-point lead at the top of the Eastern Conference as they cruised to a 4-1 win over Toronto FC.

Both teams came into the match at Gillette on the wrong side of the playoff standings, and it looked like it was going to be the Revolutions's night when in the 27th minute Davies ran onto a Diego Fagundez through ball to make it 1-0.

The race for Major League Soccer teams to own a USL Pro franchise is heating up

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The race for Major League Soccer teams to own a USL Pro franchise is heating up - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Seattle Sounders FC future USL Pro club could potentially discover them their future Clint Dempsey (Left) and Obafemi Martins (Right), with the young players in the Seattle region getting some playing time to develop.

Who will replace Landon Donovan in MLS?

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By IVES GALARCEP

How do you replace a legend? How do you replace a player who will walk away as the best player in the history of Major League Soccer? That is the question facing the Los Angeles Galaxy, as well as MLS, with Landon Donovan set to walk away from the game after the 2014 season.

Alan Gordon is heading back to the Los Angeles Galaxy

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Alan Gordon is heading back to the Los Angeles Galaxy - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Alan Gordon will be leaving the San Jose Earthquakes, after a trade was completed between San Jose and the Galaxy on Monday. Sending the Southern California native back home. Photo provided by the San Jose Earthquakes.

The San Jose Earthquakes slow down the Galaxy with a draw

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The San Jose Earthquakes slow down the Galaxy with a draw - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Matías Pérez García scores in his debut match for the San Jose Earthquakes, in a 2-2 draw against the Los Angeles Galaxy on Friday night at the StubHub Center. Photo provided by Newslocker.com.

Landon Donovan will retire from professional soccer at the end of the season

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Landon Donovan will retire from professional soccer at the end of the season - originally posted on Soccerlens.com


Landon Donovan, was the man who sent the United States into the quarterfinals in the 2002 World Cup by scoring the wining goal against Mexico in the round of 16. Now he will be leaving the game of soccer at the end of the Major League Soccer season.

Landon’s Legacy: What Donovan did for American soccer

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Statistics play a large role in American sports culture. From home runs to rushing yards to most points scored in a single game, we love to count – regardless of the sport. So much so that the numbers themselves become part of the sport's lore and history.

Landon Donovan Leaves Behind a Legacy as a Pioneer In US Soccer

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If we're being honest with ourselves, we knew that Landon Donovan's retirement was a long time coming.

With Landon Donovan, there have always been very few secrets. His candidness, his realness, his humanness is legendary among American soccer circles.

After his sabbatical at the beginning of last year, how long did we really expect Donovan to continue playing?

Saying Goodbye to an American Legend

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(Writer's note: Credit for the awesome cover photo goes to Robert Canales of Clubs & Glory. Be sure to check them out on Facebook and Instagram. They have many great designs, and will be selling shirts in the future!) Saying goodbye is never easy. Whether it's your significant other who..

SBI MLS Mid-Season Most Valuable Player: Bradley Wright-Phillips

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By IVES GALARCEP

When the 2014 season began, the New York Red Bulls were well aware they needed someone to step up and take some of the scoring burden off French star Thierry Henry. Little did they know that a player on their roster was capable of a monster season that could trump every other player in the league.

Donovan ready to enjoy final months of season following retirement announcement

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By DAN KARELL

Landon Donovan stunned the American soccer public on Thursday when he announced that his 16thseason in professional soccer would be his last.

Following training on Thursday morning, Donovan held a press conference along with LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena, president Chris Klein, and AEG CEO Dan Beckerman to explain his decision.

America’s Best Player Ever To Retire At End Of The Season

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Landon Donovan shocked the soccer world for the second time this summer with his announcement last night that he was retiring at the end of the season.

The 32-year-old Donovan has had a glittering carer, playing in three World Cups and he leaves as the United States all time leading goalscorer 57 goals and four Gold Cup winners medals.

Landon Donovan announces retirement at end of the 2014 MLS season

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MLS and USMNT player Landon Donovan announced on Thursday that 2014 will be his final season in professional soccer. Read More

Read Landon Donovan’s Letter to Fans to Announce His Retirement From Soccer

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MLS and USA soccer star Landon Donovan has announced his retirement from the professional sport. The all-time leading scorer in USMNT soccer history will retire at the end of this season.

Donovan published the following letter to explain his decision:

After careful deliberation and after many conversations with those closest to me, I have decided that this will be my last season as a professional soccer player.

Landon Donovan to Retire From MLS At End of 2014 Season, Says Report

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Landon Donovan is set to retire at the end of the 2014 MLS season, according to ESPN pundit Taylor Twellman.

Twellman broke the news on Thursday afternoon regarding the US legend, stating:

Big announcement doesn't mean new player for @LAGalaxy. Looks like @landondonovan retiring at end of 2014 @MLS season.

Is the MLS All-Star Game worth it?

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The 2014 MLS All-Star Game is another high profile friendly involving a European club, but is this the best showcase for MLS? Read More

D.C. United

D.C. United versus New York Red Bulls lineup: All in on the Metros

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After resting most of the midfield starters against LA Galaxy, D.C. United's first choice lineup will be back against New York.

After the debacle in LA, D.C. United took a charter flight back to the District to get back for this Sunday's game against the New York Red Bulls. United started a makeshift midfield in order to give some players rest, such as Davy Arnaud and Chris Rolfe, and their absence was sorely noted.

The last word on D.C. United vs LA Galaxy: keep calm and carry on

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The loss to the LA Galaxy was bad, but D.C. United won't know what it really means until they see how this Sunday's match against the New York Red Bulls turns out. Until then, keep calm and carry on.

Soccer was invented by the English, so they've been experiencing disappointing losses longer than anyone.

Terrible first half performance dooms D.C. United to 4-1 defeat on the road against the LA Galaxy - Recap + Highlights

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D.C. United gave up a disastrous goal in the opening moments of tonight's game against the LA Galaxy, and could only recover from it once down 3-0. An improved second half performance saw DCU briefly threaten to stage a wild comeback, but a controversial penalty kick finished the game as a contest.

D.C. United Scouting Report: LA Galaxy

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For D.C. United to get another huge road result, they're going to have to dictate how the game is played as well as take advantage of some LA Galaxy weaknesses that Bruce Arena's side has hidden thanks to their ability to come from behind.

For D.C. United supporters, being frustrated about our August schedule dates all the way back to this past winter.

D.C. United versus LA Galaxy preview: Behind Enemy Lines w/ LA blog LAG Confidential

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To get the lowndown on all things LA, we talked to Josie Becker of our sister site LAG Confidential.

D.C. United takes on the LA Galaxy in the Landon Donovan Memorial Retirement Tour jamboree tonight, in the newest edition of #dcuafterdark. To get the lowndown on all things LA, we talked to Josie Becker of our sister site LAG Confidential.

D.C. United versus LA Galaxy lineup: Will Eddie Johnson start?

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Will Ben Olsen go with Luis Silva or Eddie Johnson up top against the LA Galaxy?

D.C. United travels to Los Angeles to take on the Galaxy late tomorrow night. Barring a meetup in the MLS Cup (or a Michael Jordan-esque comeback), this will be the last time that United will face Landon Donovan.

Filibuster podcast episode 95: D.C. United's ruthless win over Sporting Kansas City, upcoming vs. LA Galaxy and New York Red Bulls

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On tap tonight: Michter's rye, Hardywood Virginia Blackberry, Green Hat Gin Rickey

United at last, the Filibuster crew is back to talk about another packed week of soccer. We talk about D.C. United's stunning win over Sporting Kansas City, including asking if anyone expected that win, good teams having bad games, which of the three goals was the best, Luis Silva and Eddie Johnson, and the performance of Steve Birnbaum this year.

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Early mistake sets tone in heavy defeat in Los Angeles

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The euphoria from D.C. United's 3-0 win at Sporting Kansas City lasted exactly 103 hours and 9 seconds. Bobby Boswell's awful turnover just 69 seconds into the match fueled a 4-1 victory for the Los Angeles Galaxy last night at the Stub Hub Center in Carson, California. With three points already banked last Saturday night, [.

Fantasy Focus: That LA LA LA

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Galaxy here, Galaxy there, Galaxy everywhere

Galaxy players led at every position this round, and otherwise were dominating the leaderboard. Before we get to that, we recognize both the round leader and overall leader, In It Toux Wynne It, who scored 161 points. Landon Donovan (LA, $11.4) wore the armband and scored 50 points, with two goals and an assist over two matches.

Donovan nets late winner as Galaxy top Rapids

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By RYAN TOLMICH

In what will likely be his final appearance on the field in Colorado, Landon Donovan created yet another special moment.

The 32-year old forward netted the go-ahead goal Wednesday in the 80th minute, capping off a two-goal comeback that saw the LA Galaxy top the Colorado Rapids, 4-3, at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.

Soccer News: Landon Donovan finishes

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With Landon Donovan announcing his retirement at the end of the season, LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena pays tribute in Thursday's soccer news. Read More

Another contentious battle between Timbers and Galaxy decided by Robbie Keane brace, Galaxy win 3 to 1

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The Portland Timbers were hoping to carry over momentum from previous solid efforts on the road and their two match winning streak into an afternoon affair with the Los Angeles Galaxy back on August 2, and a Diego Valeri goal in the 15th minute gave them hope for another win. Unfortunately, a Galaxy side that is finding their tempo and talent put them under siege and pulled away for a 3 to 1 victory.

The Rest

Van Gaal Tanks First Match

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Louis van Gaal enjoyed going through a series of victories and managed to stay undefeated during his entire pre-season schedule which included matches against: LA Galaxy, As.Roma, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Valencia. Everything was looking brilliant for the new coach of Manchester United, Louis van Gaal but things took a huge turn after the Dutch experienced a shocking loss in his debut match in charge of United in his first Premier League match.

Top 100 Soccer Clubs in the United States and Canada - Rankings

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The second in a two-part series that ranks the top 100 clubs in the United States and Canada. Rankings are current as of August 18, 2014,

So the inaugural Top 100 Ranking is out, and the Seattle Sounders are top of the table. All of the ratings back to 2011 can be viewed on the chart below.

Video: Ex-Spurs, Liverpool and Leeds striker Robbie Keane’s ice bucket challenge

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Post by Robbie Keane. LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane has uploaded a video of himself having a bucket of ice tipped over his head. The former...

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Soccer TV: Reims vs PSG and LA Galaxy vs San Jose Earthquakes

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Reims and PSG start the 2014-15 Ligue 1 season on beIN Sport and the LA Galaxy host the San Jose Earthquakes on Friday's soccer TV schedule. Read More