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Portland Timbers Close Preseason with 2-1 Win Over LA Galaxy

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The Portland Timbers closed out their preseason with a road win over the LA Galaxy tonight, opening up a two goal lead thanks to a brace from Fanendo Adi before giving up a late consolation goal to end the match at 2-1.

The Timbers started things off looking every bit as dominant as they have throughout the preseason, winning the ball high up the pitch and holding possession for much of the match.

Portland Timbers at LA Galaxy: How to Watch, Preseason Preview, Match Chat [8:00]

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The Portland Timbers take on the LA Galaxy tonight in their final match of the 2017 preseason. This will be the Timbers' last chance to fine-tune their tactics before Friday's season opener against Minnesota United.

In this match, the Timbers will feature a full-strength lineup against a Galaxy side that is depleted by injuries, but still features a number of dangerous players and perhaps the most dangerous midfield group of any team the Timbers have seen this season.

Portland Timbers at LA Galaxy Preview Interview

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The Portland Timbers' preseason is set to wrap up with tonight's match against the LA Galaxy, a side that have undergone significant changes since the last time we saw them. To get the low-down on LA and just what is going on with the side we talked with LAG Confidential writer Mike Gray.

On a scale of one to ten, how strange is it to be entering the season without Bruce Arena at the helm?

Portland Timbers at LA Galaxy Preseason Preview

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The Portland Timbers are on the road this weekend, headed south for their first true away preseason game in years. With an eye toward last season's abysmal road record, the Timbers will hope that Saturday's match against the LA Galaxy will help to get the team primed for a more successful year of matches away from Providence Park.

Tuesday Freedom Kicks: I thought it felt a bit drafty

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"Did you say Abe Lincoln?"

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Portland vs the Galaxy in the big club game

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The Portland Timbers and the LA Galaxy get into a big club by MLS standards competition over a coaching rumor in Tuesday's soccer news.

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Report: Zardes, Rogers could miss start of season for Galaxy

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The LA Galaxy could be without two key starters to begin the regular season.

According to the LA Times, Gyasi Zardes and Robbie Rogers could miss the beginning of the MLS campaign, which begins on March 4. The two continue to rehab injuries but, with just three weeks between now and the season opener, they both remain in doubt to begin the campaign healthy.

Jones, Kljestan released to clubs after USMNT tie with Serbia

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Two U.S. Men's National Team midfielders will return to their clubs ahead of the upcoming friendly against Jamaica.

New Los Angeles Galaxy signing Jermaine Jones and Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan will return to their clubs after playing in Sunday's0-0 draw with Serbia, United States coach Bruce Arena announced at the postgame press conference.

MLS Ticker: Lletget re-signs with Galaxy, Minnesota United finalizes staff, and more

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Sebastian Lletget is currently with the U.S. Men's National Team, but the midfielder's club situation was solidified on Wednesday afternoon.

The LA Galaxy announced Wednesday that Lletget has a contract extension with the club. Lletgethas made 40 starts, scoring eight times while adding 10 assists during his stay with the club.

Lletget preparing to fight for first USMNT appearance during January camp

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After years of waiting, Sebastian Lletget is finally ready to take advantage of the opportunity of playing with the U.S. Men's National Team. The LA Galaxy midfielder is one of 32 players vying for places in friendly matches against Serbia and Jamaica at the conclusion of the annual January camp in California.

Vagenas discusses changing Galaxy roster, addresses Jones progress

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The LA Galaxy are going to look a lot different during the 2017 season.

The core of players the Galaxy have relied on for the last few successful seasons are starting to disappear. The team let Robbie Keane go at the end of the year, lost Steven Gerrard to retirement and sent A.J. DeLaGarza to the Houston Dynamo in a trade for $175,000 in allocation money.

On MLS: Galaxy, Red Bulls make hard but correct decisions to trade fan favorites

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Soccer is a game of split-second decisions. The game moves rapidly, in and out, as just one moment of magic can change the fate of a player, franchise or even community. It's what endears the game and the players that play it to so many fans as the world around you can seemingly change in the blink of an eye.

Report: Donovan unlikely to return to Galaxy in 2017

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Landon Donovan shocked many when he announced he would return to the LA Galaxy for the MLS season's stretch run. However, it appears that return will be fairly short-lived.

According to Sports Illustrated, Donovan is unlikely to return to the Galaxy next season.

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LA Galaxy 2017 adidas Away Jersey

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The LA Galaxy released their 2017 adidas away jersey on Wednesday via a series of series of Polaroid pictures taken around Los Angeles. It will be on sale at World Soccer Shop, Kitbag and UK Soccer Shop. Called their#OutOfTheBlue kit uses a new adidas design featuring a rounded neckline with a v-shape under it on [.

MLS Ticker: Van Damme becomes DP, Grella sidelined, and more

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The LA Galaxy entered Wednesday with one vacant Designated Player slot, and they endedup filling it with one of their own.

The Galaxy announced on Wednesday that signed centerback Jelle Van Damme to a contract extension that made him a DP.

The Galaxy brand

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The LA Galaxy is moving forward with a different approach to building their roster. That includes going for talent over name with a DP signing.

MLS Ticker: Dos Santos called up to Mexico squad, NYCFC makes signing and more

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The American players based in Major League Soccer aren't the only ones getting called up for friendlies during the preseason. Giovani dos Santos was named to the Mexico squad for El Tri's February 8 friendly against Iceland.

Dos Santos is the only player outside of Liga MX to be called into Juan Carlos Osorio's 23-man squad for the friendly at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.

MLS Ticker: Hamlett acting as Red Bulls sporting director, Galaxy sign Alessandrini, and more

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One of the strangest sagas of the offseason continues, as the New York Red Bulls front office drama takes another twist.

Denis Hamlett, assistant coach under Jesse Marsch, appears to be operating as the team's Sporting Director, with current director Ali Curtis' status up in the air, reports Metro .

Eyes on World Cup as US coach Arena launches second coming

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Los Angeles (AFP) United States coach Bruce Arena will have his eyes firmly fixed on World Cup qualifying Sunday as he launches the first match of his second stint in charge with a friendly against Serbia.

Arena, who returned to the helm last November following the sacking of Jurgen Klinsmann, has only two friendlies to assess his options before March's crunch 2018 qualifiers against Honduras and Panama.

Eyes on World Cup as US coach Arena launches second coming

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Los Angeles (AFP) United States coach Bruce Arena will have his eyes firmly fixed on World Cup qualifying Sunday as he launches the first match of his second stint in charge with a friendly against Serbia.

Arena, who returned to the helm last November following the sacking of Jurgen Klinsmann, has only two friendlies to assess his options before March's crunch 2018 qualifiers against Honduras and Panama.

Curt Onalfo has work to do revamping the Galaxy

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The LA Galaxy appear to be a work in progress entering the 2017 preseason, but early results will set the tone.

MLS Ticker: Van Damme close to new contract, Atlanta releases preseason schedule and more

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Among all the roster fluctuation taking place at StubHub Center this offseason, one key piece from the 2016 squad is set to receive a new deal for his play since arriving from Belgium. Center back Jelle Van Damme will reportedly start the 2017 season as a Designated Player.

MLS Ticker: Minnesota, MLS partner with Target; Galaxy set to sign midfielder, and more

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Minnesota United have landed a major sponsor for their jersey, a sponsor who has also worked out a major deal with MLS.

The expansion team has revealed that major retail company Target will be the official jersey sponsor for their upcoming inaugural season. The deal will instantly be in the top ten largest sponsorship agreements in the league, as the team looks to recoup expansion and stadium costs.

Major Link Soccer: Minnesota United FC hits its Target

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Biomechnical injury issues at Real Madrid and a shiny new jersey sponsor for the Minnesota expansion side.

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Minnesota United has not looked as promising with their roster as Atlanta United, but the Western expansion side set high targets as a franchise grabbing a massive local sponsor (hint its logo is a red target).

Timbers Add Preseason Matches Against LA Galaxy, NK Istra 1961

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The Portland Timbers have added two more dates to their preseason schedule in the run up to the 2017 Major League Soccer season.

As a part of their preseason camp in Tucson, AZ, the Timbers will face Croatian side NK Istra 1961 on January 31st, then the Timbers will round out their slate of preseason games with a road match against the LA Galaxy on February 25th.

Galaxy sign US international Jones

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Los Angeles (AFP) The Los Angeles Galaxy confirmed the signing of US international Jermaine Jones on Wednesday, bolstering the midfield resources following the departure of Steven Gerrard.

Jones, 35, was a key member of the USA squad at the 2014 World Cup and joins the Galaxy after three Major League Soccer seasons with the New England Revolution and Colorado Rapids.

LA Galaxy sign Jermaine Jones

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Plenty of big-name stars have left the LA Galaxy since the conclusion of the 2016 season, but on Wednesday the club finally secured the signature of a high-profile player with the signing of U.S. Men's National Team midfielder Jermaine Jones.

The Galaxy previously acquired the rights to the 35-year-old midfielder in December three days after MLS Cup.

Playing with the Chargers

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The LA Galaxy are saying all the right things about sharing their stadium with the NFL's Chargers, but will the bigger league end up in charge?

NFL's Chargers to play 2017 in Galaxy's StubHub Center

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In the early days of MLS, some teams opted to play in NFL stadiums while they secured their own soccer-specific venues. Today, in an ironic twist, an NFL team announces they'll be playing in an MLS stadium while their new home is being built.

The National Football League officially announced the relocation of the San Diego Chargers to Los Angeles on Thursday morning, and while the Chargers will keep their moniker, with a widely panned new logo, they'll need a temporary home while their shared stadium with the Los Angeles Rams is being built.

Houston Dynamo Officially Sign Defender Leonardo

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The Dynamo officially signed the former LA Galaxy defender after picking him up in the 2nd stage of the MLS Re-Entry Draft

The offseason wheels keep on spinning for the Houston Dynamo as they officially signed their pick in the 2nd stage of the MLS Re-Entry Draft. Leonardo brings plenty of experience on high caliber teams as he's won 3 MLS Cups and 2 Supporter Shields with the star-studded Galaxy.

Red Bulls, Galaxy, FC Dallas well-represented in MLS Best XI

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The 2016 MLS Best XI was revealed on Monday, with a pair of FC Dallas, New York Red Bulls and LA Galaxy players among the 11 on the list.

Defender of the Year Matt Hedges and Dallas playmaker Mauro Diaz were named, along with assists leader Sacha Kljestan and his fellow MVP candidate Bradley Wright-Phillips.

The Galaxy begins its rebuild with a familiar face

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The LA Galaxy start their post-Arena era by promoting longtime player and front office staffer Peter Vagenas to general manager.

Timbers owner Paulson insists Porter 'isn't going anywhere' amid Galaxy rumors

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As the LA Galaxy coaching rumors begin to heat up, Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson quickly doused the flames with regard to his head coach.

Paulson reassured that Timbers coach Caleb Porter is staying in Portland for the 2017 season and also claimed that Porter holds the most prestigious coaching job in MLS.

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D.C. United scrimmages and more: Monday FKs

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Soccer against grownups, Black-and-Red alums and more!

Hey there, how was your Super Bowl thing?

D.C. United, Philadelphia Union finish tied in preseason match (us): Preseason gamers, with on-site quotes? Yep, that's this. Steven Streff is down there, so check back occasionally for more content in Bradenton.

D.C. United one of the MLS Cup longshots

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At least, if you listen to the oddsmakers

D.C. United is tied for the third-worst odds, at 25/1, to win the 2017 MLS Cup, according to a recently published list by the oddsmakers at Bovada. The Philadelphia Union, New England Revolution, and San Jose Earthquakes come in at 33/1, and the poor Chicago Fire bring up the rear at a whopping 100/1.

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Injury forces Stefan Frei to leave USMNT camp early

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The Sounders goalkeeper has his first action with the US cut short.

Stefan Frei has had to withdraw from his first United States National Team camp after suffering a sprained ankle, US Soccer announced today. LA Galaxy ‘keeper Brian Rowe has replaced the Swiss-born Sounder in Bruce Arena's squad.

Report: Former Revolution Players Matt Reis, Pat Noonan to Join Arena's USMNT Coaching Staff

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Pat Noonan, USMNT Assistant Coach. Matt Reis, USMNT Goalkeeping Coach. I like it, has a good ring to it.

Bruce Arena isn't wasting any time getting to work as the new head coach of the United States Men's National team.

According to an article from Sports Illustrated's Grant Wahl, Arena will carry over the bulk of his staff from the Los Angeles Galaxy.

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What Robbie Keane Did Next: Irish Veteran Trains With Al-Ahli After Leaving LA Galaxy (Photos)

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Despite his advancing years (he's 36, you know!), it would appear that Robbie Keane isn't quite ready to call it a day.

The Republic of Ireland's all-time top scorer left LA Galaxy when his contract expired a couple of months ago and has since tendered offers from several prospective suitors, with Sunderland reportedly having a nibble a few weeks ago.

It’s SuperDraft Friday

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The MLS SuperDraft regularly produces players that will make an immediate difference for their clubs.

Fire add Juninho to midfield mix

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The Fire added another potentially important piece to the 2017 roster by signing former Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Juninho on loan from Club Tijuana in Mexico. In order to get him they had to move up in the Allocation ranking after Atlanta passed. Chicago sent their #3 Allocation spot, their natural second round pick in the upcoming SuperDraft, and General Allocation Money to Minnesota in order to complete the move.