Landon Donovan

LA Galaxy

Seattle Sounders’ playoff destiny, and what today means

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A win makes it more probable than not they make the playoffs.

The Seattle Sounders roll into Carson with the hope to beat the perennial dream killers. A win will go a long way for Seattle's playoff chances. Thanks to the LA Galaxy being devastated by injuries—to the point they've called Landon Donovan out of retirement—it is ripe time for the Sounders to play spoiler on the Galaxy's playoff clinching match.

Major Link Soccer - Trouble Brewing for the NASL

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The NASL prepares for the loss of 2-4 teams, Landon Donovan opens himself up for a USMNT call up, and Christian Pulisic is taken out of reach.

Seattle

First we had Christian Roldan making the 24 under 24, now we have Zach Scott in part one of The Philly Voice's 34 over 34.

Ross Fletcher made an appearance on Prost Amerika where hediscussed Seattle coaching changes and Lodeiro.

After feeling 'useless' in return match, Donovan glad to contribute with goal for LA Galaxy

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For the last ten years, useful has been the ultimate understatement for Landon Donovan's role at the Los Angeles Galaxy. In his recent comeback from retirement, it's all he's trying to be.

Donovan lamented he felt "useless" on the field last weekend against Orlando City.

Landon Donovan scores first goal since LA Galaxy return

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It didn't take Landon Donovan long to return to his goalscoring ways.

The MLS' all-time leading scorer fired his first finish since his return in Sunday's match against Sporting KC. The LA Galaxy forward's goal came in the 76th minute, just two minutes after the forward entered the match for Raul Mendiola.

Match Day 30: Needing a Win

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Sporting Kansas City find themselves in a troubling spot heading into the final few weeks of the MLS regular season. After results earlier today, Sporting Kansas City has fallen into sixth place in MLS' Western Conference, and currently just sit four points clear of the Seattle Sounders, who are in seventh place and still have a game in hand before KC plays tomorrow.

Klinsmann says it's 'pretty cool' to see Donovan return with Galaxy

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Jurgen Klinsmann took to Facebook on Monday to host a question and answer session with fans., and it didn't take long for the conversation to turn towards a former U.S. Men's National Team star.

The USMNT head coach laughingly admitted he was "not surprised" to see so many questions concerning Landon Donovan, who returned to the game on Sunday afternoon nearly two years after retirement.

After easing into return match, Donovan looking to contribute more as season continues

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Carson, Calif. When asked under what scenarios he planned to play Landon Donovan, Bruce Arena did not hesitate: "A4-1 lead with less than ten minutes left."

Arena, and the sell-out Galaxy crowd, both got their wish, when in the 82nd minute, with a three-goal lead against a hapless Orlando City side, the man they call "Legend" entered the match.

Galaxy beat Orlando City in Donovan’s MLS return

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Los Angeles (AFP) Giovani dos Santos scored twice as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Orlando City 4-2 in a match that marked the return to the MLS of Landon Donovan.

Donovan, the league's all-time leading scorer, didn't enter the contest at Los Angeles' StubHub Center stadium until the 83rd minute and he did not attempt a shot on goal.

Galaxy beat Orlando City in Donovan’s MLS return

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Los Angeles (AFP) Giovani dos Santos scored twice as the Los Angeles Galaxy beat Orlando City 4-2 in a match that marked the return to the MLS of Landon Donovan.

Donovan, the league's all-time leading scorer, didn't enter the contest at Los Angeles' StubHub Center stadium until the 83rd minute and he did not attempt a shot on goal.

Where to find LA Galaxy vs. Orlando in Landon Donovan’s return on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch LA Galaxy vs. Orlando, you've come to the right place.

Landon Donovan's shock return to professional soccer could see the best American soccer player in history gracing the pitch for Sunday's game between LA Galaxy and Orlando City SC. Both FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes provide comprehensive on-site coverage live from StubHub Center beginning at 7:00 PM ET.

Where to find LA Galaxy vs. Orlando in Landon Donovan’s return on US TV and streaming

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If you're trying to find out how you can watch LA Galaxy vs. Orlando, you've come to the right place.

Landon Donovan's shock return to professional soccer could see the best American soccer player in history gracing the pitch for Sunday's game between LA Galaxy and Orlando City SC. Both FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes provide comprehensive on-site coverage live from StubHub Center beginning at 7:00 PM ET.

Major Link Soccer: Landon returneth

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Will he be the Galaxy's savior? The words are still flying between Megan Rapinoe and Spirit owner Bill Lynch. US paralympic team steals a stunning draw to open their tournament.

Major League Soccer

Retirement seems so permanent, especially when there is a massive amount of fanfare and a league MVP trophy named after you.

MLS Look Ahead: Week 29

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There is a full slate of games this weekend in MLS following the international break,and an American soccer legendcould return to the pitch on Sunday.

Landon Donovan is back with the LA Galaxy after announcing that he is coming out of retirement to finish the 2016 season in light of the injury problems at the club.

After nearly two years away, Donovan looking to help injury-plagued Galaxy with return to field

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Prior to Thursday, Landon Donovan was anything but a professional soccer player. He was an analyst, one seemingly becoming more comfortable in a suit and tie after a career incleats and shorts. He was a coach, one charged with guiding the next generation of American stars hoping to emulate even a chunk of his success.

5 Revs players that should pull a Landon Donovan

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You know Ralston can still serve a good ball.

He's back, folks.

In what could be the least surprising MLS news ever, Landon Donovan has decided to unretire and rejoin the LA Galaxy. It's an interesting move that got us thinking about which New England Revolution legends should consider pulling an LD.

Landon Donovan’s LA Galaxy return speaks to our love for the game

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For those of us who love playing soccer, regardless of how good or bad we were or at what level we played, this has a nice ring to it.

Landon Donovan, the man who needed at so many points to walk away from the game, couldn't stay away.

That's right. Eighteen months after he walked off into the sunset with his sixth MLS Cup in tow, the United States' greatest ever men's soccer player is back.

Some Soccer News for Sep 8, 2016

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It's Day 252 of 2016.


BOMBSHELL: Landon Donovan is about to return to the LA Galaxy for the remainder of this season! Holy Moly!
  • This is the Tweet that started it all off earlier today:
Hearing from multiple sources that @landondonovan is close to coming out of retirement to rejoin @lagalaxy for remainder of season — Blake Thomsen (@blakecthomsen) September 8, 2016

  • Great signing with Gyasi Zardes out of action due to a broken foot.

Report: Landon Donovan 'close' to return with LA Galaxy

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The LA Galaxy are ravaged by injuries these days, but they could get reinforcements in the form of an American soccer legend.

According to reports, Landon Donovan is nearing a return that would see the forwardcome out of retirement to join the Galaxy as a player for the remainder of the season.

Philadelphia Union

Notes from Curtin’s presser and other Union news, more

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Curtin says Edu could make the gameday roster on Saturday. More press conference notes and other Union news. More.

Union bits, local USOC qualification results, USOC final tonight, more

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News and such.

Montreal on Saturday and other Union bits, more news

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Big game for the Union on Saturday. More news.

Blake and Rosenberry start for All Stars, Union-RSL, LVU U-18s advance to semis, more news

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Blake and Rosenberry unscathed in All Star starts. Union readying for RSL. Nor'easters host PDL semis on Saturday. LVU U-18s advance to national semis. More news.

Benny Feilhaber

Sunday of Stats

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Lots of stats from today's game, lots of landmarks hit.

Dom Dwyer's goal was his 50th league goal for KC, he's only the second player to hit that mark for KC.

In the 62nd minute, Dwyer hit 10,000 minutes played for KC in all competitions, becoming the 24th player to hit that mark.

Landon Donovan, MLS Expansion Draft, and Alejandro Bedoya: Freedom Kicks for 8 September 2016

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Soccer go!

So in addition to all of the Megan Rapinoe/Washington Spirit news yesterday, other things have been happening in soccer as well. Let's have an early afternoon Thursday Freedom Kicks!

MLS source: ‘There will be an Expansion Draft.' - Brotherly Game: Ugh. Ugh ugh ugh. I hate expansion drafts.

Major League Soccer

10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 27 of the 2016 season

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Here are the ten things we learned from Week 27 of the 2016 MLS season.

1. Landon Donovan Returns

Landon's back. Back again.

Two days after re-signing with the LA Galaxy for the remainder of the 2016 season, Landon Donovan made his second debut for his hometown club in the 83rd minute of LA's 4-2 win over Orlando City in front of a sold-out crowd at the StubHub Center on Sunday night.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 9/11/16

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Union had to settle for a draw last night, read all about it here.

Philadelphia Union News

Another Step Back: Union concede late in draw with Montreal
The Philadelphia Union and the Montreal Impact finished all square in a key Eastern Conference playoff match-up.

HIGHLIGHTS: Union vs.

Soccer on TV

Landon Donovan considering FOX, ESPN and NBC commentary options

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After asummer where Landon Donovan was the stand-out star for FOX Sports' coverage of the Copa America Centenario tournament, the former player has yet to make a decision regarding his color commentary future — although he wants to continue working in the broadcast profession.

"I'm not contracted [with FOX Sports currently]," said Donovan, in a phone interview with World Soccer Talk this week.

Landon Donovan considering FOX, ESPN and NBC commentary options

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After asummer where Landon Donovan was the stand-out star for FOX Sports' coverage of the Copa America Centenario tournament, the former player has yet to make a decision regarding his color commentary future — although he wants to continue working in the broadcast profession.

"I'm not contracted [with FOX Sports currently]," said Donovan, in a phone interview with World Soccer Talk this week.

Landon Donovan is shining star in FOX Sports’ disappointing Copa America broadcasts

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While much has been written about the flag-waving, delusional broadcast of the United States v. Argentina Copa America semi-final, one part of the broadcast that was a pleasant surprise was the color commentary by USMNT legend Landon Donovan. This was not Donovan's first match; he had called the U.

Landon Donovan is shining star in FOX Sports’ disappointing Copa America broadcasts

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While much has been written about the flag-waving, delusional broadcast of the United States v. Argentina Copa America semi-final, one part of the broadcast that was a pleasant surprise was the color commentary by USMNT legend Landon Donovan. This was not Donovan's first match; he had called the U.

Highs and lows of FOX Sports’ USA vs. Ecuador TV coverage

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Sometimes TV ratings can be a false positive. The overnight TV ratings for USA vs. Ecuador on FOX Sports scored an impressive 1.8 (the exact viewing number average will be released later today). Based on that, you would assume that FOX Sports did a fantastic job of covering the Copa America Centenario quarter-final.

Highs and lows of FOX Sports’ USA vs. Ecuador TV coverage

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Sometimes TV ratings can be a false positive. The overnight TV ratings for USA vs. Ecuador on FOX Sports scored an impressive 1.8 (the exact viewing number average will be released later today). Based on that, you would assume that FOX Sports did a fantastic job of covering the Copa America Centenario quarter-final.

MLS Homegrown Game

Donovan prepares next generation for unique opportunity in MLS Homegrown Game

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Like any All-Star event, the MLS Homegrown Game is meant to be a fun exercise. Featuring 20of the league's best young prospects, the match presents a chance for the league's up-and-comers to shine, while offering a stress-free environment to reap the rewards of their hard work.

Morris looking forward to playing for Donovan in Homegrown Game

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Since breaking onto the U.S. Men's National Team scenenearly two years ago, Jordan Morris has been compared to some of the country's greats. Now, the Seattle Sounders rookie is now set to work with one of thosechildhood idols that defined his game, at least for one match.

Clint Dempsey

United States vs Paraguay, Copa America Group A: News, updates, highlights, analysis

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With a win in Saturday night's 4 PM (FoxSoccer1, Univision) match the United States will advance to the knockout rounds. If they draw with Paraguay there is a chance that their tournament ends. A loss would see the USA, as hosts, watch the rest of the Copa America from home. Nelson Haedo Valdez will be on the bench for Paraguay.

Clint Dempsey needs this win as bad as USMNT

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Fair or not, USMNT needs to advance to secure Dempsey's place in the team.

Clint Dempsey calmly approached, took a quick stutter step and buried his penalty. It was his 50th career United States national team goal and set the tone for Tuesday's 4-0 win over Costa Rica.

He and Landon Donovan (57) are the only Americans with as many as 35 career international goals.

The Rest

Brotherly Game Daily Links 9/14/16

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Philadelphia Union News

Six thoughts on Philadelphia Union
Some thoughts on the Union.

MLS News

Revolution 2, Dallas 4: New England beaten soundly in US Open Cup Final
From our friends at the Bent Musket. We've been there.

Some Soccer News for Sep 9, 2016

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It's Day 253 of 2016.


Minnesota United head coach Carl Craig says there are no excuses when going to play at New York Cosmos this weekend: "If (we) don't play well enough, we might not win. If we do, I think we've got a good chance, so fuck all the rest."
  • More from Craig and player Jeb Brovsky who has filled in at right fullback quite well for the injured Kevin Venegas.

Carroll out 3-6 weeks, notes from Bedoya’s introductory presser, USWNT on to Olympic quarterfinals, more

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Brian Carroll out with plantar fasciitis injury. Notes from Alejandro Bedoya's introduction. USWNT draws 2-2 with Colombia, faces Sweden in Olympic quarterfinals. More.

Landon Donovan announces ownership role with Swansea City

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Landon Donovan's post-soccer career has seen the former U.S. Men's National Team startake on the roles of everything from coach to broadcaster. Now, Donovan can add another role to his post-retirement resume: owner.

Donovan announced on Friday that he has officially joined Swansea City's ownership group.