Robbie Keane

LA Galaxy

Late Manneh goal gives Whitecaps 2-2 draw with Galaxy

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By RYAN TOLMICH

Just one week after scoring a game-winner against the Vancouver Whitecaps, it looked like Robbie Keane could repeat the feat once again but alas, his Los Angeles Galaxy had to settle for a 2-2 draw Saturday in Vancouver.

With the score tied at one, Keane gave the Galaxy the lead in the 77th minute, giving Whitecaps supporters feelings of deja vu from last week's matchup.

Keane equalizer leaves Galaxy and RSL even at Rio Tinto

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By TYLER GRAY

SANDY, Utah In a top-tier battle of Western conference powers, the Los Angeles Galaxy and Real Salt Lake settled for a 1-1 draw Saturday, with Robbie Keane scoring the equalizer to help the Galaxy earn a road point.

Keane gave the Galaxy the equalizer in the 35th minute, dispossessing RSL defender Chris Wingert in the midfield.

Rimando’s virtuoso performance one of the best of MLS Week One

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By TYLER GRAY

On a night full of outstanding saves, it was Nick Rimando who shined the brightest in the end.

Galaxy goalkeeper Jaime Penedo, and RSL's Rimando, had quite the battle Saturday night with each goalkeeper making multiple highlight-worthy saves. The match seemed destined to be a draw until RSL forward Joao Plata decided to make his mark.

SBI MLS Season Preview: LA Galaxy

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By DAN KARELL

Following back-to-back MLS Cup championships, the LA Galaxy's 2013 Major League Soccer season ended earlier than expected.

If you ask Bruce Arena, however, that might not have been a bad thing.

For the first time since 2010, the Galaxy had an extended offseason, allowing the entire squad to recover from a variety of injuries suffered over the course of the year.

Magee named MVP finalist, Forbes lists Fire as 8th most valuable MLS franchise

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MLS has named Mike Magee as one of the three finalists for the league's Most Valuable Player award. Voters made up of three categories (players, clubs, and media) determined that trio of Magee, Marco Di Vaio, and Robbie Keane were the top candidates for the honor. The winner will be announced on December 5, two days before the MLS Cup Final.

Robbie Keane Agrees To A New Deal With The LA Galaxy

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Major League Soccer's best striker, Robbie Keane has "verbally agreed" a new contract that could keep him wit the LA Galaxy for another three years.

"I've just verbally agreed a two-year contract, maybe extending to three," Keane told Sky Sports News.

"I'm certainly excited about that and playing for the Galaxy in the future.

Report: Keane agrees new contract with Galaxy

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By DAN KARELL

The Los Angeles Galaxy look committed to keep star forward Robbie Keane with the club into the latter half of the decade.

After a season where Keane earned SBI's Major League Soccer MVP honors with 16 goals and 11 assists, the Republic of Ireland international has reportedly agreed to a new deal with the Galaxy.

Franklin blast gives Galaxy 1-0 edge over RSL

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By MARC SERBER

A thunderous Sean Franklin strike from 25 yards out in the 48th minute helped give the LA Galaxy a 1-0 victory against Real Salt Lake on Sunday night in the first leg of their Western Conference semifinal series.

As the series shifts from the StubHub Center in Carson, California to Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, the Galaxy will be frustrated with the result while RSL will have to consider the 1-0 scoreline an acceptable result.

The 1st Annual “I Don’t Get a Vote” MLS Awards

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By: RescindedRedMLS

Rather than pretend to understand the mind set of MLS award voters, I am developing my own awards that I believe will best tell the story of the 2013 MLS regular season. These awards aren't necessarily achievements but rather reference points that give more depth than the Golden Boot or Defender of the Year.

2013 MLS PLAYOFFS CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS: Previews and Predictions

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After the knockout round victories by the Seattle Sounders over Colorado Rapids and Houston Dynamo over the Montreal Impact, all the MLS Conference Semifinals home and home series are set. Each of them is an intriguing match up making this year's playoffs a highly anticipated one.

What will make this year's run for MLS Cup so intriguing to watch is the mixture of talent and atmosphere.

Republic of Ireland coach refuses to release Keane from squad after Germany match

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By DAN KARELL

Los Angeles Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena's hopes to have Robbie Keane back for the Galaxy's next game have been dashed by interim Ireland National Team head coach Noel King.

In a statement on the Football Association of Ireland's website, King decided that he won't release Keane after Ireland face Germany on Friday in the first of their final two World Cup qualifiers.

Fantasy Focus: Donovan gets his Goats

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With a total of 92 points, My Ferrari Soares soared to the top of the round's leaderboard. Landon Donovan (LA, $10.3M) wore the armband and scored 34 points with 2 goals and an assist. His Galaxy teammates Gyasi Zardes ($5.6M) and Robbie Keane ($11.2M) scored 14 and 11 points respectively -- Zardes with a goal and an assist, and Keane with 2 goals.

Robbie Keane Master of the Circus?

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Robbie Keane shows exactly why he's master of the LA Galaxy Circus with this masterful goal in training.

The Ireland captain has scored 31 goals and 21 assists in just 50 games since his move across the Atlantic but don't expect one of these to feature in his repertoire.

Video: Robbie Keane Scores Fantastic Trick Shot in LA Galaxy Training.

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Being Robbie Keane must be fairly easy when you can just pull off goals like this in training.

The LA Galaxy's attacking journeyman has had a bit of an injury-plagued season this season, but has managed to top the scoring charts for the Galaxy in the 19 games he's featured in, contributing 13 goals.

MLS Week 31: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

The dearth of attacking options on display on Saturday night at the Home Depot Center could be the strongest ever seen in one game in Major League Soccer history.

Clint Dempsey, Obafemi Martins, Eddie Johnson, and the Seattle Sounders looks to retain their place atop the Western Conference, but they'll have to face Robbie Keane, Landon Donovan, and a Los Angeles Galaxy side that has only lost twice at home.

CCL Preview: LA Galaxy vs. Isidro Metapan

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By DAN KARELL

Bruce Arena will be hoping that a short turnaround is just what the Los Angeles Galaxy need after two straight sub-par performances.

After losing at home to the Colorado Rapids on September 7 without their three designated players (Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane, and Omar Gonzalez) and goalkeeper Jaime Penedo, the four players returned to the lineup last Saturday, only to draw with the worst team in Major League Soccer, 2-2.

United vs Galaxy: Late equalizer salvages energetic 2-2 draw with the Galaxy

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Kyle Porter's 84th minute headed goal earned D.C. United a well deserved but still unsatisfying 2-2 draw against the Los Angeles Galaxy this afternoon at sunny RFK Stadium in Washington, D.C. Twice United fell behind the star studded Galaxy lineup but unlike any other time this season, United found the equalizing goal.

MLS Match Day 28: Your Running Commentary

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By IVES GALARCEP

The Los Angeles Galaxy are missing their top three players to international duty, but that won't stop the defending champions from trying to make a statement tonight in a key Western Conference showdown vs. the Colorado Rapids (10:30pm, MLS Direct Kick).

Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane and Omar Gonzalez won't be suiting up for the Galaxy, but Bruce Arena still has enough weapons to give the Galaxy a fighting chance.

Philadelphia Union

MLS Week 7: A Look Ahead

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By DAN KARELL

The winless Portland Timbers hit the road this week to take on Real Salt Lake in the highlight of MLS Week Seven.

RSL are coming off a tough 2-2 draw at the Philadelphia Union but they should be boosted with the return of Luis Gil to the lineup from injury.

Nogueira on joining MLS and preferred position, Grandpa, US underwhelms, more

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Vincent Nogueira on why he joined MLS and where he likes to play. Fred has a new nickname. Academy news. USMNT looks terrible in loss to Ukraine. More news.

News & quotes from loss to Crew, more Union news, preseason MLS games recap, more

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Union fall to Crew on 87th minute PK. More Union news. The weekend's preseason match results from around MLS. Much more.

SoBs to host national supporters summit, HKH info, Defoe to TFC rumors renewed, more

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SoBs to host national supporters summit during January's NSCAA convention in Philly. News of the 2014 Help Kick Hunger charity event. Brit papers renew Jermaine Defoe to TFC rumors. More news.

Hack says Torres “most likely” won’t be with Union in 2014, Plumhoff named A-10 OPOY, Dempsey out of USMNT squad, more

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Hackworth says it is "most Likely" that Roger Torres will not return in 2014. La Salle's Jason Plumhoff named A-10 Offensive Player of the Year. Dempsey and Johnson out of USMNT squad with injuries. More.

News from Hack presser, DC injuries, Carroll’s 300th, change needed before another US WC bid, more

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News from Hackworth's presser. DC will be Carroll's 300th MLS game. US Soccer head says FIFA must change before US bids for another World Cup. More news.

Fabinho appeal, Temple, Penn State, and Delaware in NCAA Top 25, MOF gets USMNT call-up, more

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Union will appeal Fabinho's red card, who will play fullback absent both Fabinho and Sheanon Williams, River Cup raises over $35,000 for charity, 3 local colleges in national top 25, anti-FIFA protests in Brazil, and more in today's news roundup.

Reaction to The Goal, The Win, SoBs win River Cup, East standings roundup, USMNT roster, more

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Reaction to the Kleberson goal. Gaddis' gutsy performance. Sons of Ben win River Cup, 3-1. Eastern Conference standings. USMNT roster for final WC qualifiers released. More news.

Major League Soccer

SBI MLS Power Rankings: Week One

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By DAN ITEL

The opening week of the 2014 MLS season wasn't kind to the teams considered the top title contenders heading into the new campaign.

The Portland Timbers, Sporting Kansas City and Los Angeles Galaxy all failed in their bids to start the season off with a win, stumbling out of the blocks while at least one title contender started the season in impressive fashion.

SBI MLS Season Preview: Our pre-season picks for the 2014 MLS awards

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By DAN KARELL

We're just hours away from the start of the 2014 Major League Soccer season, and it's time to start predicting who will win the bevy of end-of-season awards.

The writing staff at SBI came together and voted on who we think will win the major awards in 2014, with Toronto FC Designated Player Michael Bradley taking our vote for MLS Most Valuable Player.

Keane, Magee, Zusi highlight 2013 MLS Best XI

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By DAN KARELL

Major League Soccer revealed their Best XI on Tuesday afternoon, and it features a number of familiar faces who put up big numbers during the 2013 season.

Only Graham Zusi, Robbie Keane, and Matt Besler return from the 2012 MLS Best XI as a number of players, including Mike Magee, Tim Cahill, and Diego Valeri, had breakout seasons to propel them into this year's version.

Magee, Keane, and Di Vaio top MVP nominees as MLS announces awards finalists

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By DAN KARELL

Three names remain are in the running for Major League Soccer MVP of the 2013 season after the league revealed the finalists for their end-of-season awards.

Robbie Keane, Mike Magee, and Marco Di Vaio are all in the running for the league's Most Valuable Player, though none of the trio remain in the MLS Cup playoffs.

US Soccer Needs Promotion and Relegation - But When?

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Imagine this - it's 1-1 the 90th minute in the final game of the MLS season and the New York Red Bulls somehow, someway, are in last place in the Eastern Conference. Despite the high profile names of Thierry Henry and Tim Cahill in the squad, a heartbreak is in store.

Disaster strikes. Robbie Keane delivers the dagger to send the Red Bulls to a last place finish in the dying moments of the match.

Mike Magee

Magee wins MVP award

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The Fire's failure to qualify for the playoffs in 2013 didn't hurt Mike Magee after all. Some voters in the media felt that the Most Valuable Player in the league had to come from a playoff club and apparently switched their votes but that didn't stop the remaining voters from overwhelmingly supporting Magee as their choice.

Steffen and Madison advance to NCAA quarterfinals, Convey released by TFC, more

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Photo: Courtesy of the Philadelphia Union Philadelphia Union I got nothing. Local Former Union Academy goalkeeper Zack Steffen was huge between the posts in University of Maryland's 1-0 win over UC Irvine to advance to the NCAA tournament quarterfinals. Ranked No. 5, the Terrapins travel to face No. 4 ranked [.

Fantasy Focus: Federico Returns

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Our second place overall team is first in scoring this week, as cvIMPACT scored 85 points. Sean Johnson (CHI, $5.1M) wore the captain's armband and scored 16 points over two games to lead the team. Both Robbie Keane (LA, $11.0M) and Mike Magee (CHI, $9.8M) scored 11 points, though Keane did it in just one game to Magee's two.

ireland

Friendly: Rep. Of Ireland 3-0 Latvia – O’Neill And Keane Off To Impressive Winning Start With Boys In Green (Photos & Highlights)

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By Alan Duffy

Republic of Ireland 3-0 Latvia International Friendly 15th November 2013

Martin O'Neill and Roy Keane's much vaunted managerial partnership got off to a flying start in Dublin on Friday night, as the Boys In Green produced an impressive display to beat Latvia 3-0.

When the Swedes invaded (and embraced) Dublin By Anthony...

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When the Swedes invaded (and embraced) Dublin

By Anthony Lopopolo, writing from Dublin

The Swedes were everywhere. You could hardly tell that thiswas Dublin, not Stockholm. They wore the blue and yellow, but theyalso wore green.

The Rest

Starstruck Kid Meets Robbie Keane on Late Late Toy Show

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A young soccer fan who's reviewing the new FIFA 14 computer game speaks of his love for Robbie Keane and is starstruck when the Irish legend meets and greets him during the Irish Late Late Toy Show.

Top 10 Worst Transfers Ever Features Chelsea and Manchester United Flops

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YouTube channel Football Daily has put together a top 10 list of the worst transfers ever featuring some of the biggest names in world football. Despite being in form for one club prior to their transfers, things just didn't seem to work out at their new club.

The likes of former Manchester United man Juan Sebastian Veron, former Liverpool man Robbie Keane, and current Chelsea striker Fernando Torres all make the list with several other big names peppered in as well.

YSC Academy opens, Kleberson the key, USMNT bus pelted with eggs in CR, more news

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The Union officially opens groundbreaking academy school. Is Kleberson the key to the Union making the playoffs? USMNT bus pelted with eggs in Costa Rica. USWNT trounces Mexico. More.

Fantasy Focus: Are you tired of Robbie Keane?

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With 87 points, n00bius led all teams in scoring this week. Robbie Keane (LA, $11.0M) was the vice captain and (Mauro Diaz?!) notched 2 goals and an assist for 30 points. Both Erick Torres (CHV, $7.4M) and Javier Morales (RSL, $9.3M) scored 12 points - Torres with 2 goals, and Morales with 1 goal and 1 assist.