Robbie Keane

Philadelphia Union

Union partners with Dogfish Head, Academy at Winter Showcase, Conference finals, USA-Germany friendly, FIFA news, more

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Dogfish Head to open beer garden at PPL Park. Union academy at Winter Showcase. Conference Final second-leg games this weekend. FIFA judge backs release of full investigation report. More.

Union bits, conference finals kick off on Sunday, FIFA orders report review

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Union bits. Conference finals to begin. Local players gain national recognition. Why the future of MLS stadiums is downtown. FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee head to review corruption report. More.

Reports on Curtin announcement, Mbolhi up for African POY, playoff recaps, Dispersal Draft date set, more

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Reports on Curtin announcement. Mbolhi up for African Player of the Year. Playoff results. Dispersal Draft date set. Ethics committee report expected this week. Local senators back Women's World Cup suit.

Okugo says no offers from the Union, Chaco chats, LAFC, more

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Okugo says no new contract offers have been made by the Union. Chaco on expectations for 2015. Red Bulls top KC to face DC in Eastern Conference semis. LAFC officially launched. More.

Union’s resolve tested, Edu says USMNT cut “sucks,” USMNT news, more

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John Hackworth admits team's resolve being tested. Maurice Edu on not making the World Cup team. USMNT news ahead of Sunday's warmup game. More.

Lee Nguyen

Nguyen Finalist for MVP; Jones, Davies Up for Honors, Too

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Lee Nguyen's impressive campaign has put him on the shortlist for MVP, while strong performances from Jermaine Jones and Charlie Davies were enough to to put a total of three Revolution players on theleague's listoffinalists for regular season honors.

Talking Points: #NEvTOR

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The New England Revolution finished their seasonon a winning note by edging Toronto FC 1-0 on Saturday. Here's a look at some of the talking points surrounding the contest.

Nguyen Does it Again

In the final game of the regular season, it was fitting that the Revolution's only goal came courtesy of forward Lee Nguyen.

Toux Wynne

Fantasy Focus: Sharing the Spoils

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Joint leaders at every position highlight the week.

Our overall leader is this round's leader, as In It Toux Wynne It earned 90 points. Landon Donovan (LA, $12.0) wore the armband and led the way with 14 points with an assist. Both Robbie Keane (LA, $11.8) and Obafemi Martins (SEA, $9.7) earned 12 points while scoring two goals.

Fantasy Focus: Boo This Man

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Eh.

This week's high scorer is Denison Cabrallstars, with 93 points. A trio of players scored 12 points to lead the team -- Diego Valeri (POR, $10.3), Quincy Amarikwa ($6.1), and Robbie Keane (LA, $11.8) -- with each of them scoring a goal and assisting on another. In It Toux Wynne It is still the leader overall.

Fantasy Focus: Elementary, my dear Waston

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Who?

Our overall leader was our leader this round, as In It Toux Wynne It scored 94 points. Thierry Henry (NY, $11.0) and Pedro Morales (VAN, $8.5) tied for the team lead with 13 points. Each scored a goal and assisted another in two games. Robbie Keane (LA, $11.8) scored an armband-aided 12 points with an assist.

Fantasy Focus: Put it in your goaaaal! In your $%#!@$*& goaaaaal!

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Akindele is coming classy as hell with hat tricks.

Despite having just 10 players in the starting lineup play, RayoVallecano led us all with 73 points this round. The fourth club in Madrid was led by Fabian Castillo's (DAL, $6.6) 2 goals, 1 assist, and 16 points. Robbie Keane (LA, $11.6) assisted on a goal and scored an armband-aided 14 points, while both Matt Hedges (DAL, $8.

Fantasy Focus: Keane's Ransom

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This unidentified fan is the man.

The rich got richer this round, as overall leader In It Toux Wynne It led the round in points, scoring 102. Robbie Keane (LA, $11.0) was captained and scored 52 points over two games with 3 goals and 2 assists. Far behind him were three players with 7 points each -- Toronto teammates Jermain Defoe ($11.

Fantasy Focus: Landon who?

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Landon Donovan may have set the MLS all-time goal scoring record, but he wasn't the leading scorer.

With 125 points, Beta Theta Pirate scored the most this week. Robbie Keane (LA, $11.0) played twice, scored twice, and assisted twice on the way to an armband-aided 46 points to lead his team.

LA Galaxy

Robbie Keane Enhance’s MVP Chance With Briilliant Brace Against Toronto FC

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Rep. of Ireland captain Robbie Keane enhanced his chances of picking up MLS MVP with his 18th and 19th goals of the season against Toronto FC last night, his first a neatly right footed finish from close range, his second a brilliant volley and a prime contender for goal of the month as LA Galaxy swatted Toronto FC 3-0.

SBI MLS Player of the Week: Robbie Keane

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By RYAN TOLMICH

After spending the past month picking up victories oversome of the league's top sides, the New York Red Bulls were brought back to earth by Robbie Keane and the LA Galaxy.

Keane led the way for his side, scoring a pair of goals as the Galaxy dismantled the Red Bulls, 4-0, Sunday at StubHub Center.

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

Keane, Galaxy Roll Past Timbers 3-1

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By MARK EDWARD HORNISH

CARSON, Calif The LA Galaxy continued their strong run of form, dominating the Portland Timbers, 3-1, in a rare morning match, before 20,089 at the Stub Hub Center.

Robbie Keane led the Galaxy scoring with a brace, one on a superb diving header, the other on a penalty kick late in the game to seal the Galaxy victory.

Donovan, Galaxy thrash Sounders

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By JASON MITCHELL

SEATTLE It was billed as matchup of two elite MLS teams, but only one showed up.

The LA Galaxy came into Seattle on Monday night and ran the Seattle Sounders off their own field, scoring three first-half goals en route to a 3-0 romp in front of 39,304 at CenturyLink Field.

Early Signs Look Good For Manchester United, But They Are Still A Work In Progress

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Of course, it's the first match of the preseason and Manchester United were lined up against a fourth place MLS squad that have been struggling of late.

Arguably the LA Galaxy's best player, Landon Donovan, was benched at the start of the friendly because his manager felt the former Everton-loanee had been "sub-par" in his past few league matches.

Feilhaber caps off big week, leads Sporting KC past Galaxy

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By TATE STEINLAGE

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — It's been a good week to be Benny Feilhaber.

The 29-year-old midfielder followed up his midweek dominance over the Columbus Crew with a marvelous free kick in a 2-1 victory over the LA Galaxy Saturday to help Sporting Kansas City see its unbeaten streak move to six matches.

Technically Speaking: #LAvNE

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The Galaxy cleanly beat the Revs, 5 to 1, in a game where two Galaxy players – Gyasi Zardes and Robbie Keane – were simply playing at a higher level than he rest of the players on the field. The fact that they each scored two goals, with Keane assisting brilliantly on both of Zardes' goals, is the most obvious indicator.

Revs See Stars Following 5-1 Loss to Galaxy

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The Revolution's mid-season losing skid went to six straight on Wednesday night when they ran into a dominating L.A. Galaxy squad in a 5-1 defeat at the Stubhub Center in Carson, California.

Robbie Keane led the Galaxy with two goals and two assists, while Gyasi Zardes contributed to the Galaxy's attack with two goals of his own.

Dispatch: Chicago Fire (1) vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (1)

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The rookie will learn to use his head more (photo: Chicago-fire.com)

OTF's Alex White draws some mixed conclusions after the Fire's latest result...

L.A. came to Chicago to play a game with everything on the line, filled with players at the top of their game and a shot at another championship on the line for two of the best-run organizations in the sport.

Fire 1 Galaxy 1 - recap and ratings

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Another defensive mistake cost them points at home but the Fire didn't seem too broken up about this one. Chris Ritter's errant pass led to a 74th minute game tying goal and a draw against the Los Angeles Galaxy. A shift to a formation that included dual holding midfielders and the return of Gonzalo Segares to the starting line up resulted in the team's best defensive effort in some time.

Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago vs. LA Galaxy

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There will be handshakes and pleasantries between these two on Sunday, but not goals between them (photo: mlssoccer.com)

OTF's Jon Denham hopes the Men In Red can remain focused during a busy time, while Josh Guesman brings the intel on los Galacticos...

There'sso much going on.

Know Your Enemy: LA Galaxy

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It's the famous LA fog.

OTF's Stephen Mangat loves it...

In his 1983 hit "I love LA", Randy Newman sings "let's leave Chicago to the Eskimos, that town's a little too rugged."

While one may debate that suggestion/statement, Newman's love of Los Angeles is a bit insane.

Jurgen Guess Who Is The New MLS All-TIme Scorer?

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The reverberations from Jurgen Klinsman's decision that Landon Donovan was somehow not one of the best 23 American soccer player on the planet continue, but on Sunday night Donovan did his talking on the pitch, as he became the all-time scorer in Major League Soccer.

Donovan had been tied at 134 goals with Jeff Cunningham on the all-time goalscoring list all season.

Postgame quotes: Galaxy 4-1 Union

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Post game quotes from John Hackworth, Danny Cruz, and Maurice Edu following the Union's 4-1 loss in LA.

Major League Soccer

Must-See Goal: Robbie Keane

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‘Unidentified Fan’ Makes Defender Look Silly Before Scoring Cracking Chip vs Chivas USA (Video)

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By Chris Wright

How does Robbie Keane like his chips? With a side-serving of delicious nutmeg...

Nicely done, that man.

For the record, Keane's goal came as Galaxy ran out 0-3 winners over Chivas, keeping there four-game winning streak alive and sent them within two points of Seattle Sounders at the summit of the MLS Western Conference table.

Cahill claims 2014 ESPY for MLS Best Athlete

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While Tim Cahill was busy delivering tackles and hitting passes to teammates on Wednesday, ESPN was busy giving him some recognition.

Cahill was named the winner of the 2014 MLS Best Athlete award at the ESPYS in Los Angeles on Wednesday night for his sterling 2013 season. Cahill led the New York Red Bulls last year to a historic Supporters' Shield win last year, scoring 11 goals and adding five assists while also earning spots in the MLS All-Star Team and MLS Best XI.

The Rest

USMNT vs. Republic of Ireland Friendly TV/streaming, previews, lineup, prediction and gamethread

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The United States visits Dublin to take on Ireland in the final friendly match of 2014.

The United States gets one more friendly in before the end of 2014. This one isn't conveniently timed for...well for anyone really, but we might as well enjoy it rather than do work or whatever this afternoon.

FC Dallas falls 2-1 after late LA Galaxy rally led by Robbie Keane

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LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Tesho Akindele #13 of FC Dallas controls the ball against Juninho #19 of the Los Angeles Galaxy at StubHub Center on September 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

CARSON, Calif. — Alan Gordon headed home the winning goal in the 84th minute, and the Los Angeles Galaxy came from a goal down to defeat FC Dallas 2-1 on Saturday night, clinching a playoff spot.

Desenterrar espinas, eso es lo que quiere el Seattle Sounders esta noche ante Los Angeles Galaxy

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En lunes por la noche, ante teleaudiencia nacional y un CenturyLink Field a capacidad máxima, (67,300), los Sounders FC reciben a uno de sus rivales mas fieros de la MLS, Los Angeles Galaxy, y no puede ser en mejor momento para los de casa. Líder absoluto en la conferencia oeste con seis puntos de ventaja [.

Robbie Keane Grabs His 8th Goal of the MLS Season With a Long Range Screamer

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Rep. of Ireland captain Robbie Keane put's LA Galaxy one up against New England Revelutions with this long range screamer which is sure to be up their for Goal of the Week!

A View from the Fort

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Jim Dow decorated his house for the World Cup.

For Lack of a Shirt (the number 9) A Season Might Be Lost As Well As Some Football Wisdom From Fans, Players & Philosophers.

A VIEW FROM THE FORT by Jim Dow

There have been a great many great moments and important lessons to be learned from this current World Cup, now beginning the elite stages where hearts are no longer broken but crushed, often with Teutonic efficiency.