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  1. U.S. aims to close gap on Mexico, the world

    Scott French

    MEXICO CITY -- The United States hopes its historic victory at Estadio Azteca is a precursor of sorts, but nobody is mistaking it as a shift in the balance within the region's primary rivalry. The gap separating the Americans from Mexico remains inta...

    Blog | August 16, 2012
  2. Pearce on Beckham: I know how much it meant to him

    Scott French

    Stuart Pearce is convinced he's made the correct decision in not including David Beckham on Great Britain's 18-man roster for the London Olympics, but that doesn't mean he has no empathy for the Galaxy star. And there's a chance, indeed slim, that B...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  3. GALAXY: Pearce chose GB team on form

    Scott French

    Stuart Pearce on Monday officially unveiled Great Britain's 18-man Olympic roster, and, sure enough, David Beckham wasn't on the list. The over-23 players, as reported last week, are Liverpool's Craig Bellamy, Manchester United's Ryan Giggs and Manch...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  4. No Olympics for Beckham

    Scott French

    David Beckham will not be playing for the unified Great Britain team at the London Olympics. Manager Stuart Pearce, who was at Home Depot Center to watch Beckham in L.A.'s 1-0 victory 11 days ago, had been expected to select the 37-year-old legend a...

    Blog | June 28, 2012
  5. Morgan, Wambach do it again

    Scott French

    There's no stopping Alex Morgan these days. Ditto Abby Wambach. Both scored two more goals Monday to lead the U.S. women's national team to a 4-1 rout of Japan in an Olympic tuneup in Halmstad, Sweden. Morgan, from Diamond Bar, netted her 16th an...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  6. Beckham for Team GB, reports say

    Scott French

    David Beckham is going to the Olympics. That's the word according to English tabloid Daily Mail, which reported Thursday that it "can reveal that the Leytonstone-born England icon is included in the Great Britain squad Stuart Pearce will submit to F...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  7. Olympic roster out, Morgan strikes again

    Scott French

    Alex Morgan made the U.S. Olympic roster, which was never in doubt, so she celebrated with the usual aplomb. The striker from Diamond Bar scored two more goals Sunday evening to lead the U.S. women's national team past China, 4-1, before a sellout...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  8. SUPERCLASICO: Becks' focus: a flame

    Scott French

    The Galaxy, its White House visit now a warm memory, and Chivas USA, still making sense of an is-it-done-or-not trade for Danny Califf, have a big date this weekend: the first of three SuperClasico meetings at Home Depot Center. That's the focus f...

    Blog | May 16, 2012
  9. GALAXY: Beckham no Olympic certainty

    Scott French

    David Beckham has made no secret of his desire to play for a unified Great Britain side at this summer's London Olympics, which will take place in his hometown. Sounds like he'll have to earn the honor. G.B. manager Stuart Pearce told BBC Sport that...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  10. OLYMPICS: U.S. finds out its foes

    Scott French

    The U.S. women's national team was paired with familiar opposition in Tuesday's Olympic soccer draw. All three first-round foes were on the Americans' path to last year's Women's World Cup title game. They were draw with WWC group foes Colombia and ...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  11. OLYMPICS: H.B.'s Duffy will officiate

    Scott French

    Still a couple of months before Pia Sundhage has to decide on her 18-woman roster for the Olympics, but five Americans know they're headed to London for the soccer competition. Huntington Beach's Marlene Duffy and four other referees were invited ...

    Blog | April 20, 2012
  12. OLYMPICS: Ponce gives Mexico the crown

    Scott French

    Mexico heads to the Olympics as CONCACAF's under-23 champion. Honduras goes to London with two players suspended. That's the upshot from Monday's title game in the region's Olympic qualifying tournament, in which El Tri prevailed, 2-1, on Miguel Ang...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  13. OLYMPICS: Mexico, Honduras qualify

    Scott French

    Mexico and Honduras are headed to the Olympics in men's soccer after winning semifinal showdowns Saturday at CONCACAF's qualifying tournament in Kansas City, Kan. Gerson Rodas scored twice in overtime as Honduras overcame Central American rival El...

    Blog | March 31, 2012
  14. CHIVAS: Villafaņa back after Oly failure

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Jorge Villafana is trying to keep his mind off what occurred Monday night in Nashville, but he wasn't about to escape so easily back into practice with Chivas USA. Peter Vagenas, a 2000 Olympian, made sure to give the 22-year-old defende...

    Blog | March 28, 2012
  15. OLYMPICS: Mexico, Honduras are 1-2

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Everything went according to plan in the final Group B doubleheader in CONCACAF's Olympic qualifying tournament, with Mexico claiming the top spot, Honduras advancing to winner-takes-all semifinals as the No. 2 side -- and both likely to cl...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  16. OLYMPICS: No 'guarantee' for Honduras

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Honduras will play Saturday for a Olympic berth, and it won't have to go through the United States to get to London. The Catrachos claimed their berth in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying semifinals with a 2-0 victory Tuesday night over Tr...

    Blog | March 27, 2012