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  1. GALAXY: Celtic also an option for Keane

    Scott French

    If Robbie Keane doesn't accept a loan deal with English club Aston Villa, he might have an opportunity to the north. The Scottish Sun reported Wednesday that Glasgow giant Celtic could offer the Galaxy forward a two-month deal if talks with Villa co...

    Blog | January 04, 2012
  2. Best Bets Sept. 15/16: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, SEPT. 15 TELEVISION UEFA EUROPA LEAGUE Celtic (Scotland) at Atletico Madrid (Spain) GolTV, noon The Spaniards won Europe's No. 2 club competition the season before last, and they're huge favorites, of course, in this Group I opene...

    Blog | September 15, 2011
  3. EUROPE: Edu wins a title, Kljestan doesn't

    Scott French

    Fontana's Maurice Edu is celebrating a championship. Huntington Beach's Sacha Kljestan is ruing what might have been. Edu and Rangers FC clinched the Scottish Premier League title Sunday, routing Kilmarnock, 5-1, to finish one point ahead of Celtic ...

    Blog | May 16, 2011
  4. EUROPE: Edu, Rangers can turn gift into title

    Scott French

    Rangers FC was supposed to be sniffing after archrival Celtic FC by now, two points off the pace with two games to go and virtually no hope of claiming their 54th Scottish title this year. Now the Blues, with Fontana's Maurice Edu a midfield fixture...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  5. EUROPE: Maurice Edu, Rangers back on top

    Scott French

    It's a fluke of scheduling more than anything else, but Rangers FC, with Fontana's Maurice Edu making big contributions, is back atop the Scottish Premier League standings. The Blues toppled Aberdeen and St. Mirren last week to go to 25-5-2 for 77 p...

    Blog | April 19, 2011
  6. EUROPE: Perfect week for Maurice Edu, Rangers

    Scott French

    Could the past week have gone any better for Rangers FC? The Scottish champs bounced back from the previous weekend's debacle against Old Firm rival Celtic to claim a spot in the UEFA Europa League's last 16 -- in most dramatic fashion, and through ...

    Blog | February 28, 2011
  7. EUROPE: Rangers' title hopes dimming

    Scott French

    Rangers FC's back-to-back Scottish Premier League titles might not get another "-to-back." Sunday's 3-0 loss in the fourth of seven "Old Firm" meetings this season with archival Celtic FC has left Gers on the verge of elimination in two competitions....

    Blog | February 21, 2011
  8. EUROPE: Maurice Edu caps Rangers' win

    Scott French

    Fontana's Maurice Edu made it clear he's back, scoring a sizzling finale as Rangers FC kept pace with Celtic atop the Scottish Premier League standings with a 4-0 romp over Hamilton. Edu (Etiwanda HS), who missed two months with a knee injury, was...

    Blog | January 16, 2011
  9. EUROPE: Maurice Edu return on hold -- for Celtic?

    Scott French

    Rangers FC finally got a game in, after four postponements because of horrid winter weather, but something was missing from the Scottish champions' 4-1 Boxing Day romp at Motherwell. Maurice Edu. The central midfielder from Fontana, out since sus...

    Blog | December 27, 2010
  10. Best Bets Nov. 29/30: What and where

    Scott French

    MONDAY, NOV. 29 TELEVISION SPANISH LA LIGA Real Madrid at Barcelona ESPN, 11:55 a.m. There are certainly rivalries that, uh, rival this one -- Rangers-Celtic, Boca-River, Red Star-Partizan -- but not in this sense: pure quality. These are...

    Blog | November 28, 2010
  11. EUROPE: Knee injury knocks down Maurice Edu

    Scott French

    Fontana's Maurice Edu was taken off the field on a stretcher after suffering a knee injury in the first half of Rangers FC's 3-0 Scottish Premier League loss Wednesday to visiting Hibernian and will be examined more fully Thursday morning. Edu (Etiw...

    Blog | November 10, 2010
  12. Scott French: Galaxy-Chivas USA rivalry talking points

    Scott French

    The Galaxy-Chivas USA soccer rivalry has been bitter from the start, according to those who would know best.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2010
  13. Welcome to 'Football Futbol Soccer'

    Scott French

    Welcome to ESPN Los Angeles' blog covering the "beautiful game" -- football, futbol or soccer, whatever you prefer -- across Southern California and beyond. Yes, it's about the Los Angeles Galaxy and Chivas USA, the region's Major League Soccer clu...

    Blog | Conversation | March 25, 2010