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  1. GALAXY: Big challenge in Quakes rematch

    Scott French

    There are so many iconic moments from California Clasicos past: San Jose's five-goal rally in Major League Soccer's 2003 playoffs Landon Donovan's bitter 2005 return to Spartan Stadium The Galaxy's 3-1 road triumph over the best-in-the-league...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  2. LOCALS: Four sign in Guatemala

    Scott French

    Deportivo Coatepeque has plans to challenge Guatemala's soccer elite, and one step toward that is bringing top Guatemalan-Americans players to the club. Signing three from Southern California, plus a Cameroonian striker based in L.A., is the first st...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  3. GALAXY: CCL rematch with PR Islanders

    Scott French

    The Galaxy's first trip to the CONCACAF Champions League was over right as it started, thanks to a second-tier club from the Caribbean that wasn't supposed to provide a challenge. Now L.A. gets another stab at the Puerto Rico Islanders, who on Thu...

    Blog | June 21, 2012
  4. GALAXY: Is result secondary at RSL?

    Scott French

    There might be no more difficult road game in Major League Soccer than against Real Salt Lake, a combination of atmosphere, altitude and the fact the home team is probably the best side in the league. It's the challenge facing the Galaxy following...

    Blog | June 19, 2012
  5. CHIVAS: Cardozo responds to challenge

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Chivas USA's coaches issued a challenge to Paolo Cardozo as the team returned to full-time training this week, something along the lines of let's see something more concrete from all that skill. The Argentine midfielder obliged them Frid...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  6. Becks on Galaxy facing Real Madrid

    Scott French

    Beckham says Real Madrid should expect a quality game from the MLS side in this year's World Football Challenge....

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  7. CHIVAS USA: What's needed? It's simple

    Scott French

    There's not a lot of sense in complicating the challenges facing Chivas USA, and midfielder Nick LaBrocca tends to get right to the point, as he did after the Goats' 4-0 disaster Saturday night at Colorado. "We just need to start focusing on winning...

    Blog | April 29, 2012
  8. Cardozo pledges 'future' to Goats

    Scott French

    Paolo Cardozo acknowledges that it feels a little weird to be on the other side of Home Depot Center following Tuesday's trade to Chivas USA from the Galaxy, but he's embracing his newest challenge and says wants to do what he can to bring the Goats ...

    Blog | April 11, 2012
  9. April 3/4: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    TUESDAY, APRIL 3 TELEVISION WOMEN'S INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY United States vs. Brazil ESPN2, 4 a.m. Diamond Bar's Alex Morgan has a dozen goals in 2012, and she leads the U.S. in its second Kirin Challenge Cup clash, the Americans' fi...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  10. Alex Morgan scores again in Japan tie

    Scott French

    Alex Morgan can't be stopped. The explosive forward from Diamond Bar netted her 12th goal of the year for the U.S. women's national team Sunday to give the Americans a 1-1 draw with Japan in the opener of the Kirin Challenge Cup in Sendai, Japan. Mo...

    Blog | April 01, 2012
  11. WPS: What is the impact on L.A.?

    Scott French

    Women's Professional Soccer this week canceled its 2012 season in response to some tricky financial and legal challenges, and if that's it for America's second try at a pro women's league, there's going to be some fallout locally. Southern Califor...

    Blog | February 01, 2012
  12. GALAXY: Berhalter heads to Hammarby

    Scott French

    Gregg Berhalter's Galaxy connections, obviously, have paved the road toward his first professional head-coaching job, but he dives headlong into a sizable challenge with wisdom gained from a career spent largely in Europe. Berhalter was hired Monday...

    Blog | December 12, 2011
  13. INDOOR: Bolts have to wait for win

    Scott French

    ANAHEIM -- The Anaheim Bolts' first official victory couldn't have been easier -- nor more of a challenge. And it took far longer than it should have. The Bolts scored the first six goals, then hung on to hand the Turlock Express their first PASL ...

    Blog | December 03, 2011
  14. Keane's Ireland given devastating draw

    Scott French

    Galaxy forward Robbie Keane is anxiously awaiting next year's European Championship after captaining Ireland to its first finals in 24 years. Now he knows the challenge ahead, and it's sure not an easy one. The Irish were drawn Friday into Euro 2...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  15. GALAXY: L.A. answered the challenges

    Scott French

    CARSON -- What might be most impressive about the Galaxy's conquests this season aren't the victories (28, with just eight losses, in 46 competitive matches) or the hardware (MLS Cup and Supporters' Shield) or even -- and this probably was the highes...

    Blog | November 27, 2011
  16. GALAXY: Red Bulls ready for the best

    Scott French

    MONTCLAIR, N.J. -- The New York Red Bulls understand the magnitude of the challenge they face, and there's no question they believe they're up for it. The last team to qualify for Major League Soccer's postseason plans to be the final team standing ...

    Blog | October 30, 2011