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  1. La Volpe emulating Barcelona path at Chivas

    Tom Marshall

    Degrees of soccer separation. Aspiring coach Josep Guardiola gushed in his praise of Ricardo La Volpe's Mexico defense in the 2006 World Cup group game against Iran. It wasn't about "getting stuck in," or "winning the first ball," as you can prob...

    Blog | April 17, 2014
  2. Signs of Chivas revival continue

    Tom Marshall

    The playoffs are still on for Chivas. And with the optimism that has swept through the club since Ricardo La Volpe took over the club as coach on April 2, you wouldn't bet against them making the postseason. Sunday's 1-1 draw against Morelia m...

    Blog | April 14, 2014
  3. La Volpe slowly wielding his influence on Chivas

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- New manager Ricardo La Volpe has hit the positive notes that Chivas fans have wanted to hear so far in his short reign as coach of Guadalajara. The Argentine made his name in Mexico primarily through his work in molding a young, ex...

    Blog | April 11, 2014
  4. Dream start for La Volpe in charge of Chivas

    Tom Marshall

    The cliche of a week being a long time in football may appear lazy, but it aptly suits Chivas over the past seven days. The club has gone from being destroyed at home by bitter rivals Club America 4-0 last Sunday, to a morale-boosting 3-1 road win ov...

    Blog | April 07, 2014
  5. La Volpe takes reins at Chivas

    Tom Marshall

    The conveyor belt of coaches at Guadalajara has shunted along once again. Out goes Jose Luis "Guero" Real following Chivas' 4-0 home loss to Club America on Sunday and in comes former Mexico manager Ricardo La Volpe. It is the club's 21st coac...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  6. El Tri Hot List: America's El Tri legion on the rise

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- There were two big news stories this week in Mexican soccer in relation to the national team. One took place at the Estadio Omnilife in Guadalajara, where America defeated Chivas 4-0 in the Clasico Nacional, while the other was...

    Blog | April 01, 2014
  7. Chivas fall apart in Clįsico Nacional

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico - Chivas were the bait that a dormant Club America were waiting for, and Las Aguilas finally came to life under coach Antonio Mohamed, handing Chivas a reality check in Mexico's Clasico Nacional on Sunday. While the 4-0 score ...

    Blog | March 31, 2014
  8. Chivas players with a national team point to prove vs. America

    Tom Marshall

    If Chivas ever needed a win in a Clasico Nacional against America to divert a little attention from negative issues, it is this Sunday. This week, all the attention on the club has been focused on the fallout following the violence of Chivas fans ...

    Blog | March 28, 2014
  9. Violent scenes mar Clasico Tapatio

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- Chivas drew 1-1 on Saturday with Guadalajara rivals Atlas in the Clasico Tapatio, but it was what happened off the field that will live in the memory and likely have severe repercussions. Late in the second half, from this reporter...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  10. Clasico Tapatio in need of more quality

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- April 24, 1955. Chivas were 3-0 up early in a game against Atlas and goalkeeper Jaime "Tubo" Gomez was apparently bored of not seeing much action in that particular edition of the Clasico Tapatio. So, when a fan passed him a carto...

    Blog | March 21, 2014
  11. Chivas level with America after much-needed win vs. Leon

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- It felt like one collective sigh of relief when Giovani Hernandez latched onto a defense-splitting through-ball by Israel Castro and beat Leon goalkeeper William Yarbrough at his near post to open the scoring for Chivas on Sund...

    Blog | March 17, 2014
  12. Vegara: Chivas relegated over my dead body

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- The prospect of relegation at Chivas continues to be swerved by the club. Jorge Vergara reportedly stated this week that the team would go down to Mexico's second division "over my dead body" in a talk to a group of students...

    Blog | March 14, 2014
  13. Real under pressure as Chivas slump to defeat

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- Chivas have now gone 279 minutes without scoring a goal in the Liga MX and put in their worst performance this Clausura season during Friday's 2-0 loss against Club Tijuana in the Estadio Caliente. Chivas had 63 percent of possessio...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  14. Chivas fail to entertain in listless Tigres draw

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA -- It seems that every time Chivas have attracted a big crowd recently, the team fails to entertain. Sunday's 0-0 draw in front of a lively Estadio Omnilife (28,696 was the official attendance) fit exactly into that category. It was a ...

    Blog | March 03, 2014
  15. Marco Fabian to return to Chivas?

    Tom Marshall

    The turn from 2013 to 2014 seems to have marked a line in the sand for Marco Fabian. Gone, at least for now, are the days of negativity, punctuated by inconsistency and regular rumors in Guadalajara about his penchant for partying. Instead, Fabian ha...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  16. What does Vergara selling Chivas USA mean for Guadalajara?

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Jorge Vergara and Angelica Fuentes sold Chivas USA to Major League Soccer on Thursday, ending a rocky relationship that had been the writing on the wall for a long time. Not since 2009 had the team made the playoffs and the...

    Blog | February 20, 2014