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  1. GALAXY: A history vs. Real Madrid

    Scott French

    The Galaxy's Aug. 2 friendly against Real Madrid at Home Depot Center, which was announced Monday, will be the fourth meeting between the teams as Jose Mourinho brings the Merengues back to Southern California for the third straight preseason. The...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  2. Wambach is a FIFA finalist

    Scott French

    Hermosa Beach's Abby Wambach is a finalist for FIFA's Ballon d'Or women's player-of-the-year honor, joining former L.A. Sol forward Marta and Japan's Homare Sawa, who has starred in both U.S. pro league's, among the top three. Wambach, 31, was the...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  3. Best Bets Nov. 11/12: What to watch

    Scott French

    FRIDAY, NOV. 11 TELEVISION 2012 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFYING Portugal at Bosnia & Herzegovina ESPN Deportes, 10:55 a.m. Cristiano Ronaldo and his fellow Portuguese stars are 180 minutes from Euro 2012, and to fail to advance would b...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  4. GALAXY: The big, simple difference

    Scott French

    The bliss for soccer fans when Real Madrid, or any team of such caliber, comes to visit -- not that that list is a lengthy one -- has nothing to do with whether the friendlies are competitive (the more so the better, of course) nor some desire to see...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  5. Real Madrid 'at home' in L.A.

    Scott French

    CENTURY CITY -- Real Madrid began its preseason work Tuesday morning at UCLA, the first steps, the Merengues hope, toward taking down European champion Barcelona in Spain's La Liga and UEFA's Champions League in the coming season. They'll be in L.A....

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  6. CHIVAS USA: Red Bulls clash will not move

    Scott French

    Major League Soccer looked into moving Chivas USA's game July 16 against the New York Red Bulls because it conflicted with the Galaxy's friendly against Real Madrid about a dozen miles up the Harbor Freeway. The Goats weren't interested. Club co-...

    Blog | July 02, 2011
  7. Real Madrid to bring star-studded team

    Scott French

    Real Madrid's roster for its preseason U.S. tour, including an 11-day camp at UCLA, is out, and -- as one might expect from a preseason roster -- it features all of the club's biggest stars: Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Iker Casillas, Xabi Alonso, Ricard...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  8. MLS looking into Galaxy-Chivas conflict

    Scott French

    The Galaxy's friendly with Real Madrid could force Southern California soccer fans into a tough decision. Do you want to see Cristiano Ronaldo or Thierry Henry? That's the situation after Major League Soccer, through its marketing arm, confirmed a...

    Blog | May 27, 2011
  9. Beckham makes most $$$, Forbes says

    Scott French

    David Beckham again tops Forbes magazine's list of soccer's top earners, hauling down $40 million in salary, bonuses and endorsements. The Galaxy midfielder also was No. 1 on last year's list, also at $40 million. He's one of three Englishmen in t...

    Blog | April 22, 2011
  10. Best Bets March 3/4: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, MARCH 3 TELEVISION SPANISH LA LIGA Malaga at Real Madrid ESPN Deportes, 12:55 p.m. Here's a chance to see Cristiano Ronaldo and his mates destroy an overmatched foe. Real is destined to second place in Spain (but might win Europ...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  11. Best Bets Jan. 20/21: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, JAN. 20 TELEVISION SPANISH COPA DEL REY Real Madrid at Atletico Madrid GolTV, 1 p.m. Sergio Ramos, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mesut Oezil scored in the first leg. Real Madrid will meet Sevilla in the semifinals of Spain's top club co...

    Blog | January 19, 2011
  12. Ballon d'Or balloting: The real blast

    Scott French

    What we learned from FIFA's Ballon d'Or festivities Monday night in Zurich: Mongolians love Abby Wambach. The Hermosa Beach-based striker picked up eight first-place votes in the Women's Player of the Year contest, and two came from Mongolian women'...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  13. Bets of Jan. 3/4: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    MONDAY, JAN. 3 TELEVISION SPANISH LA LIGA Real Madrid at Getafe GolTV, 1 p.m. Jose Mourinho is begging management to buy him a top forward -- only Cristiano Ronaldo, with 17 league goals in 16 games, is finishing consistently for Real -- ...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  14. 2010: A royal visit ... and one tough year

    Scott French

    Our countdown of 2010's top 10 soccer stories and newsmakers -- from a Southern California slant -- continues. Stories/No. 9: Real Madrid's visit The gap between Major League Soccer's best and the world's finest clubs has rarely been more aptl...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  15. Best Bets Oct. 26/27: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    TUESDAY, OCT. 26 TELEVISION SPANISH COPA DEL REY Real Madrid at Real Murcia GolTV, 11 a.m. Cristiano Ronaldo has been unstoppable for Real, which under Jose Mourinho could win the "treble" -- including Spain's cup title. ENGLISH LE...

    Blog | October 26, 2010
  16. Cristiano Ronaldo leads Real Madrid past America

    Scott French

    Cristiano Ronaldo scored one goal and set up two more as Real Madrid began its West Coast tour Wednesday night with a 3-2 triumph over Mexico's Club America in front of 47,338 fans at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. The Spanish powerhouse, whi...

    Blog | August 04, 2010