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  1. 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
  2. OLYMPICS: Matchups are no concern

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Mexico's plan to qualify for the London Olympics is simple: beat everybody. That would certainly do it, and if El Tri's path grew more strenuous with Canada's upset of the U.S., well, no problem. That was Luis Fernando Tena's take after Me...

    Blog | March 26, 2012
  3. OLYMPICS: Ailing Tri look to avoid U.S.

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Luis Fernando Tena feted Mexico's one-sided victory in its Olympic qualifying opener by surveying his squad to see who might be available for game two. Four Mexicans limped off with injuries during a 7-1 dismantling of Trinidad & Tob...

    Blog | March 24, 2012
  4. OLYMPICS: Simple task for Mexico?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Ghost of Olympic Qualifiers Past haunts Mexico, so to speak, only when the media is around. And so it was Thursday, when Luis Fernando Tena, head coach of El Tri's under-23 national team, was greeted by cameras and tape recorders in a r...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  5. CHIVAS USA: Angel is in the fold

    Scott French

    Juan Pablo Angel will be ready to take the field when Chivas USA opens its season Sunday against Houston at Home Depot Center. The Colombian striker signed his contract Thursday, general manager Jose Domene confirmed in a text message to ESPN Los Ang...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  6. GALAXY: Garcia sticks with L.A.

    Scott French

    TORONTO -- Rafael Garcia, whose San Fernando Valley exploits revealed him as one of Southern California's most promising young players, will get his shot at the big time. The central midfielder from Canoga Park and Cal State Northridge survived pr...

    Blog | March 06, 2012
  7. PREPS: Fremont prevails in OT

    Scott French

    Fremont High School won its first CIF Los Angeles City Section boys soccer title in nearly two decades Saturday night, but it took just a little longer than the Pathfinders thought it would. Emmanuel Corona's bicycle kick seven minutes into overti...

    Blog | March 04, 2012
  8. PREPS: CIF finals scores

    Scott French

    CIF LOS ANGELES CITY SECTION Saturday's results Boys Large Schools Fremont (Los Angeles) 2, San Fernando 1, OT Small Schools Sun Valley 2, East Valley (North Hollywood) 1 Girls Divisional El Camino Real (Woodland Hills) 6, Palisades (Pacif...

    Blog | March 03, 2012
  9. PREPS: ECR, Palisades in title rematch

    Scott French

    Chatsworth High School was given a second chance when Granada Hills reported it had used an ineligible player in the CIF Los Angeles City Section girls soccer playoffs. That chance didn't last long. Top-seeded El Camino Real (21-2-2) romped int...

    Blog | February 29, 2012
  10. PREPS: CIF semifinal scores

    Scott French

    Here are the scores from Tuesday's CIF Southern Section and Los Angeles City Section semifinal soccer games: BOYS CIF LOS ANGELES CITY SECTION Large Schools Fremont (Los Angeles) 2, Bell 1 San Fernando 2, Narbonne (Gardena) 1 Small Schools...

    Blog | February 28, 2012
  11. GALAXY: Keane trains with Aston Villa

    Scott French

    Robbie Keane's loan deal to Aston Villa hasn't yet been finalized, but the Galaxy's striker is in Birmingham and trained Monday with the Villans' first team. The Irish forward is expected to join the English Premier League club on a seven-week loan ...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  12. Keane deal appears imminent

    Scott French

    Aston Villa's bid to acquire Galaxy forward Robbie Keane in a two-month loan deal appears to be near completion, with speculation in the British and Irish press that the move will be finalized by early next week. Villa manager Alex McLeish suggested...

    Blog | January 06, 2012
  13. No. 9: Mexico's league, on our doorstep

    Scott French

    Counting down the 11 biggest 2011 stories in Southern California soccer ... Fans of the Mexican Primera Division have always been in fairly decent shape around these parts. We get every single game on television, which ought to sate the throngs of...

    Blog | December 24, 2011
  14. COLLEGE: Bruins beaten on PKs

    Scott French

    UCLA stood five minutes from a chance to play for another NCAA soccer championship. Turns out their destiny led somewhere else. The Bruins on Friday night twice watched leads slip away in the second half, lost their homecoming hero to heavy cramps...

    Blog | December 10, 2011
  15. COLLEGE: Bruins living the dream

    Scott French

    LOS ANGELES -- Chandler Hoffman was heading home to Birmingham, and he was bringing a couple dozen of his best college buddies with him. They hope to return to L.A. with an NCAA trophy. Hoffman, a sure-to-be All-American striker, leads UCLA int...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  16. COLLEGE: UCLA returns to final four

    Scott French

    UCLA is headed to its 13th NCAA College Cup after Reed Williams' goal in overtime paid back Louisville for last year's quarterfinal thriller. Williams (Newport Beach/Corona del Mar HS) scored 91 seconds into the second extra period to send the fourt...

    Blog | December 03, 2011