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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. GALAXY: Keane to Villa? Or just Spurs?

    Scott French

    Robbie Keane is returning to English football -- that has been confirmed. That prospective loan deal to Aston Villa? That's something else. Keane, 31, is joining Tottenham, the London-based club he left in August to sign with the Galaxy, for trainin...

    Blog | January 03, 2012
  4. GALAXY: Is Beckham in Paris to sign?

    Scott French

    David Beckham hasn't signed with Paris Saint-Germain and, disputing French claims, isn't in the French capital, one of his spokesmen told Sky Sports on Saturday. France Football magazine claimed the Galaxy midfielder and his family landed at Le Bour...

    Blog | December 17, 2011
  5. GALAXY: Keane's not Hollywood, or is he?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Why might Robbie Keane favor a couple of years in L.A. over the skill, strength, intensity and atmosphere of proper football in England? Aside from weather? He says it's about new challenges, new opportunities, a desire to do something tha...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  6. Best Bets Aug. 6/7: What to watch

    Scott French

    SATURDAY, AUG. 6 TELEVISION CLUB FRIENDLY Barcelona (Spain) vs. America (Mexico) ESPN and ESPN Deportes, 1 p.m. The pressure's on America in this World Football Challenge friendly after its archrival, Guadalajara, buried Europe's champs i...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  7. Best Bets Aug. 3/4: What to watch

    Scott French

    WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3 TELEVISION CLUB FRIENDLY Guadalajara (Mexico) vs. Barcelona (Spain) ESPN2 and Galavision, 5 p.m. Chivas pushed back its visit to Tijuana by a month to play in this World Football Challenge friendly against Europe's champ...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  8. Best Bets July 30/31: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SATURDAY, JULY 30 TELEVISION CLUB FRIENDLY Barcelona (Spain) vs. Manchester United (England) ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, 4 p.m. The highlight of the World Football Challenge -- of all the summer friendlies on U.S. soil -- is a rematch ...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  9. Best Bets July 28/29: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, JULY 28 TELEVISION CLUB FRIENDLY Juventus (Italy) vs. Guadalajara (Mexico) ESPN2 and Galavision, 5 p.m. The World Football Challenge continues from Raleigh, N.C., where The Old Lady of Italian calcio takes on its second Me...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  10. GALAXY: Mostly positives vs. Man City

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Officially, Manchester City won Saturday afternoon's friendly against the Galaxy, prevailing on penalty kicks following a 1-1 draw. But it felt like a victory for L.A., who were the better side in the second half, rallied on a superb Mike M...

    Blog | July 24, 2011
  11. GALAXY: Balotelli's disrespect dealt with

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Mario Balotelli took a defense-splitting pass from David Silva and bore down 1-on-1 with Galaxy goalkeeper Josh Saunders. One touch and Manchester City's lead would be two goals not quite a half-hour into its friendly Sunday afternoon at Ho...

    Blog | July 24, 2011
  12. GALAXY: Man City friendly not 'that important'

    Scott French

    MARINA DEL REY -- Bruce Arena has seen how badly Major League Soccer's clubs are being pummeled by European royalty, but in preseason form, during the World Football Challenge series of exhibitions, and his reaction is simple. Who cares? He talked...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  13. Best Bets: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    MONDAY, JULY 18 TELEVISION CLUB FRIENDLY Manchester City (England) at Vancouver Whitecaps ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes, 7 p.m. This World Football Challenge friendly already has caused havoc, with heavy rains turning Empire Stadium's temporary...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  14. 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
  15. MLS Power Rankings, Week 18: Second choice

    Scott French

    Major League Soccer is on the backburner for the next few weeks, thanks to all these high-powered European clubs that have arrived for preseason training, including what are, arguably, the three biggest: Barcelona, Manchester United and Real Madrid. ...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  16. Not all of Man City's stars are here

    Scott French

    Manchester City FC arrived in So Cal for training last weekend. Now we know who the Blues are. And who they aren't. The English Premier League club's roster for three games in the World Football Challenge series of exhibitions -- including the Jul...

    Blog | July 14, 2011