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  1. GALAXY: Beckham corner is MLS's top goal

    Scott French

    David Beckham's strike directly from a corner kick in last weekend's 2-1 victory over Chicago is Major League Soccer's Goal of the Week after a tight triumph in online voting at the league's website. Beckham netted the winning goal in the 66th min...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  2. Save of the Week: Donovan Ricketts

    Scott French

    Galaxy goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts won the vote for Major League Soccer's Save of the Week, the league announced Friday, for his superb 80th-minute foot save of Kenny Cooper's volley in last weekend's 3-0 victory over the Portland Timbers. Two Galax...

    Blog | April 29, 2011
  3. GALAXY: Keane, defense worth 3 points

    Scott French

    Robbie Keane celebrated his 32nd birthday Sunday with two goals to end a two-game Galaxy skid and restore some of the momentum from that three-game run a couple of weeks ago. The Irishman might have had a third, but two was more than enough for L....

    Blog | July 08, 2012
  4. GALAXY: Donovan wins weekly honor

    Scott French

    A rejuvenated Landon Donovan, whose sparkling play led to three goals, two assists and Galaxy victories last week over Real Salt Lake and Vancouver, was voted Major League Soccer's Player of the Week. It's the 13th time Donovan, who debuted in MLS i...

    Blog | June 25, 2012
  5. Donovan's actions: louder than his words?

    Scott French

    Landon Donovan's phenomenal performance in the U.S. national team's rout of Scotland on Saturday night rang loud and true, each of his three goals providing context to his remarks last week that intimated he no longer has the hunger, the commitment, ...

    Blog | May 27, 2012
  6. Cardozo gives Monterrey CCL title

    Scott French

    Monterrey repeated as CONCACAF Champions League titlist Wednesday night, but it sure wasn't simple. With star striker Humbero Suazo, author of both goals in last week's first leg, suspended for the title-series finale, the Rayados created nearly n...

    Blog | April 25, 2012
  7. GALAXY: Keane goal not enough for Villa

    Scott French

    Robbie Keane scored his third goal since joining Aston Villa on a 6.5-week loan from the Galaxy, but his volley at the finish of the first half wasn't enough in a 2-1 English Premier League loss at Newcastle United. Keane completed a vibrant first ha...

    Blog | February 05, 2012
  8. Keane lifts Villa; tie for Donovan

    Scott French

    Robbie Keane brilliantly feted his first start for Aston Villa with a pair of goals, lifting the Birmingham club to a 3-2 victory Saturday at Wolverhampton. The Irish striker, on a 6.5-week loan from the Galaxy, tallied in the 51st and 84th minutes...

    Blog | January 21, 2012
  9. GALAXY: Sounders' loss delivers Shield

    Scott French

    The Galaxy will have one fewer goal to accomplish when they return to action next week: The Supporters' Shield is theirs following the Seattle Sounders' loss Saturday night. L.A. took possession of its second straight regular-season championship w...

    Blog | October 08, 2011
  10. GALAXY: Juninho gives L.A. CCL life

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy found redemption when they most needed it Wednesday night, washing away the frustration and injustice of the past few weeks with a stoppage-time goal that delivered a must-have victory in their biggest showdown of the season. An...

    Blog | September 29, 2011
  11. GALAXY: Winning's a must, no matter the calls

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy's failure to reach the knockout stage of the CONCACAF Champions League would be remembered primarily for the phantom offside call that cost them a would-be winning goal two weeks ago at Morelia. If they do move on, it will be ...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  12. L.A. BLUES: Rivera goals end skid

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues finally found their way out of a funk Sunday, but, of course, not until they'd conceded an early lead. That surely would have cost them points the last few weeks, but not this time. Cesar Rivera scored two more goals, the second on a...

    Blog | July 17, 2011
  13. GALAXY: Magee wins for MLS's best save

    Scott French

    Another day, another honor for Mike Magee. The Galaxy forward/midfielder, whose turn in goal last weekend in San Jose has become the stuff of legend, added to his Player of the Week honor by winning an online ballot for Major League Soccer's Save ...

    Blog | July 01, 2011
  14. MLS Power Rankings: Worth watching II

    Scott French

    It's been a feast of great goals in Major League Soccer the last couple of weeks, even with so many stars away at the CONCACAF Gold Cup and for other international duty, and here's a few from last week that have to be seen. Galaxy midfielder Junin...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  15. LOCALS: UCLA's Hoffman honored

    Scott French

    UCLA's Chandler Hoffman is the USL Premier Development League's player of the week after scoring five goals in three Orange County Blue Star victories last week. The junior forward from Birmingham, Ala., scored a hat trick in Blue Star's 5-2 romp ov...

    Blog | June 16, 2011
  16. MLS Power Rankings, Week 13

    Scott French

    Some weeks on Major League Soccer's calendar are filled with thrillers, or at the very least two or three really good games. Then there's last week. Ten games, a dozen goals, a lot of tedious soccer. Sometimes it's just like that, but with near...

    Blog | June 08, 2011