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  1. June 8/9: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    FRIDAY, JUNE 8 TELEVISION 2012 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP Greece at Poland ESPN, 8:30 a.m./ESPN Deportes, 8:40 a.m. The world's second greatest soccer event kicks off with the co-hosts taking on the 2004 winners. Neither is among the Euro 2012 f...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  2. CHIVAS USA: 'Sueño' back in Carson

    Scott French

    "Sueno MLS," Major League Soccer's reality-television search for untapped talent, returns to Home Depot Center this year, and Chivas USA is one of three participating clubs. The Goats staged the program's greatest success story, unearthing inaugur...

    Blog | March 25, 2012
  3. GALAXY: Meyer's debut is a plus

    Scott French

    CARSON -- There were a number of positives in the Galaxy's Major League Soccer-opening loss Saturday night to Real Salt Lake. The greatest might have been the performance of the rookie. Tommy Meyer, a central defender taken at the close of the fir...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  4. Feb. 18/19: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SATURDAY, FEB. 18 TELEVISION ENGLISH F.A. CUP Blackpool at Everton Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 7 a.m. Landon Donovan's second loan deal to Everton ends with a fifth-round clash in the world's oldest and greatest national knockout t...

    Blog | February 18, 2012
  5. GALAXY: Preseason 2012 quick look

    Scott French

    CARSON -- David Beckham's signing, made official last week, answered the greatest of offseason questions for the Galaxy. As the club heads into preseason training, with its first on-field session slated for Monday morning at Home Depot Center, there'...

    Blog | January 22, 2012
  6. Best Bets Jan. 9/10: What to watch

    Scott French

    MONDAY, JAN. 9 TELEVISION ENGLISH F.A. CUP Leeds United at Arsenal Fox Soccer Channel and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m. Thierry Henry, the greatest scorer in Arsenal's long, rich history, returns to the Gunners on loan from the New York Red Bull...

    Blog | January 08, 2012
  7. GALAXY: Friedel slams Donovan

    Scott French

    One of America's greatest goalkeepers had some sharp words for Landon Donovan earlier this week, setting alight soccer message boards and blogs. UCLA product Brad Friedel, 40, a former U.S. national team star who has played in England since 1997 and...

    Blog | December 08, 2011
  8. EUROPE: Armenia aims for playoff

    Scott French

    Pasadena's Yura Movsisyan wants to lead Armenia to its greatest achievement in the world's game, and a couple of victories in the next week will have the Highlanders on the verge of completing that mission. They're chasing Ireland (and Russia) as ...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  9. MLS Power Rankings, Week 29: Who's in and out

    Scott French

    Three of 10 Major League Soccer postseason slots have been filled, only one team is out of contention, and the regular season heads into its final four weeks, we could be treated the the greatest race in league history. Not at the top, where it'll...

    Blog | September 28, 2011
  10. Best Bets Aug. 18/19: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    THURSDAY, AUG. 18 TELEVISION UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE APOEL (Cyprus) at Wisla Krakow (Poland) Fox Deportes, noon The world's greatest club competition will soon be down to the big boys and a few wanna-bes, but it's the depth of the participa...

    Blog | August 17, 2011
  11. LOCALS: Hollywood United aims for NPSL title

    Scott French

    Hollywood United FC has a storied past, featuring more big names than the Galaxy could hope to sign -- movie stars, musicians and former footballers -- but it's reaching its greatest heights as a competitive club rather than a novelty act. The Hit...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  12. U.S. OPEN CUP: Can Blues shock Galaxy?

    Scott French

    One is a giant, at least in U.S. terms, with eight major trophies, the greatest of all American coaches and a star-thick roster that features the world's most recognizable athlete and the finest soccer player our country has produced. Oh, and it's on...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  13. WWC: Alex Morgan, built for speed?

    Scott French

    Diamond Bar's Alex Morgan, who heads into the Women's World Cup this week as a forward for the U.S. women's national team, grew up playing every sport she could. She says she was "always the little speedy one." Her pace was her greatest weapon, and ...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  14. Best Bets April 27/28: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27 TELEVISION UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Barcelona (Spain) at Real Madrid (Spain) FX and Fox Deportes, 11:30 a.m. The world's greatest rivalry, part 4 of 5, pits the Spanish giants in the first leg of a European Cup semi...

    Blog | April 26, 2011
  15. U.S. U-20s stunned in quarterfinals

    Scott French

    Goals by Gerson Lima and Henry Lopez lifted Guatemala to one of its greatest victories on a soccer field Wednesday night, a 2-1 shocker over the U.S. in the CONCACAF U-20 Championship quarterfinals to book its first trip to the FIFA U-20 World Cup. ...

    Blog | April 06, 2011
  16. GALAXY: No Thierry Henry for showdown

    Scott French

    A knee injury has accomplished what Major League Soccer and referee Hilario Grajeda could not: take Thierry Henry out of Friday's Galaxy-New York Red Bulls showdown. Henry, the French wing-forward who is probably the greatest talent ever to play in ...

    Blog | September 21, 2010