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  1. WCQ: Bocanegra equals Balboa in win

    Scott French

    The U.S. opened its World Cup campaign with a tighter-than-desired 3-1 victory over rising Caribbean minnow Antigua & Barbuda, and Carlos Bocanegra made one of the deepest impressions. The American captain, 33, scored the first goal and gave a...

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  2. CHIVAS USA: First impressions

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Three quick thoughts from Chivas USA's 1-0 loss to the Houston Dynamo in their Major League Soccer opener Sunday afternoon at Home Depot Center: 1. AN UNJUST RESULT Chivas deserved more from this one, and it was seconds from a scoreless...

    Blog | March 11, 2012
  3. GALAXY: First impressions vs. RSL

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Three quick thoughts from the Galaxy's 3-1 loss to Real Salt Lake on Saturday night in their Major League Soccer opener at Home Depot Center: 1. GIVING AWAY LEADS Everything was going the Galaxy's way until their dominance paid off in t...

    Blog | March 10, 2012
  4. Former Anteater makes Blues impression

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Irving Garcia's trial with the L.A. Blues was in its first hour, and the Fullerton-based USL Pro club really wasn't looking for an attacking midfielder. But in just 45 minutes Friday afternoon, the former UC Irvine star changed everything. ...

    Blog | February 10, 2012
  5. MLS: Kelyn Rowe's great first impression

    Scott French

    The New England Revolution thought so much of Kelyn Rowe, they thought they'd won the SuperDraft when they snagged him with the No. 3 overall selection earlier this month. Maybe they did. Rowe, who signed a Generation adidas contract with MLS a...

    Blog | January 30, 2012
  6. Best Bets Oct. 3/4: What to watch

    Scott French

    MONDAY, OCT. 3 TELEVISION DUTCH EREDIVISIE PSV Eindhoven at NEC Nijmegen ESPN Deportes, 9:30 a.m. Belgian forward Dries Mertens has made a huge impression, with two hat tricks (one in a four-goal game) and 11 goals in the first seven games ...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  7. USA-Mexico: How our boys fared

    Scott French

    Grades for So Cal's figures in the U.S. national team's 1-1 draw Wednesday night against Mexico in a Philadelphia friendly: ROBBIE ROGERS (Palos Verdes/Huntington Beach) A-: The Columbus Crew winger made a huge impression off the bench, scoring o...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  8. CHIVAS USA: Umaņa's impression is good

    Scott French

    Chivas USA head coach Robin Fraser has more options as he puts together his lineup for Saturday's nights clash with the Portland Timbers at Home Depot Center. Three players return from suspension or international duty, several more are getting hea...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  9. L.A. BLUES: First impression not a winner

    Scott French

    Charlie Naimo spoke last week to the importance of first impressions, and when his L.A. Blues finally got to make one, the message came garbled. There was plenty of good but much too much that wasn't in the club's home opener Sunday, a 1-0 USL Pro d...

    Blog | May 01, 2011
  10. MLS Power Rankings, Week 3: RSL makes an impression

    Scott French

    If there had been any doubt about Major League Soccer's best team -- and there hadn't been, had there? -- it's long gone now. The apt comparisons for Real Salt Lake's performance against the Galaxy last weekend are Spain and Barcelona. Who's No. 2...

    Blog | March 31, 2011
  11. GALAXY 2011: Three big questions

    Scott French

    1. WILL A FULL SEASON OF DAVID BECKHAM MAKE A DIFFERENCE? It should. The English superstar, who will be 36 in May and is in the final year of his contract, has made a big impression with the Galaxy -- on his teammates, certainly, and on discerning f...

    Blog | March 13, 2011
  12. COLLEGE/NAIA: Cal Baptist captures showdown

    Scott French

    Cal Baptist's men arrived this season unranked, made a huge impression by beating fancied NCAA Division I side Sacramento State, and climbed to eighth in the NAIA rankings behind an eight-game winning streak. The Lancers on Wednesday took another bi...

    Blog | October 08, 2010
  13. WPS WEEK 9: Athletica back in action, sort of

    Scott French

    The Saint Louis Athletica might be gone, but some of the Athletica players were back in action, and two of them made a big impression for new clubs. Redondo Beach's Shannon Boxx secured the midfield and nearly scored twice as FC Gold Pride maintai...

    Blog | June 07, 2010