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  1. GALAXY: Home games start CCL run

    Scott French

    The Galaxy will have to get results right from the start when the CONCACAF Champions League kicks off next month: They open their campaign with two home games, then finish group play on the road. That leaves no margin for error against Salvadoran ...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  2. GALAXY: Keane is ready to go

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Robbie Keane returned to training Friday with the Galaxy, just four days after wrapping up his involvement at the European Championship, and although he wishes he were in Ukraine preparing for a quarterfinal Saturday or Sunday, he says he's...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  3. 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
  4. MLS Power Rankings: No upset here

    Scott French

    Upsets are good for the U.S. Open Cup, so Major League Soccer's difficulties this year parsing through the competition has made for a more exciting and substantial tournament. More steps toward that should be taken. Soccer by its nature often rewa...

    Blog | June 06, 2012
  5. OPEN CUP: 3 USL Pro clubs advance

    Scott French

    The U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals are set after a wild fourth round that provided four overtime games and just one major upset, and the biggest story of the round concerns the USL Pro's unexpected success. All three third-division teams in action Tu...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  6. L.A. BLUES: 2012 Schedule/Roster

    Scott French

    Two changes from the original slate announced in January. The regular season will close with a Thursday-Saturday series against the Harrisburg City Islanders. Initially, it was to be a Friday-Sunday set. April 14 vs. Rochester Rhinos, 7:30 p.m. A...

    Blog | April 13, 2012
  7. LOCALS: Akwari, Griffin are All-USL Pro

    Scott French

    Backline leader Nelson Akwari, a former Major League Soccer player who fell into the L.A. Blues' lap when he returned to Southern California to complete his degree at UCLA, is part of the USL Pro's all-league team. So is fellow Bruins product Maxwel...

    Blog | August 30, 2011
  8. LOCALS: Blues miss USL Pro final four

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues' long, hard, at times debilitating first campaign fell well short of the goal, their season ending with Friday's loss at Harrisburg, Pa., in a USL Pro playoff opener. The Blues won four of their first six matches and only four of th...

    Blog | August 22, 2011
  9. L.A. BLUES: Harrisburg rallies in playoff opener

    Scott French

    The ongoing struggle is over for the L.A. Blues, who followed form in their USL Pro playoff opener Friday night by failing to convert chances. They paid for it with a 3-2 loss in Pennsylvania to the Harrisburg City Islanders, bringing an abrupt end ...

    Blog | August 19, 2011
  10. BLUES: Harrisburg win leaves L.A. third

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues' diminishing National Division title hopes died Wednesday when the Harrisburg City Islanders won in Charlotte, and so their final regular-season weekend will be about building momentum for the USL Pro playoffs, nothing more. The Blues...

    Blog | August 10, 2011
  11. LOCALS: Blues cling to National hopes

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues are doing their National Division title hopes no favors -- Sunday's 3-0 loss at Antigua Barracuda all but killed them off. The islanders scored three second-half goals to close their first USL Pro campaign with a season-series victory...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  12. L.A. BLUES: Antigua series ends even

    Scott French

    The marathon series between the L.A. Blues and Antigua Barracuda ended on even terms, with Tuesday's 1-1 draw at Palisades High School following two 2-1 decisions, the first to the islanders and the second to the Blues. Three meetings in five days m...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  13. L.A. BLUES: Antigua strikes again

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues certainly appear the superior of the USL Pro's two surviving International Division clubs, but evidence doesn't stand up to scrutiny. Consider Antigua Barracuda's 2-1 victory Friday evening at Norco College. The islanders' victory, ...

    Blog | July 30, 2011
  14. L.A. BLUES: Rivera scores, Akwari saves

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues escaped the eastern heat with four points, wrapping up a quick two-game trek Saturday night with a 1-1 draw at Harrisburg. Cesar Rivera's team-best eighth goal of the campaign and Nelson Akwari's late save off the goal line were pivota...

    Blog | July 23, 2011
  15. L.A. BLUES: Gaitan gone, Blues struggling

    Scott French

    FULLERTON, Calif. -- It's not Walter Gaitan's departure that's given the L.A. Blues the blues, but it hasn't helped. The Argentine playmaker with Mexican top-tier experience was nowhere near Cal State Fullerton's Titan Stadium on Sunday, and head coa...

    Blog | June 26, 2011
  16. L.A. BLUES: Can't take advantage of advantage

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues played more than an hour with an extra man Friday night, but they needed a comeback to share the points with the Harrisburg City Islanders. Former Galaxy midfielder Josh Tudela's goal in the 59th minute gave the Blues a 1-1 draw at ...

    Blog | June 24, 2011