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  1. GALAXY: A history vs. Real Madrid

    Scott French

    The Galaxy's Aug. 2 friendly against Real Madrid at Home Depot Center, which was announced Monday, will be the fourth meeting between the teams as Jose Mourinho brings the Merengues back to Southern California for the third straight preseason. The...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  2. No. 11: Real Madrid returns

    Scott French

    Counting down 2011's biggest stories in Southern California soccer ... Real Madrid made another pilgrimage to L.A., a treat for local soccer fans, of course, if a bit of a headache for the Galaxy. The Spanish giant is one of the world's most st...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  3. Wambach is a FIFA finalist

    Scott French

    Hermosa Beach's Abby Wambach is a finalist for FIFA's Ballon d'Or women's player-of-the-year honor, joining former L.A. Sol forward Marta and Japan's Homare Sawa, who has starred in both U.S. pro league's, among the top three. Wambach, 31, was the...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  4. Real Madrid 'at home' in L.A.

    Scott French

    CENTURY CITY -- Real Madrid began its preseason work Tuesday morning at UCLA, the first steps, the Merengues hope, toward taking down European champion Barcelona in Spain's La Liga and UEFA's Champions League in the coming season. They'll be in L.A....

    Blog | July 12, 2011
  5. Real Madrid to bring star-studded team

    Scott French

    Real Madrid's roster for its preseason U.S. tour, including an 11-day camp at UCLA, is out, and -- as one might expect from a preseason roster -- it features all of the club's biggest stars: Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Iker Casillas, Xabi Alonso, Ricard...

    Blog | June 23, 2011
  6. Real Madrid's UCLA arrival: 7-11

    Scott French

    It's official. UCLA will be Real Madrid's preseason headquarters, the Spanish club confirmed this week, and will arrive in Westwood on July 11. It's not news, aside from the date: The Merengues' friendlies with the Galaxy (July 16 at the Coliseum)...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  7. MLS looking into Galaxy-Chivas conflict

    Scott French

    The Galaxy's friendly with Real Madrid could force Southern California soccer fans into a tough decision. Do you want to see Cristiano Ronaldo or Thierry Henry? That's the situation after Major League Soccer, through its marketing arm, confirmed a...

    Blog | May 27, 2011
  8. Guadalajara-Real Madrid: It's official

    Scott French

    The anticipated friendly between Guadalajara and Real Madrid is a done deal, set for Wednesday, July 20, at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, with kickoff at 8 p.m. The game comes four days after Real meets the Galaxy at the Coliseum. Guadalajara also ...

    Blog | May 18, 2011
  9. It's official: Galaxy vs. Real Madrid

    Scott French

    The Galaxy on Friday made official its game this summer against Real Madrid, which will go July 16 at the Coliseum. It's the second successive year L.A. has met the Merengues, one of the world's great clubs, which is expected to spend preseason tr...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  10. Real Madrid returning to So Cal?

    Scott French

    We expect Real Madrid to return to L.A. next summer, as long as Jose Mourinho is in charge -- he's a real Angelenophile -- and the first signs of confirmation have arrived in Mexico's media. The trip apparently will include big-stadium matches aga...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  11. AROUND MLS: The strong get stronger

    Scott French

    There are numerous procedures to acquire talent in rule-crazy (lawyer-rich) Major League Soccer, and we saw one of them enrich the league's best club and mete out a little justice this past week. Weighted lotteries dispersed three top young player...

    Blog | February 16, 2011
  12. Ballon d'Or balloting: The real blast

    Scott French

    What we learned from FIFA's Ballon d'Or festivities Monday night in Zurich: Mongolians love Abby Wambach. The Hermosa Beach-based striker picked up eight first-place votes in the Women's Player of the Year contest, and two came from Mongolian women'...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  13. Bets of Jan. 3/4: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    MONDAY, JAN. 3 TELEVISION SPANISH LA LIGA Real Madrid at Getafe GolTV, 1 p.m. Jose Mourinho is begging management to buy him a top forward -- only Cristiano Ronaldo, with 17 league goals in 16 games, is finishing consistently for Real -- ...

    Blog | January 03, 2011
  14. SOCCER 2011: 10 things to watch for

    Scott French

    1. U.S.-MEXICO SUPREMACY U.S. Soccer has avoided scheduling against Mexico's national team in Southern California for obvious reasons, but the federation has no (reasonable) choice this year. Circle June 25 on the calendar: If all follows form, the ...

    Blog | January 01, 2011
  15. 2010: A royal visit ... and one tough year

    Scott French

    Our countdown of 2010's top 10 soccer stories and newsmakers -- from a Southern California slant -- continues. Stories/No. 9: Real Madrid's visit The gap between Major League Soccer's best and the world's finest clubs has rarely been more aptl...

    Blog | December 23, 2010
  16. Best Bets Dec. 17/18: What to watch/where to go

    Scott French

    FRIDAY, DEC. 17 TELEVISION UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Round of 16 Draw Fox Soccer Channel, 8 a.m. How about Tottenham-Arsenal? It's possible, and so is Man United-Arsenal or Chelsea-Arsenal. Who doesn't want to see Real Madrid (Jose Mourinho's...

    Blog | December 17, 2010