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  1. CHIVAS: Seattle provides stiff test in semis

    Scott French

    Chivas USA sits just 90 minutes -- perhaps 120; perhaps penalty kicks, too -- from playing for its first trophy, but it's not just the Seattle Sounders that stand in its way. History, too, has some say and plenty of sway, and it all favors the Sou...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  2. GALAXY: Jimenez attacks from the back

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Leonardo got a full half and Brian Perk played for the first time since preseason, substantial developments both, as the Galaxy and San Jose Earthquakes traded penalty kicks in an MLS Reserve League game Tuesday. More significant, perhap...

    Blog | May 08, 2012
  3. PREPS: Three No. 1 seeds fall

    Scott French

    The top seed in each of the CIF Southern Section's top three divisions were upset in Thursday afternoon's boys' soccer quarterfinals. Anaheim's Servite High School, seeded first in Division 1, lost on penalty kicks following a scoreless draw at Ma...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  4. GALAXY: Donovan was on the spot

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Landon Donovan has years of experience with penalty kicks, and he's the regular spot-shooter for the Galaxy and the U.S. national team. PKs are mostly mental, and after he missed two in a row against Real Salt Lake's Nick Rimando -- one ...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  5. GALAXY: Mostly positives vs. Man City

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Officially, Manchester City won Saturday afternoon's friendly against the Galaxy, prevailing on penalty kicks following a 1-1 draw. But it felt like a victory for L.A., who were the better side in the second half, rallied on a superb Mike M...

    Blog | July 24, 2011
  6. LOCALS: Camarillo's Eagles set a standard

    Scott French

    Until last year, only one club team had won three national age-specific soccer championships. Now only Eagles Soccer Club, from Camarillo, has won four. Eagles SC rallied to force penalty kicks, then prevailed from the spot against Kansas City (Kan....

    Blog | July 18, 2011
  7. GALAXY: Preseason primer

    Scott French

    The Galaxy made it to the MLS Cup final 14 months ago, losing on penalty kicks to Real Salt Lake. They stood 90 minutes from a return trip to Major League Soccer's title game last November. Nothing the club has achieved since Bruce Arena took char...

    Blog | January 25, 2011
  8. Penalties send Pachuca to fifth

    Scott French

    Dario Cvitanich rescued Pachuca in Wednesday's fifth-place match at the Club World Cup in the United Arab Emirates. but the Mexican team's triumph on penalty kicks sends CONCACAF home from FIFA's top club competition without a victory for the second ...

    Blog | December 15, 2010
  9. Feilhaber hat trick leads AGF Aarhus

    Scott French

    Irvine's Benny Feilhaber netted a hat trick Wednesday to lead AGF Aarhus to victory in the fourth round of the Danish Cup. Feilhaber (Northwood HS/UCLA), a midfielder for the U.S. World Cup team in South Africa, converted penalty kicks in the 16th a...

    Blog | September 22, 2010
  10. Pasadena becomes Plaza Mayor for a day

    Scott French

    Retis, 43, of Santa Monica, brought her family to the viewing party Sunday at Pasadena's convention center plaza to witness history.

    Story | Conversation | July 12, 2010
  11. MLS week 4: Late goals make the difference

    Scott French

    Late goals, several of them on penalty kicks, were decisive in six of eight Major League Soccer games this week as the L.A. Galaxy maintained a five-point lead in the Western Conference and New York went back on top in the Eastern Conference.Edson Bu...

    Blog | April 18, 2010
  12. GALAXY: Is Saunders' return a sign?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The last time Josh Saunders touched a ball in a Major League Soccer game, he was making a stoppage-time save on a penalty kick to deliver for the Galaxy a victory at Colorado. Within a week, the goalkeeper was off in the league's Substan...

    Blog | June 16, 2012
  13. GALAXY: A season-saving stop? Perhaps

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy return home in search of a third successive victory -- a feat virtually unthinkable a month ago -- vitalized by Josh Saunders' massive penalty-kick save last weekend. It was the kind of play that can make the difference over d...

    Blog | April 28, 2012
  14. Best Bets Jan. 25/26: What to watch

    Scott French

    WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25 TELEVISION ENGLISH LEAGUE CUP Manchester City at Liverpool Fox Soccer Channel, 11:30 a.m. Steven Gerrard's early penalty kick boosted the Reds in the first leg, in Manchester, so staying even at home would be enough to re...

    Blog | January 24, 2012
  15. COLLEGE: USD stuns UCLA, faces L.B.

    Scott French

    UCLA rallied for an early deficit and stood one kick from victory, but it wasn't enough Friday night in the second round of the NCAA Division I women's soccer tournament. The second-ranked Bruins' miscues from the penalty spot were deadly, and West ...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  16. CHIVAS USA: Draw at D.C. too little too late

    Scott French

    Chivas USA showed some character in rallying from a two-goal deficit for a 2-2 draw Wednesday night at D.C. United, but it wasn't enough -- and it came too late. Juan Pablo Angel's two goals, Dan Kennedy's stoppage-time penalty-kick save and the r...

    Blog | September 22, 2011