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  1. CLASICO: Joseph changes the landscape

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy and Chivas USA face off in one of the most meaningful of SuperClasico showdowns, surely the biggest since the 2009 playoffs, and a rivalry first-timer will be playing the wild-card role. The measure of Shalrie Joseph's impact ...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  2. Galaxy, Chivas on a roll heading into SuperClasico

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy and Chivas USA meet up in the second SuperClasico of the season on something of a roll, and Saturday night's showdown at Home Depot Center is clearly the most important meeting in the rivalry since L. A. captured the 2009 playoff...

    Blog | July 20, 2012
  3. L.A. BLUES: Guatemalan giants to visit

    Scott French

    The L.A. Blues on Wednesday announced a July 22 friendly with Guatemalan powerhouse Municipal, to be played as the second game of a doubleheader at Cal State Fullerton's Titan Stadium, following a Pali Blues women's playoff game. Municipal, the re...

    Blog | July 11, 2012
  4. July 11/12: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 TELEVISION MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Vancouver Whitecaps at Toronto FC MLS Direct Kick, 4 p.m. These Canadian rivals are in very different places: The 'Caps are in fine shape for a Western Conference playoff berth with half a s...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  5. LOCALS: Santa Clarita claims playoff berth

    Scott French

    The game of the year for minor league soccer around these parts produced an unexpected result amid huge momentum swings and left one Southern California club joyous and another heartbroken. Tyler Coombes' 14th goal of the season lifted FC Santa Clar...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  6. Chivas, Pateadores reach USSDA finals

    Scott French

    South Orange County's Pateadores is on target for another U.S. Soccer Development Academy championship, and Chivas USA also is in contention, both headed to Houston next month after winning their groups this week at the playoffs in Frisco, Texas. ...

    Blog | June 30, 2012
  7. GALAXY: Big challenge in Quakes rematch

    Scott French

    There are so many iconic moments from California Clasicos past: San Jose's five-goal rally in Major League Soccer's 2003 playoffs Landon Donovan's bitter 2005 return to Spartan Stadium The Galaxy's 3-1 road triumph over the best-in-the-league...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  8. LOCALS: Rangers win NPSL showdown

    Scott French

    The Fullerton Rangers took a huge stride toward the National Premier Soccer League playoffs with Sunday's victory over FC Santa Clarita, a showdown for second place in the Western Division's Southern Conference. Former Chivas USA/New York Red Bull...

    Blog | June 26, 2012
  9. GALAXY: Keane, L.A. in playoff zone

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Galaxy displayed their grit a week ago and never-say-die attitude Wednesday, when they started showing real signs of life following a horrendous first three months of the season. It was all rehearsal for Saturday night, when the real...

    Blog | June 23, 2012
  10. CHIVAS: No expectations vs. lowly Hoops

    Scott French

    Chivas USA spent most of the last month taking points off Major League Soccer's biggest sides, then climbing to within a point of the Western Conference's playoff zone with an impressive victory over a pretty good Montreal side. Now they get a tas...

    Blog | June 22, 2012
  11. MLS Power Rankings: Ch-ch-ch-changes

    Scott French

    The first coaching changes of the Major League Soccer have come down, neither all that surprising, although one of them is disappointing. Philadelphia on Wednesday cut ties with Peter Nowak, who took the Union to the playoffs in year two, then dis...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  12. June 2/3: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    SATURDAY, JUNE 2 TELEVISION MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Chicago Fire at New England Revolution MLS Direct Kick, 4:30 p.m. One of MLS's most enduring rivalries is the lone match this weekend. The Fire and Revs met in the playoff every year from 2005...

    Blog | June 02, 2012
  13. MLS Power Rankings: Playoff-bound?

    Scott French

    The jockeying among Major League Soccer's hopefuls is already fierce, especially in the Western Conference, in which the new, unbalanced schedule has made absolutely every game vital. We're only about a third into the regular season -- the playoffs ...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  14. MEXICO: Top seeds move on

    Scott French

    The No. 1 seed in Mexico's Primera Division playoffs had failed to advance from the quarterfinals in 13 of 20 postseasons, seven of nine and the last four in a row. Santos Laguna failed to follow form. The Torreon-based Guerreros advanced to the sem...

    Blog | May 06, 2012
  15. MEXICO: Tijuana joins playoff party

    Scott French

    Club Tijuana came into the Mexican Primera Division's spring championship aiming for survival. They claimed more than that Sunday, nailing down their first postseason berth in the country's top league. The Xolos, who would have qualified had Pachuca...

    Blog | April 30, 2012
  16. CHIVAS USA 2012: Playoffs not only goal

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Robin Fraser has bolstered his roster with 12 acquisitions since his first campaign in charge of Chivas USA closed 4.5 months ago, adding experience, depth and more than a little talent to a decent base. Will it translate to success -- an...

    Blog | March 10, 2012