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  1. July 2/3: What to watch, where to go

    Scott French

    MONDAY, JULY 2 TELEVISION FIFA BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP QUALIFYING England vs. Azerbaijan Fox Soccer Plus, 11 a.m. Europe's qualifiers for next year's tournament in Tahiti, with 24 teams spread among six groups, is going on this week ...

    Blog | July 01, 2012
  2. WORLD CUP: U.S. makes its point

    Scott French

    The U.S. settled for a point in its second World Cup qualifier after watching a late lead disappear in a 1-1 draw in Guatemala. Chicago Fire star Marco Pappa's free kick toward the upper-right corner in the 83rd minute left goalkeeper Tim Howard r...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  3. GALAXY: Draw is Metapan, Caribbean team

    Scott French

    The Galaxy will face Salvadoran powerhouse Isidro Metapan and the least of the Caribbean's three qualifiers in the group stage of the 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League. Tuesday's draw in New York placed the Galaxy, the top U.S. qualifier for the reg...

    Blog | June 05, 2012
  4. Jurgen Klinsmann adds 11 players to preliminary United States ros...

    Scott French

    Jurgen Klinsmann has added 11 names to his initial list of call-ups in advance of the U.S. national team's World Cup qualifiers next month and Landon Donovan is on it.

    Story | Conversation | May 20, 2012
  5. OPEN CUP: Coin flip falls as choices did

    Scott French

    Southern California's USASA qualifiers for the U.S. Open Cup selected their first-round foes after facing off in Sunday's regional title game. That wasn't enough for U.S. Soccer, which insisted on deciding the matchups with a coin flip, and did so Mo...

    Blog | May 07, 2012
  6. Bauer, Munerlyn head to U-17 qualifying

    Scott French

    Newport Beach's Maddie Bauer and Corona's Amber Munerlyn are part of the U.S. team headed to Guatemala for next month's CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship, the qualifier for the age-group World Cup next fall in Azerbaijan. Bauer is a star at Mater...

    Blog | April 12, 2012
  7. GALAXY: Olympic loss a 'black mark'

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Michael Stephens is expected to be back on the training field Thursday with the Galaxy, and his teammates know it's not where he wants to be. Stephens was a late substitute in the United States' devastating defeat in an Olympic qualifier...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  8. OLYMPICS: Mexico, Honduras set showdown

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Honduras needed a half to find its game. Mexico was on the accelerator from the start. Both posted impressive victories Friday night in CONCACAF Olympic qualifiers at Home Depot Center to set up a showdown Sunday afternoon, likely for the G...

    Blog | March 23, 2012
  9. OLYMPICS: Simple task for Mexico?

    Scott French

    CARSON -- The Ghost of Olympic Qualifiers Past haunts Mexico, so to speak, only when the media is around. And so it was Thursday, when Luis Fernando Tena, head coach of El Tri's under-23 national team, was greeted by cameras and tape recorders in a r...

    Blog | March 22, 2012
  10. MLS Power Rankings: Bridge to London

    Scott French

    CARSON -- Attention this week turns to CONCACAF's qualifiers for this summer's Olympics, with Group A -- featuring the U.S. -- opening Thursday in Nashville, and Group B starting Friday at Home Depot Center. The local games include Mexico and Hond...

    Blog | March 21, 2012
  11. Leroux makes the qualifying list

    Scott French

    Sydney Leroux has put together two superb camps in the past month and a half with the U.S. women's national team, and her work was rewarded Monday when she was included on the roster for the 2012 Olympic qualifiers that begin Thursday. This is the f...

    Blog | January 16, 2012
  12. OLYMPICS: Women know the landscape

    Scott French

    CARSON -- There's no space for error when the U.S. national team heads into qualifying next week for the upcoming Olympics: CONCACAF has only two berths, and if fate brings a repeat of the region's Women's World Cup qualifiers, the Yanks aren't goin...

    Blog | January 08, 2012
  13. Local attackers spice pre-Olympic camp

    Scott French

    The U.S. women's national team gathers in Carson this weekend to begin serious preparations for the Olympic qualifiers later this month, and coach Pia Sundhage is relying solely on SoCal attackers. UCLA senior All-American Sydney Leroux, Diamond Bar...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  14. Mexico heads HDC's Olympic hopefuls

    Scott French

    The U.S. under-23 team was drawn Tuesday into Group A for CONCACAF's qualifiers next year, along with Canada, Cuba and El Salvador. Mexico is the top side in Group B. Guess which group will play at Home Depot Center. That's a no-brainer: We'll be ...

    Blog | December 06, 2011
  15. Best Bets Dec. 2/3 What to watch

    Scott French

    FRIDAY, DEC. 2 TELEVISION 2012 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP Tournament Draw ESPN Deportes, 9 a.m. UEFA gathers in Kiev to divide the 16 qualifiers into four groups. The toughest possible quartet? How about Spain, Germany, Portugal and France? UEF...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  16. Olympic qualifiers coming to Carson

    Scott French

    CONCACAF's men's qualifying tournament for next year's London Olympics will include three dates at Home Depot Center, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday morning. One of two four-team groups will be staged at HDC, with doubleheaders March 23, 25 and 27. ...

    Blog | November 10, 2011