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Hello and welcome to the L.A. Times weekly soccer newsletter. I'm Kevin Baxter, the Times' soccer writer. It's been another busy start to the... [Read More]
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Bob Bradley's first game as an MLS coach came 20 years ago with the expansion Chicago Fire. He finished that season with a league championship.... [Read More]
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The Galaxy went young, hired a coach the players trusted and then abandoned the plan to bring in legendary MLS coach Sigi Schmid, who did... [Read More]
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The most important game of the year for goalkeeper Tyler Miller might have been the only one he didn't play in. After playing every... [Read More]
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The analytical website FiveThirtyEight gives the Galaxy, who entered the weekend two places and three points out of the final Western Conference playoff spot, an... [Read More]
Six weeks ago the Galaxy's route to MLS playoffs seemed as wide as an eight-lane superhighway. Then came a season-worst six-game winless streak that... [Read More]
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With September's international friendlies out of the way, soccer's focus returns to club games that matter. And the unbeaten leaders in Europe's top three leagues... [Read More]
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The league kicked off the 2018-19 season this weekend with a new star in Cristiano Ronaldo — who joined seven-time defending champion Juventus last month... [Read More]
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When the dust had settled, France had beat Croatia 4-2 in the highest-scoring World Cup final since 1966 and collected its second World Cup in... [Read More]
Young teams from the U.S. and Mexico got their first taste of the cross-border soccer rivalry Tuesday and the advantage clearly went to the Americans. [Read More]
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Four takeaways from the U.S. men's soccer team's 1-0 win over Mexico and 2-0 loss to Brazil this month. [Read More]
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The uniforms proved it was the U.S. versus Mexico. So did the excitable crowd of 40,194 at Nissan Stadium. But for the first hour,... [Read More]
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A day after the Galaxy's second coaching change in 14 months, several players took responsibility for their former manager's fate while vowing to push forward... [Read More]
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The U.S.-Mexico rivalry is one of the most intense in international soccer, but the fact the match will be played on the 17th anniversary of the... [Read More]
The Los Angeles Galaxy have long been the model against which the rest of MLS measured itself. [Read More]
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Marky Delgado is one of 18 players who made their senior debut this year and one of 13 Mexico-U.S. dual nationals eligible to chose the... [Read More]
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Sigi Schmid, el técnico más ganador en toda la historia de la MLS, dejó de ser el técnico del Galaxy. Schmid renunció el lunes y... [Read More]
Sigi Schmid, el técnico más ganador en toda la historia de la MLS, dejó de ser el técnico del Galaxy. Schmid renunció el lunes y... [Read More]
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Sigi Schmid, the winningest manager in MLS history, is out as coach of the Galaxy. Schmid stepped down Monday and will be replaced by assistant... [Read More]
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If the Brazilians, who have made it to the quarterfinals or beyond in the last six World Cups, were content with where they were, the... [Read More]
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