When the LA Galaxy begin defense of their third MLS Cup title in four seasons Friday night, that gap between their former and future scoring stars is just one challenge in a season full of obstacles.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is the next big star in the LA Galaxy.
Robbie Keane scored a brilliant breakaway goal in the 111th minute, and Landon Donovan retired as a champion Sunday with the LA Galaxy’s 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in the MLS Cup.
Until last weekend, Landon Donovan’s pending retirement was a nebulous concept obscured by games, goals and a sport-wide outpouring of appreciation from the moment he made his stunning decision this summer.
Although Landon Donovan radiated his usual outer confidence, he confided a fear to his LA Galaxy teammates during warmups for their win-or-else playoff showdown with Real Salt Lake.
Two down, one to go for the Seattle Sounders. Second-half substitute Marco Pappa scored in the 85th minute and again in stoppage time, and the Sounders beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday to win the MLS Supporters’ Shield for the first time in the six-year history of the club.
Alan Gordon headed in Robbie Keane’s cross in the 84th minute to break a tie in the Los Angeles Galaxy’s 2-1 comeback victory over FC Dallas on Saturday night.
Landon Donovan and Marcelo Sarvas scored to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 2-0 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night.
Giles Barnes pounced on a Jaime Penedo miscue for a 61st-minute goal to give the Houston Dynamo a 1-0 win over the L.A. Galaxy on Saturday.
Robbie Keane scored 1:11 into the second half and the Los Angeles Galaxy held on to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 on Saturday night.
Irish striker Robbie Keane has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to stay with the LA Galaxy.
Sebastian Velasquez scored his first MLS goal in the first half, Chris Schuler added the winning goal in the first overtime and Real Salt Lake advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 2-0 victory over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Thursday night.
Robbie Keane converted two penalty kicks in the closing minutes, rallying the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew on Thursday night.
Robbie Rogers became the first openly gay male athlete to play in a U.S. professional league on Sunday night, making his Major League Soccer debut with the Los Angeles Galaxy.
The Los Angeles Galaxy announced a multiyear contract extension for forward Robbie Keane on Wednesday, extending the Irish national team captain’s stay with the two-time Major League Soccer champions.