Category Archives: MLS Cup

MLS Cup: Galaxy relish the journey to MLS Cup title

   By ADAM SERRANO CARSON, Calif. – It was a celebration three years in the making.  The Galaxy may have been crowned MLS Cup Champions with a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Sunday night, but it is the journey that … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Donovan returns to form with MVP performance

 Photo by Michael Janosz/ISIphotos.com By THOMAS FLOYD CARSON, Calif. – Landon Donovan, it would appear, has a knack for timing. While struggling with various ailments, including a particularly troublesome quadriceps strain, the Los Angeles Galaxy captain notched just one goal … Continue reading »

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DP trio carries Galaxy to third MLS Cup

  Photo by Michael Janosz/ISIphotos.com By AVI CREDITOR CARSON, Calif. — No Major League Soccer team with a Designated Player had won an MLS Cup prior to Sunday night. In one defining moment, three DPs combined to buck that trend. … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup 2011: Match Night Commentary

  The Los Angeles Galaxy and Houston Dynamo will do battle tonight as they each search for their third MLS Cup titles in tonight's 2011 MLS Cup Final (9pm, ESPN). The Galaxy come in as the heavy favorites, playing at … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup Preview: Galaxy boasts pedigree, Dynamo carries momentum

 Photo by Michael Janosz/ISIphotos.com By THOMAS FLOYD CARSON, Calif. – Ever since the participants in Sunday's MLS Cup booked their tickets to the season's grand finale two weeks ago, the Los Angeles Galaxy has been widely pegged as one of … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Cameron and Boswell vital to Houston’s hopes of stifling Galaxy attack

  Photos by ISIPhotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO CARSON, Calif. — It is no secret that the Houston Dynamo will need to slow down the Los Angeles Galaxy's star-studded attack if it wants to win the MLS Cup. That may seem … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Carr overcomes injury history to give Dynamo attack another weapon

BY ADAM SERRANO CARSON, Calif. — Long derided for being injury prone, Calen Carr is used to be written off, but for Carr, redemption could be only 90 minutes away.  Since returning to from a concussion suffered in preseason while … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup Notes: Beckham returns to training, Hall talks penalties and more

Photo by Howard C. Smith/ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO CARSON, Calif. - If there was any doubt as to whether David Beckham was going to play in the MLS Cup final, it should be gone now. Having missed training the last couple … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Former teammates Camargo, Juninho reunite as opponents

By AVI CREDITOR CARSON, Calif. – While the Houston Dynamo's Luiz Camargo and the Los Angeles Galaxy's Juninho will spend much of Sunday's MLS Cup Final matched up directly against each other, it won't be the first time the two Brazilians … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Unsung DeLaGarza a key part of the Galaxy’s defensive domination

photo by ISIphotos.com By FRANCO PANIZO CARSON, Calif. – When pundits and fans talk about the Los Angeles Galaxy's success this season, the names most often mentioned are David Beckham, Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane and Omar Gonzalez. One player whose … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup: Costly says pressure is on the Galaxy

By JOSE M. ROMERO Practice had a calm, almost stoic feel to it for the Houston Dynamo Friday on the fields near the main Home Depot Center stadium. So said forward Carlos Costly, who added that he's anxious for Sunday … Continue reading »

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MLS Cup Notes: Keane looks to cap big week, Davis rules out playing, and more

BY ADAM SERRANO Robbie Keane is looking is to cap off one of the best weeks of his career with a championship.   Keane led Ireland qualify for their first appearance at the European Championships in more than two decades … Continue reading »

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