Los Angeles Rumors & News

  • Landon Donovan joining ESPN as World Cup TV analyst

    ESPN MediaZone "Landon Donovan, widely considered the best player in United States Men’s National Team history and the star of the past three FIFA World Cup squads (2002, 2006 and 2010), will be part of ESPN’s coverage of the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Donovan will contribute analysis from ESPN/ABC..." June 11

  • David Beckham's plan for waterfront football stadium in Miami rejected by city

    Daily Mail "David Beckham's bid for a Major League Soccer team suffered a setback on Tuesday when the city of Miami rejected his plan to build a downtown waterfront stadium on a site next to the Miami Heat basketball arena. Beckham's business group, Beckham Miami United, issued a statement saying city..." June 10

  • Beckham set to unveil plans for stadium in Miami

    Fox Sports "Retired soccer star David Beckham and the Miami-based Major League Soccer franchise he was recently awarded will unveil their plans for a stadium in PortMiami, the Miami Herald reports. There is no timetable for the new team to begin play yet, as it is at least partly incumbent on a stadium..." March 24

  • MLS referee lockout ends after new deal agreed

    Goal.com "The lockout that kept MLS' regular refs from officiating the first two weeks of the 2014 season is over after the referee's union agreed to a new collective bargaining agreement. After weeks of negotiations, and two weeks of replacement referees, Major League Soccer will welcome back its..." March 20

  • Frank Lampard 'set to be offered a staggering £4million-a-year contract' by LA Galaxy

    Daily Mirror "The England midfielder all-but agreed to move to the MLS last summer before being persuaded to stay by Blues' boss Jose Mourinho. LA Galaxy reportedly remain hopeful of signing Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard this summer. The 35-year-old looked set to move to the MLS at the end of last..." March 17

  • Robbie Keane, LA Galaxy reach deal

    ESPN FC "Irish striker Robbie Keane has agreed to a multiyear contract extension to stay with the LA Galaxy. The Galaxy didn't release terms of the deal announced Wednesday. Keane has been one of Major League Soccer's top scorers since moving to Southern California in August 2011. He has contributed..." March 06

  • Referee lockout looming in MLS

    ESPN FC "With the start of the MLS season just days away, the Professional Referees Organization, the company that employs MLS officials, is threatening to lock out referees belonging to the Professional Soccer Referees Association, according to Steve Taylor, the union's vice president. PRO -- which is..." March 04

  • Galaxy Robbie Keane says he "felt sharp" in preseason debut after offseason surgeries

    MLS News "Robbie Keane made his first game appearance of the preseason Wednesday, and if he looked a bit rusty, as expected, well, he didn't see it that way. The Irish striker, who returned to full training last week after undergoing offseason surgeries on both Achilles' tendons, teamed up front with..." February 20

  • Beckham seeks MLS funding from PSG owners

    Goal.com "David Beckham has reportedly sought help from Paris Saint-Germain's wealthy owners to fund his new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami. The 38-year-old retired at PSG last May and revealed his desire to establish a MLS side in Miami, Florida last week, but would like help from Qatar Sports..." February 10

  • David Beckham confirms MLS team for Miami

    The Guardian "David Beckham has confirmed that he has taken up the option to buy a new Major League Soccer franchise in Miami. The former England and LA Galaxy winger appeared at a news conference in Miami to make the announcement. Beckham said: "This is an exciting time for myself, my family, my friends..." February 05

  • Beckham closer to starting new MLS team after getting backing to search for stadium site

    Daily Mirror "David Beckham has come a step closer to fielding a new Major League Soccer team after authorities gave him the green light to look for a site for a new stadium. The vote by Miami-Dade county commissioners was the first test of political support for Beckham's football venture in the Florida..." December 18

  • MLS invites 24 players from 16 countries to first-ever Caribbean Player Combine

    MLS News "Major League Soccer announced today the 24 players who have been invited to participate in the 2014 Caribbean Combine from January 2-4, 2014, at the Antigua Recreation Grounds in St. John’s, Antigua. The three-day event, in partnership with the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), will feature..." December 16

  • Pablo Mastroeni announces retirement from professional soccer

    Pro Soccer Talk "LA Galaxy and former US Men’s National Team midfielder Pablo Mastroeni announced today that he is retiring from the game. The 37-year-old leaves a legacy that includes a Supporters Shield in 2001, a MLS Cup championship in 2010 with the Colorado Rapids, nine MLS All-Star appearances and two..." December 10

  • Donovan wants to rejoin Everton

    Fox Sports "Landon Donovan has opened the door to a third spell at Everton, with the American admitting he "misses" Merseyside. The Los Angeles Galaxy forward has been a big hit at Goodison Park during previous loan stints in 2010 and 2012. With his commitments in the MLS over for another year, a return..." December 01

  • Everton eyeing LA Galaxy striker Landon Donovan

    The Express "Manager Roberto Martinez is an admirer of the LA Galaxy striker. Donovan, 31, enjoyed three-month spells at Goodison Park in 2010 and 2012 under former boss David Moyes and the American is keen to prepare for the World Cup by using the end-of-season break in the MLS to come to England..." November 30

  • Landon Donovan left off USMNT roster for next two friendlies

    CBSSports.com "The United States Men's National Team announced its roster for two upcoming friendlies, and it will be devoid of some familiar faces. Most notably, LA Galaxy star Landon Donovan will not suit up to face Scotland Friday or Austria next week. Donovan has been nursing an ankle injury. The team..." November 11

  • Beckham set on MLS in Miami - reports

    ESPN FC "David Beckham appears to have chosen Miami as the destination for his Major League Soccer franchise, according to widespread reports. Former Los Angeles Galaxy star Beckham has been weighing his options as he looks to launch a new MLS team since his retirement from the game this past summer and..." October 30

  • Chelsea's Lampard too good for Galaxy, says Gerrard

    Give Me Sport "Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard has praised his international teammate Frank Lampard and insists the midfielder was right to snub a move to the MLS with LA Galaxy. Lampard is in line to win his 100th England cap against Ukraine on Tuesday and was in sparkling form for Chelsea last season..." September 08

  • Landon Donovan to sign multi-year contract with L.A. Galaxy

    SI.com "Landon Donovan has reached an agreement on a new multi-year contract with the Los Angeles Galaxy of MLS SI.com has learned. The Galaxy is expected to make an official announcement on Wednesday. Donovan 31 was in the final year of his MLS contract. No player has won more MLS Cup titles than..." August 28

  • Omar Gonzalez signs new LA Galaxy deal

    Fox Sports "Defending MLS Cup champions Los Angeles Galaxy reached a multi-year deal to make Omar Gonzalez their third Designated Player on Thursday. Gonzalez joins Landon Donovan and club captain Robbie Keane as the club's third Designated Player. "To be the first Galaxy and US defender to be named as..." August 15

  • Los Angeles Galaxy eye Samuel Eto’o

    Sport News "Cameroon national football team and Russia’s FC Anzhi Makhachkala striker Samuel Eto’o may continue his professional career in the United States. Los Angeles Galaxy are interested in the player’s services Tuttosport reports. In the coming days Eto’o and his agent Claudio Vigorelli will..." August 10

  • Landon Donovan attracting serious interest from European clubs

    Sporting News "In a twisted bit of irony Landon Donovan could be leaving Major League Soccer shortly after Clint Dempsey's arrival in the league. A source close to the Los Angeles Galaxy and United States star revealed to Goal that the 31-year-old has received serious interest from European clubs and is..." August 05

  • Donovan Hopes to Play His Way Onto a Fourth World Cup Team

    New York Times "What a difference two years makes. In the summer of 2011, the United States was one year removed from playing in its sixth consecutive World Cup, Bob Bradley was in the first year of a contract extension as national team coach, and Landon Donovan was the captain and star. Now Bradley is..." July 06

  • Donovan returns to USA Gold Cup Team

    Goal.com "Landon Donovan is back for the U.S. men's national team. Donovan, the USA's all-time leading scorer, was included on Jurgen Klinsmann's 23-man roster for next month's CONCACAF Gold Cup, which U.S. Soccer released Thursday. Donovan has not played for the USA since a friendly against Mexico last..." June 27

  • LA Galaxy's huge offer reportedly rejected by Giovani dos Santos

    MLS News "Rumors of the LA Galaxy's pursuit of Mexican international Giovani dos Santos will not go away these early summer days — just two weeks before Major League Soccer's summer transfer window opens — and the plot has thickened, according to Marca. In a Tuesday report, the Spanish sports daily..." June 25

  • Oka Nikolov moving to MLS

    ESPN FC "Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Oka Nikolov is leaving the Bundesliga club after 19 years to move to Major League Soccer. Eintracht chief executive officer Heribert Bruchhagen says it is still not clear which MLS club the goalkeeper will join but that his contract with Eintracht had been..." June 25

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  • Valdes open to China or U.S. move

    ESPN FC "Victor Valdes has suggested that he could move to China or the United States when he leaves Barcelona, saying that a search for an adventure rather than a wish for more money will guide his choice of next club. Valdes, 31, who has just 12 months left on his current contract at the Camp Nou,..." June 25