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Sep 24

Ashley Cole still burns: forgotten man will not forget his English foes | Ewan Murray

The LA Galaxy left-back is living a relatively quiet life in Hollywood but still blames the English press for the negative perception of him in his homeland

Confirmation that LA Galaxy have failed in their quest to reach the MLS play-offs may arrive on Sunday. If not, such news will not have to wait much longer. Twenty-nine regular season games thus far have returned just 27 points. Galaxy are second bottom of the Western Conference, an embarrassing scenario for a club defined by celebrity and success, to the point where almost $4m per year is currently bestowed upon Giovani dos Santos as a base salary and five MLS Cups are housed at the StubHub Center, where David Beckham used to be their most celebrated playing star.

Galaxy’s latest capitulation took place here in Atlanta on Wednesday, where they were 4-0 – and a man – down by half-time. Atlanta United, such a success on and off the field in this, their debut MLS season, did not need to bother adding to the scoreline. Sigi Schmid, who has endured a fraught time since returning as Galaxy’s head coach in late July, bemoaned a “lack of focus” in a defence that was pulled apart by Atlanta’s menacing front four.

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Sep 24

Real Salt Lake ends Sounders’ unbeaten streak at 13

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino and Luke Mulholland scored in the second half and Real Salt Lake brought the Seattle Sounders’ 13-game unbeaten streak to an end with a 2-0 win on Saturday night.

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Sep 23

Revs beat Toronto FC 2-1, deny Shield-clinching opportunity

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Lee Nguyen and Kei Kamara scored late goals and the New England Revolution, with a 2-1 win, denied Toronto FC an opportunity to clinch the Supporters’ Shield on Saturday.

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Sep 23

Dynamo, NYCFC battle to 1-1 draw

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — New York’s Maximiliano Moralez and Houston’s Mauro Manotas scored early goals and the Dynamo and NYCFC battled to a 1-1 draw on Saturday.

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Sep 23

Ceballos scores 2 in first start as Real Madrid win

Dani Ceballos scored twice in his first start for Real Madrid and helped it earn a much-needed 2-1 win at Alaves in the Spanish league on Saturday. The win came three days after Madrid lost at home to Real Betis 1-0. This was only Madrid’s third win in six rounds.

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Sep 22

Timbers sign 5-year-old goalkeeper to grant his wish

Goalkeeper Derrick Tellez signed his historic contract with the Portland Timbers on Friday before showing off his considerable skills in practice and making his best game face for a team photo. A player of few words, Derrick shyly answered ”yes” when asked if he was excited about the

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Sep 22

Real Madrid adds Marcelo to list of injured players

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid says defender Marcelo has joined its growing list of injured players after tearing a muscle in his left leg.

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Sep 21

Sporting KC beats Red Bulls 2-1 to win 4th US Open Cup title

Latif Blessing hoisted the U.S. Open Cup as high as he possibly could, which meant the bottom of the silver trophy just about scraped the ground as he pranced around the field. The 5-foot-3 dynamo scored midway through the first half, Daniel Salloi ad…

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Sep 21

Sporting KC wins a title more should care about

The Kansas City club secured its third U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday. When will this historic event finally stand out on the sports scene?

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Sep 21

Impact cools off Toronto FC with 5-3 win

TORONTO (AP) — Ignacio Piatti and Anthony Jackson-Hamel each scored twice, and the Montreal Impact cooled off Toronto FC with a wild 5-3 victory on Wednesday night.

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Sep 21

Atlanta scores 3 goals in 7 minutes, beats Galaxy 4-0

ATLANTA (AP) — Yamil Asad scored twice, Josef Martinez had his 17th goal, and Atlanta United cruised past the Los Angeles Galaxy 4-0 on Wednesday night.

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Sep 19

New England Revolution fire coach Jay Heaps

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — The New England Revolution have fired coach Jay Heaps, who had been with the team as a player or coach for 15 seasons.

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Sep 19

Sporting KC to meet Red Bulls for US Open Cup championship

There was a time not so long ago that the U.S. Open Cup was an afterthought, a nice trophy to win for a Major League Soccer club but nothing compared to the league’s MLS Cup. Three-time champion Sporting KC and the Red Bulls, who lost in their only other finals appearance, have fielded some of their

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Sep 17

Blake has 8 saves, Union play Red Bulls to scoreless draw

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Andre Blake made eight saves for Philadelphia and the Union and the New York Red Bulls played to a scoreless draw Sunday.

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Sep 17

Danladi lifts Minnesota United past Montreal, 3-2

MONTREAL (AP) — Substitute Abu Danladi scored in the 89th minute to give Minnesota United a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night.

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Sep 17

United fans bask in record-setting MLS crowd

The MLS single-game attendance record belongs to a first-year expansion club. Atlanta United’s crowd of 70,425 Saturday at Mercedes-Benz Stadium had everyone buzzing about the new game in town. ”It’s incredible,” MLS commissioner Don Garber said.

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