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Dec 7, 2014

LA Galaxy beat Revolution for record fifth MLS title

CARSON, California (Reuters) – Irish striker Robbie Keane grabbed an extra-time winner as LA Galaxy won a record fifth Major League Soccer title with a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in Sunday’s championship-deciding MLS Cup.

Keane, voted the league’s Most Valuable Player, gave the Galaxy the victory after New England’s Chris Tierney had canceled out Gyasi Zardes’ 52nd minute opener for LA.

Dec 7, 2014

Soccer-LA Galaxy beat Revolution for record fifth MLS title

CARSON, California Dec 7 (Reuters) – Irish striker Robbie Keane grabbed an extra-time winner as LA Galaxy won a record fifth Major League Soccer title with a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution in Sunday’s championship-deciding MLS Cup.

Keane, voted the league’s Most Valuable Player, gave the Galaxy the victory after New England’s Chris Tierney had cancelled out Gyasi Zardes’ 52nd minute opener for LA.

Dec 7, 2014

MLS no easy place to play, says Keane

CARSON, California (Reuters) – Major League Soccer, once mocked as a ‘retirement home’ for European players, has grown into a competitive league, says LA Galaxy’s Irish striker Robbie Keane.

Keane, who will be looking for a third title in four years in Sunday’s final against the New England Revolution, believes the stereotype that MLS is an easy place to end a career is outdated.

Dec 7, 2014

Soccer-MLS no easy place to play, says Keane

CARSON, California Dec 6 (Reuters) – Major League Soccer, once mocked as a ‘retirement home’ for European players, has grown into a competitive league, says LA Galaxy’s Irish striker Robbie Keane.

Keane, who will be looking for a third title in four years in Sunday’s final against the New England Revolution, believes the stereotype that MLS is an easy place to end a career is outdated.

Dec 5, 2014

Donovan retires as U.S’s greatest player, Arena says

CARSON, California (Reuters) – Landon Donovan will retire on Sunday as the greatest American to have played soccer, his LA Galaxy coach said ahead of Sunday’s MLS Cup final against the New England Revolution.

Donovan will leave the game as the all-time top scorer in Major League Soccer and for the U.S. national team, and coach Bruce Arena said his legacy would be a simple one.

Dec 5, 2014

Soccer-Donovan retires as U.S’s greatest player, Arena says

CARSON, California, Dec 5 (Reuters) – Landon Donovan will retire on Sunday as the greatest American to have played soccer, his LA Galaxy coach said ahead of Sunday’s MLS Cup final against the New England Revolution.

Donovan will leave the game as the all-time top scorer in Major League Soccer and for the U.S. national team, and coach Bruce Arena said his legacy would be a simple one.

Dec 5, 2014

Combative Jones has become heart of the Revolution

CARSON, California (Reuters) – He was one of the success stories of the United States’ World Cup campaign in Brazil and now German-born Jermaine Jones hopes to deliver a maiden MLS title for his New England Revolution.

The Revolution, who will visit LA Galaxy for Sunday’s final, have lost four previous trips to the title game but under young American coach Jay Heaps they have emerged as a respected force.

Dec 5, 2014

Soccer-Combative Jones has become heart of the Revolution

CARSON, California Dec 5 (Reuters) – He was one of the success stories of the United States’ World Cup campaign in Brazil and now German-born Jermaine Jones hopes to deliver a maiden MLS title for his New England Revolution.

The Revolution, who will visit LA Galaxy for Sunday’s final, have lost four previous trips to the title game but under young American coach Jay Heaps they have emerged as a respected force.

Dec 5, 2014

Galaxy seek record fifth MLS title in Donovan’s send-off

CARSON, California (Reuters) – The LA Galaxy hope to give Landon Donovan a fairytale finish to a storied career when they shoot for a record fifth MLS title in Sunday’s championship game versus the New England Revolution.

The league’s all-time top scorer announced in August that will retire at the end of this season, putting added focus on the playoffs with each tie potentially his last.

Dec 5, 2014

Soccer-Galaxy seek record fifth MLS title in Donovan’s send-off

CARSON, California, Dec 5 (Reuters) – The LA Galaxy hope to give Landon Donovan a fairytale finish to a storied career when they shoot for a record fifth MLS title in Sunday’s championship game versus the New England Revolution.

The league’s all-time top scorer announced in August that will retire at the end of this season, putting added focus on the playoffs with each tie potentially his last.

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