Posts for Tag : Highlights

LA Galaxy player announced retirement

LA Galaxy forward Herculez Gomez has announced his retirement from football after spending more than 15 years in professional football.


 

He was a member of the LA Galaxy team during the period 2002-2006 where he will make an instant impact. Although he was signed on a developmental contract by the LA Galaxy team, he will find himself quickly in the first team due to his good performance.

 

He would take advantage of the fact that Landon Donovan was called to the national team and he will establish himself as a major striker in the LA Galaxy team.

 

Herculez Gomez will go on and have a great period with the LA Galaxy team where he will manage to win the 2002 and 2005 MLS Cup.

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Andrea Pirlo is enjoying life at the MLS

Andrea Pirlo is 37 years old and he is still performing at a high level as he is a regular starter in the MLS club New York City FC.


Despite being at such an elevated age, the Italian midfielder continues proving his worth as he is one of the most influential figures in the club.

Throughout the majority of the extensive playing career of Andrea Pirlo, he has spent over 19 years performing in Italy with a number of different clubs including: Brescia, Internazionale, Reggina, Ac.Milan and Juventus.

After having spent so much time playing with Italian clubs, Pirlo was offered with the chance of performing in a completely different as he joined the MLS and even though it might come out as a daunting task for any player to join a distinct atmosphere, it has turned out to be a successful move and the veteran midfielder has expressed how things have been going for him ever since he joined the American league back in August of 2015.

“It was a new league for me, but above all I wanted to come to America. It represents a new and different experience for me in a country that fascinated me. I also got the opportunity to study a new language.
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Seattle Sounders In Action Against Houston Dynamo

The Seattle Sounders are all set to achieve victory with their road league of the year, which is being held on 10th April at BBVA stadium.

 


The team is playing against the Houston Dynamo. Since 2013, the Sounders have not lost to the Houston Dynamo. They have held the edge of 5-3-3 which is the all time series. The Sounders starting with 0-3 for the first time in the history of MLS posted their first victory of this season in the match held on Saturday against the Montreal Impact. The first goal of the Major League Season was scored by Clint Dempsey and he has won the third place in all six games with the win.

 

There are mixed predictions about the match as the Houston Dynamo has played against the New England Revolution team on the opening day and 5-0 wins over FC Dallas. As the team has lost twice it has allowed five goals to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC and New York Red bulls. As far as the Seattle Sounders are concerned, they earned their shutout against the Montreal Impact. The Sounders have allowed goals of 5 in 4 games in this season. Read more

Mauro Biello wants to stay as coach of Montreal Impact

Following a string of underwhelming performances and results, Frank Klopas was sacked as the head coach of Montreal Impact and now Mauro Biello is the interim manager but this isn’t the first time that the Canadian manager has been part of the coaching staff of the MLS club.

 

Biello has been part of the coaching staff of Montreal Impact since 2009 and he actually had the chance of taking control of the MLS team in 2012 when Montreal Impact went on a tour to Italy and Jesse Marsch had been sacked.

 

This was Biello’s first chance of becoming the coach of Montreal Impact and he had stated on numerous occasions this desire but he failed to land that position, Biello now has a second chance of making it happen.

 

After he was appointed as the interim manager of the MLS outfit, Biello voiced his aspirations and what he wants to accomplish as the 43 year old manager said: “It’s my chance. I’ve got a chance to push this team, to bring it up a notch, and I’m going to take it. I’m going to focus on that to do my best and help this team. We’ll see what happens at the end of the season. But I know that I’m going to give everything to this team.” Read more

New York Red Bulls strengthened Defence

New York Red Bulls have significantly strengthened their defence by signing Kemar Lawrence from the Jamaican club Harbour View FC. The 22-year-old Jamaican international has been with New York Red Bulls on a trial basis for the last few weeks.

He appears to have impressed the management in the pre-season. The club’s sporting director, Ali Curtis, says that the addition of Lawrence is a huge boost to the team since the player brings in a lot of talent at an attractive age. Lawrence has been withHarbour View since 2011 and he made 50 appearances for the club last season.

His talent helped the club win the National Premier league back in 2013. The brimming talent allowed him to make his national debut at the age of 20. He has since featured in 13 appearances for the Jamaican national team. Roy Miller is the regular starter for New York Red Bulls in the left back position. Lawrence is not expected to jump straight into the team as a first-team regular. Instead, manager Jesse Marsch is expected to slowly introduce him into the team. New York Red Bulls could only manage a 1-1 draw with Sporting Kansas City in their first league match of the season. Read more