Saturday Galaxy Gameday

Galaxy beat writer Scott Wolf gave a few tidbits of today’s story in blog posts Friday and here we learn just how happy Coach Ruud Gullit is to punt Abel Xavier. So are we, Ruud, so are we.

A massive crowd is expected in New York for David Beckham, sorry, today’s game (3:30 p.m. live on Fox Soccer Channel). Wonder how many of them will care about how he is deployed?

Oh, and you’re aware Becks just loves L.A., right?.

Rumor of the Day: Has the Galaxy signed Newcastle United’s former stylish midfielder Nolberto Solano? (Link swiped from the LA Riot Squad Web site).

In other soccer news:
*LAFC lost at Home Depot Center Friday night (and live on national TV) 4-2 to the Baltimore Bays in the final of the Under-17/18 U.S. Soccer Federation Development Academy.

*A reminder there are two SuperLiga games today on Telefutra: at 5 p.m. Houston plays D.C. United, while CD Guadalajara-Atlante follows at 7 p.m.

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