100 Percent Soccer Column ICYMI: The Galaxy are sizzling in MLS, but is a June cool-down coming?

trioSteven Gerrard may not be going anywhere this summer, but Gyasi Zardes and Robbie Keane are among the big names the Galaxy will lose for weeks in June to international duty. (AP Photo).

Read this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column here.

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email

100 Percent Soccer Column: Say after me — “‘LESTER’ are EPL champs”

celebrateLeicester lads: Packed pubs in the city couldn’t contain their patrons’ excitement after the final whistle blew Monday between Spurs and Chelsea; the 2-2 draw gave the Foxes the EPL title.

Read more about the most unlikely EPL championship winner ever here in this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column.

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email

100 Percent Soccer Column: Ready for a packed summer of soccer?

rose

So I suppose it’s tempting fate to write a column about the busy summer of soccer that lies ahead and then elevate the wrong team to the final four of the UEFA CL (not that the two alert Barcelona fans who noticed really minded).

Anyway, the corrected column is here, so mark your calendars or stick it on your fridge or whatever to ensure you don’t miss a game.

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email

100 Percent Soccer Column: Everything you wanted to know about the American soccer fan (if only you had asked)

WChermosaBWorld Cup fans gather for a viewing party in Hermosa Beach; one-third of all American soccer fans only pay attention to big events like the tournament, a marketing study found. (Daily Breeze file photo).

One in three American soccer fans say Real Madrid, Barcelona or Manchester United is their favorite team.

The Galaxy? They came in sixth in the top 10 teams cited, while the Seattle Sounders were 10th.

For more insights into the interests of American soccer fans, read today’s 100 Percent Soccer column here.

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email

100 Percent Soccer Column: Nigel de Jong delivers physical presence Galaxy wanted, will MLS and American soccer pay the price?

crunch He bites: This is how English tabloid the Daily Mirror reported on Nigel de Jong’s crunching challenge on Portland’s Darlington Nagbe.

So whose at fault in the wake of Nigel de Jong’s obscene challenge on Portland’s Darlington Nagbe?

The player? The club? The coach?

Try the media, Galaxy coach Bruce Arena said Wednesday (really).

Guess he’s not going to like this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column then.

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email

100 Percent Soccer Column: Tim Howard, Omar Gonzalez, Gyasi Zardes and Bobby Wood are four to watch for U.S. in World Cup qualifying

howard Hot shot: A stunning 13 saves against Belgium in the 2014 World Cup suddenly brought veteran goalkeeper Tim Howard into the public consciousness, but he’s not done yet (Associated Press file photo).

Read this week’s 100 Percent Soccer Column here.

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email

100 Percent Soccer column: Grizzled Galaxy foreign legion isn’t blocking development of young Americans, says coach Bruce Arena

coledamme Oldies, but goodies: Galaxy coach Bruce Arena said the signings of veterans like Ashley Cole and Jelle Van Damme should help, not hinder, the development of young American players at the club (Photo courtesy LA Galaxy).

Read this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column here.

Facebook Twitter Plusone Digg Reddit Stumbleupon Tumblr Email