100 Percent Soccer Column: Former Chivas USA goalkeeper Dan Kennedy has “surreal” SoCal return with Galaxy

TS22-SOCCERCOL--- Carson, CALIFORNIA--1/21/13--- Staff Photo: Robert Casillas --- Chivas USA All-Star GK Dan Kennedy waves to cheering fans at practice.

TS22-SOCCERCOL— Carson, CALIFORNIA–1/21/13— Staff Photo: Robert Casillas — Chivas USA All-Star GK Dan Kennedy waves to cheering fans at practice.

Former Chivas USA goalkeeper Dan Kennedy is now a member of the LA Galaxy. Read one view of what that means for the club in this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column.

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Weekly 100 Percent Soccer column: How Red Bull New York became the model MLS franchise

jesseBull Run: New York Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch — no stranger to budget constraints at cheapskates Chivas USA — has reunited with former teammate Sacha Kljestan and molded the once much-maligned franchise as a matter of necessity into a model for MLS (Associated Press file photo).

Read more about the New York Red Bulls’ run to the top of MLS in this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column.

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Weekly 100 Percent Soccer Column: American soccer fans expect the national team to do its duty Saturday in Pasadena against Mexico — or face the consequences

United States fans show their disappoint as the U.S. falls to Mexico 4-2 Saturday. The United States and Mexico play during the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer final Saturday evening June 25, 2011 at the sold out Rose Bowl in Pasadena.    (Will Lester/Staff Photographer)

United States fans show their disappoint as the U.S. falls to Mexico 4-2 Saturday. The United States and Mexico play during the CONCACAF Gold Cup soccer final Saturday evening June 25, 2011 at the sold out Rose Bowl in Pasadena. (Will Lester/Staff Photographer)

Don’t look now, but if the U.S. doesn’t beat Mexico at home in Pasadena Saturday that should spell big trouble for a U.S. national team coach facing a big rebuilding job as an era comes to an end.

Read more in this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column (link is fixed).

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Weekly Soccer Column: Will the LA Galaxy f-f-fade away as MLS Playoffs loom?

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With apologies to the Who, but Galaxy fans are starting to fret about the club’s ability to negotiate the last fews remaining games of the regular season, never mind the playoffs given its current scoreless, winless streak at precisely the wrong time of the season.

Read more in this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column.

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Weekly Soccer Column: Mediocre League Soccer enters its, um, regular season climax (really)

New York City FC's David Villa shows his frustration against the LA Galaxy in a sold-out MLS soccer game at the StubHub Center Sunday, August 23, 2015, Carson, CA.  The Galaxy crushed NYC 5-1.Los Angeles Galaxy vs. New York City Football Club.Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff Photographer

New York City FC’s David Villa shows his frustration against the LA Galaxy in a sold-out MLS soccer game at the StubHub Center Sunday, August 23, 2015, Carson, CA. The Galaxy crushed NYC 5-1.Los Angeles Galaxy vs. New York City Football Club.Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff Photographer

There’s been a lot of head-holding, cursing at the sky and other shows of frustration going on in Mediocre League Soccer of late. Read more in this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column.

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Weekly Soccer Column: LA Galaxy-New York FC showed what’s good, bad and ugly about MLS

New York City FC's David Villa shows his frustration against the LA Galaxy in a sold-out MLS soccer game at the StubHub Center Sunday, August 23, 2015, Carson, CA.  The Galaxy crushed NYC 5-1.Los Angeles Galaxy vs. New York City Football Club.Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff Photographer

New York City FC’s David Villa shows his frustration against the LA Galaxy in a sold-out MLS soccer game at the StubHub Center Sunday, August 23, 2015, Carson, CA. The Galaxy crushed NYC 5-1.Los Angeles Galaxy vs. New York City Football Club.Photo by Steve McCrank/Staff Photographer

Read this week’s 100 Percent Soccer column here.

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