According to the reports, Landon Donovan said that he has a strong belief that a potential league of North American that has performing teams from the United States and Mexico would be beneficial to sports in both countries as it will encourage the sport and more youth will be attracted toward it.
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The SoccerCity San Diego crew has earned fame and recognition as they have put on some of the greatest events in and around the town. A soccer training session, a watch party or a river cleanup project, there is always something the team keeps doing for the betterment of the community. In the coming few weeks, the team will come up with a series of events as Measure E would soon be passed by the campaign.
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Former LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan said that Brazil has been disappointing in the tournament in Russia. He said that there were so many expectations on the team and that they were the favorite to win the World Cup but they did not perform at all.
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American soccer legend and former Toffees star Landon Donovan was captured on camera doing number one during a training session. The international retired star’s action sparked a mini controversy online as to his actions.
Christian Pulisic has been awarded the US Soccer’s Male Player of the Year for his performance in the last calendar year largely in the Borussia Dortmund shirt. The youngster becomes the youngest footballer to win the award in history.
Pulisic won the award by a landslide, getting an impressive 94 percent in the polls. The player with a rising profile scored six goals in nine appearances for the Unites States team. In the games he played, he was involved in 13 of the processes that led to 17 goals scored. He was that shining light in the team despite failing to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Landon Donovan wants to help make Premier League side Swansea City “America’s club.” Donovan, 35, was named an adviser by Swansea owners Steve Kaplan and Jason Levien after they acquired the club last summer.
The former U.S. international recently made his first visit to Swansea, and said he wants to help expand the club’s profile around the globe.
Premier League side Swansea City received a boost in funds when they sold star man Gylfi Sigurdsson to Everton for £45 million last week.
However, with the summer deadline eight days away, there are fears that they might not be able to get the needed replacement on time.
Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho even waded in, advising the team to spend the funds on more players. Mourinho’s men defeated The Swans 4-0 in the first game following Sigurdsson’s sale. The team might see more losses this term if they fail to reinforce.
“I hope that the £45m is to spend, he [Coach Paul Clement] did good work last season. He has a point after two matches, one of them against one of the top six or seven teams so it is not a drama, so keep going,” the Portuguese said.
Swansea tried to stop the Red Devils after the 1-0 scoreline but three quick goals drastically changed the end result. While their defense was struggling to keep out the attack of United, their forwards were very unproductive. They recorded just one shot on target like the blunt attack that played a goalless draw against The Saints. (more…)
Football legend David Beckham and his ownership group would be elated that they can proceed with plans for a new MLS team after the land required to build a stadium was acquired.
The Miami-Dade Commission voted on the proposal by the group to buy three acres of county land needed to build a football stadium.
The commissioners voted nine to four in favour of the plan, meaning the last major hurdle for Beckham and his group was over. The land, situated at the corner of Northwest Sixth Street and Sixth Avenue, is the last piece required for the former Manchester United and Real Madrid star to move on with plans for a 25,000 seat capacity stadium.
Miami Beckham United (MBU) said they reached another major milestone by acquiring the land to build the privately funded stadium. They asked that the MLS help them move forward with the dream of a soccer club that Miami has been waiting for. (more…)Tags: Donovan, Donovan's, Galaxy, Goal, Landon
The United States of America have promised to partner their South American neighbours Mexico and their Northern counterparts Canada to submit a three-nation bid for the 2026 World Cup.
The US Soccer chief Sunil Gulati, the Mexican Football Federation president Decio de Maria and the Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montaglianihave made the pledge to submit an official bid to host the world’s biggest football tournament.
The bid would likely favour joint heads going by the stance of current FIFA president Gianni Infantino – it is one of his promises as he took office, aside the expansion of the event. Two nations combined to host the 2002 World Cup but this would be first time three countries would be combining resources.
The United States remain the ‘main’ host as they have 60 games allotted to them while the two partners would stage ten games apiece as FIFA extend the number of participants from 32 to 48.
“When our nations come together as one, as we will for 2026, there is no question the United States, Mexico and Canada will deliver an experience that will celebrate the game, serve players, supporters and partners alike,” Gulati said at a press conference as they made the pledge. (more…)Tags: Donovan, Donovan's, Everton, Galaxy, Landon
Former US national team player Landon Donovan has stated that he will make a decision about his future in the days to come.
Despite having retired from the Major League Soccer in 2014, the player came back from retirement at the end of last season to help his former team LA Galaxy for the closing stage of the season as well as the playoffs.
His good performance has given rise to speculations that the 35-years old player might be the subject of interest from other MLS team.
He admitted that there were interests from different teams, but he has yet to take a decision about his future. He said that teams in the MLS will be starting their pre-season training in around two weeks and that he will have to make a decision now if he is going to pursue his career in the United States. (more…)Tags: Donovan, Donovan's, fan's, footballers, Landon, Match, Soccer