Archives: Alexi Lalas

Alexi Lalas Strikes Again In Argument About MLS Inferiority Complex

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In Roger Bennett’s latest offering on ESPNFC.com, Alexi Lalas has once again said some incendiary things about soccer in the United States. In some cases Lalas is on the mark, but as is his custom, he overreaches and defeats his … Continue reading

Alexi Lalas Critique of US Based Fans Ignores Local Game Outside MLS

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In March, Alexi Lalas loudly proclaimed that to be a true soccer fan in the United States, you must watch and support Major League Soccer. “Think globally act locally,” Lalas proclaimed. While the sentiment is nice, the promotion of Major … Continue reading

MLS Talk Podcast: Alexi Lalas

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Eric Altshule sits down with a legend of American soccer, Alexi Lalas to discuss a myriad of different subjects. As always Lalas is very compelling and perhaps a tad bit controversial. A must listen for any American soccer fan.

Grant Wahl’s The Beckham Experiment: A Review

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Excellent sports’ writing is not simply about analyzing players, teams or organizations. It’s largely about painting a picture that fits into society’s perceptions of the surrounding world. It’s about writing a narrative and properly explaining the parts. It’s about playing … Continue reading

Causes of the Beckham Saga

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David Beckham has now finally declared publically what the football loving public in the United States has suspected for weeks. Beckham has announced rather openly that he would like to stay in Milan. From a pure business standpoint, any transfer … Continue reading

Ruud Gullit: MLS on the Map

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Well Alexi Lalas said he wanted a sexy name and if published reports are to be believed he got one. Ruud Gullit may not be the right manager for the Galaxy but he certainly has a name in the world … Continue reading

Gullit Links Big News for Galaxy

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Well Alexi Lalas said he wanted a sexy name and if published reports are to be believed he got one. Ruud Gullit may not be the right manager for the Galaxy but he certainly has a name in the world … Continue reading

Coaching Rumors Range from Bizzare to Unrealistic

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Steven Cohen of World Soccer Daily seems convinced that Steve McClaren is going to be next manager of the Los Angeles Galaxy. Why would McClaren who has the England job, albeit tenuously and managed Middlesbrough be interested in a second … Continue reading

Coaching Rumors Bizzare and Unrealistic

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Steven Cohen of World Soccer Daily seems convinced that Steve McClaren is going to be next manager of the Los Angeles Galaxy. Why would McClaren who has the England job, albeit tenuously and managed Middlesbrough be interested in a second … Continue reading

Yallop Proving His Quality

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Three weeks ago many people including here on this site speculated aloud as to Frank Yallop’s coaching future and whether or not he’d be able to motivate his last place Los Angeles Galaxy team for the remained of the MLS … Continue reading

Pachuca Outclass Galaxy to win Superliga

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Pachuca is the little club that could. Late last night in front of a sellout crowd at the Home Dept Center they one their fourth trophy in nine months as they defeated a disgracefully outclassed LA Galaxy side in a … Continue reading

The Club of the Americas

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Pachuca is the little club that could. Late last night in front of a sellout crowd at the Home Dept Center they one their fourth trophy in nine months as they defeated a disgracefully outclassed LA Galaxy side in a … Continue reading

Figo Still an MLS Target?

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Alexi Lalas told Marca Sports Daily on Friday that Luis Figo was still likely to come to MLS, although he will not be playing for the Galaxy. I’m not sure if this is just bluster by Lalas to get in … Continue reading

Mexico’s Continued Pain and Alexi Lalas

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I must admit having a new respect for the Mexican people today even if I still detest their national football team. They are a people who seemed to have so much hope that today they would finally remove the spell … Continue reading

Mexico’s Pain and New Love for Lalas

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I must admit having a new respect for the Mexican people today even if I still detest their national football team. They are a people who seemed to have so much hope that today they would finally remove the spell … Continue reading

Galaxy Acquire Pavon and Klein

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Carlos Pavon who scored four goals in this year’s CONCACAF Gold Cup signed with the LA Galaxy yesterday. Pavon will compliment new acqusition Edson Buddle in the Galaxy attack. Today the Galaxy traded for US National Team veteran Chris Klein. … Continue reading

Lalas Attacks “Inferior” EPL

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Alexi Lalas makes some excellent points in his discussion with the Guardian, but it is obvious the British media wants to turn him into a laughing stock, and make him appear to be the stereotypical American. Check out the entire … Continue reading