Archives: Bruce Arena

The LA Galaxy…Wow

Posted on by Eric Altshule

  After completing two convincing road wins against Colorado and Seattle last week, the Los Angeles Galaxy have continued a simply jaw-dropping beginning of the 2010 season.  Although the Galaxy are on the brink of losing Landon Donovan and (probably) … Continue reading

MLS Cup Final Preview Part Two: Coaching and Intangibles

Posted on by Robert Jonas

In the first part of our 2009 MLS Cup Final preview, the Real Salt Lake and Los Angeles Galaxy players were assessed and compared, with a slight advantage being measured for the Galaxy. In this continuation of our analysis, attention … Continue reading

Galaxy Win in a Long, Dark Night in Carson

Posted on by Eric Altshule

The Western Conference Finals was a long, hard slog between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the Houston Dynamo.  With an 8:30 starting time to accommodate ESPN2’s college football schedule, two blackouts that interrupted play in each half, and a half … Continue reading

Final MLS Table

Posted on by Eric Altshule

The season is over and, after a wild weekend, we have our playoff teams.  The first round of playoffs looks like this: West LA Galaxy vs Chivas USA Houston Dynamo vs Seattle Sounders East Columbus Crew vs Real Salt Lake … Continue reading

The Maestro: Bruce Arena Turns the Galaxy Around

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

He’s the best manager this nation has ever produced. Not only is he the best, but the gap between Bruce Arena and the second best American manager ever (Bob Bradley, Dom Kinnear, Mooch Myernick, etc?) is so wide it’s not … Continue reading

Bradley’s Approach Different than Arena’s

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

  Eddie Johnson and Brian Ching celebrate a goal against Barbados, the only game which a current US striker has scored a goal in the last 14 months for the national team. Bob Bradley’s tenure as United States National Team … Continue reading

Arena the Right Choice for LA

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I’ve read with some amusement the last few days the opinions of people I respect questioning the apparent decision by the LA Galaxy to hire Bruce Arena. From my vantage point after drifting along as simply a marketing entity and … Continue reading

Arena the Right Choice for Galaxy

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I’ve read with some amusement the last few days the opinions of people I respect questioning the apparent decision by the LA Galaxy to hire Bruce Arena. From my vantage point after drifting along as simply a marketing entity and … Continue reading

MLS Offseason Full of Excitement: Some Thoughts

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

What a crazy week it has been already within MLS. Juan Carlos Osorio ends up with the Red Bulls and Chicago is left without a coach. The franchise in its ten years of existence has had three head coaches and … Continue reading

Arena’s Demise Long in the Making

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Bruce Arena is the only American born coach to reach legendary status. In spite of his many detractors, he is by far the most accomplished manager our nation has ever produced. However since 2003 when the US flamed out of … Continue reading

Arena’s Demise Long in the Making

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Bruce Arena is the only American born coach to reach legendary status. In spite of his many detractors, he is by far the most accomplished manager our nation has ever produced. However since 2003 when the US flamed out of … Continue reading

Arena’s Tenure with RBNY Ends

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Bruce Arena has been relieved of his duties as Red Bull NY Manager by mutual consent. I’ll try and get more information about this breaking story and accordingly Episode 32 of the MLS Talk podcast scheduled to be released this … Continue reading

Arena Leaves Red Bulls by Mutual Consent

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

In a shocking move, former DC United and US National Team Manager Bruce Arena has left Red Bull NY “by mutual consent. ” Stay tuned to the site for more details.

Mathis and Arena Reunited

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I must admit, I never saw this coming. It seemed perennial bad boy Clint Mathis had found a home in Colorado where Fernando Clavijo seemed more capable of controlling him than his previous coaches. Now Colorado has traded Mathis to … Continue reading