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Archives: David Beckham

The Revolution is Being Televised (Though You May Miss it in the Newspaper)

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

David Beckham and Juan Pablo Angel To the average viewer of “scream” shows about American sports such as Around the Horn, Rome is Burning and The Best Damn Sports Show Period, the ongoing revolution in American sports preferences may have … Continue reading

66,000 Plus see Epic Encounter

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

17 year old Jozy Altidore, perhaps the most hyped young American player not named Freddy Adu scored twice as did former Aston Villa and River Plate Attacker Juan Pablo Angel. David Beckham gave the Big Apple what American soccer and … Continue reading

Beckham vs Red Bulls Game Could Hit 60,000

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Media reports indicate as many as 60,000 fans could pack Giants Stadium for tonight’s clash between the Red Bulls and the David Beckham led LA Galaxy. Beckham will be familiar with a number of the Red Bulls players, such as … Continue reading

Becks Still Golden

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

It has been a nightmare season for the Los Angeles Galaxy but thanks to some help from a certain former English National Team captain, the Galaxy have reached the finals of Superliga where they will face Pachuca. David Beckham’s first … Continue reading

Beckham Magic

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

David Beckham’s wonder goal on a free kick sends the Galaxy into the Superliga finals. Much more on this tomorrow morning.

OPINION: Beckham’s LA Experience Turning Sour

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My excitement about David Beckham signing to play in MLS in January quickly subsided when I realized what club he was going to be playing with. Sadly the fears I had about the LA Galaxy which led me to pen … Continue reading

Beckham’s LA Experience Souing by the Day

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

My excitement about David Beckham signing to play in MLS in January quickly subsided when I realized what club he was going to be playing with. Sadly the fears I had about the LA Galaxy which led me to pen … Continue reading

Beckham Debut Causes Ratings Jump

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Last night’s DC United-LA Galaxy match attracted a 0.8 rating on ESPN2 the highest rated MLS regular season game of the season and more than twice the normal rating for ESPN’s Thursday Night MLS package.

Beckham May Play Tonight

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Media reports indicate yet to be fully fit David Beckham may make his MLS debut tonight at RFK Stadium versus the league’s signature club DC United. Steve McClaren, the manager of the England National Team will be among those in … Continue reading

United-Galaxy Game Sold Out

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

DC United has announced that Thursday Night’s match with David Beckham’s LA Galaxy has sold out RFK Stadium. But will Beckham play? Right now it doesn’t look good, but ESPN2 will no doubt have a Beckham cam, and perhaps a … Continue reading

Beckham Circus Hurting MLS

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Schelotto/ AP Major League Soccer in many ways has gotten what it asked for when it signed David Beckham to a ridiculous contract in January. By making the league appear desperate for a savior when it need not have, rearranging … Continue reading

Beckham Circus Counterporductive for MLS

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Major League Soccer in many ways has gotten what it asked for when it signed David Beckham to a ridiculous contract in January. By making the league appear desperate for a savior when it need not have, rearranging the schedule … Continue reading

What we Learned from the Friendlies

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This past week the United States became the epicenter of the club football world with numerous friendlies involving large clubs from all over the world, as well as the unveiling of David Beckham as a member of the Los Angeles … Continue reading

MLS and EPL Split Saturday Friendlies

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Recent Galaxy Castoff Robbie Findley scored for RSL Another match, another loss for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Despite the red carpet, Hollywood setting and 19 ESPN cameras the Galaxy looked pedestrian in a 1-0 loss to Chelsea in front of … Continue reading

A Must Read

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Great read by our friend Bill E Shears. (Not the one of Sgt Pepper fame!) http://epltalk.communityserver.com/blogs/billeshears/archive/2007/07/13/Fulfilling-It_2700_s-Own-Prophecy_3A00_-How-the-American-Media-is-Setting-Up-Beckham-for-Failure.aspx

Beckham Hype Avoids Reality

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The hype around David Beckham’s arrival in Los Angeles is far greater than I anticipated in the mainstream American media. It seems the celebrity of Beckham is trumping the actual analysis of what this does for the football on the … Continue reading

Does Beckham Really Make a Difference?

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The hype around David Beckham’s arrival in Los Angeles is far greater than I anticipated in the mainstream American media. It seems the celebrity of Beckham is trumping the actual analysis of what this does for the football on the … Continue reading

Pavon Signs with Galaxy

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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