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Archives: Landon Donovan

MLS Eastern Conference Finals Preview – New England Revolution vs. New York Red Bulls

Posted on by Dan Holmes
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Boston versus New York. It’s a rivalry that goes back more than a century. The Patriots, Bruins and Red Sox carry the honor of their city into battle against the Jets, Rangers and Yankees. Its now time for the Revolution … Continue reading

Landon Donovan Deserves Credit For Building US Soccer Culture

Posted on by Abe Asher
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It’s fair to say that Landon Donovan and the US soccer public have always had a complicated relationship. When he burst onto the scene all those years ago, everything about Donovan screamed insecure. He was talented – very talented – … Continue reading

Landon Donovan Leaves Behind a Legacy as a Pioneer In US Soccer

Posted on by Abe Asher
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If we’re being honest with ourselves, we knew that Landon Donovan’s retirement was a long time coming. With Landon Donovan, there have always been very few secrets. His candidness, his realness, his humanness is legendary among American soccer circles. After … Continue reading

Read Landon Donovan’s Letter to Fans to Announce His Retirement From Soccer

Posted on by Alex Muller
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MLS and USA soccer star Landon Donovan has announced his retirement from the professional sport. The all-time leading scorer in USMNT soccer history will retire at the end of this season. Donovan published the following letter to explain his decision: … Continue reading

Landon Donovan to Retire From MLS At End of 2014 Season

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Landon Donovan will retire at the end of the 2014 MLS season, confirmed a statement by LA Galaxy. According to the statement on the club website, Donovan wrote: “After careful deliberation and many conversations with those closest to me, I … Continue reading

USA Lightning Rod Landon Donovan Faces Uncertain Future

Posted on by Robert Hay
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From the moment he was excluded from the U.S. World Cup roster, Landon Donovan faced a critical choice.  He could accept, map out the rest of his playing career, and begin to work on his post-playing options.  Or he could … Continue reading

USA Head Coach Jürgen Klinsmann Silences Critics With Winning Team Selection

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Since dropping Landon Donovan last month, a fury of angry US fans, bloggers and — in some cases — mainstream media personalities have turned into vociferous critics of US Head Coach Jürgen Klinsmann. The United States’ 2-1 victory over Ghana … Continue reading

WATCH Humorous Landon Donovan Video On What Life Is Like Without Playing in the World Cup [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Landon Donovan appears in a new EA Sports video that points a finger at Jurgen Klinsmann’s decision to not select the American soccer player for the World Cup. Part humorous, part trying to make a point, you have to watch … Continue reading

Landon Donovan Says He Disagrees With Klinsmann That The US Cannot Win the World Cup

Posted on by Michael James
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Landon Donovan says he disagrees with Jurgen Klinsmann’s assertion that the US cannot win the World Cup. “It’s no surprise that I disagree with Jurgen,” said Donovan in an interview on ESPN this afternoon. Donovan believes he had a case … Continue reading

ESPN Adds Landon Donovan as World Cup TV Analyst

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Landon Donovan, the greatest American soccer player in the history of the sport, has joined ESPN as an analyst for its World Cup TV coverage. Donovan will make his debut on ESPN today at 3pm ET for ESPN’s World Cup … Continue reading

Why Landon Donovan Breaking MLS Goal Scoring Record Doesn’t Mean He Should Be In World Cup

Posted on by Mark Vincent Lincir
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If you think for one minute that Ghana, Portugal or Germany will be anywhere near the hopeless level of the Philadephia Union, think again. I give Landon Donovan credit where credit is due. He absolutely dominates Major League Soccer. Always … Continue reading

Landon Donovan’s Impressive Career Stats With the USMNT

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Landon Donovan’s fact sheet is as long as it is impressive. The American legend began his soccer career at the age of six, and was later accepted into the U.S. Youth Soccer’s Olympic Development Program at the age of 15. … Continue reading

Jurgen Klinsmann Says Landon Donovan Step Behind USMNT Players In Certain Areas

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Jurgen Klinsmann spoke with members of the media today from the U.S. Men’s National Team’s camp in Stanford, California. The topic on everyone’s mind was Landon Donovan being left off the final 23-man roster. When asked about Donovan’s exclusion, Klinsmann … Continue reading

Landon Donovan Has Only Himself To Blame For USMNT World Cup Squad Omission

Posted on by Mark Vincent Lincir
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Everybody is all over Jurgen Klinsmann about his decision to drop Landon Dononvan from the USMNT and not take him to Brazil. What is there to be surprised about? Big time sports is all about “what have you done for … Continue reading

Landon Donovan Disappointed With Jurgen Klinsmann’s Decision to Drop Him

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USMNT midfielder Landon Donovan posted a message on Facebook this evening to express his disappointment with the decision made by USMNT Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann to drop him from the final 23-man World Cup squad. Donovan said: “It has been … Continue reading

How Jurgen Klinsmann’s World Cup Squad Decisions Mirror Germany 2006

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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It’s not just Landon Donovan’s exclusion from the US 23-man squad for Brazil that should make people take notice. It’s far deeper than that. Jurgen Klinsmann is taking his formula from years gone by and updating it, just wearing different … Continue reading

Why Jurgen Klinsmann’s Decision to Cut Landon Donovan From World Cup Team Is A Wise One

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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USMNT Head Coach Jürgen Klinsmann made a courageous decision today that will move the sport of soccer forward in the United States. The US Men’s National head coach and technical director dropped Landon Donovan from his 23-man World Cup squad, … Continue reading

WATCH Landon Donovan’s 57 Goals For US Men’s National Team: 2000-2014 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Christopher Harris
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Many soccer fans in the United States are still in shock that Landon Donovan has been cut from the US team for World Cup 2014. Donovan holds the records for the most number of goals for the United States as … Continue reading