Author: Jason Pedersen

When a Deadline Isn’t a Deadline

Well we all know the lockdown date of David Beckham’s soccer career was Friday the 13th, 2009, but here we sit and it’s February 17th 2009 and everything is up in the air. I wrote here last week applauding Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber about instituting a deadline on the this fiasco and really that’s what it become since I’ve now read that AC Milan is continuing talks with the Los Angeles Galaxy on making David Beckham’s move to the Italian club permanent. What happened to the deadline Major League Soccer gave the Italian giants? If AC Milan was ... Read more

MLS Gives a Friday Deadline on Beckham Deal

The LA Galaxy and AC Milan have until Friday to work out an agreement to see where David Beckham will play for after the March transfer date. With the start of the MLS season coming quickly it will be nice to have this finally come to an end so it won’t distract the Galaxy as they get set for their season, a season they will want to improve on and make the playoffs this year. Beckham’s contract allows him to leave the Galaxy after the ’09 season, and anyone reading his quotes over the last month know his heart is ... Read more

It’s Time to End the Beckham Experiment

Let’s face it, the great David Beckham experience was pretty much a flop. Now don’t get me wrong, he did provide great some great moments, there were a lot of LA Galaxy jerseys sold, there was a peak of some non soccer interest in the league for a bit, but the overall experience wasn’t fully met. US soccer fans and more importantly, LA Galaxy fans were hoping that when Beckham came he would turn around the Galaxy and make them a playoff team, but adding one good player to a bad team wasn’t going to do that and when you ... Read more