Category Archives: Chivas USA

MLSGarlic: More Teams In Los Angeles Please

Posted on by The Goofer
StubHub Arena/Photo by kidgrifter

WARNING - MLSGarlic will be a parody series that runs on MLSTalk. We’ll only say it once, so please be warned. Ed. We here at MLS Talk love to kick a goat while it’s down, we must admit that. But … Continue reading

MLS, Chivas USA, & NY2: Why The Goats Will Stay In LA

Posted on by Drew Farmer

Though the attendance for Chivas USA’s home match against the Columbus Crew was announced at 7,121; it is easy to believe there may have been less inside the Home Depot Center. It is also easy to believe that the single … Continue reading

Chivas USA: Major League Soccer’s Crisis Club

Posted on by Drew Farmer
Photo by Neilwill

In 2004, Major League Soccer decided their eleventh franchise would be placed in the soccer hotbed of Southern California. Rather than move the team to San Diego or another part of the area, the league’s brain trust and team owners … Continue reading

MLS Doubles Down on a Bad Bet

Posted on by Robert Hay
EA Sports FIFA 13 Cover

In last night’s MLS Talk podcast, the crew discussed the news broken by Don Garber that MLS was helping Chivas stabilize their geographic situation by seeking a permanent soccer-specific stadium in downtown Los Angles.  Speaking with Abraham Madkour of Sports … Continue reading

Midweek Recap - Chicago Stumbles Again, Whitecaps Continue Chivas USA Misery

Posted on by Earl Reed
Photo by adamthelibrarian

Two matches on Wednesday night, two completely different results for the playoff teams involved. Chicago 1:3 Philadelphia What is happening to Chicago? This is the second match in a row where the Fire looked outclassed. While that kind of result … Continue reading

Loss to Seattle Shows Fallacy of Chivas Playoff Hopes

Posted on by Robert Hay
Photo by Neilwill

In political parlance, the “laugh test” is the method to determine the reality of a proposal or idea, as in if a person laughs when you tell them your solution to a problem, it both unrealistic and ridiculous.  A few … Continue reading

Sounders Score Four to Get into Fourth US Open Cup Final

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

It just never gets old when this Pacific Northwest side continues to make their march on another US Open Cup run. They may have had to play an extra round to get to that final destination, but no matter who … Continue reading

Angel Honored, Then He Scores As Red Bulls Draw

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

This was the game where it all came full circle. When Bruce Arena used one of his two Designated Player spots in the 2007 season he brought over Juan Pablo Angel from Aston Villa of the English Premiership and right … Continue reading

Union’s Old Guard Dwindles To None With Califf Trade

Posted on by Earl Reed
Califf, © 2011 Earl Gardner

Mwanga. McInerney. Torres. Okugo. Williams. What do these names have in common? Besides all being under the age of 23, as of today they are the only remnants of the inaugural 2010 Philadelphia Union season. The Union continued with their … Continue reading

Red Bulls and Chivas USA Swap Agudelo For Pearce

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein
Juan Agudelo

There was a buzz going around Red Bull training as rumors were flying around about a potential trade in the works with Chivas USA. Some thought it was going to be for Rafa Marquez, as some thought a change of … Continue reading