Hey, Landon Donovan has spawned!
Last week, USWNT legend Abby Wambach played the final match of her career with the national team. This should have been time only for rapturous praise of her long and illustrious career, with everyone acknowledging everything she’s done for the sport as she rode off into the sunset (or whatever counts as “the sunset”…
The last time the public got to stick the thermometer into the Landon Donovan-Jürgen Klinsmann beef, we learned that the meat was still cooking. In a new interview, Donovan’s thoughts about Klinsmann’s shaky recent record and what that should mean for the manager’s job security show that yep, this beef is getting…
Landon Donovan is retired, and what better way to spend his down time than taking shots at Jurgen Klinsmann for leaving him off the 2014 World Cup roster?
As we wait with increasingly dwindling patience for the U.S. women to get their shit together, I thought we could all do with some happy America fuzzy-memory time. June 23, 2010, five years ago today, Landon Donovan’s World Cup stoppage-time goal saved the USMNT from elimination, won them the group, and proved…
While Landon Donovan made several appearances on ESPN breaking down World Cup action in Brazil, tonight was the former L.A. Galaxy legend's debut as an announcer for the league from which he retired last year. And he did it in Spanish, on Univision Deportes.
Robbie Keane's goal in the 111th minute gave the LA Galaxy a 2-1 lead over the New England Revolution en route to their fifth MLS Cup, and third in four years. Keane's cartwheel/somersault/finger gun celebration was impeccable.
Landon Donovan made his final appearance in a U.S. national team uniform tonight against Ecuador, coming inches from scoring before being substituted off 41 minutes into the first half. Here's the isolated camera of his exit, and the crowd's ovation.
On Oct. 10 against Ecuador in Connecticut, Landon Donovan will make one final appearance for the USMNT.
Here's a really cool graphic that links to GIFs of 135 (of now 137) goals Landon Donovan has scored throughout his MLS career. He's announced his retirement today, so click and reminisce awhile.
Multiple outlets are reporting today that Landon Donovan will retire from soccer at the end of the MLS season. This is sad news that we all saw coming from the moment his name was left off the USMNT's World Cup roster.
You'd think that any preplanned Landon Donovan World Cup ads would've been cleared up before the World Cup started, or even by the first USMNT match, but one brand still wasn't aware, so we all got a photo of Donovan holding a phone and wearing a suit from Pacific Rim.
Landon Donovan, who was cut from the United States men's national team World Cup roster, has just signed with ESPN as a studio analyst for the tournament. [ESPN]
As you may have heard by now, Landon Donovan, the best American soccer player ever, wasn't selected to the United States men's national team's 23-man World Cup roster. Legendary commentator Ray Hudson is really, really pissed off about that, and so today, he went on The Football Show on SirusXM to talk about it. He…
It's a strange thing, to watch a hero die. First came the shock, the denial, the OMGs and WTFs that exploded through our Twitter feeds last night when we found out that Landon Donovan wasn't traveling with the United States men's national team to next month's World Cup in Brazil. Then in snaked the smugness, the…
Calling it "the toughest decision in my coaching career," manager Jürgen Klinsmann took a stab at justifying his decision to leave Landon Donovan off the USMNT's 23-man World Cup roster.
It's about that time of the year again! Timber Joey is gassing up his chainsaw, Thierry Henry is stretching those creaking joints, and Michael Bradley is getting ready to lace up his boots, the prodigal son back on (well, North) American soil after so many years away. Yep, Major League Soccer, the land of has-beens…
It's almost time for the L.A. Galaxy's players-only night out. And the guest list manages to be inclusive in its exclusiveness.
The US Men's National Team have been dominating Panama throughout the Gold Cup final match, and in the second half, it felt like US Soccer were going to break through. In the 69th minute, substitute winger Brek Shea tapped in a cross that beat the keeper over the goal line, just 42 seconds after coming on.