Friday, May 30, 2008

Friday Wrap

While the team prepares for Saturday's game in Toronto, we thought that we'd pass along some news from here in LA.

  • The Galaxy are helping to organize a bus trip to San Jose for the game between the two sides on Saturday, June 14. For just $65, Galaxy fans will receive a round trip bus ticket, one match ticket and food at a special "Galaxy Travel Package Tailgate" which will be held at McAfee Coliseum. The buses will depart The Home Depot Center at 9 a.m., and will arrive in Oakland at 4 p.m. The match kicks off at 7 p.m. and the buses will depart Oakland at 10:30 p.m., arriving back at The Home Depot Center at 5:30 a.m., less than 12 hours prior to the start of the first World Cup qualifier of the year as the U.S. faces Barbados at the HDC (2 p.m. kickoff). So if you're up for a great weekend of soccer throughout California, click here to get your tickets for the Galaxy Away Game Travel Package and click here to order tickets for the U.S. game against Barbados.
  • AEG CEO Tim Leiweke was named "Sports Executive of the Year" by the Sports Business Journal and Sports Business Daily at an awards ceremony in New York City on Thursday night. At the same awards show, Major League Soccer was named the Professional Sports League of the Year.
  • There is a new Rollin' with Rogo posted on Check it out here. Here is another preview of the game from
  • As we told you yesterday, Landon flew to Toronto on Thursday to be evaluated by the Galaxy's medical staff and his availability would be determined before Saturday's game. This morning U.S. Soccer announced their roster for the friendly against Spain in Santander on June 4, with Landon included in that squad, with a decision on whether or not he will fly to Spain to be decided this weekend after Saturday's game.

1 comment:

charlesj27 said...

Road Trip to San Jose - Awesome! That sounds like a great trip for members of the Riot Squad, Angel City Brigade and Galaxians to take advantage of. I hope a lot of loud, energetic, fully-decked out LA Galaxy fans get to go. That's a great idea for an in-state match / derby.
Congrats to Tim Lieweke of AEG to get the award. I'm glad to hear that MLS is making such great strides in the USA to get the sport more well-known, more exciting, more accepted and loved.
EURO 2008 is about to start - I can't wait. Guys & Gals - if you want to see some exceptional football skill, talent, style, and play... be sure to watch some of the early games. By the time it gets to quarter-finals and semi-finals, the plays become less stylish and more "brutish". There's a lot more agression, more emotion, more desparation.
Thanks for keeping us updated. Keep it coming!