The Ireland international won his first MVP award after posting career highs in goals and assists for the MLS Cup final-bound Galaxy.
Major League Soccer
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
The Trinidad and Tobago international will join the MLS side after a short loan stint in Finland.
The English striker tied the MLS single-season scoring record with 27 goals in 2014.
The D.C. United homegrown player narrowly won the honor over the Real Salt Lake veteran, who still has never won the title.
Up against the cream of the Western Conference, the LA Galaxy have had to navigate treacherous waters en route to their ninth MLS Cup final.
The LA Galaxy striker will beat out the New England Revolution playmaker for MVP before the two face off in the MLS Cup final, but Nguyen is more deserving of the award.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
World Cup veteran Bobby Convey is among the septet being released by the losing Eastern Conference finalist.
The MLS commissioner discussed the postseason format, regular season scheduling and expansion plans during Tuesday's State of the League event.
The 37-year-old believes he still has something to offer on the pitch, while Arsene Wenger has said the Frenchman will "certainly" return at some point in the future.
The departing legends are joined on the all-league squad by the likes of Robbie Keane, Obafemi Martins, Lee Nguyen and Bradley Wright-Phillips.
The 25-year-old Nigerian striker joins the club from Swedish side AIK.
The coach has not considered an approach for the striker in the same manner David Beckham was signed by the Parc des Princes outfit, but backed him to continue playing.
The 37-year-old engineered a turnaround that took his club from the worst record in the league to the best in the Eeastern Conference.
The Arsenal boss is sure the striker will return to the Gunners one day.
There is little uniformity in the region about how to decide a champion.
Monday, December 1, 2014
The 31-year-old defensive midfielder has played nearly 250 competitive games with six different Serie A clubs.
The French legend will not return for the 2015 season after spending four and a half years with the MLS side.
With the Frenchman officially announcing his departure from New York, he is set to leave MLS an even bigger legend than when he arrived four years ago.
American soccer's flagship club has a chance to win its fifth MLS Cup, and has created a winning culture unparalleled in the league.
Sunday, November 30, 2014
The Western Conference champion will play host to the league final Dec. 7.