Latest Bob Bradley News

MLS to meet Mexican league counterparts in All-Star Game

Nov. 20, 2019 6:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Landon Donovan can be excused for thinking Major League Soccer’s top players had faced their Mexican league counterparts in an All-Star game before. The MLS showcase has had various formats over the years, so it can be hard for former players and fans to keep track. Next...

Dest makes quick impact as US rebounds to beat Canada 4-1

Nov. 15, 2019 11:36 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Sergiño Dest needed just a couple minutes to his show why his talent was coveted on both sides of the Atlantic. Dest set up a goal in the second minute of his American competitive debut, Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the United States overwhelmed Canada in the first half of a 4-1...

LAFC's Carlos Vela named MLS MVP after record 34-goal season

Nov. 4, 2019 4:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela won Major League Soccer's most valuable player award by shredding scoring records and captaining Los Angeles FC to the best regular season in league history. Vela plans to stick around because he wants to do even more for LAFC next year. Vela accepted the Landon Donovan MVP...

Powerhouse LAFC following Sounders' footsteps toward MLS Cup

Oct. 28, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The wildly successful expansion team with deep-pocketed celebrity ownership is one win away from the MLS Cup final. So is Los Angeles FC. A decade before LAFC made its flashy impact on Major League Soccer, the Seattle Sounders blazed a similar path. The Sounders also had an immediate...

Vela leads LAFC past Zlatan's Galaxy for 1st playoff win 5-3

Oct. 25, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid every unprecedented feat during Los Angeles FC's stellar season, one deficiency glared. Carlos Vela and his teammates had never managed to beat the LA Galaxy in a rivalry series that has been sizzling for its entire two-year history. With LAFC's season riding on the end of that...

MLS top coach Bradley leads LAFC's daily quest for greatness

Oct. 23, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bob Bradley rocks in his chair under the sizzling Southern California sun and gives an exaggerated New Jersey shoulder shrug. The Los Angeles FC coach can use his entire body to make a point, and he's emphasizing what's actually important about individual accolades, such as being named...