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LAFC signs MLS veteran striker Bradley Wright-Phillips

Feb. 14, 2020 3:11 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has signed veteran Major League Soccer striker Bradley Wright-Phillips. LAFC announced the move Friday. The defending Supporters' Shield winners begin CONCACAF Champions League play next week. Wright-Phillips spent the past seven seasons with the New York Red Bulls,...

LAFC trades USMNT's Walker Zimmerman to expansion Nashville

Feb. 11, 2020 6:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has traded standout defender Walker Zimmerman to expansion Nashville for at least $950,000 in allocation money. LAFC announced the deal Tuesday. The club also acquired an international roster spot for the upcoming season. LAFC gets $600,000 in general allocation money from...

LAFC forward Diomande out for several weeks with broken foot

Feb. 5, 2020 8:59 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC forward Adama Diomande will be sidelined for several weeks with a broken bone in his right foot. LAFC coach Bob Bradley revealed the injury to his third-leading goal-scorer Wednesday after preseason training. He says Diomande will not be ready when the regular season...

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2019, file photo, Sevilla's Javier Hernandez celebrates after scoring his side's opening goal during a Europa League group A soccer match against APOEL Nicosia at the Estadio Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan stadium in Seville, Spain. The Los Angeles Galaxy have signed Javier “Chicharito” Hernández to a Designated Player contract, the MLS soccer club announced Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. (AP Photo/Miguel Morenatti, File)

Mexican goal-scoring star Chicharito signs with LA Galaxy

Jan. 21, 2020 9:52 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The biggest star in Mexican soccer is coming to the LA Galaxy. Javier “Chicharito” Hernández announced his move to the five-time MLS champions on Tuesday, bringing the veteran striker back to North America after a lengthy career in Europe. Hernández will...

MLS' Los Angeles FC signs Dutch goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer

Jan. 15, 2020 8:57 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dutch goalkeeper Kenneth Vermeer has agreed to join Los Angeles FC. The MLS club announced the deal Wednesday to acquire the 34-year-old Vermeer, who has spent nearly all of his professional career in the domestic Eredivisie. LAFC used targeted allocation money to sign Vermeer, who spent...

LAFC re-signs veteran defenders Jordan Harvey, Dejan Jakovic

Dec. 31, 2019 3:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has re-signed veteran MLS defenders Jordan Harvey and Dejan Jakovic. The defending Presidents' Trophy winners announced the moves Tuesday. Harvey and Jakovic combined to start 42 games on LAFC's back line last season. The 35-year-old Harvey contributed one goal and five...

File-This May 1, 2019, file photo shows Monterrey's Head Coach Diego Alonso giving instructions to his players during a CONCACAF Champions League final soccer match against Tigres, in Monterrey, Mexico. Inter Miami has hired Alonso, a Uruguayan who has coached two different teams to CONCACAF Champions League titles and officially took over Monday, Dec.30, 2019, as the inaugural manager of Beckham’s club. He was an attacker as a player and prefers the same style as a coach. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

Beckham's Inter Miami taps Diego Alonso as first coach

Dec. 30, 2019 1:26 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — David Beckham’s new MLS team finally has its first coach, with Inter Miami hiring Diego Alonso. The Uruguayan, who has coached two different teams to CONCACAF Champions League titles, officially took over Monday as the inaugural manager of Beckham’s club. He was an attacker as a...