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MLS mid-season coaching casualties
by Paul Kennedy, August 12th, 2008 7AM

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Ruud Gullit is the fifth Los Angeles Galaxy coach to be fired or resign in mid-season. Only two other MLS teams (New York and Columbus) have had as many as three coaches leave in mid-season.

GALAXY COACHES
YEARS...  COACH RECORD

1996-1997 Lothar Osiander 22-22-0

1997-1999 Octavio Zambrano 39-18-0
1999 ........ Ralph Perez 1-0-0
1999-2004 Sigi Schmid 79-53-32
2004-2006 Steve Sampson 17-24-10
2006-2007 Frank Yallop 18-21-12
2008 ........ Ruud Gullit 6-8-6
2008 ........ Cobi Jones 0-0-0

MID-SEASON CASUALTIES
/YEARS TEAM (COACHES)
5/13 Los Angeles
(Osiander-1997, Zambrano-1999, Schmid-2004, Sampson-2006, Gullit-2008)

4/13 New York (Firmani-1996, Mondelo-1998, Bradley 2005, Johnston-2006)
3/13 Columbus (Liekoski-1996, Fitzgerald-2001, Andrulis-2005)
2/13 FC Dallas (Jeffries-2003, Morrow-2008)
2/13 Kansas City (Newman-1999, Gansler-2006)
2/13 New England (Zenga-1999, Clavijo-2002)

1/13 Colorado (Houghton-1996)
1/11 Chicago (Sarachan-2007)
1/4 Chivas USA (Rongen-2005)
1/4 Real Salt Lake
(Ellinger-2007)
0/1 San Jose II
0/2 Toronto FC
0/3 Houston
0/13 D.C. United
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2/4 Miami (1998-Cordoba, Wortman-2000)
2/6 Tampa Bay (Kowalski-1998, Mondelo-2001)
2/10 San Jose I (Calloway-1997, Quinn-1999)



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