Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Star-studded Galaxy moves into U-17/18 playoffs
May 31st, 2012 2:18AM
Subscribe to Youth Soccer Reporter

MOST READ
TAGS:  development academy, los angeles galaxy

MOST COMMENTED

[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY SPOTLIGHT]The star-studded Los Angeles Galaxy's U-17/18 academy team clinched an automatic berth in the Development Academy playoffs when it beat Arsenal FC, 5-1, on Saturday.

UC Santa Barbara-bound Drew Murphy led the Galaxy, who also got goals from former U.S. U-17 Mario Rodriguez, Jaime Villarreal and Oscar Sorto.

Goalie Juan Cervantesand defenders Javan Torre and Sorto had started on Pateadores, last year's U-17/18 national championship team, before joining the Galaxy.

Fresno productNathan Smithwas in the U.S. U-17 residency program with Rodriguez.

The Galaxy is one point ahead of Chivas USA with one game to play in the SoCal Division. RSL AZ and Pateadores also have a shot at making the playoffs as wild-card teams.

The Galaxy is 11-3-1 in division play and 19-4-3 overall. Its 2.31 points per game is third in the country behind only the Chicago Fire and FC Dallas.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
U.S. U-18 boys tie Nomads    
The U.S. U-18 men's national team, after a 2-1 win over Tijuana Xolos, tied the Nomads ...
U.S. U-16 boys beat England, fall to Italy to finish sixth at Torneo Delle Nazioni    
The U.S. U-16 boys national team, coached by Shaun Tsakiris, beat England on a penalty kick ...
U.S. U-16 girls fall to Mexico on PKs    
The U.S. U-16 girls national team fell to Mexico's U-17s on a spot-kick tiebreaker, after a ...
U.S. U-16 boys down Brazil at Delle Nazioni tourney    
The U.S. U-16 boys national team, after opening the 13th Tournament Delle Nazioni, with a 2-1 ...
U.S. U-18 men beat Tijuana Xolos    
The U.S. U-18 men's national team squad, in midst of a 23-player April 23-30 camp at ...
U.S. U-16 girls beat Iran, 6-0, in historic game    
In the first game between a U.S. women's national team at any level against a Middle ...
Sueno MLS: 18 players reach national finals    
Fifteen field players and three goalkeepers have reached the National Finals of Sueo MLS 2016, the ...
U.S. U-17 boys sweep Canada    
The U.S. U-17 boys national team hosted Canada for two friendlies in Fort Lauderdale and won ...
Northern California youth club hires former Barcelona director    
Albert Puig, the former youth academy director at FC Barcelona, has been hired as executive technical ...
Roster: U.S. U-16 boys head to Italy    
U-16 boys national team coach Shaun Tsakiris has named a 20-player for the 2016 Tournament Delle ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives