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
Galaxy brings star-studded team to Dallas Cup
March 20th, 2013 1:33AM
Subscribe to Youth Soccer Reporter

TAGS:  los angeles galaxy


[LOS ANGELES GALAXY] The Los Angeles Galaxy named its 22-player squad for its first appearance in the Super Group at the 34th annual Dr. Pepper Dallas Cup. The Galaxy roster is highlighted by nine players who have played for the Galaxy in an MLS Reserve League or preseason game in the last two years. Players include first-year pro Oscar Sorto, U.S. U-20 defender Javan Torre and highly rated Paul Arriola, who has been training with the Galaxy's first team.

Three of those players hail from UCLA: goalkeeper Juan Cervantes, Grady Howe and Torre. Defender Matthew Tilley started 13 of the 17 games he appeared in for UC Irvine last season.

Other notable players on the roster include goalkeeper Josh McNeely and former U.S. U-17 defender Nathan Smith as well as forwards Justin Dhillon and Jaime Villarreal, the younger brother of LA Galaxy forward Jose Villarreal.

Jaime Villarreal scored 19 goals for the academy last season and combined with Dhillon, who scored a team-high 22 goals, to lead the Galaxy to the Development Academy U-16 playoffs and win the U-16 SoCal Division title for a second consecutive season.

The academy team is coached by former MLS defender Alex Yi.
The Galaxy Academy begins tournament play on Sunday against Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany at the Cotton Bowl at 10:30 a.m. (PT).
LA Galaxy Academy Roster:
GOALKEEPERS (3): Juan Cervantes, Josh McNeely, Daniel Slepukhin.
DEFENDERS (8): Cameron Marlow, Vincent Reyes, Juan Reyna, Nathan Smith, Oscar Sorto, Matt Tilley, Javan Torre, Ivan Velasquez.
MIDFIELDERS (6): Paul Arriola, Bryan Guzman, Grady Howe, Raul Mendiola, Drew Murphy, William Raygoza,
FORWARDS (5): Justin Dhillon, Lucas Da Silva, Aaron Lombardi, Sebastian Velasquez, Jaime Villarreal.

No comments yet.

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



Recent Youth Soccer Reporter
Fifty-six Alianza finalists land trial invites    
Salvador Martinez, a 16-year-old from Mission, Texas, led Powerade Sueno Alianza finalists with trial invitations from ...
U.S. U-16 boys beat England, 2-1    
Ulysses Llanez of the Los Angeles Galaxy academy scored both goals as the U.S. U-16 boys ...
U.S. U-18 women beat Northern Ireland     
The U.S. U-18 women's national team beat host Northern Ireland, 3-0, to finish second at the ...
Roster: U.S. U-18 women in Northern Ireland    
U.S. Soccer Women's Technical Director April Heinrichs has taken a 20-player squad -- eight 1999s and ...
Four clubs added to Girls Development Academy; U.S. Soccer sets six regional divisions    
U.S. Soccer has announced the addition of four clubs to the Girls Development Academy, which kicks ...
Roster: U.S. U-17 boys in St. Louis    
The U.S. U-17 boys national team is in St. Louis Oct. 6-9 with a 20-player squad, ...
Roster: 24-player U-19 men's squad trains in California    
Coach Brad Friedel's 24-player squad training Oct. 3-10 in Chula Vista, California, consists of 10 MLS ...
Coaching Education: Futsal online course     
The NSCAA and U.S. Futsal have launched the first online futsal coaching course.
U.S. U-20 women to face Venezuela twice    
The U.S. U-20 women's national team is in its final training camp, Oct. Oct. 1-12 in ...
Roster: 26 U.S. U-14 girls in California camp    
Coach April Kater is running a 26-player U.S. U-14 girls national team camp in Carson, California, ...
>> Youth Soccer Reporter Archives