Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Palencia departs Chivas USA, as do 10 more players
November 21st, 2013 8:16PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls


[MLS TRANSACTIONS] Changes at Chivas USA continued as Francisco Palencia left the club as director of soccer and it parted ways with 10 players, including a pair of starters, Mario de Luna and Edgar Mejia. The moves bring to 29 the total number of players the club has gotten rid of in 2013.

Palencia has returned to Mexico, where he was appointed as sporting director at Chivas de Guadalajara. De Luna and Mejia, along with Mexican-Americans Jaime Frias and Julio Morales returned to Guadalajara as their loan deals ended.

Rojiblancos declined options for goalkeeper Patrick McLain, defender Steven Purdy, midfielders Daniel Antunez, Marvin Iraheta and Josue Soto and forward Jose Manuel Rivera.
 
The moves leave 19 players on the Chivas USA roster.

At the press conference in Guadalajara to announce Palencia's arrival, Dennis Te Kloese, the sporting president for both Chivas de Guadalajara and Chivas USA, confirmed that Chivas USA's best Mexican import, Erick Torres, would return in 2013.


No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Ottawa holds Eddies to scoreless draw in first meeting    
[AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP] NASL clubs FC Edmonton and Ottawa opened the 2014 Amway Canadian Championship with ...
Third time is charm for Cruz Azul    
[CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Cruz Azul, which lost in the first of the first two Concacaf Champions ...
Wright-Phillips adds to Dynamo misery with hat trick    
[MLS: Week 8] Bradley Wright-Phillips, who had been doubtful after coming down with a fever on ...
Weimer is latest player sidelined with ACL tear    
[NWSL: Week 3] Tiffany Weimer became the fifth NWSL player to be sidelined with an ACL ...
What They're Saying    
"We can go with confidence into the second leg. I think we played well. The opponent ...
Diego Simeone takes time for child's play    
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Argentine Diego Simeone has been busy guiding Atletico Madrid to the ...
Top stands out for Arizona United FC    
[DOWN ON THE FARM] The aptly named Jonathan Top, on loan from FC Dallas to Arizona ...
What They're Saying    
"It's the most amazing experience we're ever going to have in this industry. It simply won't ...
Klinsmann: Dempsey strong start due to Fulham foundation    
[USA MEN] MLS may be the place to be for U.S. World Cup hopefuls, but national ...
Will one-goal lead be enough for Real Madrid?    
[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Karim Benzema's goal in the 19th minute gave Real Madrid a 1-0 win ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives