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LAG Clippings, August 29th

This is one small step for man...
This is one small step for man...

Grab yourself a cup off coffee (I'm drinking Tully's Italian Roast myself) and your favorite pastry, and let's see what the papers are saying about the Galaxy. With the weekend off, it's time to look at the competition:

 

The West's Best Really Are Better Than Eastern Counterparts - SBNation.com
As the Sounders dismantling of the Crew showed, there's a sizable gap between the best teams in the Western and Eastern conferences. From the mothership, some solid work. 

 

SoccerAmerica - Seattle and FC Dallas win spectacularly 08/28/2011
The West is better than the East, Seattle and Dallas win spectacularly, sounds like a good time was had by our competition this weekend. 

Sounders | Sigi Schmid looks forward to giving Sammy Ochoa playing opportunity with Sounders FC | Seattle Times Newspaper

Seattle looks to get Ochoa in the mix. 

With deal in England not finalized, FC Dallas star George John set to return | FC Dallas Soccer News - Sports News for Dallas, Texas - SportsDayDFW

And George John isn't going anywhere. 

 

CHIVAS USA: Postseason won't come easy - Soccer Blog - ESPN Los Angeles
CARSON -- Chivas USA's playoff aspirations seem to be going nowhere at the moment, with only one win in the last six games (just three in the last 14). At least we know we can always make fun of Chivas. 

Editor: 

Turns out someone is talking about the Galaxy

Champions League: Toronto And FC Dallas Forced to Replay While LA Galaxy Win | Major League Soccer Talk

It was a strange time for both FC Dallas and Toronto FC as they were getting ready to play each other as the two MLS sides are in Group C, but of course...