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The Carson Daily, September 24th

CARSON, CA - JULY 20:   A Los Angeles Galaxy fan cheers in the game with the Columbus Crew at The Home Depot Center on July 20, 2011 in Carson, California.  The Galaxy won 1-0.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
CARSON, CA - JULY 20: A Los Angeles Galaxy fan cheers in the game with the Columbus Crew at The Home Depot Center on July 20, 2011 in Carson, California. The Galaxy won 1-0. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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Hey party people. Grab yourself a cup of French Roast, curl up with your favorite blanket, maybe toast a bagel, and let's see what the broadsheets have been saying about the LA Galaxy: 

Let's look at the story lines for today's match against the Columbus Crew...

Rule tweak opens MLS to stars | The Columbus Dispatch

The designated-player rule was introduced to Major League Soccer in 2007, in part to allow the Los Angeles Galaxy to sign David Beckham. [So Columbus is trying to understand the presence of Robbie Keane...]

Beckham will not play against Crew | The Columbus Dispatch

English star David Beckham has returned to Los Angeles and will not play for the Galaxy on Saturday against the Crew in Crew Stadium. A Galaxy spokesman said the decision was made by coach Bruce Arena. "He hasn’t played three games in a week the whole year," Arena said.  [And the absence of David Beckham] 

 

Well how do things look from the Galaxy POV: 

Galaxy aim to beat Crew to keep distance in Western race | MLSsoccer.com

Win, baby, win. Ain't it grand? 

Crew try to find creative spark for match against LA | MLSsoccer.com

Crew sit atop the East, and yet they're "looking for a creative spark"? Like an old Jallopy? 

*Game preview to come out around 1:00pm