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01 May 7:00 am

In the latest ad for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, LA Galaxy forward Landon Donovan is featured among other titans of world soccer in a new commercial by Gatorade that has a bit of a Disney feel to it. 

Check it out below but preferably before midnight so you don't turn into a pumpkin.

30 April 2:53 pm

In the latest edition of Cobi's Corner, LA Galaxy legend Cobi Jones sits down with U.S. National Team and Galaxy center back Omar Gonzalez.

Check out the conversation below. 

30 April 1:44 pm

CARSON, Calif. – LA Galaxy midfielder Robbie Rogers is getting significant time with Galaxy II, but according to head coach Bruce Arena, he’s got a ways to go before he returns to the first team.

Rogers went 83 minutes for Galaxy II in their 3-0 victory on Sunday while also drawing the foul that led to Rafael Garcia’s opening goal. The match was Rogers’ third appearance for Los Dos as he looks to return to full fitness after a stress reaction injury caused him to miss the preseason.

Arena has been keeping close tabs on Rogers during his stint with Los Dos, but admits that while progress has been made, the midfielder still has work left to do.

“He's played okay,” said Arena of Rogers performance with Galaxy II.  “He has to be playing a bit quicker and move the ball better. He missed the whole preseason so he’s got to get fitter.”

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30 April 10:02 am

CARSON, Calif. – Haji Wright isn’t the only member of his family that is making waves in international soccer.

Haji’s younger brother Hanif, an LA Galaxy Academy Under-14 scored on Sunday as he helped lead the United States U-15 Boys Team to a 3-2 victory against their counterparts from China PR in their final match of the Torneo delle Nazioni. Wright has been one of the shining stars of the Galaxy U-14 side with 13 goals in 15 games during the U.S. Soccer Development Academy campaign as the team has enjoyed a 13-4-3 record this season. 

A video of Hanif Wright’s goal can be seen below.

29 April 2:18 pm

CARSON, Calif. -- LA Galaxy II midfielder Rafael Garcia was named to the USL PRO's Team of the Week after scoring in Los Dos' 3-0 victory over the Orange County Blues on Sunday. 

Garcia scored a stellar free kick goal against the Blues on Monday as LA Galaxy II went 1-0-1 during their two matches last weekend. In addition to Garcia, fellow Galaxy II players Travis Bowen and Alejandro Covarrubias were named as honorable mentions. 

Los Dos' return to action on May 5 when they take on the Charlotte Eagles at the StubHub Center Track and Field Stadium at 7:30 PM. 

29 April 2:09 pm

CARSON, Calif. – Despite making strides with his recovery, LA Galaxy left back Todd Dunivant is “unlikely” to suit up for LA during their match against the Colorado Rapids on Saturday according to head coach Bruce Arena.

Dunivant, who was out running during training earlier this week, was not present during Galaxy training on Tuesday. Arena told reporters that the left back is “moving forward” and will be back training “soon” as he looks to recover from an abdominal injury that has sidelined him since LA's April 6 victory over Chivas USA.

With Dunivant unavailable, it seems likely that A.J. DeLaGarza will fill in out on the left side of defense on Saturday. 

29 April 1:13 pm

CARSON, Calif. -- Robbie Keane has been nominated for MLS Player of the Month for April after his stellar three goal showing. 

Keane has a total of four goals and one assist this season and scored in each of LA's three goals this month. On the heels of Keane's success, the Galaxy are unbeaten in their last four matches and will look to add to their stellar run of form on Saturday when they travel to take on the Colorado Rapids. 

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29 April 11:58 am

There was a new face at LA Galaxy training on Tuesday as U.S. Under-17 phenom and Galaxy Academy forward Haji Wright trained with LA's first team. 

Wright has been one of the breakout stars of Richie Williams' U.S. U-17 squad over the past six months with his five-goal Golden Boot performance at the Nike International Friendlies and solid two-goal showing during the Aegean Cup in January.

The teenager kept up his scalding form with six goals as the helped lead the U.S. Under-17's to victory in the 2014 Josip Katalinski International Tournament in Bosnia earlier this month. The victory in Bosnia was the Americans third consecutive international tournament title. Wright added another during the Americans two-game series with the Croatian U-17's to give him a total of seven goals during the Americans' Balkans trip

Haji is not the only talented family member in the Galaxy Academy as his younger brother Hanif is one of the leading goal scorers for the Galaxy Under-14's with 13 goals this season and is one of the leaders of the United States U-15 Boys team.

28 April 2:01 pm

CARSON, Calif. -- The LA Galaxy Academy split their series with Real Salt Lake-Arizona this weekend. 

Christian Chavez and Jorge Ruiz scored for LA's Under-18 side as they picked up a 2-1 victory over RSL-AZ's U-18 squad. Sam Gleadle tallied the lone goal for the RSL youth squad as the Galaxy U-18's moved to a 16-5-3 record for the 2013-14 USSDA campaign. 

Although LA's U-18's earned a win against their RSL counterparts, the Galaxy U-16's weren't as lucky as they fell 1-0 to Salt Lake. Tate Schmitt scored the only goal of the match as the Galaxy U-16's fell to 16-2-6 on the season. 

Both teams return to action on Saturday, May 10 when they face Nomads SC at StubHub Center's Field 5 at 10:00am. 

28 April 12:59 pm

CARSON, Calif. -- The break is over and now the real work begins for the LA Galaxy. 

The Galaxy returned to the training pitch on Monday following their third bye week of the 2014 MLS regular season ahead of Saturday's match against the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park. The match with Colorado will effectively start the meat of LA's schedule as the Galaxy will not have another weekend off until the league's break for the 2014 FIFA World Cup

"It's good to be playing again," Husidic told LA Galaxy Insider. "We've had enough weekends off, it'd be nice to get in the rhythm of things."

Whereas the turf was a major issue in LA's match against Vancouver Whitecaps FC, the Galaxy will need to deal with the elevation in Commerce City, which has caused problems for the Galaxy in the past. Husidic who admitted that he tired during LA's last trip to elevation when they drew with Real Salt Lake 1-1, admitted that LA has a blueprint for dealing with the elevation in the Rocky Mountain State. 

"If we keep the ball then we don't have to run as much. Our goal is to keep possession like we have recently," said Husidic. "If we play our game and make the other team run, we make them tired."