LA Galaxy re-sign midfielder Jovan Kirovski
CARSON, Calif. (Thursday, December 16, 2010) – The LA Galaxy announced today that they have re-signed
midfielder Jovan Kirovski to a one-year contract. Per team and league
regulations, details of the contract were not released.
Currently in his second stint with the Galaxy, Kirovski has
played in more than 100 games for Los
Angeles in all competitions since originally joining
the club in 2004. He played for the club throughout the 2004 campaign before
being traded to Colorado
in September 2005. A native of Escondido, Calif., he re-joined the Galaxy, from San Jose, in November 2008 and has appeared
in more than 50 games for the club over the past two seasons.
Capable of playing in the midfield or up front, Kirovski
finished third on the club in scoring in 2010, tallying four goals and two
assists in 21 games. Two of those four goals came in a 4-1 home win over Houston on June 5, giving
him the first multi-goal game of his MLS career since the 2007 season. Kirovski
scored the first of his two goals after just 47 seconds in the win over the
Dynamo, making it the third fastest goal in club history.
A veteran of the U.S. National Team, Kirovski collected 62
caps in an 11-year international career that began in 1994. A majority of those
appearances came with current Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena in charge of the
National Team, as did five of the nine goals that he tallied for the Red, White