2008 Season Ticket Holders of the Game

October 26 vs. FC Dallas
Aaron Penn was named the final STHer of the Game for the 2008 season. He brought his good buddy along who nominated him and told us that Aaron was on old school LA Galaxy fan that never says die. We surprised Aaron with the reward and Aaron and the large rooting section he brought along were able to watch as Aaron was given the opportunity to present the Galaxy Defender of the Year award to Sean Franklin on the field and on the big screen. Aaron wore his old school Galaxy colors and cheered on the boys in their final match while enjoying all the benefits of being a Galaxy STHer of the Game.

October 12 vs. Colorado
Steven Parker is a young super fan of the LA Galaxy. He had a blast at the game and hopefully made some memories to last a lifetime. We were happy to honor Steven and his Dad Mark for their loyalty to the Galaxy. Steven was very excited for his fun day on the field and being able to see his Galaxy heroes up close from the best seats in the house. Steven even scored some autographs on his jersey from the Galaxy players before the game. Father and son also saw a thrilling match that ended in a tie, but on this night it was clear that Steven was a winner.

September 20 vs. DC United
David Palma and his friend enjoyed their STHer of the Game benefits for the thrilling 5-2 Galaxy win over DC United. David is a huge fan of the team and has been a superfan for as long as he can remember. David was treated to the usual STHer of the Game benefits like the fieldside upgrade and access to the exclusive Underground. David always has faith in the team and that faith and dedication was rewarded on this night by being named the STHer of the Game. One of the coolest features that David enjoyed was watching the Galaxy stars warm-up from right behind the bench.

September 6 vs. Real Salt Lake
Alison Dirksen and her friend enjoyed the game from her field side seats where she saw a very entertaining tie between these Western Conference foes. Alison is a huge fan of the game and of the Galaxy, no matter if they win or lose. She watches every road game on television and she says she is proud to be a loyal Galaxy supporter. Just the kind of fans we love! Although the game ended in a tie, Alison was a clear winner on this night.

August 21 vs. Chicago
Michael McCann was the lucky winner of the Season Ticket Holder of the Game for the clash with Chicago. Michael brought his young son to the game and they both enjoyed field side seats at midfield where they saw Bruce Arena's first game as head coach for the Galaxy. Michael is a huge soccer fan, a fact that he traces back to growing up in Europe. Michael enjoys coming to games with his wife, who also is a big fan of the Galaxy.

July 10 vs. Chivas USA
Jeff Brill was the Season Ticket Holder of the Game for the huge showdown with the cross-hall rivals, Chivas USA. For this game we were able to get his entire family field passes so they could enjoy all the pre-game action. Jeff was also treated to a surprise gift: two free passes to see the VH1 Rock Honors concert featuring The Who on July 12th. Jeff was picked because he is a passionate soccer fan that is deeply involved in his kids' soccer leagues and never misses a Galaxy game.

July 4 vs. New England
Mark Wetherall and his family were treated to a special night when Mark was named Season Ticket Holder of the Game for the Independence Day clash with the Revolution. Mark is a passionate LA Galaxy fan who has followed the team for many years. He loves to bring his family to the games and cheers the boys on from his front row seat. Mark has exactly the kind of spirit that we like to see, and we hope to see him for many years to come.

June 21 vs. Columbus
Nicola Borland grew up in Scotland and has always been a passionate fan of the beautiful game. She loves to cheer on the LA Galaxy from her Riot Squad seat. For her passion for the Galaxy and love of soccer she was named Season Ticket Holder of the Game for the 3-3 shoot-out between the Galaxy and Crew. Nicola had a field side seat for her and a friend and access to free pre-game food and drink. She says sitting in the supporter section makes her feel right at home.

June 7 vs. Colorado
Garth Tan was selected as the winner for this first place showdown with Colorado which the Galaxy won 3-2. Nominated by his aunt Candace Garth is a hard core Galaxy fan. Garth and his friend Ted enjoyed spending pre-game right by the Galaxy bench and talking pictures. Along with free food and drink Garth also was presented with a Galaxy gift bag. With their field side upgrades the pair were able to see the Galaxy move into first place in the Western Conference up close and personal.

May 24 vs. Kansas City
Ash Sawkar was a very happy Galaxy fan when he was selected for the May 24 match. Ash wrote a very funny essay about how and why he should be the winner even suggesting he would name his own dog "Donovan." While his family was unable to attend the match he brought a good buddy and they were treated to David Beckham's 70 yard goal right in front of their field side seats. The winning package also included free food and drink at the Undergound, on the field access and a pretty cool Galaxy gift bag.

May 10 vs. New York
Renee Aizpuru was nominated by her husband Hector and she was chosen from the inspirational essay that he wrote about her loyalty to the Galaxy. The couple was upgraded to field side seats and were given field passes to watch the Galaxy and the Red Bulls warm up and the pre-game celebrity game. They also were given access to the Underground where they enjoyed free food and drink before the match. Renee was also recognized on the Soccer Vision scoreboard in the pre-game announcements.

April 26 vs. Chivas USA
Steve Martin was named the winner for this very exciting rivalry showdown between the Galaxy and Chivas USA. Steve is an Englishman who loves the Galaxy while staying true to his roots as a Liverpool fan. Steve and his wife enjoyed all the benefits of being a season ticket holder of the game and being able to see fellow Englishman, David Beckham up close and personal from their on the field passes and field side upgrades.

April 19 vs. Houston
Scott McQuown and his wife were nominated by their good friend, Donald Sohn, a fellow seat holder, who wrote a very catchy poem that caught the eye of the Galaxy staff. We were happy to give Scott and his wife field side upgrades and a chance to watch the team warm up on the field. Scott loves the team and never misses a game and after reading his nomination form we were excited to honor his passion for the team.

April 13 vs. Toronto
Debbie Urieta was our second ever Season Ticket Holder of the Game. She believed she should be the Season Ticket Holder of the Game because she never ever misses a game and truly loves the Galaxy. And we agreed! Debbie and her daughter were treated to an upgrade to field side seats and free food and drink in the Underground Club. Debbie also got a fun bag of Galaxy merchandise.

April 3 vs. San Jose
Juli Beck was the first ever LA Galaxy Season Ticket Holder of the Game. She was nominated by her daughter, Sarah, who believed that her Mom was the perfect example of a Galaxy fan; loyal and dedicated to the team and always there to cheer them on. Juli was kind enough to invite her daughter along as she enjoyed pre-game action from behind the team benches and amazing field side upgrades. Along with her family Juli was also able to enjoy free food and drink in the Underground VIP club for being the first ever winner of this honor.