Galaxy open stretch run vs. MetroStars
A quick look at the Los Angeles Galaxy headlines for the week of August 2, 2004 ...
L.A. Galaxy Open Post All-Star Game Schedule at the MetroStars
Next Galaxy Home Game Slated for Saturday, August 14 Against Columbus Crew
Galaxy Representatives Take Part In All-Star Game
Celebration Game Has Distinctive Galaxy Flair
L.A. GALAXY OPEN POST ALL-STAR GAME SCHEDULE AT THE METROSTARS: The Los Angeles Galaxy (9-5-6, 33 pts - 1st West) return to MLS Regular Season action this Sunday, August 8, against the MetroStars (8-6-5, 29 pts - 1st East) at Giants Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey at 3 pm (PT). The match between the Conference leaders will be televised live throughout Southern California on KCAL 9, beginning with the Galaxy Countdown pre-game show at 2:30 pm. Radio listeners will also have a chance to hear all the action in two languages on KMPC 1540 AM (English) and KMXE 830 AM (Spanish).
NEXT GALAXY HOME GAME SLATED FOR SATURDAY, AUGUST 14 AGAINST COLUMBUS CREW: After concluding a month-long, four-game road trip that dates back to a July 14 game at Invesco Field at Mile High against the Colorado Rapids, the Galaxy will return to the friendly confines of The Home Depot Center for a contest against the Columbus Crew on Saturday, August 14 at 7 pm. The first 10,000 fans in attendance will receive a Galaxy jersey key ring courtesy of Proctor & Gamble and a Kohl's cheer card. For more information or to order tickets, please call the Galaxy ticket office toll-free at 1-877-3GALAXY.
CLUB TO HOST TWO BACK TO SCHOOL DRIVES: The Los Angeles Galaxy, along with Southern California Edison, will be hosting two Back to School Drives at their home games on Saturday, August 14 and 21. They will be collecting new and unused school supplies for underserved children, including the following items: pens, pencils, paper, notebooks, crayons, markers, backpacks, etc. or a monetary donation of $5.00. The first 1,000 fans that donate at least five dollars worth of merchandise each night will receive a Galaxy luggage tag!
GALAXY REPRESENTATIVES TAKE PART IN ALL-STAR GAME: Los Angeles Galaxy players Chris Albright, Andreas Herzog, Jovan Kirovski, Carlos Ruiz and Kevin Hartman all saw extensive action for the Western Conference squad coached by Sigi Schmid at RFK Stadium during the 2004 Sierra Mist All-Star Game. However, despite their best efforts, it was the East, powered by Amado Guevara's two first half goals, that beat them and their Western Conference teammates by a 3-2 margin.
CELEBRATION GAME HAS DISTINCTIVE GALAXY FLAIR: Former L.A. Galaxy 'keeper Jorge Campos stole the show at the MLS Celebration Game, making several saves, including a Tab Ramos penalty kick, and assisting on the game-tying goal as the MLS World Legends battled from two goals down to force a 2-2 draw with the MLS USA Legends. After the USA took a two-goal lead into half, the World Legends came back into the game with two late goals from Raul Diaz Arce and the Galaxy's own Mauricio Cienfuegos to cap the match. In all, six former Galaxy players took part: Campos, Cienfuegos, Carlos Hermosillo and Luis Hernandez all played for the World Legends while Paul Caligiuri and Alexi Lalas played for USA - alongside current midfielder Cobi Jones and Assistant Coach Martin Vasquez.
MAS GALAXY PREVIEWS THE GALAXY AND THE METROSTARS: Más Galaxy, the club's Spanish-Language radio talk show, which airs each Wednesday at 8 pm on KMXE 830 AM, will give fans an inside look at the Galaxy-MetroStars match this week. The program, hosted by Troy Santiago and Rigoberto Cervantez, will feature interviews with guests from around the league as well as analysis by both Santiago and Cervantez. Remember Galaxy fans, for the latest news on your favorite team, tune in every Wednesday night throughout the 2004 season to Más Galaxy, only on KMXE 830 AM.
DON'T MISS GALAXY DEPORTIVO, THIS AND EVERY SATURDAY AT 3:00 P.M. ON CHANNEL 22: Galaxy Deportivo, The weekly, half-hour Spanish language television show devoted to the Los Angeles Galaxy, can be seen this Saturday, August 7 on KWHY - Channel 22. Galaxy Deportivo can be seen at 3 p.m. each and every Saturday on Channel 22.
WESTERN CONFERENCE STANDINGS GP W L T Pts LA 20 9 5 6 33 KC 19 9 5 5 32 COL 19 6 5 8 26 DAL 18 6 7 5 23 SJ 17 5 6 6 21
Galaxy Injury Report
Danny Califf, Torn Meniscus Left Knee
Peter Vagenas, Strained Right Groin
Ryan Suarez, Strained Back
Did you know ... Galaxy defender Tyrone Marshall's late equalizer in the club's 2-2 tie at the Kansas City Wizards on July 24 was his first since July 18, 2001 - when Marshall was a member of the Miami Fusion.