TSN TV Schedule TSN2 TV Schedule
MLS

Galaxy's Donovan will return for MLS season, unclear when

{eot}
Associated Press
1/21/2013 8:02:36 PM
Decrease Text SizeIncrease Text Size
Text Size

CARSON, Calif. -- Landon Donovan will return to the Los Angeles Galaxy for the upcoming MLS season, but exactly when he resumes playing hasn't been decided yet.

Donovan wasn't at the team's first practice on Monday, when coach Bruce Arena said the Galaxy captain has been given more time off.

Arena says Donovan is "definitely playing this year."

Donovan turns 31 on March 4, a day after the Galaxy's season opener against the Chicago Fire.

The midfielder had the tiebreaking goal on a penalty kick that gave the Galaxy a 3-1 victory over Houston for their second straight MLS Cup title in November. Afterward, he said he had been dealing with physical and mental fatigue after playing 49 games in 48 weeks.

Donovan told Arena recently he needed more time off.

Landon Donovan (Photo: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

zoom

(Photo: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
Share This

Share This

Add to FacebookAdd to DiggAdd to FarkAdd to TwitterAdd to Stumble UponAdd to Reddit
Print this Story


Podcasts

TSN690: oranges at halftime with Noel Butler: July 22nd

Host Noel Butler is joined by Impact Assistant Coach Mauro Biello and Impact Colourman Grant Needham on the July 22nd edition of Oranges at Halftime.

TSN 690 oranges @ halftime July 22: Mauro Biello

Impact Assistant and an MLS season ebbing away

TSN 690 oranges @ halftime July 22: Grant Needham

A forthright chat with TSN690's Impact Analyst


More Podcasts

TSN TweetBox
© 2014
All rights reserved.
Bell Media Television