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Timbers Tid Bits: Robbie Keane Edition

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So the Los Angeles Galaxy found themselves a new cash cow. Perhaps not as lucrative as David Beckham, but he's younger and will probably be just as disappointing on the field. Can't say I'm surprised really. If LA wants to spend MLS will let them spend. The big question is just what happens to Juan Pablo Angel their current third Designated Player. He's gotta go somewhere. I've heard reports that he'll be heading off to the Philadelphia Union and Chivas USA but nothing confirmed.

Well good luck Robbie Keane! I suppose we'll see you sometime next year provided the Timbers don't get into the play-offs.

Enjoy the morning news!

Timbers specific news

Timbers Notebook: Missed chances tell story once again
Just when I thought the Timbers were getting back to their winning ways.

Timbers' comeback bid falls short at Houston
Another review.

Dynamo Notebook: "Careless" second half vs. Portland
Careless they might have been but they still walked out with three points.

League news (after the jump)

N.Y. Red Bulls are on brink of becoming MLS' biggest flop
Thierry Henry and the N.Y. Red Bulls are not only in danger of missing the playoffs, they're on the cusp of becoming one of the biggest flops in U.S. soccer -- ever.

Premier League & European clubs are interested in Brek Shea
Good for the USMNT but I still prefer MLS to hold onto their younger talent.

Soccer star Owen Hargreaves wooed by Whitecaps
Why? Why in the world would anybody want Owen Hargreaves?

GALAXY: CCL start is must-win situation
Last year the Galaxy failed spectacularly before even getting into the group stages.

Minnesota Stars Defender Jack Stewart Loaned to FC Dallas for Remainder of Season
Interesting move. I never thought that FC Dallas would need another defender so maybe they have a long term plan for him.

CONCACAF Champions League: A primer
The new season is coming on strong...

GALAXY: Keane joins up, but Angel isn't gone s
The Galaxy has completed half of the equation: Robbie Keane is under contract. But what about Angel?

Robbie Keane will have big impact in L.A.
Perhaps, but it took David Beckham a few years to finally get into the game here.