Landon Donovan is teaming with Clint Dempsey again at a World Cup. The pair, who share the American record of 57 international goals, will work for Fox at this year’s tournament in Qatar. Donovan is paired with Ian Darke on one of five play-by-play teams. He joins Dempsey, hired last spring as a studio analyst. Fox announced Tuesday that the shifted World Cup opener between Qatar and Ecuador on Nov. 20 at 11 a.m. EST will be televised on its FS1 cable network. The main Fox network has the “NFL Kickoff” pregame show at that time ahead of games that start at 1 p.m. EST.
LANDON DONOVAN WANTS BAYERN TO SIGN TOTTENHAM STRIKER NEXT SUMMER
According to a report by Spanish outlet Defensa Central, Real Madrid are plotting a move for prolific Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane for the 2023 summer transfer window. The England captain still has two years remaining on his contract with Spurs and has decided against leaving the Premier League club this summer. The 29-year-old was heavily linked with an exit from the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium last year, with Premier League champions Manchester City the favourites to land him.
WINTER W/CUP COULD HURT US – DONOVAN
American football legend Landon Donovan has his reservations about the upcoming FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar as regards the United States (US) team. The World Cup in Qatar would be held around the winter time of the year, which is a break from the norm. World Cup tournaments are held in the summer, but the next one in Qatar has been shifted to the winter part of the year due to the hot conditions in the Asian country during summertime.
Landon Donovan spoke to American media outlet Deadspinabout his concerns for a winter World Cup and how it could affect the chances of the US team under manager Greg Berhalter. Donovan talked about the World Cup in Qatar via a telephone conversation from his California base. He’s currently the manager and EVP (Executive Vice President) of San Diego Loyal SC who are in the second tier of professional football in the United States of America.
LANDON DONOVAN SAYS MBAPPE KEY TO PSG SQUAD REBUILD
Kylian Mbappe’s decision to reject Real Madrid and commit to Paris Saint-Germain for three more seasons marks the start of a large rebuilding project at the French champion. Since cash-rich Qatari investors took over in 2011, PSG has been a dominant force in France but has consistently failed to replicate that success on the European stage despite spending massive amounts on star players.
In addition to the colossal sums of money reportedly promised to the 23-year-old forward-financial terms of Mbappe’s new deal have not been disclosed-the France star has received guarantees that things will change in a big way, with a new coach and a new sporting director likely to be appointed.
SOUNDERS AGREE CONTRACT EXTENSIONS FOR TRIO
MLS football giants Seattle Sounders have agreed contract extensions for three of their first-team players.Seattle Sounders made the announcement on the new contracts to their players at the start of this month. The three players handed contract extensions are Peruvian attacker Raul Ruidiaz, defender Xavier Arreaga and midfielder Joao Paulo.
MLS: GIL NAMED LANDON DONOVAN MVP
Spanish attacking midfielder Carles Gil has been named the Landon Donovan Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the 2021 MLS (Major League Soccer) season. The MVP accolade in the MLS is named after American football icon Landon Donovan who left his mark during his professional football career. LA Galaxy legend Landon Donovan is widely regarded by many as the best player to ever grace MLS football.
‘NOT TIME TO PANIC’ – DONOVAN
United States national team icon Landon Donovan says it’s not the time to hit the panic button after the disappointing start to the World Cup qualifying campaign ahead of next year’s edition in Qatar. Landon Donovan spoke to SiriusXM FC shortly after the United States played out a goalless draw with hosts El Salvador. According to him, it is too early to start criticisingthe team and that it’s crazy for some fans to think that the draw is a bad result.
Landon Donovan is the United States player with the most caps apart from Cobi Jones. The former Everton and Los Angeles Galaxy (LA Galaxy) attacker made 157 appearances for the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT) during his playing career. The aforementioned Jones is the record holder with 164 caps.
DONOVAN: DESCHAMPS HAS TO REMAIN FRANCE HEAD COACH
Following the exit of the France national team at the Euros 2020, there has been a huge question mark over the future of the team’s head coach, Didier Deschamps. France were knocked out of the competition by Switzerland on penalties following a 3-3 draw between the two sides after 90 minutes and extra time. The French media has also been questioning the national team’s manager’s long-term future at the helm as pressure continued to mount on him regarding whether or not he is still capable of leading Les Blues to more title triumphs on the international scene.
DONOVAN: NAGELSMANN WILL SUCCEED AT BAYERN
Former Bayern Munich footballer Landon Donovan has had his say on the recent appointment of Julian Nagelsmann as the new manager of the German Bundesliga giants. Nagelsmann was appointed as the new manager of the club after Hansi Flick announced that he would no longer be continuing his managerial carer with the Bavarians. Flick, in his announcement, revealed that he would love to take on a new challenge by becoming the new manager of the German national team as a replacement for his compatriot Joachim Löw who announced his own departure from the job.
DONOVAN REVEALS HIS FAVORITE BAYERN STAR
The United States Men’s National Team legend Landon Donovan has recently held an interview where he was asked a couple of questions, including who his favorite Bayern Munich player is. Although not a lot of people would remember his time at the Allianz Arena, but Donovan was a Bayern Munich player between the January and March months of 2009.