LA Galaxy is one of the ten founding teams in Major League Soccer. The name “Galaxy” was derived from Los Angeles being home to the “stars” of Hollywood. The team began competing in the first season of the then-new league, which took place in 1996. In the inaugural season, Los Angeles finished first in the Western Conference and was one ...
MLS Cup 2002 was the seventh edition of the MLS Cup, the championship match of Major League Soccer (MLS), which took place on October 20, 2002. It was hosted at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, and contested by the New England Revolution and the Los Angeles Galaxy to decide the champion of the 2002 season. The Revolution, who were named ...
MLS Cup 2005 was the 10th edition of the MLS Cup, the championship match of Major League Soccer (MLS). The match took place on November 13, 2005, at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas, near Dallas, and was contested between the New England Revolution and the Los Angeles Galaxy. It was a rematch of MLS Cup 2002 and ended in ...
MLS Cup 2011, the 16th edition of Major League Soccer’s championship match, was played between the Houston Dynamo and the Los Angeles Galaxy to decide the champion of the 2011 season. The match was played at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California on November 20, 2011. Los Angeles won their third championship, defeating Houston 1–0 of a 72nd-minute goal ...
MLS Cup 2012, the 17th edition of Major League Soccer’s championship match, was a rematch between the Houston Dynamo and the Los Angeles Galaxy to decide the champion of the 2012 season. The match was played at the Home Depot Center in Carson, California on December 1, 2012. Los Angeles defeated Houston 3–1 giving the Galaxy their second-straight league title ...
MLS Cup 2014 was the 19th edition of the MLS Cup, the match that determined the champion of Major League Soccer’s 2014 season. It is also the last MLS Cup to be held before the league’s rebranding in 2015. The Western Conference Champions LA Galaxy played the Eastern Conference Champions New England Revolution. The match was held at the Galaxy’s ...
History of the Galaxy
The Galaxy was founded in 1994 and is owned by Anschutz Entertainment Group. In its early years, the club played its home games at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California. Since 2003, they have played at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California. The team holds a rivalry with the San Jose Earthquakes in the California Clásico and used to play the SuperClasico against city rivals Chivas USA before that team folded in 2014. A new rival emerged in 2018 in the form of Los Angeles FC in the El Tráfico derby.
1996 – Present / Major League Soccer
1996 – Present / LA Galaxy
Galaxy – The name "Galaxy" was derived from Los Angeles being home to the "stars" of Hollywood.
MLS Cups 5
2014, 2012, 2011, 2005, 2002
2003 – Present / Dignity Health Sports Park
1999 - 2001 / Titan Stadium
1996 - 2002 / Rose Bowl
1998 - Present / Anschutz Entertainment Group
1996 – 1997 / L.A. Soccer Partners, LP
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