Head coach Steve Cherundolo admitted it will be difficult to analyze and anticipate their opponent’s tactics heading into the game.
Steve Cherundolo has spoken about the relationship between himself and Carlos Vela as LAFC seek to agree new terms with the Mexican forward.
LAFC is set to face LA Galaxy on Saturday at Dignity Health Sports Park for the first El Trafico of the 2022 Major League Soccer campaign. The Black & Gold have been successful against their arch-rivals in the past, triumphing over the Galaxy in the 2019 MLS Cup playoffs. But LAFC struggles as the away team, failing to earn a win in their last six meetings at Dignity Health Sports Park.
With their 3-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday, Los Angeles FC returned to the top of the very young MLS standings. The Black and Gold are showing all the early signs that they'll be title contenders this season, taking 10 points from four games, going unbeaten so far, and scoring nine goals while conceding just two.
LAFC head coach Steve Cherundolo explained the reason star forward Carlos Vela exited the pitch after only playing 45 minutes against the Portland Timbers, revealing it was just 'precautionary'. Fans were shocked to see the Mexican forward replaced at half-time after his spectacular display in LAFC’s season opener a week...
The MLS is officially back. Yesterday, the MLS held their annual panel where head coaches and players across the league take a moment to speak to media ahead of the new season. For LAFC, it was new Head Coach, Steve Cherundolo, who took to the podium to share his thoughts on new signings, recent preseason results, and what he thinks about the high expectations for this club.
LAFC took the field for the first time in the 2022 campaign this past weekend. Hosting New England Revolution, the black-and-gold set out to re-establish themselves as MLS Cup contenders after failing to make the playoffs last season. The match itself ended in a 1-1 draw. After giving up a...
LAFC broadcaster and FOX 11 sports anchor Mark Rogondino sat down with LAFC head coach Steve Cherundolo in the middle of his first ever training camp. In a wide-ranging discussion, Cherundolo talks about the challenge ahead in his first MLS coaching job and his excitement about returning to his Southern California roots. Read the rest of the interview below:
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SAN DIEGO — Steve Cherundolo grew his soccer roots right here in San Diego. He starred at Mt. Carmel High School and quickly became an exceptional player for the La Jolla Nomads Youth Club, back then the San Diego Nomads. From there Cherundolo put together an illustrious professional career...
Obviously the focus of LAFC’s press conference on Wednesday was their official unveiling of Steve Cherundolo as the new head coach, but there were very faint hints of what’s to come next for the first team. Lead owner Larry Berg offered no specifics, but basically promised signings are...
It’s officially official. After months of rumors, wild speculation, and a few tense weeks from fans, LAFC have their head coach for the new era. Steve Cherundolo was introduced on Wednesday as the new head coach for the black and gold. Let’s be brutally honest, regardless of who was...
It's officially official. Steve Cherundolo is the second head coach in LAFC history. The new boss was presented to the media at a press conference hosted by Max Bretos at Banc of California Stadium. Joined by LAFC GM John Thorrington and owners Larry Berg and Bennett Rosenthal, Cherundolo addressed the media for the first time as head coach. Following the press conference, Max and Vince headed to the LAFC locker room with another special guest, 110 Football Connor Kalopsis, to talk about the new hire and all the big transfer news swirling around MLS these days. Before talking the moves of Ricardo Pepi, Daryl Dike, and Lorenzo Insigne, the guys gave their thoughts on what Cherundolo will bring to LAFC and spoke to some of the concerns fans have expressed. Then it was Cherundolo himself joining the podcast. Max and Vince got a chance to ask about the interview process, find out more about Steve's coaching journey, and get more details on what Steve has planned for LAFC in 2022.
Now “Steve the Successor” gets his turn at the helm of the Los Angeles Football Club. Steve Cherundolo was officially welcomed as the second on-field leader in the club’s five-year history during a press conference at Banc of California Stadium on Wednesday. Cherundolo, 42, has never been...
LAFC head coach Steve Cherundolo played 86 times for the United States Men’s National Team, and is one of only 11 U.S. players to appear on three World Cup rosters. Cherundolo was on the 2002, 2006 and 2010 roster – and played every minute for the U.S. in the 2010 tournament that saw them win their Group and advance to the knock-out stage. Cherundolo is considered one of the top players ever to wear the red, white and blue, and was enshrined in the U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame in 2021.