Dec. 29, 2014 2014: TOP 10 STORIES
No. 3: Farewell, Chivas USA; hello, LAFC
The plug was finally pulled on the Chivas USA experiment, after 10 mostly mediocre seasons under mostly poor management, with Major League Soccer retracting L.A.'s number-two club and announcing a new, unrelated team -- called Los Angeles FC, at least for starters -- would begin play in 2017.
December 23, 2014 DYNAMO DP
Chivas USA striker "Cubo" Torres signs with Houston
HOUSTON – The Houston Dynamo have signed former Chivas USA forward Erick “Cubo” Torres as a Designated Player. The Mexico national team striker became available after League Soccer acquired his rights from Mexican club Chivas de Guadalajara.
October 27, 2014 NEW BEGINNING
Rebrand for Chivas USA is actually a new franchise
With Major League Soccer announcing an new strategy for the Los Angeles market, the league has gone from the position of re-branding the woeful Chivas USA franchise, to actually folding the team and starting a new franchise in Los Angeles 2017.
Oct. 22, 2014 NO CONTEST
Real Salt Lake dominates Chivas USA, climbs to third in West
Chivas USA offered little resistance, Dan Kennedy aside, to Real Salt Lake's bid to keep its hopes alive for third place in the Western Conference, but they might have been in position to grab a point if not for a questionable first-half penalty kick and stupid second-half red card.
Oct. 11, 2014 TWO IN A ROW
Chivas USA rallies to beat Rapids behind Tyrpak, Borja
Rookie Kris Tyrpak scored a brilliant goal just 22 seconds after stepping onto the field Saturday night and Felix Borja followed with a late header as Chivas USA, overpowered most of the night, rallied for a 2-1 victory over visiting Colorado to post back-to-back wins for the first time since July.
October 5, 2014 STUNNER
Chivas USA top RSL, 1-0
CARSON, Calif. – Chivas USA snapped their seven-game winless streak with a 1-0 win over Real Salt Lake Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center, clinching the season series over the defending Western Conference champs. The Rojiblancos were led by forward Felix Borja’s game-winner and goalkeeper Dan Kennedy’s second clean sheet against the Claret-and-Cobalt.