2012 Chivas USA season

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C.D. Chivas USA
2012 season
Owner Jorge Vergara
Coach Robin Fraser
Stadium Home Depot Center
Major League Soccer Conference: 9th
Overall: 17th
MLS Cup Did not qualify
U.S. Open Cup Semi-finalist
California SuperClásico Lost (1-2-0)
Top goalscorer League:
Juan Pablo Ángel (4 goals)
All:
Juan Pablo Ángel (5 goals)
Highest home attendance 18,800
vs. Los Angeles Galaxy (May 19
MLS Regular Season)
Lowest home attendance 7,723
vs. Vancouver Whitecaps (March 17
MLS Regular Season)
Average home league attendance League: 13,436
All: 13,436
Home colors
Away colors

The 2012 Chivas USA season is the club's eighth and current year of existence. It will be the club's eight consecutive season in Major League Soccer, the top division in American soccer. Chivas USA will be competing in Major League Soccer's Western Conference.

Club[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Position Staff
Head Coach Robin Fraser
Assistant Coaches Greg Vanney, Carlos Llamosa
Goalkeepers Coach Daniel Gonzalez
Strength & Conditioning Coach Jim Liston
Team Administrator and Assistant Coach Kevin Esparza

Other information[edit]

Majority Owner Jorge Vergara Madrigal
Owner Operator & President Antonio Cué Sánchez-Navarro
Chief Financial Officer Clem Gatmaitan
Vice President, Global Business Francisco Suinaga
Vice President, Marketing, Sponsorship Rodrigo Morales
General Manager Jose Domene
Director of Soccer Operations Kevin Esparza
Team Administrator Anthony Garcia
Head Athletic Trainer Brian Lee
Assistant Athletic Trainer Derek Lawrance
Equipment Manager Jose Vargas
Team Physicians Dr. Michael Gerhardt, Dr. David Wallis
Team Chiropractor George Billauer
Voice of the Chivas USA Christian Miles, Allen Hopkins
Ground (capacity and dimensions) Home Depot Center (27,000 / 109.7x68.6m)

Source: Staff,

Kits[edit]

Home
Home Alt.
Away
Type Shirt Shorts Socks First appearance / Info
Home Red / White Navy Navy
Home Alt. Red / White Navy Red Pre-season, February 22 against Club Tijuana
Away Navy White White

Official sponsors[edit]

Source: [1]

Squad[edit]

See also: Chivas USA

Current squad[edit]

No. Name Nationality Position (s) Date of Birth (Age) Signed from
Goalkeepers
1 Dan Kennedy United States GK (1982-06-22) 22 June 1982 (age 32) Chile Deportes Iquique
24 Patrick McLain United States GK (1988-08-22) 22 August 1988 (age 26) United States Cal Poly Mustangs
28 Tim Melia United States GK (1986-05-15) 15 May 1986 (age 29) United States Real Salt Lake
Defenders
2 Bobby Burling United States CB (1984-10-15) 15 October 1984 (age 30) United States Montreal Impact
4 Rauwshan McKenzie United States CB (1986-11-19) 19 November 1986 (age 28) United States Real Salt Lake
5 John Alexander Valencia Colombia CB (1982-01-04) 4 January 1982 (age 33) Colombia Atlético Junior
7 James Riley United States RB (1982-10-27) 27 October 1982 (age 32) United States Seattle Sounders
13 Ante Jazić Canada LB (1976-02-26) 26 February 1976 (age 39) United States Los Angeles Galaxy
23 Danny Califf United States CB (1980-03-17) 17 March 1980 (age 35) United States Philadelphia Union
Midfielders
6 Peter Vagenas United States CM / DM (1978-02-06) 6 February 1978 (age 37) Canada Vancouver Whitecaps
8 Oswaldo Minda Ecuador DM / CM (1983-07-26) 26 July 1983 (age 31) Ecuador Deportivo Quito
10 Nick LaBrocca United States CM / AM (1984-12-04) 4 December 1984 (age 30) Canada Toronto FC
12 Marco Delgado United States CM / RM / RB (1995-05-16) 16 May 1995 (age 20) United States Chivas USA Academy
16 Laurent Courtois France LM / CM (1978-09-11) 11 September 1978 (age 36) France Grenoble
17 Miller Bolaños Ecuador AM / RM / CM (1990-06-01) 1 June 1990 (age 25) Ecuador LDU Quito (on loan)
18 Shalrie Joseph Grenada CDM (1978-05-24) 24 May 1978 (age 37) United States New England Revolution
19 Jorge Villafaña United States RM / CM / RB (1989-09-06) 6 September 1989 (age 25) United States Chivas USA Academy
21 Ben Zemanski United States RM / CM (1988-05-12) 12 May 1988 (age 27) United States Cleveland Internationals
26 Marvin Iraheta El Salvador CM / AM (1992-05-31) 31 May 1992 (age 23) United States New York Cosmos U-23
30 Paolo Cardozo Uruguay AM / LW / RW (1989-06-09) 9 June 1989 (age 25) United States Los Angeles Galaxy
Forwards
9 Juan Pablo Ángel Colombia ST (1975-10-24) 24 October 1975 (age 39) United States Los Angeles Galaxy
11 Juan Agudelo United States ST / LW / RW (1992-11-23) 23 November 1992 (age 22) United States New York Red Bulls
14 Casey Townsend United States ST (1989-07-07) 7 July 1989 (age 25) United States Maryland Terrapins
15 Alejandro Moreno Venezuela CF / AM (1979-07-08) 8 July 1979 (age 35) United States Philadelphia Union
20 Tristan Bowen United States ST (1991-01-30) 30 January 1991 (age 24) United States Los Angeles Galaxy
22 Ryan Smith England AM / RW / LW (1986-11-10) 10 November 1986 (age 28) United States Sporting Kansas City
27 José Erick Correa Colombia ST (1992-07-20) 20 July 1992 (age 22) Colombia Boyacá Chicó
58 Cesar Romero United States ST / RW / LW (1989-08-02) 2 August 1989 (age 25) Mexico Murciélagos

Player movement[edit]

Transfers[edit]

In[edit]

Number Position Player Transferred from Notes Date Source
22 MF England Ryan Smith United States Sporting Kansas City Traded for 1st and 3rd round selections in the Supplemental Draft November 21 [1]
7 DF United States James Riley United States Seattle Sounders FC Selected by Montreal Impact via expansion draft,
traded in exchange for Justin Braun and Gerson Mayen
November 23 [2]
8 MF Ecuador Oswaldo Minda Ecuador Deportivo Quito Undiscolsed December 21 [3]
17 DF Ecuador Miller Bolaños Ecuador LDU Quito Loan January 11 [4]
14 FW United States Casey Townsend United States Maryland Terrapins SuperDraft, Joined after pre-season training camp January 12 [5]
28 GK United States Tim Melia Unattached Free January 17 [6]
5 DF Colombia John Alexander Valencia Colombia Atlético Junior Undisclosed January 24 [7]
26 MF El Salvador Marvin Iraheta Unattached Free January 24 [7]
4 DF United States Rauwshan McKenzie Unattached Free February 22 [8]
6 MF United States Peter Vagenas Unattached Free February 22 [8]
58 FW United States Cesar Romero Unattached Free February 22 [8]
24 GK United States Patrick McLain Cal Poly Mustangs Free March 10 [9]
2 DF United States Scott Gordon Fort Lauderdale Strikers Free March 16 [10]
25 MF United States Marco Delgado Chivas USA Academy Signed Home Grown Player contract April 2 [11]
30 MF Uruguay Paolo Cardozo Los Angeles Galaxy Traded from Los Angeles Galaxy for David Junior Lopes April 10 [12]
27 FW Colombia José Erick Correa Boyacá Chicó F.C. Undisclosed April 16 [13]
11 FW United States Juan Agudelo New York Red Bulls Traded from New York Red Bulls for Heath Pearce and allocation money May 17 [14]
23 DF United States Danny Califf Philadelphia Union Traded from Philadelphia Union for Michael Lahoud and allocation money May 17 [15]
2 DF United States Bobby Burling Montreal Impact Traded from Montreal Impact for an international roster slot July 6 [16]
18 MF Grenada Shalrie Joseph New England Revolution Traded from New England Revolution for Blair Gavin, a 2nd round SuperDraft pick, and allocation money August 1 [17]

To Trial[edit]

Number Position Player Transferred from Notes Date Source
-- MF Scotland Scott Morrison Ross County F.C. Out of contract May 28 [18]
-- FW Germany Sebastian Stachnik Helmond Sport Out of contract June 14 [19]
-- MF Brazil Tiago Luzardi Unknown Out of contract June 14 [19]
No Longer To Trial[edit]
Number Position Player Transferred to Notes Date In Date Out Source
-- DF United States Fabian Kling Fort Lewis College Supplemental Draft, Selected by Chivas USA January 16 February 6 [20]
-- MF Mexico Pablo Sandoval None Out of contract January 16 March 15 [21][22]
-- MF Brazil Alan da Silva Souza Netherlands AEK Larnaca Out of contract February 22 March 15 [22][23]
-- MF Colombia Jose Manuel Najera Colombia Real Cartagena Out of contract February 22 March 15 [22][23]
-- DF United States R. J. Allen United States Monmouth Supplemental Draft, Selected by Chivas USA January 17 March 15 [24]
-- FW United States Karo Okiomah United States High Point Supplemental Draft, Selected by Houston Dynamo February 22 March 15 [23]
-- MF United States Kevin Huezo Mexico Pachuca FC Out of contract March 15 March 20 [20][22]
-- FW Nigeria John Owoeri Egypt Ismaily SC Out of contract March 9 March 23 [25][26]
-- DF Democratic Republic of the Congo Patrick Kanyuka England Tamworth FC Out of contract March 16 March 28 [24][27]
-- MF United States Rodrigo López Portland Timbers Out of contract March 16 March 28 [24][27]
-- DF United States Mario Ledezma Mexico C.D. Guadalajara Out of contract January 16 May 21 [18][21]
-- MF Mexico Ernesto Hutchinson None Out of contract March 9 May 21 [18][25]
-- MF United States Cameron Artigliere Rheydter SV Out of contract March 16 May 21 [18][24]
-- MF United States Matt Dallman None Out of contract March 16 May 21 [18][24]
-- DF Mexico Gerardo Daniel Torres Sensifut Academy Partnership March 28 May 21 [18][27]
-- DF Mexico Javier Mena Sensifut Academy Partnership March 28 May 21 [18][27]
-- MF Mexico Victor Manuel Chavez Sensifut Academy Partnership March 28 May 21 [18][27]
-- FW Mexico Jorge Eduardo Marquez Sensifut Academy Partnership March 28 May 21 [18][27]

Out[edit]

Number Position Player Transferred to Notes Date Source
17 FW United States Justin Braun Canada Montreal Impact Traded to Montreal Impact for James Riley November 23 [2]
-- DF El Salvador Gerson Mayen Canada Montreal Impact Traded to Montreal Impact for James Riley November 23 [2]
20 DF United States Zarek Valentin Canada Montreal Impact Expansion Draft November 23 [28]
5 MF Brazil Paulo Nagamura United States Sporting Kansas City Traded to Sporting KC for 1st round pick in the Supplemental Draft November 29 [29]
2 DF New Zealand Andrew Boyens United States Los Angeles Galaxy Re-Entry Draft December 12
-- FW United States Chukwudi Chujindu None Option declined December 12
7 MF New Zealand Simon Elliott None Out of contract December 12
22 GK United States Zach Thornton None Option declined December 12
8 DF Mexico Mariano Trujillo None Option declined December 12
4 DF Costa Rica Michael Umaña Guatemala C.S.D. Comunicaciones Free January 1
23 FW Argentina Marcos Mondaini None Loan option declined January 4
30 GK Mexico Sergio Arias Mexico Irapuato FC January 4
99 FW Ecuador Víctor Estupiñán None Option declined January 4
27 FW United States Chris Cortez None Released February 26 [30]
77 DF Brazil David Junior Lopes United States Los Angeles Galaxy Traded to Los Angeles Galaxy for Paolo Cardozo April 10 [12]
3 DF United States Heath Pearce United States New York Red Bulls Traded to New York Red Bulls for Juan Agudelo May 17 [14]
11 MF United States Michael Lahoud United States Philadelphia Union Traded to Philadelphia Union for Danny Califf May 17 [15]
2 DF United States Scott Gordon None Waived to make room for recently acquired Bobby Burling July 6 [31]
18 MF United States Blair Gavin United States New England Revolution Traded to New England Revolution for Shalrie Joseph August 1 [17]

Match results[edit]

      Win       Tie       Loss

Pre-season[edit]

MLS regular season[edit]

Table[edit]

Western Conference

Pos
Team
Pts
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 San Jose Earthquakes (SS) (W1) 66 34 19 6 9 72 43 +29 2012 MLS Cup Conference Semifinals
2 Real Salt Lake 57 34 17 11 6 46 35 +11
3 Seattle Sounders FC 56 34 15 8 11 51 33 +18
4 LA Galaxy 54 34 16 12 6 59 47 +12 2012 MLS Cup Knockout Round
5 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 43 34 11 13 10 35 41 −6
6 FC Dallas 39 34 9 13 12 42 47 −5
7 Colorado Rapids 37 34 11 19 4 44 50 −6
8 Portland Timbers 34 34 8 16 10 34 56 −22
9 Chivas USA 30 34 7 18 9 24 58 −34

Updated to matches played on October 28, 2012. Source: MLSSoccer.com
Notation Key:

(SS) = Supporters Shield winner
(W1) = Western Conference champion

Overall

Pos
Team
Pts
GP
W
L
T
GF
GA
GD
Qualification or relegation
1 San Jose Earthquakes (SS) 66 34 19 6 9 72 43 +29 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League 1
2 Sporting Kansas City 63 34 18 7 9 42 27 +15
3 D.C. United 58 34 17 10 7 53 43 +10
4 New York Red Bulls 57 34 16 9 9 57 46 +11
5 Real Salt Lake 57 34 17 11 6 46 35 +11
6 Chicago Fire 57 34 17 11 6 46 41 +5
7 Seattle Sounders FC 56 34 15 8 11 51 33 +18
8 LA Galaxy 54 34 16 12 6 59 47 +12 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League 1
9 Houston Dynamo 53 34 14 9 11 48 41 +7
10 Columbus Crew 52 34 15 12 7 44 44 0
11 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 43 34 11 13 10 35 41 −6
12 Montreal Impact 42 34 12 16 6 45 51 −6
13 FC Dallas 39 34 9 13 12 42 47 −5
14 Colorado Rapids 37 34 11 19 4 44 50 −6
15 Philadelphia Union 36 34 10 18 6 37 45 −8
16 New England Revolution 35 34 9 17 8 39 44 −5
17 Portland Timbers 34 34 8 16 10 34 56 −22
18 Chivas USA 30 34 7 18 9 24 58 −34
19 Toronto FC 23 34 5 21 8 36 62 −26 2012–13 CONCACAF Champions League 2

Updated to matches played on October 28, 2012. Source: MLSSoccer.com
Notation Key:

(SS) = Supporters Shield winner

1The highest ranked U.S.-based MLS club qualifies to the 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League (placed in Pot A). The other U.S. representatives in the 2013–14 CONCACAF Champions League are:

2Toronto FC qualified for the 2012–13 CONCACAF Champions League as winners of the 2012 Canadian Championship.

Results summary[edit]

Overall Home Away
Pld Pts W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD W L T GF GA GD
28 28 7 14 7 21 44 −23 3 9 2 8 23 −15 4 5 5 13 21 −8

Last updated: September 20, 2012
Source: 2012 Major League Soccer season
Pld = Matches played; Pts = Points; W = Matches won; T = Matches tied; L = Matches lost; GF = Goals for; GA = Goals against; GD = Goal difference

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34
Ground H H A H A A H A H A H A H H H A H H A A H A H A A A H A A H A H H A
Result L L W L W W L L L D W D D L W D D W L W L D L D L L L L L L L D L D

Last updated: May 30, 2013.
Source: Regular season matches
Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: T = Tie; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Match results[edit]

      Win       Tie       Loss

U.S. Open Cup[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Squad statistics[edit]

Appearances and goals[edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Major League Soccer U.S. Open Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK United States Dan Kennedy 29 -46 28+0 -42 1+0 -4
2 DF United States Bobby Burling 1 0 1+0 0 0+0 0
4 DF Colombia John Alexander Valencia 11 0 10+0 0 1+0 0
5 DF United States Rauwshan McKenzie 24 -1 19+1 -1 4+0 0
6 MF United States Peter Vagenas 10 0 5+2 0 3+0 0
7 DF United States James Riley 31 0 28+0 0 3+0 0
8 MF Ecuador Oswaldo Minda 20 1 18+1 1 1+0 0
9 FW Colombia Juan Pablo Angel 21 5 8+8 4 2+3 1
10 MF United States Nick LaBrocca 24 2 22+2 2 0+0 0
11 FW United States Juan Agudelo 16 3 12+2 2 1+1 1
13 DF Canada Ante Jazić 23 -1 23+0 -1 0+0 0
14 FW United States Casey Townsend 16 1 9+7 1 0+0 0
15 FW Venezuela Alejandro Moreno 20 2 14+3 2 2+1 0
16 MF France Laurent Courtois 14 0 8+3 0 2+1 0
17 FW Ecuador Miller Bolaños 20 3 16+3 3 1+0 0
18 MF Grenada Shalrie Joseph 7 2 7+0 2 0+0 0
19 DF United States Jorge Villafaña 13 0 5+5 0 3+0 0
20 FW United States Tristan Bowen 4 0 3+1 0 0+0 0
21 MF United States Ben Zemanski 19 0 14+3 0 1+1 0
22 FW England Ryan Smith 20 0 9+8 0 1+2 0
23 DF United States Danny Califf 21 1 17+0 1 3+1 0
26 MF El Salvador Marvin Iraheta 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0
27 FW Colombia José Erick Correa 14 4 6+5 2 2+1 2
28 GK United States Tim Melia 3 -2 0+0 0 3+0 -2
30 MF Uruguay Paolo Cardozo 11 1 8+1 1 2+0 0
58 FW United States Cesar Romero 13 2 4+7 0 1+1 2
  Own goals for 0 -2 - -2 - 0
Players who left the club on a permanent basis during the season:
2 DF United States Scott Gordon 5 0 0+3 0 2+0 0
3 DF United States Heath Pearce 10 0 10+0 0 0+0 0
11 MF United States Michael Lahoud 2 0 0+2 0 0+0 0
18 MF United States Blair Gavin 13 0 4+5 0 4+0 0
77 DF Brazil David Lopes 0 0 0+0 0 0+0 0

Last updated: September 20, 2012
Source: Competitive matches

Top scorers[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total goals are equal.

Ran No. Pos Nat Name Major League Soccer U.S. Open Cup Total
T1 9 FW Colombia Juan Pablo Angel 4 1 5
T1 27 FW Colombia José Erick Correa 2 2 4
T2 11 FW United States Juan Agudelo 2 1 3
T2 17 FW Ecuador Miller Bolaños 3 0 3
T3 10 MF United States Nick LaBrocca 2 0 2
T3 15 FW Venezuela Alejandro Moreno 2 0 2
T3 18 MF Grenada Shalrie Joseph 2 0 2
T3 58 FW United States Cesar Romero 0 2 2
T4 8 MF Ecuador Oswaldo Minda 1 0 1
T4 14 FW United States Casey Townsend 1 0 1
T4 23 DF United States Danny Califf 1 0 1
T4 30 MF Uruguay Paolo Cardozo 1 0 1
TOTALS 20 6 26

Last updated: August 30, 2012
Source: Competitive matches

Goalkeeper stats[edit]

No. Nat. Player Total Major League Soccer U.S. Open Cup
MIN GA GAA MIN GA GAA MIN GA GAA
1 United States Dan Kennedy 2610 48 1.66 2520 44 1.57 90 4 4.00
28 United States Tim Melia 270 2 0.67 0 0 0.00 270 2 0.67
24 United States Patrick McLain 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00 0 0 0.00
TOTALS 2880 50 1.56 2520 44 1.57 360 6 1.50

Last updated: September 20, 2012
Source: Chivas USA
Italic: denotes player is no longer with team

Disciplinary record[edit]

Includes all competitive matches. The list is sorted by shirt number when total cards are equal.

R No. Pos Nat Name Major League Soccer U.S. Open Cup Total
Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card Booked Yellow cardYellow cardRed card Red card
1 8 MF Ecuador Oswaldo Minda 11 0 0 1 0 0 12 0 0
2 22 MF England Ryan Smith 3 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0
T3 5 DF Colombia John Alexander Valencia 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
T3 7 DF United States James Riley 2 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0
T3 18 MF Grenada Shalrie Joseph 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
T4 1 GK United States Dan Kennedy 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
T4 4 DF United States Rauwshan McKenzie 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
T4 14 FW United States Casey Townsend 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
T4 17 MF Ecuador Miller Bolaños 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
T4 21 MF United States Ben Zemanski 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
T4 23 DF United States Danny Califf 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
T5 2 DF United States Scott Gordon 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
T5 6 MF United States Peter Vagenas 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
T5 9 FW Colombia Juan Pablo Ángel 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
T5 10 MF United States Nick LaBrocca 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
T5 11 FW United States Juan Agudelo 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
T5 15 FW Venezuela Alejandro Moreno 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
T5 18 MF United States Blair Gavin 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
T5 19 DF United States Jorge Villafaña 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
T5 27 FW Colombia Jose Erick Correa 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
T5 58 FW United States Cesar Romero 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
TOTALS 34 0 0 6 0 0 40 0 0

Last updated: September 20, 2012
Source: Competitive matches

Awards[edit]

MLS All-Star

Player Link
United States Dan Kennedy Kennedy First ASG

MLS Player of the Week

Week Player Opponent Link
6 United States Dan Kennedy Toronto FC Player of the Week

MLS Team of the Week

Week Player Opponent Link
3 United States Dan Kennedy
United States Rauwshan McKenzie
Real Salt Lake Team of the Week
6 United States Dan Kennedy Toronto FC Team of the Week
10 United States Heath Pearce San Jose Earthquakes Team of the Week
11 United States Danny Califf Los Angeles Galaxy Team of the Week
12 United States James Riley Seattle Sounders FC Team of the Week

Reserves[edit]

MLS Reserves League - Western Conference[edit]

Match results[edit]

      Win       Tie       Loss

Miscellany[edit]

Allocation ranking[edit]

Chivas USA is in the #5 position in the MLS Allocation Ranking. The allocation ranking is the mechanism used to determine which MLS club has first priority to acquire a U.S. National Team player who signs with MLS after playing abroad, or a former MLS player who returns to the league after having gone to a club abroad for a transfer fee. A ranking can be traded, provided that part of the compensation received in return is another club’s ranking.[32]

International roster spots[edit]

Chivas USA has 9 MLS International Roster Slots for use in the 2012 season. Each club in Major League Soccer is allocated 8 international roster spots and Chivas USA acquired a permanent additional spot from Real Salt Lake in 2004.

Future draft pick trades[edit]

Future picks acquired: None.
Future picks traded: *2013 MLS SuperDraft Round 2 pick to New England Revolution.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sporting deal Smith to Chivas USA for supplemental picks". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  2. ^ a b c "Montreal take Riley, ship him to Chivas for Braun, Mayen". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Chivas USA sign Ecuador midfielder Oswaldo Minda". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  4. ^ "Chivas USA sign Ecuadorian sensation Miller Bolanos". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  5. ^ "Chivas USA draft Casey Townsend". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "Angel, Smith among faces at Chivas training camp". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  7. ^ a b "Chivas USA announce Valencia and Iraheta signings". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  8. ^ a b c "Center back McKenzie hopes to finally stick at Chivas". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  9. ^ "CHIVAS USA 2012: Roster". Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  10. ^ "What's right? What's wrong?". Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  11. ^ "Chivas USA sign touted Homegrown midfielder Delgado". Retrieved 3 April 2012. 
  12. ^ a b "Galaxy get Brazilian defender in trade". Retrieved 11 April 2012. 
  13. ^ "CHIVAS USA: Price was right for Correa". Retrieved 17 April 2012. 
  14. ^ a b "Chivas USA acquires New York Red Bulls forward Juan Agudelo". Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  15. ^ a b "Chivas USA acquires Philadelphia Union defender Danny Califf". Retrieved 17 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "Chivas USA acquires defender Bobby Burling". Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  17. ^ a b "Chivas USA acquires Shalrie Joseph". Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
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  19. ^ a b "CHIVAS: Fullerton home for Open Cup". Retrieved 19 June 2012. 
  20. ^ a b "Trialist decisions? Not yet". Retrieved 21 March 2012. 
  21. ^ a b "Goats start with local signing". 
  22. ^ a b c d "Angel out with head issue?". 
  23. ^ a b c "Chivas welcome three new trialists to preseason camp". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  24. ^ a b c d e "Two hat tricks lead Goats". Retrieved 19 March 2012. 
  25. ^ a b "CHIVAS USA: A more intimate HDC". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  26. ^ "CHIVAS USA: RSL is Goats' model, foe". Retrieved 24 March 2012. 
  27. ^ a b c d e f "CHIVAS USA: Lahoud is getting 'close'". Retrieved 29 March 2012. 
  28. ^ "Ching, Mapp headline Montreal expansion draft picks". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  29. ^ "Chivas USA deal Nagamura to SKC for supplemental pick". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  30. ^ "CHIVAS USA: Goats release Cortez". Retrieved 6 March 2012. 
  31. ^ "CHIVAS: Goats acquire Burling's rights". Retrieved 6 July 2012. 
  32. ^ 2011 MLS Roster Rules | Major League Soccer