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LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers retires at age 30 after ankle injury

LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers announced his retirement on Tuesday after missing the entire 2017 season through injury.

Rogers, 30, had surgery before the season after suffering nerve damage in his left ankle, and will now call it a career after 10 seasons in MLS.

"It is with mixed emotions that I announce my retirement from the game of soccer," Rogers said in a statement. "It is through this game that I have experienced some of my greatest achievements both professionally and personally and I...

 By PA Sport

LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers becomes patron of Leeds' MarchingOut group

Robbie Rogers has been at LA Galaxy since 2013, joining shortly after he left Leeds.

U.S. international Robbie Rogers has agreed to become a patron of his former club Leeds United's MarchingOutTogether initiative.

LA Galaxy winger Rogers, who announced he was gay in 2013, has given his support for the group, which is for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender fans and their friends.

The 30-year-old, who had a brief spell at Leeds between 2012 and 2013, told the club's official website: "I am delighted to accept the invitation to become a patron of MarchingOutTogether and to renew...

Richard Chaplow banned two games for verbal abuse of Robbie Rogers

Robbie Rogers was the target of abuse in a recent match against USL side Orange County Blues.

The United Soccer League announced on Wednesday it has suspended Orange County Blues midfielder Richard Chaplow two games and fined him an undisclosed amount for directing what it termed "offensive and abusive language" towards LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers.

The decision concludes a three-day investigation by the USL's Disciplinary Committee over what took place during last Saturday's match between the Blues and the Galaxy's reserve side, LA Galaxy II. The investigation included a video review,...


LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers says USL opponent used an anti-gay slur

Robbie Rogers came out as an openly gay player in MLS four years ago.

LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers said in a post on his Facebook page that an opponent repeatedly called him an anti-gay slur in his return to action with the club's reserves against USL side Orange County Blues.

Rogers is an openly gay player in Major League Soccer, having come out four years ago. He is returning from a serious injury that required ankle surgery that saw him miss the last two-and-a-half months for LA.

He did not name the opponent who targeted him during his rehab stint with LA...

LA Galaxy's Robbie Rogers out six weeks after ankle surgery

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Robbie Rogers will spend the next six weeks on the sideline.

CARSON, Calif. -- LA Galaxy defender Robbie Rogers will be sidelined for at least six weeks after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his ankle.

The Galaxy announced the injury on Tuesday.

Rogers has been a mainstay on the Galaxy's back line for the past three seasons since changing positions from midfield to defense. He has started 10 games and appeared in 12 this season.

On his Instagram account, Rogers expressed regret that he won't be able to play Wednesday against Colorado on the Galaxy's annual...


Steven Gerrard to return vs. Houston, Robbie Rogers 'back shortly' - Arena

Bruce Arena gave an update on injured LA Galaxy players Steven Gerrard and Robbie Rogers, with the former Liverpool midfielder expected to be available for Friday's match at the Houston Dynamo.

Gerrard, 35, who suffered a calf injury to his left leg in LA's win vs. San Jose and has missed the team's last two games, is back to full training. 

"We expect Stevie to be available," Arena said on "We'll get him through training over the next couple days. We haven't thought about our...