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22 February 3:24 pm

Get to know quick fun facts about new Chivas USA midfielder Giovani Casillas:

-Upon his return to GDL facilities after winning the FIFA U17 World Cup, Casillas, along with Carlos Fierro, had their head shaved as a form of celebration

-Follow him on Twitter: @GioCasillas95

-scored three goals in the 2011 FIFA World Cup; against North Korea, Netherlands and Uruguay

Check out those goals:

Giovanni Casillas goal vs Uruguay- U17 World Cup:

 

Casillas goal vs Barcelona: 

22 February 3:24 pm

Get to know quick fun facts about new Chivas USA defender Mario De Luna:

-Made debut with Chivas on November 8, 2008
-El Chelis will have an eye on de Luna. Back in 2009, de Luna scored a goal against Puebla in a controversial match that ended in a 2-2 draw with Chivas Guadalajara.

-You can follow De Luna on Twitter: @delunamario

Check out de Luna’s goal vs. Mexico’s Tigres UANL (featuring former Chivas USA defender Jonathan Bornstein)

22 February 1:35 pm

On Friday, Chivas USA held a ChivaChat with midfielder Carlos Alvarez. Alvarez took over the team twitter account and answered questions submitted by fans. Check out a few of Alvarez’ responses and make sure to follow Chivas USA on Twitter (@cdchivasusa). Stay tuned for the next ChivaChat, and leave a comment below telling us which player you want to take over @cdchivasusa next.

 

22 February 11:13 am

No te pierdas este domingo un reportaje especial con el Director Técnico de Chivas USA Jose Luis Sanchez Solá, “El Chelis”, a las 11pm PT por ESPN Deportes! El técnico mexicano estará hablando sobre su experiencia con Chivas USA y qué planes tiene para el rebaño angelino.

Vea la previa a este reportaje especial:

22 February 10:47 am

Want to grab a drink and chat with Chivas USA head coach Jose Luis Sanchez Solá, ‘El Chelis?’ Here’s your chance! Join the Union Ultras for Chelas with Chelis this Saturday, Feb. 23 from 5-7pm in Pacoima!

In order to participate, you MUST RSVP with and put down a $40 deposit for a season seat. Call Sally Meza at 310-630-4585 for more information!

Who: Chivas USA coach Jose Luis Sanchez Solá, ‘El Chelis’

           Supporter Group Union Ultras

           YOU!

When: Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, from 5-7pm

Where: Home of Julio Ramos

                13564 Filmore St., Pacoima, CA 91331

RSVP with Sally Meza: 310-630-4585 (office); 310-710-4715 (cell) or contact Julio Ramos at 818-395-4918 or Jose Salcedo at 818-799-2069

14 February 10:32 pm

LAS VEGAS, NV- Chivas USA arrived and trained in Las Vegas Thursday afternoon ahead of Friday’s match against Colorado Rapids at Sam Boyd Stadium.

The team was in good spirits as they arrived at the University of Nevada in Las Vegas for training where a group of fans came out to watch practice. Led by Coach Jose Luis Sanchez Solá, also known as “El Chelis,” Chivas continued working on what coach has focused since start of preseason: finishing plays.

To finalize training, Coach Chelis split the group up into two squads for a scrimmage: MLS veterans against rookies. The scrimmage came with a twist; defender Bobby Burling was at goal for the veterans and midfielder Edgar Mejia for the rookies while goalkeeper Dan Kennedy played forward. At the end of the match, the veterans took the victory over the rookies; Kennedy scored two goals for the winning team.

The Red-and-White will face Colorado at 7:30 pm at Sam Boyd Stadium. Fans not attending the game can follow match updates on our Twitter feed: @cdchivasusa

Watch: Chivas USA arrives in Las Vegas

11 February 4:14 pm

Don’t have plans for Saturday or Sunday? Head out to Cal South’s Soccer Nation Expo this weekend and come check out Chivas USA’s booth. The Red-and-White’s infamous mascot, the ChivaFighter, will be on site to take photos with fans from 12-2 pm on both days. Also, show off your video game skills and battle it out against ChivaFighter in our X-Box station.

If you’re interested in buying Chivas USA season tickets or joining the Academy, our friendly staff will be more than happy to guide you in the right direction.

Hope to see you there!

Where: Los Angeles Convention Center

                1201 S. Figueroa St.

                Los Angeles, CA 90015

When: Saturday, Feb. 16 (9 am- 5pm) and Sunday, Feb. 17 (8am- 4pm)

Cost: Free! (Parking ranges from $12-$15)

08 February 6:31 pm

Chivas USA Supporter Group Union Ultras are giving you the opportunity to win your 2013 season seats! After supporting the Red-and-White in Saturday’s scrimmage against Gangwon FC, the Ultras will head to The Home Depot Center’s Field 7 to host their first Copa ChivaBono.

The soccer tournament will consist of eight, six-player teams and two 15-minute halves. Players of the winning team will each earn one season seat pack. Aside from the tournament, the Ultras will have a raffle, giving away many Chivas USA goodies. Coach Chelis is scheduled to make an appearance in the tournament.

The cost to enter the tournament is of $20. If interested, contact Ultras Representative Julio Ramos at (818) 395-4918.

What: Copa ChivaBono

Where: The Home Depot Center Field 7

When: 2 pm PT

Cost: $20

06 February 2:25 pm

Just like in elementary and middle school, it’s a day that everyone prepares for: picture day. Chivas USA players, team staff and front office kicked off the morning with the annual photo session.

A majority of players began arriving early to prepare for the shoot. Directed by Creative Services Manager Richard “Rusty” Navarrette, players lined up to take their headshots and special marketing photos. Midfielder Edgar Mejia was one of the few players that showed his gameday face, screaming ‘Goal!’ for one of the photos.

Taking no direction in the shoot, head coach Chelis knew exactly what to do, posing perfectly in every photo.

(Stay tuned for video)

Click here to check out the behind-the-scenes Instagram image.

After the photo session, the team headed to the field to continue preseason training. The Red-and-White will host their fourth scrimmage of the year this Saturday, Feb. 9 against Korean squad Gangwon FC at The Home Depot Center’s Field 6 at 11:30 am.

Fans are encouraged to come out and support the goats; parking and entry are free!

06 February 11:08 am

Have something you want to ask Chivas USA Team Captain Dan Kennedy? Well, here’s your chance! This Friday, February 8, we’ll be hosting our first ChivaChat of the year with the Red-and-White ‘keeper starting at 1 pm PT (UPDATE - start time has been moved to 12 p.m. PT). In order to participate, you must follow us on Twitter (@cdchivasusa), and send your question for Kennedy using the hashtag #ChivaChat. Fans can submit their questions starting as early as today!

Hope to hear from you!