Former Roughrider Entering His 13th MLS Season
The Los Angeles Galaxy have re-signed free-agent forward Alan Gordon, the club announced today. Gordon, a 12-year veteran in Major League Soccer made 29 appearances during the 2015 MLS season, while scoring 10 goals. He notched three game-winning MLS goals, only behind team MVP Robbie Keane, who recorded five. Gordon also played a crucial part in the 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League, scoring four goals in group play as LA advanced to the quarterfinals. In all, the former Yavapai College forward has made 223 MLS appearances, scoring 49 goals and adding 27 assists during his career. His 26 goals all-time for the Galaxy rank as the ninth-most in club history. In 2015, Gordon also spent time with the U.S. Men’s National Team, earning a call up to the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup roster where he appeared against Jamaica in the semifinal match of the tournament. He was also named to the roster for two 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches.
Gordon played for Yavapai College during the 2000 and 2001 seasons. He was an NJCAA and NSCAA All-America and is a member of the NJCAA Soccer Hall of Fame. He scored 38 goals and assisted on 26 during his two years with the Roughriders. He moved on to Oregon State University after his playing days in Prescott.