LA Galaxy fires president Chris Klein after awful start to MLS season leaves the team rooted to the bottom of the Western Conference
- Los Angeles Galaxy have only won two of their 14 MLS games so far
- The team is last in the Western Conference and now, Chris Klein has gone
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LA Galaxy have parted ways with president Chris Klein after an awful start to the Major League Soccer season.
Galaxy have two wins from 14 games in MLS so far and are three points behind second-last Colorado.
Galaxy CEO Dan Beckerman said in a statement on Tuesday: ‘As a club we have not achieved our goals or met the standard that we have established for the LA Galaxy.
‘We believe it is in the best interest of the Club to make a change and begin a comprehensive process to seek new leadership that will return the club to the level that our fans and partners expect.
‘We are thankful to Chris for his ears of dedication and commitment to the LA Galaxy as both a player and an executive.’
Chris Klein’s time as president of Los Angeles Galaxy is over after an awful start to the season
Galaxy have only won two games out of 14 and are last in the MLS Western Conference
Klein himself said: ‘I’d like to thank Phil Anschutz and Dan Beckerman for the opportunity to serve as president for the LA Galaxy for the past 11 years.
‘My family and I love this club and I’m grateful to have spent 16 years with this organization as a player and an executive.
‘Thank you to our supporters, partners, players, coaches, and staff for all the passion, dedication and hard work.’
Galaxy lost 1-0 at home against Charlotte at the weekend and return to action on Wednesday night against Real Salt Lake.