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Gerrard poised to complete LA Galaxy deal

Gerrard will be lining up in the white of LA Galaxy in MLS next season. Credit: PA

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's move to LA Galaxy could be confirmed today.

Press Association Sport understands a deal to take the 34-year-old to the Major League Soccer at the end of this season is now close to completion.

However, contrary to reports Gerrard has not been given leave to travel to the United States to finalise the move and has not flown to America as all the necessary requirements associated with the deal have been done in this country.

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Owen Coyle appointed Houston Dynamo head coach

Will Coyle prove a success in the states? Credit: PA

Owen Coyle has been announced as the new head coach of Major League Soccer club Houston Dynamo.

The former Burnley and Bolton manager claims to have extensive knowledge of the America's top soccer league from watching matches back in the UK.

“I’ve watched MLS extensively, back home we get live feeds and highlights so I certainly know all the teams in the league,” he told houston dynamo.com.

Beckham: Winning titles 'never gets old'

Speaking after lifting the MLS Cup, David Beckham reflected on the fairytale endings he's enjoyed at his previous clubs.

"Winning a championship in my last game at Manchester United, and then winning a championship in my last game at Real Madrid...and then winning a championship here, in my last, game - you know, it never gets old," he said.

"I still love it like I did when I won my first."

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Beckham celebrates final victory with sons

David Beckham drapes the Union flag behind him and his sons (left to right) Brooklyn, Cruz and Romeo. Credit: PA Wire
Galaxy teammates, including former Spurs striker Robbie Keane (far left), join the Beckham family. Credit: PA Wire
David Beckham was greeted by Galaxy boss Bruce Arena as he left the field to huge applause as a late sub. Credit: PA Wire
The former England favourite dropped to his knees when he knew the final victory was secured. Credit: PA Wire

Lineker pays tribute to Beckham as 'great ambassador'

Former England striker Gary Lineker has paid tribute to David Beckham after he ended his career in the United States by helping LA Galaxy retain the MLS Cup.

David Beckham signs off from MLS with final trophy

David Beckham was joined on the pitch by his sons before his final LA Galaxy game. Credit: PA Wire
Beckham fans got the chance to bid farewell to their hero as his six-year spell in Los Angeles ended. Credit: PA Wire
The former England captain didn't have it all his own way as Houston Dynamo took the lead in the final. Credit: PA Wire
But he bent fortune back in his favour to help the LA Galaxy to victory as they retained the MLS Cup. Credit: PA Wire
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