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Podcast: Vanney announced. He’s ready to rebuild the Galaxy

Former LA Galaxy player Greg Vanney is ready for the challenge of rebuilding the club as the new head coach. Baxter brings you insights into his first interview.

COG STUDIOS, Calif. — The LA Galaxy have finally announced that Greg Vanney will be their next head coach after several weeks of speculation. And that means the rebuilding can finally begin. 

On today’s show — held specifically for the Galaxy announcement — hosts Josh Guesman and Kevin Baxter discuss the addition of Vanney to the club and why he made a lot of sense. And we’ll get to talk about Vanney’s first interview with Kevin just hours before the club made his announcement official. 

There’s a discussion about Vanney wanting the challenge of rebuilding a very broken club and why he sees California as a place to come “home.” Plus, there’s some good insight into how he could be spending the Galaxy’s money in a very uncertain 2021. 

Additionally, Josh and Kevin will discuss the addition of Dan Calichman to the no. 1 assistant job and why Dominic Kinnear’s involvement with the Galaxy might continue but not as a head coach. Would you stay if you were Kinnear? Would you want him if you’re Vanney?

Plus, there are updates on Cristian Pavon, Jorge Villafana, AJ DeLaGarza, and a lot more. We even made sure to update you on the MLSPA and their problems with MLS and the ownership group. Will the 2021 season also be significantly impacted by Covid-19? Will there even be a season?

We’ve got a lot to discuss in our first show of 2021. And we’re glad the Galaxy could finally make the announcement many have been waiting for.

If there’s a typical start to the 2021 season, the players will be reporting to training camp by the end of the month. Does that make it feel real?

Thanks for kicking off another season with us! We’re glad you could join us!