Featured Matches
Previous
Seattle Sounders FC
Los Angeles
ESPN2 2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Richmond Kickers
Crystal Palace
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Norwich City
Nice
5
1
FT
Game Details
Richmond Kickers
Crystal Palace
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Brøndby
Silkeborg IF
2
0
FT
Game Details
AIK
Falkenbergs FF
3
0
FT
Game Details
BK Hacken
Djurgarden
2
1
FT
Game Details
Seattle Sounders FC
Los Angeles
ESPN2 2:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Tigre
All Boys
(5) 0
(4) 0
FT-Pens
Game Details
Belgrano de Córdoba
Independiente
12:15 AM GMT
Game Details
Next
 Posted by ESPN Staff
Oct 29, 2008

With Beckham loan unresolved, LA postpones match

BRISBANE, Australia -- The proposed loan of David Beckham to AC Milan prompted the Los Angeles Galaxy to postpone its Dec. 11 game against an Australian team.

The Major League Soccer club said it could not guarantee the former England captain would play in the exhibition game against Queensland Roar in Brisbane, The Australian Associated Press reported.

"To avoid disappointment for the many fans that were expected to travel to Brisbane from all parts of Australia, it was decided to postpone this game before tickets went on sale to the general public," Galaxy business operations president Tom Payne said.

Tickets were to go on sale Thursday.

The Galaxy will proceed with a Dec. 6 game against an Oceania All-Star team in Auckland, New Zealand, and organizers will try to reschedule the game against A-League club Queensland Roar.

Beckham scored with a trademark, curling free kick in the Galaxy's 5-3 loss to Sydney FC at a packed Olympic stadium in Australia's biggest city last November.

The former Manchester United and Real Madrid midfielder is negotiating a loan move to Milan beginning in January. He wants to stay in shape during the MLS offseason and boost his chances of playing on England's national team. Beckham said he intends to return to the Galaxy for the start of the next MLS season.

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.