Pat Noonan retires, joins Galaxy staff

January 8, 2013
By Associated Press
CARSON, Calif. -- Major League Soccer veteran Pat Noonan has retired as a player to join the Los Angeles Galaxy's coaching staff.

The two-time defending MLS champions announced the move Friday.

Noonan appeared in 10 games last season with the Galaxy, his fifth MLS team in the past decade. Noonan's teams reached the MLS Cup final five times, winning titles with Columbus in 2008 and again with the Galaxy last fall.

The 32-year-old forward had 42 goals and 33 assists ...

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