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Busy week ahead for building LAFC, rebuilding Galaxy

Busy week ahead for building LAFC, rebuilding Galaxy

John Thorrington marked his second anniversary as Los Angeles Football Club’s executive vice president of soccer operations last week, but for the most part there’s been very little soccer to operate during that time.

Although the MLS expansion team has set up a training academy, reached a development agreement with a USL partner and is ahead of schedule on completing its $350-million home in Exposition Park, it has just two first-team players under contract.

That leaves Thorrington with 28 roster spots to fill less than six weeks before preseason training camp opens, making the next week perhaps the busiest and most important of his front-office career.

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