Not for the first time this year, Jozy Altidore lashed out and paid dearly. Playing with the U.S. national team in March, he dropped an F-bomb and was
sent off for verbally abusing Italian referee Luca Banti. On Saturday, following an aerial challenge with the New England's Jose Goncalves, Altidore kicked the Revs defender while he was on the ground and was immediately sent off by referee Chris Penso late in the
first half of a match Toronto FC lost, 3-1.
Soccer America Confidential: Ridge Mahoney Jul 31 5:33 AM MLS's Best of July So much international soccer -- Gold Cup, Women's World Cup, prestigious club friendlies -- was played during July that some ...
"I think it is just politics, people are trying to create an atmosphere. If they can create an atmosphere, a perception, sometimes perception becomes reality and you run with that."
Caribbean Football Union (CFU) president Gordon Derrick, dismissing reports that FIFA presidential Michel Platini had
secured the support of Concacaf and three other confederations in his bid to replace Sepp Blatter. The CFU controls 25 of Concacaf's 35 votes. The CFU was
rocked by a corruption scandal during the 2011 FIFA presidential election as members were handed envelopes containing $40,000 from candidate Mohamed bin