Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Japan's Okada offers to quit
May 24th, 2010 11:47PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  argentina, canada, portugal, world cup

MOST COMMENTED

[WORLD CUP WARMUPS]Japan coach Takeshi Okada offered to quit after the Blue Samurai lost at home to archrival South Korea. Argentina coach Diego Maradona was pleased, but Australia's Pim Verbeek was livid with two of his players. Meanwhile, Portugal'sCarlos Queiroz was surprisingly low key after his team's 0-0 tie at home against Cape Verde Islands.  For more on Monday's warmups ...

-- For the second time this year, Japan lost to archrival South Korea, and following Monday's defeat in Saitama, Okada offered his resignation, which wasn't accepted by the Japan Football Association.

-- Maradona was pleased with Argentina's 5-0 win over Canada in Buenos Aires, its only home game before the World Cup. "We made our fans happy," he said.

-- Australia captured the the Down Under derby, which drew 55,659 spectators, with a 2-1 comeback win over New Zealand that turned ugly. Verbeek blasted Socceroos Vince Grellaand Tim Cahillfor fouls on Leo Bertos that forced the New Zealand midfielder out of the game on a stretcher.

-- Despite a full-strength squad that included such stars as Cristiano Ronaldo, Deco and Cape Verde Islands-born Nani, Portugal couldn't beat former colony Cape Verde Islands.

MONDAY'S RESULTS:
May 24 in Melbourne, 4 am ET
Australia 2 New Zealand 1. Goals: Vidosic 57, Holman 90; Killen 16.
May 24 in Saitama, 6:20 am ET
Japan 0 South Korea 2. Goals: Park Ji-Sung 6, Park Chu-Young pen. 90.
May 24 in London, 3 pm ET
England 3 Mexico 1
. Goals: King 17, Crouch 34, G.Johnson 47; Franco 45.
May 24 in Leiria, 2:30 pm ET
Portugal 0 Cape Verde Islands 0.
May 24 in Johannesburg, 2:35 pm ET
South Africa 1 Bulgaria 1. Goals: Sangweni 20; Stoyanov 31.
May 24 in Buenos Aires, 3:30 pm ET
Argentina 5 Canada 0. Goals: Rodriguez 16, 32, Di Maria 37, Tevez 63, Aguero 71.

Japan-South Korea Highlights:



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS Injury Report: Timbers' Borchers out for season    
Portland Timbers defender Nat Borchers will miss the rest of the 2016 season with a ruptured ...
TV Report: MLS All-Star Game will air in Cuba    
The MLS All-Star Game will be broadcast for the first time in Cuba. MLS reached an ...
Crowd Count: MLS chases 2015 attendance record    
At the All-Star break, MLS clubs are averaging 21,429 fans a game, almost unchanged (down 0.6 ...
What They're Saying: Chinese soccer fan Netizen Liu Ningning    
"I don't mind spending money on the ticket, I don't have to watch the game, but ...
What They're Saying: Bill Edwards    
"As [head coach] Stuart [Campbell] said after the match, the officiating was disgusting. It was the ...
USL Rewind: Big crowd sees Cincy win River Cities Cup    
Drained by a busy schedule of league matches and a friendly against Crystal Palace, FC Cincinnati ...
NWSL Rewind: Goals rain down for Seattle    
The Seattle Reign, the two-time NWSL regular-season champion, scored a season-high five goals as it pounded ...
Video Pick: Giovinco aces two free kicks    
Sebastian Giovinco's hat trick in Toronto FC's 4-1 win over D.C United included two free-kick golazos, ...
NASL Rewind: Omar Bravo scores on debut    
Former Mexican World Cup striker Omar Bravo scored in his debut for the Carolina RailHawks in ...
MLS Talking Points: 'Hatred' seeps into New York derby    
The intensity of the Hudson River Derby took on a new level, rising with the midday ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives