Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
MVP Ferreira suffers fractured ankle
by Paul Kennedy, April 24th, 2011 2:13AM

MOST READ
TAGS:  fc dallas, mls, vancouver whitecaps

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS] After Seattle winger Steve Zakuani, who suffered a fractured right tibia and fibula on a foul by Colorado's Brian Mullan Friday night, another MLS star has gone down. David Ferreira, the 2010 MLS MVP, went off with what a fractured ankle on a hard tackle by Jonny Leathers in FC Dallas' 2-1 win at Vancouver.

Ferreira, who had earlier in the game missed a penalty kick, was stretchered off and taken to a local hospital, where X-rays showed he had suffered a double fracture of his right ankle.

Before Ferreira could be substituted, Dallas tied the score at 1-1 on George John's goal off the ensuing corner kick following Leathers' challenge.

Ferreira's replacement, Eric Avila, scored the winning goal.

After the game, FC Dallas coach Schellas Hyndman described the game as "more physical than it should have been."



0 comments
  1. Bill Anderson
    commented on: April 24, 2011 at 12:52 p.m.
    The League is being STAINED by this amateur behavior. Don Garber needs to stand up and take control of this situation. Leathers and Mullan should face a minimal 15 game suspension and the highest fines possible. This is exactly what Garber promised to take control of before the season began. If there is not a substantial penalty the league will lose what little credibility it gained over the last couple of seasons.
  1. Ernest Irelan
    commented on: April 25, 2011 at 11 a.m.
    I find it disgusting that professional players of any sport can not play the game in a sporting fashion of good sportsmanship an within the rules. I do not pay to watch a bunch of players that are sloppy in their ability...nor do I want to. I can see that for free in any local area of "recreational" playing groups. Far as I am concerned, a year off is minimul in addition to a substantial fine of the team..that should discourage this type of play.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. U-23s fall to England's Young Lions, 1-0    
A goal by Manchster United's James Wilson in the 72nd minute gave England's U-21s a 1-0 ...
Dunn honored after getting Washington into NWSL playoffs    
The Washington Spirit's Crystal Dunn, who is running away with the NWSL scoring race, was voted ...
Breaking: Bundesliga will debut Sept. 13 on Fox    
The German Bundesliga will air for the first time on network television Sept. 13 when the ...
WCQ: Nowak leads Benna Boys against Guatemala    
The third and final knockout round of World Cup 2018 qualifying begins in Concacaf with six ...
Scouting Report: U.S. vets set for return against Peru    
The USA plays Peru Friday night in the first of two friendly games as it prepares ...
NASL Roundup: Freddy Adu ready to play again    
Freddy Adu's hopes of finding his stride at the 12th club of his professional career haven't ...
MLS: Best of August    
A memorable brother act and yet another superb double-save highlight the best moments from the games ...
What They're Saying: Charlie Stillitano    
"I really think they're true friendships. When a manager comes to my house for dinner, they ...
What They're Saying: Jurgen Klinsmann    
"Yes, we fear and don't know. Since they arrested people, things are very questionable with UEFA, ...
What They're Saying: Whitworth athletic director Tim Demant     
''As a Christ-centered university that believes in the value of all individuals, we are seeking to ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives