Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
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
Hassli is 'landmark signing' for San Antonio
March 18th, 2014 9:17PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  nasl

MOST COMMENTED

[NASL 2014 COUNTDOWN] The San Antonio Scorpions signed Eric Hassli, who was recently released by FC Dallas after three seasons in MLS. The French-born forward has 78 career goals in 280 games for 10 clubs in five different countries.

His club career began with Metz (France) in 2000 and he has also appeared for: Southampton in England, Valenciennes in France, Neuchatel Xamax, Servette, St. Gallen and FC Zurich in Switzerland and the Vancouver Whitecaps, Toronto FC and FC Dallas in MLS.

The 6-foot-4 Hassli was nominated for MLS Goal of the Year in 2011 (goal against Seattle) and FIFA Puskas Award in 2012 (goal in Amway Canadian Championship).

"Hassli is a landmark signing for our club," said San Antonio coach Alen Marcina in a statement. "Hassli has been a Designated Player in MLS, has playing experience in French and Swiss top leagues in addition to Champions League. This is one more step to position ourselves to achieve our objective of competing for a NASL championship."


1 comment
  1. Ken Jamieson
    commented on: March 18, 2014 at 9:50 p.m.
    Not sure if this is a landmark signing for the Scorpions or a sign of how far and fast Hassli's once-promising career has fallen. If nothing else, it will give FC Edmonton fans someone to heckle when San Antonio comes to town.


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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Three takeaways from USA-Switzerland     
After beating a traditional power, Norway, 2-1, to start their Algarve Cup campaign, the U.S. women ...
Audi becomes MLS auto partner    
Audi has entered into a multi-year partnership with Major League Soccer, making it the league's official ...
MLS Preseason Power Rankings: Revs start on top     
Our first edition of the MLS Power Rankings is based somewhat on last season's performance, with ...
What They're Saying: Bill Peterson    
"I don't think what's being called 'free agency' is very advantageous for the players. You look ...
MLS Trade Central: Offseason moves    
The LA Galaxy has signed 33-year-old Finnish midfielder Mika Vayrynen, who is expected to get first ...
Networks step up MLS coverage with dedicated time slots    
MLS begins a new eight-year agreement with dedicated time slots on three networks. Friday's LA Galaxy-Chicago ...
Video Pick: Chelsea star injured without playing     
Chelsea defender Nemanja Matic was suspended for its English League Cup final win over Tottenham last ...
Josh Perez spurs big win for U.S. U-17s     
The USA can clinch a spot at the 2015 Under-17 World Cup with a win Sunday ...
Top 10 new reasons why to get excited about MLS    
The Major League Soccer kicks off its new season this weekend. There's a lot to get ...
What They're Saying: Danny Cruz    
"This wasn't an easy decision. It's the hardest thing I've ever had to do in my ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives