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Home >Soccer America Daily > Wednesday, July 30, 2014
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Robert Herrera of Uruguayan club Defensor Sporting managed to hit the crossbar instead of the net from two yards out -- a rueful miss as his team needed a two-goal win over Paraguay's Nacional to avoid defeat in their Copa Libertadores semifinal series. Read the whole story
[NWSL: Week 16] The Seattle Reign FC clinched the 2014 NWSL regular-season title with four games to spare thanks to its 4-1 win at Houston and FC Kansas City's 2-1 loss to Washington on Wednesday night.  Scottish international Kim Little broke the NWSL record for goals in a season when ... Read the whole story
[MLS: Wednesday] D.C. United confirmed its credentials and New England broke an eight-game losing streak in 3-0 victories Wednesday night. Two other games ended in ties. Read the whole story
[INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLIES] Stevan Jovetic twice scored to put Manchester City ahead, but Liverpool got goals from Jordan Henderson and Raheem Sterling to even the score at 2-2 and prevail on penalty kicks in a battle of the top two teams last season in the English Premier League. The game at ... Read the whole story
[OBITUARY] Julio Grondona, FIFA senior vice president, died on Wednesday after being admitted to a Buenos Aires hospital for an aortic aneurysm. The 82-year-old Don Julio had been president of the Argentina soccer federation (AFA) since 1979. During his tenure, Argentina won the World Cup once and finished runner-up twice. ... Read the whole story
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Philadelphia Union already has Zac MacMath, who at the age of 22 is starting his third season in goal and played 95 games. It traded up to select Jamaican Andre Blake as the No. 1 pick in the 2014 SuperDraft. But not satisfied with the two goalies, ... Read the whole story
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] Halfway through what is shaping up to be one of the worst seasons in MLS history, Montreal has relieved Nick De Santis of his responsibilities as sporting director. Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Rubio Rubin had to wait until he turned 18 in March to be eligible to sign with FC Utrecht. Then he had to wait until the opening of the summer transfer window on July 1. Now, a mild concussion and broken nose suffered last weekend has set him ... Read the whole story


What They're Saying: Louis van Gaal

"[I] have transformed the Dutch school from 4-3-3 to 3-5-2 and, depending on the opponent, it can be 5-3-2 also. All the players here at Manchester United are used to playing 4-3-3 but I can change like I did with the Dutch team against Mexico [in the World Cup round of 16] to 4-3-3. I only have to change one position and we play 4-3-3." -- New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal talks tactics. (The Independent) ...More

2014 PDL All-League Team

[AWARDS] The Michigan Bucks and FC Tucson led all teams with two selections apiece on the 2014 PDL All-League Team. The Bucks, who host this weekend’s PDL Championship, are represented by Golden Boot winner Dzenan Catic (16 goals) and midfielder Zach Steinberger, while midfielder Ricardo Velazco and goalkeeper Billy Thompson were selected from FC Tucson ...More


What They're Saying: Mark Geiger

"It was very strange, with the way [Brazil] walked out on the field and just their emotional level, you could feel it and it was different from the other matches they played. When Germany started dominating the game the way they did and putting in the goals, the benches actually were very calm. The crowd was not an issue, and the players, to Brazil's credit, didn't lash out against Germany. They finished the game." -- U.S. referee Mark Geiger, recalling his 2014 World Cup experience that included working in the middle for three games and serving as the fourth official ...More


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