Section 1: Zidane nominated for MVP award that eluded him in 1998
Posted by Soccer America on Jul. 6, 3:00 p.m.
Retiring France star Zinedine Zidane heads the list of players on the short list for the 2006 World Cup MVP award -- the adidas Golden Ball.
Zidane is one of seven players in Sunday's final who were nominated for the award. Three Frenchmen -- Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira and Zidane -- and four ...
WOITALLA: Gulati says U.S. Soccer to conduct complete review of technical areas
Posted by Soccer America on Jul. 6, 2:22 p.m.
By Mike Woitalla
Theo Zwanziger, the president of the German soccer federation (DFB), says he believes Juergen Klinsmann will remain coach of the German national team.
Klinsmann says he'll decide after discussions with his family, following the World Cup.
U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulatiwon't ...
MAHONEY: France ends Scolari's run
Posted by Soccer America on Jul. 6, 1:43 a.m.
By Ridge Mahoney
To stop a most remarkable streak required a gritty team on a great run of its own led by a flickering star not yet willing to be dimmed.
France, mired in self-doubts in the run-up to the World Cup and a surprise runner-up finisher in group play behind Switzerland, knocked off Portugal, 1-0, ...