Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, July 15, 2020
  • Watch: A fanstastic long-range goal from AC Milan

    AC Milan's 23-year-old Ivorian Franck Kessie's 28-yard golazo hit the net off the inside post to equalize during its 3-1 win over Parma. His ... Read the whole story

  • Watch: The FIFA Film of the 2019 Women's World Cup final

    The 10-minute production of last July's USA World Cup final win over the Netherlands includes excellent field-level action footage and behind-the-scene coverage including the ... Read the whole story

  • Number of NCAA soccer schools canceling fall sports climbs to 125

    On Wednesday, the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference suspended all sports through the fall semester in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Marcus Rashford

    "When you look at the great names that have been awarded this doctorate in the past, it's humbling. We still have a long way to go in the fight to combat child poverty in this country but receiving recognition from your city means we are heading in the right direction and that means a lot."

    -- Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford, 22, on becoming the youngest person to receive an honorary doctorate from the University of Manchester, for his campaign against child poverty. United legends Sir Alex Ferguson and Sir Bobby Charlton previously received the award -- the highest honor the university can bestow. (BBC Sport)

  • Wednesday morning: What we're reading (and listening to)

    1. Time to face reality: 'No one is playing college football in the fall' By Pete Thamel (Yahoo Sports)
    2. The poet laureate of Concacaf on life in the Middle East, Black Lives Matter & his dream of coaching Man Utd By Jon Arnold (Get Concacafed)
    3. The last reporter in town had one big question for his rich boss By Dan Barry (New York Times)

  • Australia: Melbourne teams stuck in 14-day quarantine while A-League resumes

    All of Australia's pro sports teams might end up in Queensland, which has had just 13 Covid-19 cases since June 1. Read the whole story

  • MLS is Back: The Week 1 verdict

    After a very rocky start off the field and a slow start on the field, the numbers improved as the tournament's first week concluded. Read the whole story

  • Orlando City's Chris Mueller grows in confidence under new coach Oscar Pareja

    The Lions, who failed to make the playoffs in their first five seasons, are already in the knockout round at MLS is Back. Read the whole story

  • Chicago Fire rookie Mauricio Pineda is no longer a surprise

    Just three games into the 2020 MLS season, a clear favorite for the MLS Rookie of the Year has emerged. Read the whole story

  • Youth Movement: Homegrown Player debuts (MLS is Back)

    1. Cameron Dunbar (17), LA Galaxy, 66 minutes
    2. *Shandon Hopeau (21), Seattle, 58 minutes
    3. Kevin Paredes (17), D.C. United, 32 minutes
    4. Sebastian Berhalter (19), Columbus, 14 minutes
    5. Aidan Morris (18), Columbus, 13 minutes
    6. Jack De Vries (18), Philadelphia, 6 minutes
    *Played two games.

  • Results: MLS is Back Tournament

    July 14 in Kissimmee, Florida
    Chicago 2 Seattle 1. Goals: Beric (Pineda) 52, Pineda (Gimenez) 84; Bwana (Morris) 77.
    Chicago -- Kronholm; Sekulic, Pineda, Calvo (Omsberg 75);  Frankowski, Herbers (Mihailovic 68), Gimenez, Medran (Stojanovic 75), Bornstein (Navarro 46); Sapong, Beric (Collier 90+1).
    Seattle -- Frei; Leerdam (A.Roldan 85), Andrade (O'Neill 62), Arreaga (Delem 85), Nouhou; Svensson, C.Roldan, Hopeau (Morris 46), Lodeiro, Ibarra (Bwana 59); Ruidiaz.

    July 14 in Kissimmee, Florida
    Orlando City 3 NYCFC 1. Mueller (Moutinho) 4, Mueller (Dwyer, Ruan) 10, Akindele 81; Medina (Heber) 38.
    Orlando City -- Gallese; Moutinho, Jansson, Carlos, Ruan; Pereyra (Perea 80), Rosell (Mendez 65), Urso, Mueller (Michel 80); Nani, Dwyer (Akindele 61).
    NYCFC -- Johnson; Tinnerholm, Sands (Parks 68), Callens, Matarrita; Chanot, Ring, Medina (Mitrita 68), Thorainsson (Tajouri-Shradi 46); Castellanos (Mackay-Steven 87), Heber.

    July 14 in Kissimmee, Florida
    Philadelphia 2 Inter Miami 1. Goals: Wagner 5, Przybylko (Aaronson) 63; Pizarro (Pellegrini, Morgan) 36.
    Philadelphia -- Blake; Gaddis, Glesnes, McKenzie, Wagner; Bedoya, Martinez (Creavalle 72), Monteiro (Fontana 81), Aaronson (Elliott 90); Przybylko, Santos (Ilsinho 46).
    Inter Miami -- Robles; Figal, Reyes, Torres, Sweat (Ambrose 87); Trapp (Nguyen 68), Ulloa (Chapman 87), Morgan, Pizarro, Pellegrini (Kiesewetter 68); Carranza.
    Red Card: Inter Miami -- Reyes 90+8.

  • Yanks Abroad: Tuesday, July 14

    England (Premier League) Christian Pulisic, Chelsea, 80 minutes, 1 assist (1-0 vs. Norwich City)
    (Championship) Geoff Cameron, QPR, 90 minutes (1-1 at Luton Town)
    -- Cameron Carter-Vickers, Luton Town, 90 minutes (1-1 vs. QPR)
    -- Tim Ream, Fulham, 89 minutes (0-0 at West Bromwich Albion)
    -- Antonee Robinson, Wigan Athletic, 55 minutes (8-0 vs. Hull City)
    Poland (Ekstraklasa) Ben Lederman, Rakow Czestochowa, sub-16 minutes (2-3 at LKS Lodz)

  • Watch: The Top 5 golazos from MLS is Back so far

    Frederico Higuain's chip over the keeper on a breakaway stands out among strikes from Gustavo Bou, Ayo Akinola, Diego Rossi and Lucas Zelarayan. Read the whole story

  • Watch: Ted Lasso gets a series (official trailer)

    NBC's 2013 promos for its EPL coverage starring Jason Sudeikis of SNL fame have spun off into a series. Read the whole story

  • Meeting the coach who preaches Imagination Soccer

    While talking tactics with a fellow coach the other night, I ventured that the all-conquering Spanish team of 10 years ago had been too ... Read the whole story