Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Adu waits for league debut; club signs more midfielders

    Freddy Adu stayed on Benfica's bench again in his Portuguese club's second game of the season, a 0-0 tie with Guimaraes that was the ... Read the whole story

  • FC Dallas' bet on Denilson makes sense

    Remember the wails of anguish from FC Dallas fans and a few pundits back in March when "negotiations" broke off with Dutch midfielder Edgar ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "This ridiculous schedule that we have been saddled with in an effort to appease everybody, on and off the field, has taken its toll. We have bent over backwards to help everybody but the Galaxy. A lot of people have made a tremendous amount of money on the back of what the Galaxy, with David, has brought to their markets this year and I hope that they remember that. The traveling, the number of games, the lack of consistent scheduling - no other team has had to put up with that."

    -- Los Angeles Galaxy President Alexi Lalas, after his team's fifth straight MLS loss, complains about a schedule that bunched Galaxy games into the latter part of the season in order to exploit David Beckham's drawing power throughout the league. (Times of London)

  • OFF THE POST: Soccer-ball goodwill gesture backfires

    The U.S. military had hoped to foster goodwill and bring joy to Afghanistan children when it dropped soccer balls from a helicopter in the ... Read the whole story

  • Onyewu and Standard Liege on high-scoring streak

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] In the Belgium First Division, U.S. defender Oguchi Onyewu has played every minute of Standard Liege's first four games - all victories ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. keeper shelled in Norway; Bradley in loss Ajax

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] American goalkeeper Adin Brown took a shelling as his 10th place Norwegian club fell 7-0 to Lillestroem. Midfielder Michael Bradley played the ... Read the whole story