Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • The unique case of American fandom

    Mike Woitalla reports from Houston Of the more than 40 national team games played across the world on Wednesday, only England's game at Wembley ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "The coach told me at halftime that I had to warm up because he was planning to make me play. I am very satisfied with the goal. It is the most important in my career."

    -- Former Colorado Rapids player Alain Nkong, who burst past the Ghana defense and latched on to Samuel Eto'o's pass to score the winning goal in Cameroon's 1-0 upset victory over host Ghana in the semifinals of the African Nations Cup. Nkong, who has had spells in Spain, Uruguay, Portugal, the United States and now Mexico (with Atlante), had never played for the Lions before this year's African Nations Cup. (Video)

  • New York's Osorio reviews large cast

    [MLS TEAM PREVIEWS] Roster returnees from last year? Bring 'em all. Draft picks, ditto. Mini-camp survivors? Book 'em, flights to Southern California that is. ... Read the whole story

  • Tweaked format highlights 2008 schedule

    [MLS] A stadium delay in San Jose, a revamping of its scheduling format, and the usual issues of conflicts and TV considerations forced MLS ... Read the whole story

  • 2008 MLS Schedule

    Major League Soccer's national networks -- ESPN2/ESPN Deportes and ABC, Fox Soccer Channel/Fox Sports en Espanol, HDNet and TeleFutura -- will combine to broadcast ... Read the whole story

  • Phenom De Guzman's snub is only latest insult

    [CANADA] Canada's national team program took another knock when 20-year-old Jonathan De Guzman, considered one of international soccer's hottest prospects, decided to play for ... Read the whole story

  • French rights fees approach $1 billion a year

    [TV WATCH] France's Ligue 1 has many structural weaknesses that make the French domestic game lag behind that of other major European countries. Despite ... Read the whole story

  • Ex-Rapid Nkong leads Cameroon into finals

    [AFRICAN NATIONS CUP] In only his second international match, former Colorado Rapids midfielder Alain Nkong became an instant national hero when his second-half goal ... Read the whole story

  • National High School Winter Rankings

    Miami's Varela High School remained No. 1 in the NSCAA/adidas High School Winter Rankings for boys, while Florida's American Heritage (30-0-0) remained No. 1 ... Read the whole story

  • International Weekend TV Schedule

    This weekend's action includes the Manchester United-Manchester City clash that will mark the 50th anniversary of the Munich air disaster in which the crash's ... Read the whole story