[AMERICANS ABROAD]. Oregon product Nate Jaqua, who joined Altach last month from the Houston Dynamo, has scored in each of his first two games ... Read the whole story
[MLS] The league is adding two heavy-hitters to its lineup of operator-investors and in one case, the pun is intended. Houston Dynamo president and ... Read the whole story
"Taylor's brutal start [to the game] destroyed the ambition of a small but great soccer nation to hope for a European title."
-- From an editorial in the Croatian daily Jutarnji List on the Martin Taylor foul that broke the leg of Brazilian-born Croatian national team striker Eduardo in last weekend's Arsenal-Birmingham game. Arsenal striker Eduardo, who turned 25 on Monday, moved to Croatia as a 16-year-old and was instrumental in its successful qualifying campaign, during which it knocked out England, for the 2008 European Championship. (Reuters)
[OFF THE POST] Real Madrid's grasp on the Spanish La Liga lead loosened with Sunday's 1-0 loss to Getafe, which scored while Real Madrid ... Read the whole story
[DATEBOOK] The USA was drawn into Group A along with Jamaica and Mexico for 2008 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament that will take place ... Read the whole story
[IRAQ] Norwegian Egil Olsen lasted all of one World Cup qualifier as coach of Iraq's national team, the reigning Asian champion. Read the whole story