Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Another Champions League shocker

    [WINNERS & LOSERS] A day after defending champion AC Milan went out at home, nine-time champion Real Madrid was upset by Roma, 2-1, to ... Read the whole story

  • Ruiz hits hat trick; Beckham takes a knock

    Nowhere, it seems, can MLS teams in preseason training escape the specter of bad fields. Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney explains. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I don't believe any decision will be made on the basis of one game. He may not have had full control of the game but I haven't heard any complaints about specific decisions."

    -- Japanese soccer federation official Hideto Teshima says there won't be repercussions after referee Masaaki Iemoto's performance in the J-League opener between Kashima Antlers and Sanfrecce Hiroshima. Iemoto allowed Hiroshima to retake two missed penalty kicks, showed three red cards and 11 yellow cards, and disallowed two Kashima goals in the Hiroshima win. (Reuters)

  • Champ struggling on D

    [MLS] It's preseason, yes, but what's going on with the Houston defense? Gamba Osaka lit up the Dynamo with a 6-1 thumping in the ... Read the whole story

  • USA to face heavyweights

    [U.S. SOCCER] The U.S. men's national team, which is already scheduled to play Spain June 4, is close to finalizing friendlies against England at ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. women stomp on Steel Roses

    [ALGARVE CUP] The U.S. women's national team handed China the worst defeat in their storied rivalry when it opened play at the Algarve Cup ... Read the whole story

  • Lineker vs. Gandhi

    [OFF THE POST] Controversy has surrounded plans to erect a 12-foot tall statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the British city of Leicester after a ... Read the whole story

  • Winter Transfer Moves

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Former Kansas City Wizards reserve keeper Chris Konopka signed with Bohemians of the eircom League, Ireland's top flight that plays a spring-fall ... Read the whole story