Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Houston Dynamo's 'troubling situation'

    To say the least, the first three weeks of the 2008 MLS season have not gone as the two-time defending champion Houston Dynamo would ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "The fact is, I think, that soccer doesn't fit the taste of the American sports fan, who likes a finite chance of success or failure on every play. It doesn't have the type of pacing, like a lot of scoring. There is continuous play without scoring and the game is not susceptible to commercial breaks. Americans like fast burst of action and scoring. I would suggest tinkering with soccer, but I know that's sacrosanct."

    -- Superagent Leigh Steinberg, suggesting that soccer's failure to make greater in-roads in the United States is due to its failure to achieve success as a television spectacle. (New York Times)

  • Houston's Robinson handed three-game suspension (VIDEO)

    [MLS] The Major League Soccer Disciplinary Committee suspended Houston Dynamo defender Eddie Robinson three games and fined him $1,000 for an elbow to the ... Read the whole story

  • Peguero joins Quakes on loan

    San Jose Earthquakes fans who are anxiously awaiting word of a major signing to bolster the forward corps will have to wait a little ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. U-20s recover from embarrassing loss

    [YOUTH] The U.S. under-20 national team made up for an embarrassing 3-1 loss to the tiny Cape Verde Islands in their opening game with ... Read the whole story

  • Huge Seattle crowd watches Tri triumph

    [INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY] The fourth largest soccer crowd in Seattle history watched Mexico beat China, 1-0, Wednesday in a friendly game that marked Jesus Ramirez's ... Read the whole story

  • Valencia salvages season with cup win

    [SPAIN] Valencia won the Copa del Rey, the Spanish Cup, for the seventh time when it beat Getafe, 3-1, on Wednesday in Madrid to ... Read the whole story

  • Fairy tale season ends

    [FRANCE] Amateur club Carquefou's fairly tale run in the French Cup ended when the fifth division club lost to relegation-threatened Paris St. Germain, 1-0. ... Read the whole story

  • Celebrating Euro '08 in the nude

    [OFF THE POST] New York contemporary artist Spencer Tunick is famous for photographing people in the nude -- thousands at a time -- and ... Read the whole story

  • MLS TV Schedule

    Argentine stars Marcelo Gallardo and Guillermo Barros Schelotto -- rivals for many years with River Plate and Boca Juniors, respectively -- will meet Thursday ... Read the whole story