Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • American de Bontin takes charge at Monaco

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] After more than 30 years of involvement in American soccer, as a player, coach, referee and most recently as an influential figure ... Read the whole story

  • Robbie Rogers comes of age to spark Crew

    Can the formula for success be as simple as shut out Robbie Rogers, and you shut out the Crew? Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "It is based on a soccer decision and I am happy the executive committee gave their unanimous approval for it. It means the fans should be able to see the best players in the final, as long as they do not pick up two yellow cards or get sent off in the semifinal."

    -- UEFA president Michel Platini on a European Championship rule change that erases yellow cards received by players at the quarterfinal stage, preventing the possibility of final-game yellow-card suspensions for players who are cautioned in the semifinal. (Reuters)

  • Santos with Castillo advances to Mexico semifinals

    [AMERICANS ABROAD/VIDEO] Santos' 21-year-old Edgar Castillo was credited for playing a key role in stifling Necaxa's attacks and came close to scoring during a ... Read the whole story

  • UEFA Cup finalist Krieger to join U.S. camp

    [OLYMPIC COUNTDOWN] U.S. Women's National Team head coach Pia Sundhage called in 27 players to a two-week training camp at The Home Depot Center ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. refs picked for Olympic Games

    [REF WATCH] A total of six American referees have been assigned to officiate the men's and women's soccer tournaments at this Summer's Olympic Games ... Read the whole story

  • 'Forget the cleats, take my car'

    [OFF THE POST] James McPike, a 20-year-old apprentice at Birmingham City whose duties included polishing the cleats of star midfielder Olivier Kapo, is the ... Read the whole story

  • Impact opens Stade Saputo in pouring rain

    [USL] The Montreal Impact opened its new Stade Saputo on Monday, and the game drew a sellout crowd of more than 8,000 despite pouring ... Read the whole story