Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Spanish riches will test USA

    [SPAIN] After a lackluster 2-1 win over Peru, Coach Luis Aragones is likely to make several changes when Spain faces the USA Wednesday in ... Read the whole story

  • Spector out for months; Donovan to miss Spain

    [U.S. SOCCER] Jonathan Spector, the 22-year-old defender who plays for the English Premier League's West Ham, will undergo hip surgery and will be sidelined ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Soccer players are not bandits and are not to be kicked and punched. This has to stop. The player was wrong, he will be punished and suspended. What is not acceptable is for him to have pepper [spray] in his face or be prodded in the back with a truncheon."

    -- Botafogo president Bebeto de Freitas, saying riot police overreacted after defender Andre Luis responded angrily to being red-carded. It was the latest incident of Brazilian police being criticized for their eagerness to intervene in incidents on the field. (Reuters)

  • Italy loses captain Cannavaro

    [EURO '08 COUNTDOWN] Fabio Cannavaro, who two years ago lifted the World Cup trophy as Italy captain, will miss the 2008 European Championship after ... Read the whole story

  • High-scoring Uzbekistan and Bahrain remain perfect

    [WORLD CUP 2010 QUALIFYING] Uzbekistan and Bahrain are the only teams unbeaten and untied after three games in the second round of World Cup ... Read the whole story

  • Dynamo defender fined, suspended

    [MLS/VIDEO] MLS has suspended Houston Dynamo defender Eddie Robinson one game and fined him $500 for retaliatory actions against FC Dallas midfielder Andre Rocha ... Read the whole story

  • Major Indoor Soccer League folds

    The Major Indoor Soccer League has folded after seven seasons while announcing it is considering restructuring. Read the whole story