Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Salt Lake lands All-Star game

    Real Salt Lake's new stadium will still be a work-in-progress when it opens in early October, but all the bells and whistles are sure ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I feel mugged and brutalized, it is scandalous, and this sends a message to smaller clubs. Why bother to bring players through if tribunals cannot reflect the work that has gone in? ... It's beyond me and it makes me question why I bother with football. I have an academy that has produced a world-class footballer for someone else and got paid two-and-sixpence for it."

    -- Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan on John Bostock's transfer to Tottenham. After the clubs could not agree to a transfer fee for the 16-year-old midfielder - Jordan wanted some $10 million -- a Football League tribunal ruled on an initial fee of $1.3 million. (Guardian)

  • Lampard wants $270,000 a week for five years

    [TRANSFER TALK] England national team player Frank Lampard is stuck in a tug-of-war between Inter Milan and Chelsea. The 30-year-old midfielder has one year ... Read the whole story

  • Toronto tie sets up must-win finale

    The first Nutrilite Championship, a three-team playoff that will decide Canada's representative in the CONCACAF Champions League, is going down to the final game. Read the whole story

  • Rooney's agent banned for 18 months

    [ENGLAND] Paul Stretford, the agent of England star Wayne Rooney, has been banned for 18 months and fined $600,650 by England's FA for how ... Read the whole story