Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Schmid and Seattle finally team up

    The long, twisting saga of Seattle FC's pursuit of Sigi Schmid will end Tuesday with the official announcement of his hiring, a day after … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    I realized that the problem was in the mind of the players. Now we are better. We need time and we will continue to work. It is important to be a psychologist but we need good players to win. Good psychologist, bad players -- it is impossible to win. We want to be better."

    -- Italian coach Fabio Capello, who took over as England coach in 2008, saying his main success of the year was changing the mentality of the players, who often performed well for their clubs but not for the national team. (Reuters)

  • Sundhage signs four-year deal

    [U.S. WOMEN] When she took the job as head coach of the U.S. women's team 13 months ago, Pia Sundhage signed a deal that … Read the whole story

  • Women's league lands major sponsor

    [WPS] Women's Professional Soccer unveiled its first major sponsorship with Monday's announcement that Puma would be a founding partner of  WPS and an official … Read the whole story

  • Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo off the hook

    [ENGLAND] Both Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo have escaped disciplinary action from UEFA and the English FA, respectively, after video examination of two recent … Read the whole story

  • Govou caught driving five times over alcohol limit

    [FRANCE] French soccer folks like to look down on the drinking habits of English players, but that doesn't mean Frenchmen are teetotalers. French international … Read the whole story

  • Italian duo gets callup

    [U.S. UNDER-20 NATIONAL TEAM] A pair of Italian-based players, Vincenzo Bernardo of Napoli and Giuseppe Nazzani of Bologna, were among the five foreign-based players … Read the whole story

  • First Best of U.S. Soccer awards announced

    [AWARDS] U.S. Soccer has announced the first four winners of the 2008 Best of U.S. Soccer awards presented by Soccer America following nearly three … Read the whole story