Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Obama backs U.S. World Cup bid

    [WORLD CUP 2018/2022 BID] President Barack Obama gave his support for the U.S. World Cup bid, writing FIFA President Sepp Blatter about how he ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I was still a baby at the time, nine years of age. I couldn't go to the game, but my cousin did. I remember going to bed that night, praying that a member of our family hadn't been involved. We got the dreaded knock on the door the next day to say he had died."

    -- Steven Gerrard, the current captain of Liverpool, on the death of cousin Jon-Paul Gilhooley, at 10 the youngest of 96 Liverpool fans killed on April 15, 1989, at Sheffield's at Hillsborough Stadium. On the 20th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy, Gerrard will lead Liverpool players at a memorial service at Anfield on Wednesday. (New York Times)

  • No charges filed against Montero

    [MLS] Seattle Sounders FC star Fredy Montero won't face criminal charges in connection with a complaint filed by a Seattle area woman, who claimed ... Read the whole story

  • New players may debut for Dynamo

    [MLS] A Canadian who has been playing in the Czech Republic may seem a strange source to shore up the back line of a ... Read the whole story

  • Thriller sends Chelsea manager Hiddink's heart racing

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] One of the most wide-open high-profile UEFA Champions League series ever ended with Chelsea reaching the semifinals for the fifth time ... Read the whole story

  • Is fragile Man. United up to the task? [VIDEO]

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Manchester United will probably need to accomplish what no other English club has done and win at Porto's Dragao Stadium on ... Read the whole story

  • Arsenal poised to advance

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Only fourth in the English Premier League, Arsenal nonetheless may be the hottest of the four EPL clubs in the UEFA ... Read the whole story

  • Pioneer Toye to be inducted into Hall of Fame

    [CONCACAF] Clive Toye, one of the pioneers in American pro soccer, Nicaraguan soccer federation president Julio Rocha and former Jamaican Football Federation head Anthony ... Read the whole story

  • Noisy passing earns caution

    [OFF THE POST] In non-league English soccer, a Chorlton Villa player was shown a yellow card for passing gas as an International Manchester FC ... Read the whole story