Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • USA faces tough U-17 opponents

    [SCOUTING REPORT] Wilmer Cabrera's Americans open against Caribbean champion Cuba Tuesday at the Concacaf U-17 Championship in Tijuana, Mexico. Canada, loaded with players from ... Read the whole story

  • Good week for thirtysomething players

    [MLS TEAM OF THE WEEK] Chicago's Cuauhtemoc Blanco, 36, got his first start of the season and provided one of Week 5's best performances. ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "A little hyperbolic given that the German media was in the hands of Goebbels for a decade."

    -- The UK's Telegraph's take on Bayern Munich spokesman Markus Hoerwick's comment that the Tageszeitung's photo montage depicting a crucified Coach Juergen Klinsmann was "perhaps the worst gaffe ever made by the German media." A $130,000 lawsuit has reportedly been threatened by Klinsmann's lawyers. (Telegraph)

  • Playing time for MLS rookies

    [MAKING A LIST] After five weeks, 12 rookies have played more than 200 minutes. Three rookies -- Chris Pontius (D.C. United), Omar Gonzalez (Los ... Read the whole story

  • Seattle top draw; Dallas near bottom

    [MLS] Expansion club Seattle leads the league in attendance while the biggest disappoint is in Dallas, where Pizza Hut Park is drawing fewer than ... Read the whole story

  • Wembley surface under attack

    [ENGLAND] The turf at the old Wembley Stadium was considered the model of the perfectly manicured surface. The turf at the new Wembley Stadium ... Read the whole story