Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • USA gets roster leeway

    [GOLD CUP] Concacaf has allowed the USA to add seven players to its 23-man Gold Cup roster because the USA played in the Confederations ... Read the whole story

  • Joseph leads upstart Spice Boyz

    [GOLD CUP] Many believe that Shalrie Joseph would have been a fixture in midfield for the U.S. national team if he chose to play ... Read the whole story

  • Gold Cup: Tough games against underrated teams

    [GOLD CUP] On the face of it, the task for the U.S. national team is simple: Start off defense of your Gold Cup title ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "All that we care about at a minimum is that he [David Beckham] committed himself to us. As time has gone on, that has not proven to be the case in many ways -- on the field, off the field. Does the fact that he earns that much money come into it? Yeah. If someone's paying you more than anybody in the league, more than double anybody in the league, the least we expect is that you show up to every game, whether you're suspended or not. Show up and train hard. Show up and play hard."

    -- The Los Angeles Galaxy's Landon Donovan speaking about David Beckham's effort late in the 2008 season, as quoted in "The Beckham Experiment," by Sports Illustrated writer Grant Wahl. Beckham is due to return to the Galaxy in mid-July. (

  • Hexagonal opponents take different approaches

    [GOLD CUP] For five teams, including the USA, the 2009 Gold Cup is a brief interlude between the year's most important competition -- the ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. group games on FSC and TeleFutura

    [GOLD CUP] All 25 Gold Cup games will be broadcast live on U.S. television. Fox Soccer Channel will provide live coverage of the three ... Read the whole story

  • Telling matchups at season's midpoint

    [MLS PREDICTIONS] The second half of the MLS season officially starts during the weekend, as Friday's match represents the exact midpoint - game No. ... Read the whole story

  • Cruzeiro wins all-Brazilian semi series

    [LIBERTADORES CUP] Thanks to a pair of goals by Wellington, Cruzeiro tied fellow Brazilian club Gremio, 2-2, in their semifinal second leg to advance ... Read the whole story