Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Jesus Padilla comes 'home' to Chivas USA

    [MLS] Jesus Padilla, a 22-year-old California-born Mexican-American who left home at age 14 to join Chivas Guadalajara, has been acquired by Chivas USA on ... Read the whole story

  • MLS clubs eye regional crown

    [CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Here comes another round of international competition for three MLS teams, all of which aspire to lift the league trophy in ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "It's easy to translate his passion. It's his sayings that get complicated. His vocabulary is very rich, and sometimes he uses words that I have a hard time finding in English. I have to use simpler words when he wants to use more eloquent words."

    -- Gabriel Andrade, the translator for Jorge Barcellos, the Brazilian coach of WPS's St. Louis Athletica who says things such as "A bird who goes along with bats sleeps upside down" and "[I] didn't take this job to bring grass for the donkeys to eat." (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

  • The Crew's Rising Star: Eric Brunner

    [MLS] Eric Brunner started the 2008 season with the New York Red Bulls before a stint with the USL's Miami FC. He's finding his ... Read the whole story

  • Red Bulls sign Argentine defender

    [MLS] The New York Red Bulls, MLS's worst team with only two wins, got reinforcement in 25-year-old Argentine defender Walter Garcia, who arrives from ... Read the whole story

  • Cristiano Ronaldo chases Beckham dollars

    [BY THE NUMBERS] Cristiano Ronaldo, who moved from Manchester United to Real Madrid on a $130 transfer, could rival David Beckham in endorsement income. Read the whole story

  • Soccer America Women's Preseason Top 25

    [COLLEGE] Defending champion North Carolina is No. 1 in the Soccer America Women's Preseason Top 25 rankings, as selected by its editors. The Tar ... Read the whole story