Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Yellow cards, Dempsey injury complicate U.S. quest

    [WORLD CUP 2010 QUALIFYING] Add a Clint Dempsey shoulder injury to the factors complicating the selection decisions faced by U.S. coach Bob Bradley. Dempsey ... Read the whole story

  • Italy pulls upset; Korea's collegians prevail

    [UNDER-20 WORLD CUP] Italy upset Spain, the only team to win all three games during the group phase, when the Azzurrini prevailed, 3-1, Monday ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "She was considering her future, shall we say. But we saved the girl. Sweet talk, you can say. In the end she tootled off back to wherever she had come from. I think she saw us and realized, 'OK, at least it's not that bad.'"

    -- Phil Brown, coach of the English Premier League's 18th place team, Hull, after dissuading an apparently suicidal woman from jumping off the Humber Bridge. Brown had taken his team on a walk "looking for clarity" after a 6-1 loss to Liverpool. (Irish Times)

  • Sundhage names squad for Germany showdown

    [U.S. WOMEN] U.S. women's national team head coach Pia Sundhage called up 18 players from the friendly against recently crowned European champion Germany on ... Read the whole story

  • Stomping, swearing Wicks gets 5-game ban

    [U.S. OPEN CUP] The USSF added four games to the suspension of D.C. United goalkeeper Josh Wicks, who during the 2-1 Open Cup final ... Read the whole story

  • Friedel, Aston Villa tie Man City

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Manchester City dropped points for only the second time this season when it was held to a 1-1 tie by Aston Villa, ... Read the whole story

  • Rising Star: Seattle's Stephen King

    [MLS] After being drafted by the Chicago Fire out of the University of Maryland and playing 20 games in his rookie year, Stephen King ... Read the whole story

  • Soccer America Men's Team of the Week

    [COLLEGE] Senior Kyle Nakazawa, who scored twice on free kicks, added a third goal and had an assist in a pair of Pac-10 road ... Read the whole story

  • Soccer America Women's Team of the Week

    [COLLEGE] Nikki Marshall, who scored four goals and added an assist for a school-record nine points in Colorado's 5-1 Big 12 win over Oklahoma, ... Read the whole story