Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • Bocanegra loses starting role

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Carlos Bocanegra's dubious yellow card picked up against Lyon in late November has proven to be costly. Since serving a one-game suspension ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "The Camp Nou should have filled. I can't give this a thumbs-up. Given the effort of the players - especially the Barcelona players who showed up despite arriving in the early hours [from Kuwait] - we expected a better response from the fans. The players are very disappointed. Sometimes, I think it's just not worth it."

    -- Johan Cruyff on the crowd of only 53,000 that showed up to watch his first game in charge of Catalonia, a 4-2 win over Argentina. The low crowd is viewed as a setback for the cause of Catalan soccer. (

  • Bordeaux breaks away from pack

    [FRANCE MID-SEASON REPORT] Defending champion Bordeaux has opened up a nine-point lead at the halfway point in France's Ligue 1, which has seen its ... Read the whole story

  • Adu's club changes coaches

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Freddy Adu can only hope a change in coaches will boost his chances of seeing more playing time at Portuguese club Belenenses. ... Read the whole story

  • Galaxy taps Paulista pipeline

    [MLS]  The Los Angeles Galaxy acquired three young players on loan from Brazilian club Sao Paulo for the 2010 MLS season. Read the whole story

  • Experts rate goalies and defenders

    [WPS] North Carolina's Ashlyn Harris and Whitney Engen are the consensus top prospects among college goalkeepers and defenders for the 2010 WPS Draft, which ... Read the whole story