Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 6, 2010
  • The pressure's on Preki in Toronto

    [MLS] When quizzed about his team's lack of aggression at the 2010 SuperDraft, Toronto coach Preki neatly finessed the issue as easily as he ... Read the whole story

  • Red Bulls bank on streetwise Tchani

    [MLS] This season, Tony Tchani will be wearing the jersey of the New York Red Bulls. It will be one of the few uniforms ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I'm not absolutely against it. If the technology is ready to adopt, then I am in agreement. If the security of the system is guaranteed then we will introduce it. But it will not be ready for the 2010 World Cup. But in any case it will be studied in March, at the next meeting of the International Football Association Board, the international body which establishes [soccer] rules and is the only one that can change them."

    -- FIFA President Sepp Blatter changes his tune on the use of video technology to aid referees. Blatter had has previously spoken out against the use of cameras to judge incidents such as whether a ball crosses the goal line. (The Guardian)

  • Chivas USA adds three to coaching staff

    [MLS] Chivas USA head coach Martin Vasquez, who was hired in December to replace Preki, has named Carlos Juarez, Nick Theslof and Daniel Gonzalez ... Read the whole story

  • Leroux scores again for victorious Americans

    [UNDER-20 CONCACAF WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] Goals by Sydney Leroux with her fifth in three games and Vicki DiMartino were enough to give the USA a ... Read the whole story

  • Nigeria ousts Zambia in shootout

    [AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS] Veteran goalie Vincent Enyeama was the difference for Nigeria in its Africa Cup of Nations quarterfinal match against Zambia, stopping ... Read the whole story

  • Hassan 'hat trick' highlights Egypt win

    [AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS] Egypt captain Ahmed Hassan scored three goals -- two for the Pharaohs and an own goal for Cameroon -- as ... Read the whole story

  • Van Gaal's slippery celebration [VIDEO]

    [OFF THE POST] "It was a good job he only scored once," said Bayern Munich coach Louis van Gaal after he took a tumble ... Read the whole story