Soccer America Daily
Sunday, February 21, 2010
  • Labor rhetoric increases

    [ANALYSIS] Any notion that a new collective bargaining agreement between Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union was imminent was blown out of ... Read the whole story

  • Bradley takes 20 players to Tampa

    [USA-SALVADOR] U.S. national team coach Bob Bradley named the 20 players he will take to Tampa for Wednesday's friendly against El Salvador. Four players ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Clearly, no one is in favor of a work stoppage, but we spent years establishing the structure of the league to make it work and we did so against a background of repeated failures to launch professional soccer leagues in the United States. What we would never do is compromise those things that we think are necessary for the continued growth and prosperity of the league simply to avert a work stoppage. We have to think about this in the long term and we have to make sure the right system is in place."

    -- MLS President Mark Abbott on the league's position about a work stoppage in light of another deadline in labor talks between the league the MLS Players Union. (Soccer Insider)

  • Everton does it again

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Last week it was Chelsea. On Saturday it was Manchester United. In successive English Premier League matches, Everton has beaten the top ... Read the whole story

  • Spector victorious in U.S. duel

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] U.S. teammates Jonathan Spector, starting again at left back, and Jozy Altidore, a second-half sub, squared off Saturday in the English Premier ... Read the whole story

  • U-17 star Gil signs with MLS

    [MLS] U.S. U-17 midfielder Luis Gil has signed an MLS contract and will be allotted to a team in a weighted lottery Monday, a ... Read the whole story