Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
  • Mourinho: 'The enemy won'

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] There will be no putting down Jose Mourinho, at least not for a while. "The Special One" returned to Stamford Bridge, ... Read the whole story

  • CSKA Moscow stuns Sevilla

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] First, Real Madrid. Now, Sevilla. Only Barcelona of Spain's three entrants in the knockout phase of the UEFA Champions League remains ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    “I’ve seen neurologists recommended by the team and I’ve seen some on my own, and not a single one cleared me. It’s a race against time for me. I went through this five years ago. Now, there are some different symptoms, bouts of dizziness and tunnel vision, and feeling like I’m going to pass out. It’s troubling.”

    -- Alecko Eskandarian, who was MVP of the 2004 MLS Cup after scoring twice in a D.C. United victory, has put his career on hold because of the effects of concussions. The 27-year-old played for the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2009, scoring two goals in three games before suffering another head injury. (New York Times)

  • The West's solid backbone

    [MLS] Western Conference teams defended better in 2009 than those in the East. Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney explains why and grades the central defenses ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Preseason Schedule

    [DATEBOOK] MLS moves into its final week of preseason play. Seven teams are on action on Wednesday, and all 16 teams have games scheduled ... Read the whole story

  • Friedel's Aston Villa inches closer to top four

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Amid reports that Aston Villa might bring in competition for him and fellow American Brad Guzan in goal, 39-year-old Brad Friedel picked ... Read the whole story

  • Struggling Pachuca ends skid

    [CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Having lost three straight Mexican league games -- two by 3-0 scores at home -- struggling Pachuca needed all the breaks ... Read the whole story

  • Rick Davis resigns as national executive director

    [AYSO] Rick Davis, the former U.S. national team star, has announced his resignation as national executive director of American Youth Soccer Organization, effective May ... Read the whole story