Soccer America Daily
Friday, April 2, 2010
  • Galaxy exposes Chivas USA flaws

    [MLS] Thursday night's Western Conference doubleheader on ESPN2 Thursday night gave us a chance to see how Los Angeles, Chivas USA, Houston and Real ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Coming out at halftime was the most embarrassing and disappointing thing that has ever happened in my career, and this is my 11th year. I don't think it was warranted. ... When a team loses, there always has to be a scapegoat, and that was me [last season]. And unfortunately it happened in that first game again."

    -- Midfielder Bobby Convey of the San Jose Earthquakes, which lost their season opener last weekend, 3-0, to Real Salt Lake. Convey turned pro at age 16 in MLS, played for the USA at the 2006 World Cup, and returned from a five-year stint in England last season to join San Jose for the 2009 season, in which he scored one goal and notched two assists. (San Jose Mercury News)

  • World Cup hopeful Ching injured [UPDATE]

    [MLS] Brian Ching, who overcame injury problems, to put himself back in contention for a berth on the U.S. World Cup team, left the ... Read the whole story

  • MLS's Designated Players lack staying power

    [MAKING A LIST] Major League Soccer announced plans to expand its Designated Player program, offering new mechanisms for teams to acquire star players. But ... Read the whole story

  • MLS this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Only five games will be played in Week 2 of Major League Soccer. For summaries of Thursday's Houston-Real Salt Lake and Los Angeles-Chivas ... Read the whole story

  • Dempsey helps Fulham down Wolfsburg

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] With Clint Dempsey leading way, Fulham defeated German champion Wolfsburg, 2-1, in the first leg of their Europa League semifinal series. Read the whole story

  • 2010 team-by-team rosters

    [WPS] Women's Professional Soccer announced the 18-player rosters for each of its eight teams for the 2010 season that begins April 10. For all ... Read the whole story

  • Ref blames drugs not drink

    [OFF THE POST] An English referee whose Sunday league game was called off amid accusations that he was inebriated has denied that booze was ... Read the whole story