Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, May 11, 2010
  • What to look for on U.S. roster

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] By Tuesday afternoon, we'll have a better idea who will be representing the USA at the World Cup. U.S. coach Bob ... Read the whole story

  • QUICK TAKE: Pablo Mastroeni

    [MLS] One player dropped from the U.S. national team pool last year was Rapids midfielder Pablo Mastroeni, who played in three straight qualifiers -- ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "The highlights of the bid would be the enormous amount of infrastructure that's already existing in the United States and the flexibility that we have to choose. Other countries are struggling to meet the minimum requirement."

    -- David Downs, executive director of the USA Bid Committee for the 2018 or 2022 World Cup. The committee has shipped 1,940 pounds of documents -- 30 five-volume sets of the official bid plus 94 4-inch binders containing contracts and copies -- to FIFA, whose 24-man executive committee will vote on Dec. 2. (AP)

  • Fabregas and Torres on Spain list

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Despite worries about the fitness of Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas and Liverpool's Fernando Torres, the two EPL stars were included in Spain's ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. products picked by Honduras

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Roger Espinoza and Ramon Nunez, the sons of Honduran immigrants who grew up in the U.S. youth system and played college ... Read the whole story

  • Tampa Bay's Christie picked by All Whites

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Jeremy Christie, a member of the D-2 Pro League's Tampa Bay Rowdies, was among 23 players named to represent New Zealand ... Read the whole story

  • Portugal counting on Cristiano Ronaldo

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo heads Portugal's 24-player preliminary World Cup squad released on Monday. Read the whole story

  • Kanu back with Super Eagles

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Nwankwo Kanu, who starred on Nigeria's Olympic gold-medal team at the 1996 Atlanta Games, was among 30 players called into the ... Read the whole story

  • Socceroos confident Kewell will be ready

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Harry Kewell, one of 14 holdovers from the 2006 World Cup, was included in Australia's preliminary World Cup roster despite a ... Read the whole story

  • Big crowd endures another poor Mexico outing

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] A goal by sub Alberto Medina was all Mexico could muster in its 1-0 victory against a makeshift Senegal team brought ... Read the whole story