Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
  • USA 23: lots still up in the air

    [USA-CZECH REPUBLIC] The key issue arising from a 4-2 U.S. loss to the Czech Republic Tuesday night is: which questions have been answered, and … Read the whole story

  • U.S. Player Ratings

    [USA-CZECH REPUBLIC REPORT CARD] Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney grades the U.S. players after the USA's 4-2 loss to the Czech Republic in Hartford, Conn. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "He [John Harkes] criticized me in [Confederations Cup] for looking tired and said I should be benched, but I was top three in distance covered in the whole tournament. It's funny that he criticized me so much and yet I feel like I've done more in my international career than he has. Just compare our national-team stats. I've also scored in a World Cup, scored three goals in Confederations Cup, and got the Bronze Ball for third-best player in the whole tournament. Look at what he’s done. I'm 27 and still have a lot of games left in me and he's finished."

    -- Clint Dempsey shoots back at the criticism from ESPN commentator John Harkes. (

  • Reaction from U.S. locker room

    [USA-CZECH REPUBLIC] After the last game before U.S. coach Bob Bradley will have to make his decision on which players to take to the … Read the whole story

  • World Cup Warmups

    [DATEBOOK] Host South Africa, which will play two Latin American teams (Mexico and Uruguay) at the World Cup, plays a key warmup when it … Read the whole story

  • Quite a photo-op: Obama, Clinton and USA 23

    [WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] How big is the World Cup in political terms? On Thursday, former President Bill Clinton, in his new role as the … Read the whole story

  • Lalas rings the alarm bell

    [TELEVISION WATCH] American voices will be almost entirely absent from ESPN's expansive coverage of the World Cup, but luckily it will have Alexi Lalas. … Read the whole story

  • North Korea's Japanese wonder strikes twice

    [WORLD CUP WARMUPS] Don't write off North Korea as a hopeless underdog quite so quick. The Chollima held Greece to a 2-2 tie in … Read the whole story

  • World Cup Alley coming to Seattle

    [VIEWING PARTIES] Seattle is not the USA's No. 1 soccer city without reason. Only in Seattle could soccer be used to help clean up … Read the whole story

  • Antigua's Barracuda FC added as expansion team

    [USL] United Soccer Leagues have had teams in the United States and Canada, as well as Puerto Rico and Bermuda. Now they will move … Read the whole story