Soccer America Daily
Saturday, June 5, 2010
  • Injury worries of concern

    [USA-AUSTRALIA] As the clock ticks down to the start of the World Cup, injuries -- or the possibility of injuries -- are of primary ... Read the whole story

  • Captain Rio Ferdinand sidelined with knee injury

    [ENGLAND] England's first full training session at its base on the Royal Bafokeng sports campus produced its first casualty. Captain Rio Ferdinand is out ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "The talent's there. There's no reason Robert Green can't win and be exceptional. There's no reason David James can't win and have six brilliant games. But you're not sure, and that's the problem. On past form, there have been mistakes every two or three games, and that's why we're in the situation we are."

    -- Peter Shilton, the last great English goalkeeper, on the English national team's problem position, which is even more glaring because it's a strength of the USA, its opponent in their World Cup opener next Saturday. (AP)

  • Drogba suffers broken arm

    [IVORY COAST] Didier Drogba, the popular Ivory Coast striker, is possibly out of the World Cup with a broken arm suffered during the Elephants' ... Read the whole story

  • Bleus crash in Reunion to China

    [FRANCE] World Cup 2006 runner-up France lost to China, 1-0, on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion in its final World Cup 2010 warmup, ... Read the whole story

  • COLUMN: FIFA needs more eyes on the prize

    [MY VIEW] A week before the start of the world's greatest sporting spectacle, which the grand lords at FIFA have again decreed will not ... Read the whole story

  • Tyler-Harkes dress rehearsal on USA-Australia broadcast

    [TELEVISION WATCH] Englishman Martin Tyler, selected as ESPN's lead play-by-play man for the World Cup, was selected to make his ESPN debut in the ... Read the whole story

  • MLS weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] In the last weekend before MLS takes a break for the World Cup, the Los Angeles Galaxy puts its unbeaten record on the ... Read the whole story