Soccer America Daily
Thursday, June 17, 2010
  • Slovenia will be tricky foe

    [USA-SLOVENIA] Slovenia crashed out of its first World Cup appearance in 2002 with three losses and a team torn apart by the departure of ... Read the whole story

  • Rating the big seven

    [MY VIEW] The seven seeds other than host South Africa were considered the favorites to win the World Cup. How did they do in ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "It's weird because I remember something she told me. We would talk about death and she said, 'If I ever pass away, do you want me to come back and let you know I'm OK?' I said: 'No, that would scare me too bad!' We talked about it some more and she said, 'Well, if I ever die I will help you get the ball in the net.' And that's why I look up to the sky now when I score - to remember her."

    -- Clint Dempsey on why he points to the sky after he scores, as he did following his goal against England last Saturday. Dempsey's sister, Jennifer, died of a brain aneurism at age 16 when Clint was 12. (The Guardian)

  • SA POLL: Who should start in the U.S. midfield?

    [USA-SLOVENIA] The USA faces Slovenia in a game it cannot afford to lose on Friday in Johannesburg. Who should Coach Bob Bradley start in ... Read the whole story

  • Handanovic stands tall in Slovenian goal

    [PORTRAIT] The USA is generally regarded as having the best goalie in Tim Howard among the Group C teams at the World Cup, but ... Read the whole story

  • Best and worst of World Cup 2010 songs

    [MUSIC WATCH] Have you ever watched a brilliant ad or segment on television and been blown away by the accompanying music, only to find ... Read the whole story

  • World Cup 2010 in brief

    [SCOREBOARD] The 2010 World Cup finished with an average of 2.27 goals a game, the second lowest in history. Spain's eight goals in seven ... Read the whole story

  • Where to watch all the action

    [WORLD CUP VIEWING] Soccer America's list of soccer viewing establishments where you might be able to catch the World Cup games now numbers in ... Read the whole story