Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, July 6, 2010
  • Wesley Sneijder: Dutch midfield catalyst

    [UNDER THE MICROSCOPE] According to some observers, Dutch mifielder Wesley Sneijder hasn't been very prominent, a stance that is hard to justify when he ... Read the whole story

  • Diego Forlan keeps his promises

    [PORTRAIT] His father played for Uruguay at the 1974 World Cup and his grandfather coached the Celeste’s 1962 World Cup team, yet Diego Forlan ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "This question is disgraceful. We are proud of what we have achieved in this World Cup and the way we have overcome the difficulties we have faced, not just because of the way we have played but also because of our behavior. Uruguay played for more than two games without receiving a yellow card so don't come to me and say that we're a team who cheat, I don't accept that at any time."

    -- Uruguay coach Oscar Tabarez reacts angrily to suggestions that his team does not deserve its World Cup semifinal place after Luis Suarez's handball in their quarterfinal against Ghana. (Reuters)

  • Oranje favored to reach third final

    [NETHERLANDS-URUGUAY] The Netherlands and Uruguay have both played for the World Cup title twice. The Dutch lost in 1974 and 1978, while the Celeste ... Read the whole story

  • Rooney, the worst of the worst

    [FLOPS] One after another, the world's biggest stars flopped on the biggest stage, beginning with Englishman Wayne Rooney. For a ranking of the World ... Read the whole story

  • Super Eagles back in FIFA's good graces

    [NIGERIA] It took less than a week for the Nigerian government to back down on its decision to dissolve the Super Eagles, the national ... 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

  • FIFA Ballon d'Or to be unique trophy

    [AWARDS] The FIFA World Player of the Year award and the Ballon d'Or (Golden Ball) award will be merged into one award -- to ... Read the whole story