Soccer America Daily
Monday, July 19, 2010
  • Philly's Le Toux shakes off All-Star snub

    [MLS] A week after losing in the final minutes to San Jose, Philadelphia beat Toronto FC with a stoppage-time penalty kick by All-Star snub ... Read the whole story

  • Unsettled Castillo lands at Chicago as DP

    [MLS] The Chicago Fire has signed Mexican international Nery Castillo as a Designated Player on loan from Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "People do not understand it. Everybody supports Pastor Paul and we don’t see what was so bad that he should be temporarily suspended. Maybe we allowed ourselves to be swept along a little too much in the Oranje euphoria. But it is part of Pastor Paul’s personality that he manages to harness that kind of enthusiasm to get people into church. The church here is full and in other places churches are empty."

    -- Win Bijman, vice chairman of the Netherlands' Obdam Parish, after Catholic priest Paul Vlaar was suspended by his bishop for performing an "orange mass" during the World Cup in which he wore an orange robe, decorated the church with orange flags and acted as a goalkeeper when a parishioner kicked a soccer ball down the aisle. (AP)

  • Bocanegra joins St. Etienne

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] U.S. national team captain Carlos Bocanegra finally completed his move from Rennes to French rival St. Etienne in a transferred deal valued ... Read the whole story

  • Revs clinch semifinal spot by snuffing Fire

    [SUPERLIGA] New England, the only MLS team to win a SuperLiga title, clinched a spot in the 2010 semifinals by beating Chicago, 1-0, Saturday ... Read the whole story

  • Wambach leads USA past Sweden

    [U.S. WOMEN] The U.S. women's national team got two goals from Abby Wambach on headers to defeat Sweden, 3-0, Saturday evening at Rentschler Field ... Read the whole story

  • Leroux nets hat trick as USA romps

    [UNDER-20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP] The USA got a hat trick from star Sydney Leroux to crush Switzerland, 5-0, and gain its first win at ... Read the whole story

  • Vardar's U-17/18s triumph

    [DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] Detroit club Vardar won the Development Academy under-17/18 championship Saturday night with a 3-1 win over Crossfire Premier. Read the whole story

  • Fire captures U-15/16 championship

    [DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] The Chicago Fire became the first MLS team to win a Development Academy championship when it captured the U-15/16, defeating last year's ... Read the whole story

  • Weekend Scoreboard ...

    Scottish club Celtic got goals from Georgios Samaras and Patrick McCourt to defeat the Seattle Sounders FC, 2-1, Sunday before a crowd of 45,631 ... Read the whole story