Soccer America Daily
Thursday, July 22, 2010
  • Soccer goes mainstream at Fenway

    [MY VIEW] Listening all last weekend on the Red Sox telecasts to the promos of Wednesday's friendly between Celtic and Sporting Lisbon at Boston's ... Read the whole story

  • American Soccer Scoreboard: Wednesday

    English clubs Manchester United, Bolton Wanderers and Portsmouth all won matches against North American opponents, though Bolton and Portsmouth needed penalty kicks. D.C. United ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    FIFA and the technical sub-committee confirmed that goal-line technology will be on the agenda of the next annual business meeting of the IFAB in October 2010."

    -- A statement from FIFA after its rule-making body, the IFAB, neglected to address the topic of video-replay during a meeting on Wednesday in which it did approve continued experimentation with two extra officials. In addition to the referee and two linesmen, an extra official will monitor each penalty area in UEFA Champions League games as well as in the Europa League (which used the five-person system last season) and other competitions around the world that asked for approval. (AFP)

  • Four sent off as Houston beats Puebla

    [SUPERLIGA] Nearly lost in a flurry of red and yellow cards Wednesday night at Robertson Stadium was a 1-0 Houston defeat of Puebla that ... Read the whole story

  • Maldonado scores first goal for Chivas USA

    [SUPERLIGA] He barely lasted into the second half, yet Giancarlo Maldonado -- the Venezuelan signed by Chivas USA earlier this month -- made his ... Read the whole story

  • Chivas USA wins Zizzo lottery

    [MLS] After forsaking MLS to try his luck overseas thousands of miles from home, Sal Zizzo has returned to Southern California. [Correction: Soccer America ... Read the whole story

  • Rose Bowl to host 2011 Gold Cup final

    [DATEBOOK] The Rose Bowl will be the site of the 2011 Gold Cup, which marks the 20th anniversary of the Concacaf championship for national ... Read the whole story

  • Leroux gives USA group title

    [UNDER-20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP] Sydney Leroux scored in the 21st minute to give the USA a 1-0 win over South Korea and earn it ... Read the whole story

  • FSC's 'Journey for Glory' to feature U.S. stars

    [TELEVISION WATCH] Fox Soccer Channel will air "Team USA: Journey for Glory" -- a 30-minute program on the USA's 2010 World Cup performance -- ... Read the whole story

  • From SISL to I-League

    [USL] United Soccer Leagues has come full circle with the announcement that it will launch the I-League -- the Indoor Professional Soccer -- in ... Read the whole story