Soccer America Daily
Monday, August 2, 2010
  • Why Donovan won't move easily

    [TRANSFER WATCH] Despite Landon Donovan's willingness to consider a permanent move abroad, the dynamics of an increasingly tight transfer market in England work against ... Read the whole story

  • The Fire is stoked; Thierry Henry delivers

    [MLS] A full slate of eight weekend games wedged into a busy schedule of Concacaf home-and-away series plus international friendlies and the All-Star Game ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Our plan has several phases, but if you fast-forward, it's our aspiration to play at the highest level in this country, and that’s MLS. And we are serious. We want to make it relevant again; we want kids to know what the Cosmos were and are, to bring the soccer dream back to the city. Pele is our face, and you couldn't do better than that, not just for the Cosmos, but for soccer in general. Our goal is to respect history and the legacy, and make it relevant now."

    -- Joe Fraga, the executive director of the new New York Cosmos. A group led by the English businessman Paul Kemsley, with Pele as honorary president, has acquired the New York Cosmos' name and on Sunday announced its relaunch and intentions to become the New York metropolitan area's second MLS team. (New York Times)

  • American Soccer Scoreboard: Weekend

    Edgar Castillo came off the bench to score his first goal for San Luis in a losing effort against Puebla in the Mexican First ... Read the whole story

  • German domination complete

    [UNDER-20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP] Germany clinched the Under-20 Women's World Cup with its sixth win in six games, a 2-0 victory over Nigeria, before ... Read the whole story

  • Henninger wins adidas Golden Glove

    [AWARDS] U.S. goalkeeper Bianca Henninger won the adidas Golden Glove as the top goalie at the Under-20 Women's World Cup. Read the whole story

  • Champions in a Flash

    [W-LEAGUE] In only its second season, the Buffalo Flash established itself as one of the greatest teams in the history of the W-League. It ... Read the whole story