Soccer America Daily
Thursday, August 26, 2010
  • More MLS misery against Mexican teams

    [CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Of all the agonizing disappointments Major League Soccer teams have suffered against their Mexican counterparts, the results of Wednesday’s Concacaf Champions ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "When I look back on the full two hours of that game, which of course I have, there is not much I would change. One of the things I would change is the color of the card for de Jong’s tackle. Having seen it again from my armchair several times in slow motion and from different angles, I can see that it was a red-card offense. But at the time the decision not to red-card him was not based on me not wanting to send someone off in the World Cup final, it was based on the viewing angle I had."

    -- World Cup final referee Howard Webb explaining why he gave the Netherlands' Nigel de Jong a yellow card instead of a red for cleating Xabi Alonso in the chest with a flying kick. (Reuters)

  • American Soccer Scoreboard: Wednesday

    Clint Dempsey scored his first goal of the season for Fulham, putting away the final goal after coming on after halftime of the Cottagers' ... Read the whole story

  • Chivas USA promotes teen de la Fuente

    [MLS] Bryan de la Fuente, an 18-year-old midfielder, became the latest player from Chivas USA's youth system to move to the senior team when ... Read the whole story

  • All-pro team picked for Peru trip

    [U.S. UNDER-20 MEN] Indicative of the growing number of young American players who have turned pro, U.S. under-20 national team coach Thomas Rongen is ... Read the whole story

  • Spurs is one of six debutants

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Tottenham will be one of six teams playing in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League for the first time ... Read the whole story

  • UEFA Champions League seedings

    [MAKING A LIST] England is the only country with four clubs entered in the group stage of the UEFA Champions League whose draw will ... Read the whole story

  • Help wanted: national team coach

    [JAPAN] The problems the Japan Football Association has had finding a national team coach are similar to the difficulies U.S. Soccer might have if ... Read the whole story

  • Soccer America Men's Preseason Top 25

    [RANKINGS] Akron is No. 1 and ACC teams North Carolina, Virginia and Maryland follow at 2-3-4 in the Soccer America Men's Preseason Top 25 ... Read the whole story