Soccer America Daily
Thursday, October 28, 2010
  • Colorado Rapids rate edge over Crew

    [MLS] The first of the four MLS conference semifinal series begins Thursday (9 p.m., ESPN2/Deportes) at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park with Colorado (12-8-10) hosting ... Read the whole story

  • Chivas USA dumps Vazquez

    [MLS] Just four days after it concluded its MLS season, Chivas USA fired head coach Martin Vasquez. The former U.S. and Mexico international lasted ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "It is better to go with a woman than a drink. It is better. That is what I did when I was a player. In Italy the players don't have this culture to drink after the game. It is so different, but I understand it is part of the English culture and it is not easy to change. ... I don't understand why a player must drink after a game. OK, maybe one drink is OK. But three, four, five, six -- drinking until they are drunk -- this is not good."

    -- Manchester City's Italian coach Roberto Mancini bemoans the drinking culture at his club, four of whose players were photographed downing shots and beers in early morning hours earlier this week. (Mirror)

  • Buddle, Ferreira and Wondolowski on MVP short list

    [AWARDS] Edson Buddle, David Ferreira and Chris Wondolowski -- none of whom has ever even been named to the MLS Best XI -- are ... Read the whole story

  • Donovan is No. 1 set-up man

    [MLS] Landon Donovan, who also scored seven goals in 24 appearances for the Los Angeles Galaxy, led the league in regular-season assists in 2010. Read the whole story

  • American Soccer Scoreboard: Wednesday

    Jozy Altidore scored his first goal of the season for Spanish club Villarreal in its 1-1 tie at third division Polideportivo Ejido in the ... Read the whole story

  • USA is overwhelming favorite

    [SCOUTING REPORT] With only one loss in 55 games since Pia Sundhage took over as coach three years, the USA is the overwhelming favorite ... Read the whole story

  • Concacaf women's qualifiers to be streamed

    [ONLINE GUIDE] All 16 games at the Concacaf Women's World Cup qualifying tournament will be streamed live online through the CONCACAF.com web site. Read the whole story

  • Beckham does comedy on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

    [VIDEO PICK] David Beckham did a funny candid-camera bit on the "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" in which DeGeneres had him say silly things to ... Read the whole story