Soccer America Daily
Thursday, November 18, 2010
  • U.S. Player Ratings: Teen Agudelo makes dream debut

    [SOUTH AFRICA-USA REPORT CARD] Soccer America's Mike Woitalla grades the U.S. players' performances in their 1-0 win over South Africa on Wednesday in Cape ... Read the whole story

  • Debutants team up for winning goal

    [SOUTH AFRICA-USA] The USA beat South Africa, 1-0, in Cape Town on Wednesday thanks to a goal by Juan Agudelo (see video), who at ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "We wanted to win, but could never have predicted a result like this against a team with Spain's dimension. The way we played had a lot of positives. The win does not bring points, but it does earn us prestige."

    -- Portugal coach Paulo Bento after his team beat world champion Spain, 4-0, in a friendly in Lisbon on Wednesday. (Reuters)

    *****

    "Unbelievable from all associated with England and English FA with regards to SG's injury. Completely ignored agreement and past history. Completely amateurish and now we pay for their incompetence. Absolutely disgraceful."

    -- What Darren Burgess, Liverpool's head of fitness and conditioning, posted on Twitter after Steven Gerrard hobbled off the field with a hamstring injury with five minutes left in England's 2-1 loss to France at Wembley. Liverpool thought it had an agreement with England boss Fabio Capello that Gerrard would play no more than an hour in the game. (The Guardian)

  • FCD's Ferreira is a consummate MVP

    [MLS] The league wraps up its major awards Friday with presentation of its Most Valuable Player award, and in this corner the winner is ... Read the whole story

  • Kansas City abandons status quo

    [MLS] First the Wiz, then the Wizards, now Sporting Kansas City. MLS's Kansas City team introduced its third name as part of its re-branding ... Read the whole story

  • Pappa and Keller take MLS honors

    [AWARDS] Chicago Fire midfielder Marco Pappa earned the 2010 AT&T Goal of the Year, while Seattle goalkeeper Kasey Keller was awarded the NAPA Save ... Read the whole story

  • Congress passes resolution supporting U.S. effort

    [WORLD CUP 2018/22 BIDS] The U.S. House of Representatives passed a resolution of support to the U.S. World Cup 2022 bid. Read the whole story

  • Messi works his magic

    [VIDEO PICK] By delivering the gamewinner against archrival Brazil, Lionel Messi may have finally silenced the critics who complain he doesn't perform as brilliantly ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. Youth Soccer National League Boys Preview

    [YOUTH] An expanded field of 48 boys teams begins play in three age groups Thursday in the 2010-11 U.S. Youth Soccer National League in ... Read the whole story

  • NCAA Division I Men's Tournament Scoreboard

    No. 7 South Carolina was the only higher seeded team to lose in the third round of the NCAA Men's Tournament. Michigan, a 3-1 ... Read the whole story