Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
  • White breaks new territory

    [MLS] D.C. United signed Maryland sophomore Ethan White as its fourth homegrown player. The 19-year-old defender is the first college player to bypass the ... Read the whole story

  • Dynamo holds on to pair of veterans

    [MLS] The day before four of its players would be eligible for selection in Stage 2 of the Re-Entry Draft, the Dynamo signed two ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "This is not a joke, this is a matter of life and death to people. Qatar and more than 70 other countries in the world still criminalize individuals for homosexual relationships, and some countries even punish them by death sentence. It's disappointing to see that an organization that is promoting the game, which in its statutes condemns discrimination of any kind, is coming out with comments like this."

    -- Juris Lavrikovs, communications director for the European branch of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association, responds to FIFA President Sepp Blatter joking about homosexuality being illegal in Qatar, the 2022 World Cup host. Blatter said, "I'd say they [gay fans] should refrain from any sexual activities." (Reuters)

  • Hamilton leaves Chivas USA post

    [MLS] After the departure of president and CEO Shawn Hunter and head coach Martin Vazquez, Stephen Hamilton has stepped down as vice president of ... Read the whole story

  • Portland signs English defender

    [MLS] Two English Premier League matches isn't a hefty entry on a player's resume, but the number of matches played by Kerrea Gilbert overseas ... Read the whole story

  • All-powerful Mazembe makes history

    [CLUB WORLD CUP] Tout Puissant Mazembe became the first team from outside Europe and South America to reach the final of the Club World ... Read the whole story