Soccer America Daily
Friday, January 7, 2011
  • Toronto FC gets Dutch touch from Winter

    [MLS] Can Aron Winter turn Toronto FC into a bastion of Total Soccer, or will the former Dutch international be more like compatriot Ruud ... Read the whole story

  • MLS tweaks the Draft

    [MLS] The MLS SuperDraft has been cut from four rounds to three, with the Supplemental Draft returning after a two-year hiatus. Each will be ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I think it's too high risk. If I were a manager I don't think I would do the deal because there's a chance it could upset the apple cart. You would get a lot of publicity. It might work but it might backfire. It's a risk. ... There are lots of reasons to do it but just as many reasons not too. I'm sure he still has something to offer because he's a clever player and he is still doing the same things now as he did when he was 20."

    -- Former England and English Premier League manager Kevin Keegan weighs in whether it's a good idea for Tottenham Hotspur to bring in the Los Angeles Galaxy's 35-year-old David Beckham on loan for a couple of months. Beckham is reportedly waiting for the Galaxy's approval of such a move. (Reuters)

  • Updated adidas Combine invitees

    [MLS] Three players -- Matt Eliason (Northwestern), Joao Plata (Liga de Quito) and Steven Beattie (Northern Kentucky) -- have been added to the adidas ... Read the whole story

  • Heinrichs and Ellis hired to run girls program

    [U.S. SOCCER] Former U.S. women's national team captain and coach April Heinrichs and UCLA women's coach Jillian Ellis have been hired as technical director ... Read the whole story

  • Blatter winner in Asian election

    [FIFA] Chung Mong-Joon, one of FIFA president Sepp Blatter's biggest critics, has lost his position as Asia's vice president of FIFA's executive committee, falling ... Read the whole story

  • Barca hits jackpot

    [2010 WORLD CUP] For the first time, FIFA reimbursed clubs for the use of their players during the World Cup, handing out $40 million ... Read the whole story

  • Harder to miss than to score ...

    [VIDEO PICK] Icelandic striker Armann Bjornsson of English third-division club Hartlepool looked certain to score his first goal of the season but ... Read the whole story