Soccer America Daily
Monday, February 21, 2011
  • Improved USA set to put record streak on line

    [CONCACAF UNDER-17 CHAMPIONSHIP] The USA defeated Panama, 1-0, to win Group B at the Concacaf Under-17 Championship in Montego Bay, Jamaica. The key game ... Read the whole story

  • Adu stars in Turkish debut, Altidore injured

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] The news out of Turkey this weekend was mixed. Freddy Adu played his first competitive game in 10 months, starting for Rizespor ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "They didn't give them food. They couldn't sleep and they were guarded by armed guards."

    -- Dr. Yves Jean-Bart, the president of the Haitian soccer federation, on how the Haitian U-17 national team players were treated by Jamaican authorities at the U-17 Concacaf championship after some became ill with a fever that was later determined to be malaria. Jean-Bart said team members were placed in quarantine and armed guards "blocked the exit." Haiti was forced to withdraw from the competition. On Saturday, thousands of Haitians took part in a three-hour protest march in Port-au-Prince demonstrating against what they called Jamaica's discriminatory and humiliating treatment of the Haitian team. (Miami Herald)

  • Howard stymies champ Chelsea in FA Cup upset

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Tim Howard stopped an ill-advised penalty kick by Frenchman Nicolas Anelka that helped Everton beat two-time defending champions Chelsea, 4-3, in a ... Read the whole story

  • MLS and Fox Soccer extend deal one year

    [TELEVISION WATCH] Major League Soccer and FOX Soccer have extended the network's national broadcast rights agreement for one year. The previous four-year agreement expired ... Read the whole story

  • FC Dallas signs highly rated keeper

    [MLS] FC Dallas signed its sixth homegrown player, 16-year-old keeper Richard Sanchez. He is the third FCD youth signing with ties to the Mexican ... Read the whole story

  • Preseason results and schedules

    [MLS] Charlie Davies scored for D.C. United, which won the Carolina Challenge Cup with a 2-2 tie with Toronto FC. The Columbus Crew won ... Read the whole story

  • Even better than Rooney's?

    [VIDEO PICK] When would we see another goal the likes of Wayne Rooney's overhead volley that decided Manchester United's win over archival Man City? ... Read the whole story