Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, March 16, 2011
  • Galaxy sinks Sounders in MLS opener

    [MLS] The players who didn't play generated nearly as much buzz as those who did as MLS staged its 2011 league opener Tuesday night. ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Rankings: Who's got the best defenders?

    [SA POSITIONAL RANKINGS] The second installment of our ranking of teams by position runs the rule over the defenders, and the Western Conference dominates ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "The second man, who was in the office, took off his jacket and under it I saw two pistols in a holster. They once again demanded that I sign the documents, and when I refused, I received a second powerful blow to the same spot [to the liver]. They started to strangle me and threatened to make an invalid out of me, and then proceeded to ask me to sign the documents."

    -- Montenegrin forward Nikola Nikezic, claiming he was tortured into terminating his contract with Russian club Kuban Krasnodar. Nikezic has appealed to UEFA and FIFA to investigate. (The Moscow News)

  • Eight games on tap for Saturday

    [MLS DATEBOOK] The first weekend of the MLS season will feature eight games on Saturday and one on Sunday. The Los Angeles-New England game ... Read the whole story

  • SA POLL: Who will win 2011 Eastern Conference title?

    [MLS] The New York Red Bulls and Columbus Crew finished 1-2 and were the only teams from MLS's Eastern Conference to make the playoffs ... Read the whole story

  • RSL impresses in 2-0 victory

    [CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Real Salt Lake showed why it's considered the most stylish team in MLS with a convincing 2-0 win over Costa Rica's ... Read the whole story

  • Van Gaal: 'We haven't learned from our mistakes'

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] Outgoing coach Louis van Gaal said Bayern Munich had no one but itself to blame for its early exit from the ... Read the whole story

  • Sundhage picks team for U.K. trip

    [U.S. WOMEN] U.S. women's national team head coach Pia Sundhage picked 23 players to take part in a 20-day training camp in England and ... Read the whole story

  • MLS mobilizes aid for victims

    [JAPAN RELIEF] MLS W.O.R.K.S., Major League Soccer's community outreach initiative, will launch a league-wide campaign to support the American and Canadian Red Cross disaster ... Read the whole story

  • A nicely struck own goal

    [VIDEO PICK] Swansea's hopes for promotion to the English Premier League weren't helped by an own goal from Ashley Williams. Read the whole story