Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
  • Galaxy on top; Dallas and San Jose move up

    [MLS POWER RANKINGS] A road point and 4-1 thrashing of Sporting Kansas City moved Los Angeles back on top, and a two-win week for ... Read the whole story

  • Turnstiles spin more in Week 9

    [MLS ATTENDANCE] Week 9 games averaged nearly 2,000 more fans than the previous week as Seattle's Qwest Field filled for the "Cascadia Cup" against ... Read the whole story

  • An own goal golazo

    [VIDEO PICK] If you're going to put the ball into your own net, might as well make it a beauty. Denny Landzaat of Dutch ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "We'll make a decision that's in the best interests of U.S. Soccer and what we think is good for the game internationally. What Concacaf or the Caribbean Football Union chooses to do will be up to them. Concacaf hasn't announced a decision on who the leadership will support, but we know what we're going to do."

    -- U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati revealing that the USA will not be told how to vote by Concacaf president Jack Warner, the most powerful figure in the USA's home confederation, in the FIFA presidential election. Warner had announced all 35 Concacaf members (including the USA) would vote as a bloc in the FIFA election, which pits incumbent Sepp Blatter of Switzerland against Mohamed bin Hammam of Qatar on June 1. (SI.com)

  • Najar and Bowen are 1-2 in earnings

    [HOMEGROWN WATCH] Two homegrown players -- D.C. United's Andy Najar and Chivas USA's Tristan Bowen -- make more than $100,000 in guaranteed compensation. For ... Read the whole story

  • Americans in Germany (2010-11)

    [MAKING A LIST] It was an eventful year for Americans in Germany. Steven Cherundolo captained Hannover 96 to its best season ever, fourth in ... Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Brandon Barklage's goal shortly before halftime gave D.C. United a 1-0 win at Philadelphia Union for its third win in three games in ... Read the whole story

  • Geiger and Hurd headed to Under-20 World Cup

    [REFEREES] The United States didn't qualify, but American referee Mark Geiger and assistant referee Mark Hurd will work at this summer's  Under-20 World Cup ... Read the whole story