Soccer America Daily
Monday, May 23, 2011
  • Corona leads Tijuana to historic victory

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Few Americans have ever had as influential 180 seconds in Mexican soccer as 20-year-old Joe Benny Corona did midway through the first ... Read the whole story

  • Goals for Bedoya and Starikov

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Alejandro Bedoya continued his torrid pace in Sweden with a goal -- his fourth of the season -- and two assists in ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "This time I'm going to step on the accelerator and step on the head of whoever it might be. Everyone, even his grandchildren, will have to submit to the analyses my lawyers are going to ask for. I don't have anything to hide. I'm going to be the first to have the corresponding exam done. Because this is going straight to the authorities. Let everybody know and record it: I'm going after Grondona’s family."

    -- Diego Maradona announcing he will take legal action against Argentine soccer federation president Julio Grondona over his perceived criticism of the Maradona's drug problems. The ongoing feud between the two erupted when Grondona decided not to renew Maradona’s contract as Argentina coach after the 2010 World Cup. (AP)

  • Heartbreak in Seattle, again, for Sporting KC

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] If the players, coaches and fans of Sporting Kansas City thought nothing could be worse than starting the season with an unprecedented ... Read the whole story

  • Without playmakers, FCD and RSL tighten up their defense

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Injuries that have sidelined two of the best attackers in MLS have affected the game beyond the scope of league competition, as ... Read the whole story

  • Carlos Ruiz adds another golazo to his scrapbook

    [MLS GOLEADORES] He's scored many memorable goals in his MLS career, including a sudden-death shot in MLS Cup 2002 that won the league title ... Read the whole story

  • MLS this weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Both Sunday games -- Colorado-Toronto FC and FC Dallas-Real Salt Lake -- ended in 0-0 ties. Philadelphia took over first place in the ... Read the whole story

  • No Najar in Honduras squad

    [GOLD CUP COUNTDOWN] After much ado about playing for Honduras, 2010 MLS Rookie of the Year Andy Najar won't be accompanying the Catrachos to ... Read the whole story

  • Fans finally turn out in Rochester

    [WPS] Women's Professional Soccer is not dead. The Western New York Flash drew 8,076 fans at Sahlen Stadium for the return of Abby Wambach ... Read the whole story

  • American soccer this weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Etienne Barbara scored his 10th and 11th goals of the season, extending his streak of scoring goals in eight consecutive games, to lead ... Read the whole story

  • Lille completes double, Birmingham and Blackpool go down

    [EUROPEAN RACES] Lille completed the French double when it won its first league title in 57 years with a 2-2 tie with Paris St. ... Read the whole story

  • Farcical free-kick trick play pays off (unfortunately)

    [VIDEO PICK] A free kick just outside the penalty area apparently wasn't enough of a scoring opportunity for Arkansas' Bryant High School Hornets, who ... Read the whole story