Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
  • Bribery scandal benefits Blatter

    [MY VIEW] Will the USA get a second bite at the apple? FIFA President Sepp Blatter didn't rule out the possibility of a re-vote … Read the whole story

  • Dynamo starts critical run against Western Conference

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] No longer a member of the Western Conference, Houston plays the Galaxy Wednesday to start a run of four games against former … Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The visiting Chicago Fire came back from 2-0 down at the half to tie the San Jose Earthquakes, 2-2, and win the shootout, … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Then we'll get him. Ban him on Friday."

    -- Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson whispering to a club media officer to ban Associated Press sports writer Rob Harris from further pre-Champions League final press conferences. Harris simply asked Ferguson how important Ryan Giggs was to the team. Giggs, who missed training on Tuesday, was named in the British parliament as the soccer star at the center of a high-profile privacy case. A judge granted an injunction preventing media from publishing allegations that the player had an affair with reality television contestant Imogen Thomas, but Giggs' name spread all over Twitter and other web sites. (AP)

  • MLS this week ...

    [DATEBOOK] The New York Red Bulls, second in the Eastern Conference, host the defending champion Colorado Rapids, sixth in the Western Conference, in one … Read the whole story

  • Pace of integration slows

    [HOMEGROWN WATCH] The pace of integration of homegrown players has slowed. On a weekend when D.C. United and Vancouver -- the clubs who have … Read the whole story

  • Americans in England (2010-11)

    [MAKING A LIST] Thirteen U.S. internationals played for clubs in England in the 2010-11 season. They were led by Brad Friedel, who started every … Read the whole story

  • Porter, Attinella and Chijindu claim awards

    [WEEKLY HONORS] Kyle Porter (FC Edmonton) and Jeff Attinella (FC Tampa Bay) earned NASL Player of the Week awards, while Los Angeles Blues forward … Read the whole story

  • Beckham makes clean tackle

    [VIDEO PICK] David Beckham made his best tackle of the year on Tuesday while playing for Manchester United against Juventus in the Gary Neville … Read the whole story