Soccer America Daily
Friday, May 27, 2011
  • Messi's 'crazy ideas' make many goals

    [BARCELONA-MAN UNITED] If Barcelona beats Manchester United on Saturday (TV: Fox, 2:45 pm ET kickoff), Lionel Messi says he won't care whether he scores … Read the whole story

  • Future is now for 'Chicharito'

    [BARCELONA-MAN UNITED] How popular is Javier Hernandez in Mexico? Television giant Televisa will delay its broadcast of Mexico's match against Ecuador in Seattle Saturday … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "There is a weakness in the European trophies we've won and I hope we can make that better."

    -- Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson. Man United has won a record 19 English league titles and but is aiming for only its fourth European Cup/Champions League crown on Saturday when it faces Barcelona. Man United won Europe's top crown in 1968, 1999 and 2008, ranking it behind Real Madrid (9), AC Milan (7), Liverpool (5), Bayern Munich (4) and Ajax (4). Barcelona has also lifted the title three times (1992, 2006, 2009). (AP)

  • Barcelona-Manchester United on the air

    [TELEVISION GUIDE] Fox Sports will pull out all the stops for its coverage of the UEFA Champions League final from Wembley, beginning at 2 … Read the whole story

  • One-cap Wondo brings lots of MLS goals to U.S. cause

    [U.S. SOCCER] Of the 23 players named by Coach Bob Bradley for a friendly against Spain and the Concacaf Gold Cup in June, only … Read the whole story

  • MLS this week ...

    [DATEBOOK] The Vancouver Whitecaps will play their first game under new coach Tom Soehn on Wednesday when they travel to Chivas USA. For all … Read the whole story

  • FIFA in crisis, Day 2

    [UPDATE] A day after the sensational news that American Chuck Blazer accused his longtime Concacaf colleague Jack Warner and Mohamed bin Hammam of a … Read the whole story

  • Adu's Rizespor stays down

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] The bid of Freddy Adu's Rizespor to earn promotion to the top flight of Turkish soccer ended on Thursday when it tied … Read the whole story

  • Americans tie, lose in Lisbon

    [U.S. UNDER-18 MEN] The United States tied the Netherlands, 1-1, and lost to host Portugal, 1-0, on a late goal in its first two … Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The Puerto Rico Islanders won a second straight CFU Club Champions Cup, getting a pair of goals from Jonathan Fana in overtime to … Read the whole story