Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
  • Klopas takes over for de los Cobos

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Coming out of the Memorial Day weekend, three of the 18 MLS teams have just one win, and two of them have ... Read the whole story

  • Caps dismiss Thordarson

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Whether or not the hiring of two former MLS head coaches was a contingency plan by Vancouver ownership, that's the direction team ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Of course, it was difficult. But what is more difficult is to ignore the fact that attempts were made to suborn members -- it really wasn't a choice. I said to Jack: 'What are you doing? In 21 years, we have never bought a vote.' Once you have done that you have let the genie out of the bottle and for any issue, people will say: 'OK, how much are you putting on the table?"'

    -- American Chuck Blazer, the Concacaf general secretary, saying he felt obliged to turn in longtime colleague, Concacaf president Jack Warner, and Asian Football Confederation President Mohamed bin Hammam after being presented with firm evidence that they offered bribes at a meeting of Caribbean officials. (Daily Telegraph)

  • United topples Timbers' home record

    [MLS] A high-scoring Memorial Day weekend ended with a five-goal fiesta in which D.C. United broke Portland's perfect league mark at Jeld-Wen Field Sunday. Read the whole story

  • Philly twins find the net; Donovan extends lead

    [MLS GOLEADORES] Rookies Michael and Gabriel Farfan, the first twins to be signed by an MLS team, each scored their first MLS goals within ... 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

  • Bedoya called into U.S. camp

    [GOLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Swedish-based midfielder Alejandro Bedoya has been called into the U.S. national team camp in preparations for the upcoming friendly against Spain ... Read the whole story

  • Blatter: Crisis? What is a crisis?

    [FIFA IN CRISIS] A day after he was cleared of ethics charges and two days after his rival for the FIFA presidency, Mohamed Bin ... Read the whole story

  • Warner triggers his tsunami

    [FIFA IN CRISIS] Jack Warner unleashed his "tsunami" on FIFA following the decision of its ethics committee to suspend former FIFA presidential candidate Mohamed ... Read the whole story

  • Bin Hammam: 'I should have been given benefit of doubt'

    [FIFA IN CRISIS] A day after he withdrew from his candidacy for FIFA president, paving the way for incumbent to win re-election to a ... Read the whole story

  • Berriz named first woman president

    [AYSO] Paula Berriz has been elected as AYSO's new National President, making her the first woman president in the youth organization's 47-year history. Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The Western New York Flash remained unbeaten in Women's Professional Soccer when it beat the Philadelphia Independence, 2-1. For all the weekend action ... Read the whole story