Soccer America Daily
Thursday, June 2, 2011
  • Mess is 'too good to be true'

    [FIFA IN CRISIS] The FIFA mess reminds me of aide Norman Wilson's reaction when Mayor Tommy Carcetti is told the truth of the "homeless ... Read the whole story

  • Another Hassli red card mars Soehn's debut

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] The coaches may change in Vancouver, but the scourge of Eric Hassli apparently cannot be exorcised. The Designated Player was red-carded for ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "We will put FIFA's ship back onto the right course in clear, transparent waters. We will need some time, but we shall do it."

    -- Sepp Blatter, upon being reelected to a fourth term (2011-2015) as FIFA president after months of explosive corruption allegations. Blatter, who has been president of soccer's world governing body since 1998, received 186 votes out of 203 from national soccer federations running unopposed after the withdrawal of Asian soccer chief Mohamed bin Hammam. (AFP)

  • MLS this weekend ...

    [DATEBOOK] The Eastern Conference leader Philadelphia Union must travel to the defending champion Colorado Rapids on Saturday. The Los Angeles Galaxy will look to ... Read the whole story

  • Canada salvages draw against Ecuador

    [GOLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Canada, which will open against the USA at the Gold Cup on Tuesday in Detroit, got a stoppage-time goal from Tosaint ... Read the whole story

  • Fox Soccer to air U.S. Gold Cup games

    [TELEVISION GUIDE] Fox Soccer will air all three U.S. games during the group stage of the Concacaf Gold Cup, beginning with Tuesday's game against ... Read the whole story

  • Carolina pair honored again

    [WEEKLY HONORS] Carolina RailHawks forward Etienne Barbara and defender Brad Rusin have been named the NASL Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week. It ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. Open Cup draw

    [DATEBOOK] The 2011 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup kicks off June 14 with 16 first-round matches. After the first and second rounds made up ... Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The Puerto Rico Islanders, fresh off their Caribbean Football Union club title, returned to action in the NASL but had to settle for ... Read the whole story