Soccer America Daily
Thursday, June 9, 2011
  • Goodson fills big role in U.S. back line

    [USA SPOTLIGHT] The struggles of Oguchi Onyewu have re-opened the doors of speculation as to possible challengers for the role of a tall, rugged ... Read the whole story

  • 2011 Gold Cup this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Randall Brenes scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give favored Costa Rica a 1-1 tie with El Salvador in their ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "The club has sacked me and I am devastated because I only did the pictures in the first place to help raise money for a really worthwhile charity. I have been to hospitals, schools and visited disabled children as Donny Dog, representing the club. The job has even cost me money because I cut down on my hairdressing work to fit in appointments as Donny Dog."

    -- Tracy Chandler, who was fired from her unpaid job as the mascot of English club Doncaster Rovers for posing in lingerie in a fundraiser for a children's charity. (The Sun)

  • Crew's Williams suspended 10 games

    [MLS] Columbus Crew player Josh Williams was suspended 10 games and fined 10 percent of his annual salary for violating the MLS substance abuse ... Read the whole story

  • MLS this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Andres Mendoza had a goal and an assist on Josh Gardner's winning goal as the Columbus Crew rallied from 1-0 down in the ... Read the whole story

  • Ogunbiyi takes top honors at Viborg

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Towering American defender Jide Ogunbiyi was named the player of the year at Danish second division club Viborg. Read the whole story

  • Neymar and Ganso gets Copa America call-ups

    [BRAZIL] Neymar and Ganso of Santos were among the young Brazilian-based stars Coach Mano Menezes called up for the Brazil squad for the 2011 ... Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The Atlanta Silverbacks finally won their first NASL game with a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact. The Harrisburg City Islanders captured their ... Read the whole story

  • 11-year-old scores with scorpion kick

    [VIDEO PICK] An 11-year-old identified as Kieran of Herndon, Va., by Yahoo!Sports scored a terrific goal with a "scorpion kick." Read the whole story