Soccer America Daily
Thursday, June 16, 2011
  • Where's the future talent?

    [USA CONFIDENTIAL] If the post-Gold Cup era marks a breakup of the U.S. national team as we know it, where will the next generation ... Read the whole story

  • MLS this weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Toronto FC played to its fourth 0-0 tie of the season and ninth tie overall as it held on to gain a point ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "My 67-year-old mother-in-law can see it from the club deck. There's an official standing right there and you're asking me why I'm having a go at the fourth official? ... (The fourth referee) sends me off for saying, 'The referee's having a fricking stinker?' Not F-bomb. Fricking. F-r-i-c-k-i-n-g. Just in case there was a language breakdown. To send me off was an absolute amateur decision. That's why I'm really upset."

    -- Portland coach John Spencer continues complaining about the officiating in his team's 1-0 loss last Saturday to Colorado, citing what he says was a missed handball in the Rapids' penalty area. (The Oregonian)

  • Belize opens campaign with big win

    [WORLD CUP 2014 QUALIFYING] Less than a year after the 2010 World Cup ended, the road to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil began ... Read the whole story

  • Australia recalls banished de Vanna

    [WOMEN'S WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] Australia recalled its controversial WPS star Lisa de Vanna only a month after she was kicked out of training for ... Read the whole story

  • Lyon players dominate French squad

    [WOMEN'S WORLD CUP COUNTDOWN] French giant Lyon has yet to win the UEFA Champions League, but its women's team won the UEFA women's club ... Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] FC Edmonton moved back into second place in the NASL with a 3-0 win over the defending champion Puerto Rico Islanders in a ... Read the whole story