Soccer America Daily
Monday, July 25, 2011
  • A dive, a red card, and a keeper gone wild

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] There will be repercussions aplenty from Real Salt Lake's defeat of San Jose Saturday in which a dive by Alvaro Saborio yielded … Read the whole story

  • Henry takes lead; Chivas USA's hat-trick hero

    [MLS GOLEADORES] In Week 19 action, the Red Bulls' Thierry Henry moved ahead of Landon Donovan to take the league scoring lead, and Justin … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "He knows he made a mistake. Soccer should always be serious and if you have a chance to score, you should score. If you are serious, you can play 90 minutes. If not, you can come and sit by me on the bench. Mario is young, I want to help him and that is the end of it. To take him off after 30 minutes is enough punishment. It won't have been easy for him but it has to be a lesson."

    -- Manchester City coach Roberto Mancini on his Italian striker Mario Balotelli, who broke through the Los Angeles Galaxy defense but instead of firing at the goal tried unsuccessfully to pull off a back-heel trick shot. Mancini subbed the 20-year-old afterward and Balotelli threw a sideline tantrum. (The Guardian with video)

  • MLS this weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The Columbus Crew moved into a tie for first place in the Eastern Conference with the Philadelphia Union thanks to its 1-0 win … Read the whole story

  • American soccer this weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] USL PRO's Orlando City recorded the biggest win of its existence with a 1-0 victory over England's Newcastle United before a record 10,889 … Read the whole story

  • Corona scores in Primera Division debut

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Joe Benny Corona, 21, scored in his Mexican Primera Division debut, but Tijuana fell at home to Morelia, 2-1. DaMarcus Beasley started … Read the whole story

  • Five reasons Uruguay is best

    [COPA AMERICA] While Brazil and Argentina couldn't get past the quarterfinals -- the same stage at which they fell at last year's World Cup … Read the whole story

  • Wambach, Solo and Morgan ink first deal

    [U.S. WOMEN] U.S. Women's World Cup stars Abby Wambach, Hope Solo and Alex Morgan signed their first endorsement deal since returning from Germany, agreeing … Read the whole story