Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
  • The countdown begins

    [USA-MEXICO] The countdown to USA-Mexico -- Jurgen Klinsmann's first match as U.S. national team coach -- has begun. Klinsmann held his first practice on ... Read the whole story

  • 2011 Largest Soccer Crowds

    [MAKING A LIST] Despite tours by such popular clubs as Manchester United, Barcelona and Real Madrid, Mexico's national team remains the biggest draw on ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I think that's a pretty strong emotion. That was an important game for both sides ... But it's a new game. Anytime [the] U.S. plays Mexico it's important and it's important for many different reasons. That's what rivalries are all about. I don't think anybody's going out looking for blood or revenge. It's USA-Mexico. It always has the same meaning and the same feel no matter when the game is played or what the circumstances are."

    -- U.S. goalie Tim Howard, saying Wednesday's USA-Mexico game won't be a game of revenge for the U.S. loss to Mexico in the 2011 Gold Cup final. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

  • Caps reportedly set to name Rennie as next head coach

    [MLS] Carolina Railhawks head coach Martin Rennie will take over in that capacity with MLS's Vancouver Whitecaps next season, according to the Vancouver Sun. Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Recent lottery pick Soony Saad scored his first goal for Sporting Kansas City in its 1-0 win over Colorado in MLS Reserve League ... Read the whole story

  • Montoya and Swanson take national team jobs

    [U.S. WOMEN] Albertin Montoya, who led FC Gold Pride to the 2010 WPS title, and University of Virginia coach Steve Swanson have been named ... Read the whole story

  • London riots threaten friendly

    [ENGLAND-NETHERLANDS] Days of rioting in London that prompted Prime Minister David Cameron to cut short his holiday in Italy could force cancellation of Wednesday's ... Read the whole story

  • 2011 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships Best 11s

    [AWARDS] For the first time, U.S. Youth Soccer named tournament Best 11s for last month's National Championships held in Phoenix. The Best 11 recognizes ... Read the whole story