Soccer America Daily
Thursday, September 8, 2011
  • U.S. captain changes course in Europe

    [U.S. SPOTLIGHT] On the eve of playing his first game under new U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann, captain Carlos Bocanegra changed clubs and leagues via … Read the whole story

  • Klinsmann watches as Holden passes test

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] With both his coaches watching -- Owen Coyle, Bolton Wanderers' first-team manager, and U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann -- Stuart Holden … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Our motto has always been ... you just deal with what you’re dealt. You don’t talk a lot about it. I've been reading a lot about the Galaxy having nine games in 31 days. I think we have eight games in 25. We just don’t make as big a thing about it. The less you think about it, the more positive your mindset is going into the situation."

    -- Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid, whose team is second place in the Western Conference, four points behind the Los Angeles Galaxy, and is also competing in the Concacaf Champions League and has reached the U.S. Open Cup final. (

  • Belgian talent exposes U.S. youth development woes

    [MY VIEW] In the wake of the USA's 1-0 loss to Belgium, a final score that mercilessly spared the Americans from what could easily … Read the whole story

  • MLS this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] In rookie Zac MacMath's first start in goal, things looked real bad for the Philadelphia Union -- down 3-1 after 21 minutes and … Read the whole story

  • Netherlands clinches wild card

    [EURO 2012 QUALIFYING] UEFA confirmed that the Netherlands, winner of all eight games in its group but not yet mathematically assured of having clinched … Read the whole story

  • American soccer this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Despite falling to the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, 1-0, the Carolina RailHawks clinched the NASL regular-season title when the Puerto Rico Islanders could only … Read the whole story

  • World's worst PK attempt

    [VIDEO PICK] Amir Sayoud of Al Ahly fell and failed to convert a penalty kick in his team's Egyptian Cup game against Kima Aswan. Read the whole story