Soccer America Daily
Thursday, October 6, 2011
  • Klinsmann left with paucity of options

    [USA CONFIDENTIAL] Just how much a challenge Jurgen Klinsmann has as U.S. national team coach is reflected in the paucity of options he had ... Read the whole story

  • Vancouver boss Lendarduzzi relishes 'second kick'

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Vancouver opened its new facility, B.C. Place, in the same manner it departed a previous home, Empire Place, by losing to a ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "It's not the first time it's happened and that's also why I follow the Florentine referee's performances to see if I need to expect some telephone threats. I always hope that he referees well. But in any case, it's never nice to hear someone tell you on the telephone they're going to kill you."

    -- Gianluca Rocchi, an unemployed 44-year-old Italian who shares a name with Serie A referee Gianluca Rocchi. Ref Rocchi's performance during Inter Milan's 3-0 loss to Napoli last Saturday resulted in the other Rocchi received threatening phone calls. (AP)

  • MLS this week ...

    [DATEBOOK] There is an abbreviated MLS schedule this week -- Vancouver-Real Salt Lake on Thursday and New England-San Jose and Seattle-Philadelphia on Friday -- ... Read the whole story

  • Concacaf World Cup 2014 qualifying this week ...

    [DATEBOOK] World Cup 2014 qualifying in the Concacaf zone continues with the third day of group play in the second round. Of interest to ... Read the whole story

  • Martinez of own goal fame hits correct goal from center circle

    [VIDEO PICK] Spanish central defender Inigo Martinez became a YouTube star (4.5 million hits) a month ago with a 30-yard, back-heel own goal playing ... Read the whole story