Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
  • Monday game highlights First Kick openers

    [MLS 2012] Having set impressive benchmarks for fan loyalty and enthusiasm at Jeld-Wen Field during its inaugural season, the Portland Timbers will break new ... Read the whole story

  • Crew drops Cunningham and Mendoza

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] Jeff Cunningham, MLS's all-time leading scorer, and Andres Mendoza, who scored 13 goals in 2011, were among the players who didn't have ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "The President said, as a soccer fan, he wanted to let coach Arena know that the team inspired a lot of young soccer players, including his kids. The President congratulated coach Arena on all that the team has done for the game of soccer and asked him to pass along his congratulations to Landon Donovan, David Beckham and the rest of the team."

    -- A statement from the White House on President Barack Obama's call to Bruce Arena on Tuesday -- very early morning in Indonesia, where the Galaxy plays an exhibition on Wednesday. Obama also invited the Galaxy to the White House to celebrate their championship. (MLS.com)

  • Roy Rees -- A good soccer man (1937-2011)

    [OBITUARY] Roy Rees coached the USA at four U-17 World Cups, from 1987 through 1993, a tenure during which the young Americans celebrated historic ... Read the whole story

  • FIFA women's boss backs pro league

    [WPS] The importance of Women's Professional Soccer to the international women's game was underscored by remarks made Tuesday by Tatjana Haenni, FIFA's head of ... Read the whole story

  • Findley's Forest suffers 4-0 loss at home

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Robbie Findley was the lone American in league action in England on Tuesday, coming off at the half of Nottingham Forest's 4-0 ... Read the whole story