Soccer America Daily
Friday, December 23, 2011
  • Omar Gonzalez gets his chance, finally

    [USA CONFIDENTIAL] The U.S. back line is the area where the need of replacements is most dire, and in naming seven defenders to the ... Read the whole story

  • Jermaine Jones: 'The nastiest player in German soccer'

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] U.S. national team midfielder Jermaine Jones is under fire in the German media. He was red carded in stoppage time for picking ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "If he comes to France, Beckham will pay around 50 percent in tax in France. Would it be better for him to pay tax in London rather than Paris? Personally, I'd prefer if he paid it in Paris."

    -- French Industry Minister Eric Besson, moving to appease critics of David Beckham's move to Paris St. Germain, saying he would pay 50 percent of his salary in taxes. Critics blasted the proposed salary of more than $1 millon a month. (AFP)

  • U.S. U-18 Villarreal signs with Galaxy

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] The Los Angeles Galaxy signed 18-year-old midfielder Jose Villarreal, one of the most promising players in the Development Academy. He helped Pateadores ... Read the whole story

  • Best of U.S. Soccer voting opens

    [AWARDS] Voting has opened for the 2011 Best of U.S. Soccer and Athlete of the Year awards. Fans can vote for finalists in each ... Read the whole story

  • Wallace scores in Costa Rica win over Venezuela

    [INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY] The Portland Timbers' Rodney Wallace, one of three MLS players in the starting lineup, scored the first goal for Costa Rica in ... Read the whole story