Soccer America Daily
Friday, January 6, 2012
  • Colorado banks on Oscar Pareja to revamp Rapids

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Colorado Rapids have hired Oscar Pareja as their new head coach to imbue a different style. The former FC Dallas defender ... Read the whole story

  • Borrajo returns home to play for Red Bulls

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] The New York Red Bulls signed New Jersey native Jonathan Borrajo, a defender who spent the last two seasons with Ham-Kam in ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "If you spill wine, he has to stick his fingers in it and dab it behind his ears, like perfume. Apparently, that wards off the bad luck. So we're in his office after the Liverpool game and I knock over a glass. There's nothing in it, really, but a drop comes out and splashes on the table and he's over, from the other side of the room, finger in the wine, dab, dab. And not a word of explanation to anybody. I can see [Liverpool coaches] Kenny Dalglish and Steve Clarke looking at him as if he's mad.'

    -- Manchester City assistant coach David Platt describes the superstitious behavior of Man City's Italian head coach Roberto Mancini. (Daily Mail)

  • 2012 MLS television schedule

    [DATEBOOK] MLS announced its 2012 schedule that features its earliest start ever. The season begins with five games on March 10. The next day's ... Read the whole story

  • Omar Gonzalez suffers ACL tear upon German loan

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] In his first training session after the announcement of his loan to Germany's FC Nuremberg, Omar Gonzalez suffered a knee injury after ... Read the whole story

  • Weston, JFA Academy and MagicJack triumph

    [DISNEY'S SOCCER SHOWCASE] Weston FC swept all three games in U-17/18 division and went unbeaten in the U-15/16 division to highlight the play in ... Read the whole story