Soccer America Daily
Sunday, January 22, 2012
  • Late, late Clark goal spares Americans disappointing result

    [USA-VENEZUELA] It would have been a very disappointing result if Ricardo Clark had not connected with another winter refugee from the Bundesliga, Jermaine Jones, ... Read the whole story

  • USA's two-touchdown win comes at a price

    [CONCACAF OLYMPIC QUALIFYING] The USA put up touchdowns in each half to beat Dominican Republic, 14-0, in its opening game at the Concacaf Olympic ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "This is a different level. Everything is done much faster. Not only do you have to make decisions fast, [you] have to think ahead. This is especially difficult for players here, where they come from a background where a lot of the next moves are being told to them. 'Oh, you pass here, pass there.' It's not working. The moment you go to a higher level, you've got to think ahead. You've got to move into the space before the ball comes."

    -- Jurgen Klinsmann on why the USA lags behind the rest of the world in soccer. (Los Angeles Times)

  • Concacaf Women's Olympic Qualifying this weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Canada drew a record crowd for a full women's international at home when 12,417 fans watched it beat Cuba, 2-0, Saturday night in ... Read the whole story

  • Three more for the Deuce

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey made history when he became the first American to score a hat trick in the EPL with three goals in ... Read the whole story

  • Edu scores but Rangers drops points

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] In his first start since Rangers rejected multiple bids from French club Sochaux for his transfer, Maurice Edu scored for the Scottish ... Read the whole story

  • Cunningham off to Guatemala's Comunicaciones

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] After 14 seasons in MLS, Jeff Cunningham is headed abroad. Guatemalan club Comunicaciones introduced MLS's all-time leading scorer as its newest signing. Read the whole story

  • Africa Cup of Nations this weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] For former MLS keeper Bouna Coundoul and his Senegalese teammates, they could not have gotten off to a worst start at the Africa ... Read the whole story

  • MLS preseason schedules

    [DATEBOOK] MLS teams are starting training camp the earliest in league history, and the Chicago Fire (Florida), Montreal Impact (Mexico) and New England Revolution ... Read the whole story

  • Wambach ties Hamm with fifth Female Athlete of the Year award

    [AWARDS] Abby Wambach tied Mia Hamm as a five-time winner of U.S. Soccer's Female Athlete of the Year. Clint Dempsey was named the 2011 ... Read the whole story