Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, January 31, 2012
  • 'Negative issues' consume women's league

    [WPS SPOTLIGHT] WPS isn't the first business to have a legal dispute between partners. And WPS isn't the first league to have a maverick ... Read the whole story

  • Nine new players enter residency

    [U.S. UNDER-17 BOYS] A class of 31 players began its second semester of its two-year cycle in U.S. Soccer's U-17 Residency Program in Bradenton, ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Everyone has their thing and what they like to do. This is what I like to do -- be helpful to people. I would support my son doing anything whether he was famous or not. This isn't about my son, it's about supporting my country."

    -- Clotilde Drogba, the mother of Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba, on preparing food for 60 traveling Ivory Coast fans at the African Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. Clotilde worked in a makeshift kitchen at a dusty stadium cooking Ivorian dishes such as chicken and fish with rice, plantains, potatoes and spicy sauces. (AP)

  • Boyd to Portland, Conde back in MLS

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] Scottish striker Kris Boyd, the leading scorer in Scottish Premier League history with 164 goals in 296 games, is headed to MLS. ... Read the whole story

  • Africa Cup of Nations this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Mudather Tayeb scored two goals to give Sudan a 2-1 win over Burkina Faso, its first win at the African Cup of Nations ... Read the whole story

  • Ronaldo leads pack in Europe

    [GOLEADORES] Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, followed by Barcelona's Lionel Messi, is the leading scorer among Europe's major leagues. ... Bayern Munich's Mario Gomez scored ... Read the whole story

  • 'Scorpion' golazo in Bolivia

    [VIDEO PICK] Nacional Potosi's Gaston Mealla scored with a spectacular "scorpion" kick in Bolivian league play last weekend. Read the whole story