Soccer America Daily
Thursday, February 2, 2012
  • New motto: The more forwards the better

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] At least two Western Conference teams are of the mind that the more forwards on hand, the better. On the same day ... Read the whole story

  • Nakazawa headed to Los Angeles

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] Kyle Nakazawa, who grew up in Torrance near the Home Depot Center and attended UCLA, is headed home. After two seasons with ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "It was a lot happening, obviously getting married. We had a great honeymoon, but I think my wife and I had a lot of mixed emotions. We had a great time in Portland, loved it there. It was an honor to be a part of their inaugural season in MLS and we will look back with a lot of fond memories. But I am really excited to be here with a team with a lot of talent."

    -- Forward Kenny Cooper, who learned of his trade from Portland to the New York Red Bulls while on honeymoon in Hawaii. (

  • MLS preseason this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The Chicago Fire beat Florida Gulf Coast University, 3-0, on goals by Marco Pappa, Dominic Oduro and Orr Barouch. Nathan Sturgis, Jorge Escobar, ... Read the whole story

  • Dempsey continues hot streak

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey upped his 2012 scoring totals to seven goals in six games -- all in the last three games at Craven ... Read the whole story

  • Africa Cup of Nations this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] This weekend's quarterfinal pairings at the Africa Cup of Nations are set: Zambia vs. Sudan and Ivory Coast vs. Equatorial Guinea Saturday and ... Read the whole story

  • Ghana Golazo by Badu

    [VIDEO PICK] Ghana's Emmanuel Agyemang Badu's brilliant goal in a 1-1 tie with Guinea earned Ghana a spot in the quarterfinals of the Africa ... Read the whole story

  • Meola and Reyna on ballot for first time

    [HALL OF FAME] Tony Meola and Claudio Reyna, two of the U.S. national team stars of the 1990s, are on the ballot for the ... Read the whole story