Soccer America Daily
Monday, February 27, 2012
  • Donovan, Torres and Chandler out of friendly

    [USA MEN] It was not a good weekend on the injury front for the U.S. national team. Timmy Chandler (left hamstring strain) and Jose ... Read the whole story

  • Pirlo and Buffon head Azzurri squad

    [ITALY-USA] Seven players from Serie A leader Juventus -- including World Cup 2006 champions Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo -- head the 23-player squad ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "They didn't choose me No. 1 [in the SuperDraft] and I showed them they made a mistake. ... I think I was the best player in the draft without a doubt. I mean I’m not talking about it. It’s reality. So it's pretty good. They made a choice and went with Andrew. And that’s fine with me.”

    -- Vancouver Whitecaps forward Darren Mattocks after scoring in a 3-0 preseason win over the Montreal Impact, which picked Duke's Andrew Wenger with the first pick of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft leaving Mattocks, a Jamaican striker who played at Akron, for Vancouver to acquire with the No. 2 pick. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • Olympic hopefuls have patience tested

    [U.S. UNDER-23 MEN] The U.S. under-23 national team defeated the NASL's San Antonio Scorpions 3-0 in a scrimmage Friday night on second-half goals by ... Read the whole story

  • Altidore scores twice, Gomez, Corona and Cunningham once

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Jozy Altidore scored two goals -- his eighth and ninth of the Eredivisie season -- but AZ had to settle for a ... Read the whole story

  • Whitecaps sweep weekend pair

    [DISNEY PRO CLASSIC] The Vancouver Whitecaps were the big winners at the Disney Pro Classic with shutout wins over Montreal (3-0) and Houston (1-0). ... Read the whole story

  • Rowe scores twice in Revs' second victory

    [DESERT DIAMOND CUP] Draft pick Kelyn Rowe scored two goals to lead the New England Revolution to a 2-0 win over the New York ... Read the whole story

  • Salihi goal leads D.C. past Chicago

    [CAROLINA CHALLENGE CUP] New Designated Player Hamid Salihi scored to give D.C. United a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire at the Carolina Challenge ... Read the whole story

  • Rapids sign Colombian defender Zapata

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] The Colorado Rapids signed veteran left back Luis Eduardo Zapata, Oscar Pareja's second signing from his native Colombia since he took over ... Read the whole story

  • Cristiano Ronaldo scores with 12-yard back-heel

    [GOLEADORES] Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 29th goal of the season with a brilliant back-heel. For leading scorer updates in Europe's major leagues ... Read the whole story