Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
  • Klinsmann: USA can give Italy 'a real fight'

    [USA MEN] In naming his squad for a friendly against Italy, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann said he hoped to build on what the team ... Read the whole story

  • Prandelli selects makeshift starting lineup

    [ITALY-USA] World Cup 2006 champions Gianluigi Buffon and Andrea Pirlo are the only players in Coach Cesare Prandelli's starting lineup for Wednesday's friendly against ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I remember the World Cup semifinal. Losing that game was really hard to get over. We were playing at home dreaming of winning the World Cup. To beat Italy you need to score first or else they’ll kill you, you can't stay calm against them."

    -- U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann recalls the 2006 World Cup when he coached host Germany and it lost, 2-0, in overtime of the semifinals to eventual champ Italy. Klinsmann leads the USA against Italy in a friendly on Wednesday (2:30 pm ET, ESPN2, ESPN3.com, Galavision). (AP)

  • Antigua & Barbuda on talent search

    [WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN] Longshot Antigua & Barbuda, the USA's first opponent in World Cup 2014 qualifying, begins its preparations with a friendly against ... Read the whole story

  • French captain's riddle solved

    [EURO 2012 COUNTDOWN] England isn't the only national team that has had a captain controversy. Ever since Patrice Evra famously led a revolt at ... Read the whole story

  • Dallas and Toronto romp

    [DISNEY PRO CLASSIC] Playing a man up for 86 minutes, FC Dallas defeated USL PRO champion Orlando City, 4-0, at the Disney Pro Soccer ... Read the whole story

  • MLS preseason this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The Philadelphia Union, the only MLS team still training abroad, got goals from Chandler Hoffman, Roger Torres and Antoine Hoppenot to beat the ... Read the whole story