Soccer America Daily
Monday, March 5, 2012
  • Dempsey joins EPL elite

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey continued his hot streak for Fulham, scoring two goals in the Cottagers' 5-0 win over Wolves to tie his career ... Read the whole story

  • Altidore and Gomez score, Taylor adds two

    [AMERICANS ABROAD]  Jozy Altidore continued his hot streak with AZ, scoring his 10th goal of the Eredivisie season in its 3-1 victory over Heracles. ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Unfortunately the results and performances of the team have not been good enough and were showing no signs of improving at a key time in the season. … With that in mind we felt our only option was to make a change at this time. With immediate effect Roberto Di Matteo has been appointed first team coach on an interim basis until the end of the season."

    -- A statement from Chelsea after it fired coach Andre Villas-Boas, who cost billionaire owner Roman Abramovic $21 million to acquire from FC Porto eight months ago. (ESPN.com)

  • Galaxy wins first trophy of season

    [DESERT DIAMOND CUP] Fielding a team that included a pair of rookies, Tommy Meyer and Bryan Gaul, in central defense, the Los Angeles Galaxy ... Read the whole story

  • Vancouver finishes unbeaten against MLS foes

    [DISNEY PRO CLASSIC] Camilo scored in the 10th minute, but that was the only goal in the Vancouver Whitecaps' 1-0 win over a team ... Read the whole story

  • Boyd gets first Timbers' goal; Chivas USA flounders

    [PORTLAND TIMBERS TOURNAMENT] Scottish Designated Player signing Kris Boyd needed only six minutes to score his first goal for the Portland Timbers, heading home ... Read the whole story

  • MLS preseason this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] The Vancouver Whitecaps finished unbeaten in preseason with a 2-2 tie at the NASL's Carolina RailHawks on Sunday. The RailHawks were crowned the ... Read the whole story

  • USA rolls a pair of boxcars

    [CONCACAF UNDER-20 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] The USA won a pair of 6-0 decisions and moved into the semifinals of the Concacaf U-20 Women's Championship. Wake ... Read the whole story

  • Algarve Cup win sets up Japan showdown

    [VIDEO PICK] The USA got second-half goals from Abby Wambach -- her 133rd career international goal -- and Sydney Leroux and then survived a ... Read the whole story