Soccer America Daily
Friday, March 9, 2012
  • MLS momentum leads to Big Apple

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Not for the first time has the soccer powers-that-be moved the goalposts during the game. In a conference call with reporters Thursday, ... Read the whole story

  • NBC goes 'Between the Benches'

    [TELEVISION WATCH] One of the biggest stories of the first weekend of the MLS season is the launch of NBC's coverage with Sunday's game ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I've had a letter from the Premier League telling me to stop discussing the England manager's job. You can't believe it can you?"

    -- Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson on the Premier League sending out a letter asking him to stop talking about the vacant England manager position and Harry Redknapp's prospects of getting the job. The letter is believed to have been sent to all clubs at the request of Tottenham Hotspur, Redknapp's current employer. Ferguson said last month Redknapp is the best man for the job. (Guardian)

  • My Valhalla aha! Moment

    [THE PITCH] In her first dispatch from Sweden, Christen Press, the 2010 Soccer America College Women's Player of the Year and 2011 WPS Rookie ... Read the whole story

  • Eastern Conference Rosters

    [MLS 2012] Only one Eastern Conference team signed a Designated Player during the offseason. D.C. United acquired Albanian forward Hamdi Salihi. (New England upgraded ... Read the whole story

  • Western Conference Rosters

    [MLS 2012] The Vancouver Whitecaps were the most active Western Conference team during the offseason, bringing in 12 new players, including four from Coach ... Read the whole story

  • MLS this week ...

    [DATEBOOK] Major League Soccer launches its 17th season this weekend with eight games through Monday. The defending champion Los Angeles Galaxy hosts Real Salt ... Read the whole story

  • Altidore turns provider in Europa League

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Jozy Altidore's AZ defeated Udinese of Italy, 2-0, in the first leg of their Europa League round-of-16 series. Altidore, who started and ... Read the whole story

  • Concacaf Champions League this week ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Mark Blanco scored two goals to give El Salvador's Isidro Metapan a 2-1 win over UNAM of Mexico in the first leg of ... Read the whole story