Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, April 24, 2012
  • Three keys to Barcelona-Chelsea

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] History is not on the side of Barcelona in its semifinal series with Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League. Only twice ... Read the whole story

  • Spencer lauds another little guy, named Messi

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] As a player, Portland Timbers coach John Spencer never backed down from a tackle, a confrontation, or a scoring opportunity. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Mr. Rooney Sr. has always vigorously denied the allegations and maintained his innocence throughout the investigation. He is delighted the matter has now concluded."

    -- Anthony Barnfather, lawyer of Wayne Rooney Sr., after the father of the Manchester United star was cleared of allegations of involvement in a soccer betting scam. Rooney Sr. was one of nine men arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud over bets placed on a game between Scottish clubs Motherwell and Hearts in 2010. Concerns about the game were raised after a number of bets from the Liverpool area were placed on there being a red card. During the Liverpool-born Motherwell midfielder Steve Jennings, who had already been booked, was shown a straight red card for foul and abusive language aimed at referee Stevie O'Reilly late in the 2-1 home defeat. (BBC)

  • Rapids draw big in slow Week 7

    [MLS ATTENDANCE] Week 7 had the smallest attendance average of the season so far but the Colorado Rapids drew a standing-room only crowd for ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Scoreboard ...

    [WEEK 8] FC Dallas hosts Real Salt Lake in the lone midweek game in MLS. RSL can move back into first place in the ... Read the whole story

  • Ronaldo takes the lead; Rooney moves up

    [EUROPE GOLEADORES] Cristiano Ronaldo's game-winning goal in Real Madrid's 2-1 triumph over Barcelona moved him ahead of Lionel Messi in the La Liga scoring ... Read the whole story