Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
  • Kris Boyd revives his career in Portland

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Timbers and Scottish striker Kris Boyd have run into snags during the past year, but their newfound alignment is paying off … 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

  • What They're Saying

    "It was nothing prepared, just spontaneous. A goal is the most explosive moment in a match. I don't see it as something bad. They are great friends."

    -- Club America president Ricardo Pelaez on Christian Benitez and teammate Matias Vuoso, who feigned a kiss after Benitez scored the winning goal in a 3-2 victory over Puebla. Benitez covered Vuoso's mouth with his hand before pretending to kiss him during Sunday's match. The Mexican federation refused to take action against the players, though Alfonso Sabater, the head of its disciplinary commission, said the image was not setting a "good example." (AP)

  • Chelsea turns game around with 10 men

    [VIDEO PICK] Playing with 10 men, Chelsea came back from 2-0 down to tie Barcelona and improbably move into the final of the UEFA … Read the whole story

  • USA to open against France, Colombia and North Korea

    [OLYMPIC DRAW] The USA was drawn with France, Colombia and North Korea -- teams it faced at last year's Women's World Cup -- in … Read the whole story

  • Team GB, Brazil, Mexico and Spain earn seeds

    [OLYMPIC DRAW] Host Great Britain will face Uruguay, the United Arab Emirates and Senegal in group play in the 2012 Olympic men's soccer competition. … Read the whole story

  • Martin and Herron selected for second time

    [WEEKLY HONORS] English goalkeeper Richard Martin was named the NASL Defensive Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. Also honored for the … Read the whole story