Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
  • Five stars likely to light up London

    [OLYMPIC COUNTDOWN] Despite its reputation as a second-rate tournament, the Olympics have long provided a proving ground for young players as well as an ... Read the whole story

  • Olympic men's soccer television schedule

    [DATEBOOK] The men's soccer competition begins on Thursday at the London Olympics with eight games. Opening-day matches of note include Spain-Japan and Brazil-Egypt. For ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "Various material breaches of League Rules (including the League's Collective Bargaining Agreement), including physical confrontations with players and officials during a Team game resulting in a fine and multi-game suspension, interfering with the rights of Team players to contact the players' union with concerns, subjecting Team players to inappropriate hazing activities and engaging in behavior that put the health and safety of Team players at risk."

    -- Excerpt from a letter from Pennsylvania Professional Soccer LLC to Coach Peter Nowak dated June 13, 2012 citing the reasons for the Philadelphia Union's firing of Nowak, who has sued the team in federal court asserting that the Union did not act in good faith when claiming to fire him for cause. He also seeks payment of severance money he says he has not received. (Philly.com)

  • Olympic women's soccer television schedule

    [DATEBOOK] Women's soccer kicks off play at the London Olympics on Wednesday. Six matches -- including the much-anticipated USA-France showdown in Glasgow -- will ... Read the whole story

  • Michael Farfan last-minute addition

    [MLS ALL-STAR GAME] MLS has agreed with Chelsea's request to allow 10 substitutes instead of seven for Wednesday's AT&T; MLS All-Star Game at PPL ... Read the whole story

  • MacDonald in, Puppo out in Chicago

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] The Chicago Fire has signed a new Designated Player and shipped another out. It acquired Dutch forward Sherjill MacDonald from Belgian club ... Read the whole story

  • MLS clubs hold their own

    [SUMMER OF SOCCER] Summer friendlies are no indicator of the absolute strength of the competing teams, but for one night at least MLS clubs ... Read the whole story