Soccer America Daily
Saturday, August 11, 2012
  • Mexico needs 'almost perfect' game to beat Brazil

    [OLYMPIC GOLD-MEDAL GAME] If you believe Mexico coach Luis Fernando Tena, his Tri has no chance of winning Saturday's gold-medal game against talent-laden Brazil ... Read the whole story

  • South Koreans celebrate more than bronze

    [OLYMPIC BRONZE-MEDAL GAME] South Korea earned more than a bronze medal when it beat Japan, 2-0, Friday for its first medal ever in men's ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "People think I am joking, but if Alex Ferguson called me up and said, 'OK, let's do this, come and have a trial,' it would be impossible for me to say no. I would not take up the challenge if I didn't think I was good enough. I am a very accomplished player and know I could make a difference. I would be the fastest player in the team, but I can play as well. I am in Britain for a few more days. If Alex Ferguson wants to give me a call, he knows where I am."

    -- Jamaican double gold-medalist (100 and 200 meters) Usain Bolt on the prospect of playing for Manchester United. (fifa.com)

  • Japanese women headed home -- in business class

    [OLYMPIC SPOTLIGHT] Japan's women's national team won't return home with gold, but they will return home in business class. New Japan Football Association president ... Read the whole story

  • 'Chicharito' set to face Americans

    [USA-MEXICO] Mexico has called up five foreign-based stars for its friendly against the USA Wednesday at Mexico City's Azteca Stadium (TV, ESPN2, ESPN3, Univision, ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Rewind ...

    [WEEK 23] The New York Red Bulls reclaimed the lead in MLS's Eastern Conference with a 2-0 win over the Houston Dynamo, ending the ... Read the whole story

  • Diskerud: Move to Rosenborg 'feels a little special'

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] U.S. international Mikkel Diskerud has changed Norwegian clubs, moving from struggling Stabaek to perennial power Rosenborg in a short-term deal that allows ... Read the whole story

  • USL PRO this weekend ...

    [SCOREBOARD] Antigua Barracuda FC dealt the Los Angeles Blues' playoff hopes a huge blow, rallying from 1-0 down to win for only its fourth ... Read the whole story