Soccer America Daily
Sunday, December 9, 2012
  • The best of Lionel Messi 2012

    [BY THE NUMBERS] Lionel Messi broke German great Gerd Mueller's 40-year-old record for most goals in a year by scoring both goals in Barcelona's ... Read the whole story

  • Dempsey, Boyd, O'Brien score, Jones issued first straight red

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey beat U.S. national teammate Tim Howard with a deflected shot from 30 yards, but Howard's Everton prevailed over Spurs, 2-1, ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I didn't think it would happen at all, not after going four other times. To have your father go over there again in not-so-safe circumstances is eye-opening. … I just got off the phone with my dad and it's war. It's never easy for families. I felt when he called me, he was a little down because any time your parents are going to do something like that, it's never easy."

    --  Philadelphia Union midfielder Danny Cruz, 22, on learning that his father, an active duty reservist in the U.S. Army who also served in the 1991 Persian Gulf war, was deployed to Afghanistan for a fifth tour. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • Morgan joins Hamm in 20-20 club

    [USA-CHINA] The USA extended its unbeaten streak to 21 games Saturday with a 2-0 win over China before a crowd of 17,371 at Detroit's ... Read the whole story

  • Chivas USA coaching target speaks out

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Veteran Mexican coach Jose Luis Sanchez Sola -- known as "Chelis" -- is reportedly in line of take over for Robin Fraser ... Read the whole story

  • Philadelphia original returns home

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] The deal that the Seattle Sounders made to send Jeff Parke to the Philadelphia was a win-win situation for both Parke and ... Read the whole story

  • Chicago takes Maicon Santos

    [MLS RE-ENTRY DRAFT] The Chicago Fire made the lone selection in the MLS Re-Entry Process Stage One draft, picking up forward Maicon Santos from ... Read the whole story

  • A pair of juggling acts you probably missed

    [VIDEO PICK: Golazos] A couple players you've never heard of making magic while the ball is still airborne, and finishing with wonderful goals. Read the whole story