Soccer America Daily
Friday, December 14, 2012
  • The projected No. 1 draft pick you never heard of

    [THIRTEEN FOR '13] Andrew Farrell proves you don't have to grow up in a soccer hotbed or play in a big-time youth program to ... Read the whole story

  • Sounders GM retained Hanauer with 96 percent support

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Adrian Hanauer gets to keep his job as general manager of the wildly successful Seattle Sounders. In a vote of Sounders FC ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "They pulled two guns on us, the rest of the match is not going to be played. They ambushed us and one of them pulled out a revolver and put it against (goalkeeper) Damian Albil's chest. Their security and police also hit us, there were around 20 of them."

    -- Nestor Gorosito, coach of Argentine club Tigre, which claims it was attacked by about 20 men following a brawl involving players and officials as the teams left the field at halftime in the second leg of the  Copa Sudamericana final at Sao Paulo's Morumbi Stadium. Tigre refused to return to the field for the second half and Sao Paulo was handed the trophy. Argentine media carried photographs of a blood-stained locker room and comments from players saying they were hit with sticks. (Reuters)

  • Marquez headed back to Mexico after 13 seasons abroad

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] Rafael Marquez's days with the New York Red Bulls are officially over. The club gave him his release so he could sign ... Read the whole story

  • Ramos brings 24 players into Florida camp

    [U.S. UNDER-20 MEN] U.S. under-20 national team coach Tab Ramos named 24 players for a week-long training camp that will begin Saturday in Sunrise, ... Read the whole story

  • Portland names new team Thorns FC

    [WOMEN'S PRO LEAGUE] Portland's team in the new women's pro league operated by U.S. Soccer will be named by the Thorns FC to closely ... Read the whole story

  • Don't let Pepe near the family jewels

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Answering Jermaine Jones' grassroots campaign to assume his coveted title as the world's dirtiest player, Pepe proved who the ... Read the whole story