Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
  • Sacrifice pays off for Rio Grande Valley's Lopez

    [THIRTEEN FOR '13] Some soccer hotbeds go unnoticed. They might lack a pro club, a major college program or a big-time youth club. One ... Read the whole story

  • Sporting KC looks to DP Bieler to boost attack

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] Eastern Conference champion Sporting Kansas City continued its aggressive pursuit of talent by signing 28-year-old Argentine Claudio Bieler, who becomes the first ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "There's a job I'd rather have. Besides, I know current coach [Jurgen Klinsmann] well. He knows I want it and he doesn't care! This job is the coach of the United States. I'd like to see the country. Plus, the Americans always qualify [for the World Cup]. South America? That's paradise, but [Concacaf] is even easier. You play Canada, you play Mexico, you take a walk around the islands. And you have to admit it, the Americans work hard. Physically, they are impressive."

    -- Raymond Domenech, the disgraced coach of the 2010 World Cup French national team coach on why he's holding out for the U.S. national team coaching job rather than taking the job at French club Rennes. (But)

  • MLS home openers announced

    [DATEBOOK] Major League Soccer will open its 18th season with nine games on the weekend of March 2-3. It announced the 2013 home openers ... Read the whole story

  • Altidore and Onyewu score in cup games; Jones yellow-carded

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Oguchi Onyewu and Jozy Altidore both scored in cup competitions on Tuesday. Onyewu's goal came in stoppage time in Malaga's 1-1 tie ... Read the whole story

  • Not all Brazilians can kick

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] An atrocious free kick by a Brazilian keeper in Qatar last weekend, and after you watch it you'll know ... Read the whole story