[GOLEADORES] No American approached Lionel Messi's 91 goals, but it was a good year for U.S. goal scorers. Three players -- Chris Wondolowski (27), ... Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Goalies Tim Howard (Everton) and Brad Guzan (Aston Villa) suffered home losses on the final weekend of the year in the English ... Read the whole story
"There is no very strong professional league. They have just the MLS but they have no professional leagues which are recognized by the American society."
-- FIFA President Sepp Blatter, telling Al-Jazeera professional soccer is still struggling in the United States 18 years after it hosted the World Cup. (Al-Jazeera @21:27)
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Stuart Holden took another step in his latest comeback, playing for Bolton Wanderers in an indoor scrimmage played behind-closed-doors against Wigan. Bolton ... Read the whole story
[AMERICANS ABROAD] The new NWSL was launched in part to keep U.S. women's stars from moving abroad, but midfield star Megan Rapinoe will begin ... Read the whole story