Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
  • Garber: MLS underappreciated abroad

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] MLS Commissioner Don Garber canceled plans to attend the annual FIFA gala for the FIFA Ballon d'Or in Zurich on Monday and ... Read the whole story

  • McAllister or no McAllister?

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Like the division within the Republican congressional leadership on how to handle the fiscal cliff, there appears to a division within the ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "When we checked into the hotel in Bersheeba, where we were playing Israel, none of the workers were there because they were out to war. We got in late at night and there wasn't anything to eat. They may have brought us a plate of tomatoes and celery but we had a couple of bottles of scotch. Our preparation for that game was sitting in the hotel lobby and drinking scotch. I don't know whether U.S. Soccer is making progress or going backwards from those days (he says laughing) but that was our preparation for that game and that's when I got my first cap, against Israel. It was a good experience."

    -- Bruce Arena, better known as the U.S. national team's most successful coach (1998-2006), reflects on his one appearance for the USA as a player -- in a 1973 friendly when he played in goal for the second half of a 2-0 loss at Israel. Arena's recollections are part of U.S. Soccer's centennial commemorations. (US Soccer)

  • Howard makes up for early mistake

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Everton goalie Tim Howard made up for his role in a gift goal to Newcastle in the second minute with several key ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. Soccer kicks off 100th anniversary events

    [CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION] U.S. Soccer has launched on its Web site a series commemorating significant moments in its history as part of its 100-year celebration. Read the whole story

  • OBITUARY: Benny McLaughlin (1928-2012)

    Benny McLaughlin, a forward whose international career for the USA extended from 1948-55 but who missed the 1950 World Cup because he couldn't get ... Read the whole story

  • Six goals we loved in 2012

    [VIDEO PICK] Our holiday party wouldn't be complete without handing out some hardware for our favorite goals. Why six? Life is just mysterious like ... Read the whole story