Soccer America Daily
Friday, January 25, 2013
  • Petke: 'No one will be coddled'

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] The Red Bulls searched the world for a new head coach, but they had their man on their staff all along. On … Read the whole story

  • U.S. internationals turned first-time MLS coaches

    [MAKING A LIST] Mike Petke is one of seven former U.S. internationals who played in MLS and whose current MLS job is his first … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "This guy is an advertising board with three braincells who cashes in on his image to an excessive degree. It is a form of prostitution. This guy is a whore."

    -- What French humorist Christophe Aleveque wrote in a January 2011 edition of the magazine SportMag about Zinedine Zidane, who responded with a $100,000 lawsuit (to be paid to a charity of his choice). Zidane's defamation case failed on its first attempt and now he's seeking to have the initial ruling overturned on appeal and is asking for a symbolic 1 euro in damages. (AFP)

  • Houston gives shot to Scottish marksman

    [MLS 2013 COUNTDOWN] The Eastern Conference champion Houston Dynamo took to the field on Thursday and prevailed over its academy team, 3-0, in the … Read the whole story

  • Interleague pairings with MLS clubs set

    [USL PRO] USL PRO's schedule for 2013 includes for the first time interleague games against MLS reserve teams. Each USL PRO team will play … Read the whole story

  • Scoring average drops to 1.5 goals a game

    [AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS] Mubarak Wakaso's penalty kick gave Ghana a 1-0 victory over Mali in Group B at the Africa Cup of Nations, … Read the whole story

  • The life of a keeper

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] A player mocks a keeper for his abject failure between the posts in Turkey while a netminder in Brazil … Read the whole story

  • Ball artists in action

    [VIDEO PICK: Magic Feet] Two minutes of Europe's best tricks and skills put to music provides high entertainment value for the viewer and dozens … Read the whole story