Soccer America Daily
Thursday, May 30, 2013
  • USA gets schooled by Belgium

    [USA-BELGIUM] If it's true that one learns more from failure than from success, Jurgen Klinsmann's men got educated real well against Belgium on Wednesday, ... Read the whole story

  • 'El Chelis:' 'I'm paying for my excess of stupidity'

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Juan Luis Sanchez Sola, aka "El Chelis," the colorful coach appointed to lead new-look (old-look?) Chivas USA this season, was fired on ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "This is why we play teams like Belgium, like Germany, like Russia or like Italy because there's so much that you can read from those games. Obviously you want to win them and when you lose them it's not such a big pleasure, but I'd rather play Belgium 10 more times than El Salvador 100 times because that's where you learn."

    -- U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann after losing, 4-2, to Belgium on Wednesday. (The USA has yet to play El Salvador since Klinsmann took charge in 2011. It lost to Belgium, 1-0, in Brussels in Klinsmann's third game at the helm.) (

  • Carolina and Tampa Bay knock off MLS powers

    [U.S. OPEN CUP REWIND: Third Round] On Tuesday, it was Orlando City and Charleston from USL PRO that pulled upsets in third-round play in ... Read the whole story

  • The Calm. The Storm.

    [THE PITCH: Blog 12] A poor performance against one of Sweden's lesser teams made Christen Press and her "co-workers" do some post-match soul-searching. A ... Read the whole story

  • Impact rallies twice to win national crown

    [AMWAY CANADIAN CHAMPIONSHIP] The Montreal Impact twice came back from a goal down to tie the Vancouver Whitecaps, 2-2, and win the Amway Canadian ... Read the whole story

  • Podolski and Bender make quick work of La Tri

    [GERMANY-ECUADOR] Germany warmed up for Sunday's match against the USA with a 4-2 win over Ecuador. Despite being without many of its starters, the ... Read the whole story