Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, September 24, 2013
  • Crucial matches on tap for MLS representatives

    [CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Week 5] Of the three MLS teams involved in group play in the Concacaf Champions League this week, only Montreal has ... Read the whole story

  • Brooks sidelined with elbow and forearm injuries

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Hertha Berlin defender John Brooks could miss the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica and Panama, the last chance for him to ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I spoke to the Italian and Spanish players after the semifinal and they said it was impossible to play extra time in that heat, and that was a late afternoon kickoff. We have to realize that it's not just the quality of the game that is affected, but the players' health could be damaged. The traveling is also a problem, you have four-hour flights in some cases and when you have just played a tough game and only have a few days to recover, that also has an effect."

    -- Theo van Seggelen, secretary general of FIFPro, the international players union, saying that concerns about the heat at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have overshadowed concerns about playing the World Cup next year in Brazil, in particular matches with afternoon kickoffs in tropical venues. (Reuters)

  • USA leaves Tahiti with first win

    [BEACH SOCCER WORLD CUP] The USA finished group play at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in Tahiti with a 6-4 win over the ... Read the whole story

  • Germany crushes Russia in opener

    [WOMEN'S WORLD CUP 2015 QUALIFYING] Qualifying for the 2015 Women's World Cup in Canada has begun in Europe, where 42 teams are competing for ... Read the whole story

  • Crossbar frustration times three

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Qatar's Lekhwiya SC managed to hit the crossbat three times in three seconds against China's Guangzhou Evergrande. Read the whole story