Soccer America Daily
Saturday, October 12, 2013
  • Zusi and Jozy save the day for USA

    [HEXAGONAL: Matchday 9] Aron Johannsson, the U.S. newcomer from Iceland, disappointed. Veteran Landon Donovan got benched at halftime. But after more than an hour ... Read the whole story

  • Jimenez chilena rescues Mexico for now

    [HEXAGONAL: Matchday 9] Four minutes after Mexico conceded a tying goal that threatened to leave it without a win at Azteca Stadium in the ... Read the whole story

  • Belgium, Germany, Switzerland and Colombia book tickets

    [WORLD CUP 2014 QUALIFYING: Friday] Belgium, Germany and Switzerland all clinched European berths in the World Cup 2014 finals with wins on Friday. Colombia ... Read the whole story

  • Sporting KC and Seattle get second chance to clinch

    [MLS PREVIEW: Week 32] Four MLS teams had a chance to clinch playoff berths on Wednesday night. None did. Sporting Kansas City and the ... Read the whole story

  • Cosmos look for revenge for lone defeat

    [NASL PREVIEW: Week 11] The New York Cosmos, riding a seven-game unbeaten streak since suffering their only loss of the season, 3-0, at Carolina ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. World Cup players Vermes and Moore inducted

    [NATIONAL SOCCER HALL OF FAME] Former World Cup players Peter Vermes and Joe-Max Moore were inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in ... Read the whole story

  • Need a new goalkeeper drill?

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Fifteen field players vs. three goalkeepers at a Spain U-21 national team practice provides some impressive displays of skill ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "We agonized over selecting Andros Townsend. We argued back and forth and had a lot of time to think about it. … But we envisaged something and it came off. We thought Andros's pace against a packed defense would open doors."

    -- England coach Roy Hodgson on giving a surprise debut to 22-year-old Tottenham winger Andros Townsend against Montenegro in Friday's World Cup qualifying clash. Townsend set up Wayne Rooney's opening goal and ecored England's third in its 4-1 win. (Guardian)

  • What They're Saying

    "It definitely wasn't my best half. I certainly didn't play well. But I didn't think I was the worst player on the field."

    -- Landon Donovan on being yanked by Coach Jurgen Klinsmann at halftime of the USA's 2-0 win over Jamaica. Klinsmann said: "We thought Landon had problems getting into the game. It was a simple performance-based decision." (MLSSoccer.com)