Soccer America Daily
Sunday, October 20, 2013
  • Portland and RSL only teams to clinch playoff berths

    [MLS REWIND: Week 34] On another night of dramatic swings, only two teams, Portland and Real Salt Lake, who played to a 0-0 tie, ... Read the whole story

  • Bedoya grabs first Ligue 1 for late Nantes winner

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Alejandro Bedoya scored his first goal for promoted Nantes to give the Canaries a 1-0 win at Ajaccio. He came on in ... Read the whole story

  • Tyreso stars return early for Australia game

    [USA WOMEN] The USA moves into the homestretch of its 2013 season with three games over 10 games, beginning with a match against Australia ... Read the whole story

  • All but Rowdies eliminated in Cosmos chase

    [NASL REWIND: Week 12] The Tampa Bay Rowdies, 1-0 winners over the San Antonio Scorpions, are the only team still with a chance of ... Read the whole story

  • Mexico hammered, Canada earns draw

    [UNDER-17 WORLD CUP] Kelechi Iheanacho scored four goals in the space of 37 minutes on either side of halftime to lead Nigeria to a ... Read the whole story

  • Bayer Leverkusen wins with 'Phantomtor'

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] The deciding goal in Bayer Leverkusen's 2-1 win over Hoffenheim entered the goal through a hole in the side-netting, ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I've never been asked a question in my soccer world about my relationship, rightfully so because it shouldn't matter because it doesn't have anything to do with soccer. But I realize I'm a public figure and people are curious about my private life. I'm honestly not the kind of person who wants to step up to a podium, test the microphone and be like, 'Hey, I'm homosexual and this is who I am, hear me roar.' That's not who I am."

    -- U.S. star Abby Wambach, who says her marriage in Kauai to teammate and partner Sarah Huffman was a statement of her commitment to the love of her life but admitted she'll end up being a role model to many people for all kinds of reasons. (AP)

  • What They're Saying

    "I've had quite a bit of love on Twitter and I wasn't even there."

    -- Landon Donovan on the response he's gotten from Mexico fans to the USA's late comeback win against Panama that spared Mexico elimination from the World Cup and knocked out the Canaleros. He said if the roles were reversed, he doesn't imagine Mexico would have done the same, though he added that he couldn't imagine many teams doing that for their rival. (MLSSoccer.com)