Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
  • Storylines abound for Wednesday showdowns

    [MLS PLAYOFFS: Eastern Conference Previews] The four conference semifinal second legs are split between the two conferences. By the end of play Wednesday, the ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I decided that $5,000 [$1 Australian=$0.95 U.S.] would cover me after doing a budget and decided that anything over $5,000, I'd give it to my teammates. You'd find that every club has its own way of running, there's a salary cap but there's no floor. You'll find that a player earns $10,000 in a team and another earns nothing."

    -- Former Australian women's national team captain Melissa Barbieri, who is auctioning off personal memorabilia -- photos, jerseys, whatever trinkets from her soccer career -- to fund her season with the Westfield W-League's Adelaide United. Since going on maternity leave, she wasn't offered a national team player stipend. She added that some teammates make ends meet by washing windows. (Sydney Morning Herald)

  • Juve faces must-win game against Real Madrid

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Matchday 4] Winless in its first three UEFA Champions League matches, Juventus faces a must-win game against Real Madrid at home ... Read the whole story

  • USA takes scoring margin to 102-2

    [CONCACAF UNDER-17 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] The USA beat Canada, 2-0, to win Group B at the 2013 Concacaf U-17 Women's Championship in Montego Bay, Jamaica, ... Read the whole story

  • Hagen hat trick sparks big Bayern win

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Sarah Hagen scored a hat trick to lead Bayern Munich to a 5-0 win over USV Jena in Germany's Frauen-Bundesliga. Amber Brooks ... Read the whole story

  • An Eigentor for the ages

    [VIDEO PICK: Own goal] There are own goals, and then there are own goals. Stefan Seufert, a 34-year-old midfielder, left no doubt in Schweinfurt's ... Read the whole story