Soccer America Daily
Friday, November 15, 2013
  • Joe Roth: Sigi stays with the Sounders

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Three days after Seattle general manager Adrian Hanauer left open the status of head coach Sigi Schmid during a conference call with ... Read the whole story

  • A move to go directly to Caribbean source

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Up until now, most of the Caribbean players who have starred in MLS have almost without exception come via the U.S. college ... Read the whole story

  • Four numbers to remember

    [SCOTLAND-USA] With a win or tie Friday against Scotland, the USA can be assured of finishing with its best record in a season (more ... Read the whole story

  • Cristiano Ronaldo and Ibrahimovic, one will miss out

    [WORLD CUP 2014 QUALIFYING: Europe] There are just a few certainties surrounding the four European playoffs that begin Friday with the first of two ... Read the whole story

  • Rapinoe's Lyon stunned in Women's Champions League

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Megan Rapinoe's Lyon, winner of the 2011 and 2012 UEFA Women's Champions League and runner-up in 2013, didn't even survive the fall ... Read the whole story

  • A really, really bad miss

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] A striker from the Bosnia & Herzegovina town of Zivinice proves that it is possible to miss an open ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I am wrapping up my career that was filled with the joy of victory and agony of defeat and would like to bid goodbye. I also want to apologize to many fans. Korea's biggest weakness in the 2000s was an unstable defense and I was part of the problem. It may have been not so obvious but there were many games my team lost because of me. If I were to evaluate my overall performance, I would award myself 80 points [out of 100] as a player but 100 as a person who enjoyed and loved soccer."

    -- Retiring Vancouver Whitecaps defender Lee Young-Pyo, offering a harsh self-assessment of a career that included three World Cups and 127 caps for South Korea. (Reuters)

  • What They're Saying

    "The problem for teams like England is that everything is so easy for them. They join these academies at maybe 10 or 11 years old and everything is done for them. ... I used to wash cars for such little money just so I had enough money to buy my football boots. When you are at academies like Manchester United and Arsenal then everything is just given to you."

    -- Chile striker Alexis Sanchez accuses England's players of being "soft" ahead of Friday's friendly. (Express)