Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
  • Orlando takes the fast track

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Three years ago, you'd never have mentioned Orlando as a credible MLS expansion target, but it was confirmed Tuesday as MLS's 21st … Read the whole story

  • Record scoring year ends with shutout

    [AUSTRIA-USA] The USA finished the year with all sorts of season records, including the most goals per game (2.22), but it couldn't buy a … Read the whole story

  • Far from home, El Tri finally gets job done

    [NEW ZEALAND-MEXICO] Mexico will probably take fourth place in the Hexagonal every time if that means playing New Zealand in the playoffs. Thanks to … Read the whole story

  • Cristiano Ronaldo and France deliver on night of drama

    [WORLD CUP QUALIFYING: Europe] It was a night of heroics across Europe as the four remaining berths in the World Cup went to Portugal, … Read the whole story

  • Egypt's Bradley era ends with win

    [WORLD CUP QUALIFYING: Africa] The same five African teams that went through qualifying to join South Africa at the 2010 World Cup will be … Read the whole story

  • U.S. Soccer Athlete of the Year nominees

    [AWARDS] U.S. Soccer has named the finalists in five categories -- Male, Female, Young Male, Young Female and Disabled Athletes of the Year -- … Read the whole story

  • Neymar pulls double sombrero

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Brazil star Neymar evaded Chilean goalkeeper Claudio Bravo twice by tapping the ball over his head during a friendly … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "We wanted to bring happiness to the Egyptian people but we couldn't. I apologize again."

    -- Bob Bradley, on an Egyptian sports program after a 2-1 win over Ghana was not enough to overturn a 6-1 loss to the Black Stars in Ghana. Tuesday's game was his last as the Pharaohs' coach after a two-year reign. (Ahram)

  • What They're Saying

    "I'm not prepared to accept for one minute that two friendly defeats in which I have used a lot of players in two tough games is going to take the shine off what has been a very good year."

    -- England coach Roy Hodgson after a 1-0 loss to Germany marked the first time since 1977 that England suffered back-to-back losses at Wembley. Hodgson's World Cup-bound team was booed at the final whistle. (BBC)