Soccer America Daily
Friday, December 27, 2013
  • Howard's Boxing Day nightmare

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Tim Howard was handed the first red card in his 323-game English Premier League career as he was sent off in the ... Read the whole story

  • Dempsey wants to get in top form

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Clint Dempsey's two-month loan deal with Fulham has been finalized. The U.S. national team captain will be eligible for the Cottagers' New ... Read the whole story

  • Revs re-sign Alston and Barnes

    [MLS 2014 COUNTDOWN] The New England Revolution re-signed 2013 MLS Comeback Player of the Year Kevin Alston and fellow defender Darrius Barnes, both entering ... Read the whole story

  • Rowdies bring Golden Boot winner Shriver home

    [NASL 2014 COUNTDOWN] The Tampa Bay Rowdies signed 2013 NASL Golden Boot winner Brian Shriver (15 goals) to a four-year contract. The former University ... Read the whole story

  • Worst PK of the year?

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Looks like Harry Kewell took his eye off the ball when he struck this penalty kick for Melbourne Heart. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "With all respect for what the ladies have done, and they've done it fantastically well, you can't compare men's and women's soccer. Give it up, it's not even funny. When I come out in Europe they compare me to (Lionel) Messi and (Cristiano) Ronaldo. When I come home they compare me to a female player. With all respect for the ladies, they should be rewarded in relation to what they generate (financially)."

    -- Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic, speaking out after his country's federation was slammed for presenting midfielder Anders Svensson with a new Volvo for breaking Thomas Ravelli's record of 143 caps. When women's midfielder Therese Sjogran failed to get similar recognition at the same soccer gala despite earning a record 187 caps, the move was widely criticized. (Expressen via Reuters)