Soccer America Daily
Sunday, January 19, 2014
  • Agudelo is latest U.S. youngster to go Dutch

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] After being rebuffed in his bid to play in the English Premier League, Juan Agudelo will hope to emulate the success of ... Read the whole story

  • Johannsson scores 19th goal for AZ

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] Aron Johannsson scored his 19th goal of the season in all competitions for AZ at the halftime whistle in its 3-0 win ... Read the whole story

  • MLS preseason camps set to open

    [THIS WEEK IN SOCCER: Jan. 20-26] It's only 47 days until the start of the 2014 MLS season, and teams will begin training this ... Read the whole story

  • Taste of Brazil

    [SEEN AROUND TOWN: USA in Sao Paulo] The USA completed its first week in Sao Paulo, where it is training at the World Cup ... Read the whole story

  • Perfect USA lifts title

    [CONCACAF UNDER-20 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP] With a fifth straight shutout victory, the Under-20 World Cup-bound USA lifted the regional crown. Goals by Andi Sullivan, Savannah ... Read the whole story

  • Ronaldo's free-kick nutmeg goal

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Cristiano Ronaldo's free kick last week in the Spanish Cup proved mighty embarrassing for Osasuna goalkeeper Andres Fernandez. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "If Guzan's going to be silly enough to come rushing out like that on a wet pitch, sliding out. What is Suarez expected to do here? ... If the keeper's going to be that stupid to come running out at that pace when he can't control himself. He's asking for trouble. He's asking problems. Suarez can't be expected to jump over him then just because he's come running out at his feet."

    -- English TV pundit and former national team player Alan Shearer takes Luis Suarez's side in the latest British diving debate, ignited by U.S. keeper Brad Guzan's foul on Suarez during Liverpool's 2-2 tie with Aston Villa. (Daily Mail)

  • What They're Saying

    "That will be my penance to my two girls who are a little bit miffed about my behavior. I am not proud of the comment I made. I am going to punish myself."

    -- Newcastle United coach Alan Pardew is so ashamed of the language he used to insult Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini that he has sentenced himself to hours of community service. Pardew, who called his 60-year-old counterpart a "f****** old c***," will donate his time a couple of boys clubs and housing association. (Telegraph)