[AMERICANS ABROAD] A pair of World Cup longshots, both defenders, scored on Saturday. Timmy Chandler opened the scoring for Nuremberg in its 4-0 win ... Read the whole story
[MLS 2014 COUNTDOWN] As MLS training camps opened around the country, clubs confirmed the departures of more players. Veteran Italian keeper Carlo Cudicini, who ... Read the whole story
[AEGEAN CUP] Less than six months into its new cycle, the new U.S. under-17 national team is on quite a run. After crushing England ... Read the whole story
[THIS WEEK IN SOCCER: Jan. 27-Feb. 2] Both the U.S. men's and women's national teams open their 2014 seasons this week. The week, which ... Read the whole story
[SEEN AROUND TOWN] While U.S. national team players are back at the National Training Center for their fourth and final week of training, MLS ... Read the whole story
[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Manchester United's Danny Welbeck and Sunderland's Adam Johnson were on a collision course with referee Mike Jones during an ... Read the whole story
"It's ridiculous. I've not got any sympathy for him at all because he's done it to himself. He fell out of a tree when he was trying to get a cat."
-- Mike Ford, coach of English lower division Oxford United, on his goalkeeper, Victor Francoz, who's in the doghouse after suffering a calf wound while trying to help a kitty that got stuck up a tree. (Oxford Mail)
"He dribbles like [Andres] Iniesta and he passes like Xavi. I've thought like that for the past few years but I've
been wary about saying it. I don't worry now."
-- Matt Pilkington, the OBGC Rangers coach, who helped to develop phenom Gedion Zelalem, the Maryland youth product who debuted for Arsenal two days before his 17th birthday, in Friday's FA Cup win over Coventry City. (Guardian)