Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 8, 2014
  • Chandler injured on grim Saturday

    [AMERICANS ABROAD] It was a grim Saturday, to say the least, for U.S. World Cup hopefuls playing in Europe. Timmy Chandler had to be … Read the whole story

  • Lloyd leads Americans past out-matched Russians

    [USA-RUSSIA] The USA beat Russia, 7-0, in their women's international friendly Saturday afternoon at FAU Stadium in Boca Raton, Fla. The win extended the … Read the whole story

  • Brazil keeper Julio Cesar turns to Toronto for help

    [MLS 2014 COUNTDOWN] Americans aren't the only ones moving to MLS in search for playing time to boost their World Cup hopes. Brazil national … Read the whole story

  • Timbers sued for negligence by former player

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Englishman Eddie Johnson has sued the Portland Timbers in Oregon circuit court and others connected with the MLS club for negligence for … Read the whole story

  • Dooley seventh American to coach foreign national team

    [MAKING A LIST] Thomas Dooley became just the seventh American and first former U.S. international to coach a foreign national team when he was … Read the whole story

  • Ibra's new scoring method

    [VIDEO PICK: Skills] Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who won the 2013 FIFA Puskas Award for goal of the year with a long-distance bicycle kick … Read the whole story

  • Top English-language TV soccer audiences (Jan. 27-Feb. 2)

    [SOCCER ON THE AIR] The USA-South Korea men's friendly was the week's fourth most-viewed program in ESPN2, while the USA-Canada women's game was the … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "That was embarrasing! Apologies to anyone who sat through 90mins of that game."

    -- Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny on his Facebook page after the Gunners' 5-1 loss at Liverpool in a game they trailed 4-0 after less than 20 minutes. There was consensus on the Pole's opinion of the performance. His comment drew more than 20,000 likes. (Facebook)

  • What They're Saying

    "Everyone has their own marketplace. On ours, we've sold 17,000 tickets in three weeks. We're going to have a packed stadium every game this year. Our ratings are going to be great. Our merch sells are going to be great. In our world, with our fans, with the commitment they've made the last seven years, we owed them this. This is about our business and our relationship with our marketplace. We knew people were going to shoot at us. The shooting has begun."

    -- Toronto FC's Tim Leiweke, reacting to comments from former AEG colleague, Philadelphia president Nick Sakiewicz, that TFC broke the bank to sign Jermain Defoe and Michael Bradley. (Toronto Sun)

  • U.S. U-15s wrap up trip with 3-2 win

    [ABU DHABI CAMP] The U.S. under-15 national team beat its host United Arab Emirates, 3-2, after trailing 2-0 to wrap up its camp in … Read the whole story