Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
  • Barca proves point in a big way

    [UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Tuesday] So Mou, what do you think of Barca now? After Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho called the current Barcelona team the … Read the whole story

  • New coaches have lots to sort out in Tucson

    [MLS PRESEASON: Desert Diamond Cup] Three of the five MLS teams in the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup, Chicago, Chivas USA and Real Salt … Read the whole story

  • 2014 MLS Preseason Schedule

    [DATEBOOK] Seventeen MLS teams are in action Wednesday at the four preseason tournaments being held in Charleston, S.C., Kissimmee, Fla., Portland, Ore., and Tucson, … Read the whole story

  • Sky Blue FC lands Japanese international Kiryu

    [NWSL 2014 COUNTDOWN] Yet another Japanese player has joined the NWSL. After Nahomi Kawasumi (Seattle) and Aya Sameshima (Houston), forward Nanase Kiryu, who was … Read the whole story

  • Jacksonville names team Armada FC

    [NASL 2015] The new NASL team in Jacksonville has been named Armada FC in a nod to the region's rich Spanish heritage and strong … Read the whole story

  • Messi's chip over keeper on breakaway

    [VIDEO PICK: Golazo] Rayo Vallecano's 6-foot-2 goalkeeper Ruben Martinez seemed too close to Lionel Messi to fall victim to a chip -- but Messi … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying

    "I think it was not a good idea to have a referee from Sweden in such an important match."

    -- Manchester City's Chilean coach Manuel Pellegrini wasn't happy with Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson after the English club lost at home, 2-0, to Spain's Barcelona on goals by Argentine Lionel Messi and Brazilian Dani Alves. (Reuters)

  • What They're Saying

    "It's hard for me to imagine, sitting here, that I'll be able to walk in four years, much less play soccer. So I would guess that this is my last chance of making a World Cup."

    -- Landon Donovan, featured for the USA at the last three World Cups, beginning with the 2002 finals when he was 20. (

  • FIFA sticks with laggard Curitiba

    [WORLD CUP 2014 COUNTDOWN] World Cup 2014 games at the Arena da Baixada will go ahead as FIFA re-confirmed the Curitiba venue after it … Read the whole story