Soccer America Daily
Friday, August 8, 2014
  • Records put Donovan in class by himself

    [BY THE NUMBERS] Landon Donovan holds just about every soccer record for a U.S. male player. His goalscoring records in MLS and for the ... Read the whole story

  • Once again, Donovan dominates the discussion

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] The paradox that is Landon Donovan found a way to shock yet not surprise those who follow the sport in the USA ... Read the whole story

  • Hailing and Thanking LD

    [SOCIAL MEDIA ROUNDUP] Landon Donovan's announcement that he will retire after this MLS season prompted an avalanche of well wishes from the soccer community, ... Read the whole story

  • Donovan's Galaxy will close against Sounders

    [DATEBOOK] The LA Galaxy has 15 games remaining in its 2014 MLS regular season. Landon Donovan's last regular-season matches for the Galaxy will be ... Read the whole story

  • Our first candidate for Miss of the Season

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Bundesliga 2 got underway last weekend and on Monday treated us to a wonderful miss, Kaiserslautern's Karim Matmour managing ... Read the whole story

  • California Clasico takes on new significance

    [MLS WEEK 22: Three games to watch] The California Clasico series between San Jose and Los Angeles is a long and contentious rivalry, and ... Read the whole story

  • Crew lands U.S. U-20 Gall in weighted lottery

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] The Columbus Crew signed French-American midfielder Romain Gall via MLS's weighted lottery from French club Lorient. Gall plays for the U.S. under-20 ... Read the whole story

  • Remaining playoff berths could be decided this weekend

    [NWSL: Week 18] The Washington Spirit and Portland Thorns FC are both in a position to clinch the two remaining berths in the NWSL ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Bruce Arena

    "There are people in our lives that make a difference, and he has as a player, and as a person. I've seen him as a young kid, now I see him as a man, seeing him at the end of a career. ... To see the joy he had today and also to witness the suffering he's experienced throughout his career ... to see that range of emotions and now to see that he's happy again, it’s emotional to me."

    -- Los Angeles Galaxy coach Bruce Arena on Landon Donovan, who debuted for the U.S. national team debut in 2000 at age 18 when Arena was U.S. coach and played in two World Cups under Arena. They reunited when Arena became Galaxy coach in 2008 and have won two MLS Cups. Donovan announced he will retire after this season. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • What They're Saying: Don Garber

    "There is no doubt that Major League Soccer would not be what it is today without Landon Donovan. His decision to join MLS in 2001 was a statement to the entire soccer community, at the most crucial time in our history, that MLS could be a league of choice for the best American players. Landon is to MLS, what Michael Jordan was to the NBA, Wayne Gretzky was to the NHL and Tiger Woods was to the PGA Tour; a player who’s sporting accomplishments and popularity transformed their respective leagues and set a new standard for how the game would be played."

    -- MLS Commissioner Don Garber's statement upon Landon Donovan announcing he will retire after this MLS season.

  • Scorpions aim to hold on to fall lead

    [NASL: Fall Week 5] The San Antonio Scorpions, who are coming off their first defeat of the fall campaign, will look to stay on ... Read the whole story