Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
  • Soccer America Power Rankings

    [MLS: Week 24] A weekend of important games between the top teams produced a jumbled Supporters' Shield race and also propelled FC Dallas, which ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Bruce Arena

    "It's troubling for everyone. Everyone is involved in the process. There is no finger-pointing at any particular person because ownership is involved in all of this stuff. They allow it and they participate. This is all attributed to ownership; it's not attributed to the commissioner or the people in that [New York] office. It may not be fully supported by ownership, but there is a participation level by ownership that says: 'This is the way we want to do things.'"

    -- LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena on whether he's troubled by the peculiar mechanisms for MLS player signings. (Washington Post)

  • Marc Burch scores with supersonic free kick

    [VIDEO PICK: MLS Goals of the Week] Colorado defender Marc Burch hit a free kick about as hard as you'll ever see -- Galaxy ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Thierry Henry

    "Right now, like you saw, that fire is still in me. All I'm thinking about right now is to make sure we can make the playoffs. You know this league is about having a good run. … [MLS has] a long break, so I'm going to have long, long, long thoughts about what's next. Right now, I'm thinking about the next game."

    -- The New York Red Bulls' 37-year-old Thierry Henry on whether he'll return in 2015. Henry scored twice and assisted last weekend in a 4-2 win over Montreal to give him seven goals 11 assists this season. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • Juggle on the run sets up sweet finish

    [VIDEO PICK: Golazo] We encourage players to juggle in order to hone ball-touch skills, not to actually juggle in the middle of a game. ... Read the whole story

  • Women's star power drives turf fight

    It's a tribute to the star power of the U.S. women's national team that its fight to have grass installed at the six Canadian ... Read the whole story

  • Revs pick up Dutch center forward Castillion

    [MLS TRANSACTIONS] A day after it was drawn U.S. World Cup star Jermaine Jones to shore up its midfield, the New England Revolution signed ... Read the whole story

  • Soccer on TV

    There's French, Spanish and Mexican action on Friday. ... Saturday EPL games include Everton-Chelsea. ... The NWSL final is Sunday. ... MLS Week 25 ... Read the whole story

  • Red Bulls open at home against El Salvador's FAS

    [CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] The New York Red Bulls are the last MLS team to begin play in the Concacaf Champions League when they host ... Read the whole story

  • Tim Howard's 'The Keeper' due out in December

    [SOCCER PUBLISHING] U.S. World Cup goalkeeper Tim Howard has parlayed his success and recent national celebrity into a book deal with HarperCollins Publishers, which ... Read the whole story

  • Arizona United's playoff hopes dented in Tukwila

    [USL PRO: Week 24] Arizona United fell to the Seattle Sounders Reserves, 5-1, on Monday afternoon at the MLS club's Starfire Sports Stadium. The ... Read the whole story

  • Naeher wins Goalkeeper of the Year award

    [AWARDS] The Boston Breakers finished eighth out of nine teams with the worst defense (53 goals allowed in 24 games) in the NWSL, but ... Read the whole story