Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
  • D.C. United rewards Olsen with multi-year extension

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] Head coach Ben Olsen, who survived D.C. United's horrific 2013 campaign, the worst in MLS history, has been rewarded for its turnaround … Read the whole story

  • Valeri volleys a golazo on the run

    [VIDEO PICK: MLS Goals of the Week] Portland's Diego Valeri looks set to garner his third Goal of the Week award with a wonderful … Read the whole story

  • Olsen is still MLS's youngest head coach

    [MAKING A LIST] Almost four years after being named D.C. United head coach, Ben Olsen is still the youngest full-time head coach in MLS. … Read the whole story

  • Soccer America Power Rankings

    [MLS Week 28] There's a new team atop the Power Rankings as the streaking LA Galaxy took advantage of a rare Seattle blip. A … Read the whole story

  • NYCFC and Orlando City will draw for player slots

    [MLS EXPANSION] Representatives from New York City FC and Orlando City, the two 2015 MLS expansion teams, will gather at studios in New … Read the whole story

  • D.C. United is on verge of clinching

    [CONCACAF CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Preview] MLS's four U.S. entrants are all in action in the Concacaf Champions League this week. They enter Week 5 with … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Nasser Al Khater

    "The only question now is when, not if. Summer or winter, we will be ready."

    -- Qatar 2022 communications director Nasser Al Khater in a statement after German Theo Zwanziger, a member of the FIFA executive committee, said he thought the 2022 World Cup will not take place in Qatar. (Reuters)

  • What They're Saying: Felix Magath

    "I merely suggested it could be worth trying the old wives' tale of applying quark cheese to the injured area. These false-stories from the player Hangeland are rubbish. I would never tell a doctor what to do. But sadly this story has now been taken on and distorted by the media."

    -- Fulham's recently fired German coach Felix Magath admits he suggested defender Brede Hangeland treat an injury with cheese. Hangeland, who moved to Crystal Palace in June, claimed Magath told him to use a block of cheese soaked in alcohol on his thigh. (BBC)

  • Soccer on TV

    Friday action includes a MLS Week 29 encounter between defending champ Kansas City and New England. Read the whole story