Soccer America Daily
Thursday, November 20, 2014
  • Three cities will make pitch to league officials

    [MLS EXPANSION] The process for the next phase of Major League Soccer expansion is winding to a conclusion as representatives from Las Vegas, Minneapolis … Read the whole story

  • Goalkeeper scores; other goalkeeper cries

    [VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] In Spain's Tercera Division, Mora goalkeeper Buyo managed to score from a free kick just outside his own penalty … Read the whole story

  • Good or bad news on D.C stadium front?

    [MLS SPOTLIGHT] So what's the meaning of the pronouncement by Washington, D.C. mayor-elect Muriel E. Bowser that she wants to finalize a stadium deal … Read the whole story

  • New Quakes' home named Avaya Stadium

    [SOCCER BUSINESS] MLS's San Jose Earthquakes reached an agreement with Avaya for their new 18,000-seat stadium, set to open in 2015, to be named … Read the whole story

  • Kennedy first of seven Chivas USA players picked

    [MLS DISPERSAL DRAFT] Veteran Chivas USA goalkeeper Dan Kennedy was selected by FC Dallas with the first pick in the MLS Dispersal Draft of … Read the whole story

  • Blake carries Reggae Boyz to title

    [CARIBBEAN CUP] Andre Blake made his reputation as a shot-blocker for his prowess in shootouts at the University of Connecticut and it earned him … Read the whole story

  • NCAA Division I Men's Tournament draw

    [COLLEGE] Defending champion Notre Dame is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Division I Men's Tournament that begins Thursday with first-round action. The … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Sigi Schmid

    "First off, I think it was an excellent decision that they decided to retain me. I was very much in support of that decision."

    -- Seattle Sounders coach Sigi Schmid on the MLS club's decision to keep him after the 2013 season that ended with the Sounders winning one of their last 10 games and being eliminated in the Western Conference semifinals. Sounders majority owner Joe Roth said the club owners were close to firing Schmid. (Tacoma News Tribune)

  • What They're Saying: Phaedra Almajid

    "I will be looking over my shoulder for the rest of my life. It's cost me my credibility and the security of me and my children, however I did witness something and believe I did have to say what I witnessed."

    -- Qatar 2022 whistleblower Phaedra Almajid, who said three FBI agents came to her door, saying she was offered FBI protection after she spoke with FIFA ethics investigator Michael Garcia, but her evidence was dismissed in the report made public by German judge Hans Joachim Eckert. In 2011, she said FIFA executive committee members Issa Hayatou and Jacques Anouma were offered $1.5 million each to vote for Qatar, later retracted her statements, only to say her retraction was made under pressure. (Sky News)

  • Running down the Dispersal Draft

    The Offseason of Drafts started Wednesday with the selection of seven former Chivas USA players. Read the whole story

  • Soccer on TV

    First-leg MLS semifinal games are on Sunday. Read the whole story