Soccer America Daily
Friday, December 5, 2014
  • MLS Cup 2014: Three reasons the Galaxy will win

    Though its brazen spending and consistent success cause many otherwise neutral fans to root against the all-powerful Galaxy, the allure of Landon Donovan's last ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Cup 2014: Three reasons the Revs will win

    Seven years after losing its fourth MLS Cup, New England returns to the title game with former right back Jay Heaps in charge and ... Read the whole story

  • Video Pick: MLS's Best Goal, Best Save

    Fans have chosen Seattle Sounder Obafemi Martins' goal against San Jose as the MLS 2014 AT&T; Goal of the Year and Red Bull Luis ... Read the whole story

  • Trophy in Nguyen's sights is one he wanted all along

    Finishing third in the MVP balloting to winner Robbie Keane and runner-up Obafemi Martins isn't a concern to New England Revolution star Lee Nguyen, ... Read the whole story

  • Sounders reward Schmid with a new multiyear contract

    Last year, Sigi Schmid was lucky to keep his job. This year, after the Seattle Sounders' exit from the MLS playoffs in the Western ... Read the whole story

  • Howard takes Player of the Year award for first time

    Tim Howard won the 24th Player of the Year award presented by Futbol de Primera and chosen by journalists from across the nation. This ... Read the whole story

  • Women's College Cup Preview: The battle of Boca

    Last year, in its ninth Women's College Cup appearance, UCLA won its first national title. This year, Florida State, which lost to the Bruins ... Read the whole story

  • Breaking down the NCAA Division I men's quarterfinals

    Four former champions -- Virginia, UCLA, North Carolina and Michigan State -- are joined by Creighton and Georgetown, both former national runners-ups, and upstarts ... Read the whole story

  • TV Report: Liga MX delivers for Univision

    Univision averaged 847,000 viewers and UniMas averaged 801,000 viewers for their coverage of the Liga MX's Torneo Apertura in Mexico, outdistancing NBC for its ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Bruce Arena

    "When I was a kid growing up in New York, you could walk into Yankee Stadium or Madison Square Garden and buy a ticket and go see a game. They weren't on television. The games were blacked out. Those leagues already had existed like 40 years. And we're in Year 19. We're way ahead of where the NBA was, Major League Baseball and the NFL. Way ahead of them. And nobody ever tells that story. And now we have much more competition than they would have had at the time. Our league is a fabulous story. We've been fighting the odds, greater odds than they ever fought."

    --LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena on where MLS stands at the end of its 19th season in comparison to other American sports leagues after the same period of time. (SI.com)

  • What They're Saying: Dan Gargan

    "I don't know what the actual number is, but between the staff and the players, I think there's 24 kids under the age of 5. Which is a lot of kids. Apparently, the family suite is basically a daycare during games. Witnessing that, it's special. Little kids, they bring joy and life to everybody."

    -- LA Galaxy defender right back Dan Gargan, whose wife gave birth to a daughter Wednesday. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • What They're Saying: Beckham Spokesman

    "Miami is still David [Beckham's] number one choice and it will happen. The fans and the people of Miami are behind us and we hope to announce some positive and exciting news soon."

    -- A spokesman for investment group Miami Beckham United, whose odds of launching an MLS franchise have diminished as two Miami stadium proposals have been nixed in the face of political opposition. (Reuters)

  • Soccer on TV

    NCAA Division 1 College Cup semifinals are on Friday. La Liga action kicks off on Friday with Real Madrid at Almeria. Read the whole story