Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
  • U.S. national team programs will be expanded

    U.S. Soccer has announced a number of youth-related initiatives as it expands its development program. They included adding under-16 and under-19 national teams with ... Read the whole story

  • Dynamo set to hire former EPL manager Coyle

    The Houston Dynamo has announced a press conference for Tuesday to announce its new head coach. According to multiple reports, Owen Coyle, the former ... Read the whole story

  • Video Pick: A goat wants to play goalkeeper?

    We've gone far too long without an animal field invasion, so are gratefully for the billy goat who wanted to hang out in the ... Read the whole story

  • Expansion Draft: MLS clubs reveal protected lists

    Major League Soccer released the list of players clubs will protect and make available to Orlando City and New York City FC in Wednesday's ... Read the whole story

  • Trade Central: MLS clubs move quickly during window

    The Portland Timbers, who failed to make the 2014 MLS playoffs a year after finishing first in the Western Conference during the regular season, ... Read the whole story

  • Red Bulls coach Petke comes to Revs' defense

    For New England Revolution fans, Sunday was a day of heartbreak: a fifth loss in five MLS Cup appearances. To add insult to injury, ... Read the whole story

  • Brian and Mewis head Women's All-America Team

    Virginia's Morgan Brian and UCLA's Sam Mewis, who are with the U.S. women's national team in Brazil for the four-team international tournament that kicks ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Brandi Chastain

    "As a professional, and now a parent and coach, I believe that the benefits of developing heading skills as children are not worth the thousands of additional concussions that youth soccer players will suffer. As a parent, I won't allow my children to head the ball before high school, and as a coach I would prefer my players focus solely on foot skills as they develop their love of the game."

    -- Brandi Chastain, who advocates eliminating heading in soccer for U-14 players and younger. (SoccerNation.com)

  • Donovan departs in triumph. Pity about the soccer.

    The winner of MLS Cup 2014, the only winner, really, was Landon Donovan. He ended his wonderful career in triumph. He dominated the post-game ... Read the whole story

  • 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