Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
  • Clyde Simms needs second kidney transplant

    Just days after receiving a kidney transplant, former U.S. international Clyde Simms, who was forced to retire in February at the age of 32 ... Read the whole story

  • Video Pick: Neymar delights in charity game

    Neymar started his holiday break by playing in a Sao Paulo "Ball Hunger Only" charity game in which he scored after a brilliant rainbow ... Read the whole story

  • Bradenton and Austin to host MLS preseason events

    Eight clubs will take part in the inaugural IMG Suncoast Pro Classic Feb. 16-28 at IMG Academy Stadium as MLS teams conclude their 2015 ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Trade Central: Monday's deals

    The Chicago Fire signed Indiana University defender Patrick Doody as the club's sixth Homegrown Player. In 2012, Doody assisted on the game-winning goal in ... Read the whole story

  • Houston switches USL PRO partners for 2015 season

    The Houston Dynamo will team up with the Charleston Battery as its USL PRO affiliate in 2015. In 2014, the Dynamo partnered with the ... Read the whole story

  • No time to end the one thing I love to do

    Taylor Leach, a two-time first-team All-SEC defender, led the University of South Carolina to the quarterfinals of the 2014 NCAA Division I Women's Tournament. ... Read the whole story

  • Youth Report: U.S. U-20s sweep, U-18s split

    The U.S. under-20 national team wrapped up its trip to San Pedro Sula with a second 2-1 win over the Honduras under-20 national team ... Read the whole story

  • TV Report: EPL Breakaway set for New Year's Day

    NBCSN will present its first-ever Premier League Breakaway --  a special two-hour show featuring RedZone-like live look-ins from all eight Premier League matches -- ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Thierry Henry

    "Now teams have their own stadiums. You see the fans wearing the jerseys of their teams. Before when I first arrived you could see some guys going to the game watching the Chicago Fire against us, and you see the guy with a Madrid shirt or a Barca shirt. And you're like, 'OK, cool, you like soccer, but can you wear the jersey of your team?' But more and more now you see in the stadiums that the guys are actually wearing the jersey of their team. And proudly."

    -- Thierry Henry on changes he saw in MLS from the time he arrived in 2010 until 2014 when he played his last season for the New York Red Bulls. (

  • What They're Saying: OKC Energy FC

    "We are stunned by the news today of murder charges being filed against OKC Energy FC assistant coach Chris Spendlove. We are deeply saddened by the news of the incident and our hearts go out to the family of the police officer who lost his life. We are also disheartened for Chris. As an assistant coach, he was always professional and conducted himself in a proper and respectful manner. … Given the seriousness of the charges, we have made the decision to dismiss Chris from the organization."

    -- A statement from Jason Hawkins, the general manager of USL PRO team Oklahoma City Energy FC, whose assistant coach Chris Spendlove was arrested and charged with the murder of an off-duty police officer in England. Spendlove, a native of England, came to the USA to play for Oklahoma City University in 2007. (

  • Soccer on TV

    The English Premier League returns to action on New Year's Day. Read the whole story