Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
  • Cubo Torres has landed at Houston

    Christmas came early for Houston Dynamo fans as the MLS club announced late Tuesday night it had signed Erick "Cubo" Torres as a Designated ... Read the whole story

  • Video Pick: Best Own Goals of 2014

    We deliver a Christmas Eve treat with 10 terrific own goals from 2014. We're hoping that by now the unlucky ones who hit their ... Read the whole story

  • Soccer America's 2014 MLS Positional Rankings

    Soccer America's positional rankings have wrapped up its seasonal coverage of Major League Soccer since the league's launch in 1996. Five teams -- D.C. ... Read the whole story

  • Soccer America's Best MLS Players (1996-2014)

    For the fifth time in his career, retiring Landon Donovan was ranked as the top player at his position in Soccer America's MLS Positional ... Read the whole story

  • New Red Bulls soccer boss Curtis has plenty on plate

    Ali Curtis, who has spent the last seven years with the MLS league office after a playing career that saw him win the 1999 ... Read the whole story

  • Road to Vancouver: For once, FIFA gets its right

    FIFA came in for a lot of criticism for going with Brazil ahead of Sweden in the seedings for next year's Women's World Cup, ... Read the whole story

  • Wambach, Howard and Geiger win Concacaf awards

    Abby Wambach and Costa Rica's Keylor Navas are the winners of the 2014 Concacaf Player of the Year awards. Tim Howard finished ahead of ... Read the whole story

  • Gary Smith picked to coach Atlanta Silverbacks

    Gary Smith, who led the Colorado Rapids to the 2010 MLS title, has taken over as the head coach of the Atlanta Silverbacks, who ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    "Thank you but to finish second is like finishing last."

    -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic on being congratulated by Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter for finishing second, behind former tennis star Bjorn Borg, in its ranking of the Top 150 Swedish athletes of all-time. The Paris St. Germain striker said he would have put himself "No. 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5" on the list but did add that Borg is "a cool person and a living legend." (The Guardian)

  • What They're Saying: Joe Javidara

    "At that time, when we began showing the games, nobody showed soccer. The rest of the bars around here, they would say it's a sissy sport. Football and basketball were sports."

    -- Joe Javidara, owner of Summers Restaurant, the legendary Arlington, Va., soccer-viewing establishment that is shutting down on Dec. 31 after 30 years, in part because of declining patronage in face of the other viewing options available to soccer fans at home or at competing soccer bars. (Washington Post)

  • Soccer on TV

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