Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
  • Klinsmann: 'We're going to find solutions'

    Jozy Altidore exited the 2014 World Cup with a hamstring injury and 2015 Gold Cup suffering from the lingering effects of a hamstring injury. ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Mike Francesca

    "So that's the Red Bulls and the NYCFC. So their name is just New York City Football Club? They don't have a nickname? NYCFC? They don't call them anything else? They call them a bunch of initials?"

    -- New York radio talk show titan Mike Francesa, butchering a promo of Saturday's MLS New York derby on WFAN. (Twitter @RNs_Funhouse)

  • Video Pick: Philipp Lahm shows he's a class act

    When Bayern Munich celebrated its fourth straight Bundesliga title at the Munich Marienplatz, the crowd of more than 10,000 fans started singing a profane ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Seattle Reign press release

    "The referee apparently suffered from a strange form of paralysis that prevented him from pulling a yellow card from his pocket until late in the game, despite a plethora of bodies in blue that littered the field."

    -- Seattle Reign press release on the NWSL team's 1-1 tie with the Portland Thorns. The comments (since deleted) and those of general manager and coach Laura Harvey about the refereeing of Matthew Kreitzer earned the Reign an undisclosed fine from the league. (The Oregonian)

  • MLS Countdown Altidore injury not the only issue for TFC

    An offseason makeover in several key defensive positions had seemingly paid off for Toronto FC; it allowed only seven goals in its first nine ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: DeAndre Yedlin

    "If you get taken out after 20 minutes it's a big blow to you. From that point I lost confidence a little bit. It's embarrassing, kind of humiliating a little bit, and for the next three weeks it was a period of feeling sorry for myself, that sort of thing, pouting about it. That's when I said 'Alright, you've got to do something about it. Nobody's going to help you improve except yourself. If you don't want it then nobody's going to want it for you.'"

    -- DeAndre Yedlin on the turning point to his season at Sunderland, after he was pulled from a game against Watford. He got his chance two months later when right back Billy Jones was injured and kept the starting job after that. (Goal.com)

  • MLS Moves: Fire will add de Leeuw in July

    The Chicago Fire announced Tuesday that the club has signed 29-year-old Dutch forward Michael de Leeuw from Dutch Eredivisie club FC Groningen, using Targeted ... Read the whole story

  • Christian Pulisic near another milestone

    Christian Pulisic, the 17-year-old Pennsylvania kid who has already played nine Bundesliga games, is one game away from winning his second German youth national ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Week 12: Midweek schedule

    Two games kick off the last week of MLS play before national team players depart for the Copa Centenario. Toronto FC hosts red-hot New ... Read the whole story

  • Curtain comes down on the 2015-16 season in Europe

    Leicester City was a revelation in more ways than one this season, while there are always compelling storylines, Europe's top leagues and the Champions ... Read the whole story

  • Copa Centenario: No Gio in Mexico squad

    Not surprisingly since he has not played for Mexico since Juan Carlos Osorio took over as head coach last fall, LA Galaxy forward Giovani ... Read the whole story

  • U.S. Open Cup: Second-round schedule

    The second round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup will be played Wednesday and Thursday and feature the entrance of 17 USL clubs ... Read the whole story

  • USL Rewind: Greig is on tear for Whitecaps FC II

    Kyle Greig has not stopped scoring since leaving OKC Energy after two seasons to join Vancouver's USL team; he hit the first two goals ... Read the whole story