Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
  • MLS Power Rankings: Red Bulls finish on top

    FC Dallas took the Supporters' Shield by repeating its 60-point performance of 2015, but the New York Red Bulls closed out the season with … Read the whole story

  • Video Pick: Kaka finishes with golazo

    Kaka's second MLS season also ended without a playoff bid, but the Brazilian superstar is a Week 34 MLS Goal of the Week candidate … Read the whole story

  • By the Numbers: MLS playoff teams since All-Star Game

    The MLS All-Star break isn't a "break" in the sense that the MLB All-Star Game is a break, but it is a solid marker … Read the whole story

  • MLS: Brad Davis joins vets who are retiring

    Brad Davis, a six-time MLS all-star and two-time MLS champion, announced Sunday that he will retire from professional soccer at the end of the … Read the whole story

  • Newcomers debut for U.S. U-17s boys in pair of wins

    In their first games since Coach John Hackworth named the 32-player roster for the fall semester of the Bradenton Residency Program, the U.S. U-17 … Read the whole story

  • NASL Rewind: Rayo OKC surges in playoff race

    With one week left in the NASL regular season, Rayo OKC, the Oklahoma club that in August changed coaches and had its local ownership … Read the whole story

  • USL: Nashville SC hires SUM exec Jeske

    Court Jeske, who spent eight years at MLS and Soccer United Marketing as vice president, international business, has been hired as Nashville SC's first … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Jeff Agoos

    "I think the irony that people don't realize about Bruce is he is the most loyal and caring person of a lot of coaches that are out there. That doesn't obviously come across when you first meet him, but when you get to know him, I think people don't understand what he would do for players, what he would do for staff. He can joke around and be funny and have a great wit, and obviously know how to manage people, but underneath it all, he really cares about the person. He really cares about the family."

    -- MLS executive Jeff Agoos on LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena, whom he played for at Virginia and on the U.S. national team and he says is misunderstood as being arrogant. (

  • What They're Saying: Political science professor Fabio Wanderley Reis

    "People are not feeling represented and candidates like [Joao Leite and Alexandre Kalil], with very little political history, could become a trend. Soccer allegiance should not be an issue, but Brazil's rotten party system and the current scandals made these two viable options."

    -- Political science professor Fabio Wanderley Reis on retired Atletico Mineiro goalkeeper Joao Leite and former Atletico Mineiro president Alexandre Kalil, who are in a mayoral runoff in Belo Horizonte, Brazil's sixth largest city. Kalil is facing an uphill battle winning over voters faithful to Cruzeiro, Belo Horizonte's other big team, after an old video surfaced of him saying he wanted to destroy Cruzeiro. (AP)

  • U.S. players in Europe, a quality problem, not quantity problem

    With Christian Pulisic's recent success in Borussia Dortmund and the USMNT, more and more U.S. players in Europe are the topics of conversation. I … Read the whole story