Soccer America Daily
Monday, December 26, 2016
  • U.S. Abroad: Swansea City fans turn on Bob Bradley

    Boxing Day is supposed to be a day for giving, but Swansea City fans weren't in much of a giving mood on Monday. They ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Sam Allardyce

    "The mascot is out of order, isn't he? If someone is diving, they don't get that angry."

    -- Crystal Palace manager Sam Allardyce, demanding the EPL and FA investigate Watford mascot Harry the Hornet for performing a mock dive at the feet of Wilfried Zaha after the final whistle of the 1-1 tie in Allardyce's first game as Palace manager. Zaha, who had been booked for diving on a play for which Allardyce wanted a penalty, had to be ushered away by Palace staff members. (Independent)

  • Video Pick: Spectacular scorpion-kick golazo

    Henrikh Mkhitaryan's second goal for Manchester United will go down as one the best of strikes of the year. The 27-year-old Armenian scored Man ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Sebastian Guenzatti

    "It's a rage that drives me to tears. I gave everything to this team. I don't even have to say what I have done for this team in four years. Honestly, I feel deceived by the club and how they treated me. They always did everything right by me. Then I got injured and they promised me a lot about helping me through recovery, but as of now, I haven't received a call from anyone except from teammates."

    -- Sebastian Guenzatti, a local Queens product who played four years for the New York Cosmos and started in two Soccer Bowls but missed the 2016 final because on an ACL injury. Guenzatti was laid off and forced to move his young family back to with his parents when the Cosmos closed operations in December. (Empire of Soccer)

  • Making a List: American champions in Mexico

    Jose Torres' Tigres won Mexico's Torneo Apertura with a dramatic victory in a shootout after it rallied to tie Club America in the second ... Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Jim Curtin

    "I think others have their eyes set on bringing in the DPs and the elite players. I want players to come through the Philadelphia Union and play for the United States national team. Because at the end of the day, this country and this game will only grow if our national team is great. Not good, great."

    -- Philadelphia Union head coach Jim Curtin, part of the first class of coaches who took U.S. Soccer's  U.S. Pro License course, on his final project, which was about growing a true identity and culture at the Union, making it known as a club that develops players for the national team. (Philly.com)

  • UCL: Christian Pulisic makes UEFA 'breakthrough team'

    Christian Pulisic is the youngest of three teenagers, along with Borussia Dortmund teammate Ousmane Dembele and Bayern Munich's Renato Sanches, who won Euro 2016 ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Moves: Sounders swap cash for firepower

    The struggles of Will Bruin to regain his footing in Houston are done. Seattle has acquired the scorer of 50 goals in his six ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Moves: Atlanta signs Peterson, gets Garza on loan

    Atlanta United has yet to play a match of any sort but it is clearly well-versed in the ways of MLS. It has signed ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Moves: Crew SC lands defender for backline makeover

    Columbus has added a Finnish international to the rebuild of its back line. Outside back Jukka Raitala comes to MLS with a decade of ... Read the whole story

  • MLS Moves: FC Dallas adds Academy product Cannon

    Outside back Reggie Cannon is the 18th FC Dallas Academy product to sign a pro contract. Cannon, 18, leaves UCLA after starting all 20 ... Read the whole story