In the last two World Cup cycles, the USA has never made as many lineup changes with qualifying still on the line as it ... Read the whole story
"We know that top division players don't like contact, they don't like if we waste time or if we play dirty. So that was the way to do it. Soccer is like that. Soccer is for the clever."
-- Federico Allende, a defender for fourth-division club Sport Pacifico, bragging about using a needle hidden in his shin guard against strikers from first-division club Estudiantes in his team's 3-2 win in the Copa Argentina. (Vorterix Radio via BBC)
In its its 4-0 friendly win over Australia, Brazil's Diego Souza scored 12 seconds after kickoff. The 31-year-old Sport Recife striker, who debuted for ... Read the whole story
"We believe in encouraging respect for your opponents. The decision was unanimous. After the result, we decided that the coach should leave."
-- Serranos B's Pablo Alcaide after the Valencia club fired its under-11 coach following a 25-0 win over Benicalap C. The coach's lawyer denied his client ordered his players to run up the score, blaming their opponent for continuing to attack and leaving spaces in its defense. (El Pais in Spanish)
Orlando City and Canadian international forward Cyle Larin was arrested early Thursday morning in Orlando for driving under the influence and was released after ... Read the whole story
Missing from the U.S. team that reached the quarterfinals of the 2017 U-20 World Cup were three American teens who were playing for Schalke ... Read the whole story
A good week has turned sour for Orlando City, yet the Lions can at least get back in the win column with a home ... Read the whole story
Though the end is valuable in itself, the means of the U.S. Open Cup continues to vary wildly for its MLS participants. Read the whole story
In the long run, getting two regulars returning from long layoffs, Mauro Diaz and Ryan Hollingshead, through a full game counts just as much ... Read the whole story
Well, actually, the Development Academies (DA) saga does not end here, but my story ends. I had been writing about the DAs for the ... Read the whole story
MLS resumes with a full slate of games -- 10 on Saturday and one on Sunday -- after most teams were off last weekend ... Read the whole story
The USL's FC Cincinnati added to the many crowd marks it's set at Nippert Stadium when it drew 30,160 fans for its U.S. Open ... Read the whole story