Soccer America Daily
Friday, October 26, 2018
  • MLS Focus: 2018 Bargain-basement team

    Who's making less than $100,000 a year in MLS? Three starters from the U.S. national team's most recent game, among others. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Nick Stone

    "There's a real age divide that's at play here around the understanding of the sport of soccer and its popularity. Generally speaking, if you're over the age of 60, then chances are you understand the sport a lot less than if you're under the age of 40. So a huge chunk of the question is who shows up to vote, and who is going to come forward and let their voice be heard."

    -- Soccer City project manager Nick Stone on Measure E before San Diego voters on Nov. 6 to authorize the city to lease 132 acres of Mission Valley property to developers whose SoccerCity plan includes a soccer stadium. Competing Measure G would authorize the city to sell the same land to San Diego State University for housing and commercial projects and a campus expansion -- plus a stadium for the football Aztecs. (

  • Entrants: 2019 Concacaf Champions League

    USA Atlanta United, Houston Dynamo, Sporting KC, *MLS Cup champion.
    Canada Toronto FC.
    Costa Rica Saprissa.
    Dominican Republic Atletico Pantoja.
    El Salvador Alianza.
    Guatemala Guastatoya
    Honduras Marathon.
    Mexico Tigres, Santos Laguna, Monterrey, Toluca.
    Panama Independiente.
    Concacaf League Herediano (CRC) or Motagua (HON).
    *Or runner-up if Montreal Impact makes playoffs and wins MLS Cup.

  • Video Pick: Relive the USA storming into the 2019 Women's World Cup

    Highlights, glimpses behind-the-scenes, and insight from Coach Jill Ellis on last week's USA Concacaf Women's Championship win. Read the whole story

  • Yanks Abroad: USMNT in action (Midweek)

    England Geoff Cameron, QPR, 90 minutes (3-0 vs. Sheffield Wed.)
    -- Cameron Carter-Vickers, Swansea City, 90 minutes (3-1 vs. Blackburn Rovers)
    -- Eric Lichaj, Hull City, 90 minutes (0-1 at Reading)
    Mexico (Copa MX) William Yarbrough, Leon, 90 minutes (1-1 at Cruz Azul, 4-5 on penalties)
    UEFA Champions League Weston McKennie, Schalke 04, sub-9 minutes (0-0 at Fenerbahce/TUR)
    -- Christian Pulisic, Bor. Dortmund, 78 minutes (4-0 vs. Atletico Madrid/ESP)
    Europa League Kenny Saief, Anderlecht, 90 minutes (2-2 vs. Fenerbahce/TUR)

  • USL Focus: Lancaster, Ledesma and Seaton join Drogba among top playoff attackers

    The USL playoffs move into the conference semifinals. Here's a look at the four matchups ... Read the whole story

  • League One's Lansing is latest USL team with minor league baseball connection

    The Ignite, owned by minor-league entrepreneur Tom Dickson, will play at Cooley Law School Stadium. Read the whole story

  • Women's College Tournament Central

    Mariah Williams scored her league-leading 16th goal of the season to give UAlbany a 1-0 win over New Hampshire in the America East quarterfinals. Read the whole story

  • Germany-bound rising star Alex Mendez set to play key role in U.S. U-20 midfield

    Like many players on the United States men's U-20 team, midfielder Alex Mendez is at a very important period in his career. Read the whole story

  • Start practice with play: U.S. Soccer gets it right

    In 2009, I wrote a column headlined, "Why is scrimmage dessert?" - because I had observed so many practices for young children that bothered … Read the whole story