Soccer America Daily
Sunday, October 28, 2018
  • MLS Decision Day primer: What's at stake

    To be decided on Sunday: the Supporters' Shield, final two playoff berths, two Knockout Round byes and all four Knockout Round home dates. Read the whole story

  • Top 10: Most productive MLS players (single season)

    G+A/90 PLAYER, YEAR TEAM (PRODUCTION)
    1.40 (1) Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 2018 LA Galaxy (22 goals, 10 assists)
    1.37 (2) Diego Serna, 2001 Miami (15 goals, 15 assists)
    1.35 (3) Cobi Jones, 1998 LA Galaxy (19 goals, 13 assists)
    1.29 (4) Stern John, 1998 Columbus (26 goals, 5 assists)
    1.25 (5) Jaime Moreno, 1997 D.C. United (16 goals, 8 assists)
    1.23 (6) Sebastian Giovinco, 2015 Toronto FC (22 goals, 16 assists)
    1.23 (7) Robbie Keane, 2012 LA Galaxy (16 goals, 11 assists)
    1.23 (8) Alex Pineda Chacon, 2001 Miami (19 goals, 9 assists)
    1.22 (9) Robbie Keane, 2015 LA Galaxy (20 goals, 8 assists)
    1.22 (10) Landon Donovan, 2008 LA Galaxy (20 goals, 9 assists)
    Source: Elias Sports Bureau

  • What They're Saying: Reggie Cannon

    "It definitely took some convincing, but I'm proud they finally broke down."

    -- Reggie Cannon, who debuted with the U.S. national team against Peru at the age of 20, on winning over his family of high academic achievers about leaving UCLA after one semester to sign a Homegrown contract with FC Dallas. His grandfather, Dr. Warren Washington, is a Nobel Prize-winning climate change researcher, and mother, Dr. Tracy Cannon-Smith, is an urological surgeon. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • Watch: Cristiano Ronaldo's high-powered golazo

    Cristiano Ronaldo's second goal in Juventus' 2-1 win over Empoli was a 22-yard shot hit with incredible velocity. Read the whole story

  • Yanks Abroad: USMNT in action (Saturday)

    Austria Josh Gatt, SCR Altach, 69. minutes (1-1 at Mattersburg)
    Denmark Jonathan Amon, FC Nordsjaelland, 90 minutes (3-3 at Horsens)
    England Cameron Carter-Vickers, Swansea City/D2, sub-13 minutes (2-0 vs. Reading)
    -- Lyndon Gooch, Sunderland/D3, 73 minutes, 1 assist (3-0 vs. Southend United)
    -- Eric Lichaj, Hull City/D2, 90 minutes (1-0 at Bolton Wanderers)
    -- Tim Ream, Fulham, 90 minutes (0-3 vs. Bournemouth)
    -- Antonee Robinson, Wigan Athletic/D2, 90 minutes (2-4 at Sheffield United)
    -- DeAndre Yedlin, Newcastle United, 90 minutes (0-0 at Southampton)
    Germany John Brooks, Wolfsburg, 90 minutes (3-0 at Fortuna Duesseldorf)
    -- Alfredo Morales, Fortuna Duesseldorf, 77 minutes (0-3 vs. Wolfsburg)
    -- Christian Pulisic, Bor. Dortmund, sub-19 minutes (2-2 vs. Hertha Berlin)
    -- Bobby Wood, Hannover 96, 90 minutes (1-2 vs. Augsburg)
    -- Andrew Wooten, Sandhausen/D2, 90 minutes, 2 goals, 1 assist (3-3 at Paderborn)
    Israel Jonathan Bornstein, Maccabi Netanya, 90 minutes (1-0 vs. Hapoel Be'er Sheba)
    Mexico Ventura Alvarado, Necaxa, 90 minutes (2-2 vs. Atlas)
    -- Omar Gonzalez, Atlas, 90 minutes (2-2 at Necaxa)
    -- Michael Orozco, Lobos BUAP 90 minutes (2-2 at Tigres)
    Portugal Keaton Parks, Benfica II/POR 2, 90 minutes (3-2 vs. Covilha)

  • What They're Saying: Ryan Brown

    "I turned round and it made a bit of a whirring noise, like a grinding noise. The helicopter just went silent, I turned round and it was just spinning, out of control. And then there was a big bang and then [a] big fireball."

    -- Photographer Ryan Brown, who witnessed a helicopter belonging to Leicester City's owner, Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, crash in flames in a parking lot next to at the King Power Stadium shortly after it took off from the field following the Leicester City-West Ham Premier League match on Saturday night. Sources told the BBC that Srivaddhanaprabha  was on board. (BBC Radio Leicester)

  • USL Playoffs: Red Bulls II returns to conference final for third year in a row

    NYRBII started no player older than 23 in its 1-0 win that ended FC Cincinnati's 24-game unbeaten streak. Read the whole story

  • Results: USL, Conference Semifinals

    Eastern Conference
    Saturday, October 27
    #1 FC Cincinnati 0 #5 NY Red Bulls II 1.
    (Moreno 16. Att.: 16,617.)
    #2 Louisville City 2 #6 Bethlehem Steel 0.
    (Ownby 34, 59. Att.: 6,881.)
    Western Conference
    Friday, October 26
    #3 Phoenix
    4 #7 Swope Park Rangers 2.
    (Johnson 22, Cortez 36, Lambert 48, Drogba 90+4; Blackwood 26, Berry 33.. Att.: 7,702.)
    Saturday, October 27

    #1 Orange County SC 1 #5 Reno 1868 0.
    (Quinn 29. Att.: 4,021.)

  • Women's College Tournament Central

    Three No. 7 seeds won their conference tournaments: Florida State (ACC), Minnesota (Big Ten) and LSU (SEC). Read the whole story

  • Soccer America Q&A Archive: Who we've been interviewing

    Last week, we spoke to U.S. teen star Alex Mendez, Vegas-bound Eric Wynalda, and new USL New Mexico United owner Peter Trevisani. Read the whole story