Soccer America Daily
Saturday, December 22, 2018
  • U.S. youth star Richie Ledezma signs with Dutch champion PSV

    Ledezma, who missed the Concacaf U-20 Championship because of an ankle injury, spent two seasons with RSL's academy program. Read the whole story

  • Youth Movement: MLS players (2000 birth year) headed to Europe

    Atlanta United Zyen Jones (Schalke 04/GER)
    -- Rayshaun McGann (Getafe/ESP)
    FC Dallas Chris Richards (Bayern Munich/GER-loan)
    LA Galaxy *Alex Mendez (Freiburg/GER)
    NY Red Bulls
    Chris Gloster (Hannover 96/GER)
    Portland Akil Watts (Real Mallorca/ESP)
    Real Salt Lake *Richie Ledezma (PSV/NED)
    -- Sebastian Soto (Hannover 96/GER)
    Sporting KC Max Rugova (Nuremberg/GER)
    Vancouver *Alphonso Davies
    (Bayern Munich/GER)
    Note: 2018-19 registrations.

  • What They're Saying: Frank De Boer

    "We are pretty close to a solution and that solution is abroad. I cannot say in which country, because then people start to guess and I have to answer everything, I hope that I can give clarity quickly, which is not only good for them, but also for me."

    -- Dutchman Frank De Boer on his future coaching role. ESPN's Jeff Carlisle first reported that de Boer, who has coached Ajax, Inter Milan and Crystal Palace, is a candidate to replace Tata Martino as MLS champion Atlanta United's head coach. The Athletic's Paul Tenorio added that de Boer, who played 112 times for the Netherlands, recently interviewed for the job in Atlanta. (De Telegraaf in Dutch)

  • Yanks Abroad: USMNT in action (Friday)

    Germany Julian Green, Greuther Fuerth/D2, 90 minutes (0-0 vs. Sandhausen)
    -- Fabian Johnson, Bor. M'Gladbach, 90 minutes (1-2 at Bor Dortmund)
    -- Andrew Wooten, Sandhausen/D2, 90 minutes (0-0 vs. Greuther Fuerth)

  • Video Pick (Best of 2018): Superb diving header goals from MLS

    Atlanta United's Josef Martinez appears three times, along with the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Arriola in this montage. Read the whole story

  • Friday: MLS Moves

    Chicago. Signed MF Diego Campos to new contract.
    Columbus. Acquired DF Milton Valenzuela from Newell's Old Boys (ARG) on permanent transfer as Young Designated Player
    FC Dallas. Signed DF Bressan from Gremio (BRA) on transfer using TAM.
    Houston. MF Matias Vera from San Lorenzo (ARG) on transfer using TAM.
    Philadelphia. Signed GK Matt Freese from Harvard Univ. as Homegrown Player signing.

  • USL: Ottawa gets approval from Concacaf to play in 2019 Championship

    Concacaf's objection only arose because a Canadian alternative to the USL -- the Canadian Premier League -- will launch in 2019. Read the whole story

  • Video Pick (Best of 2018): Open-goal misses from the Bundesliga

    Sometimes even multi-millionaire stars, like James Rodriquez, Andrej Kramaric and Sandro Wanger, can't convert a sitter. Read the whole story