Soccer America Daily
Saturday, December 29, 2018
  • Unexpected becomes reality -- Columbus Crew has been saved

    An agreement in principle has been reached for new owners to assume an ownership position in MLS and operate Crew SC, starting in January. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Brendan Rodgers

    "He is a good kid, a great boy and a great profile in terms of his game. There are lots of selling factors for him to come here. The club, the supporters, the intensity, the pressure, the style of football and people that he knows like [former Paris St. Germain player] Odsonne Edouard. Timothy is an international player who can play in a couple of positions at the top of the field. If it comes off, it can be a great signing for us."

    -- Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers, who is optimistic that 18-year-old Tim Weah will join the Scottish champions on loan from Paris St. Germain after giving him a tour of Celtic's facilities last week. Rodgers added that Celtic's job will be "to make [former Ballon d'Or winner] George [Weah] known as Timothy Weah's dad." (Scottish Sun)

  • Watch: Bloopers and some silly scenes from the Bundesliga

    The worst corner kick ever, a coach's stumble, goalkeeper howlers, a pigeon, and rapid-fire yellow cards are featured in this montage. Read the whole story

  • January camp: NYCFC's Jonathan Lewis added to U.S. men's roster

    The 21-year-old midfielder was added as the 28th player for the camp that opens Jan. 6. Read the whole story

  • Real Salt Lake gives GM Craig Waibel new multi-year contract

    RSL has made the playoffs in two of the last three seasons with one of the youngest teams in MLS. Read the whole story

  • Friday: MLS Moves

    Orlando City. Signed MF Sebas Mendez from Independiente del Valle (ECU) on transfer.
    -- Acquired DF Danilo Acosta from Real Salt Lake on loan with option for permanent transfer for $75,000 in GAM.
    Real Salt Lake. Re-signed Albert Rusnak to a new multi-year contract.
    Seattle. Acquired DF Jonathan Campbell from Chicago for 4th-round pick in 2020 SuperDraft.
    Guadalajara (MEX). Signed DF Tony Alfaro from Seattle as free agent.

  • Sigi Schmid (1953-2018): Farewell to a soccer friend

    I was 19 years old when I met Sigi Schmid in 1983. It occurs to me now that he was the first famous person … Read the whole story

  • Sigi Schmid's Soccer Saga

    Sigi Schmid, who died on Christmas Day at age 65, will be remembered by a great many people for being an outstanding coach. Read the whole story