Soccer America Daily
Monday, January 21, 2019
  • Bill Hamid believes he is better than four keepers in USMNT camp

    The D.C. United star says he went to London in the offseason and got advice about "deficiencies" coaches had never pointed out to him. Read the whole story

  • Top 10: Most-capped U.S. men's goalkeepers (2015-18)

    1. Brad Guzan, 32
    2. Tim Howard, 17
    3. Nick Rimando, 6
    3. *Zack Steffen, 6
    5. Bill Hamid, 4
    6. David Bingham, 3
    6. Ethan Horvath, 3
    6. William Yarbrough, 3
    9. Luis Robles, 2
    10. *Alex Bono, 1
    10. *Sean Johnson, 1
    *Called into January camp.

  • What They're Saying: Nicolas Lodeiro

    "Today I'm committed to the Sounders. This is the truth. There are only rumors. But I think that if it were the truth or I had to go, they [the Sounders] would understand because we're talking about a very big club like Boca ... So I think it'd be understandable if I were to go."

    -- Seattle Sounders midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro, one of several Latin American stars in MLS attracting interest from foreign clubs, on what former club Boca Juniors means to him. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • Yanks Abroad: USMNT in action (Sunday)

    Belgium Ethan Horvath, Club Brugge, 90 minutes (0-1 vs. Sporting Charleroi)
    England Tim Ream, Fulham, 90 minutes (1-2 vs. Tottenham)
    Germany John Brooks, Wolfsburg, 90 minutes (1-2 at Schalke 04)
    -- Weston McKennie, Schalke 04, 89 minutes, 1 assist (2-1 vs. Wolfsburg)
    Mexico Ventura Alvarado, Necaxa, 90 minutes (3-2 at Lobos BUAP)
    -- Joe Corona, Tijuana, sub-15 minutes (1-0 at Leon)
    -- Omar Gonzalez, Atlas, 90 minutes (2-2 at UNAM)
    -- Michael Orozco, Lobos BUAP, 90 minutes (2-3 vs. Necaxa)
    Netherlands Andrija Novakovich, Fortuna Sittard, 90 minutes (1-5 at De Graafschap)
    Spain Shaq Moore, Atletico Levante/D3, 90 minutes (0-0 vs. Cornella)

  • USA-France: Bleues cautious about reading too much into big win

    Probably the most encouraging aspect of the French win was the play of youngsters Kadidiatou Diani and Delphine Cascarino. Read the whole story

  • Record Book: Most wins over USWNT (last 10 years)

    1. France 3 (2-0 in 2015, 3-0 in 2017, 3-1 in 2019)
    1. Sweden 3 (2-1 in 2011, 2-1 in 2011, 1-0 in 2014)
    3. England 1 (2-1 in 2011, 1-0 in 2017)
    4. Japan 1 (1-0 in 2012)
    4. Mexico 1 (2-1 in 2010)
    4. Denmark 1 (5-3 in 2014)
    4. Brazil 1 (3-2 in 2014)
    4. China 1 (1-0 in 2015)
    4. Australia 1 (1-0 in 2017)

  • What They're Saying: Maurizio Sarri

    "This group of players are extremely difficult to motivate. This is not a team that is going to be well known for its battling qualities but we need to become a team that is capable of adapting, possibly suffering for 10 or 15 minutes then playing our own football. You can find yourself in difficulties from time to time, but we need to react to those difficulties a lot better than we did today."

    -- Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri with a blistering attack on his players after saying he wanted to speak in his native Italian rather than English so he could get out what he wanted to say. The comments following the Blues' 2-0 loss at Arsenal in a game that saw they put only one shot on target. (BBC Sport)

  • Watch: Why fans shouldn't celebrate on the field

    After Charlton beat Accrington Stanley on a stoppage-time penalty kick, Krystian Bielik got taken down by one of his own team's fans. Read the whole story