Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
  • Tim Weah makes it look easy -- again

    For the second straight game, the 18-year-old American came off the bench and scored for Celtic after running on to a through ball. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Gregg Berhalter

    "We banned phones from the meal room, but now everyone is doing crossword puzzles, so now we might have to ban crossword puzzles to get guys talking to each other again."

    -- U.S. men's national team coach Gregg Berhalter, who banned cell phones at meals to get players at the camp that just ended in Chula Vista, California, to talk to each other. The introduction of crossword puzzles at lunch and dinner soon had heads down again as players tried to solve 20 down and 33 across. (ESPN FC)

  • Watch: The 14 Bundesliga record-setting saves in 40 seconds

    Hannover 96 goalkeeper Michael Esser set the mark for most saves in a Bundesliga game, stopping Werder Bremen 14 times, often spectacularly. Read the whole story

  • What's in the news ...

    1. Maryland junior Donovan Pines has signed with D.C. United. William & Mary's Antonio Bustamante and Pines are the club's 10th and 11th Homegrown Player signings. Pines, a 6-foot-5-inch center back, led the Terrapin defense that shut out all five tournament opponents en route to the 2018 NCAA Division I title.

    2. The Seattle Sounders promoted Chris Little to Sounders FC 2 head coach. He will retain his position as Sounders FC Academy director of coaching. Little guided the Sounders FC U-17s to the 2018 Development Academy national title. Eight players from his U-17 squads have signed pro contracts with S2. Former S2 head coach John Hutchinson is returning to coach in his native country of Australia.

    3. James Armstrong has been named the new Mississippi State women's coach, replacing Tom Anagnost, who left after two seasons to take the head coaching job at UIC. Armstrong is the former associate head coach at Auburn, which made the NCAA Tournament five straight years during his tenure on The Plains. He takes over a Bulldog program that made its first NCAA Tournament appearance in 2018.