Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
  • Jason Kreis picked to coach U.S. under-23 men's national team

    Kreis is with the U-23s, who are training in Spain and will play the Netherlands and Egypt U-23s in friendlies. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Jason Kreis

    "There's no doubt about it, this group of players was a major factor in my thinking about this position. The group is going to be very talented. I think it should be arguably the best U-23 group that this country's ever seen. That's a huge credit to all the work that everyone in the soccer community has done in this country over the last 10-20 years."

    -- New U.S. under-23 men's national team coach Jason Kreis on working with the current group of players who include four players with the senior national team in Orlando and eight with him at the current U-23 camp in Spain. (USSoccer.com)

  • Watch: Former St. Louis University forward earn Bundesliga red-card infamy

    Hertha Berlin's Vedad Ibisevic, the Bosnian forward who attended high school and college in the USA, threw the ball at BVB goalkeeper Roman Burki. Read the whole story

  • Evening Edition: What's in the news ...

    1. D.C. United signed 16-year-old forward Griffin Yow to a Homegrown Player contract three days after he scored Loudoun United's first USL Championship goal. Loudoun United is D.C. United's new second team. Yow, who has been playing for the U.S. under-17 national team, spent four years with the D.C. United academy and scored 41 goals in 68 Development Academy appearances.

    2. New York Red Bulls midfielder Florian Valot confirmed the injury he suffered on Saturday was another torn ACL, this time on his right knee. The 26-year-old French midfielder was in pain as he left the field in the first half of the 4-1 win over San Jose. Valot had attended Rider College and starred for the Red Bulls II before earning an MLS contract in 2018 when scored three goals and added five assists in 13 games before tearing his ACL in his left knee.

    3. Mexico's SuperClasico drew 1.5 million viewers on Univision, making it the highest-rated soccer match on any network in 2019, regardless of language. Saturday's match was the second America-Chivas meeting of the week. Their rare Copa MX matchup drew 867,000 viewers on UDN, making it the most-watched Copa MX quarterfinal telecast ever on U.S. television.