Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
  • Montreal Impact fires head coach Remi Garde, hires Wilmer Cabrera

    The Frenchman is the third coach ousted in 11 days and sixth of the season, tying the record set in 2018. Read the whole story

  • On the move: MLS coaching changes (2019)

    May 1. Colorado (Anthony Hudson --> Conor Casey, interim)
    May 7. FC Cincinnati (Alan Koch  --> Yoann Damet, interim --> Ron Jans)
    May 9. New England (Brad Friedel --> Mike Lapper, interim --> Bruce Arena)
    Aug. 11. Real Salt Lake (Mike Petke -->  Freddy Juarez, interim)
    Aug. 13. Houston (Wilmer Cabrera --> Davy Arnaud, interim)
    Aug. 21. Montreal (Remi Garde --> Wilmer Cabrera)

  • Watch: A team score the game's opening goal without touching the ball

    In Portuguese U-17 action, Uniao Almeirim gifted Sporting a goal 13 seconds after kickoff because of this goalkeeper blunder on a back pass. Read the whole story

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

    1. Uly Llanez scored two more goals for Wolfsburg's U-19s in their 5-2 win over Magdeburg to give him six goals in three games -- two goals in each game. He leads the A-Junioren Bundesliga Nord/Nordost in scoring. Stuart Ritchie made his Bundesliga U19 debut for Hannover 96 in a 3-0 win over Hamburg. Ritchie, 17, played for Ballistic United and the San Jose Earthquakes academy before joining Dutch club Groningen's youth program two years ago.

    2. The Seattle Sounders have named Peter Tomozawa as their president of business operations and the 12th member of the new ownership group alongside his wife, Donna LeDuc. Tomozawa has most recently been vice president and executive director for partnerships and board relations for Los Angeles’ successful bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics and Paralympic Games. He holds minority stakes in the NHL's Vegas Golden Knights and English Championship's Swansea City and Barnsley. Garth Lagerwey, the president of soccer and general manager, and Tomozawa will report to Sounders majority owner Adrian Hanauer.

    3. Tuesday's Leagues Cup doubleheader averaged 477,000 viewers on TUDN, 538,000 viewers for the Tigres-Club America match in Houston and 416,000 for the LA Galaxy-Cruz Azul game. The four quarterfinal matches pitting MLS teams against Liga MX teams averaged 243,000 on TUDN, Univision's rebranded sports cable network. Tigres and Cruz Azul will meet in the Leagues Cup final on Sept. 18 at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas.