Soccer America Daily
Friday, September 13, 2019
  • MLS: Philadelphia and Atlanta United still have shot at NYCFC in Eastern Conference

    NYCFC could have broken open the Eastern Conference race when it hosted Toronto FC but it had to settle for a 1-1 tie. Read the whole story

  • Forty years in the LOTG: Grassroots vs. the professional game

    The 2019-20 version of the LOTG is 222 pages long. Excluding the USSF supplement, the 1979 version was 68 pages long. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Brad Pursel

    "We discuss this every year and look at it every year with our clubs and each year we leave the decision up to the clubs. It is strictly a club option whether they want to play on the FIFA weekends and they make that decision based on a host of factors."

    -- Brad Pursel, MLS's vice president of club services and scheduling, the league's chief schedule maker since 2002, on leaving it up to clubs to play during the FIFA breaks. On Saturday, Seattle played -- and lost -- at Colorado, 2-0, while missing 13 of 25 first-team field players. (The Athletic)

  • Watch: The story behind Minnesota United's 'Wonderwall'

    This 4-minute mini-doc, which features superfan Bruce McGuire, tracks the evolution of Minnesota's anthem, including highlights from the stands. Read the whole story

  • Calendar: Major League Soccer (Week 29)

    Saturday, September 14
    NYCFC vs. San Jose 12:30 pm.
    Chicago vs. FC Dallas 3:30 pm.
    Atlanta United vs.  Columbus 7:30 pm.
    Montreal vs. FC Cincinnati 7:30 pm.
    Orlando City vs. New England 7:30 pm.
    Philadelphia vs. LAFC 7:30 pm.
    Vancouver vs. Houston 10 pm.
    Sunday, September 15
    Portland vs. D.C. United 3:30 pm.
    Toronto FC vs. Colorado 5 pm.
    Minn. United vs. Real Salt Lake 5:30 pm.
    Seattle vs. NY Red Bulls 6 pm.
    LA Galaxy vs. Sporting KC 10 pm.
    Note: All times ET.

  • U.S. Open Cup: 2020 qualifying begins with 40 games

    The projected format correlates to 6-12 qualifiers advancing to the first round along with Newtown Pride FC, the National Amateur Cup champion. Read the whole story

  • Women's College Thursday: North Carolina and Florida State win battles of ranked teams

    No. 10 Texas A&M fell for the first time when it dropped a 2-0 decision to No. 18 BYU before 3,712 fans in Provo. Read the whole story