Soccer America Daily
Friday, September 20, 2019
  • MLS 'Iron Front' talks to continue after Las Vegas summit

    League executives and leaders of supporter groups agreed to continue talks Tuesday on Fan Code of Conduct policies. Read the whole story

  • Top 5: Longest scoring streaks (men's club soccer)

    1. Lionel Messi (Barcelona, 2012-13), 21 games
    2. Josef Bican (Slavia Prague, 1939-40), 19 games
    3. Tedor Peterek (Ruch Chorzow, 1937-38), 16 games
    3. Gerd Mueller (Bayern Munich, 1969-70), 16 games
    5. Josef Martinez (Atlanta United, 2019), 15 games
    Source: FIFA.

  • Watch: A trio of Timbers make three saves in three seconds

    The Red Bulls' three close-range shoots were blocked by Portland goalkeeper Steve Clark, Jorge Villafana and Bill Tuiloma. Read the whole story

  • In brief: 2019 MLS Expansion Draft

    Dates. Oct. 6: Priority draft. Nov. 16: Release of list of players eligible. Nov. 19: Draft.
    Teams. Inter Miami and Nashville SC.
    Picks. Five players each.
    Protected list. Twelve players per team (up from 11).
    Exempt teams. D.C. United, Vancouver, FC Dallas, Houston and NY Red Bulls.

  • U.S. U-17 standout leaves MLS academy to sign pro deal with USL team

    Bryang Kayo has left D.C. United, where he was playing for Loudoun United on an academy contract, to join Orange County SC. Read the whole story

  • Youth Movement: LA Galaxy academy alums in pros

    Zico Bailey (2000), Helsingor/DEN
    *Jorge Hernandez (2000), LA Galaxy II
    Alex Mendez (2000), Ajax/NED
    Julian Araujo (2001), LA Galaxy
    John Hilton (2001), Volendam/NED
    Uly Llanez (2001), Wolfsburg/GER
    Leonardo Sepulveda (2001), Salamanca/ESP
    Efrain Alvarez (2002), LA Galaxy
    Adam Saldana (2002), LA Galaxy II
    Mauricio Cuevas (2003), LA Galaxy II
    *Signed on Thursday after playing 32 games on academy contract with LA Galaxy II.
    Note: Birth years 2000-03.

  • Women's College Thursday: Florida State wins wild ACC opener over BC

    No. 9 BYU improved to 7-0-0, Pepperdine earned another result against a Pac-12 power, while Penn State's home woes continued. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad

    "Every family may have one bad person but they are a very respectable family. I have not done business with them in the past but I will be very happy to do business with them. The Bin Laden family is not a disgraced name or something that I should hide. When I see the Bin Laden family as a dirty name. I get really offended."

    -- Prince Abdullah bin Mosaad, who won a court battle with co-owner Kevin McCabe this week to wrest control of Premier League club Sheffield United, on the family of Osama bin Laden. The prince has been linked with a member of the Bin Laden family interested in investing in Sheffield United. The Saudi Binladin Group founded by Osama bin Laden's father is a major construction company in Saudi Arabia. (Reuters)

  • Can U.S. Soccer find a path to equal pay from other nations and different sports?

    In 2018, French star Kylian Mbappe announced that he would give his pay for winning the World Cup -- roughly $500,000 -- to charity. Read the whole story

  • Goalkeepers revisited

    Goalkeepers slamming into an opponent, often making violent contact with his head, remains part of the goalkeeper's repertoire. Read the whole story