Soccer America Daily
Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • LAFC clinches MLS Supporters' Shield

    Minnesota United, the LA Galaxy and Seattle claimed playoff berths in the Western Conference. Read the whole story

  • MLS: Coaching trebles

    1. Bruce Arena. MLS Cup (1996-97, 2011-12, 2014), Supporters' Shield (1997, 2010-11), Open Cup (1996).
    2. Sigi Schmid. MLS Cup (2002, 2008), Supporters' Shield (2002, 2008, 2014), Open Cup (2001, 2009-11, 2014).
    3. Bob Gansler. MLS Cup (2000), Supporters' Shield (2000), Open Cup (2004).
    4. Bob Bradley. MLS Cup (1998), Supporters' Shield (2019), Open Cup (1998, 2000).
    H/t: @YesThatBrooke

  • Results: Major League Soccer (Week 30)

    Wednesday, September 25
    NYCFC 4 Atlanta United 1. (Mitrita 14, 23, 34, Heber 87; G.Martinez pen. 53 pen. Att.: 24,290.)
    Minnesota United 2 Sporting KC 1. (Alonso 70, Dotson 90; Barath 7. Att.: 19,609.)
    Real Salt Lake 1 LA Galaxy 2. (Onuoha 89; Pavon 50, Ibrahimovic 80. Att.: 20,838.)
    LAFC 3 Houston 1. (Vela pen. 23, Rossi 70, Atuesta 82; own goal 28. Att.: n/a.)
    Portland 2 New England 2. (Ebobisse 49, 81; Bou 87, Gil pen. 90+7. Att.: 25,218.)
    San Jose 1 Philadelphia 2. (Yueill 35; Bedoya 70, Przybylko 76. Att.: 16,652.)

  • Watch: Alexandru Mitrita's quick hat trick for NYCFC

    Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan got beat by Alexandru Mitrita in 14th, 23rd and 34th minutes of a 4-1 New York City FC win. Read the whole story

  • Yanks Abroad: USMNT in action (Midweek)

    Wednesday, September 25
    Austria (Cup) Erik Palmer-Brown, Austria Wien, 67 minutes (2-5 vs. Swarovski Tirol)
    Belgium (Cup) Ethan Horvath, Club Brugge, 90 minutes (3-0 at Francs Borains)
    England (League Cup) Matt Miazga, Reading/D2, 90 minutes (1-1 at Wolves, 2-4 on PKs)
    -- Christian Pulisic, Chelsea, 90 minutes, 1 assist (7-1 vs. Grimsby Town)
    Netherlands Sergino Dest, Ajax, 77 minutes (5-0 vs. Fortuna Sittard)
    South Korea Mix Diskerud, Ulsan Hyundai, 66 minutes (2-0 at Suwon Bluewings)
    Sweden Aron Johannsson, Hammarby, sub-45 minutes (3-1 at Sirius)

  • Watch: Hertha Berlin Brazilian beat six defenders and score

    Dilrosun befuddled a crowd of Padderborn foes en route to goal during Hertha Berlin's 2-1 Bundesliga win. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Mia Hamm

    "Your management needs to reflect your workforce. Until it does, we're not going to close the gender pay gap at the rate that it needs to be closed."

    -- Mia Hamm on the positive impact having women in leadership at FIFA -- in May 2016, Fatma Samoura became its first female secretary general -- and other organizations will have. (CNBC Make It)

  • NWSL: Reign FC moves into fourth place with win over Royals

    Bethany Balcer, a rookie out NAIA school Spring Arbor, scored her team-high fifth goal in the 2-1 win over Utah. Read the whole story

  • Results: National Women's Soccer League (Week 24)

    Wednesday, September 25
    Reign FC 2 Utah 1. (Balcer 40, Taylor 86; Stengel 67. Att.: 5,015.)
    Houston 0 Washington 0. (Att.: 5,247.)

  • 'Good job!' The universal message of soccer's social media

    Professional sports teams are obliged to see failure as unacceptable. This was easier in the pre-digital age Read the whole story