Soccer America Daily
Monday, September 30, 2019
  • Bundesliga is headed to ESPN+ in 2020-21

    ESPN linear television networks will feature select matches but the bulk of the games will air, in English and Spanish, on ESPN+. Read the whole story

  • Zlatan says ...

    "We weren't in the playoffs [last year]. That's the only difference. [It] was not a good game for us. Total opposite: bad game, already from the start. We do so many mistakes. We didn't even deserve to get points from [this] game."

    -- Zlatan Ibrahimovic after the LA Galaxy in its first game after clinching its first playoff berth following a two-year absence came back three times to tie the Vancouver Whitecaps only to lose, 4-3, at home on a stoppage-time goal. (MLSSoccer.com)

  • Watch: Rose Lavelle's first Washington Spirit goal

    Lavelle's first NWSL goal since joining the Spirit in 2018 is one of four Goal of the Week candidates. Read the whole story

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

    1. Four NCAA Division I men's teams remain unbeaten and untied through Week 5: No. 24 Navy (9-0-0), No. 3 Virginia (8-0-0), No. 8 SMU (8-0-0) and No. 23 Missouri State (7-0-0). No. 1 Stanford suffered its first blemish when it tied UC Santa Barbara, 3-3, on the road, while No. 2 St. Mary's lost for the first time, dropping a 4-2 decision to UC Davis. Also falling from the unbeaten and untied ranks were No. 4 Georgetown, No. 9 St. John's, No. 11 Clemson and No. 13 Cal State Fullerton.

    2. U.S. Adult Soccer inducted four men into its Hall of Fame at its AGM in Palm Springs, California. They included longtime FIFA referee Angelo Bratsis, who officiated in five different pro leagues. Also honored were Aleks Mihailovic, who played in the old NASL and has been involved in Illinois State Soccer Association for many years; Walter Ziaja, a former Olympian who has worked as a coach and referee in Wisconsin; and USASA vice chairman Richard Moeller.

    3. Detroit City FC will add a women's team in United Women's Soccer for the 2020 season. Detroit City FC has been the best-drawing team in the NPSL and will move to NISA in 2020. The DCFC women's team will also play its home matches at Keyworth Stadium.