Soccer America Daily
Monday, January 20, 2020
  • Gregg Berhalter: 'We just want to create an environment that players want to be in'

    The January camp in Bradenton has given him an opportunity to evaluate younger players. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Jurgen Klopp

    "They can sing that. I am not here to dictate what they sing. If our fans were not in a good mood now that would be really strange. Of course, they are allowed to dream and sing whatever they want and, as long as they do their job in the moment we play, all fine. But we will not be part of that party yet."

    -- Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp on Liverpool fans singing "We're going to win the league" after a 2-0 win over Manchester United extended the Reds' lead at the top of the Premier League to 16 points with a game in hand. The Reds are closing in on their first league title in 30 years. (BBC Sports)

  • SA's Mike Woitalla among winners in United Soccer Coaches' annual media contest

    Woitalla received the Best Column award, his eighth award since the contest's inception in 1995. Read the whole story

  • Monday morning: What's in the news ...

    1. The U.S. under-20 men's national team closed out its winter camp with a 2-2 tie against Mexico. Floridian Nathan Harriel, who plays for the Philadelphia Union's U-18/19s, and Ian Hoffmann, who is in his fourth season in German club Karlsruhe's youth system, scored for the USA. It beat Mexico, 2-0, in the first game of the two-game series. The camp was the first under new U-20 coach Anthony Hudson and coincided with the start of the senior national team camp that was moved from Qatar to Bradenton, Florida.

    2. Osaze De Rosario, 18, scored the lone goal for NYCFC in its 2-1 loss to Brazil's Palmeiras in the Florida Cup. De Rosario, who joined NYCFC's academy last season, is the son of former MLS MVP Dwayne De Rosario. He started up front with Alexandru Mitrita and Gary Mackay-Steven. In NYCFC's first game at the Florida Cup, it fell to Corinthians, 2-1. In Saturday's nightcap, Colombia's Atletico Nacional beat Corinthians, 2-1, in front of 11,569 fans at Exploria Stadium.

    3. Kevin Nylen has been named the new Boston University men's head coach. Nylen, who spent the last three years as the head coach at FIU, becomes just the sixth BU men's head coach in the 70-year history of the program after the retirement of Neil Roberts (1985-2019).