Soccer America Daily
Thursday, January 23, 2020
  • USMNT: Bill Hamid embraces new role

    A big year for the D.C. United keeper led to his first call-up since Gregg Berhalter took charge as U.S. national team coach. Read the whole story

  • Caps: USMNT goalkeepers (2019)

    1. Zack Steffen, 11 (17)
    2. Brad Guzan, 4 (64)
    3. Sean Johnson, 3 (8)
    4. Ethan Horvath, 1 (4)
    Jesse Gonzalez, 0 (0)
    Tyler Miller, 0 (0)
    Matt Turner, 0 (0)
    Note: In parentheses are career caps.

  • What They're Saying: Lucien Favre

    "In training, you can see that Gio Reyna has something special. If you can’t see that, you're blind. At 17, he does everything very well. If he continues to play at this level, he will make great strides."

    -- Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre on the 17-year-old American, who made his Bundesliga debut Saturday in a 4-3 win at Augsburg. (Omnis port)

  • Watch: Scenes from U.S. men's national team convening with U-20s at Florida training camp

    U.S. head coach Gregg Berhalter, U-20 boss Anthony Hudson and U-20 players talk about the value of national teams working together. Read the whole story

  • Yanks Abroad: Midweek action

    Tuesday, January 21
    England (Premier League) Indiana Vassilev, Aston Villa, sub-14 minutes (2-1 vs. Watford)
    Mexico (Cup) Rubio Rubin, Dorados, 90 minutes (2-1 at Guadalajara)
    Wednesday, January 22
    England (Championship) Tim Ream, Fulham, 90 minutes (0-0 at Charlton Athletic)
    Mexico (Cup) Jonathan Gonzalez, Monterrey, 90 minutes (4-3 at Celaya)
    -- Sebastian Saucedo, UNAM, 24 minutes (2-4 at Santos)
    Netherlands (Cup) Sergino Dest, Ajax, 90 minutes, 1 assist (7-0 vs. Spakenburg)
    Spain (Cup) Shaq Moore, Tenerife, 90 minutes (2-1 vs. Real Valladolid)

  • Roster Moves: Major League Soccer 2020

    Real Salt Lake signed Italian-American Giuseppe Rossi for the 2020 season. Read the whole story

  • Watch: James Corden welcome Chicharito to Los Angeles via FaceTime

    Among those excited about Javier Hernandez joining the Galaxy is "The Late Late Show" host. Read the whole story

  • Datebook: U.S. Open Cup (First Round)

    The pairings have been set for the 19 games in the first round of the 2020 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Read the whole story

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

    1. The San Jose Earthquakes signed Silicon Valley firm Intermedia as their jersey sponsor as part of a multi-year sponsorship agreement that will include the exclusive use of Intermedia's technology for all business communications within the Earthquakes organization. The Quakes, whose jersey sponsorship agreement with Sutter Health ended after the 2018 season, are also seeking a sleeve sponsor. Naming rights to their stadium are also available following the end of the agreement with Avaya, which went bankrupt.

    2. The North Carolina Courage signed Hailie Mace to a two-year contract. The two-time NWSL champion acquired her league rights in a trade with Sky Blue FC for midfielder McCall Zerboni and a fourth-round pick in the 2021 College Draft. Mace was taken with the No. 2 pick in the 2019 draft but opted to play for Melbourne City in the W-League and FC Rosengard in Sweden. Mace is one of four former UCLA Bruins on the Courage roster, joining Katelyn Rowland, Samantha Mewis and Abby Dahlkemper.

    3. FC Bascome Bermuda will join USL League Two for the 2020 season, competing in the Mid Atlantic Division. It will become the first Bermudian team to compete in USL since the Bermuda Hogges in 2013. The focus of the team will be U-23 players pursuing collegiate and professional opportunities in the United States and Canada. The USL also announced that Colorado Rush will join USL League Two for the 2020 season and play in the Mountain Division.