Soccer America Daily
Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Olympic qualifying: U.S. women add new weapons and new looks to already formidable team

    The USA begins qualifying Tuesday against Haiti in Houston with the expectation that it be in Japan this summer. Read the whole story

  • Datebook: Concacaf Olympic Women's Qualifying Tournament

    Group A
    Jan. 28 in Houston, Texas
    Costa Rica vs. Panama 5:45 pm.
    USA vs. Haiti 8:30 pm.
    Jan. 31 in Houston, Texas
    Haiti vs. Costa Rica 5:45 pm.
    USA vs. Panama 8:30 pm.
    Feb. 3 in Houston, Texas
    Panama vs. Haiti 5:45 pm.
    USA vs. Costa Rica 8:30 pm.

    Group B

    Jan. 29 in Edinburg, Texas
    Mexico vs. Jamaica 5:15 pm.
    Canada vs. St. Kitts & Nevis 8 pm.
    Feb. 1 in Edinburg, Texas
    St. Kitts & Nevis vs. Mexico 3 pm.
    Jamaica vs. Canada 5:45 pm.
    Feb. 4 in Edinburg, Texas
    Jamaica vs. St. Kitts & Nevis 5:15 pm.
    Canada vs. Mexico 8 pm.
    Note: All times ET. Semifinals (Feb. 7) and final (Feb. 9) will be played in Carson, Calif.

  • Yanks Abroad: Weekend Action

    Sunday, January 26
    England (FA Cup) Tim Ream, Fulham, 5 minutes, 1 red card (0-4 at Manchester City)
    Germany (Bundesliga) Alfredo Morales, Fortuna Duesseldorf, 90 minutes (0-3 at Bayer Leverkusen)
    -- Josh Sargent, Werder Bremen, 67 minutes (0-3 vs. Hoffenheim)
    Italy (Serie B) Andrija Novakovich, Frosinone, 90 minutes (1-0 at Ascoli)
    Mexico (Liga MX) Fernando Arce Jr., Necaxa, 90 minutes (1-1 vs. San Luis)
      Sebastian Saucedo, UNAM, 68 minutes (1-0 vs. Monterrey)
    Netherlands (Erevisie) Sergino Dest, Ajax, 90 minutes (1-2 at Groningen)
    Scotland (Premier League) Matt Polster, Rangers, sub-45 minutes (1-2 at Hearts)
    Turkey (SuperLig) Tyler Boyd, Besiktas, 67 minutes (1-2 at Goztepe)

  • Watch: Kobe Bryant on the joy and lessons he got from soccer

    In 2018, Kobe Bryant, at the Aspen Institute's Project Play Summit, shared his soccer history, as well as insights on coaching, parenting and the … Read the whole story

  • Watch: Neymar pay tribute to Kobe Bryant

    After scoring his second goal in Paris Saint-Germain's 2-0 win over Lille, the Brazilian star paid tribute to Kobe Bryant, who died in a … Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Robbie Rogers

    "The first time I met Kobe was at the Opening Ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics. He was excited to watch our team play and he signed autographs for hours. He didn't turn a single athlete away. He was such a gentleman and absolutely brilliant."

    -- Former Los Angeles Galaxy and U.S. Olympic team player Robbie Rogers remembers Kobe Bryant, who played soccer as a boy while living Italy, was fan of AC Milan, Barcelona, and attended the Galaxy's 2012 MLS Cup win. Bryant was one of nine fatalities, including his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna, in a helicopter crash on Sunday. (ProSoccerUSA)

  • MLS Preseason: Week 1 results, Week 2 schedules

    Carlos Vela needed only 10 minutes to score his first goal of the year in LAFC's 2-0 win over Uruguayan club Penarol. Read the whole story