Soccer America Daily
Saturday, February 22, 2020
  • MLS 2020: Clubs load up on Homegrown Players as SuperDraft path fades

    Clubs have signed almost three times as many amateur players as Homegrown Players as players taken in the SuperDraft. Read the whole story

  • Roster Moves: Major League Soccer 2020

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

  • Yanks Abroad: Midweek Action

    Friday, February 21
    Denmark (Superliga) Emmanuel Sabbi, Hobro, 90 minutes (0-1 vs. Midtjylland)
    England (Championship) Tim Ream, Fulham, 90 minutes (1-1 at Derby County)
    Italy (Serie B) Andrija Novakovich, Frosinone/D2, 90 minutes, 1 goal, 1 assist (2-0 at Cosenza)
    Netherlands (Eereste Divisie) Chris Gloster, Jong PSV (1-1 vs. TOP Oss)
    -- Alex Mendez, Jong Ajax, sub-21 minutes, 1 goal (2-0 at Helmond Sport)
    -- Josh Pynadath, Jong Ajax, sub-11 minutes (2-0 at Helmond Sport)
    Scotland (Championship) Ian Harkes, Dundee United, sub-34 minutes (2-1 vs. Inverness)
    -- Dillon Powers, Dundee United, 57 minutes (2-1 vs. Inverness)

  • Watch: A wacky goalkeeper own goal

    At the youth Alkass International Cup in Qatar, Barcelona's goalkeeper took a most unfortunate whack at a back pass. Read the whole story

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

    1. Julian Gressel agreed to a three-year guaranteed contract with D.C. United. United, which also has an option for a fourth year, used Allocation Money to give Gressel a new contract. The 2017 MLS Rookie of the Year was acquired from Atlanta United, where he started for three seasons out of Providence.

    2. D.C. United will return to cable television in 2020 on WJLA 24/7 News (formerly NewsChannel 8). WJLA 24/7 News was previously United's broadcast partner for three seasons (2016-18). D.C. United voice Dave Johnson will return as the play-by-play announcer working with Devon McTavish and Claudia Pagan.

    3. Former WPS and NWSL player Jordan Angeli will be the analyst on the Columbus Crew's regional television broadcasts. Fox Sports Ohio and SportsTime Ohio will air 33 of the Crew's 34 games. Play-by-play broadcaster Neil Sika and Brett Hiltbrand, the host and sideline reporter, will join Angeli on the broadcasts.

  • Rio Grande Valley's young talent trove is finally provided with a pathway

    A "street soccer" environment, long been cited as the USA's missing ingredient, has been in abundance in the extreme south of Texas. Read the whole story

  • How Referees Deal With Trash Talking

    "You can't stop me," "The only way that you can stop me is by fouling," "You got nothing" and "Look at the scoreboard" -- ... Read the whole story