Soccer America Daily
Saturday, June 13, 2020
  • Josh Sargent faces relegation with venerable Bundesliga club Werder Bremen

    Since scoring with his first touch of the ball in December 2018, Sargent has experienced a frustrating two seasons in Germany's top flight. Read the whole story

  • Yanks Abroad: Friday, June 12

    Germany (Bundesliga) Tyler Adams, RB Leipzig, sub-23 minutes (2-0 at Hoffenheim)
    Germany (3. Liga) Terrence Boyd, Hallescher, 90 minutes, 1 goal (3-2 at Meppen)
    Spain (Segunda Division) Shaq Moore, Tenerife, sub-10 minutes (0-1 at Fuenlabrada)

  • Slaying of American-born teen in Mexico draws national attention

    Alexander Martinez Gomez, who was born in North Carolina, had started his promising soccer career with UGM Norte de Orizaba. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Jermaine Jenas

    "It's brilliant that all the clubs and the players have come together and said that this is what they want. I think it's a great message because the Premier League is one of the most powerful businesses in the world. I'm all for it in terms of the representation and for each club and player to be doing it. But I think the question on most people's lips is: what next? What about the week after? Does it just fade out and it's 'OK, we did our little bit and it's gone now'. Or are we actually going to see some real change within our game, our own house? There's been huge conversations about the lack of opportunities for black coaches. We need to quash all of that by starting to implement [diversity] at the hiring level of management, at the top clubs and within the FA."

    -- Former England midfielder Jermaine Jenas on the Premier League's decision to have the names of players on the back of their jerseys replaced with "Black Lives Matter" for the first 12 matches -- two of them makeup games -- of the restarted season. (BBC Radio 5 Live)

  • Florida congressman seeks ban on soccer players kneeling

    Florida's Matt Gaetz says he is drafting legislation compelling U.S. Soccer to reverse the decision of its board on Tuesday repealing Policy 604-1. Read the whole story

  • Saturday morning: What we're reading (and listening to)

    1. MLS to allow advertising logo on players' shorts By Steven Goff (Washington Post)
    2. NBA players' worries growing about Orlando restart By Zach Braziller (New York Post)
    3. How college athletes are facing the coronavirus pandemic, in their own words (ESPN)

  • All rise for the anthem. Or not. It's a choice

    When I was a lad, the Scottish national anthem was the jaunty "Scotland the Brave," but few people knew the words. Read the whole story