Soccer America Daily
Sunday, November 29, 2020
  • MLS Playoffs: Seven Columbus Crew players ruled out after COVID-19 outbreak

    MLS's largest reported player outbreak since MLS is Back leaves Crew coach Caleb Porter without two starters for Sunday's game against Nashville SC. Read the whole story

  • Bruce says ...

    "I would say this and Year one. Year one, no one knew what the hell was going on with the league. We were all over the place in terms of the competition stuff off the field. A new league with not a whole lot of experienced people in sports, it was very hectic. This year has been very hectic, but an organized way of being hectic. We knew what we were doing, but it was hectic because of the circumstances, and certainly challenging."

    -- New England Revolution coach Bruce Arena on the most challenging season of his MLS coaching career. He left the University of Virginia to take charge of D.C. United, which he led to the MLS Cup 1996 title after it started with six losses in its first seven games. (Boston Globe)

  • Schalke's American teenager Matthew Hoppe: 'I was obviously surprised but I was ready'

    The Barca Academy product made his Bundesliga debut, starting at center forward in the 4-1 loss at Borussia Moenchengladbach. Read the whole story

  • Bundesliga: How Americans fared

    Tyler Adams (3), RB Leipzig (2nd place), 90 minutes (2-1 vs. Arminia Bielefeld)
    John Brooks (3), Wolfsburg (5th place), 90 minutes, 1 goal (5-3 vs. Werder Bremen)
    Tim Chandler, Eintracht Frankfurt (9th place), did not dress (3-3 at Union Berlin)
    Matthew Hoppe (5), Schalke 04 (18th place), 80 minutes (1-4 at Bor. M'Gladbach)
    Gio Reyna (-), Bor. Dortmund (3rd place), sub-24 minutes, 1 assist (1-2 vs. FC Cologne)
    Chris Richards, Bayern Munich (1st place), did not dress (3-1 at VfB Stuttgart)
    Josh Sargent, Werder Bremen (11th place), did not dress (3-5 at Wolfsburg)
    Note: In parentheses are Bild ratings (scale: 6-1, 6-low, 1-high).

  • Yanks Abroad: Men's action in Europe (Nov. 27-28)

    Duane Holmes scored his first goal of the season for Derby County. For Americans in men's action in 21 European leagues. Read the whole story

  • Watch: Scenes from Diego Maradona tributes in Buenos Aires

    Citizens took to the streets to sing tributes to Maradona and follow his casket en route to the Jardin Bella Vista cemetery. Read the whole story

  • SA Interview Archive: Voices from youth, college, the pros and national teams

    Our archive of 2020 Q&As includes interviews with men and women who play a variety of roles at several levels of the game. Read the whole story

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

    1. No QBs in Denver, no home for SF as COVID-19 sows NFL chaos By Josh Dubow, Arnie Stapleton, Barry Wilner and Ben Nuckols (AP)
    2. As COVID-19 surges, high school sports season in California remains uncertain By Eric Sondheimer (Los Angeles Times)
    3. COVID took away intramural sports, so colleges like Creighton are creating video game tournaments By Rick Ruggles (Omaha World-Herald)