Soccer America Daily
Friday, July 22, 2022
  • Americans Abroad: Men's midweek action

    UEFA Champions League (second qualifying round, first leg):
    • Josh Cohen, Maccabi Haifa, 90 minutes (1-1 vs. Olympiakos)
    • Henry Wingo, Ferencvaros, 90 minutes (1-2 vs. Slovan Bratislava)
    Europa Conference League (second qualifying round, first leg):
    • Christian Cappis, Brondby, 80 minutes (1-1 at Pogon Szczecin)
    • Joe Efford, Motherwell, sub-17 minutes (0-1 vs. Sligo Rivers)
    • Kyle McLagan, Víkingur Reykjavík, 90 minutes  (2-0 vs. The New Saints)

  • European destinations: Belgium welcomes largest contingent of Americans ever

    Belgium, home to such players as Juli Veee, Steve Snow, Oguchi Onyewu and Sacha Kljestan in the past, begins play on Friday. Read the whole story

  • Major League Soccer: Summer movement

    - Ravel Morrison is reunited with Wayne Rooney. D.C. United signed the 29-year-old Jamaican International on a free transfer from Derby County, where he played last season for Rooney. The English-born Morrison began his career in the Manchester United academy and has bounced around 12 clubs in the last decade. Most have been in the English Championship but he also played at clubs in Italy, Mexico, Sweden and the Netherlands.

    - Ajani Fortune signs Homegrown deal with Atlanta United. The 19-year-old Trinidad & Tobago international, signed from Atlanta United 2, effective Jan. 1, 2023. The Raleigh, North Carolina, native signed his first pro contract from the Atlanta United Academy in August 2021.

  • Watch: Spectacular goals by Uwe Seeler (1936-2022, R.I.P.)

    The popular German forward played in four World Cups (1958, '62, '66, '70) and spent his entire career with Hamburg SV. Read the whole story

  • Roster: 2022 MLS All-Star Skills Challenge

    1. Chicharito (LA Galaxy)
    2. Sebastian Driussi (Austin FC)
    3. Jesus Ferreira (FC Dallas)
    4. Carles Gil (New England Revolution)
    5. Hector Herrera (Houston Dynamo)
    6. Lorenzo Insigne (Toronto FC)
    7. Sean Johnson (New York City FC, goalkeeper)
    8. Hany Mukhtar (Nashville SC)
    9. Emanuel Reynoso (Minnesota United)
    10. Dayne St. Clair (Minnesota United, goalkeeper)
    Teams of 10 MLS and Liga MX players will square off in five skills on Aug. 9 at Allianz Field.

  • Should Refs Apologize?

    You could say that with all the games I have officiated - more than 11,000 - I've made more mistakes than most soccer referees. Read the whole story

  • Roster: U.S. U-15 WYNT roster (Concacaf U-15 Championship)

    Goalkeepers (2): Molly Vapensky (Chicago FC United), Kennedy Zorn (SC del Sol).
    Defenders (6): Mya Brandon (Michigan Hawks), Maddie Costello (SUSA), Alexis Coughlin (Legends FC), Jordyn Hardeman (Solar SC), Daya King (Legends FC), Kai Price (Concorde Fire).
    Midfielders (5): Kimmi Ascanio (Florida United), Kennedy Fuller (Solar SC), Ainsley McCammon (Solar SC), Ashlyn Puerta (Albion SC), Katharine Scott (Internationals).
    Forwards (5): Abby Ballek (Real Colorado), Ava Harrison (San Diego Surf), Caroline Helfrich (VA Union), Ayva Jordan (Slammers FC), Alexandra Pfeiffer (St. Louis Scott Gallagher).
    Dates: July 31-Aug. 7 in Tampa, Fla.

  • Watch: Santa Claus (Jon Hamm) gets word of winter World Cup

    The "Mad Men" star plays Santa Claus in Fox Sport's reminder that this year's is a winter World Cup. Read the whole story

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

    1. As down to earth as they come: Germany and Hamburg legend Uwe Seeler dies, age 85 By Jens Krepela (
    2. Stuart Findlay says farewell to the Union with one last act of selflessness By Jonathan Tannenwald (Philadelphia Inquirer)
    3. Minnesota Aurora FC triplets are a triple threat By Sharon Yoo (

  • Euro 2022: Germany remains on course for a ninth title

    Austria made Germany sweat, hitting the woodwork three times, before a bizarre 90th-minute goal sealed Germany's 2-0 win. Read the whole story

  • Results: Women's summer championships

    Copa America:
    Group A: Brazil 6 Peru 0 // Argentina 1 Venezuela 0.
    Brazil and Argentina advance to semifinals.
    European Championship:
    Quarterfinals: Germany 2 Austria 0.