Soccer America Daily
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
  • By the Numbers: USA vs. Guatemala (Concacaf U-17 Championship)

    0. Guatemala's appearances in U-17 World Cup.
    17. USA's appearances, tied with Brazil for the most all-time.
    6-0-0. U.S. record vs. Guatemala in Concacaf U-17 play.
    20-2. Goal difference in USA-Guatemala meetings.
    Note: Guatemala hosts USA Tuesday with berth at U-17 Men's World Cup on the line.

  • MLS 2023: Last summer's big signings ready to take over

    MLS saw an unusually high level of activity in its 2022 secondary window, particularly on the acquisition side. Read the whole story

  • Around the Country: Major League Soccer

    The LA Galaxy signed 28-year-old winger Tyler Boyd to a one-year contract. The U.S. international (10 caps) most recently was under contract at Turkish Super Lig club Besiktas though he spent 2021 and 2022 on loan at Sivasspor and Caykur Rizespor ... Sergio Cordova joined Vancouver from Bundesliga club Augsburg as a Designated Player for a fee of around $2 million. The 25-year-old Venezuelan scored 11 goals last season for Real Salt Lake before his return to the Bundesliga, where he had spent five seasons ... FC Dallas has acquired Spanish forward Jesus Jimenez and a 2023 international roster spot for midfielder Brandon Servania. Jimenez gives Dallas another attacking option. TFC gets midfield depth with Servania, who earned one cap for the USA ... Real Salt Lake signed 19-year-old midfielder Moses Nyeman on loan from Belgian second-tier club Beveren through the 2023 calendar year with an option to purchase. Nyeman did not play for Beveren following his move from D.C. United, where he played 32 games.

  • For Soccer: For Soccer Ventures and Gilt Edge Soccer Marketing join forces

    For Soccer's principal owner is Richie Graham, who founded For Soccer Ventures and the YSC Academy. Read the whole story

  • NWSL 2023: Houston Dash ready to take the next step

    The Dash seeks to build on a breakthrough season last year -- its first playoff appearance since its launch in 2014. Read the whole story

  • Result: USA vs. England (under-17 women's friendly)

    Feb. 18 in Burton-on-Trent
    England 1 USA 3. Goals: Sorrentino 42, Bodak 19, Gamero 90+1, Adames 90+4.
    England -- Poor; Dennis (Nascimento, 74), Ward (Kagalwala, 74), Reid (Harbert, 46), Potter, Baker (Watts, 83), Newell, Deering (Brown, 60), Sorrentino (Round, 60), Lia (Agyemang, 46), Nesbeth (Shaw, 46).
    USA -- Kasica (Titmuss, 46); Alvarez (Sine 53), Schornstein (Winger 46), Bugg, Small (Fraser, 46); Hutton (Klinger 65), Restovich (Robinson, 60); Bodak (Barcenas 46), O’Donnell (Adames, 46), Thomas (Villarreal, 32), Gamero.
    Att.: 180.
    Feb. 15: England 5 USA 4.

  • Watch: The 'Ted Lasso' season 3 teaser

    Ted Lasso returns March 15 with AFC Richmond now in the Premier League and pundits predicting a last-place finish for the Greyhounds. Read the whole story

  • Referee Watch: USA

    Frank Anderson, who recently retired from 18 years of officiating in MLS, is the new Manager of Senior Assistant Referees of PRO. Earlier this month, PRO promoted Mark Geiger to General Manager, succeeding Howard Webb. Alan Kelly has stepped into the Director of Senior Match Officials role Geiger had served since 2019 ... At the FIFA World Club Cup in Morocco, American Kathryn Nesbitt ran the line for Wydad vs. Al Hilal and served as Offside VAR for both of Real Madrid's games, semifinal and final. ... So far at the Concacaf U-17 Championship in Guatemala, Joseph Dickerson, who reffed the 2022 MLS All-Star Game, has whistled Guatemala-Mexico and Panama-Cuba.

  • Randal Kolo Muani driving Eintracht Frankfurt's European dream after World Cup heartbreak

    Eintracht Frankfurt vs. Napoli: A tasty Champions League clash with each team led by a red-hot striker: Kolo Muani and Victor Osimhen. Read the whole story

  • Jurgen Klopp eyes Liverpool revival ahead of Real Madrid revenge mission

    Liverpool's upward momentum faces a major test when it faces its UEFA Champions League nemesis Real Madrid on Tuesday. Read the whole story

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

    1. Earnie Stewart, U.S. Soccer’s outgoing sporting czar, is leaving behind a vision By Henry Bushnell (Yahoo Sports)
    2. Phil Neville on working for David Beckham, Messi to Miami, promotion/relegation in MLS and more By Pablo Maurer and Felipe Cardenas (The Athletic)
    3. Liga MX: Chivas ahead of schedule in rebuild; Mexico coach Cocca starts scouting mission By Cesar Hernandez (ESPN)