DSD Insights

Original insights written for you, the fans of the beautiful game!


Must-read interview with Eric Wynalda

Daily Soccer Digest's Doug Sibor chats with retired U.S. Soccer legend and Fox Sports broadcaster Eric Wynalda to discuss the state of U.S. Soccer, Christian Pulisic, top American soccer talent, Bruce Arena's hiring, whether or not the USMNT will qualify for World Cup 2018 in Russia and much more in this must-read must-read Daily Soccer DIgest interview...

The 6 most significant soccer matches in history

Fans around the world invest time, money and emotion into their beloved teams. Soccer is steeped in more than a century of historic matches.  Each year new matches are written into the history books, bragging rights change ownership, and the big matches take on even more meaning. Here, the DSD takes a look at the most significant matches in the history of soccer...

Steven Gerrard - A Liverpool legend bids farewell to Anfield

Steven Gerrard represents the last of a dying breed in world football. A midfielder that could do it all: score, pass, create, defend, tackle, and lead. A midfielder that grew up in a city and played for the team that he was a fan of as a kid. Throughout his career, Stevie G was the subject of interest from other clubs, the likes of Chelsea, Inter Milan, and Real Madrid...

Exclusive interview with Alexi Lalas

Daily Soccer Digest writer Doug Sibor and retired U.S. Men's National team defender and Fox Sports analyst Alexi Lalas discuss the future of U.S. soccer, the hiring of Bruce Arena, Jurgen Klinsmann's legacy, young American players to keep an eye on, World Cup 2018 qualifying and much more in this exclusive DSD interview...

The top 3 youth soccer academies in the world

Youth academies are the heart and soul of tomorrow’s football and are essential to the progression of the game. In this insight, we outline the three top talent producing clubs in world football. These are institutions whose youth programs are highlighted by a combination of core values, footballing identity, well-established training methods, never forgetting the always essential passion for the game...

A rant about Bob Bradley's firing

Bob Bradley never had a chance at Swansea A.F.C. 85 days. That's how long Bob Bradley—former U.S. Men's National Team head coach and the first American manager in the history of the English Premier League—was given to turn around struggling Swansea City before he was unceremoniously given the axe on December 27. 85 days...

The top soccer quotes of 2016

2016 was filled with memorable, inspirational and sometimes controversial quotes from managers and players around the world. From Cristiano Ronaldo, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Jose Mourinho, Zinadine Zidane and more. Here are the top quotes of 2016 presented by the Daily Soccer Digest...