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MLS: Standings & Statistics (May 28)


Tampa Bay621817110Won4
Columbus36920220Lost 3
New England43811112Won2
Washington DC27


MLS: Soccer America Team of the Week (May 22-26)


Mark Dougherty (2) Tampa Bay


Ted Chronopoulos (1) New England

Frank Yallop (1) Tampa Bay

Matt Kmosko (2) Colorado


Alberto Naveda (2) New England

Carlos Valderrama (3) Tampa Bay

Preki (1) Kansas City

Roy Wegerle (1) Colorado


Pete Marino (1) Columbus

Eduardo ...

U.S. Game Summary: U.S. 2 Scotland 1

May 26 in New Britatin, Conn.

U.S. 2 Scotland 1. Goals: Wynalda (pen.) 13, Jones (Harkes) 72; Durie (Booth) 10.

U.S. --Sommer, Balboa, Lalas, Burns, Agoos, Jones, Harkes, Reyna (McBride, 83), Dooley (Kirovski, 54), Ramos, Wynalda.

Scotland --Leighton (Walker, 81), Boyd, Calderwood, Hendry, Whyte, Durie (Spencer, 46), Jess, Burley (McCall, 81), Jackson (Collins, 46), ...

MLS: Queiroz is new MetroStars coach

Former Portuguese national team coach Carlos Queiroz is the new head coach of the New York/New Jersey MetroStars, the team announced May 27.

The 43-year-old Queiroz led Portugal to the world U-16 championship in 1989, and the world U-20 title in 1991. He also took the full Portuguese national team through World Cup '94 qualifying, narrowly missing a ...

MLS Game Summary: Los Angeles 3 Columbus 2 (May 26, 1996)

May 26 in Pasadena, Calif.

Los Angeles 3 Columbus 2. Goals: Karapetyan (Hurtado) 29, Karapetyan (Hurtado) 50, Hurtado (Motajo) 68; Marino (Paz) 24, Marino (Thompson) 51.

Los Angeles --Campos, Fraser, Calichman, Motajo, Semioli, Noamouz, Salcedo, Cienfuegos, Armas, Karapetyan, Hurtado. Subs: Garvey for Cienfuegos in 20th minute, Vanney for Salcedo in 67th, Wilson for Noamouz in 67th, ...

MLS Game Summary: New England 3 Colorado 2 (May 25)

May 25 in Foxboro, Mass.

New England 3 Colorado 2 (New England wins shootout 1-0). Goals: Naveda 47, Aunger (pen.) 68; Wegerle (Sharpe, Bartlett) 76, Harbor (Henderson) 88.

New England --Heaney, Chronopolous, Weiszmann, Lips, Wylie, Aunger, Woodring, Naveda, Keegan, Ukrop , Welton. Subs: St. Andre for Ukrop in 3rd minute, Mella for Welton in 75th, Ibsen ...

SA Online Q&A with Editors: May 25, 1996

DI = Senior Editor Duncan Irving; RM = Senior Editor Ridge Mahoney; MW = Senior Editor Mike Woitalla; PS = Associate Editor Poul Swain; PB = Online Editor Pete Bailey.


Sam Morgan

Lawrenceville, Ga.

Now that we can watch MLS on ESPN or Univision, I would like to hear more comments about the ...

MLS Preview: May 25-26 games

Note: Fiorentina vs. MetroStars Friday night exhibition will be televised live by MSG at 7:30 p.m. Eastern. Satellite: Galaxy 5, Tr 17 or Satcom C4, Tr 6.

May 25 -- Colorado at New England

Location:Foxboro Stadium

Kickoff: .7:30 p.m. (ET)

Television:WABU 68 (Boston), Prime Sports Rocky Mountain.

Satellite:Satcom C1, Tr 18. ...

MLS Game Summary: Dallas 0 Tampa Bay 1

May 23 in Dallas

Dallas 0 Tampa Bay 1. Goal: Lassiter (Valderrama) 82.

Dallas --Dodd, Santel, Lozzano, Farrer, Sonora, Ashton, Kreis, Haynes, Eck, Kerr, Sanchez. Sub: Rodriguez for Eck in 68th minute.

Tampa Bay --Dougherty, Pittman, Kooiman, Yallop, Ralston, Valderrama, Vasquez, Hunjak, McKinley, Lassiter, Wise. Sub: Galderisi for Pittman in 49th minute.

Yellow ...

MLS: Firmani resigns from MetroStars

Eddie Firmani has resigned from his position as head coach of the New York/New Jersey MetroStars, the team reported May 24. Assistant coach Ralph Perez will take over as interim head coach while team GM Charlie Stillitano searches for a full-time replacement.

"I feel it is in the best interest of the club and the team that I ...

MLS: Standings & Statistics through May 22, 1996


Tampa Bay521516110Won 3
Columbus35918190Lost 2
New England337991Won 1
DC United27


MLS Preview: Tampa Bay at Dallas

May 23 -- Tampa Bay at Dallas

Location:Cotton Bowl

Kickoff:7:30 (ET)


Satellite:Galaxy 5, Tr. 14

Injuries:TB -- Adam Frye (D) is questionable because of a strained hip flexor. Dallas reports no injuries.

Preview:Once again, the Mutiny jumped out to a 3-0 lead, and once again, they ...

Bradley among 3 Hall of Fame inductees

Gordon Bradley, one of the North American Soccer League's pioneers, heads a group of three men who have been chosen by U.S. Soccer for induction into the National Soccer Hall of Fame in Oneonta, N.Y., June 15.

Also selected were Nicholas Kropfelder, an outstanding player for Baltimore area teams in the '40s and '50s, and Len Oliver, who ...

MLS Game Summaries: May 22, 1996

May 22 in Kansas City

Kansas City 2 MetroStars 1. Goals: Prampin (Preki) 82, Preki (Johnston) 87; Savarese (Joseph) 26.

Kansas City --Lagerwey, Ekeme, Okafor, Bowers, Gutierrez, Eichmann, Uderitz, Preki, Chung, Takawira, Johnston. Subs: Koetters for Uderitz in 72nd minute, Prampin for Gutierrez in 72nd, Wright for Eichmann in 79th.

MetroStars --Meola, Da Silva, ...

Goals galore, some of them glorious

Unsettled MLS defenses are being sliced up

Perhaps the scoring explosion in Major League Baseball is imbuing some insight to certain honchos at Major League Soccer.

Those honchos, you'll recall, wanted bigger goals, so terrified were they of boring, sterile, barren games. They may not understand offside or why people wear Carlos Valderrama wigs, but sure as ...