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World Cup '98 Qualifying: CONCACAF (Aug. 30)

Group 2

Aug. 30 in Edmonton

Canada 3 Panama 1. Goals: Aunger pen. 41, Peschisolido 42, Corazzin 87; J.L. Dely Valdes.

Att.: 9,402.


MLS Game Summary: Tampa Bay 3 New England 1

Aug. 31 in Tampa

Tampa Bay 3 New England 1. Goals: Lassiter (Galderisi) 26, Ralston 46, Hunjak (Galderisi) 58; Baba 73.

Tampa Bay --Dougherty, Hejduk, Backman, McKinley, Pittman, Vasquez, Hunjak, Vargas, Ralston, Galderisi, Lassiter. Subs: Frye for Lassiter in 77th minute, Yallop for Galderisi in 84th, Diffley for Vargas in 85th.

New England ...

World Cup '98 Qualifying: Europe (Aug. 31)

Group 3

Aug. 31 in Baku

Azerbaijan 1 Switzerland 0. Goal: Rzayev 28.

Att.: 20,000.

Group 4

Aug. 31 in Vienna

Austria 0 Scotland 0.

Att.: 29,500.

Aug. 31 in Minsk

Belarus 1 Estonia 0. Goal: Makovsky 35.

Att.: 6,000.

Group 6

Aug. 31 in ...

International Friendly: USA 3, El Salvador 1 (Aug. 30)

On a night that featured the international debuts of four players, old standbys Joe-Max Moore and Eric Wynalda combined for all three goals in a 3-1 U.S. win over El Salvador in an exhibition at the Los Angeles Coliseum.

Jason Kreis, one of the young stars of MLS with the Dallas Burn, and David Wagner, a ...

MLS Weekend Preview: Aug. 31 - Sept. 1

Saturday, August 31

New England at Tampa Bay

Location:Tampa Stadium. Kickoff (ET):7:30 p.m. Television:
none. Satellite:none.

Series History:April 13 at Tampa Stadium -- Tampa rallied for a 3-2 victory in its home opener; August 21 at Foxboro Stadium -- New England crushed the injury-riddled Mutiny 4-2.

Injuries:New England ...

MLS Game Summary: Columbus 2 Los Angeles 0

Aug. 28 in Columbus

Columbus 2 Los Angeles 0. Goals: Caligiuri (Warzycha) 9, McBride (Warzycha) 71.

Columbus --Friedel, Smith, Iribarren, Caligiuri, Michallik, Carrera, Yeagley, Warzycha, Maisonneuve, Marino, McBride. Subs: Cozier for Marino in 65th minute, Miller for Yeagley in 73rd, Greenwood for Carrera in 83rd

Los Angeles --Campos, Fraser, Onalfo, Vanney, Semioli, ...

CONCACAF U-17 Tournament: USA 2 Canada 0 (Aug. 28)

Aug. 28 in Port of Spain, Trinidad

USA 2 Canada 0. Goals: Purcell 23, Gutierrez 89.

Mexico 4 Costa Rica 0. Goals: Arce 15, 77, 81, 85.



MLS Preview: D.C. United at Colorado

Location:Mile High Stadium. Kickoff (ET):8:30 p.m. Television:ESPN2. Satellite: Galaxy 5, Tr. 14.

Series History:June 2 at Mile High Stadium -- United got its first shootout win when it downed the Rapids 3-2.

Injuries:D.C. United -- D Mike Huwiler (aggravated groin) is out; Colorado -- M Chris Henderson (strained hamstring), ...

MLS Game Summary: Colorado 1 D.C. United 2

Aug. 29 in Denver

Colorado 1 D.C. United 2. Goals: Harbor (De Vries, Benedetti) 40; Medved (Harkes) 3, Rammel (Sanneh, Agoos) 49.

Colorado --Woods, Cannon, Hamlett, Kmosko, S. Henderson, C. Henderson, Trittschuh, Benedetti, Sharpe, De Vries, Harbor. Sub: McKay for Sharpe in 78th minute.

D.C. United --Simpson, Peay, Pope, Agoos, Gori, Sanneh, ...

MLS Preview: Los Angeles at Columbus

August 28 -- Los Angeles at Columbus

Location:Ohio Stadium. Kickoff (ET):7:30 p.m. Television:
Galavision. Satellite: Galaxy K7, Tr. 4..

Series History:May 26 at the Rose Bowl -- Jorge Salcedo scored once and set up another goal in L.A.'s 3-2 win; August 4 at the Rose Bowl -- Adrian Paz scored a ...

Futsal: U.S. Roster for World Championship Qualifying

The following is the U.S. roster for the CONCACAF regional futsal qualifying tournament, which will runfrom Aug. 31 to Sept. 8 in Guatemala. Two groups of three teams each will compete in round-robin play, with the top two teams in each group advancing to the semifinals. The semifinal winners will advance to the World Championships Nov. 26 ...

FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings: August 1996

The following are FIFA's world rankings as of August 28, 1996.

RankCountryJuly Ranking
4Czech Republic4


Paralympics: U.S. team earns fourth place

The U.S. Paralympic soccer team garnered a fourth-place finish in the Atlanta '96 games that took place Aug. 15-25.

Paralympic soccer is played by teams of seven players (all of whom are ambulatory) with varying degrees of cerebral palsy or traumatic brain injuries. Competition follows FIFA rules of play, with certain modifications, such as a slightly ...

A-League: Standings and Results through August 25




CONCACAF U-17 Tournament: USA 1 Mexico 3 (Aug. 25)

Aug. 25 in Port of Spain

USA 1 Mexico 3. Goals: Castellanos (Purcell) 53; Ruiz (Trimmer) 59, Noe 68, Ruiz 80.

USA --Hancock, Hollenbach, Bradford, Downing, Villegas, Totton, Yamauchi (Rupsis, 70), Marquez (Wilson, 50), Purcell (Monsibais, 62), Gutierrez, Castellanos.

Mexico --De Corona, Sanchez, Penaloza, Vera, Trimmer, Savala, Gomez, Glodias, Gonzales, Martinez (Noe, 46), Ruiz. ...