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MLS: Results and Standings (April 26)


  • MetroStars 2 Columbus 1
  • New England 2 Colorado 1 (SO)
  • D.C. United 2 San Jose 3 (SO)
  • Los Angeles 1 Dallas 2 (SO)


Eastern Conference

D.C. United54110127


MLS: Notes

The Kansas City Wizards will travel to Bermuda April 29 for a friendly match with Bermuda April 30. The game marks the first-ever pitting an MLS team against a foreign national team on its home soil.

The Los Angeles Galaxy will play Aston Villa in a May 21 friendly in the Rose Bowl. The English ...

European Cup Winners' Cup Semifinals: Second leg results

April 24 in Florence

Fiorentina (Italy) 0 Barcelona (Spain) 2. Goals: Couto 30, Guardiola 35.

Fiorentina -- Toldo, Carnasciali, Padalino, Schwarz, Amoruso, Serena (Pusceddu, 84), Cois (Bigica, 89), Robbiati, Rui Costa, Oliveira, Baiano (Firicano, 89).

Barcelona -- Vitor Baia, Ferrer, Couto, Nadal, Sergi, Luis Enrique (Amor, 80), Guardiola, Giovanni (Abelardo, 85), De la Pena, ...

Q&A with the SA Editors: April 25, 1997

Mark Switzer

Provo, Utah

I'm thinking a good rule change would be to eliminate offside inside the penalty area, but the best way to find flaws in an idea is to have others criticize it. So, what would be so bad in making it so that if the ball is PASSED from INSIDE the penalty area, there ...

MLS: Two coaches fined

MLS has fined Dallas Burn head coach Dave Dir $250 for verbal abuse of an official following a 2-1 loss in Kansas City April 18.

MLS also fined Wizards assistant coach Guy Newman $250 for his actions in the same match. Newman poured the contents of a plastic water bottle on Burn midfielder Mark Santel as ...

MLS: Results and standings (April 23)


  • Colorado 1 Dallas 0


Eastern Conference

D.C. United4401094
Tampa Bay431994
New England422648


CISL: 1997 Draft

First Round

1. (1)WashingtonVictor Nogueira6-1190GK10/7/70
2. (2)SeattleCarlos Zavala5-11170Dn/a
3. (3)IndianaNeil Gilbert5-9180D11/9/69
4. (4)ArizonaGuillermo Ruiz


Nike Victory Tour: U.S. 4, France 2

April 24 in Greensboro, N.C.

United States 4, France 2. Goals: Confer 24, Venturini 60, MacMillan 63, Lilly 78; Pinchon 45, Pinchon 74.

U.S. -- Scurry (Ducar, 46), Whalen (Fair, 73), Chastain, Pearce, Connors (Pearman, 46), Venturini (Cromwell, 67), Foudy, Lilly, MacMillan, Milbrett, Confer (Keller, 57).

France -- Roux, Guillemin, Locatelli, Diacre, Woock, ...

Send a question to Juergen Sommer and win a FREE T-shirt!

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Send in your questions to Juergen by clicking on the Ask a Star link here or in the INTERACTIVE section of SA Online. If you are one ...

World Cup '98 Qualifying: Asia (April 22)

Group 3

April 22 in Sharjah

United Arab Emirates 3 (Sohail 14, Saad 49, 60) Bahrain 0. Half: 1-0. Att.:



MLS: Yellow Card Report

The following are the points totals for players who have received six or more caution points under the points system for different yellow card offenses:

Player (Team) P

Brian McBride (Columbus) 8

Mark Santel (Dallas) 8

Tony Sanneh (D.C. United) 8

Matt McKeon (Kansas City) 8

Chris Armas (Los Angeles) 8 ...

MLS: TV Schedule for April 23-26


The MetroStars have announced that they will host an international friendly against Galatasaray of Turkey at Giants Stadium on Wednesday, July 16. Galatasaray is currently on top of the Turkish First Division and features Romanian internationals Georghe Hagi and Iulian Filipescu. This will be the MetroStars second international match of 1997, as it will host ...

MLS: SA Team of the Week (April 18-20)


Dodd (1) Dallas


Maessner (1) D.C. United

Elcock (1) Columbus


Pena (1) Los Angeles

Cienfuegos (1) Los Angeles

Etcheverry (3) D.C. United

Farias (1) New England

Johnston (2) Kansas City


Washington (1) Dallas

Moreno (2) D.C. United

Welton (1) ...

Contents: Soccer America May 5, 1997 issue


U.S. Mexico Share A Wild One In Massachusetts

By Ridge Mahoney

Passion Pours On To The Field

By Ridge Mahoney

Johnston Lives Down `Judas' Label

By Bill Ward

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Including school, program, and scholarship information for hundreds of colleges in the U.S. and Canada


U.S. U-20 Game Summary: USA 0 Costa Rica 0

April 22 in Chula Vista, Calif.

USA 0 Costa Rica 0.

USA --Kirk, Chulis, McCarty, Parra, Corrales, DiGiamarino, Armas, Poltl, Flores, Waltrip, Quill. Subs: Olsen, Wolff, Stoddard, West.

Costa Rica --Gonzalez, Chinchilla, Nossar, Torres, Salas, Sequilla, Villavicencio, Castro, Ducan, Ledezma, Brice. Subs: Fonseca, Solis.

Att.: 20.