Venus James scored again Tuesday, but Djurgarden/Alvsjo fell off the Swedish League lead thanks to a strike from Malmo FFÆs American, defender Denise Reddy.
Former Rutgers University star ReddyÆs first goal of the season, from a Malin Andersson cross two minutes into the second half, proved decisive in a 1-1 draw that dropped Djurgarden/Alvsjo (5-0-1) two points behind Umea IK (6-0-0) ...
U.S. OPEN CUP: Schedule (First Round and Second Round)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 25, 5:57 p.m.
Boulder Rapids Reserve (PDL) at Chico Rooks (USASA)
Sacramento Knights (USASA) at Spokane Shadow (PDL)
Baltimore Allied (USASA) at South Jersey Barons (PDL)
Chicago Fire Reserves (PDL) at Chicago Wisla (USASA)
N.Y. Greek American-Atlas (USASA) vs. Cape Cod Crusaders (PDL) at site TBD
Milwaukee Bavarians (USASA) at Carolina Dynamo (PDL)
Region III West (USASA) at DFW Tornadoes (PDL)
Cocoa Expos (PDL) vs. Region III ...
WPSL results (May 21-23)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 25, 4:40 p.m.
WOMEN'S PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE
Houston Stars 7 (Garcia 21, 58, C.Berend 26, Zygmontowicz 47, E.Smith 59, Lebherz 81, Prewitt 86) Houston Select 0
Las Vegas Tabagators 1 (Bascones 79) New England Mutiny 5 (Monroe 6, Stone 15, Spinelli 49, Pineda 60, Leduc pen. 78)
Denver Diamonds 4 (F.Munnelly 18, 70 72, Keller 20) San Diego WFC 1 (Sanford 84) ...
MLS Statistics & Schedule: Brian Ching, Alejandro Moreno join scoring race
Posted by Soccer America on May. 25, 11:16 a.m.
* San Jose's Brian Ching's two goals in the Quakes' 4-2 win over Los Angeles moved him into a second-place tie in the scorer's race with Los Angeles' Alejandro Moreno, who scored a midweek hat trick against D.C. United. They're three points behind Los Angeles' injured Carlos Ruiz.
* 23 goals in Week 8's six matches brought the league's scoring rate ...
U.S. WOMEN ABROAD (May 23-25): American showdown in Sweden; three Yanks in Iceland
Posted by Soccer America on May. 25, 11:09 a.m.
Americans Venus James and Denise Reddy tangle Tuesday as the sixth round of Swedish League play closes with two of the top Damallsvenskan clubs in a showdown.
Defending champion Djurgarden/Alvsjo (5-0-0), with former WUSA midfielder James, visits Malmo FF (3-1-1), with former Rutgers University standout Reddy, needing a victory to keep pace with first-place Umea IK (6-0-0). Umea beat host Hammarby, ...
INDOOR SOCCER: CONCACAF Futsal qualifying results and schedule
Posted by Soccer America on May. 25, 2:15 a.m.
NORTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA
United States vs. Honduras
May 18: United States 5 (Edgerton 6, Torres 11, Howes 21, Shanker 26, Kelly 35) Honduras 1 (Martinez 21)
May 20: United States 2 (Edgerton 25, own goal 39) Honduras 0
United States wins on aggregate, 7-1
Panama vs. Canada
May 21: Panama 4 (Rangel 3, 10, Galvez 7, Williams 11) Canada ...
COLLEGE WOMEN: Long Beach State tabs top JC coach
Posted by Soccer America on May. 24, 9:21 p.m.
Mauricio Ingrassia, who built Long Beach (Calif.) City College into the top junior college womenÆs soccer program in the country, was introduced Monday as Long Beach StateÆs third womenÆs soccer coach.
Ingrassia, who has won the past two mythical national championships and the past four California state titles, takes over for Peter Reynaud, who retired after closing his 22-year career with ...
U.S. MEN ABROAD (May 22-23): Howard wins FA Cup with Man U; Casey stays up with Karlsruhe
Posted by Soccer America on May. 24, 4:15 p.m.
Tim Howard won England's FA Cup with Manchester United as the Reds defeated Millwall, 3-0. The goalkeeper, who was called on to grab some crosses and did not need to make any saves, becomes the first American to win the prestigious competition.
In Germany, on the season's last day, Conor Casey helped Karlsruhe dodge relegation by scoring his 14th goal of ...
MLS Wrap Week 8: Goal sprees for Quakes and Galaxy
Posted by Soccer America on May. 24, 4:09 p.m.
By Ridge Mahoney
The Crew and Quakes win their second straight games; the Galaxy winds up on either end of 4-2 results; D.C. drops two in four days; and the Burn loses its third in a row.
BEST GOALS, PART I: During a rich week of scoring with 23 goals in six matches, there were several brilliant individual efforts as well as ...
W-LEAGUE: Results (May 21-23)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 24, 12:15 p.m.
Bradenton Athletics 3 (Probst 7, McCabe 30, Randazzo 52) Northern Virginia Majestics 1 (Jimenez 12)
Richmond Kickers Dynamo 2 (Parsons 40, 88) Carolina Dynamo Women 0
Cincinnati Ladyhawks 1 (Gaylor 54) Cleveland Internationals Women 3 (Weiss 41, Schwager pen. 90, Rostedt 90)
Western Mass Lady Pioneers 7 (Lindner 5. 26, 61, Leone 10, 30, 43, Walsh 64) Rhode ...
WORLD CUP 2006: U.S. opponent Grenada beats Cuba, 1-0
Posted by Soccer America on May. 24, 10:52 a.m.
Grenada, the first U.S. opponent on the road to the 2006 World Cup, beat Cuba, 1-0, on Saturday in Havana.
Nigel Bishop's goal in the 36th minute was the difference. Atkinson Neckles, who recently starred for Grenada in the Caribbean futsal championships, set up Bishop, who scored the tying goal for Grenada in its 2-2 tie with Cuba two days earlier.
A-LEAGUE: Results (May 21-23)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 24, 10:27 a.m.
Minnesota 1 (Vorenkamp 110) Milwaukee 0 (OT).
Puerto Rico 0 Charleston 0.
Virginia Beach 2 (Winkel 41, Aldrich 107) Atlanta 1 (Cozier 63) (OT).
Rochester 1 (Miller 77) Syracuse 0.
Milwaukee 0 Minnesota 0.
Calgary 1 (Auvigne 10) Vancouver 2 (Corazzin 40, Morris 74).
Richmond 0 Atlanta 1 (Ilarionov 103) (OT).
Seattle 5 (Smith 24, 27, Levesque 40, 68, Melo 74) Calgary 0.
MLS Results for May 22-23
Posted by Soccer America on May. 23, 6:20 p.m.
May 22 in Foxboro, Mass.
New England 1 Metrostars 1. Goals: Noonan 7; Glen (Lisi) 55.
New England - Reis, Heaps, Joseph, Kamler, John, Ralston, Cancela (Brillant, 71), Dempsey, Franchino, Twellman, Noonan.
MetroStars - Walker, Ziadie, Leitch, Parke, Pope, Guevara, Lisi, Vaca, Gaven (Clark, 80), Glen (Wolyniec, 84), Taylor (Magee, 68).
Yellow Cards: New England - Kamler 39, Dempsey 45; Metrostars - Guevara 62.
U.S. WOMEN ABROAD (May 22-23): Hope Solo earns fifth shutout, heads to California
Posted by Soccer America on May. 23, 12:01 p.m.
Goalkeeper Hope Solo notched her fifth shutout in six Swedish League games on Saturday, leading surprising Kopparbergs/Goteborg in a 0-0 tie with visiting Balinge that left the club 4-1-1 in the Damallsvenskan.
Solo, a University of Washington All-American who played last year for the WUSAÆs Philadelphia Charge, was flawless in the win, halting Swedish World Cup standout Josefine Oqvist with a ...
COLLEGE WOMEN: Elon hires Southern Miss coach
Posted by Soccer America on May. 23, 3:43 a.m.
Elon University filled its womenÆs soccer head coach position by luring Matt Clark, a former indoor pro with 14 yearsÆ college womenÆs experience, from Southern Mississippi.
Clark had been head coach at Southern Miss since 2000, compiling a 33-32-4 record in four seasons following stints at Division III Trinity (Conn.) and at NAIA schools Huntingdon, Park and Auburn-Montgomery. His record in ...