June 30 in East Rutherford, NJ
Metrostars 2 Colorado 3. Goals: Gaven (Vaca, Galvan Rey) 23, Galvan Rey (Parke, Guevara) 53; Cila (Delgado, Crawford) 13, Borchers 78, Cila (Borchers, de la Torre) 89.
MetroStars - Walker, Ziadie, Parke, Pope, Leitch, Clark, Gaven (Magee, 84), Guevara, Vaca, Galvan Rey (Wolyniec, 84), Taylor (Glen, 61).
Colorado - Cannon, de la Torre, Borchers, Mastroeni, Kotschau (Sullivan, ...
U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: Region III final results (June 30)
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 30, 5:19 p.m.
CASL Elite (N.C.) 2 Nationals (Okla.) 0
Houston Texans Red 1 CASL Elite (N.C.) 0
Weston (Fla.) 4 NWO Oklahoma City Spirit 3
Houston Texans 1 Dallas Inter Black 0
Solar (Texas) 1 Greenville (S.C.) FC Black 0
Tampa Bay Kickers 2 Edmond (Okla.) SC Royals (Okla.) 0
GSA Phoenix Red (Ga.) 5 Dallas Texans Red 4
U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: Region II final results (June 30)
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 30, 4:57 p.m.
Scott Gallagher (Mo.) 1 NFC Ozymandius (Neb.) 1
(Scott Gallagher wins on penalties.)
Busch SC (Mo.) 4 Mentor (Ohio) Impact 1
Scott Gallagher (Mo.) 3 Ohio FC Extreme 0
Chicago Magic 1 Sockers FC Chicago 0
Chicago Magic 2 Scott Gallagher (Mo.) 1
Rockford (Ill.) Raptors 1 Polonia SC (Wisc.) 1
(Rockford Raptors win on penalties.)
U.S. WOMEN: Heinrichs cuts Olympic roster to 20; MacMillan among the cuts
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 30, 1:44 p.m.
Shannon MacMillan's Athens Olympic dream came to a close Wednesday when April Heinrichs announced a 20-player roster -- to be shaved to the final 18 on Thursday -- and the veteran forward was not on it.
Heinrichs, the U.S. women's national team coach, released 10 players -- including MacMillan and three other 2002 Women's World Cup veterans -- from the Olympic ...
U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: Region III semifinal results (June 29)
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 30, 12:34 p.m.
CASL Elite (N.C.) 4 Jackson (Miss.) FC 3
Nationals (Okla.) 1 NOSA (La.) 0
Houston Texans Red 2 Celtic Green (Okla.) 1
CASL Elite (N.C.) 2 Dallas Texans Red 1
Weston (Fla.) 1 CASL Elite (N.C.) 0
NWO Oklahoma City Spirit 2 Dallas Texans Red 1
Dallas Inter Black beat St. Giles Utd. Celtic (S.C.)
Houston Texans beat Concorde Fire Elite (Ga.)
U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: Region II semifinal results (June 29)
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 30, 11:51 a.m.
Scott Gallagher (Missouri) 3 Javanon SC (Kentucky) 0
NFC Ozymandius (Nebraska) 2 Dynamo Katner (Indiana) 0
Mentor Impact (Ohio North) 1 Chicago Magic (Illinois) 0
Busch SC (Missouri) 3 Thunder SC (Ohio South) 0
Ohio FC Extreme (Ohio South) 1 KCFC Alliance (Kansas) 0
Scott Gallagher (Missouri) 0 Sockers FC Chicago (Illinois) 0
(Scott Gallagher defeated Sockers FC Chicago on penalties 6-5.)
WORLD CUP 2006: CONCACAF qualifying semifinal round schedule
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 29, 5:35 p.m.
Mexico's 8-0 demolition of Dominica on Sunday for a 18-0 aggregate win finalizes the three semifinal groups of CONCACAF World Cup 2006 qualifying. Here is the semifinal round schedule:
(Home team listed first)
GROUP A (El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, USA)
El Salvador -Panama
USA-El Salvador (Foxboro, Mass)
Sept. 4 or 5
WORLD CUP 2006: Colombian replaces Sampson as Costa Rica coach
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 29, 5:31 p.m.
Costa Rica has hired as its national team coach Colombian Jorge Luis Pinto to replace American Steve Sampson, who was dismissed after Costa Rica relied on the away-goals rule to beat Cuba in second-round qualifying play for the 2006 World Cup.
Pinto, 51, has coached eight clubs in three countries (Colombia, Costa Rica, Peru) over the last two decades. He guided ...
MLS STATS & SCHEDULE: Guevara celebrates 6-point week
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 29, 5:30 p.m.
MetroStars midfielder AMADO GUEVARA notched two goals and two assists in two games last week -- a 3-0 win over Los Angeles and a 2-1 loss to New England -- to notch 6 points and move him into second-place in the MLS scorers race on five goals and four assists for 14 points. San Jose's Brian Ching (7 goals, 1 ...
U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: Region II Day 3 Results & Semifinal Schedule
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 29, 1:13 p.m.
FC Milwaukee (Wisconsin) 3, Wings America (Minnesota) 1
West Des Moines Attack (Iowa) 2, Javanon SC (Kentucky) 1
NFC Ozymandius (Nebraska) 4, Inter-Clev FC (Ohio North) 0
Scott Gallagher (Missouri) 5, Sioux Falls United Spitfire (South Dakota) 0
Dynamo Katner (Indiana) 3, Team Dayton (Ohio South) 0
Sockers FC Chicago (Illinois) 1, Galyans Attack (Kansas) 0
Javanon SC (Kentucky) vs. Scott Gallagher (Missouri)
Dynamo Katner (Indiana) ...
W-LEAGUE: Results (June 14-27)
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 29, 4:33 a.m.
Denver Lady Cougars 0 Seattle Sounders 2 (Rodrick 30, Baysa 39).
Edmonton Aviators 1 (Gustafson 77) Vancouver Whitecaps 3 (Allen 25, Franco 53, Trotman 81).
New Jersey Wildcats 4 (Makoski 31, Pichon 45, 82, Smith 77) New Jersey Lady Stallions 1 (Reed 65).
Mile High Mustangs 0 Seattle Sounders 6 (Baysa 17, 56, Redwine 42, 51, 82, Gamble ...
WPSL: Results (June 26-27)
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 29, 4:14 a.m.
WOMEN'S PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE
Steel City Sparks 6 (Biddle 6, Abbott 19, Lowry 42, 83, 89, Arsenault 68) Rhode Island Rays 0
New England Mutiny 4 (Monroe pen. 16, pen. 18, Leduc 42, 81) Rochester Reign 0
Massachusetts Stingers 1 Maryland Pepsi Pride 0 (forfeit)
Ajax Southern California at SWC Houston Stars, ppd. to July 24
SWC Houston Stars 1 (DeWoody 1) ...
U.S. WOMEN ABROAD (June 23-July 1): Jenny Benson scores in Russia
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 29, 4:11 a.m.
Former Philadelphia Charge defender Jenny Benson scored her first Russian League goal to lead defending champion FC Energy Voronezh to a 4-0 victory at Nika last week.
Benson played 90 minutes in Wednesday's victory and again Monday when Energy shut out Nadezhda, 3-0, to improve to 5-1-4. Benson, a left back for Energy, also has an assist in nine Supreme League ...
U.S. ABROAD (June 25-28): Russell, Sogndal downs Norway's leader
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 28, 5:06 p.m.
* Robbie Russell (Sogndal, D1), vs. Tromso, 2-1.
Started: 90 minutes.
Dagbladet rating (10 high; 1 low): 5.
This was a big victory for Sogndal, as Tromso leads the Tippeligaen with 25 points. Sogndal is in 11th place with 14 points.
Russell is still trying to complete his transfer to Rosenborg, which plays at Lyn this Sunday.
Season stats: ...
MLS WEEK 13 WRAP: Jason Kreis sets all-time scoring record
Posted by Soccer America on Jun. 28, 5:02 p.m.
By Ridge Mahoney Jason Kreis breaks the all-time goalscoring record, the Revs maintain their mastery of the Metros, and both the Metros and Galaxy win on the road and lose at home
THE ALL-TIME LEADER. In Dallas' 1-1 tie with D.C. United, 9-year MLS veteran Jason Kreis scored his 89th career goal to become MLS's all-time leading goalscorer. He leads ...