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WINNERS & LOSERS: Howard returns; Fulham falls


American keeper TIM HOWARDmade his first English Premier League start since September in Manchester United's 2-1 win over Portsmouth. Man U boss Alex Ferguson gave Howard the call in the wake of Roy Carroll's Champions League blunder last week. Howard, who conceded a long-distance goal, was rated a 7 out of 10 by The Sun and ...

YOUTH: Freddy Adu's brother called up for U.S. U-15 boys national team

YOUTH: U.S. U-15 boys national team roster

The U.S. U-15 boys national team will hold a five-day camp in Bradenton, Fla., where players will be broken up into two teams (White and Blue) for six games against the Super Y-League '90 and '89 ODP select teams and the U.S. U-16 national team. The U.S. U-15s include Fredua Adu, younger brother of ...

SOCCER ON TV (through Monday, March 7)

(All times ET unless noted. Consult your regular television listings guides for availability in your area. Schedules are subject to change.)


Copa Libertadores SANTOS-DANUBIO (live), 5 pm.
Copa Libertadores RIVER PLATE-NACIONAL (live), 7 pm.
Copa Libertadores THE STRONGEST-SAO PAULO (delay), 11 pm.

Spain's La Liga BARCELONA-ESPANYOL (delay) 6 ...

YOUTH: USA-Germany U-17 girls result

Feb. 27 in Carson, Calif.

U.S. under-17 national team 2 Germany under-17 national team 0. Goals: O'Hara 15, Trusty 34.

USA -- Naeher, Klingenberg, Trusty, Switzer, Wilmouth, Washington, Yi, Hayes, Heath, OÆHara, McDonald. Subs: Fountain, Hawkins, Alukonis, DiMartino, Given, Stannard, Gnatzig, Moore.

YOUTH: U.S. U-17 boys Guatemala tour results

Feb. 22 in Guatemala City

Municipal (Guat.) 1 U.S. under-17 national team 6. U.S. goals: Soroka 19, 37, own goal 28, Kirk 48, Subotic 50, Igwe 80.

USA -- Brian Perk, Wagner, Alston, Sarkodie, Lichaj, Arvizu (Edgar, 74), Nakazawa, Subotic (Gonzalez, 66), Kirk (Hall, 76), Zimmerman (Igwe, 46), Soroka.

Feb. 24 in Guatemala City

Comunicaciones (Guat.) 2 U.S. under-17 national team 5. U.S. goals: ...

CONCACAF: UNCAF Nations Cup Scores


Feb. 25 in Guatemala City

Honduras 1 (Velasquez 72) Panama 0.

Guatemala 0 Costa Rica 4 (Segura 8, Sequeira 21, Wilson 40, Scott 60).

Third-Place Game

Feb. 25 in Guatemala City

Guatemala 3 (Villatoro 7, Plata 41, 49) Panama 0.


Feb. 27 in Guatemala City

Costa Rica 1 (Wilson 68) Honduras 1 (Nunez 58).

(Costa Rica wins 8-7 on penalties.) (Costa Rica, Honduras, Guatemala and Panama advance to ...

MLS: 2005 national TV schedule

(all times Eastern)

ABC Sports (3 national telecasts)

Sat. April 2 D.C. United at Chivas USA 3:00 pm.
Sat. July 30 MLS All Star Game 3:30 pm.
Sun. Nov. 13 MLS Cup 2005 3:30 pm.

ESPN2 (26 national telecasts)

Sat. April 9 Chivas USA at San Jose 4:00 pm.
Fri. April 15 D.C. United at ...

CONCACAF: CFU Digicel Cup Scores

Feb. 20 in Waterford

Barbados 0 Cuba 3 (More 24, 71, Galindo 90).

Jamaica 2 (Shelton 27, Williams 36) Trin. & Tobago 1 (N.Pierre 37).

Feb. 22 in Waterford

Cuba 2 (More 23, 48) Trin. & Tobago 1 (Glen 13).

Barbados 0 Jamaica 1 (Williams 8).

Feb. 24 in Waterford

Jamaica 1 (Shelton 47) Cuba 0.

Barbados 2 (N.Forde 32, Lucas 86) Trin. & Tobago 3 (Smith 11, ...

CONCACAF: UNCAF Champions Cup Scores

Group A

Feb. 19 in Guatemala City

Honduras 5 (Nunez 19, 84, Velasquez 42, 51, 73) Nicaragua 1 (Busto 54).

Guatemala 2 (Villatoto 35, Plata pen. 72) Belize 0.

Feb. 21 in Guatemala City

Honduras 4 (Velasquez 7, Nunez 33, 80, Palacios 88) Belize 0.

Guatemala 4 (Plata 11, Sandoval 39, 77, Villatoro 66) Nicaragua 0.

Feb. 23 in Guatemala City

Guatemala 1 (Romero 21) Honduras 1 (Velasquez ...

MLS CONFIDENTIAL: Dallas pursues Eddie Johnson-like striker

By Ridge Mahoney
Senior Editor, Soccer America Magazine

MINA NEARLY DONE:FC Dallas coach Colin Clarke is hopeful that the final details on the acquisition of Ecuadorian forward Roberto Mina can be finished in the next day or so, and the player will be able to join his new team in Spain. FC Dallas leaves Saturday for two weeks of ...

Road to Germany: Hexagonal Marksmen

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A quintet of outstanding strikers lead their respective national teams against the United States in the final round of World Cup 2006 qualifying.

By Paul Kennedy
(From the Feb. 14/21 issue of Soccer America Magazine.)

The ...

REF WATCH: Pay refs six figures, says Blatter

In the wake of Germany's game-fixing scandal, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has recommended playing referees 100,000 euros ($132,600).

''That would be the solution,'' Blatter said in an interview with German magazine Kicker. ''I've been saying that for 10 years. Then it becomes an occupation, and when you go to your workplace you don't cheat anyone.''

Germany, Italy and Spain do noit employ ...

WINNER & LOSERS: Barca wins round 1; big bill for Maradona


BARCELONA recovered from an early own goal to down Chelsea, 2-1, in the marquee match of the European Champions League round of 16, first leg games with goals by Maxi Lopez and Samuel Eto'o. Barcelona has lost only once at home to English opposition, to Liverpool in a 1976 UEFA Cup semifinal.

PSV EINDHOVEN, for whom American ...




Round of 16, First Leg

Feb. 22

Real Madrid (Spain) 1 (Helguera 31) Juventus (Italy) 0.

Liverpool (Eng.) 3 (Garcia 15, Riise 35, Hamann 92) B. Leverkusen (Germ.) 1 (Franca 93).

PSV (Neth.) 1 (Alex 8) Monaco (France) 0.

Bay. Munich (Germ.) 3 (Pizarro 4, 58, Salihamidzic 65) Arsenal (Eng.) 1 (Toure 88).

Feb. 23

Porto (Port.) 1 (Ricardo Costa 61) Inter Milan (Italy) 1 ...

MAKING A LIST: Bruce Arena names 22-man roster

U.S. coach Bruce Arena has named an all-MLS roster for training camp and home friendlies against Colombia (March 9) and Honduras (March 19) in preparation for World Cup qualifiers at Mexico (March 27) and vs. Guatemala (March 30).

European-based players are expected to begin arriving into camp March 20.

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