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USL: Summaries (April 22-24)

First Division

April 22

Richmond 2 (Delicate 53, Worthen 60) Virginia Beach 1 (Caskey 62).

April 23

Virginia Beach 1 (Hutchison 71) Richmond 0.

Charleston 1 (Goos 81) Atlanta 2 (Dawkins 67, 88).

Portland 3 (own goal 50, Miranda 59, Alvarez 84) Toronto 0.

April 24

Vancouver 0 Toronto 0. USL Second Division

April 22

Charlotte 0 Western Mass 0.

Northern Virginia 0 Cincinnati 5 (Fiore 19, Caldwell 37, Kithas ...

MLS STATISTICS (through April 24, 2005)

MLS STATISTICS (through April 24, 2005)


Eastern Conference

Team W-L-T PTS

New England 2-0-1 7

Chicago 2-1-1 7

Columbus 2-2-0 6

Kansas City 1-1-1 4

D.C. United 1-2-1 4

Metrostars 0-1-2 2

Western Conference

Team W-L-T PTS

FC Dallas 3-0-1 10

Los Angeles 2-1-0 6

San Jose 1-1-2 5

Colorado 1-2-1 4

Real Salt Lake 1-2-1 4

Chivas USA 0-3-1 1

SCHEDULE (home team first, times ET)

Wednesday, April 27

Chicago-New England 7 pm.

Saturday, April 30

Kansas City-D.C. United ...

MLS SUMMARIES (April 22-23)

MLS SUMMARIES (April 22-23)

April 22 in East Rutherford, NJ

Metrostars 0 Chicago 1. Goal: Jaqua 29.

Metrostars - Wells, Leitch, Mendes, Parke (Ward, 46), Agoos (Regan, 46), Djorkaeff, Bradley, Guevara, Lisi, Wolyniec, Galvan Rey (Gaven, 70).

Chicago - Thornton, Brown, Curtin, Caballero, Gray, Armas (Pause, 59), Thiago, Marsch, Guerrero, Jaqua, Mapp (Barrett, 65).

Yellow Cards: Metrostars - Guevara 61; Chicago - Brown 27, Jaqua ...

BEHIND THE SCREEN: æThe Game of their LivesÆ

By Ridge Mahoney, Senior Editor
Soccer America Magazine

A serious film about soccer, born and bred and produced in the United States, offered filmmakers David Anspaugh and Angelo Pizzo a rare if not unique opportunity.

The creative team behind ''Rudy'' and ''Hoosiers'' admit ''The Game of Their Lives'' isnÆt quite the film theyÆd hoped to make, yet both are proud ...

MLS Previews (April 22-23)

MLS Previews (April 22-23)

Friday, April 22, 8 pm ET/7 pm CT/5 pm PT

METROSTARS (0-0-2, 2 pts) vs. CHICAGO (1-1-1, 4 pts)


Key Players Out: Metrostars - GK Jonny Walker (rotator cuff surgery); Chicago - MD Craig Capano (L torn ACL).

Referee: Ricardo Valenzuela.

Saturday, April 23, 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PT

D.C. UNITED (1-1-1, 4 pts) vs. NEW ENGLAND (1-0-1, 4 pts)

TV: Fox ...

WINNERS & LOSERS: Beasley shoots PSV into Dutch Cup final


DaMARCUS BEASLEYput away his own rebound in the 89th minute to send PSV Eindhoven into overtime against Feyenoord in the Dutch Cup semifinals. The game remained tied, 1-1, and PSV advanced to the final by winning the penalty-kick tiebreaker. American defender Cory Gibbs went to the full 120 minutes for the losing side.

BRIAN McBRIDEscored his second ...

MLS CONFIDENTIAL: Shaky San Jose not interested in World Cup winner

By Ridge Mahoney, Senior Editor
Soccer America Magazine

SQUANDERED POINTS: Give San Jose the early lead in points blown and a perfect record in frittering away leads.

In its opener San Jose led the Revs 2-0 and ended up tied, 2-2. The following weekend, a 3-2 lead evaporated in the final minute of a 3-3 deadlock with ...

SOCCER ON TV (thru 4/25) Your Viewing Guide

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

THURSDAY, April 21

Copa Libertadores NACIONAL-RIVER PLATE (live), 7 pm.
Copa Libertadores U. DE CHILE-SAO PAULO (live), 9:30 pm.

Mexican First Division TOLUCA-SANTOS (live), 4 pm.
Mexicab First Division TIGRES-DORADOS 7pm ...



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

TUESDAY, April 19

English Premier League BOLTON-SOUTHAMPTON (live), 3 pm.

English Premier League BOLTON-SOUTHAMPTON (live), 3 pm.
Copa Libertadores OLMEDO-JUNIOR DE BARRANQUILLA (live), 8 pm.


English Premier League CHELSEA-ARSENAL (live), ...

HONORED: Balboa, Harkes, Ramos enter Hall of Fame

Former U.S. national team and MLS stars Marcelo Balboa, John Harkes and Tab Ramos have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame and will be inducted Aug. 29.

Balboa (128 caps), Harkes (90) and Ramos (81) started together in the 1990 and 1994 World Cups, and Balboa and Ramos played in the 1998 World Cup.

All ...


CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORS: Public address abuse

Fined ...
Steaua Bucharest's stadium announcer, $140, for making racist comments over the public address system during the Bucharest derby against Rapid.

Held in custody ...
Quilmes defender Leandro Desabato for 40 hours in a Brazilian jail for alleged racist insults. The incident took place last week at Quilmes' Libertadores Cup game at Sao Paulo. The Argentine Desbato directed the alleged ...

OFF THE POST: Watch what you dial

Glasgow Celtic chairman Brian Quinn told the press that only five English Premiership teams had a bigger payroll than his club. Celtic manager Martin O'Neill then gave an interview disputing Quinn's figures.

In response, Quinn tried to call his club's public relations officer but dialed the wrong number and left this message on the cell-phone voicemail of a teenage girl:

''I'm trying ...

YOUTH: U.S. U-18s head to Home Depot Center camp

The U.S. under-18 boys national Team will be gathering for a weeklong camp April 23-30 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., where they will play two matches, facing the Chivas USA reserve team and the Southern California SeaHorses . Coach Bob Jenkins has invited 22 players into the camp.

U.S. U-18 Roster

Goalkeepers -- Steve Sandbo (SMU), Chris Seitz ...

HIGH SCHOOL: NSCAA/adidas Final Winter Rankings

NSCAA/adidas Boys W-L-T

1 Miami (Fla.) Sunset 30-0-2

2 Damien (Calif.) 26-0-2

3 Klein (Texas) 32-1-0

4 American Heritage (Fla.) 29-0-3

5 Saddleback (Calif.) 26-0-2

6 New Orleans Jesuit 30-0-2

7 Coppell (Texas) 24-1-3

8 Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Aquinas 27-1-3

9 Watsonville (Calif.) 21-3-1

10 Madison (Miss.) St. Joseph's 18-2-0

NSCAA/adidas Girls W-L-T

1 American Heritage (Fla.) 24-2-1

2 Los Alamitos (Calif.) 22-2-5

3 Ursuline (Dallas, Texas) 19-3-1

4 Ft. Lauderdale (Fla.) Aquinas ...

YOUTH: U.S. U-16s off to Ballymena International Tournament

The U.S. Under-16 boys national team will travel to Northern Ireland to compete in the Ballymena International Tournament April 25-April 29. U.S. U-17 assistant coach Keith Fulk will lead the team in the tournament, along with assistants Brian Maisonneuve and Raul Diaz Arce. The U.S. will bring all 13 Æ89 players from U-17 residency, along with five other players ...