SOL CAMPBELL, England defender
On the teamÆs overall performance:
''The pitch didnÆt really help, it was unbelievable with so many potholes. But yeah it was a good result. Everyone played well, stuck to the task and it was a great performance.''
On his injury (to his left ankle):
''I twisted my ankle.''
On his status for Tuesday:
''IÆm going to have an MRI scan on ...
USA-ENGLAND: Reaction from U.S. locker room
Posted by Soccer America on May. 29, 1:16 p.m.
BRUCE ARENA, U.S. Coach
''I thought it was a good game. I was pleased with our team's effort for the second half. Not that it was a bad effort in the first half, but I think the English team did an outstanding job for 45 minutes in the first half with their concentration and their ability to hang in on ...
USA-ENGLAND: Game Summary
Posted by Soccer America on May. 29, 1:16 p.m.
May 28 in Chicago
USA 1 England 2. Goals: Dempsey 79; Richardson 4, 44.
USA -- Keller, Cherundolo, Pope (Bocanegra, 73), Gibbs, Vanney, Ralston (Convey, 73), Zavagnin, Dempsey (Simms, 90), Donovan, Wolff, McBride (Casey, 81).
England -- James. G.Johnson, Brown, Campbell (Knight, 46), A.Cole (Defoe, 63), Jenas, Carrick, J.Cole, Richardson (P.Neville, 59), Smith, A.Johnson (Young, 76)
Yellow cards: USA -- Pope 31; ...
MLS: Summaries (May 28)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 29, 1:05 p.m.
May 28 in Foxboro, Mass.
New England 0 Colorado 0. New England -- Reis, Heaps, Parkhurst, John, Riley (Latham, 79), Cancela (Franchino, 61), Dorman, Joseph, Leonard (Smith, 61), Twellman, Noonan.
Colorado -- Cannon, Kotschau, Borchers, Denton, Petke, Lewis, Crawford (Freeman, 78), Beckerman, Melamed, Cunningham (Nkong, 89), Harris (Cullen, 84).
Yellow cards: New England -- John 76; Colorado -- Petke 13, Melamed 19, Melamed ...
USA-COSTA RICA: Costa Rica Roster
Posted by Soccer America on May. 27, 5:24 p.m.
The following is the Costa Rica roster for the World Cup qualifier June 4 against the USA in Salt Lake City:
Goalkeepers: Francisco Porras (Saprissa), Alvaro Mesen (Herediano), Wardy Alfaro (Alajuelense).
Defenders: Vfctor Cordero (Saprissa), Jervis Drummond (Saprissa), Mauricio Wright (Herediano), Leonardo Gonzalez (Herediano), Roy Miller (Cartagines), Luis Marfn (Alajuelense), Harold Wallace (Alajuelense), Michael Umana (Los Angeles Galaxy, USA), Douglas Sequeira (Chivas ...
PREVIEW: USA vs. England
Posted by Soccer America on May. 27, 12:39 p.m.
The USA hosts Englandin a friendly Saturday in Chicago (live on ESPN and Telemundo, 3 pm ET/noon PT).
THE PAST. Only the first of seven encounters between the two nations came in official competition: the USA's 1-0 win at the 1950 World Cup. England won the next four games by scores of 6-3 (1953), 8-1 (1959), 10-0 ...
HEXAGONAL: warmups (May 24-25)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 26, 5:48 p.m.
Norway 1 (F.Johnsen 77) Costa Rica 0.
Norway -- Espen Johnsen; Jon Inge Hoeiland (Marius Johnsen 46), Brede Hangeland, Bard Boergersen, AndrT Bergdoelmo; Martin Andresen (Kristofer Haested 46), Jan Gunnar Solli, Tommy Svindal Larsen (Raymond Kvisvik 43), Morten Gamst Pedersen; Steffen Iversen (Frode Johnsen 46),Bengt Saeternes (Ole Martin Aarst 46)
Costa Rica -- Alvaro Mesen; Cristian Bolanos (Jervis Drummond 59), Mauricio ...
WINNERS & LOSERS: The amazing comeback; Galaxy falters at home
Posted by Soccer America on May. 26, 4:02 p.m.
LIVERPOOL and AC Milan served up the highest-scoring final in Europe's premier club competition since Benfica's 5-3 triumph over Real Madrid in 1962. Liverpool, which won on a penalty-kick tiebreaker after the game ended at 3-3, had trailed 3-0 at halftime before scoring three goals in six minutes. That marks the biggest final-game comeback in the European ...
EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: Final
Posted by Soccer America on May. 26, 2:54 p.m.
Final May 25
AC Milan (Italy) 3 (Maldini 1, Crespo 39, 44) Liverpool (Eng.) 3 (Gerrard 54, Smicer 56, Alonso 60).
(Liverpool wins 3-2 on penalties.)
MLS SUMMARIES: May 25 games
Posted by Soccer America on May. 26, 2:50 p.m.
May 25 in Kansas City
Kansas City 1 Metrostars 0.Goal: Arnaud (Victorine, Klein) 48.
Kansas City - Oshoniyi, Garcia, Conrad, Thomas, Burciaga Jr., Klein (Roberts, 85), Gutierrez, Victorine, Zotinca, Sealy (Jewsbury, 63), Arnaud (Detter, 89).
MetroStars -Wells, Leitch, Parke, Regan, Ward (Mendes, 62), Gaven, Bradley (Galvan Rey, 83), Guevara, Lisi (Flores, 69), Djorkaeff, Wolyniec.
Yellow Cards:Kansas City ...
PREVIEW: Mexican League final, Eagles vs. Owls
Posted by Soccer America on May. 26, 11:26 a.m.
Thursday, Mexican Clausura final, 1st leg
UAG 1, Club America 1
Sunday, Mexican Clausura final, 2nd leg
TV: Univision (live) 6:30 pm ET/3:30 pm PT.
Las Aguilas (the Eagles) of Club America, who have won a record 13á Mexican league titles, face UAG Tecos (Owls) in the two-leg final of Mexican Clausura championship.
Soccer America Online Poll (MLS Champions)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 26, 8:52 a.m.
MLS kicks off its 10th season with 12 teams. Here's your chance to say who's going to win MLS Cup 2005 in Frisco, Texas -- and who is going to finish last in MLS. Will D.C. make it five titles in 10 years? Will expansion teams Salt Lake and Chivas USA avoid the cellar? You have until May 1, 2005, ...
GOLD CUP: 2005 TV Schedule
Posted by Soccer America on May. 26, 1:00 a.m.
All times ET.
7:05 pm Telefutura Panama vs. Colombia in Miami
9:15 pm Galavision Honduras vs. Trinidad & Tobago in Miami
8:35 pm Galavision Costa Rica vs. Canada in Seattle
10:45 pm Telefutura USA vs. Cuba in Seattle
10:05 pm Univision Mexico vs. South Africa in Carson, Calif.
12:05 pm Galavision Guatemala vs. Jamaica in Carson, Calif.
2:35 pm Telefutura Cuba vs. Costa ...
MLS PREVIEWS (May 25)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 24, 11:30 p.m.
MLS Previews (May 25)
Wednesday, May 25, 8 pm ET/7 pm CT/5 pm PT
KANSAS CITY (2-2-3, 9 pts) vs. METROSTARS (2-2-3, 9 pts)
Direct Kick: DirecTV - 791; Dish Net - 464; In Demand.
Key Players Out: Kansas City - MF Diego Walsh (athletic pubalgia), MF Doug Lascody (R ankle sprain), MF Kerry Zavagnin (National Team Duty - USA), FW Josh Wolf ...
WPSL: Summaries (May 20-22)
Posted by Soccer America on May. 24, 4:59 p.m.
Las Vegas 1 (Patrick pen. 33) New England 3 (Leduc 35, Schnur pen. 72, O'Grady 81)
Bay State 1 (Lima 19) Steel City 2 (Lowry 6, Hance 21).
California (Magliulo 19, Sanchez 70) Utah 0.
East Bay 1 (Wieger 59) Elk Grove 1 (Rapinoe 18).
Philadelphia 2 (Bresani 38, Tagilienti 59) Boston-North 0.
Houston 2 (Hopkins 57, Pierson 85) Everton FC America (Lenard ...