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SOCCER ON TV: Your Viewing Guide (through Jan. 2)


Netherlands FEYENOORD-PSV (delay), 3:30 am.
England CHARLTON-FULHAM (live), 2:55 pm.


No live games.

FRIDAY, Dec. 29

England ...


COLLEGE WOMEN: VCU's Schilte-Brown named South Florida coach

Denise Schilte-Brown, who led Virginia Commonwealth to the NCAA Tournament in 2004 and 2005, has accepted the womenÆs soccer head coach position at the University of South Florida, replacing Logan Fleck.

During her seven years at VCU, Schilte-Brown led the Rams to a 77-51-17 record, including back-to-back CAA championships in 2004 and 2005 ...


COLLEGE WOMEN: Rigby named interim DePaul coach

Canadian Brian Rigby has been named interim De Paul women's soccer coach. Rigby has spent the last two seasons as an assistant with the women's soccer program.

A veteran of the Chicagoland soccer scene, Rigby was President and Director of Coaching and Training for the Cosmos FC in Roselle, Ill. He played college soccer at ...


COLLEGE MEN: High Point hires Elon assistant Fonder

High Point hired Dustin Fonder as its men's soccer head coach.

Fonder joins the High Point staff after having served as the assistant coach at Elon for the past three years. He helped to build Elon program from an RPI of 165 in 2004 to its first ever Top 25 national ranking in the 2006 ...


COLLEGE MEN: Charlotte hires Ft. Lewis coach Gunn

Charlotte has named Ft. Lewis coach Jeremy Gunn as the 49ers new head men's soccer coach.

Gunn led the Skyhawks to three NCAA Division II championship games in his eight-year stint, including each of the last two years. Ft. Lewis won the 2005 championship and finished as the runner-up in 2006. Gunn was named Division ...


U.S. SOCCER: Onyewu and Lilly named Players of the Year

Oguchi Onyewu was named 2006 Male Athlete of the Year and U.S. WomenÆs National Team forward Kristine Lilly as the 2006 Female Athlete of the Year, while forwards Josmer Altidore and Danesha Adams won the Young Male and Young Female Awards, respectively.

Onyewu is the first defender to win the award since Alexi Lalas was honored in 1995, while Lilly becomes ...

COLLEGE: USC names Fullerton's Khosroshahin its new women's coach

USC has named Ali Khosroshahin, a three-time Big West Coach of the Year at Cal State Fullerton, as its new women's head coach.

Khosroshahin led Fullerton to three NCAA Tournament appearances and had winning seasons in each of his 6 years there.

''We are delighted to have someone of AliÆs background and ability join us,ö said USC athletic director Mike Garrett. ôHe ...

MLS: D.C. trades Eskandarian to Toronto

D.C. United traded forward Alecko Eskandarian to Toronto for a partial allocation.

The 24-year old Eskandarian departed D.C. after four seasons with the team during which he made 81 appearances (47 starts), notching 20 goals and seven assists

''Alecko was a tireless worker on and off the field for this club and it is difficult to part with him,'' said United Technical ...

MAKING A LIST: 2006 CONCACAF Club Champions

CANADA:Canadian Soccer League 2006 - Italia Shooters
MEXICO: Primera División 2006 - CD Guadalajara (Apertura); Pachuca CF (Clausura)
USA: Major League Soccer 2006 - Houston Dynamo

BELIZE:FFB League 2006 - FC Belize (Opening); ...


YOUTH: U-20s down Canada in friendly

The U.S. under-20 national team defeated its Canadian counterpart, 2-0, Wednesday on goals by Rodrigo Hidalgo and Sal Zizzo in its only international match of the final 10-day training camp before Coach Thomas Rongen names his CONCACAF U-20 World Cup qualifying roster.

Hidalgo's goal came off a corner kick from Dax McCarty in the 22nd minute. Four minutes later, Zizzo scored ...

WORLD: Cannavaro isn't infallible

Days after completing a sweep of the major international awards, Italian Fabio Cannavaro proved he isn't infallble, costing Real Madrid two goals in Recreativo Huelva's shock 3-0 win in Madrid on Wednesday night.

The Italian defender, named the 2006 FIFA World Player of the Year and 2006 European Player of the Year, was robbed of the ball on the edge of ...

MLS CONFIDENTIAL: Coaching carousel raises the bar higher

Well, those rumors a few months back about Peter Nowak leaving D.C. United and being replaced by assistant Tom Soehn turned out to be true. Sort of.

Nowak is indeed leaving D.C. United, but not for another MLS team or a club or national team in Europe. A press conference is scheduled for Thursday at which team ...



Soccer America Men's Freshman of the Year
David Estrada (UCLA)

F Andre Akpan(Harvard)
D Nick Cardenas (San Diego State)
F David Estrada (UCLA)
M Michael Farfan (Cal State Fullerton)
M Jeremy Hall (Maryland)
G Sean Kelley (George Mason)
M Stephen McCarthy (Santa Clara)
F Kyle Nakazawa (UCLA)
F Ryan Soroka (St. John's)



Soccer America Women's Freshman of the Year
Michele Weissenhofer (Notre Dame)

G Kristin Arnold (Texas A&M)
F Kiki Bosio (Santa Clara)
F Lauren Cheney (UCLA)
F Gina DiMartino (Boston College)
F Michelle Enyeart(Portland)
D Kristi Eveland (North Carolina)
M Tobin Heath (North Carolina)
F Nikki Marshall (Colorado)
M Casey Nogueira (North Carolina)


TRINIDAD & TOBAGO: Rijsbergen eyes U.S. talent

Trinidad & Tobago coach Wim Rijsbergen called up seven collegians among 41 players picked to attend a training camp Dec. 18-22 in preparation for the 2007 CFU Digicel Cup T&T will host in January.

Rijsbergen, the former Dutch World Cup star and New York Cosmos defender, recently held a four-day camp in Charleston, S.C., to look at Trinidadians and ...