• MLS. Julian Zakrzewski Hall (NY Red Bulls), 15 years, 190 days. On Saturday became the second youngest player to appear in an
MLS match, only behind Freddy Adu.
• NWSL. Melanie Barcenas (San Diego Wave), 15 years, 177 days. In April debuted for her hometown team and has since played five more league games.
• USL Championship. Da'vian Kimbrough (Sac Republic FC), 13 years, 225 days. On Sunday became the youngest U.S. soccer player to make a pro debut.
Two years after finishing last in the standings -- for the third year in a row! -- Cincinnati is MLS's runaway regular-season champion. Read the whole story
Also: Goals for "happy" Christian Pulisic, Mailk Tillman and Mia Fishel (in her Chelsea debut) but more bad news for Tyler Adams. Read the whole story
Lionel Messi has been training on his own and improving his fitness but remains a doubt for Wednesday's trip to Chicago. Read the whole story
First place has been decided in both conferences. After that, a lot is up in the air. Read the whole story
The 125,000 square-foot campus in El Cajon will be the first built by a pro sports organization on a tribal reservation. Read the whole story
Goals by Kyra Carusa and Alex Morgan -- her first since May 20 -- gave San Diego a 2-0 win at Portland. Read the whole story
Republic FC's Davion Kimbrough, 13, became the youngest soccer player to ever appear in a first-team match in the United States. Read the whole story
Sunday, October 1
NY Red Bulls II 4 Chicago Fire II 1. (Goals: Ssebufu 14, Mullings 25, Kasule 45, 90+6;
Columbus Crew 2 Orlando City B 1. (Goals: Fuson 33, Micaletto 90+1 pen.; Pérez 37.)
New England Revolution II 3 Philadelphia Union II 2. (Goals: Dias 26 pen, Bajraktarevic 55, 64; Castillo 78, Diallo 82 pen.)
Friday, September 29
Sporting KC II 0 Austin FC II 2. (Goals: Rodríguez 52, Ramirez 86 pen.)
Sunday, October 1
St. Louis City 2 0 Earthqukes II 2 (Goals: Richmond 63, Bouda 87.)
Tacoma Defiance 4 Houston Dynamo 2 3. (Goals: Bowen 3, Rodrigues 13, 39, Teves 53; Evans 31, Gonzalez 79, LeFlore 81.)
Toluca's short-lived lead in its 1-1 tie with Chivas came from Ricardo Marin's finish set up sublimely by the 22-year-old Ruiz. Read the whole story
There were several good crowds in Europe's top women's leagues, but many crowds remain in the hundreds. Read the whole story