• MLS: Training Camp News & Results
    The Kansas City Wiz and the New England Revolution scored the most goals of any spring training match to date when they drew 3-3 March 18 in Boca Raton, Fla. Rob Ukrop tallied once and Argentine midfielder Alberto Naveda twice for the Revolution, while Frank Klopas notched a pair for the Wiz, and Vitalis "Digital" Takawira rounded out the scoring. March 18 in Boca Raton, Fla. Kansas City 3, New England 3. Goals: Klopas (2), Takawira; Ukrop, Naveda (2). Kansas City -- Lagerwey, Okafor, Sebwe, Woodberry, Uderitz, Klopas, Isaacs, Guttierrez, Wright, Takawira, Prampin. Subs: Baumhoff, Moxom. ...
  • Cup Winners Cup Quarterfinals: Second Leg Results
    March 21 in Rotterdam Feyenoord Rotterdam (Netherlands) 1 Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany) 0. Goal: Trustfull (84). Feyenoord -- De Goey, Boateng, Schuiteman, Koeman, Maas, Bosz, Taument (Trustfull, 74), Van Gastel, Vos (Iwan, 76), Larsson (Obiku, 80), Van Bronckhorst. Borussia Moenchengladbach -- Kamps, Kastenmaier, Klinkert, Andersson, Eichin (Hochstaetter, 73), Wolf (Huiberts, 46), Nielsen (Pflipsen, 64), Wijnhoff, Schneider, Effenberg, Sternkopf. Att.: n/a. (Feyenoord wins 3-2 on aggregate.) March 21 in Paris Paris St. Germain (France) 3 Parma (Italy) 1. Goals: Rai (pen. 9, pen. 68), Loko (37); Melli (27). Paris St. Germain -- Lama, Fournier ...
  • A-League Transactions
    Atlanta -- Signed Chris Faklaris (free agent), Randy Sheen (Raleigh Flyers, USISL), Don D'Ambra (Milwaukee Wave, NPSL) and Javier Vivanco (College of Charleston, 10th-round pick in college draft). Named Eric Proctor director of operations. Colorado -- Re-signed Carsten Siersbaek, Stoner Tadlock, Chad Haugland and Aaron Lujan. Acquired rights to Wolde Harris from Atlanta for future considerations. Montreal -- Re-signed Paulo Ceccarelli and Jason Devos. New York -- Re-signed Darren Eales. Rochester -- Signed Rene Rivas (Campomairense, Portugal) and Frank Andracki (Chicago, NPSL). Named Frank Odoi assistant coach. Named Pat Brown director of marketing. Vancouver -- ...
  • MLS Notebook
    The Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Dallas Burn 2-0 in a 60-minute scrimmage March 19 in Del Mar, Calif. Joey Leonetti led the Galaxy with a goal and an assist. March 19 in Del Mar, Calif. Los Angeles 2, Dallas 0. Goals: Leonetti 22, Beall 25. Los Angeles -- Kramer, Fraser, Calichman, Motajo, Vaudreuil, Armas, Noamouz, leonetti, Beall, Jara, Adair. Subs: Wilson, Jaguande, Vanney, Karapetyan, O'Brien. Dallas -- Dodd, Vagner, Farrer, Ashton, Alvarez, Lozzano, Kreis, Santel, Rodriguez, Kerr, Eck. Subs: Cavitt, Keller, Gentile, Flores. MLS clubs have until March 24 to pare their rosters down ...
  • Champions League Quarterfinals: Second Leg Results
    March 20 in Moscow Spartak Moscow (Russia) 2 Nantes (France) 2 (Aggregate: 2-4). Goals: Nikiforav (33, 38); Ouedec (63, 85). Spartak Moscow -- Nigmatullin, Ananko, Nikiforov, Tsymbalar, Yevseyev, Lipko, Nagornyak (Bezrodny 75), Alyonichev, Shmarov (Pyantnitsky 59), Ketchinov, Tikhonov. Nantes -- Casagrande, Le Dizet, Pignol, Capron, Decroix, Carotti, Makelele, Cauet, Ouedec, Gourvennec (Ferri 63), Kosecki (Chanelet 84). Att.: 30,000. March 20 in Amsterdam Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) 1 Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 0 (Aggregate: 3-0). Goal: Musampa (74). Ajax Amsterdam-- van der Sar, Silooy, Scholten, F. de Boer, Bogarde, R. de Boer, Wooter, Davids, Kanu, Litmanen ...
  • U.S. boys U-17s take two, tie one
    The following are the results of the U.S. U-17 boys' series in Birmingham, Ala.: March 15 USA 2, Jamaica 2. USA goals: Duval 7, 39. USA -- Hancock, Domingo, Giroux, Totten (Yamauchi, 31), Boutillier (Bradford, 52), Seale, Herrera, Craven, Purcell (Downing, 31), Monsibais (Gutierrez, 43), Duval. Att.: 725. March 16 USA 2, Mexico 1. Goals: Hollenbach 36, Gutierrez 62; Carbajal 32. USA -- Ueltschey, Hollenbach, Bradford, Totten (Craven, 64), Downing, Villegas (Monsibais, 70), Yamauchi, Marquez, Purcell, Duval (Rupsis, 60), Gutierrez. Att.: 1,000. March 17 USA 2, Region III U-18s ...
  • U.S. Under-20 Boys Friendlies
    March 15 in Monarchas Honduras 1, USA 0. USA -- Rimando, Chulis, Parra, Sahaydak, O'Brien, Flores, Brown, Quill (Henderson, 46), Olsen, DiGiamarino (Rodriguez, 80), Wolff. Att.: 1,295. March 16 in Chouleteca Honduras 1, USA 1. USA goal: Henderson 28. USA -- Kirk, Sahaydak, Abukusumo, Chulis (Parra, 46), Poltl, Corrales, Flores, O'Brien, Rodriguez, Armas (Victorine, 79), Henderson (Quill, 64). Att.: 3,265.
  • CONCACAF U-20 Championship Schedule
    The following is the schedule for the CONCACAF U-20 boys championship to be played in Mexico: Group 1 April 14 -- Mexico vs. Guatemala in Guadalajara, El Salvador vs. Neth. Antilles/Dom. Republic winner in Monterrey. April 16 -- Guatemala vs. El Salvador, Mexico vs. Neth. Antilles/Dom. Republic winner in Monterrey. April 18 -- Guatemala vs. Neth. Antilles/Dom. Republic winner, Mexico vs. El Salvador in Monterrey. Group 2 April 15 -- Honduras vs. Martinique/Puerto Rico, USA vs. Jamaica in Monterrey. April 17 -- Jamaica vs. Honduras, Martinique/Puerto Rico winner vs. USA in Monterrey. April 19 -- ...
  • UEFA Cup: Quarterfinals, Second Leg Results #1
    March 19 in Eindhoven PSV Eindhoven (Netherlands) 2 Barcelona (Spain) 3 (Aggregate: 4-5). Goals: Zenden (43), Eijkelkamp (65); Bakero (3), Figo (22), Sergi (79). PSV -- Waterreus, Van Der Weerden, Klomp, Cocu, Numan, Van Der Doelen (Gudjohnsen, 45), Vink, Jonk (Maas 86), Eijkelkamp, Nilis, Zenden. Barcelona -- Busquets, Ferrer, Abelardo, Guardiola, Popescu, Bakero (Roger, 51), Figo (Celades, 72), Amor, Nadal, Hagi (Cuellar, 84), Sergi. Att.: 26,000. March 19 in Bordeaux Bordeaux (France) 3 AC Milan (Italy) 0 (Aggregate: 3-2). Goals: Tholot (14), Dugarry (63, 69). Bordeaux -- Huard, Toyes, Lizarazu, Friis-Hansen, Dogon, Lucas, ...
  • Olympic friendly: Cascade (USISL) 1, U.S. U-23s 1
    March 17 in Salem, Ore. Cascade (USISL) 1, U.S. Olympic team 1. Goals: Bayan 88, Wood 63. Cascade -- Nelson, Kavanaugh, Descombes, Rue, Yanez (Swanson, 58), Alvarez (Bayan, 68), Camarena, Ororco, Madrano (Lynch, 58), Buckley (Wismer, 81), Andrade (Calvet, 75). U.S. Olympic team -- Thornton, McKeon, Pope, Talley, Pollard, Baba (Vargas, 58), Fisher, Hejduk, Hernandez (Maisonneuve, 46), Joseph, Wood. Att.: 1,665.
  • MLS: Preseason Scores (March 16 & 17)
    March 16 in Boca Raton, Fla. Kansas City 1 Tampa Bay 1 Goals: Prampin 13; Okafor 78. Notes: USISL addition Trace Hollis (Carolina Dynamo) started in goal for the Wiz, who had lost former Georgetown goalie Phil Wellington for the entire year with a herniated disk.... Tampa Bay goalie Scott Budnik stopped a penalty kick by the Wiz's Peter Isaacs. March 17 in Boca Raton, Fla. New England 2 Lynn Univ. 2 Goals: Keegan 70, 82; Lynn goalscorers not available. Notes: The Revolution rallied from two goals down to tie the NAIA ...
  • U.S. women sweep pair
    March 14 in Decatur, Ga. United States 6, Germany 0. Goals: Overbeck (21), Parlow (32), Chastain (pen. 45), Milbrett (48, 75), Hamm (57). U.S. -- Scurry, Chastain (Wilson, 60), Overbeck, Fawcett, Lilly (Manthei, 64), Venturini, Foudy (Fair, 64), MacMillan, Hamm (Staples, 63), Parlow (Gabarra, 46), Milbrett. Germany -- Goller, Bernhard, Austermuhl, Nardenbach, Fitschen, Voss (Wunderlich, 75), Wiegmann, Neid, Stegemann (Brocker, 56), Meinert, Mohr (Lubbers, 64). Att.: 4,212. March 16 in Davidson, N.C. United States 2, Germany 0. Goals: Milbrett (17), Lilly (89). U.S. -- Scurry, Overbeck, Chastain, Fawcett, Lilly, Venturini, Foudy (Roberts, 46), MacMillan, ...
  • MLS: Wiz, Mutiny Tie in Pre-Season Opener
    The Kansas City Wiz and the Tampa Bay Mutiny drew 1-1 in the inaugural MLS pre-season match March 14 in Boca Raton, Fla., where five clubs are holding spring training. Vitalis "Digital" Takawira, Kansas City's striker from Zimbabwe, opened the scoring with a shot into the upper right corner of the net in the 39th minute. Mexican first division veteran Martin Vasquez equalized for Tampa Bay in the 61st minute on a 30-yard chip into the upper left corner. Regular season MLS games ending in a tie will be decided by a shootout; however, spring training games ...
  • Soccer America Online Q&A With Editors 3/14/96
    MLS Reed Miller Boston, Mass. thought I read that the MLS will NOT change the size of the goals, yet everything I've read on-line says that it is still under discussion. What was the decision? I hope negative. RM: FIFA shot this down March 9. Regulation-size goals will be in place. Hooray! Bob Reiner Port Orchard, Wash. I don't see how the MLS will make it in the long run without flat, grass, soccer only (or multi-purpose that are wide enough) fields. I have not read much about the cities' or ...
  • European Olympic Qualifying Results
    March 13 in Osnabrueck, Germany Germany 0, France 0. Att.: 20,000. March 13 in Lisbon Portugal 1 Italy 0. Goal: Porfirio (18). Att.: 30,000. March 13 in Granada Spain 2, Czech Republic 1. Goals: Dani (28), Fresnedoso (41); Smicer (50). Att.: 16,000. Second legs to be played March 26-27.