• MLS: Soccer America Team of the Week (Week 2)
    Goalkeeper Pat Harrington Kansas City Defender Matt KmoskoColorado Robin FraserLos Angeles John DoyleSan Jose Eddie PopeWashington Midfielders Leonel AlvarezDallas Marcelo BalboaColorado Jorge SalcedoLos Angeles Martin VasquezTampa Bay Forwards Shaun BarlettColorado WeltonNew England The Team of the Week is compiled from Soccer America match ratings.
  • Mexican League Quarterfinal Results and Semifinal Schedule
    Club America 0 Cruz Azul 2 (Palencia 6, own goal 67). Half: 0-1. (Aggregate 3-2.) Club America -- Chavez, Hernandez (Del Olmo, 37), Salgado, Gutierrez, Yacuta, Lara, Rossi (Biyik, 46), Villa, Bwalya, Garcia, Zaguinho. Cruz Azul -- Scoponi, Castaneda, Valdes, Reynoso, Moreno, Islas, Ruiz, Yegros, Zamora, Hermosillo, Palencia. Red Cards: Del Olmo (83). Attendance: 100,000. April 20 in Celaya Celaya 0 Monterrey 0. (Aggregate: 2-2; Celaya wins on away goals.) Celaya -- Pineda, Cabrera, Hurtado, J. Cruz, DÆaz, J. Patino, Damasceno, Butragueno, Mercado (Hernandez, 73), F. Cruz (Gonzalez, 87), Zambrano. Monterrey -- ...
  • MLS Game Summaries: April 21, 1996
    April 21 in Denver Colorado 3 Dallas 1. Goals: Balboa (Harbor) 48, Bartlett (Harbor) 57, Balboa 64; Kerr (Eck) 59. Colorado -- Hudock, Butterworth, Edwards, Trittschuh, Hamlett, Kmosko, Balboa, Henderson, Benedetti, Harbor, Bartlett. Sub: Wegerle for Balboa in 82nd minute. Dallas -- Dodd, Santel, Pollard, Lozzano, Farrer, Ashton, Sonora, Elliott, Rodriguez, Eck, Kerr. Subs: Kreis for Sonora in 63rd minute, Puskarich for Rodriguez in 66th minute, Glenn for Ashton in 79th minute. Yellow Cards: Colorado -- Hamlett (19); Dallas -- Sonora (1), Puskarich (87). Referee: Esse Baharmast. Attendance: 21,711. April 21 in San ...
  • CONCACAF U-20 Qualifying: Mexico 2 Canada 2
    April 21 in Saltillo Mexico 2 (Gutierrez 55, Rodriguez 75) Canada 2 (De Rosario 57, Kindell 87). Half: 0-0. Championship Group Standings TeamWTLGFGAP Canada010221 Mexico010221 U.S.000000 April 23: U.S. vs. Canada April 21 in Saltillo Guatemala 1 Costa Rica 2 Qualification Group Standings TeamWTLGFGAP Costa Rica100213 Jamaica000000 Guatemala001120 April 23: Jamaica vs. Costa Rica
  • MLS Game Summaries: April 20, 1996
    April 20 in East Rutherford, N.J. MetroStars 0, New England 1. Goal: Own goal (Caricola) 88. MetroStars -- Meola, Zaun, Knowles, Caricola, Restrepo, Joseph, Silvera, Vermes, Harty, Rodriguez, Savarese. Subs: Da Silva for Zaun in 46th minute, Wood for Rodriguez in 71st, Kydes for Savarese in 78th. New England -- Heaney, Ibsen, Lalas, Weiszmann, Burns, Woodring, Aunger, DeBrito, Galderisi, Ukrop, Welton. Subs: Keegan for Aunger in 78th minute, Sawatzky for Galderisi in 78th. Yellow Cards: MetroStars -- Harty (48), Vermes (58); New England -- Burns (78). Referee: Raul Dominguez. Att.: 46,826. April 20 ...
  • U.S. Women crush Netherlands 6-0
    April 20 in Fullerton, Calif. U.S. 6 Netherlands 0. Goals: Venturini (Akers) 12, Foudy (Venturini) 15, Lilly (Milbrett) 24, Lilly (Chastain) 27, Venturini (Chastain) 34, Akers (Hamm) 54. U.S. -- Scurry, Overbeck, Chastain, Fawcett (Fair, 84), MacMillan (Roberts, 67), Foudy, Venturini (Staples, 84), Lilly (Parlow, 67), Akers, Hamm, Milbrett (Gabarra, 58). Netherlands -- Burggraaf, Van Tol, Klomp (Dorkson, 73), Pauw, Migoholson, Kalter (Davidoe, 89), Criffloen, Timisla, Von Woorden, Korbmacher (Van Fijk, 75; Doreleijers, 89), Weigman. Referee: Kevin Stott. Attendance: 5,110.
  • CONCACAF U-20 Qualifying: U.S. moves into Championship Round
    The U.S. U-20 team drew 0-0 with Honduras April 19 in Monterrey, and advanced to the championship round as the winner of Group 2. The U.S. will play Group 3 champions Canada April 23 in Saltillo, and host Mexico (victorious in Group 1) April 25 in Saltillo. The top two teams in the championship round qualify for the U-20 World Championship in Malaysia in 1997. Should FIFA expand the tournament from 16 to 24 teams, all three of the championship round teams would qualify, as well as the winner of the qualification round, which pits the three group runners-up against ...
  • MLS Game Summary: Dallas 3 Kansas City 0 (April 18)
    April 18 in Dallas Dallas 3 Kansas City 0. Goals: Kreis (Kerr, Eck) 48, Rodriguez 72, Kerr (Pollard) 85. Half: 0-0. Dallas -- Dodd, Puskarich, Lozzano (Elliott 58), Sonora, Pollard, Ashton (Santel, 67), Farrer, Alvarez, Kreis, Eck (Rodriguez, 63), Kerr. Kansas City -- Harrington, Reasoner, Bowers (Uderitz, 83), Ekeme, Okafor, Eichmann (Wright, 58), Preki, Chung, McKeon, Takawira, Klopas (Prampin, 78). Yellow Cards: Dallas -- Alvarez 61; KC -- Ekeme 63. Referee: Kevin Stott. Att.: 9,405.
  • CONCACAF U-20 Qualifying: U.S. 2 Martinique 0
    April 17 in Monterrey, Mexico U.S. 2 Martinique 0. Goals: Quill (Rodriguez) 32, Olsen (DiGiamarino) 84. Half: 1-0. Att.: 20,000. U.S. -- Kirk, Chulis (Parra, 68), Abukusumo, Sahaydak, O'Brien, Flores, Olsen, Brown (Fitchett, 30), DiGiamarino, Rodriguez, Quill (Wolff, 83). Martinique -- Heuroie, Elbene, Benard, Cedric, Marons, Gariner, Avrila (Elinor, 72), Desous (Nimon, 38), Goron, Gabriel (Moreton, 80), Berday. The U.S. concludes Group 2 play April 19 against Honduras. Group 3 Results April 17 in Saltillo Nicaragua 0 Canada 3 Costa Rica 5 Trinidad & Tobago 0
  • Mexican League Quarterfinals: First Leg Scores
    April 17 in Mexico City Cruz Azul 0 Club America 3 (Omam Biyik 19, L. Garcia 50, 57). Half: 0-1. Cruz Azul -- Scoponi, Castaneda, Reynoso, Valdez, Taboada, Islas, Pintado, Rangel, Zamora, Hermosillo, Palencia. Club America -- Chavez, Hernandez, Salgado, Rossi, Gutierrez, Yacuta, Villa, Bwalya, L. Garcia, Omam Biyik, Zaguinho. Red Cards: Rangel (Cruz Azul) 42, Taboada (Cruz Azul) 74. Club America will host the second leg April 21. April 17 in Monterrey Tigres 0 Necaxa 1 (Aguinaga 60). Half: 0-0. Tigres -- Siboldi, Murguia, Ayala, Ganzalez, Pena, Ramos (Almaguer, 72), Arellano, ...
  • MLS: Sponsors and Licensees
    The following are the MLS sponsors and licensees. For more information on these companies, contact Major League Soccer: Telephone: (310) 843-2027. Fax: (310) 843-4836. E-mail: mls96@ix.netcom.com Official Sponsors American Honda (San Jose), AT&T (Dallas), Bandai (Tampa Bay), Budweiser (Los Angeles), Fujifilm (New York/New Jersey), MasterCard (Washington). Team affiliation in parentheses. Official Suppliers Adidas, Puma, Nike, Reebok. Corporate Partners All Sport Body Quencher, Kellogg, Mitre, NAYA Canadian National Spring Water, TSI Soccer, Umbro. Suppliers Allsport Photography, Kwik Goal, United Van Lines. Licensees Adidas America, Aminco ...
  • European Cup Winners Cup Semifinals: Second Leg Scores
    April 18 in Vienna Rapid Vienna (Austria) 3 (Jancker 2, 34, Stumpf 32) Feyenoord Rotterdam (Netherlands) 0. Half: 3-0. Att.: 46,000. Rapid Vienna -- Konsel, Hatz, Guggi, Ivanov, Schoettel, Stoeger (Haller, 87), Stumpf, Marasek, Jancker, Kuehbauer (Mandreko, 87), Heraf. Feyenoord Rotterdam -- De Goey, Boateng, Schuiteman, Koeman, Van Bronckhorst, Bosz, Taument, Van Gastel, Vos, Larsson, Tomas (Obiku, 45). (Rapid Vienna wins 4-1 on aggregate.) April 17 in Paris Paris St. Germain (France) 1 (Loko 58) Deportivo Coruna (Spain) 0. Half: 0-0. Att.: 43,965. Paris St. Germain -- Lama, Le Guen, Colleter, N'Gotty, Roche, ...
  • European Champions League Semifinals: Second Leg Scores
    April 17 in Athens Panathinaikos (Greece) 0 Ajax Amsterdam (Netherlands) 3 (Litmanen 4, 77, Wooter 86). Half: 0-1. Att.: 77,000. Panathinaikos -- Wandzik, Apostolakis, Markos (Lagonikakis, 85), G. H. Georgiadis, Kalitzakis, Kolitsidakis, Borelli, Kapouranis, Warzycha, Marangos (Nioplias, 75), Donis. Ajax Amsterdam -- Van Der Sar, Reiziger, Blind, F. De Boer, Silooy (Wooter, 75), R. De Boer, George, Davids (Scholten, 86), Kanu, Litmanen, Bogarde. (Ajax wins 3-1 on aggregate.) April 17 in Nantes Nantes (France) 3 (Decroix 44, N'Doram 69, Renou 82) Juventus (Italy) 2 (Vialli 17, Paulo Sousa 50). Half: 1-1. Att.: 35,000. ...
  • Contents: Soccer America April 22, 1996 Issue
    Features Waldo Saves The Day A spectacular Eric Wynalda strike spared MLS's collective blushes at its inaugural game. By Duncan Irving Just The Beginning MLS delivers with its opener. By Ridge Mahoney Playoffs Mark Maurer's Swansong The NPSL playoffs have injected new life into veteran forward Steve Maurer. By Ross Forman Blood And Drama At Old Trafford The battle for the English title edged toward resolution as Eric Cantona earned leader Manchester United a 1-0 win over Coventry after a disturbing start. Greeks End Ajax's Record Run Panathinaikos ended holder ...
  • CONCACAF U-20 Qualifying: Mexico 1, Guatemala 0
    April 16 in Monterrey, Mexico Mexico 1 (Rodriguez 32) Guatemala 0. Half: 1-0. Att.: 300. Mexico -- Alvarez, Campos, Marquez, Ibarra, Sanchez, Torres, Hempkes, Gonzales, Rodriguez, Gutierrez (Ortiz, 66), Lillingston (Briseno, 69). Guatemala -- Molina, Marroquin (Espana, 68), Contreras, Stelyous, Alegria, Ramirez (Balan, 87), Estrada (Garcia, 77), Castillo, Lopez, Orozco, Villavicienzo. Also in Group 1: El Salvador 1 Netherlands Antilles 1
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