• MLS Game Summary: MetroStars 1 D.C. United 2
    May 30 in East Rutherford, N.J. MetroStars 1 D.C. United 2. Goals: Wood 27; Rammel (Etcheverry) 19, Sanneh (Etcheverry) 32. MetroStars -- Meola, Harty, Knowles, Caricola, Gillen, Joseph, Kydes, Ramos, Vermes, Wood, Hernandez. Subs: Silvera for Knowles in 46th minute, Rodriguez for Wood in 63rd, Da Silva for Kydes in 83rd. D.C. United -- Causey, Imler, Pope, Gori, Agoos, Kelderman, Williams, Harkes, Etcheverry, Sanneh, Rammel. Subs: Peay for Imler in 37th minute, Maessner for Keldeman in 72nd, Medved for Rammel in 83rd. Yellow cards: MetroStars -- Kydes 26, Knowles 45; D.C. United -- Gori 23, ...
  • MLS Preview: June 1 games
    All times Eastern. Los Angeles (7-0-0) at Tampa Bay (6-2-0) Location: Tampa Stadium Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. Television: KTLA, Channel 5 (LA) Satellite: Spacenet 3, Tr 15. Previous meeting: First meeting. Preview: The top teams in each conference meet, and both are without international stars. Carlos Valderrama (Tampa) and Eduardo Hurtado (LA) are away on duty with their national teams. Cobi Jones will move into a forward slot in place of Hurtado; Jones has played up front previously with the U.S. national team, so right back Mark Semioli -- who has assisted ...
  • Japan, South Korea to co-host 2002 World Cup
    The FIFA World Cup in 2002 will be held jointly in Japan and South Korea, FIFA officials decided May 31 at their executive meeting in Zurich, Switzerland. A decision on the host country was to have been made after another meeting June 1, but FIFA president Joao Havelange of Brazil announced that he had received a letter from the Japanese F.A. expressing a willingness to consider co-hosting soccer's biggest event. Havelange proposed that a specialist group led by senior vice-president Guillermo Canedo of Mexico and vice-president Antonio Matarrese of Italy make "a detailed study of all aspects ...
  • Shell/Umbro Caribbean Cup: Group Results
    Group 1 May 24 in Port of Spain Trin. & Tobago 1 (Latapy pen. 32) Jamaica. Half: 1-0. May 26 in Palo Seco Jamaica 4 (Wright 21, Davis 61, 72, Palmer 87) St. Kitts/Nevis 1 (Gumbs 89). Half: 1-0. Trin. & Tobago 3 (Latapy 58, 61, Rouiger 88) Suriname 0. Half: 0-0. May 28 in Port of Spain Suriname 3 (Riedwald pen. 6, Boyce 7, 44) Jamaica 1 (Lowe 45). Half: 3-1. Trin. & Tobago 5 (Latapy 21, 29, 80, Marcelle 45, Dwarika 81) St. Kitts/Nevis 1 (Bedford 79). Half: 3-0. ...
  • MLS Game Summaries: May 29, 1996
    May 29 in Denver Colorado 2 Dallas 0. Goals: Henderson (Benedetti) 24, Harbor (pen.) 67. Colorado -- Hudock, Kmosko, Hamlett, Balboa, Henderson, Trittschuh, Kinnear, Benedetti, Wegerle, Sharpe, Harbor. Subs: Bates for Sharpe in 72nd minute. Dallas -- Dodd, Santel, Lozzano, Farrer, Sonora, Kreis, Haynes, Kerr, Eck, Sanchez. Subs: Rodriguez for Kreis in 61st minute, Glenn for Kerr in 74th, Puskarich for Ashton in 78th. Yellow cards: none. Referee: Brian Hall. Att.: 10,971. May 29 in San Jose San Jose 2 Kansas City 1. Goals: Wynalda 23, Wynalda (Baicher) 46; Allnutt (Chung) ...
  • Job Opening at Soccer America
    Publishing. We are looking for a soccer enthusiast with abilities and experience managing multiple projects who can help us get our directories online. The right team member will supervise development and production of print and online directories, assist with administration and development of Soccer America Online, and serve as a backup computer network administrator. Database experience (especially FileMaker Pro) preferred. Mac/network troubleshooting experience valuable. Can train right person in many areas. Required: strong people skills, willingness to be hands on, able to manage multiple priorities. Must be team player and excellent problem solver. Soccer interest a plus! Send ...
  • MLS Preview: D.C. United at MetroStars (May 30)
    Location: Giants Stadium Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. (EST) Television: ESPN2 Satellite: Galaxy 5, Tr. 14 Injuries: D.C. -- D Mike Huwiler (torn groin and abdominal muscles), and F Juan Berthy Suarez (sprained foot) are on injured reserve, D Clint Peay (bruised calf) and M Richie Williams (strained groin) are probable; MetroStars -- D Andrew Restrepo (sprained ankle) is questionable, D Matt Knowles (bruised shoulder) is probable. Previous Meeting: MetroStars won 2-1 in a shootout at RFK Stadium May 12. Preview: The Carlos Queiroz era begins this evening, but can the former Portuguese national team ...
  • MLS Preview: May 29 games
    All times Eastern. Dallas (4-3-2) at Colorado (3-5-0) Location: Mile High Stadium Kickoff: 9:00 p.m. Television: Prime Sports Southwest, delayed 11:30 p.m. Satellite: Satcom C1, Tr 10. Previous meeting: April 21 -- Colorado 3-1 at Colorado. Injuries: Col. -- Chris Woods (GK) is doubtful with a pulled groin, Chris Henderson (MF) is doubtful with a sprained ankle, Troy Edwards (D) is out with a groin strain, Ian Butterworth (D) is on injured reserve with a strained MCL. Dallas -- Gerell Elliot (MF) is on IR with a broken right foot. Preview: ...
  • MLS Exhibition Summaries: May 22-26
    May 22 in Foxboro, Mass. New England 0 Fiorentina (Italy) 2. Goals: Batistuta 80, Robbiati (pen.) 84. New England -- St. Andre, Chronopoulos, Lalas, Lips, Wylie, Naveda, Maya, Burns, Ukrop, Sawatzky, Welton. Subs: Ibsen for Lalas in 46th minute, DeBrito for Burns in 46th, Vuckovic for Ukrop in 46th. Fiorentina -- Mareggiani, Carnasciali, Amoruso, Piacentini, Malusci, Padalino, Robbiati, Zanetti, Batistuta, M.Orlando, Flachi. Subs: Sottil for Carnasciali in 46th minute, Bettoni for M.Orlando in 56th, A.Orlando for Piacentini in 70th, Banchelli for Flachi in 74th. Yellow cards: New England -- Naveda 25, St. Andre 80; Fiorentina ...
  • Contents: Soccer America June 10, 1996 Issue
    Features U.S. Outclasses, Outplays And Outscores The Scots By Jerry Hawkins Alvarez Brings His Model Attitude To Big D By Steve Davis GM, Players Speak Out On Firmani's Failure By Frank Giase Juventus Can Finally Celebrate By Mike Collett Euro '96 Preview Soccer America looks at the 1996 European Championship. Strati Plays To New Mexico Crowd By Ross Forman COLUMN SoccerTalk: Paper-coaches and college programs don't produce By Paul Gardner Departments Up Front; MLS Scene; MLS Scoreboard; MLS Weekly Report; World Scene; ...
  • USISL: Standings & Results through May 26
    STANDINGS Select League Eastern Conference No. Atlantic GP W L GF GA P Long Island 7 4 3 16 17 12 Connecticut 6 5 1 14 8 11 Delaware 6 3 3 7 7 7 Cape Cod 3 2 1 7 4 4 Richmond 5 1 4 4 9 3 NY/NJ Stallions 7 1 6 11 24 3 So. Atlantic GP W L GF GA P South Carolina 7 ...
  • SA Online Ask a Star with Brian McBride
    MLS Ray Sadr Storrs, Conn. At the moment you are the top scorer in MLS, and all of the teams have been scoring a lot. Is this due to great goal scorers or do teams have sloppy defenders who need to improve? BM: I think what you're seeing right now is a more offensive-oriented league, and that's why you have the amount of goals scored. I don't think it's because of bad defenders, and I don't think it's necessarily because there are top, world-class individuals. Soccer is a team sport, and if you're going out ...
  • My View: What can Arena do?
    U.S. Olympic team assistant coach Glenn Myernick recently pointed out the pressure that the Olympic hopefuls find themselves under. 1. Most are going through their first year of professional soccer with their MLS clubs. 2. They are fighting for a spot on the Olympic team itself. 3. They are aware that three wild-card players will soon join the team and replace three players. Then there is the pressure on the head coach, Bruce Arena. His resume of five NCAA titles with exciting Virginia Cavalier teams got him the job that Timo Liekoski had for a ...
  • U.S. Olympic team: Roster for June 1 match vs. Ireland
    The following is the U.S. U-23 roster for it's friendly against the Irish U-23 team June 1 in Davdison, N.C. Goalkeepers -- Kasey Keller (Millwall), Chris Snitko (Kansas City); Defenders -- Matt McKeon (Kansas City), Brandon Pollard (Dallas), Eddie Pope (D.C. United), Tony Soto (South Carolina); Midfielders -- Hamisi Amani-Dove (Rutgers), Imad Baba (New England), Frankie Hejduk (Tampa Bay), Brian Maisonneuve (Columbus), Claudio Reyna (Bayer Leverkusen), Rob Smith (Columbus), Nelson Vargas (Tampa Bay); Forwards -- Miles Joseph (MetroStars), Jovan Kirovski (Manchester United), A.J. Wood (MetroStars). Notes U.S. national team members Kasey Keller and Claudio Reyna, and ...
  • A-League: Summaries & Standings (May 28)
    Standings Team GP W L GF GA P Seattle 4 3 1 8 4 9 Montreal 2 2 0 5 1 6 Colorado 3 2 1 9 5 6 New York 2 1 1 1 3 1 Rochester 1 0 1 1 1 0 Vancouver 2 0 2 1 4 0 Atlanta 2 0 2 2 8 0 Shootout records: New York 1-0, Rochester 0-1. o Wins in standings ...