• World Cup '98 Qualifying: CONCACAF (Aug. 30)
    Group 2 Aug. 30 in Edmonton Canada 3 Panama 1. Goals: Aunger pen. 41, Peschisolido 42, Corazzin 87; J.L. Dely Valdes. Att.: 9,402.
  • MLS Game Summary: Tampa Bay 3 New England 1
    Aug. 31 in Tampa Tampa Bay 3 New England 1. Goals: Lassiter (Galderisi) 26, Ralston 46, Hunjak (Galderisi) 58; Baba 73. Tampa Bay -- Dougherty, Hejduk, Backman, McKinley, Pittman, Vasquez, Hunjak, Vargas, Ralston, Galderisi, Lassiter. Subs: Frye for Lassiter in 77th minute, Yallop for Galderisi in 84th, Diffley for Vargas in 85th. New England -- Heaney, Chronopoulos, Lalas, Okaroh, Wylie, Woodring, Naveda, Debrtio, Baba, Moore, Welton. Subs: Keegan for Lalas in 69th minute, Lips for Woodring in 73rd. Yellow cards: Tampa Bay -- McKinley 68; New England -- Lips 77. Referee: Ali ...
  • World Cup '98 Qualifying: Europe (Aug. 31)
    Group 3 Aug. 31 in Baku Azerbaijan 1 Switzerland 0. Goal: Rzayev 28. Att.: 20,000. Group 4 Aug. 31 in Vienna Austria 0 Scotland 0. Att.: 29,500. Aug. 31 in Minsk Belarus 1 Estonia 0. Goal: Makovsky 35. Att.: 6,000. Group 6 Aug. 31 in Toftir Faeroe Islands 1 Slovakia 2. Goals: Mueller 60; Moravcik 13, Dubovsky 88. Att.: 1,445. Group 7 Aug. 31 in Cardiff Wales 6 San Marino 0. Goals: Saunders 2, 75, Hughes 25, 54, Melville 33, ...
  • International Friendly: USA 3, El Salvador 1 (Aug. 30)
    On a night that featured the international debuts of four players, old standbys Joe-Max Moore and Eric Wynalda combined for all three goals in a 3-1 U.S. win over El Salvador in an exhibition at the Los Angeles Coliseum. Jason Kreis, one of the young stars of MLS with the Dallas Burn, and David Wagner, a German product (Schalke 04 of the Bundesliga) who holds an American passport, started for the United States, while Olympians Miles Joseph and Frankie Hejduk made second-half appearances. MLS stars Mauricio Cienfuegos and Raul Diaz Azrce played for El Salvador ...
  • MLS Weekend Preview: Aug. 31 - Sept. 1
    Saturday, August 31 New England at Tampa Bay Location: Tampa Stadium. Kickoff (ET): 7:30 p.m. Television: none. Satellite: none. Series History: April 13 at Tampa Stadium -- Tampa rallied for a 3-2 victory in its home opener; August 21 at Foxboro Stadium -- New England crushed the injury-riddled Mutiny 4-2. Injuries: New England -- D Mike Burns (knee surgery), D Tom Lips (recovering from chicken pox) and M Welton (strained knee) are probable, F John Kerr (strained groin) is questionable; Tampa Bay -- D Frank Yallop (abdominal strain) and M Derek Backman (bruised ...
  • MLS Game Summary: Columbus 2 Los Angeles 0
    Aug. 28 in Columbus Columbus 2 Los Angeles 0. Goals: Caligiuri (Warzycha) 9, McBride (Warzycha) 71. Columbus -- Friedel, Smith, Iribarren, Caligiuri, Michallik, Carrera, Yeagley, Warzycha, Maisonneuve, Marino, McBride. Subs: Cozier for Marino in 65th minute, Miller for Yeagley in 73rd, Greenwood for Carrera in 83rd Los Angeles -- Campos, Fraser, Onalfo, Vanney, Semioli, Noamouz, Wilson, Vasquez, Jara, Cienfuegos, Jones. Subs: Salcedo for Noamouz in 46th minute, Garvey for Wilson in 65th. Yellow cards: Columbus -- MIchallik 59, Warzycha 63, Smith 77; Los Angeles -- Vasquez 53, Vasquez 71, Campos 80. Note: ...
  • CONCACAF U-17 Tournament: USA 2 Canada 0 (Aug. 28)
    Aug. 28 in Port of Spain, Trinidad USA 2 Canada 0. Goals: Purcell 23, Gutierrez 89. Mexico 4 Costa Rica 0. Goals: Arce 15, 77, 81, 85. Standings Team GP W T L GF GA P *Mexico 2 2 0 0 7 1 6 USA 2 1 0 1 3 3 3 Costa Rica 2 1 0 1 3 5 3 Canada 2 0 0 2 1 5 0 * clinches berth in ...
  • MLS Preview: D.C. United at Colorado
    Location: Mile High Stadium. Kickoff (ET): 8:30 p.m. Television: ESPN2. Satellite: Galaxy 5, Tr. 14. Series History: June 2 at Mile High Stadium -- United got its first shootout win when it downed the Rapids 3-2. Injuries: D.C. United -- D Mike Huwiler (aggravated groin) is out; Colorado -- M Chris Henderson (strained hamstring), M Steve Trittschuh (broken toe), M Felipe Rodriguez (hip flexor), M Josh McKay (strained ankle), F Richard Sharpe (tibia stress fracture), and F Jean Harbor (aggravated broken ulna) are probable, M Brian Bates (compound thumb fracture) is doubtful, D Marcelo ...
  • MLS Game Summary: Colorado 1 D.C. United 2
    Aug. 29 in Denver Colorado 1 D.C. United 2. Goals: Harbor (De Vries, Benedetti) 40; Medved (Harkes) 3, Rammel (Sanneh, Agoos) 49. Colorado -- Woods, Cannon, Hamlett, Kmosko, S. Henderson, C. Henderson, Trittschuh, Benedetti, Sharpe, De Vries, Harbor. Sub: McKay for Sharpe in 78th minute. D.C. United -- Simpson, Peay, Pope, Agoos, Gori, Sanneh, Williams, Medved, Harkes, Diaz Arce, Rammel. Subs: Causey for Simpson in 46th minute, Kelderman for Medved in 66th, Maessner for Rammel in 74th. Yellow cards: Colorado -- Sharpe 58; D.C. United -- Rammel 38, Williams 82, Causey 85. ...
  • MLS Preview: Los Angeles at Columbus
    August 28 -- Los Angeles at Columbus Location: Ohio Stadium. Kickoff (ET): 7:30 p.m. Television: Galavision. Satellite: Galaxy K7, Tr. 4.. Series History: May 26 at the Rose Bowl -- Jorge Salcedo scored once and set up another goal in L.A.'s 3-2 win; August 4 at the Rose Bowl -- Adrian Paz scored a dramatic late equalizer and Columbus went on to top the Galaxy 2-1 in a shootout. Injuries: Los Angeles -- G Jorge Campos (slight concussion) is probable, D Dan Calichman (pulled hamstring) is doubtful; Columbus -- G Bo Oshoniyi (sprained ...
  • Futsal: U.S. Roster for World Championship Qualifying
    The following is the U.S. roster for the CONCACAF regional futsal qualifying tournament, which will runfrom Aug. 31 to Sept. 8 in Guatemala. Two groups of three teams each will compete in round-robin play, with the top two teams in each group advancing to the semifinals. The semifinal winners will advance to the World Championships Nov. 26 - Dec. 5 in Spain. Pos. Name Club GK Otto Orf Cleveland Crunch (NPSL) GK Doug Petras Harrisburg Heat (NPSL) D Glen Carbonara Cleveland Crunch (NPSL) ...
  • FIFA/Coca-Cola World Rankings: August 1996
    The following are FIFA's world rankings as of August 28, 1996. Rank Country July Ranking 1 Brazil 1 2 Germany 2 3 France 3 4 Czech Republic 4 5 Italy 5 6 Netherlands 6 7 Spain 8 8 Russia 9 9 Sweden 7 10 Denmark 10 11 Colombia 12 12 Portugal 11 13 England ...
  • Paralympics: U.S. team earns fourth place
    The U.S. Paralympic soccer team garnered a fourth-place finish in the Atlanta '96 games that took place Aug. 15-25. Paralympic soccer is played by teams of seven players (all of whom are ambulatory) with varying degrees of cerebral palsy or traumatic brain injuries. Competition follows FIFA rules of play, with certain modifications, such as a slightly smaller field. The Americans opened pool play with a thrilling 4-1 victory over Brazil before a crowd that included Brazilian legend Pele. The U.S. trailed early, but tied the score on an own goal late in the first half. ...
  • A-League: Standings and Results through August 25
    Standings Team GP W L GF GA P *Montreal 23 18 5 35 16 46 Colorado 23 12 11 47 31 34 Seattle 23 13 10 26 21 31 Vancouver 23 11 12 27 32 27 Rochester 21 10 11 27 37 24 New York 22 9 13 30 28 21 Atlanta 17 3 14 11 38 9 *-clinched playoff spot. Shootout records: Montreal 4-0, Vancouver 3-2, ...
  • CONCACAF U-17 Tournament: USA 1 Mexico 3 (Aug. 25)
    Aug. 25 in Port of Spain USA 1 Mexico 3. Goals: Castellanos (Purcell) 53; Ruiz (Trimmer) 59, Noe 68, Ruiz 80. USA -- Hancock, Hollenbach, Bradford, Downing, Villegas, Totton, Yamauchi (Rupsis, 70), Marquez (Wilson, 50), Purcell (Monsibais, 62), Gutierrez, Castellanos. Mexico -- De Corona, Sanchez, Penaloza, Vera, Trimmer, Savala, Gomez, Glodias, Gonzales, Martinez (Noe, 46), Ruiz. Yellow cards: USA -- Yamauchi 58, Hollenbach 81; Mexico -- Noe 80. Referee: Mendez (Costa Rica). Att.: 250.