• San Jose Clash Head Coach Laurie Calloway's Silver XI Picks
    Soccer America Silver XI celebrity nominations GK: Tony Meola Comments: Tremendous personality and promoter for the game throughout World Cup '94. Field Players: Franz Beckenbauer Pele George Best Comments: These three are all world class names who brought incredible talent and credibility to the game in the '70's and '80's. Kyle Rote Jr. Comments: He made a huge statement by playing soccer instead of following his huge father's football footsteps. Johann Cruyff Comments: Another world class player who brought talent and credibility to ...
  • World Cup '98 Qualifying: CONCACAF (Oct. 30)
    Oct. 30 in Mexico City Mexico 5 St. Vincent & Grenadines 1. Goals: Galindo 20, pen. 28, Zaguinho 48, Hermosillo 72, own goal 81; Velox 88. Mexico -- Campos, Pardo, Sanchez, Davino, Ramirez, Alfaro (Alvarez), Bernal, Galindo (Pelaez), Garcia Aspe (Coyote), Hermosillo, Zaguinho. St. Vincent -- Andrew, Wesley, Walker, Hendrickson, Harris, Velox, Chewitt, Sam, Alwyn, Goncalves (Huggins), Burgin (Nero). Att.: 40,000. Group 3 Standings Team GP W T L GF GA P Mexico 4 3 0 1 12 4 9 Jamaica 4 ...
  • SA Online MLS Forum: Oct. 31, 1996
    The following are some highlights from the SA Online forum on MLS Cup '96 (some responses have been edited). The Game Albert A. Sykes Great game! My son and I drove over seven hours (in the rain, of course) to see the game. The atmosphere at Foxboro was fantastic. People were there for soccer. There were lots of local soccer teams with their coaches, moms and dads and we were all sitting in the rain having a great time. The level of play was excellent. The sign of a great team is its ...
  • European Cup Winners Cup Results (Oct. 31)
    Second Round, Second leg Oct. 31 in Stockholm AIK Stockholm (Sweden) 0 Nimes (France) 1. Goal: own goal 69. Half: 0-0. Att.: 5,620. (AIK wins 3-2 on aggregate.) Oct. 31 in Moscow Lokomotiv Moscow (Russia) 2 Benfica (Portugal) 3. Goals: Solomatin 9, Garas 58; Panduru 47, Candido 63, Joao Pinto 90. Half: 1-0. Att.: 7,000. (Benfica wins 4-2 on aggregate.) Oct. 31 in Belgrade Red Star Belgrade (Yugoslavia) 1 Barcelona (Spain) 1. Goals: Jovicic 47; Giovanni 48. Half: 0-0. Att.: 50,000. (Barcelona wins 4-2 on ...
  • U.S. Soccer: Wynalda named male athlete of the year
    U.S. Soccer has named national team forward Eric Wynalda as its 1996 male athlete of the year. He will be U.S. Soccer's nominee for the U.S. Olympic Committee's Sportsman of the Year award. Wynalda became the all-time leading goalscorer for the men's national team in 1996. He has scored 25 goals in just 74 appearances, including seven of the USA's 10 goals this in 1996, and tallied the gamewinner in the MLS inaugural game April 6. "Eric Wynalda displays a rare form of flair, skill, determination, and leadership," said U.S. Soccer Secretary General Hank Steinbrecher. ...
  • U.S. Soccer: Sampson names final 18 for Guatemala match
    The following is the 18-man roster named by U.S. coach Steve Sampson for the World Cup qualifier against Guatemala this Sunday at RFK Stadium. Goalkeepers -- Brad Friedel, Kasey Keller. Defenders -- Jeff Agoos, Mike Burns, Paul Caligiuri, Thomas Dooley, Frankie Hejduk, Alexi Lalas. Midfielders -- John Harkes, Preki, Tab Ramos, Claudio Reyna, Mike Sorber. Forwards -- Cobi Jones, Brian McBride, Joe-Max Moore, Ernie Stewart, Eric Wynalda. Keller will start Goalkeeper Kasey Keller will get the starting nod for the Guatemala match, according to Sampson. "We have two of the ...
  • Contents: Soccer America Nov. 11, 1996 issue
    Features Steve Sampson: U.S. Must Respect The Opposition Interview by Duncan Irving Can The U.S. Dominate The Tiny Rivals? By Mike Woitalla MLS Is The Last Bastion For Soccer-Bashers By Ridge Mahoney MLS Year 1 Positional Depth Chart By Ridge Mahoney Tab Ramos Is At His Best When He's On Edge By Jerry Hawkins Duke's Brian Kelly Copes With Hard Knocks By Jim Furlong Erin Lynch Turns Up The Intensity At UMass By Bob D'Aprile Columns Soccer Talk -- T.V. proposes ...
  • College Scores: NCAA Men's Division I (10/21-27)
    Men's Division I South Atlantic Region 1 Virginia 13-0-3 (50)          Duke 6-1 2 William & Mary 12-2-1 (45)          NC State 2-0          Old Dominion 4-1 3 J. Madison 11-3-0 (39)          FIU 3-2          Butler 2-3 4 Maryland 8-4-3 (34)          American 1-1          Hartwick 3-0 5 G. Mason 9-4-3 (29)          Richmond 2-2          Va. Common. 1-1 6 Richmond 11-3-2 (26)          G. Mason 2-2          NC-Wilmington 4-1 7 American ...
  • College Scores: NCAA Women's Division I (10/21-27)
    Women's Division I Northeast Region 1 Connecticut 17-1-0          Harvard 2-1          Hartford 4-0 2 Harvard 12-1-0          Connecticut 1-2          Princeton 2-0 3 Dartmouth 11-2-0          Vermont 2-0          Cornell 4-1          Rhode Island 3-0 4 Colgate 13-2-0          Army 4-0 5 Massachusetts 13-2-1          Fordham 4-0          Temple 5-0          Duquesne 1-0 6 Yale 9-3-1          Columbia 3-1 7 Vermont 11-4-1          Dartmouth 0-2          Boston U. 4-2 ...
  • College Scores: NCAA Men's Division III (10/21-27)
    Men's Division III Metro Region 1 Rowan 12-2-2 (39)          Muhlenberg 2-0          Camden 2-0 2 R. Stockton 10-2-1 (36)          Baptist Bible 4-0          Kean 2-3 3 Kean College 11-4-1 (34)          King's Point 3-0          R. Stockton 3-2 4 Montclair 11-3-2 (28)          Newark 2-1          W. Conn 2-0          Ramapo 1-3 5 Wm. Paterson 8-5-2 (21)          Steven's 3-1          Coll. of NJ 1-0 6 Coll. of NJ 10-4-0 (20)          ...
  • College Scores: NCAA Men's Division II (10/21-27)
    Men's Division II Northeast Region 1 So. Conn. 15-0-1 (50)          Albany 3-0          Keene 5-0 2 N.H. College 12-0-2 (45)          Lowell 4-1          Sacred Heart 3-0          Merrimack 4-1 3 Dowling 9-3-1 (40)          CW Post 5-2 4 Fr. Pierce 11-3-1 (35)          Mercy 7-2 5 Concordia 12-2-1 (30)          Stony Brook 3-0          Shippensburg 2-0 6 New Haven 10-3-1 (23)          Stonehill 6-1          Teikyo-Post 5-1          Lowell 4-0 ...
  • *U.S. Open Cup Halftime Score: D.C. United 1 Rochester 0
    Raul Diaz Arce scored two minutes into first-half stoppage time to give D.C. United a 1-0 lead in the U.S. Open Cup final at RFK Stadium. United's John Maessner was fouled a few yards outside the box, and Marco Etcheverry hit a swerving, left-footed free kick. Rhinos keeper Bill Andracki made a fine, diving save, and knocked the ball into the far post. Diaz Arce then pounced on the rebound to score for D.C.
  • *U.S. Open Cup Final: D.C. United 3 Rochester 0
    Oct. 30 in Washington, D.C. D.C. United (MLS) 3 Rochester Rhinos (A-League) 0. Goals: Diaz Arce 45, Pope 63, Moreno (Sanneh) 89. D.C. United -- Simpson, Peay, Pope, Agoos, Gori, Williams, Maessner, Harkes, Etcheverry, Diaz Arce, Moreno. Subs: Sanneh for Maessner in 46th minute, Vaudreuil for Peay in 46th, Kamler for Harkes in 66th, Imler for Agoos in 71st, Rammel for Diaz Arce in 74th. Rochester -- Andracki, Dauda, Smotrich, Rivas, Villagra, Gutierrez, Tanner, McKay, Steenkamp, Miller, Marinaro. Subs: Stuart for McKay in 46th minute, Kennell for Marinaro in 75th. Yellow cards: D.C. ...
  • College Scores: NCAA Women's Division III (10/21-27)
    Women's Division III West Region 1 UC San Diego 14-1-0          CS-LA 4-0 2 Cal Lutheran 14-2-0          Redlands 5-0 3 LaVerne 14-4-0          Occidental 5-0          Whittier 2-0 4 UC Santa Cruz 8-4-1 5 Chapman 10-7-0          Claremont-M-S 2-1          Whittier 5-0          Cal Baptist 1-2 Great Lakes Region 1 Wooster 18-1-0          Earlham 2-0          Hope 5-0 2 Wilmington 15-2-0          Heidelberg 3-2          Bluffton 6-1 3 Washington ...
  • College Scores: NCAA Women's Division II (10/21-27)
    Women's Division II South Region 1 Lynn 16-0-0          Indiana 3-0          St. Thomas 8-0 2 Barry 9-3-1          Nova SE 7-0 3 Presbyterian 11-3-1          Barry 0-2          Anderson 7-0 4 Francis Marion 12-3-1          Gardner-Webb 0-1          No. Florida 3-0 5 Elon 10-4-2          Mars Hill 2-0 6 Catawba 11-5-0          Lenoir-Rhyne 1-0          Elon 0-3 7 Gardner-Webb 7-6-3          Francis Marion 1-0 8 No. Florida 9-6-1          Jacksonville ...