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Jamaica-USA to be shown on tape at 3:00 p.m. (ET) on March 2

Univision will telecast the March 2 CONCACAF World Cup qualifier between Jamaica and the USA at 3:00 p.m. (ET) via tape-delay.

The match in Kingston will kick off at noon (ET). Univision will show the Mexico vs. Canada match live from Azteca Stadium at 1:00 (ET).

Vermes in camp

U.S. coach Steve Sampsonhas called ...

World Cup '98 Qualifying Results: Asia (Feb. 22)

Group 6

Feb. 22 in Hong Kong

Hong Kong 0 South Korea 2. Goals: Seo Jung Won 61, Choi Moon Sik 75.



MLS: New England edges Viborg in preseason opener

A little over a day after arriving in Pensacola, Fla., New England opened its preseason schedule with a 1-0 victory over Viborg of the Danish Super League on Feb. 22.

Viborg had defeated the Columbus Crew 3-0 the previous evening.

New England controlled much of the match, and outshot the Danes 15-4, despite the absence ...

Q&A with the SA Editors: Feb. 21, 1997

David Levine

West Bloomfield, Mich.

Now that the MLS players have filed a class-action suit against the league, will this mean the demise of our last hope for a successful professional league in the USA?

Ridge Mahoney: I think this suit is merely a way to force MLS into negotiating terms of its standard player agreement ...

USISL: Updated 1997 Premier Division League Schedule

The USISL Premier Division Soccer league is associated with the U.S. Amateur Soccer Association and is the top amateur league in the U.S. It ranks below the A-League (Division II status with the U.S. Soccer Federation) and the USISL Pro League (Division III status).

Each of the 31 Premier Division teams will play two games apiece ...

Hexagonal: Friendly Results (Feb. 19)

Feb. 19 in Heredia

Costa Rica 5 Venezuela 2. Goals: Oviedo 12, 90, Solas 45, Drummond 50, Aranez 57; Diaz 29, Palencia 59.

Att.: 5,000.

Feb. 19 in Fresno, Calif.

Mexico 1 Guatemala 1. Goals: Own goal 21; Plata n/a.

Halftime: 1-1.

Mexico -- Rios (Pineda, 78), Pardo, Sanchez, Davino, R. ...

MLS: Striker Chiquinho Conde allocated to New England

MLS has allocated striker Chiquinho Conde to the New England Revolution.

Chiquinho Conde, a native of Mozambique and the captain of that country's national team, is a big (6-0, 180 pounds) with speed and a finishing ability that has him currently among the top scorers in the Portuguese First Division, where he has played for Setubal, ...

U.S. women to have six-game victory tour this spring

The U.S. women's national team will play its first domestic games since winning the gold medal at the 1996 Olympics this spring, when it will embark on a six-game victory tour.

The U.S. women will open against France in Greensboro, N.C. on April 24, and face the French again in Tampa, Fla. on April 27. They ...

MLS: Genoa rallies to edge MetroStars in Caricola tribute match

Italian Serie B club Genoa scored twice in the final 10 minutes to defeat the MetroStars 2-1 in a friendly match played in the town of Chiavari. The match was a tribute to recently retired defender Nicola Caricola, who played for the Metros in the first half, and for Genoa (his former Italian club) in the second. ...

U.S. U-17 national team summary: Uruguay 1 USA 0 (Feb. 15)

Feb. 15 in Montevideo

Uruguay U-17 team 1 U.S. U-17 team 0. Goal: Pouso (pen.) 47.

Uruguay -- Do Santos, Fernandez (Martinez, 60), Pendola, Bizera, Guillen (Iradia, 52), Liguera, Anchen (Rodriguez, 40), Perez (Pintos, 85), Pouso, Chevanlon (Canobbio, 52), Mona (Silva, 66).

USA -- Hancock (Singer, 46), Hollenbach, Califf, Wean (Leonard, 61), Villegas, Downing, ...

Contents: Soccer America March 3, 1997 issue


Positive Vibrations From Reborn Jamaica

By Doug Cress

Sampson Sizes Up U.S. Opposition

Interview by Duncan Irving

Players Association Sues MLS

By Paul Gardner

Dallas Burn Makes Buenos Aires Connection

By Steve Davis

Italy Beats England At Wembley

Argentina Wins On Colombian Keeper Blunder

Klinsmann ...

U.S. Soccer: Roster for Feb. 20 training camp

U.S. national team coach Steve Sampson has called in 20 players to report to training camp Feb. 20 in Miami in preparation for the first hexagonal qualifying match against Jamaica on March 2 in Kingston.

The U.S. team will gather in Miami Feb. 20 and start training Feb. 21. The team is scheduled to train daily ...

MLS: Knowles tears ACL; Metros fall to U-21 team in Italy

MetroStars defender Matt Knowles tore his right ACL on Feb. 14 and will miss 4-6 months of the MLS season.

Knowles was injured during a match between his NPSL club, the Cleveland Crunch, and the Kansas City Attack.

The 26-year-old defender started 16 regular season games and 2 playoff games for the MetroStars during the ...

U.S. U-20 national team summary: USA 1 Mexico 4 (Feb. 18)

Feb. 18 in Chula Vista, Calif.

U.S. U-20 team 1 Mexico U-20 team 4. Goals: DiGiamarino 58; Maldonado 13, Maldonado 18, Estrada 63, Ibarra 66.

USA -- Kirk, Chulis, McCarty (Dancy, 46), Abukusumo (Dunseth, 46), Parra, Rodriguez, DiGiamarino, Corrales, Moore (Poltl, 46), Wolff, Quill (West, 46).

Mexico -- Perez, Ayala, Briseno (Hemkes), Chacon, Estrada, ...

Hexagonal: Opponents face tests this week

Jamaica faces two more tests

Jamaica, the first U.S. opponent in the Hexagonal, tied Venezuela 0-0 Feb. 12 in Kingston in its first full international of the year.

Despite good work from midfielders Peter Cargill, Theodore Whitmore and Steve Malcolm, Jamaica could not score on Venezuela, traditionally the weakest of the 10 South American teams. ...

South Korea 1 1 0 0 2 0 3
Thailand 0 0 0