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U.S. Open Cup: Complete first-round results & second-round pairings

First Round

June 18 Austin Lone Stars (D3 Pro) 4 Tucson Amigos (Premier) 2 June 20 San Jose Inter SC (USASA) 0 San Francisco Bay Seals (D3 Pro) 4 Central Coast Roadrunners (Premier) 4 Albuquerque Geckos (D3 Pro) 2 June 24 Wilmington Hammerheads (D3 Pro) 2 Mid Michigan Bucks (Premier) 3 Chicago Stingers (D3 Pro) 2 Milwaukee Mequon United (USASA) ...


MLS: 1997 season-ticket sales

Here are current 1997 season-ticket sales for the 10 MLS teams, as well as their season-ticket sales for 1996:
Team '97 sales '96 sales Pct.
MetroStars 7,760 8,581 90%
New England 6,728 5,220 129%
Columbus 6,477 9,078 71%
D.C. United 3,534 3,031 117%
San Jose 3,358 2,808 120%
Kansas City 2,899 4,115 70%
Los Angeles 2,882 3,226 ...

U.S U-17 national team: Roster for Born in the USA tourney (July 4-6)

The U.S. U-17 men's national team will test themselves against some of the finest U-17 teams in the world when they host the Born in the USA tournament July 4-6 in Macon, Ga. The U.S. will be joined by Nigeria (the 1993 U-17 world champions), Brazil (the 1995 runners-up) and Ghana (the 1991 and 1995 world champions). The tournament will ...

Women's European Championship Schedule

The following is the schedule for the 1997 Women's European Championship to be played June 29-June 12 in Sweden and Norway. Group A June 29 -- France-Spain, Sweden-Russia. July 2 -- Sweden-Spain, Russia-France. July 5 -- Russia-Spain, Sweden-France. Group B June 30 -- Germany-Italy, Norway-Denmark. July 3 -- Italy-Denmark, Norway-Germany. July 6 -- Norway-Italy, Denmark-Germany. Semifinals July 9 -- Group ...

MLS: Television schedule for June 28

MLS TV Schedule for June 28

Date Match Kickoff (ET) Channel
June 28 Los Angeles at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. KTLA-Los Angeles
June 28 Kansas City at Colorado 8: 00 p.m. ESPN2
June 28 Dallas at San Jose 10:30 p.m. Fox Sports Southwest

MLS Yellow Card Update

23 points -- Steve Trittschuh (Colorado). Note: Trittschuh was ...


MLS Exhibition Summary: MetroStars 1 Alianza Lima (Peru) 1 (June 25)

June 25 in East Rutherford, N.J. MetroStars (MLS) 1 Alianza Lima (Peru) 1. Goals: Savarese (Lagos, da Silva) 79; Chevez (Hinostroza) 76. MetroStars -- Thornton, Semioli, Joao Luiz, Harty, Lagos, Joseph, Donadoni, Zavagnin, Kelly, Ramos, De Avila. Subs: Wood for Joseph in 46th minute, Rizi for Zavagnin in 46th, Savarese for De Avila in 46th, da Silva for Ramos in ...

Women's World Cup '99: 12 stadia finalists announced

The organizing committee for the 1999 Women's World Cup has narrowed the field of potential host stadiums down to twelve finalists in nine communities throughout the U.S. The final candidates are: Legion Field (Birmingham, Ala.), Foxboro Stadium (Foxboro, Mass.), Ericsson Stadium (Charlotte, N.C.), Soldier Field (Chicago), Coliseum (Los Angeles), Rose Bowl (Pasadena, Calif.), Giants Stadium (East Rutherford, N.J.), Civic Stadium ...

MLS: League fines Meola, Perez, Fitzgerald, Webber and Jones

MLS Senior Vice President of Operations William C. Sage announced today that five players have been fined for incidents occurring in recent matches. Tony Meola has been fined $750 for post-game comments and actions recorded in The Star Ledger on June 22. The comments were made after the MetroStars 2-1 loss to Columbus on June 21. Ralph Perez, the MetroStars ...

U.S. to host Ecuador in Baltimore Aug. 7

The U.S. will host Ecuador in an international friendly match at Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, Md. on August 7 at 7:30 p.m. eastern (live TV on ESPN), U.S. Soccer announced today. The match marks the first national team appearance in Baltimore in nearly 25 years. With the U.S. having over two months between qualifying matches against El Salvador (June 29) ...

World Youth Championship: Second round results (June 26)

June 26 in Kangar Japan 1 Australia 0. Goal: Yanagisawa 44. Japan -- Minami, Toda, Miyamoto, Jojo, Myojin, Hiroyama, Yanagisawa, Yamaguchi, Ono, Nagai (Yamashita, 46), Nakamura. Australia -- Milosevic, Emerton, Zelic (Baser, 46), Blatsis, Foxe, Damianos, Grella (Gonzalez, 81), Curcija (Allsopp, 78), Salapasidis, Sinozic, Robertson. Att.: 8,000. June 26 in Johor Bahru Argentina 2 England 1. Goals: Riquelme pen. 9, ...

Copa America Semifinal: Brazil 7 Peru 0

June 26 in Santa Cruz Brazil 7 Peru 0. Goals: Denilson 2, Flavio Conceicao 28, Romario 36, 48, Leonardo 45, 61, Djalminha 78. Brazil -- Taffarel, Cafu, Aldair, Goncalves, Roberto Carlos, Dunga (Mauro Silva, 66), Flavio Conceicao, Denilson, Leonardo (Djalminha, 69), Ronaldo (Edmundo, 66), Romario. Peru -- Miranda, Reyna (Saenz, 66), Dulanto, Rebosio, Torres, Hidalgo, Munoz, Magallanes, Palacios (Palomino, 66), ...

Uruguay ousts U.S. from World Youth Championship

Uruguay scored three goals in a 17-minute span of the first half and held on for a 3-0 victory over the USA in a second round match at the World Youth Championship in Malaysia. The loss eliminates the U.S. from the competition. Marcelo Zalayeta scored twice for Uruguay, which pressured the U.S. from the outset. After near misses in the ...

MLS: Television schedule for June 25-28

MLS TV Schedule for June 25-28

Date Match Kickoff (ET) Channel
June 25 Tampa Bay at Kansas City 8:30 p.m. SportsChannel Florida
June 28 Los Angeles at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. KTLA-Los Angeles
June 28 Kansas City at Colorado 8: 00 p.m. ESPN2
June 28 Dallas at San Jose 10:30 p.m. Fox Sports Southwest

MLS Yellow ...

MLS: Wilt named GM of Chicago franchise

Chicago-area native Peter J. Wilt has been named GM of the new MLS Chicago franchise that will begin play in 1998, it was announced June 24. "Peter is a dynamic and proven leader," said Anshutz Chicago Soccer, Inc. president Bob Sanderman, who introduced Wilt to the media. "His success in marketing the sport of soccer and putting together quality teams ...

Contents: Soccer America July 7, 1997 issue


Can anybody match Etcheverry's MLS price? By Ridge Mahoney U.S. rounds out Hex prep with a win By Duncan Irving Cautious Brazil disposes of Paraguay Argentina outdoes itself in Sucre fiasco Ronaldo transfer showdown likely U.S. U-20s go through despite pair of losses Venables enjoys trip Down Under


Soccer Talk -- Time to rewrite the dissent rule? By ...