• UEFA Cup: Preliminary Round, Second Leg Results
    Group A July 30 in Yerevan Yerevan (Armenia) 0 Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk (Ukraine) 2 (Getsko 41, Belkin 89). Half: 0-1. Att.: 500. (Dnipro wins 8-1 on aggregate.) July 30 in Brno Boby Brno (Czech Rep.) 6 (Chaloupka 7, 50, Valnoha 15, 54, Holomek 25, Kolomaznik 63) Inkaras (Lithuania) 1 (Bakus 16). Half: 3-1. Att.: 16,800. (Boby Brno wins 7-4 on aggregate.) July 30 in Poti Kolkheti-1913 Poti (Georgia) 2 (Mekaberidze 40, Gaganidze 61) Dynamo Minsk (Belarus) 1 (Makovsky 18). Half: 1-1. Att.: 5,000. (Aggregate: 2-2; Dynamo Minsk wins on away goals.) July 30 in Tallinn Flora Tallinn (Estonia) 1 (Oper 17) ...
  • European Champions League: Qualifying Round, Second Leg Results
    July 30 in Mozyr MPKC (Belarus) 3 (Denisyuk 7, Bekishvili 53, Kushnir 69) Constructorul Chisinau (Moldova) 2 (Oleksa 32, Komlyonok 67). Half: 1-1. Att.: 500. (MPKC wins 4-3 on aggregate.) July 30 in Jerusalem Betar Jerusalem 3 (Saloi 5, Ohana 35, Hamar 56) Sileks Kratovo (Macedonia) 0. Half: 2-0. Att.: 8,000. (Betar Jerusalem wins 3-1 on aggregate.) July 30 in Pori Jazz (Finland) 1 (Marco 65) Lantana (Estonia) 0. Half: 0-0. Att.: 3,760. (Jazz wins 3-0 on aggregate.) July 30 in Siauliai Kareda Siauliai (Lithuania) 1 (Mikalajunas 22) Anorthosis Famagusta (Cyprus) 1 (Mihasalovich 16). Half: 1-1. Att.: 5,000. (Anorthosis wins ...
  • MLS Exhibition Summaries: July 30, 1997
    July 30 in Hempstead, N.Y. Long Island (A-League) 2 MetroStars (MLS) 1. Goals: Martinez (Ledesma, Riley) 64, Ferri 75; Bartlett (Lucey, Santos) 80. Long Island -- Carou (Nachtmann, 60), Rinker (Mohammed, 46), Lips (Kydes, 46), McElderry, Piturro (Leanti, 46), Anderson, Rooney (Riley, 46), Price, Wright (Ledesma, 46), Ferri (Navarino, 77), Martinez. MetroStars -- Meola (Thornton, 30), Cloutier, Knowles (Hendrickson, 73), Lewis, da Silva, Zavagnin (Santos, 72), Kelly, Parra, Joseph (Lucey, 57), De Avila (Bartlett, 46), Savarese. Yellow card: Long Island -- Ferri 60. Referee: Reuben Rodhas. Att.: 11,658 (Hofstra Univ. Stadium record). July 30 in Nashville Nashville (A-League) 0 Kansas ...
  • CONCACAF Champions Cup: Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS) 4 Santos (Mexico) 1
    July 30 in Pasadena, Calif. Los Angeles (MLS) 4 Santos (Mexico) 1. Goals: Cienfuegos (Jones) 64, Hurtado 65, Machon (Cienfuegos) 80, Welton 84; Cecena 70. Los Angeles -- Campos, Pena, Fraser, Caligiuri, Vanney, Machon, Jara (Laterza, 85), Jones, Karapetyan (Welton, 76), Cienfuegos, Hurtado. Santos -- Zavadlavd, Luna (Angeles, 72), Garces (Mosquera, 81), Cecena, Esquivel, De Anda, Gonzalez, Borguetti, Caballero, Velasquez, Verdirame (Arreola, 86). Yellow cards: Los Angeles -- Jara 19, Karapetyan 75; Santos -- Caballero 20, De Anda 90. Referee: Mike Seifert. Att.: 10,271. Los Angeles advances to the quarterfinals and will face Luis Angel Firpo of El Salvador on ...
  • 1997 Libertadores Cup: Semifinal, Second Leg Results
    July 30 in Lima Sporting Cristal (Peru) 4 Racing Club (Arg.) 1. Goals: Bonnet 5, 59, Rivera 43, Solano 74; Delgado 35. Sporting Cristal -- Balerio, Soto, Asteggiano, Marengo, Vasquez, Garay, Solano, Amoako, Rivera, Julinho (Serrano, 80), Bonnet. Racing Club -- Gonzalez, Navas, Galvan, Ubeda, McAllister, Michelini (Brusco, 70), Marini (Fuertes, 65), Capria, Serrizuela, Delgado, Vilallonga. Att.: 45,000. (Sporting Cristal wins 6-4 on aggregate.) July 30 in Santiago Colo Colo (Chile) 3 Cruzeiro (Brazil) 2. Goals: Basay 20, pen. 47, pen. 51; Marcelo 29, 63. Colo Colo -- Ramirez, Salas (Vergara, 84), Reyes, Munoz, Rojas, Alegria (Neira, 46), Espina, Emerson, ...
  • U.S. Open Cup: D3 Stingers oust Colorado
    THIRD ROUND July 30 in Arlington Heights, Ill. Chicago Stingers (D3 Pro) 2 Colorado Rapids (MLS) 1. Goals: Hamnett (Richardson) 43, Jahr (White) 46; C.Henderson (Amaya, Harris) 56. Chicago -- Roy, Williams, Richardson, Muhr, Jahr (Goettel, 75), Fleita (K.Deck, n/a), Wolf, Harkness, White (Hardy, 66), D.Deck, Hamnett. Colorado -- Grafer, Balboa, Martinez (Hahnemann, 17), Jakins, Kmosko, S.Henderson, Amaya (Patino, 68), Paule (C.Henderson, 46), Castaneda, Bravo, Harris. Yellow cards: Chicago -- Muhr 36, Jahr 74, Goettel 78; Colorado -- Harris 35, Amaya 62. Red card: Colorado -- Grafer 17. Referee: Ali Saheli. Att.: 4,730 (sellout). Previous Results July 23 -- Richmond ...
  • U.S. Soccer: Roster for Aug. 7 friendly vs. Ecuador
    The following is the U.S. roster for its friendly match against Ecuador in Baltimore Aug. 7 (7:30 p.m., ET on ESPN). Steve Sampson did not call in players from New England, D.C. United and the MetroStars due to those clubs demanding MLS schedules in early August. Goalkeepers -- Mark Dodd (Dallas Burn), Brad Friedel (Columbus Crew). Defenders -- Marcelo Balboa (Colorado Rapids), Thomas Dooley (Columbus Crew), Robin Fraser (Los Angeles Galaxy), Greg Vanney (Los Angeles Galaxy), Martin Vasquez (Tampa Bay Mutiny). Midfielders -- Mark Chung (Kansas City Wizards), Frankie Hejduk (Tampa Bay Mutiny), Chris Henderson (Colorado Rapids), Cobi Jones (Los ...
  • Contents: Soccer America August 11, 1997 issue
    FEATURES Will Pro Soccer Fly At Mile High? By Duncan Irving Q&A: Bob Sanderman Interview by Duncan Irving Q&A: Dan Counce Interview by Duncan Irving Los Angeles Galaxy Climbs Into Favorite┬Žs Role By Scott French Brian Quinn Faces Mighty Task With Clash By Mike Woitalla Mass French Exodus Continues In Post-Bosman Era By Paul Kennedy German Bundesliga In The Midst Of Golden Era By Mike Woitalla COLUMNS Soccer Talk -- Are friendly games now out of date? By Paul Gardner DEPARTMENTS Up Front MLS Weekly Report MLS Roundup MLS Scoreboard MLS Leaders/Team of the Week A-League/Around the World Libertadores ...
  • MLS: SA Team of the Week (July 25-27)
    Goalkeeper Brad Friedel (2) Columbus Defenders Tom Dooley (2) Columbus Robin Fraser (2) Los Angeles Dan Calichman (4) Los Angeles Midfielders Martin Machon (2) Los Angeles Mauricio Cienfuegos (4) Los Angeles John Harkes (3) D.C. United Marco Etcheverry (5) D.C. United Forwards Welton (3) Los Angeles Eduardo Hurtado (1) Los Angeles Antony De Avila (2) MetroStars Note: In parentheses is the number of times a player has been named to the Team of the Week in 1997.
  • U.S. Open Cup: Dallas aces Gamblers 3-0
    July 29 in Metairie, La. New Orleans Riverboat Gamblers (A-League) 0 Dallas Burn (MLS) 3. Goals: Kreis (Suarez) 39, Santel 70, Elliott (Washington) 74. New Orleans -- O'Sullivan, Restrepo (Browne, 86), Edwards, Rocke, Benjamin, Brown (Blanchard, 73), Owens, Smotherman (Rhode, 57), Gentile, Trotman, John. Dallas -- Lagerwey, Pollard, Farrer (Sastoque, 74), Martinez, Flores, Santel, Kreis, Suarez (Rodriguez, 65), Eck, Elliott, Washington (Stebbins, 77). Yellow cards: New Orleans -- Restrepo 36; Dallas -- Pollard 50, Washington 65. Red card: Dallas -- Kreis 89. Referee: Zim Boulos. Att.: 6,269. Previous Results July 23 -- Richmond Kickers (A-League) 0 MetroStars (MLS) 3 July ...
  • MLS: Results and Standings (July 30)
    Results D.C. United 4 Columbus 2 Standings EASTERN GP W L P GF GA D.C. United 22 15 7 39 48 36 Tampa Bay 22 12 10 30 38 39 New England 21 12 9 28 26 27 Columbus 21 8 13 20 26 31 MetroStars 19 7 12 19 22 32 Shootout records: Tampa Bay 3-1, New England 4-2, D.C. United 3-3, MetroStars 1-1, Columbus 2-3. WESTERN GP W L P GF GA Kansas City 21 14 7 32 40 34 Dallas 22 12 10 30 40 35 Colorado 22 ...
  • USISL: W-League Divisional Playoff Results (July 25-27)
    Northeast Division July 26 in Farmingdale, N.Y. Long Island 1 Boston 0 (SO) Mid-Atlantic Division July 26 in Centreville, Va. Maryland 7 Hampton Roads 0 South Division July 26 in Toco Hills, Ga. Atlanta 1 Carolina 0 Midwest Division July 26 in Lisle, Ill. Chicago 2 Columbus 1 (OT) West Division July 26 in Davis, Calif. California 5 NorCal 1* *NorCal replaced Denver, which was unable to field a full squad. W-League Championship Aug. 1-3 in Rochester, N.Y. Aug. 1 California (1) vs. Atlanta (6) Long Island (3) vs. Maryland (5) Rochester (4) vs. Chicago (2) Aug. 2 Maryland (5) ...
  • USISL: Premier League Divisional Playoff Results (July 25-27)
    Southeast Division (at Cocoa, Fla.) Semifinals July 25 Cocoa 5 Miami 2 South Florida 0 West Florida 4 Final July 26 Cocoa 3 West Florida 1 Mid-South Division (at Jackson, Miss.) Semifinals July 25 Cincinnati 7 Alabama 4 Jackson 1 Lexington 0 (OT) Final July 26 Jackson 3 Cincinnati 0 Central Division (at Omaha, Neb.) Semifinals July 25 Lincoln 0 Des Moines 4 Omaha 5 Sioux City 3 Final July 26 Omaha 0 Des Moines 6 North Central Division Semifinals July 25 in Kalamazoo, Mich. Kalamazoo 1 Detroit 0 (OT) July 25 in Grand Rapids, Mich. Grand Rapids 3 Mid ...
  • USISL: D3 Pro League Standings and Results (July 23-27)
    Standings Northeast GP W L GF GA P Rhode Island 15 10 5 28 21 28 North Jersey 16 10 6 33 19 28 New Hampshire 15 9 6 32 23 25 Cent. Jersey 16 9 7 26 24 25 N.Y. Cap. Dist. 16 6 10 23 32 18 Vermont 13 5 8 14 30 13 Cape Cod 13 3 10 14 26 9 Mid-Atlantic GP W L GF GA P Reading 16 12 4 40 20 34 Philadelphia 14 9 5 23 15 25 Baltimore 16 7 9 28 31 21 Delaware 14 6 8 21 ...
  • A-League: Standings and Summaries through July 27
    Standings Eastern Conference Northeast GP W L GF GA P Montreal 20 15 5 43 15 43 Toronto 20 12 8 30 26 32 Rochester 20 10 10 39 37 30 Long Island 21 11 10 31 29 27 Connecticut 20 8 12 16 34 16 Worcester 20 4 16 18 43 12 Atlantic GP W L GF GA P Hershey 23 17 6 46 24 49 Carolina 21 13 8 46 23 37 Richmond 22 12 10 30 24 36 Charleston 19 9 10 29 36 23 Raleigh 21 9 12 24 35 21 Jacksonville 21 ...