• U.S. Open Cup: Metros-Burn match moved to Sept. 2 in N.Y.
    The U.S. Open Cup semifinal match between the MetroStars and the Dallas Burn has been moved to Sept. 2 at Baker Field on the campus of Columbia University. The match will kick off at 7:30 p.m. (ET). The match had originally been scheduled as part of a doubleheader with the D.C. United-San Francisco Bay Seals match Sept. 3 in Stockton, Calif. "We can not ask a team to play back-to-back games," said U.S. Soccer Secretary General Hank Steinbrecher. "With the MetroStars playing an MLS match in Los Angeles on Sept. 4, there is no way they can play in Stockton ...
  • MLS: Results and Standings (Aug. 31)
    Results Dallas 4 Colorado 1 D.C. United 2 Kansas City 0 Standings EASTERN GP W L P GF GA D.C. United 27 18 9 48 59 44 Tampa Bay 26 15 11 39 47 44 Columbus 26 12 14 32 35 34 New England 27 12 15 28 31 45 MetroStars 24 9 15 25 32 41 Shootout records: Tampa Bay 3-1, New England 4-3, D.C. United 3-4, Columbus 2-4, MetroStars 1-2. WESTERN GP W L P GF GA Kansas City 27 19 8 43 50 42 Colorado 27 13 14 ...
  • U.S. World University Games team wins bronze medal
    The USA World University Games team made history Aug. 29 when it defeated Ukraine 2-1 in Trapani, Italy to win the bronze medal. It was the first U.S. medal in the history of the World University Games, and the highest finish in a world outdoor championship. for a U.S. men's outdoor team since the 1930 World Cup in Uruguay. After a scoreless first half, Andrew Gregor gave the U.S. the lead from the penalty spot shortly after the intermission, but Ukraine knotted the match five minutes later. Creighton star Johnny Torres scored the gamewinner for the U.S. late in the ...
  • USISL: D3 Pro League Regional Playoff Results
    East Region Aug. 30 in Keene, N.H. New Hampshire 1 Baltimore 0 (OT) Central Region Aug. 30 in Charlotte Charlotte 6 Indiana 0 West Region Aug. 30 in San Francisco San Francisco Bay 3 Houston 0 National Championship Tournament (at Albuquerque, N.M.) Semifinals Sept. 5 San Francisco Bay vs. Charlotte Albuquerque vs. New Hampshire Championship Sept. 7 Semifinal winners Third-Place Match Sept. 7 Semifinal losers
  • MLS: Results and Standings (Aug. 30)
    Results Columbus 2 Los Angeles 0 Tampa Bay 4 New England 0 Standings EASTERN GP W L P GF GA D.C. United 26 17 9 45 57 44 Tampa Bay 26 15 11 39 47 44 Columbus 26 12 14 32 35 34 New England 27 12 15 28 31 45 MetroStars 24 9 15 25 32 41 Shootout records: Tampa Bay 3-1, New England 4-3, D.C. United 3-4, Columbus 2-4, MetroStars 1-2. WESTERN GP W L P GF GA Kansas City 26 19 7 43 50 40 Colorado 26 13 ...
  • European Champions League Draw & Schedule
    European Champions League Group A Borussia Dortmund (Germany) Sparta Prague (Czech Republic) Parma (Italy) Galatasaray (Turkey) Sept. 17 -- Sparta Prague vs. Parma, Galatasaray vs. Borussia Dortmund. Oct. 1 -- Borussia Dortmund vs. Sparta Prague, Parma vs. Galatasaray. Oct. 22 -- Parma vs. Borussia Dortmund, Sparta Prague vs. Galatasaray. Nov. 5 -- Borussia Dortmund vs. Parma, Galatasaray vs. Sparta Prague. Nov. 26 -- Parma vs. Sparta Prague, Borussia Dortmund vs. Galatasaray. Dec. 10 -- Sparta Prague vs. Borussia Dortmund, Galatasaray vs. Parma. Group B Feyenoord Rotterdam (Netherlands) FC Kosice (Slovakia) Manchester United (England) Juventus (Italy) Sept. 17 -- FC Kosice ...
  • European Cup Winners Cup: Preliminary Round, Second Leg Results
    Aug. 28 in Yerevan Ararat Yerevan (Armenia) 0 Dinamo Batumi (Georgia) 2 (Torgashvili 2, Makharadze 38). Half: 0-2. Att.: 5,000. (Ararat wins 3-2 on aggregate.) Aug. 28 in Budapest BVSC Budapest (Hungary) 2 (Komlosi 30, Bukszegi 90) FC Balzers (Liechtenstein) 0. Half: 1-0. Att.: 1,000. (BVSC wins 5-1 on aggregate.) Aug. 28 in Beersheba Hapoel Beersheba (Israel) 2 (Banayoun pen. 105, Buchnik 116) Zalgiris Vilnius (Lithuania) 1 (Radjos 96). Half: 0-0. Att.: 9,000. (Hapoel Beersheba wins 2-1 on aggregate.) Aug. 28 in Warsaw Legia Warsaw (Poland) 4 (Kacprzak 73, Sokolowski 76, 89, Skrzypek 86) Glenavon (Northern Ireland) 0. Half: 0-0. ...
  • MLS: Results and Standings (Aug. 29)
    Results MetroStars 3 San Jose 0 Standings EASTERN GP W L P GF GA D.C. United 26 17 9 45 57 44 Tampa Bay 25 14 11 36 43 44 Columbus 25 11 14 29 33 34 New England 26 12 14 28 31 41 MetroStars 24 9 15 25 32 41 Shootout records: Tampa Bay 3-1, New England 4-3, D.C. United 3-4, Columbus 2-4, MetroStars 1-2. WESTERN GP W L P GF GA Kansas City 26 19 7 43 50 40 Colorado 26 13 13 35 42 43 Dallas 25 ...
  • MLS: Results and Standings (Aug. 28)
    Results Kansas City 1 Colorado 0 Standings EASTERN GP W L P GF GA D.C. United 26 17 9 45 57 44 Tampa Bay 25 14 11 36 43 44 Columbus 25 11 14 29 33 34 New England 26 12 14 28 31 41 MetroStars 23 8 15 22 29 41 Shootout records: Tampa Bay 3-1, New England 4-3, D.C. United 3-4, Columbus 2-4, MetroStars 1-2. WESTERN GP W L P GF GA Kansas City 26 19 7 43 50 40 Colorado 26 13 13 35 42 43 Dallas 25 ...
  • MLS: SA Team of the Week (Aug. 23-24)
    Goalkeeper Tony Meola (2) MetroStars Defenders Matt McKeon (2) Kansas City Ansil Elcock (2) Colombus Alexi Lalas (2) New England Midfielders Preki (4) Kansas City Todd Yeagley (1) Columbus Miles Joseph (1) MetroStars Roberto Donadoni (4) MetroStars Ivan McKinley (1) New England Forwards Giovanni Savarese (3) MetroStars A.J. Wood (1) Columbus In parentheses is the number of times a player has been named to the Team of the Week in 1997.
  • MLS: Television Schedule for Aug. 27-31
    MLS Television Schedule for Aug. 27-31 Date Matchup Kickoff (ET) Channel Aug. 27 New England at D.C. United 7:30 p.m. WABU-Boston (live); HTS (delayed to Aug. 28) Aug. 28 Colorado at Kansas City 9:00 p.m. NO TV Aug. 29 San Jose at MetroStars 7:30 p.m. ESPN2 Aug. 30 Los Angeles at Columbus 7:30 p.m. KTLA-Los Angeles Aug. 30 New England at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. SportsChannel New England Aug. 31 Colorado at Dallas 3:00 p.m. Univision Aug. 31 Kansas City at D.C. United 4:00 p.m. KMCI-Kansas City (live); HTS (delayed to 8:00 p.m.) MLS Yellow Card ...
  • Contents: Soccer America Sept. 8, 1997 issue
    Features 10 Cruz Azul Takes Region's Top Honor By Steven Goff 11 Fusion Weighs Move To Fort Lauderdale By Jeff Rusnak 12 It Takes Dooley To Invigorate Columbus By Craig Merz 16 Metros Search For New Home By Frank Giase 17 Colombia Halts Losing Streak By Brian Homewood 23 Romania Heads For France By Radu Timofte 24 Foxes And Rapids Cooperate By Jamie Brown Columns 13 Soccer Talk -- Egypt-bound boys have high hopes By Paul Gardner 31 Short Passes By Lynn Berling-Manuel Departments 4 Up Front 7 MLS Weekly Report 11 MLS Scoreboard 12 MLS Leaders ...
  • U.S. Open Cup: Metros down Long Island on Harty OT goal
    Aug. 26 in Stonybrook, N.Y. Long Island Rough Riders (A-League) 0 MetroStars (MLS) 1 (OT). Goal: Harty (Donadoni) 105. Long Island -- Carou, Lips, Mohammed, McElderry (Leanti, 101), Rinker, Price, Rooney, Wright, Piturro, Ferri (Martinez, 65, Ledesma, 101), Inneh. MetroStars -- Meola. Semioli, Harty, Branco, Bliss, Lagos (Sorber, 46), Donadoni, Ramos, Joseph (Kelly, 88), Savarese, De Avila (Bartlett, 69). Referee: Noel Kenny. Att.: 1,250. Other Quarterfinal Results Aug. 10 -- Chicago Stingers (D3 Pro) 1 Dallas Burn (MLS) 4 Aug. 19 -- D.C. United (MLS) 2 Tampa Bay Mutiny (MLS) 0. Aug. 20 -- San Jose Clash (MLS) 1 San ...
  • MLS: Results and Standings (Aug. 27)
    Results D.C. United 3 New England 2 Standings EASTERN GP W L P GF GA D.C. United 26 17 9 45 57 44 Tampa Bay 25 14 11 36 43 44 Columbus 25 11 14 29 33 34 New England 26 12 14 28 31 41 MetroStars 23 8 15 22 29 41 Shootout records: Tampa Bay 3-1, New England 4-3, D.C. United 3-4, Columbus 2-4, MetroStars 1-2. WESTERN GP W L P GF GA Kansas City 25 18 7 40 49 40 Colorado 25 13 12 35 42 42 Dallas ...
  • European Champions League: Preliminary Round, Second Leg Results
    Aug. 27 in Moscow Spartak Moscow (Russia) 0 FC Kosice (Slovakia) 0. Att.: 20,000. (FC Kosice wins 2-1 on aggregate.) Aug. 27 in Mozyr MPKC Mozyr (Belarus) 2 (Bereshvili 5, Kushnir 19) Olympiakos Piraeus (Greece) 2 (Anadolakis 0, Nineadis 54). Half: 2-1. Att.: 4,000. (Olympiakos wins 7-2 on aggregate.) Aug. 27 in Tbilisi Dynamo Tbilisi (Georgia) 1 (Mudzhiri 11) Bayer Leverkusen (Germany) 0. Half: 1-0. Att.: 30,000. (Bayer Leverkusen wins 6-2 on aggregate.) Aug. 27 in Kiev Dynamo Kiev (Ukraine) 0 Broendby (Denmark) 1 (Colding 19). Half: 0-1. Att.: 20,000. (Dynamo Kiev wins 4-3 on aggregate.) Aug. 27 in Istanbul ...