• MLS: Game Summaries (Sept. 25-28)
    Sept. 25 in East Rutherford, N.J. MetroStars 0 Columbus 1. Goal: Clark (Warzycha) 70. MetroStars -- Meola (6), Lagos (4), Semioli (4), Branco (3), Bliss (4), Sorber (4), Joseph (4), Donadoni (5), Kelly (5), De Avila (4), Bartlett (5). Subs: Savarese (5) for Bartlett in 46th minute, Zavagnin (5) for Lagos in 46th, Lewis (5) for Bliss in 65th. Columbus -- Friedel (6), Elcock (6), Clark (6), Lapper (6), Salcedo (5), Yeagley (5), Farrell (5), Maisonneuve (6), Khumalo (5), Warzycha (5), Wood (5). Subs: Marino (6) for Farrell in 65th minute, Smith (5) for Khumalo in 75th, Michallik (NR) for ...
  • College: Soccer America Men's Top 20 (Sept. 29)
    Note: Through games of Sept. 28 Rank/Team Record Last Week 1. Indiana 9-0-0 1 2. St. John's 8-0-1 2 3. SMU 6-1-0 4 4. Virginia 6-1-2 6 5. UCLA 7-1-0 8 6. N.C. State 6-1-0 9 7. South Carolina 4-1-1 7 8. Maryland 6-1-1 10 9. Portland 6-1-1 11 10. Duke 7-2-0 5 11. Washington 6-1-2 3 12. Stanford 8-0-0 13 13. California 5-1-1 15 14. William & Mary 7-1-0 17 15. FIU 7-2-1 nr 16. Creighton 6-3-1 19 17. Marquette 6-2-1 nr 18. James Madison 7-1-0 12 19. Georgia Southern 7-1-1 20 20. Wake Forest 5-3-0 ...
  • MLS: Oct. 5 D.C.-Revs game switched to 8:00 p.m. (ET)
    In response to overwhelming fan requests, D.C. United officials have announced that Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal series against the New England Revolution will kick off at 8:00 (ET) on Sunday, Oct. 5 at RFK Stadium. The match was originally scheduled to begin at 1:00 p.m., but thousands of D.C. United fans responded that the afternoon starting time would prevent them from attending the match. In cooperation with league officials and ESPN, the time change was achieved. The match will still be shown live on ESPN2. "We're very pleased that the league has worked with us to change ...
  • World Cup '98 Qualifying Results: Asia (Sept. 28)
    Group B Sept. 28 in Tokyo Japan 1 (Yamaguchi 65) South Korea 2 (Seo Jong-won 83, Li Min-sung 86). Half: 0-0. Att.: 60,000. TEAM GP W T L GF GA P South Korea 3 3 0 0 7 2 9 UAE 3 2 1 0 7 2 7 Japan 3 1 1 1 7 5 4 Uzbekistan 4 0 1 3 7 12 1 Kazakhstan 3 0 1 2 1 8 1
  • MLS: Results and Final Standings (Sept. 28)
    Results Columbus 2 Tampa Bay 1 (SO) D.C. United 1 MetroStars 3 Los Angeles 2 Kansas City 0 San Jose 1 Colorado 3 FINAL STANDINGS EASTERN GP W L P GF GA *D.C. United 32 21 11 55 70 53 *Tampa Bay 32 17 15 45 55 60 *Columbus 32 15 17 39 42 41 *New England 32 15 17 37 40 53 MetroStars 32 13 19 35 43 53 Shootout records: Tampa Bay 3-2, D.C. United 4-4, New England 4-4, MetroStars 2-2, Columbus 3-4. WESTERN GP W L P GF ...
  • 1997 MLS Playoffs: First-Round Schedule
    Note: All series are best of three games. Eastern Conference D.C. United vs. New England Date Matchup Kickoff (ET) Sunday, Oct. 5 New England at D.C. United 8:00 p.m. (ESPN2) Wednesday, Oct. 8 D.C. United at New England 7:30 p.m. (ESPN2 -- taped at 10:30 p.m.) Sunday, Oct. 12 New England at D.C. United Afternoon TBD if necessary Tampa Bay vs. Columbus Date Matchup Kickoff (ET) Sunday, Oct. 5 Columbus at Tampa Bay 3:00 p.m. (Univision) Wednesday, Oct. 8 Tampa Bay at Columbus 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 Columbus at Tampa Bay 7:30 ...
  • Milwaukee Rampage wins A-League championship
    A-League Championship Sept. 27 in Milwaukee Milwaukee 1 Carolina 1 (Milwaukee wins shootout 3-0). Goals: Stebbins (Roy) 65; Loftin (Heaney) 80. Milwaukee -- Isacco, Lopez, Huwiler, Moxom (Ross, 46), Gansler, Szczepanski, Roy, Gentile, Willan, Marshall (Igel, 46), Stebbins. Carolina -- Heaney, Atta, Care, Ball, Radwanski, Breslin (Kelly, 102, Mitchell 114), Stockton, Chan, Allnutt, Hamid (Saunders, 59, Haupt 91), Loftin. Shootout: Carolina -- Atta (missed), Allnutt (saved), Radwanski (saved); Milwaukee -- Szczepanski (goal), Stebbins (goal), Igel (goal). Att.: 6,381.
  • World Cup '98 Qualifying Results: Asia (Sept. 27)
    Group B Sept. 27 in Tashkent Uzbekistan 2 (Shirshov 12, Bazarov 90) UAE 3 (Bakhit 56, Saad 64, Altalyani 85). Half: 1-0. Att.: 50,000. TEAM GP W T L GF GA P UAE 3 2 1 0 7 2 7 South Korea 2 2 0 0 5 1 6 Japan 2 1 1 0 6 3 4 Uzbekistan 4 0 1 3 7 12 1 Kazakhstan 3 0 1 2 1 8 1 Sept. 28 -- Japan vs. South Korea
  • MLS: Results and Standings (Sept. 26)
    Results Tampa Bay 1 D.C. United 5 Kansas City 5 Colorado 2 Standings EASTERN GP W L P GF GA *D.C. United 31 21 10 55 69 50 *Tampa Bay 31 17 14 45 54 59 *Columbus 31 14 17 38 41 40 *New England 32 15 17 37 40 53 MetroStars 31 12 19 32 40 52 Shootout records: Tampa Bay 3-1, D.C. United 4-4, New England 4-4, MetroStars 2-2, Columbus 2-4. WESTERN GP W L P GF GA *Kansas City 31 21 10 49 57 49 *Dallas 32 16 ...
  • World Cup '98 Qualifying Results: Asia (Sept. 26)
    Group A Sept. 26 in Doha Qatar 1 China 1. Half: 1-0. Att.: n/a. Sept. 26 in Kuwait Kuwait 1 (al-Huwaidi 20) Iran 1 (Bagheri 90). Half: 1-0. Att.: 20,000. TEAM GP W T L GF GA P Iran 3 1 2 0 6 4 5 Kuwait 3 1 1 1 4 3 4 S. Arabia 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 China 2 0 1 1 3 5 1 Qatar 2 0 1 1 1 3 1 SCHEDULE Oct. 3 -- Iran vs. Qatar, China vs. Saudi Arabia. Oct. 10 -- Kuwait vs. China. ...
  • A-League: 1997 Awards
    All-A-League First Team Goalkeeper -- Dusty Hudock (Seattle). Defenders -- John Limniatis (Montreal), Travis Rinker (Long Island), Scott Schweitzer (Carolina), Mark Watson (Seattle). Midfielders -- Yari Allnutt (Carolina), Mauro Biello (Montreal), Garret Kusch (Vancouver). Forwards -- Mark Baena (California), Stern John (New Orleans), Doug Miller (Rochester). All-A-League Second Team Goalkeeper -- Paolo Ceccarelli (Montreal). Defenders -- Dion Anguelov (Richmond), Don Gramenz (Minnesota), Robert Rosario (Carolina), Bill Sedgewick (Montreal). Midfielders -- Nick DeSantis (Montreal), John Smith (Nashville). Forwards -- Mike Gailey (Seattle), Domenic Mobilio (Vancouver), Steve Patterson (Colorado), Dwight Tilley (Montreal). MVP: Doug Miller (Rochester). Rookie of the Year: Stern John ...
  • MLS: Clash to host Atlas of Mexico
    The San Jose Clash has announced that it will host Atlas of Mexico in an international friendly match Nov. 7 at Spartan Stadium. The friday-night encounter will kick off at 7:30 p.m. (PT). Atlas is currently atop Group 4 of the Mexican First Division and is led in scoring by forward Daniel Guzman, who played four games for the Clash earlier this season. The two teams played in Mexico as part of the Clash's preseason training stay in Guadalajara in February. "Atlas has long been one of the most popular teams in Mexico, and they have an excellent side this ...
  • Q&A with the SA Editors: Sept. 26, 1997
    Gary Zagha Rumson, NJ Why has Tony Meola not been invited to play for the National Team? Has he been overlooked by the federation for leaving the team to try a pro football career? After watching Tony play last year and this year for the MetroStars of MLS I think the federation should rethink their selection criteria. Brad Freidel has been a huge letdown in the posts and for him to be ranked as the second best keeper is a sham. He has not proven himself at all! Paul Kennedy: Has Friedel been outstanding? ...
  • College: NCAA Women's Division I Leaders (through Sept. 21)
    Note: Through games of Sept. 21 Scoring Name (School) GP-GS G A P Christy Johnson (North Texas) 8-8 15 2 32 Robin Confer (North Carolina) 8-8 6 12 24 Mirela Ninic (Mercer) 8-8 11 2 24 Casey Wheeler (UNC Wilmington) 8-8 10 4 24 Kara Fitzgerald (Georgia State) 9-9 9 5 23 Anne Mucci (Northern Illinois) 8-8 7 9 23 Cheryl Moore (Wagner) 9-9 9 4 22 Keri Sarver (Maryland) 8-8 9 3 21 Ann Cook (William & Mary) 8-8 7 6 20 Amanda Gruber (Xavier) 6-6 9 2 20 Anna-Kaisa Moilanen (Georgia St.) 9-98 4 20 ...
  • College: NCAA Men's Division I Leaders (through Sept. 21)
    Note: Through games of Sept. 21 Points Name (School) GP G A P Jeff McAllister (Gonzaga) 8 11 5 27 John Wolyniec (Fordham) 7 11 3 25 Jeff Cunningham (South Florida) 7 9 4 22 Richie Moller (Towson State) 7 9 3 21 Eirik Frederiksen (No. Illinois) 8 8 5 21 Mike Brizendine (James Madison) 7 9 2 20 Justin Sells (New Mexico) 8 9 2 20 Duke Shamo (St. Francis, N.Y.) 9 8 3 19 Jorge Ferreira (Detroit) 9 7 5 19 Amo Nurmisto (Central Florida) 6 8 1 17 Patrick Morris (Phila. Textile) 7 8 ...