• UEFA Cup: Qualifying Round, Second Leg result (Aug. 27)
    Aug. 27 in Istanbul Istanbulspor (Turkey) 4 (Akyuz 14, Yalcin 20, Yozgatli 78, Kocaman 86) Arges Pitesti (Romania) 2 (Mutu 53, Barbu 73). Half: 2-0. Att.: 25,000. (Aggregate: 4-4; Arges Pitesti wins on away goals.)
  • European Cup Winners Cup: Qualifying Round, Second Leg results (Aug. 27)
    Aug. 27 in Baku Karabakh Agdam (Azerbaijan) 0 FC Copenhagen (Denmark) 4 (Jensen 64, 70, Newson 75, 84). Half: 0-0. Att.: 4,000. (FC Copenhagen wins 10-0 on aggregate.) Aug. 27 in Batumi Dinamo Batumi (Georgia) 1 (Sichinava 28) Partizan Belgrade (Yugoslavia) 0. Half: 1-0. Att.: 12,000. (Partizan wins 2-1 on aggregate.) Aug. 27 in Yerevan Tsement Ararat (Armenia) 1 (Asatryan 39) Lausanne Sports (Switzerland) 2 (Douglas 66, Hottinger 89). Half: 1-0. Att.: 1,500. (Lausanne wins 7-2 on aggregate.) Aug. 27 in Chisinau Constructorul Chisinau (Moldova) 0 Rudar Valenje (Slovenia) 0. Att.: 8,000. (Rudar wins 2-0 on aggregate.) Aug. 27 in ...
  • Women's World Cup '99: CONCACAF qualifying tournament begins Aug. 28
    CONCACAF will kick off its women's championship Aug. 28 in Toronto, Canada. Eight national teams will battle for the regional championship and its automatic berth to the 1999 Women's World Cup. Originally slated for Haiti, the tournament was moved to Toronto and will run from Aug. 28 to Sept. 6, 1998. Mexico, Costa Rica, Haiti, Guatemala, Trinidad & Tobago, Martinique and Puerto Rico join host Canada in the competition. All matches will be played at Centennial Stadium in the Toronto suburb of Etobicoke. The eight teams will be divided into two groups of four, with the teams playing a round-robin ...
  • A-LEAGUE: Standings and Results (through Aug. 24)
    Standings Eastern Conference Northeast GP W L GF GA P *Rochester 24 21 3 59 10 61 *Montreal 25 19 6 41 30 41 *Long Island 24 15 9 43 29 41 *Staten Island 24 14 10 41 34 40 Worcester 26 11 15 34 43 29 Toronto 25 9 16 24 36 25 Connecticut 26 7 19 31 51 11 Atlantic GP W L GF GA P *Richmond 25 18 7 42 21 48 *Hamp. Roads 25 16 9 42 32 46 *Hershey 24 15 9 39 28 43 Charleston 26 12 14 35 35 34 ...
  • D3 Pro League: Divisional Playoff results (Aug. 20-22)
    Northeast Division Final Aug. 22 Rhode Island 2 New Hampshire 3 Mid-Atlantic Division Final Aug. 22 Reading 0 Central Jersey 3 Atlantic Division Finals Aug. 20 Myrtle Beach 3 Charlotte 8 Aug. 22 Delaware 2 Roanoke 1 (SO) Southeast Division Final Aug. 22 Miami B. 0 Orlando 1 North Central Division Final Aug. 21 Indiana B. 0 Chicago 3 West Division Final Aug. 22 Arizona 2 Stanislaus Cty. 1 Quarterfinals Schedule Aug. 28 Austin at Arizona Aug. 29 Central Jersey at New Hampshire Orlando at Charlotte Delaware at Chicago (Winners advance to D3 championship Sept. 11-13 at site TBD.)
  • Contents: Soccer America Sept. 7, 1998 issue
    FEATURES US Soccer Election: A Weekend On Maui By Paul Kennedy VP Race in Soccer: John Motta Takes Shocker By Paul Kennedy Eduardo Hurtado: 'My Secret Is Motivation' Interview by Amparo Simon MLS's Quest To Satisfy Latino Fans By Mike Woitalla Martinez Plugs Away for Rapids By Pat Shea Okafor Recalls World Cup With Mixed Feelings By Bob Luder Prampin ignites Tampa Bay offense by Bill Ward Bochum Axes AWOL Yuran COLUMNS Soccer Talk -- A finger pointed in desperation By Paul Gardner DEPARTMENTS Up Front MLS Scoreboard MLS Roundup A-League Profile: John Limniatis MLS Weekly Report Youth Soccer ...
  • MLS: Results and Standings (Aug. 26)
    Results Aug. 26 Kansas City 1 D.C. United 2 Standings EASTERN GP W L P GF GA D.C. United 27 22 5 54 61 37 MetroStars 26 14 12 38 50 48 Columbus 24 12 12 36 51 39 Miami 25 12 13 26 30 50 Tampa Bay 26 7 19 21 33 46 New England 26 8 18 20 42 60 Shootout records: Miami 5-0, MetroStars 2-0, D.C. United 6-2, New England 2-3, Columbus 0-4, Tampa Bay 0-5. WESTERN GP W L P GF GA Los Angeles 26 20 6 ...
  • European Champions Cup: Qualifying Round, Second Leg results (Aug. 26)
    Aug. 26 in Moscow Spartak Moscow (Russia) 6 (Tikhonov 7, 30, Titov 34, Tsymbalar 49, Robson 54, 90) Litex Lovech (Bulgaria) 2 (Beljakov 28, Bushi 71). Half: 3-1. Att.: 8,000. (Spartak Moscow wins 11-2 on aggregate.) Aug. 26 in Jerusalem Betar Jerusalem (Israel) 4 (Hamar 25, Salloi pen. 27, Shitret 51, Abuksis 81) Benfica (Portugal) 2 (Nuno Gomes pen. 18, Pringle 90). Half: 2-1. Att.: 4,000. (Benfica wins 8-4 on aggregate.) Aug. 26 in Metz Metz (France) 1 (Meyrieu pen. 79) HJK Helsinki (Finland) 1 (Vassara 69). Half: 0-0. Att.: 8,000. (HJK wins 2-1 on aggregate.) Aug. 26 in Bruges ...
  • MLS: Injury Update (Aug. 26)
    Chicago -- MF Piotr Nowak (strained MCL) is doubtful; D Rich Kotschau (sprained ankle) and D Francis Okaroh (bruised ribs) are questionable; F Jerzy Podbrozny (bruised calf) and F Ante Razov (dislocated shoulder/sprained ankle) are probable; D Andrew Lewis (strained groin) and MF Manny Lagos (patella tendon surgery) are on injured reserve. Colorado -- none. Columbus -- MF Brian Maisonneuve (sprained ankle) is out; D Mike Lapper (torn ACL) is on injured reserve. Dallas -- MF Alain Sutter (sprained hip) is on injured reserve. D.C. United -- D Curt Onalfo (heel bone spur) and MF Tony Sanneh (abdominal surgery) are ...
  • MLS Exhibition Summary: Connecticut (A-League) 0 MetroStars (MLS) 2 (Aug. 25)
    Aug. 25 in New Britain, Conn. Connecticut Wolves (A-League) 0 MetroStars (MLS) 2. Goals: Savarese (Kelly, Duhaney) 57, Vega (pen.) 69. Connecticut -- Martini, Sullivan, McDermott (Vaughan, 56), Boney (Lessig, 74), Jackson, Cancado, Wright (Dunigan, 66), Levesque, Coxon, Hokayma (BoBo, 56), Barbieri (Siadat, 85). MetroStars -- Meola (Howard, 32), Semioli, Harty, Lalas, Petke, Duhaney, Joseph, Rooney, Kelly, Vega, Savarese. Yellow cards: Connecticut -- Levesque 29, Cancado 44, McDermott 53; MetroStars -- Vega 24, Joseph 53. Att.: 2,199.
  • U.S. Open Cup: Final moved to Aug. 27 due to Hurricane Bonnie
    The U.S. Soccer Federation and Hampton Roads Mariners have jointly agreed to postpone the U.S. Open Cup final between the Chicago Fire and the Columbus Crew to Thursday, Aug. 27 at 7:00 p.m. (ET). The match, which will still be played at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, Va., was originally scheduled for Wednesday, Aug. 26, but has been pushed back 24 hours because of the expected impact from Hurricane Bonnie, which is due to hit the area on Wednesday. Virginia governor Jim Gilmore has already issued a state of emergency and declared Hampton Roads an anticipated disaster area. ...
  • UEFA Cup: Qualifying Round, Second Leg results (Aug. 25)
    Aug. 25 in Galati Otelul Galati (Romania) 0 Vejle (Denmark) 3 (Jung 21, Graulund 35, Wael 53). Half: 0-2. Att.: 12,000. (Vejle wins 6-0 on aggregate.) Aug. 25 in Moscow Dynamo Moscow (Russia) 1 (Terekhin 89) Polonia Warsaw (Poland) 0. Half: 0-0. Att.: 4,000. (Dynamo Moscow wins 2-0 on aggregate.) Aug. 25 in Sofia CSKA Sofia (Bulgaria) 2 (Petkov 39, Stanchev 60) Molde (Norway) 0. Half: 1-0. Att.: 8,000. (CSKA Sofia wins 2-0 on aggregate.) Aug. 25 in Vilnius Zhalgiris Vilnius (Lithuania) 0 Brann Bergen (Norway) 0. Att.: 1,100. (Brann Bergen wins 1-0 on aggregate.) Aug. 25 in Vienna Rapid ...
  • College: North Carolina lawsuit -- former players target Dorrance
    Here's a brief summary of the North Carolina women's civil lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Aug. 25: Plaintiffs: Former North Carolina players Debbie Keller and Melissa Jennings. Defendants: University of North Carolina, women's head coach Anson Dorrance, assistants Bill Palladino, Chris Ducar and Tracy Ducar, trainer Bill Prentice, chancellor Michael K. Hooker, assistant to the chancellor Susan Ehringhaus, director of athletics Richard A. Baddour, senior associate director of athletics Beth Miller and former director of athletics John Swofford. Charges: There are many charges, but they generally revolve around two themes: Dorrance sexually harassed ...
  • MLS: Television schedule (Aug. 26-30)
    Here is the television schedule for the MLS games of Aug. 26-30 Date Matchup Kickoff (ET) Television Aug. 26 D.C. United at Kansas City 8:30 p.m. NO TV Aug. 29 D.C. United at Tampa Bay 7:30 p.m. Home Team Sports Aug. 29 MetroStars at Dallas 8:30 p.m. MSG network; Fox Sports Southwest Aug. 29 Chicago at Kansas City 8:30 p.m. Fox Sports Chicago Aug. 29 Columbus at Los Angeles 10:30 p.m. Fox Sports Ohio Aug. 29 Colorado at San Jose 10:30 p.m. Fox Sports Rocky Mtn. Aug. 30 New England at Miami 3:00 p.m. Univision
  • MLS: SA Team of the Week (Aug. 18-23)
    Goalkeeper Zach Thornton (3) Chicago Defenders Jeff Agoos (2) D.C. United Lubos Kubik (7) Chicago Uche Okafor (1) Kansas City Danny Pena (2) Los Angeles Midfielders Marco Etcheverry (11) D.C. United Henry Gutierrez (1) Miami Cobi Jones (9) Los Angeles Tab Ramos (1) MetroStars Forwards Carlos Hermosillo (1) Los Angeles Stern John (7) Columbus Note: In parentheses is the number of times a player has been named to the Team of the Week in 1998.