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International: Euro 2000 qualifying results (May 30)

Group 2

May 30 in Oslo Norway 1 (Iversen 4) Georgia 0. Half: 1-0. Att.: 18,236.
Norway 6 4 1 1 12 7 13
Latvia 5 2 2 1 4 2 8
Greece 5 1 3 1 5 4 6
Slovenia 4 1 2 1 5 5 5
Georgia ...

U.S. Women: USA arrives in Portland June 1 for final two WWC warmups

U.S. coach Tony DiCicco and his 20-player Women's World Cup team will arrive in Portland, Ore., on June 1 to begin preparations for its final two matches before kicking off the third world championship for women's soccer. The Americans will take part in the Opening Game doubleheader on June 19th, facing Denmark at Giants Stadium in New Jersey in front ...

Q&A with the SA Editors: May 28, 1999

James Reilly Palo Alto, Calif. Why do you think Bruce Arena did not call up Frankie Hejduk for the Argentina game? Pete Bailey: It was simply because Hejduk needs a vacation. Remember that he played the 1998 MLS season with Tampa Bay and then immediately left for Leverkusen. It's been quite a while since he's had any time off. During ...

International: 1999 Pan American Games schedule announced

The schedule has been announced for the men's and women's 1999 Pan American Games soccer tournaments, to be held July 23-Aug. 7 in Winnipeg, Canada. Men's Groups and Schedule The U.S. team, which will likely be composed of members of the U-23 and U-20 national teams, is the top seed in Group B, along with regional rivals Jamaica, Honduras, Cuba ...

MIKE WOITALLA: Our men in Europe

Losing three games at the last World Cup, it's clear now, didn't indicate a deep crisis of American soccer. Four years earlier, the United States was home for the event, and its soccer fans could get giddy about winning a single game, tying another, and reaching the second round with a third-place finish from a four-team group. There wasn't a ...

Women's World Cup: Teams gearing up with unprecedented preparation schedule

With the kickoff of the 1999 FIFA Women's World Cup less than a month away, all 16 competing teams in this summer's world championship are heavily involved in pre-tournament preparations, which no doubt will make the battle for the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy the fiercest ever. Reflecting the increased support by national federations who want their women's teams to ...

Women's World Cup: Quotes from May 27 teleconference with Marla Messing

The following is an edited transcript of the May 27 media teleconference with Women's World Cup CEO Marla Messing: RICHARD FINN: Good afternoon. I'm Richard Finn, director of FIFA Women's World Cup, and welcome to our teleconference call. Today we are 23 days from kickoff at Giants Stadium on June 19th for what promises to be the best Women's World ...

U.S. Open Cup: Qualifying Update (May 27)

Qualifying for the 1999 U.S. Open Cup, which begins in June, is nearly complete. 29 of the 32 teams in the field are set. The format will be similar to last year, with eight D3 Pro League teams squaring off against four PDL and four USASA teams in the first round, which is set for June 9-13. The eight winners ...

MLS: Exhibition summary (May 26)

May 26 in Columbia, Md. Maryland Mania (A-League) 0 D.C. United (MLS) 3. Goals: Etcheverry 8, Wood (Hayes) 10, Hayes (Peay) 18. Maryland -- Yetso (Hunter, 46), Bader, Simmonds, Bates (Love, 71), Payton (Armas, 29), Phillips (John, 46), LeCrum, Vega, Shaw, Haskins (Porter, 73), Knapman (Sampson, 29). D.C. United -- Payne (Mercoullier, 69), Talley, Agoos (Llamosa, 46), Peay, Cooks, Otero, ...

Youth National Teams: U-17s to face England in Tampa on June 27

The U.S. U-17 national team will play the first-ever international match at Raymond James Stadium, in Tampa, Fla., against England's U-17s on June 27 (kickoff set at 3:30 p.m. ET) in the second match of an MLS doubleheader featuring the Tampa Bay Mutiny against the Los Angeles Galaxy (1:00 p.m. ET kickoff). "This young, exciting team has cast a spell ...

U.S. Women: Grass field installed at Portland's Civic Stadium

More than 1,000 pieces of 18-month old perennial rye grass have been rolled out and pieced together on the floor of Portland, Oregon's Civic Stadium in preparation for one of greatest days in U.S. women's soccer history. On June 6th, the U.S. women's national team will play its final match on the "NIKE Road to Pasadena" tour, facing Canada in ...

International: European Cup result (May 26)

FINAL May 26 in Barcelona Manchester United (England) 2 Bayern Munich (Germany) 1. Goals: Sheringham 90, Solskjaer 90; Basler 6. Manchester United -- Schmeichel, Neville, Johnsen, Stam, Irwin, Beckham, Butt, Giggs, Blomqvist (Sheringham, 67), Yorke, Cole (Solskjaer, 81). Bayern Munich -- Kahn, Matthaeus (Fink, 80), Babbel, Linke, Kuffour, Tarnat, Effenberg, Jeremies, Basler (Salihamidzic, 89), Jancker, Zickler (Scholl, 71). Att.: 90,000.

MLS: SA Team of the Week (May 22-23)

Goalkeeper Kevin Hartman (2) Los Angeles Defenders Steve Jolley (1) Los Angeles Greg Vanney (1) Los Angeles Marcelo Balboa (2) Colorado Midfielders Marco Etcheverry (4) D.C. United Mo Johnston (2) Kansas City Wade Barrett (2) San Jose Diego Gutierrez (1) Chicago Forwards Roy Lassiter (2) D.C. United Paul Bravo (3) Colorado Josh Wolff (1) Chicago ò In parentheses is the ...

Contents: Soccer America June 7, 1999 issue

FEATURES The Benefits And Risks Of Moving Abroad By Ridge Mahoney Kasey Keller: 'It's Also About Looking After Your Family' Interview by Duncan Irving Rapids' DiGiamarino Rules The Left Flank By Pat Shea Jair Miscast On Outside By Frank Dell'Apa How Easy It Is: Hamm Breaks The Record By Dean Caparaz Cup Winners Cup: Lazio Retires Trophy Barcelona Title Gives ...

MLS: Injury Update (May 26)

Chicago Fire -- F Ante Razov (sprained ankle) is probable; G Greg Sutton (bruised eye), D Andrew Lewis (strained hamstring), M Diego Gutierrez (back spasms) and F Roman Kosecki (strained hamstring) are questionable. Colorado Rapids -- M Joey DiGiamarino (lacerated foot) is probable. Columbus Crew -- G Juergen Sommer (torn ACL), M Rob Smith (ruptured arch) and F Brian McBride ...