• Live broadcast of Garrett Game
    Internetsoccer.com will broadcast live coverage of the Fourth Annual Garrett Game on Feb. 4. The broadcast will begin at 4:30 ET with a half-hour pre-game show. The all-star game honors the memory of Mia Hamm's brother, Garrett, who passed away in 1997 after contracting a virus after a bone marrow transplant. Past Garrett Games have featured U.S. national team and college stars. Proceeds from the Garrett Game will benefit the Mia Hamm Foundation and Garrett J. Hamm Fund at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.
  • MLS: Small Crowds, Big Payday in Los Angeles
    Matchup of MLS teams knocked out three-time league champ D.C. United on penalties The sight couldn't have been more poignant, nor more disturbing. Jumping up and down in delirium were the players and coaches of the Los Angeles Galaxy, the notorious runners-up of MLS who had just claimed the CONCACAF crown. Sharing their joy were several dozen fans decked out in Galaxy teal and yellow, plus perhaps a few hundred others who'd not come to the Los Angeles Coliseum to celebrate with the other finalist, Honduran club Olimpia. As they collected their medals, the Galaxy players stared ...
  • MLS: Ali Curtis, four other collegians signed
    Duke's Ali Curtis and Creighton's Brian Mullan were amongst a group of collegiate standouts to sign with MLS Jan. 31. Joining Curtis and Mullan were Bradley's Bryan Namoff, Richmond's Craig Ziadie and UAB's David Clemente. All five players will be available for selection in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft on Feb. 5, at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida. Curtis, the 2000 Missouri Athletic Club Player of the Year and 1999 Hermann Trophy winner will join MLS after four outstanding seasons at Duke. A three-time all-American, the Milan, Mich., native also finished second in balloting for the 2000 Hermann Trophy. A ...
  • U.S. Soccer: U.S. U-20s beat Mexico
    The U.S. under-20 national team passed its first international test of the year, defeating Mexico 1-0 in Guadalajara, Mexico, Jan. 30. Kyle Martino's 34th minute goal provided the margin of victory. U.S. defender Phillip Salyer recorded the assist on the goal, Martino's second of the year. The Mexicans outshot the U.S. 13-6, but U.S. goalkeeper D.J. Countess made five saves to preserve the shutout and the win. The match was a physical one, as is typical for the CONCACAF rivals, and the teams committed a combined 35 fouls. The match was Wolfgang Sunholz's team's second in Mexico this week. On ...
  • College: Women's NCAA Division I Coaching Moves
    The follow is a summary of NCAA Division I women's coaching changes during the 2000-2001 offseason: Note: Recent changes are in bold. School Old Coach New Coach Arizona State Terri Patraw Ray Leone Cal Riverside new program Veronica O'Brien Clemson Ray Leone TBD Drury Ann Cook Chris Baker Fresno State Peter Reynaud *Stacy Welp Hartford Mark Krikorian Ewa Bergsten Long Beach State Julie Cochran Peter Reynaud Louisiana-Monroe Rena Richardson Stacy Lamb Memphis *Brooks Monoghan Brooks Monoghan New Mexico John DeWitt Kit Vela No. Arizona Tracy Custer TBD Northwestern Marcia McDermott Jenny Haigh Penn State Pat Farmer Paula ...
  • MLS Transactions Update (Jan. 31, 2001)
    A summary of MLS transactions for January 2001: Jan. 31 MLS -- Signed forward Ali Curtis (Duke), forward Brian Mullan (Creighton), midfielder Bryan Namoff (Bradley), defender Craig Ziadie (Richmond) and goalkeeper David Clemente (UAB). Jan. 26 D.C. United -- Re-signed defender/midfielder Geoff Aunger (Canada) to a multi-year contract. Miami Fusion -- Re-signed midfielder Jim Rooney to a multi-year contract. Jan. 25 MLS -- Signed forwards Santino Quaranta (Archbishop Curley HS, Baltimore, Md.) and Edward Johnson (Flagler Palm Coast HS) as Project-40 players. MetroStars -- Re-signed defender Mike Petke to a multi-year contract. Jan. 22 MLS -- Signed defender Nick Downing ...
  • U.S. Abroad: England (Jan. 31)
    Joe-Max Moore, usually a forward for Everton, started in the midfield in a 2-2 tie with Middlesbrough. The American received praise from the British press and assisted on the equalizer -- his corner kick setting up Idal Tal in the 79th minute. England Joe-Max Moore started (88 min.) Everton (PL) vs. Middlesbrough (2-2) Eddie Lewis, Fulham (D1) DNP vs. Queens Park Rangers (2-0)
  • Hexagonal Countdown: News from the U.S. opposition
    Costa Rica: Tico coach Alexandre Guimaraes has called in newcomers Cristian Oviedo, Minor Diaz, Luis Marin and Pablo Chinchilla for the opening camp to prepare for the Honduras opener Feb. 28. Ronald Gomez (OFI Crete, Greece), Reynaldo Parks (UAG, Mexico) and William Sunsing (New England Revs) are the only other foreign-based players called in for the Jan. 31 friendly against America Cali. Guima's squad: Goalies: Alvaro Mesen, Erick Lonnis. Defenders: Luis Marin, Carlos Castro, Pablo Chinchilla, Gilberto Martinez, Jervis Drummond, Harold Wallace, Cristian Oviedo. Midfielders: Jeaustin Campos, Rolando Fonseca, Rodrigo Cordero. Forwards: Michel Myers, Steven Bryce, William Sunsing, Minor Diaz. ...
  • MLS: Galaxy Enters New World
    The Los Angeles Galaxy hasn't won a domestic title, but it has a chance to win two international crowns in 2001. It won the CONCACAF Champions Cup to qualify for this year's FIFA Club World Championship. Clubs have been competing for international honors since the 1920s, but it wasn't until 2000 that soccer had an official club championship on a world scale. The first international club tournament of note was the Mitropa Cup, which featured top clubs from Central Europe, where soccer flourished before World War II. The Los Angeles Galaxy won ...
  • MLS SuperDraft 2001
    1ST ROUND 1 San Jose 2 Tampa Bay (DC) 3 Columbus 4 Miami 5 Dallas (COL) 6 Tampa Bay (DC, COL, NE) 7 Dallas 8 San Jose (NE, TB) 9 Los Angeles 10 San Jose (MET) 11 Los Angeles (CHI) 12 Kansas City 2ND ROUND 13 MetroStars (SJ) 14 San Jose (DC) 15 MetroStars (CLB) 16 San Jose (CHI, MIA)* 17 Colorado 18 Colorado (NE) 19 Dallas 20 San Jose (CHI, TB)* 21 Miami (LA) 22 Los Angeles (MET) 23 San Jose (CHI)* 24 Kansas City 3RD ROUND 25 Dallas (KC, SJ) 26 D.C. United 27 Columbus 28 ...
  • MLS: 2001 MLS SuperDraft Weekend Schedule
    Times (ET) Event Location Thursday, Feb. 1 5:00 p.m. Coaches/GMs Arrive Doubletree Guest Suites Friday, Feb. 2 9:00-10:30 a.m. College East vs. USL/PDL Lauderhill Sports Complex 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. College West vs. MLS II Lauderhill Sports Complex 2:00-3:00 p.m. CoachesÆ and GMs' Meeting Doubletree/Sunrise Room Saturday, Feb. 3 9:00-10:30 a.m. College East vs. MLS II Lauderhill Sports Complex 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. College West vs. USL/PDL Lauderhill Sports Complex 4:00 p.m. United States vs. Colombia Orange Bowl/Miami Sunday, Feb. 4 10:00 a.m.-Noon CoachesÆ and GMs' ...
  • U.S. Soccer: U.S. beats Swiss team, 2-1, in scrimmage
    Utilizing a lineup comprised mainly of players who did not start against China Jan. 27, the United States national team breezed past defending Swiss League champion FC St. Gallen in a closed-door scrimmage at Florida Atlantic University Jan. 30. Josh Wolff and Landon Donovan scored for the United States in a physical 2-1 victory. ôThis was a good practice game for us,ö said U.S. coach Bruce Arena after the game. ôIt gave us a chance to give 90 minutes to some of our players who didnÆt see any time against China, and to continue to move forward with some of ...
  • WUSA: Carolina becomes the Courage
    The Carolina Tempest, which was originally supposed to play in Florida, announced another change, this time to its name. The Tempest has become the Carolina Courage. The club also has a new Web site: http://www.carolina courage.com Kappa USA, with such clients as New York's Christie Pearce, the Italy women's national team and Vasco da Gama, will outfit the Courage. The club made the name-change announcement at a press conference held today at the Raleigh Entertainment & Sports Arena. WUSA CEO Barbara Allen joined acting commissioner Tony DiCicco, Courage president Jerome Ramsey, Coach Marcia McDermott and several of the team's players ...
  • MLS: Lorne Donaldson named Rapids assistant coach
    The Colorado Rapids have hired Lorne Donaldson to be an assistant to new head coach Tim Hankinson. Donaldson, 45, was the head coach of the now-defunct Colorado Foxes of the A-League, leading the team to back-to-back A-League championships in 1992 and 1993. He was named A-League Coach of the Year in 1996. The past three years Donaldson has been the director of coaching for the Douglas County Soccer Association (known as Real Colorado on the competitive level and Blast on the recreational level), a post he will retain. ôWe are happy to have Lorne come on-board with the Rapids as ...
  • U.S. Soccer: U.S. national team roster for U.S.-Colombia
    The 21 players selected by United States national team head coach Bruce Arena began training Jan. 29 in South Florida as the U.S. prepared for an international friendly against Colombia at the Orange Bowl in Miami on Feb. 3, 2001, at 4:00 p.m. ET. The game, which will be televised live on ESPN2 and Telemundo, marks the final game before the U.S. begins its 10-game World Cup qualifying campaign Feb. 28 against Mexico in Columbus, Ohio. The Americans will prepare for the match with daily training sessions at Florida Atlantic University (Monday through Wednesday), and Nova Southeastern University (Thursday), before ...