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U.S. Soccer: Bruce Arena looks ahead to Mexico

U.S. Soccer Quote Sheet World Cup Qualifying vs. Mexico Preview Thursday, June 28, 2001 from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. U.S. National Team Head Coach Bruce Arena On the absence of U.S. goalkeeper Brad Friedel from the current training camp in Florida: "I don't want to spend a whole lot of time on that. We discussed it this week. It was Brad's ...

MLS Transactions Update (June 28, 2001)

A summary of MLS transactions for June 2001: June 28 Colorado Rapids -- Traded goalkeeper Adin Brown, defender Scott Vermillion and a 2002 first-round draft pick to Tampa Bay for midfielder Carlos Valderrama (Colombia), goalkeeper Scott Garlick and defender Ritchie Kotschau. D.C. United -- Traded defender Eric Denton to Tampa Bay for defender Scott Vermillion. Tampa Bay Mutiny -- Traded ...

World Youth Championship Scoreboard

Second Round RESULTS June 27 in Buenos Aires USA 0 Egypt 2 (Reyad pen. 76, El Yamany 85). June 27 in Cordoba France 3 (Cisse pen. 34, 90, Mendy 42) Germany 2 (Auer 19, Thorsten 80). Group A RESULTS June 17 in Buenos Aires Argentina 2 (Rodriguez 39, D'Alessandro 64) Finland 0. Egypt 0 Jamaica 0. June 20 in Buenos ...

MLS Transactions Update (June 27, 2001)

A summary of MLS transactions for June 2001: June 27 MetroStars -- Placed forward Rodrigo Faria on injured reserve. New England Revolution -- Signed goalkeeper Jose Carlos Fernandez (Bolivia). June 20 Miami Fusion -- Traded midfielder/defender Jay Heaps and a second-round 2003 draft pick to New England for defender Brian Dunseth and a third-round 2003 draft pick. New England Revolution ...

U.S. Open Cup Scoreboard: Tampa Bay upset by A-League's Wolves

RESULTS SECOND ROUND June 26 in New Britain, Conn. Connecticut (A-League) 3 (Oparaku 50, Griffiths 58, Knights 86) Tampa Bay (MLS) 2 (Barclay 55, Diallo 89). SCHEDULE SECOND ROUND June 27 Chico Rooks (D3) @ El Paso Patriots (A-League) Socorro Student Activities Complex 7:35 p.m. MT Colorado Rapids (MLS) @ Pittsburgh Riverhounds (A-League) Bethel Park High School 7:35 p.m. ET ...

Bobby Convey: The Natural

Bobby ConveyÆs life as a schoolboy pro has been widely chronicled, but his rapid development on the field suggests he has quite a future ahead of him

From ESPN The Magazine to the front page of USA Today, to sizable features in The Washington Post and Philadelphia Inquirer to a recent segment on ESPN's The Life, Bobby Convey's appearances ...

Club Profile: Black Watch SC

Interview with Kelvin Jones, director of coaching

ò Location: Tampa, Fla.

ò History: Founded in 1975 by former Tampa Bay Rowdie Alex Pringle and Bill Burton. Traditionally, one good team "carried the flag." When Kelvin Jones arrived six years ago, club aimed to build one competitive team in each age group.

ò Origin of club name: Founders ...

SA Player Ratings: U.S. U-20s vs. Egypt

Soccer America's player ratings for the U.S. under-20 team in the Americans' 2-0 loss to Egypt in their World Youth Championship second-round match Wednesday, June 27 at Velez Sarsfield's Estadio Jose Amalfitani in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The defeat eliminated the United States from the tournament. Goalkeeper D.J. Countess: 8. Americans' tournament MVP kept his side in the game with four ...

Earnie Stewart Interview: 'Everyone's fighting for each other'

In addition to becoming the U.S. all-time leading goal scorer in World Cup qualifying play with his seventh career strike against Trinidad & Tobago, U.S. midfielder Earnie Stewart is poised to become the team's all-time leader in World Cup qualifying games played with his 23rd appearance this Sunday in Mexico (he is currently tied with U.S. midfielder Claudio Reyna). Stewart ...

World Youth Championship: U.S. falls to Egypt, 2-0

The United States was eliminated from the World Youth Championship when they fell to Egypt, 2-0, in Buenos Aires. Wael Reyad (76th-minute penalty) and Mohamed El Yamany (85th) scored for the Egyptians. The winning penalty kick came after U.S. midfielder Brad Davis was whistled for a handball in the U.S. penalty area in the 75th minute. The penalty kick was ...

WUSA Transaction: Spirit activates Fawcett, waives Oceguera

San Diego has elevated defender Joy Fawcett from the maternity leave list to the 20-player active roster. The Spirit waived Mexico defender Gina Oceguera to make room for the three-time world champion who helped the USA to WomenÆs World Cup titles in 1991 and 1999 and won an Olympic gold medal in 1996. Fawcett, who gave birth to her third ...

MLS Team Notes

EASTERN DIVISION Record (Points)/Place D.C. UNITED 5-8-0 (15 points)/T-3rd D.C. United will play the New Jersey Stallions (D3-Pro League) in a U.S. Open Cup second round match on Wednesday, June 27 at the Maryland Soccer-Plex in Germantown, MD ... D.C. will host the Colorado Rapids on Saturday, June 30 at RFK Stadium ... Midfielder Ben Olsen, sidelined all season with ...

Merconorte Cup Draw: MetroStars and Wizards face conflicts

The MetroStars and Kansas City Wizards have been drawn in Groups B and C, respectively, for the Merconorte Cup, the Latin American club competition. The MetroStars will face Deportivo Italchacao of Venezuela, Millonarios of Colombia and Guadalajara of Mexico, and Kansas City was drawn with Sporting Cristal of Peru, Barcelona of Ecuador and Mexican champion Santos Laguna. Both clubs face ...

WUSA Transactions: New York's Espeseth suspended one game

WUSA: Announced a one-game suspension of the New York PowerÆs D Gro Espeseth for yellow card accumulation. Atlanta Beat: Placed F Cindy Parlow and M Nikki Serlenga on the National Team Duty List. Signed M Bryn Blalack to the reserve squad and then activated her. Announced that D Laurie Black has cleared waivers and was re-signed to the reserve squad. ...

World Youth Championship: The Mendoza Diary

Spending 10 days at the foot of the Andes covering the U.S. U-20s proved a delight for Senior Editor Scott French thanks to the friendly folks of Mendoza. By the time the Yanks left for Buenos Aires, the Mendocinas were sad to see them go. BY SCOTT FRENCH in Mendoza, Argentina It's true, what they say: The world is Bora ...