• U.S. Abroad: Cherundolo's Hannover held to tie
    U.S. international Steve Cherundolo started and played the whole 90 minutes in Hannover's first game of the 2001-2002 German Second Division season July 30. Cherundolo lined up as a right back against newly promoted Union Berlin, which went ahead in the 76th minute but gave up a late own goal for a 1-1 tie before 9,072 fans in Berlin. Cherundolo received a C- rating from Kicker magazine but only four teammates received a higher grade.
  • Nordic Cup: Oakes saves U.S. women
    The United States needed a goal from 17-year-old Jill Oakes (West Hills, Calif.) to tie Germany, 1-1, and win its group at the Under-21 Nordic Cup. The American women will play Sweden for the championship on Tuesday at Gjovik Stadium. The U.S. and Germany finished group play with seven points each, but the Jerry Smith's team won the group with a goal difference of plus-7 to Germany's plus-5. The Americans suffered a blow when Florida forward Abby Wambach picked up her second yellow card of the tournament for a hard foul on German captain Nia Kunzer and will be suspended ...
  • WUSA Summary (July 30): Philadelphia Charges ahead of New Yor
    Laurie Schwoy's stoppage-time goal gave Philadelphia a 2-1 win over New York and moved the Charge into third place past the Power. July 30 in Villanova, Pa. Philadelphia 2 New York 1. Goals: Clemens (Smith) 56, Schwoy (Benson) 90+; Milbrett (Fair) 34. New York -- Gao, R.Fair, Fettig, Pearce, Janss (Connors, 80), Lalor (Pearman, 46), Tracy, Whalen, Whelchel, Aarones (Stauffer, 46), Milbrett (Espeseth, 89). Philadelphia -- Moore, Benson, Fitschen (Enos, 70), Mitts, Tietjen, Demko (Olafsdottir, 74), L.Fair, Karvelsson, Liu (Schwoy, 61), Smith, Clemens. Referee: Jennifer Bennett. Att.: 6,588.
  • Jeff Agoos: Follow the Leader
    Jeff Agoos wasnÆt too happy when he got the news he was traded from three-time MLS champion D.C. United to feeble San Jose, but his inspired play has helped make the Quakes one of MLSÆs top teams. By Scott French in San Jose, Calif. Jeff Agoos isnÆt about to trumpet his importance to the remarkable turnaround the San Jose Earthquakes have enjoyed in 2001, and to be truthful, he isnÆt the only reason that what has been MLSÆs feeblest aggregation is suddenly one of its strongest. Yes, his performance has been remarkable, as good as ...
  • U.S. Youth Soccer: Snickers National Championships (Finals)
    The following are the results of the finals at the Snickers U.S. Youth National Championships: Under-19 Boys FC Delco Black (West Chester, Pa.) 1, River City Rush (Sacramento, Calif.) 0. Goal: Chris Wingert, 8th. Under-18 Boys Texans 82/83 (Houston) 3, Colorado Rush Nike (Lakewood) 0. Goals: Mira Mupier, 17th, 74th; Luke Williams, 41st. Under-17 Boys Team Dayton (Ohio) 2, SC Baltimore Bays 0. Goals: Luke Brewer, 36th; Kevin Nugent, 51st. Under-16 Boys Sockers FC (Chicago) 2, FC Delco Black (West Chester, Pa.) 1 (OT). Goals: (S) Julian Dieterlie, 76th; Brian Plotkin, 95th. (FCD) Keeyan Young, 6th. Under-15 Boys FC Delco ...
  • WUSA Summaries (July 29): San Diego shows the Spirit
    The San Diego Spirit won back-to-back games for the first time this season, beating Atlanta, 3-1, three days after it upset Bay Area, 2-0. Bay Area's 2-1 win over Carolina moved the CyberRays into a tie for first place with Atlanta. The Spirit moved into fifth place and Boston moved into sixth place ahead of Washington and Carolina with a 2-1 win over the Freedom. July 29 in San Diego San Diego 3 Atlanta 1. Goals: MacMillan 22, MacMillan (Tietjen, Akide) 54, Koleski (Akide) 77; Bivens (Krzykowski, Burt) 57. San Diego -- Nordby, Fan, Tietjen, Wen, Boxx (Arkenberg 82), Fawcett, ...
  • WUSA Prediction & Preview: July 30 game
    Here is Soccer America Assistant Editor Bryan Alvarez's prediction for the July 30 game: Philadelphia 2 New York 2 Preview Monday, July 30 (7:00 pm ET) New York at Philadelphia (TV: MSG, Comcast SportsNet). Did you know? Philadelphia (7-6-3, 24 points) have now put themselves in a better position to earn the final playoff berth and are now within two points of third-placed New York (7-5-5) in the WUSA standings.
  • U.S. Youth Soccer: Snickers National Championships (Day 3)
    The following are the results on the third day of the Snickers U.S. Youth National Championships: Under-19 Boys FC Delco Black (West Chester, Pa.) 2, KC Athletics (Kansas City, Kan.) 1 Goals: (FCD) Oliver Quiah, 14th; Eric Chapman, 26th. (KC) Pat Geraghty, 28th. River City Rush (Sacramento, Calif.) 1, Charlotte (N.C.) SC Blue 0 Goal: Marcos Mercado, 81st. Under-18 Boys Beadling Blue (Pittsburgh) 1, Texans æ82/Æ83 (Houston) 0 Goal: Jim Gottermeyer, 88th. Colorado Rush Nike (Lakewood) 1, Vardar III (Southfield, Mich.) 0 Goal: Jeff Krause, 70th. Under-17 Boys Classic FC Bandidos (Albuquerque, N.M.) 3, Stone Mountain (Ga.) Storm 2 Goals: ...
  • World Cup 2002 Qualifying Scoreboard: Africa (Final Standings)
    GROUP A FINAL STANDINGS TEAM GP W T L GF GA P *Cameroon 8 6 1 1 14 4 19 Angola 8 3 4 1 11 9 13 Zambia 8 3 2 3 14 11 11 Togo 8 2 3 3 10 13 9 Libya 8 0 2 6 7 19 2 *Qualifies for Korea/Japan 2002. RESULTS June 18 in Luanda Angola 2 (Akwa 82, 84) Zambia 1 (Milanzi 43). June 18 in Tripoli Libya 0 Cameroon 3 (Mboma 36, 67, Ebongue 87). July 8 in Lusaka Zambia 2 (Milinzi 25, Nsofwer 68) Togo 0. July 9 ...
  • MLS: SA Week 17 Report Card
    Here are Soccer AmericaÆs player ratings for the game played July 29. SA Report Cards: 1 (low) to 10 (high) Kansas City 2 New England 0. Goals: Santel (Gomez, Prideaux) 21, Glasgow (Lassiter, McKeon) 65. Kansas City (3-5-2) -- Bo Oshoniyi (5); Nick Garcia (5), Peter Vermes (5), Brandon Prideaux (6); Chris Klein (5), Francisco Gomez (5), Matt McKeon (6), Kerry Zavagnin (5), Mark Santel (6); Gary Glasgow (6), Chris Brown (5). Subs: Roy Lassiter (6) for Gomez 46, Onandi Lowe (5) for Santel 59, Tahj Jakins (NR) for Glasgow 89. Yellow Card: McKeon 38. New England (4-4-2) -- Jeff ...
  • U.S. Abroad Weekend (July 28-29)
    Several European leagues began their seasons over the weekend with three U.S. national team regulars -- Claudio Reyna, David Regis and Tony Sanneh -- each playing 90 minutes for their respective clubs. In Scotland, Reyna's Glasgow Rangers overpowered host Aberdeen while Regis and Metz lost to Lorient in the French First Division. SCOTLAND Claudio Reyna, Rangers (PL) Started (90 min. vs. Aberdeen (3-0). Rangers dismantled the hosts in their Scottish Premier League opener. Reyna played in right midfield. FRANCE David Regis, Metz (D1) Started (90 min.) vs. Lorient, 0-1. Metz opened its season dubiously by losing on the road to ...
  • Copa America Scoreboard
    RESULTS Final July 29 in Bogota Colombia 1 (I.Cordoba 65) Mexico 0. Third-Place Match July 29 in Bogota Honduras 2 (S. Martinez 14, Izaguirre 41) Uruguay 2 (Bizera 21, A.Martinez 45). (Honduras win 5-4 on penalties.) Semifinals July 26 in Manizales Colombia 2 (Bedoya 6, Aristizabal 63) Honduras 0. July 25 in Pereira Mexico 2 (Borgetti 13, Garcia Aspe pen. 66) Uruguay 1 (Morales 32). Quarterfinals July 23 in Armenia Colombia 3 (Aristizabal 50, 69, Hernandez 66) Peru 0. July 23 in Manizales Honduras 2 (Own goal 57, Martinez 90) Brazil 0. July 22 in Pereira Mexico 2 (Arellano 18, ...
  • MLS Summary (July 29): Wizards down Revs
    July 29 in Kansas City KANSAS CITY 2 NEW ENGLAND 0 Scoring Summary: KC --Santel (Gomez, Prideaux) 21 KC --Glasgow (Lassiter, McKeon) 65 KANSAS CITY -- Bo Oshoniyi, Nick Garcia, Peter Vermes, Brandon Prideaux, Kerry Zavagnin, Chris Klein, Matt McKeon, Mark Santel (Onandi Lowe, 59), Francisco Gomez (Roy Lassiter, 46), Chris Brown, Gary Glasgow (Tahj Jakins, 89) CAUTIONS: McKeon 38; EJECTIONS: none. NEW ENGLAND -- Jeff Causey, Alan Woods, Yari Allnut (Matt Okoh, 70), Mauricio Wright, Joe Franchino, William Sunsing (Johnny Torres 70), Shaker Asad, Cate (Ted Chronopoulos, 46), Jay Heaps, Wolde Harris (Nick Downing 83), Andy Williams. CAUTIONS: Okoh ...
  • Stadiums plot leagueÆs future
    In MLSÆs second phase, its soundtrack will not be the roar of the crowd but the rumble of earthmovers and dump trucks. Its components will be dirt, concrete and steel, not grass and goals. Sometime this month, machines and men will descend upon a plot of land on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills to carve out a multi-sport complex that will include a soccer stadium for the Los Angeles Galaxy. Later this summer or early in the fall, construction will begin ù probably at the Arlington International Racecourse ù for a modular stadium to house ...
  • Copa America Scoreboard
    RESULTS Semifinals July 26 in Manizales Colombia 2 (Bedoya 6, Aristizabal 63) Honduras 0. July 25 in Pereira Mexico 2 (Borgetti 13, Garcia Aspe pen. 66) Uruguay 1 (Morales 32). Quarterfinals July 23 in Armenia Colombia 3 (Aristizabal 50, 69, Hernandez 66) Peru 0. July 23 in Manizales Honduras 2 (Own goal 57, Martinez 90) Brazil 0. July 22 in Pereira Mexico 2 (Arellano 18, Osorno 80) Chile 0. July 22 in Pereira Uruguay 2 (Lemos pen. 61, Lima 87) Costa Rica 1 (Wanchope 51). Group A July 11 in Barranquilla Chile 4 (Navia 29, Montecinos 74, 90, Corrales 86) ...