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U.S. U-21 women sink Denmark, 4-0, at Nordic Cup

The United States won its second game at the Under-21 Nordic Cup in Raufoss, Norway, beating Denmark, 4-0. A win or a tie in the final Group A match against Germany on Sunday will put the Americans in the Nordic Cup championship game for the fifth consecutive year. Two of the American goals (the first after 55 seconds) came on ...

WUSA Summaries (July 26): Big wins for Power and Charge

New York and Philadelphia scored big wins in the battle for playoff berths. Third-place New York dropped Boston to the cellar with a 4-2 win at Mitchel Complex. The Charge beat Washington, 2-0, at RFK Stadium to open up a four-point lead (with a game in hand) on the Freedom for the fourth playoff berth. First-place Atlanta blew a chance ...

WUSA Standings & Leading Scorers

Atlanta Beat 16 8 2 7 31 24 16
Bay Area CyberRays 17 8 5 4 28 21 16
New York Power 17 7 5 5 26 26 22
Philadelphia Charge 16 7 6 3 24 24 20
Washington Freedom 17 6 9 2 20 22 27
Carolina Courage ...

WUSA Predictions & Previews: July 29 games

Here are Soccer America Assistant Editor Bryan Alvarez's predictions for the July 29 games: San Diego 1 Atlanta 2 Carolina 2 Bay Area 1 Boston 3 Washington 2


(all times ET) Sunday, July 29 (6:00 pm) Atlanta at San Diego (TV: CNNSI-NATIONAL). Did you know? The Beat is 1-0-1 versus the Spirit and won the last meeting 3-2 on ...


U.S. Youth Soccer: Snickers National Championship Scoreboard

The following are the results on the second day of the Snickers U.S. Youth National Championships: Under-19 Boys Charlotte (N.C.) SC Blue 1, KC Athletics (Kansas City, Kan.) 0 Goal: Brentley Kellum, 71st. River City Rush (Sacramento, Calif.) 2, FC Delco Black (West Chester, Pa.) 2. Goals: (R) Alexis Maurtua, 33rd; Patrick Nelle, 35th. (FCD) Vicente Bastidas, 11th; Byron Carmichael, ...

Copa America Scoreboard

RESULTS Semifinals 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 ...

WUSA: Spirit pulls off big upset

The San Diego Spirit pulled on of the biggest upsets of the WUSA season when it beat San Jose, 2-0, at Spartan Stadium. The win moved the Spirit out of the cellar and ended the CyberRays' record 10-game unbeaten streak. Joy Fawcett had San Diego's second goal -- her first goal since coming back from having her third child. July ...

College: Women's NCAA Division I Coaching Moves

The following is a summary of NCAA Division I women's head coaching changes during the 2000-2001 offseason: Key: recent moves in bold.
School Old Coach New Coach
Arizona State Terri Patraw Ray Leone
Arkansas-Little Rock Chris Pratt Greg Hess
Cal Riverside new program Veronica O'Brien
Cal State Fullerton Al Mistri Ali Khosroshahin
Canisius Carlos Obiano Meagan Dougherty ...

View from the Middle: æAll-StarÆ ref Noel Kenny

Noel Kenny, who has five years of MLS service under his belt, was honored by being chosen referee of the 2001 MLS All-Star Game. A 42-year-old native of Ireland, Kenny officiated for 10 years in the Irish Second Division. Kenny has been in the U.S. for the last 12 years and currently is a buyer for an electronics firm in ...

Snickers U.S. Youth National Championships Scoreboard

The following are the results on the first day of U.S. Youth Soccer's Snickers National Championships: Under-19 Boys FC Delco Black (West Chester, Pa.) 2, Charlotte (N.C.) SC Blue 0. Goals: Scott Rodemer, 54th; Vicente Bastidas, 73rd. KC Athletics (Kansas City, Kan.) 2, River City Rush (Sacramento, Calif.) 0. Goals: (KC) Derek Gutierrez, 1st; David Martinez, 68th. Under-18 Boys Texans ...

U.S. Abroad: Kirovski starts in two Palace wins; O'Brien starts against Milan

Americans Jovan Kirovski and John O'Brien are making bids for starting jobs at European clubs. Kirovski, on trial at Crystal Palace (English First Division), started in a pair of wins -- Torquay (4-0) and Exeter City (5-0) -- on the London club's recent West County tour. O'Brien, bidding to to secure a starting job at Ajax, played the first half ...

MLS Prediction & Preview: July 29 game

Here is Executive Editor Mike WoitallaÆs prediction for the July 27 game: Kansas City 1 New England 1


Sunday, July 29, (6:00 p.m. ET) New England Revolution at Kansas City Wizards (FSNE) Did you know? Wizards goalkeeper Bo Oshoniyi, a starter in place of injured Tony Meola, was a 2000 fourth-round SuperDraft pick of the Revs. Oshoniyi never played ...


WUSA Predictions & Previews: July 26 games

Here are Soccer America's predictions for the July 26 games: Carolina 1 Atlanta 2 Washington 1 Philadelphia 1 New York 3 Boston 2


(all times ET) Thursday, July 26 (7:30 pm) Atlanta at Carolina (TV: Fox Sports South, CNNSI-REGIONAL). Did you know? The Courage are the only team to have a winning record over Atlanta, the No. 1 team ...


New challenges entice Slagle to Raleigh

After 21 years at Davidson, coach joins mammoth soccer association.

In searching for a chief operating officer earlier this year, the Capital Area Soccer League (CASL) asked the top college coaches in North Carolina for advice. As Charlie Slagle read the job description for the new leader of the 12,000-player organization, he said to himself, ôWell, IÆd be the ...

U.S. beat Iceland, 3-0, at the Nordic Cup

The U.S. Under-21 team beat its Iceland counterparts, 3-0, in the opening game of the Nordic Cup, the top U-21 women's tournament in the world. The Americans got two goals from Florida forward Abby Wambach (Rochester, and one from Cal forward Laura Schott in a totally one-sided affair. Iceland was outshot, 31-1. In the other Group A match, Germany defeated ...