• Youth Soccer: Snickers National Championship scores and standings (July 24-26)
    UNDER-19 BOYSStony Brook (N.Y.) Panthers 1 (Gavilla 51) Chicago Magic 1 (Klitzke 54).Houston Texans 2 (Gaworecki 18, Cunliffe 80) San Bernardino (Calif.) Blast 0.Stony Brook (N.Y.) Panthers 3 (Musinski 10, Sura 70, Barberio 81) Houston Texans 3 (Cunliffe 18, Storey 20, Mupier 31).Chicago Magic 3 (Boy 21, Singer 52, Grabavoy 62) San Bernardino (Calif.) 3 Blast 3 (Griffin 45+, 53, Cobb 71).Houston Texans 3 (Allen 52, Storey 78, Mupier 86) Chicago Magic 1 (Rojo 90).San Bernardino (Calif.) Blast 1 (Cobb 5) Stony Brook (N.Y.) Panthers 0.Final Standings: Houston Texans 7 points; San Bernardino (Calif.) Blast 4; Stony Brook (N.Y.) Panthers, ...
  • WUSA GAME PREVIEWS (July 27)
    Saturday, July 27 (4:00 pm ET) SAN DIEGO (4-8-4, 16 points) at WASHINGTON (7-5-5, 26 points) (TV: PAX) Key Players Out: San Diego - G Jaime Pagliarulo (knee strain), F Zhang Ouying (pulled hamstring); Washington - D Lindsay Stoecker (ACL tear-L).Saturday, July 27 (6:00 pm ET) NEW YORK (3-13-1, 10 points) at SAN JOSE (6-6-4, 22 points) (TV: Fox Sports Net, MSG) Key Players Out: New York - D Sara Whalen (knee ACL tear-R); San Jose - F Megan Horvath (knee meniscus tear-L)Saturday, July 27 (6:00 pm ET) PHILADELPHIA (10-2-4, 34 points) at BOSTON (4-8-6, 18 points) (TV: no TV) ...
  • MLS GAME PREVIEWS (July 27)
    Saturday, July 27 (4:00 pm ET) METROSTARS (9-8-2, 29 points) at CHICAGO (7-8-3, 24 points)(TV: ESPN2)Key Players Out: MetroStars - D Marcelo Balboa (knee bone bruise-R), M Brad Davis (partial tear, plantar fascia-L), M/F Clint Mathis (torn meniscus & sprained MCL-R), M Tab Ramos (torn hamstring-L); Chicago - M Chris Armas (torn ACL-R), M Sergi Daniv (turf toe-R), M Peter Nowak (sprained MCL-L), F Mike Nugent (torn meniscus-L), D Evan Whitfield (torn ACL-L).Referee: Kevin Stott.Saturday, July 27 (6:30 pm ET) NEW ENGLAND (6-12-1, 19 points) at D.C. UNITED (6-10-2, 20 points)(TV: WB/ DIRECTV: 794, DISHNET: 464)Key Players Out: New England ...
  • U.S. U-21s romp into Nordic Cup final
    The United States on Friday romped into its sixth successive Nordic Cup final, blitzing Greece, 4-0, in Turku, Finland, to earn a berth opposite Germany in Sunday's championship game.The Americans, who are seeking to win the world's premier tournament for under-21 women for the fourth straight year and fifth time in six years, got big help from the Finns, who topped previously unbeaten Denmark, 2-1, in the other Group B game.The United States, Denmark and Finland finished with six points, but the Americans' plus-four goal differential won out over the Danes (+3) and Finns (+1).Germany topped Norway, 3-1, to win ...
  • WUSA: All-Stars are Portland-bound
    By Scott French, Senior EditorThere's been talk in WUSA corridors of an all-star game -- a real all-star game -- since last year. It'll be more than talk come September.The WUSA and Portland Family Entertainment have scheduled a ''major soccer announcement'' Monday morning in Portland to unveil a ''new soccer initiative.'' The news, several league sources confirmed, will be that the league's first All-Star Game will be held Sept. 21 at PGE Park in Portland, Ore. PFE operates the former Portland Civic Stadium. The game will begin at 1 p.m. PDT and be televised on PAX TV.WUSA Commissioner Tony DiCicco ...
  • SoccerAmerica.net and HitThe.net e-mail Account Update
    Update (26 July 2002): It looks like we have been able to resolve the MX Record issue which has been preventing some users from receiving their e-mail. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope there will be no further problems. Please check your e-mail account and let us know if there are any further problems (rick@socceramerica.com). If you were signed up for any of the Soccer America e-Letters at your socceramerica.net or hitthe.net e-mail account, you may need to re-subscribe. To do so, please e-mail your subscriber code (or last name and ZIP code) to janet@socceramerica.com. Please be sure to ...
  • Youth soccer: Nine teams have perfect records at national championships
    Nine teams had perfect records after two days of the Snickers U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships in Germantown, Md.FC Delco Arsenal (U-18 boys), the Irvine Strikers (U-17 boys) and West Valley Samba (U-15 girls) are the only teams to clinch spots in Sunday's finals. The top two teams advance to the finals.Also 2-0 after Day 2 are Rochester Junior Rhinos (U-15 boys), Maryland Bays (U-14 boys), San Diego Surf White (U-19 girls), Atlanta Lightning (U-18 girls), Tsunami Sota (U-17 girls) and Newport Beach Slammers (U-14 girls).California-South leads the way with four unbeaten and untied teams: the Irvine boys and San ...
  • MLS: Playoff Race Standings
    Eight of the 10 MLS teams earn a playoff spot, regardless of which conference they are in. Therefore, the MLS playoff race looks like this:Team (wins-losses-ties) points (goal difference) 1. San Jose (12-6-2) 38 pts (+15) 2. Dallas (8-4-6) 30 pts (+2) 3. MetroStars (9-8-2) 29 pts (+5) 4. Colorado (9-9-2) 29 pts (-5) 5. Los Angeles (8-7-3) 27 pts (0) 6. Kansas City (6-6-7) 25 pts (-1) 7. Columbus (7-8-4) 25 pts (-3) 8. Chicago (7-8-3) 24 pts (+2) ------------------------------------ 9. D.C. United (6-10-2) 20 pts (-7) 10. New England (6-12-1) 19 pts (-8)
  • Snickers U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships scores and standings (July 24-25)
    UNDER-19 BOYSStony Brook (N.Y.) Panthers 1 (Gavilla 51) Chicago Magic 1 (Klitzke 54).Houston Texans 2 (Gaworecki 18, Cunliffe 80) San Bernardino (Calif.) Blast 0.Stony Brook (N.Y.) Panthers 3 (Musinski 10, Sura 70, Barberio 81) Houston Texans 3 (Cunliffe 18, Storey 20, Mupier 31).Chicago Magic 3 (Boy 21, Singer 52, Grabavoy 62) San Bernardino (Calif.) 3 Blast 3 (Griffin 45+, 53, Cobb 71).Standings: Houston Texans 4 pts.; Chicago Magic, Stony Brook Panthers 2; San Bernardino Blast 1.UNDER-18 BOYSFC Delco Arsenal (Pa.) 2 (Chambers 3, Kozicki 78) Classic Bandidos (N.M.) 0.Houston Texans 2 (Watson 6, Webb 72) NFC Vincere (Neb.) 1 (Brown ...
  • MLS Midweek Wrap: Quakes remain stingy
    MLS Midweek Wrap: Quakes remain stingyBy Ridge MahoneySEVEN NO MORE: San Jose keeper Joe Cannon was in the nets Wednesday night as Quakes blanked Chicago, 1-0, for his and theirs eighth shutout of the season.Cannon had posted seven shutouts apiece in the 2000 and 2001 seasons.The Quakes have conceded 18 goals in 20 games (0.90 goals per game) and could set new records for goals allowed as well as fewest goals allowed per game.Los Angeles set the record of 29 goals allowed in 32 games (0.91 goals per game) in 1999 and Kansas City tied it the following year.San Jose ...
  • San Diego Surf wins clash of girls titans at national youth championships
    Opening day of the Snickers U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships featured two games between former champions.In the under-19 girls competition, the San Diego Surf White, the 2000 U-17 champion, gained revenge for its loss to the Michigan Hawks in last yearÆs U-18 final with a 4-1 victory.In a repeat of the 2000 U-17 boys final, the Stony Brook (N.Y.) Panthers and Chicago Magic tied, 1-1, on the first day of action in the under-19 boys category. The former West Babylon Panthers won the 2000 title; the Magic was U-16 champion in 1999.Two other defending champions opened with wins. The Houston ...
  • U.S. Youth Soccer: Day 1 of Snickers National Championships (July 24)
    UNDER-19 BOYSStony Brook (N.Y.) Panthers 1 (Gavilla 51) Chicago Magic 1 (Klitzke 54).Houston Texans 2 (Gaworecki 18, Cunliffe 80) San Bernardino (Calif.) Blast 0.UNDER-18 BOYSFC Delco Arsenal (Pa.) 2 (Chambers 3, Kozicki 78) Classic Bandidos (N.M.) 0.Houston Texans 2 (Watson 6, Webb 72) NFC Vincere (Neb.) 1 (Brown 45).UNDER-17 BOYSIrvine (Calif.) Strikers 3 (Long 44, Feilhaber 48, Bornstein 66) Dallas Texans 2 (Trumbo 18, own goal 42).Bethesda (Md.) Alliance 0 Chicago Magic 0.UNDER-16 BOYSMichigan Wolves 1 (Peterson 73) FC Delco Dynamo II (Pa.) 1 (Sokolski 80).Atlanta Fire 2 (Beam 63, Roushandel 72) Sereno Golden Eagles (Ariz.) 2 (Bradley 31, Gavin ...
  • MLS Summaries (July 24)
    July 24 in Columbus, OhioColumbus 1 D.C. United 0. Goal: Washington (West, Maisonneuve) 52.Columbus -- Busch, Torres, McCarty (Martino, 32), Dunseth, Leitch, Maisonneuve (Oughton, 77), Perez, Denton, West, Washington (Cunningham, 74), McBride.D.C. United -- Rimando, Prideaux, Reyes, Nelsen, Namoff (Curtis, 74), Alavanja (Mapp, 89), Villegas, Convey, Williams, Moreno (Alegria, 63), Lassiter.Yellow cards: Columbus -- Maisonneuve 23, Leitch 67, Cunningham 84; D.C. United -- Villegas 25, Williams 36.Referee: Erich Simmons.Att.: 17,368.July 24 in Kansas CityKansas City 1 MetroStars 3. Goals: Simutenkov 61; Faria (Chronopoulos, Addo) 22, Diallo (Faria, Williams) 26, Faria (Lisi, Williams) 90.Kansas City -- Oshoniyi, Burns, Talley, Garcia, Armstrong, ...
  • WUSA: Last-place Power upsets first-place Charge
    The lowly New York Power, eliminated from the WUSA playoff chase last weekend, overcame a two-goal deficit in the final seven minutes Wednesday, rallying to upset first-place Philadelphia, 3-2, to snap a record nine-game losing streak and claim only its third victory of the season.Washington took a step closer to a playoff berth -- and Boston nearer to elimination -- as goalkeeper Siri Mullinix made 12 saves in a 1-1 draw.New York's Tiffeny Milbrett scored two goals, including the 87th-minute winner, to hand Philadelphia (10-2-4, 34 points) its first loss in 11 home games and end the Charge's 10-game unbeaten ...
  • U.S. Amateur Soccer Association national championship results
    MEN'S OPENJuly 19/SemifinalsAAC Eagles (Ill.) 8 Tyneside United (Nev.) 2Vereinigung Erzebirge (Pa.) 2 (TXS) Real Madrid (Texas) 1 (OT)July 20/FinalAAC Eagles (Ill.) 2 Vereinigung Erzebirge 1MEN'S AMATEURJuly 19/SemifinalsMilwaukee Bavarians 2 N. Huntington Beach (Calif.) 1Baltimore Colts 3 Iguana (Ala.) 1July 21/FinalMilwaukee Bavarians 3 Baltimore Colts 1MEN'S OVER-30July 19/SemifinalsHibernian Saints (Wash.) 2 Milwaukee Bavarians 0 Azzurri (Texas) 3 Bier FC (Va.) 2 OTJuly 21/FinalHibernian Saints (Wash.) 3 Azzurri (Texas) 1MEN'S UNDER-23July 19/SemifinalsColorado Rush 3 FC Milwaukee 0Baltimore Bays 5 Selection Dallas 2July 21/FinalBaltimore Bays 2 Colorado Rush 1MEN'S UNDER-20July 19/SemifinalsKansas City Athletics 9 (CAS) Fontana Express (Calif.) 1Lakeland Lazers 4 Westchester ...