• Game summary: USA-Wales (2-0)
    International Friendly May 26 in San Jose, Calif.USA 2 Wales 0. Goals: Donovan (pen) 41, Lewis (Vanney) 59.USA -- Rimando, Vanney, Agoos, Brown, Suarez (Petke, 78) Mulrooney, Convey (Ching, 75), Lewis, Stewart (Lagos, 83); Donovan, Kirovski (Eskandarian, 89).Wales -- Jones (Ward, 46, Vaughan, Melville, Williams, Jones (ejected, 48); Koumas, Pembridge (Robinson, 78), Johnson, Davies, Oster (Pipe, 70), Taylor (Roberts, 57). Stats: USA-WALES Shots: 12-7 Saves: 1-3 Corner Kicks: 6-7 Fouls: 19-17 Offside: 2-0Misconduct Summary: WAL û Matthew Jones (caution) 39. WAL û Matthew Jones (caution) 48. WAL û Matthew Jones (ejection) 48. WAL û Mark Pembridge (caution) 61. USA û ...
  • W-LEAGUE: Standings
    Northeast Division -- Boston 9 points; Ottawa, New Hampshire 3; Rochester, Toronto 0.Northern Division -- New York, Long Island 9 points; New Jersey Lady Stallions 3; New Jersey Wildcats, South Jersey 0.Atlantic Division -- Charlotte 9 points; Hampton Roads 6; Northern Virginia, Greensboro 3; Asheville 0.Midwest Division -- Northern Kentucky 7 points; Chicago 6; Columbus 1; Windy City, Cincinnati 0.Western Division -- Seattle, Vancouver 6 points; Denver 3; Mile High, Arizona, Ft. Collins 0.
  • W-LEAGUE: Reults (May 23-25)
    May 23Chicago 1 (Graczyk 58) No. Kentucky 2 (Wagner 4, Thomas 90).May 24Rochester 2 (Burch 7, Blais 53) Long Island (Shulman 12, 34, McCabe 35, Stansfield 41).Boston 7 (Kveton 7, 48, Rahko 10, McNamara 28, Feeney 32, Sedgewick 66, Partridge 83) South Jersey 0.Asheville 2 (Lawson 18, Potts 90) No. Virginia 3 (McBean 14, Sarver 56, Bayor 98) (OT).Mile High 1 (Walker 75) Denver 7 (Everett 14, 28, 47, Theurr 15, 36, 73, Beitel 55).New York 2 (Rozumalski 18, Meeke 36) New Jersey Lady Stallions 4 (Rosamila 16, Flamini 38, Sinram 51, Trainor 65).May 25New Hampshire 2 (Costa 18, Pothler ...
  • A-LEAGUE: Results (May 22-25)
    Calgary 0 Seattle 1 (Gregor 110) (OT).May 23Richmond 1 (Goodlett 90) Montreal 2 (Biello 35, Pizzolitto 68).Milwaukee 2 (Todd Dusosky 46, Howes 54) Charlotte 0.Syracuse 0 Rochester 2 (Miller 45, Wilson 88).El Paso 1 (Andrade 110) Indiana 0 (OT).Vancouver 2 (Kindel 50, 69) Seattle 2 (Callahan 21, Tomlinson 83).May 24Charleston 1 (Trout 92) Atlanta 0 (OT).Virginia Beach 1 (Lassiter pen. 64) Montreal 1 (Ze Roberto 68) (OT).Rochester 1 (own goal 43) Syracuse 2 (Mack 24, N.McNab 34).Minnesota 1 (Gramenz 30) Milwaukee 2 (Delevski 72, Todd Dusosky 88).May 25Calgary 2 (Chala 30, Korthus 45) Portland 1 (Tennyson 3).El Paso 3 (Andrade ...
  • A-LEAGUE: Standings (May 25)
    Northeast Division -- Syracuse 12 points; Rochester 11; Montreal 8; Pittsburgh 7; Toronto 4.Southeast Division -- Charleston 16 points; Virginia Beach 13; Richmmond 7; Atlanta 4; Charlotte 3.Central Division -- Cincinnati, Minnesota 12 points; El Paso 10; Milwauee 6; Indiana 1.Pacific Division -- Seattle 14 points; Vancouver 11; Calgary 9; Portland 6.
  • WUSA WEEK 8 WRAP: Few see Breakers' streak snapped
    By Scott French, Senior EditorRARE HOME LOSS: The Boston Breakers saw their 13-match home unbeaten streak snapped Sunday by the Atlanta Beat, but not many others did.The smallest home gathering in Breakers history -- just 3,518, the sixth-worst attendance in WUSA history -- witnessed Charmaine Hooper score a pair of goals and set up another by Homare Sawa in Atlanta's 3-1 win.Boston went 7-0-6 during its streak, which began with the final home match of the 2001 season, a 2-1 win over Philadelphia.The Breakers have drawn their two smallest crowds in its first two matches this season. Only 3,823 were ...
  • MLS WRAP WEEK 8: Beasley burns the Rapids
    By Ridge Mahoney, Senior EditorThe Metros take their fifth straight victory against the tepid Burn; Chicago glides over the stagnant Rapids; Brian Kamler kayos the Crew in Columbus; and Preki's magic bedazzles the Galaxy.BEST GOALS: Brian Kamler takes the top prize for a double-cutback dribble that spun around Ross Paule and carved out space to crack a 25-yard blast for the first Revs' goal in their 3-2 win over the Crew.DaMarcus Beasley scored the Fire's second goal in its 4-0 rout of Colorado by picking Wes Hart's pocket in the Chicago half of the field and racing 70 yards to ...
  • U.S. SOCCER: USA faces Wales in San Jose tonight
    USA vs. WalesInternational Friendly Monday, May 26 in San Jose, Calif. (Spartan Stadium) 10 pm ET/7 pm PT TV: espn 2 (live); Telemundo (tape) 11:30 pm ET/PT.* Tonight's game marks the USA's sixth of the year. All games so far have been friendlies: Jan. 18 -- USA 4 Canada 0 Feb. 8 -- USA 0 Argentina 1 Feb. 12 -- Jamaica 1 USA 2 March 29 -- USA 2 Venezuela 0 May 8 -- USA 0 Mexico 0* Manny Lagos is a late replacement on the U.S. roster for Ramiro Corrales, who left camp because of a death in the ...
  • U.S. Abroad (May 23-25): Four Yanks relegated in Germany
    The clubs of two Americans in the German First Division -- Energie Cottbus (Gregg Berhalter), Nuremberg (Tony Sanneh) -- will be relegated to the Second Division. Two Americans in the German Second Division -- Corey Gibbs (St. Pauli) and Jacob Thomas (Braunschweig) -- are headed to the Third Division.Hannover, with Americans Steve Cherundolo and Conor Casey, has survived in the First Division after moving up last season. Casey, in his fourth appearance of the year -- each as a late sub -- scored his first First Division goal in a 1-0 win over Armenia Bielefeld, whose loss doomed it to ...
  • WOMEN'S WORLD CUP: FIFA moves tournament to the United States
    As expected, the FIFA Emergency Committee has taken the decision to relocate the 2003 Women's World Cup, originally due to be played in China , to the United States.Four other countries had also submitted an offer to step in for China: Sweden, Australia, Italy and Canada.The tournament will still take place around the same Sept. 23-Oct. 11 period with only a few minor changes to the schedule.Venues and dates will be announced shortly.
  • MLS Results for May 24-25
    May 24 in East Rutherford, NJMetroStars 2 Dallas 1. Goals: Mathis (Guevara, Lisi) 60, Jolley 84; Kreis 63.MetroStars - Howard, Ziadie, Jolley, Pope, Regan, Galvan (LeBlanc, 80), Clark, Guevara, Lisi, Magee (Arena, 89), Mathis.Dallas - Countess, Salyer (Vaca, 86), Bonseu, Morrow, Gbandi, Deering, Martinez, Pareja, Davis, Cerritos (Rhine, 76), Kreis (Johnson, 82).Yellow Cards: MetroStars - Lisi 15, Galvan 65; Dallas - Kreis 11, Gbandi 20, Salyer 47, Pareja 50.Referee: Alex Prus.Att.: 9,110. May 24 in ColumbusColumbus 2 New England 3. Goals: Paule (Martino, McBride) 40, Dunseth (Cunningham, Paule) 76; Kamler 36, Kamler (Noonan) 70, Twellman (Noonan) 89.Columbus - Busch, Hejduk, ...
  • WUSA: Hooper, Beat snap Boston streak before small crowd
    Charmaine Hooper scored two goals and assisted a third to lead visiting Atlanta past Boston, 3-1, Sunday evening before 3,518 at Nickerson Field.The result snapped the Breakers' WUSA-record 13-game unbeaten streak, which dated to 2001.The attendance, the smallest in Breakers' home history, failed to top 4,000 for the second time in as many matches this season at Nickerson Field. Boston beat Philadelphia on April 26 in front of 3,823 fans.Five other games in WUSA history, all New York home games played at Mitchel Athletic Complex in Uniondale, N.Y., have failed to draw 4,000 spectators. The smallest crowd this season is ...
  • WUSA Results for May 24-25
    May 24 in Cary, N.C.Carolina 1 San Diego 2. Goals: Fotopoulos (Lehn) 76; Foudy pen. 45, Wagner (Fleeting, Zhang) 78.Carolina - Luckenbill, Burt, Baxter (McCullough, 85), Fettig, Boyd, Roberts, James, Lehn, Overbeck (Borgman, 72), Slaton (O'Hanley, 46), Fotopoulos.San Diego - Pagliarulo, Pickup, Fawcett, Krzykowski, Foudy, Daniela (Nielsen, 58), Connors, Wagner (Fair, 88), Sullivan (Zhang, 68), Fleeting, Latham.Yellow cards: San Diego: Pickup 18.Referee: Kari Seitz.Att.: 5,809. May 24 in Uniondale, N.Y.New York 0 Washington 4. Goals: Hamm (Wambach, Mullinix) 8, Hamm pen. 41, Stoecker (Wambach, Hamm) 44, Zimny (Wambach) 89.New York - Smolak, Pearce, Boxx, Raveia, Tietjen (Orlandos, 77), Janss (Davey, ...
  • WUSA: Exhibition scores and schedule
    ATLANTA BEAT March 7 -- U. of Nebraska at Lincoln, Neb. 3-0 (Miller, Burt, Antongiovanni) March 8 -- Philadelphia at Lincoln, Neb. 1-2 (Sawa) March 12 -- U. of Tennessee at Knoxville, Tenn. 3-0 (Burt 2, Pohlers) March 15 -- Auburn U. at Fayetteville, Ga. 5-0 (Sawa, Crumpton, Gragg, Burt, Warren) March 19 -- Carolina at Greensboro, N.C. 1-0 (Dieke) March 22 -- Washington at Memphis, Tenn. 3-2 (Kobayashi, Dominguez, own goal Grubb) March 26 -- San Diego at Houston 2-1 (Parlow, Antongiovanni) April 18 -- U. of North Carolina at Atlanta 4-1 (Burt 2, Pohlers, Parlow)BOSTON BREAKERS March 15 ...
  • WUSA: Hamm, Wambach put Freedom back on winning path
    Mia Hamm scored two goals and Abby Wambach added three assists Saturday as the Washington Freedom bounced back from a dismal performance last weekend to drill host New York, 4-0, and extend its lead in the WUSA standings to four points.Carolina and Philadelphia, which last week earned their first victories following four defeats, dropped home decisions to fall to 1-5.Aly Wagner's first WUSA goal lifted San Diego past the Courage, 2-1, to move into a second-place tie with San Jose, which got a pair of goals from Pretinha to topple the Charge, 2-0.Carolina and Philadelphia, among the top favorites heading ...