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U.S. ABROAD (June 29): Walker, Colo Colo reach Chilean League final


* Jonny Walker (Colo Colo) at Universidad Concepcion, 3-2.

Started: 90 minutes. Colo Colo, having won the first leg of the semifinal series on Thursday, 3-0, sweeps into the Chilean League final, where it meets Cobreloa. The final will also be played over two legs. Walker lifted the Chilean League title with Unversidad Catolica in spring 2002.


* Robbie Russell (Sogndal, D1) ...

U.S. SOCCER: Arena recalls Keller, Reyna, Wolff and McBride for Gold Cup

U.S. national team coach Bruce Arena recalled four 2002 World Cup veterans who missed the Confederations Cup for the Gold Cup tune-up against Paraguay July 6 in Columbus, Ohio (TV: ESPN2, live, 2:55 p.m. ET) and the Gold Cup (July 12-27).

Kasey Keller (injury rehab), Claudio Reyna (injury rehab), Josh Wolff (returning from injury), Brian McBride (wife's birth of a baby ...

MLS WEEK 13 WRAP: Ref robs Harris of super goal

By Ridge Mahoney, Senior Editor

No change at the top of the Western Conference standings as the Quakes hold their one-point lead by tying the Wizards, 0-0; Chicago takes over top spot in the East by shading the Metros, 2-1; the Galaxy blasts the Burn, 3-0, and the Crew drills D.C. by the same score; the Rapids lose their league-worst eighth ...

WUSA WEEK 13 WRAP: Seeing red in San Diego

By Scott French, Senior Editor

CARD PARTY: Referee Arnold Baldeaux was the star of San Diego's 2-1 victory Sunday over visiting San Jose, issuing red cards to Joy Fawcett and Pretinha that left players on both sides -- and a Torero Stadium gathering of 6,220 -- aghast.

Both ejections were answered by free-kick goals, Sissi firing San Jose ahead after Fawcett was ...

CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Summaries (June 28-29)

Third-Place Game

June 28 in St. Etienne

Turkey 2 Colombia 1. Goals: Tuncay 2, Okan pen. 86; Hernandez 63.

Turkey -- Omer, Fatih S. (Selcuk, 60), Serkan, Volkan (Ergun, 87), Ibrahim U., Servet, Ibrahim T., Gokdeniz, Deniz, Necati (Okan, 66), Tuncay.

Colombia -- O.Cordoba, I.Cordoba, Yepes, Becerra (Arriaga, 41), Hernandez, Velasquez, Lopez (Valentierra, 28), Bedoya, Patino, Martinez, Aristizabal.

Referee: Mark Shield (Australia).

Att.: 18,237.


June 29 in ...

W-LEAGUE: Results (June 27-29) & Standings (June 29)

June 27

New Jersey Lady Stallions 1 (Negron 101) New York 0 (OT).

Hampton Roads 1 (Callebaut 104) Chicago 0 (OT).

June 28

Fort Collins 3 (Kidwell 49, 69, Knotteck 72)

Denver 4 (Everett 52, Theuer 55, Butcher 58, Gray 88).

Toronto 1 (Booth 4) Ottawa 2 (Nault 62, Alfa 71).

Boston 3 (Stocco 45, Kveton 45, McGregor 89) New Jersey Wildcats 0.

Long Island 3 ...

A-LEAGUE: Results (June 27-29) & Standings (June 29)

June 27

Virginia Beach 2 (Hutchison 13, Washington 31) Richmond 3 (Simmonds 6, Testo 50, Jeffrey 79).

Portland 1 (Alvarez 92) Calgary 0 (OT).

June 28

Atlanta 2 (Parra 5, Woods 86) Charlotte 0.

Charleston 2 (Chronopoulos 9, 11) Syracuse 1 (Rivas 42).

Richmond 1 (Simmonds 97) Virginia Beach 0 (OT).

Rochester 2 (Mladenov 39, Miller 89) Montreal 0.

El Paso 0 Seattle 2 (Scott 15, Sakuda 54).

Vancouver ...

YOUTH: Snickers Region IV Championship Results


Under-14: Crossfire Premier (Wash.) 2 Sereno Golden Eagles (Ariz.) 1.

Under-15: Irvine (Calif.) Strikers 2 Sereno Golden Eagles (Ariz.) 1.

Under-16: SoCal United 3 Rio Vista Striker (N.M.) 0.

Under-17: Sereno Golden Eagles (Ariz.) 5 Colorado Rush Nike 0.

Under-18: Marin (Calif.) United 1 Irvine (Calif.) Strikers 0.

Under-19: Colorado Rush Nike 2 Westside Metros (Ore.) Onslaught 0.


Under-14: Newport Beach (Calif.) Slammers 2 Mustang ...

WUSA: Fleeting lifts San Diego in wild win over San Jose

Red cards led to goals for both sides before Scottish striker Julie Fleeting's seventh goal of the season sent San Diego past visiting San Jose, 2-1, in a wild WUSA encounter Sunday before 6,220 at Torero Stadium.

Sissi fired San Jose ahead with a free kick in the seventh minute following Joy Fawcett's ejection, and Aly Wagner returned the favor in ...

WUSA Results for June 28

June 28 at Villanova, Pa

Philadelphia 2 Boston 2. Goals: Pichon (Misaki, Hoffmann) 25; Pichon (Fair, Hoffmann) 84; Mellgren (Hucles) 29, Gulbrandsen (Hucles) 88.

Philadelphia - Moore, Fair, McVeigh, Kruze, Tietjen-Prozzo, Makinen, Misaki (Hall, 77), Hoffmann, Tullock, Burt, Pichon.

Boston - LeBlanc, Kluegel (Gulbrandsen, 80), Sobrero, McCann, Gonzalez, Mugneret-Beghe, Hucles, Monroe (Hawkins, 57), Lilly, Meinert, Mellgren.

Yellow cards: Philadelphia - Burt 38.

Referee: Kari Seitz.

Att.: ...

MLS Results for June 28

June 28 in Naperville, Ill.

Chicago 2 MetroStars 1 (OT). Goals: Ralph (Mapp, Williams) 35, Razov (Beasley) 94; Clark 60.

Chicago - Thornton, Brown, Bocanegra, Curtin, Mapp (Whitfield, 90), Armas, Pause (Marsch, 61), Williams (Gray, 92), Beasley, Ralph, Razov.

MetroStars - Howard, Ziadie, Arena, Forchetti, Regan (Bartolomeu, 60), Clark, Guevara, Williams, Lisi, Magee, Mathis (Moreno, 90).

Yellow Card - Armas 59, Beasley 89; MetroStar ...

WUSA: Hooper, Beat on top after topping Washington

Atlanta rode an early Charmaine Hooper goal to beat Washington in a showdown and return to first place, and Carolina netted two late goals to earn a dramatic draw at New York in WUSA action on Saturday.

Marinette Pichon scored her league-leading ninth and 10th goals of the season as last-place Philadelphia grabbed a tie with visiting Boston.

Saturday's highlights:

Philadelphia 2 Boston ...

GOLD CUP: Group D pre-tournament update


American coach Steve Sampson announced the Tico roster for a training camp at the Cancha de Conducen in San Jose on June 28 in preparations for the upcoming 2003 CONCACAF Gold Cup.

The squad is led by nine players from local club Alajuela. Seven are with overseas teams -- three in Greece, two in Russia and one each in Italy ...

GOLD CUP: Group A pre-tournament update


Only seven 2002 World Cup players were on Mexican coach Ricardo Lavolpe's preliminary roster for the Gold Cup: goalie Oscar Perez, defenders Melvin Brown, Salvador Carmona and Rafael Marquez, midfielder Rafael Garcia and forwards: Jesus Arellano and Jared Borgetti.

Mexico opened training camp June 23 at the Centro de Alto Rendimiento in Mexico City. The Tri will travel to Carson, Calif., ...

GOLD CUP: Group B pre-tournament update


Three MLS players -- Andy Williams of Chicago, Craig Ziadie of the MetroStars and Tyrone Marshall of Los Angeles -- are expected to play for the Reggae Boyz.

They were among 12 foreign-based players on Coach Carl Brown's training camp roster.

The Reggae Boyz are scheduled to host Cuba in an international friendly on July 6 in Kingston, before meeting Paraguay ...