• MLS: Team-by-team player moves
    MLS: Team-by-team player movesCHICAGOIN: John Thorrington (Grimsby/ENG), Chad Barrett (UCLA), Jack Stewart (Notre Dame Univ.), Will John (Saint Louis Univ.), Chris Rolfe (Univ. of Dayton), Gonzalo Segares (VCU), Boyzzz Khumalo (Coastal Carolina Univ.), Karim Deitz (Birmingham Southern).OUT: Dipsy Selolwane (Salt Lake), Evan Whitfield (Salt Lake), Harry Ring (Dallas), Andy Williams (Salt Lake), D.J. Countess (Salt Lake), Orlando Perez (Chivas USA).CHIVAS USAIN: Arturo Torres (Los Angeles), Orlando Perez (Chicago), Ezra Hendrickson (D.C. United), Francisco Gomez (Kansas City), Antonio de la Torre (Colorado), Matt Taylor (Kansas City), Craig Ziadie (MetroStars), Jamil Walker (San Jose), Thiago Martins (D.C. United), Brad Guzan (Univ. of ...
  • YOUTH: U.S. U-16 girls roster for opening camp
    The U.S. under-16 womenÆs national team head coach Sue Patberg will run her first camp of the year Jan. 22-29 in Carson, Calif. Patberg will bring the following 24 players to the Home Depot Center:Goalkeepers -- Wendy Balogun (Bowie, Md.), Jorden Kussmann (Lakewood, Wash.), Nicole Weiss (Redding, Conn.). Defenders -- Lauren Barnes (Upland, Calif.), Hannah Cerrone (Wappingers Falls, N.Y.), Kate Dienes (Issaquah, Wash.), Chelsea Regan (Raritan, N.J.), Mary Rachel Reynolds (Alpharetta, Ga.), Kacey Richards (Williamstown, N.J.), Gretchen Miller (Fairport, N.Y.). Midfielders -- Skyy Anderson (Cambridge, Mass.), Courtney Barg (Plano, Texas), Emily Esbrook (Novi, Mich.), Sinead Farrelly (Havertown, Pa.), CJ Ludemann ...
  • SOCCER ON TELEVISION: Your Weekend Viewing Guide
    (All times Eastern. TV programming is always subject to change. Check your local listings)FRIDAY, Jan. 21GOL TV U-20 South American Tournament ARGENTINA-COLOMBIA (live), 8:30 pm.SATURDAY, Jan. 22FOX SPORTS WORLD English Premier League SOUTHAMPTON-LIVERPOOL (live), 7:30 am. German Bundesliga SCHALKE-WERDER BREMEN (delay), 9:45 am. English Premier League WEST BROM-MANCHESTER CITY (live), noon. English Premier League CHELSEA-PORTSMOUTH (delay), 3 pm. Argentine Soccer BOCA JUNIORS-RIVER PLATE (live), 8 pm.FOX SPORTS EN ESPANOL English Premier League SOUTHAMPTON-LIVERPOOL (delay), 1 pm. English Premier League WEST BROM-MANCHESTER CITY (delay), 3 pm. Argentine Soccer BOCA JUNIORS-RIVER PLATE (live), 8 pm.AZTECA AMERICA Mexican First Division CHIAPAS-CRUZ AZUL (live), ...
  • HEXAGONAL BRIEFING: T&T falls twice to Caribbean minnows
    While the USA is mired in a labor dispute, here's an update on its opponents in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying: COSTA RICA. The Ticos had to settle for a 3-3 tie against Haiti last Wednesday after blowing a 3-0 lead after 13 minutes. MLS players Erick Scott (Salt Lake) and Andy Herron (Chicago) scored for Costa Rica. GUATEMALA. After 10 days of training at California's Oxnard College, Guatemala faces Colombia tonight at the Los Angeles Coliseum in its first Hexagonal warmup. Coach Ramon Maradiaga is expected to start Miguel Angel Klee in goal, Nestor Martinez, ...
  • HEXAGONAL BRIEFING: T&T falls twice to Caribbean minnows
    While the USA is mired in a labor dispute, here's an update on its opponents in the final round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying: COSTA RICA. The Ticos had to settle for a 3-3 tie against Haiti last Wednesday after blowing a 3-0 lead after 13 minutes. MLS players Erick Scott (Salt Lake) and Andy Herron (Chicago) scored for Costa Rica. GUATEMALA. After 10 days of training at California's Oxnard College, Guatemala faces Colombia tonight at the Los Angeles Coliseum in its first Hexagonal warmup. Coach Ramon Maradiaga is expected to start Miguel Angel Klee in goal, Nestor Martinez, ...
  • WINNERS & LOSERS: U.S. U-20s qualify for World Youth Championship
    WINNERS: The UNITED STATES qualified for the World Youth Championship for the fifth straight time when it won all three games at the CONCACAF Group A qualifying tournament in Carson, Calif. It marked the first time the U.S. U-20s have had a perfect record in qualifying. They beat Trinidad & Tobago (6-1), Panama (2-0) and Costa Rica (2-0). American defender JAY DEMERIT scored his first goal for Watford in a 3-1 win over Crewe Alexandra on a 25-yard shot. The Wisconsin product has made nine appearances this season for the English second-tier club. U.S. defender OGUCHI ONYEWU ...
  • ON THE MOVE: Kasey Keller
    Kasey Keller, the 35-year-old American goalkeeper who has played in Europe since the 1991-92 season, is moving from English Premier League Tottenham Hotspur to German First Division club Borussia Moenchengladbach.Keller, who lost his starting role at Tottenham this season to Paul Robinson, has previously for Millwall (England, 1991-96), Leicester City (England, 1996-99), Rayo Vallecano (Spain, 1999-2001) and Tottenham (2001-04). He had a four-game loan spell with English Premier League club Southampton last year.Keller, who has 75 U.S. caps, reportedly moves to Moenchengladbach on a free transfer and has signed an 18-month contract with the club that is in 15th place ...
  • NATIONAL TEAM DISPUTE: Replacement players arrive in U.S. camp
    By Ridge Mahoney Soccer America Senior Editor in Carson, Calif.U.S. Soccer has followed through on its threat to call in replacement players. More than 20 players -- all currently or most recently with USL (former A-League) teams, according to federation officials -- have gathered at a hotel near the Home Depot Center to begin training Monday for the opening Hexagonal qualifier Feb. 9 against Trinidad & Tobago in Port of Spain.The list of players hasn't been released, and Coach Bruce Arena has declared that practice sessions will be closed, at least initially.''We are eager to resolve this labor impasse,'' said ...
  • SOCCER ON TELEVISION: Your Viewing Guide
    (All times Eastern. TV programming is always subject to change. Check your local listings.)MONDAY, Jan. 17 GOL TV Spain's La Liga REAL MADRID-ZARAGOZA (1-day delay) 4:30 pm. CLOSED CIRCUIT/PPV International Friendly GUATEMALA-COLOMBIA (ISM, live), 10 pm. TUESDAY, Jan. 18 FOX SPORTS WORLD English FA Cup, 3rd Round BURNLEY-LIVERPOOL (live), 2:30 pm. FOX SPORTS EN ESPANOL Argentine Soccer BOCA JUNIORS-INDEPENDIENTE (live), 8 pm. GOL TV South American U-20 Championship URUGUAY-ECUADOR (live) 8 pm. WEDNESDAY, Jan. 19 FOX SPORTS WORLD English FA Cup, 3rd Round Replay EXETER CITY-MANCHESTER UTD. (live), 2:30 pm. ...
  • HEXAGONAL: Warmup scores and schedules
    COSTA RICAJan. 12 -- vs. Haiti (3-3).GUATEMALAJan. 17 -- vs. Colombia (in Los Angeles)Jan. 22 -- vs. Paraguay (in Los Angeles)Jan. 29 -- vs. Denmark under-21 team (in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.)MEXICOJan. 26 -- vs. Sweden (in San Diego).PANAMAJan. 21 -- vs. Denmark under-21 team.Jan. 23 -- vs. Denmark under-21 team.Jan. 26 -- at Ecuadoran club TBA.Jan. 29 -- at Ecuadoran club TBA.TRINIDAD & TOBAGOJan. 9 -- vs. St. Vincent & the Grenadines (3-1, CFU Digicel Cup)Jan. 12 -- at Antigua & Barbuda (1-2).Jan. 16 -- at St. Vincent & the Grenadines (0-1, CFU Digicel Cup)Jan. 21 -- vs. Azerbaijan.Jan. 23 ...
  • YOUTH: Composite CONCACAF Under-20 Qualifying Summaries
    Jan. 12 in Carson, Calif.USA 6 Trin. & Tobago 1. Goals: Gaven 2, 10, 25, Adu pen. 7, own goal 17, John 53; Crooks 23.USA -- Westberg, Freeman, Wynne (Szetela, 38), Phelan, Ianni (Ward, 29), Dalby, John, Gaven (Kljestan, 57), Feilhaber, Adu, Barrett.Trin. & Tobago -- Holder, Smith, Abu Bakr, Francois (Maxwell, 46), Murray, Hislop (Sam, 60), Calderon, Jagdeosingh, Tinto, Daniel, Crooks (Sandy, 84).Referee: Jose Pineda (Honduras).Att.: 1,718.Jan. 12 in Carson, Calif.Costa Rica 1 Panama 1. Goals: Cordero 54, Gun 76.Costa Rica -- Navas, Granados (Carillo, 46), Cordero, Arce, Mora, Gabriel, Mitchell (Cunningham, 73), Steward, Chan, Chacon (Sequeira, 70), Mudarra.Panama ...
  • YOUTH: USA-Panama U-20 summary
    Jan. 14 in Carson, Calif.USA 2 Panama 0. Goals: Adu pen. 55, Peterson 90.USA -- Westberg, Freeman, Wynne, Phelan, Ianni, Dalby, John (Alvarez, 77), Gaven, Feilhaber (Ward, 86), Adu, Barrett (Peterson, 62).Panama -- Calderon, Dunn, Loo (Salazar, 61), Gun, Torres, Gallardo, Venegas, Polo, Arosemena (Castillo, 82), Aguilar (Vega, 76), Arrue.Referee: Ruben Castellanos (Guatemala).
  • SOCCER ON TELEVISION: Your Weekend Viewing Guide
    (All times Eastern. TV programming is always subject to change. Check your local listings and http://www.soccerTV.com)SATURDAY, Jan. 15FOX SPORTS WORLDEnglish Premier League LIVERPOOL-MANCHESTER UTD. (live), 7:30 am.English Premier League BOLTON-ARSENAL (live), noon.English Premier League ASTON VILLA-NORWICH CITY (delay), 3 pm.FOX SPORTS EN ESPANOLEnglish Premier League LIVERPOOL-MANCHESTER UTD. (delay), 1 pm.English Premier League BOLTON-ARSENAL (delay), 3 pm.Mexican First Division VERACRUZ-MONTERREY (live), 8 pm.AZTECA AMERICAMexican First Division CRUZ AZUL-PUEBLA (live), 6 pm.Mexican First Division DORADOS-CLUB AMERICA (live), 8 pm.GALAVISIONMexican First Division TOLUCA-NECAXA (live), 4 pm.Mexican First Division TIGRES-CHIAPAS (live), 6 pm.GOL TVSpanish Primera Division GETAFE-ATL. MADRID (live), 2 pm.Spanish Primera Division MALAGA-SEVILLA ...
  • AWARDS: NSCAA/adidas National Coaches of the Year
    NCAA Division I Men - Tim Vom Steeg, UC Santa BarbaraNCAA Division I Women - Julie Shackford, PrincetonNCAA Division II Men - Peter Fewing, SeattleNCAA Division II Women - Danny Sanchez, Metro StateNCAA Division III Men - David Brandt, MessiahNCAA Division III Women - Pete Felske, Wheaton (Ill.)NAIA Men - Carl Hutter, LindenwoodNAIA Women - Drew Burwash, Lindsey WilsonNCCAA Division I Men - Steve Burke, JudsonNCCAA Division II Men - Dr. Rick Wright, Manhattan ChristianNCCAA Women - Patrick Gilliam, Trinity InternationalJunior College Division I Men - Marc Zagara, Georgia PerimeterJunior College Division III Men - Jose Vasquez, Santa AnaJunior ...
  • NATIONAL TEAM DISPUTE: Mediation conditions were unacceptable, says union boss
    By Ridge MahoneyThe U.S. Soccer Federation has followed through on its threat of calling in replacement players after it failed to reach an agreement yesterday to mediate a dispute with the U.S. national team players association.Attorney Mark Levinstein, who represents the national team players, said the players were unwilling to surrender their right to strike through November as a condition of mediation. He refuted rumors that the two sides had reached an agreement in principle Thursday that would have resulted in national team players reporting for camp in Southern California this weekend.''They proposed to meet with a mediator but only ...