• U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: National Championship Finals (July 31)
    Under-19 Boys, James P. McGuire CupSockers FC (IL) 2 Atlanta Fire United (GA) 1 (OT)Goal Scorers:Under-18 Boys, Andy Stone CupDallas Texans Red 87 (Texas North) 3, PDA Conquistadors (New Jersey) 0Goal Scorers: Ryan Mirsky (Dallas) 39:00, Christopher Clements (Dallas) 56:00, Dane Saintus (Dallas) 76:00Under-17 Boys, Don Greer CupDallas Texans Red 88 (TX) 3, Real Colorado National (CO) 0Goal Scorers: David Murphy (Dallas) 28:00, Christopher Wymer (Dallas) 58:00, William Dworsky (Dallas) 90:00Under-16 Boys, D.J. Niotis CupArsenal FC (CA) 2, Solar 89 SC (TX) 1Goal Scorers: Cesar Macias (Arsenal) 17:00, Scott Wisniewski (Solar) 53:00, Hector Jimenez (Arsenal) 100:00Under-15 Boys, adidas« CupFC Greater ...
  • MLS ALL-STAR GAME (July 30)
    MLS ALL-STAR GAME (July 30)July 30 in ColumbusMLS All-Stars 4 Fulham FC 1. Goals: Twellman (Donovan) 23, OBrien (Dempsey) 56, Cunningham (Gomez) 85, Cunningham (Joseph) 89; Jensen pen. 36.MLS All-Stars - Reis (Garlick, 89), Albright (Guerrero, 46), Conrad, Vanney, Hejduk, OBrien (Parkhurst, 84), Joseph, Valakari, Dempsey (Cunningham, 68), Twellman (Davis, 75), Donovan (Gomez, 64).Fulham FC - Crossley (Drobny, 31), Volz, Bocanegra (Goma, 61), Knight, Jensen, Malbranque (Elrich, 90), Jensen, Rehman (Legwinski, 75), Boa Morte, McBride (John, 61), Radzinski (Helguson, 68).Yellow Cards: MLS - Cunningham 90; Fulham FC - Volz 39.Referee: Ricardo Valenzuela.Att.: 23,309.
  • MAKING A LIST: Leading Goalscorers (U.S. Youth national championships)
    (through Day 2) BOYS 4 Goals: Ryan Roushandel (Atlanta Fire United U-19) 3 Goals: Ryan Stokes (Chicago Magic U-14) 2 Goals: David Bell (Atlanta Fire United U-19) Sean Sandoval (Dallas Texans Red U-18) Brad Stisser (Real Colorado Nationalá U-18) David Murphy (Dallas Texans Red U-17) William Dworsky (Dallas Texans Red U-17) Cesar Macias (Arsenal FC U-16) Max Allen (FC Delco Black V U-16) David Reyes (Solar SC U-16) Elio De la Torre (Nomads FC U-15) James Carpenter (CASL Elite U-15) Sheanon Williams (FC Greater Boston Bolts U-15) GIRLS 3 Goals: Kerri Hanks (Dallas Texans Red U-19) ...
  • PREVIEW: MLS All-Star Game
    MLS All-Stars vs. Fulham in Columbus, Ohio Saturday (3:30 pm ET/12:30 PT, live on ABC) FULHAM (England) Founded: 1879 Nickname: Cottagers Promotion to Premier League: 2001 2004-05 English Premier League finish: 13th Top-tier league titles: none. FA Cup titles: none. English League Cup titles: none. European titles: none. Fulham Roster for MLS All-Star Game: Goalkeepers Mark Crossley (Wales) Jaroslav Drobny (Czech Republic) Defenders Carlos Bocanegra (USA) Alain Goma (France) Niclas Jensen (Denmark) Zat Knight (England) Zesh Rehman (England) Liam Rosenour (England) Moritz Volz (Germany) Midfielders Papa Bouba Diop (Senegal) Ahmed Elrich (Australia) Claus Jensen (Denmark) ...
  • MLS's Hottest Commodity
    MLS has a number of hot prospects who are attracting considerable interest from foreign clubs. Here's your chance to play international player agent by naming the player who will attract the highest transfer fee. You have until June 15, 2005, to make your pick. Stats based on 364 votes. Which current MLS player will command the highest transfer fee when he moves abroad? MLS's Hottest Commodity 16% - Freddy Adu (D.C. United) 13% - Clint Dempsey (New England Revolution) 6% - Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy) 5% - Eddie Gaven (MetroStars) 54% - Eddie Johnson (FC Dallas) 0% ...
  • MLS CONFIDENTIAL: Clint, Cobi and the 'last man'
    By Ridge Mahoney, Senior Editor Soccer America Magazine CLINT VS. COBI: For one of the few times in their careers, second-year Rev Clint Dempsey and 10-year Galaxy veteran Cobi Jones squared off Wednesday night in their teams' 1-1 tie at Gillette Stadium. Dempsey missed their earlier meeting, a 1-1 tie on the Fourth of July at Home Depot Center, while training with the U.S. for the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Before Dempsey made it to the pros, however, he and Jones did square off. While preparing the U.S. under-20 team for the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championships, former ...
  • THREE QUESTIONS FOR ... Paul Caligiuri
    Last Sunday, the USA celebrated its third Gold Cup title. Its first came in 1991*. Paul Caligiuri, now men's and women's coach at Cal Poly Pomona, started every U.S. game at the 1991 Gold Cup. Three years later he started every U.S. game at the 1994 World Cup. Interview by Mike Woitalla SOCCER AMERICA: How important was winning the 1991 Gold Cup? PAUL CALIGIURI: That was a turning point for us. We were not regarded as a top competitor in CONCACAF before that tournament. A year before, we lost all three games at the 1990 World Cup. ...
  • U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: National Championship Results (Day 2)
    Under-19 BoysSockers FC (Illinois) 1, Reston RFC (Virginia) 0 Goal Scorers: Paul Mongillo (Sockers) 60:00Atlanta Fire United (Georgia) 4, Nomads SC (California South) 1 Goal Scorers: Ryan Roushandel (Atlanta) 34:00, 75:00, Mark Buchholz (Atlanta) 40:00, Jason Le (Nomads) 77:00, Phillip Raby (Atlanta) 85:00Under-18 Boys Real Colorado National (Colorado) 2, FC Milwaukee (Wisconsin) 0Goal Scorers: Brad Stisser (Real) 44:00, 67:00PDA Conquistadors (New Jersey) 2, Dallas Texans Red (Texas North) 0Goal Scorers: Jamie Franks (PDA) 26:00, John Stamatis (PDA) 77:00Under-17 BoysDallas Texans Red (Texas North) 2, Real Colorado National (Colorado) 0Goal Scorers: Andre Akpan (Dallas) 13:00, Stephen McCarthy (Dallas) 64:00New Rochelle Raiders ...
  • MLS: Summaries (July 27)
    July 27 in Esat Rutherford, N.J.MetroStars 3 FC Dallas 2. Goals: Razov (Lisi, Djorkaeff) 7, Magee 68, Galvan Rey (Razov) 74; Goodson (Mina) 38, Goodson 47.MetroStars -- Meola, Leitch, Mendes, Parke (Stammler 46), Agoos, Galvan Rey, Bradley (Magee 64), Lisi, Gaven (Da Silva 89), Razov, Djorkaeff. FC Dallas -- Garlick, Rhine, Goodson, Vanney, Wagenfuhr, O'Brien, Pitchkolan (Nunez 83), Valakari, Alvarez, Mina (Thompson 81), Carlos Ruiz. Yellow card: MetroStars -- Sergio Galvan Rey 92+.Referee: Abiodun OkulajaAtt.: 7,776.July 27 in Foxboro, Mass.New England 1 Los Angeles 1. Goals: Joseph pen. 26; Gomez (Donovan, Ihemelu) 16.New England -- Reis, Heaps, Parkhurst, John, Riley, ...
  • WINNERS & LOSERS: Rey hits a winner; Big fine for Mexico
    Winners: SERGIO GALVAN REY, who's scoring touch had deserted him upon arriving to MLS in 2004, notched his fifth goal of the season to provide the MetroStars' gamewinner in a 3-2 triumph over Dallas that takes them into the All-Star break with a winning record. COLUMBUS downed Fulham, in town for Saturday's MLS All-Star Game, 2-1 in a Wednesday friendly on goals by Marcus Storey and Domenic Mediate. Fulham finished 13th in last season's English Premier League. Los Angeles developmental player HERCULEZ GOMEZ, set up by a Landon Donovan pass, notched his fourth ...
  • U.S. YOUTH SOCCER: National Championships (Day 1, July 26)
    Under-19 BoysAtlanta Fire United (Georgia) 4, Reston RFC (Virginia) 0Goal Scorers: Ryan Roushandel (Fire) 9:00, 66:00, David Bell (Fire) 34:00, 65:00Sockers FC (Illinois) 1, Nomads SC (California South) 0Goal Scorers: Dirk Pearson (Sockers) 87:00Under-18 BoysDallas Texans Red 87 (Texas North) 3, Real Colorado National (Colorado) 0Goal Scorers: Sean Sandoval (Texans) 10:00, 62:00, Bryan McArthur (Texans) 46:00FC Milwaukee (Wisconsin) 2, PDA Conquistadors (New Jersey) 1Goal Scorers: Trevor Banks (Milwaukee) 32:00, Joseph Clarke (PDA) 67:00, Ben Hauber (Milwaukee) 78:00Under-17 BoysDallas Texans Red 88 (Texas North) 6 Vardar (Michigan) 3Goal Scorers: Tim Gore (Vardar) 7:00, David Murphy (Texans) 15:00, 59:00, Jesse Henderson (Vardar) ...
  • SELECTED: Cunningham, Guerrero, Davis added to MLS All-Star teams
    MLS All-Star team coach Colin Clarke has added Colorado forward Jeff Cunningham, Chicago defender Ivan Guerrero and San Jose midfielder Brad Davis to the squad that faces Fulham on Saturday as replacements for injured Eddie Johnson (Dallas), Eddie Pope (Salt Lake) and Amado Guevara (MetroStars).
  • NORDIC CUP: USA-Norway summary (July 26)
    ChampionshipJuly 26 in KarlskogaUSA 4 Norway 1. Goals: Cheney 15, O'Reilly 49, Lloyd 65, Chalupny 73; Wiik 85.USA -- Barnhart (Bohn, 82), Fletcher, Buehler, Oakes, Lopez, Buczkowski, Lloyd (Huffman, 75), Chalupny (Makoski, 80), Tarpley (Rodriguez, 82), OÆReilly, Cheney (Rapinoe, 69).Norway -- Nilsen (Skarbo, 84), Woods, Hansen, Vikestad, Morkved, Knutsen, Giske, Storlokken, Abdullah (Stange, 85), Andersen, Heimlund (Wiik, 54).Referee: Kirsi Sazolainen (Finland).Att.: 980.Match for 7th -û Sweden 2, Denmark 1Match for 5th -û Finland 4, Iceland 1Match for 3rd -- Germany 1, England 1(England wins on penalties.)
  • MLS Previews (July 27)
    MLS Previews (July 27)Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 pm ET/6:30 pm CT/4:30 pm PTMETROSTARS (6-6-7, 25 pts) vs FC DALLAS (10-4-4, 34 pts)TV: No TV.Key Players Out: Metrostars - DF Tim Ward (L hamstring strain), GK Mike Ueltschey (R finger fracture), MF Amado Guevara (L quad contusion/knee sprain), DF Tim Regan (R foot metacarpal fracture); FC Dallas - MF Richard Mulrooney (R knee ACL tear).Referee: Abbey Okulaja.Wednesday, July 27, 7:30 pm ET/4:30 pm PTNEW ENGLAND (10-3-5, 35 pts) vs LOS ANGELES (8-7-4, 28 pts)TV: FSN-NE.Direct Kick: DirecTV - 791; Dish Net - 464; In Demand.Key Players Out: New England - GK ...
  • BY THE NUMBERS: MLS Attendance
    MLS Average home attendance 23,570 Los Angeles 20,783 Real Salt Lake 18,168 Chicago 16,351 D.C. United 15,343 Metrostars 13,021 New England 12,982 Colorado 11,743 Chivas USA 11,691 Columbus 10,777 San Jose 10,129 Kansas City 9,031 FC Dallas 14,675: Leaguewide