• SOCCER ON TV (thru 4/24): Your Viewing Guide
    (All times ET unless noted. Consult your regular television listings guides for availability in your area. Schedules are subject to change.) FRIDAY, April 21 no live games SATURDAY, April 22 ESPN2 MLS NEW YORK-D.C. UNITED (live), 4 pm. DIRECT KICK MLS HOUSTON-REAL SALT LAKE (live), 8:30 pm. MLS LOS ANGELES-COLUMBUS (live), 10:30 pm. HDNET MLS LOS ANGELES-COLUMBUS (live), 10:30 pm. FOX SOCCER CHANNEL England ARSENAL-TOTTENHAM (live), 7:30 am. Germany HAMBURG-BAYER LEVERKUSEN (delay), 10 am. England EVERTON-BIRMINGHAM (delay), noon. England PORTSMOUTH-SUNDERLAND (delay), 3 pm. Italy LECCE-TREVISO (delay), 5 pm. FOX SPORTS ...
  • COLLEGE: 2006 NCAA Division I MenÆs Recruits
    Updates through April 21. With club affiliations (previous college for transfers is in parentheses). AKRON Elliot Bradbrook M England (Ashland) Vedran Ilic M Rockford, Ill. Chicago Magic Ben Zemanski M/F Cuyahoga Falls, OH Cleveland Force AMERICAN Cameron Petty D Manassas, VA Reston FC Karsten Smith D Huntington Station, NY BW Gottschee Jake Van Yahres F Charlottesville, VA SOCA Lightning Dor Yasur M Boca Raton, FL Coral Springs Storm BINGHAMTON Chris Terry M/D Beach Creek, PA Second to None Jean-Philippe Ahoua M New York, NY (Borough of Manhattan CC) Thomas O'Neill M/F Australia Northern Spirit Anthony DiBiase ...
  • TV: USL on Fox Soccer Channel
    Day Date Event Time (ET)Sunday June 18 USL-1: Seattle @ Miami 4:30Friday June 23 USL-1: Atlanta @ Charleston 8:00Friday June 30 USL-1: Minnesota @ Virginia Beach 8:00Friday July 7 USL-1: Vancouver @ Montreal 8:00Friday July 14 USL Show 8:00Friday July 21 USL-1: Seattle @ Portland 11:00Friday July 28 USL Show 8:00Friday August 4 W-League: Semifinal 1 8:00Friday August 4 W-League: Semifinal 2 10:30Sunday August 6 W-League: Championship 8:00Saturday August 12 PDL: Championship 7:00Friday August 18 USL-1: Toronto @ Rochester 8:00Saturday August 26 USL-2: Championship 7:00Friday September 1 USL Show 8:00Friday September 8 USL-1: Miami @ Puerto Rico 8:00Saturday September 30 ...
  • USL-1: 2006 Preview
    Atlanta Silverbacks (2005 record: 10-15-3) Moves: Interim coach Jason Smith landed the job permanently. Additions include Matthew OÆToole from Richmond, who moved down to the USL Second Division, and Josh Smith from the Charleston Battery. Goalkeepers Josh Barton and Christian Fegler are both gone, leaving a lot in the hands of Mexican newcomer Felipe Quintero. First Five: 4/21 at Puerto Rico, 4/23 at Puerto Rico, 5/5 at Virginia Beach, 5/14 at Miami, 5/27 at Charleston Charleston Battery (9-14-5) Moves: Defensive stalwarts Dusty Hudock and Mark Watson return to the squad this year after stints in Rochester and Vancouver, respectively. ...
  • HIGH SCHOOL: NSCAA/adidas Final Winter Rankings
    GIRLSRank School Prev. W-L-T1 Marjorie Stoneman Douglas (Parkland, Fla.)* 1 23-1-12 Upland (Upland, Calif.)# 2 28-0-33 Taylor (Houston, Texas)* NR 24-5-14 San Ramon Valley (Danville, Calif.)# 4 23-2-25 Nease (St. Augustine, Fla.)* 5 27-2-26 Creekview (Carrollton, Texas) NR 22-3-47 Catalina Foothills (Tucson, Ariz.)* 7 25-0-08 Tupelo (Tupelo, Miss.)* 8 19-0-29 Marcus (Flower Mound, Texas) NR 24-7-110 American Heritage (Delray Beach, Fla.)* 9 18-2-5*-Indicates State Champion#-Indicates Section ChampionBOYSRank School Prev. W-L-T1 St. Louis (Lake Charles, La.)* 2 31-0-22 Clovis West (Fresno, Calif.)# 3 31-2-03 Palm Harbor University (Palm Harbor, Fla.)* 4 26-4-04 Boerne (Boerne, Texas)* NR 25-2-25 Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa ...
  • YOUTH: U.S. U-17 boys roster for Ballymena Cup
    The U.S. under-17 Æ90 boys national team is in England for a 10-day camp to prepare for the Ballymena Tournament April 24-28 in Northern Ireland . The Americans defeated a regional team from Northern England, 5-2, on April 15. The USA got a hat trick from Sheanon Williams and goals from Brek Shea and TJ Nelson.U.S. ROSTER:GOALKEEPERS: 1-Josh Lambo (Middleton, Wis.), 18-Chris Miller (Garland, Texas); DEFENDERS: 2-Brandon Lee (Tenafly, N.J.), 3-Thomas Meyer (St. Louis, Miss.), 4-TJ Nelson (Garland, Texas), 5-Ian Kalis (Plano, Texas), 7-Daniel Wenzel (Federal Way, Wash.)MIDFIELDERS: 14-Jared Jeffrey (Dallas, Texas), 11-Jesse Paredes (Los Angeles, Calif.), 6-Dane Shea (College ...
  • MLS: Statistics (through April 17)
    STANDINGS Eastern Conference Team W-L-T PTS Kansas City 3-0-0 9 D.C. United 2-0-1 7 New England 1-1-1 4 New York 0-0-3 3 Chicago 0-1-2 2 Columbus 0-2-1 1 Western Conference Team W-L-T PTS FC Dallas 2-0-1 7 Los Angeles 1-1-1 4 Colorado 1-1-1 4 Houston 1-2-0 3 Chivas USA 1-2-0 3 Real Salt Lake 0-2-1 1 SCHEDULE (home team first, times ET) Saturday, April 22 New York-D.C. United, 4 pm. Houston-Real Salt Lake, 8:30 pm. Los Angeles-Columbus, 10:30 pm. Sunday, April 23 FC Dallas-Kansas City, 5 pm. (Direct Kick Package and regional TV ...
  • YOUTH: U.S. U-18 boys roster for Slovakia Cup
    The U.S. under-18 boys national team will face Slovakia, Hungary and Malta in group play in the Slovakia Cup 2006, which will take place April 20-29 in Piest'any, Slovakia.U.S. ROSTER:GOALKEEPERS --Joe Bendik (Marietta, Ga.), Brian Perk (Santa Margarita, Calif.).DEFENDERS -- Kyle Davies (Pleasanton, Calif.), Kemo Djedovic (Cupertino, Calif.), Greg Eckhardt (Orange Park, Fla.), Doug Ferner (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.), Blair Gavin (Scottsdale, Ariz.), Colin Givens (Troy, Mich.), Cameron Lamming (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.).MIDFIELDERS -- Koaru Forbess (Benton, Ark.), Jose Gonzales (Soquel, Calif.), Daniel Kelly (Hendersonville, Calif.), Jonathon Villanueva (Grand Prairie, Texas).FORWARDS -- Edgar Barajas (San Fernando, Calif.), Perica Marosevic (Rockford, Ill.), ...
  • YOUTH: U.S. U-20 girls tie Canada, U-16 girls sweep
    Midfielders Brittany Bock and Tobin Heath scored for the U.S. under-20 womenÆs national team in its 2-2 tie with CanadaÆs U-20s to open play at the Ricardo Teixeira Cup in Brazil. Canada scored the equalizer in the second minute of stoppage time. Play continues through April 24.The U.S. U-16 girls national team swept all three matches on its tour of the Netherlands, defeating Seastum (3-1 on goals by Jennifer Laponte, Sarah Chapman and Julie Bouchelle) and RVVH (3-1 on goals by Casey Short Macy Jo Harrison and Brittani Bartok) as well as the Dutch U-19 team (2-1 on goals by ...
  • U.S. ABROAD: Spector injured in nasty collision
    Jonathan Spector, whose recent run with English Premier League club Charlton made him a strong candidate to make the U.S. World Cup squad, suffered a dislocated shoulder Monday in Charlton's 2-1 win over Portsmouth.Spector, who had started the last four Charlton games, was injured in a nasty collison with Zimbabwean Benjani Mwaruwari late in the first half.Before the injury, Spector, who has started at right back and left back in recent weeks, looked like he might make the U.S. World Cup squad as its youngest player at the age of 20. He should know shortly whether he'll have to rule ...
  • NEWSMAKER: Lalas on the move again
    After only 10 months, Alexi Lalas is on the move again.He is leaving the New York Red Bulls to become the president of the Los Angeles Galaxy.The former U.S. national team star had joined the MetroStars last June from the San Jose Earthquakes, whom he had served as president and general manager since January 2004.For some time Lalas had rumored to be heading back to Los Angeles, where he starred for three years after coming out of retirement in 2001. Speculation of a move accelerated after the MetroStars were sold to Austrian firm Red Bull. The announcement of the deal ...
  • USL Transactions
    USL First DivisionAtlanta Silverbacks: Matt O'Toole (Richmond Kickers), Josh Smith (Charleston Battery).Charleston Battery: M Luke Vercollone (New England Revolution), D Chris Corcoran (New York Red Bulls), M Jeff Matteo (Minnesota Thunder), F Gavin Glinton.Montreal Impact: M Simon Gatti (Rhode Island Stingrays / Univ of RI), G Gerry Argento (re-sign).Portland Timbers: M Alejandro Gutierrez.Rochester Rhinos: AC Rene Rivas.Seattle Sounders: F Craig Tomlinson (re-sign).Vancouver Whitecaps: D Anthony Noreiga (George Mason Univ.), D/M John Jones, G Tony Caig (Newcastle).USL Second DivisionCharlotte Eagles: D Aaron Faro (re-sign), D Ben Meek (re-sign), D Ryan Dinunzio (re-sign), D Clay Roberts (re-sign), D Ross Spencer (re-sign).Long Island ...
  • MLS: Team_by-Team Statistics
    Key: R=rookie. *no longer with team. Chicago PLAYER GP GS MIN. G A Rolfe 3 3 270 2 0 Barrett 3 3 218 1 1 Jim Curtin 3 3 269 1 0 Thiago 3 3 270 0 1 Guerrero 3 3 270 0 1 Brown 3 3 270 0 0 Gutierrez 3 3 251 0 0 Mapp 3 3 270 0 0 Pause 3 3 270 0 0 Segares 3 3 258 0 0 Carr 3 0 42 0 0 r-Franks 2 0 12 0 0 Jaqua 1 0 28 0 0 Stewart 1 0 1 0 0 Thorrington ...
  • U.S. CLUB SOCCER: Champions Cup Final Standings
    BoysFirst - CASL (NC)Second - Schulz Academy (FL)Third - Concorde Fire (GA)Fourth - Richmond Strikers (VA)Fifth - Internationals SC (OH)Sixth - PDA (NJ)Seventh - Mass Premier Soccer (MA)Eighth - Colorado Rush (CO)GirlsFirst û So Cal Blues SC (CA)Second - FC Delco (PA)Third - CASL (NC)Fourth - Colorado Rush (CO)Fifth - Internationals SC (OH)Sixth - San Juan SC (CA)Seventh - Weston Fury SC (FL)Eighth - Mass Premier Soccer (MA)
  • DALLAS CUP: Knockout phase scores
    Super Group Semifinals Dallas Texans 1 Tigres (Mexico) 0 Santos (Mexico) 2 Manchester United (England) 2 (Santos wins on penalties.) Final Dallas Texans 4 Santos (Mexico) 2 Under 19 Quarterfinals Chicago Magic 2 TSC Classics 0 Knowsley Youth (England) 6 DFW Tejanos 0 FC Texas Black 0 Sockers FC 0 (FC Texas Black wins on penalties.) Wolfpack Blue 4 Team America Vasco 1 Semifinals FC Texas Black 2 Chicago Magic 0 Knowsley Youth (England) 4 Wolfpack Blue 3 Final FC Texas Black 3 Knowsley Youth (England) 1 Under 17 Quarterfinals Rio Vista del Sur 2 FC Delco Black ...