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September 29, 2016
OFF TARGET
UMass women edged by Explorers

PHILADELPHIA -- The UMass women’s team surrendered a 107th-minute goal in falling, 1-0, in extra time to La Salle in both team’s Atlantic 10 Conference opener at McCarthy Stadium Thursday night.


September 29, 2016
BLOWN AWAY
UConn women glide past Golden Hurricane

STORRS, Conn. -- Senior Rachel Hill and redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro scored twice as the No. 21 UConn women's team took a 4-2 win over Tulsa in both teams’ American Athletic Conference opener at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night.


September 29, 2016
IT WAS THEIR DAY
Friar women outduel Musketeers in extra time

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Katie Day’s 97th-minute goal gave the Providence women's team a 2-1 extra time win over Xavier in a Big East Conference match Thursday.


September 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Toronto take over 1st place in the East; Fire out of the playoff chase

TORONTO--Orlando City SC lost valuable ground in their hunt for an MLS playoff berth with Wednesday's scoreless draw against Toronto FC at BMO Field.


September 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos clip Carolina, stretch lead in standings

NEW YORK COSMOS 2, CAROLINA RAILHAWKS 0
CARY, N.C. -- The New York Cosmos stretched their lead in the Fall Season and Combined standings with a 2-0 victory over the Carolina RailHawks at WakeMed Park Wednesday night.


September 28, 2016
EIGHT WAS ENOUGH
Crusader women battle back against Black Knights

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- The Holy Cross women’s team snapped an eight-match losing streak, rallying for a 1-1 draw with Army West Point in a Patriot League match at Clinton Field Wednesday night.


September 28, 2016
COMING IN THREES
Northeastern Husky men fall to Pride

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern men's team sustained its third successive defeat, a 3-0 loss to the Hofstra Pride in a Colonia Athletic Association match at Parsons Field Wednesday night.


September 28, 2016
MOVING ON
BU Terrier women take second successive win

The Boston University women’s team earned its second successive shutout victory, a 1-0 win over Colgate, in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Wednesday night.


September 28, 2016
FRYING THE FRIARS
Thiam goal the difference -- again -- for UConn Huskies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The UConn men’s team topped Providence, 1-0, at Anderson Stadium Wednesday night, extending its winning streak to four straight games.


September 28, 2016
OFFENSIVE STRUGGLES
Friar men halted by UConn Huskies

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men’s team continued to struggle offensively, sustaining a 1-0 loss to Connecticut in a non-conference match at Anderson Stadium Wednesday night.


September 27, 2016
SECOND-HALF RALLY
BU Terrier men clipped by Crimson

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston University men's team rallied late in falling, 3-1, to Harvard in a non-conference match at Jordan Field Tuesday night.


September 27, 2016
HALTED AT HOME
Vermont men drop extra time decision to Hartwick

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Bernard Yeboah moved into second place nationally with his ninth goal of the season, but the 16th-ranked Vermont men’s team dropped a 2-1 extra time decision to Hartwick in a non-conference match at Virtue Field Tuesday night.


September 27, 2016
UPS AND DOWNS
Crusader men fall as Brown Bears claw back

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross men’s team squandered a two-goal advantage, finishing with a numerical disadvantage in falling, 3-2, in overtime to Brown in a non-conference match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Tuesday night.


September 26, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' striker Abdou Mbacke Thiam

The UConn Huskies have had a simple formula for success in the last two seasons – find Senegalese striker Abdou Mbacke Thiam in position to score. Thiam has played 29 matches for UConn, converting 17 goals, the Huskies going 11-0-2 when he converts.


September 26, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Stephanie Ribeiro

UConn redshirt senior forward Stephanie Ribeiro did not need long to recover from an injury that caused her to miss the 2014 season. Ribeiro scored seven goals (six game-winners) last year, combining with strike partner Rachel Hill to lead the Huskies to a 19-4-0 record.


September 25, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Portland clinches NWSL Shied

PISCATAWAY, N.J. –Allie Long scored two goals and Lindsey Horan added another as the Portland Thorns FC defeated Sky Blue FC 3-1 to capture the NWSL Shield Sunday at Yurcak Field.


September 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Kamara bags two in Columbus win over NE

CARSON, Calif.--Jordan Morris and Seattle Sounders FC delayed the LA Galaxy's march to the MLS Cup playoffs for at least a few more days, rallying to defeat their Southern California rivals 4-2 Sunday at the StubHub Center.


September 25, 2016
THE WRONG KAMARA
Ola Kamara dominates as Columbus beats Revs, 2-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio--All the pregame attention was on Kei Kamara on the striker’s return to Columbus for the first time since the May 12 trade that brought the 2015 co-scoring leader to New England, but it was his replacement, another Kamara, who made the difference in Columbus Crew SC's 2-0 win over the Revolution at MAPFRE Stadium Sunday night.


September 25, 2016
BROWN OUT
Big Green women bested by Bears

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth women’s team’s three-game winning streak was snapped as the Big Green fell, 1-0, to Brown in both teams’ Ivy League opener at Burnham Field Sunday.


September 25, 2016
STOPPING NO. 6
Friar women halt Hoyas, again

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The Providence Friars women’s team held No. 6-ranked Georgetown to a 0-0 draw in both teams’ Big East Conference opener at Shaw Field Sunday.


September 25, 2016
CARDINALS RULE
BC Eagle women victimized by Louisville comeback

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- The Boston College women’s team squandered a two-goal advantage in falling, 3-2, in extra time to Louisville in an ACC match at Lynn Stadium Sunday.


September 25, 2016
ANOTHER GAME-WINNER
Husky women slay Dragons on Rosenblatt penalty kick

PHILADELPHIA -- Sophomore Hannah Rosenblatt’s 94th-minute penalty kick gave the Northeastern Huskies women’s team a 1-0 win in extra time over Drexel in a CAA match at Vidas Field Sunday.


September 25, 2016
STALLED
Catamount women bested by Black Bears

ORONO, Maine -- The Vermont women’s team attack stalled again as the Catamounts sustained a 1-0 loss to Maine in both teams’ America East Conference opener at Mahaney Diamond Sunday.


September 24, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash earn final playoff spot

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--- Christen Press, Cara Walls and Sofia Herta all scored as the Chicago Red Stars jumped out to an early lead and cruised to a 3-1 win over the Washington Spirit at Toyota Park Saturday.


September 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Three teams through in the East; Manotas nets three for Houston

TORONTO--Justin Morrrow scored in the 70th minute to lift Toronto FC into a 1-1 draw with the Philadelphia Union Saturday at BMO Field.


September 24, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy routs Cosmos, Rowdies top Strikers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —The Jacksonville Armada could not hold onto a lead, gave up a late penalty kick and had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Rayo OKC at Community First Park Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
OUT OF THE GATES
Crusader men continue fast start with win over Lehigh

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Junior captain Yuji Callahan, senior Matt Villano and senior Joey DeVivo scored as the Holy Cross men’s team defeated Lehigh, 3-1, in the Patriot League season-opener for both teams at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
SECOND-HALF COLLAPSE
Northeastern men downed by Delaware

NEWARK, Del. -- The Northeastern men's team lost its second successive game, a 4-0 decision to Delaware in a Colonial Athletic Association match at Stuart & Suzanne Grant Stadium Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
PAYING THE PRICE
Providence men bounced by Bulldogs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- The Providence College men’s team surrendered two penalty kicks in falling, 2-0, to No. 10-ranked Butler in a Big East Conference match at the Butler Bowl Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
ON A ROLL
UConn men topple Temple

STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored for the fourth time in three matches as the UConn men’s team took a 1-0 win over Temple in both teams’ American Athletic Conference opener before a 4,159 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
LOSING PROPOSITION
Breakers blanked before sellout crowd

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers ended the season with a 4-0 loss to the Western New York Flash before a 4,027 sellout crowd at Jordan Field Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
PK DECIDER
UMass Minutemen edge Hartford in extra time

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. -- A Ty Goncalves 97th-minute penalty kick gave the UMass men's team a 3-2 extra time win over Hartford in a non-conference match at Al-Marzook Field Saturday night.


September 24, 2016
BESTED BY BISON
Holy Cross Crusader women blanked by Bucknell

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross women’s team sustained its eighth successive defeat, a 3-0 loss to Bucknell in a Patriot League match on Alumnae Day at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday.


September 24, 2016
STREAKS INTACT
Catamount men held to draw by Dartmouth

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont Catamounts men's team squandered a first-half penalty kick and was held to a 1-1 tie by Dartmouth in a non-conference match before an Alumni Weekend 1,710 crowd Saturday.


September 24, 2016
FIGHTING FOR A DRAW
Big Green men gain tie with Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Dartmouth men’s team held Vermont to a 1-1 draw in a non-conference match Saturday.


September 24, 2016
ONE STREAK STOPS, ONE CONTINUES
BU Terrier women trip American

A 25th-minute Rachel Bloznalis penalty kick helped the Boston University women’s team snap a 10-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over American in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Saturday.


September 23, 2016
HENNED IN
Northeastern women edged by Delaware

NEWARK, Del. -- The Northeastern women's team fell, 2-1, in extra time to Delaware in both teams’ Colonial Athletic Asssociation opener at Grant Stadium Friday night.


September 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa leads NYC past Fire, 4-1

BRONX, NY--A brace from David Villa and strikes from Jefferson Mena and Steven Mendoza powered New York City FC to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Fire Friday night at Yankee Stadium.


September 23, 2016
TARRED AND FEATHERED
BC Eagles crushed by North Carolina

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. -- The Boston College men’s team dropped its second successive conference match as the Eagles fell, 5-0, to No. 9-ranked North Carolina in an ACC game at Fetzer Field Friday night.


September 22, 2016
ROUTING THE RAMS
UConn women fly past Fordham

STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro scored her NCAA Division 1-leading sixth game-winning goal as the No. 23-ranked UConn women's team took a 4-1 win over Fordham in a non-conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday night.


September 22, 2016
EAGLE RECORD
BC women pound Panthers

NEWTON, Mass. -- McKenzie Meehan set a Boston College scoring record as the Eagles’ women’s team took a 3-0 win over Pittsburgh in an Atlantic Coast Conference match at the Newton Campus Field Thursday night.


September 21, 2016
CHANGING IT UP
Northeastern men walloped by UNH Wildcats

DURHAM, N.H. -- Northeastern men's team coach Chris Gbandi went with a revamped starting lineup, but the changes failed to produce as the Huskies sustained a 3-0 loss to New Hampshire in a non-conference match at Wildcat Stadium Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
HOME STAND KICKOFF
No. 20 Catamounts close out Minutemen

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The 20th-ranked Vermont men’s team held off a UMass rally for a 3-2 win before a crowd of about 900 at Virtue Field Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
DOMINANCE
UConn men run past Rhode Island Rams

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam notched his team-leading fifth goal of the season to propel the UConn men's team to a 2-1 victory over Rhode Island at the URI Soccer Complex Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
ONE-GOAL GAME
Dartmouth men halted by Hartford Hawks

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth men’s team's defending remained strong, but the Big Green fell to Hartford, 1-0, in a non-conference match at Burnham Field Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
OVER EARLY
Minutemen rally falls short at Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The UMass men's team rallied late in the first half but could not overcome a three-goal deficit in falling, 3-2, to No. 20-ranked Vermont at Virtue Field Wednesday night.


September 21, 2016
PREPARED FOR PATRIOT LEAGUE
Crusader men halted by Sacred Heart

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Holy Cross Crusaders men’s team surrendered two second-half goals to Shaquille Saunchez in falling, 3-1, to Sacred Heart in a non-conference match Wednesday.


September 20, 2016
FIRST BLANKING
Catamount women edged by Big Green

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont women’s team was shut out for the first time this season in falling, 1-0, to Dartmouth in a non-conference match at Virtue Field Tuesday night.


September 20, 2016
FOLLOWING THE FROSH
BU Terriers blank Brown Bears

Freshman Jerry Ozor sparked the Boston University men's team to a 2-0 win over Brown, the Terriers snapping an eight-match winless streak against the Bears, at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


September 20, 2016
ONE-GOAL PRIDE
Big Green women clip Catamounts

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Dartmouth women’s team improved its winning streak to three games, taking a 1-0 victory over Vermont Wednesday night.



September 20, 2016
MAX & ZEIKO SHOW
BC Eagles edge out Albany

NEWTON, Mass. -- Seniors Zeiko Lewis and Maximilian Schulze-Geisthovel scored twice as the Boston College men’s team took a 5-3 win over Albany in a non-conference match at the Newton Campus Field Tuesday.


September 19, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies midfielder Kwame Awuah

The UConn Huskies have featured high-scoring striker prospects in recent years, from the Orlando City SC’s Cyle Larin to Abdou Mbacke Thiam. And the player who has set up many of their goals has been senior midfielder Kwame Awuah, who followed Larin’s path from Toronto to UConn.


September 19, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Northeastern Huskies' forward Kayla Cappuzzo

The Northeastern Huskies have been among the most effective teams in New England this month, establishing themselves as number two, behind Boston College, and challenging the Eagles in a head-to-head battle recently. The Huskies have kicked the offense into gear, scoring 15 goals in the last six games. And junior forward Kayla Cappuzzo, the New England Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 19, has been a major factor in leading the way.





September 19, 2016
HELLO, COLUMBUS
U.S. opens Hex against Mexico at MAPFRE Stadium

CHICAGO -- The U.S. national team will return to Columbus for the start of the World Cup qualifying Hexagonal, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Monday.


September 19, 2016
SECOND CHANCE
Crusader men best Bobcats

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Arno Rupp’s 89th-minute penalty kick gave the Holy Cross Crusaders men’s team a 2-1 win over Quinnipiac at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday night.


September 18, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers, OKC draw 1-1

YUKON, Okla.---Second half goals by Maicon Santos for Fort Lauderdale and Michel for Rayo OKC resulted in a 1-1 tie in front of 1,812 fans at Miller Stadium Sunday night.


September 18, 2016
GOING DUTCH
USWNT improves to 18-0-3 with comeback victory

ATLANTA -- The U.S. Women's National Team improved its record to 18-0-3 this year with a 3-1 victory over The Netherlands before a 15,652 crowd at the Georgia Dome Sunday night.


September 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy, Reds rally to draws

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Showing no signs of rust from his recently-ended retirement, Landon Donovan came off the bench to lift the LA Galaxy into a 2-2 tie with Sporting Kansas City Sunday at Children's Mercy Park.


September 18, 2016
MODEST WIN
PC Friar women pelt UMass

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rachel Ugolik scored twice as the Providence women's team defeated the University of Massachusetts, 3-0, in a non-conference match Sunday.


September 18, 2016
FALLING TO FRIARS
UMass women blanked by Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The UMass women’s team's winless streak extended to three games with a 3-0 loss to Providence at Chapey Field Sunday night.


September 18, 2016
STREAK ALIVE
Catamount women clip Charleston Southern

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. -- The Vermont women's team improved its winning streak to three games with a 3-1 victory over Charleston Southern Sunday.


September 18, 2016
UNPATRIOTIC RESULT
BU Terrier women blanked by Bucknell

LEWISBURG, Pa. -- The Boston University women’s team lost to a league rival for the first time in nearly two years, falling, 2-0, to Bucknell in both teams’ Patriot League opener Sunday.


September 18, 2016
HUSKY STREAK
Northeastern women knock off New Hampshire

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Junior Hannah Lopiccolo and senior Breeana Koemans scored in the first half as the Northeastern women's team won for the second successive time, a 2-1 victory over New Hampshire (3-4-2) in a non-conference match at Parsons Field Sunday.


September 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Braces for New England's Rowe, Crew SC's Kamara

SEATTLE--Jordan Morris scored in the 81st minute to give Seattle Sounders FC a 1-0 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


September 17, 2016
POSITIVES
Dartmouth men draw with River Hawks

LOWELL, Mass. -- The Dartmouth men’s team surrendered a late first-half penalty kick in playing to a 1-1 draw with UMass Lowell Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Eddies draw stay neck and neck

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – The North American Soccer League’s top two sides battled to a stalemate on Saturday night, as the first-place New York Cosmos extended their home unbeaten run to 17 straight matches with a 0-0 result against second-place FC Edmonton at Shuart Stadium.


September 17, 2016
OPENING VICTORY
Northeastern men slay Dragons

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Christian McKenna and Ackim Mpofu scored their first goals of the season as the Northeastern men’s team a 2-0 win over Drexel in both teams’ CAA opener at Parsons Field Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
OUTFOXED
Vermont men victorious over Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Loftur Eriksson converted his second penalty kick of the season in the 85th minute as the Vermont men's team took a 2-1 win over previously-unbeaten Marist in a non-conference match Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
ALIVE AND KICKING
Revolution move into playoff position with win over Montreal

MONTREAL--Behind two goals and an assist from Kelyn Rowe, the New England Revolution edged closer to a place in the postseason with a crucial 3-1 win over conference rival the Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo on Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
EAGLES SEE RED
BC women dropped by Duke

DURHAM, N.C. -- The Boston College women’s team had its seven-game winning streak snapped, playing most of the game with a numerical disadvantage in losing, 3-2, to Duke in both teams’ ACC opener at Koskinen Stadium Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
HE'S BACK AT IT
Thiam scores twice as UConn speeds past Greyhounds

STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored twice and redshirt junior midfielder Andrew Geres had a goal and two assists as the UConn men’s team took a 5-1 win over Loyola (Md.) before a 3,666 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
FRIARS DOUSED
Providence men halted by Georgetown Hoyas

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men’s team was shut out for the first time this season, falling, 1-0, to Georgetown in both teams’ Big East Conference opener Saturday night.


September 17, 2016
SENIOR MOMENT
Holy Cross Crusader women lose to Lehigh

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross Crusaders women’s team losing streak extended to seven games with a 1-0 defeat to the Lehigh Mountain Hawks in both teams’ Patriot League opener on Senior Day at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday.


September 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC tie Fire in stoppage time

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Bobby Boswell headed home a rebound in the second minute of stoppage time to lift DC United into a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Fire Friday night at Toyota Park.


September 16, 2016
OFF THE MARK
BC Eagle men stifled by Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The No. 15-ranked Boston College men’s team’s offense struggled as the Eagles fell, 2-0, to No. 5-rated Syracuse in an ACC match at SU Soccer Stadium Friday night.


September 16, 2016
POSSESSION PAYS OFF
Big Green women defeat Great Danes

HANOVER, N.H. -- First half substitute Bianca Ribi ignited the Dartmouth women’s team offense as the Big Green defeated Albany, 3-1, at Burnham Field Friday night.


September 16, 2016
NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME
Terriers tripped by Princeton Tigers

PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Boston University men’s team had an unsuccessful debut on ESPNU-TV, falling, 2-1, to Princeton at Roberts Stadium Friday night.


September 16, 2016
BESTING THE BULLDOGS
Catamount women topple The Citadel

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Junior midfielder Colby Snyder's first collegiate goal gave the Vermont women's team a 1-0 win over The Citadel in a non-conference game at Washington Light Infantry Field Friday.


September 15, 2016
NOT OVER THE HILL
UConn women roll by Red Raiders

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Senior Rachel Hill scored her 50th career goal as the No. 23 UConn women’s team took a 2-0 win over Colgate at Beyer-Small ’76 Field Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
POSITIVE REACTION
Friar women recover, defeat Blue Devils

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Sophomore Casey Estey had a goal and assist as the Providence women’s team defeated the Central Connecticut Blue Devils, 3-1, Thursday.


September 15, 2016
TAMING THE TERRIERS
Northeastern women blank BU

Goals by Kayla Cappuzzo and Carly Wilhelm gave the Northeastern women's team a 2-0 victory over Boston University at Nickerson Field Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
LESSON NO. 9
BU Terrier women blanked by Northeastern

The Boston University women's team dropped its ninth successive game a 2-0 decision to Northeastern at Nickerson Field Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
BATTLING THE BEARS
UMass women draw with Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The UMass women’s soccer team battled to a 0-0 draw with Brown at Stevenson-Pincince Stadium Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
NINE FOR NO. 9
USWNT bids farewell to Heather O'Reilly

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The U.S. Women’s National Team celebrated Heather O’Reilly’s farewell game with a 9-0 victory over Thailand at Mapfre Stadium Thursday night.


September 15, 2016
GONE FISHING
FC Dallas signs Carlos (El Pescadito) Ruiz

FC Dallas signed Guatemalan forward Carlos Ruiz through the end of the Major League Soccer season, pending receipt of his ITC, the club announced Thursday.


September 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cvitanich helps Miami FC sneak into second place

MIAMI -- Dario Cvitanich scored seconds after entering the match as a second half substitute to give Miami FC a 1-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks at FIU Stadium Wednesday night.


September 14, 2016
LUCKY SEVENS
BC Eagle women fly past Blackbirds

NEWTON, Mass. -- The No. 16-ranked Boston College women’s team improved its winning streak to seven games with a 2-0 victory over Long Island in a non-conference match at the Newton Campus Field Wednesday.


September 14, 2016
DYNAMIC DUO
Wright, Yeboah lead way as Catamounts best Bryant in OT

SMITHFIELD, R.I. -- Brian Wright and Bernard Yeboah, the NCAA’s highest-scoring duo, combined on two goals as Vermont took a 3-2 extra time win over Bryant Wednesday night.


September 13, 2016
END OF THE LINE
Revs fall to FC Dallas in US Open Cup Final

FRISCO, Texas -- FC Dallas took the first step toward its goal of a triple with a 4-2 victory over the New England Revolution in the U.S. Open Cup final at Toyota Stadium Tuesday night.


September 13, 2016
TWO-MAN ADVANTAGE
BU Terriers trip Northeastern

The Boston University men’s team, playing with a two-man advantage for most of the match, cruised to a 3-0 victory over Northeastern at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


September 13, 2016
NO. 1 CHALLENGE
UConn Huskies take Fighting Irish to OT before falling

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- UConn men’s team pushed No. 1-ranked Notre Dame nearly to the limit in falling, 1-0, in extra time at Alumni Stadium Tuesday night.


September 13, 2016
DISADVANTAGED
Northeastern Huskies blanked by BU

The Northeastern men's team, playing most of the match with a two-man disadvantage, fell, 3-0, to Boston University at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


September 13, 2016
LAST-SECOND LOSS
Minuteman downed by Great Danes

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass men’s team surrendered a 90th-minute goal in falling, 2-1, to Albany at Rudd Field Tuesday.


September 13, 2016
EXPANSION DRAFT DETAILS
Atlanta, Minnesota will pick 5 players apiece

Major League Soccer Tuesday announced the details for the expansion draft as Atlanta United and Minnesota United FC prepare for their inaugural seasons in the league next year.


September 12, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Providence Friars midfielder Danny Griffin

The Providence Friars have recovered from a slow start to the season with four consecutive victories. And freshman midfielder Danny Griffin has been playing a key role in the Friar revival, scoring the game-winning goal in three successive matches.


September 12, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
BC Eagles forward McKenzie Meehan

McKenzie Meehan has been rewriting the Boston College record book since last season. Meehan made a spectacular recovery from an Achilles tendon injury to score 17 goals as a redshirt junior, and is on pace to surpass her career-high 20-goal total as a graduate student this year.


September 11, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns clinch home-field advantage before 21,144 crowd

The Portland Thorns clinched a first-round home playoff match with a 3-2 victory over the Western New York Flash before a 21,144 sellout crowd at Providence Park Sunday night.


September 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC rallies against Red Bulls; Dos Santos paces Galaxy

HARRISON, NJ--DC United trailed by two in the 88th minute, but rallied to a dramatic 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls Sunday afternoon at Red Bull Arena.


September 11, 2016
STORMY DEFEAT
Crusaders blanked by St. John's

QUEENS, N.Y. -- The Holy Cross men’s team held off St. John’s until the second half in falling, 2-0, to the Red Storm at Belson Stadium Sunday night.


September 11, 2016
DASHED AGAIN
Carli Lloyd scores twice as Breakers' winless streak stretches to four

HOUSTON, Texas -- The Boston Breakers’ winless streak stretched to four games with a 4-1 loss to the Houston Dash before a 6,107 crowd at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday night.


September 11, 2016
550 WINS
UConn crushes Stony Brook

STORRS, Conn. -- Len Tsantiris recorded his 550th coaching win as the No. 17 UConn women's team took a 4-1 victory over Stony Brook at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


September 11, 2016
RALLYING LATE
Crusader women clipped by UNH

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross women’s team sustained its sixth successive defeat, a 3-2 loss to New Hampshire at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Sunday.


September 11, 2016
EIGHTH IN A ROW
Terriers hammered by Hokies

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The Boston University women's team sustained its eighth successive defeat, a 3-0 loss to No. 18 Virginia Tech at Thompson Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
STREAK FINISHED
Friar women crushed by Crimson

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College women's team’s four-game winning streak was snapped as the Friars fell, 3-1, to Harvard Sunday.


September 11, 2016
CLASSIC VICTORS
Catamount streak ends with loss to VCU

RICHMOND, Va. -- The No. 23-ranked Vermont men’s team dropped a 2-1 decision to Virginia Commonwealth Sunday, but captured the ODU Soccer Classic title.


September 11, 2016
FAIR ENOUGH
Big Green women knock off Knights

HANOVER, N.H. -- Charlotte Esty scored her third goal of the season to propel the Dartmouth women’s team past Fairleigh Dickinson, 1-0, at Burnham Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
NEAR UPSET
Northeastern women put scare into BC

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern women’s team came within seconds of upsetting Boston College, before falling, 2-1, in overtime at Parsons Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
CHIPPED DOWN
UMass women stopped by Central Michigan

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass women’s team produced more shots than Central Michigan, but fell, 3-1, to the Chippewas at Rudd Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
EAGLE RALLY
BC women edge Northeastern for sixth straight win

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- McKenzie Meehan headed in her seventh goal of the season in the 102nd minute as the Boston College women’s team improved its winning streak to six games with a 2-1 overtime victory over Northeastern at Parsons Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
TWO MORE
Catamount women claw Bulldogs

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Freshman Julia Smith notched two goals to lift the Vermont Catamounts women’s team to a 2-1 win over Yale at Virtue Field Sunday.


September 11, 2016
FRIARS STAY HOT
PC captures Capital City Classic

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men’s team notched its fourth straight victory with a 2-0 blanking of Georgia State at Chapey Field in the R.I. Capital City Classic Sunday.


September 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids hand FCD a rare home loss; Toronto moves to the top of the East

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Vancouver Whitecaps FC shook off a 90-minute pregame weather delay and an early goal by Ola Kamara, going on to defeat Columbus Crew SC 3-1 Saturday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


September 10, 2016
STOPPED BY STAGS
Northeastern men fall to Fairfield

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- The Northeastern men’s team surrendered a penalty kick early in the second half in falling, 2-1, to Fairfield Saturday night.


September 10, 2016
ACC DEBUT
BC men blank Blue Devils

NEWTON, Mass. -- Swedish forward Simon Enstrom’s 51st-minute goal gave the Boston College men’s team a 1-0 win over Duke in both teams' ACC opener at the Newton Campus Field Saturday night.


September 10, 2016
HOME WIN
BU Terriers topple Minutemen

Patriot League preseason Midfielder of the Year Anthony Viteri scored his second goal of the season in the 39th minute to lead the Boston University men's team to a 2-1 victory over UMass at Nickerson Field Saturday night.


September 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos blank Loons, solidify lead

David Diosa provided the offense and Jimmy Maurer supplied the key defensive stops to lead the New York Cosmos to a 1-0 win over Minnesota United at Shuart Stadium Saturday night.


September 10, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue gets past Orlando 2-1

ORLANDO---Sky Blue FC got second half goals from Sam Kerr and Maya Hayes to defeat the Orlando Pride 2-1 at Camping World Stadium Saturday. Kristen Edmonds had given the Pride a 1-0 first half lead.


September 10, 2016
DOMINANT PERFORMANCE
Revs romp past NYC, 3-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--With their backs against the wall, the New England Revolution took a big step back toward playoff contention on Saturday night with an impressive 3-1 victory over first-place NYCFC at Gillette Stadium.


September 10, 2016
TRIPPED BY TERRIERS
UMass Minutemen winless streak continues

BOSTON -- The UMass men’s team’s winless streak stretched to five games with a 2-1 loss to Boston University at Nickerson Field Saturday.


September 10, 2016
HOYA REMATCH
UConn Huskies downed by Georgetown

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The UConn men’s team dropped a 1-0 decision to the Georgetown Hoyas in the Huskies’ first away game of the season at Shaw Field Saturday.


September 10, 2016
MLS INFORMER
City of roses, not of soccer

Someone at the Portland Oregonian can't read a map. At least that's one way to explain how the newspaper rated arch-rival city Seattle as the No. 1 soccer town in the United States.


September 9, 2016
CAPITAL PERFORMANCE
Friar men fire past SMU Mustangs

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Danny Griffin scored the deciding goal for the second successive game as the Providence men’s team took a 1-0 win over SMU in the opener of the RI Capital City Classic Friday night.


September 9, 2016
CRUSADER RALLY
Holy Cross men knock off UNH

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Joey DeVivo scored his 20th career goal as the Holy Cross men’s team took a 3-1 win over New Hampshire at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Friday night.


September 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo rally against SKC

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Raul Rodriguez scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time to lift the Houston Dynamo into a 3-3 tie with Sporting Kansas City Friday night at Children's Mercy Park.


September 9, 2016
TRANSITIONING
Catamount men stretch streak to five

NORFOLK, Va. -- The Vermont men's team continued its strong start to the season, taking a 3-1 win over Old Dominion to open the ODU Soccer Classic at the ODU Soccer Complex Friday night.


September 9, 2016
ALL THE LITTLE THINGS
Big Green women stopped by Central Michigan

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth women’s team’s home unbeaten streak ended at two games after a 1-0 loss to Central Michigan at Burnham Field Friday night.


September 9, 2016
LATE PK
Vermont Catamount women draw with Siena

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont women’s team surrendered a 90th-minute penalty kick in playing to a 1-1 extra time tie with Siena at Virtue Field Friday night.


September 9, 2016
SEVEN DOWN
BU Terrier women defeated by Dukes

BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The Boston University women’s team’s losing streak stretched to seven games with a 2-0 defeat against James Madison at Thompson Field Friday night.


September 9, 2016
A HEAD'S UP EDUCATION
NSCAA to give briefing on teaching of safer heading on Capitol Hill

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America will lead an educational briefing on teaching safer heading in soccer with Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Florida), co-chair of the Congressional Brain Injury Task Force, at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C. Tuesday.


September 8, 2016
THEY'RE NO. 1
UConn Husky women stopped by Seminoles

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The No. 17 UConn women’s team’s two-game winning streak was stopped in a 3-0 loss to No. 1 Florida State at the Seminole Soccer Complex Thursday night.


September 8, 2016
DIFFICULT RESULT
Friar women down Brown, extend streaks

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College women’s team took a 1-0 win over Brown Thursday night, the Friars extending streaks to four consecutive wins and 360 shutout minutes.



FIVE DOWN
Crusader women hammered by Huskies

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Holy Cross Crusaders women’s team lost its fifth successive game, a 4-0 defeat to Northeastern at Parsons Field Thursday night.


September 8, 2016
ON THE BOARD FIRST
Northeastern women crush Crusaders

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Junior Kayla Cappuzzo notched her first collegiate two-goal game as the Northeastern women's team took a 4-0 win over Holy Cross at Parson Field Thursday night.


September 8, 2016
TOUGH LOSS
Big Green men winless streak continues against Washington

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth men’s team winless streak stretched to three games with a 1-0 loss to Washington in the Big Green’s home opener before a 1,210 crowd at Burnham Field Thursday night.


September 8, 2016
SPECIAL DAY
USWNT honoring Heather O'Reilly

CHICAGO -- Heather O’Reilly’s final game for the U.S. Women's National Team will be against Thailand at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, at 8 p.m. Sept. 15 (ESPN2), it was announced Thursday. O'Reilly, who announced her retirement from international soccer last week, will serve as captain and will be honored before the match, her 231st for the team.


September 8, 2016
A NEW GALAXY QUEST
Report: Donovan un-retires, to return to LA

Landon Donovan is coming back -- to the LA Galaxy. The Los Angeles Times reported Thursday that the former U.S. international midfielder-forward is returning to the Major League Soccer team. Sportswriter Kevin Baxter cited two sources that the 34-year-old would be returning to the club.


September 7, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit plays anthem early, then clinches home field

The first-place Washington Spirit clinched the home field for its playoff opener with a 2-1 win over the Seattle Reign at the Maryland SoccerPlex Wednesday night, also attracting attention by playing the national anthem early because of Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe’s intention to kneel during the ceremony.


September 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rivas leads Lions; Plata powers RSL comeback

MONTREAL--Kaka scored twice and Carlos Rivas had a goal and two assists as Orlando City SC steamrolled the Montreal Impact 4-1 Wednesday at Stade Saputo.


September 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa extends string to four with 0-0 tie

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico - Ottawa Fury FC extended their unbeaten streak to four games as they played to a 0-0 draw with Puerto Rico FC at Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel Wednesday night.


September 7, 2016
CELLAR DWELLERS
Breakers hold on, draw with Flash

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers were assured of last place in the NWSL standings after a 2-2 tie with the Western New York Flash before a 1,425 crowd at Jordan Field Wednesday night.


September 7, 2016
EAGLES FLYING
BC women hammer Harvard

NEWTON, Mass. -- McKenzie Meehan continued her scoring streak as the Boston College women’s team took a 3-0 win over Harvard in a non-conference match at the Newton Soccer Field Wednesday night.


September 6, 2016
BEST SINCE '07
Crusader men shut out Siena

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross men’s team took a 5-0 win over Siena at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Tuesday night as the Crusaders matched their best start to the season since 2007.


September 6, 2016
HEX IS NEXT
Altidore, Pulisic set records as U.S. shuts out Soca Warriors

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Jozy Altidore set a U.S. World Cup qualifying record with his 15th and 16th goals, and Christian Pulisic became the youngest player to start in a qualifier for the team as the U.S. took a 4-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago before a 19,410 crowd at Everbank Stadium Tuesday night.


September 6, 2016
DOWNED AT HOME
Minutemen mauled by Wildcats

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass men's team squandered a second-half lead in falling, 4-1, to New Hampshire at Rudd Field Tuesday.


September 6, 2016
PRIME TIME VIEWING
Playoffs, MLS Cup dates set

NEW YORK -- The MLS Cup final will be shown in a Saturday night prime time network television slot for the first time, the league announced Tuesday.


September 5, 2016
SUBS SEAL IT
UConn Huskies bounce Big Red

STORRS, Conn. -- Second-half substitutes Andrew Geres and Nick Zuniga provided the goals as the No. 14 UConn Huskies men's team took a 2-0 win over Cornell before a 2,800 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Monday night.


September 5, 2016
TALE OF THE TAILGATE
Terriers bested by Bearcats in 90th minute

A last-second own goal sent the Boston University women’s team to its sixth successive loss, a 2-1 decision against the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Terrier Tailgate game before a 1,949 crowd at Nickerson Field Monday night.


September 5, 2016
TALE OF THE TAILGATE
Terriers bested by Bearcats in 90th minute

A last-second own goal sent the Boston University women’s team to its sixth successive loss, a 2-1 decision against the Cincinnati Bearcats in the Terrier Tailgate game before a 1,949 crowd at Nickerson Field Monday night.


September 5, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Vermont Catamount forward Brian Wright

Canadian senior forward Brian Wright could not have had a much more productive start to the Vermont Catamount season. Wright has been involved in all but one goal as Vermont has won its opening four games by an 11-2 margin.


September 5, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles forward McKenzie Meehan

The Boston College Eagles have not been overly dependent on senior forward McKenzie Meehan to win this season. The Eagles improved to 5-0-1 with victories over Cincinnati (2-0) Friday and Pacific (5-1) Sunday. Though Meehan scored in both matches, improving her goal-scoring streak to four games, she did not add to her BC record-equaling 16 game-winning goals.


September 4, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns trounce Breakers

The Portland Thorns pulled within four points of first place with a 5-1 victory over the Boston Breakers before a 17,152 crowd at Providence Park Sunday night.


September 4, 2016
FROSH POWER
Dartmouth women spin Gardner Webb

WINSTON SALEM, N.C. -- Freshmen Charlotte Esty and Zoe Enright scored as the Dartmouth women’s team defeated Gardner Webb, 2-0, in the Deacon Challenge Tournament Sunday.


September 4, 2016
PRICKLY DEFEAT
Breakers trounced by Thorns

PORTLAND, Ore. -- The Boston Breakers sustained their second successive defeat, falling, 5-1, to the Portland Thorns before a 17,152 crowd at Providence Park Sunday night.


September 4, 2016
EDGED BY RAMS
Vermont Catamount women fall in overtime

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The Vermont women’s team’s two-game winning streak was snapped as the Catamounts fell, 2-1, in overtime to Rhode Island at Virtue Field Sunday night.


September 4, 2016
FIVE FOR FRIARS
PC women rout Red Raiders

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College women’s team scored four second-half goals in downing Colgate, 5-0, in a non-conference match Sunday.


September 4, 2016
EAGLES DOWNED
BC men fall to Villanova Wildcats

NEWTON, Mass. -- Senior Maximilian Schulze-Geisthovel improved his scoring streak to four games, but the Boston College men’s team surrendered a late goal in falling, 2-1, to Villanova at the Newton Campus Field Sunday.


September 4, 2016
CLASSIC VICTORY
Vermont Catamounts blast LIU Brooklyn

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Brian Wright scored a goal and added two assists as Vermont took a 3-0 victory over reigning NEC champion LIU Brooklyn 3-0 to win the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic Sunday.


September 4, 2016
TRIP SPLIT
Northeastern men tripped by Temple

PHILADELPHIA -- The Northeastern men's team finished with a road trip split, falling to Temple, 3-0, at the Temple Sports Complex Sunday.


September 4, 2016
DEFEATING THE DEVILS
UConn women stop Central Connecticut State

STORRS, Conn. -- Rachel Hill and Stephanie Ribeiro scored as the No. 18 UConn women's team took a 2-1 win over Central Connecticut State at Morrone Stadium Sunday.


September 4, 2016
RIDING TO A FOURTH
Eagles trounce UOP Tigers

NEWTON, Mass. -- Freshman Jenna Bike scored once and set up three goals as the Boston College women’s team took a 5-1 win over Pacific in a non-conference match at the Newton Soccer Field Sunday.


September 4, 2016
CORNERED BY HAWKS
Northeastern women stopped by St. Joe's

PHILADELPHIA -- The Northeastern women’s team surrendered two goals on corner kicks in falling, 2-1, to Saint Joseph’s at Sweeney Field Sunday.


September 3, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit clinches playoff place

The Washington Spirit remained in first place in the NWSL standings, clinching a playoff berth with a 1-1 tie with the Western New York Flash before a 4,572 crowd at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night.


September 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
BWP lifts Red Bulls; Dallas pads lead in the West

VANCOUVER--Bradley Wright-Phillips scored the only goal the New York Red Bulls needed to edge Vancouver Whitecaps FC 1-0 Saturday at BC Place.


September 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
No goals, but Cosmos increase lead

The first-place New York Cosmos played to a 0-0 draw with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Central Broward Stadium Saturday night, increasing their lead to three points in the Fall Season standings.


September 3, 2016
RUNNING THE RAPIDS
Revs blank Colorado, 2-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.-- The New England Revolution snapped a six-game winless run in convincing fashion with a critical 2-0 interconference victory over the visiting Colorado Rapids at Gillette Stadium Saturday night.


September 3, 2016
HOME-OPENING DRAW
UMass men held by St. Peter's

AMHERST, Mass. -- The UMass men's team and Saint Peter's battled to a 1-1 draw in the Minutemen's home-opener at Rudd Field Saturday.


September 3, 2016
OFF THE BENCH
UMass blanks Black Bears, 1-0

AMHERST, Mass. -- Junior forward Gabriela Kenyon scored seconds afer entering the match as a first-half substitute as the UMass women's team took a 1-0 win over Maine at Rudd Field Saturday.


September 2, 2016
NCAA FEEL
Dartmouth men open with draw at Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The Dartmouth men’s team played to a 1-1 overtime draw with No. 17 Kentucky in its season-opener Friday night.


September 2, 2016
FIRST FOR FRIARS
PC men clip Crusaders, 2-1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Julian Gressel’s 57th-minute free kick gave the Providence Friars men's team a 2-1 win over Holy Cross, 2-1, at Chapey Field Friday night.


September 2, 2016
FIRST WIN
Northeastern Huskies halt Hawks

PHILADELPHIA -- Chris Gbandi guided Northeastern men’s team to its first victory since he became coach this season, a 1-0 overtime victory over Saint Joseph’s Friday night.


September 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Edmonton comes back for 2-2 draw

OTTAWA, ON - Darryl Fordyce scored two goals to help FC Edmonton come from behind in a 2-2 draw with Ottawa Fury FC at TD Place Friday.


September 2, 2016
HALF CENTURY
BC women blank Bearcats

NEWTON, Mass. -- McKenzie Meehan scored her 50th career goal as the Boston College Eagles women’s team took a 2-0 victory over Cincinnati at the Newton Campus Field Friday night.


September 2, 2016
DEADLY DUO
Catamount men stifle Sacred Heart

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Bernard Yeboah and Brian Wright combined for all three goals as the Vermont men’s team blanked Sacred Heart, 3-0, in the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic Friday night.


September 2, 2016
NOT IN THE CARDS
UConn crashes to Louisville at home

STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 14 UConn men's team fell, 2-0, to Louisville before a 4,300 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night, snapping a seven-match home winning streak.


September 2, 2016
THREE GAME-WINNERS
UConn Huskies score early, top Pacific

STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro’s tallied her third game-winning goal of the season in the third minute as the No. 18 UConn women’s team topped Pacific, 1-0,
at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday.


September 2, 2016
CLINCHING, DELAYED
Ruiz's late goal lifts Guatemala to tie with T&T; USA needs at least draw with Soca Warriors to reach hex

Carlos Ruiz has always been a thorn in many a CONCACAF side, including the United States. On Friday night, El Pescadito -- the Little Fish -- made life just a little more difficult for the Americans even when he did not play against them.


September 2, 2016
SETUP MAN
BC Eagles halt Hofstra Pride

NEWTON, Mass. -- Zeiko Lewis set up both goals as the Boston College men’s team took a 2-0 win over Hofstra in a non-conference match at the Newton Campus Field Friday.


September 2, 2016
QUICK STRIKES
Northeastern women edge past Explorers

PHILADELPHIA -- Redshirt junior Taylor Caparo scored twice and sophomore Hannah Rosenblatt netted an 84th-minute game-winner as the Northeastern women's team took a 4-3 win over La Salle at McCarthy Stadium Friday night.


September 2, 2016
HEATING UP
USMNT strides towards Hex with six-goal win

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent and the Grenadines -- The U.S. Men’s National Team shut out St. Vincent and the Grenadines, 6-0, at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex Friday, closing in on advancement to the Hexagonal and moving into position to capture first place in Group C in CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying.


September 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lampard steals the show as NYC nips DC United in stoppage time

BRONX, NY---Frank Lampard entered Thursday night's game at Yankee Stadium with 300 goals. He left with 302, including the stoppage-time clincher to give New York City FC a 3-2 win over DC United.


September 1, 2016
TOPPING THE TERRIERS
Friar women snap losing streak against BU

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Junior Juliana Pellegrini scored the first two goals of her collegiate career as the Providence College women's team defeated Boston University, 2-0, at Chapey Field Thursday night.


September 1, 2016
SHOOTING BLANKS
BU Terriers fall to Friars, losing streak at five

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Boston University Terriers women’s team controlled possession but fell, 2-0, to Providence in a non-conference match at Chapey Field Tuesday night.


September 1, 2016
LAST CAP
Heather O'Reilly to play final USWNT game Sept. 15

CHICAGO - After not making the 2016 Olympic Team, the hand writing was probably on the wall for Heather O'Reilly, who announced her retirement from international soccer on Thursday.


August 31, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Lloyd, Houston dash by Breakers

The Houston Dash snapped the Boston Breakers’ two-game winning streak with a 3-1 victory before a 3,762 crowd at Jordan Field Wednesday night.


August 31, 2016
LOSING WAYS
Breakers' win streak snapped by Dash

ALLSTON, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers’ two-game winning streak was snapped as they fell, 3-1, to the Houston Dash in a NWSL game before a 3,762 crowd at Jordan Field Wednesday night.


August 31, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eighth time a charm for Cosmos

The New York Cosmos needed eight tries to finally record a victory over the Indy Eleven, a 3-0 decision at Shuart Stadium Wednesday night taking the Cosmos to the top of the NASL Fall Season standings.


August 31, 2016
AFCON CALL-UP
Revolution's Kamara joining Sierra Leone

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Revolution forward Kei Kamara has been called in by the Sierra Leone national team for a 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match against Ivory Coast on Saturday.


August 31, 2016
SEE IT HERE
Solo's reaction about her suspension

When she was told that her contract with the federation had been terminated and she had been suspended for six months by U.S. Soccer, goalkeeper Hope Solo told her husband Jerramy Stevens, "Seventeen f****** years, and it's over!"


August 30, 2016
THE SOLO SAGA CONTINUES
Hope Solo quits Reign for rest of NWSL season

Don't expect Hope Solo to call any opponents "cowards" any time soon. Solo, who has been suspended from the U.S. women's national team for critical comments of Sweden after the Americans were eliminated at the Rio Olympics, Tuesday quit the Seattle Reign for the remainder of the NWSL season.



SWISS VISIT
USWNT sets October matches in Utah, Minnesota

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Women's National Team will play two games against Switzerland, U.S. Soccer announced Tuesday.


August 29, 2016
THEY'RE ALL WRIGHT
Duo leads way as Vermont blanks Blue Devils

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- The Brian Wright-Bernard Yeboah combination led the Vermont Catamounts men’s team to a 2-0 win over Central Connecticut State at the CCSU Soccer Field Monday night.


August 29, 2016
BREAKER SIGNING
Strom earns first team contract

The Boston Breakers have signed defender Kylie Strom, the team announced Monday.


August 29, 2016
WAIVED
Revolution send away Sambinha

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have waived Guinea Bissau national team defender Sambinha, the team announced Monday.


August 29, 2016
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Abdou Mbacke Thiam

Abdou Mbacke Thiam did not wait long to make his mark this season, scoring 57 seconds into the UConn Huskies’ first game. Thiam, the New England Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Aug. 28, converted the opening goal in a 3-1 win over Iona and a penalty kick in a 2-0 victory over Nebraska-Omaha.


August 29, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles' McKenzie Meehan

McKenzie Meehan is continuing to add to her Boston College Eagles’ goal-scoring record totals. Meehan, who set the BC record last season, has totaled 49 goals in the three-plus seasons.


August 29, 2016
SELLOUT CROWD
UConn men blank Mavericks before 5,100

STORRS, Conn. -- Abdou Mbacke Thiam converted a penalty kick midway through the second half as the No. 16 UConn men's team topped Nebraska-Omaha, 2-0, before a 5,100 sellout crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
BIG GREEN WIN
Dartmouth women glide past Gaels

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth women’s team remained unbeaten, defeating Iona, 3-0, at Burnham Field Sunday.


August 28, 2016
INITIAL VICTORY
Providence women blank Black Bears

SACO, Maine -- The Providence College women’s team topped Maine, 1-0, in a non-conference match at Thornton Academy Sunday.


August 28, 2016
SPECTACULAR LOSS
Gressel goal not enough for Friars

CLEMSON, S.C. -- The Providence College men’s team rallied on a spectacular late Julian Gressel goal in falling, 2-1, to No. 3 Clemson in a non-conference match Sunday.
Diego Campos netted in the 31st and 60th minutes.


August 28, 2016
STAYING UNBEATEN
BC Eagle women blank BU Terriers

The Boston College Eagles women’s team remained unbeaten, taking a 3-0 victory over the BU Terriers in a non-conference match at Nickerson Field Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
TRENDING SLOW
Terrier women blanked by BC Eagles

The Boston University Terriers women’s team continued a trend for slow starts to the season, remaining winless after a 3-0 loss to Boston College in a non-conference match at Nickerson Field Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
DELAYED REACTION
Northeastern women tripped by Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas -- The Northeastern women’s team stayed even for most of the match with No. 16 Texas Tech before falling, 2-0, in a non-conference game delayed for two hours because of lightning at the John Walker Complex Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Breakers blank FC Kansas City 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Boston Breakers took a 2-0 win over FC Kansas City, improving their winning streak to two games, at Swope Soccer Village Sunday night


August 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Pair of ties close weekend

OTTAWA---The Ottawa Fury and Indy Eleven exchanged second half goals as the teams played to a a1-1 draw at TD Place on Sunday.


August 28, 2016
RETURN ENGAGEMENT
With Dempsey sidelined, an in-form Altidore ready to go for USA in World Cup qualifying

As one American striker has been forced to sidelines prior to next month's World Cup qualifiers, another is raring to go to prove himself.


August 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Wright-Phillips makes it a 3-way race for the Golden Boot

HARRISON, NJ-- Bradley Wright-Phillips' lightning 55th-minute volley gave the New York Red Bulls a 1-0 victory over the punchless New England Revolution Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


August 28, 2016
HOME STREAK SNAPPED
UConn women stopped by Scarlet Knights

STORRS, Conn. -- The No. 10 UConn women's team fell to No. 22 Rutgers, 2-0, at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


August 28, 2016
BREAKTHROUGH
Schoepfer, Mewis lead Breakers past FC Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Boston Breakers took a 2-0 win over FC Kansas City, improving their winning streak to two games, at Swope Soccer Village Sunday night.


August 28, 2016
INITIAL WIN
Friar women battle to victory over Black Bears

SACO, Maine -- The Providence College women’s team topped Maine, 1-0, in a non-conference match at Thornton Academy Sunday.


August 28, 2016
RALLYING FRIARS
Providence tripped by Clemson Tigers

CLEMSON, S.C. -- The Providence College men’s team rallied on a late Julian Gressel goal in falling, 2-1, to No. 3 Clemson in a non-conference match Sunday.


August 28, 2016
ON THE WING
BC Eagles topple Terriers, 3-2

NEWTON, Mass. -- Swedish sophomore Simon Enstrom’s first goal of the season as the Boston College men’s team took a 3-2 win over Boston University in a non-league match at the Newton Campus Field Sunday.



CLASSIC WIN
Catamounts edge Manhattan, finish second

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Freshman Julia Smith scored her second goal in as many games, lifting Vermont to a 1-0 win over Manhattan in the annual TD Bank Classic at Virtue Field Sunday.


August 28, 2016
TWO TOO MUCH
Minutemen clipped by Colgate

HAMILTON, N.Y. -- Two goals in a two-minute span of the second half were too much for the UMass Minutemen to overcome in a 2-0 loss to Colgate in a non-conference match Sunday.


August 28, 2016
THREE AND OUT
UMass women shut out by South Florida

TAMPA, Fla. -- The University of Massachusetts women’s team surrendered two second-half penalty kicks in falling, 3-0, to the No. 23 South Florida Bulls in a non-conference match Sunday.


August 28, 2016
COMING UP SHORT
Revolution edged 1-0 by Red Bulls

HARRISON, NJ--A misfiring attack, and Bradley Wright-Phillips' lightning 55th-minute volley, doomed the New England Revolution to a 1-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


August 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Hat trick for DC's Mullins, brace for Barrios as Dallas beats Houston

WASHINGTON, DC---Patrick Mullins scored three goals as DC United trounced the Chicago Fire 6-2 at R.F.K. Stadium Saturday night.


August 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos rout RailHawks, capture league lead

The New York Cosmos moved into first place in the Fall Standings as Juan Arango and Jairo Arrieta scored twice in a 6-1 win over the Carolina RailHawks at Shuart Stadium Saturday night.


August 27, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars, Reign score 3-1 wins

SEATTLE--- Manon Melis scored two goals to lead the Seattle Reign to a 3-1 win over the Portland Thorns FC in front of 5,888 at Memorial Stadium Saturday.


August 26, 2016
PICKING IT UP
UConn men capture another opener

STORRS, Conn. -- Sophomore forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam picked up where he left off last season, scoring a goal less than a minute into the match as the No. 16 UConn men's team cruised to a 3-1 victory over Iona in both teams’ season-opener before a 3,714 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night.


August 26, 2016
THREE FOR THREE
UConn women clip Crimson, stay unbeaten

ALLSTON, Mass. -- Two goals from senior Rachel Hill led the No. 10 UConn women’s team to a 3-1 win over Harvard in a non-conference match at Jordan Field Friday night.


August 26, 2016
LATE DECIDER
Friars open with OT loss to Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College men's team surrendered a 109th-minute goal in falling, 2-1, in overtime to Rhode Island in both teams’ season-opener at Chapey Field Friday night.


August 26, 2016
RARE OPENER
Holy Cross men hold on to defeat Hartford Hawks

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Matt Villano scored in the 84th minute to give the Holy Cross men’s team a 2-1 win over Hartford, the Crusaders’ first season-opening win since 2008, at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Friday night.


August 26, 2016
SECOND-HALF STRUGGLE
UMass men shut out by Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- The UMass men’s team started strong, but struggled in the second half of a 3-0 loss to No. 6 Syracuse in both teams’ season-opener at the SU Soccer Complex Friday night.


August 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL edge Rapids to take Rocky Mountain Cup

SANDY, Utah--Yura Movsisyan scored on both sides of halftime to lift Real salt Lake into a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids Friday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


August 26, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit edge Pride 2-1

ORLANDO--- Cheyna Williams and Christine Nairn scored to lead the Washington Spirit to a 2-1 win over the Orlando Pride at Camping World Stadium Friday night.


August 26, 2016
NO QUALIFIERS FOR HIM
Irregular heart beat sidelines Dempsey from WCQs, Sounders game

You can scratch Clint Dempsey from participating with the United States national team for its next two World Cup qualifying games.


August 26, 2016
TAKING FLIGHT
BC Eagles open season with win over Quinnipiac

HAMDEN, Conn. -- Senior Maximilian Schulze-Geisthovel and sophomore Raphael Salama scored as the Boston College men’s team took a 2-0 win over Quinnipiac in both teams’ season-opener at the QU Soccer Field Friday.



OPENING DEFEAT
Northeastern men squander lead against River Hawks

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern Huskies men’s team surrendered a second-half tie-breaking goal in falling, 2-1, to UMass Lowell in both team’s season-opener at Parsons Field Friday.


August 26, 2016
LATE FINISH
Vermont Catamounts open with OT win over Titans

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Brian Wright's left-footed finish in the 109th minute lifted the Vermont men’s team past California State-Fullerton, 3-2, in the Catamounts’ season-opener at Virtue Field Friday. Bernard Yeboah scored two goals for the Catamounts.


August 27. 2016
STILL NO. 1
No Olympic medals, but USA women top FIFA rankings

Despite not reaching the medal round at the Rio Olympics, the United States women still lead the latest FIFA world rankings, which were released Friday morning.


August 25, 2016
LAST-SECOND
Northeastern women rally past Providence

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Sophomore Hannah Rosenblatt scored with seven seconds on the clock to give the Northeastern women's team a 2-1 overtime win over Providence at Parsons Field Thursday night.


August 25, 2016
BLACKOUT
Crusader women blanked by Black Bears

ORONO, Maine -- The Holy Cross Crusaders women’s team generated attacking opportunities but failed to finish in taking a 3-0 loss to Maine in a non-conference match at Mahaney Diamond Thursday night.


August 25, 2016
EARLY AND OFTEN
UMass women crushed by UCF Knights

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The UMass women's team fell behind early in dropping a 4-0 decision to Central Florida in a non-conference match at the UCF Soccer Complex Thursday night.


August 25, 2016
FALLING TO PRIDE
BU Terriers' losing streak continues

EMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- The Boston University women's team lost its third successive game, a 2-0 decision to Hofstra in a non-conference game at Hofstra Soccer Stadium Thursday night.


August 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact rally in stoppage time, Reds move to the top in MLS East

MONTREAL--The Montreal Impact conceded an early penalty kick, but rallied to tie DC United 1-1 Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.


August 24, 2016
LUCKLESS DRAW
Revs have their chances but settle for scoreless draw against San Jose

SAN JOSE--A scoreless draw with the San Jose Earthquakes earned the New England Revolution a point on the road Wednesday night but left the Revs in eighth place in the East with just eight games remaining on the regular season calendar.


August 24, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Trying to overcome goal barriers

Being a defender, Keegan Rosenberry has a steeper hill to climb when making his case for the MLS rookie of the year award.


August 24, 2016
IT'S HOPE-LESS
U.S. Soccer suspends Solo for 6 months

U.S. Soccer Wednesday suspended goalkeeper Hope Solo from the U.S. women’s national team for six months for conduct that is counter to the organization’s principles.


August 22, 2016
HOME DEFEAT
Crusader women clipped by UMass

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross women’s team had a three-game unbeaten streak spanning two seasons snapped with a 2-0 loss to UMass at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Monday.


August 22, 2016
OPENING WIN
UMass women blank Holy Cross

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Senior Megan Burke and freshman Rebeca Frisk tallied second half goals as the UMass women's team took a 2-0 season-opening win at Holy Cross Monday.


August 22, 2016
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles' Gaby Carreiro

Sophomore midfielder Gaby Carreiro has picked up her passing where she left off last season. Carreiro sparked Boston College’s offense, providing three assists, as the Eagles opened the season with a 4-1 win over Providence and a 1-1 tie with Arizona State.



MOVED UP
Friar women hold Scarlet Knights to draw

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Providence College women’s team rallied for a 1-1 tie with No. 10 Rutgers in a match moved to a Sunday afternoon kickoff because of weather.


August 21, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DCU rallies in the rain; Sounders win third straight

WASHINGTON, DC--DC United rallied to a 2-2 draw with the New York Red Bulls Sunday at rain-drenched RFK Stadium. The match was interrupted by lightning in the ninth minute and delayed for 73 minutes.


August 21, 2016
ANOTHER ZERO
Northeastern held to draw by URI

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Northeastern Huskies women’s team produced quality chances but failed to score for the second successive game in playing to a 0-0 tie with Rhode Island at Parsons Field Sunday night.


August 21, 2016
DOING THINGS RIGHT
Terriers, Conway closed out by UConn

STORRS, Conn. -- The Boston University women's team surrendered an 89th-minute goal in falling, 1-0, to No. 15 Connecticut at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


August 21, 2016
JUST IN TIME
UConn women tally late to top Terriers

STORRS, Conn. -- Redshirt senior Stephanie Ribeiro scored in the 89th minute as the UConn women’s team took a 1-0 win over Boston University in a non-conference match Sunday.


August 21, 2016
STOPPED BY THE BAR
BC women settle for tie with Arizona State

CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. -- Junior Lauren Berman scored a 60th-minute goal as Boston College played to a 1-1 draw with Arizona State before an 847 crowd at the Newton Soccer Field Sunday.


August 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire post historic road win; Villa and Giovinco both score to stay on top of Golden Boot race

CARSON, Calif.--David Villa scored in the sixth minute and New York City FC guaranteed themselves sole possession of first place in the MLS East for another week with a 1-0 win over the LA Galaxy Saturday at the StubHub Center.


August 20, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies edge ahead with another 1-0 victory

FC Edmonton moved atop the Fall Season and Combined NASL standings with a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday.


August 20, 2016
STARTING FAST
Vermont women squander lead against Marist

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- The Vermont women's team got off to a fast start, scoring two minutes into its season-opener, but fell to Marist, 4-2, Saturday night.


August 20, 2016
VENGEANCE IS GOLDEN
Brazil, Neymar capture Olympic Games title

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Neymar and Brazil got their gold medal and gained some revenge along the way, taking a penalty kicks victory over Germany in the Olympic Games final at Estadio do Maracana Saturday.


August 20, 2016
DOUBLED DOWN
Revs fall 2-0 to Columbus

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.---Early goals in either half sealed the New England Revolution's fate as they lost their fourth straight game, 2-0 to the Columbus Crew SC at Gillette Stadium Saturday night at Gillette Stadium.


August 19, 2016
SUCCESSFUL START
Crusaders get past Gaels, 3-1

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Holy Cross Crusader women took a 3-1 win over Iona in coach Casey Brown’s debut in both teams’ season-opener at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Friday night.


August 19, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Horst goal lifts Dynamo over San Jose

SAN JOSE, Calif.--The Houston Dynamo edged the San Jose Earthquakes 2-1 Friday night at Avaya Stadium.


August 19, 2016
STRONG START
UConn women clip Northeastern

STORRS, Conn. -- A first half goal from Stephanie Ribeiro made the difference as the UConn women’s team took a 1-0 win over Northeastern in both teams’ season-opener at Morrone Stadium Friday night.


August 19, 2016
FRIARS FALL
Providence women falter in second half against BC

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- The Providence College women’s team squandered a first-half lead in falling, 4-1, to the Boston College Eagles in both teams’ season-opener at Chapey Field Friday night.


August 19, 2016
DEVILISH DEFEAT
Terrier women tripped by Arizona State

The Boston University women's team rallied late in dropping a 2-1 decision to Arizona State in both teams’ season-opener at Nickerson Field Friday night.


August 19, 2016
FLYING START
BC Eagle women power past Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Freshman Kayla Jennings scored two goals and sophomore Gaby Carreiro had two assists as the Boston College women’s team rallied for a 4-1 victory over Providence in both teams’ season-opener at Chapey Field Friday night.


August 19, 2016
CHIPPY LOSS
Northeastern women clipped by UConn

STORRS, Conn. -- The Northeastern Huskies women's team, playing its first game under coach Ashley Phillips, lost, 1-0, to No. 15 Connecticut in both teams’ season-opener at Morrone Stadium Friday night.


August 19, 2016
READY FOR 2017
Minnesota United FC will begin play next year

SAINT PAUL, Minn. --Despite not having a stadium ready, Minnesota United FC will begin play in Major League Soccer in 2017. The team is planning a new privately financed stadium in St. Paul, but will begin play at TCF Bank Stadium while their new facility is built.


August 19, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Short time can be a career in New York

When the Red Bull Arena stadium announcer declared Bradley Wright-Phillips had broken Juan Pablo Angel's club record for MLS goals with his 58th and 59th in Sunday's 3-1 victory over Montreal, the crowd of 23,459 roared its approval – as much for his perseverance if nothing else.


August 19, 2016
GOLDEN GIRLS
Germany holds off Swedes, win Olympic women's final

Germany became only the third women's soccer team to win an Olympic team Friday, defeating Sweden in the final at Maracana Stadium.


August 19, 2016
FINAL DATE SET
U.S. Open Cup title to be decided Sept. 13

The 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup final between FC Dallas and the New England Revolution will be played at 10 p.m. ET Tuesday, Sept. 13, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas, U.S. Soccer announced Friday.


August 18, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Nairn leads Spirit over Dash

HOUSTON – Christine Nairn scored two goals to lead the Washington Spirt to a 2-1 win over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium.


August 18, 2016
PROMISING SIGNING
Revolution adds goalkeepr Cody Cropper

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have added goalkeeper Cody Cropper as a Discovery signing, the team announced Thursday.


August 18, 2016
BACK IN ACTION
Boston City sets friendly with Assumption

Boston City FC will play a friendly match against Assumption College at the 1,200-seat Multi-Sport Stadium in Worcester at 7 p.m. Saturday.


August 18, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada advances, Loons snap streak

The Jacksonville Armada improved its unbeaten streak to three games and moved into ninth place in the NASL Fall Season standings with a 1-1 tie with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Community First Park Wednesday night.


August 17, 2016
RFK ENCOUNTER
USMNT to meet New Zealand Oct. 11

CHICAGO -- For the third time, the U.S. Men's National Team will face Oceania champion New Zealand in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, Oct. 11.


August 16, 2016
CHANGING DATES
Breakers-Flash match moved up

The Boston Breakers’ game against the Western New York Flash scheduled Thursday, Sept. 8 has been moved to a 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7 kickoff at Jordan Field.


August 16, 2016
DEATH OF A PRESIDENT
Ex-FIFA president Joao Havelange dies at 100

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange, who turned the organization into a multi-billionaire business before corruption caught up to soccer's governing body, died Tuesday morning. He was 100.


August 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo salvage shorthanded draw

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire blew an early lead, but rallied to a 2-2 draw with Orlando City SC Sunday at Toyota Park.


August 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo salvage shorthanded draw

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--The Chicago Fire blew an early lead, but rallied to a 2-2 draw with Orlando City SC Sunday at Toyota Park.


August 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eleven edges Rayo, keeps league lead

The Indy Eleven maintained its hold on first place in the NASL Fall Season standings with a 2-1 win over Rayo OKC at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


August 13, 2016
FILING OUT
Revolution routed by Union

FOXBOROUGH -- The New England Revolution dropped their third straight league match by a lopsided margin, falling, 4-0, to a superior Philadelphia Union at Gillette Stadium Saturday night in front of 17,127 fans, who started to file out in the 70th minute.


August 12, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes edge Caps

VANCOUVER--Simon Dawkins' 60th-minute goal gave the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 win over Vancouver Whitecaps FC Friday at BC Place.


August 12, 2016
SORE LOSER
Solo claims Sweden was 'cowards' after USA elimination

Well, Hope Solo was at it again Friday afternoon. No, she wasn't making any saves to save the U.S. women's bacon in their Olympic quarter final elimination to Sweden in Brasilia, Brazil. It was her reaction to the defeat after the Swedes handed the Americans their earliest elimination from a tournament -- Women's World Cup or Olympics.


August 12, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
The most devastating result in U.S. women's soccer history

Sooner or later, it was going to happen. Sooner or later, the United States women were going to slip and not reach the final four of a major FIFA tournament for the first time. Well, sooner happened Friday afternoon.


August 12, 2016
A DEVASTATING ELIMINATION
Three-time defending champion U.S. women lose to Sweden in penalties, ousted from Olympic quarterfinals

For the first time in six Olympic appearances, the three-time defending Olympic champion United States women have failed to reach the semifinals. The Americans were eliminated by Sweden on penalty kicks, 4-3, in the Olympic women's soccer quarterfinals at Mane Garrincha Stadium Friday afternoon.


August 11, 2016
THAT FACE IS FAMILIAR
In the quarterfinals, USA women will take on their former coach who led them to last 2 gold medals

Pia Sundhage has found herself in a giant role reversal. Sundhage, who directed the United States to the last two gold medals in the Olympic women's soccer tournament, will use everything at her disposal to try and block the Americans' attempt to reach the Rio Summer Games final and vie for its fourth consecutive championship.


August 11, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Trophies, Tennessee and transfers

Victories by New England and Dallas over Chicago and Los Angeles, respectively, in the Lamar Hunt/ U.S. Open Cup semifinals this week give both teams another chance to fill two of the barest trophy cases in all of MLS, even including all the expansion teams since the original 10 and the folded teams.


August 10, 2016
'07 REMATCH
FC Dallas stuns Galaxy with two late goals

CARSON, Calif. -- FC Dallas scored on two late corner kicks to take a 2-1 extra time win over the Los Angeles Galaxy in the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup at the StubHub Center Wednesday night.


August 10, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
USA must hope for better performance from its GK in quarterfinals or it could feel so low

If you're an optimist, you will point out that that was only the group stage, that Hope Solo got a howler of a performance out of her system and that the United States women will start anew in the knockout round of the Rio Olympics.


August 9, 2016
PLAYING FOR HARDWARE
Revs win Open Cup semi 3-1 over Chicago

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution may be struggling in league play but they’ll have a chance to play for hardware and a CONCACAF Champions League spot after a 3-1 U.S. Open Cup Semifinal win over the Chicago Fire before 9,801 loyal fans Tuesday night.


August 9, 2016
A QUESTIONABLE SOLO PERFORMANCE
Despite surrendering late free kick in 2-2 tie with Colombia, USA women still wins Olympic Group G

It’s a good thing the United States’ 2-2 draw with Colombia was a group stage match and not a knockout round encounter. In one of her shakiest performances, goalkeeper Hope Solo allowed two free kicks, including the equalizer in the 90th minute of their Group G encounter at Tuesday night.


August 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Epic day for Dempsey, epic rally for LAG

PORTLAND, Ore.--The Portland Timbers scored three second-half goals to pull away from Sporting Kansas City 3-0 Sunday at Providence Park.


August 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos draw Rayo OKC 1-1

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- The New York Cosmos squandered an opportunity to move into a first-place tie with Indy Eleven in the North American Soccer League fall standings and overall table, playing to a 1-1 draw with Rayo OKC Sunday afternoon.


August 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
3 more for Gio; Rimando notches record win

WASHINGTON, DC--Steve Birnbaum scored in stoppage time to lift DC United into a 2-2 comeback draw with the Philadelphia Union Saturday night at RFK Stadium.


August 6, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy moves into first

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--- Charles Eloundou scored two goals as the Jacksonville Armada FC held off the Carolina RailHawks in a 2-2 draw at Community First Parl Saturday night.


August 6, 2016
ATOMIC BOMBED
Giovinco has hat trick as Reds rout Revs

TORONTO--In a battle of last season’s top scorers, Kei Kamara and the New England Revolution were no match for Sebastian Giovinco, as the reigning MLS MVP notched a hat trick to lead Toronto FC to a decisive 4-1 conference victory at raucous BMO Field on Saturday night.


August 6, 2016
SAME OLD, SAME OLD
Lloyd's goal, Solo's superb saves lift undefeated USA women over France in Olympics

Two veteran players pulled off familiar heroics for the United States, which moved closer to clinching a quarterfinal berth at the Rio Olympics Saturday. Midfielder Carli Lloyd scored the lone goal and goalkeeper Hope Solo stopped everything sent her way as the top-ranked Americans survived a late onslaught by No. 3 France, 1-0, in Group G at the Rio Olympics.


August 5, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless in San Jose

SAN JOSE--New York City FC goalkeeper Josh Saunders earned his keep and then some in a scoreless draw with the San Jose Earthquakes at Avaya Stadium Friday night.


August 4, 2016
TUNING IN
NBCSN averages 1.3 million for USWNT game

RIO DE JANEIRO ––NBCSN averaged 1.3 million viewers for the U.S. women’s soccer team’s 2-0 victory over New Zealand Wednesday day on the opening day of soccer competition at the Rio Olympics – topping by 107% the viewership for the team’s 2012 London Olympics opener (629,000 viewers for U.S.-France).


August 4, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Lies, damn lies – better known as statistics

Don't mistake Peter Vermes for Sigi Schmid, but in the same week the latter was fired, the former put himself in the same sentence with MLS' winningest coach.


August 4, 2016
PHILLY BOUND
Revolution deals Charlie Davies to Union

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have traded forward Charlie Davies to the Philadelphia Union, the team announced Thursday.


August 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy's Zayed hangs a hat trick

INDIANAPOLIS –Eamon Zayed registered a hat trick as the Indy Eleven set a club record for most goals scored in an NASL regular season game en route to a 5-2 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 8,017 fans at IUPUI’s Carroll Stadium.


August 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds top RSL

TORONTO--Tosaint Ricketts opened his MLS scoring account with the 68th-minute game-winner as Toronto FC edged Real Salt Lake 1-0 Wednesday night at BMO Field.


August 3, 2016
RUNNING IN RIO
USWNT opens Olympics with 2-0 win

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil---Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan each scored as the United State Women's National Team opened the 2016 Rio de Janiero Olympics with a 2-0 win over New Zealand at Mineirão Stadium Wednesday.


August 3, 2016
NEXT UP
USWNT sets post-Olympic Games dates

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Women's National Team will meet Thailand and the Netherlands in its first two matches following the Olympic Games, U.S. Soccer announced Wednesday.


August 2, 2016
NPSL BEST XI
Two Boston City FC players on first team

Boston City FC midfielder Michael Bustamante and defender Gabriel De Souza have been named to the NPSL Best XI team, the league announced Tuesday.


August 2, 2016
FIRST-TEAMERS
Blue Heat leads inaugural UWS all-league team

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Three members of the champion Santa Clarita Blue Heat have been named to the inaugural United Women’s Soccer first team, the league announced Tuesday.


July 31, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas tightens grip on top spot; Giovinco powers Toronto - again

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Jacob Peterson's 50th-minute goal lifted Sporting Kansas City (10-10-4, 34 pts) over the Portland Timbers 1-0 Sunday at rainswept Children's Mercy Park.


July 31, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Winners crowned

FRISCO, Texas — The remaining champions were crowned Sunday at the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships at the Toyota Soccer Center.


July 31, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit, Breakers come up winners

BOYDS, Md. – First-half goals from midfielder Estefania Banini and forward Cheyna Williams and a second-half goal in stoppage time from defender Alyssa Kleiner led the Washington Spirit to a 3-1 win over Sky Blue FC at Maryland SoccerPlex Sunday afternoon.


July 31, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies blank RailHakws 1-0

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their eight consecutive win at Clarke Field, defeating Carolina RailHawks 1-0 on Sunday.


July 31, 2016
CAN'T TAKE THE HEAT
Revolution wilt against Orlando City

ORLANDO--Kei Kamara put the New England Revolution up early but Orlando City SC scored three times after intermission to present new coach Jason Kreis with a convincing 3-1 comeback win on a steamy Sunday night at Camping World Stadium.


July 31, 2016
BREAKING GOOD
Dowie scores in debut

ALLSTON, Mass. -- England international Natasha Dowie converted a goal in her NWSL debut as the Boston Breakers took a 1-0 win over the Orlando Pride before a 4,379 sellout crowd at Jordan Field Sunday night.


July 31, 2016
SOMETHING IN RESERVE
Breakers take WPSL title

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Boston Breakers Reserves took a 3-0 win over the San Diego SeaLions to capture the Women’s Premier Soccer League national championship Sunday.


July 30, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns, Red Stars take 1-0 wins

HOUSTON – – Western New York Flash forward Lynn Williams’ late second half goal salvaged a draw for the visitors at BBVA Compass Stadium Saturday in a 3-3 match with the Houston Dash.


July 30, 2016
FEEL THE HEAT
Santa Clarita takes UWS title with 2-1 win over Copa

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.--- Julia Hernandez’s bicycle kick goal in the 119th minute gave the Santa Clarita Blue Heat a 2-1 win over New Jersey Copa F.C. in the 2016 United Women's Soccer Championship.


July 30, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Four champions crowned

FRISCO, Texas — Four of the 14 champions were crowned Saturday night at the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships at the Toyota Soccer Center.


July 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers close Lockhart with a win

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. The Fort Lauderdale Strikers closed their final match at Lockhart Stadium, their home since 1977, with a 1-0 victory over the Jacksonville Armada thanks to a late goal by Maicon Santos.


July 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC routs Rapids

BRONX, NY--Frank Lampard netted the first hat trick in New York City FC history as the Eastern Conference leaders hammered the shorthanded Colorado Rapids 5-1 Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


July 30, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Finalists all set

FRISCO, Texas — Several teams are one step closer to realizing the ultimate youth soccer dream after securing a spot in Sunday’s final matches with semifinal victories at the US Youth Soccer National Championships at the Toyota Soccer Center on Saturday morning.


July 28, 2016
NO-STAR GAME
Young Gunners defeat MLS All-Stars, 2-1

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Arsenal FC went with a no-star lineup in the second half, and the Gunners were good enough to edge the MLS All-Stars, 2-1, at Avaya Stadium Thursday night.


July 28, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Finalists for U-13, U-19 set

FRISCO, Texas —Finalists for the U-13 and U-19 groups at the US Youth Soccer Championships at the Toyota Soccer Center have been set.


July 28, 2016
MLS INFORMER
MLS' all-star record can be measured differently

Since switching the format of the MLS all-star game from an intra-league affair to essentially a club friendly in 2003, the results have been somewhat mixed – depending on how you view the game.


July 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa, Edmonton, OKC winners

OTTAWA, ON - Carl Haworth and an own goal helped the Ottawa Fury FC to a 2-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks at TD Place Wednesday night.


July 27, 2016
FLYING AWAY
BC's John Murphy named Georgia Southern coach

Boston College associate head coach John Murphy has been named head coach of the Georgia Southern men’s team, the school announced Wednesday.


July 27, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
FC Florida gets past defending champs Kickers SC Arsenal to advance

FRISCO, Texas — For the second straight game, FC Florida 96/97 Elite (FL) used a big second half to pull away for a win — this time a 4-2 victory over 2013 National Champion Smithtown Kickers SC Arsenal (NY-E) on the second day of play at the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships.


July 26, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Finals kick off in Texas

FRISCO, Texas---The US Youth Soccer National Championships kicked off at the Toyota Soccer Complex on Tuesday.


July 26, 2016
TIME FOR CHANGE
Schmid, Sounders 'part ways' after eight years

SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Seattle Sounders and coach Sigi Schmid have “agreed to mutually part ways,” the team announced Tuesday.


July 26, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Mutiny finish in second

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. - The New England mutiny staked their claim to second place in the UWS East as two first half goals from Kate Howarth propelled them to a 3-0 win against the TSF Academy Valkyries at East Longmeadow High School.


July 24, 2016
CUTTONE'S CONCEPTS
With a voice, WNT players can do greater good

On Saturday, the WNBA rescinded a fine it had issued to several teams and players because the players used pregame warm-up gear to promote social causes.

It wasn't that the league objected to the players taking a social stance, hence the rescinding of the fine. The players in question wore shirts that said #BlackLivesMatter and #Dallas5.

That’s not exactly a soccer story. But it is relevant.


July 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls win Hudson River Derby; KC rout Sounders

HARRISON, N.J. -- Bradley Wright-Phillips led the way with two goal as the New York Red Bulls thrashed New York City FC 4-1 in Sunday's Hudson River Derby match at steamy Red Bull Arena.


July 23, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Seattle, Sky Blue, KC post wins

ROCHESTER, NY---FC Kansas City goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart made 14 saves and Shea Groom scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over the Western New York Flash at Rochester Rhinos Stadium Saturday night.


July 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Star power shines in Toronto, Montreal

PORTLAND, Ore.---The Los Angeles Galaxy got early goals from Robbie Keane and Gyasi Zardes on the way to a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers Saturday at Providence Park.


July 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Puerto Rico nets first win

JACKSONVILLE — A first half goal from newcomer Thomas Stewart and Carl Haworth's team-leading fourth of the season gave the Ottawa Fury FC a 2-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada at Community First Park Saturday.


July 23, 2016
ON FIRE
Watson scores another clutch goal as Revs slip past Chicago 1-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Just three days after launching the New England Revolution into the semifinals of the U.S. Open Cup with a first-half goal and the decisive penalty kick, Je-Vaughn Watson broke a scoreless deadlock in the 85th minute with his first league goal of the season to give the Revs a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night.


July 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL pull out draw with San Jose

SANDY, Utah--Luke Mulholland's 64th-minute goal lifted Real Salt Lake into a 1-1 draw with the San Jose Earthquakes Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 22, 2016
SHE'S BACK
Carli Lloyd leads USWNT to victory in final Olympic sendoff match

KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Captain Carli Lloyd scored her first goal since returning from a knee sprain as the U.S. Women’s National Team took a 4-0 victory over Costa Rica in an Olympic Games sendoff match at Children’s Mercy Park Friday night.


July 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami FC draws RailHawks 3-3

CARY, NC - Jamie Chavez scored two goals, including the 80th minute equalizer as Miami FC played the Carolina RailHawks to a 3-3 draw at WakeMed Soccer Park Friday night.


July 22, 2016
MCCAFFREY MOVING ON
Breakers send USWNT forward to Red Stars

The Boston Breakers traded forward Stephanie McCaffrey to the Chicago Red Stars in exchange for four draft picks and a 2017 international roster spot, the team announced Friday.


July 21, 2016
IT'S AS EASY AS NBC
How to catch U.S. women in the Olympics

All three Olympic group matches for the U.S. women will be available across a wide array of options, airing on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), NBC Universo and the Soccer Specialty Channel as well as on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday.


July 20, 2016
INSTANT REPLAY
Human, not tech, issues may be biggest hurdle for video



July 20, 2016
ON TO THE SEMIS
Revolution eliminate Union on PKs

Brad Knighton saved two penalty kicks and Je-Vaughn Watson converted the clinching shot as the New England Revolution eliminated the Philadelphia Union in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup at Harvard’s Jordan Field Wednesday night.


July 20, 2016
TWO CALLUPS
Revolution's Herivaux named to Haiti, MLS teams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Revolution midfielder Zachary Herivaux has been called up by the Haitian National Team and also named to the Chipotle MLS Homegrown Team roster.



July 19, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Blue Heat wrap up west

SANTA CLARITA, Calif.- The Santa Clarita Blue Heat scored the first two goals of the match and then fended off a comeback from the Colorado Pride to take a 4-2 win at The Master’s College Friday night, keeping their title hopes alive.


July 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers' streak at 9; NYC tightens hold on MLS East

PORTLAND, Ore.--Diego Valeri scored two goals and Lucas Melano had two assists as the Portland Timbers defeated Seattle Sounders FC 3-1 Sunday at Providence Park.


July 17, 2016
HE'S AN ALL-STAR
Revolution's Farrell named to MLS team

NEW YORK -- New England Revolution defender Andrew Farrell has been selected to play in the MLS All-Star Game, the league announced Sunday.


July 17, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue edges Breakers

ALLSTON, Mass. – Sarah Killion, Leah Galton and Erica Skroski scored to give Sky Blue FC a 3-2 win over the Boston Breakers at Jordan Field Sunday.


July 17, 2016
FRUSTRATING RESULT
Breakers bounced by Sky Blue FC

The Boston Breakers scored more than once in a game for the first time this season, but their losing streak extended to five games with a 3-2 loss to Sky Blue FC before a 3,314 crowd at Jordan Field Sunday.


July 17, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies extend home streak

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their sixth consecutive win at Clarke Field with a 1-0 victory over Canadian rival Ottawa Fury FC on Sunday afternoon.


July 17, 2016
LIVERPOOL LINK
Breakers sign England forward Dowie

The Boston Breakers have signed England forward Natasha Dowie, the team announced Sunday.


July 16, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Canadian Derby returns to Clarke Field with FC Edmonton and Ottawa Fury FC on different ends of the spectrum.


July 17, 2016
PK ELIMINATION
Boston City FC downed in NPSL playoffs

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. -- Boston City FC’s inaugural season concluded with a penalty kick defeat to Legacy 76 in an NPSL playoff match that ended early Sunday morning.


July 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
FCD take Brimstone Cup; 9-man Quakes rock TFC

COLUMBUS, Ohio--- Second half substitute Fabian Espindola scored in the 88th minute to give DC United a 1-1 draw against man-down Columbus Crew SC at MAPFRE Stadium Saturday night.


July 16, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Houston ends drought with big win

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Estefania Banini scored twice as the Washington Spirit took a 3-2 win over defending NWSL champion FC Kansas City before a 2,013 crowd Saturday night.


July 16, 2016
SCORELESS IN SALT LAKE
Revs, RSL play to 0-0 tie

SANDY, Utah--The New England Revolution still haven’t won at Rio Tinto Stadium in seven visits to Sandy but they managed to claim a point on Saturday night with a choppy scoreless draw against interconference rival Real Salt Lake.


July 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Loons snap Indy's streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Joe Cole and Eric Avila carried the Tampa Bay Rowdies with a pair of spectacular goals in a 3-0 home win over Puerto Rico FC at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night.


July 16, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Portland comes into the weekend unbeaten in eight games, but has only one win its last five and one goal in its last three matches.


July 15, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy edge Dynamo

CARSON, Calif.--They didn't get many points for style, but the LA Galaxy did what they needed to do to eke out a 1-0 win over the Houston Dynamo Friday night at the StubHub Center.


July 15, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Carolina RailHawks take to the road after an incredible week that started with a 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies. Then, the RailHawks played West Ham United to a 2-2 draw on Tuesday night and announced Mexican star Omar Bravo as the club's newest signing at halftime - Bravo played the final 10 minutes in the friendly.


July 15, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus is winless in its last six, and D.C., although it has a win, has only three goals in its last half dozen matches (and that includes a goalless penalty kick loss to the NASL's Fort Lauderdale in the U.S. Open Cup).


July 15, 2016
FINAL GAME
Breakers' Pathman announces retirement

Boston Breakers defender Mollie Pathman has announced her retirement to pursue a career in the medical field and will play her final game against Sky Blue FC at 5 p.m. Sunday.


July 15, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Remembering some nice times in Nice and in Paris on Bastille Day during more innocent times

My heart, thoughts, sympathies and prayers go out to the victims of the latest tragedy that occurred in Nice, France Thursday night.


July 15, 2016
MLS ALL-STAR ROSTER
Will be revealed at NYC FC-Montreal halftime

The Major League Soccer all-star game-day roster – as chosen by all-star head coach Dominic Kinnear – will be unveiled Sunday during ESPN’s halftime coverage of Montreal Impact vs. New York City FC.


July 14, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

For the second time this season the Galaxy will be without Dutch midfielder Nigel de Jong for an extended period because of what might charitably be termed an ill-advised tackle.


July 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders blitz FCD, de Leeuw opens his account for Fire

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Columbus Crew SC and Toronto FC exchanged second-half goals on their way to a 1-1 tie Wednesday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 13, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Indy both win by 3-0

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.---Andres Flores had a goal and an assist to lead the New York Cosmos to a 3-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 3,827 fans at Shuart Stadium Wednesday night


July 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
The Americas' League

MLS has long touted its efforts to lure home U.S. national team regulars from Europe. It may start adding their Canadian counterparts to that mission.


July 12, 2016
BOSTON COLLEGE RECRUITS
Eagles add 12 newcomers

The Boston College men's team has added 12 newcomers, including Lasse Lehmann, son of former German national team goalkeeper Jens Lehmann, and Lewis Mustoe, son of former Premier League defender Robbie Mustoe.


July 12, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus Crew SC come home after three straight losses on the road – including a U.S. Open Cup elimination defeat at Chicago.


July 11, 2016
RIO BOUND
Breakers' Engen named to U.S. Olympic team

Boston Breakers captain Whitney Engen has been named to the U.S. women’s team Olympic Games roster, announced by coach Jill Ellis Tuesday. Western New York Flash midfielder Samantha Mewis of Hanson, Mass., was chosen as an alternate.


July 12, 2016
UWS REVIEW
NJ Copa captures east title

SALT LAKE CITY, UT - Real Salt Lake Women played their final regular season match last Thursday night at East High School, and sent their supporters home happy with a final score of 5-0 against the Colorado Pride for their first win at home this season (1-1-2 in four games) and their first-ever sweep of a UWS opponent.


July 10, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride rally past Breakers in stoppage time

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Midfielder Kristen Edmonds converted two late goals to rally the Orlando Pride to a 2-1 win over the Boston Breakers at Camping World Stadium Sunday night.


July 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
No goals at RBA; Sporting end NYC's run

HARRISON, NJ-- The New York Red Bulls played to a 0-0 draw with the Portland Timbers on Sunday night at Red Bull Arena. The Red Bulls are undefeated in their last six home games, with five shutouts in that stretch.


July 10, 2016
TRAVEL TIME
Boston City FC streak snapped

Boston City FC’s nine-match unbeaten streak was snapped as the Lions sustained a 2-1 loss to Greater Lowell United in both teams’ final NPSL regular-season match at Brother Gilbert Stadium Sunday night.


July 10, 2016
STOPPED IN STOPPAGE
Breakers downed by Pride

ORLANDO, Fla. -- The Boston Breakers surrendered two goals after the 90th minute in falling, 2-1, to the Orlando Pride before a 5,842 crowd at Camping World Stadium Sunday night.


July 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies, Rayo OKC post clean sheets

EDMONTON, AB - Daryl Fordyce scored the only goal and Matt VanOekel registered his fifth clean sheet of the season as FC Edmonton defeated the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1-0 at Clarke Field Sunday.


July 10, 2016
MAKE IT NINE
Boston City playing for home-field advantage

LOWELL, Mass. -- Boston City FC secured a dramatic 3-2 victory over Greater Lowell United, scoring twice and saving a penalty kick in the final minutes Saturday night.


July 9, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns drop first, Flash edges Reign

ROCHESTER, NY ---Abby Erceg had a pair of goals and an assist to lead the Western New York Flash to a 3-2 win over the Seattle Reign FC at Frontier Field.


July 9, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC is looking to shake off a tough start to the Spring Season after losing 2-1 against the New York Cosmos, and the Canadian side will try to do so without the services of their top goalkeeper, Romuald Peiser, who received a red card last game.


July 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos win late, Indy, Armada extend streaks

MIAMI -- Lucky Mkosana tallied his second goal of the game two minutes into stoppage time to give the New York Cosmos their second road win of the season, 3-2 over Miami FC at FIU Stadium Saturday.


July 9, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch's confidence in rookie Alex Muyl will be on display as the 20-year-old forward will in all likelihood assume the right side slot vacated by Lloyd Sam's trade to D.C. earlier this week.


July 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs, Union romp; Rapids pull out dramatic draw

SEATTLE--The LA Galaxy got an early goal from Robbie Keane and a couple of lucky breaks down the stretch to hold on for an unconvincing 1-0 win over Seattle Sounders FC Saturday at CenturyLink Field.


July 9, 2016
REVENGE IS SWEET
Kamara scores the capper as Revolution defeat Columbus 3-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution christened the new playing field at Gillette Stadium with a 3-1 win over Columbus Crew SC on Saturday night.


July 9, 2016
SOLO EFFORT
USWNT blanks South Africa, 1-0

CHICAGO -- Hope Solo became the first goalkeeper to earn 100 international shutouts as the U.S. Women's National Team defeated South Africa, 1-0, in the teams’ first meeting before a crowd of 19,272 at Soldier Field Saturday.


July 9, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The two most experienced coaches in MLS face off for the first of two times in 11 days when Bruce Arena's LA Galaxy clashes with Sigi Schmid's Seattle Sounders.


July 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo escape West cellar; Urruti's dazzler lifts FCD

ORLANDO--The Houston Dynamo posted their second straight shutout with Friday night's weather-delayed scoreless draw with Orlando City SC at Camping World Stadium.


July 8, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Jacksonville Armada FC and Puerto Rico FC are both coming off 1-1 draws in their Fall Season openers.


July 8, 2016
IN TALKS?
Report: Klinsmann in discussions to become England coach

U.S. national coach Jurgen Klinsmann is believed to be talking with the English Football Association over becoming coach of the England national side, The Guardian reported Friday.


July 8, 2016
U.S.-MEXICO OPENER?
CONCACAF sets up Hexagonal schedule

MIAMI -- The schedule of matches for the final round of World Cup qualifying was announced after an official draw at CONCACAF headquarters Friday.


July 7, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Orlando comes into the match four days after its worst loss of the season, 4-0 to Dallas, and two days after the dismissal of coach Adrian Heath, who had been with the club for five years starting with its USL birth.


July 7, 2016
MLS ALL-STAR ANNOUNCEMENT
Fan XI selection will be announced during halftime of Sounders-Galaxy game Saturday

The 2016 All-Star Fan XI selections for the Major League Soccer All-Star Game will be unveiled Saturday during ESPN’s halftime coverage of the Seattle Sounders FC-LA Galaxy game.


July 6, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Winning the battle, losing the war – or vice versa

It's one of those moments when victory not only feels like a loss, it is a loss – a big, painful one. Vancouver seemed set to win a second straight Canadian Championship title last week, yet seized defeat from the steel jaws of victory.


July 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC widens lead in the East

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Frank Lampard scored his third goal of the season to give New York City FC a 1-0 win over the New England Revolution and a four-point hold on first place in the MLS East Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium.


July 6, 2016
OFF THEIR GAME
Chances go to waste as Revs fall to NYC

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Frank Lampard scored his third goal of the season off the sixth assists from Tommy McNamara and Andrea Pirlo as visiting NYCFC triumphed by a 1-0 margin over the New England Revolution on a warm Wednesday night at Gillette Stadium.


July 5, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Three straight victories – the last two by shutout – after a five-game winless streak, which included elimination from the U.S. Open Cup by the NASL's New York Cosmos -- has moved NYC to the top of the Eastern Conference.


July 5, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER REGION I CHAMPIONSHIPS
South Central Premier falls short

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. – Only two New England team advances as far as the US Youth Soccer Region I Championships, but U12 Boys South Central Premier 03/04's (CT) rematch with Cedar Stars Academy (NJ) had the same end result as group play and Cedar Stars repeated their victory with a 2-0 win over South Central.


July 4, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
FC Dallas romp to the top of MLS West; Keane helps Galaxy snap skid

FRISCO, Texas---FC Dallas got the July 4 fireworks started early on Monday night, cruising to a 4-0 win over Orlando City SC before a sellout crowd of 16,195 at Toyota Stadium.


July 3, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER REGION I CHAMPIONSHIPS
FC Blazers advance to U19 semi-final.

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va.--- After giving up an early by David Harris, FC Blazers 96/97 came back with three goals to defeat Baltimore Celtic 96/97 (MD), 3-2 at the US Youth Soccer Region I Championships on Sunday.


July 3, 2016
MLS MONDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Since going on a five-game unbeaten streak – not counting U.S. Open Cup games -- Portland has climbed four spots in the Western Conference. Diego Valeri has scored five goals during the run, three on penalties.


July 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC takes revenge on Red Bulls; Sporting outlast Columbus

BRONX, NY--New York City FC took over first place in the MLS East with Sunday's 2-0 Hudson River derby win over the New York Red Bulls Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


July 3, 2016
IN THE PLAYOFFS
Boston City FC clnches spot in first season

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Striker Darlan Rocha provided the game-winning goal as Boston City FC clinched a place in the NPSL playoffs with a 1-0 win over the Rhode Island Reds at Brown University’s Berylson Family Fields Sunday.


July 2, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Kawasumi brace leads Reign

BOYDS, Md. -- The Washington Spirit rallied in the second half for 2-0 win over FC Kansas City at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night.


July 2, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Minnesota routs RailHawks, Inmdy still unbeaten

FORT LAUDERDALE---Gale Agbossoumonde scored in the 53rd minute to give the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 1-1 tie with Miami FC in a Coastal Cup match in front of 1,431 fans at Lockhart Stadium Saturday night.


July 2, 2016
WINLESS IN SEATTLE
Breakers' streak extends to five games

SEATTLE -- The Boston Breakers’ winless streak extended to five games with a 2-0 loss to the Seattle Reign at Memorial Stadium Saturday night.


July 2, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Red Bulls have won all four meetings since NYCFC came into the league last year, and the last on May 21 was the most lopsided of all: a 7-0 rout that equaled the biggest margin of victory in MLS history.


July 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact rally past Revs, Maidana lifts Houston in stoppage time

MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact rallied from two goals down to edge the New England Revolution 3-2 Saturday at Stade Saputo.


July 2, 2016
CAN'T HOLD ON
Revs blow 2-goal lead, fall to Impact

MONTREAL - The New England Revolution squandered a two goal lead, falling to the Montreal Impact 3-2 at Stade Saputo on Saturday.


July 1, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Despite a 2-0 loss to D.C. a week ago, New England has won three of its last five in MLS and four of its last five overall counting U.S. Open Cup victories over Carolina and the New York Cosmos.


July 1, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash overtakes Red Stars

ROCHESTER, NY --- Newcomer Lianne Sanderson and Lynn Williams each scored to lead the Western New York Flash to a 2-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars in a game that was weather-delayed an hour at Rhinos Stadium Friday night.


July 1, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers closed out the Spring Season as one of the hottest teams in the NASL. Despite a loss in their Spring finale, the Strikers were unbeaten in their five previous league games.


July 1, 2016
OUT FOR THE SEASON
Boston City loses striker

Boston City FC forward Jhonata Batista will miss the rest of the NPSL season with a broken ankle, the team announced Friday. Batista, who scored two goals and led the team with four assists, was injured in the fifth minute of a 1-0 win over the Seacoast United Mariners Wednesday, BCFC extending its unbeaten streak to seven games and winning streak to four games


July 1, 2016
HEXAGONAL DRAW
CONCACAF's final 6 in World Cup set for July 8

CONCACAF announced Friday that the draw for the hexagonal -- qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia will take place at CONCACAF headquarters on Miami Beach Friday, July 8 at 10 a.m. ET. The draw will determine the schedule of matches for the six-team, round-robin qualifying round.


June 30, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Chris Wondolowski has been away with the U.S. national team since May 22 and San Jose has scored three goals in the subsequent five games. Now that he's back, the Earthquakes will look to end a six-game winless streak against a team whose only two wins in their last five have come in the U.S. Open Cup.


June 30, 2016
MAKING THE GRADE
Breakers among 25 in Girls Development Academy

CHICAGO - The Boston Breakers are among six National Women's Soccer League teams that will field one of the 25 clubs admitted to U.S. Soccer's Girls' Development Academy.


June 30, 2016
HAVANA BOUND
USMNT to play Cuba Oct. 7

CHICAGO -- The U.S. national team will meet Cuba Oct.7, the teams’ first meeting in a friendly match since 1947.


June 29, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Strikers pull an upset, advance to quarters

CHICAGO - Thee NASL's Fort Lauderdale Strikers kept their Cinderella run alive in The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 with a 2-1 extra time victory against Major League Soccer's Orlando City SC Wednesday night.


June 29, 2016
CUP COMEBACK
Revolution score late, edge Cosmos

JAMAICA, N.Y. -- Kei Kamara sparked a comeback, scoring his first goal since joining the New England Revolution and setting up the winner in a 3-2 victory over the New York Cosmos in a U.S. Open Cup match at Belson Stadium Wednesday night.


June 29, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No good deed goes unpunished

Tim Howard's long-anticipated arrival in Colorado, more than three months after his transfer from Everton was announced, has been feted with everything but a brass band. The Rapids are happy to have him. Colorado welcomes him. But what about Zac MacMath?


June 29, 2016
STREAKING TO SEVEN
Boston City FC stops Seacoast United Mariners

Boston City FC capitalized on a spectacular first-half goal by Homero Morais in taking a 1-0 win over the Seacoast United Mariners at Brother Gilbert Stadium Wednesday night.


June 29, 2016
FROM PARIS TO BOSTON
Breakers sign French midfielder Karchouni

The Boston Breakers have signed French midfielder Ghoutia Karchouni, the team announced Wednesday.


June 28, 2016
UWS MIDWEEK
A look at the upcoming games

Wednesday’s match will be the first meeting between the two former W-League teams in UWS play.


June 28, 2016
CATAMOUNT RECRUITS
Vermont men's team adds 10 players

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The defending America East men’s champion University of Vermont has added 10 newcomers, coach Jesse Cormier announced Tuesday.


June 27, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Inferno break losing streak

SANTA CLARITA, CA - The Santa Clarita Blue Heat are back to winning ways after a 2-1 victory over the Real Salt Lake Women on Saturday night at The Master’s College.


June 26, 2016
PLAYOFF SHOWDOWN
Boston City bounces Rhode Island Reds

Substitute striker Darlan Rocha’s 87th-minute goal gave Boston City FC a 3-2 win over the Rhode Island Reds at Brother Gilbert Stadium Sunday night.


June 26, 2016
SOME RETIRING THOUGHTS
Messi says he's stepping away from international career after Argentina loses Copa final to Chile

If he has indeed played his last game with the Argentina national team, the great Lionel Messi will go out as a loser.


June 26, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns come back to remain unbeaten

ORLANDO-- Portland Thorns FC rallied in the final 10 minutes with a pair of goals from midfielders Dagny Brynjarsdottir and Lindsey Horan to remain unbeaten through their first 11 games this season, earning a 2-1 win against the Orlando Pride in front of 7,143 fans Sunday evening at Camping World Stadium.


June 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers top Houston

PORTLAND, Ore.--The Portland Timbers reeled off three goals in the last 26 minutes to rally past the Houston Dynamo 3-2 Sunday at Providence Park.


June 25, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Portland returns home after a 2-2 draw at Salt Lake, which will be welcome since it has a 5-2-1 record in Providence Park, and not a single win away from it this season.


June 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial start, dramatic finish for busy Saturday

SEATTLE--Frank Lampard scored early and Ronald Matarrita added a late insurance goal as New York City FC blanked Seattle Sounders FC 2-0 Saturday afternoon at CenturyLink Field.


June 25, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue topples Spirit, Reign scoreless in KC

BOYDS, Md. – Raquel Rodriguez and Sam Kerr scored goals to lift Sky Blue to a 2-1 win over the Washington Spirit at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night.


June 25, 2016
IN THE GAME
U.S. clipped by Colombia in third-place contest

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The U.S. national team lost to Colombia for the second time in Copa America Centenario, dropping a 1-0 decision in the third-place game at University of Phoenix Stadium Saturday night.


June 25, 2016
SHUT OUT
Revolution drop 2-0 decision to DC United

WASHINGTON, DC-- Lamar Neagle and Sean Franklin scored to help D.C. United to a 2-0 victory over the New England Revolution Saturday at RFK Stadium.


June 24, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After losing two of three on the road , Seattle returns to CenturyLink Field, where it has won five of its last six since the beginning of April.


June 24, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash rout Breakers 7-1

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Jess McDonald had three goals and an assist, and Lynn Williams added two goals and an assist as the Western New York Flash routed the Boston Breakers 7-1 at Rhinos Stadium Friday night.


June 24, 2016
BIG LOSS
Breakers fall to Flash, 7-1

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Boston Breakers’ winless streak extended to four games as they fell, 7-1, to the Western New York Flash Friday night.


June 24, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

New Jersey Copa F.C. has been on a very impressive run of form since the 3-0 loss to the Long Island Rough Riders to open their UWS campaign. And they can deal a major blow to the East title aspirations of a the New England Mutiny , who are currently in second place behind Copa.


June 23, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride get a late lift

ORLANDO - Jasmyne Spencer scored in stoppage time to lift the Orlando Pride to a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash at Camping World Stadium on Thursday night.


June 23, 2016
BACK IN THE MIX
Lloyd, Rapinoe return for USWNT training camp

CHICAGO -- Co-captain Carli Lloyd and midfielder Megan Rapinoe will return to the U.S. Women's National Team training camp roster in preparation for next month’s match against South Africa, coach Jill Ellis announced Thursday.


June 22, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns overtake Red Stars

PORTLAND, Ore. -- Christine Sinclair and Nadia Nadim scored as the Portland Thorns overtook the Chicago Red Stars for first place in the NWSL with a 2-0 victory in front of 16,931 fans at Providence Park Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls falter late, Union hang on

SANDY, Utah -- Jordan Allen's deflected goal in the 88th minute capped a comeback for Real Salt Lake, giving them a 2-1 win over the New York Red Bulls at Rio Tinto Stadium Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Not-so-memorable milestone

It wasn't a game Sigi Schmid wants to – or will – remember. Despite coaching in his 500th MLS game – the first and only one to reach the milestone, the Seattle Sounders coach admits Sunday's 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls was one he'd rather forget.


June 22, 2016
COPA REMATCH
Chile sets up Centenario final with Argentina

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Chile scored two early goals, then weathered a nearly three-hour rain delay in taking a 2-0 win over Colombia in a Copa America Centenario semifinal match at Soldier Field Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
IN CONTENTION
Boston City extends streak to five

Boston City FC extended its unbeaten run to five matches with a 2-0 win over the Kingston Stockade at Brother Gilbert Stadium Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
BACK IN PLAY
Chile leads Colombia before weather delay

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Chile held a 2-0 advantage over Colombia after one half before the Copa America Centenario semifinal match was suspended because of weather at Soldier Field Wednesday night.


June 22, 2016
EYES ON THE GAME
USA-Argentina most watched men's match in FS1 history

The Copa America Centenario semifinal between the United States and top-ranked Argentina delivered 3,290,000 viewers on FS1 Tuesday night, according to Nielsen Media Research.


June 22, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Why the USA is far away from being one of the world's elite

So much has been written about Argentina's 4-0 triumph over the United States Tuesday night that it could have broken the internet two or three times over. The USA reminded us how far it has to go before it can be an elite soccer country.


June 22, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Valkyries earn first win

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO - Both teams came back from a one-goal deficits to tie the game but it was Real Salt Lake Women outlasting the Colorado Pride


June 21, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Union is hoping that Talen Energy Stadium, where it hasn't lost since September of last year – a stretch of eight games in MLS -- will help it recover from its 3-2 loss at New York City on Saturday.


June 21, 2016
A MESSI WIN AND A MESSY LOSS
Argentina rolls over USA, 4-0, in Copa America semifinals

A magnificent performance by Lionel Messi and his teammates was too much for a mediocre United States side to overcome in the Copa America Centenario semifinals Tuesday night.


June 20, 2016
REJECTED
Copa turns down USA appeal on Jones, Wood

HOUSTON -- The United States will have to play without midfielder Jermaine Jones and forward Bobby Wood when it takes on Argentina in the Copa America Centenario semifinals Tuesday night.


June 19, 2016
BACKS AGAINST THE WALL
Mutiny squanders lead against Valkyries

WAYNE, N.J. -- The New England Mutiny squandered a first-half lead in falling, 3-1, to the TSF Academy Valkyries at DePaul Catholic High School Sunday.


June 19, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
KC Blanks Dash, Reign-Sky Blue go scoreless

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sky Blue FC played Seattle Reign FC to a scoreless draw before 1,547 at Yurcak Field Sunday night.


June 19, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
SKC snaps slump, Grella lifts Red Bulls

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--Benny Feilhaber had a goal and an assist as Sporting Kansas City blanked FC Dallas 2-0 Sunday in front of a sellout crowd at Children's Mercy Park.


June 19, 2016
SECOND PLACE
Boston City blanks Brooklyn Italians

Michael Bustamante’s fourth goal of the season earned Boston City FC a 1-0 win over the Brooklyn Italians at Brother Gilbert Stadium Sunday night.


June 18, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars move to top

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Sofia Huerta scored two goals, leading the Chicago Red Stars to a 3-0 win over the Boston Breakers at Toyota Park Saturday night..


June 18, 2016
DRAWN AND QUARTERED
Chile demolish El Tri 7-0

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Eduardo Vargas scored four goals and had a fifth called back as Chile roared into the Copa America Centenario semifinals with a 7-0 win over Mexico Saturday at sold-out Levi's Stadium.


June 18, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both FC Dallas and Sporting Kansas City come in off Wednesday U.S. Open Cup wins: KC 2-1 in extra time over MLS wannabe Minnesota United, Dallas dragged into penalties before prevailing over USL side OKC Energy.


June 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes pull out dramatic draw with Orlando City; Rapids extend Chicago's record winless streak

BRONX, NY--Frank Lampard, David Villa and Andrea Pirlo each scored and New York City FC defeated the Philadelphia Union, 3-2, Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.


June 18, 2016
TOUGH ROAD
Breakers blanked by Red Stars

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Boston Breakers began a four-game road trip with a 3-0 loss to the Chicago Red Stars at Toyota Park Saturday night.


June 18, 2016
TIPPING THE CAPS
Revolution beat Vancouver 2-1

VANCOUVER--Kelyn Rowe broke a 1-1 deadlock with a brilliant strike early in the second half and the New England Revolution were able to hang on for a hard-earned 2-1 road victory over Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place Saturday in the only regular season meeting of the two sides.


June 18, 2016
DOING IT ALL
Messi leads Argentina past Venezuela; U.S. next

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Lionel Messi made his first start in Copa America Centenario count, leading Argentina to a 4-1 win over Venezuela and scoring his 54th international goal before a 59,183 crowd at Gillette Stadium Saturday night.


June 17, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York has lost three of its last four in Yankee Stadium and won only once in 10 home games this season – including Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to the Cosmos in the U.S. Open Cup.


June 17, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns extend unbeaten string to nine

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Second-half goals from forwards Christine Sinclair and Nadia Nadim, helped the Portland Thorns FC extend its unbeaten streak to nine games, including six games on the road, with a 2-0 win against the Western New York Flash in front of 2,235 fans at Rhinos Stadium on Friday evening.


June 17, 2016
THE PENALTY PHASE
Colombia outlasts Peru in a shootout to reach Copa semis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Colombia qualified for the semifinals of Copa America Centenario Friday night, defeating Peru in a shootout, 4-2, after playing to a scoreless draw at MetLife Stadium.


June 17, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Last Sunday, the Pride had a chance to lay sole claim to the top spot in the UWS West, but after weathering numerous lightning delays, the home side came up dry against the Houston defense as the Aces scored the lone goal in their 1-0 road victory.


June 16, 2016
HOUSTON, WE HAVE A SEMIFINALIST
Dempsey leads USA to a 2-1 quarterfinal win over Ecuador in gutsy performance

If the citizens of this Pacific Northwest City had any say, they probably would vote Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey mayor by a landslide. Heck, they might elect the rest of the U.S. national team to the city council.


June 16, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Round of 16 set

The final 12 teams needed to fill in the 2016 U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 Bracket were decided Wednesday night with the NASL's New York Cosmos and Ft. Lauderdale Strikers the only two non-Division I clubs to join the host of MLS sides that make up the rest of the field for the business end of the competition.


June 16, 2016
FIRST-TIMER
Herivaux goal gives Revolution OT victory

CARY, N.C. -- Zach Herivaux scored his first goal as a professional, in his first start, as the New England Revolution took a 1-0 extra time win over the Carolina RailHawks in a U.S. Open Cup match at WakeMed Soccer Park Wednesday night.


June 15, 2016
UWS REVIEW
NE Mutiny, NJ Copa roll to big wins

THORNTON, Colo. - After two losses to start the season, the Colorado Storm notched their first victory with a 2-1 home win over the Houston Aces on Friday night. The Storm and Aces had to wait out a brief delay to the start of the match due to lightning. The home side struck for the first two goals of the match, weathering a late Houston rally.


June 15, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Dempsey defies father time, but eventually that will catch up to him; who will be his successor?

Clint Dempsey came through not once, but twice for the United States in the group stage of Copa America Centenario.

And the sun also rises.


June 14, 2016
PERFECT RECORD
Argentina doesn't need Messi to win -- again

SEATTLE -- Argentina is showing it does not need Lionel Messi, or most of the rest of its regular starters, to succeed in Copa America Centenario group play. The Albiceleste displayed an electric short passing game, giving a dominating performance in taking a 3-0 win over Bolivia at CenturyLink Field Tuesday night, clinching first place in Group D.


June 14, 2016
IN STRIDE
Chile clinches quarterfinal spot

PHILADELPHIA -- Chile advanced to the quarterfinals of Copa America Centenario with a 4-2 victory over Panama before a 20,432 crowd at Lincoln Financial Field Tuesday night.


June 14, 2016
TICO WARMUP
USWNT set for Costa Rica match

The U.S. Women's National Team will face Costa Rica in its final Olympic Games tuneup at 8 p.m. CT Friday, July 22 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.


June 13, 2016
PLAYING FOR PRIDE
Uruguay routs Reggae Boyz

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Uruguay might have only been playing for pride against Jamaica, and the Charruas showed they have plenty of that in taking a 3-0 victory in a Copa America Centenario match at Levi’s Stadium Monday night.


June 13, 2016
PLAYING FOR PRIDE
Uruguay routs Reggae Boyz

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Uruguay might have only been playing for pride against Jamaica, and the Charruas showed they have plenty of that in taking a 3-0 victory in a Copa America Centenario match at Levi’s Stadium Monday night.


June 13, 2016
TRI TOPPERS
Mexico win Group C with 1-1 draw against Venezuela

HOUSTON -- Jesus Corona scored in the 80th minute help Mexico secure the top spot in the Copa America Centenario's Group C with a 1-1 draw against Venezuela on Monday night at NRG Stadium.


June 13, 2016
ON WAIVERS
Revolution drop midfielder Michael Gamble

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have waived midfielder Michael Gamble, the team announced Monday.


June 12, 2016
NEW YORK DRAW
Boston City FC extends streak

PELHAM, N.Y. -- Boston City FC extended its unbeaten streak to three games with a 0-0 draw with New York Athletic Club Sunday night.


June 12, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Reign end skid, Thorns stay unbeaten

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Christen Press scored in the 61st minute to lift the Chicago Red Stars to a 1--1 draw with the Portland Thorns at Toyota Park on Sunday.


June 12, 2016
INCA UPSET
Peru eliminates Brazil on controversial goal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Raul Ruidiaz’s controversial goal gave Peru a 1-0 win over Brazil, giving the Peruvians first place in Group B and eliminating the Brazilians from the Copa America Centenario before a 36,187 crowd at Gillette Stadium Sunday night.


June 12, 2016
CONFIDENT COACH
Ecuador coach Quinteros on 1-0 friendly loss to USA: 'We were superior in our game'

Gustavo Quinteros had one thing to say after his team booked a spot in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals Sunday night: Bring on the United States.


June 12, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers' loss give Indy spring crown

EDMONTON -- The Indy Eleven won the North American Soccer League Spring Championship, by virtue of FC Edmonton defeating the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-1 at Clarke Stadium Sunday afternoon.


June 12, 2016
QUARTERFINAL BOUND
Ecuador moves into knockout round with 4-0 win over Haiti

Ecuador did what it had to do to keep its knockout round hopes alive at Copa America Centenario at MetLife Stadium Sunday night. Riding the wave of a prolific attack, Ecuadorans remained unbeaten in the competition, recording a 4-0 Group B victory over Haiti.


June 11, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Going into the weekend, it looked like the NASL Spring Title was the idle New York Cosmos for the taking, but needing to scored four goals and win by at least three, the Indy Eleven moved into the driver's seat with a 4-1 win over Carolina on Saturday putting them in the top spot


June 11, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy poised to take spring title

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Armada and the Tampa Bay Rowdies drew 1-1 in front of 4,013 fans at Community First Park on Saturday.


June 11, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
KC, Sky Blue draw 1-1, Flash tops Pride 1-0

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sky Blue FC and FC Kansas City to a 1-1 draw in a National Women's Soccer League game at Yurcak Field.


June 11, 2016
RALLY CAPTAIN
Mutiny battles back against Rough Riders

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny took a 3-2 win over the Long Island Rough Riders in the teams’ first meeting in 15 years at East Longmeadow High School Saturday night.


June 11, 2016
LETTING IT SLIP
Colombia topped by Ticos, loses Group A lead

HOUSTON -- Johan Venegas scored a goal and set up another before halftime, Celso Borges added a second-half strike, and Costa Rica helped the United States with a 3-2 victory over Colombia on Saturday night.


June 11, 2016
TAKING CENTER (BACK) STAGE
U.S. center back dominates when he has to, including a big time, goal-saving tackl

For the past year or so, John Brooks probably made more than his share of mistakes and inconsistent performances for the U.S. national team.


June 11, 2016
IT'S TIME TO FLIP THE MENTALITY
Klinsmann: being the forever underdog has gotten old, it's time for the USA to turn over a new leaf

Whether the United States plays Brazil, Ecuador or Peru in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is sure of one thing: his side has to step it up.


June 11, 2016
JUST ENOUGH
Man down USA squeaks past Paraguay

PHILADELPHIA---The United States National Team did not get the performance they wanted, but still managed to get the result they needed, narrowly defeating Paraguay 1-0 in front of an announced crowd of 51,041 at Lincoln Financial Field Saturday night.


June 10, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Tampa Bay is one of four teams that can walk away with silverware in the Spring Season, but the Rowdies will need to break down Jacksonville’s defense early and often to make up the necessary goal differential to move into the top spot in the standings


June 10, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Two former W-League teams that are still struggling to get their first points in Women’s United Soccer. In their most recent defeats, both teams felt the wrath of the New Jersey Copa F.C. offense.


June 10, 2016
TEEN PHENOM
17-year-old Christian Pulisic ready to continue to put his best foot forward for USA in Copa America

PHILADELPHIA -- Christian Pulisic is another in a long line of young Americans who are expected to help the U.S national team move into another orbit internationally.


June 10, 2016
MESSI TIME
Argentina star produces second-half hat trick

CHICAGO -- Lionel Messi made a spectacular Copa America Centenario debut, producing a hat trick in a 19-minute span of the second half as Argentina pounded Panama, 5-0, before a 53,885 crowd at Soldier Field Friday night.


June 10, 2016
HOME RESULT
Breakers draw with first-place Spirit

The Boston Breakers increased their home unbeaten streak to two games, playing the first-place Washington Spirit to a 1-1 tie before a season-high 4,007 crowd at Jordan Field Friday night.


June 10, 2016
CENTENARIO SCENARIOS
Win and the Americans are in; tie and they likely fly to quarters, lose and they're going home

The United States' Copa America Centenario fate is as cut and dried as it can get as the Americans prepare for their Group A finale against Paraguay Saturday night.


June 10, 2016
CONTROVERSIAL CONCLUSION
Late Vidal penalty gives Chile win over Bolivia

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Arturo Vidal converted a controversial penalty kick 10 minutes into second half stoppage time as defending champion Chile took a 2-1 win over Bolivia in a Copa America Centenario Group B match before a 19,392 crowd at Gillette Stadium Friday night.


June 9, 2016
MLS INFORMER
DisCo doings

MLS may have suspended its schedule for the Copa America. That doesn't mean everything with the league stops


June 9, 2016
CHICHARITO CHIC
Hernandez lifts Mexico, closes on scoring record

PASADENA, Calif. – An early goal by Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez sent Mexico to a 2-0 victory over Jamaica on Thursday, putting the Mexicans into the quarterfinals of the Copa America.


June 9, 2016
STAFF ADDITION
Breakers name performance specialist

Julian Haigh has been named the Boston Breakers’ Head of Sports Science and Player Performance, the team announced Thursday.


June 8, 2016
FIT TO BE TIED
Peru surrenders advantage, Ecuador rallies

Peru surrendered a two-goal lead in playing Ecuador to a 2-2 tie in a Copa America Centenario match at the University of Phoenix Stadium Wednesday night.


June 8, 2016
NO CONTEST
Brazil coasts to Copa victory over Haiti

Philippe Coutinho scored a hat trick, Renato Augusto had a brace, and Brazil rebounded from an uninspired opener with a 7-1 victory over Haiti in a Copa America Centenario Group B match Wednesday night.


June 8, 2016
UPSET TIME
Boston City clips Cosmos B

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Boston City FC upset reigning National Premier Soccer League champion New York Cosmos B, 3-2, at the Hofstra University Soccer Stadium Wednesday night.


June 7, 2016
COLOMBIA ADVANCES
Victory places them into semi-finals

PASADENA, Calif.---James Rodriguez had a goal and an assist to lead Colombia to a 2-1 win over Paraguay in a Copa American Centenario Group A match in front of over 42,000 fans at the Rose Bowl Tuesday night.


June 7, 2016
FROM ONE EXTREME TO THE OTHER
Dempsey leads USA to 4-0 rout of Costa Rica to avoid elimination from Copa

The United States lived to play another day in another important Copa America Centenario match Tuesday night. Clint Dempsey scored one goal and set up two others in the first half to spark the United States to a 4-0 Group A victory over Costa Rica at Soldier Field.


June 6, 2016
COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO ROUNDUP
Argentina, Panama take command in Group D

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- No Messi. No problem. With Lionel Messi watching from the bench and a Levi’s Stadium crowd chanting his name, Argentina took a 2-1 victory over defending champion Chile in both teams’ Group D opener Monday night.


June 6, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Inferno posts back to back 1-0 wins

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The Santa Clarita Blue Heat played the Colorado Storm to a 1-1 draw at The Master’s College Thursday night.


June 6, 2016
RAMPING IT UP
Perez paces Panama past Bolivia

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Blas Perez scored both Panama goals as the Canaleros took a 2-1 win over Bolivia in the Copa America Centenario Group D opener at Camping World Stadium Monday night.


June 6, 2016
COPA (NORTH) AMERICA?
Report: U.S. could become permanent home

Copa America Centenario marks the first time the South America championship has been conducted in the U.S. but it will not be the last, according to an ESPNDeportes report Monday.


June 5, 2016
LEAVING IT LATE
Bustamante rallies Boston City to victory

Boston City FC rallied from two deficits to take a 3-2 win over the Kingston Stockade in a match delayed by lightning Sunday.


June 5, 2016
TRI GOALS MORE THAN ENOUGH
Late strikes lift Mexico past Uruguay 3-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Rafael Marquez scored in the 85th minute and Hector Herrera added another in injury time to lift Mexico to a 3-1 victory over Uruguay on Sunday, earning the first victory and scoring the first goals by a CONCACAF team in five tries at the Copa America.


June 5, 2016
INCLEMENT IN CLEVELAND
U.S. Women win weather shortened game, 2-0

CLEVELAND - The U.S. Women's National Team defeated Japan 2-0 on goals from Julie Johnston and Alex Morgan in front of 23,535 fans - a record attendance for a WNT game in the State of Ohio - in a match that was abandoned in the 76th minute due to inclement weather.


June 5, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Copa start can't get any worse

The host team goes down by two goals, a pair of scoreless draws, three goals in four games and too many empty seats.

Not exactly the best of starts for Copa America Centenario..


June 4, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos don't clinch race remains open

FORT LAUDERDALE - Jose Angulo and Geison Moura struck each side of halftime giving the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos Saturday at Lockhart Stadium.


June 4, 2016
COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO ROUNDUP
Goals at a premium on first full day of group play

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Costa Rica and Paraguay settled for a 0-0 draw in their Group A opener in the Copa America Centenario on Saturday evening at Camping World Stadium.


June 3, 2016
GETTING OFF ON THE WRONG FOOT
USA drops Copa opener to Colombia, 2-0

The tournament is barely 90 minutes old and already the United States finds itself in a hole at Copa America Centenario. Colombia struck twice in the opening half and held on to hand the Americans a 2-0 Group A loss in the opening match of the tournament before a sellout crowd of more than 68,000 at Levi's Stadium Friday night.


June 3, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

These two teams met last week, with the Aces winning 1-0. A well-placed cross by Houston defender Shauna Peare found forward Paige Hayward, and she beat RSL goalkeeper Rebecca Ritchie to the ball and headed home in the 71st minute.


June 3, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Spring Season title is within reach for the New York Cosmos, but they first have to take care of business at Lockhart Stadium Saturday.


June 3, 2016
DEBUT WIN
Revolution U23s bounce Boston City FC

The New England Revolution Under-23 team made a successful debut, taking a 2-1 win over Boston City FC in an exhibition match Friday night.


June 2, 2016
THRILLER
US Women draw Japan 3-3 in rematch of WWC final

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.--The US Women's National Team battled back from two goals down and took a late lead before ultimately settling for a 3-3 draw with Japan Thursday in front of 18,572 at sold-out Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


June 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL holds on against NYC; FCD and Houston play to waterlogged 1-1 tie

BRONX, NY--A deflected goal by Juan Manuel Martinez and an own goal by defender Frederic Brillant lifted Real Salt Lake over New York City FC 3-2 Thursday at Yankee Stadium.


June 1, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Kitsap Pumas pull off upset, 7 NASL clubs advance

The Third Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was highlighted by a surprising "Cupset" as the PDL's Kitsap Pumas earned a 3-1 away win at the USL's Sacramento Republic on Wednesday night. Javier Castro's brace and Mike Ramos' tally were enough to push the PDL side past the perennial USL power and into a Fourth Round date with Seattle Sounders FC (MLS).


June 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union edge Columbus, DCU's home woes continue

CHESTER, Pa. – Chris Pontius, Vincent Nogueira and Fabian Herbers each scored one goal and the Philadelphia Union overcame an early deficit to post a 3-2 victory over Columbus Crew SC Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


June 1, 2016
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both Real Salt Lake and New York City FC have sunk in the last month from shares of the lead of their respective conferences to fourth place.


June 1, 2016
MLS INFORMER
CCL breakdown

The CONCACAF Champions League draw once again gave hope, or cause to groan, to MLS clubs with regard to the league's international aspirations.


June 1, 2016
MINUTEMEN SIGNINGS
UMass adds six recruits

UMass men's coach Fran O'Leary announced the addition of six players for the 2016 season Wednesday.


May 31, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

A 1-1 draw at Colorado on Saturday may be an indication of Philly's tangible chances.


May 30, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Aces, NJ Copa find wins

KAYSVILLE, UT -A second half goal by Paige Hayward lifted the Houston Aces to a 1-0 win over the Real Salt Lake Women at Davis High School Stadium


May 30, 2016
INJURY CHANGE
Colombia replaces defender prior to USA Copa match

The Colombian national team Monday replaced injured defender Oscar Murillo with defender Yerry Mina on its roster ahead of the side's Copa America Centenario match against the United States Friday.


May 29, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars unbeaten in six

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The first-place Chicago Red Stars extended their unbeaten run to six games, playing to a 1-1 tie with Sky Blue FC before a 2,502 crowd at Toyota Park Sunday night.


May 29, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Pachuca wins the championship

Pachuca played top seeds Monterrey to a 1-1 draw in Sunday's second leg of the Gran Final at Estadio BBVA Bancomer, enough to give them the Clausura championship by a 2-1 aggregate score.


May 29, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions rally from two goals down to tie NYC FC 2-2

BRONX, NY--Kevin Molino's gutsy header on the last play of the game lifted Orlando City SC into an unlikely 2-2 tie with New York City FC Sunday before 25,039 at Yankee Stadium.


May 28, 2016
LATE LOSS
Boston City falls to New York AC

Boston City FC squandered several first-half chances and had two players ejected in falling, 2-0, to New York Athletic Club Saturday night.


May 28, 206
NWSL ROUNDUP
Blues blank Pride 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yael Averbuch’s 53rd minute goal ended the Orlando Pride's 348 minute shutout streak and FC Kansas City ended their three game winning streak, 2-0 at Swope Soccer Park Saturday.


May 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami gets first win, Cosmos hold onto first

JACKSONVILLE ---The Jacksonville Armada put an end to their scoreless streak on Saturday night, but could not end their winless streak, playing Indy Eleven to a 1-1 draw at Community First Park.


May 28, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

New York City FC will look to recover from its record-tying loss to cross-Hudson rivals the Red Bulls a week ago. The 7-0 loss equaled the biggest margin of victory in MLS history and was last reached 15 years ago.


May 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Another record performance by Red Bulls; Conference leaders in 1-1 draw

VANCOUVER--Octavio Rivero's 52nd-minute goal lifted Vancouver Whitecaps FC into a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo Saturday at BC Place.


May 28, 2016
MORALE BOOST
Zardes scores two, Pulisic adds one; U.S. throttles Bolivia 4-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Gyazi Zardes scored a goal in each half and paced the United States to 4-0 victory over Bolivia on Saturday, completing the Americans' preparation for the Copa America Centenario.


May 28, 2016
LATE-GAME HERO
Revolution takes 2-1 win over Sounders

FOXBOROUGH -- Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored the deciding goal in the 80th minute as the New England Revolution took a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders before a 21,456 crowd Saturday night.


May 28, 2016
CHANGE PAYS OFF
Three minutes in Hollinger-Janzen scores for Revs

FOXBOROUGH -- Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored the deciding goal in the 80th minute as the New England Revolution took a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders before a 21,456 crowd Saturday night.


May 27, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

With manager Owen Coyle resigning on Wednesday, Houston will be run by a committee of assistants: Wade Barrett, Paul Caffrey and Paul Roger. They will need to figure out how to rectify the Dynamo's woes on the road, where they have lost all six games and scored only two goals in their last five road matches.


May 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Newcomer Kamara takes less than a minute to lift DC United over Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--Alhaji Kamara scored less than a minute into his MLS debut to lift the DC United to a 1-0 road victory over Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Friday night.


May 27, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash rout Breakers

ROCHESTER, N.Y. –The Western New York Flash kept their offense rolling in a 4-0 victory over the Boston Breakers on Friday evening.


May 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers win another on the road

OTTAWA, Ontario---The Fort Lauderdale Strikers won their third consecutive road game, taking a 2-1 decision over the Ottawa Fury at TD Place Friday night.


May 27, 2016
BLANKED AGAIN
Breakers fall to Flash

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Lynn Williams scored twice in a one-minute span of the second half as the Western New York Flash downed the Boston Breakers, 4-0, at Rhino’s Stadium Friday night.


May 27, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy Eleven showcased their resiliency once again in their 4-2 win over Minnesota United, remaining as the sole unbeaten side in the Spring Season.


May 27, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Still riding high after winning the WPSL Elite Championship last July, Real Salt Lake Women are eager to hit the pitch and replicate their success in this new national pro-am league.


May 27, 2016
CHARITY MATCH
Boston City FC to host Revolution U-23s

Boston City FC will face the New England Revolution U-23 team in a friendly match to benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank at Malden Catholic High School at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, the teams announced Friday.


May 27, 2016
INJURY CHANGE
Castillo replaces Chandler on USMNT for Copa

U.S. men's national coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added Monterrey defender Edgar Castillo to the roster for the Copa America Centenario. it was announced Friday morning.


May 26, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Gran Final: advantage Pachuca

Pachuca seized the early advantage in the Clausura championship series with a 1-0 win over top seeds Monterrey Thursday at Estadio Hidalgo.


May 26, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Both teams come into Friday's featured match on steep downward trends. D.C. hasn't won away from home all year and has scored only three goals in the five games. But that's little compared to KC.


May 26, 2016
MLS INFORMER
It's not the dollars - it's what you do with them

Former MLSer/U.S. national teamer and now TV analyst Brian Dunseth last week tweeted out that Thursday – the day that the MLS Players' Union issued its semi-annual release of player salary data – was the day calls were made to agents with screams the equivalent of “That guy is making that?!”


May 26, 2016
WINDY CITY WARMUP
USWNT sets South Africa match

The U.S. Women's National Team will meet South Africa at Soldier Field in Chicago at 12 p.m. CT Saturday, July 9 in a warmup game before the Olympic Games, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Thursday.


May 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union, Orlando City play to draw

ORLANDO--A missed first-half penalty kick came back to bite Orlando City SC on Wednesday night. The Lions scored two goals in a three-minute span of the second half but had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Eastern Conference leaders the Philadelphia Union at Camping World Stadium.


May 25, 2016
YOUTH MOVEMENT
Youngsters make difference as U.S. edges Ecuador

FRISCO, Texas -- The U.S. left it to the youngsters to make the difference in a 1-0 victory over Ecuador before a crowd of 9,893 at Toyota Stadium Wednesday night.


May 24, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando City, which felt short-changed from the teams' first meeting of the season in Philadelphia after PRO said the Union's 90th-minute winning goal on a free kick by Tranquillo Barnetta should have been disallowed because of Philly's wall, gets a shot at the Eastern Conference leaders in Florida.


May 24, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Santa Clarita makes a statement

WAYNE, NJ - New Jersey Copa F.C. scored three first half goals en route to a 4-1 win over the TSF Academy Valkyries at DePaul Catholic High School.


May 24, 2016
HARVARD RECRUITS
Crimson women's team adds six

Harvard University women’s coach Chris Hamblin announced six members of the incoming class of 2020 Tuesday: defender/midfielder Zoe Aigberomwan-Isibor, midfielder/forward Maggie Basta, defender/midfielder Kimaya Cole, goalkeeper Kat Hess and midfielders Lauren Spohn and Meg Tveit.


May 22, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Breakers get first win

ALLSTON, Mass. – With a goal off the head of Whitney Engen and a shutout from goalkeeper Libby Stout, the Boston Breakers earned their first win of the season, 1-0, against FC Kansas City Sunday night at Jordan Field.


May 22, 2016
ON FIRE
Howarth's pair leads Mutiny over Inferno

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Two goals and an assist from Kate Howarth gave the New England Mutiny a 3-2 win over the Lancaster Inferno at Pucillo Field Sunday.


May 22, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

The top two teams in the Clausura regular season will face off for the championship, as #1 Monterrey and #2 Pachuca won their semifinal series.


April 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers stand tall against Caps, Quakes rally to draw Galaxy

PORTLAND, Ore.--Portland Timbers FC used two penalty kicks and a set piece to roar past Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Providence Park.


May 22, 2016
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE
Breakers capture first victory

U.S. national team defender Whitney Engen’s 19th-minute goal off a corner kick made the difference as the the Boston Breakers defeated FC Kansas City, 1-0, for their first win of the season before a 3,288 crowd at Harvard’s Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos move to top

OTTAWA, Ontario – A late goal by Marcel De Jong gave the Ottawa Fury FC a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada on Sunday afternoon at TD Place Stadium.


May 22, 2016
NEWCOMERS SHINE
U.S. Men cruise past Puerto Rico 3-1

BAYAMÓN, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Men's National Team eased to 3-1 win against Puerto Rico thanks to goals from Tim Ream, Bobby Wood and senior team debutant Paul Arriola in its first warm-up match ahead of the upcoming Copa America Centenario.


May 21, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC got off to a slow start this season, but playing in front of the TD Place crowd the past two games has provided the club with a platform to build on.


May 21, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit suffer first loss

ROCHESTER, NY. – The Western New York Flash used four goals in the first half to propel them to a 5-2 victory over Sky Blue FC at Sahlen's Stadium Saturday . Jess McDonald led the effort with a first-half brace with three other Western New York players adding to the tally.


April 21, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first meeting of the season between the two clubs two weeks ago started a three-game winning streak for Vancouver and a three-game losing streak for Portland.


April 21, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls rumble in the Bronx; Rapids still lead the league

BRONX, NY--Bradley Wright-Phillips led the way with two goals and an assist as the New York Red Bulls humbled New York City FC 7-0 Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


May 21, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy remains unbeaten

INDIANAPOLIS--Two late goals propelled Indy Eleven to a 4-2 win over Minnesota United at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


May 21, 2016
TOO LATE
Boston City FC falls to Brooklyn Italians

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Boston City FC’s three-match NPSL unbeaten streak came to an end as they fell, 5-2, to the Brooklyn Italians Saturday night.


May 21, 2016
COSTLY ERROR
Revs falter late, fall to Dallas 4-2

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Fabian Castillo capitalized on a New England Revolution defensive error in the 70th minute to break a closely matched deadlock and Tesho Akindele added a late clincher for his second goal of the night as FC Dallas came from behind to best the Revs by a 4-2 margin at Gillette Stadium Saturday for their league-best eighth win.


May 21, 2016
STRONG FEELINGS
Klinsmann names Copa America Centenario roster

CHICAGO -- U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann named 15 players from the 2014 World Cup to the 23-player roster for Copa America Centenario Saturday.


April 20, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

NYC comes into their clash with the Red Bulls with the upper hand for the first time, unbeaten in five and leading the Eastern Conference – albeit only four points ahead of the Red Bulls.


May 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union beat DC United in stoppage time

CHESTER, Pa. – Richie Marquez scored his first career MLS goal in second half stoppage time as the Philadelphia Union pulled out a clutch 1-0 victory over rival D.C. United Friday night before a crowd of 17,364 at Talen Energy Stadium.


May 20, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride blank Dash 1-0

HOUSTON -- Kristen Edwards scored a late goal to give the Orlando Pride their first road win, 1-0 over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium Friday.


May 20, 2016
UWS EAST WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

The TSF Academy Valkyries kick off their Summer 2016 season at home this Saturday, as they host New Jersey Copa F.C.


May 20, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy Eleven and Minnesota United meet in matchup with big NASL Spring Season title race implications


May 20, 2016
GETTING THE CALL
Reggae Boyz name Revolution's Je-Vaughn Watson

The New England Revolution’s Je-Vaughn Watson has been named to the Jamaica national team squad for Copa America Centenario, the Jamaica Football Federation announced Friday.


May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

Oswaldo Martinez scored seconds after the intermission to give Club America a 1-0 win over top seeds Monterrey in Wednesday's Liguilla semifinal first leg match at Estadio Azteca.


May 19, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Chris Pontius, who already has four goals for Philadelphia, faces the team where he spent seven seasons for the first time since he was traded in December for allocation money.


May 19, 2016
OPEN CUP OPENER
Revolution vs. Independence rematch possible

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution could be set for a rematch with the Charlotte Independence in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup, tournament organizers announced Thursday night.


May 18, 2016
MLS INFORMER
The real deal

Sebastian Giovinco's first-season success in MLS clearly wasn't a fluke.


May 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
New Yorks rule

TORONTO--New York City FC took sole possession of first place in the MLS East with Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Toronto FC at BMO Field.


May 18, 2016
INAPPROPRIATE
Breakers fined by NWSL

CHICAGO -- The Boston Breakers have been fined an undisclosed amount for inappropriate conduct directed at match officials by assistant coach Dushawne Simpson following Friday's game against Sky Blue FC.


May 18, 2016
WWC REMATCH
Ellis calls in 25 players for U.S.-Japan friendlies

Boston Breakers defender Whitney Engen and Western New York Flash midfielder Samantha Lewis of Hanson, Mass., have been called in to training camp as the U.S. Women’s National Team prepares for two games against Japan.


May 17, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City still has not seen Frank Lampard on the field (although he reportedly trained before Sunday's 2-1 victory over Portland), but amid a three-game winning streak will Patrick Viera want to risk inserting him into the lineup?


May 16, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Rough Riders, Mutiny post 3-0 wins

SOUTH HUNTINGTON, NY - Long Island’s Christina Bellero scored the first ever goal in United Women's Soccer history, leading the Long Island Rough Riders to a 3-0 win over New Jersey Copa F.C. at Saint Anthony’s High School Saturday



COPA CAMP
Klinsmann names roster for Puerto Rico visit

U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 22 players for camp to begin preparations for Copa America Centenario.


May 15, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies topple Cosmos

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Papé Diakite scored in the 75th minute to lift FC Edmonton to a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos at Clarke Stadium Sunday afternoon.


May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinal pairings



May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinals - Second Leg roundup

Top-seeded Monterrey advanced to the Liguilla semifinals despite Saturday's 2-1 second leg loss to #8 Tigres at Estadio BBVA Bancomer.


May 15, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting KC snaps skid; big win for NYC

HOUSTON-- Giles Barnes scored the only goal the Houston Dynamo needed to defeat Real Salt Lake 1-0 Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 14, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Alex Morgan nets Pride winner

BOYDS, Md. -- Midfielder Joanna Lohman’s 38th-minute header made the difference as the Washington Spirit remained unbeaten with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash before a crowd of 3,545 at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night.


May 15, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After back-to-back losses due to conceding late goals, the New York Cosmos have returned to top form.


May 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy stays unbeaten, Loons move to top

FORT LAUDERDALE – Goalkeeper Jon Busch made six saves to help Indy Eleven remain the only unbeaten team in the North American Soccer League, as they played to a 0-0 draw with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Lockhart Stadium Saturday night.


May 14, 2016
NO MAGIC ACT
Mutiny blank New York in UWS opener

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.---Kate Howarth scored two goals and new signing Abby Sotomayor added a goal and an assist to lead the New England mutiny to a 3-0 win over the New York Magic at East Longmeadow High School Saturday night.



ANOTHER OWN GOAL
Boston City FC extends unbeaten streak

AMESBURY, Mass. -- Boston City FC extended its unbeaten streak to three matches with a 1-1 draw with the Seacoast United Phantoms Saturday.


May 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Draws keep Rapids, Impact in conference leads

MONTREAL--C.J. Sapong scored his fifth goal of the season and the Philadelphia Union overcame an early goal by Didier Drogba for a tough 1-1 draw in a steady rain against the Montreal Impact Saturday at Stade Saputo.


May 14, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Postponed from Saturday night due to weather. Houston will try to get even for the 2-1 loss two weeks ago at Salt Lake, and can feel fairly confident having lost only one of five this season, and winning two by shutout, at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 14, 2016
FIRED UP
Revolution blank Chicago 2-0 for second win of the season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Lee Nguyen led the way with a goal and an assist as the New England Revolution blanked the Chicago Fire 2-0 Saturday at Gillette Stadium.


May 13, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars extend shutout streak

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chicago Red Stars extended their shutout streak to four games as they played to a 0-0 tie with FC Kansas City at Swope Soccer Village Friday night.


May 13, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Montreal looks to break a string of three straight draws (and four games without a win), hoping to build on its last outing on Saturday when it recovered from a three-goal deficit in 33 minutes to earn a 4-4 tie with the Columbus Crew SC.


May 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United blank NYRB, 2-0

WASHINGTON -- Alvaro Saborio scored his team-leading fourth goal of the campaign, Patrick Nyarko added his third, and D.C. United eased to a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Friday evening at RFK Stadium.


May 13, 2016
ONE-NIL
Breakers continue losing, scoreless streaks

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Boston Breakers extended their losing streak to five games, surrendering a first-half own goal in falling, 1-0, to Sky Blue FC Friday night.


May 13, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers received a boost in their Spring Season campaign with a big road win against the then-first place Carolina RailHawks.


May 12, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinals - First Leg roundup

Top seeds Monterrey romped past #8 Tigres 3-1 in Wednesday's Liguilla quarterfinal first leg at Estadio Universitario.


May 12, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

One of the oldest rivalries in MLS resumes at RFK with both teams trying to recover from rough starts. New York seems to have sorted out many of its early season woes with a three-game unbeaten streak, replacing Karl Ouimette in central defense, scoring eight goals in its last three games, even getting a point on the road.


May 12, 2016
MLS INFORMER
FCD's Mr. Versatility

FC Dallas' “Swiss army knife” has added another gizmo to his repertoire. Toyota Stadium's video board last August compared third-year defender Ryan Hollingshead to the ubiquitous utility tool after he played five different positions, from attacking central midfield to both wings and both wide backs.


May 12, 2016
MEET THE NEW BOSS
Canada's Montagliani elected CONCACAF president

CONCACAF elected Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani as its president at its XXXI Ordinary Congress Thursday.


May 12, 2016
STRIKING A DEAL
Revolution acquire Kei Kamara from Crew

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have acquired the forward Kei Kamara in a trade with the Columbus Crew, the teams announced Thursday.


May 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union play Galaxy to draw; Rapids pad lead in West

CHESTER, Pa. – Vincent Nogueira and rookie Keegan Rosenberry each scored for the Philadelphia Union in a hard-fought 2-2 draw before a spirited crowd of 17,985 Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


May 11, 2016
ON THE ROAD
Boston City takes first away victory

GORHAM, Maine -- Boston City FC earned a victory in its first NPSL road game, taking a 2-1 win over the Seacoast United Mariners Wednesday.


May 11, 2016
GK CHANGE
Breakers bring back Jami Kranich

The Boston Breakers have signed goalkeeper Jami Kranich to replace Abby Smith, who sustained a season-ending injury last week, the team announced Wednesday.


May 10, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Galaxy come in unbeaten in seven with victories in three of their last four and 14 goals in five matches. But it also will be their third game in 12 days and second in four.


May 8, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride earn first shutout

ORLANDO The Orlando Pride earned its first shutout, taking a 2-0 win over the Seattle Reign before a crowd of 8,211 at Camping World Stadium Sunday night.


April 8, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinal pairings



May 8, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 17 roundup

Jefferson Cuero's second-half brace lifted playoff-bound Morelia (8-4-5, 28 pts) over Veracruz 2-1 Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.






May 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Keane returns with brace against Revs; NYC on first winning streak of season

CARSON, Calif.-- The LA Galaxy extended their unbeaten streak to seven games and took over second place in the MLS West with Sunday's 4-2 win over the New England Revolution at the StubHub Center.


May 8, 2016
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE
Gritty Revs rally against Galaxy, but fall 4-2

CARSON, Calif.-- The New England Revolution were embarrassed in the first half, rallied to save face in the second, but allowed a late capper on their way to a 4-2 loss to the LA Galaxy Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center.


May 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos move to top of table, Indy stays unbeaten

OTTAWA, ON - Marcel De Jong scored the equalizer in second-half stoppage time to give Ottawa Fury FC a 2-2 draw with Minnesota United FC in front of 4,317 at TD Place Saturday.


May 7, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit, Thorns scoreless to stay unbeaten

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sam Mewis scored in the 86th minute to give the Western New York Flash a 2-1 win over Sky Blue FC at Yurcak Field Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids take top spot in the West; Reds open BMO Field with win over FCD

VANCOUVER--Masato Kudo had a goal and an assist to lead Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-5-2, 14 pts) to a 2-1 comeback win over the Portland Timbers (3-4-3, 12) Saturday at BC Place.


May 7, 2016
HARD PRESS-ED
Breakers fall to Chicago 1-0

ALLSTON, Mass.--- A second half set-piece goal from Christen Press gave the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0 win over the Boston Breakers, in front of 3,662 fans at Jordan Field Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
INAUGURAL WIN
Late goal decides it for Boston City FC

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC earned its first NPSL victory, edging the Seacoast United Phantoms, 1-0, at Malden Catholic High School’s Brother Gilbert Stadium Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Revolution have more draws than anybody (seven in 10 games), including four during its ongoing five-game winless streak. They're well on pace for Chicago's record of 18 in 2014,


May 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions rally to draw with Red Bulls

ORLANDO -- Kevin Molino's second half goal lifted Orlando City SC into a 1-1- draw with the New York Red Bulls in a card-riddled MLS match at Camping World Stadium Friday night.


May 6, 2016
BC RECRUITS
Eagle women add three

The Boston College women's team added three players recently, upping the in-coming class to 11, the school announced recently.


May 6, 2016
QUICK TURNAROUND
Mutiny adds eight in preparation for UWS opener

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny has added eight players in preparation for its inaugural United Women’s Soccer game against the New York Magic at East Longmeadow High School at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14.


May 6, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC and Minnesota United meet in a rematch of one of The Championship Semifinals from last year.


May 6, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers roar into BC Place to face Vancouver Whitecaps FC on a three-game unbeaten streak after last weekend's 2-1 win over Toronto


May 5, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando coach Adrian Heath was highly critical of a referee's decision – or non-decision-- to not call a foul on Karl Ouimette which he insinuated cost OCSC two weeks ago when his team lost to the Red Bulls 3-2. Now Heath gets the Red Bulls in Camping World Stadium (Citrus Bowl for those not keeping track).


May 5, 2016
CLASS OF 2016
Chastain, Garber, MacMillan named to Hall of Fame

CHICAGO -- Former U.S. Women’s National Team stars Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan and MLS commissioner Don Garber have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday.


May 5, 2016
MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL
Breakers look to snap streaks

The National Women’s Soccer League will celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend at all five games, including the Boston Breakers versus Chicago Red Stars match at Jordan Field at 7 p.m. Saturday.


May 5, 2016
FROM BAYERN TO BOSTON
Breakers sign German striker

The Boston Breakers announced the signing of German forward Eunice Beckmann, who led Bayern Munich to the Frauen Bundesliga title last season.


May 4, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies edge Armada 1-0

JACKSONVILLE—A second half goal by Pape Diakite scored gave FC Edmonton a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 3,519 at Community First Park on Wednesday night.


May 4, 2016
MLS INFORMER
It ain't over 'til it's over -- or is it?

If the playoffs started today, neither last year's Supporters' Shield winner, either of last year's MLS Cup finalists nor any Pacific Northwest teams would be in the MLS playoffs. And if recent history is a guide, they most likely won't be there in October.


May 3, 2016
SOME GROUND-BREAKING NEWS
FC Dallas, U.S. Soccer to start improvements at Toyota Stadium, announce Hall of Fame inductees

FC Dallas, along with U.S. Soccer, Frisco Independent School District and the city of Frisco, will break ground on the $39 million Toyota Stadium improvements Thursday.


May 3, 2016
ONE LESS FORWARD
Breakers waive Morgan Marlborough

The Boston Breakers have waived forward Morgan Marlborough, it was announced Tuesday.


May 1, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns, Reign, Red Stars all 1-0 winners

ALLSTON, Mass.---Dagny Brynjarsdottir scored on a second half header to give the Portland Thorns a 1-0 win before 3,698 at Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 16 roundup

Queretaro (5-4-7, 19 pts) rallied to a 2-1 win over Pumas (5-6-5, 21) Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


May 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Golazos galore in KC; Valeri leads Timbers past Toronto

PORTLAND, Ore.--Diego Valeri had a goal and an assist to lead the Portland Timbers past Toronto FC 2-1 Sunday night at sold-out Providence Park.



MATTER OF TIME
Breakers surrender late decider to Thorns

The Boston Breakers contained U.S. Women’s National Team star Tobin Heath for most of the match, but could not stop Heath from making a decisive second-half play in a 1-0 loss to the Portland Thorns before 3,698 at Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
INAUGURAL LOSS
Boston City FC falls to Cosmos B, 3-1

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC faced a difficult challenge in its inaugural game, meeting defending NPSL champion New York Cosmos B on a rainy Sunday night. But Boston City started strong, before an early red card and two own goals led to a 3-1 loss before a 927 crowd at Malden Catholic High School’s Brother Gilbert Stadium.


May 1, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos knockoff the RailHawks

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Yohandry Orozco scored in the final minute of the first half to boost the New York Cosmos to a 1-0 victory over the Carolina RailHawks at James M. Shuart Stadium Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
PRELIMINARY PLANS
Klinsmann submits 40 man roster

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has submitted the 40-player preliminary roster for the 2016 Copa America Centenario


April 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa leads NYC to 1st home win; 3-way tie at top of the MLS West

BRONX, NY--David Villa led the way with two goals as New York City FC edged Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3-2 Saturday at Yankee Stadium for their first home win of the season.


April 30, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Through two games, the New York Cosmos were dominant, scoring five goals and conceding zero.


April 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy remains unbeaten

OTTAWA, Ont. – Fernando Timbo scored the winning goal and Dennis Chin, provided some insurance during second-half stoppage time as the Ottawa Fury FC defeated Miami FC 2-0 at TD Place Saturday.


April 30, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto hasn't allowed a goal in 256 minutes, and heads to Portland knowing this is the last of its eight-game road trip to start the season.


April 30, 2016
DEUCES WILD
Revolution, Lions play to second 2-2 draw in as many weeks

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--For the second time in two weeks, the New England Revolution and Orlando City SC played to a 2-2 draw as Carlos Rivas scored a 90th-minute equalizer to give the Lions a share of the points and disappoint a season-high Gillette Stadium crowd of 25,203.


April 30, 2016
BOSTON CITY DEBUT
Cosmos B opening opponent

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC, coached by former Brazil national team star Palhinha, will play its inaugural game against defending the NPSL champion New York Cosmos B at Brother Gilbert Stadium at Malden Catholic High School at 6 p.m. Sunday.


April 29, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC hits the field at TD Place for the first time in 2016, and the club is hoping that some home cooking will get the Spring Season momentum rolling.


April 29, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit win third straight

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Washington Spirit remained undefeated after three games, taking a 3-0 win over the Western New York Flash at Sahlen’s Stadium Friday night.


April 29, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls romp over FC Dallas

HARRISON, NJ---Lloyd Sam, Sacha Kljestan and Felipe each had a goal and an assist as the New York Red Bulls trounced FC Dallas 4-0 Friday at Red Bull Arena.


April 29, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Rapids, who won only nine games all of last season, have won five of eight this year, including three straight and four of their last five. Away from home though, they've won only one of four and haven't score more than a goal.


April 29, 2016
SECOND SEASON
Mutiny names coaching staff

SPRINGFIELD, Ma. -- Joe Abele will return for his second season as coach of the New England Mutiny, the team announced Friday.


April 28, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Red Bulls finally ended their seemingly uncontrollable four-game skid with a 3-2 win over Orlando on Sunday, but still made it interesting by giving up an own-goal in the 84th minute.


April 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Drawn out

BRONX, NY--Dominic Oduro scored in the first minute of stoppage time to give the Montreal Impact a 1-1 draw with New York City FC Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.


April 27, 2016
NARROW ESCAPE
Late goal lifts Revs into tie with Timbers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--On a Wednesday night when the New England Revolution struggled to break through a stout and tightly packed Portland Timber defense, an 89th minute goal earned the home side a hard-fought 1-1 draw with the defending champions at Gillette Stadium.


April 27, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Mile markers

It was noted last week that the New York Red Bulls' Luis Robles had passed Kevin Hartman with his 113th consecutive start – the most by a goalkeeper in MLS history (he added his 114th on Sunday putting him within four of overall record holder Chris Klein). This week several more are trying to get their name onto pages in the MLS Fact and Record Book, known in the trade as the FARB.


April 26, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Didier Drogba finally played a full match for Montreal on Saturday, but the Impact still lost 2-0 to Toronto. With Yankee Stadium having a grass surface, he supposedly is ready to go again.


April 26, 2016
MOTOR CITY SOCCER
Detroit making a bid for MLS expansion team

An investor group is being formed to bring an MLS expansion team to downtown Detroit, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert announced Tuesday.


April 26, 2016
SUCCESSFUL SURGERY
Heart transplant for U.S. Soccer CEO Flynn

U.S. Soccer CEO/secretary general Dan Flynn underwent heart transplant surgery Tuesday morning, according to the organization.


April 26, 2016
LOOKING FORWARD
Breakers sign striker

The Boston Breakers have signed forward Elise Krieghoff and placed Sinead Farrelly on the 45-day disabled list, the team announced Tuesday.


April 25, 2016
WOUNDED KNEE
Lloyd sidelined 3 to 6 weeks

U.S. women's international midfielder Carli Lloyd suffered a Grade 1 MCL sprain and will miss from three to six weeks with the Houston Dash, the National Women's Soccer League team said Monday.


April 24, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 15 roundup

Pumas came up with a pair of late goals to pull away from Tijuana 3-1 Friday at Estadio Olimpico Universitario.


April 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Wondo scores again; Wright-Phillips leads Red Bulls past Lions

SAN JOSE -- Chris Wondolowski converted a penalty kick in the 59th minute and goalkeeper David Bingham made five saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes defeat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 Sunday at Avaya Stadium.


April 24, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Reign, Spirit winners

ALLSTON, Mass. – The Seattle Reign scored twice in the first half and once in the second, to defeat the Boston Breakers 3-0 in front of a near sellout crowd of 3,743 at Jordan Field.


April 24, 2016
REIGNED-OUT
Breakers fall to Seattle 3-0

ALLSTON, Mass. – The Seattle Reign scored twice in the first half and once in the second, spoiling the Boston Breaker’ home opener Sunday night with a 3-0 victory in front of a near sellout crowd of 3,743 at Jordan Field.


April 24, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies post first win of season

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their first win of the 2016 season with a 2-0 victory over Canadian rivals Ottawa Fury FC Sunday at Clarke Field.


April 24, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Canadian Derby is set to heat up again with both sides needing a result to kick start their seasons.


April 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union top the East; Galaxy hand RSL their first loss

MONTREAL - Sebastian Giovinco scored two goals, leading Toronto FC to a 2-0 win over the Montreal Impact Saturday afternoon in front of a sell-out crowd of 20,801 at Stade Saputo.


April 23, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Orlando sets attendance record, Lloyd hurt

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Casey Short’s 28th-minute goal gave the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0 win over the Western New York Flash in their NWSL home opener at Toyota Park Saturday night.


April 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks stay unbeaten

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Carolina RailHawks defeated the Tampa Bay Rowdies 3-1 at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night, to push their record to 4-0 to start the NASL spring season. With the victory, the RailHawks stand all alone in first place with 12 points.


April 23, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Kansas City will try to end a two-game losing streak – and a skid that has seen it lose three of four – with a second straight road match.


April 23, 2016
FALLING HARD
Late goals, controversy cost Revs

WASHINGTON--For 86 minutes, the New England Revolution were at least in the game, but one brilliant goal and one controversial one ended that as D.C. United sparked to a 3-0 win at RFK Stadium on Saturday.


April 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
OKC wins first battle of expansion sides

MIAMI ---Michel’s penalty kick goal in the 86th minute broke a 2-2 deadlock to give Rayo OKC a 3-2 win over Miami FC at FIU Stadium in a battle of North American Soccer League expansion teams Friday night.


April 22, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sebastian Giovinco has scored in two straight matches but nobody else from Toronto has tallied since March 13.


April 22, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will want to relive last year's success against Jacksonville Armada FC after clinching a postseason spot against last year's expansion side. In 2016, though, the Strikers have had a rough time to start the season. Recently the club added Ramon Núñez, who will bolster the club's attack moving forward.


April 22, 2016
PARTNERSHIP
ESPN showing USL matches

TAMPA, Fla. -- ESPN and the United Soccer League have announced a partnership that will include 20 regular-season matches, plus the USL Championship game, on an over-the-air ESPN network.


April 22, 2016
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Two expansion sides meet with look to earn a first win in club history. Miami FC has let leads slip away late in two of the three matches it has played so far


April 21, 2016
FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING
USMNT to play Puerto Rico for 1st time May 22

The U.S. men's national team will face Puerto Rico for the first time in Bayamón, Puerto Rico on May 22.


April 20, 2016
MLS INFORMER
NYC gets a Win! at Tribeca fest

NYC FC is the subject of a documentary film making its debut this week at the Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan, the first MLS team to be “featured in a documentary at a major mainstream film festival” – according to MLSsoccer.com.


April 19, 2016
NEW SECURITY STANDARDS
At all MLS stadium starting Saturday

Major League Soccer Tuesday announced elevated security standards that will be applied across all MLS stadiums to ensure a safe environment for soccer fans.


April 19, 2016
CLEVELAND CONFRONTATION
USWNT to take on Japan again June 5

CHICAGO - The U.S. women's national team will face Japan on June 5 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland as it continues its preparations for the Rio Olympics.


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NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue, Thorns take 2-1 wins

SEATTLE -- Kelly Conheeney scored the game winning goal in the 68th minute of her debut, giving Sky Blue FC a 2-1 win over the Seattle Reign at memorial Stadium Sunday.


April 17, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 14 roundup

Yerson Candelo scored the only goal Queretaro (4-4-6, 16 pts) needed to edge second-place Club America 1-0 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


April 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial draw in Orlando; FCD edges SKC

ORLANDO--Neither team went home happy as Orlando City SC (2-1-3, 9 pts) and the New England Revolution (1-1-5, 8 pts) battled to a wire-to-wire 2-2 tie Sunday at the Citrus Bowl.


April 17, 2016
WILD ONE
Penalties, missed calls mar Revs' draw with Orlando City

ORLANDO--Neither team went home happy as Orlando City SC and the New England Revolution battled to a wire-to-wire 2-2 tie Sunday at the Citrus Bowl.


April 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew get first win, escape Eastern Conference cellar; RSL claim share of first in the West

BRIDGEVIEW, ILL.--The Chicago Fire (1-2-3) set a new club record for consecutive shutout minutes (412 minutes) on Saturday against the Montreal Impact (4-2-0), but second half strikes by Didier Drogba and Ignacio Piatti canceled out a first half strike from Kennedy Igboananike to give the Impact the 2-1 win before 14,509 at Toyota Park.


April 16, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash, Dash, Spirit win openers

BOYDS, Md.--- Joanna Lohman scored the only goal of the game to give the Washington Spirit a 1-0 win over the Boston Breakers in front of 3,578 at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday.


April 16, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies, Indy earn first win, Cosmos fall

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ---Goalkeeper Matt Pickens made a late stop of a penalty kick to preserve a 1-0 win for the Tampa Bay Rowdies over FC Edmonton at Al Lang Stadium Saturday.


April 16, 2016
DISPIRITED
Breakers bounced by Washington in opener

BOYDS, Md. -- The Boston Breakers surrendered a third-minute goal in falling, 1-0, to the Washington Spirit in the NWSL season-opener before 3,578 at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night.


April 16, 2016
NWSL TITLE GAME
Final will be played at BBVA Compass Stadium

HOUSTON -- BBVA Compass Stadium will play host to the National Women's Soccer League Championship, the league announced Saturday. The game will be played Sunday, Oct. 9 and will be televised nationally on FOX Sports 1. Kickoff time will be announced later.


April 16, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After being shut out in two straight games, New England has only scored one goal in each of its last three matches – and yet is unbeaten in that stretch.


April 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada give Meola first coaching win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Haitian international Pascal Millien’s 37th-minute goal made the difference as the Jacksonville Armada FC took a 2-1 win over Miami FC at Community First Park Friday night.


April 15, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Didier Drogba might actually be available to Montreal – for only the second time this season – on Saturday since Chicago's Toyota Park has a grass surface.


April 15, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Midfielder Austin da Luz is off to the fastest start in the NASL this year. He has scored two game-winning headers for Carolina and has three goals overall.


April 15, 2016
GETTING READY
Boston City FC sets staff for inaugural NPSL season

Boston City FC, which opens its inaugural National Premier Soccer League season against New York Cosmos B May 1, has added three key administrators, the team announced Friday.


April 15, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Galaxy have allowed only four goals in five games this season, tied with the Rapids for the fewest, but their defense took a hit when the MLS Disciplinary Committee suspended midfielder Nigel de Jong three games for his yellow-card tackle on Darlington Nagbe last week.


April 14, 2016
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Jacksonville opened its 2016 season with a tough road match against the New York Cosmos. If you just looked at the box score, it would appear that the Armada came away with a convincing victory, but they struggled to finish and fell to the Cosmos, 2-0 in Tony Meola's coaching debut.


April 14, 2016
NWSL ON FOX
Three games, playoffs, to be televised

CHICAGO -- The National Women's Soccer League and FOX Sports announced a one-year agreement to telecast six NWSL games for the second consecutive season Thursday.


April 14, 2016
FORWARD DUO
Mutiny announces return of Howarth, Ugolik

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny announced the return of forward duo of Kate Howarth and Rachel Ugolik for the United Women’s Soccer season Thursday.


April 14, 2016
DRAWN TOGETHER
USWNT to face New Zealand, France, Colombia in Olympic group play

The United States will face New Zealand, France and Colombia in Group G at the 2016 Olympic women's soccer tournament throughout Brazil from Aug. 3-19.


April 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas to the top of MLS West; Red Bulls' struggles continue

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Shkelzen Gashi's first MLS goal was a big one, giving the Colorado Rapids a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City Wednesday at Sporting Park.


April 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No, No, Nigel

Nigel de Jong's 73rd-minute foul tackle of Darlington Nagbe during the Timbers' and Galaxy's 1-1 draw has been getting as much, if not more, attention than Nat Borchers' wrong-headed own-goal in the 84th minute – and it soon will be getting the attention of the MLS Disciplinary Committee.


April 12, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Don't expect a goal-fest as both the Colorado Rapids and Sporting Kansas City are tied for allowing a league-low three goals each.


April 11, 2016
STRONG ROSTER
Breakers return 10 players from last season

The Boston Breakers announced 10 returning players on a 20-player roster for the National Women’s Soccer League season Monday.


April 11, 2016
DRAFT SIGNINGS
Breakers add forward, 'keeper

The Boston Breakers have signed forward Brittany Ratcliffe and goalkeeper Abby Smith, the team announced Monday.


April 10, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 13 roundup

Queretaro and Toluca battled to a scoreless draw Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


April 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
No winners, no losers on Sunday

HOUSTON - Chad Marshall scored a 94th-minute equalizer as Seattle Sounders FC earned a road point against the Houston Dynamo Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


April 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Loons post 2-0 win

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Costa Rican forward Jairo Arrieta and Adam Moffat scored to lift the Cosmos to a 2-0 victory over Jacksonville Armada FC at James M. Shuart Stadium on Sunday night.


April 10, 2016
SECOND GLANCE
Johnston completes her brace against Colombia



April 10, 2016
JULIE'S JEWEL
Johnston brace leads US Women past Colombia

CHESTER, Pa.---Julie Johnston scored two goals, both on free kick assists by Tobin Heath, as the U.S. Women’s national team blanked Colombia for the second time in four days, this time taking a 3-0 win Sunday at sold-out Talen
Energy Stadium.


April 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Montreal, DC, KC, RSL post clean sheets

MONTREAL, PQ--The Montreal Impact blanked Columbus Crew SC 2-0 Saturday at Stade Olympique.


April 9, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first match of the Flyover Cup kicks off in Edmonton with both sides back after difficult matches last weekend.


April 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks come back to top Rayo OKC

INDIANAPOLIS--- Indy Eleven's Nemanja Vukoviæ scored an 89th minute goal to force a 1-1 tie with the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 9,104 fans at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


April 9, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both teams come into this one limping – at best. After scoring an MLS record 11 goals in its first three games, Houston was shut out by Vancouver two weeks ago in its last match – and lost a second straight after starting the season with a draw and a win.


April 9, 2016
SHARING THE POINTS
Revs, Toronto tie 1-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.-- The New England Revolution held Sebastian Giovinco in check for nearly an hour, but the reigning MLS MVP and Golden Boot holder broke through for a 58th minute equalizer to give Toronto FC a share of the points as the Eastern Conference rivals played to a 1-1 draw on a cool and overcast Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium.


April 8, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

For making it to the MLS Cup Final last year, the Crew are one of only two winless teams still remaining in MLS, mainly due to an anemic offense.


April 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Barnetta's golazo lifts Union over Orlando City

CHESTER, Pa. – C.J. Sapong and Tranquillo Barnetta each scored one goal and the Philadelphia Union defeated Orlando City SC, 2-1, before a crowd of 15,011 Friday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


April 8, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

When Indy Eleven and Ottawa Fury FC meet on the field, it will be a reunion of sorts. as Indy's Colin Falvey, Nicki Paterson, and Sinisa Ubiparipovic were members of last year's Fury FC squad that reached The Championship Final


April 8, 2016
EIGHT IS ENOUGH
Breakers blast BC Eagles

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers followed the lead of former Boston College stars Stephanie McCaffrey and Kristie Mewis, plus a three-goal performance from Swedish midfielder Louise Schillgard, to take an 8-0 win over the Eagles in a preseason match at the Newton Soccer Complex Friday.


April 7, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando will have a short turnaround having played Sunday, when Kaka made his season debut with a goal and two assists to lead a 4-1 win over Portland and claim Player of the Week honors.


April 6, 2016
THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT
Allie Long's brace helps USA women over Colombia, 7-0

Midfielder Allie Long scored her first two international goals to spark the United States women to a 7-0 win over Colombia in a friendly at Pratt & Whitney Stadium Wednesday night.


April 6, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Deja vu all over again

Adam Jahn isn't Eric Wynalda. Avaya Stadium is clearly not Spartan Stadium. And a draw isn't a win. But you'll have to excuse those who can remember from 20 years ago for drawing comparisons.


April 5, 2016
GK GONE
Breakers waive Jami Kranich

Goalkeeper Jami Kranich, who played two seasons for the Boston Breakers, was waived by the team Tuesday.


April 4, 2016
WORLD CUP REMATCH
USWNT set for Japan in June

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Women's National Team will face Japan at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., at 7 p.m. MT June 2, U.S. Soccer announced Monday. The match will be broadcast on FS1.


April 4, 2016
DOWN A DEFENDER
Breakers waive Lauren Lazo

The Boston Breakers have waived defender Lauren Lazo, the team announced Monday.



April 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos blank Ottawa 3-0

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Juan Arango struck for two first half goals to lead the New York Cosmos to a 3-0 win over the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 5,094 chilly spectators at Shuart Stadium Sunday.


April 3, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 12 roundup

Toluca (2-6-4, 12 pts) and Santos Laguna (5-3-4, 18 pts) played to a lackluster scoreless draw Friday night at Estadio Nemesio Diez.


April 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Kaka powers Lions past Portland

ORLANDO--In his first game of the season, Kaka didn't steal the show, he was the show. The Brazilian midfielder scored one goal and set up two others, leading Orlando City SC to a stunning 4-1 win over the defending champion Portland Timbers Sunday night at the Citrus Bowl.


April 3, 2016
DUI
Abby Wambach arrested in Portland

Former U.S. women's international standout Abby Wambach was arrested early Sunday on a DUI charge in Portland, Oregon.


April 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
First win for Seattle, first loss for SKC

The Chicago Fire notched their first win of the season on Saturday, edging the shorthanded Philadelphia Union 1-0 at Toyota Park.


April 2, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The opening weekend's final game is a rematch of The Championship Final, won by New York, 3-2, last November.


April 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Railhawks the lone winners

CARY, NC - The Carolina RailHawks opened the 2016 regular season with a strong 2-1 home win over Minnesota United on Saturday.


April 2, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando is one of only two undefeated teams remaining, but needed an injury time collapse by Real Salt Lake to score twice and earn a 2-2 draw in their opener; couldn't capitalize on a 58-minute advantage against Chicago and settled for a 1-1 tie; and beat a NYC team that hasn't won at home since September.


April 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs notch first win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Diego Fagundez ran on to Juan Agudelo's 55th-minute cross to score the only goal New England needed to beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 Friday night at Gillette Stadium.


April 1, 2016
UGLY BUT EFFECTIVE
Revs edge shorthanded Red Bulls 1-0 on Fagundez goal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Diego Fagundez ran on to Juan Agudelo's 55th-minute cross to score the only goal New England needed to beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 Friday night at Gillette Stadium.


April 1, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Carolina RailHawks are celebrating their 10th anniversary and have a new owner in local entrepreneur Stephen Malik. Coach Colin Clarke made several key signings with the goal of bringing a title to The Triangle.


April 1, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both Philadelphia and Chicago are coming off a two-week break and the Union are hoping that doesn't stall the momentum of their two-game winning streak and surprisingly good start to their season.


March 31, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Neither team is roaring out of the gate, but at least the Red Bulls have a victory.


March 31, 2016
GOING WEST
NASL expanding to San Francisco

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League has officially reached the West Coast. The San Francisco Deltas, led by a group of Silicon Valley and Brazilian entrepreneurs, will take the field in 2017 as the league's first West Coast team since the days of the original NASL (1967-85).


March 31, 2016
NASL ON CBS
Partnership kicks off in July

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League and CBS Sports Network announced a national television partnership Thursday, kicking off with Rayo OKC meeting FC Edmonton on Saturday, July 2.


March 31, 2016
WANTING EQUAL PAY
U.S. women's team files wage discrimination action against U.S. Soccer

Before meeting its next opponent, the U.S. women's national team has taken on an imposing foe -- U.S. Soccer.

Five players have filed on behalf of the entire team a wage-discrimination action against U.S. Soccer with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


March 31, 2016
ELITE LOSS
Breakers fall in final Florida match

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The Boston Breakers got a late goal from Elise Krieghoff but lost, 3-1, to the Florida Elite Soccer Academy U16/U17 boys select team Wednesday night.


March 30, 2016
NEW COMPETITIONS
EDP Plans U20 and U23 Open Cups

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey-based EDP announced today that it will be working hand-in-hand with the United States Adult Soccer Association to expand its EDP Open Cup to U20 and U23 men's and women's teams across the nation including an additional open-age division for women.


March 30, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Anniversary match - sort of

Saturday's night's San Jose-D.C. United match is being billed as a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the league's inaugural game between the two. It'll be at least half of that.


March 30, 2016
ON THE AIR
NASL going live on ESPN3, beIN SPORTS

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League has announced a national broadcast television partnership with beIN SPORTS, becoming the first North American professional league to team with the network. The league also will have more than 100 matches carried live on ESPN3 for the second successive year.


March 29, 2016
NO RIO
U.S. ousted in Olympic bid by Colombia

FRISCO, Texas -- The U.S. seemed to have everything going for it in its playoff series against Colombia for the final Olympic Games berth Tuesday night. But the U.S. failed to build on the 1-1 result it had obtained in Barranquilla last week, falling to the Colombians, 2-1, and missing out on the Olympics for the second successive time.


March 29, 2016
CUTTONE’S CONCEPTS
This is our house

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Perhaps U.S. Soccer should consider playing all their future World Cup qualifying games at MAPFRE Stadium.


March 29, 2016
MONKEY OFF THEIR BACKS - FOR NOW
Rout of Guatemala eases pressure on MNT, Klinsmann

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The United States Men’s National Team got a cure for what ails it. A game in Columbus, and a 4-0 win over Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium.


March 29, 2016
CONVINCING WIN
U.S. pounds Guatemala 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The United States kept its World Cup qualifying hopes alive with a convincing 4-0 win over Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium on Tuesday night.


March 29, 2016
FIRST-ROUNDER
Breakers sign Christen Westphal

The Boston Breakers announced the signing of defender Christen Westphal Tuesday.



SITES SET
USMNT to play in KC, Frisco, Jacksonville

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Men's National Team announced Tuesday two Copa America preparation matches and the site of a World Cup qualifier.


March 29, 2016
MUST WIN
USA needs three points vs. Guatemala in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No one has to remind United States national coach Jurgen Klinsmann how vital Tuesday night's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Guatemala is.


March 28, 2016
LET THE VOTING BEGIN
U.S. Soccer finalizes Hall of Fame ballots

CHICAGO -- Ballots have been finalized for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2016 elections, and voting will continue for three weeks for the Player, Veteran Player and Builder categories, U.S. Soccer announced Monday.


March 27, 2016
WELCOME ABOARD
USMNT adds Pulisic, Zusi for Columbus WCQ

U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann Sunday added midfielders Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund and Graham Zusi from Sporting Kansas City and to the roster for the USA-Guatemala World Cup qualifying match in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday.


March 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs, DC still winless; Morales pk lifts 'Caps

BRONX, NY -- Chris Tierney’s deflected free kick neutralized an early score by Thomas McNamara and the New England Revolution escaped Yankee Stadium with a 1-1 draw despite playing the final forty minutes shorthanded after Gershon Koffie was sent off early in the second half.


March 26, 2016
ESCAPE FROM THE BRONX
Man-down Revs salvage 1-1 draw on Tierney goal

BRONX, NY---Chris Tierney’s deflected free kick neutralized an early score by Thomas McNamara and the New England Revolution escaped Yankee Stadium with a 1-1 draw despite playing the final forty minutes shorthanded after Gershon Koffie was sent off early in the second half.


March 26, 2016
STILL LEARNING
Breakers fall to Florida State Seminoles

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Boston Breakers could not capitalize on advantages in possession and shots, surrendering an 80th-minute goal in falling, 1-0, to the Florida State Seminoles in a preseason match Saturday.


March 26, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Klinsmann era has been a failure and it's time for him to go

The last time I looked, Jurgen Klinsmann still was head coach of the United States national team.

That's too bad, because he should have been replaced over the winter.


March 25, 2016
DOMINANT PERFORMANCE
Chicharito leads Mexico to 3-0 win over Canada

VANCOUVER--Javier Hernandez had a goal and an assist as Mexico shut out Canada 3-0 in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying Friday at BC Place.


March 26, 2015
THE WRONG END OF DOS A CERO
Stumbling USA loses to Guatemala for the first time WCQ, 2-0

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala – The United States took a major World Cup qualifying hit Friday night, losing to Guatemala for the first time in the competition.


March 25, 2016
HOLDING ON JUST BARELY
USA get out of Colombia with 1-1 tie in Olympic qualifier

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia -- The United States held off a relentless Colombia attack and recorded a 1-1 draw in the first leg of an Olympic qualifying playoff at Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez Friday night.


March 25, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New England's slow starts are getting routine, but a third straight year beginning winless in three matches has to be getting old.


March 25, 2016
SLOW START
Revs head to NYC still looking for 1st win

Slow starts are nothing new to the New England Revolution (0-1-2, 2 points), who travel to Gotham in search of their first win of the young season against second-year New York City FC (1-1-1, 4 points) at Yankee Stadium Saturday afternoon (CSN, 3:00 p.m. ET).


March 24, 2016
STRONG FOUNDATION
Mutiny signs eight for inaugural UWS season

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny announced eight signings Thursday in preparation for the inaugural United Women's Soccer (UWS) season.


March 24, 2016
R.I.P. JOHAN CRUYFF
Dutch superstar made NASL stay count

Johan Cruyff made his name with AFC Ajax, FC Barcelona and the Dutch national team. But Cruyff also made his mark in the U.S., bringing his game to the North American Soccer League from 1978-81.


March 23, 2016
MLS INFORMER
MLS teams answer the call (-ups)

International fixture date call-ups will claim 70 players from Major League Soccer this coming week, and no club is immune – although some are hit harder than others.


March 22, 2016
GROWTH, GROWTH, GROWTH
Peterson says NASL has taken positive steps

As the North American Soccer League begins year six on April 2nd, the league's Commissioner Bill Peterson feels the league has taken some giant steps in the off season, this despite the loss of two teams, the San Antonio Scorpions and Atlanta Silverbacks.


March 22, 2016
STANDARD-SETTING
Fourth annual ICC tournament scheduled

NEW YORK -- Clubs from seven countries will compete in the fourth annual International Champions Cup July 23-Aug. 13, organizers announced Tuesday.


March 22, 2016
FRIENDLY PREPARATION
Ellis names USWNT roster for Colombia matches

CHICAGO -- U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis has named 23 players for training camp in preparation for friendly matches against Colombia. The USA will train in Orlando, Fla., for six days before meeting the Colombians at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn., at 7 p.m. April 6 (FS1) and at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa., at 2 p.m. ET April 10 (ESPN).


March 22, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
No more halfway measures on international playing dates for MLS

If Major League Soccer wants to become one of the great soccer leagues of the world, it must act like one.

Case in point:

International playing dates, when 12 CONCACAF teams are competing for berths in the 2018 World Cup on Friday and next Tuesday.


March 22, 2016
SIX LESS
Breakers prepare for Florida trip

The Boston Breakers waived six players Tuesday as the team started its second week of training camp in preparation for the NWSL preseason.


March 21, 2016
GETTING THE CALL
Revolution's Nguyen, Watson with national teams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen and defender Je-Vaughn Watson have been called in to training camp for 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.


March 20, 2016
SEVEN FOR SEVEN
Breakers open preseason with victory

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers opened the preseason with a 7-0 win over Northeastern University in a scrimmage consisting of three 30-minute periods at Parsons Field Sunday night.


March 20, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 11 roundup

Queretaro and Chiapas traded goals within a two-minute span on their way to a 1-1 draw Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


March 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sapong brace leads Union win

CHESTER, Pa. – C.J. Sapong scored two goals and Sebastien Le Toux added a late goal leading the Philadelphia Union to their second straight victory, a 3-0 win over the New England Revolution Sunday afternoon before an announced crowd of 17,027 at Talen Energy Stadium.


March 20, 2016
BAD TO WORSE
Man down Revs fall to Union 3-0

CHESTER, Pa.--- Opening the season with two ties was not exactly the start the New England Revolution were hoping for. Add a 3-0 road loss to the Philadelphia Union at Talen Energy Stadium, and the season is off to a less than auspicious start.



ON TO GUATEMALA
Klinsmann calls in 26 players

CHICAGO -- U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 26 players to prepare for World Cup Qualifying matches against Guatemala.


March 20, 2016
RAPID RETURN
Tim Howard headed to Colorado

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- The Colorado Rapids announced the acquisition of U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard from Everton FC as a Designated Player Sunday.



MLS ROUNDUP
Braces key comebacks in New York, Portland

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Both the Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew SC are still looking for their first win of the season after they struggled throughout a 0-0 draw in front of a chilled 12,605 at Toyota Park on Saturday afternoon


March 19, 2016
OLYMPIC PLAYOFF
Herzog calls in 23 players

CHICAGO -- U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team coach Andi Herzog has called 23 players to training camp for a home-and-away playoff against Colombia, which will determine the final berth in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


March 19, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Philadelphia returns home after splitting its first two games on the road and is looking to stem a trend against New England that has seen the Union go winless in four of the last five meetings between the two.


March 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions get first win

BRONX, NY--Cyle Larin scored in the seventh minute and Orlando City SC held on for their first win of the season, 1-0 over New York City FC Friday night at Yankee Stadium.


March 18, 2016
A YEAR LATE
Lee Nguyen finally gets (closer) to what he deserves

The Revolution might have been a year late and a few dollars short in re-doing Lee Nguyen’s contract. But Nguyen was saying the right things after the announcement Friday.


March 18, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

About the only thing Columbus Crew SC can say good about their season two games in is that the New York Red Bulls are worse.


March 18, 2016
NEW DEAL
Revolution revises Nguyen contract

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed midfielder Lee Nguyen to a new contract for the second time in two years, the team announced Friday.


March 17, 2016
MAKING THE JUMP
Former United Women's Soccer players set for NWSL season

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Players from five United Women’s Soccer teams were on NWSL rosters as the league opened preseason training this week.


March 17, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

NYC FC is one of only seven remaining undefeated teams after the first two weeks of the season, but it surrendered an early two-goal lead to finish with a 2-2 draw against Toronto last week at home.


March 16, 2016
HOOSIER SIGNING
Revolution ink Femi Hollinger-Janzen

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed third-round (51st overall) SuperDraft choice Femi Hollinger-Janzen, the team announced Wednesday.


March 16, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Wondo climbs the MLS scoring list

It won't be long before Chris Wondolowski climbs into fourth place on MLS' career scoring list. With two goals in as many games to start the new season, Wondolowski sits among the leaders and has hiked his career total to 111. That leaves him three behind Ante Razov.



PREPPING FOR '17
U.S. U-20s enter Dallas Cup

CHICAGO -- U.S. Under-20 coach Tab Ramos has named a 22-player roster to compete in the Dallas Cup March 20-26, U.S. Soccer announced Monday.


March 14, 2016
BREAK OVER
Boston NSWL team reports this week

The Boston Breakers open preseason training this week with a 28-player roster that includes U.S. national team forward Stephanie McCaffrey and leading scorer Kristie Mewis.


March 13, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 10 roundup

Santos Laguna scored three early goals and held on for a 3-2 win over Pachuca Friday at Estadio TSM Corona.


March 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Giovinco lifts TFC, Wondo leads Quakes past Timbers

BRONX, NY--Toronto FC rallied to a 2-2 draw with New York City FC Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


March 13, 2016
WEARING THE CROWN
U.S. U17 Women win CONCACAF title

ST. GEORGES, Grenada - Forward Civana Kuhlmann scored a dramatic game-winner in the 86th minute as the U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team won the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship with a 2-1 victory against Mexico.


March 12, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC will try to start their season two-for-New York when they visit New York City FC Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


March 12, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact blank Red Bulls, Dynamo rout FCD

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--DC United and the New England Revolution battled to a scoreless draw Saturday at Foxborough Stadium.


March 12, 2016
POINT TAKEN
Revolution play DC United to scoreless draw

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution nearly snatched a late win but Kelyn Rowe pulled his shot just wide of the post and the Revs had to settle for their fourth consecutive scoreless home opener and their second draw of the young season, splitting the points with DC United 0-0 Saturday at Gillette Stadium.


March 1, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United knocked the New England Revolution out of the MLS East playoffs in 2015. The Revs will have a chance to seek payback on Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium


March 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Shorthanded Fire hang on for draw with Lions

ORLANDO-- The Chicago Fire's hopes of ending their 17-game road winless streak went for naught, but they did earn their first point of the 2016 season on Friday, overcoming an early goal from Cyle Larin and an early red card to Michael Harrington to hang on for a 1-1 draw with Orlando City SC at the Citrus Bowl.


March 11, 2016
JUST WIN, BABY
Revs less concerned about avenging playoff loss than taking three points from DC United on Saturday

For the last two seasons, the New England Revolution, who open their 2016 home schedule on Saturday at Gillette Stadium against long-time rival DC United (CSN, 3:00 p.m. ET), have been a team of streaks.


March 9, 2016
SHEBELIEVES IS US
Women's National Team defeats Germany

BOCA RATON, Fla.---First half goals by Alex Morgan and Samatha Mewis led a come from behind United States 2-1 victory over Germany in the inaugural SheBelieves Cup Championship match in front of 13,501 fans at Florida Atlantic University Stadium Wednesday night.


March 9, 2016
'KEEPER COACH
Breakers hire Caine to replace Ashley Phillips

The Boston Breakers named Neill Caine goalkeeper coach this week, replacing Ashley Phillips, who has been appointed head coach of the Northeastern University women’s team. Phillips will remain with the Breakers as a consultant.


March 7, 2016
BLOWING THE WHISTLE
Brian Hall named CONCACAF refereeing director

MIAMI -- The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football announced the appointment of Brian Hall as Director of Refereeing Monday.


March 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Record crop of goals on opening weekend

HARRISON, N.J. -- Sebastian Giovinco converted a penalty kick and second-half sub Marco Delgado added an insurance goal, giving Toronto FC a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls in front of 21,303 at Red Bull Arena Sunday.


March 6, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 9 roundup

Tijuana (2-6-1, 12 pts) and Leon (5-1-3, 16) played to a listless 0-0 draw Friday at Estadio Caliente.


March 6, 2016
MAKING HIMSELF HEARD
Revolution's Fagundez starts with a bang

HOUSTON -- Revolution coach Jay Heaps thought Diego Fagundez had a “quiet night” in the season-opener Sunday. But Fagundez made enough noise to get the attention of the Houston Dynamo, scoring once and helping set up two goals as Revolution played to a 3-3 tie.


March 6, 2016
SHOW STOPPER
Morgan goal gives U.S. 1-0 win over France

NASHVILLE - A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Alex Morgan lifted the U.S. Women's National Team past France 1-0 at Nissan Stadium Sunday.


March 6, 2016
FAST START, DRAMATIC FINISH
Revolution pull out 3-3 tie with Dynamo

HOUSTON -- The Revolution started fast in their 21st season. And they also displayed resourcefulness after squandering the lead, provided by a third-minute Diego Fagundez goal, in playing to a 3-3 tie with the Houston Dynamo Sunday.


March 5, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Defending Supporters' Shield champions the New York Red Bulls open their season against Toronto FC Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


March 5, 2016
OBJECTIVE: MLS CUP
Revolution prepared to go on without Jermaine Jones

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Revolution traded Jermaine Jones on the eve of their 21st season. But the Revolution had been preparing contingency plans since October, when Jones was involved in his final act with the team.


March 4, 2016
TRADED
Revolution deal Jermaine Jones to Rapids

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have traded midfielder Jermaine Jones to the Colorado Rapids in exchange for Colorado’s natural first-round draft pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft and general allocation money in a sign-and-trade.


March 4, 2016
CONTENDER
Je-Vaughn Watson joins Revolution

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have acquired Jamaican international defender/midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson from FC Dallas in exchange for the club’s natural third-round draft pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, the team announced Friday.


March 4, 2016
PROMOTION
Harvard women's team names Chris Hamblin

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Chris Hamblin, an assistant coach for three Ivy League championship teams at Harvard, has been promoted to head coach for the Crimson women’s team, the school announced Friday.


March 3, 2016
DUNN DEAL
Seventh goal of year gives USWNT 1-0 win over England

TAMPA, Fla. -- Crystal Dunn scored her seventh goal of the year on a spectacular second half shot, giving the United States Women's National Team a 1-0 win over England in the first game of the SheBelieves Cup at Raymond James Stadium Thursday night,


March 3, 2016
SIGNING GAMBLE
Revolution inks forward, goalkeeper

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed forward Michael Gamble and goalkeeper Matt Turner, the team announced Thursday.


March 3, 2016
MONEY DEAL
Revolution send Charlie Horton to D.C. United

FOXBOROUGH, Mass -- The New England Revolution have acquired general allocation money from D.C. United in exchange for U.S. U-23 national team goalkeeper Charlie Horton in a sign-and-trade, the team announced Thursday.


March 2, 2016
PROMOTED
Northeastern women's team names Ashley Phillips

BOSTON -- Ashley Phillips has been named the fourth head coach in the history of the Northeastern University women’s team, the Huskies announced Wednesday. Phillips has been coaching at Northeastern in the role of assistant, associate head coach and interim head coach, since 2010.


March 1, 2016
GOOD EXAMPLE
Revolution re-sign Scott Caldwell

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed midfielder Scott Caldwell to a contract, the team announced Tuesday.


March 1, 2016
HAVING A BALL
NASL inks deal with Under Armour

Signaling its first major entry into the United States soccer market, Under Armour will provide the official ball for the North American Soccer League, starting this spring.


February 29, 2016
NEW LOOK, NEW APPROACH
U.S. Soccer unveils crest with virtual reality

U.S. Soccer unveiled its new crest on Monday, and used some fairly new technology, combined with some old reliable snail-mail to do so.


February 29, 2016
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Boston City FC adds former Revolution GM

First-year NPSL entry Boston City FC has added former New England Revolution general manager Craig Tornberg as acting managing director for the team. Tornberg will provide direction, guidance and strategy to the administrative and technical staff, BCFC announced Monday.


February 29, 2016
COPA KICKOFF TIMES
Brazil, Chile coming to Gillette Stadium

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Kickoff times for Copa America Centenario were announced Monday, including matches at Gillette Stadium involving eight-time champion Brazil, plus defending champion Chile.


February 28, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 8 roundup

Veracruz (0-5-3, 5 pts) and Pumas battled to a scoreless draw Friday at rainy Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


February 27, 2016
JEWEL OF A WIN
Revolution take Desert Diamond title

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The New England Revolution captured the Desert Diamond Cup championship with a 1-0 victory over the Columbus Crew at Kino North Stadium Saturday night.


February 26, 2016
MOVING ON UP
Treasurer Carlos Cordeiro elected as U.S. Soccer VP

Carlos Cordeiro was elected as U.S. Soccer vice president at the federation's Annual General Meeting at the Marriott Rivercenter Saturday morning.


February 27, 2016
MINUTEMEN SIGNING
Fall River's Na-Aata headed to UMass

AMHERST, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts men's coach Fran O'Leary announced the signing of midfielder/forward Ibrahim Na-Aata to a National Letter of Intent. Na-Aata joins Andrew Barrowman and Donnie Igo, who signed earlier this month.


February 26, 2016
SHEBELIEVES ROSTERS
U.S., England, France Germany teams set

CHICAGO -- Morgan Brian, Crystal Dunn and Hope Solo, who led the U.S. to the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying title this month, were named to the roster for the SheBelieves Cup, considered the top four-nation women's international tournament this year.


February 26, 2016
HE'S THE NEW BOSS
Swiss lawyer Gianni Infantino elected FIFA president

UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino was elected FIFA president Friday, edging Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa in the second round of balloting in Zurich.


February 26, 2016
MEET THE NEW BOSS
Gianni Infantino elected FIFA president

Gianni Infantino Friday was elected as FIFA’s new president in Zurich, Switzerland. A veteran soccer official, the 45-year-old Infantino received 115 on the second ballot, 11 more than he needed.


February 25, 2016
JOINING UP
PDL completes field with addition of Boston Bolts

TAMPA, Fla. -- The PDL announced Thursday the FC Boston Bolts will join the league for the 2016 season, completing the field of 67 teams.


February 24, 2016
TEAL TIME
Bunbury leads Revolution second-half rally

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Teal Bunbury scored a goal and set up Steve Neumann for the tie-breaking score in the second half as the New England Revolution defeated the Houston Dynamo, 2-1, in a Desert Diamond Classic match at Kino North Stadium Wednesday night.


February 23, 2016
QUALIFICATION SET
U.S. Youth Soccer National League

FRISCO, Texas -- The US Youth Soccer National League has determined qualification parameters for the league’s expansion in the 2016-17 season, when the U-16, U-17 and U-18 age groups double from 16 to 32 teams.


February 23, 2016
MAKE IT TWO
USWNT set for Colombia rematch

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Women's National Team will face Colombia at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa., at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, April 10. The teams will also meet at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn., at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, April 6.


February 23, 2016
TEAMING UP
NASL, Opta will partner

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League has teamed with Opta for a three-year partnership designed to provide fans, media and the rest of the soccer community with a close look at the statistical side of the league.


February 23, 2016
LAUNCHING NATIONAL
U.S. Soccer starting Girls' Development Academy

CHICAGO -- U.S. Soccer announced Tuesday it is launching a nationwide Girls' Development Academy Program. The Academy, starting in fall 2017, will focus on impacting everyday club environments to assist in maximizing female youth player development.


February 21, 2016
DEFENDING CHAMPS
Gillette Stadium will host Chile, Brazil

NEW YORK -- Defending champion Chile will meet Bolivia and eight-time champion Brazil will play Peru in Copa America Centenario first-round matches at Gillette Stadium, organizers announced Sunday.


February 21, 2016
GOING FOURTH
USA women capture CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying crown for the 4th time

Morgan Brian quarterbacked the USA to a 2-0 win over Canada and to the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship crown.


February 21, 2016
SOCCER AVALANCHE
Klinsmann: U.S. group in Copa America Centenario 'doable'

NEW YORK -- The Copa America Centenario will kick off with the U.S. meeting Colombia at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., June 3, organizers announced during the official draw at the Hammerstein Ballroom Sunday night.


February 21, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 7 roundup

Andre-Pierre Gignac scored his league-leading seventh goal of the season as Tigres (3-2-2, 11 pts) tied Queretaro 2-2 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


February 21, 2016
SHOWING WHO'S THE BOSS AGAIN
USA women capture CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying crown for the 4th time

The United States women won yet another CONCACAF competition Sunday. And the sun also rises.


February 20, 2016
REVOLUTION RALLY
Bunbury goal gives New England draw with SKC

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The New England Revolution played Sporting Kansas City to a 1-1 draw in a Desert Diamond Cup match at Kino North Stadium Saturday night. Teal Bunbury scored for the Revolution, who have tied twice in two games in the tournament.


February 19, 2016
MAKING IT OFFICIAL
USA women do what they have to do, defeat Trinidad to book another trip to the Olympics

Given what the U.S. women's national team brings to the table and to the soccer pitch, qualifying for the Olympics is considered inevitable. That doesn't necessarily meant the team takes its task lightly.


February 19, 2016
TICKET TO RIO
U.S. Women qualify for Olympics

HOUSTON, Texas – The U.S. women qualified for their sixth consecutive Olympic soccer tournament Friday night.

Forward Alex Morgan registered her third career hat-trick and Carli Lloyd and Tobin Heath tallied once to lift the Americans to a 5-0 semifinal win over Trinidad & Tobago in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship at BBVA Compass Stadium and to book a spot to Rio this summer.


February 19, 2016
FINDING A FOOTPRINT
United Women's Soccer will be an East-West loop

After the W-League ceased operations following last season, the next stage in the development of women's soccer came together quickly with the advent of United Women's Soccer. The new league plans to kick off its first season in May with 11 teams in two divisions, one on the East Coast and one in the West.


February 19, 2016
BIG GREEN MEN RECRUITS
Seven sign with Dartmouth

HANOVER, N.H. -- Dartmouth men’s coach Chad Riley recently announced the addition of seven players to the defending Ivy League champion’s roster.


February 19, 2016
BIG GREEN WOMEN RECRUITS
Dartmouth announces seven signings

HANOVER, N.H. -- Dartmouth women’s coach Ron Rainey recently announced the addition of seven players for the Big Green program.


February 19, 2016
THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT
Diego Torres, Yandel at Copa America draw

Three-time Latin Grammy nominated pop singer Diego Torres and Grammy winner reggaeton vocalist and songwriter Yandel will perform at the Copa America Centenario Official Draw Sunday.


February 18, 2016
ROAD OPENER
Breakers will visit Washington Spirit

The Boston Breakers will open the NWSL season on the road, meeting the Washington Spirit at the Maryland Soccer Plex in Boyds, Md., April 16. The Breakers then meet the Seattle Reign FC Sunday, April 24, in their 2016 home opener.


February 18, 2016
AN IMPRESSIVE QUARTET
USWNT's Lloyd, Solo, Johnston, Klingenberg named to 11-player world all-star team

Four United States players were named to the first Women's World XI team, FIFPro announced Thursday.


February 17, 2016
WILD NIGHT IN TUCSON
Revolution squander lead, rally for 3-3 tie with RSL

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The New England Revolution squandered a two-goal lead and a man advantage, but rallied for a 3-3 tie with Real Salt Lake in a preseason game at Kino North Stadium Wednesday.


February 17, 2016
BACK TO JAX
Breakers set up preseason trip

The Boston Breakers will return to Jacksonville, Fla., for an eight-day training camp starting March 24, the team announced this week.


February 15, 2016
OH WHAT A NIGHT
Crystal Dunn ties USA record, scoring 5 goals in 10-0 win over Puerto Rico in Olympic qualifying

FRISCO, Texas -- Crystal Dunn scored five goals to spark the United States to a 10-0 victory over Puerto Rico to secure the Group A crown in the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship (CWOQ) in Toyota Stadium Monday night.


February 15, 2016
GOING FOR A CLEAN SWEEP
USWNT eye victory, full 9 group points in Olympic qualifying vs. Puerto Rico

FRISCO, Texas -- With one goal secured -- reaching the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship -- the United States has another one to strive for against Puerto Rico Monday night.


February 14, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 6 roundup

Veracruz rallied to a 1-1 draw with Club America Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


Veracruz 1, America 1
Rubens Sambueza staked the Aguilas (3-2-1, 11 pts) to a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute, settling a long pass from Osvaldo Martinez and beating Leobardo Lopez and three other defenders before slotting the shot. Edgar Andrade leveled the score with a booming free kick to the upper left corner in the 51st, and the Tiburones Rojos (0-4-2, 4) held on for the point despite losing midfielder Gabriel Peñalba to a red card in the 68th minute.

Toluca 1, Atlas 1
Toluca (1-4-1, 7 pts) and Atlas scored within three minutes of each other on their way to a 1-1 draw Friday at Estadio Nemesio Diez.

Toluca's Enrique Triverio opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 68th minute, after a foul by defender Walter Kannemann. Jefferson Duque equalized for the Zorros (1-2-3, 5) in the 71st, converting off an assist from Gonzalo Bergessio for his first Liga MX goal.

Netminder Alfredo Talavera preserved the point for Toluca with clutch late saves on Egidio Arevalo and Arturo Gonzalez.

Monterrey 2, Santos Laguna 1
Monterrey edged Santos Laguna 2-1 Friday at Estadio TSM Corona.

The first-place Rayados (5-0-1, 15 pts) took command with a right-footed goal by Dorlan Pabon in the 21st minute and rebound strike by Edwin Cardona in the 57th.

Djaniny took one back for Santos (3-0-3, 9 pts) in the 66th minute, blasting the ball into the upper right corner from well outside the penalty area.

Cruz Azul 2, Queretaro 1
Cruz Azul defeated Queretaro 2-1 Saturday at Estadio Azul.
Joffre Guerron opened the scoring for La Maquina (2-3-1, 9 pts) with a header in the 39th minute. Joao Rojas took advantage of a turnover forced by Matias Vuoso to make the score 2-0 in the 75th, five minutes before Carlos Fierro put the Gallos Blancos (2-0-4, 6) on the board.

Tijuana 2, Tigres 1
Dayro Moreno scored twice as Tijuana beat short-handed Tigres 2-1 for their first win of the season Saturday at Estadio Universitario.

Moreno opened the scoring off a left-side cross in the 43rd minute, and completed his brace in the 61st after netminder Nahuel Guzman mishandled a ball outside the penalty area.

Clausura scoring leader Andre-Pierre Gignac (6 goals) connected for Tigres from outside the penalty area in the 71st minute. UANL played the second half a man down after forward Rafael Sobis was sent off with a straight red card in the 45th minute.

Xolos are in 12th place at 1-3-1 and six points, while Tigres fall to 3-1-1 (10).

Pumas 3, Dorados de Sinaloa 2
Luis Quinones led the way with a brace as Pumas (2-2-2, 8 pts) edged winless Dorados de Sinaloa 3-2 Saturday at Estadio Banorte.

Dorados staked UNAM to a 1-0 lead when defender Jesus Chavez deflected a Quinones cross into his own net in the sixth minute. Pumas led 2-0 at the intermission after Quinones scored his first goal in the 16th minute.

Yimmi Chara put Dorados (0-0-6, 0 pts) back in the game in the 47th minute, but Quinones put things out of reach in the 68th. Freddy Martin responded within seconds for Dorados, but the comeback stopped there.

Leon 1, Chivas 0
Mauro Boselli scored in the 78th minute to give Leon (4-0-2, 12 pts) a 1-0 win over Chivas de Guadalajara Sunday at Estadio Omnilife.

The deciding goal came after Chivas goalkeeper Antonio Rodriguez collided with a defender, causing him to misplay a ball and leave Boselli with an open net.

Chivas (0-4-2, 4) played the final 11 minutes shorthanded after midfielder Jair Pereira received two yellow cards within seconds of each other.

Pachuca 5, Puebla 2
Pachuca reeled off five unanswered goals to roar past Puebla 5-2 Sunday at Estadio Hidalgo and into second place in the Clausura standings at 4-2-0 (14 pts).

Franco Jara started the comeback with a 29th-minute penalty kick, after being fouled in the penalty area, and led all scorers with a brace.

Four of the Tuzos' goals came in the final ten minutes, starting with an own goal by Puebla midfielder Christian Bermudez in the 80th. Rodolfo Pizarro bounced the 20-yard game-winner into the net two minutes later, Jara completed his brace in the 89th and Simon Almeida closed things out off a corner kick in the third minute of stoppage time.

Puebla's Patricio Araujo scored off a corner kick in the 13th minute, and Christian Valdez made the score 2-0 with a header two minutes later.

The loss leaves Puebla in tenth place at 2-2-2 (8).


February 13, 2016
SURVIVING A TIGHT ONE
USA beats Mexico 1-0 on dramatic Lloyd goal, qualifies for Olympic qualifying semis

FRISCO, Texas -- Carli Lloyd put in a rebound of her saved penalty kick to lift the United States to a hard-fought 1-0 Group triumph over Mexico and into the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship Saturday at Toyota Stadium.


February 13, 2016
NOT SO SECRET WEAPON ANYMORE
But USA women hint they could use that kickoff set piece again or a variation of it

FRISCO, Texas -- Just because the United States has used that surprising set piece on one opening kickoff doesn't necessarily mean they have mothballed it away from the rest of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship.


February 13, 2016
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS, QUALITY
Mexico coach Cuellar: USA can field two teams in the top 10 of the world

FRISCO, Texas -- The United States women's national team doesn't rebuild, they reload.

Perhaps no one knows this better than the leader of one of the Americans' biggest CONCACAF rivals, Mexico head coach Leonardo Cuellar.


February 12, 2016
CRUSADER WOMEN'S RECRUITS
Holy Cross signs nine

WORCESTER, Mass. -- – Holy Cross women’s coach Casey Brown announced Thursday nine recruits who will join the Crusaders next season:

Defender Lucy Acuña (Wellesley, Mass.); goalkeeper Caroline Cashion (Dover, Del.); midfielder Cassie Cheeseman (Thornton, Pa.); midfielder Kelly Crowley (San Marino, Calif.); defender Bridgette Dwyer (Wilton, Conn.); forward Carly Flahive (Westborough, Mass.); defender Samantha Peters (Wilmington, Del.); midfielder Emma Sosinski (Waxhaw, N.C.); and forward Chris Weyrauch (Basking Ridge, N.J.).


February 12, 2016
EAGLES' RECRUITS
Hiatt heads list for Boston College women

The Boston College women's team has received eight commitments, headed by U.S. U-18 national team defender Samantha Hiatt, coach Alison Foley announced Thursday.


February 11, 2016
MIDFIELD HELP
Revolution acquire Gershon Koffie

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution acquired midfielder Gershon Koffie from the Vancouver Whitecaps in exchange for general allocation money and targeted allocation money (TAM).


February 11, 2016
TAKING AIM
Arsenal FC will be the opponent in MLS All-Star Game

Premier League giants Arsenal will be the opponents in the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday.


February 10, 2016
MIAMI BRACE
El Tri blank Senegal, 2-0 in tune-up for World Cup qualifying

MIAMI--Late goals by Jesus Duenas and Rodolfo Pizarro lifted Mexico over Senegal 2-0 in a Wednesday night friendly in front of 15,588 at Marlins Park.


February 10, 2016
LEAVING NO DOUBT
Morgan strikes twice, including 12 seconds into the match, to lift USWNT to 5-0 win over Costa Rica

FRISCO, Texas -- New generation of players, same old national team.

Alex Morgan scored twice, including the fastest goal in CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship (CWOQ) history, to spark the United States to a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica in the opening Group A match for both teams at Toyota Stadium Wednesday night.


February 9, 2016
SHORT STAY
Revolution waive Sean Okoli

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have waived forward Sean Okoli, the team announced Tuesday.


February 8, 2016
LONG-TERM LOSS
Revolution DP Kouassi injured in Swiss Super League match

Xavier Kouassi, signed last week as a Designated Player by the Revolution, will be out for at least six months after being injured playing for FC Sion Sunday.


February 8, 2016
ROSTERS RELEASED
CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying

MIAMI -- Soccer News Net College Boot winner Kadeisha Buchanan (Canada) was among players listed on rosters for the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, scheduled Feb. 10-21 in Dallas and Houston.


February 8, 2016
CANADIAN ALLOCATIONS
National team players set for NWSL teams

CHICAGO -- A total of 11 Canadian Women's National Team players have been allocated to NWSL teams, the league announced Monday.


February 8, 2016
HUSKIES' RECRUITS
Northeastern women sign three

Northeastern interim coach Ashley Phillips announced midfielder Emily Evangelista (Tampa, Fla.), forward Olivia Ware (Foothill Ranch, Calif.) and midfielder Kerri Zerfoss (Peabody, Mass.) will join the Huskies women’s team after signing National Letters of Intent.


February 8, 2016
CRUSADER RECRUITS
Holy Cross men's team adds four

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Holy Cross Crusaders men’s coach Marco Koolman four members of the 2016 freshman class.


February 7, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 5 roundup

Queretaro edged Veracruz 2-1 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.



February 6, 2016
SECOND LOSS
Davies scores again as Revolution fall to Whitecaps

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The New England Revolution concluded the first leg of their preseason schedule with a 3-2 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday night.


Feb. 6, 2016
ANOTHER PERFECT FINISH
Altidore rewarded at the finish as U.S. dominates Canada

Jozy Altidore hit the post twice -- with the same shot -- and came close another half-dozen times, but nothing was falling for the U.S. national team in a dominant display against Canada in Friday night's friendly at StubHub Center.


February 5, 2016
CATAMOUNT RECRUITS
Vermont women's team announces four

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The University of Vermont announced four newcomers to the women's program Friday. Coach Kristi Lefebvre said Christina Barry (Apple Valley, Minn.), Megan Frost (Ottawa, Ontario), Bridgette King (Freehold, N.J.) and Julia Smith (Norcoss, Ga.) will join the Catamounts next season.


February 5, 2016
U.S. OPEN CUP RECORD
92 teams set for 103rd edition of tournament

CHICAGO -- The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup’s 103rd edition will kick off May 11 with a record number of teams.


February 4, 2016
LATE SCORE
Revolution rally falls short in loss to FC Dallas

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. -- Steve Neumann scored a second-half goal, but the New England Revolution fell, 2-1, to FC Dallas in a preseason game Thursday.


February 4, 2016
MINUTEMEN RECRUITS
UMass men's team signs two

AMHERST, Mass. -- Two of Massachusetts' top high school prospects have committed to play at UMass, coach Fran O’Leary announced Thursday. Andrew Barrowman (Marshfield, Mass.) and Donnie Igo (Needham, Mass.) have signed with the UMass men's program.


February 4, 2016
MINUTEWOMEN RECRUITS
UMass' women's team adds three transfers

AMHERST, Mass. -- Former Clemson forward Salma Anastasio (Trumbull, Conn.) and twin sisters Breanne and Brittany Moreau (Belchertown, Mass.) have transferred into the UMass women’s program.


February 3, 2016
SHUTOUT START
Rowe, Davies lead Revolution to 2-0 win over 'Quakes

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Kelyn Rowe and Charlie Davies scored first-half goals as the New England Revolution opened the preseason with a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes Wednesday.


February 3, 2016
LABOR HEADACHES
U.S. Soccer sues women's players, says there is a CBA with women's national team players

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer Wednesday night said it had reluctantly filed a lawsuit in federal court in Chicago to confirm the existence of the current collective bargaining agreement with the Women's National Team Player Association.


February 2, 2016
OLYMPIC QUALIFYING DECIDER
USA to host Colombia in Frisco March 29

FRISCO, Texas -- The U.S. will host Colombia on Tuesday, March 29, at Toyota Stadium for the second leg of its two-game home-and-away playoff for a spot in the 2016 Olympic Games, U.S. Soccer announced Tuesday.


February 2, 2016
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Cardinal's Morris honored with College Boot

Stanford junior forward Jordan Morris is the winner of the 2015 Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


February 2, 2016
EXTENDED
Providence Friars give Lopes new contract

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Providence College announced Tuesday women’s coach Sam Lopes has signed a contract extension through the 2021 season. Lopes, who became the ninth coach in the history of the program April 10, 2014, has guided the Friars to back-to-back appearances in the Big East Tournament, advancing to the championship game last year.


February 2, 2016
RELEASED
Evans, Orozco return to clubs

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has released defenders Brad Evans and Michael Orozco after both were in the starting lineup for a 3-2 win over Iceland Sunday.


February 1, 2016
EXTENDED STAY
BU's Feldman given new five year deal

Boston University head women's soccer coach Nancy Feldman has agreed to a contract extension through the 2020 season.


February 1, 2016
DESIGNATED REPLACEMENT
Kouassi could be Revolution solution in midfield

The New England Revolution could be losing Jermaine Jones. But the team has acquired a lower-profile, younger, and, presumably, lower-salaried replacement in FC Sion’s Xavier Kouassi.


February 1, 2016
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Mountaineers' Buchanan honored with Women's College Boot

West Virginia junior defender Kadeisha Buchanan is the winner of the 2015 Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


February 1, 2016
DP ON THE WAY
Revolution add midfielder Kouassi from FC Sion

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution announced the signing of Ivory Coast midfielder Xavier Kouassi as a Designated Player Monday. Kouassi will be added to the roster during the Secondary Transfer Window upon the expiration of his contract with FC Sion June 30, pending receipt of his P1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate.


January 31, 2016
BIRNBAUM PLAYS HERO
Defender nods U.S. past Iceland in 2016 opener

CARSON, Calif. -- Steve Birnbaum was something of an afterthought for the U.S. national team to start 2016, but when he took the opportunity that was offered and turned it into something special.


January 31, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 4 roundup

Bryan Rabello scored two goals in two minutes to give Santos Laguna a 2-0 win over Queretaro Friday at Estadio TSM Corona.





January 31, 2016
SUPPORTER'S CHOICE
Monmouth's Acuña Camacho leads College Boot fan vote

Monmouth senior defender David Acuña Camacho has been selected as the winner of the College Boot Supporter's Choice award. He received the most votes from soccer fans in the annual Soccer News Net poll recognizing the national player of the year.


January 30, 2016
SUPPORTER'S CHOICE
Monmouth's Murphy leads College Boot fan vote

Monmouth junior forward Erica Murphy has been selected as the winner of the Women's College Boot Supporter's Choice award. Murphy received the most votes from soccer fans in the annual Soccer News Net poll recognizing the national player of the year.


January 29, 2016
WERNER FRICKER AWARD WINNER
U.S. Soccer honors ex-USWNT, current UNC coach Dorrance

CHICAGO - Former U.S. women's national team head coach and current University of North Carolina head women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance has been named the 2016 winner of the Werner Fricker Builder Award.


January 29, 2016
DEFENDER ADDED
Michael Orozco joins U.S. for Iceland clash

Defender Michael Orozco has been added to the roster for the U.S. Men’s National Team match against Iceland Sunday afternoon. Orozco was set to be available for training Friday and return to Club Tijuana on Sunday evening.


January 28, 2016
GOING TO GRENADA
Sanchez leads U-17 qualifying roster

U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team coach B.J. Snow Thursday named a 20-player roster for the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship in St. George's, Grenada, from March 3-13. The top three finishers will qualify for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan Sept. 30-October 21. Southern California Blues SC's Ashley Sanchez leads the way, having scored 11 goals in six matches for the team, plus converting the deciding goal as the U.S. won the U-20 qualifying title last month.


January 28, 2015
NEW U20 LEAGUE PLANNED
EDP Super League targets national footprint

EAST BRUNSWICK NJ --A new Under 20 league that hopes to achieve a national footprint is being formed by EDP. Several clubs have already been invited to join the EDP Super Club U20 League, which will begin an open application process within the next week.


January 27, 2016
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
BC's Lewis takes New England Soccer News honor

Boston College junior Zeiko Lewis is the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year.


January 27, 2016
FOX LANDS COPA
Multimedia rights will include all 32 matches

Fox Sports has acquired the multi media rights to the Copa America Centenario. All 32 matches of the tournament will be broadcast live from June 3-26, with matches appearing on FOX broadcast network, FS1 and FS2


January 26, 2016
BEST OF NEW ENGLAND
BC's Meehan named New England Soccer News Women's College Player of the Year

Boston College all-time leading scorer McKenzie Meehan is the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year.


January 26, 2016
OLYMPIC HOPEFULS
McCaffrey, Mewis on qualifying roster

Boston Breakers forward Stephanie McCaffrey and Whitman’s Samantha Mewis were among 20 players named Tuesday to the U.S. team for the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas.


January 25, 2016
NO. 1 SIGNING
Revolution inks Jordan McCrary

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed first-round MLS SuperDraft pick Jordan McCrary to a contract, the team announced Monday.


January 24, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 3 roundup

Queretaro (1-0-2, 3 pts) shut out Dorados de Sinaloa 3-0 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


January 23, 2016
CARLI CONNECTS
First half hat trick leads USWNT 5-0 over Ireland

SAN DIEGO---Carli Lloyd scored a first half hat trick as the United States Women's National Team cruised to a 5-0 win over Ireland in front of 23,329 fans at Qualcomm Stadium Saturday.


January 22, 2016
BEST OF THE REGION
Lloyd, Chicharito named CONCACAF Players of the Year

Carli Lloyd and Javier Hernandez were the 2015 CONCACAF female and male players of the year, respectively, it was announced Friday.


January 22, 2016
LOANER
Revolution acquires defender from Sporting

The New England Revolution have acquired defender Sambinha on loan from Sporting Clube de Portugal. Sambinha is the first player to be loaned to the Revolution since it entered into a strategic partnership with Sporting in October 2014.


January 21, 2016
SWEDISH SIGNING
Former Liverpool midfielder joins Breakers

The Boston Breakers announced the signing of Swedish attacking midfielder Louise Schillgard.


January 20, 2016
LINED UP
USL set with 29 teams

The USL Wednesday announced the alignment, plus regular season and playoff format for the 2016 USL season, with 29 teams set to compete in the league’s sixth season.


January 19, 2016
FORWARD CHOICE
Revolution picks Hoosier Hollinger-Janzen

The New England Revolution selected forward Femi Hollinger-Janzen in the third round (51st overall) of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday.


January 19, 2016
DONE AND DUSTED
Rapids load up on final day of MLS SuperDraft

The Colorado Rapids selected four players and both New York teams – the Red Bulls and NYCFC – made no selections in the final two rounds of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday.


January 19, 2016
SORTING IT OUT
Copa America Centenario draw in NYC Feb. 21

The Copa America Centenario draw will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York at 7:30 p.m. ET Sunday, Feb. 21, the Copa America Centenario Local Organizing Committee announced Tuesday.


January 18, 2016
BACK IN CAMP
Sounders' Brad Evans called in to Carson

Seattle Sounders defender Brad Evans is back with the U.S. national team, U.S. Soccer announced Monday.


January 17, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 2 roundup

Leon cruised past Veracruz 3-1 Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


January 15, 2016
CUTTONE’S CONCEPTS
Time to scuttle the draft

BALTIMORE—The Major League Soccer SuperDraft has become irrelevant. College soccer is no longer the path to MLS for most American players.


January 15, 2016
NWSL DRAFT
Full results

BALTIMORE--The National Women's Soccer League conducted its 2016 College Draft Friday afternoon at the Baltimore Convention Center. Forty players were selected over four rounds. With the No. 1 overall pick, the Portland Thorns FC selected University of Virginia defender Emily Sonnett. Full results follow.


January 15, 2016
CENTRAL PLANNING
Breakers make Westphal No. 3 pick in NWSL draft

The Boston Breakers made a dramatic move to bolster the team through the middle of the field in the NWSL draft Friday. The Breakers traded their first allocation spot to acquire the No. 3 overall pick from the Portland Thorns, selecting Christen Westphal, a central defender from the University of Florida.


January 15, 2016
CAVALIER PICK
Portland Thorns select Emily Sonnett No. 1

As expected, the Portland Thorns made U.S. national team defender Emily Sonnett the first pick in the NWSL draft Friday.


January 14, 2016
STARTING CONTENDER
Heaps hopes Revolution have their right back

Revolution coach Jay Heaps believes Jordan McCrary has the ability to be the team’s starting right back next season. And Heaps should know, since right back was Heaps’ position for most of his 11-year professional career.


January 14, 2016
MLS SUPERDRAFT
Second round selections



January 14, 2016
TAKING A GAMBLE
Revolution selects Wake Forest forward in second round

The New England Revolution picked former Wake Forest University forward Michael Gamble with the 10th selection of the second round of the MLS SuperDraft Thursday.



INSTANT REPLAY
Garber: MLS evaluating about USL testing it this year

BALTIMORE -- Instant replay could be coming to an American Soccer city near you sooner than you think.

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber Thursday afternoon said that the league is "evaluating, very closely," testing instant replay with the USL this year.



MLS SUPERDRAFT
First round selections

The first round selections in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft held at the Baltimore Convention Center as part of the National Soccer Coaches Association of American convention.


January 14, 2016
RIGHT CHOICE
Revolution selects defender Jordan McCrary

The New England Revolution selected North Carolina defender Jordan McCrary with the 10th pick in the MLS SuperDraft Thursday.


January 14, 2016
FIRST PICK
Fire take Wake Forest midfielder Harrison to open MLS SuperDraft

BALTIMORE -- The Chicago Fire have selected midfielder Jack Harrison out of Wake Forest with the first overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.


January 13, 2016
STEPPING DOWN
Tracey Leone leaving Northeastern

Tracey Leone announced Wednesday she has resigned as coach of the women's program at Northeastern University.


January 13, 2016
FOUR FOR MLS
Campbell, Fisher, Irving, Wharton sign

Major League Soccer announced the signing of four college seniors in advance of Thursday’s SuperDraft.


January 12, 2016
SUBBING IN
Sean Johnson replaces Hamid at U.S. camp

U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made one change to the roster for the January training camp. Goalkeeper Sean Johnson will report to U.S. Soccer's National Training Center to replace D.C. United’s Bill Hamid.


January 12, 2016
BELIEVE IT
U.S. Women's National Team to host four-team tournament

U.S. Soccer will host a four-team international tournament featuring four of the top five women's national teams as England, France and Germany join the U.S. for the SheBelieves Cup March 3-9.


January 11, 2016
SILVERBACKS SUSPENDED
NASL pulls plug on Atlanta team

The North American Soccer League announced Monday that it has suspended operations of the Atlanta Silverbacks for the 2016 season.


January 11, 2016
HUSKIES HIRE
Chris Gbandi takes over at Northeastern

Former MLS defender Chris Gbandi has been named the sixth coach in Northeastern men's history. Gbandi is a rising star in the college soccer coaching ranks, highlighted by appearances in the last two NCAA tournaments with Dartmouth. Gbandi is a former associate head coach at Dartmouth, the 2000 Hermann Trophy winner, and three-time All-America at Connecticut.


January 11. 2016
THEY'RE ON TOP OF THE WORLD AGAIN
Carli Lloyd named FIFA women's world player of the year; Jill Ellis top coach

ZURICH, Switzerland -- After securing the United States' third FIFA Women's World Cup crown last summer, team captain and midfielder Carli Lloyd and head coach Jill Ellis were feted with the highest honors possible.


January 10, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 1 roundup

Atlas kicked off the Clausura season with a 3-1 come-from-behind win over Queretaro Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


January 9, 2016
NEW LEADERS
U.S. Women's National Team changes captains

Midfielder Carli Lloyd and defender Becky Sauerbrunn have been named by coach Jill Ellis as captains of the U.S. Women's National Team.


January 8, 2015
TAKING THE TROPHY
Stanford's Morris, Penn State's Rodriguez win Hermann

ST. LOUIS – A player from each of the 2015 NCAA championship title teams has been named the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy winners: junior forward Jordan Morris of Stanford and senior midfielder Raquel Rodriguez of Penn State.


January 8, 2016
CHANGES
Klinsmann adds four for January camp

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made four additions to the roster for training camp in Carson, Calif.


January 7, 2016
THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS
US Open Cup play resumes April 2

CHICAGO - The pairings for the Third Open Division Qualifying Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup have been finalized. The six fixtures will take place across the country from April 2-3 and qualify the match winners for the tournament proper.


January 7, 2016
NO DOUBLE-DIPPING
MLS teams' USL affiliates no longer eligible for Open Cup

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has revised its Open Cup policies to allow professional clubs controlling teams at multiple levels to enter only their highest-level professional team.


January 7, 2016
SCHEDULE SET
Revolution opens with Houston, closes with Montreal

The New England Revolution will open their 21st MLS season against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday, March 6 and play the first of 17 home matches against D.C. United at Gillette Stadium Saturday, March 12.


January 6, 2016
MIXING IN
Youth served in U.S. January camp

U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 23 players for the first training camp of the year, with the possibility of additions.


January 6, 2016
DRAFT ELIGIBLE
NCAA champion Nittany Lions feature on NWSL list

A total of 145 players are eligible for selection in the NWSL College Draft, the league announced Wednesday. The draft will take place at 10 a.m. ET Friday, Jan. 15 at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention in Baltimore.


January 6, 2016
FRESH INK
Revs sign Fagundez to multiyear contract

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution midfielder Diego Fagundez has signed a new multiyear contract.


January 4, 2016
LEADING THE YOUTH
Friedel, Namazi take over U19s, U18s

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has appointed three-time World Cup veteran Brad Friedel as Head Coach of the U-19 Men's National Team and former Iran National Team assistant coach Omid Namazi to lead the U-18 MNT program.


January 4, 2016
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT HONOR
Ex-NASL coach Timo Liekoski named Walter Chyzowych Fund award recipient

Former North American Soccer League coach Timo Liekoski Monday was named the recipient of the 2016 Walt Chyzowych Fund lifetime Achievement award.


January 1, 2016
THURSDAY'S THE DAY
Garber: MLS will unveil 2016 schedule then



In a New Year's email to the league's fans, Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber Friday said that the 2016 full schedule will be unveiled Thursday.


December 31, 2015
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
The top ten national soccer stories of 2015

Brilliant, simply brilliant. There was no other way to describe the United States' 5-2 victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup final on July 5.


December 31, 2015
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Obituaries

Former U.S. Soccer Federation chairman and National Soccer Hall of Fame builder Milton Aimi passed away on January 27. He was 88.


December 31, 2015
CALLED IN
Engen, McCaffrey to train with U.S. women in January camp

CHICAGO – U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis Friday named 26 players for the first training camp of 2016.


December 30, 2015
KIA AT THE HELM
McNeill named Brown head coach

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Kia McNeill, an assistant coach at Northeastern University and former assistant at Boston College, where she player her college soccer, has been named the head women's soccer coach at Brown University.


December 29, 2015
SET FOR THE DESERT
Revs to play in Diamond Cup again

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – For the fifth consecutive year, the New England Revolution will take part in the Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Arizona.


December 23, 2015
TAKING OVER THE 17s
U.S. Soccer tabs John Hackworth

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has appointed former Philadelphia Union coach John Hackworth as the head coach of the U-17 Men’s National Team. He replaces Richie Williams, who has been named assistant coach of Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer.


December 22, 2015
MEN'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
U.S. Soccer honors Michael Bradley

CHICAGO – U.S. captain Michael Bradley has been voted the U.S. Soccer male player of the year, with the announcement taking place earlier Tuesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter.


December 22, 2015
OPENING ON THE ROAD
Revolution start 2016 season against Houston at BBVA Compass Stadium

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution will open their 2016 campaign at BBVA Compass Stadium against the Houston Dynamo on Sunday, March 6. Kickoff will be 3:00 pm ET.


December 22, 2015
SHIFT IN SAN ANTONIO
Scorpions drop out, Spurs to operate USL team

One of the most successful franchises in the North American Soccer League is dropping out of the league. The San Antonio Scorpions have announced that as a result of a sale of Toyota Field to the City of San Antonio and Bexar County, and a subsequent agreement with the San Antonio Spurs, the team will cease operating.


December 22, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: ABDOU MBACKE THIAM
Meet the candidates, and vote!

UConn freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 21, 2015
BANNED
Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer for 8 years

ZURICH, Swizterland -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been banned from all soccer activities for eight years as was UEFA president Michel Platini, the organziation's ethics committee announced Monday morning.


December 21, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: ZEIKO LEWIS
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston College junior Zeiko Lewis is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and a candidate for the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 20, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: FELIX DE BONA
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston University junior forward Felix De Bona is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and a finalist for the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 18, 2015
SMALL TRADE
Breakers get a pick from Reign

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have acquired a second-round pick in the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft from Seattle Reign FC in exchange for an international roster spot for 2016.


December 18, 2015
NEUMANN IS BACK
Revs re-sign midfielder

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution has re-signed midfielder Steve Neumann. Neumann, who has made 32 regular-season appearances for the Revs since being selected with the No. 4 pick in the first round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, originally did not have his contract option picked up by the club on Nov. 25.


December 18, 2015
LANDSLIDE VICTORY
Michael Bradley named Fútbol de Primera's player of year

SAN FRANCISCO– U.S. national team and Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley has won the 2015 Player of the Year Award, presented by Fútbol de Primera, it was announced Friday.


December 17, 2015
FILLING A VOID
UWS plans to be D II women's league

United Women's Soccer plans to launch in the spring of 2016, filling the void left by the demise of the W-League following this past season.


December 17, 2015
THE COPA'S COMING
Gillette Stadium to host matches in the Copa America Centenario

Gillette Stadium will host three matches in next year's Copa America Centenario, including a match featuring the top seed in Group B, Brazil, and a tournament quarterfinal.


December 17, 2015
THE GROUP STAGE
USA to play in Santa Clara, Chicago, Philly at Copa America Centenario 1st round

The U.S. men's national team will play group-stage matches of the Copa America Centenario in three cities and in as many time zones. The Americans will anchor Group A and will play in in Santa Clara (JUne 3), Chicago (June 7) and Philadelphia (June 11) for Copa America Centenario.


December 16, 2015
BITTERSWEET FAREWELL
Wambach's U.S. career ends with loss to China PR

NEW ORLEANS - China PR put a damper on Abby Wambach's retirement celebration, defeating the US Women's National Team 1-0 Wednesday in front of a record crowd of 32,950 at the Superdome.


December 16, 2015
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Carli Lloyd takes US Soccer top honor

CHICAGO - Midfielder Carli Lloyd has been voted the 2015 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday during FOX Sports 1's pre-game coverage of the USA's final Victory Tour match against China PR.


December 16, 2015
NEW DEAL
Revolution sign Chris Tierney to new contract

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution signed defender Chris Tierney to a new multiyear contract on Wednesday.


December 15, 2015
BRENER TAKES CONTROL
Buys AEG's interest in Dynamo, Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium

HOUSTON –Gabriel Brener, CEO of Brener International Group, LLC, has acquired AEG’s interests in the Houston Dynamo, the NWSL’s Houston Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium.


December 15, 2015
OPENING THE CAMPAIGN
USMNT to host Iceland, Canada in Carson

CHICAGO - The U.S. men's national team will kick off 2016 with friendlies against Iceland and Canada at the StubHub Center.


December 14, 2015
FINAL FIVE
Bradley, Dempsey, Guzan, Johnson, Yedlin are up for U.S. Soccer male player of the year

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer Monday announced the five nominees for 2015 U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year.


December 10, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Tigres win Gran Final in pk thriller

Tigres brought a 3-0 lead into Sunday's second leg of the Apertura championship finals, but needed 120 minutes and eight rounds of penalty kicks to claim their fourth title after top seeds Pumas rallied to a 4-4 aggregate draw.


December 13, 2015
DUNN DEAL
Crystal Dunn nets game-winner for WNT against China

GLENDALE, Arizona - The US Women's National Team continued its post World Cup Victory Tour with a 2-0 win over China PR Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium in front of 19,066 fans, a record crowd to watch a WNT game in Arizona.


December 13, 2015
FIRST FOR STANFORD
Cardinal men crush Clemson to capture College Cup

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--U.S. national team striker Jordan Morris scored twice as Stanford took a 4-0 victory over Clemson in the NCAA Men’s Championship at Sporting Park Sunday, the first national title in the Cardinal’s century-long soccer history.


December 11, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: MCKENZIE MEEHAN
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston College all-time leading scorer McKenzie Meehan is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 11, 2015
WOMEN'S FINALISTS
Hermann down to Buchanan, Rodriguez and Sonnet

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--- West Virginia junior defender Kadeisha Buchanan (Brampton, Ontario), Penn State senior midfielder Raquel Rodriguez (San Jose, Costa Rica), and Virginia senior defender Emily Sonnet (Marietta, Ga.) are the women's finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


December 11, 2015
HERMANN FINALISTS
Allen, Herbers, Morris get nod for men's trophy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Georgetown senior forward Brandon Allen (Old Bridge, N.J.), Creighton junior forward Fabian Herbers (Ahaus, Germany), and Stanford senior forward Jordan Morris (Mercer Island, Wash. were named the men's Finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


December 11, 2015
NSCAA MEN'S ALL -AMERICANS
First, second, third teams



December 11, 2015
SIX GAMES
Jermaine Jones suspended after confrontation with referee

NEW YORK – New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones has been suspended by the MLS Disciplinary Committee for six matches and fined an undisclosed amount for his conduct toward a match official in the 92nd minute of New England’s MLS Cup Playoff match against D.C. United on October 28, 2015.


December 10, 2015
HIGH PRESS-URE
Press connects for three as WNT romps past T&T

SAN ANTONIO - The U.S. Women's National Team's Victory Tour continued Thursday with a lopsided 6-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago at the Alamodome.


December 10, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: RACHEL HILL
Meet the candidates, and vote!

UConn Huskies junior forward Rachel Hill is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 10, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Tigres take control of the Gran Final

Fifth-seeded Tigres shut out #1 Pumas 3-0 in the opening leg of the Apertura Gran Final Thursday at Estadio Universitario.


December 10, 2015
FINAL FIVE
Lloyd, Rapinoe, Holiday, Sauerbrunn, Solo up for U.S. Soccer female player of the year

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has announced the five nominees for 2015 U.S. Soccer female player of the year Thursday.


December 9, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: JENNA FISHER
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston University senior forward Jenna Fisher is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 9, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Clubs busy as elves with post-season moves

The Ottawa Fury named Paul Dalglish head coach, taking over for Marc dos Santos, who left to join the Sporting Kansas City organization as the coach of their USL team.


December 9, 2015
BIGGER SPENDERS
MLS clubs will have $37M to spend to bolster rosters in 2016, 2017

NEW YORK -- With its goal of becoming one of the top-flight soccer leagues in the world in sight, Major League Soccer Wednesday took another step towards bulking up team rosters.


December 7, 2015
HAVING A (NEW) BALL
MLS unveils official ball for 2016 season

NEW YORK – adidas and Major League Soccer Monday unveiled a newly designed NATIVO, the official match ball for the 2016 season.


December 6, 2015
"A GREAT FEELING"
Four decades after starting as a soccer club, Timbers finally earn their first championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 40-year wait is over. Forty years after playing and losing in its first pro soccer championship game, the Portland Timbers have a title they can call their own.


December 6, 2015
"WE'LL BE BACK"
MLS Cup disappointment strengthens Crew SC's resolve for next season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Crew SC entered Sunday's MLS Cup final with home field advantage and one of the league's most dangerous goalscorers in Kei Kamara. But they and the 21,747 fans, most of them in black-and-gold, at MAPFRE Stadium were in for a rude awakening from the upstart Portland Timbers.


December 6, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Pumas, Tigres to Gran Final

Club America won the battle but lost the war against top seeded Pumas on Sunday, posting a 3-1 second leg win at Estadio Olimpico Universitario but falling in the Liguilla semifinals by a 4-3 aggregate score.


December 6, 2015
WHEN EAST MEETS WEST
Left coast teams dominate MLS Cup

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Historically the Western Conference has dominated MLS Cup. Well at least, the way the league is aligned today. With 20 teams, 10 in each conference the West was leading 13-6 going into Sunday’s 20th MLS Cup.


December 6, 2015
FIRST TITLE
Penn State Nittany Lion women win College Cup

CARY, N.C.--Costa Rican international Raquel Rodriguez’ 72nd-minute goal gave Penn State a 1-0 win over Duke before 10,676 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park Sunday, the Nittany Lions capturing their first NCAA Women’s Championship.


December 6, 2015
40-YEAR ITCH IS SCRATCHED
Four decades after starting as a soccer club, Portland Timbers finally earn a championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 40-year wait is over. Forty years after playing and losing in its first pro soccer championship game, the Portland Timbers have a title they can call their own.


December 6, 2015
UNPLAYABLE FIELD
U.S. Soccer cancels USWNT's Victory Tour match in Hawaii

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has cancelled the U.S. Women's National Team Victory Tour match scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, after a determination that the artificial turf surface is not suitable to hold an international soccer match.


December 5, 2015
SMALL MARKETS EYEING THE BIG PRIZE
Columbus, Portland vie for MLS Cup crown

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sorry folks, there are no big-name stars in Sunday's MLS Cup.

There's only a pair of hard-working small-market teams striving for some Major League Soccer glory at MAPFRE Stadium -- host Columbus Crew SC and the Portland Timbers.


December 5, 2015
MORE EXPANSION
MLS owners support growing to 28 clubs;make competition changes

Major League Soccer owners gave hope to Sacramento and other cities that want to hop on the bandwagon and get an expansion franchise, voting in Columbus on Saturday to support future expansion to 28 teams.


December 5, 2015
A COLUMBUS SCARE
Kamara injured in practice,; Berhalter hopeful striker will play Sunday

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Kei Kamara, who has been an absolute terror to opposing defenders and goalkeepers all season long, gave Columbus Crew SC one big scare Saturday.


December 5, 2015
EAGLES CLIPPED
Boston College men sent home by Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y.--Boston College surrendered a 79th-minute goal off a corner kick in falling, 1-0, to Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men’s Championship Saturday.


December 5, 2015
WOUNDED KNEE
Megan Rapinoe tears ACL, out of Olympic qualifying

CHICAGO - U.S. women's national team and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe, the side's best playmaker, has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, U.S. Soccer said Saturday.


December 4, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE CUP ROUNDUP
Penn State, Duke advance to final

Penn State advanced to the NCAA Women's College Cup final for the second time and Duke for the third time, both taking 2-0 victories Friday night.


December 4, 2015
NSCAA HONORS SVERRISDOTTIR
UMass defender on All-Mid Atlantic Second Team



December 4, 2015
NSCAA WOMEN'S ALL-AMERICANS
First, second, third teams

Complete list of National Soccer Coaches Association of America Women's DI All-America selections.


December 3, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

Top-seeded Pumas took a giant step toward the Gran Final with a 3-0 semifinal road win over shorthanded Club America Thursday at Estadio Azteca.


December 3, 2015
FINAL TUNE-UP
WNT to play Ireland in last match before Olympic qualifying

CHICAGO - The U.S. Women's National Team will open its 2016 schedule against the Republic of Ireland on January 23 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Kickoff will be at 5 p.m. ET.


December 3, 2015
TAKING A ROLE
MLS, other pro leagues look to influence FIFA in wake of corruption

As the FIFA corruption scandal widened on Thursday with the arrest of the current president of CONCACAF Alfredo Hawit of Honduras and the President of CONMBEOL, Juan Ángel Napout of Paraguay, Major League Soccer and other professional leagues around the world are looking for a way to influence the organization.


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