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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.


December 2, 2015
SELECTING FROM WITHIN
Strikers hand coaching reins to General Manager

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.--Fort Lauderdale Strikers General Manager Caio Zanardi will assume the club's Head Coaching duties He received a two year deal with an additional one-year option.


December 2, 2015
NEW MAN IN CHARGE
Indy Eleven names Tim Hankinson head coach

INDIANAPOLIS--- – Indy Eleven has ended its search for its permanent head coach position by hiring former North American Soccer League and Major League Soccer veteran coach Tim Hankinson .


December 2, 2015
MOST VALUABLE
Toronto's Giovinco named MLS MVP

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer announced Wednesday that Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco was named the 2015 Landon Donovan Most Valuable Player.


December 2, 2015
RUNNING THE SHOW
SUM, IMG awarded Copa America Centenario rights

MIAMI -- CONCACAF and and South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) Wednesday announced that IMG and Soccer United Marketing have been selected to market and service the Copa America Centenario 2016’s commercial rights.


December 1, 2015
MAC HERMANN TROPHY
Men's, women's semi-finalists

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A total of 30 NCAA Division I players were named semifinalists for the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy.


November 30, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles midfielder Trevor Davock

Boston College freshman midfielder Trevor Davock converted a game-winning goal in his first collegiate game this season, and continued to produce as the Eagles have reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men’s Championship.


November 30, 2015
STAYING PUT
McCaffrey signs with Breakers for 2016

HANOVER, Mass. – Boston Breakers forward Stephanie McCaffrey has re-signed with the club for the 2016 NWSL season.


November 30, 2015
MAKING THE SHORT LIST
Lloyd finalist for FIFA women's player of the year, Ellis for women's coach of the year

It should come as no surprise that Carli Lloyd and Jill Ellis are on the FIFA short list for Player of the Year and Coach of the Year, respectively..


November 29, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Liguilla quarterfinals - second leg roundup

Tigres advanced to the Liguilla semifinals with a 1-0 win over Jaguares Saturday at Estadio Victor Manuel Reyna.


November 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Portland, Columbus to vie for MLS Cup

FRISCO, Texas--The Portland Timbers are headed to their first-ever MLS Cup after playing top-seeded FC Dallas to a 2-2 draw in Sunday's Western Conference Final second leg at Toyota Stadium.


November 29, 2015
MLS BEST XI
Columbus, Dallas, NYRB lead the way

NEW YORK---Players from eight different clubs, with two each from Conference Finalists, the Columbus Crew SC , FC Dallas and New York Red Bulls were named to the MLS Best XI.


November 29, 2015
FLYING AHEAD
Boston College Eagle men get by Georgetown Hoyas

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Boston College defeated second-ranked Georgetown on penalty kicks Sunday, advancing to its second Elite Eight in the NCAA Men’s Championship at Shaw Field.


November 28, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the Conference Finals

FC Dallas have battled back from one heavy deficit already during this playoff season, and will need to do so again when they host the Portland Timbers on Sunday if they are to make it to their second-ever MLS Cup final.


November 27, 2015
MEN'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
29 nominated for College Boot

Twenty nine of the nation's top men's college soccer players have been named finalists for the 2015 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the men's college player of the year.


November 27, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Liguilla quarterfinals - first leg roundup

Sixth-seeded Club America roared back from an early deficit to rout #3 Leon 4-1 in Wednesday's first-leg quarterfinal match at Estadio Azteca.


November 25, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Creighton's Fabian Herbers is Men's College Player of the Week

Creighton's Fabian Herbers is the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 22.


November 25, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
West Virginia's Kailey Utley is Women's College Player of the Week

West Virginia senior forward Kailey Utley is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 22.


November 25, 2015
ROSTER MOVES
Revs exercise options on 14 players

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution has exercised the 2016 contract options on 14 players.


November 24, 2015
COACH OF THE YEAR
Red Bulls' Marsch honored by MLS

NEW YORK, NY –New York Red Bulls head coach Jesse Marsch has been named MLS Coach of the Year.


November 24, 2015
CLOSING THE TOUR
Ellis names roster for December friendlies

CHICAGO -- US Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis has named her roster for the team's final four friendly matches of the year.


November 24, 2015
LEADING THE ARMADA
Tony Meola named Jacksonville head coach

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- The Jacksonville Armada finally named former U.S. national team goalkeeper Tony Meola as head coach, making the announcement at a press conference Tuesday morning.


November 24, 2015
INTO THE FIRE
Chicago hires Veljko Paunovic as its head coach

CHICAGO - Veljko Paunovic, who led Serbia to the FIFA Under-20 World Cup championship, will coach the Chicago Fire for the 2016 Major League Soccer season.


November 23, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagle forward Simon Enstrom

Simon Enstrom experienced a successful career with AIK Solna’s junior teams in Sweden, playing with teammates such as Kennedy Igboananike (Chicago Fire), Robin Quaison (US Palermo) and Mika Vayrynen (Los Angeles Galaxy). But at 19 years of age, Enstrom found himself out of the club’s plans, so he enrolled at Boston College, where he has had a strong freshman season.


November 23, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Rachel Hill

Junior forward Rachel Hill and the UConn Huskies experienced major highs and lows over a three-day period in the NCAA Women’s Championship last week.


November 23, 2015
SHE'S THE NEW 'KEEPER
Breakers sign Libby Stout

HANOVER, Mass. – After trading long time starting goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher earlier in the day, the Boston Breakers announced today the signing of goalkeeper Elizabeth “Libby” Stout.


November 23, 2015
HELLO, COLUMBUS
USA to host Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium March 29

CHICAGO - The U.S. men's national team will return to MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, to play its second home match of 2018 World Cup qualifying against Guatemala on March 29.


November 23, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Second round qualifying concludes

CHICAGO - The Second Qualifying Round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup concluded with eight matches this past weekend. Harpo's FC (Colo.) and San Francisco City Football Club - both participants in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup - took one more step towards the 2016 tournament, while past giant-killers Cal FC and Chula Vista FC fell at the second hurdle.


November 23, 2015
OLYMPIC QUALIFYING FOES
USA women to meet Puerto Rico, Mexico, Costa Rica in the group stage in Frisco in February

MIAMI – The U.S. women's national team will play Puerto Rico, Mexico and Costa Rica in the group stage of qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympics at the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship.


November 23, 2015
TRADE WINDS BLOW
Breakers acquire Whitney Engen from Chicago

HANOVER, Mass. The Boston Breakers have acquired U.S. Women’s National Team defender Whitney Engen, a second-round pick (No. 17 overall) in the 2016 College Draft and their natural second-round pick in the 2017 College Draft from the Chicago Red Stars. In return, the Breakers are sending goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher and a third-round selection (No. 22 overall) in the 2016 NWSL College Draft to Chicago.


November 23, 2015
NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR
Giovinco wins MLS honor, Drogba second

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer announced Monday that Toronto FC forward Sebastian Giovinco was voted the MLS newcomer of the year.


November 22, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 17 roundup

Queretaro and Puebla ended the regular season with a scoreless draw Friday at Estadio La Coreregidora.


November 22, 2015
HOYAS NEXT
Boston College Eagle men bounce USF Bulls

TAMPA, Fla.--Swedish freshman Simon Enstrom scored in the 98th minute to give the Boston College Eagles a 2-1 win over South Florida in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Championship at Corbett Soccer Complex Sunday.


November 22, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew, Timbers take series openers

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Justin Meram scored nine seconds into the match and Kei Kamara added one in the 85th minute to give the Columbus Crew SC a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls before a crowd of 21,617 at MAPFRE Stadium Sunday.


November 22, 2015
BUILDING FOR NEXT YEAR
UConn Husky men halted by Indiana Hoosiers

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.--UConn’s nine-match unbeaten streak was snapped as the Huskies took a 1-0 loss to Indiana in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Championship at Bill Armstrong Stadium Sunday.


November 22, 2015
OUT OF TIME
Dartmouth Big Green men ousted by Orange

SYRACUSE, N.Y.--The Dartmouth Big Green surrendered a first-half goal for the first time this season in falling, 2-1, to Syracuse in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Championship at SU Soccer Stadium Sunday.


November 22, 2015
HUSKIES HALTED
UConn women routed by Rutgers Scarlet Knights

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--The UConn Huskies dropped a 4-0 decision to No. 2-seeded Rutgers in the third round of the NCAA Women’s Championship at Yurcak Field Sunday.


November 21, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the Conference championships

The Eastern Conference finals open Sunday at sold-out MAPFRE Stadium when the Supporters' Shield-winning New York Red Bulls visit Columbus Crew SC.


November 21, 2015
CITY LIMITS
Boston team joins NPSL

Boston City Football Club has joined the National Premier Soccer League as an expansion team. The club will compete in the Northeast Region’s North Atlantic Conference.


November 20, 2015
SIX FOR NO. 6
Boston University Terrier women stopped by Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.--Boston University's season came to a close as the Terriers suffered a 6-0 loss to top-seeded Penn State in a second-round NCAA Women’s Championship game at Jeffrey Field Friday night.


November 20, 2015
WOMEN'S OLYMPIC QUALIFYING
CONCACAF to hold draw in Miami Monday

MIAMI -- CONCACAF Friday announced that the official draw for the 2016 CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship will be held at the InterContinental Doral here Monday morning.


November 20, 2015
ROUND THREE
UConn Husky women knock off Notre Dame

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--Two second-half goals from junior Rachel Hill pushed UConn past Notre Dame, 2-0, in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Championship Friday.


November 19, 2015
GOING SOUTH
Boston College Eagle men edge Vermont

NEWTON, Mass.--Swedish freshman Simon Enstrom scored off a Zeiko Lewis cross in the 71st minute to give the Boston College Eagles a 1-0 win over Vermont in the first round of the NCAA Men's Championship Thursday night.


November 19, 2015
OUT IN THE FIRST
Vermont Catamounts eliminated from NCAA Championship

BOSTON--Simon Enstrom's 71st-minute goal lifted the Boston College Eagles to a 1-0 victory over Vermont in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Championship Thursday night.


November 19, 2015
GREEN TO ORANGE
Dartmouth halts Hartwick Hawks in first round

HANOVER, N.H.--Junior Alexander Marsh scored his first goal of the season in the 100th minute as Dartmouth took a 1-0 win over Hartwick in the first round of the NCAA Championship at Burnham Field on a rainy Tuesday night.


November 19, 2015
LOSING LATE
De Bona goal not enough as BU Terriers eliminated

STORRS, Conn.--Felix De Bona scored his ninth goal of the season, but Boston University dropped a 3-1 decision to UConn in the first round of the NCAA Men’s Championship at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Tuesday.


November 19, 2015
HELLO HOOSIERS
Awuah leads UConn Husky men over BU Terriers

STORRS, Conn.--Junior co-captain Kwame Awuah scored two second-half goals and assisted on the first UConn goal as the three-time champion Huskies took a 3-1 win over Boston University in an NCAA Men’s Championship first-round match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Thursday.


November 19, 2015
SALEM MOVES TO MASS.
Breakers acquire midfielder from Spirit

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have acquired midfielder Angela Salem from the Washington Spirit in exchange for two second-round picks (Nos. 12 and 20 overall) in the 2016 NWSL College Draft.


November 19, 2015
COPA COMING
Gillette Stadium one of 10 host venues

MIAMI ----Gillette Stadium is among the ten venues selected to host the Copa America Centenario which will be played from June 3-26, 2016, in the United States.


November 18, 2015
ADDING A TAR HEEL
Breakers sign former UNC defender Brooke Elby

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have signed defender Brooke Elby. She is currently playing for the Melbourne Victory in Australia’s W-League.


November 18, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Syracuse's Ben Polk is Men's College Player of the Week

Syracuse University's Ben Polk is the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 15.


November 18, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
USC's Morgan Andrews is Women's College Player of the Week

USC's Morgan Andrews is the Soccer News Net Women’s College Player of the Week after spearheading the Trojans' comeback en route to a penalty-kicks victory over Cal State Fullerton in the first round of the NCAA Division I women's tournament.


November 17, 2015
BENCH STRENGTH
Substitutes power El Tri past Honduras

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras--Mexico remained perfect in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying with a 2-0 win over Honduras Tuesday at Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano.


November 17, 2015
FROM ONE EXTREME TO THE OTHER
Four days after scoring 6 goals, USA fails to find the net in 0-0 tie at Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago -- Four days after filling the net in one World Cup qualifier, the United States went to the other extreme Tuesday night.


November 17, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Vermont Catamounts' forward Brian Wright

Canadian junior forward Brian Wright has been igniting the Vermont Catamounts’ offense with a combination of skill and speed all season. And Wright saved some of his best performances for a late-season run. Wright extended his goal-scoring streak to three games as the Catamounts clinched the America East Conference title on the final day of the regular season and took semifinal and final wins in the conference tournament.


November 17, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston University Terriers midfielder Clare Pleuler

The Boston University Terriers had difficult task in the first round of the NCAA Championship, with a visit to St. John’s. But the Terriers overcame the Red Storm, 2-1, as Clare Pleuler, the New England Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 16, converted in the 94th minute.


November 16, 2015
NCAA BIDS
BC, BU, UConn, Dartmouth, Vermont men's teams in

The UConn Huskies men’s team earned its 17th bid in the last 18 seasons to the NCAA Championship. The Huskies (9-5-6) will meet Boston University (12-5-2) at 7 p.m. Thursday at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium in Storrs, Conn.


November 15, 2015
CHAMPS AGAIN
Cosmos win another NASL title, 3-2 over Ottawa

HEMPSTEAD, NY---The old adage is defense wins championships. Not in the North American Soccer League on Sunday night. It was the New York Cosmos offense powered by a hat trick by Gaston Cellerino that gave them a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 10,166 fans at James M. Shuart Stadium.


November 15, 2015
WRIGHT TIME
Vermont Catamounts capture America East title

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Brian Wright's 10th goal of the season led the Vermont Catamounts to a 1-0 victory over Binghamton in the America East Championship before a record crowd of 1,913 at Virtue Field Sunday


November 15, 2015
EDGED OUT
UConn Husky men topped by Tulsa in final

TAMPA, Fla.--The UConn men’s team fell in penalty kicks after playing Tulsa to a 1-1 tie in the American Athletic Conference championship game at Corbett Stadium Sunday. UConn (9-5-6) awaits a potential at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament. Tulsa moved to 7-6-6 and earned an automatic berth into the tournament.


November 15, 2015
FIVE IN THE FIRST
UConn Huskies women advance in NCAA Championship

STORRS, Conn.--Junior Stephanie Ribeiro scored twice as the UConn women’s team stopped Siena, 5-0, in the first round of NCAA Championship Sunday.


November 14, 2015
DECISIVE DEFEAT
BC Eagle women trounced by Princeton Tigers

PRINCETON, N.J.--McKenzie Meehan scored her 17th goal of the season, but the Boston College Eagles women's team dropped a 4-2 decision to Princeton in the first round of the NCAA Championship Saturday night.


November 14, 2015
WEATHERING THE STORM
BU Terrier women stop St. John's

NEW YORK--Alexandra Cooper and Clare Pleuler scored to give the Boston University women's team a 2-1 overtime win over St. John's in the first round of the NCAA Championship at Belson Stadium Saturday night.


November 14, 2015
A GOOD CHALLENGE
Dartmouth Big Green men blanked by Brown Bears

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--The Dartmouth men’s team had a difficult preparation for the NCAA Tournament in absorbing a 1-0 loss to the Brown Bears in both teams’ final Ivy League match of the season Saturday night.


November 14, 2015
MEXICAN LEAGUE APERTURA
Make-up match week roundup

Dorados de Sinaloa and Veracruz played to a scoreless draw Tuesday at Estadio Banorte. The match had been postponed from Week 12.


November 14, 2015
EYES ON THE PRIZE
Cosmos, Fury both focused on taking the NASL Championship

In many ways, the New York Cosmos and Ottawa Fury FC could not be more different. But they both have the same mission, one that ends Sunday afternoon on the field at Hofstra University's James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, NY. They both have their eye on the NASL Championship and the Soccer Bowl Trophy that goes with it.


November 13, 2015
SOLID START
Mexico open World Cup qualifying with 3-0 romp over El Salvador

MEXICO CITY--Andres Guardado buried a 22-yard free kick in the seventh minute to start Mexico on their way to a 3-0 win over El Salvador in Friday's World Cup qualifying opener at Estadio Azteca.


November 13, 2015
MAKING IT QUICK
UConn men take semifinal victory over USF

TAMPA, Fla.--The UConn men's team scored two quick second-half goals to take a 2-1 win over USF in an American Athletic Conference semifinal match at Corbett Stadium Friday. USF fell to 11-5-3.


November 13, 2015
WORKING AGAINST THEM
Boston University Terrier men downed by Eagles

HAMILTON, N.Y.--No. 3 seeded American defeated the No. 2 seeded Boston University men's team, 2-0, in a Patriot League semifinal contest at Colgate's Beyer-Small '76 Field Friday night.


November 13, 2015
SLOW START, GREAT FINISH
Make that 6 finishes as USMNT roll to 6-1 WCQ win over St. Vincent as Altidore strikes twice

ST. LOUIS -- Despite a slow start and facing a one-goal deficit five minutes after kickoff, the United States bounced back and cruised to a 6-1 triumph over St. Vincent & the Grenadines in a CONCACAF Group C semifinal match of World Cup qualifying Friday night.


November 13, 2015
TOPS IN THE NASL
Pinho wins MVP; Best XI named

Fort Lauderdale Strikers forward Stefano Pinho has been awarded the 2015 NASL Golden Ball, which goes to the league’s most valuable player. Pinho was also named the the league Best XI which was also announced on Friday.


November 12, 2015
NO UPSET
Providence Friar men stopped in semis by Creighton Bluejays

OMAHA, Neb.--The Providence College men’s team was victimized by an early-second half penalty kick in falling, 2-1, to No. 2 seed Creighton in the semifinals of the Big East Conference Championship Thursday.


November 12, 2015
WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
33 nominated for College Boot

Thirty-three of the nation's top women's college soccer players have been named finalists for the 2015 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the women's college player of the year.


November 12, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Qualifying continues this weekend

CHICAGO - The Second Open Division Qualifying Round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup begins with five East Coast matches this weekend. The fixtures get underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 14, when three-time tournament champions New York Pancyprian Freedoms play host to Jersey Shore Boca at Wards Meadows Field #75 on Randall's Island in New York, N.Y.


November 12, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Award season is upon us

While they hope to capture the NASL's biggest prize on Sunday, the Ottawa Fury are already pulling in some impressive hardware. Already announced were Marc dos Santos as Coach of the Year and Romuald Peiser as winner of the Golden Glove.


November 12, 2015
KICKED OUT
UMass Minutemen finished off by Fordham

FAIRFAX, Va.--Jannik Loebe converted a penalty kick in the 83rd minute as Fordham took a 1-0 win over the UMass Minutemen in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Championship at George Mason Stadium Thursday.


November 11, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Florida's Christen Westphal is Women's College Player of the Week

Florida's Christen Westphal is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 8.


November 11, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Indiana's Femi Hollinger-Janzen is men's College player of the Week

Indiana's Femi Hollinger-Janzen is the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 8.


November 11, 2015
ON TO THE FINALS
Vermont Catamount men race past Retrievers

BURLINGTON. Vt.--Bernard Yeboah scored in the 93rd minute to lift the second-seeded Vermont Catamounts men’s team to a 2-1 overtime win over No. 3 UMBC in the America East Conference semifinals before a Virtue Field record crowd Wednesday.


November 11, 2015
TOP DEFENDER
Montreal Impact's Laurent Ciman honored by MLS

NEW YORK--- Montreal Impact and Belgian international Laurent Ciman has been named the Major League Soccer Defender of the Year.


November 11, 2015
THE COACH AND THE KID
NASL honors Marc dos Santos, Leo Fernandes

NEW YORK --The North American Soccer League doled out two more awards on Wednesday, naming Ottawa Fury FC coach Marc dos Santos as Coach of the Year and New York Cosmos midfielder Leo Fernandes has Young Player of the Year.


November 10, 2015
LINKED WITH LA LIGA
Rayo Vallecano to back NASL Oklahoma City team

The turf war between America's professional soccer leagues heated up again on Tuesday, with the North American Soccer League announcing that a franchise will begin operating in Oklahoma City starting with the Spring 2016 season.


November 10, 2015
GOLDEN BOYS
Romuald Peiser, Stefano Pinho win NASL honors

NEW YORK---Fort Lauderdale Strikers forward Stefano Pinho has won the North American Soccer League's Golden Boot as the league's top scorer, while Ottawa Fury FC goalkeeper Romuald Peiser has been awarded the Golden Glove, which goes to the league's top goalkeeper


November 10, 2015
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Orlando's Cyle Larin wins MLS honor

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer announced today that record-setting Orlando City SC forward Cyle Larin is the winner of the Major League Soccer Rookie of the Year Award.


November 9, 2015
NO MORE HEADING
US Soccer wants to lessen impact for all under 13

As part of the resolution of a lawsuit against U.S. Soccer and a number of its youth soccer affiliates, the Federation has issued new safety guidelines and will implement a new player safety campaign in the coming months.


November 9, 2015
FIRST ROUND
UConn Huskies stay home, BC Eagles, BU Terriers traveling

The UConn Huskies earned a home match and the Boston College Eagles and Boston University Terriers will be on the road in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Championship.


November 9, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies midfielder Kwame Awuah

Kwame Awuah and his UConn Husky teammates have been relying on Abdou Mbacke Thiam for goals this season, as they did with MLS rookie of the year candidate Cyle Larin last year. But the team’s point of reference this year has been Awuah, who leads the Huskies with nine assists as a left-foot, two-way midfielder.


November 9, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston University Terriers midfielder Clare Pleuler

Boston University got off to a slow start this season, but senior midfielder Clare Pleuler has helped the Terriers recover with a 12-1-1 run over 14 games since Sept. 13. Pleuler, the New England Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 9, keyed the Terriers’ run to the Patriot League title and was named the Most Valuable Player of the tournament.


November 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls, Crew SC advance in East, Dallas and Portland in the West

HARRISON, NJ--Bradley Wright-Phillips scored in the third minute of stoppage time to lift the New York Red Bulls over DC United 1-0 and into the Eastern Conference Finals by a 2-0 aggregate score Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


November 8, 2015
OVER AND OUT
BC Eagle men crash out to Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C.--The Boston College men’s team fell, 3-0, to Clemson in the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament at Riggs Field Sunday.


November 8, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 16 roundup

Tigres (8-3-5, 27 pts) scored two early goals and held on for a 3-1 win over tenth-place Veracruz (7-2-6, 23) Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


November 8, 2015
NEXT UP
Providence Friar men bounce Butler on penalties

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.--The sixth-seeded Providence College men’s team took a penalty-kick decision over No. 3 Butler after the teams played to a 2-2 tie in the first round of the Big East Conference tournament at the Butler Bowl Sunday.


November 8, 2015
EIGHT NOT ENOUGH
Vermont Catamounts women eliminated in OT

ALBANY, N.Y.--Kiana Rugar's 15-yard shot deflected off Ally Ramos' hands and over the goalline to give Albany a 2-1 overtime victory over the Vermont women’s team in an America East semifinal match at Tom & Mary Casey Stadium Sunday.


November 8, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Heinemann leads Ottawa to final

OTTAWA, Ont. --- Tom Heinemann scored two goals, including the overtime game winner, to give the Ottawa Fury FC a 2-1 win over Minnesota United Sunday at TD Place and a spot in the North American Soccer League Championship game.


November 8, 2015
THREE-PEAT
Boston University Terrier women take Patriot League title

BOSTON--Substitute Chelsea Churchill scored in the 86th minute to give the Boston University women’s team a 1-0 win over Bucknell at Nickerson Field Sunday, the Terriers winning their third straight Patriot League Championship.


November 8, 2015
SECOND BEST
Providence Friar women fall to Butler in Big East final

OMAHA, Neb.--The sixth-seeded Providence College women’s team advanced to the Big East Conference championship game for the first time since winning the 1993 title, but the Friars fell, 1-0, to No. 4 Butler Sunday.


November 7, 2015
CRUISING
UConn Husky men trounce Temple

STORRS, Conn.--The UConn men's team cruised to a 4-0 victory over sixth-seeded Temple before more than 3,900 fans in an American Athletic Conference quarterfinal match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


November 7, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Supporters' Shield winning New York Red Bulls have a 1-0 lead and home field advantage for the second leg of their Eastern Conference semifinal against DC United Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


November 7, 2015
IVY CHAMPS
Dartmouth Big Green men blank Big Red

HANOVER, N.H.--The Dartmouth men’s team clinched its second consecutive Ivy League championship with a 2-0 win over Cornell at Burnham Field Saturday.


November 7, 2015
PLAYING FOR PRIDE
Holy Cross Crusader men stop Loyola

BALTIMORE--Junior Joey DeVivo and sophomore Arno Rupp tallied as the Holy Cross men’s team defeated Loyola, 2-0, in the Crusaders’ final Patriot League match of the season at Ridley Athletic Complex Saturday.


November 7, 2015
COLORFUL
Dartmouth Big Green women close with win over Big Red

HANOVER, N.H.--Senior forward Lucielle Kozlov’s 17th-minute goal gave the Dartmouth women’s team a 1-0 win over Cornell in both team’s Ivy League finale at Burnham Field Saturday.


November 7, 2015
EQUAL FORCES
Ottawa, Minnesota evenly matched for NASL semi-final

OTTAWA, ON - What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object? Sunday's North American Soccer League Championship Semifinal is expected to answer that paradox when the league's best offence faces the league's best defense with a spot in the Championship Final up for grabs.


November 7, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos advance to final with win over Strikers

BROOKLYN, N.Y.---For the second time in three years, the New York Cosmos are heading to the North American Soccer League Championship game, securing a berth in the final with a 2-1 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers on Saturday at MCU Park.


November 7, 2015
UNEXPECTED BERTH
UMass Minutemen finish off Fordham

AMHERST, Mass.--Freshman Casey Hamill's first career goal gave the UMass men's team a 1-0 overtime win over Fordham, securing a berth in the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament, at Rudd Field Saturday.


November 7, 2015
W-LEAGUE FOLDS
Could not field enough teams for 2016

Yet another women's soccer league has ceased operations. The W-League announced it will fold, and not stage a 2016 season.


November 6, 2015
WHAT A DEBUT
Providence Friar women eliminate Georgetown

OMAHA, Neb.--The Providence College women’s team followed the lead of senior goalkeeper Megan Sweeney, making her season debut, to defeat the Georgetown Hoyas on penalty kicks after playing to a 1-1 tie in the semifinals of the Big East Conference tournament Friday night.


November 6, 2015
ON TOP, FOR NOW
BU Terrier men rally to nudge Navy Midshipmen

ANNAPOLIS, Md.--The Boston University men's team rallied for a 2-1 double-overtime victory over Navy Friday night, the Terriers clinching a bye in the opening round of the Patriot League tournament.


November 6, 2015
LIKE OLD TIMES
Cosmos, Strikers headed for postseason showdown

In some ways it will feel like old times. Two legendary franchises, the New York Cosmos and Fort Lauderdale Strikers, meeting in a high-stakes game.


November 6, 2015
A REAL LONG SHOT
BU Terrier women edge Loyola in Patriot League semifinals

BOSTON--Rachel Bloznalis converted a free kick from the halfway line and Jenna Fisher finished another set piece in the 84th minute as the two-time defending champion Boston University Terriers women’s team edge Loyola Maryland, 2-1, in the Patriot League semifinals at Nickerson Field Friday night.


November 6, 2015
MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
Revs' Jermaine Jones called for World Cup Qualifier

CHICAGO - New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones has been called in to the U.S. National Team for the upcoming CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers against St. Vincent and The Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago.


November 6, 2015
IN THE HALL
Eusebio to be inducted this month

World soccer legend Eusebio headlines the list of the New England Soccer Hall of Fame's 38th annual Induction Dinner at noon Sunday, Nov. 22, at the Ramada Inn in Seekonk, Mass.


November 5, 2015
ELIMINATED
UConn Husky women bounced by Cincinnati Bearcats

DALLAS--The No. 10 UConn women's team gave up a two-goal lead in dropping a 3-2 overtime decision to Cincinnati 3-2 in the American Athletic Conference semifinals Thursday. The Huskies, 17-3-0, await a berth in the NCAA tournament.


November 5, 2015
ON TO INDY
Providence Friar men rout St. John's Red Storm

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Junior Mac Steeves scored his 12th goal of the season as the Providence Friars men’s team blanked St. John’s, 4-0, to earn the sixth and final place in the Big East Conference tournament on Senior Night Thursday.


November 5, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Playoff plans set, while teams start offseason moves

While the NASL was hoping to get wider distribution, all three of The Championship games will be available on ESPN3.


November 5, 2015
A HALL OF A SELECTION
NSCAA will induct DiCicco into Its Hall of Fame

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Former U.S. women's national coach Tony DiCicco, one of the most well-known figures in American soccer, will be inducted into the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s Hall of Fame.


November 4, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Central Arkansas' Wes Carson is Men's College Player of the Week

Central Arkansas junior forward Wes Carson is the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 1.


November 4, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
GW's MacKenzie Cowley is Women's College Player of the Week

George Washington junior MacKenzie Cowley has been named the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending November 1.


November 4, 2015
INTO THE NIGHT
Vermont Catamount men knock off New Hampshire

DURHAM, N.H.--Brian Wright and Stefan Lamanna recorded a goal and an assist to lead the Vermont Catamounts to a 3-1 victory at New Hampshire in the American East Conference regular-season finale Wednesday.


November 4, 2015
BEARCATS NEXT
UConn Husky women get past East Carolina Pirates

DALLAS--The defending champion UConn women’s team advanced to the American Athletic Conference semifinals with a 3-1 win over East Carolina Tuesday. The Huskies will meet Cincinnati at 5 p.m. CT Thursday at Westcott Field in Dallas.


November 3, 2015
BACK HEEL WINNER
Dartmouth Big Green blank Northeastern

HANOVER, N.H.--Freshman Amadu Kunateh scored the winning goal for the second game in succession as the Dartmouth men’s team defeated Northeastern, 2-0, in a non-conference match Tuesday night.


November 3, 2015
TOUGH SECOND HALF
Northeastern Husky men downed by Dartmouth

HANOVER, N.H.--The Northeastern Huskies men's team gave up two late goals in falling, 2-0, to the Dartmouth Big Green in their regular-season finale Tuesday night.


November 3, 2015
THE NOMINEES ARE:
2015 Major League Soccer Awards Finalists

The complete list of Major League Soccer Awards finalists.


November 3, 2015
SEMIS NEXT
Providence Friar women bounce DePaul Blue Demons

CHICAGO--Senior Kathryn Hiller scored her second goal of the season as the Providence College women’s team defeated DePaul, 1-0, in the first round of the Big East Championship Tuesday.


November 2, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston University Terriers forward Felix De Bona

Felix De Bona emerged among the most promising talents in the Boston area soon after arriving from Brazil, and the New England Revolution put him in a position to succeed as a strike partner for Diego Fagundez on the Academy team.


November 2, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagles forward McKenzie Meehan

McKenzie Meehan’s career was in jeopardy a year ago, following a household accident that caused an Achilles tendon injury. Meehan, the U.S. U-20 national team’s leading scorer in CONCACAF qualifying, missed her junior year at Boston College, but has returned at full strength this season.


November 2, 2015
LOST IN THE DRAFT
Breakers' Maddy Evans goes to Orlando

HANOVER, Mass. - The Orlando Pride selected Breakers midfielder Maddy Evans in Monday’s NWSL Expansion Draft. Evans was taken ninth overall in the Expansion Draft.


November 1, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 15 roundup

Queretaro (6-3-6, 21 pts) defeated Monterrey 3-1 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


November 1, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Tight matches highlight semifinal first legs

The New York Red Bulls seized the early advantage in their Eastern Conference semifinal series against DC United with a 1-0 win Sunday at RFK Stadium.


November 1, 2015
NOT FINISHED
Holy Cross Crusader men edged by American Eagles

WORCESTER, Mass.--The Holy Cross Crusaders men’s team surrendered a goal off a corner kick in the second overtime in falling, 1-0, to American in a Patriot League match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Sunday.


November 1, 2015
TWO TO TIE
Boston College women rally against No. 3 Florida State

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.--Boston College all-time leading scorer McKenzie Meehan converted an 86th-minute penalty kick as the Eagles women’s team tied No. 3 Florida State, 2-2, in its ACC regular-season final Sunday.


November 1, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers clinch spot in The Championship

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A late goal by Marlon Freitas gave the Fort Lauderdale Strikers all they needed to defeat the Jacksonville Armada FC 1-0 at Community First park, and clinch a spot in The Championship, knocking out the Tampa Bay Rowdies in the process.


November 1, 2015
BEST SINCE '05
Vermont Catamount women eliminated by Albany

ALBANY, N.Y.--Kiana Rugar's shot from 15 yards deflected off Ally Ramos' hands over the goalline to give Albany a 2-1 overtime victory over the Vermont Catamounts women’s team in the America East semifinals at the Tom & Mary Casey Stadium Sunday.


November 1, 2015
LOSING END
UMass women fall to Dayton Flyers

AMHERST, Mass.--The UMass women’s team concluded the season with a 3-1 loss to the Dayton Flyers in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field Sunday.


November 1, 2015
DOWN TO A PENALTY
Northeastern Husky women edge by Dukes

HARRISONBURG, Va.--Ashley Herndon scored on a penalty kick in the 99th minute to give James Madison a 1-0 victory over the Northeastern women's team in the CAA quarterfinals Sunday.


October 31, 2015
HOME-FIELD ADVANTAGE
UConn Huskies take OT win over USF

STORRS, Conn.--Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam buried a penalty kick in the 96th minute as the UConn men’s team took a 2-1 win over USF before a crowd of 3,798 in an American Athletic Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


October 31, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

D.C. United might have some weary legs for its second high-stakes game of the week when the New York Red Bulls visit Sunday begin a two-leg Eastern Conference semifinal at RFK Stadium, but they feel they have momentum on their side. They'll probably need it.


October 31, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos take top seed with win over Rowdies

ATLANTA - The Ottawa Fury FC closed out the NASL regular season with a 12-match unbeaten streak with Saturday evening's 1-1 draw with the Atlanta Silverbacks at Silverbacks Park.


October 31, 2015
THREATENING
UMass Minutemen fall to GW Colonials

WASHINGTON, D.C.--The UMass Minutemen remained in contention for the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament despite a 2-0 loss to the George Washington Colonials at the Mount Vernon Athletics Complex Saturday.


October 31, 2015
FALLING TO THIRD
Vermont Catamount men downed by Great Danes

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Afonso Pinheiro had two goals an assist to lead the Albany Great Danes to a 3-0 victory over the Vermont men’s team in an America East Conference match at Virtue Field Saturday.


October 31, 2015
SHOWING IMPROVEMENT
Holy Cross Crusader women stop Loyola

BALTIMORE--The Holy Cross women’s team took a 2-0 win over Loyola Maryland at the Ridley Athletic Complex Saturday in finishing with its highest Patriot League point total since the 2002 season.


October 31, 2015
KNOCKED OUT
Dartmouth women hold Harvard to 1-1 draw

BOSTON--The Dartmouth Big Green women’s team squandered a second half advantage in playing to a 1-1 tie with Harvard in an Ivy League match Saturday.


October 31, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Strikers have claimed the Coastal Cup, the competition between all three Florida-based sides, and a win or a tie on Sunday will also propel them into the NASL postseason, moving them ahead of the Tampa Bay Rowdies, who lost 2-0 Saturday to the New York Cosmos.



DOWN AND OUT
Northeastern Husky men stunned by Drexel Dragons

PHILADELPHIA---The Northeastern men's team squandered a chance to advance to the Colonial Athletic Association tournament, surrendering a 90th-minute goal in a 1-0 loss to the Drexel Dragons at Vidas Field Saturday.


October 31, 2015
WARMING UP
BU Terrier women extend shutout streak, blank Navy

ANNAPOLIS, Md.--The Boston University women's team warmed up for the Patriot League Tournament with a 1-0 win over Navy Saturday.


October 31, 2015
IN CONTROL
Boston University Terrier men draw with Black Knights

WEST POINT, N.Y.--Junior Felix De Bona's third goal of the week gave the Boston University men's team a 1-1 draw with Army West Point in a Patriot League match Saturday.


October 30, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The role of spoiler has shifted from Indy to Atlanta, where the Silverbacks can dent Fury FC's chances at clinching the top seed in The Championship.


October 30, 2015
LATE STINGER
Providence Friar women stopped by St. John's

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--The Providence College women’s team surrendered an 89th-minute goal off a free kick in falling, 1-0, to St. John’s in both teams’ final Big East Conference regular-season match of the season at the Ray Treacy Track and Field Complex Friday night.


October 30, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
With new owner watching, RailHawks win 3-1

CARY, NC – The Carolina RailHawks enjoyed a new beginning off the field and successful ending on it on Friday, defeating Indy Eleven 3-1 in both teams’ NASL Fall Season finale at WakeMed Soccer Park.


October 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact, Timbers fill out the semifinal brackets

MONTREAL--The Montreal Impact made sure that Toronto FC's first visit to the MLS postseason was a short one, cruising to a 3-0 win in Thursday's knockout round match at Stade Saputo.


October 29, 2015
LOSS NOT COSTLY
UMass women fall to St. Joseph's

PHILADELPHIA--The UMass women’s team remained in contention for the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament despite a 2-0 loss to St. Joseph’s at Sweeney Field Thursday night.


October 29, 2015
NIGHT TIME THE RIGHT TIME
Vermont Catamount women win tourney opener

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Junior Dana Buckhorn's first career goal lifted the No. 3-seeded Vermont Catamounts to a 1-0 victory over No. 6 UMBC in the first round of the America East Playoffs Thursday, in the first night game at Virtue Field.


October 29, 2015
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Two teams out of the hunt for a spot in the Championship will close out their seasons on Friday night at WakeMed Park.


October 29, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Miami FC finds a home

One of the newest teams in the league, the Miami FC, have signed a lease to begin play at Ocean Bank Field at Florida International University Stadium in April 2016.


October 28, 2015
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC closed out their regular season with a 2-1 loss to the Montreal Impact, or, more specifically, to Didier Drogba, who scored two goals in as many minutes to deliver the win. They must learn to control the Ivorian striker and his Impact teammates by Thursday night's knockout round match at Stade Saputo if their first-ever playoff campaign is to last more than one game.


October 28, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC, Seattle survive the knockout round

WASHINGTON, DC--Chris Rolfe scored in the 83rd minute to give DC United a 2-1 win over the New England Revolution in Wednesday's Eastern Conference knockout round match at rain-drenched RFK Stadium.


October 28, 2015
DETAILS
Holy Cross Crusader men bounced by BU

BOSTON--The Holy Cross Crusaders men’s team surrendered an early penalty kick in falling, 2-1, to the Boston University Terriers in a Patriot League match Wednesday night.



THREE IN A ROW
Providence Friar men outpoint Marquette, 4-3

MILWAUKEE, Wis.--Junior Julian Gressel had a goal and two assists as the Providence College Friars men’s team defeated Marquette, 4-3, in a Big East Conference match Wednesday night.


October 28, 2015
LEAGUE LEADERS
Boston University Terrier men hold off Holy Cross

BOSTON--Junior Felix De Bona's first career multi-goal game led the Boston University men's team to a 2-1 victory over Holy Cross in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field on a rainy Wednesday night.


October 28, 2015
END OF THE LINE
Revs lose knockout match to DC United

WASHINGTON, DC--DC United ended the New England Revolution’s 2015 season with a come-from-behind 2-1 victory on a wet Wednesday night at RFK Stadium in the Eastern Conference knockout round.


October 28, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
UCLA's Abu Danladi is Men's College Player of the Week

UCLA's Abu Danladi is the Soccer News Net Men’s College Player of the Week for the week ending October 25, after playing a huge role as the Bruins split two extraordinary games against Cal and played No. 3 Stanford to a draw in the Bay Area.


October 28, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
BC's McKenzie Meehan is Women's College Player of the Week

Boston College junior McKenzie Meehan is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending October 25.


October 27, 2015
PLAYING LIKE A GIRL
"Means you're a badass" White House video



October 27, 2015
LAYING LOW
Boston College Eagle men blanked by Crimson

The Boston College Eagles men’s team extended its losing streak to three games with a 2-0 defeat to Harvard in a non-conference match at Jordan Field Tuesday night.


October 27, 2015
LOOKING AHEAD
Dartmouth Big Green men fall to UNH Wildcats

DURHAM, N.H.--The Dartmouth men’s soccer team fell to Granite State rival New Hampshire, 2-0, in a non-conference match at Bremner Field Tuesday night.


October 27, 2015
RIVALRY GAME
UConn men edge Yale before 2,400 crowd

STORRS, Conn.--Junior co-captain Kwame Awuah netted his first goal of the season as the UConn men's team took a 1-0 victory over Yale in a non-conference match before a crowd of more than 2,400 at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Tuesday night.


October 27, 2015
HIGH LINE
Northeastern Husky men take Tar Heels to the wire

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--The Northeastern Huskies men’s team took No. 5 North Carolina nearly to the wire before Tucker Hume’s 84th-minute goal lifted the Tar Heels to a 1-0 win in a non-conference match at rain-soaked Fetzer Field Tuesday night.


October 27, 2015
TRANSFER GOAL
Vermont Catamount men hold off Hartwick

ONEONTA, N.Y.--Elliot Maker's first goal as a Catamount lifted the University of Vermont men's team to a 1-0 victory over Hartwick in non-conference game Tuesday night.


October 27, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United were the beasts of the East for much of the regular season, but lost their form in August, winning only two of their last nine games and falling to fourth place. The good news is that the two wins were their last two games at RFK Stadium, where they will host the New England Revolution in a knockout round match on Wednesday night.


October 27, 2015
GOING OUT ON TOP
With World Cup win, Abby Wambach decides to retire

Having finally won the sport's ultimate prize, Abby Wambach has decided to call it a career at the age of 35.

The all-time leading international goal scorer will play her final game on December 16 in New Orleans when the United States plays China at the Superdome.


October 26, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam

Abdou Mbacke Thiam has been in the right place at the right time for the UConn Huskies lately. And Thiam, the New England Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 25, has been able to finish things off, scoring all three Husky goals in a win over Temple Wednesday and tie at Tulsa Saturday.


October 26, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College Eagle forward McKenzie Meehan

Junior McKenzie Meehan provided deciding goals in overtime twice for the Boston College Eagles in being named New England Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 25. Meehan, who this month broke Kristie Mewis’ BC career scoring record, provided a 103rd-minute penalty kick against Wake Forest (2-1) Thursday and a 92nd-minute finish against Miami (5-4) Sunday.


October 26, 2015
MAKING A LIST
NWSL protected, unprotected players for expansion draft

CHICAGO - The National Women's Soccer League announced the official list of protected and unprotected players ahead of the 2015 Expansion Draft on Monday, Nov. 2. The Orlando Pride will become the tenth club to join the NWSL when they begin play in 2016.


October 26, 2015
MAKING DEALS
Breakers acquire McCall Zerboni, Sinead Farrelly

HANOVER, Mass.– The Boston Breakers have acquired midfielders McCall Zerboni and Sinead Farrelly from Portland Thorns FC in exchange for their first-round (No. 2 overall) and second-round (No. 20 overall) picks in the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft


October 25, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 14 roundup

Julio Furch scored twice in the first 18 minutes to start Veracruz (7-1-5, 22 pts) on their way to a 3-2 win over shorthanded Toluca (8-2-4, 26 pts) Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


October 25, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls take the Shield; playoff brackets filled on Decision Day

CHESTER, Pa. – Sebastien Le Toux converted a penalty kick in the 41st minute and that was all the offense the Philadelphia Union needed as they closed out the 2015 MLS campaign with a 1-0 victory over Orlando City SC Sunday night before a crowd of 17,309 at PPL Park.


October 25, 2015
NINE-GOAL THRILLER
BC Eagle women go OT to edge Miami

NEWTON, Mass.--Junior McKenzie Meehan scored twice, including the game-winner in the 92nd minute, as the Boston College Eagles women’s team overcame a four-goal performance by Gracie Lachowecki in taking a 5-4 win over the Miami Hurricanes in an ACC match Sunday.


October 25, 2015
PERFECTLY AT HOME
UConn women stop SMU

STORRS, Conn.--The No. 11 UConn women’s team finished a 9-0 season at home with a 2-1 win over SMU in an American Athletic Conference match Sunday.



HISTORY REPEATS
Vermont Catamount women in playoffs

VESTAL, N.Y.--The Vermont Catamounts scored twice in a two-minute span of the second half to take a 2-1 victory over Binghamton in their regular-season finale Sunday.


October 25, 2015
SPOT SECURED
Revs defeat NYC FC 3-1

BRONX, NY--With a 3-1 win over New York City FC in front of 34,150 at Yankee Stadium Sunday, the New England Revolution clinched the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.


October 25, 2015
CHANGING OF THE GUARD
USWNT downs Brazil as vets leave, newcomers make debuts

ORLANDO -Alex Morgan and Crystal Dunn scored first half goals, and newcomer Stephanie McCaffrey added one in the second half as the U.S. Women's National Team defeated Brazil 3-1 in front of 32,869 fans at the Citrus Bowl, the largest stand-alone crowd to watch the USA friendly in the state of Florida.


October 25, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos win third straight, Edmonton-Jax draw 1-1

SAN ANTONIO---The New York Cosmos scored two second half goals to come from behind and defeat the San Antonio Scorpions 2-1 in their home finale at Toyota Field Sunday afternoon.


October 25, 2015
STAYING CLOSE
UMass women rally for draw with VCU Rams

RICHMOND, Va.--The UMass women's team rallied for a 2-2 tie with VCU in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Sunday.


October 25, 2015
FIFTH SEED
Northeastern Husky women dropped by Delaware

BROOKLINE, Mass.--The Northeastern women's team dropped a 1-0 decision to Delaware to close out the regular season on Senior Day at Parsons Field Sunday.


October 25, 2015
AN EVEN DOZEN
Providence Friar women edge Seton Hall Pirates

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J.--The Providence Friars women’s team set a program record for most wins in the season in defeating Seton Hall, 1-0, in a Big East Conference match Sunday.


October 25, 2015
FIRST SCORE
Holy Cross Crusader women held to draw by American

WORCESTER--Senior Jenna Scanlon scored the first goal of her career but the Holy Cross women’s team squandered the advantage in playing to a 1-1 tie with American in a Patriot League match Sunday.


October 24, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Cosmos visit, for the first time this year, the place where their season ended in The Championship Semifinals a year ago.


October 24, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies move into last playoff spot

INDIANAPOLIS – For the second straight week, Indy Eleven played spoiler, this time opening up an early lead and hanging on late to defeat the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-1 in front of 9,213 fans in the 2015 home season finale at Carroll Stadium.


October 24, 2015
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY
Holy Cross Crusader men celebrate with win over Lafayette

WORCESTER, Mass.--Sophomore Arno Rupp’s 71st-minute header off a Yuji Callahan corner kick gave the Holy Cross Crusaders a 1-0 win over Lafayette in a Patriot League match Saturday night.


October 24, 2015
LATE EQUALIZER
UConn Husky men tie Tulsa Golden Hurricane

TULSA, Okla.--Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam’s 90th-minute goal gave the UConn Huskies men’s team a 1-1 tie with Tulsa in an American Athletic Conference match at Hurricane Stadium Saturday night.


October 24, 2015
COMPOSED
Dartmouth Big Green takes win over Columbia Lions

HANOVER, N.H.--The Dartmouth men’s team remained undefeated in Ivy League play with a 2-1 victory over Columbia at Burnham Field Saturday night.


October 24, 2015
ALL STREAKS OFF
BU Terrier men edged by Lehigh

BOSTON--The Boston University men's team erased two deficits but surrendered a 91st-minute goal in falling, 3-2, to Lehigh in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Saturday night.


October 24, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The top spot in the MLS East is out of reach, but DC United can lock up second place with a win over suspension-sapped Columbus Crew SC Sunday at MAPFRE Stadium.


October 24, 2015
HAT TRICKED
UMass Minutemen fall to Dayton Flyers

DAYTON, Ohio--The UMass Minutemen’s four-match unbeaten streak was snapped as Maik Schoonderwoerd completed a first half hat trick in Dayton’s 4-1 win over the Minutemen in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Saturday night.


October 24, 2015
HOME DRAW
Providence Friar men held by DePaul Blue Demons

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--The Providence College men’s team earned its second successive shutout but was held to a 0-0 tie by DePaul in a Big East Conference match at the Ray Treacy Track Saturday night.


October 24, 2015
HOPES ALIVE
Northeastern Husky men edge College of Charleston

BROOKLINE, Mass.--Khesanio Hall converted the Northeastern men’s team’s first penalty kick of the season as the Huskies took a 2-1 win over College of Charleston in a Senior Day Colonial Athletic Conference match at Parsons Field Saturday night.


October 24, 2015
IVY DEFEAT
Dartmouth women downed by Columbia

HANOVER, N.H.--The Dartmouth women’s team fell, 2-1, to Columbia in an Ivy League match at Burnham Field Saturday, extending the Big Green’s winless streak to four game.


October 24, 2015
OUTRIGHT WINNERS
BU Terrier women capture Patriot League title

WEST POINT, N.Y.--The Boston University women’s team took a 2-0 win over Army West Point to clinch the Terriers’ first outright Patriot League regular-season championship Wednesday.


October 24, 2015
ALL EVEN
Vermont Catamount men, River Hawks play to draw

BURLINGTON, Vt.--The Vermont Catamounts and UMass Lowell River Hawks men's teams played to a 0-0 draw in an America East match at Virtue Field on Saturday.


October 23, 2015
THREE AND OUT
Loss to Chile eliminates US from U-17 World Cup

VINA DEL MAR, Chile - The U.S. Under-17 Men's National dropped its final group game of the 2015 FIFA World Cup 4-1 to Chile, a result that eliminated the team from the tournament.


October 23, 2015
FALLING AWAY
Boston College Eagle men blanked by Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C.--Thales Moreno’s eighth-minute goal gave Clemson a 1-0 win over the Boston College Eagles men’s team before 3,538 fans in an ACC match Friday night.


October 23, 2015
ON TO THE PLAYOFFS
Northeastern Huskies women dropped by Drexel

BROOKLINE, Mass.--The Northeastern women's team clinched a CAA playoff berth despite a 3-1 loss to Drexel (9-8-0, 3-5-0) at Parsons Field Friday night.


October 23, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both the No. 4 seed in The Championship and the top overall seed could be all but sealed after this weekend's matches.


October 23, 2015
NEW STRUCTURE
Copa America Centenario will go on in the U.S.

MIAMI – The Copa America Centenario will go on as planned in the United States in 2016, but under a new governance structure which was necessitated by the bribery scandal which has rocked FIFA, CONCACAF and CONMEBOL.


October 23, 2015
STADIUM SITE SET
Minnesota team to build in St. Paul



October 23, 2015
NEW DEAL
Breakers re-sign Kassey Kallman

HANOVER, Mass. – Boston Breakers defender Kassey Kallman has re-signed with the club for the 2016 National Women’s Soccer League season.


October 23, 2015
DRAFT PROCEDURES
NWSL readies to stock Orlando Pride

CHICAGO - The National Women's Soccer League has announced the procedures for the 2015 NWSL Expansion Draft, which is scheduled to be held on Monday, Nov. 2 at 12 p.m. ET via conference call. As the lone expansion club, the Orlando Pride will be able to select up to ten (10) players from the list of unprotected players.



JERSEY BOYS
Dempsey leads MLS sales again

For the second consecutive year, Seattle Sounders FC forward Clint Dempsey topped the league's list of best-selling jerseys, with Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard second and Orlando City's Kaka third.



ANOTHER GAME-WINNER
BC Eagle women edge Wake Forest in OT

NEWTON, Mass.-–McKenzie Meehan’s 103rd-minute penalty kick gave the Boston College Eagles women’s team a 2-1 win over Wake Forest in an ACC match at the Newton Soccer Field Thursday night.


October 22, 2015
STREAK-SNAPPERS
Providence Friar women dump DePaul

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--The Providence Friars women’s team took a 2-0 win over DePaul Thursday night, the Blue Demons' first Big East Conference defeat since 2013.


October 22, 2015
LATE GOAL
UMass women downed by Duquesne Dukes

PITTSBURGH--Linnea Faccenda scored in the 80th minute as Duquesne defeated the UMass women's team, 1-0, in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rooney Field Thursday night.


October 22, 2015
THREE IN THREE
UConn Huskies hold off Houston Cougars

STORRS, Conn.--Senior Samantha McGuire’s 90th-minute goal lifted the No. 11 UConn women’s team (15-2 overall, 7-1 conference) past Houston (4-12, 0-8) in an American Athletic Conference match Thursday night. McGuire converted her third game-winning goal in three games and sixth of the season as the Huskies improved to 8-0-0 at home.


October 22, 2015
GOING TO KANSAS CITY
Sporting adds USL club, Swope Park Rangers KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo.---Sporting Kansas City has been awarded the United Soccer League's 30th franchise, which will begin play in 2016 as the Swope Park Rangers KC. The Rangers are the USL’s 11th MLS-owned and operated club and will play at Swope Soccer Village.


October 22, 2015
ONLY ONE SELECTED
Chicago takes Brittany Bock in NWSL waiver draft

CHICAGO - The Chicago Red Stars were the only team making a selection in the NWSL Waiver Wire, taking local product Brittany Bock.


October 22, 2015
NASL INFORMER
RailHawks sale near; Pinho honored again

Traffic Sports is close to selling the Carolina RailHawks, according to WRAL.com. Stephen Malik, a Raleigh entrepreneur specializing in healthcare information technology has already been approved by the league to acquire the team, according to the report, and has formed a new corporate entity to operate the team. The deal could close next week.


October 22, 2015
WHITE HOUSE INVITE
President Obama to honor world champion USWNT

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- President Obama will welcome the U.S. women's national team to the White House to honor the team and their victory at the 2015 Women's World Cup next Tuesday.


October 21, 2015
A TIE AND SAYING GOODBYE
U.S. draws Brazil as Boxx plays her last game

SEATTLE - Carli Lloyd scored in the 85th minute to give the United States Women's National Team a 1-1 draw with Brazil in front of a record crowd of 23,603 at CenturyLink Field. The crowd was the largest ever for a WNT match played in the state of Washington.


October 21, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids win adds suspense to Decision Day

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--A rare 2-0 road win by the Colorado Rapids against Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday ratcheted up the drama for Sunday's MLS Decision Day.


October 21, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa clinches fall title

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Ottawa Fury FC clinched the North American Soccer League Fall title with a 3-1 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC at Community First Park Wednesday night. The loss ended the Armada's slim post season hopes.


October 21, 2015
A FIRST
Northeastern Huskies halt Holy Cross, 1-0

WORCESTER, Mass.--Khesanio Hall scored in the 31st minute and Jonathan Thuresson earned his second shutout of the season as the Northeastern men's team defeated the Holy Cross Crusaders, 1-0, for its first non-conference victory of the year Wednesday night.


October 21, 2015
FIRST HALF COSTLY
Holy Cross Crusader men nudged by Northeastern

WORCESTER, Mass.--The Holy Cross Crusaders extended their home winless streak to five games with a 1-0 loss to Northeastern in a non-conference match Wednesday night.


October 21, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Texas' Abby Smith is Women's College Player of the Week

Texas' Abby Smith is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending October 18, after leading the Longhorns to a big Big 12 Conference victory at 17th-ranked Texas Tech.


October 21, 2015
THIRD STRAIGHT
Boston University women blank Holy Cross, 3-0

The Boston University women's team earned its third straight shutout victory, defeating Holy Cross, 3-0, in a Patriot League match at Nickerson Field Wednesday night.


October 21, 2015
TURNPIKE LOSS
Holy Crusader women downed by BU Terriers

BOSTON--The Holy Cross Crusaders women’s team had a shot cleared off the line and hit the crossbar in the second half in falling, 3-0, to Boston University in a Patriot League match Wednesday night at Nickerson Field.


October 21, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
LMU's Paul Blanchette is Men's College Player of the Week

Loyola Marymount senior goalkeeper Paul Blanchette is the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending October 18.


October 21, 2015
BREAKERS WAIVE THREE
Ready to shed players in off season process

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have waived midfielders Bia, Rafinha, and Suzane Pires.


October 21, 2015
WAIVER PROCESS
Eight players available to NWSL teams

CHICAGO - Eight players are available on the Waiver Wire as part of the National Women's Soccer League Offseason Waiver Process.


October 21, 2015
DATE IN THE DESERT
USWNT to face China in Glendale, Ariz

CHICAGO - The U.S. Women's National Team will face China PR on Dec. 13 in Glendale, Ariz., as the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup champions will play their second-to-last match of the Victory Tour at University of Phoenix Stadium. Kickoff is 5 p.m. MT and the match will be shown on ESPN2 and WatchESPN.


October 21, 2015
TWO FOR ABDOU
UConn Husky men top Temple Owls

PHILADELPHIA--Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam scored two second-half goals as the UConn men's team took a 2-0 win over American Athletic Conference foe Temple at Ambler Sports Complex Wednesday.


October 21, 2015
PENALTIES PAY OFF
UMass Minutemen edge Explorers

AMHERST, Mass.--Will Ellis converted two penalty kicks as the UMass men's team defeated La Salle, 2-1, in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field Wednesday.


October 20, 2015
BOUNCING BACK
U.S. U-17 Men hold on for 2-2 tie

VINA DEL MAR, Chile - Christian Pulisic scored a goal and added an assist as the U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team played Croatia to a 2-2 draw in its second group game at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.


October 20, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

A win over the last-place Colorado Rapids Wednesday night at Sporting Park would put Sporting Kansas City into the MLS Western Conference playoffs with one game to spare in the regular season.


October 20, 2015
RESERVE POWER
BU Terrier men get by Great Danes

BOSTON--Reserves Danny Foen and Eric Udelson converted and sophomore Adam Sheikali scored his first collegiate goal as the Boston University Terriers took a 3-0 win over Albany in a non-conference match at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


October 20, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

A single point will give the Ottawa Fury FC the first piece of silverware in club history - the Fall Season Championship - that would earn them home field advantage for the Championship Semifinal.


October 20, 2015
ORLANDO PRIDE
New NWSL team officially announced

ORLANDO, Fla -- Orlando City SC has taken an expansion team in the National Women's Soccer League to begin play in 2016. The Orlando Pride will be coached by former US and Australia women's national team coach Tom Sermanni.


October 19, 2015
BACK DOWN UNDER
Breakers loan Kyah Simon to Sydney FC

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have loaned forward Kyah Simon to Sydney FC of the Australian W-League.



WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston University Terriers' Jenna Fisher

Senior forward Jenna Fisher has helped lead the way as the Boston University Terriers have established the nation's longest home conference unbeaten streak at 33 games. Fisher, the New England Soccer News Women's Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 18, launched the Terriers’ latest success, a 3-0 win over Lehigh at Nickerson Field Saturday, scoring in the 10th minute.


October 19, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Jakob Nerwinski

UConn co-captain Jakob Nerwinski has helped set the defensive tone for the Huskies, who have completed four shutouts and surrendered 12 goals in 13 games this season.


October 19, 2015
HOME AND HOME
USA to play Colombia twice for Olympic berth

MIAMI – CONCACAF Monday confirmed that the playoff between the United States and Colombia for the final berth in the 2016 Rio men’s Olympic soccer tournament will be decided in a home-and-away format.


October 19, 2015
MAKING THE SHORT LIST
Lloyd, Rapinoe, Solo vie for women's world player

Three members of the world champion U.S. women's national team have been named to the short list for the 2015 FIFA women’s world player of the year


October 18, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls top the MLS East; Timbers rout Galaxy at StubHub Center

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- D.C. United closed out the home portion of its regular season schedule with a comprehensive 4-0 victory over a road-weary Chicago Fire side Sunday afternoon at RFK Stadium.


October 18, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 13 roundup

Djaniny scored in the 38th and 85th minutes to lead Santos Laguna past Veracruz 3-0 Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


October 18, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Fury close within a point of Fall title

OTTAWA, ON - The Ottawa Fury FC moved to within a single point of capturing the NASL Fall Season Championship following their 1-0 victory over the San Antonio Scorpion in their final regular season home match at TD Place.


October 18, 2015
FOUR MORE
UMass women ramp up offense against Rhode Island Rams

AMHERST, Mass.--The UMass women's team had its second four-goal game in three days Sunday, taking a 4-2 win over Rhode Island in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at Rudd Field.


October 18, 2015
POWERED UP
Dartmouth men edge Penn Quakers

PHILADELPHIA, Pa.--Sophomore Matt Danilack’s 89th-minute header lifted the Dartmouth men’s team to a 1-0 win over Penn in an Ivy League match Sunday. The game was scheduled as the second game of a doubleheader Saturday night but was postponed due to power outages, which caused the Penn-Dartmouth women’s game to be delayed.


October 18, 2015
BAD START
Boston College women drop 4-2 decision to Virginia Cavaliers

Hayley Dowd and McKenzie Meehan continued their scoring exploits but the Boston College Eagles women’s team took a 4-2 loss to Virginia in an ACC match at the Newton Soccer Field Sunday.


October 18, 2015
THREE-WAY TIE
Catamount men earn a point at Stony Brook

STONY BROOK, N.Y.--The Vermont Catamounts men’s team remained in a three-way tie for first place in the America East Conference after a 1-1 draw against Stony Brook Sunday.


October 18, 2015
TWO IN FOUR
Vermont Catamount women dropped by Great Danes

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Vermont Catamounts women’s team surrendered two goals in a four-minute span early in the second half in falling, 2-0, to the Albany Great Danes in an America East Conference match at Virtue Field Sunday.


October 17, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

DC United might have already guaranteed themselves a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs, but there's still a lot at stake when they host the last-place Chicago Fire Sunday at RFK Stadium.


October 17, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew SC, Impact punch playoff tickets; FCD wins the West

TORONTO--Columbus Crew SC locked down a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs with Saturday's 2-0 win over Toronto FC at BMO Field.


October 17, 2015
SOLD OUT
UConn Huskies take home victory over UCF

STORRS, Conn.--Junior co-captain Jake Nerwinski tallied the go-ahead goal in the 80th minute to propel the UConn men’s team to a 2-1 win over UCF in an American Athletic Conference match before 5,100 fans at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


October 17, 2015
NOT AGGRESSIVE
Crusader men struggle against Colgate

HAMILTON, N.Y.---The Holy Cross Crusaders men’s team got off to a slow start in losing, 2-0, to Colgate in a Patriot League match at Beyer-Small ’76 Field Saturday night.


October 17, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Ottawa is chasing what its opponent on Sunday, the San Antonio Scorpions, has already achieved – a Fall Season title before lifting the Soccer Bowl trophy.


October 17, 2015
NO POWER
Dartmouth Big Green women rally against Penn

PHILADELPHIA--A header by senior Jill Dayneka with 18 seconds remaining in regulation gave the Dartmouth Big Green women’s team a 1-1 tie with Penn in an Ivy League match Saturday.


October 17, 2015
DOUBLE FIGURES
Providence Friar women edge Creighton

OMAHA, Neb.--The Providence College women’s team reached double figures for victories in a season for the first time since 1993, defeating Creighton, 3-2, in a Big East Conference match Saturday night.


October 17, 2015
DOWN TO THE WIRE
Revs lose to Montreal, extend playoff chase to the last game of the season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution sent a franchise-record Gillette Stadium crowd of 42,947 home without what they wanted most on Saturday night - a ticket to the MLS playoffs -- falling 1-0 to the Montreal Impact on a 55th-minute goal by Ignacio Piatti.


October 17, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers move up, Indy eliminated

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.---First half goals by defenders Frankie Sanfilippo and Jonathan Borrajo led the Fort Lauderdale Strikers to a 4-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks in front of 2,998 fans at Lockhart Stadium Saturday night.


October 17, 2015
ON THEIR GAME
UMass Minutemen improve unbeaten streak to three

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y.--Freshman Kevin Boino scored twice as the UMass men's team took a 2-1 win over St. Bonaventure in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at the Marra Complex Saturday night.


October 17, 2015
OFF ON THE WRONG FOOT
U.S. U-17s fall to Nigeria in World Cup opener

SANTIAGO, Chile. - It doesn't seem to matter which age level, the U.S. men's soccer program is not having a very good October. After the recent failure of the senior team to advance to the Confederations Cup, and the U-23s to qualify for the Olympics, The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team was defeated 2-0 by Nigeria in the teams' opening match of the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.


October 17, 2015
DECISIVE DEFLECTION
BU Terriers maintain Patriot League streak

EASTON, Pa.--The Boston University men’s team extended its regular-season conference unbeaten streak to 14 games as Felix De Bona’s cross was deflected for a golden own goal in the 92nd minute of a 1-0 win over Lafayette in a Patriot League match Saturday.


October 17, 2015
NATION'S LONGEST
BU Terrier women take another Patriot League win

BOSTON--Senior Jenna Fisher's 10th-minute goal launched the Boston University women’s team on the way to a 3-0 win over Lehigh in a Patriot League game on Senior Day at Nickerson Field Saturday.


October 17, 2015
TWO-TIMING
Mac Steeves leads Providence Friars over Seton Hall

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Junior Mac Steeves scored twice as the Providence College men’s team defeated Seton Hall, 4-0, in a Big East Conference match Saturday.


October 17, 2015
LATE PRESSURE
Holy Cross women fall to Lafayette

WORCESTER, Mass.--The Holy Cross Crusaders women’s team succumbed to late first-half pressure in falling, 1-0, to Lafayette in a Patriot League match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday.


October 16, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Larin powers Lions past NYC; Quakes top SKC

ORLANDO-- Rookie Cyle Larin struck twice within an eight-minute span of the second half to power Orlando City SC to a 2-1 victory over New York City FC in a battle of MLS expansion teams Friday night.


October 16, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

With the final postseason place in the balance, both the Atlanta Silverbacks and Tampa Bay Rowdies square off in a crucial match for both sides


October 16, 2015
AWAY LOSS
Boston College Eagles men's road streak snapped

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--Boston College junior Zeiko Lewis’ late goal was not enough as the Eagles surrendered a 105th-minute goal in losing, 2-1, to Louisville in an ACC match before 2,453 fans at Lynn Stadium Friday night.


October 16, 2015
RISING FOR THE RHINOS
Late goals lift Rochester to USL title over LA Galaxy II

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – It took more than 90 minutes for the Rochester Rhinos to find their first shot on goal, and second-half sub Asani Samuels twice rose to the occasion.


October 16, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC nailed down their first-ever playoff berth with Wednesday's 2-1 victory over the Red Bulls, their fifth straight victory, and could close to within two points of the Eastern Conference and Supporters' Shield lead with a win over Columbus Crew SC Saturday at BMO Field.


October 16, 2015
THE VICTORS PLUS
Seven added to U.S. Women's roster; Breakers McCaffrey gets call

CHICAGO - The 2015 Women's World Cup champions may be on a Victory Tour, but U.S. coach Jill Ellis is using the occasion to look at some other players, as the team heads into matches against Brazil on October 21 in Seattle and October 25 in Orlando.


October 16, 2015
SAN ANTONIO BOUND
U.S. women to play T&T at Alamodome Dec. 10

CHICAGO - The U.S. women's national team will play Trinidad & Tobago twice in December on its post-Women's World Cup Victory Tour, with the 2015 Women's World Cup champions stopping in San Antonio on Dec. 10 for a match at the Alamodome.


October 16, 2015
WHICH ONE IS THE KEEPER?
Jurgen faces important decision between Howard, Guzan before WCQ begins next month

HARRISON, N.J. -- When the United States begins its qualifying run for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, coach Jurgen Klinsmann will face a important decision.

Which goalkeeper will he use? Will it be Tim Howard or Brad Guzan?


October 15, 2015
ROAD SHUTOUT
UConn women edge Memphis, 1-0

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--Senior Samantha McGuire’s 79th-minute goal pushed the No. 15 UConn Huskies women's team to a 1-0 win over Memphis in an American Athletic Conference match Thursday night.


October 15, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Orlando City SC are the last team with a hope of squeaking into the MLS Eastern Conference playoffs, but must extend their winning streak to five games against fellow expansion side New York City FC Friday at the Citrus Bowl.


October 15, 2015
DOWN THREE
Catamount women start slow, fall to River Hawks, 3-1

LOWELL, Mass.--Nat Reynisdottir scored twice to lead the UMass Lowell River Hawks to a 3-1 victory over the Vermont Catamounts women’s team in an America East Conference match Thursday night.


October 15, 2015
GOING FOR GOAL
UMass women drub Davidson Wildcats, 4-0

AMHERST, Mass.--The UMass women's team snapped a three-game winless streak with its highest goal total of the season in a 4-0 victory over Davidson in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Thursday at Rudd Field.


October 15, 2015
PRIVATE PRACTICE
Eddie Pope leaving MLS Player Union for agent business

MCLEAN, Va. – Former D.C. United defender Eddie Pope is leaving the Major League Soccer Players Association along with colleague Mike Senkowski to spearhead Octagon's player representation business in North America.


October 15, 2015
ALOHA
U.S. Women to continue tour in Hawaii



October 15, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Raul to retire at end of season

Spanish legend Raul will be retiring at the end of this current season with the New York Cosmos


October 15, 2015
QUALIFYING STARTS
First round of Open Cup this weekend

CHICAGO - The first qualifying round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is set to begin this weekend. The action starts at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 17, with Southie FC matching up with Battery Park Gunners in Roxbury, Massachusetts, a game that kicks off a weekend of 10 East Coast games.


October 15, 2015
A NEW HOME
Plans unveiled for Soccer Hall, museum in Dallas

FRISCO, Texas – FC Dallas, along with U.S. Soccer, Frisco Independent School District and the City of Frisco, unveiled plans Wednesday for a $39 million Toyota Stadium project. That will feature more than 100,000 square feet of renovated space, new locker rooms, premium seats, a private club and the National Soccer Hall of Fame Museum.


October 14, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds to the postseason; FCD grab share of Supporters' Shield lead

TORONTO--Toronto FC are headed to the playoffs for the first time in franchise history after defeating the New York Red Bulls 2-1 Wednesday at BMO Field.


October 14, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks edge man down Eddies 2-1

CARY, NC--- Nazmi Albadawi and Nacho Novo tallied for the Carolina RailHawks, giving them a 2-1 win over the man-down FC Edmonton at Wake Med Soccer Park Wednesday.


October 14, 2015
WAIVER WIRE
NWSL to hold it next week

CHICAGO - The National Women's Soccer League will hold the offseason waiver process on Oct. 21 as any league player not under contract at the conclusion of the season will be made available on the waiver wire.


October 14, 2015
PENALIZED LATE
Providence Friar men victimized in 88th minute by Villanova

VILLANOVA, Pa.--The Providence College men’s team surrendered a late penalty kick in falling, 2-1, to Villanova in a Big East Conference match Wednesday.


October 14, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Santa Clara's Mariana Galvan is Women's College Player of the Week

Santa Clara sophomore forward Mariana Galvan is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending October 11.


October 14, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Rutgers' Jason Wright is Men's College Player of the Week

Rutgers sophomore forward Jason Wright is the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending October 11.


October 14, 2015
WRIGHT ON TIME
Catamount men snap UMBC streak, 3-0

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Brian Wright scored the first goal and assisted on two others to lead the Vermont Catamounts men’s team to a 3-0 win over UMBC in an America East game at Virtue Field Wednesday.


October 14, 2015
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Like the USA attack, Klinsmann has no answers for what is ailing the national team

HARRISON, N.J. -- Like his team's lackluster attack, Jurgen Klinsmann is struggling to find answers and solutions.


October 14, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both FC Edmonton and the Carolina RailHawks are clinging to post season hopes.


October 13, 2013
STILL ALIVE
US U-23s top Canada, face March playoff for Olympic berth

SANDY, Utah--Mark Pelosi and Jerome Kiesewetter scored in the second half to lift the U.S. U-23 team over Canada 2-0 in Tuesday's third-place match in the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament at Rio Tinto Stadium.


October 13, 2015
50-YEAR ITCH
USA's home winless streak vs. CONCACAF teams reaches 4 games after 1-0 loss to Costa Rica

HARRISON, N.J. -- Into one's life some rain must fall. So says U.S. national coach Jurgen Klinsmann. Given the team's recent performances, it's more like a deluge.


October 13, 2015
NOW AND THEN
Looking at both USMNT's home winless streaks to CONCACAF teams

HARRISON, N.J. -- The U.S. men's national team could not equalize against Costa Rica in its 1-0 loss in an international friendly Tuesday, but they still tied a rather dubious team record at Red Bull Arena.


October 13, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls can sew up first place in the MLS East with a win or a tie against Toronto FC Wednesday at BMO Field.


October 13, 2015
LOST LEAD
UConn Huskies men take 2-1 loss at Louisville

LOUISVILLE, K.Y.--The UConn men’s team squandered a first-half lead in falling, 2-1, to Louisville in a non-conference match at Lynn Stadium Tuesday night.


October 13, 2015
SHUT DOWN
Boston University Terriers blanked by Brown Bears, 2-0

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--The Boston University men's team’s six-game unbeaten streak was snapped as the Terriers dropped a 2-0 decision at Brown in a non-conference match Tuesday night.


October 13, 2015
UNDER PRESSURE
Holy Cross counterattack pays off in 1-0 win over Duke

RALEIGH, N.C.—Sophomore Yuji Callahan’s 67th-minute goal gave the Holy Cross Crusaders men’s team a 1-0 win over Duke in a non-conference match Tuesday night.


October 13, 2015
FIVE DECADE RECORD
For the 1st time in 50 years, USA fails to win 4 straight home games to CONCACAF foes in loss

HARRISON, N.J. -- Joel Campbell scored in the 70th minute to lift Costa Rica to a 1-0 victory over the United States in an international friendly at Red Bull Arena on Tuesday night.


October 13, 2015
NEW ORLEANS BOUND
U.S. women vs. China on Dec. 16

CHICAGO - The final match of the 10-game post-Women's World Cup Victory Tour for the U.S. women's national eam will take place against China PR at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans on Dec. 16 at 8 p.m. ET (FOX Sports 1).


October 12, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Andrea Plucenik

Andrea Plucenik has experienced major injury interruptions to her career, first when she missed her senior season in high school, then after four games of her sophomore year at UConn. But Plucenik, who converted five goals as a UConn freshman, appears to be back to her old self after scoring the winning goals in the Huskies’ last two games.


October 12, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UMass Minuteman Mark Morris

The UMass Minutemen might have needed a breakout game to get their season on track, and Mark Morris provided just that in a 3-2 win over Rhode Island Wednesday. Morris, the New England Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 11, scored all three goals, including a dramatic 90th-minute winner off a rebound of his penalty kick.


October 11, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos roll over Eddies 3-0

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- For the second time in less than a week, the New York New Cosmos rolled to a 3-0 win over an opponent, defeating FC Edmonton before a crowd of 4,286 at Shuart Stadium Sunday.


October 11, 2015
COMMEMORATING
UConn honors coach, blanks Bearcats, 1-0

STORRS, Conn.--Senior Andrea Plucenik scored her second game-winning goal in three days Sunday, giving the UConn women's team a 1-0 win over Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference match.


October 11, 2015
BUILDING
Friar women fall to Marquette, 1-0

MILWAUKEE, Wis.--The Providence College women’s team gave up a goal early in the second half in losing, 1-0, to Marquette in a Big East Conference match Sunday.


October 11, 2015
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
BC women downed by Notre Dame, 2-0

NOTRE DAME, Ind.--The Boston College women's team surrendered goals in the 27th and 57th minutes in falling, 2-0, to Notre Dame in an ACC match at Alumni Stadium Sunday.


October 11, 2015
EVENED UP
Vermont Catamount play to 1-1 draw with Hartford

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.--Sydney Cammeyer scored her first collegiate goal in the first half but the Vermont Catamounts women's team surrendered a late goal in playing to a 1-1 draw with the Hartford Hawks at Al-Marzook Field in an America East match Sunday.


October 11, 2015
TWICE IN THREE
UMass women fall to George Washington, 1-0

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Nicole Belfonti's goal in the 41st minute gave George Washington a 1-0 win over the UMass women's team in an Atlantic 10 Conference match at the Mount Vernon Sports Complex Sunday.


October 11, 2015
ROSTER MOVES
U.S. brings in five, sends home eight for friendly

CHICAGO - As planned regardless of the outcome of Saturday's 3-2 loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup, U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called up five players to join the Men's National Team ahead of Tuesday's friendly against 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinalists Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.


October 11, 2015
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Saturday, bloody, Saturday: one of the darkest days in USMNT history

Oct. 10, 2015. Mark my words. It will go down as one of the darkest days in U.S. men's national team history.

In just a matter of hours, two U.S. men's teams went down to defeat in major competitions with much on the line, a rare event in the U.S. Soccer universe.


October 10, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Going into this week, questions were beginning to swirl about the Cosmos' form ahead of The Championship.


October 10, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Minnesota secures a postseason spot

BLAINE, Minn. -- Minnesota United extended its unbeaten run to eleven and secured its place in the postseason with a 2-1 victory over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers Saturday night at NSC Stadium. Pablo Campos was involved in both goals for United, scoring once and assisting Daniel Mendes


October 10, 2015
UNSTOPPABLE
Extra time goals lift El Tri over USA, into Confederations Cup

PASADENA, Calif.---Mexico scored twice in extra time to capture a 3-2 win over the United States on Saturday and earn a place in the 2017 Confederations Cup. Paul Aguilar scored the game winner on a stunning strike in the 118th minute.


October 10, 2015
CRASH LANDING
Extra time rally goes to waste as US men lose to Mexico in CONCACAF Cup

PASADENA, Calif.---Mexico scored twice in extra time to capture a 3-2 win over the United States on Saturday and earn a place in the 2017 Confederations Cup. Paul Aguilar scored the game winner on a stunning strike in the 118th minute.


October 10, 2015
BRUSHED OFF
Crusader women drop 2-1 decision to Colgate

HAMILTON, N.Y.--The Holy Cross Crusaders women's team surrendered a 97th-minute goal in falling, 2-1, to Colgate in a Patriot League match Saturday night.


October 10, 2015
FIRST-TIMER
Holy Cross men halted by Navy Midshipmen, 1-0

WORCESTER, Mass.--Derek Vogel scored on the first shot of the game in the 11th minute as the Navy Midshipman took a 1-0 win over Holy Cross in a Patriot League match at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Saturday night.


October 10, 2015
THEY HAD THEIR CHANCES
UConn Huskies stopped by SMU, 1-0

DALLAS--The UConn Huskies squandered several chances, including a penalty kick, in the second half of a 1-0 loss to the SMU Mustangs in an American Athletic Conference match at Westcott Field Saturday night.


October 10, 2015
BACK ON THE SCOREBOARD
Providence Friar men crush Xavier, 3-0

CINCINNATI, Ohio--Mac Steeves scored his eighth goal of the season as the Providence College men’s team took a 3-0 win over No. 24 Xavier in a Big East Conference match Saturday night.


October 10, 2015
IMPRESSIVE
Vermont Catamount men clip Hartford Hawks, 2-1

WEST HARTFORD, Conn.--The Vermont Catamounts men's team snapped Hartford's 16-game home unbeaten streak, taking a 2-1 win over the Hawks in an America East Conference match at Al-Marzook Field Saturday night.


October 10, 2015
BIG GOAL
Dartmouth Big Green men edge Yale Bulldogs, 1-0

NEW HAVEN, Conn.--Senior Samuel Rosen scored his first Ivy League goal in the 52nd minute as the Dartmouth Big Green men's team took a 1-0 win over Yale at Reese Stadium Saturday.


October 10, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact edge closer to playoffs

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.--The Montreal Impact snapped a two-game losing streak and kept their playoff hunt on track with a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids Saturday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


October 10, 2015
LOST OPPORTUNITY
U.S. men fail to clinch Olympic berth in semifinal loss to Honduras, must win twice to reach Rio

SANDY, Utah -- If the United States men want to qualify for the 2016 Rio Olympics, they will have to do it the hard way.


October 10, 2015
FRESHMEN FIND A WAY
Boston University Terrier men edge Loyola, 2-1

The Boston University Terriers men's team rallied for a 2-1 win over Loyola in a Patriot League match Saturday at Nickerson Field. BU (8-2-1, 3-0-1 PL) improved its unbeaten streak to six games.


October 10, 2015
GOING FOR FOURS
BU Terrier women blank Lafayette Leopards

EASTON, Pa.--The Boston University women's team took a 4-0 win over Lafayette in a Patriot League match Saturday, the Terriers' fourth shutout victory of the season.


October 10, 2015
DEDICATED
UMass Minutemen tie St. Louis Billikens, 0-0

AMHERST, Mass.--The UMass Minutemen battled to a 0-0 draw with the St. Louis Billikens in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Saturday, the game preceded by a ceremony to dedicate the Sam Koch Memorial at Rudd Field.


October 9, 2015
THE BIGGEST BATTLE
U.S., Mexico face off at sold-out Rose Bowl for Confederations Cup spot

PASADENA, Calif. -- The last time the U.S. national team tangled with Mexico at the Rose Bowl is the last time the Yanks lost to their fiercest rival, an impressive 4-2 decision punctuated by an oh-my-god strike from Giovani Dos Santos.


October 9, 2015
MEXICAN LEAGUE APERTURA
Match Day 2 roundup

Luis Rey scored in the 90th minute to lift Puebla into a 1-1 tie with Monterrey in a long-delayed Jornada 2 match Friday at Estadio BBVA Bancomer.


October 9, 2015
SECOND TIME
BC Eagle men stop Virginia Cavaliers, 2-1

Swedish freshman Simon Enstrom scored twice as the Boston College Eagles men's team took a 2-1 win over No. 10 Virginia in an ACC game on a rainy Friday night.


October 9, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Montreal Impact have squandered two of the three games they had in hand on the teams chasing them for the final MLS East playoff berth, and need to get back on track quickly. A Saturday win over Western Conference doormats the Colorado Rapids at Dick's Sporting Goods Park is essential before Montreal closes out the regular season against two better-placed conference rivals in New England and Toronto.


October 9, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

With their Florida counterparts, the Strikers, possessing a game in hand, Saturday's matchup against league-leading Ottawa couldn't be more important for the Rowdies.


October 8, 2015
FINDING THEIR FOOTING
Providence women edge Villanova, 1-0, in OT

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Senior Catherine Zimmerman's 103rd-minute goal gave the Providence College women’s team a 1-0 win over Villanova in a Big East Conference match, the Friars snapping a two-game home losing streak, at the Ray Treacy Track Thursday night.


October 8, 2015
HOMING IN
UConn women crush East Carolina, 3-0

STORRS, Conn.--Rachel Hill scored her 10th goal of the season as the No. 18 UConn women’s team took a 3-0 win over East Carolina in an American Athletic Conference match Thursday night. The Huskies (11-2-0, 3-1-0 conference) extended their winning streak to three games and improved to 6-0-0 at home. East Carolina fell to 7-7-1 and 2-3-0.


October 8, 2015
LATE GOALS COSTLY
UMass women fall to George Mason in OT

FAIRFAX, Va.--Sarah Hardison scored in the 92nd minute as George Mason defeated the UMass women's team, 2-1, snapping the Minutewomen's five-match unbeaten streak in an Atlantic 10 Conference game at George Mason Stadium Thursday night.


October 8, 2015
EAGLE RECORD
BC women edge Pittsburgh, 2-1

PITTSBURGH--Junior McKenzie Meehan broke Bayern Munich forward Kristie Mewis' career scoring record as the Boston College women's team took a 2-1 win over Pittsburgh in an ACC match Thursday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field.


October 8, 2015
MEMORIAL DEDICATION
UMass to honor late Sam Koch

AMHERST, Mass. – Prior to Saturday’s Atlantic 10 match against Saint Louis, the UMass men’s soccer program will hold a special ceremony to dedicate the Sam Koch Memorial at Rudd Field.


October 8, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Pinho owns the Fall

Fort Lauderdale Strikers forward Stefano Pinho is certainly making a case for MVP consideration. Pinho, who scored his second hat trick of the Fall Season, has been named NASL Player of the Week for the third time, all in the Fall Season.


October 8, 2015
QUICK GOALS
Vermont Catamount women edge Maine, 2-1

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Junior Caitie Green scored twice in a span of 1:21 in the first half to lift the Vermont Catamounts women's team to a 2-1 victory over Maine in an America East game at Virtue Field Thursday.


October 8, 2015
ALL THE PRESIDENT'S MEN
Blatter, Platini, Valcke suspended for 90 days

ZURICH, Switzerland -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two other leading officials of the organization, Thursday were slapped with provisional 90-day bans by soccer's world governing body.


October 7, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls, FCD are conference leaders

HARRISON, NJ--Sacha Kljestan and Lloyd Sam scored as the New York Red Bulls tightened their hold on first place in the MLS East with a 2-1 win over the shorthanded Montreal Impact Wednesday at Red Bull Arena.


October 7, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Virginia's Patrick Foss is Men's College Player of the Week

Virginia Cavaliers midfielder Patrick Foss could not have planned a much more spectacular on-field celebration for his 21st birthday Saturday at Klockner Stadium, a performance that has earned him the Soccer News Net College Player of the Week for the week ending October 4.


October 7, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Kentucky’s Katelyn Jensen is Women's Player of the Week

Kentucky’s Katelyn Jensen, a freshman goalkeeper from Ashburn, Va., is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending October 4.


October 7, 2015
NOT GOOD ENOUGH
Holy Cross men held to 1-1 tie by Black Knights

WORCESTER, Mass.--Junior Joey DeVivo scored the equalizer in the 74th minute as the Holy Cross men’s team tied Army West Point, 1-1, in a Patriot League match Wednesday night.


October 7, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos snap winless streak

ATLANTA -- The New York Cosmos snapped their four-game winless streak in a big way as Sebastian Guenzatti, Gastón Cellerino and Leo Fernandes scored in a 3-0 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks at Silverback Park Wednesday night.


October 7, 2015
STREAK STOPPED
UConn Huskies men held to 1-1 tie by Cincinnati

STORRS, Conn.--Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam tallied his third goal of the season as the UConn men’s team broke a three-game losing streak with a 1-1 draw with Cincinnati in an American Athletic Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Wednesday.


October 7, 2015
SLAMMING THE DOOR
BU Terriers go OT to clip Colgate, 1-0

HAMILTON, N.Y.--Sophomore Anthony Viteri's 95th-minute goal gave the Boston University men's team a 1-0 win over Colgate in a Patriot League match Wednesday night. The Terriers (7-2-1, 2-0-1 PL) improved their shutout streak to 370 consecutive minutes over four games as junior Matt Gilbert made eight saves.


October 7, 2015
HAT TRICK
UMass Minutemen take 3-2 win over URI Rams

AMHERST, Mass.--Senior Mark Morris scored three goals, including the decider as he put away a rebound of his saved penalty kick in the 90th minute, as the UMass men's team edged Rhode Island, 3-2, in an Atlantic 10 Conference match Wednesday.


October 6, 2015
TWO'S ENOUGH
Dartmouth Big Green clips Catamounts, 2-1

HANOVER, N.H.--Sophomore Matt Greer set up the tying goal with an 88th-minute corner kick and scored the deciding goal in the 90th minute as the Dartmouth Big Green men's team took a 2-1 win over Vermont at Burnham Field Tuesday night.


October 6, 2015
UNRAVELING
Vermont men bounced by Big Green, 2-1

HANOVER, N.H.--The Dartmouth Big Green scored twice in the final two minutes to post a 2-1 victory over visiting Vermont in a non-conference men's game Tuesday night.


October 6, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The playoff- bound New York Red Bulls close out a three-game homestand against the Montreal Impact, whose hold on the sixth and final playoff spot in the MLS East was cut to a single point over surging Orlando City SC last weekend.


October 6, 2015
SUBBED OUT
BU Terrier women surprised by Harvard Crimson, 2-1

The Boston University women’s team had streaks of seven games unbeaten and four home wins ended in a 2-1 loss to Harvard at Nickerson Field Tuesday night.


October 6, 2015
WINNING EDGE
BC Eagle men get back on track with 1-0 win over Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Sophomore Mohammed Moro recorded his first career goal in the 16th minute as the Boston College Eagles regained their winning edge with a 1-0 victory over the Brown Bears in a non-conference match at Stevenson Field Tuesday night.


October 6, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Cosmos are eyeing the No. 1 seed in the NASL Championship — the four-team postseason tournament — while Atlanta sits just three points below the fourth and final postseason berth.


October 5, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UMass defender Rebekkah Sverrisdottir

Defense has been the key to the UMass Minutemen rebound after a slow start to the season. UMass, winless in its first five matches, then compiled a 529-minute shutout streak on the way to a five-match unbeaten streak. The shutout streak came to an end in a 2-2 tie with Richmond Sunday, but Rebekkah Sverrisdottir displayed the team's resourcefulness.


October 5, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston University Terriers' Matt Gilbert

The Boston University Terriers are off to a fast start in the Patriot League, and a defense backed by goalkeeper Matt Gilbert is playing a major part.


October 4, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas, LA punch playoff tickets

FRISCO, Texas--FC Dallas nailed down a spot in the MLS Western Conference playoffs with a 4-1 win over the Houston Dynamo Sunday at Toyota Stadium.


October 4, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa clinches playoff spot



October 4, 2015
LAST MINUTE
UMass women tie Richmond, 2-2

AMHERST, Mass.--Senior defender Rebekka Sverrisdottir's 90th-minute goal gave the UMass women's team a 2-2 draw with Richmond Sunday afternoon at Rudd Field. UMass extended its unbeaten streak to five matches but had a 529-minute shutout streak snapped.


October 4, 2015
CLEARING THINGS UP
Crusader women break 14-game losing streak against Navy

WORCESTER, Mass.--Junior Brooke Holle made seven saves and freshman Caroline Wallace cleared two shots off the line as the Holy Cross Crusaders women's team tied Navy, 0-0, in a Patriot League match Sunday.


October 4, 2015
IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD
Vermont Catamount women edge UMBC, 3-2, in OT

CATONSVILLE, Md.--Sarah Martin's 109th-minute strike lifted the Vermont Catamounts women's team to a 3-2 victory over UMBC in an America East match at Retriever Soccer Park Sunday.


October 4, 2015
OUTWORKED
Friar women fall to Butler Bulldogs, 3-1

PROVIDENCE, R.I.-–The Providence College women’s team took a first-half lead on a goal by senior Morgan Thomasian, but surrendered three goals in an 18-minute period spanning the halves in falling, 3-1, to Butler in a Big East Conference match Saturday.


October 3, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

FC Dallas will try to snap a two-game losing streak Sunday against the Houston Dynamo at Toyota Stadium.


October 3, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions' win keeps Eastern Conference in flux; KC to third in the West

TORONTO--Toronto FC inched closer to the first playoff berth in franchise history by defeating the Philadelphia Union 3-1 Saturday at BMO Field.


October 3, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa is closing in on a postseason berth in its second season, sitting atop the Fall Season standings, but now trailing Minnesota in the combined standings by one point.


October 3, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Minnesota moves to top of table

BLAINE, Minn. -- Christian Ramirez scored his tenth goal of the season, giving Minnesota United a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies at NSC Stadium Saturday night.


October 3, 2015
SPOILER ALERT
Revs' playoff hunt continues after 3-1 loss to Chicago

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--For the third straight week the New England Revolution failed to secure a postseason berth as the Chicago Fire came from behind to claim a 3-1 win Saturday at Toyota Park.


October 3, 2015
NO GO
UConn men fall to Memphis in OT

STORRS, Conn.--Chandler Klemm tallied his first goal of the season in the 106th minute to give Memphis a 1-0 win over the UConn men’s team Saturday night in an American Athletic Conference match at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.


October 3, 2015
FOUR IN A ROW
UMass Minutemen stopped by St. Joe's, 2-0

PHILADELPHIA--The UMass Minutemen lost their fourth match in succession, a 2-0 decision to St. Joseph's, in both teams' Atlantic 10 Conference opener Saturday night at Sweeney Field.


October 3, 2015
BUTLER DID IT
Providence Friars bested by Bulldogs, 2-0

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The Providence College men's team fell to Butler, 2-0, in a Big East Conference game Friday night, the Friars' third successive home defeat.


October 3, 2015
RED FOR GREEN
Short-handed Dartmouth men edge Princeton, 1-0

HANOVER, N.H.--Freshman Amadu Kunateh scored in the 10th minute, then was red-carded 16 minutes later, the Dartmouth men’s team holding on for a 1-0 win over Princeton in both teams' Ivy League opener Saturday.


October 3, 2015
MATCHING PENALTIES
Holy Cross men tie Bucknell, 1-1

LEWISBURG, Pa.--Sophomore Justin Carfora's 73rd-minute penalty kick gave the Holy Cross men's team a 1-1 tie with Bucknell in a Patriot League match Saturday. Holy Cross (3-3-3, 1-0-1 Patriot League) is off to its best league start since going 2-0 in the 2008 season.


October 3, 2015
EXPERIENCED ROSTER
Klinsmann names his 23 for CONCACAF Cup

CHICAGO - U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann Saturday named the 23-player roster for the CONCACAF Cup against Mexico, which grants the victor a spot in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup in Russia.


October 3, 2015
GOING FOURTH
BU Terriers hand American first shutout of season, 1-0

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Junior Felix De Bona's fourth goal of the season in the fourth minute made the difference as the Boston University men's team claimed a 1-0 victory at American, the Terriers increasing their Patriot League regular-season unbeaten streak to a program-record 11 games Saturday.


October 3, 2015
CAN'T LOSE
BU Terrier women take 4-1 victory over Loyola

The Boston University women's team extended its NCAA best home conference winning streak to 32 games with a 4-1 victory over Loyola Maryland in a Patriot League match on a windy Saturday afternoon at Nickerson Field.


October 3, 2015
LOSING AT VIRTUE
Vermont Catamount men bounced by Binghamton

BURLINGTON, Vt.--The Binghamton Bearcats men's team held off a late rally by Vermont for a 2-1 victory in the America East opener for both teams at Virtue Field Saturday.


October 2, 2015
HOME WIN
UConn Huskies blank Temple Owls, 1-0

STORRS, Conn.--Junior Rachel Hill scored her ninth goal of the season as the No. 20 UConn women's team (10-2-0, 2-1-0) defeated Temple (8-5-0, 0-3-0), 1-0, in an American Athletic Conference match Friday night.


October 2, 2015
ACC LOSS
BC women outplayed by Tar Heels in 2-0 defeat

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.--The Boston College women's team fell to the No. 1-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels, 2-0, in an ACC match Friday.


October 2, 2015
DECISIVE
BC Eagle men routed by Wake Forest, 5-0

The Boston College Eagles men's team's four-game unbeaten streak ended with a 5-0 loss to No. 6 Wake Forest in an ACC match at the Newton Campus Field Friday night.


October 2, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United snap skid, book playoff spot with 2-1 win over NYC

WASHINGTON, DC--Alvaro Saborio lifted D.C. United out of its six-match funk with a goal in the second minute of second-half stoppage time, delivering a 2-1 victory over New York City FC on Friday night at RFK Stadium.


October 2, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC can clinch their first-ever playoff spot when they host the Philadelphia Union Saturday at BMO Field.


October 2, 2015
THE PLAYOFF SCHEDULE
MLS post season will begin on Oct. 28 and will culminate with MLS Cup on Dec. 6

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer Friday announced the national broadcast schedule for the MLS Cup playoffs.


October 2, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Armada FC ended a rough run of results with a 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies to pick up their first Coastal Cup win.


October 1, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

There's a lot at stake when New York City FC visits DC United Friday night, and heavy rain is expected to leave the conditions at RFK Stadium far less than ideal.


October 1, 2015
DOUBLE TROUBLE
FC Kansas City repeat as NWSL champs

PORTLAND, Ore.--For the second straight year, FC Kansas City defeated Seattle Reign FC to win the NWSL championship, prevailing 1-0 Thursday night at Providence Park. And for the second straight year, Amy Rodriguez took care of the scoring.


October 1, 2015
CONFERENCE WIN
Providence Friar women defeat Xavier, 1-0

CINCINNATI, Ohio--Sophomore Christina Klaum's 10th-minute goal gave the Providence Friars women’s team a 1-0 win over Xavier in a Big East Conference game Thursday.


October 1, 2015
FINAL ROSTER
23 named for U.S. U-17 World Cup squad

CHICAGO - U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team head coach Richie Williams has named the 21-player roster that will represent the United States at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, which runs from Oct. 17-Nov. 8 in Chile.


October 1, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Teams bolster rosters with USL players

Former Tampa Bay Rowdies Head Coach Thomas Rongen filled in as the color analyst on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers telecast for last Saturday's match against the Minnesota United FC.


October 1, 2015
FREE KICK WIN
UMass women extend shutout streak, edge La Salle

AMHERST, Mass.--Julia Weithofer's 110th-minute free kick gave the UMass women's team a 1-0 win over La Salle at Rudd Field in both teams' Atlantic 10 Conference opener Thursday afternoon.


October 1, 2015
TWO NOT ENOUGH
Vermont Catamount women squander lead in loss to UNH

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Nikki McFarland scored twice for Vermont, but the Catamounts surrendered an 82nd-minute goal to Caitlin Bucksbaum in falling, 3-2, to the New Hampshire Wildcats in an America East women's match at Virtue Field Thursday.


September 30, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies, Eleven in 1-1 draw

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rowdies are a tiebreaker away from playoff position after Wednesday night's 1-1 draw with Indy Eleven at Al Lang Stadium.


September 30, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Michigan’s Francis Atuahene is Men’s College Player of the Week

Michigan freshman Francis Atuahene is the Soccer News Net Men’s College Player of the Week for the week ending September 27.


September 30, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Auburn’s Casie Ramsier is Women’s College Player of the Week

Auburn’s Casie Ramsier, a junior midfielder from Dallas, Texas, is the Soccer News Net Women’s College Player of the Week for the week ending September 27.


September 30, 2015
OPEN CUP CHAMPIONS - AGAIN
Sporting KC outlast Union in pks

CHESTER, Pa.--Krisztian Nemeth scored the 1-1 equalizer and Jordi Quintilla buried an eighth-round penalty kick to give Sporting Kansas City their third Lamar Hunt US Open Cup championship, 7-6 in pks over the Philadelphia Union Wednesday night at PPL Park.


September 30, 2015
GAME-DECIDER
Amirani makes difference for BU Terriers against River Hawks

Sophomore David Amirani scored in the 51st minute and junior Matt Gilbert recorded three saves as the Boston University men's team claimed a 1-0 victory over UMass Lowell at Nickerson Field Wednesday night.


September 30, 2015
TWO LATE
Holy Cross women rally, edge Black Knights, 2-1

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Senior Annie Galvin scored twice in the late-going, including the deciding score in the 90th minute, as the Holy Cross Crusaders women's team edged the Army Black Knights, 2-1, in a Patriot League game Wednesday night.


September 30, 2015
REMATCH
BU Terrier women take 2-0 win over Colgate

HAMILTON, N.Y. - The Boston University women’s team maintained its dominance against Colgate, taking a 2-0 win over the Raiders in a rematch of last year's Patriot League championship Wednesday night.


September 30, 2015
NEW HOME FOR THE HALL
Soccer Museum to locate in Frisco, Texas

FRISCO, Texas---The National Soccer Hall of Fame will be relocating to Frisco, Texas as part of a deal that will also see Toyota Stadium get an upgrade.


September 30, 2015
RAINED OUT
UConn Huskies men's game versus Providence postponed

STORRS, Conn. - The UConn men's team match against the Providence Friars, scheduled for Wednesday night, has been postponed due to poor field conditions, following heavy rains in the area.


September 29, 2015
FLYING LOW
BC Eagles men falter, tie Rhode Island, 1-1

KINGSTON, R.I.--Zeiko Lewis got the Boston College Eagles men's team off to a fast start, but the Rhode Island Rams rallied for a 1-1 draw in a non-conference match Tuesday night.


September 29, 2015
CRAZY EIGHTS
Dartmouth women blank Black Bears, 3-0

SACO, Maine–Goals by sophomore Melanie Vangel and junior Jessica Lukas, plus and an own goal, gave by the Dartmouth women’s team a 3-0 victory over Maine Tuesday night.


September 28, 2015
NEW CHAIRMAN
Jax’s Mark Frisch to head NASL Board

NEW YORK - The North American Soccer League Board of Governors has elected Jacksonville Armada FC owner Mark Frisch as its chairman.


September 28, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Boston College's Zeiko Lewis

The Boston College Eagles displayed some spectacular offense in victories over UConn (3-1) and Virginia Tech (4-1) last week. And Zeiko Lewis, named New England Soccer News Men's Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 27, was a big part of the Eagles' attack.


September 28, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UMass Minutemen goalkeeper Cassidy Babin

Cassidy Babin's goalkeeping has helped the UMass Minutemen recover from a slow start to the season. Babin has been shutting down opposing strikers, increasing her shutout streak to 352 consecutive minutes in a 2-0 victory over Harvard.


September 28, 2015
ONE-MAN SHOW
Union 'keeper Andre Blake frustrates Revolution

The Philadelphia Union were so sure that Andre Blake was the next coming of Donovan Ricketts that they traded up in the 2014 MLS SuperDraft to get him, giving DC United their number two pick plus allocation money and making the Jamaica native and University of Connecticut standout the first goalkeeper in MLS history chosen with the top pick.


September 27, 2015
IVY OPENER
Dartmouth play to 0-0 tie with Brown Bears

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Dartmouth women’s team pushed its unbeaten streak to seven games with a 0-0 draw at Brown in both teams' Ivy League opener Sunday.


September 27, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 10 roundup

Emanuel Villa led the way with a brace and the game-winning assist as 14th-place Queretaro (3-2-5, 11 pts) routed Leon 3-0 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


September 27, 2015
A POST AWAY
UMass Minutemen squander lead against Brown Bears

PROVIDENCE, R.I.--Matthew Mooney's first goal of the season gave the UMass men's team a 1-0 halftime lead, but the Minutemen fell to the Brown Bears, 2-1, at Stevenson Field Sunday.


September 27, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies top Cosmos

EDMONTON, Alberta -- FC Edmonton took over fourth place on the NASL Fall table with Sunday's 2-1 win over the playoff-bound New York Cosmos at Clarke Field.


September 27, 2015
VOLLEY BALL
Lamanna blast gives Catamount men 2-1 win over Bryant

BURLINGTON, Vt.--Stefan Lamanna's volley off a cross from Brian Wright in the 70th minute propelled the Vermont men's team to a 2-1 victory over Bryant at Virtue Field Sunday.


September 27, 2015
ONE'S ENOUGH
Martin's first goal gives Vermont women win over Stony Brook

BURLINGTON, Vt.-Sophomore Sarah Martin's strike from distance in the 15th minute gave the Vermont Catamounts a 1-0 victory over Stony Brook in both teams' America East Conference opener at Virtue Field Sunday.


September 27, 2015
TITLE DEFENSE
BU Terrier men tied by Bucknell, 1-1

The Boston University Terrier men's team opened defense of its Patriot League regular-season title with a 1-1 tie with Bucknell at Nickerson Field Sunday afternoon.


September 27, 2015
SET PIECES
Providence women fall to Georgetown, 2-1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Rachel Corboz scored on a 105th-minute free kick to give Georgetown a 2-1 win over the Providence College Friars women's team in both teams' Big East Conference opener at Ray Treacy Track Sunday.


September 27, 2015
LATE DRAMA
Carreiro's first goal gives BC women 1-0 win over Wolfpack

RALEIGH, N.C.--Freshman Gaby Carreiro scored her first goal of the season in the 86th minute as the Boston College women's team took a 1-0 win over North Carolina State in an ACC match Sunday.


September 27, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC have won three of four heading into Sunday's Western Conference showdown with Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park.


September 26, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds douse Fire's playoff hopes; Whitecaps' slide continues

TORONTO--Sebastian Giovinco assisted on three goals, including Jozy Altidore's 79th-minute game-winner, to lead Toronto FC to a 3-2 comeback win over the Chicago Fire Saturday at BMO Field.


September 26, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Eddies are unbeaten in the last three games, and are coming off of back-to-back wins.


September 26, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa moves to the top

CARY, NC--Tom Heinemann scored his team leading 6th and 7th goals of the season fourteen minutes apart and Paulo Junior tallied his third in two matches to pace the Ottawa Fury FC to a 3-1 win over the Carolina RailHawks at WakeMed Soccer Park Saturday night.


September 26, 2015
FAST WORK
Dartmouth Big Green men halt No. 18 Hofstra, 3-0

HANOVER, N.H.–The Dartmouth men’s team scored three goals in the final six minutes of the game to take a 3-0 victory over No. 18 Hofstra Saturday.


September 26, 2015
TAMPED DOWN
UConn Huskies drop conference opener to USF, 1-0

TAMPA, Fla.–The UConn Huskies men's team lost its second straight game, a 1-0 decision to South Florida in both teams' American Athletic Conference opener at Corbett Stadium Saturday night.


September 26, 2015
FIVE-GAME STREAK
Late goal gives BU Terrier women 1-1 tie at American

WASHINGTON, D.C.--Defender Erin Neville's 88th-minute goal gave the Boston University women's team a 1-1 overtime tie with American in a Patriot League match Saturday, extending the Terriers' unbeaten streak to five games.


September 26, 2015
NOT QUITE YET
Revs' playoff pursuit continues after tie with Union

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--With a chance to clinch a playoff spot and claim the top spot in the East, the New England Revolution dominated every phase of play but could not get past Philadelphia Union goalkeeper Andre Blake as the teams played to a 1-1 draw at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night.


September 26, 2015
CAPITALIZING
Holy Cross men win Patriot League opener at Lehigh

BETHLEHEM, Pa.--Justin Carfora capitalized on a goalkeeping error for a 12th-minute goal as the Holy Cross Crusaders men's team took a 1-0 win over Lehigh in both teams' Patriot League opener Saturday.


September 26, 2015
POSTING A LOSS
Providence Friars downed by Georgetown in Big East opener

WASHINGTON, D.C.–The Providence College Friars men’s team lost to No. 25 Georgetown, 1-0, in both teams' Big East Conference opener Saturday. The Friars (4-3-1) surrendered a second-half goal, then hit the post late in the match.


September 25, 2015
DESTINATION VIEWING
ESPN2, UDN to broadcast US Open Cup final

CHICAGO -- The 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Final between the Philadelphia Union and Sporting Kansas City will be broadcast live on ESPN2 and the Univision Deportes Network on Sept. 30.


September 25, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Chicago Fire complete a whirlwind Canadian tour Saturday against Toronto FC at BMO Field.


September 25, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Larin breaks rookie scoring record with hat trick against Red Bulls

HARRISON, NJ--Rookie Cyle Larin broke out of his scoring slump in a big way on Friday night, netting a hat trick to lead Orlando City SC past Eastern Conference leaders the New York Red Bulls 5-2 at Red Bull Arena.


September 25, 2015
GOING FOR FOUR
BC Eagles crush Virginia Tech for third straight win

BLACKSBURG, Va.--The Boston College men's team won its third sucessive game, taking a 4-1 victory over Virginia Tech in an ACC game at Thompson Field Friday.


September 25, 2015
BAD HALF
UMass Minuteman fall to Vermont, 3-0

AMHERST, Mass.-Vermont scored 33 seconds into the second half in taking a 3-0 win over the UMass Minutemen men’s team Friday at Rudd Field.


September 25, 2015
WRIGHT AGAIN
Vermont Catamounts blank UMass, 3-0

AMHERST, Mass.--Brian Wright extended his scoring streak to four games as the Vermont men's team took a 3-0 win over UMass Friday.


September 25, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The race for The Championship is headed to the wire and two key matchups between postseason contenders are on the schedule this weekend.


September 25, 2015
COMING TO A THEATRE NEAR YOU
USA-Mexico will be shown on big screen

The United States versus Mexico match that will determine the CONCACAF representative to the Confederations Cup will be coming to a theatre near you.


September 25, 2015
SEATTLE CEREMONY
Hall of Famers to be inducted October 3

CHICAGO - Former U.S. Men's National Team goalkeeper and four-time FIFA World Cup veteran Kasey Keller, former U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team and Major League Soccer head coach Sigi Schmid and American soccer pioneer and former Men's National Team assistant coach Glenn "Mooch" Myernick will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. 3, at the Museum of History and Industry in Seattle, Washington.


September 24, 2015
BOLTED DOWN
UConn women lose momentum, conference opener

TAMPA, Fla. — The No. 20 UConn women’s team was shut out for the second time this season, falling 1-0 to No. 24 South Florida in a lightning-delayed American Athletic Conference opener Thursday.


September 24, 2015
GAME-TYING
Hayley Dowd scores as BC women rally to draw with Duke

Hayley Dowd's 50th-minute goal gave the Boston College women's team a 1-1 tie with No. 19 Duke in an ACC game at the Newton Campus Soccer Field Thursday.


September 24, 2015
SEEING CRIMSON
BU Terriers blank Harvard for first time since '05

Sophomore Anthony Viteri tallied two goals for the second time in three contests as the Boston University men's team claimed a 3-0 victory over Harvard Thursday night at Nickerson Field, the Terriers' biggest win over the Crimson since 2008.


September 24, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Eastern Conference-leading New York Red Bulls kick off a three-game homestand Friday against Orlando City SC at Red Bull Arena.


September 24, 2015
BEST XI
MVP Crystal Dunn youngest on NWSL selection

CHICAGO ---Championship finalists FC Kansas City and Seattle Reign FC combined for six selections on the National Women's Soccer League Best XI announced by the league on Thursday.


September 23, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact top Fire; shorthanded Dynamo hold on against KC

MONTREAL-- The Montreal Impact spoiled Brian Bliss' debut as Chicago Fire interim coach by snatching a 2-1 win at Stade Saputo Wednesday night.


September 23, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Another coaching change in Florida

Long Tan, on loan from the United Soccer League's Arizona United SC, has been brought in for the remainder of the 2015 NASL Fall Season. He is to provide additional firepower for the Rowdies' postseason run.


September 23, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Navy's Clare MacAdam is Player of the Week

Sophomore forward Clare MacAdam scored three goals in two games, including an 81st-minute strike that gave Navy a 2-2 draw with arch rival Army, and was selected the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending September 20.


September 23, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Temple's Jorge Gomez Sanchez wins again

With another four goals in two games leading to another pair of victories, Temple junior midfielder Jorge Gomez Sanchez was selected as Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for a second consecutive week.


September 23, 2015
MOST VALUABLE
Washington's Crystal Dunn honored by NWSL

CHICAGO - Washington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women's Soccer League Most Valuable Player for the 2015 NWSL season, the league announced Wednesday.


September 22, 2015
STOPPED
Holy Cross Crusader women edge Bryant, extend shutout streak

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Sophomore forward Aly Spencer finished a free kick in the 105th minute and the Holy Cross women's team improved its shutout streak to 285 minutes over a three-game span in taking a 1-0 win over Bryant Tuesday.


September 22, 2015
SNAPPED
BC Eagles hand UConn men first defeat, 3-1

NEWTON, Mass. – The UConn men's team surrendered three first-half goals in a 3-1 loss to Boston College Tuesday, snapping the Huskies' 13-match unbeaten streak spanning two seasons.


September 22, 2015
ZEROING IN
BC's Zeiko Lewis leads way as Eagles defeat UConn, 3-1

Junior Zeiko Lewis scored twice and set up a goal as the Boston College Eagles men's team took a 3-1 win over the UConn Huskies Tuesday at the Newton Campus Field.


September 22, 2015
VISITING WIN
Providence women edge Harvard, 1-0

Freshman Casey Estey scored her second goal of the season in the 48th minute off a feed from senior Kathryn Hiller as the visiting Providence College women’s team defeated Harvard (2-6-1), 1-0, Tuesday.


September 22, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Fury storm past Cosmos 4-1

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – Paulo Junior scored two goals, leading the Ottawa Fury FC to a 4-1 win over the New York Cosmos at James M. Shuart Stadium Tuesday night.


September 22, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first two stops on the MLS coaching carousel this season were in Montreal and Chicago, and the league's two interim headmen will meet when the Impact host the Fire Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.


September 22, 2015
NEW BOSS
Breakers hire former Liverpool Ladies manager

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have hired Matt Beard as the team’s new head coach. Beard joins the Breakers from Liverpool Ladies FC, where he guided the team to two straight FA Women’s Super League titles. He replaces Tom Durkin who stepped down at the end of the recently concluded season.


September 21, 2015
NASL TUESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Rewind twelve months and the match-up between Fury FC and the Cosmos would be touted as David versus Goliath. Today, its a potential Soccer Bowl preview as the Fall Season leaders meet the Spring Season Champions Tuesday night in New York.


September 21, 2015
TOP DEFENDER
Becky Sauerbrunn honored by NWSL

CHICAGO - FC Kansas City defender Becky Sauerbrunn was voted the National Women's Soccer League Defender of the Year for the 2015 NWSL season.


September 20, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 9 roundup

Veracruz capitalized on a man advantage to rally past Atlas 2-1 Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


September 20, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls book playoff berth; Union keep hopes alive

PORTLAND, Ore.--The New York Red Bulls became the first team to book a spot in the MLS Playoffs with a 2-0 win over the Portland Timbers Sunday at Providence Park.


September 21, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Dartmouth forward Lucielle Kozlov

Dartmouth Big Green Canadian forward Lucielle Kozlov has compiled an unique scoring streak. Kozlov has scored two goals in four consecutive games, her latest braces in victories over Northeastern (3-1) Friday and Sacred Heart (6-0) Sunday.


September 21, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn goalkeeper Scott Levene

The UConn Huskies men's team experienced an emotional few days last week. The Huskies celebrated with legendary coach Joe Morrone, who was wheelchair-bound, after a dramatic comeback for a 2-1 win over UCSB on a rainy Sunday night. Four days later, Morrone died, UConn commemorated him with a moment of pre-game silence Saturday, the Huskies going on to defeat the Rhode Island Rams, 1-0, before a crowd of 4,400.

The events meant more to redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Scott Levene than most, as he went to high school in New Canaan and attended UConn games as a youngster.


September 20, 2015
GOING DOWN
Dartmouth squanders lead, falls to Seattle, 2-1

SEATTLE, Wash. — The Dartmouth men’s team squandered the lead for the second time in two games during a Pacific Northwest road trip, falling, 2-1, to Seattle in a non-conference match Sunday.


September 20, 2015
SHE CAN GO HOME AGAIN
Ribeiro's fifth game-winner gives UConn 1-0 victory over Brown

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Junior Stephanie Ribeiro proved you can go home again Sunday. Ribeiro, from nearby Pawtucket, scored her fifth game-winning goal of the season as the No. 24 UConn women’s team edged Brown, 1-0.


September 20, 2015
HOME RUN
BU Terrier women win again at Nickerson

Erica Kosienski scored twice in the first half as the Boston University women's team took a 4-0 win over Bucknell in its Patriot League opener Sunday. The Terriers (3-4-2) won their 10th successive conference home-opener and increased their unbeaten streak to four games, including a 3-0-0 home mark.


September 20, 2015
ANOTHER ROUT
U.S. Women blank Haiti 8-0

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama - The U.S. Women's National Team continues to walk through its Victory tour, handing Haiti a second straight rout, this time 8-0 in front of 35, 753 at Legion Field Sunday.


September 20, 2015
FIRING FRANK
Yallop gets the axe in Chicago

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill..---The axe finally came for Chicago Fire Head Coach Frank Yallop, who was fired on Sunday after another in a string of underwhelming losses.


September 20, 2015
SHUTTING THEM DOWN
UMass' Babin extends streak in 2-0 victory over Harvard

AMHERST, Mass. - Cassidy Babin improved her shutout streak to 352 consecutive minutes as the UMass women's team took a 2-0 win over Harvard at Rudd Field Sunday.


September 20, 2015
BRACING PERFORMANCE
Two more goals for Kozlov as Big Green women win, 6-0

HANOVER, N.H. – Lucielle Kozlov scored two goals for the fourth successive game as the Dartmouth women’s team took a 6-0 win over Sacred Heart at Burnham Field Sunday.


September 20, 2015
QUICK STRIKES
Vermont Catamounts edge URI Rams, 3-2

KINGSTON, R.I. - Rylee Osgood scored twice in a four-minute span during the second half to lift the Vermont Catamounts women's team to a 3-2 victory over Rhode Island Sunday. Both teams have 3-4-1 records.


September 20, 2015
RECORD-TYING
Boston College's McKenzie Meehan leads way in ACC opener

Redshirt junior McKenzie Meehan tied the Boston College women's team career scoring record as the Eagles took a 2-0 win over Louisville (3-4-1) in both teams' ACC season-opener Sunday at the Newton Soccer Field.


September 19, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa blanks Strikers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.---The Tampa Bay Rowdies got second half goals from Corey Hertzog and Juan Guerra to defeat the San Antonio Scorpions 2-0 in front of 6,135 fans at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night.


September 19, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls surrendered first place in the MLS East with Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the New England Revolution, and will try to regain their momentum -- and guarantee themselves a playoff berth -- Sunday versus the Portland Timbers at Providence Park.


September 19, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact, NYC, RSL keep their playoff hopes alive

TORONTO--Sebastian Giovinco scored two goals and assisted on a third to lift Toronto FC over the Colorado Rapids 3-1 in a Saturday matinee at BMO Field.


September 19, 2015
ANOTHER ONE
Crusaders drop 1-0 decision to Monmouth

WORCESTER, Mass. -- John Egan's 51st-minute goal gave Monmouth a 1-0 win over the Holy Cross men's team Saturday night, the Crusaders' third one-goal defeat of the season.


September 19, 2015
PLAYING TO THE CROWD
UConn men extend unbeaten streak before 4,400

STORRS, Conn. - The UConn Huskies men's team improved its two-season unbeaten streak to 13 games with a 1-0 win over Rhode Island before a 4,400 crowd at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Saturday night.


September 19, 2015
BLANKS
Holle's goalkeeping helps Crusaders draw at Lehigh

BETHLEHEM, Pa. -- Junior Brooke Holle made four saves in compiling her second career shutout as the Holy Cross women's team tied Lehigh, 0-0, in both teams' Patriot League opener Saturday.


September 19, 2015
ON TARGET
Davock shoots BC Eagles to 2-0 win over Panthers

Freshman Trevor Davock provided a goal and assist as the Boston College men's team took a 2-0 win over Pittsburgh in an ACC game Saturday night at the Newton Campus Field.


September 19, 2015
MONTREAL MELTDOWN
Streaking Revs stopped short by Impact

MONTREAL--On a wet night at sold-out Stade Saputo, the Montreal Impact took advantage of deflections on either side of intermission and the skill of Didier Drogba to post a 3-0 win and end the New England Revolution’s winning streak at six and unbeaten run at eight.


September 19, 2015
WILDCATS WIN
UMass Minutemen fall to UNH, 1-0

DURHAM, N.H. - A.J. Albers scored in the 55th minute as the New Hampshire Wildcats took a 1-0 win over the UMass men's team Saturday night at Bremner Field.


September 19, 2015
SEVEN FOR STEEVES
Providence Friars take 2-1 win over Northeastern

BROOKLINE, Mass. – Junior Mac Steeves scored his seventh goal of the season as the Providence College men’s team defeated Northeastern, 2-1, Saturday.


September 19, 2015
ROAD DEFEAT
BU Terrier men surrender 87th-minute goal in loss at Princeton

PRINCETON, N.J. - Junior Mark Wadid netted his first goal of the season, but the Boston University men's team surrendered an 87th-minute goal in falling, 2-1, to Princeton in the Tigers' home-opener at Roberts Stadium on Saturday.


September 19, 2015
WRIGHT STUFF
Vermont junior leads way in 4-2 win over Marist

BURLINGTON, Vt. - Brian Wright continued his scoring spree as the Vermont men's team remained unbeaten at home, posting a 4-2 victory over visiting Marist in a non-conference game at Virtue Field on Saturday.


September 19, 2015
HALFWAY THERE
Dartmouth men drop 3-2 decision to No. 9 Washington

SEATTLE, Wash. — The Dartmouth men's team could not protect a two-goal halftime lead, falling, 3-2, to No. 9 Washington Friday night.


September 18, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC begin a five-game homestand Saturday against the Colorado Rapids at BMO Field.


September 18, 2015
WINNING TRACK
UConn Husky women rally for 2-1 win over CCSU

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. – The No. 24 UConn women’s team got back on the winning track with a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Central Connecticut State Friday.


September 18, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Feilhaber powers KC past FCD

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--A late attacking surge lifted Sporting Kansas City over FC Dallas 3-1 Friday at Sporting Park.


September 18, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Silverbacks are coming off a tough midweek loss, where they played 86 minutes a man down, against Minnesota United.


September 18, 2015
COACHING REIGN
Seattle's Laura Harvey named tops in NWSL

CHICAGO - Seattle Reign FC general manager and coach Laura Harvey was voted the National Women's Soccer League Coach of the Year for the 2015 NWSL season, the league announced Friday.


September 18, 2015
QUICK FLURRY
Kozlov scores twice as Big Green women top Northeastern, 3-1

Lucielle Kozlov scored twice and the Dartmouth Big Green (4-1-1) scored all of its goals in a 15-minute span to rally by the Northeastern women's team, 3-1, Friday night at Parsons Field.


September 18, 2015
ALL-AROUND EFFORT
Revs' defensive success starts on the attacking end

Sometimes the key to defense is in the attacking end. That was the message from New England head coach Jay Heaps and goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth after the Revs bottled up the high-powered New York Red Bulls offense on Wednesday night in Foxborough on their way to grinding out a 2-1 victory and overtaking New York to claim pole position in the Eastern Conference.


September 17, 2015
IN OVER DRIVE
U.S. motors to 5-0 win over Haiti in Detroit

DETROIT - Carli Lloyd had three goals and Crystal Dunn had a goal and two assists as the U.S. Women's National Team routed Haiti 5-0 in front of 34, 538 at Ford Field.


September 17, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Temple's Jorge Gomez Sanchez is Men's Player of the Week

Spanish junior transfer Jorge Gomez Sanchez of Temple has been named the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending September 13.


September 17, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Cincy's Danielle Rotheram is Women's College Player of the Week

Cincinnati midfielder Danielle Rotheram is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending September 13.


September 17, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Sporting Kansas City remain in MLS West playoff position despite a five-game winless streak, but need to start reversing their slide starting Friday night against FC Dallas at Sporting Park.


September 17, 2015
OWN GOAL COSTLY
Providence Friar women edged by BU, 2-1

BOSTON – The Providence College women’s team surrendered a second-half own goal in falling, 2-1, to the Boston University Terriers Thursday night.


September 17, 2015
HOME FIELD, OWN GOAL
BU Terrier women edge Providence, 2-1

BOSTON - Maybe the Boston University Terriers women's team just needed to come home. After a slow start to the season, the Terriers won their second straight contest, a 2-1 victory over Providence at Nickerson Field Thursday night.


September 17, 2015
ON THE RIGHT TRACK
UMass women get another shutout, 1-0 over Brown

AMHERST, Mass. -- After a slow start to the season, the UMass women's team seems to be on the right track. UMass took a 1-0 win over Brown Thursday, its second successive shutout victory, as freshman Erin Doster notched her first career goal.


September 17, 2015
INSPIRING TO THE END
UConn's legendary Joe Morrone dies at 79

STORRS, Conn.--Joe Morrone was an inspiring figure to the end. Morrone, 79, died Wednesday night, but only three days previously, he was in the stands for the UConn Huskies' game against UC Santa Barbara at the field where he established himself as one of collegiate soccer's greatest coaches.


September 16, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs top the East; Lampard opens his account

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Diego Fagundez scored in his fourth consecutive match to give the New England Revolution an early lead and Kelyn Rowe broke a deadlock midway through the second half to lead the Revs past the New York Red Bulls 2-1 at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday night.


September 16, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers extend streak

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.---Marlon Freitas' first half goal and James Marcelin's goal in the 90th minute gave the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in a Coastal Cup match in front of 1,278 fans at Lockhart Stadium Wednesday night.


September 16, 2015
A COUPLE OF FIRSTS
UMass Minutemen rally for 2-1 victory over Hartford

AMHERST, Mass. – Freshman Kevin Boino’s 64th-minute goal capped a UMass men’s team rally for a 2-1 win over Hartford Wednesday afternoon at Rudd Field, the Minutemen's first victory of the season.


September 16, 2015
YOUNG GUNS
Fagundez, Rowe lift Revs over Red Bulls, into first place

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Diego Fagundez scored in his fourth consecutive match to give the New England Revolution an early lead and Kelyn Rowe broke a deadlock midway through the second half to lead the Revs past the New York Red Bulls 2-1 at Gillette Stadium on Wednesday night.


September 16, 2015
OPENING THINGS UP
US Soccer awards open division slots for 2016 Open Cup

CHICAGO - Five New England teams, three from Massachusetts and one each from Connecticut and Rhode Island, have received Open Division berths in the 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.


September 16, 2015
SOPHS ON THE BOARD
Holy Cross men take 3-1 win over Qunnipiac

HAMDEN, Conn. -- Sophomores Nicholas Cestaro, Justin Carfora and Yuji Callahan scored as the Holy Cross Crusaders men's team defeated Quinnipiac, 3-1, Wednesday afternoon in a non-conference game.


September 16, 2015
BETOS IS THE BEST
Thorns netminder is NWSL 'keeper of the year

CHICAGO -- Portland Thorns FC goalkeeper Michelle Betos has been named the National Women's Soccer League Goalkeeper of the Year for the 2015 season.


September 15, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Heading into Wednesday's match against Toronto FC at Yankee Stadium, New York City FC are trying to reverse a three-game slide in time to keep their postseason prospects alive.


September 15, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will try to extend their five match unbeaten string when they host the Jacksonville Armada FC in a Coastal Cup battle


September 15, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Fury coach leaving at season's end

Defender Chris Christian returned to the Atlanta Silverbacks from his loan to the Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC. Christian went west to join Colorado Springs of the USL in early August, starting four out of five matches for the club.


September 15, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
United comes back over man-short Atlanta

ATLANTA --After falling behind on an early goal, Minnesota United came back to defeat the man-down Atlanta Silverbacks 2-1 Tuesday night at Silverbacks Park.


September 15, 2015
CLOSE CALLS
Vermont Catamounts tie Marist Red Foxes, 0-0

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Vermont Catamounts women's team threatened late but could not break through in a 0-0 tie with Marist in a non-conference match Tuesday.


September 14, 2015
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Chicago's Danielle Colaprico earns NWSL honor

CHICAGO – Chicago Red Stars midfielder Danielle Colaprico has been voted the National Women's Soccer League Rookie of the Year in a vote by fans owners, general managers, coaches, players and the media.


September 14, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam

UConn Huskies forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam made his first collegiate goals count in a 2-1 win over UC Santa Barbara Sunday night. Thiam was named New England Soccer News men's college player of the week for the week ending Sept. 13.


September 14, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Providence College Friars' Rachel Ugolik

Before the Providence College women's team's 3-2 win over Boston College Saturday, the Friars went nearly 22 years without a victory over the Eagles. And the key plays in the Friars' victory were provided by 20-year-old junior Rachel Ugolik.


September 13, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Kansas City, Seattle will meet in final again

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Amy Rodriguez scored two goals to lead FC Kansas City to a second straight National Women's Soccer League championship appearance with a 3-0 win over the Chicago Red Stars in front of a sparse crowd announced at 3,031 at Toyota Park Sunday.


September 13, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 8 roundup

Juan Pablo Rodriguez converted a 23rd-minute penalty kick to lift Morelia over Queretaro 1-0 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


September 13, 2015
SHOWDOWN
Unbeaten Rutgers snaps UConn women's streak, 2-0

PISCATAWAY, N.J. — In a showdown of undefeated teams, the No. 20 UConn women dropped a 2-0 decision to No. 19 Rutgers Sunday.


September 13, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies blank Rowdies 1-0

EDMONTON, AB – Albert Watson scored the only goal of the game, giving FC Edmonton a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies at Clarke Field on Sunday.


September 13, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs extend streak, Lions snap skid

TORONTO--The New England Revolution made the most of their limited opportunities on Sunday afternoon, capitalizing on Toronto FC errors and topping their conference rivals 3-1 at BMO Field despite conceding a majority of possession and most of the chances.


September 13, 2015
TWO TO WIN
Freshman Thiam decides it for UConn before 2,800 crowd

STORRS, Conn. - Freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam tallied the first goals of his collegiate career in the 84th and 86th minute to give the UConn men's team a 2-1 win over UC Santa Barbara before a 2,800 crowd Sunday night at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.


September 13, 2015
THREE TO GET READY
Big Green men blank Albany, 3-0

ALBANY, N.Y. — The Dartmouth men’s team posted a 3-0 win over Albany Sunday, the Big Green's third shutout of the season also snapping the Great Danes' three-game winning streak.


September 13, 2015
PAYING THE PRICE
Crusaders surrender penalty kick, fall to Brown, 1-0

PROVIDENCE -- Jack Gorad scored on a 38th-minute penalty kick as the Brown Bears men's team took a 1-0 win over Holy Cross Sunday.


September 13, 2015
TAKING IT HOME
Rhode Island men rally over Quinnipiac, 2-1

KINGSTON, R.I. -- The Rhode Island Rams men's team regained its home-field edge in taking a 2-1 victory over Quinnipiac Saturday.


September 13, 2015
THAT'S THREE
Rhode Island women downed again by Northeastern

KINGSTON, R.I. – First-half goals by Mackenzie Dowd and Kayla Cappuzzo propelled the Northeastern women's team (6-2-0) to a 2-0 victory over Rhode Island (3-3-1) Sunday at the URI Soccer Complex.


September 13, 2015
STEEVES AGAIN
Junior forward on the board, but Friars fall to Columbia, 2-1

PROVIDENCE R.I. – Junior Mac Steeves scored his sixth goal of the season but the Providence College men’s team fell to Columbia, 2-1, in overtime at the Ray Treacy Track Sunday.


September 13, 2015
RED HOT
Revolution top Toronto FC 3-1

TORONTO--The New England Revolution made the most of their limited opportunities on Sunday afternoon, capitalizing on Toronto FC errors and topping their conference rivals 3-1 at BMO Field despite conceding a majority of possession and most of the chances.


September 13, 2015
DOMINANCE
BU Terrier men continue streak against UMass with 2-1 victory

AMHERST, Mass. - Sophomore Anthony Viteri recorded two goals and junior Matt Gilbert had five saves as the Boston University men's team posed a 2-1 victory over the UMass Minutemen Sunday.


September 13, 2015
WORKING OVERTIME
BU Terrier women win first, 1-0 over Hofstra

A 25-yard blast by senior Clare Pleuler in overtime sealed the Boston University women's team's first win of the season, a 2-1 result over Hofstra, in their home-opener Sunday at Nickerson Field.


September 13, 2015
DOING IT ALL
Etzel gets shutout, assist as Brown women blank FAU, 1-0

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Christine Etzel notched the first shutout of her career and helped set up senior Jillian DeSimone's 13th-minute goal as the Brown University Bears women's team edged Florida Atlantic University, 1-0, Saturday at Stevenson Field.


September 13, 2015
BREAKING IT OPEN
Big Green women crush Vermont, 6-0

HANOVER, N.H. -- The Dartmouth Big Green women's team broke the game open with five goals in a 17-minute span early in the second half to take a 6-0 win over Vermont Sunday.


September 13, 2015
CLASSIC WIN
Vermont Catamounts edge Blue Devils, 2-1

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The Vermont Catamounts men's team scored twice in a six-minute span early in the second half in taking a 2-1 victory over Central Connecticut in the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic Sunday.


September 13, 2015
COLLAPSING
Catamount women surrender five second-half goals to Big Green

HANOVER, N.H. - The Vermont Catamounts women's team kept the game tight early, but collapsed in the second half in a 6-0 loss to Dartmouth Sunday.


September 13, 2015
DEEP SIXED
UMass Minutemen fall to BU, 2-1

AMHERST, Mass. – The UMass Minutemen rallied late but remained winless after a 2-1 loss to the Boston University Terriers men's team Sunday.


September 13, 2015
LONG TIME
Providence women break drought against BC

NEWTON, Mass. -- Junior Rachel Ugolik scored twice and assisted on the game-winner as the Providence College Friars women's team took a 3-2 overtime victory over Boston College Sunday.


September 13, 2015
CAN'T HOLD ON
BC Eagles squander lead, fall to Providence, 3-2, in OT

McKenzie Meehan scored twice but the Boston College Eagles women's team gave up goals in the 90th and 101st minutes in falling, 3-2, to Providence in overtime Sunday.


September 12, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Kamara pads league scoring lead; Dallas extends winning streak

CHESTER, Pa. – Kei Kamara scored two goals in five minutes to lead Columbus Crew SC to a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union Saturday before an announced crowd of 17,283 at PPL Park.


September 12, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Battling a man down for 65 minutes, the Eddies showed the necessary resolve to earn a 1-1 draw late against Minnesota.


September 12, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Castillo leads Scorpions, Cosmos, United post wins

OTTAWA – Despite several scoring opportunities for both sides, the Fort Lauderdale Strikers and Ottawa Fury FC played to a scoreless draw Saturday afternoon at TD Place.


September 12, 2015
NWSL SEMI-FINALS
A look at Sunday's games

The Red Stars are making their first ever playoff appearance, while FC Kansas City is the only club to make the post season in all three years of the National Women's Soccer League's existence.


September 12, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution take a six-game unbeaten streak to BMO Field for Sunday night's match against Toronto FC.


September 12, 2015
PASSING ON A RECORD
Cohen ties 24-year-old Crusader assist mark in win

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Sophomore Christina Callahan scored twice and Courtney Cohen tied a 24-year-old assist record as Holy Cross Crusaders women's team defeat Saint Peter's, 4-0, Friday night at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium.


September 12, 2015
QUICKLY-TAKEN
Colgate free kick surprises Big Green

HANOVER, N.H. — Troy Moo Penn bent a 22-yarder under the crossbar in the 54th minute, lifting Colgate (2-1-1) to a 1-0 triumph over the Dartmouth Big Green before a standing-room-only crowd of 1,812 at Burnham Field Friday.


September 11, 2015
GOING FOURTH
NWSL looking where no previous league has gone

As it goes into its semifinals this weekend, the National Women's Soccer League is anxiously looking forward to something none of its two predecessors had, a fourth season.


September 11, 2015
LAID LOW
Eagles surrender last-minute goal, fall to Wolfpack

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Freshman Trevor Davock gave the Boston College men's team the lead against North Carolina State, but the No. 23 Wolfpack rallied for a 2-1 overtime win over the Eagles Friday night at Dail Soccer Stadium.


September 11, 2015
ROAD BLUES
BU Terrier women settle for draw at CCSU

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. - The Boston University women’s team road blues continue as they settled for a 1-1 tie at Central Connecticut State Friday night.


September 11, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union have scrapped themselves to within a point of playoff position in the MLS East after stunning San Jose 2-1 last weekend, and can give their postseason hopes a big boost with a result against Columbus Crew SC Saturday at PPL Park.


September 11, 2015
GAME-WINNER
Hayley Dowd comes through again, BC edges Huskies

Hayley Dowd's 66th-minute goal gave the Boston College Eagles women's team a 1-0 win over Northeastern at the Newton Campus Field Friday.


September 11, 2015
FRIARS' FIRST
Providence men lose to Brown Bears in OT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Mac Steeves scored his fifth goal of the season but the Providence Friars men's team fell to the Brown Bears, 2-1, in overtime Friday night.


September 11, 2015
ROSTER SET
Crystal Dunn added to UWSNT for Haiti games

CHICAGO - The 2015 Women's World Cup champions will continue their Victory Tour with matches against Haiti on Sept. 17 in Detroit (7 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports Go) and Sept. 20 in Birmingham, Alabama (1:30 p.m. CT on ESPN2, WatchESPN).


September 11, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

An in-form defense against in-form attack colors the matchup between the Strikers and the Fury on Saturday.


September 11, 2015
TOURNEY OPENER
Vermont Catamounts play to draw with UNC Asheville

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The Vermont Catamounts and UNC Asheville Bulldogs men's teams played to a 1-1 draw in the Peter Baldwin Memorial Classic tournament Friday.


September 11, 2015
BREAKOUT
Holy Cross produces highest goal total since 2006

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Junior Joey DeVivo led the way as the Holy Cross men's team produced an offensive breakout in a 5-0 victory over Sacred Heart Friday.


September 10, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The New York Red Bulls will be looking for their sixth straight home win when they host the Chicago Fire Friday night at Red Bull Arena.


September 10, 2015
FIVE DOWN
Minutemen fall to Albany, 4-0

ALBANY, N.Y. – The UMass men's team remained winless after sustaining a 4-0 defeat to Albany Thursday night at Bob Ford Field.


September 10, 2015
LATE RALLY
Brown women downed by Providence, 2-1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Freshman Celia Story scored her first career goal in the 74th minute but the Brown University women's team fell to Providence College, 2-1, Thursday night at Stevenson Field.


September 10, 2015
AWAY WIN
Providence Friars women edge Brown, 2-1

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence Friars women’s team defeated Brown, 2-1, on Thursday at Stevenson Field, its first away win of the season.


September 10, 2015
RAPID FIRE
Harvard Crimson fall to UConn, 2-1

All the goals were scored in less than a three-minute span late in the game as the Harvard Crimson men's team fell to Connecticut, 2-1, Thursday.


September 10, 2015
FINALLY ON THE BOARD
Two UConn streaks ended in 2-1 win over Harvard

The UConn Huskies men's team scored its first goals of the year in taking a 2-1 win over Harvard at the Crimson's Jordan Field.


September 10, 2015
FIRST VICTORY
UMass women rout Bryant, 3-0

AMHERST, Mass. – Madison Smith and Breanna Robinson tallied their first career goals and Megan Burke added her first of the season as the UMass women's team defeated Bryant, 3-0, Thursday at Rudd Field.


September 10, 2015
HAITI STEPS IN
Caribbean country replaces Australia on Victory Tour

CHICAGO – Haiti will replace Australia as the opponent for the third and fourth matches of the Victory Tour as the Women’s World Cup champion U.S. Women’s National Team comes to Detroit and Birmingham, Alabama, it was announced Thursday.


September 10, 2015
STEPPING DOWN
Durkin moves from pro coach to Academy

HANOVER, Mass. – Tom Durkin has stepped down as head coach of the Boston Breakers and will fulfill a director of coaching role in the Boston Breakers Academy.


September 9, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
'Caps take Supporters' Shield lead

VANCOUVER--Cristian Techera came through with a goal and an assist in a four-minute span of the second half to lift Vancouver Whitecaps FC over the Colorado Rapids 2-0 and into first place in the Western Conference and Supporters' Shield standings Wednesday night at BC Place.


September 9, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cards galore as Scorpions tie RailHawks 3-3

SAN ANTONIO--After holding a two goal lead, an own goal in the 77th minute allowed the Carolina RailHawks to salvage a 3-3 draw against the San Antonio Scorpions at Toyota Field Wednesday night.


September 9, 2015
LAST GASP
Siena edges Catamount women, 3-2

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. - Madison Vasquez' 90th-minute finish of a free kick gave the Siena Saints a 3-2 victory over the Vermont Catamounts women's team Wednesday.


September 9, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
New Mexico's Chris Wehan is Men's College Player of the Week

New Mexico junior midfielder Chris Wehan is the Soccer News Net Men's College Player of the Week for the week ending September 6.


September 9, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
West Virginia's Michaela Abam is Women's College Player of the Week

West Virginia sophomore forward Michaela Abam is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending September 6.


September 9, 2015
THE SCHEDULE IS SET
USMNT to face St. Vincent in 1st qualifier in St. Louis Nov. 13

CHICAGO - The U.S. national team's opponents are set for Group C in CONCACAF's semifinal round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.


September 8, 2015
COULDA SHOULDA
On verge of historic win over Argentina, El Tri settle for 2-2 draw

ARLINGTON, Texas--Mexico came within five minutes of stunning top-ranked Argentina 2-0 Wednesday night at AT&T Stadium, but ended up settling for a 2-2 tie after surrendering goals to substitute Sergio Arguero in the 85th minute and Lionel Messi in the 89th.


September 8, 2015
STRONG SECOND HALF
BU Terriers edge Siena, 1-0

A second-half header by junior Felix De Bona and four saves by junior Matt Gilbert helped the Boston University men's team claim a 1-0 victory over Siena Tuesday night at Nickerson Field.


September 8, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Colorado Rapids bring a rare three-game win streak into Wednesday's match against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place


September 8, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

If the San Antonio Scorpions are going to defend their North American Soccer League title, they need to begin their ascent up the standings Wednesday night, when they host the Carolina RailHawks.


September 8, 2015
NO CONTEST
Brazil crushes U.S. Men's National Team 4-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – For Neymar, pre-game drills were as much about stylin’ as warming up. Once the match started, though, Neymar combined style and substance in a crowd-pleasing display as Brazil crushed the U.S., 4-1, Tuesday night.


September 7, 2015
HITTING THEIR STRIDE
Revs look strong heading into the homestretch of the season

Despite dominating possession and creating all the scoring opportunities, it took nearly an entire half for the New England Revolution to break down the depleted but dogged Orlando City SC on Saturday night, but when the breakthrough goal came, it came in spectacular fashion. The decisive 43rd-minute sequence began in the defensive end and illustrated many of the elements that makes the Revs so dangerous to play and fun to watch as they hit the regular season homestretch and prepare for another assault on the playoffs.


September 7, 2015
(NOT) TAKING THEIR SHOTS
Holy Cross Crusaders fall to Dartmouth, 1-0

The Holy Cross Crusaders men's team remained winless after a 1-0 overtime loss to Dartmouth Sunday, its third successive overtime match.


September 7, 2015
IN-STATE DEFEAT
Rhode Island Rams fall to Providence, 1-0

The Rhode Island Rams surrendered a late first-half goal in falling, 1-0, to the No. 8 Providence College Friars Monday night.


September 7, 2015
STILL UNBEATEN
Providence Friars stop Rhode Island, 1-0

Freshman Tiago Mendonça's first collegiate goal gave the No. 8 Providence College men’s team a 1-0 win over Rhode Island Monday night.


September 7, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
UConn Huskies' Rachel Hill

Junior Rachel Hill set up a game-winner and converted a deciding goal as UConn improved to 5-0-0.


September 7, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
BC Eagle junior Zeiko Lewis

Boston College Eagles junior Zeiko Lewis could be fulfilling his potential this season.


September 7, 2015
SLOW START(S)
BC Eagle women fall to St. John's, 2-1

The Boston College women's team surrendered a penalty kick in the opening minute and the deciding goal in the first minute of overtime in falling, 2-1, to St. John's Sunday.


September 7, 2015
THROWING ONE DOWN
Big Green men edge Holy Cross, 1-0

Freshman Amadu Kunateh scored off a throw-in in overtime to give the Dartmouth Big Green men's team a 1-0 win over Holy Cross at Burnham Field Sunday.


September 7, 2015
IT'S BRAZIL RIGHT NOW
But Mexico still the target for U.S. Men

BOSTON – It is rare for anyone to look past an opponent such as Brazil, but that is what the U.S. national team almost has to be doing this week.


September 7, 2015
FIRST GOAL
Dartmouth women tie Memphis, 1-1

Freshman Lauren Lucas scored her first collegiate goal in the 28th minute, but the Dartmouth Big Green women's team surrendered a late goal in a 1-1 tie with Memphis at Vanderbilt’s Soccer/Lacrosse Complex Sunday.


September 6, 2015
FINAL SECONDS
UConn women leave it late, defeat Harvard, 2-1

Junior Rachel Hill's 90th-minute goal gave the No. 25 UConn Huskies women's team a 2-1 win over Harvard Sunday.


September 6, 2015
SOME POSITIVES
Colgate women stop Providence Friars, 3-1

The Providence College women’s soccer team was defeated by Colgate, 3-1, on Sunday, Sept. 6 in Hamilton, N.Y.


September 6, 2015
SQUANDERED
Vermont Catamount men fall at Portland, 3-2

The Portland Pilots men's team erased a two-goal deficit in the second half for a 3-2 win over Vermont in the Nike Portland Classic on Sunday.


September 6, 2015
LAST-SECOND LOSS
Harvard women lose to UConn, 2-1

The Harvard Crimson women's team surrendered two goals in the final five minutes in falling, 2-1, to 25th-ranked Connecticut, 2-1, at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Sunday.


September 6, 2015
SQUANDERING
Harvard Crimson men tied by No. 23 SMU, 2-2

The Harvard Crimson men's team squandered the lead, surrendering a second-half penalty kick in a 2-2 tie with No. 23-ranked SMU at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium Sunday.


September 6, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Press gives Red Stars a draw with Dash

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Christen Press scored a late goal to life the Chicago Red Stars to a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dash at Toyota Park on Sunday evening.


September 6, 2015
ROSTER CHANGES
Klinsmman makes moves for Tuesday's game

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made three changes to the roster that defeated Peru on Sept. 4 in Washington, D.C., adding Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley, Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson and Stanford University forward Jordan Morris.


September 6, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
FCD gets first win in Columbus since 2007

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Atiba Harris and David Texeira each had a goal and an assist as FC Dallas blanked Columbus Crew SC 3-0 Sunday at MAPFRE Stadium, their first victory in the Ohio capital since October 2007.


September 6, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies earn late draw with United

EDMONTON, Alb. -- Daryl Fordyce scored on a stoppage time free kick to give the man-down FC Edmonton a 1-1- draw with Minnesota United FC Sunday afternoon at Clarke Field.


September 6, 2015
LONG SHOT
Early goal gives Loyola 1-0 victory over BC Eagles

Grant Sampson's second-minute goal gave Loyola Marymount a 1-0 win over Boston College at the newton Campus Field Sunday.


September 6, 2015
ONE GOAL
UMass breaks scoreless streak, falls to CCSU, 5-1

The UMass Minutemen men's team scored its first goal of the season, but lost to Central Connecticut State, 5-1, Sunday at CCSU Soccer Stadium.


September 5, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies hand Cosmos second loss

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--- The Tampa Bay Rowdies scored a goal in each half to hand the New York Cosmos only their second defeat of the season, 2-0 at Al Lang Field Saturday night.


September 5, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

After building a strong case toward reaching the postseason, the Eddies have had hiccups in the last two matches - both shutout losses.


September 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs cruise past Orlando City, 3-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution extended their winning streak to four games with a dominating 3-0 win over Orlando City SC in the expansion side’s first trip to Gillette Stadium.


September 5, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

International call-ups will take a heavy toll on both sides as Columbus Crew SC host FC Dallas Sunday at MAPFRE Stadium.


September 5, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Early goals give Reign 2-1 win over Spirit

BOYDS, Md.--- First half goals by Jessica Fishock and Megan Rapinoe were enough to give the Seattle Reign FC a 2-1 win over the Washington Spirit in front of a crowd of 5,708 at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night.


September 5, 2015
LION TAMERS
Revs cruise past Orlando City, 3-0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution continued their late-season march to the playoffs, extending their winning streak to four games with a dominating 3-0 win over Orlando City SC in the expansion side’s first trip to Gillette Stadium.


September 5, 2015
INTERNATIONAL FRIENDLY
USA vs. Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena Oct. 13

CHICAGO - The U.S. Men's National Team will follow up its decisive CONCACAF playoff against Mexico on Oct. 10 with another challenging match against a regional rival when it hosts 2014 FIFA World Cup quarterfinalist Costa Rica on Oct. 13 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J.


September 5, 2015
NO NERVES
Crusaders settle down, rally for 1-1 tie with Providence

Joey DeVivo's 64th-minute goal gave the Holy Cross Crusaders men's team a 1-1 tie with No. 8-ranked Providence College Friday night at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium.


September 4, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy is coming off two tough results, the most recent Wednesday night in a 1-0 loss to Minnesota United.


September 4, 2015
THREE-UP
El Tri tie T&T 3-3 at Rio Tinto Stadium

SANDY, Utah--Mexico rallied twice to salvage a 3-3 draw with Trinidad & Tobago Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium. It was El Tri's first match under new coach Ricardo Ferretti.


September 4, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New England Revolution will shoot for their fourth straight victory Saturday against an Orlando City SC team that was in free-fall even before losing their two leading scorers -- Brazilian Kaka and Canadian rookie Cyle Larin -- to international call-ups this week.


September 4, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash end season with 3-2 win over Thorns

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Michelle Heyman set up two goals as the Western New York Flash closed the 2015 National Women’s Soccer League season with a 3-2 win over Portland Thorns FC on Friday night in front of a season-high 4,147 fans at Sahlen’s Stadium.


September 4, 2015
LAST KICK
Harvard, Alabama women tie, 0-0

The Harvard Crimson women's team went to the final kick of the game before drawing, 0-0, with Alabama at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium Saturday.


September 4, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks blank Silverbacks

CARY, NC – Nazmi Albadawi and Conor Tobin scored first half goals to give the Carolina RailHawks a 2-0 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks at WakeMed Soccer Park on Friday night.
With his first shutout of the Fall Season, Akira Fitzgerald made three saves.


September 4, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Italian legend and old time looks in Florida

Italian legend Alessandro Nesta was announced as the new coach of Miami FC when the team begins play next year.


September 4, 2015
NOT THE FIRST TIME
UConn settles for third straight 0-0 draw

The UConn men’s team played to its third successive scoreless draw, this time against defending Ivy League champion Dartmouth Friday night at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium.


September 4, 2015
STILL NOT ENOUGH
Altidore scores twice to earn motivational victory

WASHINGTON -- Not the improvements the United States hoped for, yet a much needed win for Jurgen Klinsmann and the National Team.

Coming off a lousy performance at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, finishing in 4th place after a shootout loss to Panama at PPL Park, the Americans managed to seal a 2-1 victory over Peru in front of 28,896 fans at RFK Stadium.


September 4, 2015
LIGHTNING STRIKES
Oregon State edges Vermont, 1-0, following delay

Jordan Jones' 24th-minute goal gave No. 21 Oregon State a 1-0 victory over the Vermont Catamounts men's team in the Nike Portland Classic Friday night at Merlo Field.


September 4, 2015
FIRST STARTS PAY OFF
Freshmen lead way for URI against Bryant

The Rhode Island Rams men's team scored two early goals on the way to a 3-1 victory over Bryant Friday night.


September 4, 2015
SOLO RUN
Zeiko Lewis sparks BC to 4-2 win over SMU

Boston College men's team junior Zeiko Lewis made a spectacular solo run to score the deciding goal as the Eagles took a 4-2 victory over SMU Friday night.


September 4, 2015
AWAY DRAW
No. 8 Friars held by Crusaders

he No. 8 ranked Providence College men’s team tied Holy Cross, 1-1, in its first away game of the season at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium Friday night.


September 4, 2015
FIRING AWAY
UMass women tie Blue Devils, 1-1

The UMass Minutemen women's team had a season-high shot total in playing to a 1-1 tie with Central Connecticut State in the Yale Classic Friday night.


September 4, 2015
BANK ON IT
Vermont opens tournament with 1-0 win over Kent State

Freshman Casey Garfinkel's first career goal gave the Vermont Catamounts women's team a 1-0 victory over Kent State in the TD Bank Classic at Virtue Field.


September 4, 2015
BACK HEEL DECIDER
UMass men fall to Columbia, 1-0

Freddy Elliot's 66th-minute back heel off a corner kick gave Columbia a season-opening 1-0 win over the UMass Minutement men's team at Commisso Soccer Stadium Friday night.


September 4, 2015
SEASON-OPENING LOSS
Harvard men fall to Loyola Marymount, 1-0

The Harvard Crimson men's team fell to Loyola Marymount, 1-0, in the season-opener Friday at the Soldier Field Soccer Stadium.


September 4, 2015
MEEHAN ON THE BOARD
Redshirt junior helps BC women to 2-0 win over Columbia

McKenzie Meehan scored her seventh goal of the season as the Boston College Eagles women's team took a 2-0 win over Columbia Friday.


September 3, 2015
ANOTHER OT DEFEAT
BU women fall to Northeastern, 2-1

Kayla Cappuzzo's 22-yarder off the post decided Northeastern University's 2-1 overtime win over the Boston University Terriers in a women's game Thursday night at Parsons Field.


September 3, 2015
THAT WAS QUICK
URI women convert early, often in 4-2 win over Bryant

The Rhode Island Rams women's team scored three goals in a three-minute span in the opening half to take a 4-2 win over Bryant College Thursday.


September 3, 2015
FOUR AND COUNTING
UConn women top Syracuse, 1-0, stay unbeaten

The No. 25 UConn women's team blanked Syracuse, 1-0, on a 75th-minute goal by junior Stephanie Ribeiro.


September 3, 2015
ANNOUNCEMENT SCHEDULE
NWSL to honor league's finest players

CHICAGO - The National Women's Soccer League announced Thursday the list of 2015 NWSL Awards featuring the Golden Boot, Most Valuable Player, Defender of the Year, Goalkeeper of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year and Best XI.


September 3, 2015
ON FRAME
Harvard women fall to BC, 2-1

The Harvard Crimson women's team controlled possession and had the edge in shots, but fell to Boston College, 2-1, Wednesday night at Soldiers' Field Soccer Stadium.


September 3, 2015
MAKE IT FOUR
BC Eagles women edge Harvard, 2-1

The Boston College Eagles women's team improved to 4-1-0 as junior Hayley Dowd scored in the 70th minute to give the Eagles a 2-1 victory over Harvard at Soldiers' Field Soccer Stadium Wednesday night.


September 2, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
A-Rod leads Blues over Sky Blue FC

PISCATAWAY, NJ– Amy Rodriguez scored two goals and Sara Hagen added one as FC Kansas City slipped past Sky Blue FC 3-2,Wednesday night at Yurcak Field. The win extended FCKC's unbeaten streak to six games.


September 2, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Florida's Savannah Jordan named Women's Player of the Week

Florida’s Savannah Jordan, a junior forward from Fayetteville, Ga. is the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the Week ending August 30.


September 2, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Providence's Mac Steeves named Men's Player of the Week

Mac Steeves is picking up where he left off last year. Steeves scored four goals in Providence College Friars' opening two games, worth being designated as Soccer News Net's Men's College Player of the Week.


August 31, 2015
RECORD CROWD
BU Terriers fall to BC, 3-2, before 7,379 at Nickerson Field

The Boston University Terrier men's team rallied from two deficits before falling, 3-2, to Boston College before a program record 7,379 spectators at Nickerson Field Monday night.


August 31, 2015
LEAVE IT TO THE FROSH
Eagle men score late to defeat BU, 3-2

Freshmen made the game-deciding play again for the Boston College men's team Monday night.


August 31, 2015
GOALKEEPER BATTLES
UConn extends shutout streak before 5,100 sellout crowd

Consider it a battle of the goalkeepers, past and present.


August 31, 2015
EARLIER NOT BETTER
Slow start for UMass in 3-0 loss to Saint Peter's

The UMass Minutemen men's team fell behind early and missed a second-half penalty kick in sustaining a 3-0 loss to Saint Peter's at Jaroschak Field Monday.


August 31, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Three-game scoring streak for UConn's Rachel Hill

Rachel Hill is on pace to top last year's goal total after going for four in UConn's opening three matches this season.


August 31, 2015
MEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
PC's Mac Steeves braced to score goals

Mac Steeves is picking up where he left off last year.


August 31, 2015
FALLING BEFORE THE PRIDE
Hofstra hammers Vermont men

Joseph Holland had two goals and an assist to lead the Hofstra Pride men's team to a 4-0 victory over Vermont Sunday.


August 30, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Dunn leads Spirit tie, Dash blank Breakers

PORTLAND, Ore. – Crystal Dunn had two goals and an assist to lead the Washington Spirit to a 3-3 tie with the Portland Thorns FC at sold-out Providence Park on Sunday night.


August 30, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 7 roundup

Daniel Villalva's 75th-minute goal lifted fourth-place Veracruz (4-1-2, 13 pts) over Monterrey 2-1 Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


August 30, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Sounders, Red Bulls win rivalry matches

SEATTLE--First-half goals by Obafemi Martins and Brad Evans, plus a five-save performance by goalkeeper Stefan Frei, lifted Seattle Sounders FC to a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers Sunday at CenturyLink Field.


August 30, 2015
OVER AND OUT
Breakers end season with 1-0 loss to Dash.

HOUSTON– The Boston Breakers closed out the 2015 season with a 1-0 loss to the Houston Dash in front of 6,842 at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday.


August 30, 2015
DOUBLING DOWN
Another brace for Friars' Steeves

The Providence College men’s team took a 2-0 win over Monmouth Sunday as junior forward Mac Steeves delivered both goals for the second straight game.


August 30, 2015
SIXES AND SEVENS
BC junior on scoring spree

McKenzie Meehan notched a hat trick as the Boston College Eagles women's team took a 6-0 win over Pacific Sunday.


August 30, 2015
SCORING SPREE
UConn women stop Navy, 4-2

A second half goal-scoring spree gave the No. 25 UConn women’s soccer team (3-0-0) a 4-2 win over Navy (2-2-0) Sunday.


August 30, 2015
GETTING A RE-CALL
Revs Jermaine Jones named to U.S. team

CHICAGO---New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones was called in to the U.S. National Team for the upcoming friendlies against Peru and Brazil.


August 30, 2015
ROAD LOSS
UMass falls to No. 24 Rutgers

Colby Ciarrocca’s goal in the 83rd minute proved the difference as No. 24 Rutgers edged the UMass women’s team 1-0 on Sunday.


August 29, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs' Fagundez scores milestone goal; Rapids escape the cellar

BRONX, NY --Justin Meram scored in the 83rd minute to give Columbus Crew SC a 2-1 win over New York City FC at Yankee Stadium Saturday afternoon.


August 29, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game



August 29, 2015
FIRST FIRING
Frank Klopas gets the axe in Montreal

MONTREAL---The Montreal Impact's Frank Klopas became the first coaching casualty of the Major League Soccer season on Saturday. He will be replaced on an interim basis by Mauro Biello.


August 29, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Press leads Red Stars, Reign preserve home streak

ROCHESTER, NY – Christen Press had a goal and an assist as the Chicago Red Stars ended a six game winless streak, defeating the Western New York Flash 2-0 at Sahlen's Stadium Saturday night.


August 29, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers rout Indy, Atlanta blanks Edmonton

OTTAWA, Ontario—The Tampa Bay Rowdies ended a three game losing streak, coming from behind for a 2-2 draw against the Ottawa Fury FC at TD Place on Saturday night.


August 29, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers will try to extend their current unbeaten streak to five games when they face Cascadia Cup rivals Seattle Sounders FC Sunday at CenturyLink Field.


August 29, 2015
UNION BUSTERS
Revolution edge Philadelphia, 1-0

CHESTER, Pa. – Diego Fagundez’s goal in the 51st minute was all the offense mustered, but it was enough to propel the New England Revolution past the Philadelphia Union, 1-0, before a crowd of 17,117 Saturday night at PPL Park.


August 29, 2015
STILL LOOKING
Terrier women fall to Northwestern

The Boston University women's team is still looking for its first victory after a 2-0 loss to Northwestern Friday night.


August 29, 2015
NO CELEBRATION
UConn settles for opening draw

The UConn men’s team was poised to celebrate its season-opener against St. Francis Brooklyn at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium Friday night. But the Huskies could not break through the Terrier defense, settling for a 0-0 tie before a crowd of 3,618, which included former UConn coach Morrone.


August 28, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes keep the streak alive

SAN JOSE, Calif.--Shea Salinas scored the only goal the San Jose Earthquakes needed to defeat the LA Galaxy 1-0 Friday night at Avaya Stadium.


August 28, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC roar into Saturday's home match against the Montreal Impact on the heels of the biggest win in franchise history, 5-0 over Orlando City SC last Saturday.


August 28, 2015
ROAD TRIPPED
BC women fall at Stanford, 4-0

Boston College's West Coast road trip got off to a slow start, the Eagles' women's team surrendering an early penalty kick in falling, 4-0, to Stanford Friday night.


August 28, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa is coming off a midweek test against the New York Cosmos that ended in a 0-0 draw. Fury FC has only suffered one loss in its last 14 games as the club pushes not just for a Spring Season title, but the top seed in The Championship.


August 28, 2015
NOT TOO LATE
Terriers take OT victory over Fordham

The Boston University Terriers rallied on late goals by junior Felix De Bona and freshman T.J. Butzke for a 2-1 overtime win over Fordham in both team's season-opener Friday night.


August 28, 2015
BRACE YOURSELF
Friars' Steeves does it again

Mac Steeves scored in the 89th and 92nd minutes as the Providence College men’s team rallied for a 2-1 victory over Bryant in both teams' season-opener Friday.


August 28, 2015
ONE AND DONE
Another opening day win for Catamounts

Nile Walwyn scored in the 11th minute, then was red-carded 17 minutes later as the University of Vermont took a 1-0 win over Sacred Heart Friday.



WINNING DEBUT
Freshman Trevor Davock decides it for BC

Freshman substitute Trevor Davock gave the Boston College Eagles a 1-0 win over Quinnipiac in both teams' season-opener Friday.


August 28, 2015
WORKING OT
Late goal spoils UMass opener

The UMass Minutemen men's team lost their season-opener as Utah Valley substitute Austin Buxton put home a rebound in the 100th minute to give the Wolverines a 1-0 win Friday.


August 27, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

This season's California Clasico series wraps up Friday, when the San Jose Earthquakes host the LA Galaxy at Avaya Stadium.


August 27, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Kansas City, Washington in scoreless draw

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – FC Kansas City increased its unbeaten streak to five games after tying 0-0 against the Washington at Swope Soccer Village Thursday night


August 27, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Firings cause a stir in Tampa

The firing by the Tampa Bay Rowdies of head coach Thomas Rongen and President/General Manager Farrukh Quraishi drew the ire of fans in Tampa Bay, who took to social media and to the tifos in protest of the moves.


August 26, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
A good night for last-place teams

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Kennedy Igboananike scored two goals and Michael Stephens contributed two assists as the Chicago Fire halted the New York Red Bulls' six-game unbeaten streak with a 3-2 win Wednesday at Toyota Park.


August 26, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Fury play to scoreless tie

OTTAWA, Ontario -- In a top of the table clash, the Cosmos played the Ottawa Fury FC to a scoreless draw at TD Park on Wednesday night.


August 26, 2015
SOCCER NEWS NET SALUTE
Hokies' Muriell Tiernan named player of the week

Virginia Tech junior Murielle Tiernan scored three goals in two games, led the Hokie women to a pair of victories and the Hoosier Classic title and earned the Soccer News Net Women's College Player of the Week for the week ending Aug. 24.


August 25, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

In what could be the most important matchup to date in the NASL Fall Season, the Spring Season Champion New York Cosmos visit league-leading Ottawa Fury FC.


August 25, 2015
CAREER CHANGE
Van Hollebeke (Buehler) heading to med school

Add defender Rachel Van Hollebeke to the list of veteran players retiring either from international soccer, or hanging them up all together. Van Hollebeke (nee Buelher), who is with the Portland Thorns of the NWSL, will leave soccer all together in order to start medical school this fall in her hometown at UC San Diego


August 25, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The well-rested New York Red Bulls will make another try for their first-ever win at Toyota Park when they face the struggling Chicago Fire on Wednesday.


August 24, 2015
AN AGE-OLD DECISION
U.S. Soccer changes birth-year standards

CHICAGO U.S. Soccer is phasing in new standards related to small-sided games and birth-year registration.


August 24, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE PLAYER OF WEEK
BC's McKenzie Meehan

Boston College's McKenzie Meehan made a spectacular start to her comeback.


August 23, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy stars outshine NYC

CARSON, Calif. -- Sunday's highly-hyped battle of the MLS international superstars at the StubHub Center turned out to be a lopsided rout as the LA Galaxy battered New York City FC 5-1.


August 16, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 6 roundup

Emanuel Villa notched a hat trick as Queretaro (2-2-2, 8 pts) handed Cruz Azul (2-0-4, 6) their third straight loss, 4-2 Friday at rain-soaked Estadio La Corregidora.


August 23, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Pinho brace gives Strikers 2-0 win over Edmonton

EDMONTON, Alberta – Stefano Pinho did all of the scoring with two second-half goals to give the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 2-0 win over FC Edmonton Sunday afternoon at Clarke Stadium.


August 23, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars clinch playoff spot with 0-0 draw

LISLE, Ill. – The Chicago Red Stars clinched their first ever National Women’s Soccer League playoff berth on Sunday evening at the Village of Lisle-Benedictine University Sports Complex, behind a 0-0 draw with the Western New York Flash, who were eliminated from playoff contention in the process.


August 23, 2015
TAKING THEIR SHOTS
UMass' women tie UNH, 0-0

The University of Massachusetts Minutewomen sent nine shots on the UNH goal but could not break through in a 0-0 tie Sunday.


August 23, 2015
THREE AND COUNTING
BC women strike late, crush Colgate

Hayley Dowd's 72nd-minute penalty kick sparked the Boston College women's team to a 3-0 victory over Colgate Sunday.


August 23, 2015
EARLIER THE BETTER
Vermont women edge Iona

Nikki McFarland's fourth-minute goal held up as the Vermont Catamounts women's team picked up its first win of the season with a 1-0 victory at Iona Sunday.


August 22, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

FC Edmonton put together a dominant performance last Sunday, defeating the Railhawks, 3-0.


August 22, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Despite win, Sky Blue eliminated; FCKC rolls on

KANSAS CITY, Mo.---Two ex-Boston Breakers, Amy Rodriguez and Lauren Holiday proved the difference on Saturday night, leading FC Kansas City to a 3-0 win against the former team at Swope Soccer Village.


August 22, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Whitecaps take over Supporters' Shield lead; Union spoil Drogba debut

TORONTO--Jozy Altidore netted two goals off the bench, Sebastian Giovinco scored his 17th of the season and Michael Bradley recorded three assists as Toronto FC romped past reeling Orlando City SC 5-0 Saturday at BMO Field.


August 22, 2015
BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO
Rodriguez, Holiday lead KC against former team

KANSAS CITY, Mo.---Two ex-Boston Breakers, Amy Rodriguez and Lauren Holiday proved the difference on Saturday night, leading FC Kansas City to a 3-0 win against the former team at Swope Soccer Village.


August 22, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, United dominate

ATLANTA – The Indy Eleven had to settle for a 1-1 draw with the Atlanta Silverbacks at Silverbacks Park Saturday night, conceding an own in the 76th minute.


August 22, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Major League Soccer's two most star-studded sides face off off Sunday at the StubHub Center, when the LA Galaxy host New York City FC


August 21, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC are looking to sweep their season series with Orlando City SC Saturday at BMO Field. Both teams are in a slump.


August 21, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Melano lifts Timbers into draw with Houston

PORTLAND, Ore.--The Portland Timbers rallied to a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo Friday night at Providence Park.


August 21, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Little Reigns over Houston

HOUSTON —Kim Little and Seattle Reign FC put an effective end to the Houston Dash’s postseason hopes with a hat trick and a 3-0 result in front of 9,530 at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday night.


August 21, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Having recently topped Indy at Carroll Stadium, the Silverbacks will look to replicate that gameplan when they host the Eleven this Saturday.


August 21, 2015
WINNING START
Friar women edge Marist, 2-1

Courtney Maguire scored off a cross early in the second half to give the Providence College women’s team a 2-1 win over Marist in its season-opener Friday.


August 21, 2015
THREE'S A DRAW
Crusader women surrender late goal to Siena

Holy Cross senior defender Sarah Price tallied two goals as the Holy Cross women's team tied, 3-3, with Siena in both teams' season-opener Friday at the Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium.


August 21, 2015
PULLING AWAY
Easy win for UConn women

The UConn women's team defeated Colgate 4-1 on Friday in the Huskies' first regular season game of the season.


August 21, 2015
LATE LOSS
BU women fall to BC on 80th-minute goal

Rachel Blauner tied the game late in the second half but the Boston College women's team took advantage of a fortuitous bounce to claim a 2-1 victory over the Terriers in the season opener for both teams Friday night at the Newton Campus Field.


August 21, 2015
FLYING HIGH
Eagle women take 2-1 win over BU

After missing all of last season with an injury, junior McKenzie Meehan returned to score both Boston College goals in a 2-1 victory over Boston University in the season-opener for both women's teams.


August 21, 2015
OPENING LOSS
Catamount women fall at Manhattan

Erica Modena's goal in the 40th minute held up as the Manhattan Jaspers posted a 1-0 victory over the visiting Vermont Catamounts in the women's season opener for both teams.


August 21, 2015
SLOW START FOR MINUTEWOMEN
Syracuse takes 6-0 victory in season-opener

Alexis Koval netted two goals and added an assist as Syracuse defeated the UMass women's team 6-0 in the season opener for both teams.


August 20, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Houston Dynamo and Portland Timbers close out their season series Friday night at Providence Park.


August 19, 2015
GOALS GALORE
WNT romps past Costa Rica, 7-2

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee -- Carli Lloyd and Heather O'Reilly led the way with two goals apiece as the US Women's National Team continue its post-World Cup Victory Tour with a 7-2 win over Costa Rica Wednesday in front of 20,535 at Finley Stadium, the largest for a stand-alone WNT friendly in the southeastern region of the United States.


August 19, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy ends skid with 2-0 win over Rowdies

INDIANAPOLIS – Second half goals by Erick Norales and Dane Richards and a tough defensive effort gave the Indy Eleven a 2-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies, snapping a five game winless streak in front of 8,500 fans at IUPUI’s Carroll Stadium.


August 19, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes rock KC; Poku scores twice in NYC draw

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Kei Kamara scored his league-leading 18th goal of the season and Kwadwo Poku countered with a brace as Columbus Crew SC and New York City FC battled to a weather-delayed 2-2 draw Wednesday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


August 18, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Rowdies are coming off a 2-1 loss to the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Lockhart Stadium last Saturday.


August 18, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City FC kick off a two-game cross-country road swing Wednesday night against Columbus Crew SC at MAPFRE Stadium.


August 18, 2015
OLYMPIC QUALIFYING DRAW
US grouped with Panama, Cuba, Canada

CHICAGO -- The U.S .Under-23 Men's National Team was drawn into Group A with Canada, Cuba and Panama for the 2015 CONCACAF Men's Olympic Qualifying Championship, which will be played from Oct. 1-13 in the United States.


August 17, 2015
HANGING 'EM UP
Chalupny announces retirement from international soccer

CHICAGO--Veteran US Women's Natonal Team defender Lori Chalupny will retire at the end of the team's current 10-game World Cup Victory Tour.


August 17, 2015
NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT
Portland's Providence Park to host NWSL Championship Game

The 2015 NWSL Championship match will be played on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at Providence Park in Portland, Ore. The championship match will kick off at 9:30 p.m. ET with a national television broadcast on FOX Sports 1.


August 17, 2015
BEST OF THE BEST
Five from U.S. named to Women's World Cup All-Stars

CHICAGO - Five members of the U.S. Women's National Team have been named to the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup All-Star Squad as selected by FIFA's Technical Study Group .


August 16, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Dunn gives Spirit the winner

LISLE, Ill.---Crystal Dunn scored a late goal to give the Washington Spirit a 2-1 win over the Chicago Red Stars at Benedictine University Sports Stadium Saturday.


August 16, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 5 roundup

All the scoring was over before halftime as Veracruz and Queretaro battled to a 2-2 draw Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


August 16, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Seattle roar past Lions; high-scoring draw for Fire and Union

SEATTLE--Seattle Sounders FC snapped their five-game losing streak in a big way on Sunday, routing Orlando City SC 4-0 at CenturyLink Field.


August 16, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies derail Carolina 3-0

EDMONTON, AB – Tomi Ameobi and Lance Laing both scored their seventh goals of the season and Dustin Corea scored his first, leading FC Edmonton to a 3-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks at Clarke Field on Sunday.


August 16, 2015
TEARING UP THE TICAS
Press, O'Reilly lead U.S. rout of Costa Rica

PITTSBURGH ---Christen Press scored three goals and assisted on another and Heather O'Reilly scored twice as the U.S. Women's National Team routed Costa Rica in front of a crowd of 44,028 at Heinz Field.


August 15, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC are on the longest losing streak in the team's MLS history -- five games -- heading into Sunday's matinee against expansion Orlando City SC at CenturyLink Field.


August 15, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
New England weathers the storms, KC storms back against Vancouver

HARRISON, NJ--The New York Red Bulls closed the gap on Eastern Conference leaders DC United with Saturday's 3-0 shutout win over Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena.


August 15, 2015
WEATHER MEN
Revolution prevail over Dynamo, elements in storm-delayed 2-0 win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.-- On a long night in Foxborough punctuated by two weather delays totaling nearly three hours, the New England Revolution made the wait worthwhile with a pair of late goals to claim a 2-0 victory over the visiting Houston Dynamo Saturday at Gillette Stadium.


August 15, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Eddies are back to full strength, and can move into second place in the Fall standings with a win against the RailHawks.


August 15, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Minnesota ends Ottawa's streak

HEMPSTEAD, NY--Leo Fernandes scored the equalizer and an own goal proved the winner as the New York Cosmos came back from a one goal deficit to defeat the San Antonio Scorpions 2-1 at James M. Shuart Stadium Saturday night.


August 14, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls will try to stretch their unbeaten run to six games Saturday night against Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena.


August 14, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes snap skid

SAN JOSE, Calif.--The San Jose Earthquakes snapped a six-game winless streak with a lackluster 1-0 win over Western Conference rivals the Colorado Rapids Friday at Avaya Stadium.


August 14, 2014
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Cosmos haven't lost at home in more than a year - 14 games unbeaten - but face the first side to beat them (last season, twice) at Shuart Stadium, the San Antonio Scorpions.


August 13, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The bottom two teams in the MLS West meet Friday when the Colorado Rapids travel to Avaya Stadium to take on the skidding San Jose Earthquakes.


August 13, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
NYCFC comes back to defeat DC United

BRONX, NY -- David Villa scored the go-ahead goal on the kind of classy finish that made him one of the most feared players in Europe for years, as New York City FC came from behind to defeat DC United 3-1 at Yankee Stadium Thursday night.


August 13, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Cosmos, Armada, go for youth

The Jacksonville Armada FC bolstered its midfield when they added Ethan Sonis on loan from Bundesliga2 club SC Freiburg. Sonis is the Armada's first player on loan in club history.


August 12, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Reign clinch first playoff spot

LILSE, Ill. – The Chicago Red Stars drew 1-1 with visiting Sky Blue FC on Wednesday afternoon, Canadian international Adriana Leon giving the home side the lead and Australia star Samantha Kerr leveling the match before halftime.


August 12, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada sail past Carolina 3-0

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.---Two first half goals within one minute lead the Jacksonville Armada FC to a 3-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks in front of 5,652 fans at Community First Park Wednesday night.


August 12, 2015
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming game

DC United eked out a 1-0 victory over Montreal last weekend, with Chris Rolfe scoring on their only shot of the match, and will try to extend their current winning streak to four games when they face New York City FC Thursday night at Yankee Stadium.


August 12, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Union, Sporting KC advance to final

CHESTER, Pa.---The Philadelphia Union advanced to the final of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup for the second straight year, defeating the Chicago Fire 1-0 at PPL Park Wednesday night.


August 12, 2015
TEXAS HOLD 'EM
Houston, Frisco to host CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying in February

MIAMI – The CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship 2016 will be played in the United States in the Houston and Dallas metropolitan areas from Feb. 10-26.


August 11, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Puzzling player moves

Amid the flurry of transfers, trades and contract terminations the past two to three weeks, a couple of the more peculiar ones may have gone little noticed.


August 10, 2015
TWO GAMES ADDED
USWNT to face Brazil in Orlando, Seattle

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has announced two more matches for the U.S. Women's National Team on its Victory Tour with the 2015 Women's World Cup champions facing Brazil in Seattle and Orlando in October.


August 9, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns win third straight, end Red Stars streak

PORTLAND, Ore. – Allie Long scored two goals, giving the Portland Thorns FC a come-from-behind, 2-1 victory against the Chicago Red Stars before 15,858 fans on Sunday night at Providence Park. The loss snaps the Red Stars six game unbeaten streak.


August 9, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Gio opens MLS account; Red Bulls sweep season series with NYC

CARSON, Calif.--Giovani Dos Santos had a goal and an assist in his MLS debut, leading the LA Galaxy to a 3-1 comeback win over Seattle Sounders FC Sunday at the StubHub Center.


August 9, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 3 roundup

Veracruz snatched a 2-1 win over Chiapas on a 90th-minute goal by Juan Albin Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


August 8, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Breakers end skid, FCKC wins big

ALSTON, Mass. – Julie King and Kyah Simon scored to give the Boston Breakers a 2-1 win over the Washington Spirit In front of 4,137 fans at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium in their final home match of the season Saturday night. The win snapped a four-game losing streak for the Breakers.


August 8, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa extends streak, goes top of table

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. —Maicon Santos scored two goals and assisted on the other as the Tampa Bay Rowdies held off their cross-state rivals the Jacksonville Armada FC at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night.


August 8, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Seattle Sounders FC bring their four-game losing streak to the StubHub Center for a Sunday matinee against the homestrong LA Galaxy.


August 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
DC, Vancouver pad their conference leads

Benny Feilhaber scored from the penalty spot and assisted on Krisztian Nemeth's game-winner as Sporting Kansas City defeated Toronto FC 3-1 Saturday at BMO Field.


August 8, 2015
SKID SNAPPED
Breakers close home season with a 2-1 win

ALSTON, Mass. – Julie King and Kyah Simon scored to give the Boston Breakers a 2-1 win over the Washington Spirit In front of 4,137 fans at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium in their final home match of the season Saturday night. The win snapped a four-game losing streak.


August 8, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Adi delivers as Timbers snap skid

PORTLAND, Ore.--Fanendo Adi scored his tenth goal of the season to lift the Portland Timbers to a 1-0 win over the Chicago Fire Friday night at Providence Park.


August 7, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

This is the lone matchup between the two clubs during the 2015 MLS regular season. Sporting KC earned a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dynamo at Sporting Park in their last MLS outing, while Toronto is coming off a big mid-week win over Orlando City FC.


August 7, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue blanks Dash 2-0

HOUSTON — Sky Blue got goals from Nadia Nadim and Sam Kerr to defeat the Houston Dash 2-0 at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday night.


August 7, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Since signing with the Silverbacks on July 8, forward Pedro Mendes has scored four times in five matches, including a two-goal midweek performance in the club's 2-1 defeat of the Strikers.


August 7, 2015
PUSHED BACK
ConFed Cup playoff match between USMNT and Mexico moved to Saturday, Oct. 10

MIAMI - The playoff match between the United States and Mexico for a berth in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, has been moved to Saturday October 10 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, CA at 6:00 p.m. PT (9:00 p.m. ET).


August 7, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Clubs make international pickups

The San Antonio Scorpions have bolstered their lineup with the acquisition of three players with international experience. The team got Portuguese goalkeeper Daniel Fernandes on loan from Dutch Eredivisie side FC Twente and signed Honduran defender Milton Palacios. The team also picked up Jamaican international Khari Stephenson on loan from the San Jose Earthquakes.


August 6, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The slumping Portland Timbers host the Chicago Fire at Providence Park on Friday night.


August 6, 2015
PICKING UP A PICK
Breakers send Lianne Sanderson's rights to Seattle

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have traded the rights to forward Lianne Sanderson to Seattle Reign FC in exchange for Seattle’s second-round pick in the 2016 NWSL College Draft


August 5, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
McCall Zerboni brace leads Thorns

PORTLAND, Ore.– The Portland Thorns got two goals from McCall Zerboni and one from Mana Shim early in the second half to take a 5-2 win against the Boston Breakers at Providence Park Wednesday night.


August 5, 2015
THORN IN THEIR SIDE
Breakers fall to Portland 5-2

PORTLAND, Ore.– The Portland Thorns scored three goals in a five-minute span early in the second half to take a 5-2 win against the Boston Breakers at Providence Park Wednesday night.


August 5, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Silverbacks, Eddies post wins

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. –Hunter Freeman scored in the 76th minute to give the New York Cosmos a 2-1 victory over Minnesota United at Shuart Stadium Wednesday night.


August 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Giovinco leads Golden Boot race after hat trick against Lions

MONTREAL--Lloyd Sam's 52nd-minute goal lifted the New York Red Bulls into a 1-1 tie with the Montreal Impact Wednesday night at Stade Saputo.


August 5, 2015
HERMANN TROPHY WATCH
58 potential contenders named

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Thirty men and 28 women from NCAA Division I schools around the country have been marked as potential contenders for the 2015 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


August 5, 2015
REWARDING THE COACH
U.S. women's coach Jill Ellis gets contract extension

CHICAGO - The U.S. Soccer Federation announced Wednesday that it has agreed to a multi-year contract extension with Women's World Cup champion head coach Jill Ellis.


August 4, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Despite record weekend, MLS teams scoring goals at the usual pace

While some took to the social mediasphere to suggest that Saturday's record day of 39 goals is clear evidence of the “wildest season” in MLS, other numbers say no.


August 4, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls take a three-game winning streak into Wednesday's match against the Montreal Impact at Stade Saputo.


August 4, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Cosmos are coming off a 2-0 home win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers. With a victory, the Cosmos would move into the top spot in the North American Soccer League Combined Standings, but the visiting Loons are coming off an encouraging second-half comeback that saw them earn a hard-fought 3-3 draw in Jacksonville on Friday night.


August 4, 2015
FROM THE WINGS
Big names in big markets has not always meant big success in MLS

Maybe I've been watching MLS too long. Or maybe it's the “millennial” nature of MLS' core audience. Or maybe it's both.


August 3, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Match Day 2 roundup

Ariel Nahuelpan scored twice in the space of a minute to lift Pachuca over Queretaro 2-1 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


August 2, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Fury post clean sheets

FORT McMURRAY, Alberta - Rafael Alves scored in stoppage time to give the Ottawa Fury a 1-0 win over FC Edmonton at Shell Place Sunday.


August 2, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire end skid, Dallas' winning streak

SAN JOSE---The Portland Timbers and San Jose Earthquakes played to a scoreless draw at Avaya Stadium Sunday afternoon.


August 2, 2015
LOOKING GOOD
New England Revolution head into bye week with a good feeling about the rest of the season

It may be premature to say that the New England Revolution are on a roll, but as the team heads into a bye week, it’s not too farfetched to say that things are looking up.

After dropping five straight, the streaky Revs (8-9-7, 31 points) have put together a modest three-game unbeaten run (2-0-1) punctuated by a convincing 3-1 home win over Eastern Conference rival Toronto FC on Saturday night.


August 1, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Goals and more goals

BRONX -- Ignacio Piatti scored two goals as the Montreal Impact slipped past New York City FC in front of 27,645 at Yankee Stadium Saturday.


August 1, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sunday's match in Fort McMurray is certainly this weekend's headliner, and not just because it features both of the league's Canadian clubs. Ottawa Fury FC and FC Edmonton sit 1-2 in the Fall Season Standings after strong starts.


August 1, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Silverbacks take a road win

INDIANAPOLIS – Former Indy Eleven attacker Pedro Mendes got revenge on his former squad on Saturday night, as his 15th minute goal was enough to give the Atlanta Silverbacks a 1-0 win in front of 9,632 fans at IUPUI’S Carroll Stadium.


August 1, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Dunn scores three as Washington Spirit rout Houston Dash

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Late sub Elizabeth Eddy scored in the 90th minute to give the Western New York Flash a 2-1 win over Sky Blue FC at Yurcak Field Saturday.


August 1, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The San Jose Earthquakes have lost four straight heading into Sunday's match against the Portland Timbers at Avaya Stadium.


August 1, 2015
TOO LITTLE
Breakers fall again, 2-1

ALLSTON, Mass. – Seattle Reign FC took a 2-1 lead over the Boston Breakers on a 59th-minute penalty kick by Kim Little and held on for the victory, handing the hosts a loss on Saturday afternoon at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium in front of a sellout crowd of 4,325.


August 1, 2015
REVS OVER REDS
Davies leads New England Revolution past shorthanded TFC, 3-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution jumped out to a 2-0 lead at intermission and cruised to a 3-1 victory over Toronto FC at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night. Charlie Davies scored on either side of the break and the visitors were reduced to ten men after Jozy Altidore was sent off late in the opening half.


July 31, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The RailHawks are coming off a heartbreaking stoppage-time loss to league-leading Ottawa, but on the whole, they have been one of the NASL's most consistent teams in 2015.


July 31, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Minnesota come back to tie man-down Armada

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Minnesota United FC battled back from a two-goal deficit to tie the man-down Jacksonville Armada FC 3-3 in front of 6,847 at Community First Park


July 31, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City FC scored five goals at home against Orlando City last Sunday, and will look to keep their attacking momentum when the Montreal Impact come to Yankee Stadium on Saturday.


July 31, 2015
HOT TICKETS
More than 20K tickets each sold for USWNT games in Detroit, Birmingham

CHICAGO - On the first day that tickets went on sale to the public for the U.S. Women's National Team's September matches in Detroit and Birmingham, Ala., more than 20,000 tickets have been sold for each venue.


July 30, 2015
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Jacksonville Armada FC will try to keep its winning momentum rolling on Friday when it hosts Minnesota United FC.


July 30, 2015
FINALS SET
US Youth Soccer names National, Regional hosts

FRISCO, Texas -- The US Youth Soccer National Championships will be held at The Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas for the next three years, then will shift to the Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan., in 2019 and 2020. US Youth Soccer also announced the locations for each of next year's regional championships.


July 29, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Carli Lloyd, Christine Sinclair lead wins for Dash, Thorns

ROCHESTER, N.Y. ---Canadian international Christine Sinclair had a goal and an assist, leading the Portland Thorns FC to a 2-0 win over the Western New York Flash at Sahlen's Stadium Wednesday night.


July 29, 2015
STARS SHINE
Kaka, David Villa lead MLS over Tottenham

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.---Two of Major League Soccer's newest stars, Orlando City's Kaka and New York City's David Villa provided the goals in a low scoring all-star game, as MLS defeated Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


July 29, 2015
STATE HOUSE HONOR
Breakers' Alyssa Naeher recognized for World Cup win

Boston Breakers goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher was honored Wednesday at the Massachusetts State House in recognition of her success with the U.S. Women’s National Team and winning the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup.


July 29, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Same old story - Lampard, Gerrard, Pirlo, Drogba come to MLS near the end of their careers

Seemingly lost in all the ballyhoo of the recent MLS “big name” arrivals is the advanced age of the overwhelming majority of those arrivals.


July 27, 2015
MEET THEM IN ST. LOUIS
U.S. men to play 1st WCQ at Busch Stadium

CHICAGO -- The U.S. national team will play its first home match of 2018 World Cup qualifying at Busch Stadium in St. Louis.


July 27, 2015
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Two clubs take multiple titles

TULSA, Okla. — Two clubs captured multiple National Championships Sunday, with Legends FC (CA-S) claiming the Under-14 and Under-15 Girls crowns and Baltimore Celtic (MD) winning the Under-13 and Under-16 Boys titles at the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships at the Mohawk Soccer Complex.


July 26, 2015
GETTING THE GOLDEN BOOT
Dempsey top scorer of the Gold Cup

PHILADELPHIA -- U.S. captain and striker Clint Dempsey earned the Golden Boot award by being the leading goal-scorer of the CONCACAF Gold Cup.


July 26, 2015
IT'S COMING UP ROSES
USA-Mexico playoff match to be held at Rose Bowl on Oct. 9

MIAMI -- CONCACAF announced Sunday that the playoff match for a berth in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup, which will determine the nation that will represent the region in that tournament, will be played between the United States and Mexico at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif. on Friday, Oct. 9.


July 26, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa takes overall lead, Silverbacks win

EDMONTON, Alberta — Jaime Chavez scored two goals and assisted on another to lead the 10-man Atlanta Silverbacks to a 3-1 win over FC Edmonton at Clarke Field on Sunday.


July 26, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
3 games - 17 goals

BRONX, NY--David Villa scored two goals and assisted on another to lead New York City FC to a wild 5-3 win over Orlando City SC Sunday in front of 32,041 at Yankee Stadium.


July 26, 2015
SEVENTH HEAVEN
Mexico bests Jamaica to win record 7th Gold Cup crown

PHILADELPHIA -- After being mired in two consecutive knockout-round wins, Mexico left no doubt as to its championship credentials in the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Sunday night.

El Tri rolled to a 3-1 triumph over Jamaica to win its record seventh Gold Cup crown before 68,930 spectators at Lincoln Financial Field.


July 26, 2015
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Four champions crowned Saturday

TULSA, Okla. — Four of the 14 champions were crowned Saturday night at the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships at the Mohawk Soccer Complex.


July 26, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sitting in first place in the Fall Season Standings, Fury FC are riding a wave of strong defending and timely finishes in front of goal.


July 25, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue, Dash earn wins, Red Stars tie Spirit

PISCATAWAY, NJ---Sky Blue FC used a pair of first half goals by Kelley O’Hara to defeat the Boston Breakers 3-1 at Yurcak Field Saturday night.


July 25, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos draw, Rowdies fall, level at the top

INDIANAPOLIS– No one has ever won a game between the Indy Eleven and the New York Cosmos. For the sixth time in as many meetings, the two teams played to a draw, this time a 1-1 encounter Saturday night at Michael A. Carroll Stadium, behind first half stoppage time goals from Dylan Mares and Walter Restrepo, respectively.


July 25, 2015
CUTTONE’S CONCEPTS
Taking the long view with the US National Team

CHESTER, Pa.---Let’s be clear. Results matter in sports. Coaches who don’t get results get fired. It's plain and simple. But there are different kind of results. Yes, winning the Gold Cup, appearing in the final, even winning the third place game should mean something. Same for getting to the Confederations Cup, even though it is a contrived tournament created by FIFA to further clog the calendar and extract money from fans and sponsors. But not winning those competitions (or in the case of the Confederations Cup not getting there) is not the end of the world.


July 25, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
The hot get hotter -- Kamara, Giovinco score in Crew SC-Toronto tie

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Columbus Crew FC blew a three-goal lead, settling for a 3-3 draw with Toronto FC Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 25, 2015
ROWE DELIVERS FOR REVS
Midfielder scores to lift New England Revolution into 2-2 draw with Chicago Fire

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Lee Nguyen scored early and Kelyn Rowe equalized late as the New England Revolution and the Chicago Fire played to a 2-2 draw at Toyota Park on Saturday night.


July 25, 2015
FEELING BLUE
Breakers fall 3-1

PISCATAWAY, NJ---Sky Blue FC used a pair of first half goals by Kelley O’Hara to defeat the Boston Breakers 3-1 at Yurcak Field Saturday night,


July 25, 2015
TARNISHED GOLD CUP
USA lose 3rd-place match in penalties to Panama for its 2nd worst finish in 13 Gold Cups

CHESTER, Pa. -- Six games, three wins, one loss and two draws. Not exactly what you would expect from a CONCACAF power. The United States completed one of its poorest showings at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, with a rather uninspiring shootout loss to Panama in the third-place match at PPL Park on Saturday.


July 25, 2015
GROUP C
USMNT drawn against Trinidad & Tobago, St. Vincent/Aruba and Antigua/Guatemala winners in WCQ

CHICAGO - The U.S. Men's National Team was drawn into Group C of CONCACAF's Semifinal Round of qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup during the Preliminary Draw for the 2018 World Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia Saturday


July 24, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL snatch win over Sporting KC

SANDY, Utah--Joao Plata converted a penalty kick in the 73rd minute to lift Real Salt Lake over Sporting Kansas City 2-1 Friday at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 24, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Columbus Crew SC can close to within two points of the top spot in the MLS East win a win over Toronto FC Saturday at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 24, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

In five previous meetings, neither Indy nor New York have been able to beat the other. After the most recent draw between the two sides - a 1-1 draw at Shuart Stadium on July 5 - the sides will gear up for their third and final regular season matchup.


July 23, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas city close out their season series Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.


July 23, 2015
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Thursday's Group Play results

Games played at Mohawk Soccer Complex in Tulsa, Okla.


July 23, 2015
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Knockout stages set

TULSA, Okla. — With group play at the US Youth National Championships coming to a close on Thursday, at the Mohawk Soccer Complex, the Under-13 and Under-19 final matchups are now set, while the final four teams in each of the Under-14 through Under-18 gender age groups have been determined.


July 23, 2015
A DATE WITH BRAZIL
US Men will face 5 time champs in Foxboro

CHICAGO – The U.S. Men’s National Team continues its competition against the top talent in the world when it hosts five-time World Cup champion Brazil on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts.


July 22, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars, Reign both win; separated by a point

ALLSTON, Mass. – An 89th minute goal by Christen Press was the difference as the league-leading Chicago Red Stars beat the Boston Breakers, 2-1, Wednesday night in front 3,403 fans at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.


July 22, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Igboananike leads Fire over Orlando

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Kennedy Igboananike scored two late goals to lead the Chicago Fire to a 3-1 win over the Orlando City SC Lions in a Lamar Hunt US Open Cup quarterfinal match at Toyota Park Wednesday night.


July 22, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa moves into first place

OTTAWA--- Carl Haworth's first goal of the season and Richie Ryan's penalty kick conversion gave the Ottawa Fury FC the 2-1 victory over the Atlanta Silverbacks at TD Stadium Wednesday night, extending the club's unbeaten streak to nine games.


July 22, 2015
PK PROWESS
Mexico through to Gold Cup Final on 2 late Guardado penalty kicks

ATLANTA--The soccer gods continued to smile on Mexico Wednesday night at the Georgia Dome. Andres Guardado converted a pair of penalty kicks, one in stoppage time and another in the closing seconds of the first extra time period, to give El Tri a 2-1 semifinal win over shorthanded Panama and a berth in Sunday's CONCACAF Gold Cup Final against Jamaica.


July 22, 2015
LEAVING IT LATE
Breakers fall 2-1 to Red Stars

ALLSTON, Mass. – An 89th minute goal by Christen Press was the difference as the league-leading Chicago Red Stars beat the Boston Breakers, 2-1, Wednesday night in front of a season-high 3,403 fans at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium.


July 22, 2015
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
South Shore Select Elite comes back for 2-1 win

TULSA, Ok.---Under-14 Girls South Shore Select Elite (MA) came back from a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat HBC Impact 00 (NY-E) 2-1.


July 22, 2015
JAMAICAN SURPRISE
Reggae Boyz eliminate USA from Gold Cup with stunning 2-1 semifinal win

ATLANTA -- The United States paid dearly for five minutes of poor defense in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals and found itself crashing out of the tournament in a 2-1 defeat to Jamaica Wednesday night.


July 22, 2015
ROSTER MOVE
Breakers add Bianca Calderone

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have added defender Bianca Calderone to their roster as an amateur call-up.


July 21, 2015
LAMAR HUNT US OPEN CUP
Union, Sporting KC advance

HARRISON, N.J. – The Philadelphia Union prevailed over the New York Red Bulls on penalty kicks on Tuesday, winning their US Open Cup quarterfinal match at Red Bull Arena despite a 40th-minute ejection, allowing a goal in the fourth-minute of second-half injury time and seeing a ball hit the post in extra time.


July 21, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Fury FC are unbeaten in its last eight games, and perhaps more impressively, the Canadian side has only conceded three goals during that stretch. The Silverbacks look ready to put Ottawa's streak to the test, though, having picked up four points in their last two games.


July 21, 2015
USL REVIEW
Leaders stay in place

With many of the top teams in the Western Conference earning draws in Week 18, the leaderboard remains the same with Seattle Sounders FC 2 and the LA Galaxy II atop the West in points. In the Eastern Conference, the second-place Charleston Battery and third-place Louisville City FC each won during the weekend, cutting into Rochester’s lead after the unbeaten Rhinos came away with a draw.


July 21, 2015
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Tuesday's Group Play results

Games played at Mohawk Soccer Complex in Tulsa, Okla.


July 21, 2015
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
U18 finals rematch is a draw

TULSA, Ok.---In a rematch of the 2014 National Championship final, FC Dallas 97 Premier (TX-N) used a stoppage time header to earn a 2-2 draw with defending champion Manhattan SC PSG 96 (NY-E).


July 21, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Kaka tops MLS salary list

Those looking for surprises in the MLS Players' Union's latest disclosure of salary information didn't find it at the top of the list. Except for maybe the exact number, it was fairly understood (after being widely reported) that Orlando's Kaka was the league's best paid player.


July 21, 2015
MEETING THE MATILDAS
U.S. Women to face Australia twice

CHICAGO -Two more games on the U.S. Women's National Team's World Cup victory tour are set. They will face Australia in matches in Detroit and Birmingham, Alabama in September.


July 20, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Houston, Kansas City play to 1-1 draw

KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Carli Lloyd scored a first half goal, but an own goal in the second half forced the Houston Dash to settle for a 1-1 draw with FC Kansas City in front of 3,557 at Soccer Village on Monday night.


July 20, 2015
ELECTION DAY SET
New reforms proposed by FIFA

FIFA's day of reckoning is coming on February 26, 2016. Maybe. At least that's the day that has been set for a new presidential election to replace Sepp Blatter, and to enact new reforms aimed at rooting out corruption in the organization.


July 19, 2015
SLIPPING THROUGH
Panama edge T&T on pks to make Gold Cup semifinals

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ--Valentin Pimentel scored in the ninth tiebreaker round and goalkeeper Jaime Penedo saved Lester Peltier's last-ditch chance to equalize, sending Panama through to the Gold Cup semifinals by six penalty kicks to five after a 1-1 extra time draw.


July 19, 2015
SCRAPPY SEMIFINALISTS
Mexico edge Costa Rica in closing seconds of extra time

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ--Andres Guardado's controversial penalty kick in the fourth minute of extra-time stoppage sent Mexico through to the Gold Cup semifinals 1-0 over Costa Rica Sunday at MetLife Stadium.


July 19, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew to #2 in East

COLUMBUS, Ohio--Columbus Crew SC shot up to second place in the MLS east with Sunday's 3-1 win over the Chicago Fire at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 19, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash, Sky Blue draw 3-3

ROCHESTER, N.Y. ---Sky Blue FC scored two goals in a six minute span to come from behind at tie the Western New York Flash 3-3 Sunday at Sahlen's Stadium.


July 19, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa tops Indy 4-2

OTTAWA– Richie Ryan scored two goals and Rafael Alves and Tom Heinemann added one each as the Ottawa Fury FC punished Indy Eleven with set pieces en route to a 4-2 win at TD Place on Sunday.


July 18, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas moves to top of the West; Revs snap skid

TORONTO--Marco Delgado and Sebastian Giovinco each scored in the first half, leading Toronto FC to a 2-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union Saturday afternoon at BMO Field.


July 18, 2015
QUICK WORK
Dempsey hat trick leads U.S. over Cuba 6-0

BALTIMORE -- The United States and Clint Dempsey made quick work of Cuba Saturday, striking for four goals in the opening half en route to a 6-0 win in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at M&T Bank Stadium.


July 18, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Ottawa saw its record shutout streak finally come to a halt at 648 minutes, but the club still remains unbeaten in seven matches after Tom Heinemann's late equalizer against Minnesota.


July 18, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada stuns Cosmos, Rowdies fall at home

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- An own goal by Stefan Antonijevic in the 56th minute gave FC Edmonton a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night. It is the first game the Rowdies have lost at home under head coach Thomas Rongen.


July 18, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit halts Reign streak

BOYDS, Md.— The Washington Spirit got three second half goals to defeat the Seattle Reign 3-0 at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday night.


July 18, 2015
SKID SNAPPED
Breakers come back for 1-1 draw in Chicago

LISLE, Ill.--- The Boston Breakers snapped a three-game losing streak and earned an important point on the road Saturday night, tying first-place Chicago, 1-1, at the Village of Lisle Benedictine University Sports Complex


July 18, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew SC wrap up their home-and-home set Sunday afternoon at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 18, 2015
MAKING HISTORY
Jamaica prevails in first-ever all-Caribbean Gold Cup quarterfinal

BALTIMORE--Giles Barnes scored in the 7th minute to lift Jamaica to its first-ever victory in a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal, 1-0 over Haiti on Saturday night at M&T Bank Stadium.


July 18, 2015
EXPANSIVE WIN
Revolution snap skid with 1-0 victory over NYC

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution broke a five-game losing streak with a vital 1-0 win over New York City FC at Gillette Stadium on Saturday night as an early Lee Nguyen goal held up and the visitors played the final fifty minutes with ten men after Ned Grabavoy was sent off.


July 18, 2015
HAT TRICK HEROES
Dempsey fourth US player to score three goals in Gold Cup match

BALTIMORE -- Clint Dempsey joined some lofty company Saturday at M&T Bank Stadium, becoming the fourth American player to record a hat trick in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.


July 18, 2015
NO CONTEST
US rolls over Cuba in Gold Cup quarterfinals

BALTIMORE -- The United States made quick work of Cuba Saturday, striking for four goals in the opening half en route to a 6-0 win in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup at M&T Bank Stadium.


July 18, 2015
EVERYTHING TO LOSE
Klinsmann: 'We're definitely the team to beat' in the Gold Cup

BALTIMORE -- If you go by past results in the competition, expectations and the fact the team is defending champions, the United States national team is the team to beat in the CONCACAF Gold Cup.


July 17, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Keane, Gerrard power Galaxy comeback

CARSON, Calif.--Robbie Keane had a hat trick and Steven Gerrard scored his first MLS goal as the LA Galaxy roared past the San Jose Earthquakes 5-2 Friday night at the StubHub Center.


July 17, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Philadelphia Union travel north to face the hottest player in MLS, Sebastian Giovinco, and Toronto FC without suspended captain and center back Maurice Edu.


July 17, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

With a win and a draw in their last two matches, the Scorpions are growing in confidence.


July 17, 2015
DEAL RATIFIED
MLS Players Union members ok new CBA

The Major League Soccer Players Union announced Thursday that the agreement between the union and Major League had been ratified by its members.


July 16, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The California Clasico resumes Friday when the LA Galaxy host the San Jose Earthquakes at the StubHub Center.


July 15, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
United sinks Armada, Scorpions-Eddies draw

BLAINE, Minn.---Christian Ramirez and Ibson had a goal and assist each to lead the Minnesota United FC to a 4-0 shutout of the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 9, 412 at National Sports Center Stadium Wednesday night.


July 15, 2015
A DATE WITH CUBA
USA to meet rivals in Gold Cup quarters; a record 4 Caribbean teams reach the Elite Eight

MIAMI - After the dust cleared on the final day of the group stage of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the United States discovered it will play Cuba in a quarterfinal match in Baltimore on Saturday.


July 15, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew finally win on the road

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.--Kei Kamara's league-leading 13th goal of the season lifted Columbus Crew SC to their first road win of the season, 1-0 over the Chicago Fire Wednesday night at Toyota Park.


July 15, 2015
NO LEAD IS SAFE
Two-goal advantage not enough as Mexico settles for 4-4 draw with Trinidad & Tobago

CHARLOTTE, NC--Mexico blew a two-goal lead and settled for a wild 4-4 draw with Trinidad & Tobago on the final day of Gold Cup Group C play Wednesday at Bank of America Stadium.


July 15, 2015
USL REVIEW
S2 reclaim first in West; Rio Grande to join league

The USL’s Western Conference ended Week 17 of the season with a familiar name at the top, as Seattle Sounders FC 2 recorded a resounding win to reclaim first place in the standings. While S2 was taking care of business at home, the LA Galaxy II were as impressive on the road, as Los Dos continued their impressive second season in the USL.


July 15, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Quarterfinal-Match Day 1 roundup

SANDY, Utah - Real Salt Lake used a late goal by Aaron Maund to down the LA Galaxy, 1-0, in the opening 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinal on Tuesday night, booking a place in the Semifinal for the second time in three years.


July 14, 2015
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Columbus Crew SC and the Chicago Fire start a home-and-home series Wednesday night at Toyota Park.


July 14, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Garber's eye-rolling all-star picks

The MLS All-Star Game often has elicited rolled eyes as it has tried get traction – mostly for sponsors. Don Garber added the latest sigh-generating moment on Monday when he added his “commissioner's picks” of Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, who have yet to play a second in MLS.


July 14, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

United took several positives from their 1-1 result against Ottawa Fury FC last weekend.


July 14, 2015
THREE OUT, THREE IN
USA roster changes: Beasley, Corona, Gordon replace Garza, Morales and Altidore

Defender DaMarcus Beasley, midfielder Joe Corona and forward Alan Gordon have all been added to the U.S. team and will report to Baltimore in advance of the team's Gold Cup quarterfinal match-up on Saturday.


July 13, 2015
FIT TO BE TIED
U.S. Men battle Panama to 1-1 Gold Cup draw

KANSAS CITY, Kan.---Michael Bradley’s 14th career international goal gave the United States Men’s National Team a hard-fought 1-1- draw against Panama in a CONCACAF Gold Cup Group A match at Sporting Park Monday night.


July 13, 2015
CUTTONE’S CONCEPTS
What’s next for women’s soccer?

So, what’s next for women’s soccer? The United States won its first World Cup in 16 years, drawing a record TV audience for a soccer game of some 25 million, as well as a throng estimated at 200,000 for the victory parade down New York’s ”Canyon of Heroes.”


July 13, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Chicago moves back up top

HOUSTON – Goals by Vanessa DiBernardo before the break and Jen Hoy after the break gave the Chicago Red Stars a 2-1 win over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday night. Houston’s Tiffany McCarty temporarily leveled the score early in the second half.


July 12, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
TFC, NYC in wild draw; Sporting nips 'Caps

BRONX, NY--Sebastian Giovinco had a nine-minute hat trick and David Villa scored twice as Toronto FC and New York City FC battled to a penalty-filled 4-4 draw Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


July 12, 2015
DESERT DRAW
Mexico, Guatemala play to scoreless tie in Phoenix

PHOENIX--Despite playing with a man advantage for the final 14 minutes of the match, Mexico could manage no better than a scoreless draw with Guatemala in Sunday's Gold Cup group stage match at the sold-out University of Phoenix Stadium.


July 11, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Frank Lampard's much-anticipated debut for New York City FC will not happen on Sunday, when the expansion team hosts Toronto FC at Yankee Stadium.


July 11, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Upset wins for Fire, Rapids

HARRISON, N.J. – Three goals in the opening 12 minutes of the match spurred the Red Bulls to an impressive 4-1 win on Saturday night over the New England Revolution.


July 11, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue snaps winless streak, Reign handles Flash

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Making her Sky Blue FC debut, Sam Kerr scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over the Portland Thorns FC in front of 3,014 fans at Yurcak Field Saturday night.


July 11, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa’s shutout streak ends

ATLANTA — Michael Reed’s second half goal gave the Atlanta Silverbacks a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC at Silverbacks Park Saturday night.


July 11, 2015
BULL-IED
Revs lose big to Red Bulls

HARRISON, N.J. – The New England Revolution surrendered three goals in the first 12 minutes on their way to a 4-1 loss to the New York Red Bulls Saturday at Red Bull Arena.


July 10, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After defeating D.C. United in the round of 16 in the U.S. Open Cup June 30, the Philadelphia Union received some much-needed time off, and look to be rested and fresh against the Portland Timbers Saturday night at PPL Park.


July 10, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Dynamo blank San Jose

SAN JOSE--Ricardo Clark scored early and Will Bruin late as the Houston Dynamo shut out the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 Friday night at Avaya Stadium.


July 10, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

When Indy and Carolina step on to the pitch at Carroll Stadium on Saturday, it will be a matchup between two sides that are currently in stellar form.


July 10, 2015
DEMPSEY DOES IT AGAIN
Third goal in two games leads U.S. 1-0 win over Haiti

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – Clint Dempsey scored his third goal in two games Friday night, sparking the United States to a 1-0 victory over Haiti and assuring it of the Group A title at the CONCACAF Gold Cup.


July 10, 2015
A BLIZZARD OF CONFETTI AND LOVE
USA women get a heroine's welcome on a memorable Friday afternoon in NYC

NEW YORK -- Hell certainly did not freeze over when the U.S. women's national team won its record third Women's World Cup last week, but the newly crowned world champions made it snow in the Big Apple in July.

And not just in white, but in red, white and blue


July 10, 2015
CARLI LLOYD: DREAMED OF SCORING FOUR
World Cup star talks on Sirius XM



July 10, 2015
LOOK WHO'S NO. 1
USA women top FIFA rankings

The timing could not have been any better.

On the day the United States national team was to be feted with a ticker-tape parade and given the keys to the city by New York City, the Americans ascended to the top spot in the FIFA women's soccer rankings.


July 9, 2015
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Houston Dynamo will try to snap a three-game winless streak against the San Jose Earthquakes at Avaya Stadium on Friday -- a tough task given the fact that the Dynamo haven't won on the road since May 10, and have taken only one point from four contests away from BBVA Compass Stadium.


July 9, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Blues get past Breakers 3-2

ALSTON, Mass. – Erika Tymrak scored two goals and Shea Groom had a pair of assists and the game winning goal to lead FC Kansas City to a 3-2 win over the Boston Breakers at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium Thursday night.


July 9, 2015
BREAKERS FALL
KC scores late goal for 3-2 win

ALLSTON, Mass. – A 79th-minute goal from Shea Groom gave FC Kansas City a 3-2 win over the Boston Breakers in front of 2,525 fans at Soldier’s Field Soccer Stadium Thursday night.


July 9, 2015
MEXICO DOMINATES
Opens Group C play with win over Cuba

CHICAGO, ---Oribe Peralta a hat trick to lead Mexico to a powerful 6-0 win over Cuba in a 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup Group C match in front of a full house at Soldier Field Thursday night.


July 9, 2015
CALL HIM COACH LANDON
Donovan to head MLS Homegrown Team

NEW YORK – You can call him coach Landon, at least for a day.

Major League Soccer Thursday announced that MLS and U.S. Soccer standout Landon Donovan will coach the MLS Homegrown Team at the 2015 MLS Homegrown Game.


July 9, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Doing double duty, Laing has impressive week

The Atlanta Silverbacks have been busy with the opening of the summer transfer window. They announced the addition of two midfielders, a forward and defender — each with strong ties to Atlanta.


July 9, 2015
BANNED FOR LIFE
FIFA bars Chuck Blazer from all soccer-related activity

Former FIFA executive committee member and ex-CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer has been banned from all soccer-related activity for life by FIFA, it was announced by the organization on Thursday morning.


July 8, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers, RailHawks in 1-1 draw

CARY, N.C.---Stefano Pinho's goal in the 77th minute vaulted the Fort Lauderdale Strikers into a 1-1 tie with the Carolina RailHawks in a weather delayed contest at WakeMed Soccer Park Wednesday night.


July 8, 2015
ELIMINATED
Revs U-16s fall to Union in Academy playoffs

CHESTER, Pa. – The New England Revolution Academy Under-16 team was eliminated from the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs after suffering a 5-3 extra time defeat in their quarterfinal match with the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park’s Training Grounds.


July 8, 2015
FRIENDLY IN THE CAPITAL
U.S. Men to play Peru in D.C. on Sept. 4

CHICAGO--The U.S. Men's National Team will face Peru on Friday, Sept. 4 at 7 p.m. ET at RFK Stadium in Washington D.C. The match will be shown live on FOX Sports 1, UniMás, and Univision Deportes Network.


July 8, 2015
USL REVIEW
Louisville City draws another club record crowd

Louisville City FC continued its remarkable inaugural season on and off the field on Saturday, as another club-record crowd saw the host take victory against the Richmond Kickers at Slugger Field. Meanwhile, the playoff races in both conferences continued to heat up, with six points separating five teams in the East in the race for the final two playoff berths, and four points separating five teams in the West looking to find their way into the postseason.



DEMPSEY'S DEUCE
Forward strikes twice to lead USA over Honduras in Gold Cup opener

FRISCO, Tex.---Clint Dempsey's two goals led the US Men's National Team to a 2-1 victory over Honduras in a Group A match of the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup in front of a sellout crowd at Toyota Stadium Tuesday night.


July 7, 2015
NASL WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The RailHawks are undefeated over their past five NASL matches and hope to continue their momentum on Wednesday night. The Strikers finished eighth in the NASL spring season standings and have yet to play a match in the NASL fall season.


July 7, 2015
DOWN THE CANYON OF HEROES
U.S. Women to be feted with New York parade

New York’s Canyon of Heroes has feted kings, popes and presidents, returning military, the Moon astronauts and countless New York sports teams. On Friday, July 10, it will greet the World Cup Champion U.S. Women’s National Team.


July 7, 2015
GOING QUICKLY
USA women's match in Pittsburgh breaks 30K

CHICAGO - More than 30,000 tickets have been sold for the U.S. Women's national team's first post-Women's World Cup match against Costa Rica at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Aug. 16.


July 7, 2015
MLS INFORMER
Gold Cup depleting MLS rosters

With the Gold Cup starting Tuesday night, the “final” count of MLS players lost to the biennial nations championship is holding at 45 – significantly fewer than the 63 that were included on the “provisional” rosters of the 12 competing teams.


July 6, 2015
BIG TEST
Beachside SC to face FC Dallas in Academy quarters

The Beachside Soccer Club boys under-15/16 team will travel to Dallas, Texas to take on F.C. Dallas in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy competition on July 8.


July 6, 2015
SHATTERING THE MARK
Women's World Cup final most watched soccer game ever

The fact that America loves a winner can be reflected in the television audience for Sunday’s Women’s World Cup final, where, powered by a Carli Lloyd hat trick, the United States defeated Japan 5-2. The game set a record as the most-watched soccer match in U.S. history, according to Nielsen.


July 6, 2015
FROM THE WINGS
The Gold Cup: CONCACAF's cash cow

The Gold Cup ostensibly started out as a way to give the tiny Caribbean and Central American nations a reason to keep a national team alive in between World Cup qualifying tries. Twenty-four years later, all it really has become is a way to redistribute wealth within CONCACAF.


July 6, 2015
NEW TV DEAL
NASL Partners with ONE World Sports

NEW YORK - The North American Soccer League has a new multi-year agreement making ONE World Sports a national television partner.


July 5, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers shake Quakes in stoppage time

PORTLAND, Ore.--Jack Jewsbury scored in the first minute of stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers their fifth straight home win, 1-0 over the San Jose Earthquakes Sunday at Providence Park.


July 5, 2015
THEY'RE ON TOP OF THE WORLD
American women win their first world championship in 16 years, routing Japan

VANCOUVER -- 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 Sunday.


July 5, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa, Edmonton post shutouts

OTTAWA, Ontario - The Ottawa Fury FC extended their shutout streak to 616 minutes as they blanked the Jacksonville Armada FC 2-0 in front of a season high 6,150 fans at TD Bank Stadium Sunday.


July 5, 2015
SOME SUPERLATIVES
Some interesting stats about Carli Lloyd's, USA's goals

VANCOUVER -- Carli Lloyd’s three goals represent the first multi-goal game for a U.S. player in a World Cup final since Michelle Akers scored two goals against Norway in the USA’s 2-1 win in the 1991 Women's World Cup final in Guanzhou, China in 1991.


July 5, 2015
ON TOP OF THE WORLD
Lloyd's hat-trick powers USA women to their third world championship a 5-2 win over Japan

VANCOUVER -- 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 Sunday.

Ditto and then some for midfielder Carli Lloyd.


July 5, 2015
SHE'S READY
Morgan Brian can play for the USA

VANCOUVER -- Midfielder Morgan Brian is ready to play for the United States in the Women's World Cup final Sunday.


July 4, 2015
CONSOLATION MATCH
England top Germany 1-0 in extra time to take 3rd place in WWC

EDMONTON, Alberta--Fara Williams converted a penalty kick in the 108th minute to lift England over Germany 1-0 in Saturday's Women's World Cup third-place match at Commonwealth Stadium.


July 4, 2015
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Portland Timbers have won five of their last six games overall, and four straight at home, heading into Sunday night's home match against the San Jose Earthquakes at Providence Park.


July 4, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Big wins for Dallas, LA; Villa nets a brace

COLUMBUS--Ethan Finlay scored on both sides of the intermission to lead Columbus Crew SC to a 2-1 comeback win over the New York Red Bulls Saturday night at MAPFRE Stadium.


July 4, 2015
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sporting the league's best defensive record, Fury FC set a few NASL records in the Spring Season and will look to extend a pair of league-bests as the open the Fall Season owning a shutout streak of 5 straight games and 526 consecutive minutes without conceding a goal.


July 4, 2015
IF THE USA WINS ...
... American women will have 10-city victory tour

VANCOUVER -- If the U.S. women hoist the Women's World Cup trophy on Sunday, they will be rewarded with a 10-city victory tour, according to a source.


July 4, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies, RailHawks open with wins

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Each team benefitted by an own goal in the first half, but it was Darnell King's goal in the 30th minute that lifted the Tampa Bay Rowdies to a 2-1 win over the Atlanta Silverbacks on Saturday night in front of 7,002 fans at Al Lang Stadium.


July 4, 2015
NO FIREWORKS FOR REVS
Despite missing starters, FC Dallas rolls to 3-0 win over Revs

FRISCO, Texas---Despite playing a Gold Cup depleted team, the New England Revolution could not break their losing streak, falling for the fourth straight time, 3-0 to FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium Saturday night.


July 3, 2015
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The New York Red Bulls bring a two-game winning streak to MAPFRE Stadium for a Saturday night clash with Columbus Crew SC.


July 3, 2015
NWSL ROUNDUP
Reign extends unbeaten string, KC, Portland post wins

ROCHESTER, NY---Lynn Williams scored in the 82nd minute to lift the Western New York Flash to a 1-1 draw with the Seattle Reign FC at Sahlen's Stadium Friday night.


July 3, 2015
MLS ROUNDUP
Fire rallies against Houston; Sounders snap skid

HOUSTON--Patrick Nyarko made his season debut for the Chicago Fire on Friday, coming off the bench at halftime to score the equalizing goal in a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium.


July 3, 2015
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both these teams finished the spring season with identical records, but because of conceding three more goals, Minnesota sits in fourth place in the combined table.


July 3, 2015
TENNESSEE TUNE UP
U.S. Men rout Guatemala 4-0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The United States Men's National Team tuned up for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup with a 4-0 win over Guatemala in front of a Tennessee state record crowd of 44,835 at Nissan Field. The U.S. got goals from Timmy Chandler, Clint Dempsey and Chris Wondolowski, as well as a Guatemala own-goal in the lopsided win.


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