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April 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada give Meola first coaching win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Haitian international Pascal Millien’s 37th-minute goal made the difference as the Jacksonville Armada FC took a 2-1 win over Miami FC at Community First Park Friday night.


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

Didier Drogba might actually be available to Montreal – for only the second time this season – on Saturday since Chicago's Toyota Park has a grass surface.


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

Midfielder Austin da Luz is off to the fastest start in the NASL this year. He has scored two game-winning headers for Carolina and has three goals overall.


April 15, 2016
GETTING READY
Boston City FC sets staff for inaugural NPSL season

Boston City FC, which opens its inaugural National Premier Soccer League season against New York Cosmos B May 1, has added three key administrators, the team announced Friday.


April 15, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Galaxy have allowed only four goals in five games this season, tied with the Rapids for the fewest, but their defense took a hit when the MLS Disciplinary Committee suspended midfielder Nigel de Jong three games for his yellow-card tackle on Darlington Nagbe last week.


April 14, 2016
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Jacksonville opened its 2016 season with a tough road match against the New York Cosmos. If you just looked at the box score, it would appear that the Armada came away with a convincing victory, but they struggled to finish and fell to the Cosmos, 2-0 in Tony Meola's coaching debut.


April 14, 2016
NWSL ON FOX
Three games, playoffs, to be televised

CHICAGO -- The National Women's Soccer League and FOX Sports announced a one-year agreement to telecast six NWSL games for the second consecutive season Thursday.


April 14, 2016
FORWARD DUO
Mutiny announces return of Howarth, Ugolik

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny announced the return of forward duo of Kate Howarth and Rachel Ugolik for the United Women’s Soccer season Thursday.


April 14, 2016
DRAWN TOGETHER
USWNT to face New Zealand, France, Colombia in Olympic group play

The United States will face New Zealand, France and Colombia in Group G at the 2016 Olympic women's soccer tournament throughout Brazil from Aug. 3-19.


April 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Dallas to the top of MLS West; Red Bulls' struggles continue

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--Shkelzen Gashi's first MLS goal was a big one, giving the Colorado Rapids a 2-1 win over Sporting Kansas City Wednesday at Sporting Park.


April 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No, No, Nigel

Nigel de Jong's 73rd-minute foul tackle of Darlington Nagbe during the Timbers' and Galaxy's 1-1 draw has been getting as much, if not more, attention than Nat Borchers' wrong-headed own-goal in the 84th minute – and it soon will be getting the attention of the MLS Disciplinary Committee.


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

Don't expect a goal-fest as both the Colorado Rapids and Sporting Kansas City are tied for allowing a league-low three goals each.


April 11, 2016
STRONG ROSTER
Breakers return 10 players from last season

The Boston Breakers announced 10 returning players on a 20-player roster for the National Women’s Soccer League season Monday.


April 11, 2016
DRAFT SIGNINGS
Breakers add forward, 'keeper

The Boston Breakers have signed forward Brittany Ratcliffe and goalkeeper Abby Smith, the team announced Monday.


April 10, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 13 roundup

Queretaro and Toluca battled to a scoreless draw Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


April 10, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
No winners, no losers on Sunday

HOUSTON - Chad Marshall scored a 94th-minute equalizer as Seattle Sounders FC earned a road point against the Houston Dynamo Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


April 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Loons post 2-0 win

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Costa Rican forward Jairo Arrieta and Adam Moffat scored to lift the Cosmos to a 2-0 victory over Jacksonville Armada FC at James M. Shuart Stadium on Sunday night.


April 10, 2016
SECOND GLANCE
Johnston completes her brace against Colombia



April 10, 2016
JULIE'S JEWEL
Johnston brace leads US Women past Colombia

CHESTER, Pa.---Julie Johnston scored two goals, both on free kick assists by Tobin Heath, as the U.S. Women’s national team blanked Colombia for the second time in four days, this time taking a 3-0 win Sunday at sold-out Talen
Energy Stadium.


April 9, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Montreal, DC, KC, RSL post clean sheets

MONTREAL, PQ--The Montreal Impact blanked Columbus Crew SC 2-0 Saturday at Stade Olympique.


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

The first match of the Flyover Cup kicks off in Edmonton with both sides back after difficult matches last weekend.


April 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks come back to top Rayo OKC

INDIANAPOLIS--- Indy Eleven's Nemanja Vukoviæ scored an 89th minute goal to force a 1-1 tie with the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 9,104 fans at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


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

Both teams come into this one limping – at best. After scoring an MLS record 11 goals in its first three games, Houston was shut out by Vancouver two weeks ago in its last match – and lost a second straight after starting the season with a draw and a win.


April 9, 2016
SHARING THE POINTS
Revs, Toronto tie 1-1

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.-- The New England Revolution held Sebastian Giovinco in check for nearly an hour, but the reigning MLS MVP and Golden Boot holder broke through for a 58th minute equalizer to give Toronto FC a share of the points as the Eastern Conference rivals played to a 1-1 draw on a cool and overcast Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium.


April 8, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

For making it to the MLS Cup Final last year, the Crew are one of only two winless teams still remaining in MLS, mainly due to an anemic offense.


April 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Barnetta's golazo lifts Union over Orlando City

CHESTER, Pa. – C.J. Sapong and Tranquillo Barnetta each scored one goal and the Philadelphia Union defeated Orlando City SC, 2-1, before a crowd of 15,011 Friday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


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

When Indy Eleven and Ottawa Fury FC meet on the field, it will be a reunion of sorts. as Indy's Colin Falvey, Nicki Paterson, and Sinisa Ubiparipovic were members of last year's Fury FC squad that reached The Championship Final


April 8, 2016
EIGHT IS ENOUGH
Breakers blast BC Eagles

NEWTON, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers followed the lead of former Boston College stars Stephanie McCaffrey and Kristie Mewis, plus a three-goal performance from Swedish midfielder Louise Schillgard, to take an 8-0 win over the Eagles in a preseason match at the Newton Soccer Complex Friday.


April 7, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando will have a short turnaround having played Sunday, when Kaka made his season debut with a goal and two assists to lead a 4-1 win over Portland and claim Player of the Week honors.


April 6, 2016
THE LONG AND SHORT OF IT
Allie Long's brace helps USA women over Colombia, 7-0

Midfielder Allie Long scored her first two international goals to spark the United States women to a 7-0 win over Colombia in a friendly at Pratt & Whitney Stadium Wednesday night.


April 6, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Deja vu all over again

Adam Jahn isn't Eric Wynalda. Avaya Stadium is clearly not Spartan Stadium. And a draw isn't a win. But you'll have to excuse those who can remember from 20 years ago for drawing comparisons.


April 5, 2016
GK GONE
Breakers waive Jami Kranich

Goalkeeper Jami Kranich, who played two seasons for the Boston Breakers, was waived by the team Tuesday.


April 4, 2016
WORLD CUP REMATCH
USWNT set for Japan in June

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Women's National Team will face Japan at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo., at 7 p.m. MT June 2, U.S. Soccer announced Monday. The match will be broadcast on FS1.


April 4, 2016
DOWN A DEFENDER
Breakers waive Lauren Lazo

The Boston Breakers have waived defender Lauren Lazo, the team announced Monday.



April 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos blank Ottawa 3-0

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Juan Arango struck for two first half goals to lead the New York Cosmos to a 3-0 win over the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 5,094 chilly spectators at Shuart Stadium Sunday.


April 3, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 12 roundup

Toluca (2-6-4, 12 pts) and Santos Laguna (5-3-4, 18 pts) played to a lackluster scoreless draw Friday night at Estadio Nemesio Diez.


April 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Kaka powers Lions past Portland

ORLANDO--In his first game of the season, Kaka didn't steal the show, he was the show. The Brazilian midfielder scored one goal and set up two others, leading Orlando City SC to a stunning 4-1 win over the defending champion Portland Timbers Sunday night at the Citrus Bowl.


April 3, 2016
DUI
Abby Wambach arrested in Portland

Former U.S. women's international standout Abby Wambach was arrested early Sunday on a DUI charge in Portland, Oregon.


April 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
First win for Seattle, first loss for SKC

The Chicago Fire notched their first win of the season on Saturday, edging the shorthanded Philadelphia Union 1-0 at Toyota Park.


April 2, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The opening weekend's final game is a rematch of The Championship Final, won by New York, 3-2, last November.


April 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Railhawks the lone winners

CARY, NC - The Carolina RailHawks opened the 2016 regular season with a strong 2-1 home win over Minnesota United on Saturday.


April 2, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando is one of only two undefeated teams remaining, but needed an injury time collapse by Real Salt Lake to score twice and earn a 2-2 draw in their opener; couldn't capitalize on a 58-minute advantage against Chicago and settled for a 1-1 tie; and beat a NYC team that hasn't won at home since September.


April 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs notch first win

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Diego Fagundez ran on to Juan Agudelo's 55th-minute cross to score the only goal New England needed to beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 Friday night at Gillette Stadium.


April 1, 2016
UGLY BUT EFFECTIVE
Revs edge shorthanded Red Bulls 1-0 on Fagundez goal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Diego Fagundez ran on to Juan Agudelo's 55th-minute cross to score the only goal New England needed to beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 Friday night at Gillette Stadium.


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

The Carolina RailHawks are celebrating their 10th anniversary and have a new owner in local entrepreneur Stephen Malik. Coach Colin Clarke made several key signings with the goal of bringing a title to The Triangle.


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

Both Philadelphia and Chicago are coming off a two-week break and the Union are hoping that doesn't stall the momentum of their two-game winning streak and surprisingly good start to their season.


March 31, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Neither team is roaring out of the gate, but at least the Red Bulls have a victory.


March 31, 2016
GOING WEST
NASL expanding to San Francisco

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League has officially reached the West Coast. The San Francisco Deltas, led by a group of Silicon Valley and Brazilian entrepreneurs, will take the field in 2017 as the league's first West Coast team since the days of the original NASL (1967-85).


March 31, 2016
NASL ON CBS
Partnership kicks off in July

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League and CBS Sports Network announced a national television partnership Thursday, kicking off with Rayo OKC meeting FC Edmonton on Saturday, July 2.


March 31, 2016
WANTING EQUAL PAY
U.S. women's team files wage discrimination action against U.S. Soccer

Before meeting its next opponent, the U.S. women's national team has taken on an imposing foe -- U.S. Soccer.

Five players have filed on behalf of the entire team a wage-discrimination action against U.S. Soccer with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission


March 31, 2016
ELITE LOSS
Breakers fall in final Florida match

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. -- The Boston Breakers got a late goal from Elise Krieghoff but lost, 3-1, to the Florida Elite Soccer Academy U16/U17 boys select team Wednesday night.


March 30, 2016
NEW COMPETITIONS
EDP Plans U20 and U23 Open Cups

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - New Jersey-based EDP announced today that it will be working hand-in-hand with the United States Adult Soccer Association to expand its EDP Open Cup to U20 and U23 men's and women's teams across the nation including an additional open-age division for women.


March 30, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Anniversary match - sort of

Saturday's night's San Jose-D.C. United match is being billed as a commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the league's inaugural game between the two. It'll be at least half of that.


March 30, 2016
ON THE AIR
NASL going live on ESPN3, beIN SPORTS

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League has announced a national broadcast television partnership with beIN SPORTS, becoming the first North American professional league to team with the network. The league also will have more than 100 matches carried live on ESPN3 for the second successive year.


March 29, 2016
NO RIO
U.S. ousted in Olympic bid by Colombia

FRISCO, Texas -- The U.S. seemed to have everything going for it in its playoff series against Colombia for the final Olympic Games berth Tuesday night. But the U.S. failed to build on the 1-1 result it had obtained in Barranquilla last week, falling to the Colombians, 2-1, and missing out on the Olympics for the second successive time.


March 29, 2016
CUTTONE’S CONCEPTS
This is our house

COLUMBUS, Ohio—Perhaps U.S. Soccer should consider playing all their future World Cup qualifying games at MAPFRE Stadium.


March 29, 2016
MONKEY OFF THEIR BACKS - FOR NOW
Rout of Guatemala eases pressure on MNT, Klinsmann

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The United States Men’s National Team got a cure for what ails it. A game in Columbus, and a 4-0 win over Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium.


March 29, 2016
CONVINCING WIN
U.S. pounds Guatemala 4-0

COLUMBUS, Ohio—The United States kept its World Cup qualifying hopes alive with a convincing 4-0 win over Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium on Tuesday night.


March 29, 2016
FIRST-ROUNDER
Breakers sign Christen Westphal

The Boston Breakers announced the signing of defender Christen Westphal Tuesday.



SITES SET
USMNT to play in KC, Frisco, Jacksonville

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Men's National Team announced Tuesday two Copa America preparation matches and the site of a World Cup qualifier.


March 29, 2016
MUST WIN
USA needs three points vs. Guatemala in Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No one has to remind United States national coach Jurgen Klinsmann how vital Tuesday night's FIFA World Cup qualifier against Guatemala is.


March 28, 2016
LET THE VOTING BEGIN
U.S. Soccer finalizes Hall of Fame ballots

CHICAGO -- Ballots have been finalized for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2016 elections, and voting will continue for three weeks for the Player, Veteran Player and Builder categories, U.S. Soccer announced Monday.


March 27, 2016
WELCOME ABOARD
USMNT adds Pulisic, Zusi for Columbus WCQ

U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann Sunday added midfielders Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund and Graham Zusi from Sporting Kansas City and to the roster for the USA-Guatemala World Cup qualifying match in Columbus, Ohio, Tuesday.


March 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs, DC still winless; Morales pk lifts 'Caps

BRONX, NY -- Chris Tierney’s deflected free kick neutralized an early score by Thomas McNamara and the New England Revolution escaped Yankee Stadium with a 1-1 draw despite playing the final forty minutes shorthanded after Gershon Koffie was sent off early in the second half.


March 26, 2016
ESCAPE FROM THE BRONX
Man-down Revs salvage 1-1 draw on Tierney goal

BRONX, NY---Chris Tierney’s deflected free kick neutralized an early score by Thomas McNamara and the New England Revolution escaped Yankee Stadium with a 1-1 draw despite playing the final forty minutes shorthanded after Gershon Koffie was sent off early in the second half.


March 26, 2016
STILL LEARNING
Breakers fall to Florida State Seminoles

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- The Boston Breakers could not capitalize on advantages in possession and shots, surrendering an 80th-minute goal in falling, 1-0, to the Florida State Seminoles in a preseason match Saturday.


March 26, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Klinsmann era has been a failure and it's time for him to go

The last time I looked, Jurgen Klinsmann still was head coach of the United States national team.

That's too bad, because he should have been replaced over the winter.


March 25, 2016
DOMINANT PERFORMANCE
Chicharito leads Mexico to 3-0 win over Canada

VANCOUVER--Javier Hernandez had a goal and an assist as Mexico shut out Canada 3-0 in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying Friday at BC Place.


March 26, 2015
THE WRONG END OF DOS A CERO
Stumbling USA loses to Guatemala for the first time WCQ, 2-0

GUATEMALA CITY, Guatemala – The United States took a major World Cup qualifying hit Friday night, losing to Guatemala for the first time in the competition.


March 25, 2016
HOLDING ON JUST BARELY
USA get out of Colombia with 1-1 tie in Olympic qualifier

BARRANQUILLA, Colombia -- The United States held off a relentless Colombia attack and recorded a 1-1 draw in the first leg of an Olympic qualifying playoff at Estadio Metropolitano Roberto Melendez Friday night.


March 25, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New England's slow starts are getting routine, but a third straight year beginning winless in three matches has to be getting old.


March 25, 2016
SLOW START
Revs head to NYC still looking for 1st win

Slow starts are nothing new to the New England Revolution (0-1-2, 2 points), who travel to Gotham in search of their first win of the young season against second-year New York City FC (1-1-1, 4 points) at Yankee Stadium Saturday afternoon (CSN, 3:00 p.m. ET).


March 24, 2016
STRONG FOUNDATION
Mutiny signs eight for inaugural UWS season

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny announced eight signings Thursday in preparation for the inaugural United Women's Soccer (UWS) season.


March 24, 2016
R.I.P. JOHAN CRUYFF
Dutch superstar made NASL stay count

Johan Cruyff made his name with AFC Ajax, FC Barcelona and the Dutch national team. But Cruyff also made his mark in the U.S., bringing his game to the North American Soccer League from 1978-81.


March 23, 2016
MLS INFORMER
MLS teams answer the call (-ups)

International fixture date call-ups will claim 70 players from Major League Soccer this coming week, and no club is immune – although some are hit harder than others.


March 22, 2016
GROWTH, GROWTH, GROWTH
Peterson says NASL has taken positive steps

As the North American Soccer League begins year six on April 2nd, the league's Commissioner Bill Peterson feels the league has taken some giant steps in the off season, this despite the loss of two teams, the San Antonio Scorpions and Atlanta Silverbacks.


March 22, 2016
STANDARD-SETTING
Fourth annual ICC tournament scheduled

NEW YORK -- Clubs from seven countries will compete in the fourth annual International Champions Cup July 23-Aug. 13, organizers announced Tuesday.


March 22, 2016
FRIENDLY PREPARATION
Ellis names USWNT roster for Colombia matches

CHICAGO -- U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis has named 23 players for training camp in preparation for friendly matches against Colombia. The USA will train in Orlando, Fla., for six days before meeting the Colombians at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn., at 7 p.m. April 6 (FS1) and at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa., at 2 p.m. ET April 10 (ESPN).


March 22, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
No more halfway measures on international playing dates for MLS

If Major League Soccer wants to become one of the great soccer leagues of the world, it must act like one.

Case in point:

International playing dates, when 12 CONCACAF teams are competing for berths in the 2018 World Cup on Friday and next Tuesday.


March 22, 2016
SIX LESS
Breakers prepare for Florida trip

The Boston Breakers waived six players Tuesday as the team started its second week of training camp in preparation for the NWSL preseason.


March 21, 2016
GETTING THE CALL
Revolution's Nguyen, Watson with national teams

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Revolution midfielder Lee Nguyen and defender Je-Vaughn Watson have been called in to training camp for 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.


March 20, 2016
SEVEN FOR SEVEN
Breakers open preseason with victory

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The Boston Breakers opened the preseason with a 7-0 win over Northeastern University in a scrimmage consisting of three 30-minute periods at Parsons Field Sunday night.


March 20, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 11 roundup

Queretaro and Chiapas traded goals within a two-minute span on their way to a 1-1 draw Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


March 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sapong brace leads Union win

CHESTER, Pa. – C.J. Sapong scored two goals and Sebastien Le Toux added a late goal leading the Philadelphia Union to their second straight victory, a 3-0 win over the New England Revolution Sunday afternoon before an announced crowd of 17,027 at Talen Energy Stadium.


March 20, 2016
BAD TO WORSE
Man down Revs fall to Union 3-0

CHESTER, Pa.--- Opening the season with two ties was not exactly the start the New England Revolution were hoping for. Add a 3-0 road loss to the Philadelphia Union at Talen Energy Stadium, and the season is off to a less than auspicious start.



ON TO GUATEMALA
Klinsmann calls in 26 players

CHICAGO -- U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 26 players to prepare for World Cup Qualifying matches against Guatemala.


March 20, 2016
RAPID RETURN
Tim Howard headed to Colorado

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- The Colorado Rapids announced the acquisition of U.S. national team goalkeeper Tim Howard from Everton FC as a Designated Player Sunday.



MLS ROUNDUP
Braces key comebacks in New York, Portland

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.---Both the Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew SC are still looking for their first win of the season after they struggled throughout a 0-0 draw in front of a chilled 12,605 at Toyota Park on Saturday afternoon


March 19, 2016
OLYMPIC PLAYOFF
Herzog calls in 23 players

CHICAGO -- U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team coach Andi Herzog has called 23 players to training camp for a home-and-away playoff against Colombia, which will determine the final berth in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


March 19, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Philadelphia returns home after splitting its first two games on the road and is looking to stem a trend against New England that has seen the Union go winless in four of the last five meetings between the two.


March 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions get first win

BRONX, NY--Cyle Larin scored in the seventh minute and Orlando City SC held on for their first win of the season, 1-0 over New York City FC Friday night at Yankee Stadium.


March 18, 2016
A YEAR LATE
Lee Nguyen finally gets (closer) to what he deserves

The Revolution might have been a year late and a few dollars short in re-doing Lee Nguyen’s contract. But Nguyen was saying the right things after the announcement Friday.


March 18, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

About the only thing Columbus Crew SC can say good about their season two games in is that the New York Red Bulls are worse.


March 18, 2016
NEW DEAL
Revolution revises Nguyen contract

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed midfielder Lee Nguyen to a new contract for the second time in two years, the team announced Friday.


March 17, 2016
MAKING THE JUMP
Former United Women's Soccer players set for NWSL season

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Players from five United Women’s Soccer teams were on NWSL rosters as the league opened preseason training this week.


March 17, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

NYC FC is one of only seven remaining undefeated teams after the first two weeks of the season, but it surrendered an early two-goal lead to finish with a 2-2 draw against Toronto last week at home.


March 16, 2016
HOOSIER SIGNING
Revolution ink Femi Hollinger-Janzen

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed third-round (51st overall) SuperDraft choice Femi Hollinger-Janzen, the team announced Wednesday.


March 16, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Wondo climbs the MLS scoring list

It won't be long before Chris Wondolowski climbs into fourth place on MLS' career scoring list. With two goals in as many games to start the new season, Wondolowski sits among the leaders and has hiked his career total to 111. That leaves him three behind Ante Razov.



PREPPING FOR '17
U.S. U-20s enter Dallas Cup

CHICAGO -- U.S. Under-20 coach Tab Ramos has named a 22-player roster to compete in the Dallas Cup March 20-26, U.S. Soccer announced Monday.


March 14, 2016
BREAK OVER
Boston NSWL team reports this week

The Boston Breakers open preseason training this week with a 28-player roster that includes U.S. national team forward Stephanie McCaffrey and leading scorer Kristie Mewis.


March 13, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 10 roundup

Santos Laguna scored three early goals and held on for a 3-2 win over Pachuca Friday at Estadio TSM Corona.


March 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Giovinco lifts TFC, Wondo leads Quakes past Timbers

BRONX, NY--Toronto FC rallied to a 2-2 draw with New York City FC Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


March 13, 2016
WEARING THE CROWN
U.S. U17 Women win CONCACAF title

ST. GEORGES, Grenada - Forward Civana Kuhlmann scored a dramatic game-winner in the 86th minute as the U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team won the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship with a 2-1 victory against Mexico.


March 12, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto FC will try to start their season two-for-New York when they visit New York City FC Sunday at Yankee Stadium.


March 12, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Impact blank Red Bulls, Dynamo rout FCD

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--DC United and the New England Revolution battled to a scoreless draw Saturday at Foxborough Stadium.


March 12, 2016
POINT TAKEN
Revolution play DC United to scoreless draw

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--The New England Revolution nearly snatched a late win but Kelyn Rowe pulled his shot just wide of the post and the Revs had to settle for their fourth consecutive scoreless home opener and their second draw of the young season, splitting the points with DC United 0-0 Saturday at Gillette Stadium.


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

DC United knocked the New England Revolution out of the MLS East playoffs in 2015. The Revs will have a chance to seek payback on Saturday afternoon at Gillette Stadium


March 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Shorthanded Fire hang on for draw with Lions

ORLANDO-- The Chicago Fire's hopes of ending their 17-game road winless streak went for naught, but they did earn their first point of the 2016 season on Friday, overcoming an early goal from Cyle Larin and an early red card to Michael Harrington to hang on for a 1-1 draw with Orlando City SC at the Citrus Bowl.


March 11, 2016
JUST WIN, BABY
Revs less concerned about avenging playoff loss than taking three points from DC United on Saturday

For the last two seasons, the New England Revolution, who open their 2016 home schedule on Saturday at Gillette Stadium against long-time rival DC United (CSN, 3:00 p.m. ET), have been a team of streaks.


March 9, 2016
SHEBELIEVES IS US
Women's National Team defeats Germany

BOCA RATON, Fla.---First half goals by Alex Morgan and Samatha Mewis led a come from behind United States 2-1 victory over Germany in the inaugural SheBelieves Cup Championship match in front of 13,501 fans at Florida Atlantic University Stadium Wednesday night.


March 9, 2016
'KEEPER COACH
Breakers hire Caine to replace Ashley Phillips

The Boston Breakers named Neill Caine goalkeeper coach this week, replacing Ashley Phillips, who has been appointed head coach of the Northeastern University women’s team. Phillips will remain with the Breakers as a consultant.


March 7, 2016
BLOWING THE WHISTLE
Brian Hall named CONCACAF refereeing director

MIAMI -- The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football announced the appointment of Brian Hall as Director of Refereeing Monday.


March 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Record crop of goals on opening weekend

HARRISON, N.J. -- Sebastian Giovinco converted a penalty kick and second-half sub Marco Delgado added an insurance goal, giving Toronto FC a 2-0 win over the New York Red Bulls in front of 21,303 at Red Bull Arena Sunday.


March 6, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 9 roundup

Tijuana (2-6-1, 12 pts) and Leon (5-1-3, 16) played to a listless 0-0 draw Friday at Estadio Caliente.


March 6, 2016
MAKING HIMSELF HEARD
Revolution's Fagundez starts with a bang

HOUSTON -- Revolution coach Jay Heaps thought Diego Fagundez had a “quiet night” in the season-opener Sunday. But Fagundez made enough noise to get the attention of the Houston Dynamo, scoring once and helping set up two goals as Revolution played to a 3-3 tie.


March 6, 2016
SHOW STOPPER
Morgan goal gives U.S. 1-0 win over France

NASHVILLE - A dramatic stoppage-time goal from Alex Morgan lifted the U.S. Women's National Team past France 1-0 at Nissan Stadium Sunday.


March 6, 2016
FAST START, DRAMATIC FINISH
Revolution pull out 3-3 tie with Dynamo

HOUSTON -- The Revolution started fast in their 21st season. And they also displayed resourcefulness after squandering the lead, provided by a third-minute Diego Fagundez goal, in playing to a 3-3 tie with the Houston Dynamo Sunday.


March 5, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Defending Supporters' Shield champions the New York Red Bulls open their season against Toronto FC Sunday at Red Bull Arena.


March 5, 2016
OBJECTIVE: MLS CUP
Revolution prepared to go on without Jermaine Jones

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The Revolution traded Jermaine Jones on the eve of their 21st season. But the Revolution had been preparing contingency plans since October, when Jones was involved in his final act with the team.


March 4, 2016
TRADED
Revolution deal Jermaine Jones to Rapids

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have traded midfielder Jermaine Jones to the Colorado Rapids in exchange for Colorado’s natural first-round draft pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft and general allocation money in a sign-and-trade.


March 4, 2016
CONTENDER
Je-Vaughn Watson joins Revolution

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have acquired Jamaican international defender/midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson from FC Dallas in exchange for the club’s natural third-round draft pick in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft, the team announced Friday.


March 4, 2016
PROMOTION
Harvard women's team names Chris Hamblin

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Chris Hamblin, an assistant coach for three Ivy League championship teams at Harvard, has been promoted to head coach for the Crimson women’s team, the school announced Friday.


March 3, 2016
DUNN DEAL
Seventh goal of year gives USWNT 1-0 win over England

TAMPA, Fla. -- Crystal Dunn scored her seventh goal of the year on a spectacular second half shot, giving the United States Women's National Team a 1-0 win over England in the first game of the SheBelieves Cup at Raymond James Stadium Thursday night,


March 3, 2016
SIGNING GAMBLE
Revolution inks forward, goalkeeper

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed forward Michael Gamble and goalkeeper Matt Turner, the team announced Thursday.


March 3, 2016
MONEY DEAL
Revolution send Charlie Horton to D.C. United

FOXBOROUGH, Mass -- The New England Revolution have acquired general allocation money from D.C. United in exchange for U.S. U-23 national team goalkeeper Charlie Horton in a sign-and-trade, the team announced Thursday.


March 2, 2016
PROMOTED
Northeastern women's team names Ashley Phillips

BOSTON -- Ashley Phillips has been named the fourth head coach in the history of the Northeastern University women’s team, the Huskies announced Wednesday. Phillips has been coaching at Northeastern in the role of assistant, associate head coach and interim head coach, since 2010.


March 1, 2016
GOOD EXAMPLE
Revolution re-sign Scott Caldwell

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed midfielder Scott Caldwell to a contract, the team announced Tuesday.


March 1, 2016
HAVING A BALL
NASL inks deal with Under Armour

Signaling its first major entry into the United States soccer market, Under Armour will provide the official ball for the North American Soccer League, starting this spring.


February 29, 2016
NEW LOOK, NEW APPROACH
U.S. Soccer unveils crest with virtual reality

U.S. Soccer unveiled its new crest on Monday, and used some fairly new technology, combined with some old reliable snail-mail to do so.


February 29, 2016
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Boston City FC adds former Revolution GM

First-year NPSL entry Boston City FC has added former New England Revolution general manager Craig Tornberg as acting managing director for the team. Tornberg will provide direction, guidance and strategy to the administrative and technical staff, BCFC announced Monday.


February 29, 2016
COPA KICKOFF TIMES
Brazil, Chile coming to Gillette Stadium

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Kickoff times for Copa America Centenario were announced Monday, including matches at Gillette Stadium involving eight-time champion Brazil, plus defending champion Chile.


February 28, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 8 roundup

Veracruz (0-5-3, 5 pts) and Pumas battled to a scoreless draw Friday at rainy Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


February 27, 2016
JEWEL OF A WIN
Revolution take Desert Diamond title

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The New England Revolution captured the Desert Diamond Cup championship with a 1-0 victory over the Columbus Crew at Kino North Stadium Saturday night.


February 26, 2016
MOVING ON UP
Treasurer Carlos Cordeiro elected as U.S. Soccer VP

Carlos Cordeiro was elected as U.S. Soccer vice president at the federation's Annual General Meeting at the Marriott Rivercenter Saturday morning.


February 27, 2016
MINUTEMEN SIGNING
Fall River's Na-Aata headed to UMass

AMHERST, Mass. -- University of Massachusetts men's coach Fran O'Leary announced the signing of midfielder/forward Ibrahim Na-Aata to a National Letter of Intent. Na-Aata joins Andrew Barrowman and Donnie Igo, who signed earlier this month.


February 26, 2016
SHEBELIEVES ROSTERS
U.S., England, France Germany teams set

CHICAGO -- Morgan Brian, Crystal Dunn and Hope Solo, who led the U.S. to the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying title this month, were named to the roster for the SheBelieves Cup, considered the top four-nation women's international tournament this year.


February 26, 2016
HE'S THE NEW BOSS
Swiss lawyer Gianni Infantino elected FIFA president

UEFA general secretary Gianni Infantino was elected FIFA president Friday, edging Asian Football Confederation president Sheikh Salman bin Ebrahim al-Khalifa in the second round of balloting in Zurich.


February 26, 2016
MEET THE NEW BOSS
Gianni Infantino elected FIFA president

Gianni Infantino Friday was elected as FIFA’s new president in Zurich, Switzerland. A veteran soccer official, the 45-year-old Infantino received 115 on the second ballot, 11 more than he needed.


February 25, 2016
JOINING UP
PDL completes field with addition of Boston Bolts

TAMPA, Fla. -- The PDL announced Thursday the FC Boston Bolts will join the league for the 2016 season, completing the field of 67 teams.


February 24, 2016
TEAL TIME
Bunbury leads Revolution second-half rally

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Teal Bunbury scored a goal and set up Steve Neumann for the tie-breaking score in the second half as the New England Revolution defeated the Houston Dynamo, 2-1, in a Desert Diamond Classic match at Kino North Stadium Wednesday night.


February 23, 2016
QUALIFICATION SET
U.S. Youth Soccer National League

FRISCO, Texas -- The US Youth Soccer National League has determined qualification parameters for the league’s expansion in the 2016-17 season, when the U-16, U-17 and U-18 age groups double from 16 to 32 teams.


February 23, 2016
MAKE IT TWO
USWNT set for Colombia rematch

CHICAGO -- The U.S. Women's National Team will face Colombia at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa., at 2 p.m. ET Sunday, April 10. The teams will also meet at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn., at 7 p.m. ET Wednesday, April 6.


February 23, 2016
TEAMING UP
NASL, Opta will partner

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League has teamed with Opta for a three-year partnership designed to provide fans, media and the rest of the soccer community with a close look at the statistical side of the league.


February 23, 2016
LAUNCHING NATIONAL
U.S. Soccer starting Girls' Development Academy

CHICAGO -- U.S. Soccer announced Tuesday it is launching a nationwide Girls' Development Academy Program. The Academy, starting in fall 2017, will focus on impacting everyday club environments to assist in maximizing female youth player development.


February 21, 2016
DEFENDING CHAMPS
Gillette Stadium will host Chile, Brazil

NEW YORK -- Defending champion Chile will meet Bolivia and eight-time champion Brazil will play Peru in Copa America Centenario first-round matches at Gillette Stadium, organizers announced Sunday.


February 21, 2016
GOING FOURTH
USA women capture CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying crown for the 4th time

Morgan Brian quarterbacked the USA to a 2-0 win over Canada and to the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship crown.


February 21, 2016
SOCCER AVALANCHE
Klinsmann: U.S. group in Copa America Centenario 'doable'

NEW YORK -- The Copa America Centenario will kick off with the U.S. meeting Colombia at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., June 3, organizers announced during the official draw at the Hammerstein Ballroom Sunday night.


February 21, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 7 roundup

Andre-Pierre Gignac scored his league-leading seventh goal of the season as Tigres (3-2-2, 11 pts) tied Queretaro 2-2 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


February 21, 2016
SHOWING WHO'S THE BOSS AGAIN
USA women capture CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying crown for the 4th time

The United States women won yet another CONCACAF competition Sunday. And the sun also rises.


February 20, 2016
REVOLUTION RALLY
Bunbury goal gives New England draw with SKC

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The New England Revolution played Sporting Kansas City to a 1-1 draw in a Desert Diamond Cup match at Kino North Stadium Saturday night. Teal Bunbury scored for the Revolution, who have tied twice in two games in the tournament.


February 19, 2016
MAKING IT OFFICIAL
USA women do what they have to do, defeat Trinidad to book another trip to the Olympics

Given what the U.S. women's national team brings to the table and to the soccer pitch, qualifying for the Olympics is considered inevitable. That doesn't necessarily meant the team takes its task lightly.


February 19, 2016
TICKET TO RIO
U.S. Women qualify for Olympics

HOUSTON, Texas – The U.S. women qualified for their sixth consecutive Olympic soccer tournament Friday night.

Forward Alex Morgan registered her third career hat-trick and Carli Lloyd and Tobin Heath tallied once to lift the Americans to a 5-0 semifinal win over Trinidad & Tobago in the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship at BBVA Compass Stadium and to book a spot to Rio this summer.


February 19, 2016
FINDING A FOOTPRINT
United Women's Soccer will be an East-West loop

After the W-League ceased operations following last season, the next stage in the development of women's soccer came together quickly with the advent of United Women's Soccer. The new league plans to kick off its first season in May with 11 teams in two divisions, one on the East Coast and one in the West.


February 19, 2016
BIG GREEN MEN RECRUITS
Seven sign with Dartmouth

HANOVER, N.H. -- Dartmouth men’s coach Chad Riley recently announced the addition of seven players to the defending Ivy League champion’s roster.


February 19, 2016
BIG GREEN WOMEN RECRUITS
Dartmouth announces seven signings

HANOVER, N.H. -- Dartmouth women’s coach Ron Rainey recently announced the addition of seven players for the Big Green program.


February 19, 2016
THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT
Diego Torres, Yandel at Copa America draw

Three-time Latin Grammy nominated pop singer Diego Torres and Grammy winner reggaeton vocalist and songwriter Yandel will perform at the Copa America Centenario Official Draw Sunday.


February 18, 2016
ROAD OPENER
Breakers will visit Washington Spirit

The Boston Breakers will open the NWSL season on the road, meeting the Washington Spirit at the Maryland Soccer Plex in Boyds, Md., April 16. The Breakers then meet the Seattle Reign FC Sunday, April 24, in their 2016 home opener.


February 18, 2016
AN IMPRESSIVE QUARTET
USWNT's Lloyd, Solo, Johnston, Klingenberg named to 11-player world all-star team

Four United States players were named to the first Women's World XI team, FIFPro announced Thursday.


February 17, 2016
WILD NIGHT IN TUCSON
Revolution squander lead, rally for 3-3 tie with RSL

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The New England Revolution squandered a two-goal lead and a man advantage, but rallied for a 3-3 tie with Real Salt Lake in a preseason game at Kino North Stadium Wednesday.


February 17, 2016
BACK TO JAX
Breakers set up preseason trip

The Boston Breakers will return to Jacksonville, Fla., for an eight-day training camp starting March 24, the team announced this week.


February 15, 2016
OH WHAT A NIGHT
Crystal Dunn ties USA record, scoring 5 goals in 10-0 win over Puerto Rico in Olympic qualifying

FRISCO, Texas -- Crystal Dunn scored five goals to spark the United States to a 10-0 victory over Puerto Rico to secure the Group A crown in the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship (CWOQ) in Toyota Stadium Monday night.


February 15, 2016
GOING FOR A CLEAN SWEEP
USWNT eye victory, full 9 group points in Olympic qualifying vs. Puerto Rico

FRISCO, Texas -- With one goal secured -- reaching the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship -- the United States has another one to strive for against Puerto Rico Monday night.


February 14, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 6 roundup

Veracruz rallied to a 1-1 draw with Club America Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


Veracruz 1, America 1
Rubens Sambueza staked the Aguilas (3-2-1, 11 pts) to a 1-0 lead in the 30th minute, settling a long pass from Osvaldo Martinez and beating Leobardo Lopez and three other defenders before slotting the shot. Edgar Andrade leveled the score with a booming free kick to the upper left corner in the 51st, and the Tiburones Rojos (0-4-2, 4) held on for the point despite losing midfielder Gabriel Peñalba to a red card in the 68th minute.

Toluca 1, Atlas 1
Toluca (1-4-1, 7 pts) and Atlas scored within three minutes of each other on their way to a 1-1 draw Friday at Estadio Nemesio Diez.

Toluca's Enrique Triverio opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 68th minute, after a foul by defender Walter Kannemann. Jefferson Duque equalized for the Zorros (1-2-3, 5) in the 71st, converting off an assist from Gonzalo Bergessio for his first Liga MX goal.

Netminder Alfredo Talavera preserved the point for Toluca with clutch late saves on Egidio Arevalo and Arturo Gonzalez.

Monterrey 2, Santos Laguna 1
Monterrey edged Santos Laguna 2-1 Friday at Estadio TSM Corona.

The first-place Rayados (5-0-1, 15 pts) took command with a right-footed goal by Dorlan Pabon in the 21st minute and rebound strike by Edwin Cardona in the 57th.

Djaniny took one back for Santos (3-0-3, 9 pts) in the 66th minute, blasting the ball into the upper right corner from well outside the penalty area.

Cruz Azul 2, Queretaro 1
Cruz Azul defeated Queretaro 2-1 Saturday at Estadio Azul.
Joffre Guerron opened the scoring for La Maquina (2-3-1, 9 pts) with a header in the 39th minute. Joao Rojas took advantage of a turnover forced by Matias Vuoso to make the score 2-0 in the 75th, five minutes before Carlos Fierro put the Gallos Blancos (2-0-4, 6) on the board.

Tijuana 2, Tigres 1
Dayro Moreno scored twice as Tijuana beat short-handed Tigres 2-1 for their first win of the season Saturday at Estadio Universitario.

Moreno opened the scoring off a left-side cross in the 43rd minute, and completed his brace in the 61st after netminder Nahuel Guzman mishandled a ball outside the penalty area.

Clausura scoring leader Andre-Pierre Gignac (6 goals) connected for Tigres from outside the penalty area in the 71st minute. UANL played the second half a man down after forward Rafael Sobis was sent off with a straight red card in the 45th minute.

Xolos are in 12th place at 1-3-1 and six points, while Tigres fall to 3-1-1 (10).

Pumas 3, Dorados de Sinaloa 2
Luis Quinones led the way with a brace as Pumas (2-2-2, 8 pts) edged winless Dorados de Sinaloa 3-2 Saturday at Estadio Banorte.

Dorados staked UNAM to a 1-0 lead when defender Jesus Chavez deflected a Quinones cross into his own net in the sixth minute. Pumas led 2-0 at the intermission after Quinones scored his first goal in the 16th minute.

Yimmi Chara put Dorados (0-0-6, 0 pts) back in the game in the 47th minute, but Quinones put things out of reach in the 68th. Freddy Martin responded within seconds for Dorados, but the comeback stopped there.

Leon 1, Chivas 0
Mauro Boselli scored in the 78th minute to give Leon (4-0-2, 12 pts) a 1-0 win over Chivas de Guadalajara Sunday at Estadio Omnilife.

The deciding goal came after Chivas goalkeeper Antonio Rodriguez collided with a defender, causing him to misplay a ball and leave Boselli with an open net.

Chivas (0-4-2, 4) played the final 11 minutes shorthanded after midfielder Jair Pereira received two yellow cards within seconds of each other.

Pachuca 5, Puebla 2
Pachuca reeled off five unanswered goals to roar past Puebla 5-2 Sunday at Estadio Hidalgo and into second place in the Clausura standings at 4-2-0 (14 pts).

Franco Jara started the comeback with a 29th-minute penalty kick, after being fouled in the penalty area, and led all scorers with a brace.

Four of the Tuzos' goals came in the final ten minutes, starting with an own goal by Puebla midfielder Christian Bermudez in the 80th. Rodolfo Pizarro bounced the 20-yard game-winner into the net two minutes later, Jara completed his brace in the 89th and Simon Almeida closed things out off a corner kick in the third minute of stoppage time.

Puebla's Patricio Araujo scored off a corner kick in the 13th minute, and Christian Valdez made the score 2-0 with a header two minutes later.

The loss leaves Puebla in tenth place at 2-2-2 (8).


February 13, 2016
SURVIVING A TIGHT ONE
USA beats Mexico 1-0 on dramatic Lloyd goal, qualifies for Olympic qualifying semis

FRISCO, Texas -- Carli Lloyd put in a rebound of her saved penalty kick to lift the United States to a hard-fought 1-0 Group triumph over Mexico and into the semifinals of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship Saturday at Toyota Stadium.


February 13, 2016
NOT SO SECRET WEAPON ANYMORE
But USA women hint they could use that kickoff set piece again or a variation of it

FRISCO, Texas -- Just because the United States has used that surprising set piece on one opening kickoff doesn't necessarily mean they have mothballed it away from the rest of the CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship.


February 13, 2016
STRENGTH IN NUMBERS, QUALITY
Mexico coach Cuellar: USA can field two teams in the top 10 of the world

FRISCO, Texas -- The United States women's national team doesn't rebuild, they reload.

Perhaps no one knows this better than the leader of one of the Americans' biggest CONCACAF rivals, Mexico head coach Leonardo Cuellar.


February 12, 2016
CRUSADER WOMEN'S RECRUITS
Holy Cross signs nine

WORCESTER, Mass. -- – Holy Cross women’s coach Casey Brown announced Thursday nine recruits who will join the Crusaders next season:

Defender Lucy Acuña (Wellesley, Mass.); goalkeeper Caroline Cashion (Dover, Del.); midfielder Cassie Cheeseman (Thornton, Pa.); midfielder Kelly Crowley (San Marino, Calif.); defender Bridgette Dwyer (Wilton, Conn.); forward Carly Flahive (Westborough, Mass.); defender Samantha Peters (Wilmington, Del.); midfielder Emma Sosinski (Waxhaw, N.C.); and forward Chris Weyrauch (Basking Ridge, N.J.).


February 12, 2016
EAGLES' RECRUITS
Hiatt heads list for Boston College women

The Boston College women's team has received eight commitments, headed by U.S. U-18 national team defender Samantha Hiatt, coach Alison Foley announced Thursday.


February 11, 2016
MIDFIELD HELP
Revolution acquire Gershon Koffie

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution acquired midfielder Gershon Koffie from the Vancouver Whitecaps in exchange for general allocation money and targeted allocation money (TAM).


February 11, 2016
TAKING AIM
Arsenal FC will be the opponent in MLS All-Star Game

Premier League giants Arsenal will be the opponents in the 2016 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, the league announced Thursday.


February 10, 2016
MIAMI BRACE
El Tri blank Senegal, 2-0 in tune-up for World Cup qualifying

MIAMI--Late goals by Jesus Duenas and Rodolfo Pizarro lifted Mexico over Senegal 2-0 in a Wednesday night friendly in front of 15,588 at Marlins Park.


February 10, 2016
LEAVING NO DOUBT
Morgan strikes twice, including 12 seconds into the match, to lift USWNT to 5-0 win over Costa Rica

FRISCO, Texas -- New generation of players, same old national team.

Alex Morgan scored twice, including the fastest goal in CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship (CWOQ) history, to spark the United States to a 5-0 victory over Costa Rica in the opening Group A match for both teams at Toyota Stadium Wednesday night.


February 9, 2016
SHORT STAY
Revolution waive Sean Okoli

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have waived forward Sean Okoli, the team announced Tuesday.


February 8, 2016
LONG-TERM LOSS
Revolution DP Kouassi injured in Swiss Super League match

Xavier Kouassi, signed last week as a Designated Player by the Revolution, will be out for at least six months after being injured playing for FC Sion Sunday.


February 8, 2016
ROSTERS RELEASED
CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying

MIAMI -- Soccer News Net College Boot winner Kadeisha Buchanan (Canada) was among players listed on rosters for the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, scheduled Feb. 10-21 in Dallas and Houston.


February 8, 2016
CANADIAN ALLOCATIONS
National team players set for NWSL teams

CHICAGO -- A total of 11 Canadian Women's National Team players have been allocated to NWSL teams, the league announced Monday.


February 8, 2016
HUSKIES' RECRUITS
Northeastern women sign three

Northeastern interim coach Ashley Phillips announced midfielder Emily Evangelista (Tampa, Fla.), forward Olivia Ware (Foothill Ranch, Calif.) and midfielder Kerri Zerfoss (Peabody, Mass.) will join the Huskies women’s team after signing National Letters of Intent.


February 8, 2016
CRUSADER RECRUITS
Holy Cross men's team adds four

WORCESTER, Mass. -- Holy Cross Crusaders men’s coach Marco Koolman four members of the 2016 freshman class.


February 7, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 5 roundup

Queretaro edged Veracruz 2-1 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.



February 6, 2016
SECOND LOSS
Davies scores again as Revolution fall to Whitecaps

TUCSON, Ariz. -- The New England Revolution concluded the first leg of their preseason schedule with a 3-2 loss to the Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday night.


Feb. 6, 2016
ANOTHER PERFECT FINISH
Altidore rewarded at the finish as U.S. dominates Canada

Jozy Altidore hit the post twice -- with the same shot -- and came close another half-dozen times, but nothing was falling for the U.S. national team in a dominant display against Canada in Friday night's friendly at StubHub Center.


February 5, 2016
CATAMOUNT RECRUITS
Vermont women's team announces four

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- The University of Vermont announced four newcomers to the women's program Friday. Coach Kristi Lefebvre said Christina Barry (Apple Valley, Minn.), Megan Frost (Ottawa, Ontario), Bridgette King (Freehold, N.J.) and Julia Smith (Norcoss, Ga.) will join the Catamounts next season.


February 5, 2016
U.S. OPEN CUP RECORD
92 teams set for 103rd edition of tournament

CHICAGO -- The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup’s 103rd edition will kick off May 11 with a record number of teams.


February 4, 2016
LATE SCORE
Revolution rally falls short in loss to FC Dallas

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. -- Steve Neumann scored a second-half goal, but the New England Revolution fell, 2-1, to FC Dallas in a preseason game Thursday.


February 4, 2016
MINUTEMEN RECRUITS
UMass men's team signs two

AMHERST, Mass. -- Two of Massachusetts' top high school prospects have committed to play at UMass, coach Fran O’Leary announced Thursday. Andrew Barrowman (Marshfield, Mass.) and Donnie Igo (Needham, Mass.) have signed with the UMass men's program.


February 4, 2016
MINUTEWOMEN RECRUITS
UMass' women's team adds three transfers

AMHERST, Mass. -- Former Clemson forward Salma Anastasio (Trumbull, Conn.) and twin sisters Breanne and Brittany Moreau (Belchertown, Mass.) have transferred into the UMass women’s program.


February 3, 2016
SHUTOUT START
Rowe, Davies lead Revolution to 2-0 win over 'Quakes

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Kelyn Rowe and Charlie Davies scored first-half goals as the New England Revolution opened the preseason with a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes Wednesday.


February 3, 2016
LABOR HEADACHES
U.S. Soccer sues women's players, says there is a CBA with women's national team players

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer Wednesday night said it had reluctantly filed a lawsuit in federal court in Chicago to confirm the existence of the current collective bargaining agreement with the Women's National Team Player Association.


February 2, 2016
OLYMPIC QUALIFYING DECIDER
USA to host Colombia in Frisco March 29

FRISCO, Texas -- The U.S. will host Colombia on Tuesday, March 29, at Toyota Stadium for the second leg of its two-game home-and-away playoff for a spot in the 2016 Olympic Games, U.S. Soccer announced Tuesday.


February 2, 2016
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Cardinal's Morris honored with College Boot

Stanford junior forward Jordan Morris is the winner of the 2015 Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


February 2, 2016
EXTENDED
Providence Friars give Lopes new contract

PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Providence College announced Tuesday women’s coach Sam Lopes has signed a contract extension through the 2021 season. Lopes, who became the ninth coach in the history of the program April 10, 2014, has guided the Friars to back-to-back appearances in the Big East Tournament, advancing to the championship game last year.


February 2, 2016
RELEASED
Evans, Orozco return to clubs

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has released defenders Brad Evans and Michael Orozco after both were in the starting lineup for a 3-2 win over Iceland Sunday.


February 1, 2016
EXTENDED STAY
BU's Feldman given new five year deal

Boston University head women's soccer coach Nancy Feldman has agreed to a contract extension through the 2020 season.


February 1, 2016
DESIGNATED REPLACEMENT
Kouassi could be Revolution solution in midfield

The New England Revolution could be losing Jermaine Jones. But the team has acquired a lower-profile, younger, and, presumably, lower-salaried replacement in FC Sion’s Xavier Kouassi.


February 1, 2016
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Mountaineers' Buchanan honored with Women's College Boot

West Virginia junior defender Kadeisha Buchanan is the winner of the 2015 Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


February 1, 2016
DP ON THE WAY
Revolution add midfielder Kouassi from FC Sion

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution announced the signing of Ivory Coast midfielder Xavier Kouassi as a Designated Player Monday. Kouassi will be added to the roster during the Secondary Transfer Window upon the expiration of his contract with FC Sion June 30, pending receipt of his P1 Visa and International Transfer Certificate.


January 31, 2016
BIRNBAUM PLAYS HERO
Defender nods U.S. past Iceland in 2016 opener

CARSON, Calif. -- Steve Birnbaum was something of an afterthought for the U.S. national team to start 2016, but when he took the opportunity that was offered and turned it into something special.


January 31, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 4 roundup

Bryan Rabello scored two goals in two minutes to give Santos Laguna a 2-0 win over Queretaro Friday at Estadio TSM Corona.





January 31, 2016
SUPPORTER'S CHOICE
Monmouth's Acuña Camacho leads College Boot fan vote

Monmouth senior defender David Acuña Camacho has been selected as the winner of the College Boot Supporter's Choice award. He received the most votes from soccer fans in the annual Soccer News Net poll recognizing the national player of the year.


January 30, 2016
SUPPORTER'S CHOICE
Monmouth's Murphy leads College Boot fan vote

Monmouth junior forward Erica Murphy has been selected as the winner of the Women's College Boot Supporter's Choice award. Murphy received the most votes from soccer fans in the annual Soccer News Net poll recognizing the national player of the year.


January 29, 2016
WERNER FRICKER AWARD WINNER
U.S. Soccer honors ex-USWNT, current UNC coach Dorrance

CHICAGO - Former U.S. women's national team head coach and current University of North Carolina head women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance has been named the 2016 winner of the Werner Fricker Builder Award.


January 29, 2016
DEFENDER ADDED
Michael Orozco joins U.S. for Iceland clash

Defender Michael Orozco has been added to the roster for the U.S. Men’s National Team match against Iceland Sunday afternoon. Orozco was set to be available for training Friday and return to Club Tijuana on Sunday evening.


January 28, 2016
GOING TO GRENADA
Sanchez leads U-17 qualifying roster

U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team coach B.J. Snow Thursday named a 20-player roster for the 2016 CONCACAF U-17 Women's Championship in St. George's, Grenada, from March 3-13. The top three finishers will qualify for the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in Jordan Sept. 30-October 21. Southern California Blues SC's Ashley Sanchez leads the way, having scored 11 goals in six matches for the team, plus converting the deciding goal as the U.S. won the U-20 qualifying title last month.


January 28, 2015
NEW U20 LEAGUE PLANNED
EDP Super League targets national footprint

EAST BRUNSWICK NJ --A new Under 20 league that hopes to achieve a national footprint is being formed by EDP. Several clubs have already been invited to join the EDP Super Club U20 League, which will begin an open application process within the next week.


January 27, 2016
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
BC's Lewis takes New England Soccer News honor

Boston College junior Zeiko Lewis is the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year.


January 27, 2016
FOX LANDS COPA
Multimedia rights will include all 32 matches

Fox Sports has acquired the multi media rights to the Copa America Centenario. All 32 matches of the tournament will be broadcast live from June 3-26, with matches appearing on FOX broadcast network, FS1 and FS2


January 26, 2016
BEST OF NEW ENGLAND
BC's Meehan named New England Soccer News Women's College Player of the Year

Boston College all-time leading scorer McKenzie Meehan is the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year.


January 26, 2016
OLYMPIC HOPEFULS
McCaffrey, Mewis on qualifying roster

Boston Breakers forward Stephanie McCaffrey and Whitman’s Samantha Mewis were among 20 players named Tuesday to the U.S. team for the CONCACAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Championship Feb. 10-21 in Frisco and Houston, Texas.


January 25, 2016
NO. 1 SIGNING
Revolution inks Jordan McCrary

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have signed first-round MLS SuperDraft pick Jordan McCrary to a contract, the team announced Monday.


January 24, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 3 roundup

Queretaro (1-0-2, 3 pts) shut out Dorados de Sinaloa 3-0 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


January 23, 2016
CARLI CONNECTS
First half hat trick leads USWNT 5-0 over Ireland

SAN DIEGO---Carli Lloyd scored a first half hat trick as the United States Women's National Team cruised to a 5-0 win over Ireland in front of 23,329 fans at Qualcomm Stadium Saturday.


January 22, 2016
BEST OF THE REGION
Lloyd, Chicharito named CONCACAF Players of the Year

Carli Lloyd and Javier Hernandez were the 2015 CONCACAF female and male players of the year, respectively, it was announced Friday.


January 22, 2016
LOANER
Revolution acquires defender from Sporting

The New England Revolution have acquired defender Sambinha on loan from Sporting Clube de Portugal. Sambinha is the first player to be loaned to the Revolution since it entered into a strategic partnership with Sporting in October 2014.


January 21, 2016
SWEDISH SIGNING
Former Liverpool midfielder joins Breakers

The Boston Breakers announced the signing of Swedish attacking midfielder Louise Schillgard.


January 20, 2016
LINED UP
USL set with 29 teams

The USL Wednesday announced the alignment, plus regular season and playoff format for the 2016 USL season, with 29 teams set to compete in the league’s sixth season.


January 19, 2016
FORWARD CHOICE
Revolution picks Hoosier Hollinger-Janzen

The New England Revolution selected forward Femi Hollinger-Janzen in the third round (51st overall) of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday.


January 19, 2016
DONE AND DUSTED
Rapids load up on final day of MLS SuperDraft

The Colorado Rapids selected four players and both New York teams – the Red Bulls and NYCFC – made no selections in the final two rounds of the MLS SuperDraft Tuesday.


January 19, 2016
SORTING IT OUT
Copa America Centenario draw in NYC Feb. 21

The Copa America Centenario draw will take place at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York at 7:30 p.m. ET Sunday, Feb. 21, the Copa America Centenario Local Organizing Committee announced Tuesday.


January 18, 2016
BACK IN CAMP
Sounders' Brad Evans called in to Carson

Seattle Sounders defender Brad Evans is back with the U.S. national team, U.S. Soccer announced Monday.


January 17, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 2 roundup

Leon cruised past Veracruz 3-1 Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.


January 15, 2016
CUTTONE’S CONCEPTS
Time to scuttle the draft

BALTIMORE—The Major League Soccer SuperDraft has become irrelevant. College soccer is no longer the path to MLS for most American players.


January 15, 2016
NWSL DRAFT
Full results

BALTIMORE--The National Women's Soccer League conducted its 2016 College Draft Friday afternoon at the Baltimore Convention Center. Forty players were selected over four rounds. With the No. 1 overall pick, the Portland Thorns FC selected University of Virginia defender Emily Sonnett. Full results follow.


January 15, 2016
CENTRAL PLANNING
Breakers make Westphal No. 3 pick in NWSL draft

The Boston Breakers made a dramatic move to bolster the team through the middle of the field in the NWSL draft Friday. The Breakers traded their first allocation spot to acquire the No. 3 overall pick from the Portland Thorns, selecting Christen Westphal, a central defender from the University of Florida.


January 15, 2016
CAVALIER PICK
Portland Thorns select Emily Sonnett No. 1

As expected, the Portland Thorns made U.S. national team defender Emily Sonnett the first pick in the NWSL draft Friday.


January 14, 2016
STARTING CONTENDER
Heaps hopes Revolution have their right back

Revolution coach Jay Heaps believes Jordan McCrary has the ability to be the team’s starting right back next season. And Heaps should know, since right back was Heaps’ position for most of his 11-year professional career.


January 14, 2016
MLS SUPERDRAFT
Second round selections



January 14, 2016
TAKING A GAMBLE
Revolution selects Wake Forest forward in second round

The New England Revolution picked former Wake Forest University forward Michael Gamble with the 10th selection of the second round of the MLS SuperDraft Thursday.



INSTANT REPLAY
Garber: MLS evaluating about USL testing it this year

BALTIMORE -- Instant replay could be coming to an American Soccer city near you sooner than you think.

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber Thursday afternoon said that the league is "evaluating, very closely," testing instant replay with the USL this year.



MLS SUPERDRAFT
First round selections

The first round selections in Thursday's MLS SuperDraft held at the Baltimore Convention Center as part of the National Soccer Coaches Association of American convention.


January 14, 2016
RIGHT CHOICE
Revolution selects defender Jordan McCrary

The New England Revolution selected North Carolina defender Jordan McCrary with the 10th pick in the MLS SuperDraft Thursday.


January 14, 2016
FIRST PICK
Fire take Wake Forest midfielder Harrison to open MLS SuperDraft

BALTIMORE -- The Chicago Fire have selected midfielder Jack Harrison out of Wake Forest with the first overall pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.


January 13, 2016
STEPPING DOWN
Tracey Leone leaving Northeastern

Tracey Leone announced Wednesday she has resigned as coach of the women's program at Northeastern University.


January 13, 2016
FOUR FOR MLS
Campbell, Fisher, Irving, Wharton sign

Major League Soccer announced the signing of four college seniors in advance of Thursday’s SuperDraft.


January 12, 2016
SUBBING IN
Sean Johnson replaces Hamid at U.S. camp

U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made one change to the roster for the January training camp. Goalkeeper Sean Johnson will report to U.S. Soccer's National Training Center to replace D.C. United’s Bill Hamid.


January 12, 2016
BELIEVE IT
U.S. Women's National Team to host four-team tournament

U.S. Soccer will host a four-team international tournament featuring four of the top five women's national teams as England, France and Germany join the U.S. for the SheBelieves Cup March 3-9.


January 11, 2016
SILVERBACKS SUSPENDED
NASL pulls plug on Atlanta team

The North American Soccer League announced Monday that it has suspended operations of the Atlanta Silverbacks for the 2016 season.


January 11, 2016
HUSKIES HIRE
Chris Gbandi takes over at Northeastern

Former MLS defender Chris Gbandi has been named the sixth coach in Northeastern men's history. Gbandi is a rising star in the college soccer coaching ranks, highlighted by appearances in the last two NCAA tournaments with Dartmouth. Gbandi is a former associate head coach at Dartmouth, the 2000 Hermann Trophy winner, and three-time All-America at Connecticut.


January 11. 2016
THEY'RE ON TOP OF THE WORLD AGAIN
Carli Lloyd named FIFA women's world player of the year; Jill Ellis top coach

ZURICH, Switzerland -- After securing the United States' third FIFA Women's World Cup crown last summer, team captain and midfielder Carli Lloyd and head coach Jill Ellis were feted with the highest honors possible.


January 10, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 1 roundup

Atlas kicked off the Clausura season with a 3-1 come-from-behind win over Queretaro Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


January 9, 2016
NEW LEADERS
U.S. Women's National Team changes captains

Midfielder Carli Lloyd and defender Becky Sauerbrunn have been named by coach Jill Ellis as captains of the U.S. Women's National Team.


January 8, 2015
TAKING THE TROPHY
Stanford's Morris, Penn State's Rodriguez win Hermann

ST. LOUIS – A player from each of the 2015 NCAA championship title teams has been named the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy winners: junior forward Jordan Morris of Stanford and senior midfielder Raquel Rodriguez of Penn State.


January 8, 2016
CHANGES
Klinsmann adds four for January camp

U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has made four additions to the roster for training camp in Carson, Calif.


January 7, 2016
THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS
US Open Cup play resumes April 2

CHICAGO - The pairings for the Third Open Division Qualifying Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup have been finalized. The six fixtures will take place across the country from April 2-3 and qualify the match winners for the tournament proper.


January 7, 2016
NO DOUBLE-DIPPING
MLS teams' USL affiliates no longer eligible for Open Cup

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has revised its Open Cup policies to allow professional clubs controlling teams at multiple levels to enter only their highest-level professional team.


January 7, 2016
SCHEDULE SET
Revolution opens with Houston, closes with Montreal

The New England Revolution will open their 21st MLS season against the Houston Dynamo at BBVA Compass Stadium Sunday, March 6 and play the first of 17 home matches against D.C. United at Gillette Stadium Saturday, March 12.


January 6, 2016
MIXING IN
Youth served in U.S. January camp

U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 23 players for the first training camp of the year, with the possibility of additions.


January 6, 2016
DRAFT ELIGIBLE
NCAA champion Nittany Lions feature on NWSL list

A total of 145 players are eligible for selection in the NWSL College Draft, the league announced Wednesday. The draft will take place at 10 a.m. ET Friday, Jan. 15 at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Convention in Baltimore.


January 6, 2016
FRESH INK
Revs sign Fagundez to multiyear contract

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – New England Revolution midfielder Diego Fagundez has signed a new multiyear contract.


January 4, 2016
LEADING THE YOUTH
Friedel, Namazi take over U19s, U18s

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has appointed three-time World Cup veteran Brad Friedel as Head Coach of the U-19 Men's National Team and former Iran National Team assistant coach Omid Namazi to lead the U-18 MNT program.


January 4, 2016
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT HONOR
Ex-NASL coach Timo Liekoski named Walter Chyzowych Fund award recipient

Former North American Soccer League coach Timo Liekoski Monday was named the recipient of the 2016 Walt Chyzowych Fund lifetime Achievement award.


January 1, 2016
THURSDAY'S THE DAY
Garber: MLS will unveil 2016 schedule then



In a New Year's email to the league's fans, Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber Friday said that the 2016 full schedule will be unveiled Thursday.


December 31, 2015
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
The top ten national soccer stories of 2015

Brilliant, simply brilliant. There was no other way to describe the United States' 5-2 victory over Japan in the Women's World Cup final on July 5.


December 31, 2015
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Obituaries

Former U.S. Soccer Federation chairman and National Soccer Hall of Fame builder Milton Aimi passed away on January 27. He was 88.


December 31, 2015
CALLED IN
Engen, McCaffrey to train with U.S. women in January camp

CHICAGO – U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis Friday named 26 players for the first training camp of 2016.


December 30, 2015
KIA AT THE HELM
McNeill named Brown head coach

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Kia McNeill, an assistant coach at Northeastern University and former assistant at Boston College, where she player her college soccer, has been named the head women's soccer coach at Brown University.


December 29, 2015
SET FOR THE DESERT
Revs to play in Diamond Cup again

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – For the fifth consecutive year, the New England Revolution will take part in the Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Arizona.


December 23, 2015
TAKING OVER THE 17s
U.S. Soccer tabs John Hackworth

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has appointed former Philadelphia Union coach John Hackworth as the head coach of the U-17 Men’s National Team. He replaces Richie Williams, who has been named assistant coach of Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer.


December 22, 2015
MEN'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
U.S. Soccer honors Michael Bradley

CHICAGO – U.S. captain Michael Bradley has been voted the U.S. Soccer male player of the year, with the announcement taking place earlier Tuesday on ESPN’s SportsCenter.


December 22, 2015
OPENING ON THE ROAD
Revolution start 2016 season against Houston at BBVA Compass Stadium

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution will open their 2016 campaign at BBVA Compass Stadium against the Houston Dynamo on Sunday, March 6. Kickoff will be 3:00 pm ET.


December 22, 2015
SHIFT IN SAN ANTONIO
Scorpions drop out, Spurs to operate USL team

One of the most successful franchises in the North American Soccer League is dropping out of the league. The San Antonio Scorpions have announced that as a result of a sale of Toyota Field to the City of San Antonio and Bexar County, and a subsequent agreement with the San Antonio Spurs, the team will cease operating.


December 22, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: ABDOU MBACKE THIAM
Meet the candidates, and vote!

UConn freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 21, 2015
BANNED
Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer for 8 years

ZURICH, Swizterland -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been banned from all soccer activities for eight years as was UEFA president Michel Platini, the organziation's ethics committee announced Monday morning.


December 21, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: ZEIKO LEWIS
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston College junior Zeiko Lewis is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and a candidate for the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 20, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: FELIX DE BONA
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston University junior forward Felix De Bona is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and a finalist for the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 18, 2015
SMALL TRADE
Breakers get a pick from Reign

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have acquired a second-round pick in the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft from Seattle Reign FC in exchange for an international roster spot for 2016.


December 18, 2015
NEUMANN IS BACK
Revs re-sign midfielder

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution has re-signed midfielder Steve Neumann. Neumann, who has made 32 regular-season appearances for the Revs since being selected with the No. 4 pick in the first round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, originally did not have his contract option picked up by the club on Nov. 25.


December 18, 2015
LANDSLIDE VICTORY
Michael Bradley named Fútbol de Primera's player of year

SAN FRANCISCO– U.S. national team and Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley has won the 2015 Player of the Year Award, presented by Fútbol de Primera, it was announced Friday.


December 17, 2015
FILLING A VOID
UWS plans to be D II women's league

United Women's Soccer plans to launch in the spring of 2016, filling the void left by the demise of the W-League following this past season.


December 17, 2015
THE COPA'S COMING
Gillette Stadium to host matches in the Copa America Centenario

Gillette Stadium will host three matches in next year's Copa America Centenario, including a match featuring the top seed in Group B, Brazil, and a tournament quarterfinal.


December 17, 2015
THE GROUP STAGE
USA to play in Santa Clara, Chicago, Philly at Copa America Centenario 1st round

The U.S. men's national team will play group-stage matches of the Copa America Centenario in three cities and in as many time zones. The Americans will anchor Group A and will play in in Santa Clara (JUne 3), Chicago (June 7) and Philadelphia (June 11) for Copa America Centenario.


December 16, 2015
BITTERSWEET FAREWELL
Wambach's U.S. career ends with loss to China PR

NEW ORLEANS - China PR put a damper on Abby Wambach's retirement celebration, defeating the US Women's National Team 1-0 Wednesday in front of a record crowd of 32,950 at the Superdome.


December 16, 2015
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Carli Lloyd takes US Soccer top honor

CHICAGO - Midfielder Carli Lloyd has been voted the 2015 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday during FOX Sports 1's pre-game coverage of the USA's final Victory Tour match against China PR.


December 16, 2015
NEW DEAL
Revolution sign Chris Tierney to new contract

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution signed defender Chris Tierney to a new multiyear contract on Wednesday.


December 15, 2015
BRENER TAKES CONTROL
Buys AEG's interest in Dynamo, Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium

HOUSTON –Gabriel Brener, CEO of Brener International Group, LLC, has acquired AEG’s interests in the Houston Dynamo, the NWSL’s Houston Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium.


December 15, 2015
OPENING THE CAMPAIGN
USMNT to host Iceland, Canada in Carson

CHICAGO - The U.S. men's national team will kick off 2016 with friendlies against Iceland and Canada at the StubHub Center.


December 14, 2015
FINAL FIVE
Bradley, Dempsey, Guzan, Johnson, Yedlin are up for U.S. Soccer male player of the year

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer Monday announced the five nominees for 2015 U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year.


December 10, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Tigres win Gran Final in pk thriller

Tigres brought a 3-0 lead into Sunday's second leg of the Apertura championship finals, but needed 120 minutes and eight rounds of penalty kicks to claim their fourth title after top seeds Pumas rallied to a 4-4 aggregate draw.


December 13, 2015
DUNN DEAL
Crystal Dunn nets game-winner for WNT against China

GLENDALE, Arizona - The US Women's National Team continued its post World Cup Victory Tour with a 2-0 win over China PR Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium in front of 19,066 fans, a record crowd to watch a WNT game in Arizona.


December 13, 2015
FIRST FOR STANFORD
Cardinal men crush Clemson to capture College Cup

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--U.S. national team striker Jordan Morris scored twice as Stanford took a 4-0 victory over Clemson in the NCAA Men’s Championship at Sporting Park Sunday, the first national title in the Cardinal’s century-long soccer history.


December 11, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: MCKENZIE MEEHAN
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston College all-time leading scorer McKenzie Meehan is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 11, 2015
WOMEN'S FINALISTS
Hermann down to Buchanan, Rodriguez and Sonnet

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--- West Virginia junior defender Kadeisha Buchanan (Brampton, Ontario), Penn State senior midfielder Raquel Rodriguez (San Jose, Costa Rica), and Virginia senior defender Emily Sonnet (Marietta, Ga.) are the women's finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


December 11, 2015
HERMANN FINALISTS
Allen, Herbers, Morris get nod for men's trophy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Georgetown senior forward Brandon Allen (Old Bridge, N.J.), Creighton junior forward Fabian Herbers (Ahaus, Germany), and Stanford senior forward Jordan Morris (Mercer Island, Wash. were named the men's Finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


December 11, 2015
NSCAA MEN'S ALL -AMERICANS
First, second, third teams



December 11, 2015
SIX GAMES
Jermaine Jones suspended after confrontation with referee

NEW YORK – New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones has been suspended by the MLS Disciplinary Committee for six matches and fined an undisclosed amount for his conduct toward a match official in the 92nd minute of New England’s MLS Cup Playoff match against D.C. United on October 28, 2015.


December 10, 2015
HIGH PRESS-URE
Press connects for three as WNT romps past T&T

SAN ANTONIO - The U.S. Women's National Team's Victory Tour continued Thursday with a lopsided 6-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago at the Alamodome.


December 10, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: RACHEL HILL
Meet the candidates, and vote!

UConn Huskies junior forward Rachel Hill is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 10, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Tigres take control of the Gran Final

Fifth-seeded Tigres shut out #1 Pumas 3-0 in the opening leg of the Apertura Gran Final Thursday at Estadio Universitario.


December 10, 2015
FINAL FIVE
Lloyd, Rapinoe, Holiday, Sauerbrunn, Solo up for U.S. Soccer female player of the year

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has announced the five nominees for 2015 U.S. Soccer female player of the year Thursday.


December 9, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: JENNA FISHER
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston University senior forward Jenna Fisher is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 9, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Clubs busy as elves with post-season moves

The Ottawa Fury named Paul Dalglish head coach, taking over for Marc dos Santos, who left to join the Sporting Kansas City organization as the coach of their USL team.


December 9, 2015
BIGGER SPENDERS
MLS clubs will have $37M to spend to bolster rosters in 2016, 2017

NEW YORK -- With its goal of becoming one of the top-flight soccer leagues in the world in sight, Major League Soccer Wednesday took another step towards bulking up team rosters.


December 7, 2015
HAVING A (NEW) BALL
MLS unveils official ball for 2016 season

NEW YORK – adidas and Major League Soccer Monday unveiled a newly designed NATIVO, the official match ball for the 2016 season.


December 6, 2015
"A GREAT FEELING"
Four decades after starting as a soccer club, Timbers finally earn their first championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 40-year wait is over. Forty years after playing and losing in its first pro soccer championship game, the Portland Timbers have a title they can call their own.


December 6, 2015
"WE'LL BE BACK"
MLS Cup disappointment strengthens Crew SC's resolve for next season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Crew SC entered Sunday's MLS Cup final with home field advantage and one of the league's most dangerous goalscorers in Kei Kamara. But they and the 21,747 fans, most of them in black-and-gold, at MAPFRE Stadium were in for a rude awakening from the upstart Portland Timbers.


December 6, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Pumas, Tigres to Gran Final

Club America won the battle but lost the war against top seeded Pumas on Sunday, posting a 3-1 second leg win at Estadio Olimpico Universitario but falling in the Liguilla semifinals by a 4-3 aggregate score.


December 6, 2015
WHEN EAST MEETS WEST
Left coast teams dominate MLS Cup

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Historically the Western Conference has dominated MLS Cup. Well at least, the way the league is aligned today. With 20 teams, 10 in each conference the West was leading 13-6 going into Sunday’s 20th MLS Cup.


December 6, 2015
FIRST TITLE
Penn State Nittany Lion women win College Cup

CARY, N.C.--Costa Rican international Raquel Rodriguez’ 72nd-minute goal gave Penn State a 1-0 win over Duke before 10,676 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park Sunday, the Nittany Lions capturing their first NCAA Women’s Championship.


December 6, 2015
40-YEAR ITCH IS SCRATCHED
Four decades after starting as a soccer club, Portland Timbers finally earn a championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 40-year wait is over. Forty years after playing and losing in its first pro soccer championship game, the Portland Timbers have a title they can call their own.


December 6, 2015
UNPLAYABLE FIELD
U.S. Soccer cancels USWNT's Victory Tour match in Hawaii

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has cancelled the U.S. Women's National Team Victory Tour match scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, after a determination that the artificial turf surface is not suitable to hold an international soccer match.


December 5, 2015
SMALL MARKETS EYEING THE BIG PRIZE
Columbus, Portland vie for MLS Cup crown

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sorry folks, there are no big-name stars in Sunday's MLS Cup.

There's only a pair of hard-working small-market teams striving for some Major League Soccer glory at MAPFRE Stadium -- host Columbus Crew SC and the Portland Timbers.


December 5, 2015
MORE EXPANSION
MLS owners support growing to 28 clubs;make competition changes

Major League Soccer owners gave hope to Sacramento and other cities that want to hop on the bandwagon and get an expansion franchise, voting in Columbus on Saturday to support future expansion to 28 teams.


December 5, 2015
A COLUMBUS SCARE
Kamara injured in practice,; Berhalter hopeful striker will play Sunday

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Kei Kamara, who has been an absolute terror to opposing defenders and goalkeepers all season long, gave Columbus Crew SC one big scare Saturday.


December 5, 2015
EAGLES CLIPPED
Boston College men sent home by Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y.--Boston College surrendered a 79th-minute goal off a corner kick in falling, 1-0, to Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men’s Championship Saturday.


December 5, 2015
WOUNDED KNEE
Megan Rapinoe tears ACL, out of Olympic qualifying

CHICAGO - U.S. women's national team and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe, the side's best playmaker, has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, U.S. Soccer said Saturday.


December 4, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE CUP ROUNDUP
Penn State, Duke advance to final

Penn State advanced to the NCAA Women's College Cup final for the second time and Duke for the third time, both taking 2-0 victories Friday night.


December 4, 2015
NSCAA HONORS SVERRISDOTTIR
UMass defender on All-Mid Atlantic Second Team



December 4, 2015
NSCAA WOMEN'S ALL-AMERICANS
First, second, third teams

Complete list of National Soccer Coaches Association of America Women's DI All-America selections.


December 3, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

Top-seeded Pumas took a giant step toward the Gran Final with a 3-0 semifinal road win over shorthanded Club America Thursday at Estadio Azteca.


December 3, 2015
FINAL TUNE-UP
WNT to play Ireland in last match before Olympic qualifying

CHICAGO - The U.S. Women's National Team will open its 2016 schedule against the Republic of Ireland on January 23 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Kickoff will be at 5 p.m. ET.


December 3, 2015
TAKING A ROLE
MLS, other pro leagues look to influence FIFA in wake of corruption

As the FIFA corruption scandal widened on Thursday with the arrest of the current president of CONCACAF Alfredo Hawit of Honduras and the President of CONMBEOL, Juan Ángel Napout of Paraguay, Major League Soccer and other professional leagues around the world are looking for a way to influence the organization.


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.


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