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

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


August 11, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Trophies, Tennessee and transfers

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


August 6, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy moves into first

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


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

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


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

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


August 5, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Scoreless in San Jose

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


August 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Reds top RSL

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


July 31, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Winners crowned

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


July 31, 2016
BREAKING GOOD
Dowie scores in debut

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


July 31, 2016
SOMETHING IN RESERVE
Breakers take WPSL title

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


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

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


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

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


July 30, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Four champions crowned

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


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

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


July 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
NYC routs Rapids

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


July 30, 2016
US YOUTH SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIPS
Finalists all set

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


July 26, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Mutiny finish in second

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


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

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

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


July 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Puerto Rico nets first win

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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



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

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


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

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



July 19, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Blue Heat wrap up west

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


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

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


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

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


July 17, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue edges Breakers

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


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

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


July 17, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies extend home streak

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


July 17, 2016
LIVERPOOL LINK
Breakers sign England forward Dowie

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


July 15, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Galaxy edge Dynamo

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


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

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


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

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


July 15, 2016
FINAL GAME
Breakers' Pathman announces retirement

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


July 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
The Americas' League

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


July 12, 2016
BOSTON COLLEGE RECRUITS
Eagles add 12 newcomers

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


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

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


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

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


July 12, 2016
UWS REVIEW
NJ Copa captures east title

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


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

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


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

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


July 10, 2016
TRAVEL TIME
Boston City FC streak snapped

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


July 10, 2016
STOPPED IN STOPPAGE
Breakers downed by Pride

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


July 2, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Kawasumi brace leads Reign

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


July 1, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash overtakes Red Stars

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


June 29, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No good deed goes unpunished

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


June 27, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Inferno break losing streak

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


June 26, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers top Houston

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


June 23, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride get a late lift

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


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

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


June 22, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns overtake Red Stars

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


June 22, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Valkyries earn first win

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--Benny Feilhaber had a goal and an assist as Sporting Kansas City blanked FC Dallas 2-0 Sunday in front of a sellout crowd at Children's Mercy Park.


June 19, 2016
SECOND PLACE
Boston City blanks Brooklyn Italians

Michael Bustamante’s fourth goal of the season earned Boston City FC a 1-0 win over the Brooklyn Italians at Brother Gilbert Stadium Sunday night.


June 18, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars move to top

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Sofia Huerta scored two goals, leading the Chicago Red Stars to a 3-0 win over the Boston Breakers at Toyota Park Saturday night..


June 18, 2016
DRAWN AND QUARTERED
Chile demolish El Tri 7-0

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--Eduardo Vargas scored four goals and had a fifth called back as Chile roared into the Copa America Centenario semifinals with a 7-0 win over Mexico Saturday at sold-out Levi's Stadium.


June 18, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both FC Dallas and Sporting Kansas City come in off Wednesday U.S. Open Cup wins: KC 2-1 in extra time over MLS wannabe Minnesota United, Dallas dragged into penalties before prevailing over USL side OKC Energy.


June 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Quakes pull out dramatic draw with Orlando City; Rapids extend Chicago's record winless streak

BRONX, NY--Frank Lampard, David Villa and Andrea Pirlo each scored and New York City FC defeated the Philadelphia Union, 3-2, Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.


June 18, 2016
TOUGH ROAD
Breakers blanked by Red Stars

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Boston Breakers began a four-game road trip with a 3-0 loss to the Chicago Red Stars at Toyota Park Saturday night.


June 18, 2016
TIPPING THE CAPS
Revolution beat Vancouver 2-1

VANCOUVER--Kelyn Rowe broke a 1-1 deadlock with a brilliant strike early in the second half and the New England Revolution were able to hang on for a hard-earned 2-1 road victory over Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place Saturday in the only regular season meeting of the two sides.


June 18, 2016
DOING IT ALL
Messi leads Argentina past Venezuela; U.S. next

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Lionel Messi made his first start in Copa America Centenario count, leading Argentina to a 4-1 win over Venezuela and scoring his 54th international goal before a 59,183 crowd at Gillette Stadium Saturday night.


June 17, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York has lost three of its last four in Yankee Stadium and won only once in 10 home games this season – including Wednesday's 1-0 defeat to the Cosmos in the U.S. Open Cup.


June 17, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns extend unbeaten string to nine

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Second-half goals from forwards Christine Sinclair and Nadia Nadim, helped the Portland Thorns FC extend its unbeaten streak to nine games, including six games on the road, with a 2-0 win against the Western New York Flash in front of 2,235 fans at Rhinos Stadium on Friday evening.


June 17, 2016
THE PENALTY PHASE
Colombia outlasts Peru in a shootout to reach Copa semis

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Colombia qualified for the semifinals of Copa America Centenario Friday night, defeating Peru in a shootout, 4-2, after playing to a scoreless draw at MetLife Stadium.


June 17, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Last Sunday, the Pride had a chance to lay sole claim to the top spot in the UWS West, but after weathering numerous lightning delays, the home side came up dry against the Houston defense as the Aces scored the lone goal in their 1-0 road victory.


June 16, 2016
HOUSTON, WE HAVE A SEMIFINALIST
Dempsey leads USA to a 2-1 quarterfinal win over Ecuador in gutsy performance

If the citizens of this Pacific Northwest City had any say, they probably would vote Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey mayor by a landslide. Heck, they might elect the rest of the U.S. national team to the city council.


June 16, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Round of 16 set

The final 12 teams needed to fill in the 2016 U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 Bracket were decided Wednesday night with the NASL's New York Cosmos and Ft. Lauderdale Strikers the only two non-Division I clubs to join the host of MLS sides that make up the rest of the field for the business end of the competition.


June 16, 2016
FIRST-TIMER
Herivaux goal gives Revolution OT victory

CARY, N.C. -- Zach Herivaux scored his first goal as a professional, in his first start, as the New England Revolution took a 1-0 extra time win over the Carolina RailHawks in a U.S. Open Cup match at WakeMed Soccer Park Wednesday night.


June 15, 2016
UWS REVIEW
NE Mutiny, NJ Copa roll to big wins

THORNTON, Colo. - After two losses to start the season, the Colorado Storm notched their first victory with a 2-1 home win over the Houston Aces on Friday night. The Storm and Aces had to wait out a brief delay to the start of the match due to lightning. The home side struck for the first two goals of the match, weathering a late Houston rally.


June 15, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Dempsey defies father time, but eventually that will catch up to him; who will be his successor?

Clint Dempsey came through not once, but twice for the United States in the group stage of Copa America Centenario.

And the sun also rises.


June 14, 2016
PERFECT RECORD
Argentina doesn't need Messi to win -- again

SEATTLE -- Argentina is showing it does not need Lionel Messi, or most of the rest of its regular starters, to succeed in Copa America Centenario group play. The Albiceleste displayed an electric short passing game, giving a dominating performance in taking a 3-0 win over Bolivia at CenturyLink Field Tuesday night, clinching first place in Group D.


June 14, 2016
IN STRIDE
Chile clinches quarterfinal spot

PHILADELPHIA -- Chile advanced to the quarterfinals of Copa America Centenario with a 4-2 victory over Panama before a 20,432 crowd at Lincoln Financial Field Tuesday night.


June 14, 2016
TICO WARMUP
USWNT set for Costa Rica match

The U.S. Women's National Team will face Costa Rica in its final Olympic Games tuneup at 8 p.m. CT Friday, July 22 at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kan.


June 13, 2016
PLAYING FOR PRIDE
Uruguay routs Reggae Boyz

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Uruguay might have only been playing for pride against Jamaica, and the Charruas showed they have plenty of that in taking a 3-0 victory in a Copa America Centenario match at Levi’s Stadium Monday night.


June 13, 2016
PLAYING FOR PRIDE
Uruguay routs Reggae Boyz

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Uruguay might have only been playing for pride against Jamaica, and the Charruas showed they have plenty of that in taking a 3-0 victory in a Copa America Centenario match at Levi’s Stadium Monday night.


June 13, 2016
TRI TOPPERS
Mexico win Group C with 1-1 draw against Venezuela

HOUSTON -- Jesus Corona scored in the 80th minute help Mexico secure the top spot in the Copa America Centenario's Group C with a 1-1 draw against Venezuela on Monday night at NRG Stadium.


June 13, 2016
ON WAIVERS
Revolution drop midfielder Michael Gamble

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have waived midfielder Michael Gamble, the team announced Monday.


June 12, 2016
NEW YORK DRAW
Boston City FC extends streak

PELHAM, N.Y. -- Boston City FC extended its unbeaten streak to three games with a 0-0 draw with New York Athletic Club Sunday night.


June 12, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Reign end skid, Thorns stay unbeaten

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Christen Press scored in the 61st minute to lift the Chicago Red Stars to a 1--1 draw with the Portland Thorns at Toyota Park on Sunday.


June 12, 2016
INCA UPSET
Peru eliminates Brazil on controversial goal

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Raul Ruidiaz’s controversial goal gave Peru a 1-0 win over Brazil, giving the Peruvians first place in Group B and eliminating the Brazilians from the Copa America Centenario before a 36,187 crowd at Gillette Stadium Sunday night.


June 12, 2016
CONFIDENT COACH
Ecuador coach Quinteros on 1-0 friendly loss to USA: 'We were superior in our game'

Gustavo Quinteros had one thing to say after his team booked a spot in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals Sunday night: Bring on the United States.


June 12, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers' loss give Indy spring crown

EDMONTON -- The Indy Eleven won the North American Soccer League Spring Championship, by virtue of FC Edmonton defeating the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-1 at Clarke Stadium Sunday afternoon.


June 12, 2016
QUARTERFINAL BOUND
Ecuador moves into knockout round with 4-0 win over Haiti

Ecuador did what it had to do to keep its knockout round hopes alive at Copa America Centenario at MetLife Stadium Sunday night. Riding the wave of a prolific attack, Ecuadorans remained unbeaten in the competition, recording a 4-0 Group B victory over Haiti.


June 11, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Going into the weekend, it looked like the NASL Spring Title was the idle New York Cosmos for the taking, but needing to scored four goals and win by at least three, the Indy Eleven moved into the driver's seat with a 4-1 win over Carolina on Saturday putting them in the top spot


June 11, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy poised to take spring title

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Armada and the Tampa Bay Rowdies drew 1-1 in front of 4,013 fans at Community First Park on Saturday.


June 11, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
KC, Sky Blue draw 1-1, Flash tops Pride 1-0

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sky Blue FC and FC Kansas City to a 1-1 draw in a National Women's Soccer League game at Yurcak Field.


June 11, 2016
RALLY CAPTAIN
Mutiny battles back against Rough Riders

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny took a 3-2 win over the Long Island Rough Riders in the teams’ first meeting in 15 years at East Longmeadow High School Saturday night.


June 11, 2016
LETTING IT SLIP
Colombia topped by Ticos, loses Group A lead

HOUSTON -- Johan Venegas scored a goal and set up another before halftime, Celso Borges added a second-half strike, and Costa Rica helped the United States with a 3-2 victory over Colombia on Saturday night.


June 11, 2016
TAKING CENTER (BACK) STAGE
U.S. center back dominates when he has to, including a big time, goal-saving tackl

For the past year or so, John Brooks probably made more than his share of mistakes and inconsistent performances for the U.S. national team.


June 11, 2016
IT'S TIME TO FLIP THE MENTALITY
Klinsmann: being the forever underdog has gotten old, it's time for the USA to turn over a new leaf

Whether the United States plays Brazil, Ecuador or Peru in the Copa America Centenario quarterfinals, head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is sure of one thing: his side has to step it up.


June 11, 2016
JUST ENOUGH
Man down USA squeaks past Paraguay

PHILADELPHIA---The United States National Team did not get the performance they wanted, but still managed to get the result they needed, narrowly defeating Paraguay 1-0 in front of an announced crowd of 51,041 at Lincoln Financial Field Saturday night.


June 10, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Tampa Bay is one of four teams that can walk away with silverware in the Spring Season, but the Rowdies will need to break down Jacksonville’s defense early and often to make up the necessary goal differential to move into the top spot in the standings


June 10, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Two former W-League teams that are still struggling to get their first points in Women’s United Soccer. In their most recent defeats, both teams felt the wrath of the New Jersey Copa F.C. offense.


June 10, 2016
TEEN PHENOM
17-year-old Christian Pulisic ready to continue to put his best foot forward for USA in Copa America

PHILADELPHIA -- Christian Pulisic is another in a long line of young Americans who are expected to help the U.S national team move into another orbit internationally.


June 10, 2016
MESSI TIME
Argentina star produces second-half hat trick

CHICAGO -- Lionel Messi made a spectacular Copa America Centenario debut, producing a hat trick in a 19-minute span of the second half as Argentina pounded Panama, 5-0, before a 53,885 crowd at Soldier Field Friday night.


June 10, 2016
HOME RESULT
Breakers draw with first-place Spirit

The Boston Breakers increased their home unbeaten streak to two games, playing the first-place Washington Spirit to a 1-1 tie before a season-high 4,007 crowd at Jordan Field Friday night.


June 10, 2016
CENTENARIO SCENARIOS
Win and the Americans are in; tie and they likely fly to quarters, lose and they're going home

The United States' Copa America Centenario fate is as cut and dried as it can get as the Americans prepare for their Group A finale against Paraguay Saturday night.


June 10, 2016
CONTROVERSIAL CONCLUSION
Late Vidal penalty gives Chile win over Bolivia

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Arturo Vidal converted a controversial penalty kick 10 minutes into second half stoppage time as defending champion Chile took a 2-1 win over Bolivia in a Copa America Centenario Group B match before a 19,392 crowd at Gillette Stadium Friday night.


June 9, 2016
MLS INFORMER
DisCo doings

MLS may have suspended its schedule for the Copa America. That doesn't mean everything with the league stops


June 9, 2016
CHICHARITO CHIC
Hernandez lifts Mexico, closes on scoring record

PASADENA, Calif. – An early goal by Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez sent Mexico to a 2-0 victory over Jamaica on Thursday, putting the Mexicans into the quarterfinals of the Copa America.


June 9, 2016
STAFF ADDITION
Breakers name performance specialist

Julian Haigh has been named the Boston Breakers’ Head of Sports Science and Player Performance, the team announced Thursday.


June 8, 2016
FIT TO BE TIED
Peru surrenders advantage, Ecuador rallies

Peru surrendered a two-goal lead in playing Ecuador to a 2-2 tie in a Copa America Centenario match at the University of Phoenix Stadium Wednesday night.


June 8, 2016
NO CONTEST
Brazil coasts to Copa victory over Haiti

Philippe Coutinho scored a hat trick, Renato Augusto had a brace, and Brazil rebounded from an uninspired opener with a 7-1 victory over Haiti in a Copa America Centenario Group B match Wednesday night.


June 8, 2016
UPSET TIME
Boston City clips Cosmos B

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Boston City FC upset reigning National Premier Soccer League champion New York Cosmos B, 3-2, at the Hofstra University Soccer Stadium Wednesday night.


June 7, 2016
COLOMBIA ADVANCES
Victory places them into semi-finals

PASADENA, Calif.---James Rodriguez had a goal and an assist to lead Colombia to a 2-1 win over Paraguay in a Copa American Centenario Group A match in front of over 42,000 fans at the Rose Bowl Tuesday night.


June 7, 2016
FROM ONE EXTREME TO THE OTHER
Dempsey leads USA to 4-0 rout of Costa Rica to avoid elimination from Copa

The United States lived to play another day in another important Copa America Centenario match Tuesday night. Clint Dempsey scored one goal and set up two others in the first half to spark the United States to a 4-0 Group A victory over Costa Rica at Soldier Field.


June 6, 2016
COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO ROUNDUP
Argentina, Panama take command in Group D

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- No Messi. No problem. With Lionel Messi watching from the bench and a Levi’s Stadium crowd chanting his name, Argentina took a 2-1 victory over defending champion Chile in both teams’ Group D opener Monday night.


June 6, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Inferno posts back to back 1-0 wins

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. - The Santa Clarita Blue Heat played the Colorado Storm to a 1-1 draw at The Master’s College Thursday night.


June 6, 2016
RAMPING IT UP
Perez paces Panama past Bolivia

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Blas Perez scored both Panama goals as the Canaleros took a 2-1 win over Bolivia in the Copa America Centenario Group D opener at Camping World Stadium Monday night.


June 6, 2016
COPA (NORTH) AMERICA?
Report: U.S. could become permanent home

Copa America Centenario marks the first time the South America championship has been conducted in the U.S. but it will not be the last, according to an ESPNDeportes report Monday.


June 5, 2016
LEAVING IT LATE
Bustamante rallies Boston City to victory

Boston City FC rallied from two deficits to take a 3-2 win over the Kingston Stockade in a match delayed by lightning Sunday.


June 5, 2016
TRI GOALS MORE THAN ENOUGH
Late strikes lift Mexico past Uruguay 3-1

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Rafael Marquez scored in the 85th minute and Hector Herrera added another in injury time to lift Mexico to a 3-1 victory over Uruguay on Sunday, earning the first victory and scoring the first goals by a CONCACAF team in five tries at the Copa America.


June 5, 2016
INCLEMENT IN CLEVELAND
U.S. Women win weather shortened game, 2-0

CLEVELAND - The U.S. Women's National Team defeated Japan 2-0 on goals from Julie Johnston and Alex Morgan in front of 23,535 fans - a record attendance for a WNT game in the State of Ohio - in a match that was abandoned in the 76th minute due to inclement weather.


June 5, 2016
OFFSIDE REMARKS
Copa start can't get any worse

The host team goes down by two goals, a pair of scoreless draws, three goals in four games and too many empty seats.

Not exactly the best of starts for Copa America Centenario..


June 4, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos don't clinch race remains open

FORT LAUDERDALE - Jose Angulo and Geison Moura struck each side of halftime giving the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos Saturday at Lockhart Stadium.


June 4, 2016
COPA AMERICA CENTENARIO ROUNDUP
Goals at a premium on first full day of group play

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Costa Rica and Paraguay settled for a 0-0 draw in their Group A opener in the Copa America Centenario on Saturday evening at Camping World Stadium.


June 3, 2016
GETTING OFF ON THE WRONG FOOT
USA drops Copa opener to Colombia, 2-0

The tournament is barely 90 minutes old and already the United States finds itself in a hole at Copa America Centenario. Colombia struck twice in the opening half and held on to hand the Americans a 2-0 Group A loss in the opening match of the tournament before a sellout crowd of more than 68,000 at Levi's Stadium Friday night.


June 3, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

These two teams met last week, with the Aces winning 1-0. A well-placed cross by Houston defender Shauna Peare found forward Paige Hayward, and she beat RSL goalkeeper Rebecca Ritchie to the ball and headed home in the 71st minute.


June 3, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Spring Season title is within reach for the New York Cosmos, but they first have to take care of business at Lockhart Stadium Saturday.


June 3, 2016
DEBUT WIN
Revolution U23s bounce Boston City FC

The New England Revolution Under-23 team made a successful debut, taking a 2-1 win over Boston City FC in an exhibition match Friday night.


June 2, 2016
THRILLER
US Women draw Japan 3-3 in rematch of WWC final

COMMERCE CITY, Colo.--The US Women's National Team battled back from two goals down and took a late lead before ultimately settling for a 3-3 draw with Japan Thursday in front of 18,572 at sold-out Dick's Sporting Goods Park.


June 2, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
RSL holds on against NYC; FCD and Houston play to waterlogged 1-1 tie

BRONX, NY--A deflected goal by Juan Manuel Martinez and an own goal by defender Frederic Brillant lifted Real Salt Lake over New York City FC 3-2 Thursday at Yankee Stadium.


June 1, 2016
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Kitsap Pumas pull off upset, 7 NASL clubs advance

The Third Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was highlighted by a surprising "Cupset" as the PDL's Kitsap Pumas earned a 3-1 away win at the USL's Sacramento Republic on Wednesday night. Javier Castro's brace and Mike Ramos' tally were enough to push the PDL side past the perennial USL power and into a Fourth Round date with Seattle Sounders FC (MLS).


June 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union edge Columbus, DCU's home woes continue

CHESTER, Pa. – Chris Pontius, Vincent Nogueira and Fabian Herbers each scored one goal and the Philadelphia Union overcame an early deficit to post a 3-2 victory over Columbus Crew SC Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


June 1, 2016
MLS THURSDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Both Real Salt Lake and New York City FC have sunk in the last month from shares of the lead of their respective conferences to fourth place.


June 1, 2016
MLS INFORMER
CCL breakdown

The CONCACAF Champions League draw once again gave hope, or cause to groan, to MLS clubs with regard to the league's international aspirations.


June 1, 2016
MINUTEMEN SIGNINGS
UMass adds six recruits

UMass men's coach Fran O'Leary announced the addition of six players for the 2016 season Wednesday.


May 31, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

A 1-1 draw at Colorado on Saturday may be an indication of Philly's tangible chances.


May 30, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Aces, NJ Copa find wins

KAYSVILLE, UT -A second half goal by Paige Hayward lifted the Houston Aces to a 1-0 win over the Real Salt Lake Women at Davis High School Stadium


May 30, 2016
INJURY CHANGE
Colombia replaces defender prior to USA Copa match

The Colombian national team Monday replaced injured defender Oscar Murillo with defender Yerry Mina on its roster ahead of the side's Copa America Centenario match against the United States Friday.


May 29, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars unbeaten in six

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The first-place Chicago Red Stars extended their unbeaten run to six games, playing to a 1-1 tie with Sky Blue FC before a 2,502 crowd at Toyota Park Sunday night.


May 29, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Pachuca wins the championship

Pachuca played top seeds Monterrey to a 1-1 draw in Sunday's second leg of the Gran Final at Estadio BBVA Bancomer, enough to give them the Clausura championship by a 2-1 aggregate score.


May 29, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions rally from two goals down to tie NYC FC 2-2

BRONX, NY--Kevin Molino's gutsy header on the last play of the game lifted Orlando City SC into an unlikely 2-2 tie with New York City FC Sunday before 25,039 at Yankee Stadium.


May 28, 2016
LATE LOSS
Boston City falls to New York AC

Boston City FC squandered several first-half chances and had two players ejected in falling, 2-0, to New York Athletic Club Saturday night.


May 28, 206
NWSL ROUNDUP
Blues blank Pride 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Yael Averbuch’s 53rd minute goal ended the Orlando Pride's 348 minute shutout streak and FC Kansas City ended their three game winning streak, 2-0 at Swope Soccer Park Saturday.


May 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami gets first win, Cosmos hold onto first

JACKSONVILLE ---The Jacksonville Armada put an end to their scoreless streak on Saturday night, but could not end their winless streak, playing Indy Eleven to a 1-1 draw at Community First Park.


May 28, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

New York City FC will look to recover from its record-tying loss to cross-Hudson rivals the Red Bulls a week ago. The 7-0 loss equaled the biggest margin of victory in MLS history and was last reached 15 years ago.


May 28, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Another record performance by Red Bulls; Conference leaders in 1-1 draw

VANCOUVER--Octavio Rivero's 52nd-minute goal lifted Vancouver Whitecaps FC into a 1-1 draw with the Houston Dynamo Saturday at BC Place.


May 28, 2016
MORALE BOOST
Zardes scores two, Pulisic adds one; U.S. throttles Bolivia 4-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Gyazi Zardes scored a goal in each half and paced the United States to 4-0 victory over Bolivia on Saturday, completing the Americans' preparation for the Copa America Centenario.


May 28, 2016
LATE-GAME HERO
Revolution takes 2-1 win over Sounders

FOXBOROUGH -- Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored the deciding goal in the 80th minute as the New England Revolution took a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders before a 21,456 crowd Saturday night.


May 28, 2016
CHANGE PAYS OFF
Three minutes in Hollinger-Janzen scores for Revs

FOXBOROUGH -- Femi Hollinger-Janzen scored the deciding goal in the 80th minute as the New England Revolution took a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders before a 21,456 crowd Saturday night.


May 27, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

With manager Owen Coyle resigning on Wednesday, Houston will be run by a committee of assistants: Wade Barrett, Paul Caffrey and Paul Roger. They will need to figure out how to rectify the Dynamo's woes on the road, where they have lost all six games and scored only two goals in their last five road matches.


May 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Newcomer Kamara takes less than a minute to lift DC United over Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kansas--Alhaji Kamara scored less than a minute into his MLS debut to lift the DC United to a 1-0 road victory over Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park on Friday night.


May 27, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash rout Breakers

ROCHESTER, N.Y. –The Western New York Flash kept their offense rolling in a 4-0 victory over the Boston Breakers on Friday evening.


May 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers win another on the road

OTTAWA, Ontario---The Fort Lauderdale Strikers won their third consecutive road game, taking a 2-1 decision over the Ottawa Fury at TD Place Friday night.


May 27, 2016
BLANKED AGAIN
Breakers fall to Flash

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Lynn Williams scored twice in a one-minute span of the second half as the Western New York Flash downed the Boston Breakers, 4-0, at Rhino’s Stadium Friday night.


May 27, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy Eleven showcased their resiliency once again in their 4-2 win over Minnesota United, remaining as the sole unbeaten side in the Spring Season.


May 27, 2016
UWS WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

Still riding high after winning the WPSL Elite Championship last July, Real Salt Lake Women are eager to hit the pitch and replicate their success in this new national pro-am league.


May 27, 2016
CHARITY MATCH
Boston City FC to host Revolution U-23s

Boston City FC will face the New England Revolution U-23 team in a friendly match to benefit the Greater Boston Food Bank at Malden Catholic High School at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 3, the teams announced Friday.


May 27, 2016
INJURY CHANGE
Castillo replaces Chandler on USMNT for Copa

U.S. men's national coach Jurgen Klinsmann has added Monterrey defender Edgar Castillo to the roster for the Copa America Centenario. it was announced Friday morning.


May 26, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Gran Final: advantage Pachuca

Pachuca seized the early advantage in the Clausura championship series with a 1-0 win over top seeds Monterrey Thursday at Estadio Hidalgo.


May 26, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Both teams come into Friday's featured match on steep downward trends. D.C. hasn't won away from home all year and has scored only three goals in the five games. But that's little compared to KC.


May 26, 2016
MLS INFORMER
It's not the dollars - it's what you do with them

Former MLSer/U.S. national teamer and now TV analyst Brian Dunseth last week tweeted out that Thursday – the day that the MLS Players' Union issued its semi-annual release of player salary data – was the day calls were made to agents with screams the equivalent of “That guy is making that?!”


May 26, 2016
WINDY CITY WARMUP
USWNT sets South Africa match

The U.S. Women's National Team will meet South Africa at Soldier Field in Chicago at 12 p.m. CT Saturday, July 9 in a warmup game before the Olympic Games, the U.S. Soccer Federation announced Thursday.


May 25, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union, Orlando City play to draw

ORLANDO--A missed first-half penalty kick came back to bite Orlando City SC on Wednesday night. The Lions scored two goals in a three-minute span of the second half but had to settle for a 2-2 draw with Eastern Conference leaders the Philadelphia Union at Camping World Stadium.


May 25, 2016
YOUTH MOVEMENT
Youngsters make difference as U.S. edges Ecuador

FRISCO, Texas -- The U.S. left it to the youngsters to make the difference in a 1-0 victory over Ecuador before a crowd of 9,893 at Toyota Stadium Wednesday night.


May 24, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando City, which felt short-changed from the teams' first meeting of the season in Philadelphia after PRO said the Union's 90th-minute winning goal on a free kick by Tranquillo Barnetta should have been disallowed because of Philly's wall, gets a shot at the Eastern Conference leaders in Florida.


May 24, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Santa Clarita makes a statement

WAYNE, NJ - New Jersey Copa F.C. scored three first half goals en route to a 4-1 win over the TSF Academy Valkyries at DePaul Catholic High School.


May 24, 2016
HARVARD RECRUITS
Crimson women's team adds six

Harvard University women’s coach Chris Hamblin announced six members of the incoming class of 2020 Tuesday: defender/midfielder Zoe Aigberomwan-Isibor, midfielder/forward Maggie Basta, defender/midfielder Kimaya Cole, goalkeeper Kat Hess and midfielders Lauren Spohn and Meg Tveit.


May 22, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Breakers get first win

ALLSTON, Mass. – With a goal off the head of Whitney Engen and a shutout from goalkeeper Libby Stout, the Boston Breakers earned their first win of the season, 1-0, against FC Kansas City Sunday night at Jordan Field.


May 22, 2016
ON FIRE
Howarth's pair leads Mutiny over Inferno

LANCASTER, Pa. -- Two goals and an assist from Kate Howarth gave the New England Mutiny a 3-2 win over the Lancaster Inferno at Pucillo Field Sunday.


May 22, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

The top two teams in the Clausura regular season will face off for the championship, as #1 Monterrey and #2 Pachuca won their semifinal series.


April 22, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Timbers stand tall against Caps, Quakes rally to draw Galaxy

PORTLAND, Ore.--Portland Timbers FC used two penalty kicks and a set piece to roar past Vancouver Whitecaps FC 4-2 Sunday afternoon at Providence Park.


May 22, 2016
MAKING THE DIFFERENCE
Breakers capture first victory

U.S. national team defender Whitney Engen’s 19th-minute goal off a corner kick made the difference as the the Boston Breakers defeated FC Kansas City, 1-0, for their first win of the season before a 3,288 crowd at Harvard’s Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos move to top

OTTAWA, Ontario – A late goal by Marcel De Jong gave the Ottawa Fury FC a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada on Sunday afternoon at TD Place Stadium.


May 22, 2016
NEWCOMERS SHINE
U.S. Men cruise past Puerto Rico 3-1

BAYAMÓN, Puerto Rico - The U.S. Men's National Team eased to 3-1 win against Puerto Rico thanks to goals from Tim Ream, Bobby Wood and senior team debutant Paul Arriola in its first warm-up match ahead of the upcoming Copa America Centenario.


May 21, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC got off to a slow start this season, but playing in front of the TD Place crowd the past two games has provided the club with a platform to build on.


May 21, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit suffer first loss

ROCHESTER, NY. – The Western New York Flash used four goals in the first half to propel them to a 5-2 victory over Sky Blue FC at Sahlen's Stadium Saturday . Jess McDonald led the effort with a first-half brace with three other Western New York players adding to the tally.


April 21, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first meeting of the season between the two clubs two weeks ago started a three-game winning streak for Vancouver and a three-game losing streak for Portland.


April 21, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls rumble in the Bronx; Rapids still lead the league

BRONX, NY--Bradley Wright-Phillips led the way with two goals and an assist as the New York Red Bulls humbled New York City FC 7-0 Saturday at Yankee Stadium.


May 21, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy remains unbeaten

INDIANAPOLIS--Two late goals propelled Indy Eleven to a 4-2 win over Minnesota United at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


May 21, 2016
TOO LATE
Boston City FC falls to Brooklyn Italians

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- Boston City FC’s three-match NPSL unbeaten streak came to an end as they fell, 5-2, to the Brooklyn Italians Saturday night.


May 21, 2016
COSTLY ERROR
Revs falter late, fall to Dallas 4-2

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Fabian Castillo capitalized on a New England Revolution defensive error in the 70th minute to break a closely matched deadlock and Tesho Akindele added a late clincher for his second goal of the night as FC Dallas came from behind to best the Revs by a 4-2 margin at Gillette Stadium Saturday for their league-best eighth win.


May 21, 2016
STRONG FEELINGS
Klinsmann names Copa America Centenario roster

CHICAGO -- U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann named 15 players from the 2014 World Cup to the 23-player roster for Copa America Centenario Saturday.


April 20, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

NYC comes into their clash with the Red Bulls with the upper hand for the first time, unbeaten in five and leading the Eastern Conference – albeit only four points ahead of the Red Bulls.


May 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union beat DC United in stoppage time

CHESTER, Pa. – Richie Marquez scored his first career MLS goal in second half stoppage time as the Philadelphia Union pulled out a clutch 1-0 victory over rival D.C. United Friday night before a crowd of 17,364 at Talen Energy Stadium.


May 20, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride blank Dash 1-0

HOUSTON -- Kristen Edwards scored a late goal to give the Orlando Pride their first road win, 1-0 over the Houston Dash at BBVA Compass Stadium Friday.


May 20, 2016
UWS EAST WEEKEND
A look at the upcoming games

The TSF Academy Valkyries kick off their Summer 2016 season at home this Saturday, as they host New Jersey Copa F.C.


May 20, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy Eleven and Minnesota United meet in matchup with big NASL Spring Season title race implications


May 20, 2016
GETTING THE CALL
Reggae Boyz name Revolution's Je-Vaughn Watson

The New England Revolution’s Je-Vaughn Watson has been named to the Jamaica national team squad for Copa America Centenario, the Jamaica Football Federation announced Friday.


May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

Oswaldo Martinez scored seconds after the intermission to give Club America a 1-0 win over top seeds Monterrey in Wednesday's Liguilla semifinal first leg match at Estadio Azteca.


May 19, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Chris Pontius, who already has four goals for Philadelphia, faces the team where he spent seven seasons for the first time since he was traded in December for allocation money.


May 19, 2016
OPEN CUP OPENER
Revolution vs. Independence rematch possible

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution could be set for a rematch with the Charlotte Independence in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup, tournament organizers announced Thursday night.


May 18, 2016
MLS INFORMER
The real deal

Sebastian Giovinco's first-season success in MLS clearly wasn't a fluke.


May 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
New Yorks rule

TORONTO--New York City FC took sole possession of first place in the MLS East with Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Toronto FC at BMO Field.


May 18, 2016
INAPPROPRIATE
Breakers fined by NWSL

CHICAGO -- The Boston Breakers have been fined an undisclosed amount for inappropriate conduct directed at match officials by assistant coach Dushawne Simpson following Friday's game against Sky Blue FC.


May 18, 2016
WWC REMATCH
Ellis calls in 25 players for U.S.-Japan friendlies

Boston Breakers defender Whitney Engen and Western New York Flash midfielder Samantha Lewis of Hanson, Mass., have been called in to training camp as the U.S. Women’s National Team prepares for two games against Japan.


May 17, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

New York City still has not seen Frank Lampard on the field (although he reportedly trained before Sunday's 2-1 victory over Portland), but amid a three-game winning streak will Patrick Viera want to risk inserting him into the lineup?


May 16, 2016
UWS REVIEW
Rough Riders, Mutiny post 3-0 wins

SOUTH HUNTINGTON, NY - Long Island’s Christina Bellero scored the first ever goal in United Women's Soccer history, leading the Long Island Rough Riders to a 3-0 win over New Jersey Copa F.C. at Saint Anthony’s High School Saturday



COPA CAMP
Klinsmann names roster for Puerto Rico visit

U.S. Men's National Team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called 22 players for camp to begin preparations for Copa America Centenario.


May 15, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies topple Cosmos

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Papé Diakite scored in the 75th minute to lift FC Edmonton to a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos at Clarke Stadium Sunday afternoon.


May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla semifinal pairings



May 15, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinals - Second Leg roundup

Top-seeded Monterrey advanced to the Liguilla semifinals despite Saturday's 2-1 second leg loss to #8 Tigres at Estadio BBVA Bancomer.


May 15, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sporting KC snaps skid; big win for NYC

HOUSTON-- Giles Barnes scored the only goal the Houston Dynamo needed to defeat Real Salt Lake 1-0 Sunday afternoon at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 14, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Alex Morgan nets Pride winner

BOYDS, Md. -- Midfielder Joanna Lohman’s 38th-minute header made the difference as the Washington Spirit remained unbeaten with a 1-0 win over the Houston Dash before a crowd of 3,545 at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night.


May 15, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After back-to-back losses due to conceding late goals, the New York Cosmos have returned to top form.


May 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy stays unbeaten, Loons move to top

FORT LAUDERDALE – Goalkeeper Jon Busch made six saves to help Indy Eleven remain the only unbeaten team in the North American Soccer League, as they played to a 0-0 draw with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Lockhart Stadium Saturday night.


May 14, 2016
NO MAGIC ACT
Mutiny blank New York in UWS opener

EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass.---Kate Howarth scored two goals and new signing Abby Sotomayor added a goal and an assist to lead the New England mutiny to a 3-0 win over the New York Magic at East Longmeadow High School Saturday night.



ANOTHER OWN GOAL
Boston City FC extends unbeaten streak

AMESBURY, Mass. -- Boston City FC extended its unbeaten streak to three matches with a 1-1 draw with the Seacoast United Phantoms Saturday.


May 14, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Draws keep Rapids, Impact in conference leads

MONTREAL--C.J. Sapong scored his fifth goal of the season and the Philadelphia Union overcame an early goal by Didier Drogba for a tough 1-1 draw in a steady rain against the Montreal Impact Saturday at Stade Saputo.


May 14, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Postponed from Saturday night due to weather. Houston will try to get even for the 2-1 loss two weeks ago at Salt Lake, and can feel fairly confident having lost only one of five this season, and winning two by shutout, at BBVA Compass Stadium.


May 14, 2016
FIRED UP
Revolution blank Chicago 2-0 for second win of the season

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--Lee Nguyen led the way with a goal and an assist as the New England Revolution blanked the Chicago Fire 2-0 Saturday at Gillette Stadium.


May 13, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Red Stars extend shutout streak

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Chicago Red Stars extended their shutout streak to four games as they played to a 0-0 tie with FC Kansas City at Swope Soccer Village Friday night.


May 13, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Montreal looks to break a string of three straight draws (and four games without a win), hoping to build on its last outing on Saturday when it recovered from a three-goal deficit in 33 minutes to earn a 4-4 tie with the Columbus Crew SC.


May 13, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
DC United blank NYRB, 2-0

WASHINGTON -- Alvaro Saborio scored his team-leading fourth goal of the campaign, Patrick Nyarko added his third, and D.C. United eased to a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Friday evening at RFK Stadium.


May 13, 2016
ONE-NIL
Breakers continue losing, scoreless streaks

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Boston Breakers extended their losing streak to five games, surrendering a first-half own goal in falling, 1-0, to Sky Blue FC Friday night.


May 13, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers received a boost in their Spring Season campaign with a big road win against the then-first place Carolina RailHawks.


May 12, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinals - First Leg roundup

Top seeds Monterrey romped past #8 Tigres 3-1 in Wednesday's Liguilla quarterfinal first leg at Estadio Universitario.


May 12, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

One of the oldest rivalries in MLS resumes at RFK with both teams trying to recover from rough starts. New York seems to have sorted out many of its early season woes with a three-game unbeaten streak, replacing Karl Ouimette in central defense, scoring eight goals in its last three games, even getting a point on the road.


May 12, 2016
MLS INFORMER
FCD's Mr. Versatility

FC Dallas' “Swiss army knife” has added another gizmo to his repertoire. Toyota Stadium's video board last August compared third-year defender Ryan Hollingshead to the ubiquitous utility tool after he played five different positions, from attacking central midfield to both wings and both wide backs.


May 12, 2016
MEET THE NEW BOSS
Canada's Montagliani elected CONCACAF president

CONCACAF elected Canadian Soccer Association president Victor Montagliani as its president at its XXXI Ordinary Congress Thursday.


May 12, 2016
STRIKING A DEAL
Revolution acquire Kei Kamara from Crew

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- The New England Revolution have acquired the forward Kei Kamara in a trade with the Columbus Crew, the teams announced Thursday.


May 11, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union play Galaxy to draw; Rapids pad lead in West

CHESTER, Pa. – Vincent Nogueira and rookie Keegan Rosenberry each scored for the Philadelphia Union in a hard-fought 2-2 draw before a spirited crowd of 17,985 Wednesday night at Talen Energy Stadium.


May 11, 2016
ON THE ROAD
Boston City takes first away victory

GORHAM, Maine -- Boston City FC earned a victory in its first NPSL road game, taking a 2-1 win over the Seacoast United Mariners Wednesday.


May 11, 2016
GK CHANGE
Breakers bring back Jami Kranich

The Boston Breakers have signed goalkeeper Jami Kranich to replace Abby Smith, who sustained a season-ending injury last week, the team announced Wednesday.


May 10, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Galaxy come in unbeaten in seven with victories in three of their last four and 14 goals in five matches. But it also will be their third game in 12 days and second in four.


May 8, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Pride earn first shutout

ORLANDO The Orlando Pride earned its first shutout, taking a 2-0 win over the Seattle Reign before a crowd of 8,211 at Camping World Stadium Sunday night.


April 8, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Liguilla quarterfinal pairings



May 8, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 17 roundup

Jefferson Cuero's second-half brace lifted playoff-bound Morelia (8-4-5, 28 pts) over Veracruz 2-1 Friday at Estadio Luis Pirata Fuente.






May 8, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Keane returns with brace against Revs; NYC on first winning streak of season

CARSON, Calif.-- The LA Galaxy extended their unbeaten streak to seven games and took over second place in the MLS West with Sunday's 4-2 win over the New England Revolution at the StubHub Center.


May 8, 2016
TOO LITTLE, TOO LATE
Gritty Revs rally against Galaxy, but fall 4-2

CARSON, Calif.-- The New England Revolution were embarrassed in the first half, rallied to save face in the second, but allowed a late capper on their way to a 4-2 loss to the LA Galaxy Sunday afternoon at the StubHub Center.


May 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos move to top of table, Indy stays unbeaten

OTTAWA, ON - Marcel De Jong scored the equalizer in second-half stoppage time to give Ottawa Fury FC a 2-2 draw with Minnesota United FC in front of 4,317 at TD Place Saturday.


May 7, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit, Thorns scoreless to stay unbeaten

PISCATAWAY, N.J. – Sam Mewis scored in the 86th minute to give the Western New York Flash a 2-1 win over Sky Blue FC at Yurcak Field Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Rapids take top spot in the West; Reds open BMO Field with win over FCD

VANCOUVER--Masato Kudo had a goal and an assist to lead Vancouver Whitecaps FC (4-5-2, 14 pts) to a 2-1 comeback win over the Portland Timbers (3-4-3, 12) Saturday at BC Place.


May 7, 2016
HARD PRESS-ED
Breakers fall to Chicago 1-0

ALLSTON, Mass.--- A second half set-piece goal from Christen Press gave the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0 win over the Boston Breakers, in front of 3,662 fans at Jordan Field Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
INAUGURAL WIN
Late goal decides it for Boston City FC

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC earned its first NPSL victory, edging the Seacoast United Phantoms, 1-0, at Malden Catholic High School’s Brother Gilbert Stadium Saturday night.


May 7, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Revolution have more draws than anybody (seven in 10 games), including four during its ongoing five-game winless streak. They're well on pace for Chicago's record of 18 in 2014,


May 6, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions rally to draw with Red Bulls

ORLANDO -- Kevin Molino's second half goal lifted Orlando City SC into a 1-1- draw with the New York Red Bulls in a card-riddled MLS match at Camping World Stadium Friday night.


May 6, 2016
BC RECRUITS
Eagle women add three

The Boston College women's team added three players recently, upping the in-coming class to 11, the school announced recently.


May 6, 2016
QUICK TURNAROUND
Mutiny adds eight in preparation for UWS opener

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. -- The New England Mutiny has added eight players in preparation for its inaugural United Women’s Soccer game against the New York Magic at East Longmeadow High School at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 14.


May 6, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC and Minnesota United meet in a rematch of one of The Championship Semifinals from last year.


May 6, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Portland Timbers roar into BC Place to face Vancouver Whitecaps FC on a three-game unbeaten streak after last weekend's 2-1 win over Toronto


May 5, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Orlando coach Adrian Heath was highly critical of a referee's decision – or non-decision-- to not call a foul on Karl Ouimette which he insinuated cost OCSC two weeks ago when his team lost to the Red Bulls 3-2. Now Heath gets the Red Bulls in Camping World Stadium (Citrus Bowl for those not keeping track).


May 5, 2016
CLASS OF 2016
Chastain, Garber, MacMillan named to Hall of Fame

CHICAGO -- Former U.S. Women’s National Team stars Brandi Chastain and Shannon MacMillan and MLS commissioner Don Garber have been elected to the National Soccer Hall of Fame, U.S. Soccer announced Thursday.


May 5, 2016
MOTHER'S DAY SPECIAL
Breakers look to snap streaks

The National Women’s Soccer League will celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend at all five games, including the Boston Breakers versus Chicago Red Stars match at Jordan Field at 7 p.m. Saturday.


May 5, 2016
FROM BAYERN TO BOSTON
Breakers sign German striker

The Boston Breakers announced the signing of German forward Eunice Beckmann, who led Bayern Munich to the Frauen Bundesliga title last season.


May 4, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies edge Armada 1-0

JACKSONVILLE—A second half goal by Pape Diakite scored gave FC Edmonton a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 3,519 at Community First Park on Wednesday night.


May 4, 2016
MLS INFORMER
It ain't over 'til it's over -- or is it?

If the playoffs started today, neither last year's Supporters' Shield winner, either of last year's MLS Cup finalists nor any Pacific Northwest teams would be in the MLS playoffs. And if recent history is a guide, they most likely won't be there in October.


May 3, 2016
SOME GROUND-BREAKING NEWS
FC Dallas, U.S. Soccer to start improvements at Toyota Stadium, announce Hall of Fame inductees

FC Dallas, along with U.S. Soccer, Frisco Independent School District and the city of Frisco, will break ground on the $39 million Toyota Stadium improvements Thursday.


May 3, 2016
ONE LESS FORWARD
Breakers waive Morgan Marlborough

The Boston Breakers have waived forward Morgan Marlborough, it was announced Tuesday.


May 1, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Thorns, Reign, Red Stars all 1-0 winners

ALLSTON, Mass.---Dagny Brynjarsdottir scored on a second half header to give the Portland Thorns a 1-0 win before 3,698 at Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 16 roundup

Queretaro (5-4-7, 19 pts) rallied to a 2-1 win over Pumas (5-6-5, 21) Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


May 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Golazos galore in KC; Valeri leads Timbers past Toronto

PORTLAND, Ore.--Diego Valeri had a goal and an assist to lead the Portland Timbers past Toronto FC 2-1 Sunday night at sold-out Providence Park.



MATTER OF TIME
Breakers surrender late decider to Thorns

The Boston Breakers contained U.S. Women’s National Team star Tobin Heath for most of the match, but could not stop Heath from making a decisive second-half play in a 1-0 loss to the Portland Thorns before 3,698 at Jordan Field Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
INAUGURAL LOSS
Boston City FC falls to Cosmos B, 3-1

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC faced a difficult challenge in its inaugural game, meeting defending NPSL champion New York Cosmos B on a rainy Sunday night. But Boston City started strong, before an early red card and two own goals led to a 3-1 loss before a 927 crowd at Malden Catholic High School’s Brother Gilbert Stadium.


May 1, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos knockoff the RailHawks

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Yohandry Orozco scored in the final minute of the first half to boost the New York Cosmos to a 1-0 victory over the Carolina RailHawks at James M. Shuart Stadium Sunday night.


May 1, 2016
PRELIMINARY PLANS
Klinsmann submits 40 man roster

CHICAGO - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has submitted the 40-player preliminary roster for the 2016 Copa America Centenario


April 30, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Villa leads NYC to 1st home win; 3-way tie at top of the MLS West

BRONX, NY--David Villa led the way with two goals as New York City FC edged Vancouver Whitecaps FC 3-2 Saturday at Yankee Stadium for their first home win of the season.


April 30, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Through two games, the New York Cosmos were dominant, scoring five goals and conceding zero.


April 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy remains unbeaten

OTTAWA, Ont. – Fernando Timbo scored the winning goal and Dennis Chin, provided some insurance during second-half stoppage time as the Ottawa Fury FC defeated Miami FC 2-0 at TD Place Saturday.


April 30, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Toronto hasn't allowed a goal in 256 minutes, and heads to Portland knowing this is the last of its eight-game road trip to start the season.


April 30, 2016
DEUCES WILD
Revolution, Lions play to second 2-2 draw in as many weeks

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--For the second time in two weeks, the New England Revolution and Orlando City SC played to a 2-2 draw as Carlos Rivas scored a 90th-minute equalizer to give the Lions a share of the points and disappoint a season-high Gillette Stadium crowd of 25,203.


April 30, 2016
BOSTON CITY DEBUT
Cosmos B opening opponent

MALDEN, Mass. -- Boston City FC, coached by former Brazil national team star Palhinha, will play its inaugural game against defending the NPSL champion New York Cosmos B at Brother Gilbert Stadium at Malden Catholic High School at 6 p.m. Sunday.


April 29, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC hits the field at TD Place for the first time in 2016, and the club is hoping that some home cooking will get the Spring Season momentum rolling.


April 29, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Spirit win third straight

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- The Washington Spirit remained undefeated after three games, taking a 3-0 win over the Western New York Flash at Sahlen’s Stadium Friday night.


April 29, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Red Bulls romp over FC Dallas

HARRISON, NJ---Lloyd Sam, Sacha Kljestan and Felipe each had a goal and an assist as the New York Red Bulls trounced FC Dallas 4-0 Friday at Red Bull Arena.


April 29, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Rapids, who won only nine games all of last season, have won five of eight this year, including three straight and four of their last five. Away from home though, they've won only one of four and haven't score more than a goal.


April 29, 2016
SECOND SEASON
Mutiny names coaching staff

SPRINGFIELD, Ma. -- Joe Abele will return for his second season as coach of the New England Mutiny, the team announced Friday.


April 28, 2016
MLS FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Red Bulls finally ended their seemingly uncontrollable four-game skid with a 3-2 win over Orlando on Sunday, but still made it interesting by giving up an own-goal in the 84th minute.


April 27, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Drawn out

BRONX, NY--Dominic Oduro scored in the first minute of stoppage time to give the Montreal Impact a 1-1 draw with New York City FC Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium.


April 27, 2016
NARROW ESCAPE
Late goal lifts Revs into tie with Timbers

FOXBOROUGH, Mass.--On a Wednesday night when the New England Revolution struggled to break through a stout and tightly packed Portland Timber defense, an 89th minute goal earned the home side a hard-fought 1-1 draw with the defending champions at Gillette Stadium.


April 27, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Mile markers

It was noted last week that the New York Red Bulls' Luis Robles had passed Kevin Hartman with his 113th consecutive start – the most by a goalkeeper in MLS history (he added his 114th on Sunday putting him within four of overall record holder Chris Klein). This week several more are trying to get their name onto pages in the MLS Fact and Record Book, known in the trade as the FARB.


April 26, 2016
MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Didier Drogba finally played a full match for Montreal on Saturday, but the Impact still lost 2-0 to Toronto. With Yankee Stadium having a grass surface, he supposedly is ready to go again.


April 26, 2016
MOTOR CITY SOCCER
Detroit making a bid for MLS expansion team

An investor group is being formed to bring an MLS expansion team to downtown Detroit, Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert announced Tuesday.


April 26, 2016
SUCCESSFUL SURGERY
Heart transplant for U.S. Soccer CEO Flynn

U.S. Soccer CEO/secretary general Dan Flynn underwent heart transplant surgery Tuesday morning, according to the organization.


April 26, 2016
LOOKING FORWARD
Breakers sign striker

The Boston Breakers have signed forward Elise Krieghoff and placed Sinead Farrelly on the 45-day disabled list, the team announced Tuesday.


April 25, 2016
WOUNDED KNEE
Lloyd sidelined 3 to 6 weeks

U.S. women's international midfielder Carli Lloyd suffered a Grade 1 MCL sprain and will miss from three to six weeks with the Houston Dash, the National Women's Soccer League team said Monday.


April 24, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 15 roundup

Pumas came up with a pair of late goals to pull away from Tijuana 3-1 Friday at Estadio Olimpico Universitario.


April 24, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Wondo scores again; Wright-Phillips leads Red Bulls past Lions

SAN JOSE -- Chris Wondolowski converted a penalty kick in the 59th minute and goalkeeper David Bingham made five saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes defeat Sporting Kansas City 1-0 Sunday at Avaya Stadium.


April 24, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Reign, Spirit winners

ALLSTON, Mass. – The Seattle Reign scored twice in the first half and once in the second, to defeat the Boston Breakers 3-0 in front of a near sellout crowd of 3,743 at Jordan Field.


April 24, 2016
REIGNED-OUT
Breakers fall to Seattle 3-0

ALLSTON, Mass. – The Seattle Reign scored twice in the first half and once in the second, spoiling the Boston Breaker’ home opener Sunday night with a 3-0 victory in front of a near sellout crowd of 3,743 at Jordan Field.


April 24, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies post first win of season

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their first win of the 2016 season with a 2-0 victory over Canadian rivals Ottawa Fury FC Sunday at Clarke Field.


April 24, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Canadian Derby is set to heat up again with both sides needing a result to kick start their seasons.


April 23, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Union top the East; Galaxy hand RSL their first loss

MONTREAL - Sebastian Giovinco scored two goals, leading Toronto FC to a 2-0 win over the Montreal Impact Saturday afternoon in front of a sell-out crowd of 20,801 at Stade Saputo.


April 23, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Orlando sets attendance record, Lloyd hurt

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Casey Short’s 28th-minute goal gave the Chicago Red Stars a 1-0 win over the Western New York Flash in their NWSL home opener at Toyota Park Saturday night.


April 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks stay unbeaten

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Carolina RailHawks defeated the Tampa Bay Rowdies 3-1 at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night, to push their record to 4-0 to start the NASL spring season. With the victory, the RailHawks stand all alone in first place with 12 points.


April 23, 2016
MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Kansas City will try to end a two-game losing streak – and a skid that has seen it lose three of four – with a second straight road match.


April 23, 2016
FALLING HARD
Late goals, controversy cost Revs

WASHINGTON--For 86 minutes, the New England Revolution were at least in the game, but one brilliant goal and one controversial one ended that as D.C. United sparked to a 3-0 win at RFK Stadium on Saturday.


April 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
OKC wins first battle of expansion sides

MIAMI ---Michel’s penalty kick goal in the 86th minute broke a 2-2 deadlock to give Rayo OKC a 3-2 win over Miami FC at FIU Stadium in a battle of North American Soccer League expansion teams Friday night.


April 22, 2016
MLS SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Sebastian Giovinco has scored in two straight matches but nobody else from Toronto has tallied since March 13.


April 22, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will want to relive last year's success against Jacksonville Armada FC after clinching a postseason spot against last year's expansion side. In 2016, though, the Strikers have had a rough time to start the season. Recently the club added Ramon Núñez, who will bolster the club's attack moving forward.


April 22, 2016
PARTNERSHIP
ESPN showing USL matches

TAMPA, Fla. -- ESPN and the United Soccer League have announced a partnership that will include 20 regular-season matches, plus the USL Championship game, on an over-the-air ESPN network.


April 22, 2016
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Two expansion sides meet with look to earn a first win in club history. Miami FC has let leads slip away late in two of the three matches it has played so far


April 21, 2016
FIRST TIME FOR EVERYTHING
USMNT to play Puerto Rico for 1st time May 22

The U.S. men's national team will face Puerto Rico for the first time in Bayamón, Puerto Rico on May 22.


April 20, 2016
MLS INFORMER
NYC gets a Win! at Tribeca fest

NYC FC is the subject of a documentary film making its debut this week at the Tribeca Film Festival in Manhattan, the first MLS team to be “featured in a documentary at a major mainstream film festival” – according to MLSsoccer.com.


April 19, 2016
NEW SECURITY STANDARDS
At all MLS stadium starting Saturday

Major League Soccer Tuesday announced elevated security standards that will be applied across all MLS stadiums to ensure a safe environment for soccer fans.


April 19, 2016
CLEVELAND CONFRONTATION
USWNT to take on Japan again June 5

CHICAGO - The U.S. women's national team will face Japan on June 5 at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland as it continues its preparations for the Rio Olympics.


Soccer News Net s
NWSL ROUNDUP
Sky Blue, Thorns take 2-1 wins

SEATTLE -- Kelly Conheeney scored the game winning goal in the 68th minute of her debut, giving Sky Blue FC a 2-1 win over the Seattle Reign at memorial Stadium Sunday.


April 17, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 14 roundup

Yerson Candelo scored the only goal Queretaro (4-4-6, 16 pts) needed to edge second-place Club America 1-0 Friday at Estadio La Corregidora.


April 17, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Controversial draw in Orlando; FCD edges SKC

ORLANDO--Neither team went home happy as Orlando City SC (2-1-3, 9 pts) and the New England Revolution (1-1-5, 8 pts) battled to a wire-to-wire 2-2 tie Sunday at the Citrus Bowl.


April 17, 2016
WILD ONE
Penalties, missed calls mar Revs' draw with Orlando City

ORLANDO--Neither team went home happy as Orlando City SC and the New England Revolution battled to a wire-to-wire 2-2 tie Sunday at the Citrus Bowl.


April 16, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Crew get first win, escape Eastern Conference cellar; RSL claim share of first in the West

BRIDGEVIEW, ILL.--The Chicago Fire (1-2-3) set a new club record for consecutive shutout minutes (412 minutes) on Saturday against the Montreal Impact (4-2-0), but second half strikes by Didier Drogba and Ignacio Piatti canceled out a first half strike from Kennedy Igboananike to give the Impact the 2-1 win before 14,509 at Toyota Park.


April 16, 2016
NWSL ROUNDUP
Flash, Dash, Spirit win openers

BOYDS, Md.--- Joanna Lohman scored the only goal of the game to give the Washington Spirit a 1-0 win over the Boston Breakers in front of 3,578 at the Maryland SoccerPlex Saturday.


April 16, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies, Indy earn first win, Cosmos fall

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ---Goalkeeper Matt Pickens made a late stop of a penalty kick to preserve a 1-0 win for the Tampa Bay Rowdies over FC Edmonton at Al Lang Stadium Saturday.


April 16, 2016
DISPIRITED
Breakers bounced by Washington in opener

BOYDS, Md. -- The Boston Breakers surrendered a third-minute goal in falling, 1-0, to the Washington Spirit in the NWSL season-opener before 3,578 at the Maryland Soccerplex Saturday night.


April 16, 2016
NWSL TITLE GAME
Final will be played at BBVA Compass Stadium

HOUSTON -- BBVA Compass Stadium will play host to the National Women's Soccer League Championship, the league announced Saturday. The game will be played Sunday, Oct. 9 and will be televised nationally on FOX Sports 1. Kickoff time will be announced later.


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

After being shut out in two straight games, New England has only scored one goal in each of its last three matches – and yet is unbeaten in that stretch.


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


April 13, 2016
MLS INFORMER
No, No, Nigel

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


April 10, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 13 roundup

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


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

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


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

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


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



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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


April 8, 2016
EIGHT IS ENOUGH
Breakers blast BC Eagles

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


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

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


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

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


April 6, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Deja vu all over again

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


April 5, 2016
GK GONE
Breakers waive Jami Kranich

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


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

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


April 4, 2016
DOWN A DEFENDER
Breakers waive Lauren Lazo

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



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

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


April 3, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 12 roundup

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


April 3, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Kaka powers Lions past Portland

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


April 3, 2016
DUI
Abby Wambach arrested in Portland

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


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

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


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

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


April 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Railhawks the lone winners

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


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

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


April 1, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Revs notch first win

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


March 31, 2016
GOING WEST
NASL expanding to San Francisco

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


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

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


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

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

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


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

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


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

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


March 30, 2016
MLS INFORMER
Anniversary match - sort of

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


March 29, 2016
FIRST-ROUNDER
Breakers sign Christen Westphal

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



SITES SET
USMNT to play in KC, Frisco, Jacksonville

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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

Case in point:

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


March 22, 2016
SIX LESS
Breakers prepare for Florida trip

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


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

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


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

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


March 20, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 11 roundup

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


March 20, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Sapong brace leads Union win

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


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

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



ON TO GUATEMALA
Klinsmann calls in 26 players

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


March 20, 2016
RAPID RETURN
Tim Howard headed to Colorado

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



MLS ROUNDUP
Braces key comebacks in New York, Portland

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


March 19, 2016
OLYMPIC PLAYOFF
Herzog calls in 23 players

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


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

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


March 18, 2016
MLS ROUNDUP
Lions get first win

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


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

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


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

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


March 18, 2016
NEW DEAL
Revolution revises Nguyen contract

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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



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

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


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

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


March 13, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 10 roundup

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


March 6, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 9 roundup

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


March 4, 2016
TRADED
Revolution deal Jermaine Jones to Rapids

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


March 4, 2016
CONTENDER
Je-Vaughn Watson joins Revolution

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


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

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


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

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


March 3, 2016
SIGNING GAMBLE
Revolution inks forward, goalkeeper

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


February 28, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 8 roundup

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


February 23, 2016
TEAMING UP
NASL, Opta will partner

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


February 21, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 7 roundup

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


February 18, 2016
ROAD OPENER
Breakers will visit Washington Spirit

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


February 14, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 6 roundup

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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


February 11, 2016
MIDFIELD HELP
Revolution acquire Gershon Koffie

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


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

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


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

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


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

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

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


February 9, 2016
SHORT STAY
Revolution waive Sean Okoli

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


February 8, 2016
HUSKIES' RECRUITS
Northeastern women sign three

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


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

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


February 7, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 5 roundup

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



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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


February 2, 2016
EXTENDED
Providence Friars give Lopes new contract

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


February 2, 2016
RELEASED
Evans, Orozco return to clubs

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


January 31, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 4 roundup

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





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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


January 24, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 3 roundup

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


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

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


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

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


January 22, 2016
LOANER
Revolution acquires defender from Sporting

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


January 21, 2016
SWEDISH SIGNING
Former Liverpool midfielder joins Breakers

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


January 20, 2016
LINED UP
USL set with 29 teams

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


January 17, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 2 roundup

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


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

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


January 15, 2016
NWSL DRAFT
Full results

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


January 14, 2016
MLS SUPERDRAFT
Second round selections



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

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



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

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

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



MLS SUPERDRAFT
First round selections

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


January 14, 2016
RIGHT CHOICE
Revolution selects defender Jordan McCrary

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


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

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


January 13, 2016
STEPPING DOWN
Tracey Leone leaving Northeastern

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


January 10, 2016
LIGA MX CLAUSURA
Match Day 1 roundup

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


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

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


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

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


January 8, 2016
CHANGES
Klinsmann adds four for January camp

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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



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


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

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


December 31, 2015
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
Obituaries

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

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


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

One of the most successful franchises in the North American Soccer League is dropping out of the league. The San Antonio Scorpions have announced that as a result of a sale of Toyota Field to the City of San Antonio and Bexar County, and a subsequent agreement with the San Antonio Spurs, the team will cease operating.


December 22, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: ABDOU MBACKE THIAM
Meet the candidates, and vote!

UConn freshman forward Abdou Mbacke Thiam is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 21, 2015
BANNED
Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer for 8 years

ZURICH, Swizterland -- FIFA president Sepp Blatter has been banned from all soccer activities for eight years as was UEFA president Michel Platini, the organziation's ethics committee announced Monday morning.


December 21, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: ZEIKO LEWIS
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston College junior Zeiko Lewis is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and a candidate for the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 20, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: FELIX DE BONA
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston University junior forward Felix De Bona is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News men’s college player of the year and a finalist for the Soccer News Net Men’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 18, 2015
SMALL TRADE
Breakers get a pick from Reign

HANOVER, Mass. – The Boston Breakers have acquired a second-round pick in the 2017 National Women’s Soccer League College Draft from Seattle Reign FC in exchange for an international roster spot for 2016.


December 18, 2015
NEUMANN IS BACK
Revs re-sign midfielder

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution has re-signed midfielder Steve Neumann. Neumann, who has made 32 regular-season appearances for the Revs since being selected with the No. 4 pick in the first round of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, originally did not have his contract option picked up by the club on Nov. 25.


December 18, 2015
LANDSLIDE VICTORY
Michael Bradley named Fútbol de Primera's player of year

SAN FRANCISCO– U.S. national team and Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley has won the 2015 Player of the Year Award, presented by Fútbol de Primera, it was announced Friday.


December 17, 2015
FILLING A VOID
UWS plans to be D II women's league

United Women's Soccer plans to launch in the spring of 2016, filling the void left by the demise of the W-League following this past season.


December 17, 2015
THE COPA'S COMING
Gillette Stadium to host matches in the Copa America Centenario

Gillette Stadium will host three matches in next year's Copa America Centenario, including a match featuring the top seed in Group B, Brazil, and a tournament quarterfinal.


December 17, 2015
THE GROUP STAGE
USA to play in Santa Clara, Chicago, Philly at Copa America Centenario 1st round

The U.S. men's national team will play group-stage matches of the Copa America Centenario in three cities and in as many time zones. The Americans will anchor Group A and will play in in Santa Clara (JUne 3), Chicago (June 7) and Philadelphia (June 11) for Copa America Centenario.


December 16, 2015
BITTERSWEET FAREWELL
Wambach's U.S. career ends with loss to China PR

NEW ORLEANS - China PR put a damper on Abby Wambach's retirement celebration, defeating the US Women's National Team 1-0 Wednesday in front of a record crowd of 32,950 at the Superdome.


December 16, 2015
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Carli Lloyd takes US Soccer top honor

CHICAGO - Midfielder Carli Lloyd has been voted the 2015 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. The announcement was made Wednesday during FOX Sports 1's pre-game coverage of the USA's final Victory Tour match against China PR.


December 16, 2015
NEW DEAL
Revolution sign Chris Tierney to new contract

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The New England Revolution signed defender Chris Tierney to a new multiyear contract on Wednesday.


December 15, 2015
BRENER TAKES CONTROL
Buys AEG's interest in Dynamo, Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium

HOUSTON –Gabriel Brener, CEO of Brener International Group, LLC, has acquired AEG’s interests in the Houston Dynamo, the NWSL’s Houston Dash and BBVA Compass Stadium.


December 15, 2015
OPENING THE CAMPAIGN
USMNT to host Iceland, Canada in Carson

CHICAGO - The U.S. men's national team will kick off 2016 with friendlies against Iceland and Canada at the StubHub Center.


December 14, 2015
FINAL FIVE
Bradley, Dempsey, Guzan, Johnson, Yedlin are up for U.S. Soccer male player of the year

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer Monday announced the five nominees for 2015 U.S. Soccer Male Player of the Year.


December 10, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Tigres win Gran Final in pk thriller

Tigres brought a 3-0 lead into Sunday's second leg of the Apertura championship finals, but needed 120 minutes and eight rounds of penalty kicks to claim their fourth title after top seeds Pumas rallied to a 4-4 aggregate draw.


December 13, 2015
DUNN DEAL
Crystal Dunn nets game-winner for WNT against China

GLENDALE, Arizona - The US Women's National Team continued its post World Cup Victory Tour with a 2-0 win over China PR Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium in front of 19,066 fans, a record crowd to watch a WNT game in Arizona.


December 13, 2015
FIRST FOR STANFORD
Cardinal men crush Clemson to capture College Cup

KANSAS CITY, Kan.--U.S. national team striker Jordan Morris scored twice as Stanford took a 4-0 victory over Clemson in the NCAA Men’s Championship at Sporting Park Sunday, the first national title in the Cardinal’s century-long soccer history.


December 11, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: MCKENZIE MEEHAN
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston College all-time leading scorer McKenzie Meehan is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 11, 2015
WOMEN'S FINALISTS
Hermann down to Buchanan, Rodriguez and Sonnet

KANSAS CITY, Mo.--- West Virginia junior defender Kadeisha Buchanan (Brampton, Ontario), Penn State senior midfielder Raquel Rodriguez (San Jose, Costa Rica), and Virginia senior defender Emily Sonnet (Marietta, Ga.) are the women's finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


December 11, 2015
HERMANN FINALISTS
Allen, Herbers, Morris get nod for men's trophy

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Georgetown senior forward Brandon Allen (Old Bridge, N.J.), Creighton junior forward Fabian Herbers (Ahaus, Germany), and Stanford senior forward Jordan Morris (Mercer Island, Wash. were named the men's Finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy.


December 11, 2015
NSCAA MEN'S ALL -AMERICANS
First, second, third teams



December 11, 2015
SIX GAMES
Jermaine Jones suspended after confrontation with referee

NEW YORK – New England Revolution midfielder Jermaine Jones has been suspended by the MLS Disciplinary Committee for six matches and fined an undisclosed amount for his conduct toward a match official in the 92nd minute of New England’s MLS Cup Playoff match against D.C. United on October 28, 2015.


December 10, 2015
HIGH PRESS-URE
Press connects for three as WNT romps past T&T

SAN ANTONIO - The U.S. Women's National Team's Victory Tour continued Thursday with a lopsided 6-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago at the Alamodome.


December 10, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: RACHEL HILL
Meet the candidates, and vote!

UConn Huskies junior forward Rachel Hill is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 10, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Tigres take control of the Gran Final

Fifth-seeded Tigres shut out #1 Pumas 3-0 in the opening leg of the Apertura Gran Final Thursday at Estadio Universitario.


December 10, 2015
FINAL FIVE
Lloyd, Rapinoe, Holiday, Sauerbrunn, Solo up for U.S. Soccer female player of the year

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has announced the five nominees for 2015 U.S. Soccer female player of the year Thursday.


December 9, 2015
COLLEGE BOOT SPOTLIGHT: JENNA FISHER
Meet the candidates, and vote!

Boston University senior forward Jenna Fisher is one of three nominees for the New England Soccer News women’s college player of the year and the Soccer News Net Women’s College Boot, recognizing the national player of the year.


December 9, 2015
NASL INFORMER
Clubs busy as elves with post-season moves

The Ottawa Fury named Paul Dalglish head coach, taking over for Marc dos Santos, who left to join the Sporting Kansas City organization as the coach of their USL team.


December 9, 2015
BIGGER SPENDERS
MLS clubs will have $37M to spend to bolster rosters in 2016, 2017

NEW YORK -- With its goal of becoming one of the top-flight soccer leagues in the world in sight, Major League Soccer Wednesday took another step towards bulking up team rosters.


December 7, 2015
HAVING A (NEW) BALL
MLS unveils official ball for 2016 season

NEW YORK – adidas and Major League Soccer Monday unveiled a newly designed NATIVO, the official match ball for the 2016 season.


December 6, 2015
"A GREAT FEELING"
Four decades after starting as a soccer club, Timbers finally earn their first championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 40-year wait is over. Forty years after playing and losing in its first pro soccer championship game, the Portland Timbers have a title they can call their own.


December 6, 2015
"WE'LL BE BACK"
MLS Cup disappointment strengthens Crew SC's resolve for next season

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Columbus Crew SC entered Sunday's MLS Cup final with home field advantage and one of the league's most dangerous goalscorers in Kei Kamara. But they and the 21,747 fans, most of them in black-and-gold, at MAPFRE Stadium were in for a rude awakening from the upstart Portland Timbers.


December 6, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Pumas, Tigres to Gran Final

Club America won the battle but lost the war against top seeded Pumas on Sunday, posting a 3-1 second leg win at Estadio Olimpico Universitario but falling in the Liguilla semifinals by a 4-3 aggregate score.


December 6, 2015
WHEN EAST MEETS WEST
Left coast teams dominate MLS Cup

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Historically the Western Conference has dominated MLS Cup. Well at least, the way the league is aligned today. With 20 teams, 10 in each conference the West was leading 13-6 going into Sunday’s 20th MLS Cup.


December 6, 2015
FIRST TITLE
Penn State Nittany Lion women win College Cup

CARY, N.C.--Costa Rican international Raquel Rodriguez’ 72nd-minute goal gave Penn State a 1-0 win over Duke before 10,676 fans at WakeMed Soccer Park Sunday, the Nittany Lions capturing their first NCAA Women’s Championship.


December 6, 2015
40-YEAR ITCH IS SCRATCHED
Four decades after starting as a soccer club, Portland Timbers finally earn a championship

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The 40-year wait is over. Forty years after playing and losing in its first pro soccer championship game, the Portland Timbers have a title they can call their own.


December 6, 2015
UNPLAYABLE FIELD
U.S. Soccer cancels USWNT's Victory Tour match in Hawaii

CHICAGO - U.S. Soccer has cancelled the U.S. Women's National Team Victory Tour match scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 6, at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii, after a determination that the artificial turf surface is not suitable to hold an international soccer match.


December 5, 2015
SMALL MARKETS EYEING THE BIG PRIZE
Columbus, Portland vie for MLS Cup crown

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sorry folks, there are no big-name stars in Sunday's MLS Cup.

There's only a pair of hard-working small-market teams striving for some Major League Soccer glory at MAPFRE Stadium -- host Columbus Crew SC and the Portland Timbers.


December 5, 2015
MORE EXPANSION
MLS owners support growing to 28 clubs;make competition changes

Major League Soccer owners gave hope to Sacramento and other cities that want to hop on the bandwagon and get an expansion franchise, voting in Columbus on Saturday to support future expansion to 28 teams.


December 5, 2015
A COLUMBUS SCARE
Kamara injured in practice,; Berhalter hopeful striker will play Sunday

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Kei Kamara, who has been an absolute terror to opposing defenders and goalkeepers all season long, gave Columbus Crew SC one big scare Saturday.


December 5, 2015
EAGLES CLIPPED
Boston College men sent home by Syracuse

SYRACUSE, N.Y.--Boston College surrendered a 79th-minute goal off a corner kick in falling, 1-0, to Syracuse in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Men’s Championship Saturday.


December 5, 2015
WOUNDED KNEE
Megan Rapinoe tears ACL, out of Olympic qualifying

CHICAGO - U.S. women's national team and Seattle Reign midfielder Megan Rapinoe, the side's best playmaker, has torn the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee, U.S. Soccer said Saturday.


December 4, 2015
WOMEN'S COLLEGE CUP ROUNDUP
Penn State, Duke advance to final

Penn State advanced to the NCAA Women's College Cup final for the second time and Duke for the third time, both taking 2-0 victories Friday night.


December 4, 2015
NSCAA HONORS SVERRISDOTTIR
UMass defender on All-Mid Atlantic Second Team



December 4, 2015
NSCAA WOMEN'S ALL-AMERICANS
First, second, third teams

Complete list of National Soccer Coaches Association of America Women's DI All-America selections.


December 3, 2015
LIGA MX APERTURA
Liguilla semifinals first leg roundup

Top-seeded Pumas took a giant step toward the Gran Final with a 3-0 semifinal road win over shorthanded Club America Thursday at Estadio Azteca.


December 3, 2015
FINAL TUNE-UP
WNT to play Ireland in last match before Olympic qualifying

CHICAGO - The U.S. Women's National Team will open its 2016 schedule against the Republic of Ireland on January 23 at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego. Kickoff will be at 5 p.m. ET.


December 3, 2015
TAKING A ROLE
MLS, other pro leagues look to influence FIFA in wake of corruption

As the FIFA corruption scandal widened on Thursday with the arrest of the current president of CONCACAF Alfredo Hawit of Honduras and the President of CONMBEOL, Juan Ángel Napout of Paraguay, Major League Soccer and other professional leagues around the world are looking for a way to influence the organization.


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.


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