While not a flashy new player, Real Salt Lake completed the re-signing of a key component of its roster, locking Joao Plata up with a new multi-year DP deal.
The 24-year old winger has been a boon for RSL since his trade from Toronto FC in 2013, as he's notched 30 goals and 30 assists in regular season play, leaving him fifth and third respectively in club history.
San Francisco, Indianapolis, and Phoenix will host first round matches in the International Champions Cup.
Relevant Sports and Entertainment announced on Tuesday the schedule, venues, and bracket of the inaugural tournament, that will feature seven European sides and one Major League Soccer club playing matches in the United States and Europe between July 27 and August 7.
The US Men's National Team kicks off 2012 this Saturday in Phoenix with a friendly against
Venezuela. The US is looking to improve on their (2-1-4) record so far under Jurgen Klinsmann and
provide more of an attacking style of play. The team already got a small boost to start of the year
when Fifa [.
This year we at MLSReserves.com our excited about bringing a new segment to our weekly coverage. You can still expect to find our weekly rundown of the MLS Western and Eastern Conferences and our NASL round-up but now you can also find our new weekly USL Spotlight.
La DirecciÃ³n General de Selecciones Nacionales da a conocer la lista de jugadores convocados a la SelecciÃ³n Nacional Mexicana para enfrentar a Dinamarca, en partido de preparaciÃ³n a celebrarse el 30 de enero en Phoenix, Arizona. El equipo se concentrarÃ¡ este domingo 27 de enero por la noche en el Centro de Alto Rendimiento y viajarÃ¡n a Phoenix, Arizona, el lunes 28 por la tarde, ese mismo dÃa, al terminar el entrenamiento matutino se ofrecerÃ¡ conferencia de prensa en las Instalaciones del CAR.
Marquette didn't let the disappointment of its first loss of the season linger for very long, as the Golden Eagles got right back on the winning track with a pair of shutout victories in Big East Conference play.
UW-Milwaukee extended its unbeaten streak to five before falling to Cleveland State in overtime in a wild match Saturday night that saw two goals and a red card in the final 96 seconds of regulation.
It was a pretty good weekend for the Marquette, UW-Milwaukee and UW-Green Bay men's soccer
teams, with five wins and just one loss among the sides.
The Golden Eagles remained unbeaten, while the Panthers extended their winning streak to three
games and won their own tournament. The Phoenix, meanwhile, had a thrilling double-overtime victory
on Friday night, but lost a key player to injury and settled for their second straight 1-1-0
weekend after losing Sunday.
What an opening weekend it was for the Marquette, UW-Green Bay and UW-Milwaukee men's soccer
teams, with a show-stopping finish, inaugural victories for new coaches, a school record and the
best start for one team in 12 years.
Catch up on all the action in our weekly review of the Golden Eagles, Phoenix and Panthers.
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Tennessee1:00 PMCBSEntradasLP FieldAtlanta at Kansas City1:00 PMFOXEntradasArrowhead
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Portland's Jason Massie scored in the second minute and the Phoenix never looked back in
Saturday's 5-0 thrashing of the Victory at Scarborough High School.
Massie early goal gave way to strikes from Eric Anderson (10â€²), Ben Havey (18â€²), Keegan
Ziada (76â€²) and Andrew Jones (82â€²). Goalkeepers Terence Dieterich and Aidan McParland combined
for the clean sheet while Boston's Joao Santos and Portland's Rory Kennedy were shown red cards in
the 53rd minute.
WORCESTER, Mass. Portland striker Eric Alexander couldn't stop running.
Seconds after scoring the his second goal in the waning moments to lift the Phoenix to a 3-2
comeback win over the Hydra on Wednesday, the 6-4 striker raced up the field looking for his
keeper, Terrance Dieterich who waited to embrace him.
After an impressive two game road trip that earned six points, third place Wellington Phoenix
return home to host fourth place Melbourne Heart in a crucial A-League game at Westpac Stadium on
At 94 years old, Ray Lynch may be the oldest surviving Lighthouse Boys Club player. But his story isn't just that of a Scotch-Irish immigrant playing the game of his father, it's also part of the story of the movement of soccer in the US from its urban origins to the suburbs.
The dogged resurgence of Heart, Phoenix, and Adelaide, has added an extra layer of spice in the competition for finals spots in 2014. The result, is that we now head into a round 18 where every single game is a vital 6-pointer.
The intensity of this year's competition was shown by the mad scramble at the end of the transfer season â€“ with almost every club adding some serious swagger to their roster.
While the Revolution's form isfizzling at the top of the American soccer pyramid, New England itself is electric at the bottom as more and more Premier Development League clubs prepare to launch in less than a month.
Announcements vary from major player commitments to clubs -including the GPS Portland Phoenix, Boston Rams, and CFC Azul -to achievement recognition, as Seacoast United Phantom Ryan Dunn has been named captain of the Boston College Eagles for his final collegiate season.
For all the pre-season hype of marquee acquisition Alessandro del Piero taking the A-League by storm, the limelight belonged to a couple of fellow new arrivals who can only dream of enjoying the same distinguished career as the Italian maestro.
Phoenix's debutants, Stein Huysegems and teenager Louis Fenton, found themselves on the score-sheet as the home side secured a deserved victory at Westpac Stadium.
Freshman Kinley McNicoll and junior Paige Adams scored first-half goals as the University of Wisconsin women's soccer team dropped host UW-Green Bay 2-0 on Monday night at blustery Santaga Stadium to snap a four-match winless streak.
Junior goalkeeper Genevieve Richard made two saves for her second shutout in three career starts for the Badgers (8-5-1), who had a 21-4 advantage in shots as they continued their dominance against the Phoenix.
With Games 4 & 5 of the U.S. Women's National Team Fan Tribute Tour presented by Panasonic on the horizon (vs. Germany on Oct. 20 in Chicago and Oct. 23 in East Hartford), Games 6 & 7 have now been confirmed as well.
The USA will take on the Republic of Ireland on Nov.
The 2012 season kicked off across the nation for NCAA Division I women's soccer teams this
weekend, with Marquette scheduled to take on another nationally ranked foe, UW-Milwaukee playing
its first matches under new coach Greg Henschel and UW-Green Bay coach
Trevor Warren looking to get his team's offense going after a frustrating 2011
The top 2 teams plus the winner of the Grand Final go to the ACL. Unless one of these teams is
Wellington (New Zealand is not part of AFC). So, if Wellington finish top 2, the 3rd team goes
through. This makes it most likely that CCM and Brisbane will represent Australia again next year.
Sorry Jets fans, with 4 weeks left I am calling that the top 2, bound for the ACL next year, will
come from the top four of Central Coast Mariners (CCM), Brisbane Roar, Wellington Phoenix and Perth
The players spent many afternoons in training at camp in Phoenix at Athletes Perfomance, and during
the time between lunch and lectures they got into some serious games of table tennis (not
ping-pong, as we were admonished!). As you can imagine, the lads are competitive in whatever they
Make sure you stick around to the end.