Stories tagged: soccer
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
State soccer: Undefeated Central Valley will play for State 4A girls title
It honestly doesn’t matter how you spell it. One Central Valley soccer star spells it with an ‘e’, the other with an “i.” Kaelyn or Kailyn, it all sounds the …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Washington State soccer tops Tennessee in penalties to advance in NCAA Championships
Ella Dederick made three stops in the penalty shootout to help lift Washington State to a 3-1 shootout victory over Tennessee, and into the round of 16 at the NCAA …
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017, 9:08 a.m.
Coach Caleb Porter parts ways with Portland Timbers
Coach Caleb Porter has parted ways with the Portland Timbers after five seasons with the team, including an MLS Cup championship. The team made the move official Friday. The 42-year-old …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
Sounders’ Clint Dempsey wins MLS Comeback Player
Inside Clint Dempsey’s chest sits a monitor that is constantly collecting data. That data then gets transmitted so doctors can scrutinize the results and make sure that Dempsey’s heart – …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
State soccer: St. George’s boys vie for third consecutive championship
Reloading isn’t just for big schools anymore.
Tue., Nov. 14, 2017, 12:48 p.m.
Italy defeat no surprise: Sweden is its bjte noire
MILAN – Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades shouldn’t come as a shock to those who believe in fate, destiny and …
Sun., Nov. 12, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
US women beat Canada 3-1 in final match of the year
Julie Ertz, Alex Morgan and Carli Lloyd scored and the U.S. national team closed out play this year with a 3-1 victory over Canada at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, …
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 6, 2017, 10:39 p.m.
Players to get more power from new FIFA contract rules
Players are getting more power from FIFA to leave soccer clubs who delay paying salaries or mistreat them.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 9:43 p.m.
MLS playoff capsules: Toronto loses 1-0 to Red Bulls, advances on away goals
Dylan Remick and Mauro Manotas scored to send the Houston Dynamo through to the Western Conference final after a 2-1 victory over the host Portland Timbers in the second leg …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Prep soccer: St. George’s girls, boys advance to state quarterfinals
Cambrie Rickard scored with 12 seconds left in the second overtime Friday and St. George’s edged visiting Northwest Christian 4-3 in the District 7 2B girls soccer championship match.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 10:46 p.m.
Clint Dempsey scores twice, leads Sounders past Whitecaps 2-0
Clint Dempsey curled a left-footed shot past Vancouver goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic early in the second half for his first playoff goal in two seasons, added a second goal in the …
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
In playoff showdown between Seattle and Vancouver, two players have world-crossing connection
Both Seattle’s Nouhou and Vancouver’s Tony Tchani are from the port city of Doula in Cameroon. There have only been 16 Cameroonians in MLS history.
Wed., Nov. 1, 2017, 4:25 p.m.
Spurs, Man City qualify on good night for English clubs in UEFA Champions League
English clubs shone in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday as Tottenham humbled Real Madrid and Manchester City beat Napoli to secure their places in the knockout stages with two …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 7:43 p.m.
Columbus takes advantage of short-handed NYCFC 4-1
Artur started a three-out outburst in the second half shortly after New York City FC went down a man and the Columbus Crew won the first leg of the Eastern …
Tue., Oct. 31, 2017, 6:38 p.m.
Area roundup: EWU soccer forward Chloe Williams wins third Big Sky offensive MVP award
Eastern Washington soccer forward Chloe Williams is the first three-time Big Sky Conference Offensive Player of the Year, the league announced Tuesday.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 10:50 p.m.
MLS playoff capsules: Top-seeded Timbers play Dynamo to 0-0 draw in West semis
Jeff Attinella had two saves to help the Portland Timbers to a 0-0 draw with the host Houston Dynamo on Monday night in the opener of their Western Conference semifinal.
Sun., Oct. 29, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Sounders settle for scoreless draw at Vancouver in first of two-leg playoff series
The different dynamics of a two-leg aggregate goal playoff series made for some tension-packed closing moments of this scoreless opener.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017, 10:39 a.m.
English soccer goalie sent off for urinating during match
A goalkeeper was sent off for urinating during an English football match on Saturday.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
Alberth Elis scores in extra time, Dynamo top Sporting K.C. 1-0
Alberth Elis scored his 11th goal of the season in the 94th minute and the Houston Dynamo made it stand in the second extra period for a 1-0 victory over …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
Sounders know Whitecaps well approaching Sunday’s playoff game in Vancouver
Two times the Sounders traveled to Vancouver this season and on both occasions outplayed the Whitecaps only to come away mighty displeased.
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 7:37 p.m.
Zack Steffen, Crew beat Atlanta United on penalties to advance
Twenty-two-year-old Zack Steffen made a career-high eight saves and the Columbus Crew advanced in the MLS Cup playoffs by besting expansion club Atlanta United 3-1 on penalty kicks after a …
Wed., Oct. 25, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Red Bulls score twice in 4 minutes, top Fire 4-0 to advance
Bradley Wright-Phillips and Sacha Kljestan scored four minutes apart early in the first half, and the New York Red Bulls cruised by the Chicago Fire 4-0 in a knockout-round game. …
Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 7:42 a.m.
Dave Sarachan to coach U.S. for exhibition at Portugal
Dave Sarachan will be the interim coach for the United States when the Americans play an exhibition at European champion Portugal on Nov. 14. Sarachan was the top assistant to …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
MLS capsules: Toronto FC sets league record, Atlanta breaks attendance marks
Atlanta United set a pair of attendance records Sunday but failed to secure a first-round bye in the playoffs when Sebastian Giovinco scored on a brilliant free kick in the …
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 8:58 p.m.
Nicolas Lodeiro scores twice, Sounders beat Rapids
Will Bruin is just glad to be back in the MLS playoffs. This time, he’s going with a team that has never missed them.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Sam Mewis scores twice and US women beat South Korea 6-0
Sam Mewis scored a pair of goals in the first half and the United States went on to beat South Korea 6-0 in an exhibition match Sunday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Megan Rapinoe, Alex Morgan, Julie Ertz lift US past South Korea, 3-1
Alex Morgan scored in a fourth straight game, Julie Ertz scored for the fourth time in five games, and the United States women beat South Korea 3-1. Megan Rapinoe added …
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 11:02 a.m.
Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas
The owner of the Columbus Crew says the team will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new stadium is built in Columbus. Precourt Sports Ventures, the California-based owner of the …
Mon., Oct. 16, 2017, 5:01 p.m.
Tim Weah’s hat trick leads US over Paraguay 5-0, to U17 QFs
Six days after the U.S. failed to qualify for next year’s World Cup, the Americans’ Under-17 team reached the quarterfinals of its FIFA tournament for the first time since 2005.
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
MLS capsules: Sebastian Blanco scores twice, Timbers beat DC United 4-0
Sebastian Blanco scored a pair of second-half goals to lead the Portland Timbers over D.C. United 4-0 in Washington on Sunday.