Stories tagged: soccer
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 6:55 p.m.
Cristian Roldan emerging as Sounders’ unassuming star
TUKWILA, Wash. – Most times when the topic of young midfielder Cristian Roldan is brought up, Seattle Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer can’t stop raving. From the time Roldan moved into …
Wed., Nov. 29, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
MLS narrows expansion list to four cities
Nashville, Tennessee, is among four finalists for a pair of Major League Soccer expansion teams after government financing for a new stadium was approved this month.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 8:42 p.m.
Real Salt Lake names Seattle’s Laura Harvey coach of new NWSL team
Former Seattle Reign coach Laura Harvey has been named coach of the new Real Salt Lake-affiliated team in the National Women’s Soccer League.
Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 8:39 p.m.
Toronto FC’s Greg Vanney named MLS coach of the year
Toronto FC’s Greg Vanney has been voted coach of the year in Major League Soccer.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:17 a.m.
Lionel Messi receives 4th Golden Shoe as Europe’s top scorer
Lionel Messi received his fourth Golden Shoe award on Friday for leading all of Europe’s leagues in scoring last season.
Sat., Nov. 25, 2017, 12:15 a.m.
San Jose Earthquakes hire Mikael Stahre as new head coach
The San Jose Earthquakes hired Mikael Stahre as their new head coach Friday to replace Dominic Kinnear, who was fired in June.
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
Robinho denies sexual assault after 9-year jail sentence
Former AC Milan and Real Madrid striker Robinho was sentenced to nine years in jail by a court in Milan on charges of sexual assault following an incident in 2013, …
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Sounders beat Dynamo 2-0 to open Western finals
Gustav Svensson and Will Bruin scored in the first half, and Seattle Sounders FC beat the 10-man Houston Dynamo 2-0 in the first leg of the Western Conference championship Tuesday …
Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 8:50 p.m.
Toronto and Columbus play 0-0 tie to start Eastern Conference final
Toronto FC and the Columbus Crew played to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the MLS Eastern Conference Final on Tuesday.
Mon., Nov. 20, 2017, 8:19 p.m.
FC Kansas City of women’s soccer league ends operations
One of the most successful teams in the National Women’s Soccer League no longer exists. The league announced Monday it had reacquired the membership interest to two-time champion FC Kansas …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 18, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
State soccer: Central Valley’s perfect season ends in State 4A girls championship game defeat
Perspective was important in that moment for Andres Monnroy, who was also fighting back tears.
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 …