Stories tagged: soccer
Sun., May 14, 2017, 9:06 p.m.
MLS capsules: Portland Timbers and Atlanta United play to 1-1 draw
Defender Liam Ridgewell scored the equalizer for Portland some four minutes after Atlanta went ahead and the Timbers settled for a 1-1 draw with the expansion United on Sunday in …
Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
Nemanja Nikolic, Fire beat Sounders 4-1 to snap winless streak
Nemanja Nikolic scored two goals and the Chicago Fire beat the Seattle Sounders 4-1 night to snap a three-game winless streak. Nikolic has eight goals this season, tied with Houston’s …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 6:22 p.m.
Sounders begin critical six-game stretch at Chicago
Starting on Saturday in Chicago, the Sounders will play six games in 23 days, a key moment in the season as they look to avoid a repeat of last season’s …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
Key players behind Chelsea’s Premier League title win
N’Golo Kante, Eden Hazard, Diego Costa and David Luiz were the key players behind Chelsea’s Premier League title win.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:47 p.m.
Month-by-month: How Chelsea won the English Premier League
A month-by-month look at how Chelsea won the English Premier League
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Chelsea takes wild ride back to summit of English soccer
Chelsea is back at the summit of English soccer following a wild roller-coaster ride over the past three years. The London club cruised to the Premier League title in 2015, …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 2:17 p.m.
Antonio Conte wins battle of super-coaches in English Premier League
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has stood out from the rest in the first year of English soccer’s ‘super coach’ era. Conte arrived at Chelsea in July around the time the …
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Back on top: Chelsea wins the English Premier League
Chelsea clinch the English Premier League title at the first opportunity, beating West Bromwich Albion 1-0 through Michy Batshuayi’s 82nd-minute goal to take an unassailable 10-point lead. Antonio Conte becomes …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Around MLS: Toronto on top, undefeated Dallas and Brek’s back
Toronto FC beat Columbus 2-1 to extend the team’s winning streak to a club-record five. With a deep roster, the Reds are on top of the Western Conference with 22 …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 4:18 p.m.
Madrid eliminates Atletico, reaches Champions League final
Defending champion Real Madrid has withstood an early onslaught by Atletico Madrid to reach a third Champions League final in four years, despite a 2-1 loss to its city rival. …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 10:16 a.m.
U.S. women’s national team to host Tournament of Nations
The U.S. women’s national team will host Brazil, Australia and Japan in the Tournament of Nations to be played in three West Coast cities this summer. The round-robin tournament will …
Wed., May 10, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Experience the difference between Juventus and Monaco
Monaco still has much to learn. Juventus was a class apart in both legs of the Champions League semifinals, with its veteran defense stifling the French league club’s much-vaunted attack. …
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Juventus beats Monaco 2-1 to reach Champions League final
Dani Alves has inspired Juventus to a 2-1 win over Monaco to send the Italian club to its second Champions League final in three years. Alves set up Mario Mandzukic’s …
Tue., May 9, 2017, 12:18 p.m.
Atletico-Madrid rivalry heats up ahead of semifinal
The rivalry between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid has intensified entering the second leg of the Champions League semifinals, with Atletico going on Twitter to take some shots at the …
Sat., May 6, 2017, 10:03 p.m.
MLS Capsules: Chris Wondolowski reaches 125 goals as Earthquakes top Timbers 3-0
Maximiliano Urruti scored two goals and 21-year-old Jesse Gonzales had his fourth shutout of the season in FC Dallas’ victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
UPDATED: Sat., May 6, 2017, 3:10 p.m.
Jozy Altidore’s PK gives Toronto 1-0 win over Sounders
Jozy Altidore earned and scored on a penalty kick early in the first half and short-handed Toronto FC beat the Seattle Sounders 1-0 in a rematch of last year’s MLS …
UPDATED: Fri., May 5, 2017, 7:07 p.m.
A championship rematch? Sounders say it’s a new year with new goals
Sounders goalkeeper Stefan Frei says it’s a new year with new goals and that he and his teammates must avoid getting too caught up in MLS Cup rematch hype when …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 7:49 p.m.
MLS Capsules: Dwyer scores twice in Sporting’s win over Red Bulls
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Dominic Dwyer scored two second-half goals, Tim Melia had his sixth shutout of the season and Sporting KC beat the New York Red Bulls 2-0 on …
Wed., May 3, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Gonzalo Higuain, Gianluigi Buffon star at each end as Juventus beats Monaco
Record signing Gonzalo Higuain scored two opportunist goals and veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made some crucial saves as Juventus won 2-0 at Monaco to take a commanding lead from the …
Wed., May 3, 2017
Prep soccer roundup: Central Valley advances in 4A subregional
Connor Wold scored a pair of goals and Central Valley defeated visiting Richland 4-0 at SFCC in a 4A subregional on Wednesday.
Tue., May 2, 2017, 6:02 p.m.
Orlando and Harrison, New Jersey, likely to host US
The U.S. Soccer Federation is closing in on agreements to host its last two home World Cup qualifiers in Orlando, Florida, against Costa Rica on Sept., 1 and Harrison, New …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
Ronaldo leads Madrid to 3-0 win over Atletico in CL semis
Cristiano Ronaldo has scored a hat trick to lead Real Madrid to a commanding 3-0 win over city rival Atletico Madrid in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal. …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 12:15 p.m.
Monaco’s free-scoring attack faces biggest test vs. Juventus
An intriguing battle lies in store between arguably best the attack in Europe and its toughest central defense when Monaco faces Juventus in the first leg of their Champions League …
Sun., April 30, 2017, 8:10 p.m.
MLS capsules: D.C. United gets 1st road win, beats Atlanta United 3-1
Luciano Acosta broke a tie in the 36th minute, Sebastien Le Toux had the only second-half goal and D.C. United beat host Atlanta United 3-1 on Sunday for the Washington …
Sun., April 30, 2017, 8:45 a.m.
FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims
FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian …
UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Sounders rally to 3-3 draw with Revolution
Osvaldo Alonso scored Seattle’s third goal in a 13-minute stretch to help the Seattle Sounders rally for a 3-3 draw with the New England Revolution. Trailing 3-0 with 15 minutes …
Thu., April 27, 2017, 9:40 p.m.
Clint Dempsey says Sounders possession game a sign of confidence
Clint Dempsey says a Sounders goal last Sunday that was preceeded by 21 consecutive passes between 10 players was a sign the team’s confidence is brewing.
UPDATED: Wed., April 26, 2017, 12:46 p.m.
Three-sport Ferris athlete Max Thompson flows with the seasons
When it came time to pick a sport, Max Thompson couldn’t choose. Pick a sport? No. He picked three sports.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 7:21 p.m.
MLS capsules: Miguel Ibarra’s header lifts Minnesota United over Rapids 1-0
Miguel Ibarra scored in the 72nd minute and the Minnesota United beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Sunday.
Sun., April 23, 2017, 6:59 p.m.
Sounders beat Galaxy 3-0, snaps six-game road winless streak
Clint Dempsey had a goal and an assist and the Seattle Sounders beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 3-0 on Sunday.