December 5, 2016 MLS BEST XI
Toronto FC's Giovinco leads way
Forward Sebastian Giovinco of MLS Cup finalist Toronto FC heads the Best XI team, the league announced Monday.
December 4, 2016 THEY'RE FIGHTING ON
USC Trojans trip West Virginia, win second NCAA title
SAN JOSE, Calif. -- The USC Trojans became the fourth multiple winner of the NCAA Women’s Championship, taking a 3-1 victory over No. 1-ranked West Virginia in the final before a 6,612 crowd at Avaya Stadium Sunday.
December 2, 2016 ON TO THE FINAL
Trojans get past Georgetown 1-0
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Katie Johnson scored in the 60th minute to give the USC Trojans a 1-0 win over the Georgetown Hoyas in the NCAA semifinal to advance the team to the NCAA Women’s College Cup final on Friday evening at Avaya Stadium.
December 3, 2016 MLS INFORMER
While expansion club Atlanta felt it needed to go all the way to Argentina for its coach, the MLS original LA Galaxy seems to think staying closer to home is a better bet.
THEY'RE IN THE RUNNING
Ellis, Lloyd on FIFA short lists for top coach, player
U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis and co-captain Carli Lloyd have been named to short lists for FIFA honors they won last year.
November 30, 2016 MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Toronto wins East in extra time, will host MLS Cup
TORONTO--Toronto FC scored on three of their four corner kicks in regulation, but needed overtime goals by Benoit Cheyrou and Tosaint Ricketts to pull away from the Montreal Impact and win Wednesday's second-leg Eastern Conference Final at packed and rainswept BMO Field.
November 29, 2016 MAC HERMANN TROPHY
Hatch, Sullivan head list of semifinalists
U.S. Women’s National Team members Ashley Hatch (BYU) and Andi Sullivan (Stanford) are among 30 semifinalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy award, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday.
November 29, 2016 NOT SEMIFINAL TOUGH ENOUGH
U.S. women fall in U-20 World Cup semis to North Korea
Ri Hyang Sim scored a minute into extratime to North Korea to a 2-1 victory over the United States in the semifinals of the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea Tuesday.
November 27, 2016 MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Morris powers Seattle to Western Conference crown
COMMERCE CITY, Colo.-- MLS Rookie of the Year Jordan Morris scored the only goal Seattle Sounders FC needed to defeat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 Sunday at Dick's Sporting Goods Park and sail through to the MLS Cup Final by a 3-1 aggregate score.
November 25, 2016 MLS INFORMER
Life of the playoff party
Not that it will be a major surprise to the suits on Fifth Avenue or other close followers of the league, but if Major League Soccer really wants to make sure its playoff attendance numbers remain high, it needs to assure Seattle and Montreal are invited to the party.
November 25, 2016 COMEBACK KIDS
Late goals lift U.S over Mexico in quarterfinals of U-20 World Cup
The U.S. men might have experienced problems defeating their Mexico counterparts in a World Cup qualifying match Nov. 11, but don't tell that to the U.S. women's Under-20 side.
November 24, 2016 GONE FOR GOOD
Ex-Galaxy star Gerrard retires from soccer
Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, who left the LA Galaxy last week, is now leaving the game. On Thursday he announced his retirement from soccer.
November 23, 2016 MEN'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
25 nominated for College Boot
Twenty-five 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 23, 2016 WOMEN'S PLAYER OF THE YEAR
32 Nominated for College Boot
Thirty two of the nation's top women's college soccer players have been named finalists for the 2016 Soccer News Net College Boot award, recognizing the women's college player of the year.
November 22, 2016 MLS PLAYOFF ROUNDUP
Impact, Sounders seize advantage in Conference Finals
MONTREAL--Just when it looked like the Montreal Impact were going to run away with the first league of the Eastern Conference championship, Toronto FC came up with a pair of late road goals and trim the Impact's lead to 3-2 Tuesday night at sold-out Stade Olympique.
November 22, 2016 SOME ARENA FUTBOL
U.S. names Bruce Arena national coach to succeed Klinsmann
Bruce is back. LA Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena was named the new head coach of the U.S. national team Tuesday afternoon by U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati.
Klinsmann, the former World Cup winner with Germany, was fired as head coach and technical director Monday after the United States dropped its opening two matches of the CONCACAF hexagonal of World Cup qualifying.
November 21, 2016 YOU'RE FIRED!
Klinsmann out as MNT coach and technical director
CHICAGO - Jurgen Klinsmann has been relieved of his duties as head coach of the U.S. Men's National Team and Technical Director for U.S. Soccer.
November 19, 2016 MLS INFORMER
First Nigel de Jong left. Then Steven Gerrard. Then Robbie Keane. Add eight-year associate head coach Dave Sarachan. And if speculation is right, Bruce Arena could soon follow to replace the as yet-to-be fired Juergen Klinsmann at the U.S. national team.
November 17, 2016 HE'S KEANE TO LEAVE
Robbie departs after leading Galaxy to three MLS Cup titles
Forward Robbie Keane will depart the LA Galaxy after helping the team win three MLS Cup titles, the team announced Thursday.