Major League Soccer Awards New Team to Los Angeles
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new era for Major League Soccer in Los Angeles began today as MLS Commissioner Don Garber announced that a new team has been awarded to an ownership group led by entrepreneur Henry Nguyen, sports and entertainment leader Peter Guber, and sports veteran Tom Penn. The new club is scheduled to debut in 2017 in a new soccer stadium in the greater Los ...
Soccer-Former Real forward Raul joins New York Cosmos
* Striker agrees "multi-year" contract * To help run Cosmos youth academy (Adds background, quotes) NEW YORK, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Former Real Madrid and Spain forward Raul has joined New York Cosmos for the 2015 season on a "multi-year" contract pending a medical, the North American Soccer League (NASL) club said on Thursday. As part of the deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, Raul, 37 ...
Huskies putting Saskatchewan soccer on the map
While the grass turns brown and fall fades away, two Saskatchewan soccer teams are hoping to keep the season alive. A surging soccer program among Canada’s elite schools, the University of Saskatchewan’s men’s and women’s soccer teams are making history week after week. The Bryce Chapman-led men’s team host the Canada West Final Four this afternoon and Saturday.
Optometrist warns soccer players of eye damage
An optometrist in Saskatoon is warning soccer players and parents about the chance of injury from a ball hitting them in the eye. Dr. Elisabeth Foucault said within the past year she has seen three such cases. One player had a tear in the retina — the sensory tissue at the back of the eyeball — which, if left untreated, can lead to retinal detachment and loss of vision. Both of those cases ...
Police in Manhunt for Killers of South Africa Soccer Star
South Africa’s national soccer team goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa. Close South Africa’s national soccer team goalkeeper and captain Senzo Meyiwa.
Girls Soccer: St. Mary's thrilled to be back in tournament
The St. Mary's girl's soccer team did not appear in the Division 4 North MIAA State tournament in 2013, but the Spartans (10-6-4) bounced back this fall, as they made the tournament, drew an eighth seed, and will play a first-round home game against No.9 ...
Owners have grand plans for new MLS club in LA
Henry Nguyen and Peter Guber envision their new Major League Soccer team taking the field somewhere in the Los Angeles area in early 2017 in a sparkling new stadium filled with roaring fans.
Hopkinton boys’ soccer team cruises into quarterfinals
The Hopkinton High boys’ soccer team remained perfect and moved within three victories of a second straight title with a 3-0 victory over Farmington in the second round of the Division III tournament on Thursday night. The top-seeded Hawks (17-0) broke a ...
Suspect in killing of South Africa national soccer captain arrested
By Zandi Shabalala JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A suspect in the killing of the captain and goalkeeper of South Africa's national soccer team has been arrested after witnesses picked him out in an identity parade, police said in a statement on Friday. The police said Zanokuhle Mbatha, 25, had been charged in connection with the case. Local media said the charges included murder. Soccer star Senzo ...
Boise State soccer star triumphs over tragedy
BOISE, Idaho Mikhaila Bowden's reliability is the source of her greatest athletic success and her most painful personal heartache. The Boise State women's soccer player will be honored Friday on Senior Day, when she should tie the school record for career ...
O’Connell’s Lauren, Lily Harkes continue a strong soccer family tradition
GIRLS? SOCCER | Lauren and Lily Harkes, daughters of soccer stars John and Cindi, have found their own paths in pursuing the family?s game.
Peters Township, Seneca Valley repeat as soccer champions
Peters Township players celebrate with their WPIAL championship trophy, after beating Upper St. Clair, 5-1, in the Class AAA boys’ soccer final. Canon-McMillan accepts the WPIAL Class AAA runner-up trophy for girls' soccer after a 1-0 loss to Seneca Valley.
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