May 24, 2015 MLS ROUNDUP
Union stun Red Bulls; Wondo nets his 100th
HARRISON, NJ--Second-half goals by Vincent Nogueira and C.J. Sapong lifted the Philadelphia Union (3-7-3, 12 pts) to their first-ever win at Red Bull Arena, 2-0 over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday afternoon.
May 24, 2015 HORRI-BULL
Red Bulls decide to take a holiday early in 2nd half, suffer 2-0 loss to lowly Union
On a holiday weekend, you might say the Red Bulls took a holiday early in the second half against the Philadelphia Union on Sunday. After hitting the woodwork twice in the opening 45 minutes, the team went dormant -- on the attack and defense -- in the final half as the Philadelphia Union won for the first time in seven tries at Red Bull Arena as the visitors recorded a 2-0 victory.
May 24, 2015 HAMSTRUNG
Injured Perrinelle held out of Union match
Damien Perrinelle will miss the Red Bulls match against the Philadelphia Union, meaning that Sunday's game will not only be his first missed start of the season but also the first minutes that he hasn't played during this season.
May 24, 2015 A CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND FOR ENY
In Staten Island from June 20-21
Staten Island becomes the center of New York youth soccer on the weekend of June 20 and 21 as that’s championship weekend on the island as the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association hosts the ENY Premier League finals and ENY Champions Cup at Owl Hollow Fields.
May 23, 2015 MLS SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games
The Philadelphia Union might still be basking in the glow of last weekend's slump-busting 1-0 win over DC United, but on Sunday they face even a tougher challenge -- beat the New York Red Bulls at Red Bull Arena for the first time ever.
May 23, 2015 AGGRAVATED HARASSMENT
Reports: Youth soccer coach arrested
Robert Riccuiti, a youth soccer coach on Long Island, is scheduled to be arraigned Saturday on a charge of aggravated harassment in First District Court in Hempstead, N.Y. after threatening the parents of a player, according to reports.
A look at the upcoming games
Toronto FC will host the Portland Timbers on Saturday without scoring leader Jozy Altidore (five goals), out 4-5 weeks with a newly-diagnosed hamstring injury. Sebastian Giovinco has started to find his scoring touch of late, and coach Greg Vanney has indicated he will move midfielder Michael Bradley more forward to help improve service to the Italian forward.
May 22, 2015 MLS ROUNDUP
COLUMBUS, Ohio--Jason Johnson came off the bench to score in the fourth minute of stoppage time and lift the Chicago Fire into a 2-2 draw with Columbus Crew SC Friday night at MAPFRE Stadium.
May 22, 2015 NWSL ROUNDUP
Breakers come back for 1-1 draw
ALLSTON, Mass. –A game tying goal from Stephanie McCaffrey kept the Boston Breakers home unbeaten streak intact as they played to a 1-1 draw in front of 1,861 at the Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium Friday night.
May 22, 2015 NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games
Ottawa and Indy are each seeking their second wins of the 2015 Spring Season, and the second-year clubs will look to snap two-match winless skids to build positive momentum as the Spring Season nears its close.
May 22, 2015 PABLO WHO?
Marsch squashes another player rumor
Perhaps all that is needed to know about the latest player linked to the Red Bulls ahead of this summer's transfer window is that the team's head coach Jesse Marsch wasn't at first certain who the player was. Not exactly on his radar, eh?
May 22, 2015 CONFIRMED
Source: Benfica to replace Porto in Cup
Sources have confirmed to BigAppleSoccer.com that reports out of Portugal on Friday that Champions League side Porto is indeed out of this summer's International Champions Cup. The source revealed that Porto will be replaced by fellow Portuguese powerhouse Benfica.
May 22, 2015 HE'S NOW NO. 1
Will Hayes named Mattituck boys soccer coach
The Mattituck High School boys soccer team did not have to go too far to find its next head coach. The Tuckers will be directed by Will Hayes, who was an assistant coach on the 2014 New York State Class B championship side.
May 21, 2015 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Second round roundup
There were a handful of upsets in the Second Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, as the PDL's Jersey Express and Ventura County Fusion, USASA's PSA Elite and Chula Vista FC and NPSL's Chattanooga FC defeated clubs from higher divisions to join the other professional sides in next week's Third Round, which will take place on May 27.
May 21, 2015 A STUNNER
Jersey Express surprises Red Bulls II in Open Cup
Eight-year-old Premier Soccer League side Jersey Express stunned the Red Bulls II 1-0 to eliminate the heavily favored MLS-affiliated team from the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night, scoring from a second-half corner kick and earning a third-round meeting with the Cosmos.
May 20, 2015 KNOCKED OUT
Rough Riders fall on late goal in Cup
The Long Island Rough Riders were eliminated from the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, dropping a 1-0 second-round decision to the Real Monarchs at St. Anthony's High School on Wednesday night.
May 20, 2015 THE EXPRESS WAY
Karcz's goal lifts Jersey over Red Bulls II
Chris Karcz, who was the MVP of a the Cosmos Copa in 2010, will have an opportunity face off against the actual Cosmos next Wednesday night. Karcz tallied the lone goal of the night in the 59th minute to lift the Jersey Express to a 1-0 victory over the Red Bulls II in a second-round match of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.
May 20, 2015 MIAMI GETS EXPANSION TEAM
NASL to add second South Florida franchise
Miami is getting a professional soccer team starting in 2016, and it's not the long-awaited David Beckham-owned Major League Soccer franchise. The North American Soccer League announced it has awarded an expansion team to an ownership group headed by media entrepreneur Riccardo Silva and former AC Milan and Italian National Team star Paolo Maldini.
May 20, 2015 CANTONA LAWSUIT
Ex-French international sues Cosmos for nearly $1M
Former French international Eric Cantona has sued the Cosmos. Cantona has alleged the North American Soccer League club fired him without paying him $961,290 salary in which he claims he is owed, according to published reports. He also is suing the team for a four percent equity interest.
May 19, 2015 MLS WEDNESDAY
A look at the upcoming game
Sporting Kansas City had an unexpected rest last weekend, when their scheduled home match against Colorado was postponed due to severe weather. They'll return to action on Wednesday against the New England Revolution, who are unbeaten in nine straight after last weekend's 1-1 draw with Toronto FC.
May 19, 2015 USL REVIEW
Rhinos remain unbeaten
The ninth week of the USL season brought to an end a pair of streaks in the Western Conference, and the continuation of a pair in the Eastern Conference as the standings continued to fluctuate with the season one-third complete. With nine points separating the top nine teams in the Western Conference, the league continues to produce surprises in the race for the postseason.
May 18, 2015 IN SEARCH OF ...
... the right soccer camp for your children
Trying to find the right soccer camp for your child can entail a lot of hard work. But if you ask the right questions and do the correct research, your son or daughter will definitely enjoy a week or two of their summer vacation and have a pleasant educational experience as well.
May 17, 2015 DOUBLE BRACE
Leroux, Wambach lead USA over Mexico
Sydney Leroux celebrated her first start of 2015 with a pair of goals, and Abby Wambach came off the bench to notch the 40th multigoal game of her international career Sunday night as the U.S. women's national team built toward the coming Women's World Cup with an emphatic triumph over Mexico.
May 17, 2015 MLS ROUNDUP
Lions, Union snap skids
ORLANDO--Orlando City SC shook off their homefield jinx in impressive fashion on Sunday, pounding the defending champion LA Galaxy 4-0 in front of an ecstatic Citrus Bowl crowd of 40,122.