November 21, 2014 LONGHORNS FALL TO IRISH
Late goal ends Texas season
COLLEGE STATION, Tex. – Despite a valiant Texas (11-8-4) effort on a rainy, gray Friday afternoon at Ellis Field, a goal by Karin Muya at the 86-minute mark completed a Notre Dame (14-5-2) comeback as the No. 12 Fighting Irish rallied past the Longhorns in NCAA second-round action, 2-1.
November 20, 2014 MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league
With Jurgen Klinsmann's charges dropping their last two games of the year – and with only one win in their last seven, U.S. Soccer fans can look at least to the U-20s for solace. The U.S. youngsters, who counted seven MLS-contracted players among them, won two of three against European (and Canadian) counterparts in the past week on a trip to Marbella, Spain.
November 19, 2014 IT WAS 25 YEARS AGO TODAY ...
... that the USA qualified for its 1st World Cup in 40 years
It was 25 years ago today that Paul Calgiuri scored the goal that lifted the U.S. to its first World Cup in 40 years in a 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago on Nov. 19, 1989. We present editor Michael Lewis's account of the U.S. qualifying for the World Cup in 1989. This story first appeared in the Nov. 23, 1989 edition of Soccer Week and is used with permission.
Rafael Castillo scored a wonder goal to put the Scorpions in front to help lift them to their first North American Soccer League championship in a 2-1 win over the Fort Lauderdale Strikers in front of 7.847 at Toyota Field Saturday night.