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Spotlight on "Next Goal Wins"

2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil starts next Thursday, and to celebrate, FC Tucson and the Loft Cinema are presenting a one-night-only screening of “Next Goal Wins.” The documentary is about the underdog soccer team American Samoa (called “the worst football team on Earth”), and its quest to score…

June 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Greg Foster: New soccer stadium gives Tucson a second chance to make Kino investment work

Greg Foster: New soccer stadium gives Tucson a second chance to make Kino investment work

In soccer, there is a concept known as the “second ball.” When your teammate plays a long ball into the opponent’s defensive players and you aren’t able to win the first ball (meaning, the opponent will get to the ball before you will), you realize that you may be able to win the second ball…

November 13, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Huckelberry: We must move forward, fully use our sports assets

Huckelberry: We must move forward, fully use our sports assets

The Padres have wrapped up their final season in Tucson and we all wish the team the best of luck with its move to El Paso.

September 11, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: Ex-Amigo Mastroeni embraces role in LA

Soccer: Ex-Amigo Mastroeni embraces role in LA

Pablo Mastroeni, a former Tucson Amigo in the mid-1990s, brings experience to the Los Angeles Galaxy locker room.

August 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Soccer: Ex-Amigo Mastroeni embraces role in LA

Soccer: Ex-Amigo Mastroeni embraces role in LA

On the soccer pitch, Pablo Mastroeni has always been known to be up for a challenge.

August 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Huckelberry seeks $280K to lure pro soccer spring training

Huckelberry seeks $280K to lure pro soccer spring training

Construction crews converted some baseball fields at the Kino Sports Complex into permanent and semi-permanent soccer fields last spring so that the FC Tucson soccer team could use the facilities and host Major League Soccer events.

August 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Huckelberry seeks $280K to lure pro soccer spring training

Huckelberry seeks $280K to lure pro soccer spring training

FC Tucson and Pima County are planning a 2,000-seat stadium to be opened by 2014 at Kino Sports Complex North.

August 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Huckelberry seeks $280K to lure pro soccer spring training

Huckelberry seeks $280K to lure pro soccer spring training

Supervisors will be asked today to spend $280,000 to make Tucson one of the top destinations for spring training for half of the Major League Soccer teams.

August 06, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Soccer: FC Tucson goes toe-to-toe with Dynamo but falls short in U.S. Open Cup

HOUSTON – FC Tucson refused to back down from one of Major League Soccer's most successful teams Wednesday, going head to head with the Houston Dynamo in a 2-0 loss at BBVA Compass Stadium.

May 29, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…

Soccer: Well-traveled, clutch FC Tucson squad takes entertaining show on the road

If they ever hold an “Amazing Race” for soccer teams, put your money on FC Tucson.

May 24, 2013 10:00 pmLoading…
Beckham to retire from soccer at end of season

Beckham to retire from soccer at end of season

LONDON — David Beckham is retiring from soccer, ending a career in which he transcended the sport with forays into fashion and a marriage to a pop star that made him a global celebrity.

May 16, 2013 9:27 am Related Loading…

Soccer: Seattle's 'dinosaur' Schmid no stranger to Tucson

When the Seattle Sound-ers FC headed to Tucson a couple of weeks ago, coach Sigi Schmid could have told his charges "been there, done that."

February 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

MLS in Tucson: From field to crowd, Desert Friendles series a hit

And the MVP of the MLS Desert Friendlies is … the field.

February 08, 2013 8:00 pmLoading…
mLS in Tucson DAVE ORD: Sunshine, soccer has warming effect for fans

mLS in Tucson DAVE ORD: Sunshine, soccer has warming effect for fans

Portland forward Danny Mwanga leaps up to flick the ball toward the net. Mwanga's shot, which hit the crossbar, was one of many chances Portland had in the second half of its MLS Desert Friendly match with Seattle.

February 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
MLS in Tucson Dave Ord: Sunshine, soccer has warming effect for fans

MLS in Tucson Dave Ord: Sunshine, soccer has warming effect for fans

In the 80th minute of Tuesday's soccer match, the members of the Timbers Army sang "You Are My Sunshine."

February 06, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
MLS Preseason: Tucson soccer past, present converge

MLS Preseason: Tucson soccer past, present converge

San Jose's Donny Toia, right, sees action during a Desert Friendly at Kino Sports Complex North Field No. 5 on Saturday. Toia, a former Canyon del Oro High School and Pima College star, played for FC Tucson last season.

February 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
MLS Preseason: Tucson soccer past, present converge

MLS Preseason: Tucson soccer past, present converge

The first half of Saturday's MLS Desert Friendly match had some Tucson soccer past. The second half had a little bit of Tucson soccer present. And the full 90 minutes was, perhaps, a glance into Tucson soccer future.

February 03, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Soccer: Fans get monthlong treat at Kino with 18 matches

There's no recorded data connecting Father Kino to the game of soccer.

January 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Traen el mejor soccer de Estados Unidos en juegos de exhibición

Traen el mejor soccer de Estados Unidos en juegos de exhibición

La Major League Soccer (MLS) anunció que los campeones de las conferencias, el San Jose Earthquakes y el Sporting Kansas City, vendrán a Tucsón el próximo año para participar en unos partidos en la primavera.

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Traen el mejor soccer de Estados Unidos en juegos de exhibición

Traen el mejor soccer de Estados Unidos en juegos de exhibición

Sporting Kansas City celebrando la victoria sobre Seattle el pasado mes de agosto. El equipo jugará en los "friendlies" de Tucsón en enero y febrero.

November 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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