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Filet of Sol: FC Tucson dispatches Albuquerque with trio of goals

FC Tucson posted a decisive win over rivals Albuquerque Sol FC on Saturday night at Kino North Stadium. The local squad won by 3 - 1 over the visitors from Duke City.... Read more»

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Dominating but not: FC Tucson ekes out narrow win vs. San Diego Zest

Despite owning the ball and pressuring for most of the match at Kino North Stadium, FC Tucson only managed a 1 - 0 victory over the San Diego Zest on Saturday night.... Read more»

FC Tucson rolls rampant over FC Boulder

FC Tucson’s Saturday-night match at Kino North Stadium was the second time in two weeks that they played FC Boulder. It also turned out to be the second time in two weeks that FC Tucson scored a quartet of goals against the Colorado club. The local boys ended the match up 5 - 1.... Read more»1

Their mind is not for rent: FC Tucson defeats Colorado Rush 3-1

The win-or-go-home nature of the U.S. Open Cup can create desperation among players and teams. Risks get taken, so mistakes get made. It’s what makes even the earlier rounds of the tournament fun to watch. Wednesday night’s opener between FC Tucson and Colorado Rush had a thrilling second half that featured both goals and a tasty helping of the sort of outrages that keep fans loud and happy.... Read more»1

2 points dropped: FC Tucson draws BYU Cougars

FC Tucson and BYU Cougars traded penalty kicks at Kino North Stadium on Saturday night. When it was over, the two teams walked away with a 1-1 draw.... Read more»

FC Tucson downed by BYU in season opener

It wasn’t the best way to start the season for FC Tucson as the BYU Cougars dealt a decisive defeat to the home side at Kino Stadium on Friday night. Returning striker Blake Frischknecht earned a brace as his soccer side beat the desert dwellers 3 - 0.... Read more»

FC Tucson opens with pair against BYU

FC Tucson’s first-year head coach Jon Pearlman makes his league debut this weekend in two matches against BYU Cougars.... Read more»

Phoenix Rising held to draw by local soccer squads

Phoenix Rising FC visited Tucson on Saturday and played against two local teams in friendly mini-games at Kino North Stadium. No one walked away with bragging rights, as the first match with FC Tucson ended 1-1, and the one against the University of Arizona club team ended scoreless.... Read more»

FC Tucson prepares for Drogba & company

FC Tucson is getting ready for a preseason match this Saturday against Phoenix Rising FC, a soccer team that boasts some big names.... Read more»

MLS preseason

FC Tucson struggles to corral Red Bulls at Naranja Park

FC Tucson took the drive up Oracle Road to face the New York Red Bulls in a soccer scrimmage at Oro Valley’s Naranja Park on Saturday night. A crowd of 300 people brought their own chairs and blankets and watched as the Red Bulls beat the home side 3 - 1.... Read more»

New coach Pearlman vows to 'die trying' in leading FC Tucson

FC Tucson has named Jonathan Pearlman, longtime general manager of the club, as the new head coach of the local semi-pro soccer team. "I swear to you, no one's going to work harder than I am and no one loves soccer in this city more than I do. I feel like I'll do a good job or die trying," he said.... Read more»

Tri golova: NK Istra 1961 scores 3 against FC Tucson

A sparse crowd saw an improvised FC Tucson line-up play an unannounced match against Croatian team NK Istra 1961 on Saturday afternoon. The soccer team from the Adriatic Sea ended the match on top, 3-0.... Read more»

As MLS preseason starts, FC Tucson looks for a new coach

As FC Tucson gets ready to host its first Major League Soccer preseason match of the year on Friday, a question hangs over the team’s head: who will coach them through the 2017 season?... Read more»

FC Tucson coach Schantz moving up to Phoenix team

FC Tucson head coach Rick Schantz, the only coach in the team's history, will be departing for the Valley of the Sun to be an assistant coach for the newly rebranded Phoenix Rising FC. The move north is also a move up in the ranks of soccer clubs, from the mostly amateur local team to the second division of the pros.... Read more»

Soccer notes

From Plains of Abraham to Magic Kingdom: Tucson player Toia suits up for Orlando

Tucson’s Donny Toia is probably a bit young to be called a “journeyman,” but the soccer player will be making another change in teams this offseason — this time to bolster the defense for Orlando City SC.... Read more»

MLS preseason

Local kid Toia now a Goat

Major League Soccer’s CD Chivas USA announced this week that former FC Tucson player Donny Toia has signed with the team. The 21-year-old CDO grad spent last season with Phoenix FC, where he was the team’s leading scorer and earned Player of the Year honors from La Furia Roja, the team’s supporter group.... Read more»

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