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MLS preseason

RSL, Sounders post wins in first full day of Sun Cup

After a “soft” Wednesday opening for the Sun Cup, fans that came to Kino Stadium on Saturday saw a revamped LA Galaxy and got a small taste of the storied Portland - Seattle rivalry. Soccer spring training continues in Tucson.... Read more»

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Soccer notes

FC Tucson’s Herrera signs for Real Salt Lake

The bad news is that you won’t see Aaron Herrera on the back line for FC Tucson this coming season. The good news is you’ll see him play in Major League Soccer.... Read more»

Soccer notes

Former FC Tucson player Velazco embraces new role for Monarchs

Former FC Tucson player Ricardo Velazco brought his own cheering section and new responsibilities to his team's game in Phoenix.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup: Crew-Salt Lake, Houston-Colorado end in draws

Columbus's Kei Kamara has now scored more goals than some teams have in this year's Desert Diamond Cup.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

Revolution, RSL draw in 6-goal Desert Cup thriller

The Desert Diamond Cup’s first night headlining match between the New England Revolution and Real Salt Lake provided spectators with six goals and two red cards.... Read more»

10 MLS teams announced for Desert Cup, Friendlies

Ten Major League Soccer teams will join FC Tucson in the 2016 Desert Cup and Desert Friendlies matches, along with U.S. National Team soccer stars such as Clint Dempsey, Kyle Beckerman and Nick Rimando. The fifth year of the preseason event will be in late January and early February.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

10-man RSL vanquishes Colorado in 'gritty' DDC final

The Colorado Rapids found out in the Desert Diamond Cup final on Saturday night that being up a man does not guarantee a win in soccer. The Rapids lost to Real Salt Lake 2-1 in front of 3,692 fans at Kino North Stadium.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

Papa, Velazco see time on the field as RSL defeats SKC

Wednesday night's Desert Diamond Cup matches confirmed the places for Saturday night's games. They also featured a few familiar but surprising faces in the line-ups. Dom Papa and Ricardo Velazco saw time on the field as RSL defeated SKC, while FC Tucson lost a hard-fought match with Colorado.... Read more»

MLS Preseason

Velazco plays in RSL preseason match vs. Revolution

The Revolution beat RSL 2 - 1 in their first preseason match; RSL's lineup included FC Tucson icon Ricardo Velazco.... Read more»

Soccer notes

Az soccer roundup: Robles, Weber secure ties in hard-fought contests

We are bringing back our updates of professional soccer players with Arizona ties. This week's roundup includes an assist from a former Wildcat, and a new team for a Catalina Foothills grad.... Read more»

Real Salt Lake and Chivas end Desert Diamond Cup in a 1-1 draw

A rainy final day of the Desert Diamond Cup commenced with a consolation match between Real Salt Lake and CD Chivas USA. The wet and windy contest ended with the two teams even at 1–1.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

FC Tucson falls to Real Salt Lake

FC Tucson finished off their run in the Desert Diamond Cup with a loss to MLS Cup runner-up Real Salt Lake... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

Colorado takes win over Rocky Mountain rivals Real Salt Lake

In the 69th minute Dillion Serna sent the ball over the Real Salt Lake defensive line, connecting with Deshorn Brown who put the ball away for the only goal Colorado needed to win the match.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

Wrapup: Day 1 action in the Desert Diamond Cup

This year's tournament opened on Wednesday afternoon with all six teams taking the pitch.... Read more»

Soccer notes

Major League Soccer opens on Saturday

We got the “soft opening” here in Tucson in the last few weeks, but Major League Soccer has its opening day this weekend.... Read more»

Soccer

Sounders get Real in Desert Diamond Cup

With many of their usual offensive weapons being given a rest, it fell to first year player Alex Caskey to give the Seattle Sounders the victory over Real Salt Lake in Saturday night's Desert Diamond Cup final.... Read more»

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