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Long time coming: ex-FC Tucson player makes national team

One-time FC Tucson defender Aaron Long has been named to the U.S. national team after years of struggling to find a place in a first-tier soccer line-up.... Read more»

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FC Tucson alums await bout with old squad in Open Cup 2nd round

FC Tucson will travel to Colorado Springs to play the Switchbacks on Wednesday. Two familiar faces will be on the other side of the field in the second round of the U.S. Open Cup.... Read more»1

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»

Phoenix Rising gets narrow win in sort-of debut for Drogba

Phoenix's soccer club battled back a 20-minute barrage to hold on for a win. Oh yeah, Didier Drogba was there too.... 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»

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»

Hornby special: Late-match rally gives FC Tucson 5 - 2 win

Afonso Pinheiro's two late-game goals put the match out of reach for the visitors as FC Tucson closed out the regular season with an exclamation point.... Read more»

Full boat: FC Tucson nets 5 in rivalry match with Albuquerque

Out of their final three matches, FC Tucson only needed a single tie to clinch the top of both the division and conference table. They decided their fate with a win by five goals.... Read more»

One louder: Schmitt brace turns FC Tucson up to 11 undefeated

Tate Schmitt scored two as FC Tucson extended their unbeaten streak to 11 matches at Kino North Stadium on Sunday night. The win puts them six points clear of the second-place team and gives them a near lock on a playoff spot.... Read more»

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Tucsonenses draw lessons from Copa, Euros

It’s been an exciting few weeks for soccer fans with both the Copa America and European Championships being played. It is not a complete surprise what FC Tucson’s "soccer junkies" are spending their free time on.... Read more»

FC Tucson weekend round-up: Men 3 up on blues; women drop 2 in road trip

FC Tucson had a mixed weekend with the women tumbling out of the top of their division with two losses and the men with a strong win.... Read more»

Weekend soccer roundup

German saves FC Tucson at last minute again; Women have strong start on road

Weekend soccer roundup: FC Tucson's men's side kept the top of the table despite a disappointing draw. FC Tucson women began with two wins against LA-area teams.... Read more»

FC Tucson saves face with stoppage-time draw

FC Tucson took a 1 - 0 deficit into stoppage time against the Southern California Seahorses. It took last-minute heroics from Damian German to earn the home side a draw.... Read more»

Staying classy: 10-man FC Tucson defeats San Diego

A 10-man FC Tucson squad played the San Diego Zest on Saturday and escaped California with a 1-0 win. It was the first time the local soccer side won their season opener in the team’s history. Rincon grad Minh Vu had the winner.... Read more»

FC Tucson to host 1st-round matchup in U.S. Open Cup

Tucson's local semi-pro team will again have the chance to take on the best players in U.S. soccer, but first they'll have to get by San Nicolas FC in a first-round game played at Kino North Stadium.... Read more»

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