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Preseason soccer in Tucson

Last-minute goal gives Portland win over Seattle

Even on a Wednesday night, local Seattle Sounders FC and Portland Timbers FC fans showed up in force to cheer on the two teams in the biggest rivalry in MLS. When the referee blew the final whistle, Portland came out on top with a score of 2 – 1.... Read more»

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Seattle's Morris makes return to soccer pitch in Tucson

Jordan Morris’s first game in a Seattle Sounders uniform was at Kino North Stadium. Back during preseason on Feb. 8, 2016. His first matches back have been here in Tucson, too.... Read more»

Preseason soccer in Tucson

Houston bench leads comeback vs. Sounders

Seattle established a two-goal lead, but Houston came back with three in the final quarter-hour as preseason soccer play continued in Tucson.... Read more»

MLS preseason

Don Giovanni's overture: Timbers & Savarese tune up for Sounders

“Seattle, uh…Seattle who?,” asked Giovanni Savarese as he got his Portland Timbers soccer team ready to face off with their arch-rivals in a Saturday spring-training match in Tucson.... Read more»

MLS preseason

Cascadia rivalry match set for Kino on Saturday night

While it lacks the fraught history and sectarian implications of rivalries in Europe like Rangers vs. Celtic or Barcelona vs. Real Madrid, the enmity between fans of the Portland Timbers and Seattle Sounders is real and palpable. Some of that will be on display at Kino Stadium on Saturday night. Both soccer teams have strong local followings and traveling fans.... Read more»

Timbers vs. Sounders

Preseason soccer: Jack Mac on the attack

A capacity crowd of 3,112 fans packed Kino Stadium on Saturday night to get a taste of American soccer’s fiercest rivalry. By the time the green smoke and chants faded, the Portland Timbers got the better of their Cascadia opponents, Seattle Sounders FC, in this round of their long-standing feud.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

DDC early matches on final day give win to Revs, draw to SKC & Sounders

The New England Revolution defeated local club FC Tucson with goals from Teal Bunbury, Kellyn Rowe and former Seattle Sounders forward Sean Okoli. Seattle and Kansas City ended their time in Tucson with a 1 - 1 draw at Field No. 5.... 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»

Desert Diamond Cup

SKC keeps Sounders at bay in headliner match

The Desert Diamond Cup had a second day of action on Saturday night at Kino Sports Complex. Fine weather and the promise of U.S. national team stars on display brought out a record 3,661 fans. Three separate matches were on offer spread across two fields. An 11-goal tally was the reward for fans who stayed from start to finish.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

Sounders blare over FC Tucson

For 40 minutes of the second half at Kino North Stadium on Wednesday night, FC Tucson held their own against four-time U.S. Open Cup winners Seattle Sounders. It was what happened before and after that stretch that didn’t go so well for the team, to say the least.... 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»

MLS Preseason

Cards but no goals in Timbers-Sounders tussle

If they couldn’t beat their most despised rivals, Portland Timbers FC was happy to see that at least Seattle Sounders FC couldn’t score either at Kino Sports Park on Saturday night. The hard-fought soccer match between the two rivals ended in a nil-nil draw.... Read more»

Preseason soccer

FC Tucson: Chivas development team to play Desert Diamond Cup final

FC Tucson announced Friday that Chivas development team will play in the final of the FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup.... 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 notes

Ex-soccer pro Rogers earns support after coming out

Former Columbus Crew and Leeds United winger Robbie Rogers announced that he is gay and leaving soccer in a blog post last Friday. The reaction was greeted with near universal support from his fellow players. Plus: Sounders, Tiburones Rojos, Xolos and Ricardo Velasco.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

Free tickets to Sounders-Veracruz match Friday

Fans of professional soccer have a cheap date Friday night: free admission to the Seattle Sounders-Veracruz Tiburones Rojos contest at Kino North Field 5.... Read more»

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