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MLS Preseason returns to Tucson with a new name: Desert Showcase

FC Tucson has announced dates for Major League Soccer preseason matches in Tucson, with organizers dropping the idea of a "Cup" tournament and billing the games as the "Desert Showcase."... Read more»

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MLS preseason

Sun Cup: Real Salt Lake earns Tucson soccer trophy despite loss on final day

The 2021 edition of the Visit Tucson Sun Cup closed Saturday night with Real Salt Lake winning the coveted preseason trophy. RSL’s two wins earned them six points to finish at the top of the table, despite their loss on the final day of the tournament.... Read more»

Preseason soccer

Sun Cup: Galaxy & Colorado play to 2-2 draw; RSL downs Rising 1 - 0

Wednesday afternoon and evening saw the second day of Sun Cup preseason soccer action in Tucson. Pima County’s COVID restrictions meant a relatively small crowd saw the five goals scored on the day.... Read more»

MLS preseason

RSL thrashes Colorado & SKC downs LAG in opening Sun Cup matches

The 2021 Visit Tucson Sun Cup featured two matches Saturday: an afternoon contest between Sporting Kansas City and the LA Galaxy and an evening match featuring Rocky Mountain rivals Real Salt Lake and Colorado Rapids.... Read more»

Soccer notes

Major League Soccer preseason kicks off in Tucson on March 16

Major League Soccer preseason will begin in Tucson on March 16. Plus: Sacramento's loss could be Phoenix's gain; Cougars call off Tucson swing.... Read more»

First place assured, FC Tucson looks to sharpen edge against Rapids

When FC Tucson plays its final regular season match at home Saturday night, it will be their third match in five days. As bad as that match with the Colorado Rapids U-23 squad could be, the local team already secured first place in the Mountain Division earlier this week.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

Dynamic Catracho Quioto powers Dynamo win over Rapids

Honduran forward Romell Quioto scored a brace that earned the Houston Dynamo a win over the Colorado Rapids and the championship in the Desert Diamond Cup.... Read more»

Desert Diamond Cup

Cascio gets second chance with Rapids

Tony Cascio, an Arizona native, got the call from his old club while he was at the hospital after his wife gave birth to their first child. After an injury-laden career that’s taken Cascio from Colorado to Houston and now back to Colorado with some stops in between, he had felt like hanging up things as a professional soccer player.... Read more»

Rainy Raps rebut Revs in Desert Diamond Cup match

Colorado and New England had a rainy dress rehearsal for their MLS opening day match on Saturday afternoon. Colorado’s Caleb Calvert had a brace that gave his side a 3 - 1 win over the Revs.... Read more»

MLS preseason

Revs, Rapids looking to fix flaws in Desert Diamond Cup match

The Colorado Rapids and New England Revolution suit up Saturday for a Desert Diamond Cup game. It won’t only be a dress rehearsal from their March 4 opening day contest against each other, but will be a chance for both teams to work on some necessary changes from last season.... Read more»

Pics: Houston, Red Bulls come away with wins in MLS preseason

The promotional materials say that the Desert Diamond Cup begins on Saturday, but six soccer teams were in action on Wednesday night.... 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

Swope Park beats former MLS champs in Tucson debut

As games got underway in the Desert Diamond Cup, Swope Park Rangers delivered defeat to the Colorado Rapids in their very first full match. Columbus and Kansas City tied in a see-saw competition during their preseason soccer match in Tucson.... 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

Mastroeni and the learning experience of last season

This is Pablo Mastroeni’s second preseason as the head coach of the Colorado Rapids. The Arizona native has learned a lot over the course of a year.... Read more»

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