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FC Tucson makes its home debut Friday night, and will play again on Saturday. Both games are against teams that FC Tucson has played before: Municipio Juarez and the Arizona Sahuaros. Each time, the team had to come back from a three-goal deficit to end the match with a more respectable result. Read more»

Singing the National Anthem is a group effort for Portland Timbers fans.

Even someone that follows soccer has to admit that the sport is still on the fringes of the American sports psyche. There are pockets, however, of rabid fandom that rivals the enthusiasm seen at college football games. Read more»

FC Tucson battled back from a 3-0 deficit late in the game Saturday, but ran out of time as they were beaten 3-2 by a Municipio Juarez team that included ex-players from the Mexican first and second divisions. Read more»

FC Tucson players practice last week.

I asked FC Tucson assistant coach John Pearlman how he expected Friday's match with the Arizona Sahuaros to be different from last week's match with Yavapai FC. "Actually, we're playing El Paso this week," he said. Read more»

FC Tucson players warm up before their match with Yavapai FC on Friday.

FC Tucson got off to what their coach termed an "oustanding" start to their season with a 7-2 drubbing of Yavapai FC at a public park in Prescott on Friday night. Read more»

FC Tucson players practice on Thursday night.

FC Tucson coach Rick Schantz isn't complaining, but acknowledges the challenges that he and his coaching staff face in managing a semi-pro squad • Glenn Vauss's accent can be a bit hard to identify • Friday night, the team will be playing in Prescott. Read more»

FC Tucson battled hard against the New York Red Bulls in the MLS Desert Cup.

The Tucson City Council gave its support Tuesday to a bid to bring Major League Soccer teams to Tucson for spring training. Read more»

York Red Bulls' Rafa Márquez clears the ball against Sporting Kansas City in a Desert Cup match in March.

Could major league spring training return to Tucson? Before you get your hopes up about seeing the White Sox, Diamondbacks or even the Indians suit up in Tucson, it could be a very different kind of spring training. Think Red Bulls, Rapids and Sporting Kansas City. Read more»

March's MLS Desert Cup opened with a game between FC Tucson in black and the Arizona Sahuaros in yellow.

Fans of FC Tucson have been asking one question since the team's debut at the Desert Cup in March: "When do we get to see the schedule?" Monday, the Tucson soccer team released a list of confirmed dates that includes several matches against international squads. Read more»

Even though FC Tucson lost 6-1 to FC Edmonton on Friday, Coach Rick Schantz has seen encouraging signs from his team. The match against the Canadian side in Casa Grande was Tucson's third match while they prepare for their season. Read more»

Three of the players who played for FC Tucson against the New York Red Bulls on Friday have been called up to train with the Major League Soccer club. Read more»

The MLS Desert Cup opened with a game between FC Tucson in black and the Arizona Sahuaros in yellow.

After allowing themselves to fall behind by two goals in the first half, FC Tucson came back to tie in Saturday's first game of the final night of the Desert Cup. Read more»

A member of the American Outlaws cheers for FC Tucson against the Arizona

The loudest soccer fans at the Desert Cup, a four-game soccer event that spanned two days, cheered and booed in unison from the reserved seats in Hi Corbett Field's upper deck Saturday night. Read more» 1

FC Tucson battled hard against the New York Red Bulls in the MLS Desert Cup.

A surprisingly composed FC Tucson impressed the crowd Friday night as they were defeated by a Red Bulls reserve squad that included three time MLS Cup winner Chris Albright and English player John Rooney. (with video) Read more»

The Red Bulls scrimmaged against the Chicago Fire last month in Florida.

1996. That was the last time Tucson hosted a soccer match between two first-division teams. This weekend, the drought will be broken as two Major League Soccer teams, the New York Red Bulls and Sporting Kansas City, will be playing at Hi Corbett Field. Read more» 1

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