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Portland's Andy Polo (left) battles with RSL's Aaron Herrera.

FC Dallas joins Galaxy, Revolution and Fire as winners of Tucson's preseason soccer tournament. Read more»

Portland’s Jorge Villafaña

Portland Timbers FC mounted a second-half comeback to draw with the New York Red Bull’s at Kino North Stadium in Tucson on Saturday night. Read more»

Phoenix battled to a tough win against a New York squad made up mostly of reserve players.

As soccer spring training wound up, Tucsonans got to see the first appearance of Alejandro Gamarra, known as Kaku, in a Red Bulls uniform. Portland's Armenteros was a game-changer, again. Read more»

It was a good day for teams from the Lone Star State in the Sun Cup preseason soccer tourney in Tucson on Saturday as Texans outscored their competition 10 - 4. Read more» 1

Sporting Kansas City's Dániel Sallói maneuvers into the box.

Sporting Kansas City made short work of an improvised line-up of the New York Red Bulls at Kino North Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Read more»

Kansas City defender Jimmy Medranda attempts to tackle the ball away from Colorado midfielder Dillon Powers.

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

FC Tucson back line runs up field after goalkeeper Andrew Weber collects the ball.

FC Tucson took the drive up Oracle Road to face the New York Red Bulls in a soccer scrimmage at Oro Valley’s Naranja Park on Saturday night. A crowd of 300 people brought their own chairs and blankets and watched as the Red Bulls beat the home side 3 - 1. Read more»

New York Alex Muyl pivots as the Portland defense closes down.

If the more than 1,400 fans that showed up for the preseason contest between Portland Timbers FC and New York Red Bulls on Friday night in Tucson needed a reminder, the own goal scored in the fourth minute was a good indication that these were two teams in their first week of training after a winter layoff. Read more»

Victor Ulloa (left) and David Texiera (right) of FC Dallas celebrate with hometown fans.

Major League Soccer is calling it the knockout round: the fourth and fifth ranked teams in each conference play each other for the right to move on to the conference semifinals. Who are these teams and why should you care? For starters, one of the teams features Sierra Vista-born goalkeeper Luis Robles. Read more»

CD Chivas USA defender Donny Toia after a match at Kino Stadium in November.

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»

The Sounders beat Real Salt Lake to win the Desert Diamond Cup final on Feb. 24 in Tucson.

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»

New England defender #23 Jose Goncalves stretches to beat New York midfielder #17 Tim Cahill to the ball.

The New England Revolution faced off with their I-95 rivals New York Red Bulls at Kino Stadium on Saturday afternoon. The Revs won the match 2-0, capturing third place in this year's Desert Diamond Cup. Read more»

New England's Kelyn Rowe (11) on the offense.

Both of Wednesday night’s games of the Desert Diamond Cup were played in a largely empty Kino Stadium. Still, the players and few fans soldiered on, and the matches were not nearly as sloppy as one would expect given the weather. Read more»

Revolution goalkeeper Matt Reis clears the ball just ahead of arriving Red Bulls forward Fabian Espindola.

On Wednesday, a scrappy Red Bulls side came back from a two goal deficit to tie Real Salt Lake. At Kino Stadium on Saturday night, the team was unable to build on their early lead and fell three to one to the New England Revolution. Read more»

Revs midfielder Chris Tierney and Sounders midfielder Osvaldo Alonso clash near the edge of the Seattle penalty area.

The New York Red Bulls have gone through an upheaval since they exited in the first round of the 2012 playoffs, but Coach Mike Petke wants to stay away from the R-word. Plus: Revs' Tierney out for Saturday, RSL's Kreis impressed by Salcedo. Read more»

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