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Donny Toia

Major League Soccer’s CD Chivas USA announced this week that former FC Tucson player Donny Toia has signed with the team. The 21-year-old CDO grad spent last season with Phoenix FC, where he was the team’s leading scorer and earned Player of the Year honors from La Furia Roja, the team’s supporter group. Read more»

According to reports from Phoenix, United Soccer Leagues has terminated its franchise agreement with BDR Sports, LLC, the company that owns and operates Phoenix FC. The league says the team will continue under new owners. Read more»

Phoenix FC played one of their best half hours of soccer their fans have had the chance to see all year and were likely on their way to ending their season with a win over the Rochester Rhinos on Friday. Countless small errors and one huge one allowed their opponents to get back into the game and Phoenix had to end their disappointing season with a 4 - 3 loss. Read more»

Phoenix FC's Reid Schmitt tries to stop Charleston's Colin Falvey

On Saturday, Phoenix FC faced the Charleston Battery on an afternoon that featured a high temperature of 103 degrees. With little offense from either side for long stretches of the match, Phoenix went down 1-0 on a fluke goal at Phoenix's Reach 11 soccer complex. Read more»

Two goal scorers struggle: Phoenix FC's Donny Toia and Harrisburg's Matt Bahner battle for the ball.

Despite their numerous struggles, Phoenix FC had a fairly decent July on the field. Unfortunately, they ended the month on a bad note with a 3-1 loss to the Harrisburg City Islanders on Wednesday night at Phoenix's Reach 11 Sports Complex. Read more»

This week's run down of Arizona in soccer includes a point but not a win for the Wolves, bad outings for Dallstream and Robles, and Danny Cruz taking one for the team. Read more»

Phoenix has had its freshman team struggles, but is still in the playoff hunt; Plus, TSA and other Arizona youth teams make quarterfinals in regional tournament. Read more»

In this edition of our rundown of Arizona in pro soccer, we have a surprise new team for Pablo Mastroeni, Sydney Leroux continuing to impress for the U.S. national team and scores for way too many teams named "Real." Read more»

Dear reader, with all of the hot and heavy FC Tucson action, your ace local soccer reporter failed you last week and did not give you a weekly update of Arizona soccer. Don't despair, this week we have plenty of things to talk about including a U.S. national team goal for one of our Phoenix boys, and Sydney Leroux making a triumphant return to the Boston Breakerssoccerball. Read more»

FC Tucson took the lead in the 35th minute on Saturday night, but a late goal by the Southern California Seahorses meant the team returns from La Mirada with only a point. On the other side of the country, former FC Tucson striker Donny Toia scored the only goal for Phoenix as the team went down to the Hammerheads. Read more»

FC Tucson won title of best PDL team in the U.S. Open Cup by beating two professional sides; Phoenix travels to Dixie this weekend to take on Richmond, Wilmington. Read more»

The plug was pulled on the U.S. Open Cup run of Tucson's semi-pro soccer team Wednesday night. FC Tucson, after an electrifying pair of games that saw them move up to the third round, were blanked by the Houston Dynamo, 2-0. "We were in it until the very end," coach Rick Schantz said. "I was proud of our guys." Read more»

Phoenix FC, which had only managed one point in their last three matches, came back twice but had to settle for a draw on Thursday night in their home match with the Charlotte Eagles. Read more»

The first-ever derby between Phoenix FC and FC Tucson was played at a high pace.

A last-minute goal by Conner Bevans gave FC Tucson the win over in-state rivals Phoenix FC in the first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday night. Tucson has earned a trip to Texas to play against NASL side San Antonio Scorpions next week. Read more»

FC Tucson forward Aaron Long in action against the LA Misioneros

Aaron Long scored the lone goal for Tucson in a comeback draw against the Misioneros while Aaron King started a comeback attempt for Phoenix FC against Dayton. The rivals go head-to-head on Tuesday in the U.S. Open Cup, with more than pride on the line. Plus: Updates on Arizonans in pro leagues around the U.S. and the world. Read more»

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