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Teammates congratulate Max Alvarez after scoring a goal against LA Galaxy II on Sunday.

Our weekly roundup of players with Arizona connections playing in leagues around the world. 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»

Mexican Women's National Team, Jazmin Ponce is in the lower row, third from the right.

Arizona Wildcat senior Jazmin Ponce is packing her bags for a trip to China to join the Mexican national team as they prepare for the Yongchuan Cup in that country. "My dream is finally coming true," said Ponce. Read more»

Our update on players with Arizona ties in professional soccer this week has DC United's DeLeon putting one on the board and Catalina Foothills grad Monahan with an assist, Read more»

The new attack for Sundsvalls DFF, left to right: Kasey Richards, former Arizona Wildcat Renae Cuellár, Sandra Sandberg

Our regular roundup of Arizonans in pro soccer includes goals for Danny Cruz and Alan Gordon and a former Wildcat making her way to a town off the Gulf of Bothnia named Sundsvall. 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»

Donny Toia, Phoenix FC

Donny Toia scored in FC Tucson’s first home match last year, playing as a semi-pro. It took him a bit deeper into the season to do it for Phoenix FC, but he did it on Friday night against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds. Plus: Arizonans score in pro leagues; Cruz with a brace, Leroux with a hat trick. Read more»

Phoenix FC defender João Inacio de Jesus, also known as Netinho, in this weekend's match against Wilmington Hammerheads

After fits and starts early in the season, the pieces came together for Phoenix FC on Sunday with a 3-1 win over the Wilmington Hammerheads. U.S. Open Cup field is set; what remains is to find out who FC Tucson will play. Plus: Weekend goals from Cuéllar, Monahan in our weekly update of Arizonans in professional soccer Read more»

Alan Gordon, F - San Jose Earthquakes

Our weekly wrap up of Arizonans playing out in various professional leagues both here and abroad starts with a moment that probably won't make Grand Canyon Soccer fans proud. (with video) In a rough and tumble match, Gilbert-raised Alan Gordon directed an anti-gay epithet, complete with a profane adjective, against Timbers player Will Johnson. Read more»

The Sentinel's weekly summary of players with Arizona connections playing in leagues from the U.S. to Poland and Mexico: If two goals is a brace, three is a hat trick, then what’s five? Renae Cuéllar notched a quintet, a pentagon or, to be more obscure, a punch of goals in FCKC’s 8-0 preseason demolition of the University of Nebraska. She also logged an assist; she’s generous that way. Read more»

Renae Cuéllar, F - FC Kansas City

When FC Kansas City first takes the field next week, their attack will include former Wildcat Renae Cuéllar. Read more»

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

Local fans wonder: What teams will be making a stop in Tucson next February? Plus: Strother honored by PAC-12; Pima men finish off national tournament Read more» 7

University of Arizona goalkeeper Ashley Jett

The Wildcat soccer team faces their last opponent of the season Friday, one that is both familiar and universally disliked by Wildcat fans of every sport: the Arizona State Sun Devils. Plus, MLS playoffs continue, and a former Wildcat suits up for the Mexican national team. Read more»

Susana Melendez of Arizona attempts to get past Oregon defender Lauren Thompson.

The Wildcats' first victory of the year came last night in a 1-0 match against the University of Oregon Ducks, the opening stanza of a two-game weekend against both Pac-12 Oregon schools. Read more»

Fans of neither kind of Wildcat football found much to cheer for Saturday. While the gridiron team was being pecked to pieces, hundreds of miles to the northwest the UA women's soccer team was roundly defeated by the Stanford Cardinal, 7-0. Plus, FC Tucson. Read more»

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